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Each episode explores the video games people love and why they love them. Why do we imprint hard on certain games, and how do those games imprint on us? Keith and Jesse chat with celebrities, game developers, industry pros, and some folks you’d never guess are into video games.

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70: SimCity 2013 - We Can't Save This (Offline)
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Keith and Jesse are back with the newest installment of the 'We Can't Save This' series, and this time they're taking aim at SimCity 2013. It was impossible to sign into, and once you got in things only got worse. Get ready for some mind boggling choices, because EA strikes again.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 19, 2019
69: XIII - Dave Ross (Style & Class)
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A game that takes risks is definitely worth talking about, and if it stars one of the 'X-Files' leads, even better. Keith and Jesse sit down with comedian Dave Ross to talk about an uncommon first person shooter - XIII. And they're pretty sure David Duchovny approves.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 12, 2019
68: Night In The Woods - Before & After (Real Life Real Talk)
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Sometimes games are more than just fun, and Night In The Woods is one of those games. Keith and Jesse are back with a new installment in the Before &amp; After series, and this time it's getting a little real.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 05, 2019
67: Xenogears - Ryan Copple (A Lotta Plot)
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If you like a plot with serious twists and turns, and maybe a bunch of religious undertones, this episode is for you. Keith and Jesse sit down with Ryan Copple to talk about one of the most involved JRPGs of all time, Xenogears. Will they figure out what happens in this game? Mostly!<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 26, 2019
66: ToeJam & Earl - Lindsay Katai (We Want The Funk)
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Lindsay Katai to talk about the funkiest game that ever did funk - ToeJam &amp; Earl. It's got everything a great game should have, and also a bunch of stuff that no game needs. And you know what? We love all of it.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 19, 2019
65: Cyberia - Before & After (But The Graphics)
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Do you love well written plots and thoughtful game mechanics? Well too bad. Keith and Jesse are back with another installment in the Before &amp; After series, and this time they're exploring the world of Cyberia. Is it a perfect game? No. But is it worth your time? Also no. But it's very fun to mock.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 12, 2019
64: Time Crisis II - Chris Laxamana (Co-op And Quarters)
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Arcades are magical places, but even more so when you discover one of your favorite games of all time. So step on that pedal and reload because Keith and Jesse are sitting down with Chris Laxamana to talk about scrounging for quarters for Time Crisis II.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 05, 2019
63: The New Tetris - Mano Agapion (Zen State)
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Put on your favorite classical music and hope for a long, skinny piece, because it's time for some puzzle action. Keith and Jesse are joined by comedian Mano Agapion to talk about Tetris. But not just any old Tetris. No, this Tetris is new as hell.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 29, 2019
62: PaRappa The Rapper - Jon Orr (Believe)
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Jon Orr to talk about the game that made rap famous - PaRappa The Rapper... It didn't make rap famous? Rap was already very famous? Oh, okay. Well regardless, it's a game about rapping.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 22, 2019
61: Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers - Frank Garcia-Hejl ()
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New Player Has Joined is going back to your childhood with an old Disney classic. Keith and Jesse are joined by comedian Frank Garcia-Hejl to talk about the adorably fun Chip n' Dale NES game. Also, Jesse discovers he's bad at video games.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 15, 2019
60: The Simpsons - Eliot Glazer (So Much Kidnapping)
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Keith and Jesse are joined by comedian Eliot Glazer to talk about the beat 'em up classic Simpsons arcade game. You'll have some fun, spend some quarters, and mash some bbuttons (The extra B is for B.Y.O.B.B).<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 08, 2019
59: NHL Hitz 2002 - Before & After (Keep Rollin')
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New Year, same show! Keith and Jesse kick off 2019 exploring one of the best hockey games of all time - NHL Hitz 2002. Is it NBA Jam but on ice? Keith says no. Jesse says no to Keith's no.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 01, 2019
58: Goodbye 2018 (Hello Dragons)
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With 2018 on it's way out, Keith and Jesse look back on a year of episodes, games, and guests. Will your favorite moment be mentioned in this annual recap? I don't know, maybe? It's not really about you. Jeez.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 25, 2018
57: Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! - Glenn Boozan (Secrets)
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Do you enjoy pocket monsters, charming animation, and dark secrets from other people's pasts? Of course you do. Keith and Jesse sit down with comedian Glenn Boozan to talk about her newest video game love, Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! It's fun for everybody, except one unfortunate animal.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 18, 2018
56: Duke Nukem Forever - We Can't Save This (Not That We'd Want To)
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Keith and Jesse are back with a new episode format - We Can't Save This. Enjoy a walk through terrible memory lane as this episode dives deep into one of the worst video games ever made, Duke Nukem Forever. There will be jokes, there will be games, and there will be no mercy.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 11, 2018
55: Paper Mario - Dan Perrault (Snow Day Magic)
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Keith and Jesse are joined by 'American Vandal' creator Dan Perrault to talk about Paper Mario. Also some Pizza Hut talk. Gotta love that Pizza Hut! Pizza Hut, please sponsor this show.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 04, 2018
54: Spyro The Dragon - Jamie Loftus (Small Graves)
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It's time to jump back to the original Playstation to examine an often overlooked classic. Keith and Jesse are joined by Jamie Loftus to talk about Spyro The Dragon - a game with a lot of plot holes, but even more reasons to love it.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 27, 2018
53: Peggle - Dory Greenberg (Butts Again)
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Some games are huge and some games are niche, and this game might be both. Keith and Jesse sit down with Dory Greenberg to talk about Peggle - the only video game that might also be Plinko from The Price Is Right.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 20, 2018
52: Dragon Age: Inquisition - Kelly Nugent (Butts)
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Keith and Jesse are once again joined by friend of the show Kelly Nugent. What are they talking about? Only the most important question when it comes to Dragon Age: Inquisition - who you sleeping with?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 13, 2018
Bonus: Maculate Conception - Preview
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Enjoy a special preview of Maculate Conception. Join Abbe and Isaac Feder, as they start on their complicated and emotional quest to start a family. Subscribe to Maculate Conception on Himalaya, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts.<br><br>his episode is sponsored by Uqora and Thirdlove<br><br>Uqora - Text AMC to 48-48-48 to get 30% off your order of Uqora<br><br>This episode is sponsored by Thirdlove and QUIP. Go to Thirdlove.com/AMC for 15% off your first order.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 08, 2018
51: Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time - Matt Apodaca (Valid)
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Keith and Jesse sit down with comedian Matt Apodaca to talk about his favorite game of all time, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. There are a lot of opinions in this one. And you know what? They're all totally okay to have.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Nov 06, 2018
50: Donkey Kong Country - John Asante (A Barrel Of Fun)
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&nbsp;Keith and Jesse are back to talk about a Super Nintendo classic, Donkey Kong Country. This episode has everything including John Asante, DK rapping, and a general discussion about who exactly Diddy Kong is.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 30, 2018
49: A Boy And His Blob - Andy Beckerman (Too Many Jellybeans)
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&nbsp;Sometimes our childhood favorites aren't great or even good games. And you know what? That's okay. Keith and Jesse sit down with Andy Beckerman to talk about A Boy And His Blob: Trouble On Blobolonia.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 23, 2018
48: WarioWare - Danielle Radford (Everything's A Game)
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We all love a good video game, but how about hundreds of games in one? Keith and Jesse join Danielle Radford to talk about the WarioWare games, because sometimes we all want a little bit of crazy.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 16, 2018
47: WWF Smackdown - Hal Lublin (We're Men In Tights)
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Get ready for some tights, some trash talk, and some foldable chairs because Keith and Jesse are sitting down with Hal Lublin to talk about the original WWF Smackdown game, and why wrestling is wonderful.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 09, 2018
46: Fortnite - Dan Cummins (Just Dance)
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Dan Cummins to talk about the biggest game in the world - Fortnite. Will they dive deep into the history of the game, or simply hide in a basement while the storm closes in around them?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Oct 02, 2018
45: Dark Souls - Open Mike Eagle (You Downloaded)
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Is it an easy game? No. Is it a frustrating game? Absolutely. Is it a fun game? Somehow, yes. Keith and Jesse dive into the challenging and rewarding world of Dark Souls with Open Mike Eagle. Spoiler Alert - they die a ton of times.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 25, 2018
44: Old School Games - J. Keith Van Straaten (The Golden Age)
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There was once a time where you didn't just need a physical copy of a game to play it, but you actually needed to go to a huge room and spend quarter after quarter to beat a level. And you know what? It was wonderful. Keith and Jesse sit down with J. Keith Van Straaten to talk about Atari, arcades, and all things old-school gaming.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 18, 2018
43: Blades Of Steel - Megan Rice & Wendi Starling (Young Whippersnappers)
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Ever wanted to hear Keith be unable to talk about the sport he loves even though the game in question is a hockey game? Well you're in luck. Keith and Jesse sit down with Jammerz hosts Megan Rice and Wendi Starling to talk about Blades Of Steel. But somehow no hockey.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 11, 2018
42: Braid - Jeremy Bent (You Know Nothing Jon Blow)
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Keith and Jesse are joined by Mission To Zyxx's Jeremy Bent to talk about the indie hit Braid. No shooting, no big budget, no large studio - just a thoughtful, great puzzle game created by somebody with a great idea. <br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Sep 04, 2018
41: Live From ATX (Phil Rosenthal & Graham Yost)
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Keith and Jesse are back with a live episode from the ATX Television Festival. This time they're sitting down with Graham Yost (Speed/Sneaky Pete) and Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond/Somebody Feed Phil) to talk about a few of their favorite games of all time.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 28, 2018
40: Firewatch - Jesse Thorn (Exploring Emotions)
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Get your 'Intro To Psych' textbooks ready because Keith and Jesse are sitting down with Jesse Thorn to discuss the complex emotional journey of the indie game Firewatch. Towerwatch? Not Overwatch, right? No, yeah. Firewatch. It's definitely Firewatch.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 21, 2018
38: Portal - Alison Haislip (The Episode Is A Lie)
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Grab your weightedcompanion cube because it's time to have fun with physics. Keith and Jesse sit down with 'Attack Of The Show!' star Alison Haslip to talk about why Portal is both terrifying and funny. So enjoy the episode and also a series of possibly dangerous tests that may or may not result in your untimely insineration. And then there will be cake.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 07, 2018
33: Yoshi's Island, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Halo 2 - 8-Bit Jazz Heroes (The First Music Episode)
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Music plays a large role in creating memorable video games, so it seems only natural that New Player Has Joined would find some great musicians to talk to about both mediums. Keith and Jesse sit down with the members of 8-Bit Jazz Heroes to discuss the...<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jul 03, 2018
24: The Sims - Jackie Johnson (Need That Spanish Villa)
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Are there any bosses? Nope. Any crazy fighting mechanics? None. Puzzles? Not really. But is it one of the most popular video games of all time? Absolutely. Keith and Jesse sit down with the host of Natch Beaut, Jackie Johnson, to talk about her love of...<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
May 01, 2018
21: Guitar Hero - Miles Gray (Now Here's The Thing About This Game...)
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Sometimes video games are about more than just pointing a weapon and defeating an enemy. Daily Zeitgeist host Miles Gray joins Keith and Jesse in studio to talk about music, Guitar Hero, and to finally answer the age old question - what's chill?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Apr 10, 2018
19: Mass Effect 2 - Kelly Nugent (Love To Game, Game To Love)
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We all love games, but do we love characters? I mean really love them? Like, take them home to mom and dad love them? Keith and Jesse sit down with Kelly Nugent to get to the bottom of what makes game relationships work.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 27, 2018
16: Assassin's Creed - Shereen Younes (The Gaming World)
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Shereen Younes to talk about her home nation of Syria, and how it feels to play Assassin's Creed when the game takes place in your historical backyard.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Mar 06, 2018
15: Sonic The Hedgehog - Amanda Seales (The Gift Of Sega)
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He's fast, he's blue, and he's Sega's answer to Mario. Keith &amp; Jesse jump into the world of 'Sonic The Hedgehog' as Amanda Seales talks about her love for the speedy mascot.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 27, 2018
13: The Last Of Us... ish - Ron Funches (Once Is Enough)
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Keith and Jesse sit down with Ron Funches to talk about everybody's favorite emotionally devastating game, The Last Of Us. Oh, and there's also some talk about Super Mario Bros. III and touching butts.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Feb 13, 2018
11: Kid Chameleon - Before & After (The 90's In A Nutshell)
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Keith and Jesse sit down for the second installment of their Before And After series, and this time they're diving into Kid Chameleon. What will they find? A whole lot of leather jackets.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 30, 2018
4: Super Mario 64 - Mike Drucker (The Joy Of Mario)
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Mike Drucker discusses the pure joy that is Super Mario 64 as Keith and Jesse remember the feeling of video games moving into the 3D world.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Dec 12, 2017
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You can listen to the full archive of&nbsp; New Player Has Joined now on Stitcher Premium and completely ad-free. Go to <a href="http://stitcherpremium.com/">stitcherpremium.com</a> and use promo code 'STARBURNS' for a free month of listening.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jan 01, 2014