A pair of gaymers, Travis and Mike, discuss the world of gaming through a queer lens.

May 2, 2021

A Whole Year of Rainbows

To celebrate the podcast's first birthday, Travis and Mike invited past guests to rave about a character who's near and queer their hearts.

Featuring Andrew Orsie (he/him), Ashley Park (she/her), Chara Couture (she/they), Faustine Pelipel (she/her), & Mr. Gaboobily (he/him).

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April 8, 2021

Hades: for the Gawds

Travis and Mike have broken out of the Underworld to chat with Ashley (she/her) and Chara (she/they) about roguelike narratives, Sisyphian tasks, and the thirsty thighs of a specific God, on this week's episode about Hades! 

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March 18, 2021

San Junipero: PR for VR

Jordan (he/him) and Brooke (she/her) from Queer Quadrant are back to help Travis, Mike, and new guest Ophira (she/they) dissect the Black Mirror episode "San Junipero". The gang critiques the show's portrayal of disability, opines on love in a digital age, and puzzles over Yorkie's glasses.

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February 16, 2021

The Last of Us 2: Bury Your Straights

Travis brings on Matt (any pronouns), Ashley (she/her), and Kyah (they/them) to revel in the beauty and horror of Naughty Dog's most ambitious game yet, and all the controversy that came with it.

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January 20, 2021

Why We Love Zelda

Jacqueline (she/her) helps Travis and Mike explain the enduring appeal of the Zelda franchise to a Hyrule newcomer, Producer Matt (any pronouns).
 
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December 16, 2020

The Consoles of Christmas Past

Ashley Cooper (@ashleyversus, she/her) joins Travis and Mike to recount fond memories of past console generations, in preparation for the PS5 and the new XBoxes.

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November 20, 2020

Explaining Kingdom Hearts (and Why We Love It)

To prepare Mike for potential future Kingdom Hearts episodes, Travis invited Eitan (he/him) and Andrew (he/him) back to help explain the convoluted plot of the series, and why something so disjointed has captured the hearts of so many fans. 

The Red Dead Redemption video we reference is at https://youtu.be/7rWYlQduZMQ (and doesn't contain any spoilers).

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November 5, 2020

Games Near and Queer to Us

Matt emerges from the mixing studio once more to talk with Travis and Mike about the trios most cherished games, the horror of aging, and how they all became... like this. Theme music by UzzBuzz.

October 21, 2020

Video Game Movies: Unskippable Cutscenes

Our friends from Queer Quadrant, Jordan (he/him) and Brook (she/her) join Mike and Travis to talk about video game movie adaptations! Let's debate the ultimate Tomb Raider adaption, enjoy the fluffiness of Pokemon, and fan-cast the new Last of Us series! 

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September 17, 2020

High Score: We’ve Always Been Queer

Travis and Mike bring on Ashley Cooper (she/her) and Ike Pastel (any pronouns) to revel in the positivity and nostalgia trip that is Netflix's new docuseries, High Score.
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