Tales from the Cartridge: The Video Game Storytelling Podcast

Tales from the Cartridge: The Video Game Storytelling Podcast

A podcast about video games and the stories they tell us.

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June 13, 2022 60 min

It's summer time and you know what that means...sunscreen! The thing we need to put on as at all times as the sun and global warming continue to try and bake us. But the question remains: what video game character would be the BEST at applying it to your uncovered back?! Ryan and Eric spin THE WHEEL OF VIDEO GAME CHARACTERS and discuss 3 random match ups and then a final victor to decide who is the best of the 6 characters chos...

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It's the first annual Mario Kart Grand Prix as we join Woody Cobb and Chip Hopscotch as they broadcast live from the Mushroom Kingdom!! Come join them as they broadcast the entire Mushroom Cup with your favorite Mario characters (which unfortunately includes Wario...)

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Episode 17 of Bedtime Stories! Come join us as we shred the slopes of Snow Town in part 1 of the 1997 N64 game Snowboard Kids! Send us your thoughts, feelings, and perspectives to our email: tal3sfromth3cartridg3@gmail.com and we'll read them on the show! We'll also send you as free Tales from the Cartridge sticker as a thank you!

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May 2, 2022 35 min

Join us as we talk all about the best part of any media, the pets! We talk about all matter of furry friends as we discuss about why they're important in games and why we love them. We've got pets with four legs and pets with two legs.....what more could you need?! Find out who we pick in the latest episode of Tales from the Cartridge!

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For this DLC were going to throw down!

Eight competitors will enter the ring. Chosen by fate and Eric's magnificent wheel, we decide which of these fated video game characters would put on the best picnic, just in time for spring.

Who can take you to an exotic place? Prepare delicious meals? Bring you an cucumber salad? Join us and find out!

Link to the Video Game Character Wheel: https://wheelofnames.com/dmu-rrz

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March 29, 2022 56 min

Episode 36! Have you ever looked into your partners eyes and wondered who they really are? Have you also ever looked at your partner and wondered if they were an octopus? If you answered yes to either of those questions then we have the perfect story for you! Come join us as we dive into the depths (get it?) of this story to discover what Octodad is secretly planning all the while being a loving husband and father!

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March 23, 2022 40 min

Hello Storygoers! Welcome to our first episode of our new project, Memory Card! A deep dive into a video game story and our guest connection to it. Join us every other month as we talk t our gusts about the games and stories they love and why! This week Eric finally gets his chance to tell us why he loves Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask and his connection to this incredible game.  Send us your thoughts, feelings, and perspectiv...

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March 7, 2022 50 min

Join us as we dive deep in the wild and dangerous world of fan theories in games. We deep dive into a few of the best game theories around your favorite games. From Pokémon to the Valve Multiverse things are gonna get a little weird. Come join us  as we through another dimension -- a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That's a signpost up a...

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March 6, 2022 110 min

Episode 35! We karate chop our way into the tale of Sifu! Can The Student get revenge on his father's murderer and his accomplices without growing too old and dying?! Will he use his new-found old age to get a discount at his local buffet?! Come join to find out! (The revenge stuff, not the buffet stuff...)

Send us your thoughts, feelings, and perspectives to us at tal3sfromth3cartridg3@gmail.com and we'll share them o...

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February 20, 2022 24 min

Episode 16 of Bedtime Stories! Come join us as we jump back into the world of Pokémon as we explore a battle between two opposing teams in Pokémon Unite! Enjoy this fun Pokémon story as you fall asleep! Goodnight! Send us your thoughts, feelings, and perspectives to our email: tal3sfromth3cartridg3@gmail.com and we'll read them on the show! We'll also send you as free Tales from the Cartridge sticker as a thank you!

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Love is in the AIR!! Alas, love can be a curse for some as we dive into the WORST relationships in video games. Warning, we go off the rails fast in this one! So come join as as we point out all the red flags in these relationships!

 

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January 31, 2022 76 min

Episode 34! This is part 1 of our Portal 2 Episode! Join us as we head back into Aperture Science> IS this the peak of our voice acting career?! Will we be in Portal 3!? Tune in and find out!

 

Send us your thoughts, feelings, and/or perspectives to tal3sfromth3cartridg3@gmail.com on the stories we cover and we'll read them on the show!

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Happy New Year!! It's the dawn of a new year! That means we take some time to reflect on the stories from 2021 that we felt were the best from the year! We also discuss our most anticipated stories coming from games (hopefully) releasing in 2022!! 

Send us your thoughts, feelings, and perspectives to our email: tal3sfromth3cartridg3@gmail.com and we'll read them on the show! We'll also send you as free Tales from t...

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Episode 15 of Bedtime Stories! We are basically becoming an Animal Crossing Bedtime Story podcast at this point because we have another one for you! With New Year's around the corner, we couldn't help but want to write another story. We hope you enjoy another Animal Crossing bedtime story to help you fall asleep! Goodnight!

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December 6, 2021 105 min

It's that magical time of the year!....wait what?...No, not the holidays! It's Game of the Year time!!! We go through the 2021 Game Awards categories and nominations and discuss who we each believe should win! So come and join us as we celebrate a great year of gaming!!   

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Episode 14 of Bedtime Stories! We had such a great time writing an Animal Crossing episode that we jumped back in for more. This time with the episode centered around Turkey Day! Plus we have a new music track to use for our bedtime stories that debuts in this episode! So sit back, relax, and enjoy this video game story as you fall into a deep sleep! Goodnight!!

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November 8, 2021 13 min

Episode 13 of Bedtime Stories! We wrote our own Animal Crossing bedtime story! Completely inspire by Animal Crossing: New Horizons, we take you on a tale of the Villager as they make their way through a normal day on their island. We hope you enjoy this carefree story as you try to go to sleep! Goodnight!!

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The spooky season has ended and now its time to be thankful for the wonderful things we have like video games. Join Ryan and Eric as they share the game systems that they're most thankful for and run down some Nintendo drama. Do Ryan and Eric hate Nintendo now!? Tune in and find out! 

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October 25, 2021 66 min

WARNING: This episode contains mature themes with sounds including gunshots, descriptions of blood, sexual abuse and heavy swearing!

Episode 33! This is part 2 of No More Heroes! Travis sets his sights as the #1 ranked assassin in the world! Can he cut and slash his way to the top?! Come join us in the end of this crazy tale to find out!!

 

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October 16, 2021 19 min

Episode 12 of Bedtime Stories! It's spooky season and we're embracing it with the tale of Simon Belmont as he goes to kill Dracula! So comes join us for a spooky bedtime story to help you slumber to dreams of terrifying nightmares (or pleasant fantasies, your choice)!

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