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Free Play Podcast

Mar 29, 2019

Times are a changin’!  Things that were once thought impossible are becoming a reality.  Technology is moving us forward at an alarming pace, and Skynet is imminent… and we, at the Free Play podcast welcome our new robot overlords.

For real though… the video game scene is constantly changing.  Carts to discs to...


Mar 22, 2019

Playing games is a big part of the hobby.  Some would say that the other part of it is collecting games.  Looking at you, Backlog… but there is a side of the hobby that we may not think about nearly as often.  A side that makes playing these wonderful games possible. I’m talking about game creation.

Whether it’s...


Mar 15, 2019

This past week, Stonemaier games’ retail release of Wingspan wasn’t met with the response they might have hoped.

Only 5,000 English copies of the game went out to game stores worldwide with far more than that pre ordered by nerds who didn’t get their copy. Though part of the story, supply and demand isn’t the...


Mar 8, 2019

You know what they say… “They just don’t make them like the used to.” For us… that thing is “games.”  They used to be harder, you know?  It used to take you WEEKS to beat a game. Now, you can get a game from RedBox and have it beat and back in the machine faster than you can say, “Cattails.  Woo ooo.” 


Mar 1, 2019

Games have all kinds of inherit value that they rarely get credit for. They can help us understand the best way to act in any number of situations… one of which would be when not to throw a flash bang… the answer is into a door frame… at your team mates.

There is really no end to the things we have and could...