Mandate Radio: Ep. 132 (4/13/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 132 (4/13/2016) Happy Wednesday everybody and welcome to Mandate Radio!  In this spectacular episode the guys talk about all kinds of nonsensical things and something else. Oh that’s right, games!  This week Fitz shares his continued experience with Civ’s Beyond Earth expansion as well gushing about his time spent ogling Ratchet…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 131 (4/6/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 131 (4/6/2016)   Happy Wednesday everybody!  In this triumphal Mandate Radio Frank, Pete, and Fitz talk games! Fitz talks about his time with Rising Tide, the DLC for Beyond Earth.  Frank continues to gush about Chrono Trigger as he comes to the realization that he might not actually like video games.…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 130 (3/30/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 130 (3/30/2016) Happy Thursday everyone and welcome to Mandate Radio?  Yes, due to unforeseen circumstances your friendly neighborhood Mandate Radio is going up a few hours late.  Blame Frank.  After you’re finished hatin’ climb aboard this week’s Mandate Radio, a weekly show where two or three idiots gather to talk about…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 129 (3/23/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 129 (3/23/2016) Happy Wednesday everyone and welcome to Mandate Radio!  The terrible twosome of Frank and Pete are back again to talk about games!  This week Frank talks about his yarny time in Unravel (and his predictions on how it will most likely have a brutally sad ending) and his dudey…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 128 (3/16/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 128 (3/16/2016) Happy Wednesday everyone!  This week the guys lost an hour of sleep due to the marvelous wonder that is daylight savings, but still they persevere and bring you an awesome show full of talk about games!  Frank and Fitz once again haven’t played much, but Pete brings it home…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 127 (3/9/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 127 (3/9/2016) Happy Wednesday everyone and welcome to Mandate Radio!  This week Pete and Frank start off the show talking about all kinds of nonsense including staying up late, getting up early, taxes, new jobs, IT, politics, and Frank’s foolproof way to ensure that the perfect president is selected.  While Frank…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 126 (3/2/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 126 (3/2/2016) Happy Wednesday!  Let’s talk business, and by business I mean games!  This week Fitz brings up a blast from the past in the form of Empire: Total War while Pete keeps current and talks about Street Fighter V fight pads, Stardew Valley, SUPERHOT, and more.  Frank then brings his…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 125 (2/24/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 125 (2/24/2016) Spoiler Warning: To avoid Firewatch spoilers, skip from 20:00 to 41:00 Happy Wednesday Everyone and welcome to Mandate Radio!  With Fitz in Chicago, Frank and Pete hold down the fort with all kinds of talk about games!  This week the guys talk about Firewatch and their issues with it (beware…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 124 (2/17/2016)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 124 (2/17/2016) Happy Wednesday Everybody!  This week on Mandate Radio, Frank, Pete, and Fitz talk about early mornings, tax season, Little Nemo, and games!  This week Fitz renders his opinion on XCOM 2 and Pete talks about DarkMaus.  Next, Frank and Pete talk about Firewatch in their best veiled verbiage [No…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 123 (2/10/16)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 123 (2/10/16)   Happy Wednesday Everyone! Coming to you live from the early AM it’s Mandate Radio with Frank and Pete!  This week it’s a classic duo episode featuring lots of talk about politics, art, philosophy, and games!  Pete is tinkering with Slime Rancher and Frank is grappling with The Witness,…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 122 (2/3/16)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 122 (2/3/16)   Happy Wednesday Everyone!  With February upon us, Frank, Pete, and Fitz take it upon themselves to talk about video games!  This week, the guys talk about The Witness and all of its line puzzling glory.  Frank and Pete briefly talk Bloodborne, and Fitz makes promises to play and…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 121 (1/27/16)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 121 (1/27/16)   Happy Wednesday Everyone!  Join us in a beautiful discussion of counter terrorist units, dead hard drives, and games!  This week, Fitz talks about his ultra mild relationship with Fallout 4 and how he’s starting to not have any fun.  Aww. Then, Frank and Pete gush over Bloodborne and…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 120 (1/20/16)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 120 (1/20/16)   Happy Wednesday Everyone! This week, Frank, Pete, and Fitz collaborate to talk about all kinds of gaming nonsense!  Topics of discussion include Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, Bloodborne (Frank is addicted, so you will most likely be hearing about this for at least another week), and Darkest Dungeon.  Next,…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 119 (1/13/16)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 119 (1/13/16)   Happy Wednesday Everyone and welcome to Mandate Radio!  This week, Frank, Pete, and Fitz have a rousing discussion about games!  No surprised?  Well this discussion focuses on why using video games as a medium to express something can be tricky, with a focus on what Undertale does right…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 118 (1/6/16)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 118 (1/6/16)   Happy Wednesday Everyone! It’s 2016 and Pete, Frank, and Fitz are here to start things off with a bang!  This week Frank is here to share his thoughts about Life is Strange, an amazing game that he just recently finished.  Then, Pete and Frank talk Dark Souls 2,…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 117 (12/30/15)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 117 (12/30/15)   Happy Wednesday Everyone! and welcome to the last episode of Mandate Radio (in 2015)! In this week’s episode, Frank and Pete talk about Bloodborne. A lot.  I wish there was more to say, but there really isn’t.  It’s some good ‘ole fashioned souls talk, so if you’re a fan,…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 116 (12/23/15)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 116 (12/23/15)   Happy Wednesday Everyone! This week pits Pete and Frank against Fallout 4 in a no holds barred, spit-swapping makeout match for the ages!  No seriously, Pete and Frank have it out over Fallout 4, mainly because of its shortcomings, but also because of what reveals about games journalism and…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 115 (12/16/15)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 115 (12/16/15)   Happy Wednesday Everyone! and welcome to another magic-filled and personality-brimmed episode of Mandate Radio! It’s a podcast where Frank, Pete, and Fitz meet up to talk about their favorite thing in the world: Harry Potter. No… wait… Video Games! That’s right, this is a podcast about video games.…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 114 (12/9/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 114 (12/9/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone!  Pete, Frank, and Fitz are here once again to spread the good word of video games!  This week, Frank talks about Kings’s Quest, Fitz wonders why Endless Legend doesn’t grab him harder, and Pete has given himself up to Bloodborne. Ohh sweet Pete.  Then in…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 113 (12/2/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 113 (12/2/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Pete, Frank, and special guest Fitz are back to talk about all kinds of nonsense, including games!  This week, Pete talks about Pillars of Eternity and submits his final thoughts on Fallout 4 (if you want a more in depth examination of what Pete thinks,…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 112 (11/25/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 112 (11/25/2015)   Happy Wednesday Everyone! Pete and Frank are here to talk about Fibbage, Fallout 4, Drawful, and golden PS4s!  Then, in Frank’s Fabulous Finds, Frank shares a light bulb conspiracy, an explanation of that annoying thing rich girls do with their voice, and a set of comics that explain the…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 111 (11/18/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 111 (11/18/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone!  Frank and Pete are joined by Fitz this week as they talk about Fallout 4!  Before the boys dig into Fallout, however, Fitz shares his experience with Telltale’s Game of Thrones game, and Pete talks about his time with that newfangled Steam controller.  After they…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 110 (11/11/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 110 (11/11/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Frank and Pete are here to talk about games!  And shocker, Frank actually played a few this week! Woohoo!  This week Frank talks about Banjo Kazooie Nuts and Bolts and You Must Build a Boat.  Pete talks about finishing The Witcher III and Until Dawn (yes,…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 109 (11/4/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 109 (11/4/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Pete and Frank talk life, love, and Frank’s udder hands in this weeks Mandate Radio (oh yeah, and about games too).  Frank brings tales of mobile game nirvana to the table, talking about Monument Valley and Kiwanuka.  Pete, having spend the entire week brewing and stewing…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 108 (10/28/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 108 (10/28/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! The dynamic duo of Pete and Frank are back at it once again, it’s Mandate Radio!  This week, Frank talks about the new toy he’ll be getting in the mail and his general frustration with Dota 2. Pete has finally finished Metal Gear and is…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 107 (10/21/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 107 (10/21/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Welcome back to another rousing week of Mandate Radio!  Pete and Frank are once again holding down the fort as Joe battles work and sleep deprivation.  This week, the guys talk about a whole bunch of random nonsense, and somewhere in that morbid pile of…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 106 (10/13/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 106 (10/13/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Pete and Frank are back in the saddle to talk life, games, and all sorts of nonsense!  This week, Frank talks Command and Conquer 2: Yuri’s Revenge, FOTONICA, and Star Wars™ Battlefront™.  Pete, meanwhile, talks about his struggles turning his old, ragged PC into a…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 105 (10/7/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 105 (10/7/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Frank and Pete are back once again to talk about….whatever comes to mind!  Also, video games!  This week, Frank unveils his roster of 5′ 400lb monsters and mentions the upcoming Dota2 Frankfurt Major.  Pete, as suave as ever, has been playing more Metal Gear Solid V:…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 104 (9/30/15)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 104 (9/30/15) Happy Wednesday Everyone! and welcome to the 2nd year anniversary of Mandate Radio! Pete, Frank, and Joe are all involved with a riotous conversation about games and life! The guys talk, Madden 16, Elite: Dangerous, Metal: Gear Solid V, and Madden 25. Then, in news, the guys talk about…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 103 (9/23/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 103 (9/23/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! With Joe gone again, Frank and Pete run rampant and blather on for a long time.  Too long of a time.  Frank talks about the mild disappointment of Neverending Nightmares ending(s), his time with the beautiful and enchanting Strata, and lastly, Frank recounts his trials…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 102 (9/16/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 102 (9/16/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! In another Pete and Frank special, Pete and Frank talk about whatever comes to their minds.  Namely Korean full service hair dressers, the depth, the dark, and the distance between Frank and Pete as they ascend toward true happiness.  Pete shares stories about his time…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 101 (9/9/2015)

    Mandate Radio: Ep. 101 (9/9/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Joe is absent this week, so it’s time for everyone’s favorite sorta-kinda about video games podcast that might get really strange and dark, a Frank and Pete Mandate Radio!  This week the guys talk about the age when controllers were wired, the struggles of Frank’s…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 100 (9/2/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 100 (9/2/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone!  WE’VE DONE 100 WEEKS OF THIS CRAP AND FRANK IS BACK, BABY!!!! Unable to control himself this week, Joe and Pete are happy to let his mind wander and bounce around for far too long.  Eventually, the guys do talk about games.  Pete is here to regale…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 99 (8/26/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 99 (8/26/2015) It’s Wednesday. This is a podcast. ‘Crusader Kings II’ , ‘Magic Duels’, ‘Rocket League’, ‘Infinity Wars’. Frank isn’t around. There isn’t news. Rando shouldn’t be listened to. Go home, hug your loved ones. Stop listening to this. Enjoy the music. Love, Us

Mandate Radio: Ep. 98 (8/19/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 98 (8/19/15) Good evening and welcome to the 98th edition of the malice-inducing, gut-wrenching crap shoot that is Mandate Radio! Pete and Joe sit down to talk about the Sound of Music, how manly Joe is, and some video games. Joe wants to talk about ‘Civilization V’, ‘Europa Universalis’, and ‘Crusader…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 97 (8/12/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 97 (8/12/2015) Happy Thursday everyone!  Yes yes, I know, the podcast is going up a day late.  This is all Frank’s fault, but we hope you find it in your heart to forgive him.  He’s terrible, but he’s our terrible.  Any-who, the guys are back to talk about all kinds of things…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 96 (8/5/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 96 (8/5/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone!  What a wonderful time to be alive!  With Joe off on vacation, Pete and Frank are left to their own devices as they quest endlessly for the meaning of life, the value of happiness, and the dankness of memes.  Pete and Frank played no games, so…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 95 (7/29/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 95 (7/29/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone!  The lads from I3A are here to talk [very briefly] about video games!  Frank talks about his time spent watching The International on Valve’s newest and greatest streaming website, Joe talks about flirting with Company of Heroes II, and Pete shares his tales of pass-n-play Rocket…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 94 (7/22/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 94 (7/22/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone!  It’s Mandate Radio! Your one and only home for our opinions and Frank’s exhausted ramblings!  This week, Frank talks about his lonely times with DotA 2, Joe shares his opinions on Rocket League (he’s getting really really good at it), and Pete talks about Reflex, a…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 93 (7/15/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 93 (7/15/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone!  What a wonderful week it is to be alive!  The guys are back to talk games’n such with y’all till yer thinkin’ muscle is plum si-gogglin!  Frank is here to talk about 2015’s best 2012 game, Steamworld Dig while Pete shares stories about his time with…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 92 (7/8/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 92 (7/8/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone! Frank is back for this super duper episode of Mandate Radio!  And, as far fetched as it sounds, HE PLAYED AND FINISHED A GAME!!!  Frank talks about Puzzle Bots, an indie point and click puzzle game from our friends at WadJet Eye.  Pete talks about his…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 91 (7/1/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 91 (7/1/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! and welcome to another edition of Mandate Radio. Frank has gone for his first missed episode but the show must continue indefinitely! So, in Frank’s absence Pete and Joe talk about some games! Then, in news the guys get super political and quite snarky while they…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 90 (6/24/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 90 (6/24/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone!  The I3A boyz are back and better than ever!  For the first time in a long long looooong time Frank has something to talk about [hint hint: it’s Life is Strange Episode 3: Chaos Theory], Pete and Joe talk Cities Skylines, and Joe recounts the time…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 89 (6/17/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 89 (6/17/2015) Happy Wednesday everyone!  They guys are back once again to bring you all kinds of fun game talk.  Pete finally gets his chance to talk about the Witcher 3 Wild Hunt as Frank and Joe probe the depths of his mind searching for his true feelings about the game.…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 88 (6/10/2015)

      Mandate Radio: Ep. 88 (6/10/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Pete is back this week with endless tales of his exciting new life in Columbus!  Hooray!  This week, Joe and Pete talk about Heroes of the Storm and its countless similarities to other MOBA’s like DotA 2 and League of Legends.  Pete recommends You…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 87 (6/3/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 87 (6/3/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! Let it be known from East to West, from the bitter North to the dirty South American way of Portugal, that Pete is not in this episode!  Yea, though it be a terrible loss, Frank and Joe are here to carry the heavy yoke that is…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 86 (5/27/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 86 (5/27/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! and welcome back to Mandate Radio! Today’s episode focuses on some fantastic games and hardly anything sad at all. Pete and Frank are around for some discussion on ‘Project CARS’, ‘Technobabylon’, ‘Everlasting Summer’, and some other game Frank was bound to bring up. Then, in news,…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 85 (5/20/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 85 (5/20/2015) Happy Wednesday Everyone! and welcome back to Mandate Radio! This is I3A’s premier video gaming podcast and Pete and Frank are here to guide you through. After an extended discussion of loose associations and irrelevant references the guys jump into talking about some games. This week’s discussion centers around…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 84 (5/13/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 84 (5/13/2015) Happy Wednesmay Everyone! Frank is bringing this one to you in the last, titillating seconds of WEDNESDAY!  This week is a fabulous cast where Joe has his imagination captured, Pete is a bummer, and Frank is salty about Pete being a bummer.  Is the Swan finished? Will Joe quest…

Mandate Radio: Ep. 83 (5/6/2015)

  Mandate Radio: Ep. 83 (5/6/2015) Happy Wednesmay Everyone! It’s May in Cleveland and most other places so the guys are going to keep talking about video games! Pete, Frank, and Joe get hyped to talk about some ‘Dota 2’, ‘Kerbal Space Program’, ‘Hearthstone’, ‘Titanfall’, ‘Star Wars: Rebel Assault II’, and a few things Frank decides…