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The National Institute for Gamer Review

The National Institute for Gamer Review

By Dharma King
For a more just, sane, and autistic world
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KT 13 US Army Recruitment Crisis
Louis and DK scored 99s on the AFQT
01:42:49
June 30, 2022
KT 12 Abortion Terrorism
Louis and DK respect the Lord's freedom fighters
01:17:09
May 23, 2022
NIGR 28 Elden Ring Part 2
Louis and DK acquire waifus
01:18:18
May 06, 2022
NIGR 27 - Elden Ring Pt. 1
Louis and DK git gud
01:14:21
April 12, 2022
NIGR GK 13 - "March 2022"
Louis and DK propose Mariupol DLC for the new Combat Mission
01:00:24
March 27, 2022
KT 11 Russo-Ukraine War
Louis and DK aren't going to fight in WW3
02:11:43
March 16, 2022
Kultur-Terror #10: "ISIS"
Louis and DK analyze the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria from a cultural-critical perspective
01:05:24
February 22, 2022
NIGR Gamer Korps 12: "Blizzard Blues"
Louis and DK discuss Microsoft's acquisition of Activision-Blizzard and other recent news in the gaming industry
01:03:08
January 30, 2022
NIGR 26: "XCOM Agent Callsign N I G-"
Louis, DK, and very special guest Mike Enoch discuss XCOM, modding, politics in the gaming world, and much more
02:10:10
January 14, 2022
Kultur Terror #09 - LEGO
Louis and DK purchased the interlocking brick system in a toy shop, but that doesn't mean the interlocking brick system is a toy
01:08:47
January 09, 2022
Gamer Korps #11: "Don't Look Up!"
Louis and DK ring in the new year with a brief roundup of gaming news followed by a discussion of the Netflix original "Don't Look Up"
01:21:48
January 03, 2022
NIGR GK 10: Blizzard Breastmilk Bonanza
Louis and DK discuss breastmilk theft at Blizzard, IGN's bombshell article on Destiny, and psycho girlfriend ASMR
01:35:37
December 18, 2021
FROM THE ARCHIVES: NIGR #02 - "Halo"
Louis and DK explore a middlebrow science fiction universe with their AI waifu
01:12:40
December 11, 2021
NIGR 25 Command and Conquer
Louis, DK, and special guest Dark Enlightenment are in your base killing your dudes
01:43:12
November 27, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #24 - "Madden"
Louis and DK take a knee
01:21:27
November 14, 2021
Gamer Korps #10 BONUS CONTENT - "Get in the CAR, NIGR!"
A massive crossover event with the cast of Ctrl-Alt-Right (including Comrade Courier and Neo Atlas along with Randbot) and NIGR
02:42:57
November 05, 2021
Gamer Korps #10 - "The Death of Modding"
Louis and DK discuss "walled gardens," the death of modding, Call of Duty: Vanguard, and more!
01:20:12
November 05, 2021
Kultur-Terror #08 - "DUNE (2021)"
Louis and DK are cloned by Ixians and replaced by ghola with good takes
02:11:30
October 29, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #23 - "Mario"
Louis and DK learn that their podcast is in another castle
01:48:38
October 25, 2021
Kultur-Terror #07: "Bob Dylan"
Louis and DK get tangled up in jew
01:12:56
October 17, 2021
Gamer Korps #09: "Hopefully Our Audio Will Be Better From Now On"
Louis and DK discuss the newly announced Super Mario Bros. movie, the release of Windows 11, the GPU shortage in the context of Chinese politics, and the hygiene of the Super Smash Bros. community
01:09:13
October 10, 2021
From the Archives: NIGR #01 -- "XCOM"
Louis and DK will return next week with fresh new content. In the meantime, whether you're a new listener who hasn't heard the back archive, or a recent subscriber to the RSS, you're sure to enjoy this discussion of the XCOM series!
01:19:21
October 01, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #22: "Piracy"
Louis and DK see no harm in running "jenna jameson civilization 2 the matrix.exe"
01:58:45
September 18, 2021
Gamer Korps #08: "Gamergate was the 9/11 of Gaming"
Louis and DK round up recent developments in the industry, including the resignation of Tripwire CEO John Gibson, China's based gamercaust, and the end of the first round of the Epic v. Apple battle
01:07:18
September 11, 2021
NIGR LIVE #01 - "Skyrim Redux, with Special Guest Spectre"
Louis and special guest Spectre revisit Skyrim as Todd Howard announces yet another HD remaster
37:20
August 28, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #21 - "FTL"
Louis and DK hope that this time the RNG will provide them with proper weapons right off the bat
01:40:56
August 21, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #20 - "Skyrim"
Louis, DK, and very special guest James Allsup expel the (((Thalmor))) and reclaim Skyrim for the Nords
01:43:39
August 13, 2021
Gamer Korps #07 - "Activision Blizzard MELTDOWN"
Louis and DK use their status as 90s gaming industry rockstars to awkwardly hit on impressionable young female colleagues
01:12:56
August 08, 2021
Kultur-Terror #06 - "Let Them Look West"
Louis and DK sign up for Governor Fedpoast's New Model Army
02:14:60
July 30, 2021
Kultur Terror #05 - "Harry Potter"
Louis and DK cast Expellijewmus "The Death Eaters and the IRA":  http://members.madasafish.com/~cj_whitehound/Fanfic/Britrefs.htm#IRA
01:42:58
July 24, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #19 - "Wii"
Louis and DK discuss the People's Console
01:00:08
July 16, 2021
Kultur-Terror #04 - "The N Word"
Louis and DK drop hard Rs, for SCIENCE
01:10:37
July 09, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #18 - "Frostpunk"
Louis and DK stay warm in their Uncle's comfy chair
01:40:18
July 02, 2021
Gamer Korps #06 - "E3 2021"
Louis and DK trudge through the dregs of what remains of the gaming industry in the Current Year
01:19:54
June 25, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #17 - "Risk vs. Axis & Allies"
Louis and DK sit in a pair of Uncle's comfy chairs as they push to Moscow
01:23:12
June 11, 2021
Kultur-Terror #03 - "Berserk"
Louis, DK, and special guest Korbo discuss the late Kentaro Miura's post-modern epic
02:34:36
June 05, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #16 - "Space Sims"
Louis and DK send all available power to forward shields
01:33:02
May 28, 2021
Kultur-Terror #02 - "The AR-15"
Louis and DK discuss the most iconic American firearm of the past half-century
01:45:36
May 27, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #15 - "The Sims"
Louis, DK, and special guest Doomer Marty (@Doomer_Marty on poa.st) discuss The Sims MARTY PLAYS THE SIMS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI6J_PneHV3mh7e7dUbQmqA GAMASUTRA INTERVIEW WITH WILL WRIGHT: https://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/134754/the_replay_interviews_will_wright.php?print=1 PCGAMER ARTICLE ON SAME-SEX RELATIONSHIPS IN THE SIMS: https://www.pcgamer.com/uk/unearthed-the-sims-design-docs-show-the-debate-over-same-sex-relationships/ SOMETHING AWFUL PROTO-"LET'S PLAY" ON THE SIMS 2: https://www.somethingawful.com/feature-articles/week-life-ithe-2/1/
01:45:04
May 23, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #14 - "Dune 2(000)"
Louis and DK discuss the video game adaptations of Frank Herbert's magisterial novel Links: PLAY HERZOG ZWEI IN YOUR BROWSER: https://www.ssega.com/play/herzog-zwei/781 PLAY DUNE 2 IN YOUR BROWSER: https://www.myabandonware.com/game/dune-ii-the-building-of-a-dynasty-1e7/play-1e7 DOWNLAOD DUNE 2000: https://gruntmods.com/dune_2000_gruntmods_edition/
01:50:57
May 16, 2021
Gamer Korps #05 - "Oddworld and the PS5"
Louis and DK discuss the latest developments in the console gaming world
01:12:60
May 09, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #13 - "Bioshock"
Louis and DK discover the truth about Andrew Ryan
02:01:24
April 30, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #12 - "Beat Em Ups (and Odin Sphere)"
DK and Louis talk old school arcade games
54:33
April 23, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #11 - "Chrono Trigger (JRPGs 01)"
Louis, DK, and special guests Pikraft and Borzoi kick off their discussion of JRPGs with Chrono Trigger
01:42:40
April 10, 2021
Gamer Korps #04 - "Six Days in Fallujah" [Part I]
Louis and DK discuss recent developments and "controversy" surrounding the highly anticipated release of Six Days in Fallujah
02:22:34
April 02, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #10 - "Gears of War"
Louis and DK discuss the Gears of War series of tactical third-person cover shooters
01:31:42
March 26, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #09 - "The Rise and Fall of Bioware"
Louis and DK discuss the rise and fall of one of gaming's most iconic studios
01:50:01
March 19, 2021
Cultured Grugs
Louis and DK discuss Borzoi's collection of essays, "Cultured Grugs" 
02:01:15
March 18, 2021
National Institute for Gamer Review #08 - "Call of Duty"
Louis and DK stumble through the Treyarch fever dream
01:46:22
March 12, 2021
NIGR 07 - "Company of Heroes"
Louis, DK, and special guest Bronze Bund discuss the Company of Heroes series of real-time strategy games
01:33:06
February 27, 2021
NIGR 06 - "Mass Effect"
Louis and DK discuss the Mass Effect series. LINKS: Shamus Young's Mass Effect Retrospective: https://www.shamusyoung.com/twentysidedtale/?p=27792 Mass Effect as "Sex Simulator": https://web.archive.org/web/20080116082011/http://www.townhall.com/columnists/KevinMcCullough/2008/01/13/the_sex-box_race_for_president
02:26:32
February 13, 2021
NIGR 05 - "Paradox and Total War"
Louis and DK discuss, compare, and contrast the grand strategy games of Creative Assembly's Total War franchise and Paradox Interactive
01:39:07
February 10, 2021
Gamer Korps 03 - "GAMESTONK!!!"
Louis and DK discuss the $GME madness and its implications for the moobment
56:01
January 29, 2021
NIGR 04 - "Flash Games"
Louis and DK discuss the rise, fall, and untimely death of gaming on Shockwave (later Adobe) Flash
01:04:56
January 14, 2021
NIGR 03 - "Civilization"
Louis and DK discuss the Civilization series of turn-based strategy games
01:33:58
January 14, 2021
Gamer Korps 02
Louis and DK talk about all sorts of things more interesting than Cyberpunk 2077, such as the storage capacity of 3.5" floppy disks
01:22:12
December 23, 2020
NIGR 02 - "Halo"
Louis and DK discuss the Halo series of First Person Shooters
01:12:40
December 16, 2020
NIGR 01 - "XCOM"
Louis and DK discuss the XCOM series of strategy games
01:19:21
October 28, 2020