The Indoor Kids with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon
Dan Harmon (creator of Community, Channel 101) visits The Indoor Kids again to discuss our obsession with Skyrim. We talk about how our real life personalities affect our characters and behavior within the game, and we try and ascertain specifically what makes this game so awesome and immersive. Plus we talk about celebrities. Something for everyone!
Also send your submission in for the contest! Deadline is December 9th. Get to it!
Direct download: IK22_Church_of_Skyrim_2_with_Dan_Harmon.mp3
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G4's Blair Herter & Jessica Chobot visit The Indoor Kids to share how they broke into the gaming industry, and to give tips on how you can too. Then everyone starts raving about Skyrim. It's all Skyrim this and Skyrim that and Kumail starts formulating a new religion based on the teachings of Skyrim. Then, in Side-Quest, Emily & Kumail discuss the big Gears of War contest some more, and share tips on how to game on a budget.

Direct download: IK21_The_Church_of_Skyrim.mp3
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Jeff Rubin (College Humor, The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show) decided to watch every single video game released theatrically in the United States. He visits The Indoor Kids to tell the story of their successes and their failures. Mostly their failures. Like, almost exclusively. Then, during Side-Quest, Emily & Kumail announce a big huge contest for listeners with tons of awesome prizes. Yep.

Direct download: IK20_The_Video_Game_Movie_Episode_with_Jeff_Rubin.mp3
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Dan Harmon (creator of Community and Channel 101) stops in at The Indoor Kids headquarters to discuss linear vs. open world games and how evolutionary theory ties into gaming. The singularity comes up again. Also, Minecraft. And then, in the Side-Quest, Kumail & Emily discuss their final thoughts on Arkham City & their first impressions of Uncharted 3.

Direct download: IK_19_Dan_Harmon.mp3
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Steve Heisler (AV Club Writer and Game Reviewer) stopped playing video games around Super Nintendo. A year ago, for The AV Club, he started playing the blockbuster games of today and reviewing them with fresh, childlike eyes. What's it like to make the jump from Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past straight to Bioshock? How do The Indoor Kids feel about Steve getting to avoid the exciting, hit-or-miss years of Playstation 1, Playstation 2 and XBox? What's it like to review games for a living, and how do you stay objective in such a subjective field? Find out!

Direct download: The_Video_Game_Coma_Episode_with_Steve_Heisler.mp3
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Host/model Chloe Dykstra stops in to discuss cosplay, growing up awkward, and being a girl in the scary/anonymous world of online gaming. We then get into a discussion of what makes us who we are and how we define ourselves online and in person. Also, we think Twilight sucks.

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The Indead Kids host Blair Butler (G4's Attack of the Show, Fresh Ink) as they each discuss their 5 favorite scary games. Blood is spilled! Lives are lost! Lists are read! Then, after Blair departs, Kumail & Emily do a Side-Quest. They discuss their final thoughts on Gears of War 3, their initial thoughts on Arkham City, and Emily's baby steps into the world of StarCraft 2. BoooooOooooo!

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The Indoor Kids record a 10 minute long special bonus episode where they review the PS3 re-release of Ico and discuss their annoyances with current downloadable content trends. These minisodes will always focus on reviews and current gaming news. Also, do you guys wanna help us come up with a name for these? We knew you would!

Direct download: The_Fun_Sized_Mini-sode_1.mp3
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G4's Stephen Johnson (Feedback) comes over to tell us about playing video games for a living, and the weird artscience of reviewing video games. Then we get into a discussion of games that everyone loves but we hate. We bare our souls here people. We expect the trolling to begin immediately.

Direct download: Beloved_games_that_we_behate_with_Stephen_Johnson.mp3
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Today at The Indoor Kids headquarters, comedian Duncan Trussell (The Lavender Hour) stops in to school us on StarCraft 2, and why he thinks it is the greatest video game ever made. We also discuss sex vs. violence in video games, and find out more about Stephen Hawking than any of us had bargained for. Like, way more. Yep.

Direct download: Revenge_of_StarCraft_with_Duncan_Trussell.mp3
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