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The Reformed Gamers

The Reformed Gamers! The show all about theology, video games and tacos (and anything else)! Join two reformed pastors as they discuss video games from a reformed Biblical perspective. Topics range from specific video games and the themes within them or things in the world of gaming.
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Now displaying: January, 2020
Jan 27, 2020

Control is a deep game. Micah joins Logan to help unpack the different themes of the game, elaborate on what the Hiss is, how Dr. Darling's videos are key to the plot, and how a janitor is more than he appears.

If you like what we do here at TRG, head over to Patreon to consider lending support to the show! Support as low as $1 a month goes a long way to helping us continue discussing Biblical theology and games.

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Jan 21, 2020

From Pokemon to Doom and Everything In Between

Continuing #5YearsofTRG, we brought on Christian gaming streamer, PastorDoostyn, on to discuss all things live-streaming, gaming, and Christian engagement with the platform.

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Housekeeping (4:56)

  • YouTube/Twitch Updates
  • Rate/Review the Show on your Podcast App
  • Join our Discord
  • Consider Supporting TRG on Patreon

What Have We Been Playing (6:36)

Doostyn discusses two Metroidvania games that have caught his attention: Bloodstained and The Messenger. Logan gains 3 Platinum trophies in his goal to get 20 Platinums in 2020.

What Have We Been Reading (15:00)

Doostyn discusses Clear the Stage on how we should seek God in worship, not a performance. Logan begins studying the book of Revelation and becomes confused immediately.

Topic (27:05)

Game live-streaming has grown over the past few years. Along with that growth, Christians have appeared on platforms like Twitch and Mixer to reach gamers for the Gospel. Doostyn discusses what it's been like for him, some of the opposition he faced, and where he sees streaming going in the future.

Patron Thank You (1:12:32)

Special thanks to all of our patrons who support us on Patreon!

Reco's! (1:13:55)

Jan 6, 2020

Kicking off 5 years of TRG, Marty Estes from Nintendo Dads and Youth Worker's Guide to Video Games joins Logan to discuss how ministry staff can wade the waters of gaming and help parents in the process.

What Have You Been Playing

Up first, Marty discusses how amazing Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order is. Logan discusses his recent Platinums and his time with Untitled Goose Game.

What Have You Been Reading

Marty discusses a new book by Doug Fields written to help youth pastors manage time more effectively by learning to say no. Logan finishes The Power in Prayer by Charles Spurgeon.

Topic

The guys discuss gaming within a ministry context, should M-rated games be played in ministry, one thing parents should know about gaming and more.

Recos!

  • Nintendo Switch Lite
  • Peppermint Jojo's from Trader Joes
  • Write down your 2020 resolutions/goals
  • The Power in Prayer by Charles Spurgeon

Check out Nintendo Dads and Youth Worker's Guide to Video Games! You can follow them both on Twitter through the following links: Nintendo Dads / Youth Worker's Guide to Video Games

If you like what we do here at TRG, consider supporting us on Patreon! Support as low as a $1 a month helps continue discussing gaming from a Biblical worldview and nets you extra unlocks such as early, uncut access to all episodes, behind-the-scenes content, and special roles in our Discord server.

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