The Habibis

The Habibis

The Habibis is three game developers drinking some good Arab Tea for what should be about fourty minutes, inshallah, each week, inshallah. Fawzi Mesmar, Osama Dorias, and Rami Ismail discuss games and media and life as Arabs living all around the big world.

Episodes

June 18, 2021 55 min

The Habibis talk about games, Loki, and E3.

All of us were a little overwhelmed by all the games-industry E3 chaos, so we ended up talking mostly about E3. More culture next week, Inshallah!

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The Habibis talk videogames, movies, and home.

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June 4, 2021 56 min

The Habibis talk videogames, movies, TV series, hockey, baseball, polevaulting, and childhood television.

0:00 Intro
01:26 The Famicon Detective Club
05:35 Another Round
09:50 Love, Death, & Robots Season 2
17:19 Hockey? Baseball? Fierljeppen?
22:50 Mass Effect 2 + DLC
33:35 The Wild At Heart
41:41 Dinosaurs Destroying Cities

That's it for this episode. Follow us on Twitter at @the_habibis, e-mail us your stories, feedback, ...

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May 28, 2021 54 min

The Habibis talk Mass Effect, game design, and kids' play.

00:00 Intro
00:41
Mass Effect Legendary Edition
07:00
Arcanum
10:21 Game Design: The Maybe Path To Mass Effect
29:24 Marbles With Cannonballs

That's it for this episode. Follow us on Twitter at @the_habibis, e-mail us your stories, feedback, or suggestions at info@thehabibis.com, or join our (very young) Discord server at https://discord.thehabibis.com/. Shokran, ...

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May 21, 2021 58 min

The Habibis talk Mass Effect, angry hand gestures, and cursing. This episode's guest is Anisa Sanusi (@studioanisa).

00:00 Intro
00:36 Public Service Announcements
05:18
Mass Effect Legendary Edition
32:25 Old Shoe

That's it for this episode. Follow us on Twitter at @the_habibis, e-mail us your stories, feedback, or suggestions at info@thehabibis.com, or join our (very young) Discord server at https://discord.thehab...

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May 14, 2021 58 min

The Habibis talk about movies, games, and music.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
02:02 Second Extinction
10:31 A Promising Young Woman
13:56 A Short Hike
18:18 Rami Waits For Mass Effect: No Man's Sky, Mirror's Edge, Mom versus Ghost of Tsushima, NieR Automata
22:20 IGF Nominations
28:18 NieR Replicant
31:30 Very Extreme Dabke

That's it for this episode. Follow us on Twitter at @the_habibis, e-mail us your stories, feedback, or sugge...

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May 13, 2021 8 min

From The Habibis, Fawzi, Rami, and Osama - Eid Mubarak!

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May 12, 2021 10 min

Osama talks about having and being an Arab Dad with his fellow Habibi, Rami Ismail.

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May 11, 2021 5 min

Fawzi talks about his favorite game of all time, Super Street Fighter II.

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Rami and Fawzi talk about the importance of codifying knowledge.

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Osama talks Ramadan with a group of super secret special guests.

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May 8, 2021 5 min

Fawzi talks about his second favorite game of all time, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but also most Zelda games.

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May 7, 2021 59 min

The Habibis talk about movies, games, and Eid al-Fitr.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:50 Nomadland
05:42 The Father
10:35 Returnal
23:06 NieR: Replicant v1.22
24:46 New Pokémon Snap
26:07 A Firm Handshake
27:57 Nice Clothes For The Year

That's it for this episode. Follow us on Twitter at @the_habibis, e-mail us your stories, feedback, or suggestions at info@thehabibis.com, or join our Arab Culture/Gaming/Food Discord at https://disc...

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May 7, 2021 9 min

Rami and Alex talk about food and tetas.

Link: 
Alex (Twitter): https://twitter.com/dirtbagboyfren
Spirit Swap (Kickstarter): https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/softnotweak/spirit-swap

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Osama talks to his friend from way back, Ahmad, about global Iftars.

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May 5, 2021 5 min

Fawzi talks about his third favorite game of all time, Starcraft.

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Rami and Tamoor talk about accents and recitation.

Guest: https://twitter.com/tamoorh

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Osama talks to his brother, Muhsen, about family tournaments.

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May 2, 2021 5 min

Fawzi talks about his fourth favorite game of all time, Resident Evil. Yes, the original.

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Rami and Mohamed talk about growing up with games & gaming in Egypt.

Links:
https://www.instagram.com/thedailytut/
https://twitter.com/mohamedakhalik

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