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Recent Wardcast Episodes

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
Episode 242: Country is a State of Mind
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.

Interviews with Developers of These Fine Games

Episode 239: Quarantine Catsup, Part 3

For our third quarantine catchup, we talk games we’ve been enjoying as well as those that haven’t quite cut the mustard.

Episode 238: Quarantine Catsup, Part 2

We relish our continual catch up with announcements, news, games played, and games seen.

Episode 237: Quarantine Catsup, Part 1

Dylan, Alex, and Nelson play catch up with all the news and announcements that happened this summer.

Episode 236: If It's Not Intersectional, It's BS
Episode 236: If It's Not Intersectional, It's BS
Episode 235: Agitation and Education
Episode 235: Agitation and Education
Episode 234: There Was a Guy Named Batman
Episode 234: There Was a Guy Named Batman

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!

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Wardcast Episode 229: Have I Made It?

For our MAGFest 2020 panel, we tackle the perennial question dogging every professional in games — "Have I made it?"

Episode 228: Into the MAG 2020

Welcome to MAGFest 202X.

Episode 227: Guest Games Played 2019

Before we dive headfirst into 2020, we invited some of our guests to talk about the games that meant the most to them in 2019.

Episode 226: The Honorables 2019, Lower Bracket
Episode 226: The Honorables 2019, Lower Bracket
Episode 225: The Honorables 2019, Upper Bracket
Episode 225: The Honorables 2019, Upper Bracket
Episode 224: Best Games Played 2019
Episode 224: Best Games Played 2019