The Action Points Podcast! Episode 120 – Influential Books That Are Not Mother 3

In this episode:

As foreshadowed, Adam is back for a fiver on the podcast as we talk about influential books in our lives (that are not Mother 3). In “what we’ve been up to this week”, Dan and Evan tell us about their adventures in Miitomo, Jackson’s been playing some mobile games in Tiny Tower and Clash Royale, I talk about building cities in Quadropolis, Adam’s been trying to get better at Smash, and Evan’s been excited to share his love of Mother 3 with Kat. Let us know what books you found influential as well!

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Episode 120 – Influential Books That Are Not Mother 3

Music: Theme for Harold (var. 2) by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

Links for the things we talked about:

Walking the Dog


Tiny Tower Vegas

Clash Royale



Super Smash Bros.

Complexity and Complication

Pokken Tournament

Mother 3

The Riftwar Saga

Trackmania Turbo

You Are Not A Gadget: A Manifesto

Who Owns The Future?

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

White Privilege II

Another Round

The Amtrak Wars

East of West

Steve Jackson Gamebooks

Lone Wolf

Star Wars Adventures

Sonic the Hedgehog Gamebooks

T.I.M.E Stories

Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series

Neil Gaiman’s profile of Terry Pratchett



Everybody’s Fucked Up

99% Invisible

Paul Jennings

Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Ready Player One: A Novel



Scott Pilgrim


Atlas Shrugged

Isaac Asimov



Phillip K. Dick


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