Gamers With Jobs - Conference Call
The official podcast of GamersWithJobs.com, every week the guys discuss the latest games, issues affecting the industry and more! This is THE gaming podcast for mature gamers.

This week Shawn, Julian and Elysium break down their favorite games of the year. Cory and Lara also chime in with their picks!

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This week we finally get caught up on our giant mailbag.

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This week we talk Cataclysm, the future of MMOGs, 2011 and more!

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This week Allen, Julian and Lara are joined by Ken Levine and Justin McElroy!

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This week Rob Zacny, Julian, Shawn and Elysium talk about all kinds of games and how Steam sales mess with thier heads.

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This week Shawn and Elysium hold down the fort while Julian and Cory chime in on Gamma World.

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What would happen if they Conference Call was recorded in 1998? Let's find out!

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This week Shawn, Julian and Allen talk about Youtube's impact on gaming.

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This week Russ Pitts and Justin McElroy join Shawn and Elysium in talking about a ton of games and why they're always broken these days.

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This episode was recorded live this past Saturday! Enjoy the edited version.

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This week we talk about video games, the tao of roleplaying and more!

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This week we cover a whole range of small topics.

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This week Runic Games' Max Schaefer joins us to talk about dungeon delving!

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It's a five man show this week with the return of Rob Borges and the second appearence of Rob Zacny.

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This week we talk Halo Reach, have special guest podcast Three Moves Ahead and more!

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In which we wrap up some PAX stuff and talk time limits in games.

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Live from PAX 2010! We talk all things PAX, games and the experience.

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GWJ Conference Call Episode 203

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This week we talk about surviving conventions and playing video games.

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This week we celebrate 200 episodes with lots of special audio bits!

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This week Ken Levine visits to talk about Irrational's next game! Also, a live show from Gencon 2010.

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These are a few of our (gaming) things.

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Emails, emails, emails, emails. And Limbo. And Dr. Who.

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This week Shawn, Elysium, Allen and Rob talk games, reaching back to comforting tropes and old mascots.

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Cory, Lara, Julian and Allen talk online privacy.

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This week Shawn, Allen, Julian and Sean Sands talk games and random questions Shawn pulls out of his arse.

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Our special E3 episode!
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This week our new producer Jonathan Downin joins us on the show!
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Episode 191 - June 9th, 2010
Alpha Protocol, Red Dead Redemption, Alan Wake, DDO, The Emerging Free to Play Market, Our New Producer, Your Emails and more!

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This week we have some healthy, loving debate about the free to play model inching its way into AAA games. We also announce our new producer for the show! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 190 - June 2nd, 2010
Live From rabbitcon!, Boardgames, Listener Questions, Coronas and more!

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This week we go nuts with our live show from rabbitcon with lots of board game talk, hands-on MAME time and some questions from the audience. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 189 - May 26th, 2010
Alan Wake, Red Dead Redemption, Jedi Academy Playdate, Which Gaming Era In Your Life Would You Re-Visit?, Emails and more!

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This week we talk about games, games and more games. We also delve into our gaming pasts and talk about our fondest gaming eras. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 188 - May 19th, 2010
3D Dot Game Heroes, Lost Planet 2, 100 Rogues, Starcraft 2, Rocket Knight, Game Films, Emails and more!

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This week we enter upside down land and listen as Cory hosts and Shawn sits in Rob's seat! Cats also marry dogs and Lara has a goatee and LOVES Heavy Rain. Some of those statements are not true. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 187 - May 12th, 2010
Halo: ODST, 100 Rogues, iBlast Moki, Frozen Synapse, Retro Game Flood, Emails, Emails and Your Emails and more!

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This week we finally get our email backlog cleared up! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 186 - May 5th, 2010
Nier, Halo Reach Beta, Super Street Fighter IV, Tecmo Bowl, Twitter Beta Keys, rabbit's MAME Cabinet, Online PnP, People Who Won't Play, Your Emails and more!

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This week everyone brings a topic to the table and we discuss Tribes 2 night and the ultimate slaughter of Telltale Games in TF2! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 185 - April 28th, 2010
Halo Reach Hands-On, Splinter Cell: Conviction, Frozen Synapse, Chaos Rings, Gettysburg: Scourge of War, Our Fondest Multiplayer Memories & Play Dates, Your Emails and more!

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This week we reminisce about our favorite multiplayer games of old and plan to resurrect a few in the coming weeks! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 184 - April 21st, 2010
Splinter Cell: Conviction, Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse, Strategry, Collaborative Storytelling, Your Emails and more!

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This week the crew bands together to discuss collaborative storytelling in games and they totally get along! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 183 - April 14th, 2010
Dragon Age: Awakening, Mount & Blade: Warband, Shatter (PC), War Storm, Star Craft 2 Beta, Winners and Losers, Your Emails and more!

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This week Michael Zenke joins the show to talk winning, losing and ... a Facebook TCG. Oh dear. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 182 - April 7th, 2010
Dragon Age: Awakening, The PAX East Report, Star Craft 2 Beta, iPad Impressions & The Future, Your Emails and more!

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This week Julian returns with tales of PAX, the iPad and his germaphobia. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 181 - March 31st, 2010
Just Cause 2, Metro 2033, God of War 3, Dawn of War: Chaos Rising, Returning Special Guest Eskil Steenberg! Your Emails and more!

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This week Eskil Steenberg joins us fresh off the official launch of his online MMO, Love. We talk about the Nintendo 3DS, subscription models and all sorts of other things. We also spend a little time exploring what a new player should try after logging into Love for the first time! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 180 - March 24th, 2010
God of War 3, Darksiders, Pain (What?), Supreme Commander 2, Lots of Twittering Tweets, Your Emails and more!

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This week we turn to Twitter for a pile of questions and topic ideas! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 179 - March 17th, 2010
Final Fantasy XIII, Bad Company 2, Scrap Metal, What If Crazy Things Happened?, Your Emails and more!

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This week we gaze into our crystal ball (rabbit's head) and see what the industry would be like if things like the 1983 video games market crash never happened. Spoiler: Nolan Bushnell becomes emperor. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 178 - March 10th, 2010
Toy Soldiers, Darksiders, Heavy Rain, Games Marketing For Fun & Profit, An Interview With Irrational Games' Collin Moore, Your Emails and more!

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This week the crew looks back on Valve's latest Portal 2 marketing (or was it?!) scheme and how it fits in with the industry at large. Cory also sits down with Collin Moore, the community manager for Irrational Games! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 177 - March 3rd, 2010
Heavy Rain, Heavy Rain Spoiler Section, Star Trek Online, Titan Quest, Everquest 2, Tense Gaming, Our Contest Winner, Your Emails and more!

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This week Shawn, Julian and Elysium hold down the fort and talk about building tension in games, Heavy Rain and quite a lot more. Later in the show we do a 40 minute Heavy Rain spoiler section! It's the very last segment, so if you'd like to avoid spoilers it will be easy to skip. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 176 - February 24th, 2010
Bioshock 2, Dante's Inferno, The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, FIFA 10, Trials HD, Saving The World is So Exhausting, A Contest (Starcraft 2 Beta Key In The Prize Pool!), Your Emails and more!

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This week we lift an awesome thread from the forums and discuss saving the world fatigue. It's not mentioned in the show proper, but I've just received word from our good buddy Devmani that he has a Starcraft 2 beta key up for grabs for the content winner. Deadline is this Friday to submit your entries! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 175 - February 17th, 2010
Bioshock 2, Dante's Inferno, Slay, Space Miner, A New Contest, Lots of Your Emails and more!

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This week we try to tackle our insane email backlog and get caught up. We also launch a new name that game contest, we'll pick the winners in a couple weeks. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 174 - February 10th, 2010
Mass Effect 2 Spoiler Section, MAG, No More Heroes 2(ish), Comfort Gaming, Sound Waves, Your Emails and more!

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This week the crew tackles comfort games and what happens when a half deaf idiot discovers surround sound headphones. Sean Sands and Shawn Andrich also go way deep on Mass Effect 2 in a post-credits spoiler section. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 173 - February 3rd, 2010
Mass Effect 2, Assassin's Creed 2: Battle of Forli, Live From rabbitcon, Your Questions and more!

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This week Sean and Shawn open the show with some Mass Effect 2 talk before handing it off to Wordsmythe, Julian, Pyroman and Lara live from rabbitcon! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 172 - January 27th, 2010
Spelunky, Bayonetta, Uncharted(s), Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, Special Guest Kyle Orland & An Interview With Introversion!, Your Emails and more!

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This week famed game journalist Kyle Orland joins Lara, Julian and Cory to discuss the dissolving of Crispy Gamer, the state of freelance journalism and more! Julian and Cory also sit down with Introversion's Mark Morris and Chris Delay to chat about independent game development and Darwinia+ for Xbox Live Arcade! If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 170 - January 20th, 2010
Army of 2: 40th Day, Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, Bayonetta, Angry Birds, Homage Vs. Copy, Your Emails and more!

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This week we talk about fine, aged homage. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 170 - January 13th, 2010
Darksiders, Bayonetta, Borderlands PC, The Hunter, Our Amazing 2009/2010 Predictions, New Music By Ian "Podunk" Dorsch, Your Emails and more!

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This week we shake things up a bit for 2010 with new music and some format tweaks! Brace yourself as Podunk rocks your face off. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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Episode 169 - January 6th, 2010
Catching Up On Holiday Games, League of Legends, An Interview With Gaming Legend Sid Meier, Social Network Gaming, Your Emails and more!

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This week, Julian sits down with Sid Meier to talk about the rise of Facebook, the future of strategy gaming, and the inevitability of co-op. Afterward, the crew expand on the future of social gaming. If you want to submit a question or comment call in to our voicemail line at (612) 284-4563.

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