Gamers With Jobs - Conference Call
The official podcast of, the GWJCC is our way of providing a podcast that feels like you are hanging out with friends after a long day in the office. We strive for smart, in-depth discussions about the latest games and gaming-related news, as well as light, playful tangents. We're always thrilled to talk about the new hotness, explore fun and strange indie gems, and revisit games old and new.

This week we wrap up our 2012 retrospective. We also get a visit from Jeff Green!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_26_12.mp3
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Part one of our 2012 retrospective! This week we talk about the games of the first half of 2012. We also have a segment with Justin McElroy to share his thoughts on the past year.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_19_12.mp3
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This week Jeff Cannata joins Shawn, Elysium and Julian to talk some Bioshock Infinite and whether or not spoilers (in general) are such a big deal.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_12_12.mp3
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This week former 1Up allum and current Bioshock Infinite designer Shawn Elliott joins the crew to talk about game attachment psychology! We also have a Walking Dead spoiler section after the credits! 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_05_12.mp3
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Today Rob Zacny, Julian and Shawn enjoy a leisurely post-Thanksgiving email/twitter show!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_28_12.mp3
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This week Cory, Julian, Allen and Shawn reveal their deep, dark gaming confessions. Shawn and Julian also dish on the Wii U!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_21_12.mp3
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This week 343 Halo 4 developer David Ellis joins us to talk about his game. Spoiler section included! 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_14_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian, Cory and Rob Zacny talk games. Shawn and Justin McElroy also file their grievences on Assassin's Creed 3 and we have another reading by the talented Mr. Graham Rowat.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_07_12.mp3
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This week we get reports from east and west coast GWJ Day events! We also do a Dishonored spoiler section after the credits.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_31_12.mp3
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This week Cory, Julian, Elysium and Allen talk scary games, The Walking Dead and more!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_24_12.mp3
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This week Cory takes the big chair and guides Sean Sands, Julian and Jeff Cannata through a show about XCOM, Dishonored and playing games the right (or wrong) way.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call__10_17_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian, Elysium and Charlie talk XCOM, Dishonored and to dogmatic trope that is boss fights.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_10_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian, Sean and Cory talk about how gaming fits into their day to day lives and ravenous Pomeranians. 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_03_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian and Elysium pump Rob Zacny for impressions of the full version of the new XCOM!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_26_12.mp3
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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_19_12.mp3
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This week marks the triumphant return of Jeff Green! We talk about community outreach for game companies and much more.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_12_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian, Elysium, Rob Zacny and Michael Talk about the financial state of the industry, the future and a whole bunch of games!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_05_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15pm CST

This week we have a special feature written by Julian Murdoch and performed by Graham Rowat! We also have an interview with the producers of the upcoming arcade documentary, 100 Yen. 

00.01.22 Diablo III--paragon style!
00.05.20 Darksiders 2
00.10.07 King's Bounty: Legions
00.15.59 Transformers: Fall of Cybertron
00.21.00 Guild Wars 2!
00.36.35 This week's topics:
00.37.11 Rabbit's article read by Graham Rowat, a real voice actor and GWJer!
00.46.35 Interview with 2 guys from Winnipeg (Stratus Studios), makers of 100 Yen, an arcade documentary
01.03.06 Your questions!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_29_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian, Justin McElroy and Jonathan Downin talk about Sleeping Dogs and more! We also have a live segment from Gencon!

Chairman_Mao's Timestamps
00.02.35 Sleeping Dogs
00.18.40 Julian's gameplay struggles
00.22.13 Rocksmith Bass DLC and an extended riff on Julian's future in music
00.29.28 Persona 3
00.36.22 Darksiders 2
00.38.33 This week's topic: Gencon
01.26.23 Your questions!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_22_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm CST

This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Rob Zacny talk about developer relations with the press. After the credits, a spoiler section for Spec Ops: The Line!

00.03.07 Firefall (recently updated!)
00.09.57 Sound Shapes
00.19.11 Driver: San Francisco
00.27.43 FTL
00.38.01 This week's topic: Should developers talk to the Media?
00.56.02 Your emails!
01.19.49 Spoiler section: Spec Ops: The Line

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_15_12.mp3
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This week Julian, Lara, Allen and Shawn talk about Zynga copying game design. Cory also sits down with 10000000 developer Luca Redwood! 

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This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Cory dip into free to play games and look at what the future has in store.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_01_12.mp3
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This week Shawn and Julian are joined by Jeff Cannata and DayZ expert Charlie Hall!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_25_12.mp3
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This week Cory, Allen and Julian are joined by Colby Dauch to discuss Summoner Wars and moving boardgames onto iOS.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_18_12.mp3
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Join us as we navel gaze on our 300th show!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_11_12.mp3
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This week we talk about video games and stuff!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_04_12.mp3
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It's a five man show this week as the guys talk Microsoft Surface, Kinect 2.0, the 3DS XL and more!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_27_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Cory, Julian and Rob Zacny talk about real stuff getting into our games. After the credits, a Dragon's Dogma spoiler section with Polygon's Justin McElroy!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_20_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40pm CST

This week Jeff Cannata joins Shawn, Julian and Elysium to talk about our post-E3 thoughts. 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_call_06_13_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian and Elysium make their E3 predictions and hey, you already know how wrong they are. Fun!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_06_12.mp3
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This week we record live from rabbitcon!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_30_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian, Elysium and Cory reminice about the Diablo series on top of our thoughts on Diablo III!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_23_12.mp3
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This week James Stevenson from Insomniac Games joins Shawn and Elysium to talk Outernauts, going Facebook and much more!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_16_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian and Allen are joined by Sean McBride from Hi-Rez to talk about Tribes Ascend!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_09_12.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian and Allen are joined by Stardock's Jon Shafer to talk about tutorials and respecting players.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_call_05_02_12.mp3
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This week Jeff Cannata joins the crew to talk about levelling and RPG systems invading games. The free to play angle, Diablo III and much more. We also have an interview with Portal creator Kim Swift about Quantum Conundrum! 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_25_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52am CST

This week Shawn, Elysium, Allen, Cory and Julian look back on PAX East and some of the games they saw.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_18_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm CST

Our first ever PAX Panel! Ken Levine and Jeff Green join Shawn, Elysium, Cory and Julian to talk about getting older in gaming.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_11_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20pm CST

This week Shawn, Julian, Cory and Rob Zacny tackle a bunch of your twitter topics!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_04_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24pm CST

This week Julian, Cory, Allen and Elysium talk about the casual market and after the credits, a Journey Spoiler Section!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_28_12.mp3
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This week Sean, Julian, Shawn and special guest Justin McElroy talk about Diablo III's release date, Wasteland's Kickstarter, appearing in games and more. There's also a Mass Effect 3 spoiler section after the credits!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_21_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:33pm CST

This week, lots of Mass Effect 3 talk and why certain games just drive us to obsession. 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_14_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23pm CST

This week it's a cozy Conference Call with Sean, Julian and Cory.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_07_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57pm CST

This week Julian, Shawn and Cory are joined by Jonathan Downin as they talk about caving and buying the Vita. 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_29_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm CST

Live from rabbitcon! We talk boardgames, Artemis and RPGs.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_22_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08pm CST

This week Shawn, Julian, Elysium and Rob Borges talk about the characters we inhabit in games.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_15_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53pm CST

This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Rob Zacny talk about the state of game preservation, the Diablo III beta and more!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_08_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm CST

Video games and stuff!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_01_12.mp3
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This week Lara, Karla and Shawn talk loads of games and the non-gameplay stuff pushing further into games.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_25_12.mp3
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This week Julian, Rob Zacny and Shawn talk games of 2012, THQ tanking, LOTRO's slippery slope and more.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_18_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:38pm CST

This week Russ Pitts and Justin McElroy join the crew to talk about the future of gaming coverage.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_11_12.mp3
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This week Allen, Shawn, Elysium and Julian look back on their bold predictions from 2011 and make fresh ones for 2012.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_04_12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:49pm CST