This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Jon and Cody discuss work culture during the holiday season, then talk misleading time commitments—especially as it relates to finding time to play video games.
- Jon explains why he’s been absent from the podcast for a few weeks and how it relates to the nature of this podcast (hint: it’s related to parenting)
- Life Stuff
- Jon talks about being a pharmacist during the holidays, and Cody explains what corporate life is like in December
- A quick tangent about the upcoming Hearthstone expansion, Mean Streets of Gagdetzan, spirals out of control and turns into something about Gambit from the X-Men and Harambe
- Cody and Jon discuss how many hours per week they work and how often they like to work; then, Jon calls Cody a communist
- Balancing Act
- Jon explains why he can’t enjoy Gears of War 4, even though he bought it for a very specific reason: Horde Mode
- Jon harshly criticizes Horde Mode and explains why they desperately need to introduce a penalty system for players dropping out
- Cody plugs Suburban Scavengers, the newest game from Doombrowski, which he strongly encourages you to support on Steam Greenlight!
- Cody chastises Jon for not pre-ordering Final Fantasy XV
- The hosts of Game/Life Balance Australia criticized Cody and Jon for their Game/Life Balance rating system on their most recent episode, so the hosts of Game/Life Balance U.S. take the opportunity to explain and define their rating system
- Cody promises upcoming reviews for Doom (2016), Gears of War 4, Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, and more!
- Both Cody and Jon happen to have seen Doctor Strange last week, and Jon magically guesses that The Music Box Theatre is showing Akira in Chicago next weekend
- 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