The Greatest Story Ever Played

The Greatest Story Ever Played

We are a book club style podcast focused on story driven video games. Each episode we do a deep dive into a different game.

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May 11, 2021 57 min

Ready to be a mischievous cloud? Ready to ruin a wedding day? Ready to terrorize someone on the way to work? Excellent! Join Dan and Adam (from Games and Groceries) as we bring weather related chaos to townsfolk. 

 

Game: Rain on Your Parade

Release Year: 2021

Developer: Insomniac Games

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, Macintosh operating systems, Xbox One

 

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Let's go camping! Go hiking.? Make S'mores. Tell ghost stories. Have your first kiss.?

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Game: Wide Ocean Big Jacket

Release Year: 2020

Developer: Turnfollow

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, Macintosh operating systems
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www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

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@StoryEverPod

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Intro: Money for...

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April 20, 2021 64 min

Emily. Evelyn. Facenook. YooToob. 3OH3! This is going to be the best senior year ever!

 

Game: Emily is Away 3

Release Year: 2021

Developer: Kyle Seeley

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS
 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

Intro: Money for Lugging by New Waver

Outro: End Credits by Visager

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April 12, 2021 72 min

“I guess it’s no fun to give someone money if they really need it. Too much responsibility” 

 

Join us as we continue KRZ with Act IV and the fourth interlude, Un Pueblo de Nada. 

 

Game: Kentucky Route Zero

Release Year: 2013

Developer: Cardboard Computer

Platforms: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
 

 

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Katie returns! We make our way through the metro tunnels of post nuclear fallout Moscow. During their travels they face many dangers including poisonous air, monsters and other humans. 

 

Game: Metro 2033

Release Year: 2010

Developer: 4A Games

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Linux, OS X, Stadia

 

More information on Cutscenes:

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@Cutscenes_Pod

@lesperak

 

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March 30, 2021 54 min

"When you left me, my heart was broke in two.
But I patched it up, and promised I would wait for you.
It's too late to love you now,
It's too late, I've made my vow"

Join us as we continue KRZ with Act III and the third interlude, Here And There Along The Echo.

 

Game: Kentucky Route Zero

Release Year: 2013

Developer: Cardboard Computer

Platforms: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, X...

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Dan and Andrew (Good Game Great Game) talk about Last Day of June. I highly recommend playing this game without knowing anything. Go get this game! 

 

Game: Last Day of June

Release Year: 2017

Developer: Ovosonico

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, 

 

More information on Andrew 

Good Game Great Game
Black to Gold

@AndrewOrsie

 

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www.Patreon.com/T...

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March 9, 2021 56 min

What's your favorite institution? The Bureau of Reclaimed Spaces? No way - me too! This episode we continue KRZ with Act II and the second interlude, The Entertainment. 

 

Game: Kentucky Route Zero

Release Year: 2013

Developer: Cardboard Computer

Platforms: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlay...

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March 2, 2021 39 min

I have no idea what is going on, in the best way! Join us as we try to understand Act One and the first interlude (Limits and Demonstrations) from KRZ. 

 

Game: Kentucky Route Zero

Release Year: 2013

Developer: Cardboard Computer

Platforms: Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

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February 23, 2021 18 min

Make your way through this interesting world by manipulating architecture. 

 

Game: Monument Valley

Release Year: 2014

Developer: UsTwo Games

Platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone
 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

Intro: Money for Lugging by New Waver

Outro: End Credits by Visager

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February 16, 2021 92 min

You were expecting to help start a utopia. Instead you wake up decades later than expected. The Halcyon colony has fallen on hard times. Will you help restore it?

 

Game: The Outer Worlds

Release Year: 2019

Developer: Obsidian Entertainment 

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
 

 

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February 9, 2021 107 min

Alex and Duncan (Thoughts From Player One) join Dan to talk about a coffee shop set in a fantasy world. 

 

Game: Coffee Talk

Release Year: 2020

Developer: Toge Productions

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

 

More information on Thoughts from Player One: 

Website

@thoughtsfromp1

 

Contact information:

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www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGrea...

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January 25, 2021 25 min

Would you cause a train to hit one person if it saved three? Would you let a train hit a young person, or divert it to someone elderly? Find out in Dr Trolley's Problem!

 

Game: Dr Trolley's Problem 

Release Year: 2019

Developer: Wero Creative

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, macOS
 

Here is a link to the survey mentioned in the episode

 

Contact information:

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www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryE...

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Katie (from Cutscenes) joins Dan to discuss Abzu. They head underwater and explore the depths of the ocean. 

 

Game: Abzu

Release Year: 2016

Developer: Giant Squid Studios 

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
 

Here is a link to the survey mentioned in the episode

 

More information on Cutscenes:

Website 

@Cutscenes_Pod

@lesperak

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

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January 5, 2021 37 min

Explore Lara Croft's origin story in Tomb Raider. She begins her story trapped on a mysterious island that is unnatural. 

 

Game: Tomb Raider

Release Year: 2013

Developer: Crystal Dynamics

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OS , PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux, Shield TV, Stadia
 

Here is a link to the survey mentioned in the episode

 

Contact information:

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www.Patreon.com/Th...

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December 30, 2020 60 min

It's our final episode of 2020. That means it's The Greatest Story Ever Played awards! This episode we share our favorite games we played this year, our game of the year and the game we are most looking forward to in 2021. 

 

Here is a link to the survey mentioned in the episode

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

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December 23, 2020 25 min

This week Dan shares his favorite books he read in 2020. 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

Intro: Money for Lugging by New Waver

Outro: End Credits by Visager

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Jacob (from Left Behind Game Club) returns for the second Dark Pictures game. In Little Hope you explore a haunted town and confront the past. 

 

Game: The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope

Release Year: 2020

Developer: Supermassive Games

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

 

More information on Left Behind Game Club: 

Website

@LeftBehindClub

@Cutscenes_Pod

 

Contact information:

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December 8, 2020 31 min

Join us for a relaxing hike through Hawk's Peak. 

 

Game: A Short Hike

Release Year: 2019

Developer: Adamgryu

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Nintendo Switch
 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

Intro: Money for Lugging by New Waver

Outro: End Credits by Visager

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November 24, 2020 22 min

You get a random airdrop from "Goth GF". Will you accept or decline? Check out this visual novel with multiple endings. 

 

Game: Missed Messages

Release Year: 2019

Developer: Angela He

Platforms: Web browser, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Classic Mac OS
 

 

Contact information:

www.TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed.com

www.Patreon.com/TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed

TheGreatestStoryEverPlayed@gmail.com

@StoryEverPod

 

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