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The Habibis

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The Habibis is three game developers drinking some good Arab Tea for what should be about fourty minutes, inshallah, each week, inshallah. Fawzi Mesmar, Osama Dorias, and Rami Ismail discuss games and media and life as Arabs living all around the big world.

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I Prefer Nic Cage

February 3rd, 2023

47:21

This title will make sense, inshallah.

Agrabah Again

January 27th, 2023

53:46

Rami & Osama cry-laugh about settings inspired by Agrabah.

The Chin or The Glare

January 20th, 2023

1:13:20

Rami faces a dilemma: who *is* the second guest on the Habibi's this week? It's impossible to tell, and he has to come up with a devious plan to figure out whether it is Osama or Fawzi who has joined him for this …

The Price of Three Sheep

January 13th, 2023

49:48

The Habibis kick off 2023 with what we would like to point out is a remarkably smooth episode that somehow goes all over the place anyway.

The Habibi's Favorite 10 Games Of 2022

January 6th, 2023

1:15:48

The Habibis discuss their favorite games of 2022, and discover that there were so many good games that it's hard to make a list of just 10 games.

The Best Cut

December 9th, 2022

49:58

Apologies for this excessively delayed episode - we were switching backends and it turned out to be a disaster! We've got everything back to work …

Royalty Share

November 11th, 2022

43:01

Fawzi & Osama talk about games, and all the other stuff that went down this last week. Also, Osama agrees to an absolutely formally binding …

High Highs

November 4th, 2022

1:05:03

Fawzi & Rami talk about why Osama couldn't make it to this episode.

The Final Countdown

October 28th, 2022

56:33

After a few weeks of hiatus, Rami, Fawzi, and Osama get back together to catch up on games, TV series, and... karaoke?

Bad Boy (Anisa-Rated)

September 30th, 2022

52:25

Note: as this is an episode featuring Anisa, there is cursing as the edit-time to remove the cursing would exceed the full lifespan of the universe. 

What Arab?

September 23rd, 2022

1:05:56

Arab Rami, Arab Fawzi, and Arab Osama are three Arab Game Developers Arab-drinking Good Arab Tea.

Calligraphy

September 16th, 2022

1:05:29

Osama & Rami congratulate Fawzi on the announcement of Assassins' Creed Mirage.

Fawzi Is Also Here

September 11th, 2022

51:50

Rami, Osama, and also Fawzi catch up on the events of the week.

Bokra after Bokra

September 2nd, 2022

52:27

This time with proper microphones, Osama, Fawzi, and Rami run out of time to discuss all the things they want to talk about this episode.

Double Take

August 26th, 2022

48:17

So, disclaimer: we messed up the recording. We're posting it anyway because the talk is good, but we fully understand if you can't stomach the …

AI-generated doilies

August 19th, 2022

1:00:07

Fawzi, Rami, and Osama talk about AI? Is that right? Yeah, actually - AI.

Speaking of Whips

August 12th, 2022

1:03:16

The three Habibis get back together for a lot of catching up, and everything descends into beautiful  chaos.

A New Record

August 5th, 2022

47:15

It's been a while! Osama and Fawzi finally find a gap in their schedules to record a new episode, and it starts off well!

A Bad Cow For Charity

July 15th, 2022

1:14:38

Fawzi, Osama, and Rami are joined by Brosephene in a special episode for Draw4Charity, a livestream marathon for charity happening the weekend of …

Episode Seventy-Six-and-Seven

July 8th, 2022

45:28

It's hard to make Rami stop talking, but Osama finds a way.

Habibis In A Half-Shell

June 24th, 2022

53:01

Osama & Fawzi talk about absolutely-not-copyrighted-things.

Tokyo Nice

June 17th, 2022

1:04:31

Osama and Fawzi talk about their week.

I Wasn't Young, I Was A Child

June 10th, 2022

48:41

Rami posted this for the wrong date so it's a few days late. Fawzi & Rami talk about being old and having gadgets!

Gadgets mentioned:
- Switch Dock …

The Difference Between Dubai & Abu Dhabi

June 3rd, 2022

1:03:14

Rami talks about too many gadgets, and Osama ponders what the difference between Dubai & Abu Dhabi is.

Some Wasabi

May 27th, 2022

1:02:45

Fawzi and Rami talk about aviation, live performances, and Fawzi's love for The Wire's writers' new series, We Own This City.

Show Notes:
00:00:00 - Intros and catch-ups.
00:11:30 - This War of Mine
00:16:10 - Papers Please

Sprite Won't Fix That

May 13th, 2022

1:04:04

The Habibis and guest Nazih Fares consider what Sprite, the most magical medicine, won't fix.

Show Notes:
00:00:00 - Intros and catch-ups.
00:20:00 -

Butter Segue

May 6th, 2022

1:06:39

The Habibis try to tackle 12 different subjects in one hour.

Suhoor Bites #30 - It's Been 84 Years

May 1st, 2022

13:27

It was the summer of '62. Eid Mubarak!

Where In The World Is Rami

April 30th, 2022

55:37

Osama & Fawzi wonder where Rami is.

Suhoor Bites #28 - Fawzi's #1

April 29th, 2022

5:23

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #27 - Rami & Mayar Hamdan

April 28th, 2022

19:18

Rami interviews Mayar Hamdan, multidisciplinary storyteller. Mayar wins this round 1 - 0.

Guest links:
https://twitter.com/mayarhamdan

Suhoor Bites #25 - Fawzi's #2

April 26th, 2022

4:00

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #22 - Fawzi's #3

April 23rd, 2022

3:31

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #21 - Rami & Lee Hammoud

April 22nd, 2022

18:55

Rami talks to Lee Hammoud, wearer of many hats.

Suhoor Bites #20 - Regardless Of Their Nutritional Value

April 21st, 2022

8:50

Osama interviews Pejman Mirza-Babaei, game development PhD.

Suhoor Bites #19 - Fawzi's #4

April 20th, 2022

3:43

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #17 - You've Heard It Here

April 18th, 2022

7:44

Osama interviews Layal el-Fakih & once again repeats his kebab claims.

Whoever Is Available Arab Developers

April 17th, 2022

58:17

Osama & Fawzi discuss whether tea has to be Arabic.

Suhoor Bites #16 - Fawzi's #5

April 17th, 2022

3:47

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #15 - Fawzi's #6

April 16th, 2022

4:08

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #14 - Enough Sunshine

April 15th, 2022

7:21

Osama talks to Yasmin, who you might know from the Discord!

Suhoor Bites #12 - Fawzi's #7

April 13th, 2022

3:30

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #11 - Ramadan Hug

April 12th, 2022

10:02

Osama talks to Rez about how Ramadan is a hug.

Episode Links:
- Guest Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rezaulhaque/
- Guest Instagram:

Suhoor Bites #10 - Rami & Saniya Ahmed

April 11th, 2022

14:45

Rami interviews Saniya Ahmed, freelance games journalist, artist, maker of things.

Guest: https://twitter.com/saniyaga

Lvl.3 Pidgey

April 10th, 2022

1:04:15

The Habibis talk about Kirby, Elden Ring, and Moon Knight.

Suhoor Bites #09 - Fawzi's #8

April 10th, 2022

3:48

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #08 - Charitable Spirits

April 9th, 2022

8:21

Osama talks to Fariha Naqvi Mohamed, a television and print journalist, about carrying on her mom's Ramadhan traditions and adapting Ramadhan to the pandemic.

Episode Links:
- Guest Website: https://farihanaqvimohamed.com/

Suhoor Bites #07 - Rami & Kareem Shuman

April 8th, 2022

17:11

Rami interviews Kareem Shuman, technical dialogue designer at Bungie.

Suhoor Bites #06 - Fawzi's #9

April 7th, 2022

4:04

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #05 - Jumping and Giggling.

April 6th, 2022

8:32

Osama talks to his friend and co-worker Hasan Al Salman about the differences between celebrating Ramadhan with family, and alone.

Episode Links:
- Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/HalSalmn

Suhoor Bites #04 - Rami & Noura Beiruti

April 5th, 2022

13:41

Rami interviews Noura Beiruti, game developer.

Suhoor Bites #03 - Fawzi's #10

April 4th, 2022

4:11

Fawzi counts down his top 10 favorite TV drama shows.

Suhoor Bites #02 - The Big Family

April 3rd, 2022

10:30

Osama talks to his friend Khalid about Ramadan experiences and stories.


Episode Links:
- Guest Twitter: https://twitter.com/Naitzlaykhalid

Suhoor Bites #01 - Rami & Faris Attieh

April 2nd, 2022

11:54

Rami interviews Faris Attieh, founder & creative director of Lunacy Studios, a distributed Arab-led games studio making games about authentic stories from Arab perspectives.

Episode Links:
- Guest Twitter:

Don't Tell Fawzi

February 18th, 2022

1:09:37

This week 2 of the habibis talk about 2 big things, 2 small games, and read at least 2 e-mails!

Show Notes:
00:00:00 - Intros and catch-ups.
00:04:55 - Rami takes flight!
00:13:20 - Pupperazzi
00:16:40 - Taiko No Tatsujin - …

Your Host, Frank Anderson-Smith

February 11th, 2022

1:14:42

In this extra-long episode, the Habibis do attempt to discuss serious topics, probably, but they mostly use Osama's claim to a new meta as to who 'hosts' the episode to completely derail all and any serious conversation.

The Episode Originally Named "Scripts Are Hard, Yo" But Rami Messed Up His Recording So Bad That Editing Took Him Three Days And The Episode Was Inshallah-ed To Sunday

January 23rd, 2022

47:47

This week the habibis read some beautiful mail, talk Microsoft Acquisitions, and then they put a doily on the episode!

Show Notes:
00:01:00 - Intros …

Kol Sana We Entom Tayibeen

January 14th, 2022

1:03:31

It might be hard to believe, but this is episode 53 of The Habibis, and that means this is episode 1 of year 2.

The Habibi's Game of the Year 2021

December 31st, 2021

1:09:09

This week the habibis discuss the Top 10 Habibis games of 2021!

Show Notes:
00:00:00 - Intros and Catch-ups.
00:07:55 - The Top Ten list deliberation.

Osama's Secret

December 24th, 2021

1:15:31

This week the habibis talk MCU, Video Games, and Osama shares a secret!

Show Notes:
00:00 - Intros and Catch-ups
10:00 - Spider-Man: No Way Home
19:25 - Hawkeye
29:00 - Narcos: Mexico
30:55 - Arcane: League of Legends
40:45 -

Space Horse

December 17th, 2021

1:13:55

This week the habibis talk the Game Awards, some game announcements, and something about a space horse??

Show Notes:
00:00 - Intro and Catch-up
02:30 - The Game Awards
18:50, 25:30 - Arc Raiders
20:30 - Star Trek: Resurgence

A Tribute To Fawzi

December 3rd, 2021

1:13:26

Fawzi is still out getting some rest, and so we decided to dedicate this week's episode to him! We also talk games, TV shows, and read some wonderful …

Lucky Me

November 26th, 2021

53:32

Fawzi is getting some well-deserved R&R, so the remaining habibis tagged in Mo Al-Khatib of Artifact 5 to talk games, flying, and bike polo!

Show …

Unpacking Time

November 19th, 2021

1:03:54

The Habibis talk about super serious subjects, but also about Unpacking again because it is that good. We finally get to talk about Shang-Chi, and also Battlefield 2042 (Mabrouk ya Fawzi!), and also Osama can finally …

Problems with Authority

November 12th, 2021

50:51

Osama is on Arab Time this week, so Fawzi and Rami talk about video games and reach an interesting conclusion about authority.

Yet

November 5th, 2021

1:05:25

The habibis talk about aging, the creative process, and our new gamepass sponsorship!

Show Notes:

00:00 - Introductions and birthday wishes!
10:30 - …

Doctor 7ub

October 29th, 2021

1:06:25

Rami forgot to upload the audio file because he was stuck racing through the UK trying to make it to a flight. He did not make it to the flight. Also, Osama talks about love.

Mom, I Punched Frodo

October 22nd, 2021

1:05:58

The Habibis talk about Metroid, SWERY, Back 4 Blood, and about the time Rami punched Frodo.

Arab Arab Arab

October 16th, 2021

57:56

Rami doesn't quite know what is happening because he's sitting in a car in a Burger King parking lot, but luckily Fawzi and Osama can help him figure things out.

Missing Giant Habibi Cat

October 8th, 2021

53:31

Two of the Habibis talk about travelling, game conferences, playing games in the arcade, and our favorite teas!

Show Notes:

00:00 - Intro + Catch-Up

Inshallah

October 1st, 2021

1:03:27

The Habibis talk abou-actually, Rami is very excited to talk about the orchestra he hosted and Osama and Fawzi desperately try to talk about games and movies.

Episode 37

September 26th, 2021

1:09:01

Rami was off hosting a concert, and completely forgot to upload the episode. Now he's uploading it in the five minutes before the recording for the …

Please Email Dinosaurs

September 17th, 2021

1:03:13

Two of the Habibis talk about life, the Artful Escape, and Osama tries to talk about Shang-Chi again.

Show Notes:

00:00 - Intro + Catch-Up
05:00 - What …

Ten Years Ago

September 10th, 2021

1:00:20

The Habibis talk about games, and about things they said ten years ago.

Apple Genius

September 3rd, 2021

1:10:36

Two Habibis miss their third Habibi another week, and invite Ahmed Salama to talk about diaspora parents.

The Osama Laughtrack

August 27th, 2021

50:35

Welcome to The Habibis Podcast, two Habibis missing their third Habibi.

Habibi Cat

August 20th, 2021

1:12:24

The Habibis talk so much about stuff they've done that they don't really get anywhere else, this week.

Show Notes:

00:00 - Intro + Catch-Up
15:50 - Axiom Verge 2
23:25 - What If...?
26:55 - The Suicide Squad
32:30 - Cris …

Android Box

August 13th, 2021

1:03:01

The Habibis talk about Flight Simulator, and the concept of Arab Town & Arab diaspora culture.

Timestamps:
00:00 - Intro
02:15 - Microsoft Flight …

Grapple Main

August 9th, 2021

57:22

The 30th Episode of the Habibis was a live conversation on Twitch, with all the problems and ridiculousness that comes with that.

Timestamps:
00:00 - …

Representation As A Wink

July 30th, 2021

1:17:58

Meet Sarah, Son, & Malek as they join Rami and returning guest Nuha to talk about Arab representation in games. This episode is a continuation of the Games for Change Panel that they were on, which you can find in …

Double King of Hearts

July 23rd, 2021

48:32

The Habibis talk about games, Loki, and the traditional board- & cardgames.

A New Battery

July 16th, 2021

1:05:49

The Habibis talk about games, Marvel things, gadgets, and their first computers (and the fate thereof).

02:10 - We've got mail!
04:29 - Divinity: Original Sin 2
16:20 - Mass Effect: Andromeda
20:05 - Black Widow
24:05 - Loki

The Original Shoutcaster

July 9th, 2021

55:39

The Habibis talk about games, Loki, and soccer.

Timestamps:
00:00 - Intro
00:46 - Resident Evil Village
02:09 - [SPOILERS] Resident Evil Village
06:35 -

Hammer, Meet Nail

July 2nd, 2021

1:03:47

The Habibis talk about games and names, Osama loses his internet connection, and Fawzi invites his game developer brother, Feras Musmar. Musmar with a "u". Not Mesmar. Fawzi is Mesmar. Listen, you'll have to play the …

Too Thirsty

June 25th, 2021

1:00:17

The Habibis talk about games, Loki, and heat.

That's it for this episode. Follow us on Twitter at @the_habibis, e-mail us your stories, feedback, or …

E-Talatha

June 18th, 2021

55:48

The Habibis talk about games, Loki, and E3.

All of us were a little overwhelmed by all the games-industry E3 chaos, so we ended up talking mostly …

Who Would You Cheer For

June 11th, 2021

1:05:34

The Habibis talk videogames, movies, and home.

[ Timestamps will be added soon. ]

That's it for this episode. Follow us on Twitter at @the_habibis, …

Dinosaurs Destroying Cities

June 4th, 2021

56:28

The Habibis talk videogames, movies, TV series, hockey, baseball, polevaulting, and childhood television.

0:00 Intro
01:26 The Famicon Detective Club

Marbles With Cannonballs

May 28th, 2021

54:14

The Habibis talk Mass Effect, game design, and kids' play.

00:00 Intro
00:41
Mass Effect Legendary Edition
07:00
Arcanum
10:21 Game Design: The Maybe Path To Mass Effect
29:24 Marbles With Cannonballs

That's it for this …

Old Shoe

May 21st, 2021

58:32

The Habibis talk Mass Effect, angry hand gestures, and cursing. This episode's guest is Anisa Sanusi (@studioanisa).

00:00 Intro
00:36 Public Service Announcements
05:18
Mass Effect Legendary Edition
32:25 Old Shoe

That's …

Very Extreme Dabke

May 14th, 2021

58:28

The Habibis talk about movies, games, and music.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
02:02 Second Extinction
10:31 A Promising Young Woman
13:56 A Short Hike
18:18 Rami Waits For Mass Effect: No Man's Sky, Mirror's Edge, Mom versus Ghost …

Suhoor Bites #31 - Eid Mubarak

May 13th, 2021

8:14

From The Habibis, Fawzi, Rami, and Osama - Eid Mubarak!

Suhoor Bites #30 - An Arab Dad

May 12th, 2021

10:51

Osama talks about having and being an Arab Dad with his fellow Habibi, Rami Ismail.

Suhoor Bites #29 - Fawzi's #1

May 11th, 2021

5:45

Fawzi talks about his favorite game of all time, Super Street Fighter II.

Suhoor Bites #28 - Rami & Fawzi Mesmar

May 10th, 2021

10:04

Rami and Fawzi talk about the importance of codifying knowledge.

Suhoor Bites #27 - Super Secret Special Guests

May 9th, 2021

3:05

Osama talks Ramadan with a group of super secret special guests.

Suhoor Bites #26 - Fawzi's #2

May 8th, 2021

5:21

Fawzi talks about his second favorite game of all time, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but also most Zelda games.

Nice Clothes For The Year

May 7th, 2021

59:49

The Habibis talk about movies, games, and Eid al-Fitr.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:50 Nomadland
05:42 The Father
10:35 Returnal
23:06 NieR: Replicant v1.22
24:46 New Pokémon Snap
26:07 A Firm Handshake
27:57 Nice Clothes For The …

Suhoor Bites #24 - Global Iftars

May 6th, 2021

8:12

Osama talks to his friend from way back, Ahmad, about global Iftars.

Suhoor Bites #23 - Fawzi's #3

May 5th, 2021

5:30

Fawzi talks about his third favorite game of all time, Starcraft.

Suhoor Bites #22 - Rami & Tamoor Hussain

May 4th, 2021

9:53

Rami and Tamoor talk about accents and recitation.

Guest: https://twitter.com/tamoorh

Suhoor Bites #21 - Family Tournaments

May 3rd, 2021

6:15

Osama talks to his brother, Muhsen, about family tournaments.

Suhoor Bites #20 - Fawzi's #4

May 2nd, 2021

5:19

Fawzi talks about his fourth favorite game of all time, Resident Evil. Yes, the original.

A Different Language Than We Speak

April 30th, 2021

1:00:44

The Habibis talk about games, lots of indie games, and how Arabic is a diverse language.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:48 Mortal Kombat The Movie

07:12

Suhoor Bites #18 - Improving Ramadan!

April 30th, 2021

6:14

Osama talks to another of his many sisters, Wasan, about improving their Ramadan traditions

Suhoor Bites #17 - Fawzi's #5

April 29th, 2021

5:15

Fawzi talks about his fifth favorite game of all time, Super Mario Bros.

Suhoor Bites #16 - Rami & Farah Coculuzzi

April 28th, 2021

6:05

Rami lets Farah talk about her memories of Ramadan food memories from her childhood.

Link: https://twitter.com/farahcoculuzzi

Suhoor Bites #15 - Arab Time Iftar

April 27th, 2021

6:32

Osama talks to one of his youngest friends, Ashraf, about their Iftar on Arab Time.

Suhoor Bites #14 - Fawzi's #6

April 26th, 2021

5:25

Fawzi talks about his sixth favorite game of all time, Metal Gear Solid.

Suhoor Bites #13 - Rami & Narcy

April 25th, 2021

10:57

Rami talks with Narcy about the way Western media & press deals with issues of Arab representation.

Suhoor Bites #12 - The Non-Muslim's Iftar

April 24th, 2021

11:35

Osama talks to his childhood friend Hytham about the non-Muslim's Iftar.

All The Friendly Advice

April 23rd, 2021

50:09

The Habibis talk about games, lots of indie games, good Samaritanism, and how Fawzi met the strongest man alive.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:45
There is …

Suhoor Bites #11 - Fawzi's #7

April 23rd, 2021

5:39

Fawzi talks about his seventh favorite game of all time, Final Fantasy. But which one?

Suhoor Bites #10 - Rami & Hala Tashkandi

April 22nd, 2021

8:19

Rami interviews Hala Tashkandi, journalist and Twitter-user extraordinaire.

Episode Links:
- Guest: https://twitter.com/halatashkandi

Suhoor Bites #9 - Common Foods

April 21st, 2021

7:53

Osama talks to his childhood friend Aya about common foods.

Suhoor Bites #8 - Fawzi's #8

April 20th, 2021

5:22

Fawzi talks about his eighth favorite game of all time, DOTA.

Suhoor Bites #7 - Rami & Malik Zubailah

April 19th, 2021

9:59

Rami interviews Malik Zubailah, musician at Skeleton Crowd, Statues of Sinking Men, and Ana.N7n.

Episode Links:
- Guest: https://twitter.com/malik_zubailah

Suhoor Bites #6 - Iraqi Kebab Recipe

April 18th, 2021

6:17

Osama brings his now-Habibis-famous brother-in-law to Suhoor Bites, the one who makes the best Kebab.

Suhoor Bites #5 - Fawzi's #9

April 17th, 2021

5:11

Fawzi talks about his ninth favorite game of all time, finding the perfect Tetris.

Proceed with Caution

April 16th, 2021

54:11

The Habibis talk about games and how the world changes during Ramadan.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:27 Proceed with Caution

34:43 Oddworld: Soulstorm
38:29

Suhoor Bites #4 - Rami & Jumanah Shaheen

April 16th, 2021

8:23

Rami interviews Jumanah Shaheen, creative producer at Ingenuinty Studios.

Episode Links:
- Guest: https://www.instagram.com/Jumanah_Shaheen/

Suhoor Bites #3 - Baba's Punctuality

April 15th, 2021

5:49

Osama talks about his Baba's punctuality with his oldest sister, Hiba.

Suhoor Bites #2 - Fawzi's #10

April 14th, 2021

5:26

Fawzi talks about his tenth favorite game of all time, Battlefield 1942.

Suhoor Bites #1 - Rami & Leyla Johnson

April 13th, 2021

7:43

Rami interviews Leyla Johnson, CEO of Mohawk Games.

Episode Links:
- YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGh1HFeEAmU
- Guest: https://twitter.com/LeylaCatJ

Suhoor Bites - Teaser

April 12th, 2021

2:18

During Ramadan, The Habibis will have a mini-episode every day for your Suhoor, Iftar, or whenever you feel like listening to a tiny charge of games …

The clicks of Knives and Forks on Plates

April 9th, 2021

56:00

The Habibis talk about games, the anticipation for Ramadan, and the upcoming plans for The Habibis.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:49
Outriders
07:10 The …

Only for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

April 2nd, 2021

49:08

The Habibis talk about games, street vendors, and food-expert-guest-Habibi Nourhan explains Meskouta, and how to make it.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
03:09
It Takes Two
07:50
Invincible
10:47
Journey to the Savage Planet
14:32

0000-00000-0000

March 26th, 2021

47:14

The Habibis talk about games, console wars, and gaming in their countries.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:41 Community Letters
09:19
Burnout Paradise: …

Doilies on the PlayStation

March 19th, 2021

49:04

The Habibis talk about games, office chairs, and interior design. This episode's guest is Nuha Alkadi (@nuhanotnoah).

Timestamps:

00:00 Intro
02:58
Loop Hero
05:18
Star Renegades
08:18
Röki
10:51
Persona 5 Strikers
17:48

A Board With No Pieces

March 12th, 2021

47:58

The Habibis talk about games, shogi, and haggling.

Timestamps:

Captain of the Wrestling Team

March 5th, 2021

50:12

The Habibis talk about games, how to one-up each other, and food-expert-guest-Habibi Nourhan explains Besbousa, and how to make it.

Timestamps:

The Empty Lot

February 26th, 2021

47:23

The Habibis talk about games and how to survive parking your car.

Timestamps:

How Powerful Is Grandma

February 19th, 2021

44:26

The Habibis talk about games and how powerful grandmas actually are.

Timestamps:

This Insult Will Make It All The Way To The Borders of China

February 12th, 2021

46:55

The Habibis talk about games and the loudest conflict between our cultures: falafel or ta'ameya?

Timestamps:

  • Hitman 3 (01:30)
  • The Medium & Game …

This Episode Is On Arab Time

February 5th, 2021

46:10

The Habibis talk about games and the concept of "Arab time".

Timestamps:

  • This Episode Is On Arab Time (0:40)
  • Hitman 3 (20:24)
  • Days Gone (28:50)

Flowers From The CIA

January 29th, 2021

43:08

The Habibis talk about games and the prominence of WhatsApp among their relatives.

Timestamps:

  • Wandavision - No spoilers (0:48)
  • Hitman 3 (2:52)

Pioneers In The World Of Animation

January 22nd, 2021

48:30

The Habibis talk about games and how their parents reacted to their dream of being a game developer. We had a bit of an issue with the recording this …

The Secret Teacups in the Cupboard

January 15th, 2021

43:31

The Habibis talk about this weeks' games and hospitality and the good teacups that stay hidden in the cupboard.

Timestamps:

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator …
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