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    “Dotes McGotes” – The Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Episode 47

    For this episode, we ventured into some unfamiliar territory in an effort to educate ourselves. We’re not experts when it comes to competing within the MOBA, or Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, genre, but even a casual bystander has to recognize…

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    Backlog: West Coast Heat Wave Edition

    This week’s Backlog is brought to you by the heat of the best coast, and controversy.

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    “Diversity? What Diversity?” – The Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Episode 46

    There’s a problem of diversity and representation in the games industry. It’s widespread, ranging from development and publishing to marketing and journalism, and it’s toxic. Doug, Aaron and Nick talk about why this matters and what you can do to help make gaming a safe space for everyone.

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    Can’t Turn You Loose — The Unexpected Pleasures of Watch_Dogs, and the State of Asymmetrical Multiplayer

    Exploring the history and current state of asymmetrical multiplayer, and how Watch_Dogs gets it (but not much else) right.

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    “Death with Dignity” – The Silicon Sasquatch Podcast: Episode 45

    Aaron, Tyler and Nick share their experiences playing through the notoriously complex and unforgiving Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls games and attempt to suss out what makes them so memorable and distinct from so many other games on the market.

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