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Episode 271: It’s All About The People

We have a strong belief that what makes this game what is it is the people who play it. We take some time to discuss the potential of resurrecting community style mock wars., giving players a chance to really meet new players. We also spend some time discussing the issues around event fatigue and how […]

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Episode 270: Nothing Good Happens After Midnight, But It Sure Is Funny

This show it is just Pistol Pete and Jen. Jana is taking a sick day.  The discussion is mainly about the stock pile of activities Zynga has once again thrown at us. We also talk in detail about a few strategies to help tackle some of these events.  We have yet another Special News report […]

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Episode 269: Mafia Wars is Truly About The People

Apologizes lead the show. Pistol Pete has several for the crew and listeners. The game is in break mode. We have several repeat events to contend with but for the most part you can take advantage, and play as you want. Jen talks some about the Zynga growth model and purchase of a mobile gaming […]

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Episode 268: Who Moved My URL?

For all the fans of the great change management book Who moved my Cheese? You will appreciate the title of this show.  It was a busy week at Spockholm contending with the url change Zynga place on its user base.  We are not criticizing or questioning the need to change it. Companies do things like […]

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Episode 267: Some Small Talk

Not really any deep thought provoking conversation.  Oddly, we start out with some weather talk.  Sorry we just could not help it, becuase it is COLD. Good Mafia Wars playing weather.  We delve into the NERF talk.  Yup, Zynga did it again and wait until you hear their explanation.  We discuss the maintenance and the […]

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