Postgame.16: The Quiet Year, Part 2

Postgame.16: The Quiet Year, Part 2

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly (aspirationally), formerly-Patreon-exclusive podcast. We’re extending our break from hot takes on cold games this episode, instead continuing (and resolving) our game of The Quiet Year. Tune in to hear us work through Summer, Fall, and Winter, in which we consider war crimes and mushrooms in roughly equal measure.

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Postgame.16: The Quiet Year, Part 2

Postgame.15: The Quiet Year, Part 1

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly(ish) (formerly) Patreon-exclusive podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. This month, we decided to do something different: instead of talking about games for an hour and a half, we played one for… longer. In this episode, we play the first season of Avery Alder’s incredible GM-less tabletop roleplaying game The Quiet Year, in which we play a community of people trying to rebuild after the end of a long war. We also spend a lot of time with a big tree. Love that big tree. (more…)

Postgame.14: Theseus’s Flat Ass

Postgame.14: Theseus’s Flat Ass

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. This month marks the Postgame debuts of Maddi Butler and Zainabb Hull, as they, Zora, and Melissa talk about what they were playing in… September of 2021. We’re working though the backlog, we promise!

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Postgame.13 – She’s Crunchy

Postgame.13 – She’s Crunchy

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s “monthly” podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. It’s been a minute, but Postgame is ready to play catchup and we’re hoping to be able to upload about an episode a week until we’re, well, caught up. This month, Naseem, Zora, and Melissa talk about the tabletop games they’ve been playing recently (or… had been in August of 2021).

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Postgame.12: IcyHot (or, Happy 20th Anniversary, FFX!)

Postgame.12: IcyHot (or, Happy 20th Anniversary, FFX!)

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. This month, we dive into a retrospective and review of Final Fantasy X, a game that is twenty years old as of July 17th. Over the course of the pod, we talk about what an excellent game does portraying cycles of grief, how Yuna really is the main character (and how the narrative both supports and undercuts that), the ways in which the game resonates with us now that we’ve got a few years of adulthood under our belts, and how Auron really extremely did fuck my dad.

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Postgame.11: Can’t Be Alone with Our Thoughts

Postgame.11: Can’t Be Alone with Our Thoughts

Welcome back to Postgame, Sidequest’s monthly Patreon-exclusive podcast, where the editors lay down hot takes on cold games. This month, we took a look at how we’ve been filling our idle time and went down the mobile game rabbit hole to talk about Love Island: The Game, various stinky games, Love Island: The Game, Tales of Crestoria, Love Island: The Game, Project Makeover, and… there was one more, hang on. Ah, yes, Love Island: The Game.

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