The Inner Gamer Podcast

178: Pode, West of Loathing and Danny Gallagher on Video Game Writing

Episode Summary

In this episode we interview Danny Gallagher, contributing writer on several Jackbox Party Pack games and Awkward by Snap Finger Click. We also review Pode and West of Loathing on the Switch!

Episode Notes

This week we run through some indie games such as Pode from the team at Henchman & Goon. We also finally play through the incredibly funny adventure RPG West of Loathing. Both of these games are now on the Switch so naturally we had to give them a go.

In our gaming news, we talk about the Guild Wars 2 writer controversy, some new remakes in the business and Steam’s most played games.

This week we have an exciting new interview with writer Danny Gallagher. Danny Gallagher has written for the Jackbox Party Pack series contributing to Lie Swatter, Trivia Murder Party and Bracketeering. He also recently co-wrote the latest game from Snap Finger Click called Awkward. It’s a new party game that fits the’s awkward. We also dive into his story such as how he got into video game writing and where he’s going next.

Learn more about Danny on Twitter @thisisdannyg.

Check out video clips of our discussion every week over at

Show Notes:
1:00 - Pode
8:51 - West of Loathing
19:23 - Gaming News
44:11 - Danny Gallagher Interview: Writer for Jackbox Party Pack and Awkward
1:27:40 - Upcoming Video Game Releases

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