Podcast

Episode 19 – A Critic By His Window

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This month we bring you another interview from the unheard archives. A few years ago Kirk Battle, going under the pseudonym L.B. Jefferies, was one of the most prolific critics of the burgeoning amateur bloggers arising from the boom of 2007 and…

Episode 18 – The Great Curator

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This month’s podcast is all about a subject near and dear to our hearts: curation. Here at Critical-Distance we curate games writing and other forms of criticism. But what about curation of the games themselves? Steam is getting flooded with new releases…

Episode 17 – The Blogfather

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Due to some unforeseen circumstances (namely, an impromptu digital game conference), Mattie Brice is unavailable to bring us a podcast this month. Fortunately, we dug into the archives and found this gem: an unreleased interview with Michael “Brainygamer” Abbott. Recorded about two…

Episode 15 – Black History Month

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In honor of Black History Month or maybe, as the discussion recognizes, in submission to it, we at Critical Distance are honored to be host to a discussion of three highly intelligent black critics to discuss both the concept of Black History…

Episode 13 – The Raidy Bunch

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For quite a while now Lara Croft and her Tomb Raider franchise has been wallowing in irrelevance. One too many subpar games with date control scheme and sensibilities holding it down. Then, earlier this year, the reboot of Tomb Raider launched the…

Episode 11 – The Talking Dead

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And here it is. After much loss of sleep and sanity the 2012 end of year podcast has finally arrived. After last year’s hopefulness of things being better, on one front 2012 proved to be an even worse year than its predecessor….

Episode 9 – A Braid Companion

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Yes, only 6 months late Critical Distance is proud to bring you episode 9 of the CDC podcast. This time we decided to focus on an actual game: Braid came out many years ago and sparked critics to write a megaton of…