It's October again, and that means we are bringing the spookiness. This time, Michael brings you the longest Video Game Mythos episode to date, reliving the scary, and chilling tale of Ben Drowned from the OPs perspective, jadusable. Buckle in for this feature length episode of Video Game Mythos, because it is a wild ride...
In this chapter of Video Game Mythos, Ryan takes you on a desolate journey through a familiar wasteland and on an overview of the destitute history and happenings of the hit Bethesda franchise, Fallout.
Michael had an elaborate episode planned and ready to go, which will be up in four weeks, but he did not want to miss a golden opportunity to get our resident podcasting expert on the show to talk about our favorite video games. Check out some of what we consider to be in the top tier of games and it might help you learn a little bit on why we choose the perspectives we do!
This week, Ryan takes the helm and dives into the visceral, daunting backstory that is Final Fantasy X. Join us as we take a look into the story of the tenth installment of this beloved Square Enix Franchise.
Video Game Mythos Season 2 has arrived, and with the launch of this highly anticipated season, we kick things off with one of the most memorable, emotional intro sequences in the history of video games, Halo 2: Cairo Station!
Michael wraps up the StarCraft series and Season 1 of Video Game Mythos with the Terrans, or humans, from the StarCraft series. In this surreal closure, prep the reality meter, because Michael brings it home for VGM listeners in a fitting finale.
Ryan is back, and due to an awesome suggestion from a fan, he tackles an introduction of an amazing game in a previously touched on series, Bioshock. Join Ryan as he rehashes the audiobook style introduction of the hallowing title, Bioshock Infinite!
On this special episode of VGM, Roger from Gurus of Gaming joins Michael in this special episode where, instead of breaking apart a character to tell you their backstories, we are breaking apart Link from the Legend of Zelda series and telling you why he isn't really a hero, and instead, why he is a dick!
Michael continues to construct additional pylons as the StarCraft story continues! First we covered the Zerg, and this week, Michael covers the powerful ghost, Sarah Kerrigan, and her tragic story, leading to the creation of one of the most harrowing villains in video game lore!
Thirty episodes in and Video Game Mythos is still going strong. How is it we keep this show up and running? Today, we take you behind the scenes of Ryan's mind and how he thinks; shedding light on just how VGM episodes are created in such detail. Enjoy!
Life blooms bright as we head into the Spring of the new year. What better way to look at new life than to TAKE IT OVER, EAT IT, AND EVOLVE TO ASSIMILATE ITS STRONGER PARTS.... I mean, what? Sorry, after listening to this episode about the Zerg from StarCraft, I just feel like I'm living life wrong...
Alex Butera makes his Video Game Mythos debut as he joins Michael in a special extended episode to talk about one of the most depraved and sadistic villains in video game history, Majora from Majora's Mask!
In episode 2, we covered Samus, and now it is time to cover the Samus' arch nemesis: the indestructible Ridley. Join Michael as we rip the power armor away from this character and jump deep into his backstory and some theories surrounding this villain.
This week, Ryan takes us on a vacation where we visit a tropical paradise. This paradise, however, is bathed in the blood of pirates and human trafficker scum. Join us as we follow the evolution of our hero, Jason Brody, as he contests this evil to save his friends.
Michael turns the tables on the solo side of life and welcomes back Ryan Turner from Gurus of Gaming in this collaborative episode to discuss something Michael knows very little about: League of Legends! Ryan brings you some information regarding the blood-born support, Pyke.
Today on Video Game Mythos, Ryan presents the inter-character relationship that begins the fable of Grandia II, a typical story of good versus evil. Although, it's not a typical love story that conspires. Even a speck of dirt has light within its' shadow
Quick! Grab your portal gun, and let's go! GLaDOS is after us! Jump into Episode 20 of Video Game Mythos as we celebrate this milestone with one of video games best antagonist ever from the Portal series!
Ryan breaks out the Xbox 360, brushes off the controller, and invites you into a co-op experience in the world of Halo as he takes a crack at the relationship between the Halo franchise star, Master Chief, and his betrothed AI, Cortana.
In this quick bit, Ryan delivers a heartfelt thank you as he sends Video Game Mythos into the new year. Listen to hear our plans for the new year and maybe a little bit of Ryan serenading you! Happy Holidays!
In our 2018 finale of Video Game Mythos, Michael breaks open the nostalgia vault and gets emotional, as Roger from Gurus of Gaming joins the show to talk about the lore and theories behind Super Smash Brothers, and ultimately, what it means to us as gamers. Happy Holidays!
Episode 15 is here, and with it, Ryan leads this weeks adventures to both a foreign land of myths and legends while he takes you on deep dive on some backstory and myths behind the classic franchise Shenmue!
Michael battles with Ryan Turner (Gurus of Gaming) for the mic, as they reach common ground while discussing Spyro the Dragon. Join in the nostalgic rehash of the first Spyro game and listen as we discuss a couple cool internet theories!
As we return from our Thanksgiving break, Michael takes a dip in the morality pool and emerges with the colossal backstory and meaning behind one of the most profound games of our time, The Shadow of the Colossus.
Time continues to fly by, but it's okay, but with it, brings episode twelve of Video Game Mythos! Ryan takes us on somber journey to a quaint little place called Stardew Valley. Listen as we discuss the journey your character takes, and you might even discover a valuable life lesson.
Its October, and with that, comes the scariest time of the year. Video Game Mythos is ready with an all horror-themed month. Join Ryan as he leads us into this holiday with one of the most prolific monsters in the universe, the Flood.
This week in Video Game Mythos, Ryan and Michael get together and retrospect the previous episodes and brainstorm some ideas about how to expand the scope of the show, as well as discuss and encourage new ways to get listeners engaged with them!
Why am I here? In the 3rd episode of the Video Game Mythos podcast, Ryan embarks on a philosophical journey as we interpret, explore, and empathize with Final Fantasy's most powerful no-faced black mage. Existential crisis, here we come!
Episode 2 has arrived, and with it, comes the backstory of everyone's favorite intergalactic bounty hunter, and no, it's definitely not Boba Fett. Join Michael has he de-helmets the protagonist from one of Nintendo's flagship franchises, Samus Aran.
Hey! Listen! In the first episode of the Video Game Mythos Podcast, Michael navigates everyone through the backstory and some theories surrounding everyone's favorite ball of light that never shuts up!