The reunited Ash Parrish and Chris Kohler, both formerly of Kotaku Splitscreen, join Frank Cifaldi and Alex Jaffe in answering the top video game questions on Quora.

Questions this week:

  1. Is there any reason to choose a female character in video games? (03:18)
  2. Why does everyone speak English in the Fallout video game series? (06:04)
  3. Playing Skyrim as a vampire, is it worth it? (06:56)
  4. Why is Magnus Carlsen hinting at not playing world championships anymore while at the peak of his power? (09:20)
  5. What’s the hardest video game ever made? (11:31)
  6. How can I permanently end my son’s gaming? (14:45)
  7. What are some good free game engines? (21:16)
  8. In a 4X game, do you play tall or wide? (22:45)
  9. What game has the environment that blew your mind? (24:27)
  10. Where do you scale the Game Sonic? (27:58)
  11. If you're making a game and a company wants to buy it from you, how much should you sell it for? (32:41)
  12. Will the era of console exclusive games ever end? (38:28)
  13. Why is it when I play Minecraft with 1660Ti I barely reach 60fps? (39:28)
  14. My son is playing Elden Ring and it's full of demonic imagery. What should I do? (40:28)
  15. What are the least known game genres? (42:34)
  16. Are there any games that can actually earn Paypal money?(45:42)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Overwatch League Team Slogans (46:37)

Recommendations and Outro (50:35)

Any questions? Ask them in the forums!



Frank: The Video Game History Hour

Ash: BPM: Bullets Per Minute

Chris: Immortality

Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Ash Parrish and Chris Kohler. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.