The Year Behind: 2018

Well, another year behind us. Usually I pull together a list of funny news items, but this year that just didn’t feel appropriate. Instead, I thought it would be a good opportunity for those of us here at GWJ to talk about some of the high points of our individual years. Because at the end of the day, we don’t live our lives on the internet.
First, a dishonorable mention: Fallout 76. This is the first video game I have returned in 15 years. From the moment I heard someone’s un-mutable mic during the character creation screen to the moment I achieved what the game told me was an important goal, I never felt immersed in the world of Fallout. I gave it two hours of my time and then asked Bethesda for a refund.
So let me see if I have this right: They took a video game that was built by automating tabletop role playing games, and then made a tabletop role playing game out of it. And we’re surprised that it worked out because…?

GWJ Conference Call Episode 637

Part Two of Our Games of The Year!

Gamers With Lives - Shawn Andrich Part 2

Sean McKenna hosts a series of interviews starting with the GWJ Conference Call podcasters and guests. This month Sean talks to Shawn Andrich in part 2 of their long ranging interview. Future plans, the origins of Gamers With Jobs, the worst thing he ever did to his little brother and more!

Gamers With Lives - Shawn Andrich

Gamers With Lives Episode 4 - Shawn Andrich Part One

GWJ Conference Call Episode 636

Kingdom: Two Crowns, GRIS, Below, Just Cause 4, Katamari Damacy REROLL, Part One of Our Top Games of 2018 and More!

December 17 – December 23

It’s getting down to the wire for those of you that occupy the venn diagram overlap area between “people who give other people presents in December” and “shameless procrastinators.” Fortunately, I’m here to offer you the buyer’s guide you need! So instead of the usual list of games coming out this week (of which you should check out Drawz, Meadow Fun!!
Well, it’s that time of year again: that time of year when TLDP goes alliterative. This marks my fifth year of bringing you the D for December, and I decided to go with board games. Welcome to Disconnected December! This week I present to you all of the cute with Stuffed Fables.