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The Besties Podcast 55 - A mouthful of candies

Chris Plante co-founded Polygon in 2012 and is now editor-in-chief. He co-hosts The Besties, is a board member of the Frida Cinema, and created NYU’s first games journalism course.

I love Candy Box. I'd hate to spoil what Candy Box is.

So trust me. Before you press that play button, click this link. Play Candy Box for a few minutes, then leave it open on a browser tab and return for the podcast. Follow these instructions precisely.

Fun, right? Confusing, right? Great, let's get to the show.

This week, we offend chiropractors, slay mystical beasts, fix the industry's piracy problem and Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box, Candy Box.

Also, Candy Box.

  • 3:00 - Best use of Blood Dragons (Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon)
  • 9:50 - Best piracy prevention that is also ironic (Game Dev Tycoon)
  • 19:50 - Half time: Chris goes back to school
  • 26:10 - Best value of the week and also of all time (Neverwinter)
  • 33:30 - Best something something Candy Box (Candy Box)
  • 41:00 - The winner is...

Theme song by Ian Dorsch

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