Inside Hypnotic Owl

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Episodes

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep30 - The Wizard: WizHarder Edition

The Wizard’s now in Steam Early Access! We chat about the production, have a look at the trailer, the game, and of course most importantly, release the game together!


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep29 - Beta Prepare Yourself

FUSER and DJing, Watchmen and cops in media, The Wizard Beta, cartoons and other wholesome things to watch


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep28 - Hypnotic Fun Time Stream 2: The Funnening

Wizard developments, movies, film snobbery, feel-good games, and other stuff too, probably!


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep27 - Hypnotic Fun Time Stream

A sneaky peek into WizHarder developments, showing off Minecraft worlds, feel-good and retro games, and really no depressing stuff at all for once


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep26 - Boo (Low-Effort Halloween Special)

It’s the super spooky, super low-effort Halloween Special! Hooo!


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep25 - Hackenstein, More Like LATEnstein

Catching up, work, Season 2s, burnout, romcoms, anime, Preacher, best gaming moments


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep24 - Chill Vibes Only

Board games, dice systems, Diablo mods, movies, Breadtube, prettiest games


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep23 - Favorite Mechanics/Genres

Programming, aim assist, burnout, careers, joy, movies, favorite mechanics and genres, Gothic remake, choices


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep22 - Throw-Your-Controller Moments

Shirts, superheroes, work, new projects, conspiracy theories, Ubisoft, most annoying gaming moments


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep21 - Guilty Pleasures

Catching up, Twin Peaks, Lady Dynamite, Hootout, guilty pleasures, Bayonetta, erotic games


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep20 - Worst UI Experiences

Structure, funding, MoCap, building tools, Manifold Garden, Day of the Tentacle, voice acting, bad UI, Hootout


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep19 - Best/Worst Sequels

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Non-Euclidean games, Manifold Garden, Antichamber, NaissanceE, best and worst sequels, Discord announcement


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep18 - Favorite Games We Never Played

Work, Night in the Woods, Fall Guys, Gamescom, visuals and marketing, favorite games we never played, Reverse Game Jam Kinda


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep17

Mattressgate, abuse, mental health, Twilight Imperium, Epic, piracy, reminiscing, representation, romance mechanics, Reverse Game Jam, Kinda!


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep16

Drugs, the future, SNIKS, Tomb Raider, Unity updates, PictoQuest, Epic, The Pepper Prince, Belarus


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep15

Corona, doom and gloom, the future, Nazis and fascist shadow networks in German military and law enforcement


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep14

Streaming, Devs, boring movies, protests and politics, The Pepper Prince, writing, work and mental health


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep13

VR, A MAZE, MMOs, Crimes of Grindelwald, new movies, Cosmic Encounter, breakups, self-love and healing


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep12

Mattress trouble, racist pasts and wokeness, Black Game Developers Throughout History, domestic abuse, Twitter hack


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep11

Announcement and burnout, Linux, engines and frameworks, Epic games, violence as solution in games, politics, Climate Change Jam and games we played


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep10 - Announcement Time!

Today we’re joined by our intern Ankita to talk The Wizard: WizHarder Edition! Trailers, funding, marketing, and how we got here over the last 6 years


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep9

#MeToo in the games industry, oppression, The Truman Show, Floor Is Lava, having kids, Night in the Woods, book recommendations and disability options


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep8

Streaming, asset packs, pronouns, problematic jokes and insults, change, Humble Bundle and the Yemen crisis


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep7

BLM protests and performative allyship, problematic card games, the itch.io bundle, PS5 and console exclusives


Hypnotic Hootout - Ep6

The protests, structural inequality, our part in it, and how we try to do better


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