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Literate Gamer

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Dec 20, 2016

Literate Gamer returns to Skyrim with the recently released Skyrim Special Edition, and this time are joined by author Kevin Mooseles. This time around they wade into much deeper issues of Elder Scrolls lore including the Elder Scrolls, CHIM, and C0DA.

Dec 14, 2016

Literate Gamer returns to A Dark Room's Amir Rajan the developer that ported A Dark Room to iOS and Android and who contributed unique touches of his own. Amir discusses the porting process, going viral, and shares some of the more creative criticism he received on A Dark Room. 

 

Dec 7, 2016

Nick and Jonathan break down Capcom's legendary Action-RPG Monster Hunter. Without a traditional narrative, the games are driven forwards with meaningful player choice. A considerable amount of time is spent discussing the variety of approaches and builds that are both allowed and competitive. Monster Hunter stands out as one of the best games for meaningful player choice and play-style variety.

 

This episode was recorded immediately following a significant illness in a new recording location, so audio quality is a little off.  

Dec 1, 2016

Sid Meier's Civilization is one of the gold standards of modern strategy gaming. In this episode Nick and Jonathan evaluate the most recent entry in the series, Civilization VI and discuss it's history to date. 

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