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Welcome to the official 411mania.com Games Zone podcast, which is hosted by 411 Games staffers Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison and also feature's appearances from other staff members as well. We really appreciate the opportunity to be on VOC Nation and hope you enjoy the podcast. We will be coming to you each week via on-demand on Wednesday mornings at 9am.
This week, we discuss the best selling games of June 2015, Nintendo releasing Devil's Third (I forgot this game existed) to the Americas this year, the possibility of a Borderlands 4 and more.
Marc also discusses what he's been playing this week and what he thinks of the new edition of Deception IV.
The book by Dr. Andrés "Power and Control in the Imperial Valley" examines the evolution of irrigated farming in the Imperial-Mexicali Valley, an arid desert straddling the California–Baja California border. Bisected by the international boundary line, the valley drew American investors determined to harness the nearby Colorado River to irrigate a million acres on both sides of the border. The “conquest” of the environment was a central theme in the history of the valley.
Colonization in the valley began with the construction of a sixty-mile aqueduct from the Colorado River in California through Mexico. Initially, Mexico held authority over water delivery until settlers persuaded Congress to construct the All-American Canal. Control over land and water formed the basis of commercial agriculture and in turn enabled growers to use the state to procure inexpensive, plentiful immigrant workers.
Benny Andrés is an Associate Professor of History and Latin American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he teaches courses on Latino history, the American West, the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, U.S. immigration during the Progressive Era, U.S. Food history, and a graduate seminar in modern U.S. history. His research and publications examine transmigration, race relations and environmental issues along the California borderlands during the twentieth century.
Dr. Andrés is a long-time member of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the Western History Association, and the American Society of Environmental History. His professional work includes serving on the Alice Hamilton Prize Committee (for best article in environmental history published outside of the journal Environmental History) from 2015 to 2016.
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Cyrus has picked up a number of Gamecube games including Alien Hominid, which he and Raven review. Cyrus also discusses his recent purchase of Borderlands for the iPad and his feelings on that game.
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The team at Game Centric Radio will take on a hot-button topic -- depictions of mental illness in gaming! Whether we're looking at video games (from Borderlands to the depictions of Joker and Harley Quinn) to portraying mental illnesses (known as "derangements" in some systems) in table-top gaming, we'll be exploring accuracy and the fine line between "over the top" and downright offensive. We'll even look at character-based board/card games that touch on the subject, such as Gloom and Betrayal at the House on Haunted Hill.
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Ladies and gents, boys and girls, the 16Bit Assassins are back with another great episode. On episode 106, we talk about the Dragon Age Inquisition DLC that's a timed exclusive, sorry PS4 fans, Rust turns into a post-apocalyptic surval social experiment MMO, Toaster talks some Bloodborne, and a bit about the Handsome Collection, Dunny talks some Game of Thrones, and both discuss Tales from the Borderlands, and why pissing off the loader bot is a bad idea. Also on this episode we have some superhero news, as the supposed reason for the Batman/Superman fight coming out next year gets leaked on line, stills from what appear to be the season finale of the Flash hit the interent, and Tyrese Gibson throws the lobby machine into full gear in an effort to land the Green Lantern role, and if you've seen the fan art, it's not a bad idea. Nintendo NX news, a truly disturbing horror game, and the usual banter and Star Wars references, all on episode 106, He started it.
On tonight's G3 Podcast, Adam and Beau return with Matt to welcome Marcel Lapointe and Bob Garlick of the new "Crazy TV Talk" Podcast. Bob and Marcel stop in to discuss what the podcast is all about, and we discuss what we're looking forward to this fall.
Adam finished reviewing Borderlands 2 for XBoxAddict, and he and Beau will be discussing what many pre-emptively referred to as the Game of the Year. Has it stood up to its potential label, and can it withstand the barrage of new games from here until the end of the year to keep that title?
We'll also discuss that barrage of games coming out, what we're looking forward to this holiday season and the "new" PS3. Stall tactic? Improvement? Beau has a few thoughts on that.
G3 takes to the air at 8 PM Pacific, 11 PM Eastern.
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It’s all about celebrating the foodways and Tucson and the borderlands in ways that delight and entice readers to enjoy this magazine from cover to cover. Because of its important and relevant content, Edible Baja Arizona has become one of the MOST successful of the other “Edibles” throughout the country. Join us to hear Jared share with us the reasons for their success, hear about some local people, local bakeries, local farmers and why they are committed to supporting a strong local economy. Edible Baja Arizona is even changing the dialog about the Tucson/Mexico border from negative to positive! Please plan to join us. This show sponsored by Discount Cab.
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Ladies and gentlemen, it's Friday, and that means another random friday 16Bit Assassin's show. On episode 98, the 16Bit crew takes a look at the sudden influx of comic books shows, and discuss the mid season finales of Arrow and The Flash, so if you haven't seen them, don't listen, or listen after you've watched. Also on this episode the guys talk a bit about their Dragon Age Inquisition experiences, and Tales from the Borderlands. The FCC has some new ideas on what broadband speeds should be. Xbox One sales picking up steam, Suicide Squad, Star Wars news, all this and more on episode 98, all elf root, all the time.
Formally known as Nutmeg, Connie Muhammad is a internationally known rap artist, singer, songwriter and Phoenix, Arizona native. Mrs.Muhammad has overcome numerous challenges that face many youth of today including teen homelessness, drug addiction, and gang warfare. She has worked with youth and provided mentorship with a focus in the arts through programs such as Project Brave (City of Phoenix), Perfomance in the Borderlands(A.S.U.) , and Ministry of Arts and Culture (Nation of Islam). She performs regularly and is working on establishing her 501-c3 "Sistas Healing thru the Arts" with a focus on women recovering from abuse .
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