Episode 100: GOTY Simulator 2014

2014 sure was a year for games, and the time is upon us to welcome our Unwinnable overlords, Chuck Moran and Stu Horvath, to join Josh, Jay and Rowan for our third annual Games of the Year blowout. We laugh. We cry. We learn how to pronounce words like “Mario,” “Theatrhythm,” and “Persona.” But in the end, most of us get Rowned. And the categories are…


GOTY #1: Deja Vu of the Year 

GOTY #2: Brodeo of the Year

GOTY #3: Bus, BART or Bathroom Game of the Year

GOTY #4: Companion of the Year

GOTY #5: Liquid Televideogame of the Year

GOTY #6: Expansion of the Year

GOTY #7: Unmentionable of the Year

GOTY #8: Dancing Numbers of the Year

GOTY #9: Dunce Cap of the Year

GOTY #10: Missed GOTY

GOTY #11: Comic Sans Award

GOTY #12: Flannel-Wearing Remember the 1990s GOTY

GOTY #13: Most Whiskey Snorted Out The Nose

GOTY #14: Best Telltale Episode

GOTY #15: GOTY 2015

GOTY #16: G.O.T.Y.


Thanks for listening and we’ll see you in 2015. Happy New Year!


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Christmas 2014 BONUS Episode

Last March The Josh and Jay show hosted a series of micro-interviews live from the Unwinnable Salon at GDC 2014 in San Francisco. Orginally, this episode was only availble to Unwinnable Weekly Kickstarter backers, but as a Christmas present to our amazing listeners, we’re releasing it to everyone. Enjoy.


0:00:00 – Introductions with Rowan Kaiser and Charles Moran

0:11:25 – Sanatana Mishra & Tim Dawson of Witch Beam – Assault Android Cactus

0:19:20 – Chris Dahlen, writer – Mark of the Ninja

0:25:55 – Lucas Pope, developer – Papers, Please

0:34:30 – Richard Clark, writer – Gamechurch.com (Rowan Kaiser sits in)

0:41:00 – Johnnemann Nordhagen of The Fullbright Company – Gone Home

0:49:55 – Teddy Diefenbach of Heart Machine – Hyper Light Drifter

0:54:10 – Daniel West, developer – Airscape: The Fall of Gravity

0:58:45 – Tadhg Kelly, developer relations at OUYA, Inc., writer –WhatGamesAre.com

1:13:30 – Borut Pfeifer, programmer/designer – Skulls of the Shogun

1:22:00 – Pippin Barr, game maker/academic – pippinbarr.com

1:27:00 – Shawn Alexander Allen of Nuchallenger – Treachery in Beatdown City

1:40:35 – Jason Oda, developer – CONTINUE?9786543210Skrillex QuestPerfect Strangers

1:50:05 – Goodbyes with Unwinnable Editor in Chief Stu Horvath, Charles Moran & Rowan Kaiser


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Episode 99: Blackwang of Skymall

This week Josh surrenders to the hype of the 2014 Game Awards, Jay declares 2015 the year of zero gravity, Rowan tells us absolutely nothing about Telltale’s Game of Thrones, and everyone continues the Inquisition in Dragon Age. Plus, FFVII on ps4, Tacoma, Adrift, new-old Zelda, No Man’s Sky, Fallout 4, Rock Band 4, Left 4 Dead 4, and more!


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