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Still No Great Video Game Movies - Protagonist Pitfalls - Extra Credits

It's been 5 years since we did an episode on videogame movies so let's take a look at where we've gone and where we've yet to go. In a world where comic books rule the cinema and an entry into the Mad Max franchise swept through the Oscars, why have video game movies been left by the wayside? We think that it has something to do with how video game...

Vlad the Impaler - Son of the Dragon - Extra History - #1

Sign up to Morning Brew for free today https://bit.ly/mbextracredits Vlad Tepes, Vlad the Impaler, the real life dracula, is surrounded by folklore, mystery, and myth. Even during his time the stories about his famed impalings traveled all around Europe. In his home country, he is hailed as a hero who stopped the Ottoman advance into Europe, but...

What Genre are Wrestling Games? - Pinning Down Fighting vs Sports Games - Extra Credits

Sign up to Morning Brew for free today https://bit.ly/mbextracredits Genres can be a loose collection of ideas and mechanics so it isn't super surprising when particular games bust the mold. But usually those games are either unique or end up spinning off their own genre (Soulslike anyone?) What about wrestling games? Are they sports games? Fighting...

♫ May 15, 1648 - Thirty Years' War - Extra History Music

Listen to "May 15, 1648" the theme track of our series on the Thirty Years War and the apocalyptic consequences it had for Europe. Music by Tiffany Román: http://www.tiffanyromanlouk.com/ Join us on Patreon! http://bit.ly/EHPatreon Check out our other shows at http://becauselearningmatters.com Subscribe for new episodes every Saturday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC...

Thirty Years' War - LIES - Extra History

Welcome Extra Historians to Lies, where we talk about the mistakes we made and the details we couldn't quite squeeze into the episode proper. Why did the Protestants support Frederick V despite being a hardline Catholic? What is even the difference between these religions anyways? Why is Dutch and Danish so easy to mix up? Timestamps! 0:00 - Recommended...

Stephanie St Clair - Queen of Policy - Extra History

Wanna watch without ads and see exclusive content? Go to http://curiositystream.com/extracredits​ to get a full year of Curiosity Stream & Nebula for 26% off In 1930s America, we saw the rise of a new kind of organized crime in the big cities and fewer places are bigger than New York City. And there are huge personalities in this underground,...

Mulan - The Girl Who Didn't Have to Change to Become a Hero - Extra Mythology

Wanna watch without ads and see exclusive content? Go to http://curiositystream.com/extracredits​ to get a full year of Curiosity Stream & Nebula for 26% off Most of us might be familiar with Mulan from a particular animated film. Or maybe the live-action remake. But neither quite captures the original ballad in its entirety. For one, Mulan never...

Thirty Years War - Chaining the Dragon - Extra History - #5

Use code EXTRACREDITS14 to get up to 14 FREE MEALS across your first 4 HelloFresh boxes, including free shipping on your first box at https://bit.ly/3wbnmH1 ! As the war continued onwards draining the land of blood and coin, enough was finally enough. While the conflict started over religious grounds, by this time it had changed to a conflict about...

Helping Your Players Design - 6 Rules for Design Tools - Extra Credits

Use code EXTRACREDITS14 to get up to 14 FREE MEALS across your first 4 HelloFresh boxes, including free shipping on your first box at https://bit.ly/3wbnmH1 ! Thank you to Nate Taylor, the Creative Director over at Dwarven Forge, for guest writing this episode! ( https://shop.dwarvenforge.com/ ) We've seen a lot of sandbox games and tools to...

Thirty Years War - Death - Extra History - #4

The first 1,000 people to use this link will get a 1 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/extracredits06211 The rider of the pale horse, Death itself, comes through and with it, plague. The plague itself was no stranger to the average medieval town. But the difference, as with most things, was scale. Having armies march for so long and...

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