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 55: The Talos Principle / SUPERHOT

    March 19th, 2016  |  51 mins 37 secs

    Nick and Gary look at the most innovative shooter they've played in years and a worthy successor to Portal.

  • Episode 54: Darkmaus / Firewatch

    March 5th, 2016  |  43 mins 50 secs

    Disappointment goes around and around in this episode of Check It Out, Comrade! as Nick and Gary discuss a Dark Souls clone and a highly anticipated walking sim.

  • Episode 53: The Magic Circle / Ziggurat

    February 20th, 2016  |  51 mins 13 secs

    Nick and Gary dig into another attempt to make a 3D FPS Isaac and touch base with a game that's about a few too many things.

  • Episode 52: Underrail / Downwell

    February 6th, 2016  |  33 mins 22 secs

    Nick and Gary are back, baby. Is it ok if I call you baby? You are a baby reading this, right? We also discuss Underrail and Downwell. We're happy to be back!

  • Episode 51: Season Wrap-Up

    January 9th, 2016  |  34 mins 6 secs

    Gary and Nick take a look back at 50 episodes of indie game coverage, and talk about what's in store for the next season.

  • Episode 50: SOMA

    December 26th, 2015  |  50 mins 32 secs

    It's time to go in-depth on Frictional's followup to Amnesia... Does it live up to Gary and Nick's expectations?

  • Episode 49: The Beginner's Guide / Dr. Langeskov: A Whirlwind Heist

    December 12th, 2015  |  38 mins 4 secs

    Is it great when two solo projects somehow give insight on the original collaboration? That's what we have here as The Stanley Parable is split into Head and Heart versus HaHa.

  • Episode 48: The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth

    November 28th, 2015  |  44 mins 54 secs

    Edmund doesn't fuck around with new content. Each time he's decided to update this game, it's been delightful and voluminous. Listen to Nick and Gary explain what the expansion brings, why it's neat and why you should Check It Out!

  • Episode 47: Undertale

    November 14th, 2015  |  50 mins 9 secs

    Nick Glauber and Gary Butterfield, "Get off my dick about Undertale."

  • Episode 46: Shadowrun Hong Kong

    October 3rd, 2015  |  35 mins 46 secs

    Nick and Gary hack into Shadowrun: Hong Kong. It's slightly worse than Dragonfall but that's like saying 9 dollars is slightly worse than 10 dollars. You should definitely play this one. As a quick admin note, we're going on a brief hiatus while Gary deal

  • Episode 45: Super Time Force Ultra / Sonic Dreams Collection

    September 12th, 2015  |  35 mins 41 secs

    Super Time Force is right up our alley. But this episode is about new directions for the show as we tackle an unreleased Sonic game.

  • Episode 44: Rocket League / Fingered

    August 29th, 2015  |  30 mins 6 secs

    Nick and Gary get Fingered, then take on Rocket League. Two games marked by their simplicity but so different in terms of depth.

  • Episode 43: Her Story / Guild of Dungeoneering

    August 1st, 2015  |  27 mins 56 secs

    A narrative heavy game with a very original interface and a deck building roguelike hybrid this week. Big ups to both! Note: the devs for Guild of Dungeoneering gave us review copies.

  • Episode 42: Towerall: Ascension / Duck Game

    July 18th, 2015  |  24 mins 57 secs

    Couch co-op is not dead so put away your thinkpiece! Nick and Gary and Brayton play some Towerfall and Duck Game. Check out for video!

  • Episode 41: You Must Build a Boat / Ridiculous Fishing / TAS-100

    July 4th, 2015  |  34 mins 40 secs

    It's a triple feature! Nick was kind enough not to make me play TIS-100. So, it's filthy casual game chat for a while before Nick talks about the newest entry in his niche of niches.

  • Episode 40: Pillars of Eternity

    June 20th, 2015  |  49 mins 36 secs

    The years of golden CRPG gaming continue with this amazing Kickstarter offering. Nick and Gary finally weigh in on Pillars of Eternity and, fuck yes, is it special.