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Welcome to But Why Tho? the podcast, where we talk about the parts of popular culture that people say matter and ask the question but why tho?

 

Kate, Adrian, and Matt answer this question with through passion, geekdom, history and even some scholarship.

Jan 24, 2020

It's been three years since our paths crossed with the military gaming charity Stack-Up. Back then the podcast was still in it's first year, on its first episode, and they were recording in the middle of a hallway on the last day of PAX South 2017. Now, at PAX South 2020, the leading military gaming charity has been...


Jan 23, 2020

Dungeon Defenders is a tower defense RPG that has been for nearly eight years. Now, from Kickstarter to PAX South 2020, it's time for Dungeon Defenders: Awaked. Developed by Chromatic Games, Dungeon Defenders: Awakened marks the epic return of the multimillion-selling co-op tower defense RPG series. 

We got the chance...


Jan 22, 2020

This week we celebrated a huge milestone: our very first live episode! In the LatinX Lounge at PAX South 2020, we got the chance to record a live episode on the podcast, tackling one of the most formative gaming experience we all have had, Halo. From co-op and Cortana to re-releases and all the different ways Master...


Jan 21, 2020

PAX has always put community first and has launched a variety of events within the cons to help empower gamers from marginalized communities. This is exactly what The gameHERs (pronounced "gamers;" stylized the*gameHERs) is doing, and with PAX South 2020 as their first convention, we got the chance to sit down with...


Jan 15, 2020

Horror is a genre that allows us to explore our fears, society's fears, and use it as an expression to bring out our struggles. This extends from cultural issues to personal issues like illness. in Dillon Gilbertson's Sweet Heart from Action Lab: Danger Zone, monsters are everywhere and no one is safe. As...