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Episode Info:

In which Fred Rojas stops by to help us discuss the way Magic: The Gathering (the collectable card game) impacted us growing up.  We also talk about the grime dark future of corporate social tracking.


Games discussed this Episode:

Magic: The Gathering for collection and table top play

Fallout for PC (DOS)

Fallout 3 for contempoary consoles

Fallout New Vegas for contemporary consoles

Fallout 4 for contemporary consoles

Fallout 76 for contemporary consoles

EVE Online for PC

Evolve for contemporary consoles

Starcraft 2 for PC

Left 4 Dead for PC

Left 4 Dead II for PC

Star Citizen for PC

Dungeon and Dragons for table top play


Items discussed in What we Learned this Month:

Fred asks our thoughts on Fallout 76 in response to speculation as to the nature of what the game might be: https://kotaku.com/sources-fallout-76-is-an-online-survival-rpg-1826425333

Stu brings up star citizen legatus pack and how bananas it is: https://mmopulse.com/news/star-citizen-offers-the-legatus-pack-for-27000-usd-requires-having-spent-1000-just-to-viewEvolve shutting down: https://support.2k.com/hc/en-us/articles/360004104913Psychology of improving gamer behavior: https://platinumparagon.wordpress.com/2018/04/17/the-psychology-of-improving-online-gaming-behaviour/And also the riot gdc chat and dealing with: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY6GYWhuS0I 

What we Learned from You Discussion:

We get a very nice email from Friend of the show Los.  You can check out his work on the Future Monkeys Podcast.  http://futuremonkeys.com/ (Currently on extended long term leave but maybe someday…)



Big thanks for Fred Rojas for being on the show! Check out all of his hard work at https://gaminghistory101.com/

Check out Fred’s Keith Courage Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8d71oKLSMk

Thanks to Joe Gottli for doing our art!

Thanks to Dmitry for doing our intro/outro music!


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