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Recent Wardcast Episodes

Interviews with Developers of These Fine Games

Episode 244: Minimoons

Hosts are tying the knot as we talk about ‘Breath of the Wild’ clones, ‘Werewolf’-likes, and the military industrial complex.

Episode 243: I Would Fight Goofy

We contemplate prizefights with cherished cartoon characters as we discuss narrative games, M&As, and more!

Episode 242: Country is a State of Mind

Giant Bomb’s Abby Russell joins us to talk gaming nuggets, parasocial relationships, and where, precisely, the Southern United States is.

Episode 241: How to Fund Your Video Game, PAX Online 2020
Episode 241: How to Fund Your Video Game, PAX Online 2020
Episode 240: Nolan North Jr.
Episode 240: Nolan North Jr.
Episode 239: Quarantine Catsup, Part 3
Episode 239: Quarantine Catsup, Part 3

Wardcast Specials

Best Games Played

Best Games Played is Ward Games' game of the year spectacular! Every year, we gather 'round the table and discuss the games that year that meant the most to us.

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Hidden Gems: Discovering the Undiscovered of PAX

Hidden Gems is Ward Games' PAX panel series where we invite friends and colleagues from across the games industry to join us in scouring the show floor to find an assortment of small and overlooked games and experiences to showcase.

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Into the Mag

Into the MAG is Ward Games' annual nightly show during the Music and Games Festival — MAGFest! From the Garylord Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland, join us as we bring on guests from around the games industry to talk about their projects, the show, and more!

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Best Games Played

Best Games Played is Ward Games' game of the year spectacular! Every year, we gather 'round the table and discuss the games that year that meant the most to us.

See more
Hidden Gems: Discovering the Undiscovered of PAX

Hidden Gems is Ward Games' PAX panel series where we invite friends and colleagues from across the games industry to join us in scouring the show floor to find an assortment of small and overlooked games and experiences to showcase.

See more
Into the Mag

Into the MAG is Ward Games' annual nightly show during the Music and Games Festival — MAGFest! From the Garylord Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland, join us as we bring on guests from around the games industry to talk about their projects, the show, and more!

See more

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Episode 234: There Was a Guy Named Batman

Not even the World’s Greatest Detective can figure out what to do about all of these cancelled gaming events.

Episode 233: Video Games Worldwide

Investors? Could be you!

Episode 232: Making Your Game, PAX East 2020

We moderate a panel of publishing and crowdfunding professionals to discuss strategies to help developers get their games made.

Episode 231: Hidden Gems of PAX East IV
Episode 231: Hidden Gems of PAX East IV
Episode 230: Hidden Gems of PAX South III
Episode 230: Hidden Gems of PAX South III
Wardcast Episode 229: Have I Made It?
Wardcast Episode 229: Have I Made It?