Liz Ryerson joins your favorite 7/10 podcast to cover the secret origins of CapyGames, the true name of the Saturn, and misunderstanding pixel art.

Questions this week:

  1. Previously on Insert Credit #12: Which video game soundtracks are notable for their use of uncommonly heard instruments? (05:07)
  2. What musicians would you have chosen to celebrate Pokemon’s 25th anniversary? (10:06)
  3. Which video games are the best at inducing claustrophobia? (15:28)
  4. Which is better: games about upward movement, or games about downward movement? (21:09)
  5. Improv Zone: Salty Bet Commentary (27:17)
  6. Patreon Supporter Malcove asks: What is the best 3-player game? (34:42)
  7. What’s with Sony shuttering Japan Studio? (39:45)
  8. Is it time to retire pixel art in video games? (48:48)
  9. Frank’s Question: What do we think of modern pixel art emerging as a misunderstanding of classic pixel art? (53:58)
  10. What is the forgetting to defrost your ingredients until right before it’s time to make dinner of video games?  (59:47)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Name Design - Tennessee Williams Plays (01:01:28)

Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.