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Name Your Game
63 minutes | Nov 22, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #14: Anna Kerr
Welcome back, faithful listeners. This episode we have with us the fabulous star of the YouTube channel Circuits and Coffee, Anna Kerr. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island; Mass Effect; GTA: Vice City; Oculus Rift and the epic struggle of being a YouTuber. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1iK1sstuwQ Follow Anna on Twitter and subscribe to her channel, Circuits and Coffee. We're now available on iTunes, Stitcher and Blubrry so you can Name Your Game on the go!
61 minutes | Nov 8, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #13: Shawn Pierre
Episode 13 is upon us and with it brings Shawn Pierre, creator of the successfully Kickstarter card game These French Fries are Terrible Hot Dogs. Like Doc and Jen, he's a fan of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, but that's not all he's here to talk about. This is Name Your Game. If you aren't listening, you're missing out on talks about (deep breath!) Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater; Perfect Dark; DEVICE 6; Papers, Please; Gunpoint; Rez; Spelunky; Henka Twist Caper; Johann Sebastian Joust; Super Smash Bros.; Superman 64; Portal and Prince of Persia. (Exhale!) http://youtu.be/hX9vfsKQ2Mg Follow Shawn @ShawnPierre and his company OriGaminc, check out their website and add These French Fries are Terrible Hot Dogs to your collection of party games. Also, don't forget we're now available on iTunes, Stitcher and Blubrry so you can Name Your Game on the go!
78 minutes | Oct 25, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #12: Jen Zee
Just a heads up: Name Your Game is now available on iTunes! Episode 12 runs a bit long, but not to worry listeners because this episode is awesome like Final Fantasy Tactics. We've got Jen Zee from Supergiant Games with us to talk about some of her favorite games, how she ended up at Supergiant and the artistic inspiration behind Transistor. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Final Fantasy IX, Metal Gear Solid, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom, Divinity: Original Sin, The Witcher and The Banner Saga. http://youtu.be/GmHQfxnTI3U Don't forget to follow Jen @0jenzee0 and Supergiant Games on Twitter. There's also this blog she needs to post more often on!
50 minutes | Oct 11, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #11: Nick Wozniak
We're already on episode 11 and we've got Nick Wozniak from Yacht Club Games here to talk about the content update for Shovel Knight, how he ended up in the gaming industry and, of course, his favorite games. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Shadow of the Colossus, Silent Hills (P.T.), Bulletstorm and Oculus Rift. http://youtu.be/Rel2suVfPzg Don't forget to follow Nick @norkwoz and Yacht Club Games on Twitter and watch his pixel streams on Twitch.
51 minutes | Sep 27, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #10: Andy Schatz
Welcome to our new Saturday timeslot! We're moving the show to give us some extra time to really polish Name Your Game. This week, our guest is Andy Schatz, the creator of Monaco and founder of Pocketwatch Games. Andy is currently working on the critter crazy arcade RTS Lead To Fire. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Ultima IV: Quest of The Avatar, Journey, Starcraft, MTG and Hearthstone. http://youtu.be/IGuhTE-5QSQ Follow @andyschatz on Twitter and check out Pocketwatch Games.
55 minutes | Sep 12, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #9: Mike McCain
We've got Mike McCain, art director at Harebrained Schemes, with us! You might have heard of his company if you're a fan of the Shadowrun franchise. After Harebrained Schemes' wildly successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012, Mike has been working on the art for Shadowrun Returns and Shadowrun: Dragonfall. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Planescape: Torment, Dark Souls and Kentucky Route Zero. http://youtu.be/kb_zuuW35tc Follow Mike on Twitter @mmccain, check out some of his artwork on his personal website and see what no-good debauchery Harebrained Schemes is up to. The Director's cut of Shadowrun: Dragonfall will be available on September 18 on Steam, GOG and other popular digital distributors. Also, don't forget to check out Golem Arcana. The base set and the expansions are available on Amazon.
85 minutes | Aug 29, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #8: George Weidman
The last three guests we've had are game creators, so we figured we should balance it out by having a game reviewer on the show! George Weidman, best known for his work on the YouTube channel Super Bunnyhop, fills Tim and Dane in on his favorites. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about System Shock 2, The BioShock series, the Silent Hill series, game novelizations, Samurai Cop and Cry of Fear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6QNF9c0iDc Follow George on Twitter @superbunnyhop, check out his YouTube channel and subscribe if you like it, Like his Facebook page to get updates, and I guess you can go to his website too, but we didn't tell you to do that.
56 minutes | Aug 15, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #7: Logan Fieth
Logan Fieth, the brains behind Ludo Land and Four Sided Fantasy, is the third game designer we've had on and he won't be our last. Joining us for our next episode is award-winning journalist and YouTuber George Weidman, also known as Super Bunnyhop. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Shadow of the Colossus, Thirty Flights of Loving, The Fourth Wall, Braid, Risk of Rain and The Room. http://youtu.be/PILc7JXAC0k Follow Logan on Twitter @lo_fi_, pre-order Four Sided Fantasy, check out his personal website and his podcast, Good Enough For Video Games.
52 minutes | Aug 1, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #6: Ty Taylor
This week, we're featuring another game designer we met at SGRE: Ty Taylor. (Check out last week's episode for a talk with Brett Cutler, game designer at 17-BIT.) Ty has won numerous awards for his game The Bridge, which he worked on with artist Mario Castaneda. He's currently working on Tumblestone, a competitive multiplayer puzzle game, which is scheduled for a Q4 2014 release on multiple platforms. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Halo 2, Portal 2, Aatheuo, Hearthstone and Magic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1VQHj7nSEE Follow Ty on Twitter @IMakeIndieGames, check out Tumblestone and see his previous work at his personal website.
77 minutes | Jul 18, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #5: Brett Cutler
Last week we teased that our next guest would be Melonie Mac, but she's unfortunately sick so we had to reschedule. It's okay though, because we've got Brett Cutler, game designer at 17-BIT, with us to talk Pathologic, a game that he as a game designer respects the most. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Shadow of the Colossus, Mass Effect (again), Star Wars Galaxies, GALAK-Z, Skulls of the Shogun, EarthBound and Steel Battalion. Sorry about the random noises that pop up during this episode. We don't have a recording studio and Brett was joining us from an undisclosed location. http://youtu.be/ChDHI3tOR1c Follow Brett on Twitter @brettacutler and check out his personal website where you can see the games he's worked on. Get a sneak peek of GALAK-Z, slated for a Q4 2014 release on PS4 and learn more about 17-BIT at their website as well.
86 minutes | Jul 4, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #4: Cory Cooke
After we killed Doc and Dean, we talked Cory, the last of The Shy Kids, into joining us so he could regale us with tales of playing Super Mario Kart to the tune of Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Tiger handheld games, Madden and Rush. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNWPPmZdxnM Follow Cory on Twitter @corydcooke and listen to his band, Brought Down Running. As always, listen to The Shy Kids and listen to them live on Saturdays 11 AM PST at More Like Radio. Follow @dockywheats and @frootsycollins, too. By any chance, do you need a Zelda themed shower curtain? Dean's got you covered.
64 minutes | Jun 26, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #3: Brandon K.
We're not allowed to talk about Chrono Trigger again, so we'll talk about Super Mario RPG instead. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Mass Effect and other Bioware games. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYjhVbytZhM
54 minutes | Jun 13, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #2: Dean Bottino
Dean loves Chrono Trigger. I love Chrono Trigger. You love Chrono Trigger. This is Name Your Game. If you're not listening, you're missing out on talks about Chrono Cross and Dark Souls. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vaptpeLglBs Listen to The Shy Kids podcast, follow Dean on Twitter and check out his artwork. You can also buy his prints at Society6. Go get yourself a Windwaker shower curtain!
61 minutes | Jun 6, 2014
NAME YOUR GAME #1: Doc Wheatley
Doc Wheatley from The Shy Kids reveals to Tim and Dane just when his life got flip-turned upside-down: the day he got a demo disc for Metal Gear Solid from Pizza Hut. This is Name Your Game. If you aren't listening, then you're missing out on talks about Red Dead Redemption, Maniac Mansion, Borderlands and Doctor Who. Stay tuned for our next episode! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZknwncriOw Listen to The Shy Kids podcast, follow Doc on Twitter and watch him on YouTube.
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