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TALK THIS: It's Dangerous to Podcast Alone
60 minutes | 6 days ago
Ep 101. Mafiosofarer
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Mafia and Spiritfarer and why you shouldn't just add -vania to the end of everything. Also featuring a humorous element, racecar driving, and satisfying low-key panic.
67 minutes | 13 days ago
Side-Quest 97. My Kingdom for a Dragon
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about what they've been playing for the last six weeks and have some thoughts about unreality. Also featuring forgiving the moon, terrible Kids' Bop rap, and good friends from Greek myths
65 minutes | 20 days ago
Ep 100. Crossing the Chrono Worlds
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Chrono Cross and The Outer Worlds and reflect on risk taking sequels. Also featuring dethroning Rockefeller, William McKinley, and the complications of parallel worlds.
64 minutes | a month ago
Side-Quest 96. Big Voice Action
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about voice acting in video games and give their best efforts. They're still not very good efforts. Also featuring Kiryu impressions, small talent pools, and appreciation for the song "Beautiful Soul"
55 minutes | a month ago
Ep 99. Romance of the Three Fall Guys
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Romance of the Three Kingdoms and Fall Guys and wonder if their memories have been wrong all this time. Also featuring getting the wrong Daylight Savings Time, real life obstacle courses, and eyeball eating.
58 minutes | a month ago
Side-Quest 95. Politics Pretty Sus, NGL
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about the intersections between politics and gaming. This was all Madelyn's idea! Also featuring new conspiracy theories, the Animal Crossing approval process, and thoughts on the voting rallying cry.
59 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep 98. Super Ghost Boy of Tsushima
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Super Meat Boy and Ghost of Tsushima. That is just the one Ghost, despite how often they mess up the title. Also featuring super bad crunch, all the pretty colors, and Beat Saber meat chopping.
59 minutes | 2 months ago
Side-Quest 94. Punchy Like a Mecha Dragon
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about what they've been playing for the last six weeks and who's the real parent of the Yakuza series. Also featuring memory and computers, what happens when you steal, and disappointing memories.
66 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep 97. A Valorant Fable
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Fable and Valorant and go in deep to the "corn on the cob" level of your computer. That's the technical term. Also featuring being followed by flies, going for the headshot, and collateral damage.
61 minutes | 2 months ago
Side-Quest 93. Getting Owned by the Terms of Service
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about ownership in digital and physical media and the impermanence of life itself. Also featuring three letter acronyms, the birth of Steam, and why we like games in boxes.
64 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep 96. The Sayonara Effect
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Mass Effect and Sayonara Wild Hearts and discuss the benefits and drawbacks of complexity versus simplicity. Also featuring a dislike for patterns, everybody playing the good guy, and the death of angels and devils.
69 minutes | 3 months ago
Side-Quest 92. Talk This! The Definitive Edition
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about remakes and remasters and what those words even mean really. Also featuring hot takes about lighting, hot takes about art style changes, and lukewarm takes on everything else.
55 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep 95. Mirror to the Wattam
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Mirror's Edge and Wattam which go together like a nose and a top hat. Also featuring our bad reaction times, playing co-op games with kids, and the terrible sensation of falling.
59 minutes | 3 months ago
Side-Quest 91. Time Sure Keeps on Going
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about what they've been playing for the last six weeks and what do you know? It's more than just Animal Crossing. Also featuring powerful plants, the Wipeout-style appeal of Fall Guys, and the endless march of the clock.
68 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep 94. Abe's Disco World
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee and Disco Elysium and there's just generally a lot of unintentional, somewhat comical death. Also featuring how taking off your pants increases your stats, refreshingly intentional politics, and what works as a TV show.
68 minutes | 4 months ago
Side-Quest 90. Let's Get Escapist
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about games as escapism and reveal themselves as to-do list fanatics. Also featuring throwing molotovs, Fire Emblem University, and power fantasy 101.
64 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep 93. Don't Cross Mama!
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Cooking Mama and Animal Crossing: New Horizons and also that Tamogotchi game for the DS, man that was a good game. Also featuring the whole Cookstar situation, Emma forgetting Puddles, and tool breaking points.
67 minutes | 4 months ago
Side-Quest 89. Take It Slow, Or Fast
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about pacing in games, especially the dreaded question...are games too long? Play horror movie sting. Also featuring a throwback, the benefit of game-like elements, and distractions before the main mission.
51 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep 92. Zero Escape From the Maneating Shark!
In this episode, Madelyn and Emma talk Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors (999) and Maneater and go deep into shark psychology. Also featuring pseudoscience vs wrong science, the localization of puns, and Stinky Pete.
56 minutes | 5 months ago
Side-Quest 88. Ex-Gatcha SOLDIER
In this not-episode, Madelyn and Emma talk about what they've been playing for the last six weeks and make plans to destroy their sisterly relationship with Overcooked 2. Also featuring the lure of the gatcha, the dreaded Joycon drift, and how much Rean kinda sucks.
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