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No Prisoners, No Mercy
Host: Julie Whitefeather & Frances Kosac
There comes a time, friends, when your favorite MMO ceases to sparkle, when even new videogames lose their luster, and the computer room becomes a prison; and all that is left are two gamers (who happen to be nuns) with a very large axe to grind. Come join Julie Whitefeather and Frances Kosac as they go to War - and along the way discuss the events of the week in the MMO industry.

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No Prisoners, No Mercy- Show 124
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 05:36:34 +0000 [download/play]



Welcome to Show 124!

This time out Slunker from 2 Lazy 2 be Otaku, Fran and I talk about the following subjects:

1. Imitation is the sincerest of form of flattery – Japanese artists, American artists,  fans and fair use.
2. The Hobbit, Tolkien, Peter Jackson, and Hollywood
3. Steambox vs. consoles
4. Elderscrolls on and offline, diversity of classes, and why we keep playing  mmos

See you online!

Julie and Fran


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Episode 124 Discussion Thread

'Hi' by Token
Submitted on 2013-02-26 12:57:09 CST
Hi sisters, I hope you are well.

I haven't found any motivation to play mmos since the release party of guild wars 2. I really hope titan doesn't suck, but blizzard have worked very hard to stain their reputation in recent years. I used to have so much optimism for the future of mmos, the great virtual worlds full of social experiences. Now I can only see the repetitive game mechanics and huge time investments. That said, I like that you are faithfully keeping a candle lit for the genre. Most gaming podcasts feel the need to discuss the latest console releases (why does anyone need to discuss games like farcry 3? you just play through it and move on), please continue to have more interesting discussions.



'Stay the course' by Julie
Submitted on 2013-02-28 12:11:58 CST
First that's us...always steady. While we don't discuss the latest console releases, we do at times discuss single player games (Myself I have been playing alot of Borderlands 2). I do understand about repetitive game mechanics though - finding a way to keep the mmo players to keep paying has always been an issue in mmos. And so next time out we move on to the subject of Planetside 2.


'Stay the course' by Julie
Submitted on 2013-02-28 12:12:00 CST
First that's us...always steady. While we don't discuss the latest console releases, we do at times discuss single player games (Myself I have been playing alot of Borderlands 2). I do understand about repetitive game mechanics though - finding a way to keep the mmo players to keep paying has always been an issue in mmos. And so next time out we move on to the subject of Planetside 2.


'on nice' by Token
Submitted on 2013-02-28 14:37:52 CST
Thats cool, PlanetSide 2 is definitely awesome. I've spent so much time (in the first game) and money (in ps2) on those games.