Rules Can Set you Free
If there are games then there are rules, otherwise it’s just pure chaos. This is an oldie from a familiar source, but it’s a deep cut Side-B, Japan Release only from 2011 that you may not know about. Your classic duo Jad and Rob explores how rules of games impact creativity.
The James Altucher Show
Look at Life Like a Game
James Altucher (idiosyncratically brilliant rich guy) interviews Maria Konnikova (that Writer who made $200K as an occupational hazard from poker while researching her book) about how we can extend game theory and poker mechanics to the nuances of life and nuclear war.
Why Oh Why
Just My Swipe
This show doesn’t exist anymore but dating always will be so this show will forever be relevant. This episode starts with some recaps and personal stories from host Andrea Silenzi for the show’s longer thread (it’s worth going back y’all) but the focus here is a 70’s dating game, plus Tinder, cracked out. You’ll like it more if you’re single, and if you’re dating someone, get on! Shoot! This ain’t for you!
Hello From the Magic Tavern
Offices & Bosses
A bit of background. The premise of Hello from the Magic Tavern is a hilarious role playing podcast about a normal dude in a dungeons & dragons like world. However, in this episode, they’re in the D&D world playing a meta D&D like game called O&B (Offices & Bosses). I feel absolutely ridiculous writing this explanation out because it is, just trust me on this you nerds.
Nintendo vs Sony
It’s about business strategy and game theory applications in the Gaming Industry so it’s straight up meta again. With any rivalry, let’s start where it began. Before the rivalry, before there was a back to stab and only fronts to smile with. This is part 1 of 6 (You can find the rest by hitting the button in the Wilson™ player) of how the two gaming giants, worked, fought, and separated the gaming market. This is nostalgia kicking you right in the face, just wait until you hear that Playstation startup sound.