Check It Out, Comrade!

Games by the people, for the people.

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.

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  • Episode 71: Oxenfree / They Bleed Pixels

    November 26th, 2016  |  44 mins 22 secs

    Nick and Gary come to grips with Oxenfree's centrifuge-like qualities and then bleed the ever living shit out of some pixels.

  • Episode 70: LIVE! Gang Beasts and Journey

    November 13th, 2016  |  19 mins 57 secs

    Check out this LIVE episode of Check it Out, Comrade! where Nick and Gary talk about Gang Beasts and Journey! Also, look for supplemental video coming soon!

  • Episode 69: Reigns / Slayer Shock

    October 29th, 2016  |  26 mins 52 secs

    Here it is! Our Halloween special. What could be more spooky than regency? How about a Buffy sim? In this episode, Nick and Gary talk about Reigns and Slayer Shock.

  • Episode 68: Brett Special with Copy Kitty and Dragon: A Game About a Dragon

    October 14th, 2016  |  28 mins 18 secs

    Two games provided by our buddy Brett that explore different strengths and weaknesses of super small indie games.

  • Episode 67: Factorio / Abzu

    September 24th, 2016  |  40 mins 46 secs

    This week, the Comrades explore two extremes: Factorio, which is a crunch crafting, optimization, and survival game... and Abzu, which is a serene exploration game with ThatGameCompany DNA.

  • Episode 66: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

    September 10th, 2016  |  51 mins 43 secs

    If Watch Out For Fireballs! can cover Dishonored, Check It Out Comrade! can cover The Witcher 3, god damn it. Actually, this very remarkable game carries a bit of indie spirit along with a successful take on the giant grocery list genre of RPG. One of the

  • Episode 65: 30 Flights of Loving / Quadrilateral Cowboy

    August 27th, 2016  |  29 mins 26 secs

    In this episode, Nick and Gary check out a couple of games from Blendo Games, neither of which really did it for us. Wait, come back! We'll tell you why!

  • Episode 64: Bad Rats Show / Westerado

    August 7th, 2016  |  31 mins 49 secs

    The Comrades talk a bit about the limits and pitfalls of irony before tackling a delightful open world nugget.

  • Episode 63: Ichi / INSIDE

    July 23rd, 2016  |  37 mins 15 secs

    Oh, it's just one of the best games we've done on the show. Oh, and Ichi. Ichi is also here.

  • Episode 62: The Howler / 80 Days

    July 9th, 2016  |  30 mins 56 secs

    Nick and Gary take a look at a pair of mobile ports, one lackluster, one transendant.

  • Episode 61: Devil Daggers / Neon Struct

    June 11th, 2016  |  29 mins 13 secs

    The most potato of potato games joins an exceptionally stylish and worthy stealth game. Brief admin note: no episode in 2 weeks to accommodate for travel. We'll be back in a month!

  • Episode 60: Human Resource Machine / The Last Door: Season 2

    May 28th, 2016  |  31 mins 17 secs

    Nick and Gary check out another in the line of Nick's Picks, Human Resources Machine, as well as the conclusion to the stellar Last Door series.

  • Episode 59: Race the Sun / Momodora 4

    May 14th, 2016  |  32 mins 45 secs

    You should totally play both of these games. Nick and Gary wax ecstatic about Race the Sun and Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight.

  • Episode 58: Enter the Gungeon

    April 30th, 2016  |  34 mins 1 sec

    Pfft, more like Enter the Gushing. Nick and Gary really like this game. Listen to us explain why!

  • Episode 57: Euclidean / The Consuming Shadow

    April 16th, 2016  |  22 mins 35 secs

    Every time we can round up a couple of games, we're going to do a Lovecraft special. In this episode, Nick and Gary talk about Euclidean and The Consuming Shadow. It's a shorter episode but we're back in 2 weeks with a whole episode on Enter the Gungeon.

  • Episode 56: Pony Island / 20XX

    April 2nd, 2016  |  30 mins 42 secs

    A quick vacation to the year 20XX before vacationing again on Pony Island. Then a quick vacation in Ranttown.