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Play Comics

Play Comics is a show that looks at video games based on comic properties and how faithful those games stay to the source material.... Show More

I know, one of the problems with the show is that the handheld versions of games exist. And that if there’s a console version I tend to just ignore the hand held ones because, let’s face it, are they ever better than the console version anyway? Especially with a series like Turok that’s built around being a first person shooter on a screen that can show really good colors that’s also bigger than 2 square inches. That’s like 5 square centimeters for all of my listeners not in the US.

Blair Farrell from Comic Gamers Assemble is here to help me see if my thought process even has any merit to it as we take a look at 5 different Turok handheld ports and see how they actually play without having to worry about those pesky home console games that always hog the spotlight.

Learn such things as:

  • How do you even port these games down anyway?
  • Why didn’t they just make a different handheld universe like TMNT?
  • How are these games rated E?
  • Why does Chris know conversions from inches to centimeters? Just kidding, that’s because he’s trying to go live in New Zealand.
  • And so much more!
  • If you want to be a guest on the show please check out the Be a A Guest on the Show page and let me know what you’re interested in.

    If you want to help support the show check out the Play Comics Patreon page or head over to the Support page if you want to go another route. You can also check out the Play Comics Merch Store. Use the coupon code “ireadshownotes” for 15% off your order.

    Play Comics is part of the Gonna Geek Network, which is a wonderful collection of geeky podcasts. Be sure to check out the other shows on Gonna Geek if you need more of a nerd fix.

    You can find Play Comics @playcomicscast on Twitter and in the Play Comics Podcast Fan Group on Facebook.

    You can find Blair on Twitter @Blarcade, his website Comic Gamers Assemble, or the Comic Gamers Assemble Facebook Page.

    A big thanks to Joey and Carlos from Life, Death, and Taxonomy, as well as Dani and Brett from The Wheel Weaves for the promos today.

    Music by Best Day, who once housed a pelican for a few weeks for a friend.

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