Cody and Jon welcome video game enthusiast and broadcaster J.D. Fox to the podcast to praise and rage over IGN’s recently released list of the Top 100 Games Ever Made. Continue reading

Cody explains the intricacies of the CryptoLocker ransomware trojan, and how he’s dealing with the effects. Plus, hear about all the games he played at BitBash 2015, Chicago’s alternative / indie games festival. Continue reading

Cody and Jon record in front of a live studio audience in an official event at Gen-Con 2015! Special guest Jim “AwezomeZauce” Wittmer talks about his shoutcasting career with Casters Caravan, a company that provides organizations and tournament hosts with streamers and shoutcasters for their various tournaments and events. Plus: Oliver Wojtyna, Head of Public Relations for the Indianapolis Guild of Extra Life, joins the podcast to talk about Extra Life, how it helps change lives, and how you can get involved. Continue reading

Cody and Jon each reveal their personal Top 5 Video Games of 2014. Hear them talk about roguelikes, platformers, MMORPG expansions, tower defense games, and some good old fashioned Nintendo games in this year-end podcast….

Cody Gough here, checking in with a 2014 year-in-review for your video game recap pleasure. Jon and I will unveil our favorite games of 2014 on our end-of-year podcast next week, but I wanted to take…

Cody and Jon discuss their favorite October gaming traditions, from survival horror video games to thematic monster games like the Castlevania series. Plus, hear about their favorite comfort games! http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-089-october-gaming-traditions-comfort-games.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…

Jon reviews Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor in his first ever solo episode. He also talks about “comfort games” and wonders: what are yours? Plus, hear where you can get a delicious burger in Minnesota! http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-087-middle-earth-shadow-of-mordor-review.mp3Podcast: Play…

Cody recounts his experience with the “Bit Bash” Indie Gaming event at Threadless HQ in Chicago, featuring lots of games! Then, Jon reviews Five Nights at Freddy’s. http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-084-bit-bash-chicago-five-nights-at-freddys.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Cody talks about the Final Fantasy VI 20th anniversary performance of Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy before giving his highly anticipated review of Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for the Nintendo 3DS. Hear his thoughts after 8…

Cody talks about Boss Monster, the retro-inspired dungeon-building card game from indie publisher Brotherwise Games, and Jon discusses what he did and didn’t like about Borderlands 2. http://media.blubrry.com/unqualifiedgamers/p/gamelifebalanceus.com/wp-content/uploads/podcasts/unqualified-gamers-082-boss-monster-borderlands-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download