Podcasts

Episode 8: Intro To Nintendo

In episode 8, Dani and Ify deep dive into the world of Nintendo. They discuss the history of Nintendo from Japan and onward, the first games created for the console, the revitalization of the company, the Nintendo DS, their quality of life products, the Nintendo Switch, public relations, and much, much more. They're also joined by producer Michael Barryte to discuss his own experiences with Nintendo. Find him on Twitter at @belatedmedia. 

Episode 7: Table Top Games

In episode 7, Dani and Ify discuss table top games. They break down the history, the first ever table top games, how the table top game came to be what it is today, how RPG's got started, why it's maintained it's popularity, their own favorite games, and much more! They are also joined by Emma Fyffe to discuss her own experiences with RPG's, table top games, & more. Find Emma on Twitter and Instagram at @EmmaFyffe. 

Episode 6: Twitch

In episode 6, Dani and Ify are joined by the chief executive of Hyper RPG Zac Eubanks to discuss Twitch, the live streaming video platform. They get in to the beginnings of video streaming, how the gaming category of video streaming sites grew, how it works, how to use the site, Hyper RPG's partnership with Twitch, how Ify built his following, and much, much more! Check out our footnotes on our website www.nerdificent.com to learn more. 

Episode 5: Fan Films

In episode 5, Ify and Dani break down the world of fan films. They discuss what a 'fan film' is, the history of how they came to be including the first one ever made, how it works when it comes to legal and copyright issues, the most popular fan films ever made, & more! They're also joined by Robot Underdog's directing/writing/producing team Donnie & Rita McMillin to discuss their own experiences making fan films. Check out our footnotes page on our website www.nerdificent.com to view links to their work.

Bonus Episode: 'Avengers: Infinity War' Review *SPOILERS AHEAD*

*****SPOILERS AHEAD******DO NOT LISTEN IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO HEAR SPOILERS*****YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED*****
In this bonus episode, Dani and Ify are joined by comedian Mark Ellis to review the new film 'Avengers: Infinity War.'

Episode 4: Marvel Cinematic Universe

In episode 4, Dani and Ify plus special guest Hector Navarro break down the entire world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From Iron Man to the Incredible Hulk to Spider Man: Homecoming, the group takes no short cuts when it comes to exploring and explaining the entire universe timeline. Follow Hector on Twitter and Instagram at @HectorIsFunny

Episode 3: eSports

In episode 3, Dani and Ify get into the world of eSports. They talk about what it is exactly, the history of the competition, different tournaments players take part in, professional leagues, eSports scholarships from universities, eSports in the Olympics, how it's popularity rose, it's classification as a sport, the ethics of the game, performance enhancing drug use during competitions, how eSports influenced gaming, and so much more. They're also joined by host, internet and YouTube personality, and former Nerdist gaming editor Malik Forte to discuss all of the above and his own experience with eSports. Follow him at @Malik4Play on Twitter and Instagram. 



Episode 2: Cosplay

In episode 2, Dani and Ify get in to the world of Cosplay. They talk about where the word comes from, the first cosplay ever at a fan convention, how it has grown over the years, how the costumes are assembled, professional cosplaying, the consent movement within Cosplay, Patreon, & more. Plus they have professional cosplayer Stella Chuu on to discuss her own experiences with Cosplay and how she made a career out of it. Follow Stella on Twitter and Instagram at @StellaChuuuuu and find her on Patreon!

Episode 1: Comic Conventions

In the pilot episode, Dani and Ify explore the world of comic conventions. They discuss what a comic convention is, the history of comic conventions, the first recorded "official" comic book convention, the history of San Diego's Comic Con, the specialization of conventions, the change of vibe over the years, their own personal experiences with conventions, & more! 

Bonus Episode: Virtual Reality

In this bonus episode Ify & Dani look into virtual reality and all the tech that comes with it. They discuss what virtual reality is, the history of how it came to be and how it became to be the VR that we know today, the first official attempt at it, when the term 'virtual reality' was coined, how porn has driven the VR industry, their own personal experiences with VR, & more!