#66 Dysphoria Combo Pak


episode #66

Content Warning: discussions on dysphoria, dysmorphia, anorexia, depression

This week, Robert and Alva have an extended discussion on their own experiences with gender dysphoria, body dysmorphia, and the general horror and malaise of existence, before exploring a trio of excellent games that explore these themes: Sundae Month’s Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor, Kitty Horrorshow’s Anatomy, and Anna Anthropy’s dys4ia.

We also have a related conversation on the now-outdated Cyberpunk 2077 transphobic tweet debacle (since the recording of this podcast, CDPR’s social media manager has been outed as a proper bigot chud), and the trans character Rosetta seen in the Valkyria Chronicles 4 demo.

We Play: Food Fantasy, Shin Megami Tensei Dx2, Dead Cells.

Episode #20 Beat Them Up


This week we tackle the most homoerotic of all video game genres: beat em ups. Glistening abs and unbridled masculinity take rough justice to the streets! Everybody knows Final Fight and Streets of Rage, but have you heard the good word of Knuckle Bash? Now you will.

Also We Play Mirrors Edge Catalyst, Panzer Dragoon Saga, Shining the Holy Ark, Soul Sacrifice Delta, Furi, Robert tries Alvin's HTC Vive, and Alvin spends fifteen minutes with Pokemon Go.

Apologies in advance for the numerous sound difficulties that occur throughout this episode. I'm pleased to announce this is the final episode we recorded with our crappy old microphones. Good things ahead!