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Philosophy of The Nerd
129 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Toxicity in Gaming, and The Online Disinhibition Effect
In this episode of, Philosophy of the Nerd, Keoni, and Logan attempt to understand the dynamics that make some online videogame communities unpleasant and toxic. From specific examples experienced personally to philosophical theories, this a broad topic but nonetheless essential to discuss. Music by Rutger Muller - https://freesound.org/people/RutgerMuller/Edited by: Keoni EckingerFollow us on Twitter Philosophy of The Nerd (@Polygonbois) / TwitterCheck out Logan's writing at https://ldbwriting.comCheck out Keoni's writing at https://keck60.medium.com
88 minutes | Jan 25, 2021
Mike Patton, and Artistry in Music
Today, Logan and Keoni discuss one of their most influential musicians, Mike Patton. Briefly touching on his vast body of work and eventually journeying into deeper philosophical territory regarding genre and whether our music defines us. Thanks for stopping by!Music by Erokia Freesound - ErokiaEdited by: Keoni EckingerFollow us on Twitter Philosophy of The Nerd (@Polygonbois) / TwitterCheck out Logan's writing at https://ldbwriting.comCheck out Keoni's writing at https://keck60.medium.com
102 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
Was Death Stranding a Walking Simulator?
Keoni and Logan discuss one of 2019's most contentious titles and whether or not fans and critics were too quick to dismiss it.Music by: Erokia (Freesound - Erokia)
87 minutes | Dec 28, 2020
Classic JRPGs, and the Philosophy of Difficulty
Keoni and Logan analyze a couple of major game titles in the JRPG genre. Combat difficulty and the inherent benefits of real-time combat and turn-based combat becomes a major topic of discussion. They also take some additional time to discuss other games they are currently playing, Cyberpunk 2077 and World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.Intro/Outro Music Double Violin Concerto 1st Movement – J.S. Bach (4:17)Jon Sayles
64 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
Resident Evil, and the Foundations of a Friendship
In the introductory episode of Philosophy of the Nerd, co-hosts Keoni and Logan set the groundwork for future episodes and discussions. They discuss the wildly inspirational series of survival horror games, Resident Evil, and its pivotal role in their friendship.
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