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).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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: Thirst Houses (Switch), Through the Darkest of Times (PC), Speaking Simulator (PC).
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).
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.
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.
Sean McKenna hosts a series of interviews starting with the GWJ Conference Call podcasters and guests. This month Sean talks to Sean Sands. AKA The Game King, AKA Big Pilgrim. They talk about growing up and always on the move, his career, family and more!
Red Dead Redemption 2, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, Spider-Man DLC, Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, When Reality Gets in The Way of Fun ... Does Fun Still Win? Red Dead Labor Issues, Your Emails and More!