The Inforium
The Inforium
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme
The Video Game Episode (Ep. 236)
54 minutes Posted Nov 5, 2018 at 4:00 am.
Are video games worth your time?
Using video games as a coping mechanism
Avoiding a video game dependency
Sponsor: Brilliant (Learning problem-solving skills)
Avoiding a video game dependency (continued)
Some of our favourite games
Conclusion
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Can you be productive and still play video games? We talk about how we play games without sacrificing success, along with a few of our favorites.
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Things mentioned in this episode:
Tom's Games:
Guitar Hero III
Celeste
Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Pokémon FireRed
Portal 2
Overwatch
Enter the Gungeon
Hollow Knight
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Dance Dance Revolution and Pump It Up
Martin's Games:
Monster Hunter: World
Celeste
Animal Crossing
Golden Sun: The Lost Age
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Pokémon Silver
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
Links:
Atomic Habits, by James Clear
Nerd Fitness
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