Oh, a Podcast! #49: Epic Beard Wish Fulfillment

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In this month’s episode!

  • The SpongeBob musical
  • Michael’s haircut
  • Michael’s “kid friends”
  • Signing up for COVID vaccine trials
  • Laughing at jokes you don’t remember writing
  • Dubs
  • Internet Court’s menu design
  • Adding last-minute dumb things to games
  • Young Trucy Wright
  • Paul’s tired of thinking

All this, plus I cut out like 10 minutes of us trying to remember plot details from Apollo Justice. 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.

Our theme song is “Cigarettes and One-Night Stands” by 5thavenueband, and it is licensed under under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

Oh, a Podcast! #48: How to Draw Anime Santa

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In this month’s episode!

  • Glitter
  • NaNoWriMo hacks
  • How not to confuse your future self
  • Background animations in VNs
  • Jenny LeClue
  • Naughty and nice decisions
  • How many Santas is enough Santas?
  • Joey Joey and the Good Good Boys
  • Coding for kids
  • Legacy of Dragonholt and room-escape games

All this, plus how to hook up with Santa! 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.

Our theme song is “Cigarettes and One-Night Stands” by 5thavenueband, and it is licensed under under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0.

Oh, a Podcast! #47: The Cats of Cat President 2 (feat. their owners)

 

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In this special edition of Oh, a Podcast!:

  • We have three guests in the (virtual) studio: Anne Sullivan, Abigael Williams, and Rin J—aka the owners of Mr. Biscuits, Fe.Line, and Queen Fabulousa!
  • The real-life purr-sonalities of the Cat President 2 cats
  • Where these cats came from
  • 2 for $10 cat deals
  • Should Paul get a cat??
  • How many cats should Paul get.
  • How we made the cat owners deeply uncomfortable
  • Cats and the pandemic
  • The origins of the weird [censored] cat on the title screen
  • Skulls

All this, plus whether golden retrievers ever really grow up (they do not). You won’t want to miss it!!! Especially if you like cats!

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 ALL of us on Twitter; I’m @PaulMFranzen, Michael is @arglefumph, Anne is @annetropy, Abigael is @asgardianmead61, and Rin is @SirLadySketch.

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.