Check It Out, Comrade!
About the Show
Check it Out Comrade is a podcast about indie games. Games for the people and by the people. Two games every two weeks presented in a short form, get to the chorus manner that respects your time. Hosted by Nick Glauber and Gary Butterfield.
Episode 39: Axiom Verge / Year Walk
June 6th, 2015 | 36 mins 55 secs
It's a discussion of that special thing that makes a game click as Nick and Gary discuss Axiom Verge and Year Walk
Episode 38: Infinifactory / Nuclear Throne
May 16th, 2015 | 29 mins 55 secs
Nick and Gary get mutated with Nuclear Throne and throw our brains against Infinifactory. These two games are neither A) Dark or B) Despised! Hooray! Nick and Gary take a crack at Infinifactory and Nuclear Throne.
Episode 37: Tower of Guns / Roundabout
May 2nd, 2015 | 33 mins 41 secs
Nick and Gary examine some games from yesteryear, literally. It's a break from our grimdark leanings and crankiness from last episode, though not without some crank.
Episode 36: A Good Snowman is Hard to Build / Jazzpunk
April 18th, 2015 | 26 mins 16 secs
Nick and Gary roll up on A Good Snowman is Hard to Build and Jazzpunk. It's hard to find a pair of games that left us so "meh" but here we are. Listen for details.
Episode 35: Castle in the Darkness / Tonight Dies the Moon
April 4th, 2015 | 18 mins 22 secs
Nick Glauber and Gary Butterfield discuss Castle in the Darkness and Tonight Dies the Moon.
Episode 34: Hotline Miami 2 / Darkest Dungeon
March 21st, 2015 | 28 mins 12 secs
Nick and Gary take a shot at Hotline Miami 2 (it's actually good, fuck the haters) and get dank up in Dankest Dungeon.
Episode 33: Sunless Sea / The Last Door
February 28th, 2015 | 35 mins 17 secs
In this episode, Nick and Gary discuss Sunless Sea and The Last Door. I'd call this our Lovecraft special but it's not like we're not going to do a thousand more Lovecraft-y games. This is one of the best batting averages we've had.
Episode 32: Hack 'n' Slash / Massive Chalice
February 15th, 2015 | 28 mins 45 secs
Oh Double Fine. How much do we want to love you? Why can we only seem to love you about half of the time? Nick and Gary take a look at Hack 'N' Slash and Massive Chalice. One game that will live on in our hearts, one that will live in infamy.
Episode 31: Power Cycle / Tea Leaves
January 31st, 2015 | 24 mins 56 secs
Nick and Gary take a hard look at a cyberpunk thriller and a sensitive meditation on the future, both done in the medium of Twine. Plenty of ranting within! Here are the games: POWERCYCLES: http://noncanon.com/2015/PowerCycles.html Tea Leaves: http://navi
Episode 30: Lethal League / Lisa
January 17th, 2015 | 30 mins 57 secs
In our "L" special, we talk about a game of pure mechanics and then about a game where the mechanics that both enforce and detract from the narrative. Check it out!
Episode 29: The Marvelous Miss Take / Elegy for a Dead World
January 3rd, 2015 | 34 mins 7 secs
Special guest Brayton Cameron joins Nick and Gary to talk about a coupla duds with a lot to recommend about them. Check out these duds! Also, check out Teenage Dirtbags, also on the network.
Episode 28: Doorkickers / This War of Mine
December 20th, 2014 | 44 mins 10 secs
We're joined by Kole Ross from something or other to talk about two violent games. The "title of the year" nominee Doorkickers and the affecting This War of Mine.
Episode 27: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
November 29th, 2014 | 47 mins 50 secs
Nick, Gary and Jenni Polodna from Video Games Taco gush about The Binding of Isaac Rebirth for a good, long while. A serious pro buy. Seriously. Buy it. Seriously, it's pro. Also: Jenni! She's amazing and her stuff is amazing. Check it out, comrades. www.
Episode 26: Wasteland 2
November 14th, 2014 | 57 mins 21 secs
Nick and Gary finally talk about Wasteland 2 in our longest episode yet. It's not really the MO of the show to cover 60 hour rpg epics from start to back but the early 2d Fallouts are special to both of us. I hope you enjoy.