Gamers With Jobs - Conference Call (general)
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.

Amanda, Glendon and Rich talk about games, and we get a chance to sit down and chat a moment with our very own The Week Ahead writer Felix Threepaper, aka Ben Callinan aka LanceCalhoon.

Games: The Riftbreaker (PC), Metroid: Dread (Switch), Critters For Sale (PC), Back4Blood (PC), Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack.

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_20_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am CDT

Amanda, Glendon, and Rich are joined by Aaron Amendola from the Party Chat Podcast to discuss Set Pieces in Gaming.

Games: Metroid: Dread (Switch), Far Cry 6 (PS5), Back4Blood (PS5), Diablo 3 (PC), Agatha Christie: Hercule Poirot (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_13_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am CDT

Amanda, Glendon, and Rich are joined by Aaron Amendola from the Party Chat Podcast to discuss Set Pieces in Gaming.

Games: Metroid: Dread (Switch), Far Cry 6 (PS5), Back4Blood (PS5), Diablo 3 (PC), Agatha Christie: Hercule Poirot (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_13_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am CDT

[url=https://twitter.com/Amoebic]Amanda[/url], [url=https://twitter.com/staygoldgh]Glendon[/url] and [url=https://twitter.com/theharpomarxist]Rich[/url] are joined by scholar, gentleman, and Honey Heist Bear David Bauer (Karnak from the forums) to discuss the development of language in gaming.

New World (PC), Storybook Brawl (PC), Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars (PS4/5, Xbox, Steam, Nintendo), Hot Wheels Unleashed (PC), Timberborn (PC/Mac), Hot Wheels Unleashed (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_06_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:10am CDT

Amanda and Glendon and Rich talk games, while Shawn and Amanda chat with Jeff Beeman, aka Doogiemac about exciting life changes and the future.

Games: Age of Empires 4: Technical Test (PC) Sable (PS5), Moonlighter (Android, Xbox), Deathloop (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_29_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:36am CDT

Build Block Episode 1 - Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous.

For our inaugural edition of Build Block [url=https://twitter.com/theharpomarxist]Rich[/url], [url=https://twitter.com/Amoebic]Amanda[/url], [url=https://twitter.com/ShawnAndrich]Shawn[/url], and [url=https://twitter.com/ElysiumGWJ]Sean[/url] talk about the builds they've rolled with on their Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous crusaders.

Direct download: GWJCC_Build_Block_1_Pathfinder_Wrath_of_the_Righteous.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:19am CDT

Amanda and Glendon are joined by Chris Cobb from Pragma to talk about online services for multiplayer game studios and what they need for a successful multiplayer game to work.

Games: DeathLoop (PC), Splitgate (PC + Consoles), Valheim: Hearth and Home (PC), Skatebird (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_22_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04am CDT

Amanda, Glendon, and Rich speak with Tom Larrow aka Skrout from the forums about burnout and work-life balance.

Games: Football Manager 2021 (PC) The Ramp (PC), The Artful Escape (Xbox SX, PC), Moonlighter (Xbox SX), Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_15_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:20am CDT

Allen and Cory join Amanda and Glendon to talk about the games they’ve been playing!

Games: Jupiter Hell (PC), Psychonauts 2 (PS5), Orcs Must Die 3 (PC), PowerWash Simulator (PC), Splitgate (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_08_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04am CDT

Amanda, Rich, Shawn, and Glendon talk about the games they’ve been playing and the 2021 GWJ Donation Drive!

Games: Psychonauts 2 (GamePass XboxSX/PC), Twelve Minutes Update (PC), Black Book (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_01_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:42pm CDT

Amanda and Glendon chat about what kind of datable weapons they would be, discuss some listener questions, and read a shout-out!

Games: Cats Organized Neatly (PC), Twelve Minutes (PC), Humankind (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Congrats to our three lucky winners of a Death Trash game key! See show notes for further details.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_25_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56am CDT

Amanda, Rich, Glendon, and special guest Scott Benson talk about games we're playing, listener emails, and more!

Games: Resident Evil: Village (PS5), Returnal (PS5), Loop Hero (PC), SNES Emulators (PC), Boyfriend Dungeon (PC), Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous(PC), Black Book (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_18_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:12am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk about our Death Trash Key Giveaway Contest, Gross Video Games, and GWJ updates.

Games: Returnal (PS5), TaleSpire (PC), Fortnite: Rift Tour (PC), Death Trash (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_11_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon answer Video Game Questions from Twitter!

Games: Cris Tales (PC, Xbox, Playstation), Insurmountable (PC), Orcs Must Die! 3 (PC), Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Beta (PC), Pokemon Unite (Switch), Death’s Door (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_04_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:54am CDT

Amanda, Rich, Glendon, and Aaron talk about the Steam Deck and their “Perfect Handheld."

Games: Death’s Door (PC, Xbox), Pokemon Unite (Switch), CrisTales (PC, Xbox, Playstation), The Messenger (Xbox).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_28_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:56am CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by guests Daryl Lathon and Sean Williams from Gideon Media to talk about Perceptions of Gaming in Popular Media.

Games: Wildermyth, Minecraft, Rocksmith+ Closed Beta, Neurocracy.

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_21_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:18am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon are joined by special guest Axel Hassan Taiari, contributing writer and narrative designer for the futuristic murder mystery game Neurocracy. (Out now!)

Games: Crying Suns (Mobile), Skald: Against the Black Priory (iOS), Going Medieval (PC), Becasteled (PC) Doki Doki Literature Club Plus (PC), The House in Fata Morgana (PC).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_14_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:15am CDT

Amanda, Rich, Glendon, are joined by Aaron Amendola to do a little mid-year recap and check-in on games of interest for 2021.

Games: Forza Horizon 4 (Xbox X/S), ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights (Switch), Minit (Switch), Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart (PS5), Space Jam: A New Legacy (Xbox X/S), Knockout City (PC), Scarlet Nexus (PC), Zombies Ate My Neighbors (Xbox X/S).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_07_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:47am CDT

Games: Dungeons & Dragons Dark Alliance (PC), A Little to the Left Demo (PC), Spirit Swap Demo (PC), Rocksmith Misadventures.

Amanda and Rich are joined by returning guests Leyla and Soren Johnson from Mohawk Games to discuss the release of Old World!

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_30_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:33am CDT

Games: Sable (Xbox S), Severed Steel (PC), Tunic (Xbox S), Death Trash (Xbox, Others), Mechajammer (iOS), Deathtrap Dungeon (PC), Road 96 (PC).

Amanda and Rich and Glendon are joined by returning guest Daryl Lathon to discuss summertime gaming and games that evoke summer.

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_23_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:03am CDT

Amanda and Aaron are briefly joined by Rich to talk about the glut of game announcements and demos for the summer.

In the show notes is a link to a listing of free game demos and alpha/beta/early access games for you to check out! This is a work in progress and more game demos will be added to the list soon. If there are demos that are missing from any of the recent events, please comment in the spreadsheet and they can be added.

Disclaimer: There were hundreds of games announced this weekend! We only discuss a scant handful of a few that caught our eye at the moment in the time allowed to us. We're definitely going to cross into "I can't believe you didn't talk about X" territory, and apologize if we weren't able to discuss the many games we didn't get to.

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_16_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:06am CDT

Amanda and Rich and Glendon chat about nesting, building, and the creation of homes in games.

Games: Biomutant (PC), Solasta: Crown of the Magister (PC), Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Sister of the Thorn DLC + Chaos Wastes (PC), An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs (PC) , Mass Effect 1 (PS5).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_09_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:55pm CDT

Amanda and Rich and Glendon are joined by Larry Zoll and Jason Narvy from TourGuide Games to talk about TourGuide and the nature of onboarding a shared narrative experience.

Games: Biomutant (PC), Solasta: Crown of the Magister (PC), Project Ninja Panda Taco (TTRPG), All Outta Bubblegum (TTRPG).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_02_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:50am CDT

Amanda and Rich and Glendon are joined by Shawn Andrich and GWJ Twitch Streamer and Paragon of the forums Eleima to talk about games and more.

Games: Mind Scanners (PC), Thousand Year Old Vampire (TTRPG), Darksiders: Genesis (PC), Eastshade (PC) Mass Effect Legendary Edition (PC, PS5).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_26_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am CDT

Amanda and Rich and Glendon chat about games, ice cubes, emails, and more.

Games: Mass Effect Legendary (PC, PS5), Subnautica: Below Zero (PC), Hood: Outlaws & Legends (PC), Nintendo Switch.

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_19_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:53pm CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by special guest writer and comedian Brock Wilbur to answer your tweets and questions!

Games: Cozy Grove (Switch), Resident Evil Village (Xbox Series X), Say No More (PC), Returnal (PS5).

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_12_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon are joined by Mike (aka McChuck) to discuss board game mechanics in video games.

Games: Returnal (PS5), It Takes Two (PC), New Pokemon Snap (Switch), There is No Game: Wrong Dimension (Mobile, PC), Superliminal (PC)

To contact us, email call@gamerswithjobs.com! Send us your thoughts on the show, pressing issues you want to talk about, or whatever else is on your mind.

Links and Show Notes

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_05_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57am CDT

Amanda, Rich, Glendon, and Aaron are joined by special guest Chris O'Regan from Cane & Rinse to talk about Games Preservation.

Games: Resident Evil: Village Demo, Before Your Eyes, Immortals: Fenyx Rising (PS5), Spire (TTRPG), Twilight Imperium 4th edition (Boardgame), Nintendo Land (Switch), Hand of Fate 2 (PC).

Chris O'Regan Twitter | Twitch | Cane & Rinse - The Sausage Factory 

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_28_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:13am CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by video game voice-over artist, producer and actor Daryl Lathon to discuss What makes a great supporting character.


Games: FIFA 2021(PS4), F1 2019 (PS4),Trials of Fire (PC), and Siege of Avalon: Anthology (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_21_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:50am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk about taboos and gaming.

Games: Trials of Fire (PC), Cozy Grove (Switch), Risk of Rain 2 (PC), Outriders (PC). 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_14_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:57pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk about spoilers and the people who love them.

Games: Outriders (PC), Dorfromantik (PC), Disco Elysium Final Cut (PC) Dark Souls 2 (PS5).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_07_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:44am CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by GWJ Twitch streamer Josh aka "Seu" to discuss the many plot twists of Zaum Studio's Disco Elysium.

GWJ Deep Dive content ventures into spoiler territory. Listen at your own discretion, and enjoy!

Direct download: GWJ_Deep_Dive_Disco_Elysium.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon are joined by guest Rob Parker to discuss what games show to us about ourselves, how they reveal things about the player, and which games we personally find illuminating.

Games: Monster Hunter: Rise (PS5), Vaporum: Lockdown (PC), Becastled (PC), Madden 2021 (PC Gamepass), Conscious Existence - A Journey Within (Index VR).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_31_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:37am CDT

Amanda, Rich, Aaron, and Lara talk about revisiting classics. Also: Kiss, Marry, or Kill... but make it video games.

Games: Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney (Switch), Breath of the Wild (Switch), DQ3 (Switch), Avengers DLC (PS5), Fortnite season 6 (PS5), Outward (PS5).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_24_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, Aaron, and Glendon talk games, your emails, the weather, and more!

Games: Hellish Quart (PC), Loop Hero (PC/PC adjacent), Maquette (PC), Game Dev Story (Ps4/5).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_17_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:16am CDT

Shawn, Allen, and Amanda talk games, spend some time in Valheim, and discuss your emails!

Games: Super Mario 3D World (Switch), Bowser’s Fury (Switch), Loop Hero (PC), Valheim (PC), Hellish Quart (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_10_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35pm CDT

Amanda, Aaron, and Rich chat about dialogue trees in video games.

 

Games: Curse of the Dead Gods (Switch), Persona 5 (PS5), Urtok: The Desolation (PC), Bowser’s Fury (Switch), Gunfire Reborn (PC), Outriders (PC, PS5).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_03_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, Glendon, are joined by Aaron Amendola to talk Banana Dogs, odd-couples, and mash-ups; some of our picks for unlikely pairs.

Games: Project Triangle Strategy Demo (Switch), The Good Time Garden (PC), Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, Suzerain, Destiny: Trials Of Osiris and Presage Quest (PS5/PC).

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_24_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am CDT

Listener Question Lightning Round! Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk games, questions, and more.

 

Games: Valheim (PC), Bowser’s Fury (Switch, Suzerain (PC), Empire of Sin (PS5).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_17_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39pm CDT

The crew talks current games, funny gaming moments, and a sample of our Hitman 3 Deep Dive!

Games: Valheim (PC), Dice Throne Season 1, 2, Adventures (Tabletop Game), Red Dead 2 Online (PS5), Rift Breaker (Steam Demo), Potion Craft (Steam Demo).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_10_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:13am CDT

Shawn, Sean, and Allen go deep on Hitman 3 by IO Interactive.

GWJ Deep Dive content may venture into spoiler territory for some. Listen at your own discretion, and enjoy!

Direct download: GWJ_Hitman_3_Deep_Dive.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52am CDT

Amanda and Glendon chat with Lara Crigger regarding stocks, reddit, and social unrest while Rich catches up with the rest of the crew about games.

Games: Dyson Sphere Program (PC), Gordian Quest (PC), Resident Evil VIIIage: Maiden Demo (PS5), Gears of War 5 (PC).

 

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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_03_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22pm CDT

GWJ Bold Predictions!

Amanda, Allen, Aaron, Rich, and Glendon talk about all their future hopes and predictions for 2021. 

Games: Hitman 3 (PS5, Xbox, PC), Dyson Sphere Program (PC), Wreckfest (PC), Destiny 2 (PS5), Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest (Switch), In Death (Valve Index - PCVR).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_27_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20pm CDT

Build Day: Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk about all kinds of things character-build related.

Games: Empire of Sin (ps5), Planet Zoo (PC), Hyrule Warriors (Switch), Cloud Gardens (PC), Dark Souls (PS5).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_20_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:27am CDT

Variety Game Roundup: Amanda and Aaron are joined by ThatGuy42 (Jason) and McChuck (Mike) from the forums to talk games!

Games: Five Dates (PS4), Assasin's Creed: Valhalla (PS4), Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch), Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion (board game), Koi-Koi (card game), Marvel Avengers (PS4), Ironman VR (PS4), Your Emails, and more!

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_13_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:16am CDT

2020 GWJ Game of the Year Interview Series: Rich, Aaron, and Allen. 

[i]Each 2020 GWJ Game of the Year Interview episode contains a few one-on-one interviews with some of our favorite regular and guest hosts! After the last episode airs on January 6th, there will be a front-page post on gamerswithjobs.com with everyone’s lists and a link to their episode to avoid spoilers.[/i]

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_06_21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm CDT

2020 GWJ Game of the Year Interview Series: Glendon, Amanda, and Shawn. 

Each 2020 GWJ Game of the Year Interview episode contains a few one-on-one interviews with some of our favorite regular and guest hosts. After the last episode airs on January 6th, there will be a front-page post on gamerswithjobs.com with everyone’s lists and a link to their episode.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_30_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:32am CDT

2020 GWJ Game of the Year Interview Series: Lara and Sean.

Each 2020 GWJ Game of the Year Interview episode contains a few one-on-one interviews with some of our favorite regular and guest hosts. After the last episode airs on January 6th, there will be a front-page post on gamerswithjobs.com with everyone’s lists and a link to their episode.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_23_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:24am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon discuss navigating problematic content and creators. 

Games: Demon's Souls (PS5), 10,000,000 (Mobile) You Must Build a Boat (Mobile), Vermintide 2 (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_16_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53am CDT

Amanda, Shawn, Julian, and Rich talk about their gaming Queen's Gambits.

Games: Demon's Souls, Immortals Fenyx Rising, AC: Valhalla, Twin Mirror, Morbid: The Seven Acolytes.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_09_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39am CDT

Amanda, Glendon, and Rich dip into the mailbag and read some listener emails.

Games: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PC), World of Warcraft (PC),  NES classic games (Switch), Grim Valor (iOS), Black Legend (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_12_02_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:44pm CDT

Amanda, Allen, Aaron, and Rich talk about games they associate with major life changes.

Games: Fuser, Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Ps5), Bugsnax (PS4), Star Wars: Tales From Galaxy’s Edge (Oculus Quest 2).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_25_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:36am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk about some of their favorite things: Items in Games.

Games: Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, Teardown, Xbox Series S, The Outer Wilds.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_18_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:42pm CDT

Amanda, Glendon, Rich, and Aaron talk about what games they'd leave with their fellow cohosts on a deserted island.

Games: Ghostrunner (PC), Watch Dogs: Legion (Aaron - Ps4), Pixel Puzzle Makeout League (PC), Best Friend Forever (Switch), Legends of Amberland: The Forgotten Crown (PC)

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_11_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm CDT

Amanda, Shawn, Rich, and Glendon talk about their favorite starting zones in games.

Games: Watch Dogs: Legion (PC), Solitaire Conspiracy (PC), Half-Life Alyx (VR), Pistol Whip (VR), 9th Dawn III (PC).


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Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_11_04_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:22am CDT

Amanda, Allen, Cory, and Rich talk about what makes modern multiplayer games scary. 

Games: Deep Rock Galactic Update, Partisans 1941, VR: Quest 2, I Expect You to Die, Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition, Baldur's Gate 3, Solasta: Crown of the Magister.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_28_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:27am CDT

Amanda, Julian, Aaron, and Karla are joined by Rob Daviau to talk about Pandemic Legacy Zero.


Games: Phasmophobia (PC), Dead by Daylight (PC), Hades (PC), Avengers (Ps4), Star Wars: Squadrons (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_21_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:13am CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by Amanda Gardner from The Deep End Games to talk about the Kickstarter for Romancelvania: The BATchelor's Curse!

Games: Baldur's Gate 3 (PC), Genshin Impact (PC), Hades (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_14_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:13am CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by Shawn Andrich to catch up and talk about the GWJ Donation Drive.

Games: Wasteland 3, Genshin Impact, Root, The Last of Us 2, Star Wars: Squadrons.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_10_06_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:48am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk about Spiritual Successors in gaming.

Games: Hades (PC), Embracelet (Switch), Horizon Zero Dawn (PC), Democratic Socialism Simulator (PC), Superhot VR (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_30_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am CDT

A few episodes back, we were generously gifted three codes for Crusader Kings III to give away! Due to the sudden and sometimes hazardous events that can happen in CK3, We asked our listeners to send in their most memorable gut-punches and games-gone-sideways. Here are our readings of the winning entries. 

Warning: Spoiler territory. 

Direct download: Minisode_CK3_Winning_Entries.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:24am CDT

Amanda, Julian, and Rich to talk about some of our favorite cheat codes, mods, and hacks for game accessibility. 

Games: Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2 (PS4, PC), Spelunky 2 (PS4), Hades (PC), Among Us (PC), Blaseball (Web).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_23_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:48pm CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by guests Lara and Karla to discuss shipping in video games and media.

Games: Crusader Kings 3 (PC), Wasteland 3 (PC), Board Game Arena (PC), Paradise Killer (Switch), Paper Mario (Switch), The Last Campfire (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_16_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:11am CDT

Amanda, Glendon, Rich, and Aaron talk about Surprise Gut Punches in games.

Games: Marvel's Avengers (PS4), The Room VR: A Dark Matter (Oculus, Steam, PSVR), Wasteland 3 (PC), Tell Me Why (PC), Tony Hawk Pro-Skater 1 & 2 (PS4), Crusader Kings 3 (PC), Nvidia Geforce NOW (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_09_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:28pm CDT

Amanda, Glendon, Rich, and Aaron talk about which directors they'd like to see take on particular video game franchises.

Games: Wasteland 3, Manifold Garden, Othercide, Necrobarista.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_09_02_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52pm CDT

Amanda, Cory, Glendon, and Julian are joined by special guest Eugene Huo from The Magic Hour Show Podcast to talk about The role of simulation in society and its function in the modern world.

Games: PGA 2K21 (Stadia), Microsoft Flight Sim 2020 (PC), The Librarian (PC), The Beatles: Rockband (Wii), Call of Duty Ghosts (PS4).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_26_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Aaron are joined by partners Paige and Liz to discuss Emotional Intimacy in Gaming.

Games: Fast & The Furious: Crossroads (PS4), One Night Stand (PS4), An Outcry (PC), Total War: Troy (PC), and a smattering of multi-player games.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_19_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23pm CDT

Amanda and Rich talk about games that make you fill in the blanks.

Games: Griftlands Early Access (PC), Ring Fit Adventure (Switch), No Man’s Sky (PC), Fall Guys (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_12_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33pm CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by guest Lara Crigger to talk about games that "grew the beard."

Games: Final Fantasy 7: Remake (PS4), Final Fantasy 7: Original (Switch), Final Fantasy 8 (Switch), Paper Mario the Origami King (Switch), Fight Crab (PC), Blaseball (Web).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_08_05_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19pm CDT

Aaron, Allen, Amanda, and Rich talk about the recently announced PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles and games.

Games: Carrion (PC), Paper Mario the Origami King (Switch), Mortal Shell (PC), Hardspace Shipbreaker (PC), Ghost of Tsushima (PS4), Bloodstained Curse of the Moon 2 (PC), Subterfuge (Android).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_29_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27pm CDT

Amanda, Glendon, Greg and Rich talk about Dogs in Video Games.

Games: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4), Valve Index (PC), Gorn (PC), Avocuddle (Switch), Bloodborne (PS4), Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_22_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm CDT

Amanda, Glendon, Greg, Rich, and Aaron talk Video Game Blind Dates.

Games: Max Gentleman Sexy Business! (PC), Wildermyth (PC), Signs of the Sojourner (PC), Neoverse (PC), Thief Simulator (Switch), (PC) Black Mesa (PC).

*Show should be dated for July 15th, 2020.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_15_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:43pm CDT

Amanda, Sean, Karla, and Michael are joined by guests Fred Keiper and David Bauer to talk about The Next Big Sting: A GWJ Honey Heist RPG!

Games: Path of Exile: Harvest (PC), Satisfactory (PC), Hardspace: Shipbreaker (PC), Children of Morta (PC), Hades (PC), Mass Effect: Andromeda (with mods, PC), Desperados III (PC), Monster Train (PC), Trackmania (PC), My Jigsaw Adventures - Roads of Life (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_07_08_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45pm CDT

Amanda and Karla are joined by guest GWJ Twitch Streamer Josh (SeuGWJ) to talk about creating and experiencing LGBTQIA+ content in gaming.

Games: Path of Exile: Harvest (PC), Animal Crossing (Switch), Age of Wonders: Planetfall (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_30_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57am CDT

Amanda, Glendon, Julian, and Rich talk about Gaming Outside the Game.

Games: Beyond Blue (PC), Path of Exile: Harvest (PC), F1 stuff, Greedfall (PC), The Waylanders (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_24_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:03am CDT

Julian, Sean, and Cory sit down and talk about their ideal media cocktails of books, movies, music, games, and more.

Games: Europa Universalis IV: Dharma (PC), Slay the Spire on iOS, Monster Train (PC), Divinity Original Sin 2 (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_17_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:15pm CDT

Amanda and Rich are joined by special guests Sarah Elmaleh and Graham Rowat to talk about voice over in video games, life, and more!


Games: Animal Crossing, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Disco Elysium, Bundle for Racial Equality and Justice, Online improv and online RPGs, COD Modern Warfare, Codenames and Jackbox Games via Zoom.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_10_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:44am CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon are Joined by guest Aaron Amendola to catch up on listener emails! 

Games: Minecraft Dungeons (PC), Maneater (PS4), Destiny 2 (PS4), Apex Legends (PS4), Predator: Hunting Grounds: Arnold DLC (PS4), Disco Elysium (PC), Black Book: Prologue (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_06_03_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:42pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, and Glendon talk Surprise Rabbit Holes: Games That Came Out of Nowhere.

Games: Deep Rock Galactic (PC), Maneater (PC), Spirit of the North (PC), Super Mega Baseball 3 (PC), Disco Elysium (PC), Breath of the Wild (Switch).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_27_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:53pm CDT

Amanda, Julian, and Rich are joined by returning guest host Jason aka ThatGuy42 to talk about the Joy of Playing Through the Pile.

Games: Titanfall 2 (PC), PlanetSide 2 (PC), Deep Rock Galactic (PC), Breath of the Wild (Switch), Star Trek Online (PC), Deliver Us the Moon (PC), Hunt a Killer (Mail-in Mystery Game).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_20_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm CDT

Amanda, Julian, Rich, Greg, and Glendon talk about Learning Machines: Games that teach us how to play them.

Games: Planetside 2 (PC), Octopath Traveller (Switch), Black Book: Prologue (PC), Deliver Us the Moon (PC),
Contra Rogue Corps (Switch), Rogue Bit (Switch), Chimera Squad (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_13_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:35pm CDT

Amanda, Sean, and Rich are joined by guests Soren and Leyla Johnson from Mohawk Games to discuss the early access release of OldWorld.

Games:  Gears Tactics (PC), Offworld Trading Company (PC), Raft (PC), Cloudpunk (PC), Control (PC), Horizon’s Gate (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_05_06_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07pm CDT

Amanda, Cory, Glendon, and special guest Aaron Amendola talk about the spaces we play in.

Games: Resident Evil 3 Remake (PS4), Predator: Hunting Grounds (PS4), XCOM: Chimera Squad (PC), MB Bannerlord (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_29_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:19pm CDT

Amanda, Greg, Julian, and Rich talk about Sense Memories in Gaming.

Games: VALORANT beta (PC), Butter Royale (Apple Arcade), Control (PC), Magic: The Gathering Arena (PC), Minecraft RTX(PC), Round Guard (Apple Arcade), Final Fantasy 7: Remake (PS4).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_22_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:43am CDT

Amanda, Cory, Rich, and Glendon discuss their current gaming Alpha and Omega: First game remembered vs last game played.

Games: Final Fantasy 7: Remake (PS4), Stellaris: Federations DLC (PC), Mount & Blade 2 Bannerlord (PC), Animal Crossing (Switch), Doom Eternal (PC), Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective (Board Game).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_15_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35am CDT

Amanda, Julian, Rich, and returning guest McChuck talk about Fitness Gaming and Playing to Stay Active.

Games: Eve Online (PC), Moonlighter (Switch), Remnant: From the Ashes (PS4), Armello (PC), Animal Crossing: New Horizons Seasonal Events (Switch), Jackbox games (PC), Dreamscaper (PC), RingFit Adventure (Swith), Just Dance 2020 (Switch), Fitness Boxing (Switch).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_08_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:16pm CDT

Amanda, Julian, Rich, and Glendon talk Max Chillaxing: Games That Relax Us. Games that can calm vs games that aren't inherently relaxing, but help us unwind and process the world around us.

Games: Stellaris: Federations DLC (PC), Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch), Doom Eternal (PC), Doom 64 (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_04_01_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54pm CDT

Allen, Amanda, Julian, and Rich are joined by the site admin Jeff 'Doogiemac' Beeman to discuss gamerswithjobs.com updates and Online Distance Gaming.

Games: Doom Eternal (PC), Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch), Ori and the Will of the Wisps (PC), Murder by Numbers (Switch) , FF7 Remake demo (PS4), Wasteland 3 Beta (PC), Black Mesa (PC), Death Crown (PC), Circle Empires (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_25_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm CDT

Amanda, Greg, and Rich talk about which video game characters they'd like to have with them for a Final Boss Fight!

 

Games: The Longing (PC), Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX (Switch), Ori and the Will of the Wisps (PC), Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_18_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48pm CDT

Amanda, Glendon, and guest Aaron Amendola take a 20/20 look back at each hundred-level episode and discuss some milestones made for gaming and GWJ.

Games: Outer Wilds (PC), Division 2: Warlords of New York (PC), Spellbreak Closed Beta (PC), Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 The Black Order (Switch), Ori and the Blind Forest (Xbox).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_11_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm CDT

Amanda, Julian, and Rich get into the games they're most looking forward to in 2020!

Games: Device Six (iOS), Kentucky Route Zero (PC) , Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem (PC), Forgone (PC), Disco Elysium (PC), In Other Waters (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_03_04_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, Greg, and Glendon discuss Channeling Your Inner Protagonist. 

Games: World Of Horror (PC), Them’s Fightin’ Herds (PC), Satisfactory (PC), Crypt of the NecroDancer (Nintendo Switch).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_26_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05pm CDT

Amanda, Karla, and Michael Zenke are joined by Chris O'Reagan from Cane & Rinse to talk about tabletop gaming and how to get into groups.

Games: Vader Immortal (Oculus VR), Luna: The Shadow Dust (PC),  Sundered: Eldritch Edition (PC), Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem (PC), There’s This Girl (Android).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_19_20_V3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:27am CDT

Allen, Amanda, and Rich talk about motivation to play, it's importance in our lives, and why you should make some time for that thing you've been meaning to play.

Coffee Talk (Switch), Thief Town (Switch), Operencia: The Stolen Sun (PC), Kentucky Route Zero (PC), The Pedestrian (PC) Ironsworn (TTRPG).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_12_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57pm CDT

Amanda, Rich, Greg, and special guest Glendon announce a few site updates for GWJ and talk about some of their favorite games you may not heard of before.

Video Games: The Outer Wilds (PC), The Cycle(PC), Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch), Through the Darkest of Times (PC), Speaking Simulator (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_02_05_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38pm CDT

This week Amanda is joined by Karla Andrich and Lara Crigger to discuss Narrative Crossovers and games.

Video Games: The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt (PC), Return of the Obra Dinn (PC), Kitsune Kitchen (PC), Kitty Love - Way to look for love (Switch), Frostpunk: The Last Autumn DLC Beta (PC), Kentucky Route Zero (PC).

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_29_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:14pm CDT

This week Julian Murdoch and Allen Cook are joined by David Heron from The Game Design Roundtable Podcast to talk about board games they played at Winter Rabbitcon 2020.

Board Games: Wavelength, Dune (1979), Just One, Tales of the Arabian Nights, Hanamikoji, Raccoon Tycoon, ShipShape.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_22_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33pm CDT

Greg Decker and Rich Lovejoy join host Amanda Knowlton this week as they dive into the mailbag backlog and answer your emails and more!

Games: Death Stranding, Dragon's Dogma, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Gato Roboto, Consider It, Sayonara Wild Hearts. 

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_15_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23pm CDT

Julian and Amanda are joined by special guest Rob Daviau from Restoration Games to talk about Return to Dark Tower!

Games: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Slay the Spire, and Wattam.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_08_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13pm CDT

Another full house with Sean, Allen, Julian, Cory, and Amanda! The crew finishes off their favorite games list from the last decade.

Direct download: GWJ_Conference_Call_01_01_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54pm CDT