Insert Coin Theater Podcast

#4: ArenaNet Fires for Twitter & Future Show State

An episode of Insert Coin Theater Podcast

By Insert Coin Theater
The Insert Coin Theater Podcast is the resurrection of a podcast-turned-livestream. Covering topics in video games from game deep-dives to industry research to light-hearted topics, the ICT Podcast is Tim bringing on his passion for games in a weekly format.
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#28: WHO's Gaming Disorder and Gaming News
Tim tirades about the WHO's Gaming Disorder and how he has experienced it in the past, and how it seems to be ridiculed and how harmful that is to those suffering. He also jumps into upcoming gaming news like Pokemon Sword and Shield, Fable 4, and A Plague Tale: Innocence!   Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
40:23
May 27, 2019
#27: WoW Classic, Party Hard 2 & A Plague Tale: Innocence and E3 Predictions
Tim delves into his excitement for WoW Classic and it's August 27th release date (YAY!). He also jumps into Party Hard 2 and A Plague Tale: Innocence, two new games he's played. Finally, he makes some off-the-cuff tinfoil hat E3 predictions for the upcoming event! Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
38:28
May 21, 2019
#26: Intellivision Amico & Randy Pitchford
 Tim discusses the Intellivision Amico - who is this aimed at? It seems cool, but who knows what it's targeted at? Then, Tim goes into Randy Pitchford and his near-total meltdown rant against Game Informer. Oh boy, it's a doozy. Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
36:42
May 14, 2019
#25: Shootin' the Breeze
Tim on a time crunch - who knew? Episode 25 is just catching up and hanging out and talking about classic games and how they've evolved over a few short generations - from the N64/PSOne/Dreamcast era to the GameCube/Xbox/PS2 era even into the PS3/Xbox 360/Wii era. The focuses have changed, but a lot of super simple games have stayed around.   Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
31:54
April 22, 2019
#24: With Special Guest ShakkaPanda - Content Creation Philosophies, Views on Pewdiepie, DLive and Content Moral High Ground
ShakkaPanda joins the show for this episode! Shakka and Tim discuss content creation philosophies and inspirations, intentions and the fact that "it's okay to play." The pair also dig into Pewdiepie joining DLive to live stream there, and discuss the risks and concerns that being on a platform with such a polarizing figure can bring. They also talk about morality and whether your own content should be dictated by others on the platform or the platform's choices. Check out ShakkaPanda on Mixer! https://mixer.com/shakkapanda Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
1:07:16
April 16, 2019
#23: Supporting Content Creators, Epic Games Store vs Steam, and Callout Culture
Tim talks about supporting content creators, the Epic Games Store versus Steam (and the weird fanboyism around it), and callout culture on Twitter.   Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
44:02
April 8, 2019
#22: Ask Me Anything - Sekiro, AFK Streams and Sparks, DnD and Game Backlogs
Tim runs an AMA - Ask Me Anything! Questions range from FromSoftware and soulsbourne games, AFK Streams and Sparks, DnD and Game Backlogs! We run the gamut this week!   Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
46:54
April 2, 2019
#21: Adam Sessler and Star Wars
Tim discusses one of his childhood heroes, Adam Sessler. He also dives into one of his childhood passions: Star Wars! Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
35:03
March 26, 2019
#20: Hair and Personal Expression, RetroFizz, and Google Stadia
Tim goes over hair empowering him, personal expression, and stuffy work environments; RetroFizz being live now; and Google Stadia! Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
34:12
March 21, 2019
#19: Pokemon Sword & Shield, THQ Nordic 8chan AMA, Xbox on Switch, and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
A lot happened in one week, so it's a crammed episode this time around! Pokemon Sword & Shield were announced at the Pokemon Direct, THQ Nordic makes a boneheaded move and puts an AMA on 8chan, Xbox makes its way to Switch, and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order reveal coming to Star Wars Celebration in Chicago in April.   Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
50:32
March 5, 2019
#18: We're Back! Apex Legends, Anthem & Crackdown 3, and Activision-Blizzard's Folly
We're back from hiatus! YAY! Tim talks Apex Legends, Anthem and Crackdown 3, and Activision-Blizzard's weird choice for firing 8% of their staff. It's a head scratcher. Missed you! <3 Check out Tim: https://insertcoin.theater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com 
51:50
February 22, 2019
#17: Diablo Immortal and Gamer Entitlement & Tim Ramblings
In this episode, Tim goes into Diablo Immortal and gamer entitlement, and then jumps into a long-winded ramble about charity fundraising as a content creator and giving fatigue.
37:00
November 11, 2018
#16: Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. Impressions, Riot Games Sexism, and My Content Creation Crisis
Tim goes over his feelings on the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. and what he liked and didn't like about it, then into the light and flavorful topic (just kidding) of the Riot Games sexism case, and then Tim delves into his content creation crisis and where that left him. Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme Outro is Sanctuary Both by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
50:29
November 8, 2018
#15: Black Ops 4 in Review, Red Dead Redemption 2 Crunch Time: Do I Buy It Or Not?
Tim gives his feelings about Black Ops 4 (finally - it's been a few weeks!), and then talks about the Crunch problem in the games industry, and whether to support RDR2 or not because of this. Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme Outro is Sanctuary Both by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
44:41
October 28, 2018
#14: Content Creation, Monetization, and Running a Brand/Business w/ Rival_Laura
Rival_Laura joins us for this discussion about content creation, art, monetization and running a brand an business! We talk about sponsorships, partnerships, and a ton more. Thanks to Laura for joining during this special episode of the ICT podcast! Check out Broadcastick at www.broadcastick.com. Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme Outro is Sanctuary Both by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
49:35
October 21, 2018
#13: BLOPS4, This Crazy Week, and An Interesting #AskICT!
Black Ops 4 is out, but it's still a bit early for a full impression. This week has been hectic - sponsorship, PAX South and a charity event with egg smashing and pie facing! Finally, someone asks if a streamer is "doing it wrong" by streaming to get the attention of another streamer and for approval. Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme Outro is Sanctuary Both by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
35:20
October 14, 2018
#12: The History of Games - Bungie Studios, Chapter 3
Tim continues the journey through the extended history of Bungie Studios, covering Myth to Oni to the start of the veritable Halo franchise! Intro song is the History of Games Theme by Abstraction, with the amazing voice of Stephen Chesterton at goldenvo.co. Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
19:06
October 7, 2018
#11: Forza Horizon 4 Review & The Science of Selling Out
Tim talks about Forza Horizon 4, an awesome game by Turn 10! It's actually really solid. Tim also dives into selling out and what it means. Is it such a bad thing? Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme Outro is Sanctuary Both by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
32:57
September 30, 2018
#10: Story Time, Quick Reviews, and Variety Podcast Panel
Tim explains last week's lack of an episode, gives brief review Forza Horizon 4 and a quick recap of Overwatch's current state, and drops the Variety Podcasting Round Table from PAX West 2018 featuring undeadhooligan, GhostfromTexas and Hasselhoffed! Check out their podcasts: mixer.com/undeadhooligan mixer.com/GhostfromTexas mixer.com/Hasselhoffed Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme Outro is Sanctuary Both by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
1:17:36
September 23, 2018
#9: Mixer Podcasting Panel at PAX w/ NyteTide & MyBoomShtick
This is a replay of the Mixer Podcasting LIVE Segment on the Mixer Partner Stage at PAX West 2018, featuring the likes of MyBoomShtick and NyteTide, two extremely excellent podcasters who also utilize Mixer as their primary livestreaming platforms. Check out their podcasts: anchor.fm/nytetide anchor.fm/myboomshtick anchor.fm/bitn Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
59:56
September 9, 2018
#8: Graveyard Keeper/Gal*Gun 2/We Happy Few & Ramble Engaged
Episode 8 is here! Tim gives his impressions on Graveyard Keeper, Gal*Gun 2, and We Happy Few, as well as responds to a comment from Castbox. He also prattles about a lot of things due to being nervous for PAX West. It's going to be fiiiiine... Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Break songs are "Home Base Groove" and "Itty Bitty 8 Bit" from Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com. Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
34:54
August 26, 2018
#7: Call of Duty Losing Single Player & Nostalgia and Gaming
Call of Duty is abandoning single-player campaign modes. Is this good or is it bad? We delve into the facts behind this move. We also look into nostalgia and its positive and negative effects on gaming and why it's important. Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Break songs are "Home Base Groove" and "Itty Bitty 8 Bit" from Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com. Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
17:22
August 12, 2018
#6: The History of Games - Bungie Studios, Chapters 1 & 2
The first edition of The History of Games, a side-quest into the heart of video game history, is here! Tim dives headlong into what turned Bungie Inc. into the behemoth name it is today and its humble beginnings. Break songs are "Home Base Groove" and "Itty Bitty 8 Bit" from Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com. Intro song is the History of Games Theme by Abstraction, with the amazing voice of Stephen Chesterton at goldenvo.co. Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
24:24
August 5, 2018
#5: PAX West & #AskICT
Tim talks about PAX West and GuardianCon and what's coming up when he travels to Seattle for the first time. We also answer some questions made during the first ever #AskICT segment on the show. Feel free to ask more questions using the same hashtag on Twitter! Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Break songs are "Home Base Groove" and "Itty Bitty 8 Bit" from Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com. Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
35:47
July 29, 2018
#4: ArenaNet Fires for Twitter & Future Show State
ArenaNet fires two employees for off-the-clock Twitter interactions with a prominent content creator in their game's space. We dig into the facts behind it and a bit of conjecture. Then, we look at the future state of the ICT Podcast and where we're headed! Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Break song is from Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com. Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
21:03
July 21, 2018
#3: "Git Gud" Culture, Toxicity, and Sexism In Gaming
Quite a heavy show this time around. We discuss what "Git Gud" culture is, what toxicity, tribalism and gate-keeping are, and finally we delve into sexism in gaming. There's a lot here so please share your thoughts in the platforms below! Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
41:36
July 6, 2018
#2: Is EA the Gaming Devil?
We delve into Electronic Arts and what they do and have done in the past. Perhaps you don't understand all the hate for this publisher or just hate on them blindly? Let's take a look and decide on our feelings of this goliath publisher together as we dig into some facts and some opinion about EA. Check out Tim: twitter.com/InsertCoinTim discord.gg/ict mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction abstractionmusic.com
39:58
June 29, 2018
#1: The WHO's Gaming Disorder and Finding the Fun
Welcome to the reboot of the ICT Podcast! In this inaugural relaunch episode, Tim talks about the World Health Organization's "Gaming Disorder" as well as the DSM-5's "Internet Gaming Disorder" and why we shouldn't treat it as nothing. Tim also digs into Finding the Fun in games and how to keep things interesting in a game when you're not good at it (thanks JankHambrams for the topic idea!). Check out Tim: http://twitter.com/InsertCoinTim http://discord.gg/ict http://mixer.com/insertcointheater Intro song is the ICT Podcast Theme by Abstraction Outro song is Sanctuary by Abstraction http://abstractionmusic.com
25:41
June 22, 2018
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