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 Shawn is joined by special guests to talk about their favorite games and experiences of 2014!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_31_14.mp3
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Join Sean Sands, Allen Cook, Rob Zacny and Shawn Andrich as they talk about their best and worst games and experiences in 2014! We also reveal Sean Sands as The Game King. All hail.

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Join Karla, Lara and Shawn as they deep dive into Dragon Age: Inquisition!

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This week Sean, Julian and Cory talk about irrational feelings about games!

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This week we have a new reading by Graham Rowat! Sean, Shawn and Julian tackle a ton of your emails.

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This week Shawn, Sean and Julian talking about game coaching.

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This week Shawn, Julian and Karla talk a whole lot of Dragon Age Inquisition and game homes!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_26_14.mp3
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This week Rob Daviau joins the crew to launch the Funemployed Kickstarter and talk about weak points in game design.

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This week Julian, Cory and Allen talk about franchises that can span game genres.

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This week Shawn, Julian and Elysium talk about games that play themselves for you. Shawn also reveals that he's the worst.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_05_14.mp3
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This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Allen go deep on GWJ forum threads. 

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This week Shawn, Elysium and Julian are joined by Ubisoft writer C.J. Kershner!

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This week Shawn, Elysium and Julian tell you to get off their lawn.

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This week Shawn and Julian are joined by JP Grant and the Editor in Chief of Escapist Magazine Greg Tito!  

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This week Sean Sands and Julian Murdoch hold down the fort! They also get caught up on emails and answer your tweets.

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This week Julian, Allen and Elysium talk about loss in games.

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This week Shawn, Julian and Russ Pitts talk Destiny and what keeps them locked into a AAA game for months on end.

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This week Sean Sands, Cory Banks, Rob Zacny and Graham Rowat talk about the launch of the donation drive and weekend session games!

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This week Sean Sands, Shawn Andrich and Kate Craig tackle the state of the game indutry. 

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This week community podcast supporter Tboon joins us on the show!

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A Long And Lonely Fall


a radio play by Kevin Kulp


Using the Bioshock Infinite world created by Ken Levine and Irrational Games


Starring Graham Rowat as Ezekiel Hunt

and Karla Andrich as Violet Malloy


Featuring Kevin Kulp as Vanderwald,

Rob Daviau as Jack Fowler,

Rob Borges as Robert Adell,

Lara Crigger as Lucy Adell, and

Kristin Sands as Cassie


Sound production by Julian Murdoch, Graham Rowat, Rob Borges and Ian Dorsch

Music by Ian Dorsch of Willow Tree Audio


Recorded at the Rabbitcon Recording Studios, May 2014


This radio play was created for the Gamers With Jobs community as a 2013 fundraiser thank you goal. Thank you everyone!


Direct download: ALongandLonelyFall.mp3
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It's the live Gencon 2014 show! 

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This week D&D 5th edition lead designer Mike Mearls sits down with Julian to talk about the new D&D! 

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Join Shawn, Elysium, Julian, Allen and Rob Zacny as they debate whether or not games are a bit better when they're a little broken.

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Join Shawn, Cory, Russ Pitts and Walter Strapps as they discuss all the weird sites and smells that remind them of games.

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Today Shawn, Cory and Allen get caught up on emails!

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Our inter-dimensional flux technology has captured an alternate-dimension episode of the Conference Call! This one is from December 28th, 1994. Listen in on our alternate selves as we talk about our favorite games of 1994. Julian also interviews Rand Miller, Co-founder of Cyan Worlds and Co-creator of MYST!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_09_14.mp3
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This week Shawn, Elysium, Cory and Julian talk about making long term comittments to games.

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This week Shawn, Julian and Cory see what stuck in their minds now that the E3 dust has really settled. Jeff Cannata also chimes in with his E3 thoughts!

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This week Julian, Sean and Lara talk silent protagonists. Also an interview with the Project Lead for Europa Universalis IV, Thomas Johansson. And, finally, a Transistor spoiler section after the show.

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Julian, Sean, Jonathan and guest host Dru Staltman of Bootsnake games predict what we'll see at this year's E3. A bunch of wrong ensues.

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This week Cory, Sean, Allen and Jonathan talk the recent rash of PC remakes, and whether we can or should let go of our past!

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This week's show comes from summer Rabbitcon, and covers board games, board games and more board games! Shawn and Julian are joined by Graham Rowat, Lara Crigger and Cory Banks.

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This week Shawn, Julian and Elysium are joined by community member Brandon Willsie! Also known as AmazingZoidberg.

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This week Shawn, Julian, Cory and Allen talk about games they just can't go for.

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Join Cory Banks, Shawn Andrich and David Heron as they talk all kinds of Dark Souls II.

Direct download: GWJ_Dark_Souls_2.mp3
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This week Shawn, Elysium, Rob Zancy and Karla tackle your Twitter questions, emails and more!

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This week Allen, Sean Sands, Julian and Shawn talk about what a one game future might look like.

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This week the fantastic Kate Craig joins the crew to talk about the Film Noir genre in gaming and lots more!  

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Live from PAX East 2014! Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Cory are joined by Ken Levine and Elena Siegman for their 'Gamers With Jobs Saves Gaming' panel.

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This week Shawn, Elysium and Julian get caught up on emails!

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This week Cory, Sean Sands and Graham Rowat talk about game clones!

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This week Sean Sands, Shawn Andrich and Allen Cook are joined by indie developer and community member Ed Ropple!

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This week Shawn and Julian are joined by XCOM creator Julian Gollop!

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This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Allen pitch their big game ideas.

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This week David Heron joins Shawn Andrich and Julian Murdoch to talk about free to play mechanics encroaching on AAA games. 

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This week Shawn, Julian, Cory and Allen talk about DEATH (in games). We also have a new reading from Graham Rowat! 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_26_14.mp3
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This week Cory Banks, Sean Sands, Allen Cook and Jonathan Downin are all about game difficulty.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_19_14.mp3
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This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian and Rob Zacny talk about games that make you fight to love them.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_12_14.mp3
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This week Shawn, Julian, Cory and Elysium look forward to the games of 2014!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_05_14.mp3
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This week Bill Harris pops by to talk about his new game Gridiron Solitaire. 

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Live from Winter rabbitcon 2014!

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This week Allen, Julian and Cory talk about CES news, the Oculus Rift, Steam Machines and more!

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This week Shawn, Elysium, Julian, Cory and Allen look back at their 2013 bold predictions and lay out some new ones for 2014!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_08_14.mp3
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