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Critical but casual approaches to current, past, and future video games six times a week. In addition, guests will periodically share their own aesthetic and personal experiences with games in conversation! Subscribe to our Patreon at www.patreon.com/hegelbon if you'd like to hear special patron-only bonus episodes!

Episodes

Episode 147: Don't Give Up, Skeleton with Jeremy Gordon
Show Details57min 53s
Episode 146: The Write Stuff with Patrick Dubuque!
Show Details1hr 4min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.23
Show Details2hr 6min
Episode 145: Brass Knuckles and a Two by Four with Sean McTiernan
Show Details1hr 35min
No Cartridge One-Half: State of the Show
Show Details4min 57s
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.22
Show Details52min 30s
Epidsode 144: Paratopic with Jessica Harvey!
Show Details1hr 8min
Are You Afraid of the After Dark: After Dark
Show Details1hr 38min
Are You Afraid of the After Dark: Finale! Mario!
Show Details1hr 27min
Episode 143: Neocab with Patrick Ewing!
Show Details1hr 13min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.21 (DOUBLE SIZED)
Show Details2hr 19min
Episode 142: Jenny LeClue: Detectivu! with Joe Russ!
Show Details1hr 55min
No Cartridge Presents: Are You Afraid of the After Dark 3 -- Killswitch!
Show Details53min 10s
Episode 141: "Wait, they're not the same Link?" with Marc Normandin
Show Details1hr 6min
No Cartridge Presents: Are You Afraid of the After Dark 2
Show Details1hr 17min
No Cartridge Presents: 4 Colors Red 1 with Podside Pete!
Show Details1hr 12min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.20
Show Details58min 56s
No Cartridge Presents: Are You Afraid of the After Dark 1
Show Details53min 17s
Episode 140: Found in Translation with Kevin Snow!
Show Details1hr 12min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.19
Show Details1hr 2min
No Cartridge UNLOCK: Mark Hoppus!
Show Details59min 48s
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.18
Show Details1hr 22min
Patreon Bonus Sample: David Roth!
Show Details8min 29s
Episode 139: History of the Form
Show Details39min 22s
Patreon Bonus Sample: Lana Polansky!
Show Details8min 5s
Episode 138: Adventures in Rotoscope with Francisco González
Show Details1hr 16min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.17
Show Details1hr 54min
BONUS: Patreon sample with Jesse Farrar
Show Details6min 36s
Episode 137: Cartridgeside Fire Chat w/ Gary Butterfield
Show Details1hr 14min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.16
Show Details49min 18s
Episode 136: On Sequels and Anodyne 2 with Sean Han Tani and Marina Kittaka
Show Details53min 17s
Episode 135: Outer Wilds Forever! with Alex and Kelsey Beachum
Show Details1hr 50min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.15
Show Details1hr
Episode 134: The Signature Wall with Heather Campbell and Nick Wiger!
Show Details1hr
Episode 133: Hyper Light Drifter with Teddy Dief!
Show Details1hr 14min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.14
Show Details1hr 12min
Episode 132: Of Co-ops and CRPGs with Nathaniel Chapman and Liv!
Show Details1hr 22min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.13
Show Details54min 10s
Episode 131: Hypnospace Outlaw with Jay Tholen!
Show Details1hr 28min
Patreon Preview: Return of the New Book Club!
Show Details8min 2s
Patch Notes 1.12
Show Details1hr 22min
Episode 130: Willing to Take Risks with Lana Polansky!
Show Details1hr 4min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.11
Show Details1hr 1min
Episode 129: After Dark in Light with Olivia Broussard
Show Details1hr 6min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.10
Show Details1hr 2min
Episode 128: Propaganda But Good, with Left Trigger
Show Details1hr 12min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.9
Show Details1hr 23min
Episode 127: No Cartridge Live with Josh Sawyer and Olivia Broussard!
Show Details1hr 15min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.9
Show Details1hr 1min
Episode 126: Late[st] Episode with Ben Pack!
Show Details1hr 10min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.8
Show Details1hr 55min
Episode 125: New-topian Horizons with Utopian Horizons
Show Details1hr 7min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.7
Show Details1hr 10min
Episode 124: À la recherche du bionic grappling hook arm perdu with Bakoon
Show Details1hr 15min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.6
Show Details1hr 42min
Episode 123: "Not Pretty Like the Movies" with Kreal of Krealtube!
Show Details1hr 53min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.5
Show Details1hr 29min
Episode 122: Anatomy of the Riot Walkout with Jocelyn Monahan
Show Details1hr 17min
Episode 121: Porno for Pyros with Michelle Perez
Show Details1hr 52min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.4, Patch Notes Up All Nite
Show Details1hr 36min
Episode 120: Bioshock Finite with Ian Mooney
Show Details1hr 11min
No Cartridge Bonus: After Dark with Marc Normandin
Show Details1hr 18min
Episode 119: Vator Om with Dendy Crew
Show Details1hr 18min
No Cartridge Presents Patch Notes 1.3: The one about Telltale
Show Details1hr 23min
PATREON UNLOCK! Ruiner and Gatekeeping
Show Details18min 17s
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.2
Show Details1hr 15min
Episode 118: Something I Could Do While I Was Unemployed with Justin "donoteat01"
Show Details52min 36s
Episode 117: Falcon Age and Aunties with Chandana Ekanayake
Show Details1hr 10min
No Cartridge Presents: Patch Notes 1.1
Show Details1hr 19min
Episode 116: Repeat an Action Until it Becomes Meaningful w/ Henrique Antero
Show Details1hr 1min
Episode 115: Boring Guys in Fighting Games, Liv talks to That Kid!
Show Details1hr 2min
Episode 114: We Need to Drive People Crazy with Pedro Paiva
Show Details1hr 9min
Episode 113: I'm So Sorry for Your Codebase w/Dante Douglas
Show Details1hr 14min
Live Week Bonus: No Cartridge After Dark with Liv and Josh Sawyer, Free!
Show Details1hr 25min
Episode 112: No Kingdom, No Heart for Existential Dread w/ Natalie Watson
Show Details59min 33s
Episode 111: Parasocial Drinkers w/ Shannon Strucci
Show Details1hr 24min
Episode 110: No Gaming After Adulthood with Theo!
Show Details1hr 33min
Episode 109: Bioshock Althusser: Detournement with Ben
Show Details1hr 9min
Episode 108: Oh Yeah That Was Huge! Def Jam: Fight for New York Competitive
Show Details1hr 14min
State of the Podcast (Intermission)
Show Details7min 35s
Episode 107: The Theme is Dragons with Malcolm Pierce
Show Details1hr 44min
Episode 106: Critical Support for Darth Plagueis w Luke
Show Details59min 13s
Episode 105: The Transformative Nature of Speedruns with John Donahue
Show Details1hr 10min
Episode 104: Saying the Quiet Part Quiet
Show Details32min 45s
Episode 103: The Curious Case of Paul Walker-Emig and the Return of the Obra Din
Show Details1hr 3min
Episode 102: Inside the Comic's Studio with Michael Kupperman
Show Details57min 15s
Episode 101: Destiny For Dummies with Ian @ianperialism
Show Details1hr 16min
Episode 100!! The Return of Alex Navarro
Show Details1hr 24min
No Cartridge LIVE with Scott Benson
Show Details1hr 18min
No Cartridge After Dark BONUS: Wheatus After Dark
Show Details1hr 32min
Episode 99: Modding as a Kind of Praxis with Thumblesteen
Show Details1hr 5min
No Cartridge Patreon Unlock: Leon "leyawn" Chang on his Music
Show Details1hr 2min
Episode 98: Rockstar, Red Dead Redemption 2, Crunch, and Pierre Bourdieu
Show Details29min 54s
Episode 97.5: An Afternoon With Adi Shankar!
Show Details28min 42s
Episode 97: Bash Bash Revolution with Doug Lain!
Show Details58min 7s
Episode 96: Fortnite Dads Unite with Charles!
Show Details1hr 9min
Announcement: Live Show!!
Show Details51s
Epidsode 95: The Better Translation with Alex Degen
Show Details1hr 45min
Episode 94: Your Own Personal Torture with Spencer Hall
Show Details1hr 39min
Episode 93: Buying and Selling Yourself In Game
Show Details31min 7s
Episode 92: WoW Forever with Tony Palumbi
Show Details1hr 13min
Episode 91: Warcraft (2016) Part Two
Show Details1hr 21min
Episode 91: Warcraft (2016) Part 1
Show Details53min 31s
Episode 90: We're Gonna Go Beyond This w/ Ian Borsuk
Show Details1hr 17min
Episode 89: News From the Front with Alex Pareene
Show Details53min
Episode 88: Cartoonists in Apartments Drinking Coffee with Matt Lubchansky
Show Details54min 33s
BONUS EPISODE: No Coasts No Kings - Live From Combo Breaker!
Show Details46min 49s
Episode 87: "I Get Angry, Obviously," Gaming Unions with Felicia McIntyre & Tim Colwill
Show Details1hr 23min
Episode 86: We're All Friends in the Garbage Can with Jocelyn Monahan
Show Details1hr 11min
Episode 85: "More Normal, More Human" with Meredith Gran!
Show Details45min 14s
Episode 84: Esports as a Design Question with Will Partin
Show Details1hr 1min
Episode HELL: Cartridge Shrugged
Show Details3min 31s
Episode 83: "Roy is Broken," Smash Bros Melee with Phil Nolan
Show Details1hr 3min
Episode 82: "You Make a Lot of Enemies" w/ Brian Hanson!
Show Details1hr 21min
Episode 81: "It's Just Gone." Demon's Souls with Scott Benson
Show Details2hr 5min
Episode 80: A Deeply Miserable Process w/ Alex Reed
Show Details1hr 7min
Episode 79: "They Had to Have An Ending" KOTOR with Luke
Show Details40min 51s
Episode 78: "Toad Has No Inner Life" w/Branson Reese!
Show Details1hr 15min
Episode 77: "Narrative in the Age of Mobile" w/ Tom Dziuba
Show Details1hr 10min
Episode 76: Videogames' Citizen Kane w/David "TheBeerNerd" Eisenberg
Show Details1hr 1min
Episode 75: "There Isn't Always Tomorrow" w/Jason Rohrer!
Show Details1hr 2min
Episode 74: "Like Being Interested in Scorpions" w/ Pete "Whandall"
Show Details1hr 22min
Episode 73: Game Workers Unite w/ Liz Ryerson
Show Details1hr 5min
Episode 71: "Systems of Domination" w/ Seth Shepherd
Show Details58min 4s
Episode 70 - "No Problem Calling it Casual Gaming" w/Liz Roscher
Show Details1hr 11min
Episode 69: "The Methadone of Gaming" w/ Riley Quinn
Show Details1hr 12min
Episode 68: "People Want to Love Your Game" w/ Ethan Hammerman
Show Details1hr 8min
Episode 67: "The Final Goal" w/ Shenanigansen
Show Details1hr 11min
No Cartridge Patreon Preview: No Cartridge Leftist Book Club Episode One
Show Details32min 49s
Episode 66: "Let Me Buy A Silly Dance," Microtransaction Talk with Peter @litescript
Show Details55min 48s
Episode 65 -- eFedding and the Artifice of Artifice w/ jonwuka
Show Details1hr 10min
Preview of the Super Bowl with Ethan Hammerman, Pats Fan
Show Details6min 23s
Episode 64: Live Debate w/ Matt Christman and Virgil Texas at The Bell House!
Show Details2hr 19min
Episode 63: Desert of the Real Fictions w/ Scott Benson
Show Details1hr 56min
Episode 62: No Cartridge is true; everything is permitted" w/ Marc Normandin!
Show Details1hr 8min
Episode 61: Sonics of Future Past w Alex (Yelix) Perry
Show Details1hr 15min
No Cartridge 60.5: Patreon Throwback with @bronzehammer and @boring_as_heck
Show Details34min 9s
The Heggies Finale!
Show Details22min 3s
The Heggies 2017: PUBG!
Show Details14min 42s
The Heggies 2017: Night in the Woods!
Show Details13min 18s
Episode 60: "No Clear Way Forward" with Andy @andymoney69
Show Details54min 45s
Episode 59: Marxplaining Patreon
Show Details16min 24s
Episode 58: Rowsdower Loves Cuphead w/ @NKVDeeznuts
Show Details1hr 3min
Episode 57: "Trouble is a Fake Idea" with Drew Toothpaste
Show Details1hr 2min
Episode 56: "Pretense for a Conversation" w/Christopher Bell
Show Details1hr 20min
Episode 54: Radical Honesty w/KC Green
Show Details1hr 8min
Episode 53: "It grew with me" CJ Fleck on Deus Ex
Show Details57min 30s
Episode 52: Better Solidarity: Misogyny, Games, the Left, and Beyond with Christina @Squierzz and Emma @surfbordt
Show Details1hr 4min
Episode 51 -- Prima's Official Strategy Guide for No Cartridge w/ Leon @leyawn Chang
Show Details1hr 3min
Episode 50: "That Hideous Strength" w/ Chris Gardiner of Failbetter Games
Show Details48min 29s
No Cartridge Bonus: Patreon Sample on RUINER
Show Details4min 50s
Episode 49: Empathy Machines with @dogin_hoodie
Show Details1hr 32min
Episode 48: "Army Figurines Have Been Here Forever" w/ Conor McGovern
Show Details1hr 4min
BONUS: Preview of Patreon episode on Violence
Show Details5min 58s
Episode 47: "Against an Easy Mode" with Scott @socksmahoney Blaha
Show Details1hr 1min
Episode 45: Axis of Difficulty w/ Ian @Glennfinito Renfroe
Show Details57min 56s
Episode 44: "Psychic Warfare is Real" with Alexander Hinman
Show Details1hr 4min
Episode 43: The Mountaintop w/ Erica @lavosxii
Show Details1hr 29min
Episode 42: "Hearthstone With Schilling" w/ Jesse Farrar and Stefan Heck
Show Details1hr 28min
Episode 41: "/play" w/ Lena @lbourgie
Show Details1hr 4min
Episode 40: "Malevolent Magical Realism" w/ Michael Lutz (@warrenisdead)
Show Details1hr 12min
Mini Ep: The Indiegogo (w/ Jesse Farrar)
Show Details16min 19s
Episode 39: "Dad, someone took my items!" w/ Brandon @sexualjumanji Zaboklicki
Show Details38min 50s
Episode 38: "This is the formula for turning games into a class issue" with Ed Zitron
Show Details1hr 7min
Episode 37: "If you're forced to have combat, it's taking away your agency" with @RS_Benedict
Show Details40min 14s
Episode 36: "An attempt to streamline a system that's, just, present" with Andrew @illybocean
Show Details1hr 27min
Episode 35: "Even if Everything is Artifice, It is Imbued With the Human Spirit"
Show Details1hr 22min
Episode 34: "I want a reason to play video games" with Chris Person (@papapishu)
Show Details43min 15s
Episode 33: "Historical Madlibs, to a degree" with Andrew Dunn (@anndraadunn)
Show Details1hr 19min
Episode 32: Finding the point at which it's no longer possible to have a happy ending (with Josh Boerman @boshj)
Show Details59min 30s
Episode 31: "Life is beautiful, you just have to understand it" (with @kamel_altamimi)
Show Details1hr 22min
Episode 30: Brock Wilbur, Religion, and Postal
Show Details1hr 11min
BONUS: Jon Bernhardt on Iron Man
Show Details2min 14s
Episode 29: Jon Bernhardt on Prey
Show Details1hr 35min
Episode 28: Hazel Monforton on Writing for Dishonored: Death of the Outsider
Show Details47min 15s
Episode 27: Dave Mangels on No Man's Sky and Trump
Show Details46min 40s
Episode 26: Scott Benson Part 2, Scott Bensoner
Show Details50min 17s
Episode 25: Scott Benson Part 1 - Pessmism of the Spirit, Optimism of the Will
Show Details1hr 40min
Episode 24: Qara Koyunlu on Baseball, Games, and Knowledge
Show Details1hr 1min
Episode 23: Matt Christman Takes on Gaming
Show Details42min 24s
Episode 22: VR and Games Dev (with @fender_splendor)
Show Details48min 4s
Episode 21: Hazel Monforton on Narrative and Games
Show Details53min 48s
Episode 20: Metal Gear Solid with Felix Biederman
Show Details50min 48s
Episode 19: Conversations with Matt Brady
Show Details46min 43s
Episode 18: Rhythm Games with Roger Clark and Trent
Show Details51min 36s
Episode 17: RPGs and Sequels with LavosXII
Show Details1hr 15min
Episode 15 -- Side Quests
Show Details18min
Episode 14 - Night in the Woods and Creepypasta
Show Details10min 48s
Episode 13 - Night in the Woods with Scott Benson
Show Details1hr 44min
Episode 11 - Open World Games
Show Details15min 23s
Episode 10 -- Fire Pro Series with Alex Navarro
Show Details43min 20s
Episode 9 - Nier: Automata
Show Details11min 44s
Episode 7 - Sunless Sea
Show Details8min 35s
Episode 6 - Planescape: Torment
Show Details22min
Episode 5 - Alan Wake and Deadly Premonition
Show Details13min 21s
Episode 4 - Euro Truck Simulator 2
Show Details10min 35s
Episode 3 - Devil Daggers
Show Details11min 45s
Episode 2 - The Music of Mega Man 2
Show Details11min 52s
Episode 1 -- Rungunjumpgun
Show Details13min 15s