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Play Dead: RIP Special Vol. 2

Welcome to season 2 of Play Dead, the first and only podcast that looks exclusively at death in video games! Hosted by Gabby DaRienzo, Play Dead explores the different ways that death is used in video games and the meanings it has for both players and developers.

In this special episode, Gabby speaks with all of Play Dead’s Season 2 guests about their most memorable video game deaths, including Daniel Rosen, Stephanie Harvey, Justin Kuiper, Adam Saltsman, Kim Koronya, Andrew Willans, and Niamh Schönherr (you can also catch up with Season 1’s memorable deaths over here).

Warning: This episode contains spoilers.

Listen: [powerpress][/powerpress]Download: Play Dead S2 Episode 6 (35:07)


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The music used in this episode was written and composed by Justine, and comes from their latest mix on Soundcloud, which you can check out at You can also hear more of Justine’s music at and follow them on twitter @Sintecta.

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This episode of Play Dead is also supported by Defenders of the Triforce, Nintendo’s official Legend of Zelda escape game. From the creators of the original Real Escape Game, Defenders of the Triforce is a massive real-life adventure game where you and your team of heroes race against the clock to claim the Master Sword and banish Ganondorf forever. Visit for dates and cities. Defenders of the Triforce, by Scrap Entertainment, brought to you by Secret City Adventures.


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