Checkpoint Podcast

Death, It’s Game Over Man

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Cameron Honey-Swain

Cameron Honey-Swain
Playing video games, reading comics and expressing himself via reaction photos of D-Grade celebrities and drag queens is the easiest way to keep Cameron busy so that he'll stop bothering his cats for selfies.

Elliot Attard

Elliot Attard
PC gamer, TV show binge-watcher, music lover and elite member of high society (but not really) - Elliot possesses all of the qualities needed to project his word thoughts straight into your eye holes.

Sav Ferguson

Sav Ferguson
Sav is a games developer, programmer, journalist, zine maker and writer. Find him around Melbourne, writing, testing games, running from deadlines and attending pro-queer, pro-trans, and pro feminist rallies. His favourite game is Silent Hill 4- but he knows Silent Hill 2 is the best.


This week on the show, death is a sometimes inevitable part of gaming. From characters deaths that effect the narrative to the always looming reality of a Game Over screen, death in the digital world can mean plenty of things to lots of different people. Join Cam, Elliot, Sav and Jack from Zed Games breakdown the reality of death in the world of gaming. From the character deaths that shook us, to the mental toll our characters mortality in gaming can have have on us and what does Game Over mean to each of. It’s not just doom a gloom though as Cameron puts the team through his Death Quiz Mini Game. Cameron has also been resisting the fast paced world of Dante the Devil Hunter, he brings you his review of Devil May Cry 5. Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date! For all the latest updates as always, head to our official website at checkpointgaming.net. Death, It's Game Over Man