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Intelligame Radio
Game culture, criticism, and community for your ears. Check out new episodes every Monday. Want more Intelligame goodness?

4-02: Labor (ft. Lana Polansky)
Jul 8 • 49 min
So many of the issues of our current moment stem from unequal power dynamics, people using their power to exploit others. In the game space, discussions about power dynamics come in all shapes and sizes. For this week’s episode, we air a conversation from…
4-01: Black Lives Matter. (ft. Zoe Schneider)
Jun 16 • 68 min
2020’s been a tough year for most everyone around the globe, but the past couple weeks in particular have been heavy for Black people in the United States and abroad. The murders of George Floyd, Briana Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and more have returned the…
What We’re Playing - Something Old, Something New
May 18 • 41 min
This week Josh and Jenny talk about what they’re playing! Here’s a list of the games mentioned in this episode: Jenny Animal Crossing: New Horizons Final Fantasy 7 Remake Cadence of Hyrule Just Dance 2020 Josh Final Fantasy XIII Game Dev Carnival Wheel of…
3-08: Forward (ft. Malik Forté)
May 11 • 50 min
How do we not just move on, but make things better? How do we confront challenges and not just strive to go back to earlier days, but to create brighter ones in the future? This week’s episode: Forward. Our interview this week is with Malik Forté, gaming…
What We’re Playing - Final Fantasy 7 Remake and 13
May 1 • 22 min
Hello, folks! Intelligame Radio’s making a full return on May 11th; in the meantime, we wanted to air a segment we’re tentatively calling “What We’re Playing.” It’s a brief, casual podcast where we talk about…you guessed it: what we’re playing! In this…
3-07: Flashback
Apr 20 • 54 min
These pauses in our lives are a good chance to reflect on the past and think about what we want to bring along to the present. This week’s IGR features three segments from our last season of the show, as well as a game recommendation from Josh. —————————…
3-06: Heart
Apr 9 • 28 min
The forces at our core keep us motivated, keep our blood pumping…physically, sure, but also mentally and emotionally. This week’s episode: Heart. —————————— Three ways to keep up with Intelligame: 1. Subscribe to the Intelligame Newsletter 2. Follow…
3-05: Composition (ft. Andy Brick of Game On Concerts)
Mar 30 • 59 min
What do you think of as video game music? What does it mean to bring these pieces into our digital spaces…and into our physical ones as well? This week, we look at the ways these sounds and tracks shape our world: Composition. —————————— Help support…
Bonus - HBO’s Insecure: The Come Up (ft. Glow Up Games)
Mar 27 • 41 min
HBO’s drama series Insecure has a new game on the way: Insecure: The Come Up Game. Featuring Issa Dee and many of her friends, you play as a character in LA trying to make your way in the world while maintaining friendships, relationships, and hyping…
3-04: Wholesome (ft. PAX East Cozy Games Panel)
Mar 23 • 59 min
“Games” are just Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto? Not by a long shot. This week’s episode dives into the world of “wholesome,” featuring a spread of panelists who spoke on the subject at PAX East 2020. Follow this week’s interviewees on Twitter (in…
Bonus Ep: PAX East, Coronavirus, and Finding Hope in the Future
Mar 20 • 49 min
A bonus episode of Intelligame Radio where Josh and Jenny discuss PAX East, some of the ways the world has changed in the wake of the spread of COVID-19, and some of the ways to find hope, joy, and motivation along the way. Help support developers in…
3-03: Depth (featuring Darren Malley and Robyn Haley)
Mar 9 • 45 min
On the Internet, it’s easy to stay on the surface-level with everything. This week, we explore what happens when we dive, exploring the world that lies beneath. This week’s episode features Robyn Haley and Darren Malley of Paralune Studio. Their new game,…
Bonus Episode: Welcome to IntelligameClub!
Feb 14 • 41 min
A special bonus episode this week to announce the start of the IntelligameClub! A monthly video game discussion hosted by Jenny Windom, each month covers a different game alongside discussion questions, developer interviews, and more! This first episode…
3-02: Narrative (ft. Xalavier Nelson Jr.)
Feb 10 • 55 min
It’s narratives that transform us. The narratives we create with each other shape our lives, help heal pain or inflict it, deepen connection or destroy it. Narratives are key. This week’s episode: Narrative, featuring an interview with Narrative Director…
3-01: Relaunch (ft. Jenny Windom)
Feb 4 • 59 min
Welcome back, listeners! Intelligame Radio is revived, and ready to go! On this episode, we interview indie game critic and IntelligameClub curator Jenny Windom, do a Director’s Cut of an article about Game Devs of Color Expo, and get our first game rec…
See You Next Week!
Dec 31, 2019 • 2 min
Get excited: Intelligame Radio is going to be on the air again! Next Monday we’ll air the first episode of the new season of the Intelligame Podcast. —- Send in a voice message:
Podcast Extra: Interview with Rina Purdy (PAX South 2019)
Feb 12, 2019 • 33 min
The Good Ship IGPC hasn’t quite fully returned from hiatus, but we’ve got some special bonus episodes for you in the meantime! These upcoming Intelligame Podcast extras vary in format, but tell important stories. Hope they get you excited for the return…
S2E47: A Little Long-Term Planning
Sep 10, 2018 • 18 min
Josh discusses some thoughts on long-term planning, and its effects on both gaming and real-world projects. Intelligame Radio will be taking a temporary hiatus starting Friday, September 14th! Leave your thoughts/comments about the show by emailing…
S2E46: Jenny and Josh Go to PAX West
Aug 31, 2018 • 25 min
This time Jenny brings a guest for Friday: Josh! Jenny and Josh talk about their upcoming weekend in Seattle, WA for PAX West 2018! Listen as they talk about games they’re excited to play, events taking place in Seattle, and some of the thoughts on their…
S2E45: On the Jacksonville Madden Shooting
Aug 27, 2018 • 21 min
Josh discusses the mass shooting in Jacksonville, Florida that took place this weekend. An attendee opened fire, taking three lives including his own, while injuring and traumatizing many others. Content Warning: gun violence, depression. Find more…
S2E44: Accessibility, Revisited
Aug 22, 2018 • 13 min
Josh talks about rethinking accessibility, and the ways making more accessible games benefits everyone. Look for more Intelligame content on the homepage: Donate to our fundraiser for Player vs. Hunger: —-…
S2E43: PixelPop Festival Interviews
Aug 20, 2018 • 27 min
On this episode of Intelligame Radio, Josh recaps his remaining interviews with developers at PixelPop Festival in St. Louis, MO. Learn more about the developers: Charles Hans Huang: Sebastian Cooper:…
S2E42: Shining Light, or Fanning Flame
Aug 15, 2018 • 11 min
Is all exposure the same? What does it mean to add media coverage to a subject? On this rebroadcast of an older episode of Intelligame Radio, Josh discusses the difference between shining light on a topic, and fanning the flames of a trend. Stay updated…
S2E41: The Power of Platform
Aug 13, 2018 • 18 min
What does it mean to talk about games…or anything else on the Internet? What does it mean to have “platform?” Josh talks about the ways we influence others…and the ways others influence us through our media, and how we can help make the spaces we occupy…
Intelligame Podcast - Episode 7: Represent
Aug 10, 2018 • 55 min
This episode of the Intelligame Podcast focuses on the different ways we represent ourselves and others. Highlighting developers present at both Game Devs of Color Expo 2017 and PixelPop 2018, we take a look at the ways positive representations benefit us…
S2E40: Make Those Small Communities!
Aug 8, 2018 • 14 min
This episode starts with some great news: Intelligame will be at TwitchCon, and this week is the beginning of the Intelligame/Player vs. Hunger food fundraiser! In the main segment, Josh follows up on a discussion from a talk he gave at PixelPop Festival…
S2E39: Protest is Messy
Aug 3, 2018 • 9 min
Jenny takes on Detroit: Become Human in this week’s IG Radio. There’s a lot to talk about, but today we’ll focus in on one of the more frustrating components: the oversimplification and gamification of protest movements. —- Send in a voice message:…
S2E38: Setting Intention
Aug 1, 2018 • 13 min
Josh talks about the benefits of reaching beyond goal setting and setting intention, and the ways that could have helped him get a little less salty during a fighting game at PixelPop Festival… Learn more about Centenntable at Find…
S2E37: The Call-in Show
Jul 30, 2018 • 12 min
While Josh gets things organized after PixelPop Festival in St. Louis, he’s taking a little bit of downtime by responding to some call-ins! Don’t forget you can call in to the show by using the app on your mobile device! Learn more about…
S2E36: GDoC 2018 - Here’s How it Happened
Jul 27, 2018 • 21 min
In our final part of our Game Devs of Color Expo special, Josh plays an improv/murder mystery game called “Here’s How it Happened” with the folks at Team Murder Squad. How exactly does the corpse of a woman with an extra finger end up in the overhead…
S2E35: Game Devs of Color Expo, Pt. 2: Solace State
Jul 25, 2018 • 20 min
On this episode of Intelligame Radio, we visit another interview recorded at Game Devs of Color Expo 2018. Tanya Kan, founder of studio Vivid Foundry, is working on a visual novel called Solace State. During the interview, Tanya and Josh discuss the game,…
S2E34: Game Devs of Color Expo Interviews, pt 1
Jul 23, 2018 • 20 min
This week we air interviews from Game Devs of Color Expo 2018! Our first episode features small segments about four different projects on the floor and their creators. This podcast features: Discord Duels:…
S2E33: What Drives Our Gaming?
Jul 20, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode of Intelligame Radio, Josh talks about two recent releases for the Nintendo Switch: the D&D-esque/action hybrid Hand of Fate 2, and the exclusive, eight character driven RPG Octopath Traveler. After finding draws and drawbacks with each…
S2E32: Let Us Play as Families!
Jul 18, 2018 • 13 min
Josh digs into something he’d love to see more of: families in video games. Where are the places that families commonly show up, and where could they be more often? Check out our Call to Action resource, Player vs. Hunger: Find…
S2E31: Learning to Be Better from Small Communities
Jul 16, 2018 • 17 min
What can we learn from our smaller communities? Josh takes some time to reflect on the past few weeks and attending Practice, Games for Change, and Game Devs of Color Expo. To learn more about each of the conferences, check out:…
S2E30: Getting Ready for Game Devs of Color Expo 2018!
Jul 13, 2018 • 25 min
It’s a special Friday episode of Intelligame Radio featuring a recap of coverage from 2017’s Game Devs of Color Expo. Josh will be at GDoCE 2018 at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture tomorrow, so to prepare for the upcoming coverage, we’re…
S2E29: The Power of Platform
Jul 9, 2018 • 17 min
Josh discusses the power we all have as holders of informative platforms, big and small. In a world of nearly unlimited information, what does it mean for us to “share?” —- Send in a voice message:
S2E28: A Case for Couch Co-op
Jul 6, 2018 • 11 min
Through the wonders of the internets, games don’t have to be a communal experience in an (oftentimes cramped) living room. Why would we want to go back to having to lug around systems, controllers, or—heaven forbid—sharing snacks and couch space with…
S2E27: Games and Mental Health with Dr. Kelli Dunlap
Jul 4, 2018 • 20 min
While attending Games for Change this past weekend, Josh met Dr. Kelli Dunlap, a gamer with a passion for mental health advocacy and multiple graduate-level degrees. On this episode of Intelligame Radio, Kelli shares information about her background, what…
S2E26: Reevaluating Stress
Jul 2, 2018 • 14 min
Stress is a common mechanic in many games we play…so how can rethinking our relationship with stress be a benefit to us? Josh talks Azure Striker Gunvolt and Kelly McGonigal’s book “The Upside of Stress” in this edition of Intelligame Radio. —- Send in a…
S2E25: A Little Practice
Jun 25, 2018 • 18 min
Josh takes a short dive into his experience at Practice, a game design conference hosted by NYU Game Center, and the ways we could benefit from more spaces like Practice. Learn more about the conference at Find…
S2E24 The Principle of Charity
Jun 22, 2018 • 11 min
Video games often offer a seemingly simple resolution to conflicts: just fight it out! You mad bro? Time to squad up. The gods got you down? Boy, come here and bring my ax. While satisfying in the moment, Jenny discusses how she hasn’t seen very many…
S2E23: Juneteenth and Community Standards
Jun 20, 2018 • 19 min
The first Juneteenth took place on June 19th, 1865 when Union troops marched into Texas to declare enslaved people as freed. Of course, that statement alone wasn’t (and hasn’t been) enough to create “equality,” but it was a start. Josh talks history and…
S2E22: Vampyr and the Thirst for Power
Jun 19, 2018 • 13 min
Returning from the weekend, Josh reflects on the moral quandary presented in Dontnod Entertainment’s latest release, Vampyr. How do you incentivize people to do the right thing when there’s no specific reward…other than doing the right thing? —- Send in a…
Intelligame Podcast 006 - Food, ft. Sylvie Dao
Jun 15, 2018 • 64 min
The Intelligame Podcast is back, and this time we’re taking on our noun-iest topic ever: food. This episode Josh interviews Sylvie Dao, the founder of a brand new non-profit called Player Vs. Hunger. With a specific aim to channel gaming communities to…
S2E21: Doing the Direct Work
Jun 14, 2018 • 13 min
In preparation for the episode of the Intelligame Podcast on Friday, Josh talks about the importance of direct action in the communities we care about. Also, the debut of the Community Call to Action! —- Send in a voice message:…
S2E20: Happy Birthday, Intelligame Radio!
Jun 12, 2018 • 9 min
The beginning of E3 marks Intelligame Radio’s birthday! Josh takes a trip down memory lane, recalling the last year of IG audio content. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E19: When Fandoms Go Rogue
Jun 10, 2018 • 16 min
In this latest episode of Intelligame Radio, we introduce our newest host, Jenny. She starts by diving into the deep end of pop culture news this week, asking the question: how does a fandom turn toxic? —- Send in a voice message:…
S2E18: Alternatives to Steam-Power
Jun 7, 2018 • 12 min
Josh discusses the recent controversy in Steam’s sudden change in game policy, then delves into some alternative marketplaces for PC gamers: GOG,, and Game Jolt. —- Send in a voice message:
IGPC 005 - Team (ft. Jenny Windom)
Jun 4, 2018 • 61 min
This episode of the Intelligame Podcast dives into the power of teams: the ways we can improve when we collaborate. Our guest star is Kimchica, AKA Jenny Windom, the newest contributor to Intelligame. After her interview, Josh does a Director’s Cut…
S2E17: Hype and Lightning
May 30, 2018 • 13 min
Josh discusses the ways to stay informed during convention season, then adds the first IG Lightning Round to the mix: a 90-second discussion on any topic. Today’s topic: Harvard’s study on horribly inaccurate statistics regarding Puerto Rico…
S2E16: Celebrating and Remembering Life
May 28, 2018 • 4 min
A quick IG Radio on Memorial Day and Josh’s mother’s birthday. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E15: Take Me to Twitch Church
May 23, 2018 • 16 min
Two topics on today’s IG Radio: parallels between Twitch communities and churches, and the benefits of leveling up in life. Check out ImperialGrrl and her fundraiser for St. Jude’s PlayLIVE: —- Send in a voice message:…
S2E14: The Full Drop on Dropmix
May 22, 2018 • 21 min
Josh gives the full breakdown on Dropmix after spending a weekend with the game and doing more research on those hard-to-find cards. Afterwards, an update on Pokemon GO and the world of raiding. —- Send in a voice message:…
S2E13: Patching a System of Real-World Violence
May 19, 2018 • 16 min
Josh talks about patching real-world systems in the context of today’s shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Afterwards, a discussion about music creation in Harmonix’s DJ simulator, Dropmix. —- Send in a voice message:…
S2E12: Hovering Over the Buy Button
May 16, 2018 • 13 min
How many copies can we sell before the Humble Bundle hits? Josh talks about potential strategies used in the digital game economy, then delves into how Runner3 uses subtle design tweaks that look aimed at the streaming/video community. —- Send in a voice…
S2E11: Accessibility and More
May 14, 2018 • 10 min
Josh discusses Microsoft’s upcoming accessibility-focused controller, and then talks about the potential for blockchain in gaming. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E10: Spending Time on the Grind
May 11, 2018 • 16 min
Josh talks about the act of grinding in RPGs and the ways that can connect to our reality. After that, some talk about religion in Pillars of Eternity II. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E9: Pillars of Fortnite II: DeadThanos
May 9, 2018 • 15 min
Josh talks about the recently-releases Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire as a newcomer, as well as Fortnite’s newest villain….Thanos from Avengers: Infinity War? —- Send in a voice message:
S2E8: Resilience
May 7, 2018 • 5 min
Where’s resilience shown a benefit in your gaming? —- Send in a voice message:
S2E7: Networks and New Recipehs
May 4, 2018 • 10 min
Josh talks about Nicky Case’s new instructable, The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds, and talks about cooking from the Unofficial Final Fantasy XV Cookbook. —- Send in a voice message:
Intelligame Podcast 004 - Power, ft. UnseenAcademical
May 4, 2018 • 77 min
Episode 004 of the Intelligame Podcast centers on a discussion of power. Featuring special guest UnseenAcademical, moderator for Intelligame, Josh discusses themes of power in both gaming and the real world. This episode also features a Director’s Cut of…
S2E6: When the Tanks Attack
May 2, 2018 • 11 min
Josh reflects on Social Media’s power to hijack attention and focus, and connects the experience to the role of Tanks in gaming. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E5: The Power of Linearity
Apr 30, 2018 • 10 min
Do all games have to let us shape the world? Josh talks the power of linear narratives in movies and games. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E4: Hype and A Name in Esports
Apr 27, 2018 • 17 min
Friday’s edition of Intelligame Radio features Josh talking about the power of hype, an unfortunate name in the Gwent Challenger series, and avoiding Avengers spoilers. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E3: Universal Fancon and God of War
Apr 25, 2018 • 20 min
Josh talks about the need for more nerd spaces for people of color and the debacle of Universal Fancon. After that, he gives a quick reaction to starting the new God of War. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E2: I Need a Quest Log
Apr 23, 2018 • 9 min
Josh, after going on his first outdoor run of the season, talks about gamification and the benefits of systems. —- Send in a voice message:
S2E1: Intelligame Radio/GoW Returns!
Apr 20, 2018 • 9 min
We’re back, folks! Intelligame Founder Josh Boykin discusses thoughts on legacy, future, and the new God of War. —- Send in a voice message:
Intelligame Radio’s Coming Back…
Apr 18, 2018 • 3 min
…tell your friends. :) —- Send in a voice message:
IGPC Ep. 3 - Revival
Oct 12, 2017 • 51 min
The Intelligame Podcast comes home after a long hiatus! Episode 3, “Revival” discusses the podcast’s return, interviews Vlambeer co-founder Rami Ismail, and plenty more. —- Send in a voice message:
Shining Light or Fanning Flame
Oct 9, 2017 • 14 min
Josh talks about the the difference between highlighting issues and breathing life into causes. Then, a recap of an impromptu IG community gathering! —- Send in a voice message:
Standing Up In Dark Times
Oct 5, 2017 • 20 min
Josh talks about Intelligame’s third year, the difficulties of creating in dark times, and goals to highlight more marginalized stories. He also takes a call-in about “taking a knee” and nationalism. —- Send in a voice message:…
Mini-cast: Thanks.
Oct 2, 2017 • 3 min
Josh takes a brief moment to say thanks. —- Send in a voice message:
Happy Birthday, Intelligame!
Oct 1, 2017 • 12 min
We celebrate IG’s birthday with some retrospective and a special guest star! —- Send in a voice message:
Tough Discussions, Nostalgia
Sep 30, 2017 • 10 min
Josh addresses some talk during yesterday’s Let’s Intelliplay and keeping a tolerant, inclusive community. Then, a nostalgia discussion with the SNES Classic. —- Send in a voice message:
Following Up on Taking a Knee
Sep 27, 2017 • 14 min
Josh follows up on Sunday’s talk about taking a knee in protest. —- Send in a voice message:
Taking A Knee
Sep 24, 2017 • 9 min
It’s not just Kaepernick taking a Knee anymore. Josh talks about the protest movement in physical sports, and the role of discussion and bringing the self to games. —- Send in a voice message:
Should We Trust South Park?
Sep 24, 2017 • 12 min
Josh revisits South Park: The Fractured But Whole after new news about a possible off-key portrayal of Kanye West’s mother that seems to channel blackface. —- Send in a voice message:
Consequences Of Control
Sep 23, 2017 • 15 min
On today’s IG Radio Josh examines the ending he got in Orwell and the hand he had in that outcome. In the second half, a quick Destiny 2 review! —- Send in a voice message:
Pleasure v. Happiness
Sep 21, 2017 • 20 min
Thankfully, the title length restriction prevents a Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice joke… Josh talks about seeking happiness over pleasure in gaming, and takes some call-ins. —- Send in a voice message:
An Update on Intelligame Radio
Sep 20, 2017 • 3 min
A quick update about IG Radio and an upcoming format change. —- Send in a voice message:
Sad Apologies and Happy Gaming
Sep 13, 2017 • 33 min
Josh discusses PewDiePie’s “response” to his own usage of the N-word, then talks mobile gaming and video game music to brighten the day. —- Send in a voice message:
September 11 and the N-Word
Sep 12, 2017 • 25 min
Some heavy topics today: September 11th, 2001’s effect on the world and PewDiePie’s racist outburst over the weekend. We lighten the second half with talk of the Nintendo Switch and game music! —- Send in a voice message:…
RE: PewDiePie’s Slur Usage
Sep 11, 2017 • 8 min
A mini-episode with two segments commenting on PewDiePie’s usage of the “N-word” over the weekend. —- Send in a voice message:
An Unplanned Concert
Sep 11, 2017 • 18 min
Josh closes out Rose City Comic-Con, finds some folks playing music on a pair of old Game Boys, and discusses the benefits of talking about self-care. —- Send in a voice message:
Talking LA Noire’s Remaster
Sep 10, 2017 • 15 min
Rockstar announced that they’re remastering LA Noire, releasing it for current-gen platforms with enhanced graphics and whatnot. Josh explains his lack of enthusiasm and takes a call-in. —- Send in a voice message:
PAX 2017: Day Zero
Sep 1, 2017 • 8 min
It’s the day before the PAX West kickoff! Josh talks Ready Player One and the experience of being in Seattle a day early. —- Send in a voice message:
A Virtual Recollection
Aug 31, 2017 • 20 min
Josh talks with Janessa Olson, host of VRCast: Virtual Recollections, a game-centric storytelling podcast. —- Send in a voice message:
The Role of Normalcy
Aug 30, 2017 • 26 min
Even when life throws us curves, finding points of normalcy can help us keep steady. Games can be a part of that! —- Send in a voice message:
Playing Your Position
Aug 29, 2017 • 16 min
Let’s talk about how we each can do our part to make the world better, then do some introductory PAX talk. —- Send in a voice message:
Game Devs Of Color Expo Recap
Aug 28, 2017 • 41 min
Let’s travel back to June 2017 for the Game Devs of Color Expo in Harlem, NY. Josh interviews Iasmin Omar Ata, Ethan Redd, and Shawn Alexander Allen while also talking about the show experience. —- Send in a voice message:…
When Your Gaming Changes
Aug 26, 2017 • 16 min
Josh talks about using gaming as a form of self-care, his changing relationship with gaming, and asks about people’s favorite childhood games. —- Send in a voice message:
Crunch and Surveillance
Aug 25, 2017 • 45 min
Crunch: the dreaded all-hands-on-deck part of game dev where 70+ hour work weeks can become the norm. Josh discusses Walt Williams’ book excerpt on the topic, then gov surveillance simulator “Orwell.” —- Send in a voice message:…
Total Eclipse of the Speech
Aug 23, 2017 • 29 min
Josh interviews game industry friends who came to visit for the total eclipse, talks SNES Classic and takes call-ins about Charlottesville, love, and free speech. —- Send in a voice message:
“Distancing” from Nazis
Aug 19, 2017 • 23 min
Popular YouTube celebrity PewDiePie said he wanted to “distance” himself from Nazis and white supremacists after the events in Charlottesville. That’s not good enough for a number of reasons. —- Send in a voice message:…
Nintendo and Let’s Intelliplay
Aug 18, 2017 • 8 min
Let’s do some Nintendo small talk and prep for Let’s Intelliplay, our weekly livestream event. —- Send in a voice message:
Word Choice Matters
Aug 17, 2017 • 20 min
The day starts with talk about why and how word choice shapes opinions. Josh then moves to discussing deliberate practice and talks SNES vs. SEGA Genesis. —- Send in a voice message:
“Normalcy” and Game Jobs
Aug 16, 2017 • 24 min
What does normalcy even really mean? Josh talks on the changing state of normal, then gives practical info on starting in the game industry. —- Send in a voice message:
A Game Theory Primer
Aug 15, 2017 • 19 min
Josh explains a bit about game theory, then briefly discusses sex in games. —- Send in a voice message:
Charlottesville and MuseumCamp
Aug 13, 2017 • 47 min
Intelligame Radio returns to discuss the rally in Charlottesville and desensitization. Josh also talks MuseumCamp in Santa Cruz, shares his talk, and discusses playing Tetris on a harder difficulty. —- Send in a voice message:…
Working For Passion and Money
Aug 8, 2017 • 25 min
Today on IG Radio Josh discusses working in multiple spaces: following drives for both passion and finances. We also discuss non-violence and shifting tactics with the Question of the Day! —- Send in a voice message:
IG Rewind: End of E3
Aug 6, 2017 • 13 min
In this flashback episode, Josh wraps up some thoughts on E3 and takes on the first Intelligame call-in! —- Send in a voice message:
Toxicity, Education, Media Rep
Aug 6, 2017 • 26 min
After a couple days off, Josh takes some call-ins and discusses differences between toxic behavior and anger/rudeness, then talks education and personal stories about representation in media. —- Send in a voice message:…
Toxicity, then Tacoma
Aug 4, 2017 • 15 min
Today Josh discusses toxicity in and out of the gaming space, and begins talking about Tacoma, the new narrative adventure from Fullbright. —- Send in a voice message:
View from a Twilight Struggle
Aug 3, 2017 • 16 min
Welcome to our new podcast listening audience from outside! Josh discusses the dangers of US and Russia-exclusive thinking. Games of the Day 22 and 23: Fortnite and Divinity: Original Sin. —- Send in a voice message:…
New Games and Minecraft
Aug 2, 2017 • 7 min
A short episode today: we reframe thoughts about a world flooded with new games, and talk briefly about Minecraft. —- Send in a voice message:
Leadership, Rap, and Prices
Aug 1, 2017 • 40 min
We start with a discussion about leadership, then loop back into talk about Vers, a party game about freestyle rap. From there, it’s call-in time, and announcement of the Intelligame Recap newsletter! —- Send in a voice message:…
IG Rewind: E3 2017, Day Two
Jul 30, 2017 • 25 min
Intelligame Rewind! E3 2017, Pt. 2 • Recap of E3 Day 1 • E3 Day 2 Preview: Astro, Survivos, 505 Games, IndieCade • Test Your Truthiness: the PolitiTruth App • Everything is Going to Be OK: Pt. 1 w/ Natalie Lawhead • Everything is Going to be OK: Pt. 2 w/…
A Fortnite of Smarty Pants?
Jul 30, 2017 • 12 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio! July 30, 2017 • Hope your Sunday is peaceful! • Game of the Day 20: Smarty Pants • Feeling like there’s an I in “team” in Fortnite • A cut from the IG Legacy Collection! 😎 👋🏿 • Thanks for supporting! 😁🎆 —-…
July 28 Call-ins
Jul 28, 2017 • 21 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio! July 29, 2017 • Get excited! has over 100 followers! 🎮🎆🌠🙌🏿😎 • Starting with call-ins • Chainmail and Eldritch Wizardry • Gathering friends with games is great! • I need your expertise 😊 • Some…
N. Case’s The Evolution of Trust
Jul 28, 2017 • 12 min
Discussing The Evolution of Trust (, Pt. 1 • Evolution of Trust, Pt. 2: Increasing Trust • Evolution of Trust, Pt. 3: Walking Away from Cheaters ( —- Send in a voice message:
Calls, Antihero, and Yonder
Jul 28, 2017 • 21 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio! July 28, 2017 • Some call-ins on the way • Suicide prevention • Normalizing discussions of mental health • just my 2 cents • just my 2 cents • Keeping context and focus in a shifting world • Fallout with no Violence? Yonder:…
Decisions and Competitions
Jul 25, 2017 • 9 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio, July 25, 2017 • Apologies for the late start! • Bringing older minds to issues of the past: Emily is Away Too • Game of the Day 15: Tetris • Wrapping up early! Until tomorrow, folks. —- Send in a voice message:…
IG Rewind: E3 Day One
Jul 25, 2017 • 8 min
Thanks for supporting! • Welcome to Intelligame Radio! • Intelligame has landed at E3! • The show floor’s changed! • Brawling in the Wilds: Absolver —- Send in a voice message:
On Influence and Suicide
Jul 24, 2017 • 35 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio, July 24, 2017 • Content Warning: Suicide, Depression • Beginning a discussion about the power of influence • Our art, our influence on others • An Overwatch story about suicide prevention, Pt. 1 • A story about Overwatch and…
On Leadership and Time
Jul 16, 2017 • 14 min
Learning your role: being a leader AND a follower in XCOM 2 • Leading vs Following; The Stanley Parable • Talking Stanley Parable (with spoilers) • An intro to a discussion about time constraints • Time, in and out of our games. —- Send in a voice…
Forty Acres And A Chocobo?
Jul 12, 2017 • 17 min
Forty Acres and a Chocobo, Pt. 1: Importance of Localization • Forty Acres and a Chocobo, Pt. 2: The Problem • Forty Acres and a Chocobo, Pt. 3: Context and Hope for the Future • Wrapping up for the night! See you tomorrow 👋🏿 • Thanks for supporting…
Net Neutrality, Metrics Call-Ins
Jul 12, 2017 • 16 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio! July 12, 2017 • IG Radio during the day? 😨 • Game of the Day 04: Warframe • A couple minutes to talk about #netneutrality • A couple call-ins: • About numbers/metrics • Talking practicalities of metrics and making money •…
Escapism and Metrics Danger
Jul 12, 2017 • 10 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio! July 11, 2017 • Starting with a call-in • Twitch is my escapism • Responding to LockeXI and Twitch as Escapism • The dark side of creating on the internet: following the numbers. • A wrap-up note: importance is more than what…
On Competition and Mastery
Jul 9, 2017 • 14 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio! July 9, 2017 • House of Cards and the Price of “Winning” • Speedrunning: Practicing Mastery in Gaming • Thanks for supporting! • Game of the Day 02: 140 • Until tomorrow! See ya! 👋🏿 —- Send in a voice message:…
Interview with Lucy Bellwood
Jul 8, 2017 • 16 min
Welcome to Intelligame Radio! July 7, 2017 • Welcome to the Weekend! Also, introducing Lucy Bellwood! • Interview with Lucy Bellwood, Pt. 1: • Interview with Lucy Bellwood, Pt. 2: • Interview with Lucy…