Episodes

November 2018

Checkpoint Intimates: The Cheat Codes Eulogy

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cameron reminisce about the age of cheat codes. Born from the need to give developer tools up…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Microtransactions Patch

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cameron pore over the latest patch notes to see if something untoward is going on. How is…

The PAX Aus 2018 Checkpoint Roundup

This week on the show, we give you the full breakdown of our weekend at PAX Aus 2018. PAX Aus has become the biggest event in gaming for Australia. From Indie Developers showing their games, a community getting involved with table top gaming and panels for every aspect of the…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Single Player Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Jian join forces to dissect the condition of the single player game. In a world that seems…

PAX Aus 2018: Day 1 and What to Expect

This week on the show, PAX Aus has become one of the most anticipated events in the Australian gaming calendar, from AAA studios to upcoming indie developers, everyone comes together to put their best foot forward. This year Checkpoint had a very big year with our first ever booth and…

October 2018

Melbourne International Games Week: PAX Aus and friends

This week on the show, we give you the lowdown on the Melbourne International Games Week, the biggest event in gaming within Australia that culminates to PAX Aus this coming weekend. But it’s not just PAX Aus that the Melbourne International Games Week has to offer, there is a huge…

Checkpoint Intimates: The User Reviews Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Sav give us their review on the state of user reviews. In an industry where word of…

Advice Time: Let’s A those Q’s

This week on the show, we asked you, the listeners, if you had some questions that needed answers and boy did you deliver. Wether you were looking for advice, wanted to hear more about Checkpoint and our involvement or thoughts on the video game industry or just wanted to get…

Checkpoint Intimates: WWE Super Show-Down

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, the WWE Super Show-Down 2018 blew away Australian audiences last weekend with it’s massive event with 75,000 fans filing…

Home Grown: The Melbourne Development Scene

This week on the show, we talk about the industry we love, gaming, and the city we love, Melbourne. The Melbourne development scene has been booming, more so then any other city in Australia. What is it about Melbourne that has seen independent development studios flourish? Is it the same…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Episodic Gaming Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Cameron and Elliot investigate the phenomenon of Episodic Gaming. Popularised again in the modern industry by the success of…

September 2018

Checkpoint Intimates: The Sectional Releases Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Luke and Elliot take a look at sectional releases vs releasing an entirely encompassing product. Sometimes games release with…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Passionate Opinions Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Luke and Edie put passionate opinions in the gaming world under the microscope. Why do gamers get so determined…

Checkpoint Intimates: The Adult Gaming Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cam talk about Steam’s latest addition as it opens the flood gates to Adult gaming with a…

Checkpoint Intimates: The MEO Conversation

Checkpoint Intimates is a weekly podcast where two members of the team go one-on-one on a topic that they both feel strongly about, talking in a more deeper and, yes, intimate context. This week, Elliot and Cam talk about the Melbourne Esports Open which took place last weekend here at Rod Laver Arena!…