Our Episodes

Join us for Season Two, as Chris takes the controller and dives into his very first journey into The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Each bi-weekly discussion is woven with recorded game play, creating immersive episodes in which you feel the moment’s emotional impact. If you miss the magic of playing through impactful, story driven games for the first time, this series was made for you.

Majora’s Mask Ep. 9: Swamp Temple Tantrums

Chris dominates the swamp temple and rescues a Deku princess without needing that stupid map.

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 8: The Dancer’s Successor

We're back in the saddle, smashing through quests, and sprinting toward Woodfall Temple.

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 7: Monkey Business

What. A. Mess. Join Chris as he wages war against the Southern Swamp, gets into amateur gardening, and just goes ape.

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 6: Welcome to Ze Swamp

We dive into the swamp, run from werewolves, save a witch, and take boat tours in Chris's guide to Majora's Mask.

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Majora’s Mask Ep. 5: Escaping Clock Town

We get the fanciest new mask before breaking out of Clock Town and exploring the very dangerous fields of Termina.

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Show Hosts

Chris LaForce

Chris is the leader, creative mind, and podcast host behind First Encounter. As a child, his gaming life was forever changed when he found Final Fantasy VII, firmly cementing his love for turn-based battles and beautiful, planet destroying villains. When he isn’t working, he can be found gazing longingly at new board games or eating.

Haney Hamdy

Haney is a technical creator,  part-time artist, and podcast host behind First Encounter. His hobbies range from computer technology to video gaming to sports. He lives with his wife and three dogs. When he’s not working, you can catch Haney dog-sledding, mountain biking or playing D&D.