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Luke Mitchell

Luke Mitchell
Luke spends his time playing video games, binge-watching TV and hanging out with his German Shepherd, Ziggy and Bernese Mountain Dog Pandora.

Morgan Archer

Morgan Archer
Having arguments in 140 characters or less since 2010

Tom Morgan

Tom Morgan
This is Tom. See Tom game. Game Tom, game! A confirmed bachelor with a confirmed Bachelor degree, he spends his time critically scrutinising the hard work of others. His turn offs include people, places and things!

Finlay Gustus

Finlay Gustus
Fin is into RPGs, strategy and anything online and competitive. When he's not gaming you'll find him catching up on the latest streams, TV shows and sleep

Jakob Quilligan

Jakob Quilligan
Jake hails from Bendigo where his console of choice is the PS4, closely followed by the Nintendo 3DS. Anime and volunteering tend to keep him occupied, though his staffy/ rotty/ husky cross named Iris keeps him busy first and foremost.

Meagan Stearn

Meagan Stearn
Video and tabletop game lover. Canonically bi. Has way too many hobbies for her own good.

Vivienne Wright

Vivienne Wright
Vivienne (or Vava), is a well known optimist and purveyor of happiness who has a deep seeded love for Games, Pop culture, Fantasy, Horror and The Arts. Preparation for Chaos when interacting with them is key.


This week on a very special episode of Checkpoint, it’s all about RADIOTHON! I know, right? Radiothon is our biggest fundraiser so we talk today not only about what JOY means to us, but also what being a GAMER means to us as well. The studio is packed full with Luke, Archer, Jakob, Tom, Fin, Viv and Meags all along for the ride! We are having a Radiothon party and you’re invited! Also on the show, Fin reviews Total War: Warhammer and Viv gets stuck into Valkyria Chronicles Remastered, and we talk about some big LGBT gaming news, with one developer refusing to give a game code to someone for supporting the LGBT community, while another game developer adds an update to their game to give people complete freedom with how they want to dress and style their characters to show real inclusiveness! It really is quite the contrast. Don’t miss any of the fun on a jam packed show!