PAL Keys

PAL Keys

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I talk to Guests with their Favourite Games & Bosses.
12: ‘Taxman’, with Jason Coles.
Mar 22 • 61 min
Jason is someone who I met through the infamous ‘Into the Spine‘ group, and since then we’ve been talking about the writing, pitching, and everything else to do with freelancing since. Juggling many pies with being a personal trainer, a recent father, and…
11: ‘Tappy Toyts’, with Kieran McClung.
Mar 15 • 92 min
A different one this time, due to the fact we’ve known each other since College twelve years ago, have lived together, and I also attended his wedding last year. A talented graphic & web designer and emerging writer for his recent work on Next Gen Base,…
10: ‘Chaos Canon’, with Simon Thomley.
Mar 7 • 101 min
Simon (Stealth) is a gentleman who, like me, grew up with Sonic. Through his talents at programming, it led to creating an incredible amount of hacks with Sonic, from Knuckles in Sonic 1 to much-improved ports to what was originally released at retail.…
9: ‘DDR Dance Mats’, with Alonzorion.
Feb 28
Alonzorion is a YouTuber who I found while I was procrastinating from finishing an assignment at University back in 2013. A fantastic individual with a great drive for this, he’s been on the site for nearly a decade, always putting on a good show for his…
8: ‘Ducking & Pitching’, with Jordan Oloman.
Feb 22
Jordan is someone who has been killing it with the freelance writing these last twelve months. Having recently graduated with a Masters in Journalism, he’s written for the Daily Star, IGN, Rock Paper Shotgun, and many more so far. He also runs a site…
7: ‘An Awakening’, with Matt Birchler.
Feb 14
Previously! This week a Nintendo Direct was announced and shown, and it wasn’t until the end that a remake of Link’s Awakening was announced for the Nintendo Switch. With that, Matt joins me to also gush over the original on the Game Boy, alongside…
6: ‘A Crash Course’, with Natasha Radmehr.
Feb 7 • 81 min
Previously! The long-awaited follow-up where Natasha returns, and after her spending the last month with a remade trilogy, we break it all down and find out just why the first entry is her favourite game. We go into the topics of remakes, nostalgia,…
5: ‘Shadow Foundry’, with John Linneman.
Jan 31 • 70 min
John is a writer and videographer for Eurogamer and Digital Foundry, based in Germany. I’ve been a fan of John’s ‘DF Retro‘ series since it began in July of 2016, and subsequently it was great to have him on to chat about his history with Digital Foundry,…
4: ‘Grand Theft FighterZ’, with Simon Marshall.
Jan 24 • 63 min
Simon is someone I met through Dragon Ball FighterZ mainly, and before that, his appearance on Chris Scullon’s Tired Old Hack podcast. We go though his favourite game first and foremost, where I mentioned about my favourite mods for it and its previous…
3: ‘Rogue Agents’, with Liam Robertson.
Jan 17 • 63 min
Liam has been someone I’ve been following for the last few years, ever since I spotted his video about Rogue Squadron and the cancelled plans for a Wii release. Even though he has a day-job, he’s been killing it by publishing videos on YouTube that have…
2: ‘Pringles’, with Victoria Pheasey.
Jan 10 • 64 min
We start the series properly with someone I met through Tomb Raider! We chat for the first twenty minutes about how we met, and our experiences with writing in general. It culminates in what Vic’s favourite game and boss stage is, alongside some thoughts…
1: Introduction.
Jan 6 • 8 min
Welcome to PAL Keys! The second podcast has arrived, and I explain just what this show will entail in this introductory episode. *The feed is yet to appear on iTunes, but for now you can use the below URL to subscribe in your podcast app of choice.*…