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X-Wingin' It

Mar 27, 2019

Alex Kane and Brock Wilbur dive into 2003's Knights of the Old Republic for the Xbox. This BioWare title built a gigantic universe thousands of years before the events of the films, and pulled off a wildly complicated RPG with memorable characters. If you like this podcast, this game, or Alex Kane as a person: pre-order...


Mar 10, 2019

Brock Wilbur and Alex Kane are back. This time: a division in the Force! Two games were released back to back that had were basically the same, but from wildly different perspectives. X-Wing and TIE-Fighter are both space plane dogfight games. One comes from the perspective of the good guys; the other got more...


Jan 14, 2019

Alex Kane and Brock Wilbur are back for X-Wingin' It: the show about Star Wars video games and the stories they tell. After two episodes from the mid 90s, it seemed like the right time to cover some of the fundamentals bases. Especially Hoth base. Today, Alex and Brock are discussing the Atari 2600 game The Empire...


Dec 13, 2018

Alex Kane and Brock Wilbur are back for X-Wingin' It. Today is all about Dark Forces from 1995. The LucasArts title was an attempt to make Star Wars in DOOM, after modders had already started making their own Stars Wars games in DOOM. The early first person shooter title still has a lot of bizarre story bits to offer,...


Oct 30, 2018

Welcome to the first X-Wingin' It! Alex Kane and Brock Wilbur talk about Shadows of the Empire from 1996. The N64 title was part of a transmedia adventure that explored the period between Empire and Return. Dash Rendar (who is absolutely not a knock-off Han Solo) goes on a mission to save a kidnapped princess. It's not...