Codex History of Video Games with Mike Coletta and Tyler Ostby

A weekly Video Games, Education and Society podcast
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Mike and Tyler talk about the history of System Shock. They discuss immersion sims, emergent gameplay, System Shock 1 & 2, and a little bit about the future of this franchise. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike talk about the history of Call of Duty! Specifically the first three games in the series. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler discuss holiday themed video games! Games mentioned this episode are Duke: Nuclear Winter, Christmas NiGHTS Into Dreams, Batman: Arkham Origins, Merry Gear Sol!d: Secret Santa, and Freezeezy Peak from Banjo Kazooie. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler talk about the developer Cyan Worlds and Myst. They also briefly discuss Cyan Worlds' earlier games before Myst. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike discuss the endgame of video game franchises. They discuss both MMORPGs like World of Warcraft, shared world shooters like Destiny, and single player games. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler do their final (for now) episode on the history of The Legend of Zelda. They go over A Link Between Worlds and Tri Force Heroes. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike go through the history of the first four Splinter Cell games! The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler continue their series on the Legend of Zelda. This time they dive into the handheld games Phantom Hourglass and Spirit Tracks. They end on Wii's Skyward Sword. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler finish their series on id Software using Masters of Doom by David Kushner as a resource. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike talk about chapters 14 and 15 of Masters of Doom by David Kushner. They discuss Quake II, Quake III, Daikatana, and all sorts of office drama. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler talk about the history of Luigi's Mansion. Specifically Luigi's Mansion for GameCube and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon for Nintendo 3DS. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler cover the history of Left 4 Dead. They talk about both Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2! The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler start at the season of spooky games with Resident Evil. Specifically they discuss Resident Evil 1 and 2. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike continue their discussion on the history of id Software using chapters 12 and 13 of Masters of Doom by David Kushner. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike continue their discussion on the history of id Software using chapters ten and eleven of Masters of Doom by David Kushner. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler talk about the differences and similarities between the Nintendo/Sega console war and the Microsoft/Sony console war. They also discuss how Nintendo fits in and if anyone else could join the video game console market. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike continue their history on id Software using the book Masters of Doom by David Kushner. They discuss the release of Doom this episode! The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike talk about some famous vaporware games and a console. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler dive into chapter 7 and 8 of "Masters of Doom" by David Kushner to talk about id Software's release of Wolfenstein 3-D and early development of Doom. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike continue their discussion of id Software. This week they cover chapters five and six of Masters of Doom by David Kushner. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler discuss the history of id Software through chapters three and four in Masters of Doom by David Kushner. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler talk about id Software. The main source of these series on Id Software is Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture by David Kushner. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler continue with the history of the 4 player co-op arcade hit, Gauntlet. They talk about all the 3D Gauntlet games from 1998 to today. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Tyler and Mike go over some of the quintessential games on the early Macintosh computers. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
Mike and Tyler talk about the 4 player co-op arcade hit, Gauntlet. The theme music is by RoccoW. The logo was created by Dani Dodge.
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Podcast Details

Created by
Mike Coletta
Podcast Status
Active
Started
May 21st, 2018
Latest Episode
Jan 11th, 2021
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
143
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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