009: Grinding the Rewards

Listen now (35 min) | Leaving the stream behind, our heroes make a discovery about experience grinding and reward mechanics, which will help them on their quest to find the most usable game. Read the transcript.

Games discussed on this episode:

  • 2:02 World of Warcraft
  • 2:59 Dark Souls
  • 5:16 Mass Effect
  • 7:12 Bloodborne
  • 8:27 Cuphead
  • 15:26 Hellblade
  • 19:59 Monster Hunter
  • 26:51 Spider-Man
  • 34:16 Sea of Thieves

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