Insert Credit Fighting Game Correspondent Patrick Miller rejoins the panel to share tips on esports commentating, developing fighting game characters, and powerwashing an island covered in diarrhea.

Questions this week:

  1. Have you ever made an arbitrary non-video game decision just because it reminded you of something from a video game? (03:00)
  2. Which fighting game characters have most significantly changed how fighting games are played? (07:44)
  3. What future expansions should PowerWash Simulator add? (15:08)
  4. What are the qualities of a good esports commentator? (20:33)
  5. Improv Zone - RPG AI Dialogue  (23:30)
    Insert Credit Quick Break - Demonschool Demo on Xbox July 11 (27:44)
  6. Yuji asks: what’s the coolest thing you can find at the edge of a world map? (28:53)
  7. How do you make a character design “look cooler?” (35:02)
  8. What’s the greatest comeback story in video game development history? (40:01)

LIGHTNING ROUND: State Fighters - New Challengers (46:33)

Recommendations and Outro (55:27)

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This week’s Insert Credit Show is brought to you by the ID@Xbox Demonschool demo available July 11, and patrons like you. Thank you.

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Hosted by Alex Jaffe, with Frank Cifaldi, Tim Rogers, and Patrick Miller. Edited by Esper Quinn. Original Music by Kurt Feldman.