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.

18: Uncharted 4
Jul 30, 2019 • 82 min
Climb, reach, piton, jump, slide, throw grappling hook, swing, jump, you found a treasure!, flip it, add journal entry, admire vistas, mark enemy, stealth take down, throw grande, take cover, equip shotgun, aim fire, punch, run, cover, drop down, NATHAN!!
17: Plants vs. Zombies and World of Goo
Jun 28, 2019 • 39 min
Tap, tap, drag, place, drag, place, tap tap tap, the zombies are coming! Tap tap, drag, place, drag, place. - the Sign Painter
16: Minecraft
May 26, 2019 • 43 min
Punch trees, gather wood, craft boards, craft sticks, build crafting table, gather stone, craft a pickaxe, it’s getting dark, mine into mountain, gather coal, craft a torch, hear zombie growls, block the entrance of the cave, survive until morning.
15: Pokémon: Let’s Go
Apr 22, 2019 • 57 min
Today’s the day, say goodbye to Mum, go meet professor Oak, choose your starter, venture out in to the world, there’s a Pidgey! Throw a Poke Ball, waiting, waiting, it’s caught! You’re on your way to be the very best.
14: Half-Life 2
Mar 28, 2019 • 64 min
Follow the Freeman.
13: The Funsies 2019
Feb 25, 2019 • 69 min
Cast your votes, put on fancy clothes, walk to red carpet, the envelope please…., thank the academy, toast to all the wonderful nominees!
12: The Jackbox Party Pack
Jan 28, 2019 • 46 min
Choose a pack, open browser, enter code, answer the questions, be funny, draw fast, Hurry! time is running out!, submit answer, LOL with your friends.
11: Half-Life
Dec 17, 2018 • 52 min
Equip crowbar, kill headcrab, climb ladder, fall off ladder, lacerations detected, climb ladder again, pick-up magnum, shoot zombie scientist, refill health, talk to Barney — They killed Barney! — headcrabs! Shoot, ammunition depleted, equip crowbar.
10: Mario and Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
Nov 14, 2018 • 50 min
Battle HQ, select team, buy weapon, equip weapon, increase skills, Fight! Move, team jump, shoot, activate royal gaze, switch hero, shoot, collect coins, move, hide, switch hero, move, hit, hide, shoot, CRITICAL Honey! Battle Cleared!
9: Splatoon 2
Oct 2, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 32 min
Swipe, swipe, swipe, tap, tap, tap, up and right, up and down.
2: Celeste
Mar 6, 2018 • 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, 2018 • 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!