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Hypnotic Hootout - Ep80 - Carnival of Broken Dreams

Heat, Reddit, Wizard play styles, WIPs, Monkey Island, interconnectedness, art, oppression

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep79 - You, Me and No Dupree

Haircuts, Game Maker workshop, music production, depression, Wizard rebranding, indie success, aging, radicalized relatives

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep78 - Was Our Last Title Really "Notice Me Senpai uwu"?

Catching up, South Africa, Rothko & Pollock, physical therapy, Making Games Is…, new projects, how to level design

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep76 - This One's Gonna Be About Games, I Promise

Robin Hunicke on Designer Notes, Dark Souls, Redecor, MyHome, Solitaire Cruise, pirate stories, digitizing Mbali, raycasting, #NoticeMe Jam

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep75 - Serenity

Ukraine conflict, Mbali’s landscape paper art, Superstore, Wendesil’s Wizard stream, The Walking Dead, death, politics

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep74 - Wordle, Huh, What Is It Good For

Ukraine, The Wizard scores, board game workshop, EvnTide, visas, African politics, Wordle, She-Ra

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep73 - Hacktic Times

The Wizard’s score system headaches, happy accidents, composing and Hans Zimmer, Nokia Jam WIP, Peacemaker, Hawkeye

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep72 - From Grading to the Grave

The Wizard scoring system, boosting, weight, men’s shorts, One Style Man, Death Trash, funding, unfinished projects, Disney+

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep71 - [Insert Funny Title Here]

Tales from the bathroom, Mbali’s artworks, corona and testing, unfinished projects, antiwork and the German government

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep70 - Hoo Hoo, It's 2022

Catching up, corona, Unavowed, Cruelty Squad, Super Auto Pets, Mike Flanagan, James Bond and other movies, The Witcher

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep69 - Summer Break

Tinder, long spoilery complaining about Dune, blackish, hiatus

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep68 - How to Play Video Games

Shaka Zulu, Only Yesterday, Tarantino, Testing The Wizard, tutorials, writing and procrastination

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep67 - Demonstrably Left

RABATT, “Wir sind alle LinX” demo, Fridays for Future, performativism, democracy, Werewolves Within

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep66 - Anticrastination

Bachelor party, Quake, Magic: The Gathering, Taskmaster, procrastination, bully brain, therapy, silly jokes

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep65 - Happisode

Payback, water parks, paper piece, Loki, Bob Ross, iconic/brand looks, inner monologue, The Messenger, Control, The Hobbit (1977)

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep64 - Gunpowder Suckshake

Free on Epic, the Taliban, Psycho Goreman, Gunpowder Milkshake, Working Moms, Youths, Among Us and Fortnite

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep63 - Friday the 13th

Protests and looting in South Africa, Activision/Blizzard, engaging with problematic artists, Tekken 3, Death of Winter, The Suicide Squad, Black Widow

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep62 - It's All Bullshirt

Post-party depression, bully brain and the inner child, social constructs, authenticity and confidence, cellphone cancer studies, Beware, The Wire

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep61 - Looks Like Rain

More vaccinations, home improvement, Entourage, Wish Dragon, Paddington, Miss Marple, dumb debates, Mutant Year Zero, work

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep60 - Exabyte

Social security nonsense, Wizard, Mutant Year Zero, Sin City, Doctor Sleep, Team Foxcatcher, Mass Effect 3, skill trees, anime, Alita: Battle Angel

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep59 - The Mental Lists

Youth Day, Juneteenth, Waldorf education, Kim’s Convenience, Little Shop of Horrors, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep58 - Jab-a-Dabba-Done! Part 1

Vaccination, catching up, state trojans, Promising Young Woman, He-Man, X-Files, Overboard!, Strangeland, procedural storytelling, Reconnect

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep57 - Hot Guy Summer

Today in history, Pride Month, Frostpunk, new tools, confidence and self-esteem, work, Cruella, Friends Reunion

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep56 - Coda

The end of Roommategate, Army of the Dead, live idea thievery, base building strategy, revisiting games, AssCreed II

Hypnotic Hootout - Ep55 - The Winter of Our Discontent

Roommategate, writing, Palestine, transphobia, gaming news, Journey to Ecrya, pen and paper systems