The Cursed Checkpoint #206c – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: Movies, Comics, Survivalism

In episode 3 of a 4 part interview, Ethan and Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games get completely off topic and talk about a variety of things that don’t necessarily have anything in common. Fortunately, Michael is both well spoken and informative. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #206b – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: E3 and Beyond

In episode 2 of a 4 part interview, Ethan continues talking with Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games and discusses E3, indie development, and the Oculus Rift. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #206a – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: Tiny Barbarian DX Update

In episode 1 of a 4 part interview, Ethan catches back up with Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games and discusses the lead up to the release of Tiny Barbarian DX, player reaction and his thought process on difficulty curves and pleasing the audience. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

E3 13: Games of the Show – The Cursed Checkpoint #205

Sorting through an angry horde of E3 coverage isn’t always easy, but Justin, Ethan, Aaron have survived and come out on the other side with their standout games of the show. Plus, some advice for Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony looking forward to 2014. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

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If you subscribe to any of our podcasts we are moving the subscription link. Please update as our old feeds will be going away in June. In order to simplify things for our subscribers and podcasts fans, we have moved all of our podcast feeds into one feed. This way as we add new shows… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #203 – Xbox One and Ghost Dogs

It is called the Xbox One and Microsoft built a giant tent to reveal the thing so the least we could do is podcast about it. Justin and Ethan react to the presentation and see how it has changed their anticipation of the next generation of gaming. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast… Continue reading

Should I Play Black Ops 2? – The Cursed Checkpoint #202

Two Justins, neither of whom are big Call of Duty fans/players, tried Blacks Ops 2. Gifford finished and is still playing it. Lacey quit. Can Justin convince Justin to give Blops 2 another shot? The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline,… Continue reading

In Defense of iOS Games – The Cursed Checkpoint #201

Ethan and Matthew discuss the importance of iOS titles in their gaming diet and why the supposed “time killers” have made their lives more pleasurable. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast of… Continue reading

Towns and Brothers Who Tell Their Stories – The Cursed Checkpoint #130s

Ethan and Matthew continue to tell their own tragic tales of Towns. Naturally this leads to getting distracted by Rocky, learning foreign languages, and shining a light on their limited understanding of farming. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline,… Continue reading

Towns and Brothers Who Build Them – The Cursed Checkpoint #130

Ethan brings his brother Matthew into the virtual Horrible Night studios to talk about the game, Towns, their experiences with it, and what they hope from the simulation game in the future. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or… Continue reading

Tiny Barbarian DX Interview with Michael Stearns – The Cursed Checkpoint #129

Tiny Barbarian DX is an action platformer made with a serving of retro gaming respect and a dollop of Conan the Barbarian. Ethan Moses speaks with creator Michael Stearns about the game, indie game development, and his views on Kickstarter/Greenlight. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading