Playing for Fun

Playing for Fun
Listen to two best friends talk about a video game they love. What makes it so special, and hard to put down? They’re only Playing for Fun — so it’s just the good stuff, none of the bad stuff. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Tiffany Arment.
9: Splatoon 2
Oct 2 • 53 min
Join team, run, paint, splat, jump, swim, danger, escape, paint, swim, restart, paint, paint, paint, last minute, paint faster, nervously wait, victory!
8: Stardew Valley
Sep 18 • 50 min
Wake up. Water plants. Harvest crops. Sell crops. Collect eggs. Milk the cows. Mine some copper. Go to blacksmith. Open geode. Give a gift to Abigail. Go fishing. Go out to the pub. Talk to some friends. Walk home. Go to bed. Do it all again tomorrow.
7: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Aug 22 • 89 min
Walk, fight, take Bokoblin horn, open chest, walk, climb, climb, walk, take traveler’s sword, take Hylian Shroom, take apple, pick up rock, discover a Korok! walk, run, walk, climb, jump, glide, walk, cook mushroom skewer, sit by the fire until morning.
6: Don’t Starve
Jul 10 • 51 min
Pick grass, pick berries, gather sticks, avoid spider, eat berries, gather flint, craft ax, chop wood, pick carrot, eat carrot, craft torch, keep away darkness, wait until morning, locate the beefalo, pick berries, eat berries…
5: Firewatch
Jun 8 • 55 min
“Hey Delilah” “Yes Henry” “There’s a beautiful meadow down here” “Yeah, isn’t it peaceful”
4: Portal 2 Co-Op
May 2 • 58 min
“Today, you will be testing with a partner. Please wave to your partner.” Blue portal, purple portal, push button, orange portal, red portal, fly through the air, grab the cube, put cube on button, door opens, high-five. We’re Partners in Science!
3: Threes and Flipflop Solitaire
Apr 5 • 32 min
Swipe, swipe, swipe, tap, tap, tap, up and right, up and down.
2: Celeste
Mar 6 • 41 min
Jump, air-dash, restart. Jump, air-dash, climb, restart. Jump, restart. Jump, air-dash, climb, jump, success!
1: Super Mario Odyssey
Feb 15 • 40 min
Let’s toss our hats and stomp, climb, stack, and poke our way through this epic Mario adventure. Plus stickers! We get all the stickers!