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In Episode 4 of the Super Podcast Action Committee, hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight talk about censorship in the European version of Frogster's MMO TERA (check out Andrew's latest YouTube video for some context on the discussion), and the controversy over game cloning - this time involving an iOS game from Ustwo called Papa Quash that copied the mechanics from the popular PlayStation Move title from Die Gute Fabrik - J.S. Joust. Download it: Super Podcast Action Committee - Episode 4 (65 Minutes, 67.5 MB)

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Credits: The Super Podcast Action Committee is hosted by E. Zachary Knight and Andrew Eisen, and produced by James Fudge. Music in the show includes "Albino" by Brian Boyko and "Barroom Ballet" by Kevin MacLeod. Both are in the public domain and free to use.

Direct download: SuperPAC_Episode4.mp3
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In Episode 3 of the Super Podcast Action Committee, Andrew and James talk about the horrors of connecting to Battle.net during the Diablo III launch this week and why "always connected" gameplay is for the birds. We also talk about the current financial troubles facing Curt Schilling's 38 Studios and the state of Rhode Island, as well as how wonderful Torchlight II is.

Download it here: Episode 3 (47 minutes, recorded May 19, 2012).

You can subscribe to the show on iTunes and use our RSS Feed to add the show to your favorite news reader. You can also find us on Facebook and on Twitter @SuperPACPodcast, and you can send us feedback by dropping a note to superpacpodcast@gmail.com.

Credits: The Super Podcast Action Committee is hosted by E. Zachary Knight and Andrew Eisen and produced by James Fudge. Music in the show includes "Albino" by Brian Boyko and "Barroom Ballet" by Kevin MacLeod. Both are in the public domain and free to use.

Direct download: SuperPAC_Episode_3.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:41 AM
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This week we have a special guest: Ben Sawyer, Project Director for Games for Health. Ben talks to us in great detail about the eighth annual event taking place in Boston, Massachusetts June 12 – 14.

Hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight explain the fine print attached to Microsoft’s new $99 Xbox 360 and why it might be a good idea to avoid this “deal.” They also discuss the challenges that the top console makers (Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft) are facing as declining sales and the difficulties of launching a new generation of hardware weigh heavily on profits in the short term. Show length: 60 minutes. Recorded May 12, 2012.


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Credits: The Super Podcast Action Committee is hosted by E. Zachary Knight and Andrew Eisen and produced by James Fudge. Music in this episode includes "Albino" by Brian Boyko and "Barroom Ballet" by Kevin MacLeod. Both are in the public domain and free to use.

Direct download: SuperPAC_Episode2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:39 AM
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A big thank-you to Dorothy Martell for creating the new logo for the podcast. While I like the original design, the American flag in the background didn't really represent the image we were looking for or the audience we are currently enjoying. I think it's a very good effort and I think Dorothy is one hell of a good artist, even though this kind of work is not really in her wheelhouse. Her wheelhouse includes the kind of art found here and here...

Category:general -- posted at: 2:44 AM
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Episode #1 of the Super Podcast Action Committee takes on the thorny issue of used games. Why do some developers and publishers hate them so much and why do they think it would be "awesome" if the next generation of home consoles from Sony and Microsoft blocked used games altogether? We try to figure it all out... Hosts Andrew and Zachary also discuss "Operation Tangled Web," a series of indictments led by the United States Attorney General's office against individuals who sell mod chips for video game systems. Andrew also talks about some controversy surrounding his latest YouTube video, and Zachary reveals his thrifty side. Show length 56 minutes, recorded on May 5, 2012.


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Credits: The Super Podcast Action Committee is hosted by E. Zachary Knight and Andrew Eisen and produced by James Fudge. Music in this episode includes "Albino" by Brian Boyko and "Barroom Ballet" by Kevin MacLeod. Both are in the public domain and free to use.

Direct download: SuperPAC_Episode1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:55 PM
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