In this episode, Liz and Heather are joined by Kim Gordon to talk all about video games! Join us as we talk about the games we have played, as well as what we currently play, along with some history of the video gaming industry.
We invited gamer and friend Kim Gordon (the other one) on this week’s episode to talk all about games, past and present. Kim is also heavily involved with Comicpalooza and married to one of the hosts of the Metal Geeks Podcast. We spend time talking about how we got into games and dispel the myth that video games are just for guys. Check out this video from Adam Ruins Everything:
We talk about some of the different game consoles, PC gaming, and Facebook/phone games. Bro-games/multi-player online games versus couch co-op or single player campaigns
Super Mario Bros, Street Fighter, Call of Duty, Lego everything (especially Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens)!, Halo, Castle Wolfenstein, Doom, Oregon Trail, Mass Effect, Shadows of Mordor, Bejeweled, Just Dance, Rock Band
For more info, there are a couple of great documentaries currently on Netflix.
- Atari: Game Over
- Video Games: The Movie
- Indie Game: The Movie
- Man vs. Snake
Starting gamers recommendation: It really depends on age, skill level, interests, etc. There really is no stock answer.