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Episode 41 – Every Game a Painting

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Direct Download We end this year of interviews with Mark Brown of Game Maker’s Toolkit. Mark Brown went a different direction with his video based video game criticism. Instead of interviews, opinion shows or holistic game examinations, he devoted his channel to…

Episode 39 – This is Innuendo Studios

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Direct Download Somewhat late, we present this month’s interview of the Critical Distance Confab! I interview Ian Danskin of the Innuendo Studios YouTube channel. In 2014, Ian Danskin made his first YouTube video about celebrity in internet culture: ‘This is Phil Fish,…

Episode 38 – The Spawn of History

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Direct Download We are back with another interview on the Critical Distance Confab! This month we are joined by Bob Whitaker, associate professor in Modern History at Louisiana Tech University and founder of History Respawned. In 2013, he started the YouTube channel by looking…

Episode 37 – Noah’s Crit

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Welcome back for another interview on the Critical Distance Confab! This month our guest is  Noah Caldwell-Gervais, a video maker who is skilled at creating richly layered arguments. He started making long-form video essays on games in 2013 with a thorough look…

Minisode 12 – Not Dark Souls

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Time for a few games more from the Critical Distance Confab. The purpose of these minisodes is for two of us to highlight 3 games each. These are games that haven’t gotten a lot of criticism or any at all. The idea is…

Episode 35 – Camp’s Signal

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Welcome to another interview on the Critical Distance Confab! This month our guest is Chris Franklin, aka Campster, talking about his YouTube series Errant Signal. Over time, he has innovated on an established YouTube format to evolve his own personal style, featuring holistic close readings…