Masters of Unlocking: A Video Game Podcast

Masters of Unlocking: A Video Game Podcast


Latest Episodes

The Pinkertons vs. The First Amendment – Episode 031
January 22, 2019

The real-life Pinkertons sue Take-Two & Rockstar over Red Dead Redemption 2 - could this suit have implications for YouTubers & streamers? 

The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly From 2018 – Episode 030
January 15, 2019

Masters of Unlocking returns!  In this episode, we explore potential legal problems for Fallout 76, initial thoughts on Red Dead Redemption 2, ask the question "Are Loot Boxes gambling?" and more...

Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption 2, & Are Loot Boxes Gambling? – Episode 029
December 04, 2018

Masters of Unlocking returns!  In this episode, we explore potential legal problems for Fallout 76, initial thoughts on Red Dead Redemption 2, ask the question "Are Loot Boxes gambling?" and more...

A Video Game History of Chicago, Recorded LIVE! – Episode 026
August 04, 2018

Delve into Chicago's rich history in gaming with our first anniversary episode, recorded in front of a live audience at the first-annual Cartridge Club Con in Chicago, Illinois!

Microtransactions, Sex Disorder, & Gaming Corpses – Episode 025
July 27, 2018

Microtransactions, Google's game console, gaming corpses, Nathan Fillion, Overwatch on ESPN, controller mods, Neo-Nazi scum, sex disorder, Fallout: New California, & more!

Could Toys R Us Return From the Grave? – Episode 024
July 05, 2018

Toys R Us is officially dead but could it be rising from the grave? We discuss rumors of TRU's return, Gaming Disorder, a new Nielsen report gaming, & more!

Drinking & Knowing Things: E3 2018 Thoughts – Episode 023
June 20, 2018

E3 2018 is officially in the books!  We give a run down of the presentations from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, Bethesda, CD Projekt Red, and Ubisoft and discuss our thoughts.

E3 2018 is Here… What’s on YOUR Wishlist? – Episode 022
June 07, 2018

We get ready for next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) by taking a look at what has been announced/leaked thus far and what things we'd love to see. We also talk Best Buy, eSports, Let's Plays, Fallout mods, and more!

Can the All-Digital Future of Gaming Have a Used Market? – Episode 021
May 25, 2018

If gaming has an all-digital future, then digital re-selling will have to be a thing.  Enter Robot Cache, a new startup from the founder of Interplay and InXile.

Who Had a Better 2017, Sony or Nintendo? – Episode 020
May 15, 2018

Sony & Nintendo recently released their 2017 fiscal year earnings reports - spoiler: they both did pretty damned well!  We dive into the results and ask what's next?