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Getting Gamers

The video game industry has been expanding tremendously in the last 10 - 20 years (40 even!). But some of us haven’t caught on yet. Are you looking to understand the gamers in your life? Is someone confused by your gaming? Listen as Juke (a noob) tries to navigate the complexities of the gaming world with the help of some real-deal Gamers. They will invite guests to have casual conversations about different topics to help us better understand this virtual universe within our own. @GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook) @Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter) www.gettinggamers.com

Tracks

16 - Uravelled 2 (Game Suggestion)
Couch co-op experience is sadly something that gamers don’t get much anymore with all the online games that we now have. But there are still a few good recent games that still offer it like Unravel 2. So why don’t you have a seat and listen to our experience of this game together. It might also be the game that will nudge your significant other to try gaming!Support the Show.
25:50 2/16/22
15 - Marriage Through Gaming?!?!
Find out how gaming can truly change your life! Get to learn about World of Warcraft as our guest Lobo talks about their experience finding love through gaming and getting married! Timecodes (free of sexual topics)0 min to 15 minutes41 minutes until the endgettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlLobo: @damaged_medic (instagram) & @Syko514 (Twitter)Art by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
72:55 11/24/21
14 - Speed Runs
One popular thing that gamers do is finish a good game.. as fast as they can. In this short episode, we cover the general aspects of what a speedrun is, throw in the gamertags of some of the best speedrunners out there on twitch and Perf offers himself to you if you happen to be a Resident Evil fanSpeedrunners :Zfg1 : Zelda Ocarina of TimeFiredragon764 : games for kidsCalebhart42 : Megaman and Final Fantasy VIIgettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
28:02 11/10/21
13 - Noob in a Friendly Tournament
Tournaments can be stressful, especially when it’s a first time in any given discipline. This is why Juke shares their experience throughout the whole process of getting ready for a friendly tournament of HeartStone (card game). Of course, Divi and Perf are throwing in some spicy comments about Juke’s journey.This episode was recorded before the recent denunciations at Blizzard California.gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
47:28 10/11/21
12 - Balancing Life and Gaming
Divi comes back with us, talking about balancing game time and other important life activities (frequently comes up when a discussion about gaming pop’s up in a casual conversation).This episode was recorded before the recent denunciations at Blizzard California.gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
43:47 9/27/21
11 - How he got his Girlfriend to Game
Generating interest in gaming with your partner can be tricky. This is why we share Perf’s perspective on how to do so in the most wholesome and effective way possible. On the other side, you also get Juke’s perspective and insights on their journey to become a gamer.This episode was recorded before the recent denunciations at Blizzard California.gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
47:59 9/13/21
10 - Adding to the Gamer Glossary
After a long covid break, we come back with an expansion of the glossary, explaining a few more terms related to the world of gaming. Juke also gives you a little sneak peak at their first experience within a friendly tournament!@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlgettinggamers.comArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
44:40 7/26/21
9 - Anti Gamers
At first, we thought this episode would be a rant against people who do not respect the passion of gaming. But it turned out to be a cry from the hearth to all of you that are unjustifiably affected by those people. Listen to our personal insights about how it could be possible for you and your close ones to overcome this issue.@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlgettinggamers.comArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
40:34 3/8/21
8 - How we balance gaming and relationships
Gaming has often been seen as an obstacle in relationships and still is today. The real issue seems to be more towards communication around this hobby. Come and chill with us as we talk about our own experience with gaming within past and present love relationships. You might even get a few tricks on how to better deal with it in your own relationships with others!@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlgettinggamers.comGRIP : https://grip-prevention.ca/Art by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
52:50 2/22/21
7 - Pause the Game! - I Caaaan't !!!
Being asked to pause the game while playing online by your parents or partners is an age-old classic for many gamers. This situation can cause frustration on both sides, but there are ways to overcome it. Stay with us as we address the matter with our special guest Wizz! Episode Transcripts offered on gettinggamers.comDubbingthedistrict.podbean.comDistrict Dubz on Facebook Districtdubzlightitup on Instagram@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf: twitch.tv/perfectedlgettinggamers.comBlizzard Cookbook : HearthStone Innkeeper’s Tavern Cookbook (Chelsea Monroe-Cassel)Art by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
23:28 2/8/21
6 - Benefits of Gaming
It might be hard to believe for some, but gaming can actually be good in many ways for the players, it can even be quite useful in the recovery for some serious health issues . This is why we dug up some scientific information to share with you in this matter. This could prove useful to support your point in a conversation about gaming!Episode Transcripts offered on gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Sources:-Videogames as Therapy : An Updated Selective Review of the Medical and Psychological LiteratureInternational Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management Volume 5 • Issue 2 July-December 2017 -Online Gaming During the COVID-19 Pandemic in India:Strategies for Work-Life BalanceKritika Premnath Amin & Mark D. Griffiths & Deena Dimple Dsouza, 2020https://ici.radio-canada.ca/tele/decouverte/2016-2017/segments/reportage/10793/jeux-video-cerveau?isAutoPlay=1 Plug : https://sci-hub.se/Support the Show.
34:19 1/25/21
5 - Types of Video Games
Some people close to you can see you play different games but never seem to understand what’s happening? Maybe this could help you! In this episode, Juke, Perf, Divi and Nailter address the main types of games played by millions across the world.Episode Transcripts offered on gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Nailter: twitch.tv/nailterinstagram @theNailtertwitter @NailterPerf: twitch.tv/perfectedlArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
64:42 1/11/21
4 - Do Violent Games = Violent Gamers ?
This episode addresses sensitive subjects, Listener discretion is advised. Juke and Perf aim to better understand the relationship between violent content in games and violent behaviors when not playing. A mix of opinion and science (mainly science though!)Trigger Warnings: Violence, Mass Shooting, Trauma, Addiction.Episode Transcripts offered on gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Art by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumsources:https://ici.radio-canada.ca/tele/decouverte/2016-2017/segments/reportage/10699/jeux-video-violence?isAutoPlay=1https://selfdeterminationtheory.org/SDT/documents/2009_PrzbylskiRyanRigby_PSPB.pdfDoes Media Violence Cause Violent Crime? Sarah M. CoyneMass Media and Fear of Crime - Linda Heath and Kevin GilbertFabienne Cusson - Violence CriminelleSupport the Show.
25:50 12/28/20
3 - Friendships through Gaming
You think that gaming means social isolation? Hears us out as Perf, Divi and Nailter join the fight and talk about their friendship through time and space. We’re also throwing in a few more facts while we’re at it!Episode Transcripts offered on gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Nailter: twitch.tv/nailterinstagram @theNailtertwitter @NailterPerf: twitch.tv/perfectedlArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSources:https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2015/08/06/chapter-3-video-games-are-key-elements-in-friendships-for-many-boys/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4080869/https://theconversation.com/coronavirus-making-friends-through-online-video-games-134459https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0747563217305939https://www.techspot.com/news/83992-online-gaming-can-lead-lasting-friendships-much-more.htmlSupport the Show.
48:08 12/12/20
2 - Perf and the Birth of a Gaming Glossary
Juke introduces their first very special guest and they discuss a few common terms and abbreviations used by gamers : BM / Noob / GL HF / WP / GG.Episode Transcripts offered on gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Perf’s plug: loudbowl.com & berrybaker.comArt by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
18:11 12/11/20
1 - Fascinated by Gamers
In this very first episode, Juke introduces themselves and talks about why they wanted to start the podcast and how their fascinations of gamers came to life. They explain what the podcast will be and what is a Gamer Tag.Episode Transcripts offered on gettinggamers.com@GettingGamers (Twitter and Facebook)@Juke_ish (Instagram, Twitch, Twitter)Art by Arielle:  twitter @ProphetPossuminstagram @ProphetOPossumSupport the Show.
08:58 12/11/20