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Cheat Codes Ep. 84: Horse Latitudes

Rob Auten, professional game writer and consultant (Battlefield: Hardline, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Gears of War: Judgement), joins us for a whimsical jaunt right to the heart of the FBI’s new anti-radicalism game, Peter...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Ep. 83: Shut Up

Web columnist and game dev Brian White (TAY, Current Digital) joins us this week to go over his latest piece about playing HALO for the first time. He helps us out as we dissect blanket positivity in gaming criticism and we t...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 82: Rock Block

Our buddy Alex Baard (Due Process project lead) returns to join in the conversation about Impostor Syndrome, a mobile app thats supposed to help ADHD sufferers, and the Steam curators ‘The Cut-Content Police.’ We’re in fine form ...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 81: Tame a Horse

Davis Standley, Respawn Game Designer joins us from sunny California. We come to terms with our college days by investigating the Minecraft Education Edition, sharing our best rage quit stories and eye-balling the blurring line between movi...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast Ep. 80: Footlong

Kevin Katona, game designer at Wargaming.net joins us this week to ponder ESPN finally committing to eSports, earning class credit for playing video games (in Norway), and software pirates getting sad about PC games getting too tough to cra...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 79: Game Fax

Alexandra Lucas joins us in the studio to tell us about her new job as a game writer for Plarium games which will require a relocation to Ukraine! She helps us make sense of Hasbro’s reasoning for leaving Rey out of The Force Awakens ...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 78: Shampanya!

It’s the end of 2015! We get the core panel together, discuss #NewYearsResolutionsIn5Words, pour some champers and rattle off our favorite games of the year. We follow it up with an examination of the Valve DoS attack over Ch...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 77: Schwartzmas

Associate Producer at Bungie, Samir Patel is back with us in the studio this week to go over how all the VR makers are helping solve each others problems to establish a successful market. We also examine Microso...

 
 
 
 

On the next PStoid: Meanderbot!

Our guest as seen in widescreen PStoid is going to be doing its first episode of 2016 this weekend. We will be joined by none other than Meanderbot who over the years has contributed a heck of a lot to this community, too much to link ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 76: Vonderloost

Our old friend Nate Hitchcock joins us in the studio to talk about his work at Soulbound Studios on their MMORPG Chronicles of Elyria. He gets back in the mix pretty quick as we hash out topics like game design at sea, t...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 75: Exchange Rate

Alice Taplin, UK Content Assistant at audioBoom and host of the “Double Tap” gaming podcast joins us this week, all the way from merry old England.  We go over all the Final Fantasy VII remake news, Nintendo’s...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep 74: Mmm Sous-vide

We welcome the return of Fingered developer and game trailer auteur, James Id!  He brings his perspective along to help us break down the new multi-billion dollar Breaththrough Energy Coalition, the story behind ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

A New PStoid For Your Enjoyment with Guest Jack Shadow!

Sorry to barge in on you Dtoid, you weren't expecting us were you?After a short, unplanned sorta hiatus, PStoid is coming back for a new episode this weekend! Of course, we were never really gone. We'll also be posting the last episode (#34...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 73: Stay Classy

Happy early Thanksgiving everybody! We’re back to the core panel this week to ring in the holiday season. We break down the testimonials from old Nintendo “Powerline” workers, the implications of the new Valve Steam Sale plans and Ma...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 72: Sexy Dog

L.A. based comedian Brian Rhoads joins us this week and adds his special seasoning to our tasty banter. He helps us make sense of the madness of the Binding of Isaac glitch that spawned an interactive conspiracy. From there, we witness the...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 70: Daddy Issues

Ted Wilson and Corey McDaniel, the makers of Dad Beat Dads are with us this week all the way from Vancouver, BC! They bring their A-game and help us wade through the Activision acquisition of King as well as Valves’ new Item Store platfo...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 69: Pug Butts!

Butt Sniffin’ Pugs Creator, Gabe Telepak joins us this week to help make sense of the new DRM rulings for jailbreaking devices, Sony’s announcements at Paris Games Week, and the power of the Pug Butt Controller! We hit the lightning rou...

 
 
 
 

Cheat Codes Podcast - Ep. 68: FascistWindPasser05

Alexandra Lucas is in the studio with us this week as we speculate on the new Nintendo NX rumors, the deserved success of Undertale and that odd survey that Riot is using on their League of Legends players. We round it all out with our usua...

 
 
 
 

PStoid Episode 33: Halloween Spooktacular!

Here's what happened in our Halloween Episode!On this special Halloween themed episode of PStoid: Nanashi loves Slender The Arrival, Neal wants to commit front yard property damage, Mike is surprised Yugioh is still a thing and special gue...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Electric Reaper

Raccoons They spread rabies, damage my property, and steal my cats Now theres another raccoon for the local

 
 
homeoftheblues

This is what Google has done to Damn me for clicking on

 
 
Michformer

3446 words later, my design article on the art of weaving an engrossing atmosphere in games is more or less Going to give it a polish pass before letting it Had tons of fun with this For me, atmosphere makes/breaks a

 
 
Lex

Right now I wish I could take screenshots in my PS3 guess Ill have to wait till emulation works

 
 
Mike Sounders
 
 
Greenhornet214

Logged in briefly to Facebook for the first time in a couple months and was greeted by this beauty

 
 
Goemar

To save me wasting my money on a crap one - phone battery pack things, who has a good recommendation?

 
 
zaxaboom234

Waluigi is

 
 
homeoftheblues

An interestingly #Darksiders3 way to get your girl into With this $50 American Doll Xbox exclusive gaming set, you can get her $200 doll started on a new

 
 
taterchimp

Would anyone want to watch me stream and cuss at XCom 2 while bluegrass covers of pop songs play? (Edit: Live @taterchimp on

 
 
Tohsaka

Start date for FJF is upon

 
 
TriCerAroK

Waluigi is lame and ruins the Wario/Mario Not only does Wario work because of the inverted M suggesting he is upside-down Mario, warui is Japanese for AND I DONT BUY THE IJIWARU ANAGRAM EXCUSE! In other words, Waluigi was a

 
 
Rico the Penguin

Whats your favorite joke? Ill tell you mine in the

 
 
Fuzunga

These thing are amazing and I need to buy more

 
 
Laid Back Gundy

Good ol XCOM At least it isnt as unfair as the old games where a single chryssalid could kill 4-5 units in a single turn and enemies could mind control without line of

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Update: bad weather and the people I was supposed to see Gotti with being Shit-Heads happened so I went and watched Avengers

 
 
Boxed Swine

For Waluigi fans bullying Sakurai:

 
 
Bass

waluigi is like your mom caus everyone tryna smash them he he he

 
 
Adzuken

The Sims Bustin Out on Game Boy Advance allows you to hit on other Sims for no reason at all, but only on Sims of the opposite sex, which seems Sims have always been rampantly bisexual, so its a bit jarring to have that option

 
 
GoofierBrute

Fuck Waluigi, #JimmyNutron4SmashUltimate

 
 
Luckrequired

For fans of acid jazz/funk/smooth Freak Power, a great British band to listen to growing up, were brought together by Norman Cook - youd known him better these days as Fatboy #TuesdayTune

 
 
Forsaken Knight

Thank you, Steam, for giving me solid proof that I’m an idiot with my

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Streaming some Warframe and possibly some other Now starring limomaker and his beautiful accents/terrible

 
 
Forever Dere

Was having a bad day until I just dropped the deuce of all deuces, now everything is right in the Moral of the story, when life gives you crap, take a crap

 
 
Rico the Penguin

6% of people are in Judging by this super scientific (Or merely fat fingered like I tend to be when selecting things)

 
 
Xeo

Daisy is a goddamned Thats why shes the best

 
 
TheZeroOne

Have a cat picture because she is the

 
 
WILFoftheblues

Just sent this to my best friend who happens to be

 
 
Occams

I dont own a lot of physical media But what I have, Im quite fond

 
 
dephoenix

Have you ever stopped to consider that maybe, just maybe, Waluigi doesnt want to be in Smash? #KeepWaluigiSafe

 
 
ZombZ

I think I get it Death Stranding is about how big a backpack Norman Reedus can

 
 
chlmera

True story, my summer class is alnost over and this girl I hadnt really talked to but have had a crush on paid me to come back to her apartnent and pick up a dead Nothing happened, talk about

 
 
Shoggoth2588

In about 2 hours Im going to be watching the film All I know about it is that it currently has a 0% on Rotten

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Valkyrie Chronicles 4 is releasing September Hype, hype!

 
 
Cory Arnold

Happy 6/20! Oh wait I;m a little off on that I guess lol Hows everyone doing?

 
 
PatBateman17

Reminder to workplace DTOIDers, theres a big ole booty pic at the header for COTW 55, Boy do my coworkers wonder about me now :D

 
 
PatBateman17

So Im mildly proud of myself - I resisted the urge to buy Vampyr and Detroit until I beat some other games first and am maining Dad of War with Metal Gear Survive as my side piece - but not playing anything else (except This is new to me :)

 
 
WILFoftheblues
 
 
MetemNight

No reason for Just shitposting this back into reality for

 
 
Rad Party God

Want the full game? Thatll be $100, $100 for a few zombie and MP maps, no Single-player and a Battle Royale Yeah, you can fuck right off You too And you And you too EA, because I feel like

 
 
RenaudB90

And POTUS just officially called immigrants an Cant wait to hear his proposal for a final solution to the

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

On this weeks issue of Lucky Gacha Pulls : TWO Banana Onis! Thats double the Potassium, and none of the Sodium

 
 
maycausecancer

This is pretty cool too

 
 
maycausecancer

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is free on PSN for PS+ members but only till July 11

 
 
Neronium

So someone used my email to make an Epic Games account and f*cked up logging in thus giving me the chance to change everything and lock down the

 
 
dephoenix

Hey I managed to get my blog for #BandofBloggers Its rough, Ill admit, but its better than not getting a blog out for my own And I was a bit worried that I

 
 
Heat

God dangit Colombia, you cant start a match dishing kicks to the opponent! You lost a player at the first 5 minutes, and blew up a match that you But nonetheless, Japan played to win, and they deserved Man, i love the World Cup ♥