HOTScast #2 – Religion in JRPGs

HOTS Nexus

Zach and Brandon play HOTS and talk at the same time! So yeah, feel free to listen in either format! Topics include Final Fantasy XV, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness, Tales of, The Game Theorist, Christianity in Japan, Dark Souls, Pharisees, Sadducees, praying in public, Christian movies, suspense vs. horror,…

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Podcast #80 – Praying FAST


The title is intentionally ironic, if you were curious. This was something of a disaster in the recording department, and it’s for our first theology-heavy podcast in a while. Hear Cody, Justin, Ted, and myself talk a whole lot about a ton of topics (but especially Justin talking about his…

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Fox News, Scapegoating, Soapboxes, and High Horses: How to Handle a Crisis


Internet Uproar, Activate! Brian Kilmeade: Is this about gun control or is this about a guy who has a history of drinking a lot, playing video games a lot and a few shooting incidents?” Elizabeth Hasselbeck: One thing that happens often in a situation as tragic as this is we start…

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The Difference Between Appearance and Reality: Intentions

Owl Butterfly

This is a preface to our podcast topic this Saturday – tomorrow, in fact! Are our choices in-game a reflection of our true selves or are we just playing? Do the actions we perform in video games somehow reflect real-world actions, or is there a divorce between the reality of…

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After Church – On Judgement


So, I think you’ve all heard this one before if you had any exposure with Christianity at all, from Matthew 7: Do not judge so that you will not be judged. Alright, so you’ve heard this used in any number of sayings before. In fact, the context in which I’ve…

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