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What the Cubs win was like in Chicago, plus over-age drinking: Game/Life Balance U.S. Podcast Ep. 032

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Cody describes what it was like to walk from his apartment to Wrigley Field immediately following the Chicago Cubs win in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series for the first time in 108 years. Then, guest host Chris Ferrell discusses over-age drinking and how he can’t quite party like he could in college.

Show Notes:

  • Marijuana is now legal in various forms across America, and Cody is trying to cash in
  • Cody introduces Chris Ferrell from the GonnaGeek Network and chastises his regular co-host Jon for blowing him off on the podcast
  • Several unnecessary WWE references set the stage for an amazing podcast
  • Life Stuff
    • Cody watched the Chicago Cubs win the World Series for the first time in 108 years at a bar just a mile away from Wrigley Field, and he recounts the epic tale of his pilgrimage to Wrigleyville following the big win
    • Chris talks about his relationship with baseball and how celebrations happen with Cody
    • Then, Chris talks about how he partied a little too hard, and how over-age drinking in adult life complicates the ability to party like he could in college
    • Plus: the value in having friends who aren’t your age
  • Balancing Act
    • Chris and Cody discuss WWE SuperCard, a ridiculous time-wasting mobile game
    • Cody describes the outrageous Oz: Broken Kingdom, a mobile game that probably shouldn’t exist
    • Cody also gives a quick update on Final Fantasy XIV, including his experience playing the final dungeon of the game
  • Learn how to connect with us on the GonnaGeek Network, syndication on WGN Plus, our YouTube channel, and more!
  • Podcast theme song intro/outro credit: ‘Unity‘ by TheFatRat with permission
  • Game/Life Balance AUS official web site: http://www.gamelifebalanceaustralia.com

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Game/Life Balance U.S. Podcast Episode 31: Highlander, Halloween, and Nintendo Switch

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Cody talks about how he found himself watching Highlander in a movie theater in Wrigleyville as the Chicago Cubs won their first pennant since 1945. Plus: Jon has his annual Halloween love fest and recommends movies and games for the season, then discusses the Nintendo Switch with Cody.

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Game/Life Balance U.S. Podcast Episode 24: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn MMORPG Edition

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 Cody bit the bullet and started playing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, his first massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). He and Jon welcome special guest and FFXIV fanatic Brad to talk about the game, MMOs, and more.


Game/Life Balance U.S. Podcast Episode 1: Favorite video games of 2015

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Cody Gough and Jonathan Martin debut their new lifestyle podcast after 4 years of hosting their video game podcast, Unqualified Gamers, which they ended at the end of 2015. Learn about the hosts, the new podcast, and their favorite video games of 2015.

Show Notes:

  • Cody Gough introduces the Game/Life Balance U.S. podcast with Jonathan Martin
  • Cody and Jon explain why they stopped doing their old video game podcast, Unqualified Gamers, and why people should listen to Game/Life Balance U.S.
  • Learn about what types of games Cody and Jon like, what they have in common, and more about their backgrounds, including Cody’s professional accomplishments and Jon’s family pride
  • Don’t forget to check out the original Australian version of the Game/Life Balance podcast!
  • Cody and Jon name their honorable mentions for their games of the year: Final Fantasy XIV, Hyrule Warriors, Dying Light, and Elbow Room
  • Cody and Jon discuss their games of the year, including (in no particular order) The Swapper, Until Dawn, Final Fantasy Record Keeper, Sid Meier’s Civilization V: CivAddiction’s Multiplayer Modpack, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Learn how to connect with us on the GonnaGeek Network, syndication on WGN Plus, our YouTube channel, and more!
  • Podcast theme song intro/outro credit: ‘Subterranean Kamikaze‘ by Sixto Sounds, zircon, via OverClocked ReMix (http://ocremix.org)
  • Game/Life Balance AUS official web site: http://gamelifebalance.podomatic.com/

Unqualified Gamers Podcast #114: Final Fantasy XIV, unicycles, and fruit flies

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Cody announces the exciting addition of the Unqualified Gamers Podcast to the WGN Plus lineup, and what that means for the podcast. Jon discusses Final Fantasy XIV after he and Cody are finished discussing such compelling topics as unicycles, fruit flies, downtown Rochester, and the unfortunate passing of Nintendo’s late President Satoru Iwata.

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