Oh, a Podcast! #46: Homemade Beard Balm

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In this month’s episode!

  • Beard care tips
  • Cat President 2 is coming out this month!
  • Composting pyramid schemes
  • Mountain Dew VooDew
  • Why aren’t ballots like fast food
  • Windows Vista
  • Creating counterfeit dollars in PhotoShop
  • Do we make “sexy” games?
  • Carol Reed
  • How Paul ruined Michael’s wedding photos

All this, plus we try to figure out different spin-off games for Detective Pikachu. (Maybe Coast Guard Squirtle??) You magi-can’t miss it!!

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #45: Look at My Fancy House

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In this month’s episode!

  • We’re using Discord now!
  • We’re too old for Discord.
  • What is the end of Minecraft?
  • Paul just wants to impress the fourth graders.
  • Books where you can die
  • Visual novels with stats
  • Placeholder names
  • The TV show Soap
  • What are the youths doing?
  • Tester feedback on Cat President 2

All this, plus the true story of how Paul invented Steam! You won’t want to miss it.

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #44: Cat Fingers

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In this month’s episode!

  • Making games is fun(?)
  • Cat President’s word count
  • What’s next after a game is “finished”?
  • How cats wear jackets
  • Do cats have goatees?
  • Cats with tats
  • Testing text-based games
  • Games with time loops
  • Time-travelling toilets
  • MURDER MAN

All this, plus how to accessorize like a bad boy! It’s educational! SO LISTEN.

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #43: Let’s Date Pikachu!

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In this month’s episode!

  • Pride and Prejudice and Murder
  • Managing continuity with multiple writers
  • Politicians licking themselves
  • Filming FMV games from home
  • DID SURGE GET DISCONTINUED AGAIN????
  • Is Orange Vanilla Coke gone too??????
  • The Luncheon Kingdom
  • Dating sims with 100+ routes
  • How Michael and Paul met
  • VR VNs

All this, plus why does Super Mario Odyssey have so many moons. It’s too many moons!!!!! You won’t want to miss it.

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #42: Thrift Store Mystery Garbage Box

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In this month’s episode!

  • Ice-cream!
  • COVID-19’s impact on our work
  • Cancer-themed romance novels
  • Hooking up with the vice principal
  • Rooftop minigolf
  • Internet Court is real life now.
  • BoardGameArena.com (add Paul as a friend—paulmeetsworld!)
  • Quarantining with kids
  • Updates that make games worse
  • The oppressive sadness of Life is Strange 2

All this, plus we talk about Michael’s canceled Disney World trip! There’s nothing super-sad about that—you’ll definitely want to listen.

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #41: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Loves Anime

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In this month’s episode!

  • Testing Nancy Drew: Midnight in Salem
  • The Kidnapped Prom Queen is out now! Buy it!
  • How to end games
  • Making it look like you put effort into your game
  • Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • Writing jokes that we don’t understand
  • Internet Court is real life now
  • Who would we cast in Cat President: The Movie?
  • …And why is it Adam Sandler.
  • HUMANS: The Musical

All this, plus we reveal Thunderpaw’s secret original name! We haven’t revealed that already, have we? Anyway, LISTEN.

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #40: Hidden Babies

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In this month’s episode!

  • Are babies really that interesting
  • Singing
  • How voting is like fast food
  • Superior Tuesday
  • The qualified business income deduction
  • Ace Attorney news!! (There isn’t any.)
  • Making gross sound effects
  • Naked people wearing towels!
  • The Arglefumph jingle
  • BRING ME A CAT PRESIDENT ANIME OR MANGA

All this, plus…I cut out a lot of the stuff where we talked about politics. You’re welcome!!

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #39: The Kidnapped Pig

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In this month’s episode!

  • Paul is sad; Michael is fired.
  • Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disney World!!
  • Everything wrong with Midnight in Salem
  • How to spell “um”
  • Boogers in Harry Potter
  • Speedruns
  • Public domain kidnapping photos
  • Diversity in Oh, a Rock! games
  • Iconography
  • Nabbit from New Super Mario Bros. U

All this, plus a primer on what we’re looking for when we cast human models! You won’t want to miss it.

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.

Oh, a Podcast! #38: The One With Midnight in Salem

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In this month’s episode!

  • Is Nancy Drew: Midnight in Salem…good?
  • Michael’s new career as a tester
  • How much dialogue is too much?
  • First-person navigation
  • Achievements for dying
  • PIZZA BOY IS A REAL GAME
  • Promotional art across different platforms
  • Harem scenes in visual novels
  • Michael’s face
  • Dating Santa Claus

All this, plus Michael has to explain bitcoin to a boomer! You won’t want to miss THAT.

If you have questions about game development or any of our games, e-mail them to podcast@oharock.com, and we’ll answer them on the show! You can also follow us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, and Michael is @arglefumph.