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Just like the old days, Lauren and Eric go guestless on this episode to chat about Light Hope, Mara, and our favorite trio of Horde Cadets, including this episode's unlikely hero, the one and only Kyle! Also, some political stuff happened.

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A potential standout in the Metroidvania genre, Starsoft's Savior is being made by an eclectic mix of people, and Weston Tracy explains to me the projects origins, his hopes for its story and message, and the scrapped (?) dancing mechanic!

In Screenwatching, Cliff Murphy and Bill go over an Emmy winner in the South Park episode Make Love Not Warcraft!

Screenwatching: South Park (3:45)
Interview: Weston Tracy (29:15)
Bill's Magic Minute (55:44)

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We sat down with Humor For Hope to learn why they came to Chicago, their process, what brought them together, and why they think Improv Sux. 

For more information on Humor For Hope visit their website at www.humorforhope.com

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Dr. Hornet runs a contest - if a listener can guess his favorite album of the year 1974, they’ll win a special prize. The prize? Two tickets to Dr. Hornet’s greatest and most ambitious scheme yet: his own rock ‘n roll club! Featuring Slade, Neil Young, and an in-depth discussion of Ringo’s Starr’s classic “Goodnight Vienna.”

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This week, we take a dive into some of our favorite major and less-major characters with special guest Sean Rose, creator and host of the podcast The Hornet's Nest! From Catra and Glimmer to Netossa and Spinerella, all of your favs get put under the microscope.

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For the 3rd year in a row Chicago's Logan Theatre held their Community Playtest Night, where local game makers are able to demo their work for indy game fans and theatre-goers alike. Listen in to this live event recording of several presenters on their amazingly unique work!

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We sat down with The 45 Kings to learn why they came to Chicago, their process, what brought them together as a team, and why they think Improv Sux.

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We sat down with Dogfood to learn why they came to Chicago, their process, what brought them together as a team, and why they think Improv Sux.