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E 11. Kitty Powers' heavy petting zoo

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In this episode, I talked to Richard Franke AKA Kitty Powers, Game dev, Drag Queen, and the creator of Kitty Powers' Matchmaker.  We talk about drag, gender identity, race, and skin color of emoji


6 Apr 2021

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Rebroadcast - Episode 106 - Richard Franke AKA Miss Kitty Powers


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 today is that rarest of unicorns, a video game designer who moonlights as a drag queen. Richard Franke first got into games through his comic book art, and after spending many years working on a variety of titles - most notably the Burnout series - he left to found Magic Notion and create Kitty Powers Matchmaker, whose titular character is based on Richard's own drag queen persona.We talk about his older brother passing on video game wisdom, his fear of 3D Monster Maze, recreating arcade games on the play ground, how he inadvertently created an Animal Crossing community, the design iteration that goes into making the perfect Burnout crash, and the wonderful sight of the designer of a game appearing on a youtube stream of their game as the main character of the game they created.“We all came into this world naked. The rest is all drag.” PATREON - patreon.com/checkpointsiTunes HERE -  SUBSCRIBE / RATE / REVIEWGames discussed: Kitty Powers Matchmaker, Pong, Donkey Kong, 3D Monster Maze, Worms, Jet Set Willy, Burnout, Animal Crossing, Zelda, Final Fantasy 11, World of Warcraft, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Witcher 3, Mario Kart, MUDs, The Sims, Splatoon, Fallout 3, Dungeons and DragonsTheme song by Samuel BakerArt work by Craig Stevenson

1hr 32mins

25 Aug 2020

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Gamecentral Podcast: Episode 111 - The Breath of Kitty Powers

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This week we were gifted with an exclusive review copy of the hottest, most anticipated game on the market at the moment... Kitty Powers Matchmaker! Hold onto your horses! We've got news this week like always... News like the launch of Kitty Powers Matchmaker for next gen consoles! We've got deals... Deals like Kitty Powers Matchmaker for any price! Music... Like how the words "Kitty Powers Matchmaker" are music to my ears! Oh, and Gareth's also played Zelda, but whatever. Enjoy! (Right-click the file and select "Save as" to download it, or left-click to listen in your browser)

21 Mar 2017

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GTG 122: Ghost Recon Wildlands | Table Top Racing: World Tour | Kitty Powers’ Matchmaker

Adrift Gamer: Xbox & PlayStation Game Reviews

Game Reviews: Table Top Racing: World Tour | Kitty Powers’ MatchmakerGame Chat: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands | No Man’s Sky: Pathfinder Update


20 Mar 2017

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Episode #170: Guild Of Dungeoneering / Kitty Powers' Matchmaker / Life Is Strange / Game of Thrones / Her Story / Batman: Arkham Knight / GTA V

Signed In: A Video Game Podcast

Sean starts the show with a contest announcement, Jeremy has some final thoughts on Batman: Arkham Knight, Craig gives all the details on Guild Of Dungeoneering, and Sean has some more multiplayer fun in GTA V. Jeremy and Craig both finish up Her Story, Craig tries to make everybody happy in Kitty Powers' Matchmaker, Sean and Jeremy make it through another episode of Game of Thrones, and thinks ramp up quickly in the latest episode of Life Is Strange. E-mail us at comments@signedinpodcast.com!  Visit us online at SignedInPodcast.com! Games discussed on this episode! 0:00:00 – Intro 0:08:29 – Batman: Arkham Knight 0:16:08 – Guild Of Dungeoneering 0:40:49 – GTA V 0:51:12 – Her Story 1:01:37 – Kitty Powers’ Matchmaker 1:30:55 – Game of Thrones – Episode 5: A Nest of Vipers 1:38:30 – Life Is Strange – Episode 4: Dark Room 1:50:35 – End

1hr 50mins

2 Aug 2015