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.

AmandaRich, and Andrew discuss what games stood out from the Playstation State of Play and Nintendo Direct for September.

Games: Ooblets (Switch), Foretales (Switch), Little Noah (SteamDeck), Riven (SteamDeck).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_21_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14pm CDT

AmandaDaryl, and Andrew talk about Round: 1 - our early first rounds with gaming experiences.

Games: Maneater (PS5), Dark Anthology: Little Hope (PS5), Tiny Tina's Wonderlands (PS5), Myst (Steam Deck), Orcs Must Die 3 (Steam Deck), Ooblets (Switch).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_14_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54pm CDT

AmandaRich, and Shawn get together to chat about the best games we played this week, the GWJ 2022 Donation Drive, and Extra Life!

Games: Cursed to Golf, As Dusk Falls, Immortality.

Immortality spoilers start at the 1:07:00 mark.

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_07_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:50am CDT

Amanda and Rich and Andrew get together to chat about games they consider emotionally healing or bring them comfort when recovering.

Games: Rollerdrome (PS5), Toodee and Topdee (Switch), Steam Deck (Handheld Console).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_31_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:18am CDT

Amanda and Rich sit down and connect over Pauses in Gaming Habits. What motivates us to make those changes, and what are some external influences that can cause this to happen?

Games: Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth (Switch), Necrosmith (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_24_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm CDT

AmandaRich, and Andrew are joined by Jamie Madigan from The Psychology of Video Games to talk about What is Play, The Engagement Game, and more!

Games: Elden Ring, Solasta: Crown of the Magister, D&D The Wild Beyond the Witchlight, ANNO: Mutationem, Steam Deck.

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_17_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02am CDT

An all-board games Special GenCon 2022 correspondence!

Allen Cook is joined by Mike (McChuck) Bretzlaff and Charlie Hall at Gencon 2022 in Indianapolis, IN.

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_10_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:29am CDT

GlendonAmandaSean, and Allen talk about games they're playing, and later on Andrew and Glendon review Gems of War, courtesy of our Patreon supporter and forum member, Mixolyde!

Games: 7 days to Die (PC), T Minus 30 (PC), No Man's Sky: Endurance (PC), Project Warlock (PC), NecroSmith (PC), Ravenous Devils (PC), Walkabout Mini Golf: Labyrinth (VR), Gems of War (Mobile).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_03_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04am CDT

Glendon, Rich, Amanda, Daryl, and Andrew talk Pacifist Tense: games that use non-violent verbs.

Stray (PS5), Little Noah: Scion of Paradise (Switch), Spider-man Miles Morales (PS5), Man of Medan (PS5), Borderlands 3 (Switch), Passifist Tense, your emails, and more!

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_27_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:51am CDT

Rich and Glendon are joined by Jason Silvera (aka ThatGuy42) to talk about the media that gets them through these times.

Games: Escape Academy (PC), Destiny 2 (PC), Disco Elysium (PC), Star Trek: Online (PC), Ape Out (PC).

Shows: Only Murderers in the Building, Dark
Books: The Expanse by J.A. Corey, Discworld series by Terry Pratchett
Podcasts: Dungeons and Daddies
Movie: Primer

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_20_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm CDT

AmandaDaryl, and Glendon are joined by Aaron from The Co-Operatives Podcast to talk about changes of tune when it comes to games.

Games: The Quarry (PS5), House Of Ashes (PS5), TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge (PC), F1 2022(PS5), Outriders(PC), Pixelverse: Deck Heroes Early Access (Android), Redactle (web).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_13_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03am CDT

AmandaRich, and Glendon discuss how mood affects gaming habits.

Games: Zen World (PC), Metal:Hellsinger (PC), Outriders: Worldslayer (PC), Neon White (PC), Gordian Quest (PC), Subterfuge (iOS).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_06_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01am CDT

AmandaRichJulian, and Andrew discuss their longest gaming partnerships.

Games: Tinyfolks (PC),The Cycle: Frontier (PC), Shadowrun Trilogy (PS5), SuperEpic (Switch), Timelie (Switch), Gordian Quest 1.0, Citizen Sleeper (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_29_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:26am CDT

AmandaRichDaryl, and Glendon talk games, games, games.

Games: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge (PC, XboxSX), the joy of Playstation Plus (PS5), Ghost of Tsushima (PS5), Outer Wilds (PS5), Neon White (PC/Switch), Tinyfolks (PC), Symphony of War: The Nephalim Saga (PC), Dome Keeper Demo (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_22_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:07am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk about a few of their takeaways from The Summer Games Fest and Wholesome Direct.

Games: Freshly Frosted (Switch), Symphony of War: The Nephalim Saga (PC), Card Shark (PC), V-Rising (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_15_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:15am CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by our Editor-in-Chief for Gamers With Jobs, Andrew aka Antichulius, to catch up on some games, the Playstation State of Play, as well as some live corrections. Editors are amazing.

Games: Diablo: Immortal (Mobile, PC), Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Switch), Mini Motorways (Switch), Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer's Legacy (PC), Salt and Sacrifice (PS5), Valheim (PC), Pokemon Legends Arceus (Switch).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_08_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23am CDT

Rich leads AmandaDaryl, Glendon, and Mel in an exercise of improvisation and play.

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_01_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53am CDT

AmandaGlendon, and Rich are joined by Ben Chicka to talk about the expression of violence in video games.

Games: Salt & Sacrifice (PS5), Trek to Yomi (PC), Vampire Survivors (PC), V Rising (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_25_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:48am CDT

AmandaGlendonDaryl, and Allen talk games, games, games.

Games: Nightmare Reaper (PC), Songs of Conquest (PC), Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion (PC), Stanley Parable Ultra Deluxe (PC), Rogue Legacy 2 (PC), Nascar Heat 5 (PS5), Tiny Tina's Wonderland (PC), Evil Dead: The Game (PC), Beat Star (mobile).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_18_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55am CDT

RichAmanda, and Glendon are joined by Jason Silvera aka ThatGuy42 to talk about why it's good to be bad sometimes.

Games: Citizen Sleeper (PC), Planet Coaster (PC), Ghost of Tsushima (PS5), Rogue Legacy 2 (PC), Loot River (PC), Trek to Yomi (PC), When it's good to be the bad guy, and more!

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_11_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:10pm CDT

AmandaRich, and Glendon officially welcome Daryl to the team and talk about games you can play while doing other things. We also announce the launch of the GamersWithJobs Redbubble merch site!

Games: Stacklands (PC), Death Stranding (PS5), Elden Ring (PS5), Patrick's Parabox (Mobile), Black Book (Mobile), Ascension (Mobile), Subterfuge (Mobile), John Wick Hex (PC), Shapez.io (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_04_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05am CDT

AmandaRich, and Julian talk about games we're playing right now, and later Amanda sits down with Serenity, VP of Engagement for NISEI to talk about the future of the beloved fan-favorite 2-player card game Android Netrunner.

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_27_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:36am CDT

AmandaGlendon, and Rich talk about games and catch up on your emails.

Games: Per Aspera (PC), PS5 stuff, ValiDATE Demo (PC), Rich's Dream Game (tm).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_20_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07am CDT

Shawn and Sean join Glendon to talk about instances where playing multiple games within a genre has informed enjoyment of each other.

Games: Elden Ring (PC), Norco (PC), Weird West, FORWARD: Escape the Fold (PC), Beyond All Reason (PC), Age of Empires 4: Festival of Ages (PC).

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Links and Show Notes.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_13_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31pm CDT

AmandaRich, and returning guest host David Bauer are joined by Jerimiah McCall from Gaming the Past to discuss teaching history through video games.

Games: Wildermyth (PC), Phoenix Point(PC), Skyrim Anniversary Edition(PC), Kaycee's Mod for Inscryption(PC), Norco (PC), Weird West (XBOX).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_06_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:08am CDT

AmandaRich, and Glendon are joined by guest Daryl Lathon to talk about what makes simulation games so satisfying.

Games: Gran Turismo 7 (PC), F1 2021 (PC), Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands (PC), Weird West (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_30_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:11am CDT

AmandaRich, and Glendon talk board games, and later Amanda sits down with Jenn from Restoration Games to talk about animal games and Restoration at GAMA.

Video Games: Tunic (Xbox/PC), Not for Broadcast: Prologue (PC). Boardgames: Azul, 7 Wonders: Architects, The Expanse, Earth, Key to the Kingdom, Berried Treasure, Unmatched, New York Zoo, Isle of Cats.

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_23_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:42pm CDT

AmandaRich, and Glendon discuss their favorite gaming moments.

Games: Far: Changing Tides (PC), Hero's Hour (PC), Triangle Strategy (Switch), Gloomhaven (board game), Valheim: Cave Update (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_16_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:12am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon celebrate some birthdays and take a break from talking about games to talk about books and TV Shows.

Games: Neon White (PC), Elden Ring (PS5, PC)
Not Games:  The Expanse (Book/TV), Schitt's Creek (TV), Bojack Horseman (TV), Midnight Mass (TV).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_09_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am CDT

Shawn Andrich steps in to wrangle up a crew this week to discuss Elden Ring as well as a few other games! He is joined by the mysterious and elusive Sean Sands, the passionate Soulsian Rich Lovejoy, and delightfully special guest David Heron from The Game Design Round Table podcast.

Games: Elden Ring (PS5, PC), Horizon: Forbidden West (PS5), Lost Ark (PC), Total War: Warhammer III (PC), Slay The Spire (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_02_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm CDT

AmandaGlendon, and Rich talk about games followed by a segment with Glendon and his partner about their experiences with Biped.

Games: Horizon Forbidden West (PS5), Moss (VR), Beat Saber (VR), Oculus Quest 2/VR, Ark Nova (board game) Biped (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_23_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26am CDT

AmandaGlendon, and Rich are joined once again by Julian Rabbit Murdoch to talk about games, games and more games!

Games: Vampire Survivors (PC), Infernax (Switch), Old World (PC), Triangle Strategy Demo (Switch), FF16 (PC), Steam VR (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_16_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:45am CDT

Amanda, Glendon, Rich, and Shawn celebrate Episode 800 and talk about some iconic games.

Games: Max Payne (Xbox), Avernum 3: Ruined World (PC), Icewind Dale II (PC), Arx Fatalis (PC), Divine Divinity (PC), Kingdom Hearts (PS2).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_09_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm CDT

Glendon and Rich are joined by returning guest Daryl Lathon to discuss how games inspire creativity.

Games: Nobody Saves the World (Gamepass), Troubleshooter: Abandoned Children (PC), Europa Universalis IV (PC), Don’t Starve (PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_02_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:40pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon chat about past and present bold gaming predictions and do readings of listener submissions.

Games: Blackwind (PS5), Nobody Saves the World (PC), Hitman 3 (VR), Ragnarock (VR).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_26_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am CDT

AmandaRich, and Glendon talk about the games they're looking forward to in 2022.

Games: Sackboy, Railroad Ink, and Expeditions: Rome. Some online board gaming, a pop quiz, and a trip down memory lane about gamer tags.

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_19_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14pm CDT

Amanda, Shawn, and Rich are joined by our very own Ian Dorsch aka Podunk to discuss the creation and process of composing the score for Praey for the Gods.

Games: Praey for the Gods (PC, PS5), Project Zomboid (PC), Chicory: A Colorful Tale (PC,Switch), Death's Door (PS5), Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut (PS5).

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Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_12_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm CDT

2021 GWJ Game of the Year Interview Series: Allen and Amanda.

Each 2021 GWJ Game of the Year Interview episode contains a few one-on-one interviews with some of our favorite regular and guest hosts!

This week's episode features Lara Crigger sitting down with Allen Cook to discuss his gaming comforts of 2021, while Glendon Hass swaps seats with Amanda Knowlton to discuss their top games of the year.

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Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_05_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:41am CDT