I Never Cast For This show

I Never Cast For This

Summary: Hello there, gamers! I Never Cast For This is a podcast largely focused on debating controversial topics in gaming, and hopefully putting them to rest. Is cheating in gaming a moral issue? Is Pay-To-Win ever a good model? Are achievements ruining gaming culture? Join us every week as we discuss the positive and negative trends of the gaming industry, as well as casual discussions of games we've played throughout the week leading up to the podcast. Tune in LIVE Mondays, 8:30PM EST at http://www.twitch.tv/INeverCastForThis

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 Will VR Gaming Ever Be Mainstream? - I Never Cast For This EP. 19 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5000

In this episode, we welcome James Walmer from Strictly Casual as we debate over the future of VR gaming. Is VR gaming really the future of gaming? Will VR gaming ever replace traditional gaming as it is today? Will screens eventually be gone entirely? Do gaming developers need to push for VR in order for it to be successful?   12:36 - Topic of the Week - VR Gaming  1:13:27 - Final thoughts on VR Gaming  1:16:00 - Trivia Question - VR Origins  1:20:30 - Outro Plugs, Social Media, Farewell   Follow James on Twitter: @JamesWalmer   Strictly Casual YouTube:  Strictly Casual Twitter:  @StrictlyCas Strictly Casual Twitch:    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Website - anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050  Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL  Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis  Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis  Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this  Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr  Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9  Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 Is Gaming Disorder Real? - I Never Cast For This EP. 18 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4150

*DISCLAIMER* We are not mental health professionals. We are simply stating our opinions and having a conversation about mental health in gaming.  This is Part 1 in our mental health series on Gaming and Mental Health. In this episode, we discuss gaming disorder and gaming addiction. Is gaming disorder legitimate, or just an excuse? Can people really be addicted to gaming, or just escapism in general? Can gaming be as addictive as drugs? Are video games really to blame for addiction, or are there underlying factors involved?   5:32 - Topic of the Week - Mental Health and Gaming  1:05:15 - Help is out there. Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 Does No Man's Sky Deserve A Second Chance? - I Never Cast For This EP. 17 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3861

In this episode, we discuss the developers of No Man's Sky - Hello Games. Do they deserve a second chance after selling the game on false promises? Is the game finally in a state that matches up with the original trailers shown at E3? Do they DESERVE to be praised and redeemed or are they just doing what is expected of them? Does this set a dangerous precedent for the gaming industry?    6:35 - Topic of the Week Discussion - Does No Man's Sky Deserve A Second Chance?   57:57 - Trivia Question - Hello Games Question    1:01:53 - Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell **Apologies for the audio in this episode - had a few hiccups during recording affecting quality. Will be fixed for next episode! ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 Is Hades A "Perfect" Game? - I Never Cast For This EP. 16 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3714

In this episode, we discuss the mega-hit from Supergiant Games, HADES! Is this objectively a "perfect" game? What are our issues with the game (if any)? If you hate Roguelites, will you still like this game? Listen to us discuss our love for Hades, and see if you agree with our points or not. Do you hate this game? We want to know why! Let us know through email or social media. 9:07 - Topic of the Week - Hades discussion 53:38 - Trivia Game Show - Supergiant Games Question 58:34 - Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell Follow Bamahutboon on Twitch at www.twitch.tv/bamahutboon ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 15 : The Future of Xbox, and Xbox Games Showcase Predictions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5067

In this episode, we welcome Vincent DeSantis from the Strictly Casual podcast as we discuss the future of Xbox. What do we expect from Xbox in next-gen? What's on our personal wishlists? We also place our predictions for the Xbox Games Showcase.  11:55 Topic of the Week - The Future of Xbox and Xbox Games Showcase   1:15:22 - Trivia Game Show - Microsoft/Apple Question!   1:19:45 - Outro Plugs and Farewell   Check out Vincent on the Strictly Casual podcast at https://www.youtube.com/c/StrictlyCasual/featured Vincent Twitter and Instagram: @bobashinga ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 14 : Gaming Toxicity... Where Do You Draw the Line? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7616

In this episode, five of us debate over gaming toxicity. Where is the line between toxicity and smack talk? Should gamers be accountable for their actions, or do companies hold the blame? Does intent matter when it comes to being toxic? How do we solve toxicity?   For live episodes of the I Never Cast For This podcast, tune in live on Mondays at 9pm EST on www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis 7:21 - Gaming News - Smash Bros community controversy, Team Fortress 2 bots.  15:04 - Topic of the Week - Toxic Gamers. What's toxic, what's just trash talk?   1:57:02 - Trivia Game Show - Minecraft Question  2:03:22 - Outro plugs and farewell ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 13 : Gaming in 2030... What Can We Expect? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6119

In this episode, five of us debate over the changes we might see with gaming in the year 2030. Will VR finally be mainstream? Will mouse and keyboard be a thing of the past? Will all multiplayer games be free to play? Will mobile gaming dominate all other platforms? Will the consoles be gone altogether?   For live episodes of the I Never Cast For This podcast, tune in live on Mondays at 9pm EST on www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis 6:28 - Gaming News - Dr. Disrespect, and other controversies  16:03 - Topic of the Week - Gaming in 2030... What can we expect? 1:28:35 - Trivia - Highest grossing mobile game?  1:38:50 - Outro plugs and farewell ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 12 : Linear vs Open World Games... Which is Better? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6042

In this episode, we have a debate over linear vs open world games. Which games do it well? Which don't? Is the market oversaturated with open world games? Are linear games worth $60? Is Minecraft REALLY an open-world game? Also, does Minecraft suck?   For live episodes of the I Never Cast For This podcast, tune in live on Mondays at 9pm EST on www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Gaming News - Last of Us 2 Review bombs - 9:20 Comment of the Week - Short Stadia discussion - 15:19 Topic of the Week - Linear vs Open World Games - 21:58 Trivia - 1:29:42  Outro Plugs - 1:36:50 ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 11 : Google Stadia... Is It Finally Worth It? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7026

In this episode, four of us debate over Google Stadia. Quasimodo (newcomer) tries to convince us that Stadia is worth it. Will he be able to defend some harsh criticisms presented during the debate? Is Stadia really for everyone? Is it finally where it needs to be, only 7 months after launch? For live episodes of the I Never Cast For This podcast, tune in live on Mondays at 9pm EST on www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis.   Show notes Gaming News: PS5 Showcase Event - 10:54  Topic of the Week - Google Stadia DEBATE - 17:15   Trivia - 1:49:58   Outro Plugs - 1:54:10 ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 10 : Cheating in Video Games... A Moral Issue, or Harmless Fun? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 7073

In this episode, five of us debate over the concept of cheating in video games. Is cheating online a moral issue? Or just harmless fun? Does cheating have real consequences? What about offline cheating? Is stream sniping acceptable? Are exploits considered "cheating?" For live episodes of the I Never Cast For This podcast, tune in live on Mondays at 9pm EST on www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis. 5:42 - Topic of the Week - Cheating in Gaming DEBATE  1:50:50 - Trivia  1:54:48 Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell  ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 09 : Pokemon Sword and Shield... Do They Really Deserve The Hate? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6711

In this episode, Keltharr, Arebus, Athrikus, and Albondiel have a heated debate over Pokemon Sword and Shield, and if the games really deserve all the hate they seem to be getting. Are fans correct in thinking that  #gamefreaklied? Is Game Freak actually a lazy company? Should Pokemon Sw/Sh have included all existing Pokemon? Do fans deserve more after all these years?   For live episodes of the I Never Cast For This podcast, tune in live on Mondays at 9pm EST on www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis.   6:48 - Gaming News 14:52 - Topic of the Week - Pokemon Sword and Shield DEBATE  1:42:17 - Trivia 1:49:05 - Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 08 : Battle Pass... Is This A Predatory Practice? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5402

In this episode, Keltharr, Arebus, Athrikus, and Recusor discuss the battle pass business model present in games like Fortnite, DOTA 2, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Are battle passes a predatory practice? Which games use battle passes effectively? Are battle passes simply a "pay-to-enjoy" scheme?   Gaming News: 6:35  Topic of the Week - Battle Passes: 13:45  Weekly Trivia - 1:21:21 ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP . 07 : Joy-Con Drift... What is Nintendo's Deal? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4113

In this episode, Keltharr, Octo (Trelard), Arebus, and (newcomer) Athrikus discuss Joy-Con Drift, and whether Nintendo needs to step up to the plate and fix this once and for all. We also discuss what we've been up to since the pandemic started, as well as what we've done since our last episode in 2017! 27:08 - Topic of the Week - Joy-Con Drift 1:00:25 - Catch Up With The Guys 1:04:39 - Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP. 06 : Delayed PC Releases (Destiny 2, GTA V)... Just Another Cash Grab? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4241

In this episode, Keltharr, Trelard, Arebus, and (newcomer) Emtu discuss delayed PC Releases, and whether they are a shady practice, or actually a good idea for gaming companies! 25:16 - Topic of the Week - Delayed PC Releases 1:04:48 - Arebus' Fidget Spinner, Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

 EP. 05 : Free-to-Play vs Subscription Fees... What's Better? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4819

In this episode, Keltharr, Trelard, and (newcomer) Recusor discuss free-to-play models versus subscription fees in various MMOs, MOBAs, and paid services like Xbox Live and PSN. 23:07 - Topic of the Week - F2P vs Subscription - What's better? 1:14:24 - Outro Plugs, Social Media, and Farewell ------------------------------------ Website - http://www.anchor.fm/inevercastforthis Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/i-never-cast-for-this/id1257462050 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4neWBPkyDggwrMjoIPCFCL Twitch - http://www.twitch.tv/inevercastforthis Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/inevercastforthis Podcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/inevercast4this Keltharr Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/keltharr Discord - https://discord.gg/FwXRDJ9 Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/inevercastforthis/

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