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TSM Episode 611: Nintendo Numberwang

Caspius and SiliconNooB prepare for the Playthroughs Revisited feature by examining year-end sales data for Nintendo, and the totals are so impressively large, both in terms of hardware and software, that they leave no room for doubt: that's Numberwang!
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TSM Episode 609: Analyst Insanity

As the news season begins to slow in anticipation of the holiday rush, Caspius and SiliconNooB review the latest from the Earthbound playthrough, news about a new physical edition of Final Fantasy IX, and the insane prognostications of industry analysts.
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TSM Episode 594: Getting Physical

With things heating up for the summer (or cooling down for the Australian winter), the Cricket returns alongside a gigantic upcoming game announcement from Limited Run, leaving Caspius and SiliconNooB to empty their pockets in pursuit of pre-order funds.
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TSM Episode 527: Historically Bad Takes

After last week's reminder of the historically bad takes which have come from Caspius, the panel discusses other past 'temporary errors of judgement' about games which are now regarded as pinnacles of the medium, including F.F. VII and Chrono Trigger.
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TSM Episode 521: Super Money Maker

Lusipurr and SiliconNooB delve into the latest news from the Nintendo Direct, including surprising new game announcements and release windows, and they share heartening details about the forthcoming Nintendo Switch release of Dragon Quest XI S.
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News: Nintendo Erect!

This week's Nintendo Direct had something for everyone, with announcements for Dragon Quest XI goodies, the surprise release of Tetris 99 and Final Fantasy IX, and the announcements of Super Mario Maker 2, Link’s Awakening, Oninaki, and Astral Chain!
Final Fantasy IX - Art 01 - FEATURED

TSM Episode 509: Dialogue Dialogue

Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and Imitanis address the topic of dialogue in games: how it should be connected to gameplay, and how the current trend in RPGs inclines developers to increasingly protracted dialogue expansion, often at a cost to enjoyment.
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TSM Episode 499: An Avalanche of Ports

Lusipurr and SiliconNooB hasten through an overwhelming number of release announcements, including a raft of Square Enix re-releases for the Nintendo Switch. Will Nintendonlies finally rejoice at being able to play Final Fantasy VII for the first time?
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Editorial: Gaming in 2000

He left. He did nothing. He stole the tagline from the newest season of Larry David's sitcom. Adeki returns after a one week leave of absence to deliver a closing editorial that he did not even know he had to do. Read on to learn about 2000!
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