Gamechurch Podcast #2: Brainy Gamer’s Michael Abbott

By Richard Clark

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The Gamechurch Podcast is a podcast dedicated to having open and honest conversations about games, life, and belief hosted by our editor-in-chief, Drew Dixon and managing editor, Richard Clark.

Every week we invite a special guest to talk with us about life, games, and belief. This week we’re joined by Michael Abbott, the man responsible for Brainy Gamer, one of the original blogs dedicated to thoughtful game criticism. Michael talks with us about how his Buddhist meditation practices relate to videogames, whether Vlambeer’s Nuclear Throne conveys peace or anger, and how Earthbound conveys genuine, heartbreaking childhood.

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Written by Richard Clark

Richard Clark is the managing editor of Gamechurch, the editor-in-chief of Christ and Pop Culture, a regular columnist at Unwinnable, and a staff writer for Kill Screen. He can be reached at deadyetliving at gmail dot com or followed on twitter @deadyetliving.

  • Michael Morejon

    awesome going to check this out! The idea of a podcast was a good one..hope it grows!