Journalist Gita Jackson joins the full panel to decide how much video games should cost, share research tips, and reveal Barbies in the garbies. Plus, memories of Rieko Kodama.

Questions this week:

  1. From Andrés Velasco y Coll: Has there been a speedrun that particularly impressed you? Or, how would you ruin Sony Computer Entertainment? (06:16)
  2. Now that every issue of Nintendo Power is uploaded to the Internet Archive, what should we do with it? (13:09)
  3. What should it cost to buy a video game? (19:46)
  4. What can we say about the legacy of Rieko Kodama? (34:39)
  5. Insert Credit contributors share memories of Rieko Kodama (48:31)
  6. Kiko asks: is it ever worthwhile to play all the way through a game you hate? (01:02:15)

LIGHTNING ROUND: Localization Station (01:11:55)

Recommendations and Outro (01:18:25)

Share your memories of Rieko Kodama and her work in this week's forum discussion thread.



Frank: Follow Gita on twitter, Mad Men

Gita: Interview with the Vampire

Tim: Mad Men

Brandon: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Morbid Saint

Support on Patreon

Subscribe: RSS, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more!

Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers, Brandon Sheffield, and Gita Jackson. Featuring Harper Jay, Vincent Diamante, and Azurelore Korrigan with writing by Mark Cerny. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.