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Visiting the Village: Episode 55

2012-09-20 :: Mode 7 Games

Paul Taylor and Ian Hardingham are back with another barrage of games industry discussion, focusing on some of the week’s more…esoteric news! Watch the show LIVE and chat to us every Wednesday at 6pm UK time – http://www.twitch.tv/mode7games Watch VOD’s on YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/user/nervoustestpilot Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/visiting-village-mode-7-games/id308659100 Like the show [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 54

2012-09-13 :: Mode 7 Games

Paul Taylor and Ian Hardingham are back with another barrage of games industry discussion, focusing on some of the week’s more…esoteric news! Watch the show LIVE and chat to us every Wednesday at 6pm UK time – http://www.twitch.tv/mode7games Watch VOD’s on YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/user/nervoustestpilot Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/visiting-village-mode-7-games/id308659100 Like the show [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 53

2012-09-06 :: Mode 7 Games

Paul Taylor and Ian Hardingham are back with another barrage of games industry discussion, focusing on some of the week’s more…esoteric news! Watch the show LIVE and chat to us every Wednesday at 6pm UK time – http://www.twitch.tv/mode7games Watch VOD’s on YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/user/nervoustestpilot Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/visiting-village-mode-7-games/id308659100 Like the show [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 52

2012-08-23 :: Mode 7 Games

Check out the latest episode of Visiting the Village! Apologies for the sound issues – the problem should be fixed for next time. Watch the show LIVE and chat to us every Wednesday at 6pm UK time – http://www.twitch.tv/mode7games Watch VOD’s on YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/user/nervoustestpilot Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/visiting-village-mode-7-games/id308659100 Like the [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 50

2012-07-09 :: Mode 7 Games

Visiting the Village is back! We discuss Rezzed, re-selling digital games and a whole host of other tomfoolery. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 49

2010-10-20 :: Mode 7 Games

This week Ian and I talk about Starcraft bannings, in-game ads and, unfortunately, Jersey Shore. Tune in! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 48

2010-09-23 :: Mode 7 Games

We’re back! This week, Ian and I discuss possible Starcraft movies, indie game taxes, 3D (again) and various other things. Use your ears! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 46

2010-08-16 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, Ian and I take on the uncanny valley, erotic roleplay (in WoW), Rayman’s sales figures and a whole vast host of your listener questions. Join us! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 45

2010-07-21 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, Ian and I discuss a variety of scintillating gaming topics including Kinect, RealID and faeces. Also featuring our annual Telescope Update from Bryan! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 44

2010-07-13 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, Ian and I discuss the Eye of Judgment, swagger, professional wrestling’s similarity to the games industry and various other kinds of nonsense. Listen! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 43

2010-06-28 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, Ian and I discuss the fallout from E3, violence (again), Dragon’s Lair and indie art styles among other things. Listen avidly or remain oblivious! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 42

2010-06-11 :: Mode 7 Games

We make a triumphant return to the world of podcasting after some of the dust from the Frozen Synapse Beta launch settles! This week, Ian and I talk about non-programmers designing games, imagination, Mortal Kombat, Red Dead Redemption and MOAR! Enjoy it with your disgusting brain. Check out links from the show on our official [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 41

2010-03-08 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, Ian and I talk about motion control, Bobby Kotick buying stuff (recorded before the Actiblizz Infinity Blizz Ward Blizz Ward controversy), and all of the other exciting developments in the games industry about three weeks ago! Join us immediately! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 40

2010-02-15 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, Paul and Ian discuss the trials and tribulations of EA, the shutting down of Xbox support on Xbox Live, the sexuality of Commander Shepard and other vital issues of the day! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 39

2010-01-29 :: Mode 7 Games

We shimmy deftly into view to have a big argument about Microsoft Points, and talk about utterly contemporary stuff like Tiger Woods, the Apple iPad, game endings and retail vs. digital. JOIN US! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 38

2010-01-21 :: Mode 7 Games

Better late than never! This week, we discuss tips for indie game developers, ModDB’s Desura, the cult of personality, Ron Jeremy and lots of other things that we probably shouldn’t talk about in public! Take heed! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page Share this gibberish!…

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“Visiting the Village: Episode 37

2010-01-03 :: Mode 7 Games

We have recovered from the festivities sufficiently to get behind our microphones and blab about things like gamer gender, fat people, Browser Pong and Duke Nukem Forever. Listen now! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 36

2009-12-17 :: Mode 7 Games

Welcome to all our new listeners! This week, Ian and I bang on about charity, the death of console gaming, MMO’s for children and all kinds of other delights. Enjoy it with your face! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 35

2009-12-04 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, we discuss Activision’s charitable intentions, shock games as public service announcements, indie point-and-click adventures, Robbie Williams, Mark Ecko and all of the other games industry nonsense from the past week. Enjoy! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 34

2009-11-26 :: Mode 7 Games

Visiting the Village returns with a bumper episode packed with even more “lively gaming discussion” than usual. Includes minor arguments about digital distribution, the demoscene, Dante’s Inferno and bazillions of other things that will make your neurons sputter in confusion. Listen quickly! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 33

2009-11-06 :: Mode 7 Games

We’re back from Gamecity, and this week we take on more Epic Mickey, more Band Hero arguments, Borderlands and Germany.  Join us, but not in the sense of fusing yourself to our very being! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 32

2009-10-21 :: Mode 7 Games

We’re back!  This week we discuss the death of single player gaming, Miyamoto’s place in the industry and UFO catchers.  Join us! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 31

2009-10-08 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 31 arrives like a bat in a snowstorm.  This week, we discuss Epic Mickey, Dangerous High School Girls in Trouble, the PSPgo and other ridiculous things. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 30

2009-10-02 :: Mode 7 Games

30 weeks down and we’re back up to date, as well as being syndicated on Spong! This week, we discuss Intel’s attempt to take down OnLive, violence in games and a whole host of other guff. We also have Alex “Malakian” Hayes on the line, discussing his experiences playing through the Might and Magic 6 [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 29

2009-09-29 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 29 drops as we scramble to keep up!  We’ll be on top of it soon, promise.  This week: Half Life 2 noises, Discipline and all manner of other nonsense! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 28

2009-09-23 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 28 really likes you and is going to let you finish, but Episode 28 is the greatest episode of all time. This week, Ian is in an American toilet, and we discuss video game tropes, Kurt Cobain and all of the rest of the week’s most stimulating under-the-radar gaming news. Check out links from [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 27

2009-09-10 :: Mode 7 Games

This week, Ian is in America!  That doesn’t stop us from discussing all of the top gaming news, but unfortunately it did lead to some ropey sound quality for which we apologise! Yay! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 26

2009-09-04 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 26 is here to bring joy to the masses! This week, Ian and I discuss Deathspank, console failures and…parenting? Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 25

2009-08-27 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 25 exists!  This week we discuss the PS3 price drop (again), games as propaganda, Nintendo’s dev teasing and various other excitements! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 24

2009-08-20 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 24 pokes its head above the parapet only to spot the peasants revolting.  This week, Ian and I talk Champ Man, Dust 514, and porn.  Hoorah! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 23

2009-08-13 :: Mode 7 Games

This week we display our spectacular knowledge like a tramp quickly taking out his cock at a bus stop.  We talk EA’s failings, Dragon Quest, mass murder and the usual fanfare of guff you have come to despise.  Listen now! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 22

2009-08-07 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 22 is here!  It’s not in the right place in the iTunes browser (blame Apple), it’s late (blame BT Broadband) and it’s PACKED FULL OF FUN AND INFORMATION (blame us).  This week, we discuss a lot of iPhone gubbins, hip-hop MMO’s and seven shades of other nonsense. Check out links from the show on [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 21

2009-07-30 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 21 gallops up and snorts in your eye.  This week, we discuss Good Old Games, Matrix Online, money and lots of other “things”. Enjoy it with your ear! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 20

2009-07-22 :: Mode 7 Games

Welcome to our 20th Episode Special Slightly Extra-Long Edition! This week, we tackle a raft of topics, from goggles to astroturfing. We try desperately to avoid legal entanglement and discuss Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean, almost in the same breath! Come and marvel! Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 19

2009-07-20 :: Mode 7 Games

We’re back with our Develop special recorded in a public house!  We discuss everything that I spotted at this year’s Develop conference and also go off on a variety of stimulating tangents. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 18

2009-07-08 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 18 lands like a sack of flour on a target. This week: narrative, enthusiasm and Chester City Football Club. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 17

2009-07-03 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 17 is finally here!  This week Ian and I discuss the Nomad, Gamebone, Gearbox and a panoply of other brands and trade names.  Enjoy it utterly. Google Reader page Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 16

2009-06-25 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 16 is here, rattling its sabre.  This week, Ian and I discuss console controversy, Day of the Tentacle and exploding prostitutes. Here is a link to the Mark Kermode Transformers review we mentioned. Here is a link to indie gaming for economic justice. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 15

2009-06-18 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 15 strikes you unexpectedly with its long proboscis.  This week, I call Ian a “charlton”; we discuss addiction, Tex Murphy and holding things in your hand. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 14

2009-06-11 :: Mode 7 Games

The number fourteen has literally no significance.  This week, we dive heroically into the turbulent waters of gaming ephemera, tackling Alabaster, violence and motion sensing among other stimulating topics.  Why not join us?  Why not? Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 13

2009-06-04 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 13 is here to save you from latent superstition!  This week, among other things, we discuss Monkey Island, tiny emulators, and some of your own probing questions. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 12

2009-05-27 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 12 doesn’t like you or your family.  This week, Ian and I talk about hot dogs, Demigods and other odds and sods. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 11

2009-05-20 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 11 bounds across meadows like rabbits, foxes and spring lambs.  This week, we discuss cheating, patronage and circuses, as well as all of the usual tomfoolery you have come to – we suggest – expect. Here is a link to Stainless Games, developers of Magic: The Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers.  [http://www.stainlessgames.com/home/go/]. Check out [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 10

2009-05-13 :: Mode 7 Games

Visiting the Village hits its first numerical milestone!  This week, Ian coins the term ‘expousing’, we discuss manifestos, cataclysmic events and Peggle. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 9

2009-05-06 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 9 is here to knock you unconscious, striding boldly through the mall and puncturing the balloon of a clown as it leaves. This week: the nature of art, Gizmondo, boss battles and a vast panoply of other guff. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Our favorite game advert: [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 8

2009-04-29 :: Mode 7 Games

Episode 8 drops like a hippo in a faulty lift. This week, I say “planar bum”, Ian rants about Bridge Baron and we discuss the possibility of a Gary Busey adventure game, among other things. Check out links from the show on our official Google Reader page. Share this gibberish!…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 7

2009-04-21 :: Mode 7 Games

It’s that time of the week again. No, not *that* time of the week: Visiting the Village time! In Episode 7, we discuss hat-touching, excitement and a picture of Matthew Perry on the ceiling. And games. I’m just walking by all-la-di-dah and trashing your scene with these show notes: Sarien.net – via Offworld More Bottom [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 6

2009-04-15 :: Mode 7 Games

Yes, that’s right, Episode 6 is here and it wants YOU. This week: beavers, war and the word “spruce”. There’s show notes in them thar hills… War Games – via Eurogamer Robocalypse – Beaver Defense – via 4 Color Rebellion Green Fallout 3 – via Joystiq Street Judge – via VG247 EA’s Brass Knuckles – [...]…

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Visiting the Village: Episode 5

2009-04-08 :: Mode 7 Games

Bam!  That’s the sound of Episode 5 arriving.  This week: lawnmowers and Pauly Shore.  Guaranteed Spelunky-free! What’s that?  Oh, it’s only the show notes… Carless defends the IGF – via Auntie Pixelante LittleBigPlanet community explodes – via CVG EA drops copy protection – via Fidgit Pro gaming in a recession – via NY Times PS2 [...]…

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The gaming podcast with intelligence. Each week, we don our utterly metaphorical armour and confront the most intriguing mainstream gaming issues, as well as venturing to the arcane depths of the indie games scene. PC or console games: whatever your favourite species of electronic entertainment, we drag it screaming from the dungeon all the way back to the village.

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