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Some Patches Required

Aaron & Zak

Welcome to Some Patches Required! Here, we're going to talk about the games industry. We love it, you love it, but we can all agree that it needs some work. Every other Friday, we discuss topics ranging from crunch and employee mistreatment to the sheer existence of the KFConsole.

Recent Episodes

Discussing In-Game Cinematics and Career Introspection with Blizzard Technical Artist Bruce EvansNovember 19, 2021 Episode artwork A Smörgåsbord of Intriguing Topics, Facebook's Big Re-brand, and Halo's Speculative Space CrispsNovember 05, 2021 Episode artwork Mobile Game Marketing, Celebrity Likenesses, and the Joker's Book BlockadeOctober 22, 2021 Episode artwork Double Trouble With Doug Trein, Reviewing Reviews, and Evaluating the Value of WikisOctober 08, 2021 Episode artwork SPR Watch Party - Star Wars: Episode VII With Daniel DiManna From The GNPSeptember 24, 2021 Episode artwork Indie Insights From Basileus Games, Building a Visual Novel, and a Hint at What’s To ComeSeptember 10, 2021 Episode artwork An Episode of Intros, Lots of Roblox Talk, and an Unnecessary Adherence to Naming ConventionsAugust 27, 2021 Episode artwork Remasters, Re-releases, and Googling "Frank"August 13, 2021 Episode artwork Switch OLED, Steam Deck, and Activision Blizzard's Moral ReckoningJuly 30, 2021 Episode artwork Gameplay vs. Narrative, Second Chances, and Our First Concise OutroJuly 16, 2021 Episode artwork Talking Shop With GuessworkVR, Indie Dev Insights, and a Surplus of Sarcasm July 02, 2021 Episode artwork E3 2021, Opinions Aplenty, and the Colonel's Nasty BoyJune 18, 2021 Episode artwork $70 Games, Appropriate Compensation, and the Legendary Lost Lozenge of HadesJune 04, 2021 Episode artwork Bad Video Game Movies, a Ton of Monster Hunter, and Commander Shepard's Nasty KnobMay 21, 2021 Episode artwork Sony, Game Preservation, and The Taking of a Tremendous DukeMay 07, 2021 Episode artwork Licensed Games, Godzilla, and a Very Special Guest HostApril 23, 2021 Episode artwork Gaming Superiority, The Snyder Cut, and an Unfortunately Clicky ChairApril 09, 2021 Episode artwork Open World Games, Blaseball Banter, and the Naming Of a ToiletMarch 26, 2021 Episode artwork Google Stadia's Empty Stadium, Plenty of Pokémon, and a Very Vocal FelineMarch 12, 2021 Episode artwork IP Usage in Games, Star Wars, Warhammer, and the Horror of Texas SnowstormsFebruary 26, 2021 Episode artwork Exclusivity 2: Electric BoogalooFebruary 12, 2021 Episode artwork Platform-Exclusive Games, King Kong, and a Michael Caine Mea CulpaJanuary 29, 2021 Episode artwork Genshin Impact's... ImpactJanuary 15, 2021 Episode artwork KFC: Kentucky Fried Cyberpunk?January 01, 2021 Episode artwork Hello, World!December 16, 2020 Episode artwork