ATR #52: Indie Games Vol. 3 – Inside and Telltale Games!
What time is it? GAME TIME! By that I mean it is time for another installment of the fan-favorite segment – Indie game spotlight! That Guy Named John is joined by This Guy Named Steve as they talk about “Inside” and “Batman: The Telltale series”.
The first game they talk about is a phscological puzzle platform called “Inside” by “Playdead”, and you can find more information by going to there website here: Playdead.com. Next on the list is “Batman: The Telltale Series”, by “Telltale”, which is a very story driven game where very action has multiple choices that change the way the game unfolds. You can check them out here: Telltale.com.
Before we dive into the episode, I wanted to talk about the new podcast exposure incentive that I came up with, which should hopefully give some podcasts a broader audience.
Here is the plan:
- Take a screenshot of your top 6 podcasts from your podcast app
- Upload it to social media and use the hashtag: #top6podcasts and tag your favorite hosts and shows
- Share and retweet others using the same hashtag
The goal is to share you favorite podcasts with people without being limited to the 140 characters on Twitter. I will be retweeting anything I see that uses the hashtag, so join in and see what difference we can all make!
Time codes for this episode:
0m:00s – 3m:00s: Introduction of the #top6podcasts idea
3m:00s – 5m:45s: Intro to this edition of the Indie Game spotlight
5m:45s – 13m:00s: Recap of games that we have covered on previous episodes, plus Steve talks about his upcoming work writing reviews of puzzle rooms on Roomescapeartist.com .
13m:00s – 21m:00s: Steve talks about his first suggestion, which is the game “INSIDE”
21m:00s – 32m:00s: Steve talks about his second suggestion which is “Batman: The Telltale Series”
32m:00s – 50m:00s: John’s review and rating of “INSIDE”
50m:00s – 1h:03m: John’s review and rating of “Batman: The Telltale Series”
1h:03m – 1h:10m: John’s review and rating of the Telltale game for “Game of Thrones”
1h:10m – 1h:13m: Steve talks about his new side gig/ passion project; writing reviews of puzzle rooms for Roomescapeartist.com .
1h:13m – 1h:17m: Final thoughts and wrap up
Thank you to Steve for joining me on this latest Indie Game spotlight! You can find Steve on Twitter: @steveblog, Instagram: @standinside plus you should check out his video work with National Geographic Expeditions at his website: http://standinsidemedia.com/.
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