Super Joystiq Podcast Special: Gamescom 2013 Day 3

It's the first official day of Gamescom 2013, and number three of five Super Joystiq Podcast Specials from Germany.

The big announcements may be over, but the big show is just getting starting. The regular crew is back with guests Ananda Gupta and Garth DeAngelis from Firaxis, and Jasper Koning from Awesomenauts developer Ronimo Games. On the slate for today: details on XCOM: Enemy Within, insight into the Awesomenauts Kickstarter and expansion Starstorm, impressions from the show floor, and more.

The Great Gamescom Podcast Giveaways of 2013 continues full steam ahead! In today's episode, we reveal the password required to enter to win a Racanooki Tanooki suit hoodie from Instructions for how to enter can be found on this post, and after the break. Be sure to catch each episode every day this week for a new giveaway. See you back here tomorrow!

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Show Breakdown
Hosts: Alexander (@Sliwinski), Richard (@The RichardM), Jess (@JessConditt), Sinan (@shoinan)
Guests: Ananda Gupta (@agauntpanda) and Garth DeAngelis (@gsdeangelis) - Firaxis, Jasper Koning - Ronimo Games
  • 00:00:00 - 00:02:11 // Intro and meeting the guests
  • 00:02:12 - 00:17:51 // XCOM: Enemy Within
  • 00:17:52 - 00:25:31 // Awesomenauts: Starstorm and Kickstarter
  • 00:25:32 - 00:36:14 // Losing at your own games/board games
  • 00:36:15 - 00:42:25 // Kickstarter and customer feedback
  • 00:42:26 - 00:46:57 // Action figures and childhood toys
  • 00:46:58 - 00:54:07 // Show impressions: controllers
  • 00:54:08 - 01:55:59 // Final wrap-up
Theme Music: Satsuma Audio and Whitaker Blackall – "A Basstastic Undertaking"
Segment Bumpers: Go Cart, Blown Away - Kevin MacLeod (

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Alexander Sliwinski and Jonathan Downin (@jonathandownin)

Joyswag: Racanooki Tanooki suit hoodie from
To enter this week's giveaway:
  • Listen to and subscribe to the podcast. Send an email to podcast at joystiq dot com. Be sure to include the secret password (revealed during the podcast) in the subject line. Spelling counts! Comments posted here do not qualify.
  • Only one entry per person, per password. Emails containing multiple passwords do no quality. Must be over 18 years of age and a resident of the United States.
  • Entries must be received on or before Monday, August 26, 2013.
  • At that time, we'll randomly select one (1) winner to receive a racanooki costume hoodie.
  • For a list of complete rules for JoySwag, click here.

What is Joyswag? Since we don't keep the games and merchandise we receive for review or promotional purposes, it becomes "Joyswag," which is passed along to our readers. Please note that Joyswag may be in "used" condition.

For more info on our policy, click here.

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