A Band of Gamers
Stay current with gaming and discover new music with three over-the-hill, positive-minded best mates. Podcast starts with Side A Video Games wherein the guys chat about the latest big news and games including impressions and reviews. Second half of the show, Side B Music, aims to help you discover new records you may have otherwise missed. Proud supporter of local and independent content.

After a waterlogged weekend, Bill attacks his gaming backlog by finishing up Halo 4, Bioshock Infinite, and Resistance 3 before curb-stomping the zombie horde in Dead Island Riptide with fellow ABOG community members. Joel provides an entertaining and emotional fireside tale, platforms his way through Mighty Switch Force, and gives his Vita some love with the help of those adorable Mutant Blobs.

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Joel and Bill support each other through the responsibilities of life and look forward to a break from reality during this brief episode of A Band of Gamers.

Bill returns to the tropics, manages infinite backtracking, and shares his love for horror in cinema. Joel troubleshoots his PS3, recalls fond memories of classic gaming, and observes the joy of score chasing.

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Bill dreams of living in a city built from Legos, finds paradise among the clouds, and provides a shot of testosterone to his man-cave. Joel gets some hands-on time with Nintendo's latest, dukes it out with the most lethal bounty hunter in the universe, and gets his acoustical groove back.

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Recorded live at the Midwest Gaming Classic 2013. Guests include Scott Sauer (Gamers Only Older), Jeff Ross (Rman5k from AddedXP), Eric Baily and Eric Hunter (1 More Podcastle) in addition to a couple community members.

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Bill enjoys his chicken hardboiled, reaps the benefits of a classic bank heist, and falls in love with an iconic video game legend. Joel celebrates Shmup appreciation month, treats his jungle fever, and empties his wallet to Zen Pinball.

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Scott Sauer from Gamers Only Older joins Bill and Joel to talk about his biggest gaming accomplishment, the genius that is Coheed & Cambria, and provides details about the upcoming Days of Goo. Joel embraces his score-chasing addiction and realizes the benefits of tablet gaming, while Bill has a soapbox moment and finally gets his hands on Sly Cooper for the Vita.

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Bill embraces human mutations, discovers another WiiU game, and grabs two tickets to paradise. Joel makes an early game-of-the-year prediction, cuts the ribbon on ABOG's latest endeavor, and announces his intentions for a 3-way.

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You'll get more than you bargained for this time around. Bill betrays his family, exploits his son's fears and has a mild Segasm, while Joel tastes brawler defeat, exhibits signs of a DmC stroke and cuts the proverbial cord. Things get weird as shit after talking about the Midwest Gaming Classic and we both struggle with saying our goodbyes.

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In this episode Bill reviews LEGO The Lord of the Rings and Far Cry 3. The hosts also share recent gaming exploits, an open invitation to join a Dead Space backlog support group and the latest community reviews.

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Favorite Games of the Year 2012

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