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Thumb Wars is a weekly show hosted/produced by Shaun dedicated to starting and encouraging dialogue and debate on a wide variety of topics within the video game industry. New episodes are released on Blistered Thumbs every Sunday.

EpisodesEdit

  • The Changing of MMO (August 13th, 2012)
  • Wi(i)ll U Play the Game? (September 17th, 2012)
  • Toyko Game Show 2012 (September 24th, 2012)
  • Story in Video Games (October 22nd, 2012)
  • Video Game Horror: (Un)Dead or Alive? (November 5th, 2012)
  • Star Wars, Disney & LucasArts: From Here to Where? (November 6th, 2012)
  • Character Wars (November 12th, 2012)
  • The Games of 2013 Part 1 (November 19th, 2012)
  • The Games of 2013 Part 2 (November 26th, 2012)
  • A Wii U Review WITH(out) LYRICS (December 4th, 2012)
  • The Disappointments of 2012 (December 17th, 2012)
  • The Triumphs of 2012 (December 25th, 2012)
  • New Year's Eve Special (December 31st, 2012)
  • Gamer Resolutions 2013 Edition (January 8th, 2013)
  • Sony VS The Used Video Game (January 14th, 2013)
  • Night of the Dormant Games (January 21st, 2013)
  • SOLD! The Aftermath of THQ (January 28th, 2013)
  • Solving the Puzzle: The Next Xbox/Playstation (February 4th, 2013)
  • Video Game Movies: WoW, NFS & HL/P (February 18th, 2013)
  • After the Reveal: Examining the PS4 (February 28th, 2013)
  • Making Money at What Cost? (March 4th, 2013)
  • Assassins, Pirates & Annual Sequels (March 13th, 2013)
  • EA & Life After Riccitiello (March 25th, 2013)
  • To Review the Reviewers (April 3rd, 2013)
  • LucasArts, Laura Croft & Layoffs (April 12th, 2013)
  • Graphic Language: Crytek, Next Gen & Microsoft (April 16th, 2013)
  • Special! - Persona 3 vs. Persona 4 (April 22nd, 2013)
  • U & Mii Make 3: Nintendo Vs E3? (April 30th, 2013)
  • Special! - Last Chance for Square Enix? (May 6th, 2013)
  • EA/Star Wars: Power of the Dark Side? (May 14th, 2013)
  • Ninten-Dont's?: LPs & Twitter (May 20th, 2013)
  • Xbox One: The Loneliest Number (May 27th, 2013)
  • Sonic - The Once & Future Hog (June 3rd, 2013)
  • Pre-3: Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft (June 9th, 2013)
  • E3 2013 Roundtable Special (June 15th, 2013)
  • Console Exclusives: The Next Generation (June 25th, 2013)
  • Persona Problems? The Future of Atlus (July 2nd, 2013)
  • Broken Rage: Kickstarter & Double Fine (July 8th, 2013)
  • All Thumbs? The State of Game Criticism (July 16th, 2013)
  • 2-For-1: Superheroes & Atlus Follow-Up (July 22nd, 2013)
  • Special! - Phil Fish and Death Threats (July 31st, 2013)
  • Special! - Tie-in-One: Sonic, Mega Man & Injustice (August 2nd, 2013)
  • Quarter Fallout: Breath of Fire, Nintendo Art, & More (August 5th, 2013)
  • Movies & Games: Zelda, Gran Turismo & the Future (August 13th, 2013)
  • 2nd Hand Accounts: Gamestop & Xenoblade (August 19th, 2013)
  • Next Stage: Xbox One vs PS4 Continues (September 2nd, 2013)
  • Go Mighty - Keiji Inafune, Kickstarter, & Japan (September 9th, 2013)
  • Keeping Scores: Of Numbers & Reviews (September 17th, 2013)
  • Sold! Atlus, SEGA & What Comes Next (September 23rd, 2013)
  • Building a Head of Steam(OS) (September 30th, 2013)
  • Delaying Tactics (October 26th, 2013)
  • Controversy: Digital Only & Microtransactions (November 5th, 2013)
  • Too Soon? The Unfinished Xbox One & PS4 (November 14th, 2013)
  • Giving Thanks: Mario/Zelda, Digital & More (December 3rd, 2013)
  • Best of 2013 (January 9th, 2014)
  • A Fond Farewell for Now (January 25th, 2014)
  • VG Films I: Warcraft (February 3rd, 2014)
  • Nintendo's Future (February 9th, 2014)
  • VG Films II: Sly & Friends (March 7th, 2014)
  • The Ghostbusters Dilemma (March 11th, 2014)
  • Amidst the Titanfall (March 28th, 2014)
  • Shaun & Johnny Rant About Windows 8 (April 12th, 2014)
  • Return of the Star Wars (May 27th, 2014)
  • Pre-3 2014 - Sony & Microsoft (June 7th, 2014)
  • Pre-3 2014 - Nintendo & 3rd Parties (June 8th, 2014)
  • E3 2014 Vlog #1 (June 10th, 2014)
  • E3 2014 Vlog #2 (June 11th, 2014)
  • E3 2014 Vlog #3 (June 12th, 2014)
  • E3 2014 Vlog #4 (June 13th, 2014)
  • Post-E3 2014 Roundtable Part 1 (June 16th, 2014)
  • Post-E3 2014 Roundtable Part 2 (June 17th, 2014)
  • Forgotten Gems of Gaming (July 12th, 2014)
  • P4GA & Anachronauts (July 26th, 2014)
  • Destiny of a Beta (July 31st, 2014)
  • Remembering Robin Williams (August 20th, 2014)
  • Fall of the Tomb Raider? (August 30th, 2014)
  • PSP Retrospective (September 9th, 2014)
  • Wii Retrospective Part 1 (September 16th, 2014)
  • Xbox 360 Retrospective (September 30th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 1-3 (October 4th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 4-6 (October 7th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 7-9 (October 10th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 10-12 (October 13th, 2014)
  • Top 10 Games for Halloween (October 15th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 13-15 (October 16th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 16-18 (October 19th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 19-21 (October 22nd, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 22-24 (October 25th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October 25-27 (October 28th, 2014)
  • A Monstrous October Conclusion (October 31st, 2014)
  • Over the Garden Wall (November 4th, 2014)
  • To Be Continued (November 25th, 2014)
  • Blizzcon 14: Warcraft (December 11th, 2014)
  • Arrow & The Flash (December 13th, 2014)
  • Top 10 Games of 2014 (December 23rd, 2014)
  • Korra Farewell (December 27th, 2014)
  • Saving Gotham? (January 13th, 2015)
  • Star vs. The Revenge of the Rouges (January 23rd, 2015)
  • SOE & Sony's Future (February 5th, 2015)
  • Patreon (February 10th, 2015)
  • Top 10 Fictional Couples (February 17th, 2015)
  • Sculptor/Valor/Titans (February 28th, 2015)
  • Saving Avengers Assemble? (March 7th, 2015)
  • Nintendo Goes Mobile (March 20th, 2015)
  • Gamescom 15 (August 12th, 2015)
  • Nintendo Switch Revealed (October 26th, 2016)

Unrepentant GeekingEdit

Unrepentant Geeking is a secondary Thumb Wars-esque podcast by Shaun that tackles various geek culture topics.

  • Sailing to Trenzalore (July 8th, 2014)
  • Who Goes There Part 1 (September 3rd, 2014)
  • Engines of War (September 13th, 2014)
  • The FF Teaser (January 29th, 2015)
  • Jem & the Holograms #1 (April 2nd, 2015)
  • Star Wars - Coming Home (April 18th, 2015)
  • Star Wars - Going Rogue (April 28th, 2015)
  • Arrow Season 3 (May 23rd, 2015)
  • Secret Wars - May (June 6th, 2015)
  • Pre-3 2015 (June 13th, 2015)
  • Post-E3 2015 Recap (June 21st, 2015)
  • All-New All-Different Marvel (July 1st, 2015)
  • Trailer Talk SDCC '15 (July 13th, 2015)
  • Secret Wars - June (July 26th, 2015)
  • D23 2015 (August 20th, 2015)
  • Remembering Chrono Trigger (August 24th, 2015)
  • Journey to The Force Awakens (September 12th, 2015)
  • Spider-Man - Sins Past 1-3 (September 23rd, 2015)
  • Spider-Man - Sins Past 4-6 (September 30th, 2015)
  • TV 4-Way (November 4th, 2015)
  • Adventure Time: Stakes (November 21st, 2015)
  • Binge (Re)Viewing (December 8th, 2015)
  • Remarking on FFVII Remake (December 16th, 2015)
  • The Force Awakens Roundtable (December 26th, 2015)
  • Spider-Man 1981 (January 6th, 2016)
  • Superman Begins: Man of Steel (January 24th, 2016)
  • Superhero Smorgasbord (February 13th, 2016)
  • Nintendo's Direction (March 5th, 2016)
  • Trailer Talk - GhostWar (March 15th, 2016)
  • Disney's The Jungle Book (April 18th, 2016)
  • The Huntsman: Winter's War (April 23rd, 2016)
  • DC Universe: Rebirth #1 (May 28th, 2016)
  • Captain America & Hydra (May 31st, 2016)
  • Star Wars: Bloodline & Life Debt (July 31st, 2016)
  • Suicide Squad (August 8th, 2016)
  • Summerween 2016 (August 31st, 2016)
  • Storks & The Magnificent Seven (September 25th, 2016)
  • Fall TV: Star Wars Rebels S3 Premiere (September 30th, 2016)
  • Fall TV: Marvel (October 31st, 2016)
  • Moana (November 25th, 2016)
  • Leftovers Smorgasbord (November 28th, 2016)
  • Viewer Request Month: The Reviewing (December 20th, 2016)
  • The Reviewing 2: The Review-nge (December 31st, 2016)
  • Viewer Request Month 3 x 5 (January 13th, 2017)
  • Nintendo Switched On? (January 16th, 2017)
  • Yakuza 0 (January 23rd, 2017)
  • One Piece Film: Gold (February 10th, 2017)
  • Lego John Wick (February 15th, 2017)
  • March Awesomeness - Kong: Skull Island (March 15th, 2017)
  • March Awesomeness - Iron Fist/Tangled BEA (March 21st, 2017)
  • Samurai Jack Season 5 Part 1 (April 22nd, 2017)
  • Star Wars: Thrawn (April 28th, 2017)
  • E3 2017: EA, Ubisoft, Bethesda, Microsoft (June 20th, 2017)
  • E3 2017: Sony (June 24th, 2017)
  • E3 2017: Nintendo (June 26th, 2017)
  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood (July 11th, 2017)
  • Netflix's Castlevania (July 24th, 2017)

Blistered ReviewsEdit

On January 18th, 2014, an offshoot of Thumb Wars was released called Blistered Reviews. Shaun looks at various video games and gives a review for each one.

  • Ep. #1 - Mobile/PC Roundup (January 18th, 2014)
  • Ep. #2 - Banner Saga (January 27th, 2014)
  • Ep. #3 - Broken Age (January 27th, 2014)
  • Ep. #4 - DBZ: Battle of Z (February 6th, 2014)
  • Ep. #5 - One Piece: Romance Dawn (February 11th, 2014)
  • Ep. #6 - Bravely Default (February 18th, 2014)
  • Ep. #7 - Lightning Returns (February 25th, 2014)
  • Ep. #8 - February Review Roundup (February 27th, 2014)
  • Ep. #9 - South Park: The Stick of Truth (March 4th, 2014)
  • Ep. #10 - Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 (March 14th, 2014)
  • Ep. #11 - Yoshi's New Island (March 18th, 2014)
  • Ep. #12 - Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (March 22nd, 2014)
  • Ep. #13 - Infamous Second Son (March 25th, 2014)
  • Ep. #14 - Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (April 3rd, 2014)
  • Ep. #15 - Disney Magical World (April 9th, 2014)
  • Ep. #16 - Conception II (April 15th, 2014)
  • Ep. #17 - Mario Golf World Tour (April 26th, 2014)
  • Ep. #18 - Kirby Triple Deluxe (April 28th, 2014)
  • Ep. #19 - The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (May 3rd, 2014)
  • Ep. #20 - Tesla Effect (May 10th, 2014)
  • Ep. #21 - Child of Light (May 17th, 2014)
  • Ep. #22 - Wolfenstein: The New Order (May 24th, 2014)
  • Ep. #23 - Watch_Dogs (June 4th, 2014)
  • Ep. #24 - Transistor/Munin (June 24th, 2014)
  • Ep. #25 - Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark/Angry Birds Epic (June 28th, 2014)
  • Ep. #26 - The Wolf Among Us (July 17th, 2014)
  • Ep. #27 - One Piece: Unlimited World Red (July 23rd, 2014)
  • Ep. #28 - Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright (August 27th, 2014)
  • Ep. #29 - Destiny (September 20th, 2014)
  • Ep. #30 - Hyrule Warriors (September 24th, 2014)
  • Ep. #31 - Disney Infinity 2.0 (September 27th, 2014)
  • Ep. #32 - Super Smash Ultimax (October 8th, 2014)
  • Ep. #33 - Shantae & The Pirate's Curse (October 24th, 2014)
  • Ep. #34 - RPG Double Play (November 8th, 2014)
  • Ep. #35 - Adventure (Game) Time! (November 15th, 2014)
  • Ep. #36 - Persona Q (November 22nd, 2014)
  • Ep. #37 - Game of the Year 2014 (December 31st, 2014)
  • Ep. #38 - The Citizen Fandango (February 7th, 2015)
  • Ep. #39 - The Order: 1886 (February 21st, 2015)
  • Ep. #40 - Kirby & Harold (March 3rd, 2015)
  • Ep. #41 - Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. (March 12th, 2015)
  • Ep. #42 - Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae (March 28th, 2015)
  • Ep. #43 - Etrian Mystery Dungeon (April 7th, 2015)
  • Ep. #44 - Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker (May 16th, 2015)
  • Ep. #45 - Tembo the Badass Elephant (July 21st, 2015)
  • Ep. #46 - Lost Dimension (August 1st, 2015)
  • Ep. #47 - Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold (August 5th, 2015)
  • Ep. #48 - Lara Croft Go/Until Dawn (September 1st, 2015)
  • Ep. #49 - Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (September 10th, 2015)
  • Ep. #50 - Persona 4 Dancing All Night (September 26th, 2015)
  • Ep. #51 - Stella Glow (November 16th, 2015)

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