The Indoor Kids with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon

Today our pal actor/comedian Jon Daly joins us to talk about how he is playing all old Atari and Sega games on emulators, and discusses the good, the bad, and the horrible (Custer's Revenge). Also a longer Intro Kids where Kumail and Emily teach you song lyrics for Dragon Age and more! NO SPOILERS.

Direct download: IK176_Emulators_and_Jon_Daly.mp3
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Today we welcome gamer and voiceover actress Britanni Johnson to talk about all the amazing games recently out and coming out soon, as well as how she got into the video game business and more!

Direct download: IK175_Britanni_Johnson__Dragon_Age_Politician.mp3
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Today Kumail and Emily welcome one of their dearest friends, Jared Logan, to talk about being a presidential history buff, shows he's enjoying, and how he feels D&D and video games have influenced each other. Jared's been a DM for most of his life, and he's also hysterical. Enjoy!

Direct download: IK174_Nerding_Out_with_Jared_Logan.mp3
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This week, Kumail and Emily welcome back Troy Baker to talk about his experience as the lead character of Shadow of Mordor. We dive into what it's like to learn how to use Talion's sword, all the backstory and extra Tolkien stuff the game didn't get to, and more! There is some basic information about the game's plot here, so if you haven't played and want to play, you may want to skip it.

Direct download: IK173_Troy_Baker_Returns.mp3
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Today Kumail and Emily are alone on their couch, talking about the scariest video game experiences they've ever had, and reading your letters about the scariest video game experiences you've ever had. Insert treat instead of trick pun here!

Direct download: IK172_Halloween__A_Letters_Episode.mp3
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Today we welcome our favorite guest Jordan Morris to chat with us about... well a lot of things. TV. Movies. Halloween. Games we're playing. SNL. The nature of fandom. DC movies. More. Enjoy it.

Direct download: IK171_The_Steve_Martin_of_The_Indoor_Kids__Jordan_Morris.mp3
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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Matt, aka M Shadows of the band Avenged Sevenfold, to talk about his other passion: video games. This guy is in deep. We talk about the video game industry, the music industry, and how Matt has been competitive in video games since he was a kid. Plus we talk about the game he is releasing into the world this week, Hail to the King: Deathbat, and what the process of creating a game has been like for him over the past two years. Great dude, great episode. 

Direct download: ik170_m_shadows.mp3
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Today we welcome Anthony Burch, from Hey Ash Whatcha Playin'?, writer of Borderlands 2 and the upcoming pre-sequel of Borderlands, to talk about storytelling in gaming, how he got started in the biz, his thoughts on TV and gaming now, and more!

WARNING: There are possible spoilers for Borderlands 1 and 2, Heavy Rain, LA Noire, The Walking Dead Season 2 (video game), and possibly the TV show Gotham in this episode.

Direct download: IK169_Pre-sequeling_with_Anthony_Burch.mp3
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Today we welcome Stephen Falk, creator of the awesome FX show You're the Worst, to talk about the process of getting a show on the air, the video games he loves, and more! Plus an intro where Kumail and Emily talk Fantastic Fest and the new LotR game, Shadow of Mordor!

Direct download: IK168_Youre_the_Best_with_Stephen_Falk.mp3
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Today Kumail and Emily welcome Raheem, aka Random, aka MegaRan, on a break from a tour of the US and UK! We discuss how to make music out of 8-bit game music, how he comes up with lyrics, and we play a couple of his favorite songs. Plus an intro where Kumail and Emily discuss Destiny, Doctor Who and more!

Direct download: ik167_raheem_jarbo.mp3
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