The Escapist Presents
Video Podcast - 082: Microtransactions and Tomb Raider

The Escapist Staff | 1 Mar 2013 20:00
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This week's special live-action video version of our weekly podcast, we discuss the comedian/tv show host Conan O'Brien and his attempt to Tomb Raider, Electronic Arts and their push for more microtransactions, and the pet hates we've developed with modern gaming.

Prefer the regular audio-only podcast? Listen to it here!

The cast this week: Susan Arendt, Justin Clouse, Paul Goodman and Greg Tito.

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Music courtesy of OCRemix.org: "Moon Rhapsody" "Adventure is in the Air"

Running Time: 1 hour, 47 minutes.

00:00 Soundchecks, Spoilers and Art!
15:45 Introductions
20:53 Micro-transactions and DLC
46:21 Greg is Upset with Conan O'Brien
1:05:24 Our Modern Gaming Pet Hates
1:30:45 Games and Education
1:44:40 Outro and SCREAMING GOATS