Escapist Podcast
027: Ocean Marketing & Roleplay in MMOs

The Escapist Staff | 30 Dec 2011 17:30
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This week, we discuss the Ocean Marketing debacle. We also talk about buying things in game and roleplaying in MMOs.

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The cast this week: Schuyler Dievendorf, Justin Clouse, Steve Butts and Greg Tito.

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Running Time: 1hr 15min.

00:00 - Sound Check: Spaceballs and Star Wars: The Old Republic
03:20 - Holiday Mishaps
05:25 - Ocean Marketing PR Blow-up
22:50 - Our own Customer Service experiences & buying Magic cards
34:50 - Gamer spends $16,000 on in-game sword & what we buy in games
39:20 - Nice fastfood, MMO subscriptions and restaurant menu gimmicks
52:13 - Roleplaying in MMOs and tabletop
1:05:00 - 2011 best year for gaming?
1:16:00 - What we got for Christmas

Theme Music - Ian Dorsch
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix courtesy of OCRemix.

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