Literate Gamer

A discussion of video games, their meaning, and impact on society and art. Gaming with culture and erudition Also Swearing.
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Oct 12, 2016

Les Allen joins the Literate Gamer for an overview of the history of video game adaptations of Dungeons and Dragons. From the Gold box games to Neverwinter Nights and beyond, they explore one of the most adapted gaming franchises in history. Other topics include GenCon, Podcast Quiz-night, and the geek culture of South Africa. 

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Oct 5, 2016

Jonathan and Nick interview Emma Larkins: Author, game maker, artist! We discuss indie publishing, ebooks, and Stardew Valley.

Mechalarum, Blade Ballet, HeartCatcher:


Sep 28, 2016

Famed author and super-villain JM Guillen joins the Literate Gamer hosts Nick and Jonathan to discuss the joys and challenges of developing stories cooperatively, storytelling, and growing up with D&D and role playing games.

Sep 21, 2016

Jonathan and Nick discuss Destiny.

Sep 14, 2016

Jonathan and Nick discuss the movies "Suckerpunch" and "The Fountain", what they mean, and their similarities and differences.

Sep 7, 2016

Jonathan and Nick discuss the Mass Effect Series.

Aug 31, 2016

Jonathan and Nick discuss The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim.

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Aug 24, 2016

Jonathan and Nick at GenCon 2016 interview Robin Laws, creator of the games Feng Shui, the Hero Quest roleplaying game, Gumshoe, Hillfolk, and several books, including Hamlet's Hit Points.

Aug 17, 2016

GenCon 2016:  Jonathan and Nick interview Michael Richie and Grant Wilson from  Game philosophy, publishing, books, and living the dream.

Aug 4, 2016

Jonathan Small and Nick Rust discuss BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite.

This podcast contains swearing.  Music Courtesy of The Romanovs.

Jul 11, 2016

Introduction to Literate Gamer, the hosts Jonathan Small and Nick Rust, and discussion of Demons' Souls, Dark Souls, Dark Souls 2, Dark Souls 3, and Bloodborne.

This podcast contains swearing.  Music Courtesy of The Romanovs.

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