Checkpoint https://joy.org.au/checkpoint Gaymers keeping you informed on the video-games industry Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:19:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-admin/images/w-logo-blue.png Checkpoint https://joy.org.au/checkpoint 32 32 Gaymers keeping you informed on the video-games industry JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean episodic JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia ppc@joy.org.au ppc@joy.org.au (JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia) JOY Melbourne Inc. Gaymers keeping you informed on the video-games industry Checkpoint http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/powerpress/2018-CHECKPOINT.png https://joy.org.au/checkpoint Melbourne, Victoria Weekly The Secrets of Gaming Easter Eggs https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/18/easter-eggs/ Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:00:01 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1993 Luke, Elliot, Edie & Omi chat about the magical world of Easter Eggs in gaming. An Easter egg is when developers include a hidden message in their games, and they are beloved in the gaming […]

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The Secrets of Gaming Easter Eggs

Luke, Elliot, Edie & Omi chat about the magical world of Easter Eggs in gaming. An Easter egg is when developers include a hidden message in their games, and they are beloved in the gaming community.

From references to other games and movies, both positive and shady, to personal messages there are plenty of Easter Eggs in our favourite games. We break down why we love Easter Eggs and test our knowledge on what is and what isn’t an Easter Egg.

Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date!

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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Luke, Elliot, Edie & Omi chat about the magical world of Easter Eggs in gaming. An Easter egg is when developers include a hidden message in their games, and they are beloved in the gaming […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org. Luke, Elliot, Edie & Omi chat about the magical world of Easter Eggs in gaming. An Easter egg is when developers include a hidden message in their games, and they are beloved in the gaming […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190418-Checkpoint-The-Secrets-of-Gaming-Easter-Eggs.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:37 — 50.8MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 54:37
Up to Date: PSN Usernames, World War Z and more https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/16/utd-psn-more/ Mon, 15 Apr 2019 22:00:38 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1991 It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week PSN Usernames, World War Z and more. […]

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Up to Date: PSN Usernames, World War Z and more

It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week PSN Usernames, World War Z and more.

Join Luke, Elliot, Edie and Omi as they talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through the games we’ve been playing this week, including Ace Attorney Trilogy and Borderlands. We also discuss what’s Coming Out over the next week, including World War Z, Ghost Giant and more.

We also take you through the big news of the week, including players being able to finally change their PSN usernames, the Melbourne Esports Open returns for it’s second year, Valve implements its anti review bomb system on Borderlands, a real world Battleroyale is being planned and more!

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week PSN Usernames, World War Z and more. […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org. It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week PSN Usernames, World War Z and more. […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190416-Checkpoint-Up-to-Date-PlayStation-Usernames-World-War-Z-and-more.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:58 — 55.1MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 58:58
Intimates: What’s the Deal with the Epic Games Store https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/13/epic-games-store/ Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:00:37 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1983 Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Elliot talk […]

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Intimates: What's the Deal with the Epic Games Store

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context.

This week, Cameron and Elliot talk about why PC gamers are rallying against the Epic Games Store. Not just splitting their libraries there is a list of short comings that Epic should be focussing on before all the exclusive titles they are picking up.

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Elliot talk […]http://media.rawvoice. Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Elliot talk […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190413-Checkpoint-Intimates-Whats-the-Deal-with-Epic-Games-Store.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:54 — 21.2MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 23:54
The Art of Game Modding https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/11/game-modding/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 22:00:57 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1978 Cameron, Elliot & Hailey chat about the world of video game modding, where a dedicated community create new or edited content to be put into your favourite games. We breakdown what some of our modding […]

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The Art of Game Modding

Cameron, Elliot & Hailey chat about the world of video game modding, where a dedicated community create new or edited content to be put into your favourite games.

We breakdown what some of our modding tendencies are and some of our favourite games to mod. However the lines of accountability are blurred in the world of modding and not every mod is a fun time for everyone.

Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date!

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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Cameron, Elliot & Hailey chat about the world of video game modding, where a dedicated community create new or edited content to be put into your favourite games. We breakdown what some of our modding […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy. Cameron, Elliot & Hailey chat about the world of video game modding, where a dedicated community create new or edited content to be put into your favourite games. We breakdown what some of our modding […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190411-Checkpoint-The-Art-of-Game-Modding.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:27 — 53.6MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 57:27
Up to Date: Bioware, Weedcraft Inc & more https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/09/utd-bioware/ Mon, 08 Apr 2019 22:00:10 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1974 It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Bioware, Weedcraft Inc & more Join Cameron, […]

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Up to Date: Bioware, Weedcraft Inc & more

It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Bioware, Weedcraft Inc & more

Join Cameron, Elliot and Hailey as they talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through the games we’ve been playing this week, including Dishonoured 2 and The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky. We also discuss what’s Coming Out over the next week, including Weedcraft Inc, Falcon Age and more.

We also take you through the big news of the week, including Borderlands 3 gets more details, Skyrim Grandma being brought to the Elder Scrolls games, Bioware get’s called out on the terrible development hell of Anthem, the Sega Genisis Mini is announced and more!

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Bioware, Weedcraft Inc & more Join Cameron, […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy. It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Bioware, Weedcraft Inc & more Join Cameron, […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190409-Checkpoint-Up-to-Date-Anthem-Weedcraft-Inc-more.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 57:18 — 54.0MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 57:18
Intimates: A Borderlands Recap https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/06/intimates-borderlands/ Sat, 06 Apr 2019 11:48:37 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1971 Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Elliot give […]

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Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context.

This week, Cameron and Elliot give you a recap of the Borderlands franchise. With Borderlands 3 on the horizon it’s time to look at where the game began, what it became and what we’re expecting from its future.

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Elliot give […]http://media.rawvoice. Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Elliot give […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190406-Checkpoint-Intimates-A-Borderlands-Recap.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:32 — 26.3MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 26:32
We Like It Hard; It’s Difficult Gaming! https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/04/difficult-gaming/ Wed, 03 Apr 2019 21:00:27 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1962 Cameron, Elliot, Hailey & Pedro chat about the world of difficult gaming, from Dark Souls to Cuphead there are plenty of games to stress you out and break your controllers. The team break down where […]

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We Like it Hard; It's Difficult Gaming!

Cameron, Elliot, Hailey & Pedro chat about the world of difficult gaming, from Dark Souls to Cuphead there are plenty of games to stress you out and break your controllers.

The team break down where the current popularity for deliberately hard games. What are some of the best out there? Are the elitist and not inclusive of the community or should some games just not be for everyone? These heated debates and more!

While on the topic of difficult gaming we bring you our review of the hotly anticipated Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date!

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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Cameron, Elliot, Hailey & Pedro chat about the world of difficult gaming, from Dark Souls to Cuphead there are plenty of games to stress you out and break your controllers. The team break down where […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy. Cameron, Elliot, Hailey & Pedro chat about the world of difficult gaming, from Dark Souls to Cuphead there are plenty of games to stress you out and break your controllers. The team break down where […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190404-Checkpoint-We-Like-it-Hard-Its-Difficult-Gaming.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:23 — 52.1MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 55:23
Up to Date: Borderlands 3, Yoshi’s Crafted World & more https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/04/02/utd-borderlands-3/ Mon, 01 Apr 2019 21:00:23 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1957 It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Borderlands 3, Yoshi’s Crafted World & more! […]

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Up to Date: Borderlands 3, Yoshi's Crafted World & more

It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Borderlands 3, Yoshi’s Crafted World & more!

Join Cameron, Elliot, Hailey and Pedro as they talk through our regular weekly segments, including Playing With Yourself, where we take you through the games we’ve been playing this week, including Battlefield V: Firestorm and Final Fantasy XV’s final DLC. We also discuss what’s Coming Out over the next week, including Borderlands GOTY Edition, Islanders and more.

We also take you through the big news of the week, including Borderlands 3 first big reveal, EA downsizing again, Bethesda ending their games exclusivity through their launcher, Notch removed from Minecraft and more!

We also bring you two big reviews with Luke’s take on Yoshi’s Crafted World and his final thoughts on Tom Clancy’s The Division 2.

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Borderlands 3, Yoshi’s Crafted World & more! […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy. It’s time for your weekly update from the Checkpoint team with all the latest info you need to survive another week in the video games industry! This week Borderlands 3, Yoshi’s Crafted World & more! […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/04/20190402-Checkpoint-Up-to-Date-Borderlands-3-Yoshis-Crafted-World-more.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:26 — 51.0MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 54:26
Intimates: A Believable Open World https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/03/30/intimates-open-world/ Fri, 29 Mar 2019 21:00:28 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1953 Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cameron talk […]

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Intimates: A Believable Open World

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context.

This week, Elliot and Cameron talk about what it takes to make a living and breathing open world. Flavour text, believable locations and visual storytelling all play am important part. The boys breakdown their favourite examples and times where it just doesn’t work.

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cameron talk […]http://media.rawvoice. Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cameron talk […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/03/20190330-Checkpoint-Intimates-A-Believable-Open-World.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:15 — 26.1MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 27:15
Women in Video Game Development https://joy.org.au/checkpoint/2019/03/28/women-video-game-development/ Wed, 27 Mar 2019 21:00:08 +0000 http://joy.org.au/checkpoint/?p=1948 Elliot & Cameron are joined by Katie and Lauren from Lumi Interactive to discuss creating their company, their up coming game and why we need women in game development. After years of working in the […]

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Women in Video Game Development

Elliot & Cameron are joined by Katie and Lauren from Lumi Interactive to discuss creating their company, their up coming game and why we need women in game development.

After years of working in the consulting industry in game development Lumi Interactive, founded by three women, is set to launch its first title Critter Clash, a vibrant PVP mobile game that pits the animals of the jungle against each other.

However after carving out their space in the gaming world, where do Katie and Lauren think the industry stands with it’s treatment of women. What can we be doing to bring more women to the industry and where can they look if they would like to get involved in the industry.

Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date!

Giving a 1-UP to diversity in gaming.

Tune in to Checkpoint every Saturday from 2:00 pm. For all the latest updates check out checkpointgaming.net. Like us on Facebook & Instagram and be sure to subscribe and rate this podcast.

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Elliot & Cameron are joined by Katie and Lauren from Lumi Interactive to discuss creating their company, their up coming game and why we need women in game development. After years of working in the […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy. Elliot & Cameron are joined by Katie and Lauren from Lumi Interactive to discuss creating their company, their up coming game and why we need women in game development. After years of working in the […]http://media.rawvoice.com/joy_checkpoint/p/joy.org.au/checkpoint/wp-content/uploads/sites/330/2019/03/20190328-Checkpoint-Women-in-Video-Game-Development.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:40 — 49.9MB)Subscribe or Follow Us: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS JOY 94.9 - LGBTIQA+ Podcasts from Australia clean 53:40