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TALK THIS: It's Dangerous to Podcast Alone

Talk This! is a weekly podcast about video games, old and new. Each main episode, hosts Emma and Madelyn Paquette have a lively debate about two random video games (one old and one new) and then subsequently make up their own by mashing together the best elements of each.
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Oct 2, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Journey and Citizen Sleeper and think about retiring to a farm. Also featuring the gig economy, carefully ensuring kindness, and the art of greeting cards.

 

Sep 25, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss video game trailers and why all you really need is a banger of a song.  Also featuring demands for no gameplay, trailers vs commercials, and live action dances.

Sep 18, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Epic Mickey and Two Point Campus and whether there's something dystopian about it all. Also featuring Mickey's many crimes, the purpose of concept art, and spooky college.

Sep 11, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss sports in video games, including everything from FIFA to Fruitball.  Also featuring why golf is so popular, change in the world, and our own sports game desires.

Sep 4, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Arc The Lad and Mario Strikers: Battle League and discuss the merits of the crotch chop. Also featuring Arc rhymes, high stakes political games, and premium pricing.

Aug 28, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss their last six weeks in gaming and why Three Houses is such a good game for job hunting. Also featuring the malice of cats, old phones, and the grand acquisition of a PS5.

Aug 21, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Radiant Historia and Back 4 Blood and bemoan the lack of combo co-op. Also featuring middle-aged men, irrelevant cards, and zombie sounds behind you.

Aug 14, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss the all-important, eternal question: are games too long? Also featuring how economics work, the inability to edit, and refund policies.

Aug 7, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl and Rune Factory 5, and struggle to pronounce the word "shadow" of all things. Also featuring some downers, the monopoly of the farming sim, and strange tourism.

Jul 31, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about ideal summer vacation locations in video games and realize most places are just too dangerous. Also featuring favorite vegetables, parasailing, and summery monkeys.

Jul 24, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Rayman and Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, and poor Rayman doesn't even make the title of his own episode. Also featuring Metacritic vibes, what makes a vegetable, and TikTok trends.

Jul 17, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about their last six weeks in gaming and the dual frustrations of the Daily Grind. Also featuring a pun about the number two, mediocrity, and how much murder is acceptable.

Forgive the clinking noises, it's Emma's dog.

Jul 10, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Batman: Arkham Asylum and 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim and get lost in the Batman mythos. Also featuring normal teenage things, the Robin evolutionary chain, and the Batmen through time.

Jul 3, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about all the fun technical terminology of video games that they've never understood before. They're very dumb. Also featuring low-poly birds, pet peeves, and circular pixels.

Very funny that this is the episode with a few audio problems.

Jun 26, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Earthworm Jim and Deathloop and wonder what's with the high amount of worms with guns content in games. Also featuring weird twists, bad impressions, and what a seal-person looks like.

Jun 19, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about video game dads in celebration of Father's Day. Also featuring a few moms, last naming conventions, and the virtues of It Takes Two.

Contains spoilers for The Witcher 3 and The Last of Us

Jun 12, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Bastion and Sifu and the two kinds of dads. Also featuring Jackie Chan movies, the indie game scene, and a cool DJ.

Jun 5, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about their last seven(!) weeks in gaming and sling around clickbait insults and compliments. Also featuring imminent Rean, Shakepearean car combat, and the rise of mobile gaming.

May 29, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Earth Defense Force and Pokemon Legends Arceus and evaluate aliens on the humanoid scale. Also featuring Alpha Snorlax, colonialism, and how much stuff can go on your screen.

May 22, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about weather in video games and theorize about why water is sad. Also featuring allergy seasons, the appeal of pixel rain, and whether sand is a kind of weather.

May 15, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Professor Layton and Returnal and make the most terrifying SAT study game. Also featuring saving your game, claw hands, and why Luke ran away in the night.

May 8, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk product placement in video games and resist the urge to get into energy drinks. Also featuring Cup Noodle, Zoom microphones, and Taco Bell. This podcast is not sponsored.

May 1, 2022

In this special episode, Madelyn and Emma go over their PAX East 2022 experience and reveal their confusion with Xbox controllers. Also featuring the blue boy, no robot photos, and expensive soda.

Apr 24, 2022

In this episode, Madelyn and Emma discuss Twisted Metal and Elden Ring and talk about bugs vs features. Also featuring intense difficulty, pause buttons, and the Peacock streaming service.

Apr 17, 2022

In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk their last six weeks in gaming and try not to imagine human forms of Donald and Goofy. Also featuring misunderstood questions, Reggie from customer support, and plenty of CHAOS.

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