Episode 14: A Horrible Age Of Paid Alpha Testing

Ermahgerd Paid MerdsSteam introduced the concept of paying for MODs this past week, which (unsurprisingly) caused lots of PC gamers to throw a fit. Ben and Alex spend the first chunk of today’s episode trying to convince Jared that paid MODs are not a bad thing, and from there it’s on to news about Adults-Only games and shuddered game studios.

The Top 3 List this week is “Favorite Videogame Princesses” of all time, followed by The Worst Thing That Happened To Us This Week and a quick round of What You Been Playin’ Bro?.

Episode 14: A Horrible Age Of Paid Alpha Testing

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Ben Mallahan
For as much as Ben talks about loathing gaming culture, he sure spends a lot of time in the thick of it. In addition to producing many different shorts and even spec pilots about videogames over the years, his favorite hobby is developing online games. After having some unexpected success with his indie MORPG NEStalgia, much of Ben’s free time is now spent running his very own gaming community.

About Ben Mallahan

For as much as Ben talks about loathing gaming culture, he sure spends a lot of time in the thick of it. In addition to producing many different shorts and even spec pilots about videogames over the years, his favorite hobby is developing online games. After having some unexpected success with his indie MORPG NEStalgia, much of Ben’s free time is now spent running his very own gaming community.