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Walt Williams Podcasts

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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Walt Williams. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Walt Williams, often where they are interviewed.

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20 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Walt Williams. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Walt Williams, often where they are interviewed.

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Urban Sports Scene Episode 418:The Wizard Walt Williams, Chasity Melvin, and The Washington Wizards' restart

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Make sure you listen to our show live every Tuesday night at 8pm EST, Urban Sports Scene Live. Urban Sports Scene is a sports show based out of the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia). The Urban Sports Scene is now part of Sports Journey.  The sports show provides youthful and fresh insight into all sports. The show stars Wole, Ray and Will T.  Show topic/agenda: PG Ballers series: featuring guest Prince George's and Maryland Terps legend "The Wizard" Walt Williams, the Washington Wizards' NBA restart and the start of the WNBA season with guest Phoenix Mercury assistant coach Chasity Melvin.  Also, check out our Washington Football Team podcast "All Skins Errrything" on Fox Sports Radio 1340 AM and 96.9 FM Hopewell, VA.  Check out the Football Garbage Time podcast. If you have any questions or comments email us at TheUrbanSportsScene@gmail.com. You can find all of our stuff below. Stay blessed: iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, Facebook, Twitter, and Blogs.

Jul 29 2020 · 57mins
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CP Mid-week Fix: In the House with Economist Dr. Walt Williams

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Jun 25 2020 · 33mins

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Sharing the Lessons From Lenny with Walt Williams and Tony Massenburg

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Chris Miller is joined by two special guests as we remember the legendary Maryland basketball phenom Len Bias. This week marks the 34th anniversary of Bias' death - an event that still resonates throughout the DMV. Tony Massenburg and Walt Williams share their stories about how Bias impacted their lives and careers.

Jun 15 2020 · 56mins
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Rebroadcast - Episode 95 - Walt Williams

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This is a show about videogames, the people who play them and the people who make them. Each episode, a guest talks about the games that have shaped their life in one way or another. Games that have inspired them, games that have forged connections & games that have soothed wounds. Checkpoints!

My guest on today's episode is Walt Williams. Walt is the writer of Spec Ops - The Line and the upcoming Star Wars Battlefront 2. He'll also be releasing a book next month called Significant Zero which is a behind the scenes look at modern AAA development which, if you're a fan of this show, you're very likely to enjoy.

We talk about his early love of Adventure on the 2600, video game branded breakfast cereal, the impact of Final Fantasy 6, why Red Dead Redemption is maybe the best game, and how much he loves video games with endings.

We also talk about how he almost became a preacher, why Batman is really just an enabler for the Riddler, why video game nostalgia can be so much more powerful than other mediums and how he almost didn't take the gig writing Star Wars Battlefront 2 until a tweet from John Boyega pushed him over the edge.

"What happened here was out of my control..."

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Games discussed: Adventure, Super Mario Bros, Zelda, Marble Madness, Final Fantasy 6, Jak and Daxter, World of Warcraft, Arkham Asylum, Spec Ops the Line, Gone Home, Civilisation, Star Wars Battlefront 2, Guitar Hero, Dark Souls, Night in the Woods, Portal 2, Red Dead Redemption, The Last of Us

Jun 01 2020 · 1hr 59mins

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Walt Williams on the Blazers and Basketball in the 90s

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We celebrate the greatest decade of all time. This week we are looking back at 1990's with Walt Williams. He came into the league as the number 7 overall pick back in 1992 for the Sacramento Kings and then played for the Blazers in 1998 and 1999 we have a fun filled discussion about what basketball was like way back when and what it was like for rookies coming into the league. Also, the talented team of Blazers that took the court at the rose garden.

Jan 23 2020 · 29mins
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Walt Williams & Mary Kenney

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Happy holidays everyone! To close out the year we've got Walt (writer and creative director at New Game Plus, and has worked on games such as The Darkness, Bioshock 1 and 2, Spec Ops: The Line, and Star Wars Battlefront 2, and he’s also the author of the book Significant Zero: Heroes, Villains, and the Fight for Art & Soul in Games) and Mary (currently writes at Insomniac Games, and has also written for Certain Affinity, Techland on Dying Light 2, and Telltale on the final season of The Walking Dead and Batman: The Enemy Within) joining us to talk Narrative QA, their most important collaborators, narrative band-aid experiences, storytelling that they appreciate in other games that may go unnoticed by players, making "good" and "bad" choices, emotion-oriented goals, violence-based games, not giving your characters more story than they can handle, narrative pet peeves, things they've learned by slipping up, overwriting, digital media shelf life, what game project(s) they wish they'd been a part of, how important costume design is to their writing process, writing tests, and a thing or two more that you'll just have to find out for yourself!

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Walt's Twitter, Instagram. and check out Significant Zero: Heroes, Villains, and the Fight for Art and Soul in Video Games

Mary's Twitter, and check out Read Only memories #1

Stuff We Talked About

Spec Ops: The Line

Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

We Are Not Heroes: Contextualizing Violence Through Narrative GDC Talk by Walt Williams

The Walking Dead: The Final Season

Disco Elysium

When the Streaming Platform Dies, What Happens to its Shows?

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Night in the Woods

Star Wars Battlefront II

Also Max and I worked on Neo Cab and Man of Medan, two great games that came out this year, and they're totally worth checking out!

Our theme music was created by Isabella Ness, and our logo was created by Lily Nishita.

Dec 23 2019 · 1hr 59mins
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Walt Williams (2002-03)

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In this episode we were joined by former Mav, Walt Williams. Despite only playing one season in Dallas, Walt definitely cemented his place in Mavericks playoff history during their sensational run to the 2003 Western Conference Finals. By providing clutch shooting and veteran leadership, there's no way the Mavs advance that far without "The Wizard."

Nov 12 2019 · 42mins
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ouTTakes with Walt Williams

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Lila Bromberg sat down with Maryland basketball legend Walt Williams, also known as The Wizard. The pair talked about Williams' choice to stay and Maryland and his role in resurrecting the program, the first few seasons for Gary Williams as head coach, playing against guys like Michael Jordan in the NBA and how far the Terps can go this season. This is an exclusive interview with a Terp great that you don't want to miss!

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Oct 21 2019 · 27mins
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S2E1: Walt Williams (Spec Ops, Battlefront II)

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Welcome back! Thanks to everyone for the endless support. This show wouldn't be back without you.
1st episode of Season 2 isnt your typical ALTOP. My guest is Walt Williams. Writer on Spec Ops: The Line & the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront 2. He also has a new book coming out on September 19th called Significant Zero!
Walt has a lot of stories. He walks me through a very detailed history, his love for the classic Final Fantasy games including an interesting take on Final Fantasy VII
Nov 28 2018 · 1hr 12mins
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Season 3 Episode 8: Walt Williams

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Andy brings on one of the most Terrapins ever and soon to be DC Sports Hall of Famer Walt Williams. Walt discusses growing up in PG County and the impact that Len Bias had on him. He talks about the start to his time at Maryland (16:05), and explains why stayed in College Park despite the program being banned from postseason play (20:40). He dives into his NBA career that included hiring Len Elmore as his agent (31:59), and Walt tells Andy about his life after basketball (44:00). A must listen to for all Terps fans.

Apr 04 2018 · 57mins