We're joined by special guest designer Evan Rowland to talk about the controversial history of standardized testing in the United States. We identify a few different types of Christmas gamers, and talk about what it's like to be a fringe gamer during the Christmas season....
With an extended D&D metaphor from Alanna, who has never played D&D.
When we’re on a date, our manners, the way we eat, and the way in which we communicate is completely different to any other situation as we’re all trying our best to convey something (i.e. ) “I never go to singles nights.” – Another overused way of trying to avoid looking in any way desperate!
Being busy has somehow become more and more of a status symbol and so we’ve never go time for anyone!
We often find ourselves going back and forth trying to take longer to reply to messages than the person we’re talking to.
This fits into the whole idea of playing hard to get and we feel like it puts us in a position of power.
It’s sometime past two in the morning, and I’m trying to make interchangeable sets of torsos, heads, and limbs that fit together to make impossible bodies.
It's kind of weird to walk the empty streets when all the stores or closed. Hannah goes solo to talk about meta games around recording Games People Play: wanting to sound articulate for guests, verbal tics, too many "likes," and hating the sound of your own voice. Alanna and Hannah discuss the comparisons and expectations games people play with you as you approach age 30, including an extended metaphor about Texas hold'em poker. by Okapi In this pilot episode, Alanna and Hannah discuss the many mini games that make up the Christmas Game.(Crazy that all those songs were recorded in the space of not much more than a decade.) Second, it takes me back to my summer job at my uncle’s carpet factory, where his most distinctive product line was a psychedelic floor covering printed with game boards for hopscotch, backgammon, checkers, and so forth.It was called Games People Play, and we were always excited when it was featured in a showcase.This person is the exquisite corpse gone wrong, a biologically impossible remix of different ages, races, genders, sizes, and abilities.This is my less than subtle way of suggesting that the ideal partner we fantasize about is usually an absurd abstraction.