The Cursed Checkpoint #305 – Spacebase DF-9 Floats On

Double Fine piqued our interest with the announcement of Spacebase DF-9. Before its Early Access ends, Justin gets a full status report from all of Jason’s floating adventures. Is it time to jump in or space it all together? The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #303 – Hearthstone Summer Lovin

Justin and Aaron have played more Hearthstone this year than anyone could have expected. Why did they get into it over other card games? How did Aaron end up getting hooked on tournaments? Was Justin convinced to redo his gaming budget for Hearthstone? The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #302 – Shadowy Thief Action Party

Jordan is officially a master thief so what does he think about the current state of lockpicking mini-games and the stealth genre? Important people like Justin and Aaron want to know and have their own ideas about the shadowy future. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Preparing GiffTor for the 2013 Grimmys – The Cursed Checkpoint #209

Justin Gifford reflects on his Xbox One purchase and his year in gaming. Can Justin Lacey save him from the broken Battlefields, blinding Syndicates, and Ghosts or is it too late for all Justins everywhere? The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news… Continue reading

Preparing Cole for the 2013 Grimmys – The Cursed Checkpoint #208

Just because he has been quiet doesn’t mean Cole hasn’t been gaming. He spills his gaming library to Justin as they discuss the next gen consoles, 2013’s greatest hits, and the effects of Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, and Gone Home. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #206d – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: Game Time

In episode 4 of a 4 part interview, Ethan and Michael wind their way back to talking about video games and focus on marquee game developers, Kickstarter games that have their attention, and the status of the next episode of Tiny Barbarian DX. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #206c – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: Movies, Comics, Survivalism

In episode 3 of a 4 part interview, Ethan and Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games get completely off topic and talk about a variety of things that don’t necessarily have anything in common. Fortunately, Michael is both well spoken and informative. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #206b – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: E3 and Beyond

In episode 2 of a 4 part interview, Ethan continues talking with Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games and discusses E3, indie development, and the Oculus Rift. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #206a – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: Tiny Barbarian DX Update

In episode 1 of a 4 part interview, Ethan catches back up with Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games and discusses the lead up to the release of Tiny Barbarian DX, player reaction and his thought process on difficulty curves and pleasing the audience. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading