Three Extra Lives

A Podcast About Video Games & Trivia

About the show

Three Extra Lives is a video game and trivia podcast for gamers on the move.

❤️ Focus on the stories that don't quite make the front page.
💚 Root for the indie game underdogs.
💙 Celebrate video games in a positive environment.

Three Extra Lives is a fresh perspective on gaming. Without getting caught up in the drama of Triple A titles, day one DLC, or sensationalized video game "news," this weekly show is quick and digestible. Episodes "Levels" run for around 15-20 minutes.

It's dangerous to go alone.... take three extra lives instead!

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  • Level 043: Darwin Project, One Year On, Book of Demons

    March 17th, 2020  |  25 mins 25 secs
    battle royale, book of demons, indie-games, podcasting, project darwin, rpg, three extra lives, trivia, video-games

    Darwin Project is a Battle Royale set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic landscape in the Northern Canadian Rockies, Reflecting on a year of podcasting with Three Extra Lives, and Book of Demons, a Hack & Slash Deck-building hybrid set in the Paperverse

    **Special Thanks to Jonathan, Amanda, and Michael for their trivia submissions. If you want the proof for Jonathan's claim which featured in his question at the end of the first segment, you can find that [here

  • Level 042: Four on Farm, The Konami Code, Among Us

    March 10th, 2020  |  19 mins 36 secs
    among us, indie-games, kazuhisa hashimoto, konami, konami code, stardew valley, trivia, video-games

    Stardew Valley celebrates its 4th anniversary, Remembering Kazuhisa Hashimoto who invented the legendary Konami Code, Among Us, a game of teamwork and betrayal set in space.

  • Level 041: Dreams Come True, Saved By The Cloud, Friday the 13th Puzzler

    March 3rd, 2020  |  18 mins 41 secs
    cloud saving, creative, dreams, free2play, friday the 13th, indie-games, nintendo switch, ps4, puzzler, the witcher, trivia, video-games

    Dreams on Playstation 4 allows your imagination to run wild, Cloud Saving between Nintendo Switch & PC is go, and help legendary horror icon Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Killer Puzzler

  • Level 040: Horror Demo Disc, Saving The Flash, Party with Marooners

    February 18th, 2020  |  18 mins 53 secs
    demo disc, flash games, horror, indie-games,, marooners, nintendo switch, party games, trivia, video-games, web games

    Relive retro horror with the HauntedPS1 Demo Disc, Flash games are getting saved, and Marooners arrives on Nintendo Switch

  • Level 039: Bad North, Great Game Feels, Spilt or Steal

    February 11th, 2020  |  22 mins 42 secs
    bad north, f2p, game memories, indie-games, rts, split or steal, trivia, video-games

    Repel Viking invaders in the roguelite RTS Bad North, Reflecting on some great gaming moment feels, and Spilt or Steal is a social deduction F2P game about stealing or splitting money!

  • Level 038: Ready Player Flu, Xbox Adaptive, A Toast to Toasterball

    February 4th, 2020  |  15 mins 35 secs
    adaptive controller, early access, gaming under the weather, indie-games, new release, steam, toasterball, trivia, video-games, xbox

    How do you game when you're under the weather, the Xbox Adaptive Controller, and what do you get when you have a ball, two goals, and toasters? Toasterball of course!

  • Level 037: Graveyard Keeper, Saving Lives Online, Answer Knot

    January 21st, 2020  |  15 mins 29 secs
    answer knot, free to play, graveyard keeper, humble, indie-games, online gaming, texas, trivia, video-games

    Run your own graveyard in Graveyard Keeper, an Online Friend that went above and beyond, and Answer Knot, a first-person narrative about Zach, a guy who just won't answer his phone!

  • Level 036: Gaming Resolutions, Switcher It On, Baba is You

    January 14th, 2020  |  17 mins 53 secs
    baba is you, gaming resolutions, indie-games, netflix, new year, the witcher, trivia, video-games

    Video gaming resolutions for 2020, The Witcher gets it right, and Baba is You

  • Level 035: Naughty or Nice, Battle Royale Feast, The Game Festival

    December 17th, 2019  |  17 mins 54 secs
    battle royale, forza, game awards, indie-games, online gaming, the game festival, toxicity, trivia, video-games

    How to be nice over the festive period in online gaming, The choice for Battle Royales grows, and The Game Festival showcases 13 upcoming games on Steam

  • Level 034: Tabletop Simulator, Video Game Memories, Kyle Is Famous

    December 10th, 2019  |  16 mins 35 secs
    free to play, indie-games, kyle is famous, memories, sega master system, steam, tabletop simulator, trivia, video-games

    Simulate all your favourite tabletop games in Tabletop Simulator, What's your earliest video game memory? And Kyle is Famous is a Free To Play text-based adventure with 21 different endings.

  • Level 033: Yes Your Grace, Nine Year Journey, Enter Evergarden

    December 3rd, 2019  |  23 mins 38 secs
    eve online, evergarden, indie-games, trivia, video-games, world record, yes your grace

    Take to the throne in Yes, Your Grace, The 9-year journey in Eve Online, and solve the mysteries of the forest in Evergarden

  • Level 032: Half Your Life 2, Taranasus's Vecter, Path of ExileCon

    November 26th, 2019  |  30 mins 16 secs
    exilecon, free to play, half life, indie-games, path of exile, steam, trivia, valve, vecter, video-games

    Half-Life 2 celebrates its 15th birthday, Taranasus's Vector is a free to play 80s inspired fast-paced runner, and ExileCon reveals the future of Path of Exile

  • Level 031: Alwa's Legacy, Horace Hype, Airplane Mode

    November 19th, 2019  |  23 mins 43 secs
    airplane mode, alwa's legacy, horace, indie-games, kickstarter, trivia, video-games, wishlist this

    Alwa's Legacy the sequel to Alwa's Awakening is on Kickstarter, Horace is game made by videogame lovers for videogame lovers, and please fasten your seatbelts as Airplane Mode prepares to take off in 2020

  • Level 030: SEED Pioneers, Hearthstone History, Simply Simulating

    November 12th, 2019  |  21 mins 41 secs
    blizzcon, bossa, esports, hearthstone, i am fish, indie-games, pigeon simulator, seed pioneers, trash bandits, trivia, video-games

    Go where nobody has gone before in SEED Pioneers Alpha, Hearthstone History made at BlizzCon 2019, and developer Bossa has created 3 prototypes for gamers to test out which one will get made into a full release.

  • Level 029: Little Nightmares, Game Moments That Scare, Amnesia: The Dark Descent

    October 29th, 2019  |  26 mins 13 secs
    amnesia, halloween special, horror games, indie-games, little nightmares, trivia, video-games

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  • Level 028: Remote Play Together, Asphalt Legends, Day of Dragons

    October 22nd, 2019  |  21 mins 43 secs
    asphalt legends, day of dragons, free to play, harry potter, indie-games, kickstarter, nintendo switch, online gaming, racing games, remote play, steam, trivia, video-games, wizards unite

    Steam is introducing a way to play local multiplayer games over the Internet, Asphalt 9: Legends hits Nintendo Switch, and did Wizards Unite accidentally help fund an indie game Kickstarter campaign?