Constantly Calibrating Podcast (Gaming & Geek Culture)

The unthinkable has happened at last: 3/4 of the ConCal Podcast crew now have a Wii U; it's glorious! On this week's episode we delve into thoughts on why we think the Wii U was a wise/solid investment, as well as the perks of having the system. The group also looks to the future as to what games are of most interest to us.

Prior to that we ponder the recent Star Wars director announcements and listen to why Brian wants to be the first "man" on Mars.


Direct download: 103_-_Calibrating_The_Return_to_Nintendo_Mountain.mp3
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When is it justified to change the source material when adapting a piece of media to a different medium? In recent memory there has been sweeping changes to Game of Thrones, based on the George R. R. Martin book series A Song of Ice and Fire. Prior to that we've all seen changes that have altered entities like Harry Potter, Super Mario Bros., and Watchmen, so I'm sure we all have experience with the concept.

In addition, during the news segment we discuss Nordic going full THQ, trouble in the land of Minecraft, The Legend of Zelda, and more!

Direct download: 102_-_Calibrating_Crossmedium_Adaptation.mp3
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Today we're featuring a special, end-week episode of Constantly Calibrating so that we can recap all the wonders that we were beholden to at E3 this week.

No Man's Sky, Assassin's Creed Unity (controversy and all), Far Cry 4 (with additional controversy), Dragon Age Inquisition, Sunset Overdrive, and much more will get discussed this week, so make sure to listen.

Also, let us know in the comments what your thoughts were on the big event. What won? Were you disappointed with anything? Why aren't we able to throw our money at Hello Games yet?

Direct download: 101_-_Calibrating_E3_2014.mp3
Category:Video Games -- posted at: 2:42pm PDT

Episode 100. That glorious milestone has been hit, and with it we delve into the past of Constantly Calibrating. Don't let the nostalgia trip scare you off if you're new to the show, as the episode features frank discussions of what running a show like this can do to people and friendships.

This is an episode no fan, or newcomer, of Constantly Calibrating should miss!

Direct download: 100_-_Calibrating_100_Episodes_Down_Many_More_To_Go.mp3
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We're one week away from the 100th episode of Constantly Calibrating. This week we predict what the future of gaming will bring at E3 next week, while telling tales of WildStar and Watch_Dogs.

There may also be some goats involved.

Direct download: 99_-_Calibrating_99_Predictions_But_Half_Life_3_Aint_One.mp3
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