Musician, writer, and Insert Credit regular Liz Ryerson returns to cover lawyer angels, Charles Martinet’s infidelity, and Le Console.

Questions this week:

  1. Kelsey Lewin asks: What’s the recipe for the worst way to play Super Mario Bros.? (03:42)
  2. Has a spiritual sequel to a game ever surpassed it? (08:58)
  3. How would you commemorate a series 30th anniversary when you have no new games to announce? (13:16)
  4. Can listening to a game’s soundtrack spoil the game? (18:00)
  5. How have video games failed the queer community? (23:09)
  6. Dirtbag MoxBagel asks: How do you design around players hoarding items? (32:49)
  7. If all the big tech giants made video game consoles, which one would be the biggest disaster? (38:28)
  8. What are the best unlicensed games? (43:36)
  9. Can realistic human jumping be fun in video games? (49:15)
  10. Who’s the Christopher Columbus of video games? (54:26)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Glitchfork Reviews (59:03)

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Brandon: Ace Combat 3 soundtrack, Liz's Sounds From The Abyss mixes

Frank: Sleep, drink water

Liz: Stretch, Ross's Game Dungeon, The Blood Zone

Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.