Metaverse Reverie is the official podcast of Cloud Monster Online (the critical, analytical, interactive art/media blog). Join us in our secluded discussion hut, afloat in the far reaches of the vast and infinite metaverse, as we discuss the art form in question, our personal experiences, the meaning of life, the true purpose of the universe, popular culture, and anything else that strikes our fancy.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 8 – Blow the Candles Out20/09/2014 Duración: 02h07min
Most of this week's episode is taken up by discussion on the most recent wave of harassment and controversy.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 7 – Shermed Out, or Tears of the Dome-Beast28/08/2014 Duración: 02h28min
The luminary, artist, and friend Dominick Rabrun joins us for a sit down session of gab. Dom's known for his work on Dom's Sketchcast and, most recently, on Hip Hop RPG.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 6 – Puppies and Unicorns20/08/2014 Duración: 02h33min
Aleks has a fireside chat with artist Jack Cooke, formerly of Firaxis games. We discuss his experiences working at the venerable game studio, game jams, project scope, growing up with and without technology, and all sorts of other stuff.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 5 – Everyone in Philly Is a Serial Killer29/07/2014 Duración: 02h33min
This week, we begin the discussion with Heavy Rain and episodic vs. long form experiences, continue on to more L.A. Noire and Assassin's Creed, and then transition into some dark and soulfully confessional Dark Souls confessions. It gets pretty real.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 4 – Gaia’s Wrath15/07/2014 Duración: 02h17min
Aleks and Arie celebrate their fourth episode (making for a full month's worth of delicious content), and discuss replaying old classics, and exploring new ones. They also spend a fair chunk of the podcast gushing about Divinity: Original Sin.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 3 – Arachnid Menace05/07/2014 Duración: 02h02min
Join Aleks and Arie on a horrifying and exciting thrill ride as they battle through legions of rabid spiders and face their darkest fears.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 2 – Off the Beaten Path, We Dream27/06/2014 Duración: 02h06min
We take an extra half hour as Aleks gushes and raves about The Secret World, and somehow manage to find the time to discuss the Steam Summer Sale, the problematics of impulse buying and digital media "ownership," solipsism, and the ephemeral nature of life.
Metaverse Reverie, Episode 1 – Haxxor’s Delight21/06/2014 Duración: 01h33min
Our inaugural episode is here, and it's chock full of Aleks and Arie's profound insight and puckish mischief! This week, we discuss various aspects of Watch Dogs with the aid of a brilliant Multimedia Sandwich analogy (and go on a fair number of tangents).