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Episode 49 – Heavy Eyed

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Direct Download This month on the Critical Distance Confab, all the way from New Zealand, is YouTuber Mitch Cramer. Mitch Cramer, aka HeavyEyed, is a relatively new to the world of YouTube video game criticism. Starting off as a band manager, he…

Minisode 14 – We’re Back

Minisode 14 – We’re Back

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Direct Download   After a year-long hiatus, the minisodes are back on the Critical Distance Confab. In case you missed them the first time around, the idea behind these minisodes is for myself and a co-host to highlight some games that haven’t…

Episode 48 – The Critic and the Dragon

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Direct Download Joining me for this month’s interview is author of actual books and YouTube critic Joseph Anderson. Wanting to build up his online presence to attract a book agent, Joseph Anderson began creating YouTube videos to relieve himself of some “petty…

Episode 47 – A Measured Response: Hbomb

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Direct Download I managed to snag critic, rhetorician and YouTube vaudevillian Harry Brewis, more commonly known as Hbomberguy for this month’s interview. Mr. Hbomberguy is a bit of an odd duck with regards to YouTube games criticism. He first came to internet…

Episode 46 – Talking on Games

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Direct Download Freshly back from E3, YouTuber Hamish Black, the man behind the Writing on Games channel, sat down with me for this month’s interview. Nearly two years ago exactly, Hamish Black took the plunge and began making critical YouTube videos. He…

Episode 45 – Documentary Delight

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Direct Download With this interview, we move away from YouTube and delve into independent film, to talk with Philip Jones, the director of the 2015 documentary Gaming in Color. The documentary started with an intent to focus on the then-new Gaymer X…

Episode 44 – A Cagey Interview

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Direct Download This month I interview YouTuber Kevin John, also known as Cagey. YouTube essayist Cagey is a jolly old soul from Scotland. From writing at fan sites, he struck out on his own with his own YouTube channel. He has a…

Episode 43 – Think, Game, Love

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Direct Download In this episode, I interview the newly crowned Critical Distance 2016 Journalist of the Year, Heather Alexandra. Each new interviewee seems to bring some new aspect to the video criticism form. Heather Alexandra instead of jumping straight into video essays,…

Episode 41 – Every Game a Painting

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Direct Download We end this year of interviews with Mark Brown of Game Maker’s Toolkit. Mark Brown went a different direction with his video based video game criticism. Instead of interviews, opinion shows or holistic game examinations, he devoted his channel to…