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We Played This

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Leisure
Video Games
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A fortnightly show where host Tim Henton interviews a guest about their greatest memories of videogaming.

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A fortnightly show where host Tim Henton interviews a guest about their greatest memories of videogaming.

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We Played This

Latest release on Dec 02, 2020

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Updated by OwlTail about 2 months ago

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Rank #1: Playing Couch Co-Op with Nikki Rieth

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I chat with Lead Player Support at Behavior Interactive, Nikki Rieth about her work in the games industry, as well as reminiscing on the year we spent as housemates during the era of the Xbox 360. We also talk about sexy vampires in the Legacy of Kain franchise and the important link between music and memory.

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Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest Nikki Rieth (@suggestiveleg)
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter/Instagram: @weplayedthispod

Dec 02 2020

50mins

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Rank #2: Grace Ornsby Has Never Seen A Toilet

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On today's episode I am joined by one of my closest friends Grace Ornsby to discuss the gaming heritage that runs through three generations of her family. We also chat about the pervasiveness of gaming piracy in the late 1990s and the time sink that is The Sims.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Grace Ornsby (@lighting910)
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter/Instagram: @weplayedthispod

Nov 18 2020

1hr 14mins

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Rank #3: Playing Through A Pandemic With Chris Stachiw

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This fortnight's guest, podcaster Chris Stachiw, tries his best to answer my questions while we simultaneously go off on a tangent fest regarding pretty much every aspect of gaming! We chat about Chris' favourite arcade machine, plus we discuss which online apps and games have been helping us better connect with our loved ones during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Chris Stachiw (www.thekulturecast.com / www.scarystorieswetell.com)
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod

Nov 04 2020

1hr 20mins

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Rank #4: The Strange Places Kurt North Plays Videogames

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On this episode I'm joined by fellow podcaster Kurt North to talk about how single player games make the best multiplayer games, all the weird and wonderful places Kurt likes to play games, and we have a chat about how we think we will be migrating into the next generation of consoles.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Kurt North (twitter.com/rmuldrake)
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod

Oct 21 2020

1hr 11mins

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Rank #5: I'm Jealous of Chris Wilson's Lego

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This episode is a reunion of sorts as Tim is joined by his co-host on the defunct podcast Without A Mouse. As expected, this episode runs extra long as the pair get side tracked whenever possible. We talk Mega Man, Lego jealousy and everything we miss about videogaming culture.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Chris Wilson (twitter.com/cinemortuary)
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod

Oct 07 2020

1hr 31mins

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Rank #6: Jon Porobil Does A Mean Gruntilda Impression

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This week Tim talks to guest Jon Porobil (Play Disc Podcast) about his favourite Metroidvanias, his love of Super Smash Bros and the dissapointing functionality of Amiibo.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Jon Porobil (twitter.com/jonporobil)
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod

Sep 23 2020

1hr 2mins

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Rank #7: Carl McCallin's Favourite Content Creators

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This week I'm joined by my good friend Carl McCallin to discuss his memories of the Playstation1, the hard-as-nails Battletoads, and which games he would use to introduce a non-gamer to the medium.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Carl McCallin
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod
We Made This: @wemadethispod

Sep 09 2020

59mins

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Rank #8: Colin Jackson Brown's Gone To The Rapture

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This time I am joined by Colin Jackson Brown to discuss the importance of story in videogames and how walking simulators are close to being considered Art. Colin also recalls his time visiting the real life inspiration for Fallout New Vegas.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Colin Jackson Brown
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod
We Made This: @wemadethispod

Aug 26 2020

1hr 10mins

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Rank #9: The Future Of Gaming with Tony Black

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This week Tim is joined by the big boss man, Tony Black to discuss VR's place in the future of gaming and the best gaming venues they have each visited.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Tony Black
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod
We Made This: @wemadethispod

Aug 12 2020

1hr 6mins

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Rank #10: Remembering The Birth of Videogames with Brandi Jackola

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This week I'm joined by Brandi Jackola to discuss her fondest gaming memories, going back to her first game of Pong, all the way up to her love of Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Host/Editor: Tim Henton
Guest: Brandi Jackola
Music: David S. Walker aka Kyoto Dragon
Logo: Carl Bryan
Twitter: @weplayedthispod
We Made This: @wemadethispod

Jul 29 2020

1hr 1min

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