Episode 110: Losing Wood

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This week, Peter & Quinton discuss the potential of a new Old School MMO renaissance. With multiple MMOs having successful “classic” servers, and upcoming games like Pantheon, how would concepts like support classes, living worlds, and horizontal vs vertical progression work?

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Episode 109: Canady

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Choose-Your-Own-Adventure is back with a Valentine’ special, hand crafted by the amazing SafestSephiroth! Peter & Quinton are joined by Safe as he narrates their journey to Canada.

Imagine: Shyn, Flattus, and Hole Snake team up to go on a Valentine’s Week adventure! (It’s like Valentine’s Day, but the party never stops, if ‘never’ means 7 days.) But what adventure will this be?

What entails is completely up to our live viewers! Check out at least 4 endings, with many more still unreleased!

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Episode 108: Rainbow Arcade

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This week we were thrilled to have Justin Moore (@justin_nick on Twitch) on to talk about the new Twitch team Rainbow Arcade, the state of LGBTQIA+ on Twitch, and his passion around intersectionality.

Rainbow Arcade is a community of LGBTQIA+ Twitch streamers dedicated to build inclusive, welcoming communities in gaming and beyond. 🏳️‍🌈🎮

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Episode 107: The Return

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After almost a year of solitude and reflection, we’re back! We did a light show this week, covering what happened to us in 2019, the games we enjoyed, and what we’re looking forward to in 2020!

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Gratuitous Games: Week 2

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Welcome back to the second installment of our weekly Free Games (or great deals!) column.

This week, we have a selection of PC games, including this month’s Twitch Prime haul, along with this month’s PS+ and Xbox Live’s Games With Gold continuations. If you see any awesome deals, drop us a line!

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Episode 104: MM Old

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This week, we dive into the MMO genre, and how it hasn’t had many recent changes. Many AAA studios haven’t been creating new content, or have focused heavily on nostalgia to entice players, but overall the market seems to be slowing down.

On the other hand, there are a number of up-and-coming indie developers creating niche games with smaller audiences. These new MMOs promise to bring a mix of innovative new features and a nostalgic feeling. Will they be successful? We certainly hope so!

Check out the episode for all our discussion! News, timestamps, and game links after the break.

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Gratuitous Games: Week 1

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Welcome to 2019, and the start of some new Maelstrom Radio content! First up this year, we’ve been working on some new website content, just for you (really, just you). We’re kicking off the new year with some Free Games for January! Each week we’ll post (and update!) our list of Free Stuff (or good deals) that we think you might like.

This week, we’re starting slow with a few PC games, along with this month’s PS+ and Xbox Live’s Games With Gold selections. If you see any awesome deals, drop us a line!

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