About This Show
A podcast by freelancers, for freelancers. On the rotating cast, you'll find a medley of writers for hire from websites like GameSpot, IGN, Paste Magazine, VideoGamer, and many more. The group gives tips, shares stories, and talks about anything and everything related to freelance writing.
Big thanks to Simon Viklund for writing the wonderful theme music. You can check out his work at www.simonviklund.com.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 84: Reid McCarter on Ghost Recon: Wildlands and Lazy Games Criticism
4 days ago
On this week's episode, freelance writer for Paste, PCGamer, and Bullet Points Monthly, Reid McCarter, joins host Josiah Renaudin to discuss the state of AAA video game reviews. The two tackle the response to Ghost Recon: Wildlands, cover how some writers can slip into a cycle of lazy criticism, wonder how the writing in Wildlands ever made it by an editor, and argue over whether certain reviews should be called out for ignoring troubling thematic elements.