The PowerSwitch – Playing on Easier Difficulties with Jeremy Baker – Episode 18

TODAY on The PowerSwitch – Gaming’s Call-In Talk Radio Show: Jeremy Baker (GameBuddy) from Sonic Paradox and voice acting projects across the internet and games, playing games on easier difficulties, spending more time with Nintendo Switch, playing games with a disability, the pros and cons of difficulty modes in different games, and Jeremy’s favorite games

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  • (1:47) – Meet Jeremy Baker
    • Jeremy Baker (GameBuddy)
    • The internet’s voice of Sonic and Dr. Eggman
    • Voice acting in games today
    • Currently playing
      • Shovel Knight
      • Night in the Woods
      • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • (16:26) – Main Topic: Playing on Easier Difficulties
    • Is it acceptable to play on Easy?
    • Adult life, less spare time
    • The role of Dark Souls’ difficult nature
    • The preference of story versus challenge
  • (31:42) – Caller: Videogameguru64 (Illinois)
    • Playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    • Playing other games on Nintendo Switch
      • Blaster Master Zero
      • Snipperclips
      • I Am Setsuna
      • Voez
      • Splatoon 2 Global Testfire
    • Balancing Switch product stock and consumer interest
    • Capcom influenced Switch’s RAM tech spec
    • Playing games with a disability
  • (44:31) – Caller: ZeroRanma (Colorado)
    • Fire Emblem Fates’ Phoenix Mode as a poorly implemented easy mode
    • The easy mode in the recent Tales games
    • Persona’s difficulty modes
    • If Breath of the Wild had an easy mode
  • (55:21) – Top 5: Jeremy’s Favorite Games
    • Super Mario World
    • Super Mario 64
    • Sonic 3 & Knuckles
    • Sonic Colors
    • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
  • (1:09:22) – Outro


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Peter Spezia

Editor-in-Chief at Rhymes With Asia
Speaking into a microphone about nerd culture is a passion project for Peter Spezia, formerly known as SMYNYouko. Peter has been an Internet broadcaster since 2007, with past shows including Show Me Your News and WTF, Pokémon. His latest ventures include hosting The PowerSwitch - gaming's call-in talk radio show - and writing for A University of Michigan alum, Peter lives in the Great Lakes State with his wife Rachel as he works in video production for FCA US LLC. When he isn't keeping track of the latest video game industry news, Peter is either playing the guitar or staying fit.