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CoolGames Inc

Griffin McElroy and Nick Robinson created a new video game every week with your help.

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Grandma Wants It Al Dente(feat. Chris Grant)

Nick and Griffin co-develop their debut video game: the world's first SmartGlass-enabled pasta-shaman roguelike, Grandma Wants It Al Dente. Guest starring Polygon editor in chief Chris Grant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53mins

27 Jan 2016

Rank #1

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Cook For Cube (feat. Justin McElroy)

Griffin McElroy and Nick Robinson delve into the dark truths behind Pokéball metaphysics, DJ Hero 2 turntable compatibility, Jonathan Blow DDoSing GameFAQs, and the untapped concept of 'social permadeath.' Special guest Justin McElroy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr

5 Feb 2016

Rank #2

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OLD PERSONα (& Knuckles)

OlliOlli Oxenfree, Urine Danger, Mr. Bean x Hitman, and so, so, so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58mins

19 Nov 2016

Rank #3

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Yelp!

This week, the boys devise a haunted NES Classic, take a few stabs at a Carmen Sandiego reboot, and ultimately create a first-person horror game based on 1-star Yelp reviews. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

56mins

28 Jan 2017

Rank #4

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Property Brothers in Arms: Global Front Door

After kicking things off with an 8-almond challenge, we dust ourselves off and develop some games — including Breath of the Wile E. Coyote, Adjustin' Timberlake and Shrekken. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58mins

6 May 2017

Rank #5

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Death Stranding: Ground Zeroes (feat. Dan Ryckert)

Super Mario Moonshine. Darrenfall. Steal Me I'm Perfect. Mario & Sonic Judge the Olympic Games. Dan Ryckert guest stars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 5mins

12 Nov 2016

Rank #6

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Business and Pleasure (featuring Marina from the Splatoon™ series)

This week, we make DDR Go, a game about adding new bones to your skeleton, and a 4X strategy game about dating world leaders. Also, Marina from Splatoon 2 is there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

54mins

7 Jul 2017

Rank #7

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Homestuck

This week, Nick and Griffin are set upon by two special guests: a man with a drill and an audio engineer. They do eventually make some games, though, including a No Man's Sky / Crazy Taxi hybrid, an MGS2 skateboarding role reversal, a game based on Griffin's intepretation of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, and finally, a game set to revolutionize the survival game genre. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

58mins

12 Aug 2016

Rank #8

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Breeding Amiibles (with SoftHard™ Technology)

Link's CrossFit Training, a Taken roguelike based with randomized "particular sets of skills," a game where the goal is not to rhyme, and toys-to-life but for marbles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr

28 Jul 2017

Rank #9

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Lexiconquest

After a few false starts with an anti-tycoon game concept and a Miitomo + Tinder hybrid, we settle into what might be our greatest idea yet: a marriage of Scribblenauts and Bookworm Adventures that redefines what edutainment can be. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

51mins

1 Jul 2017

Rank #10