The National Pastime – Episode 10

The National Pastime – Episode 10

Hosts: Melvin, Zack, Sofia, Megan, Ryan

Join us for another random wacky episode of The National Pastime where we discuss some different kinds of gameplay we’d like to see and much off-topic conversation…

And to top off the new episode, a picture of Megan as Jack Frost from Calgary Expo.



The National Pastime – The Last of Us Spoilercast

The National Pastime – The Last of Us Spoilercast

Hosts: Melvin, Clayton, Megan

This week is our special The Last of Us spoilercast! Be warned, if you have not finished the game, THERE WILL BE SPOILERS. If you want to discuss some of the points we raised on the podcast about The Last of Us, you can do so in the comments, or you can find us on twitter.

Show notes:

  • There will NOT be a new episode next week. This one is coming in really early because I don’t want to post a spoilercast AFTER when everyone is giving a shit, so it’s coming now. Also, Canada Day next week and I’ll be busy at work that day so I won’t have time to post anything.

The National Pastime – Episode 8

The National Pastime – Episode 8

Hosts: Melvin, Ryan, Kayley, Megan

Join us this week as our cast talks about what neglected genre of series that should see a comeback, or what the effect that rehashing the same five types of games over and over again can do to a genre.

Show Notes:

  • We recorded this pre-The Last of Us launch so we kind of say things about The Last of Us as if we hadn’t played it. Most of us have either beaten it, or are in the middle of playing it lol 
  • Phantom Breaker: Battlegrounds is the beat ’em up I mentioned in the episode that I couldn’t remember the exact name of


The National Pastime – E3 Part 3

The National Pastime – E3 Part 3

Hosts: Melvin, Clayton, Ryan

This is our special E3 episode, broken up into four parts. Part 3, we talk all about the Sony conference!

Show Notes:

  •  We recorded the episode before Microsoft’s backtracking on their DRM and used games policy so, yeah, we talk about the situation as it was a few days after E3

The National Pastime – Episode 7

The National Pastime – Episode 7

Hosts: Melvin, Zack, Ryan

This week, join our hosts as they talk about video game characters they’d like to be, the use of high-profile actors in video games, and seeing video games as art. Lots of randomness in between.