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A Casual World Part 2

October 1, 2020

TCW Podcast Episode 123 - A Casual World Part 2

 

In our continued exploration of casual games we see the rise of match three in popularizing the genre.  Exemplified by games such as Klax, Columns, Bejewed, and Candy Crush.  The continued development and migration to the web further fueled the popularization of casual games.  Reaching the apex today with the help of casual games on Facebook.  That apex exemplified with the company PopCap Games.  Enjoy the casual world of games!

 

The Tetris God: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Alw5hs0chj0

Klax: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amH4q0TV384

Lucy and the Chocolate Factory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkQ58I53mjk

Columns: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCZ_2d_oF8Y

Acccustic coupler: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bSMJQbUpL0

TCW 039 - On-Line Systems: http://podcast.theycreateworlds.com/e/on-line-systems/

TCW 040 - Sierra On-Line: http://podcast.theycreateworlds.com/e/sierra-on-line/

Space Jam Website: https://www.spacejam.com/

Castle Crashers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d0VXoJ5qyc

Bejeweled : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrDsaK2qMUE

Evolution of Farmville: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uyits1Q7Zk8

Candy Crush Saga: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7ThVjWeiMc

 

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Alex's Video Game History Blog: http://videogamehistorian.wordpress.com

Alex's book is available for preorder and should be released through CRC Press in December 2019: http://bit.ly/TCWBOOK1

 

Intro Music: Josh Woodward - Airplane Mode -  Music - "Airplane Mode" by Josh Woodward. Free download:http://joshwoodward.com/song/AirplaneMode 

Outro Music: RolemMusic - Bacterial Love - http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic/Pop_Singles_Compilation_2014/01_rolemusic_-_bacterial_love 

 

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