Octal FM episodes are concise dives into topics like talking to robots, visiting Japan, making coffee, diversity in tech and why Nintendo is awesome.

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We've released 7 episodes about Super Mario:

027: Jump to it

In this episode we return to the topic of platformers. All the things we love, some of the things we hate. Not much in the way of notes for this episode; we really just sit back and have a bit of a chat. Enjoy!

024: Gamers shaping games

In this episode Jalada and Sefran sit back and chat about how gamers shape games through coming up with challenges, speedruns, or rewriting the games themselves through modding.

023: The Best Ever - Super Mario

In this ‘The Best Ever’ episode, Jalada and Sefran try to agree on which game in the Super Mario series is the best; Super Mario Sunshine, or Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island?

018: Is the 3D platformer dead?

In this episode of Octal FM we try to decide: Is the 3D platforming video game genre dead? Games we discuss:
  • Arcade games such as Donkey Kong, Mario Bros
  • Croc
  • Metroid and Castlevania
  • Crash Bandicoot
  • Rogue-likes such as Spelunky and Rogue Legacy
  • Puzzle-platformers like Super Meat Boy and N+
  • Is Yooka-Laylee the return of 3D platformers?
  • Snake Pass
Intro music: JACKS – Runaway Fashion Outro music: Juan Medrano - Mega Man 2 "Dokuta Wairi, Rival to the Light"

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