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CORE - Core Gaming for Core Gamers

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Rank #91 in Video Games category

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Hosted by podcasting vet, Scott Johnson, Jon Jagger and Beau Schwartz. Weekly, on the frogpants network.

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Hosted by podcasting vet, Scott Johnson, Jon Jagger and Beau Schwartz. Weekly, on the frogpants network.

iTunes Ratings

150 Ratings
Average Ratings
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I love the guys

By Samson343 - Apr 26 2020
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I look forward to the show every week. It gets better and better every listen

Rip hots

By Chrisbacheen - Apr 10 2019
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Keep on going strong though. A regular vg podcast is fine too.

iTunes Ratings

150 Ratings
Average Ratings
139
2
3
0
6

I love the guys

By Samson343 - Apr 26 2020
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I look forward to the show every week. It gets better and better every listen

Rip hots

By Chrisbacheen - Apr 10 2019
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Keep on going strong though. A regular vg podcast is fine too.
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CORE - Core Gaming for Core Gamers

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Hosted by podcasting vet, Scott Johnson, Jon Jagger and Beau Schwartz. Weekly, on the frogpants network.

Rank #1: E3 Final Roundup 2019 Podcast

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Jun 11 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #2: CORE 197: Deathwing in the sky with diamonds!

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Blizzcon predictions! Deathwing in Heroes! Fallout 76 has serious fallout from their latest announcement. Last of Us 2 is delayed. Command and Conquer all over again soon! Shroud is outta here. Mike Ybarra joins Blizzard. Planetside 3 is a thing. All the games we are spending time in and more!

Oct 25 2019

1hr 40mins

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Rank #3: CORE 151: The Burning Steeps

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We are doing something cool at Blizzcon! Mal'Ganis continues his ugly business. We have lots of show predictions. Nexeopardy is back for a special pre-Blizzcon edition!

Oct 25 2018

1hr 30mins

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Rank #4: CORE 183: Making the Makers Making Makes

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Mario Maker 2 is cool. We talk about gaming making culture and maybe why it's having a comeback. Artifcat was not promoted enough says Richard Garfield. No more boobs and blood in Hearthstone. Don't drink gamer water. And lots more!

Jul 04 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #5: CORE 185: We Needs Must Gather More Forces

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We take a long look at the state of Early Access. New Switch again, this time for the TV and longer battery life. Skylines is good at being a calculator. Gloomhaven might be out a little early. Rocksmith is still putting out content! Your emails calls and more!

Jul 18 2019

1hr 50mins

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Rank #6: CORE 198: Conventional Wisdom

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Beau and Scott here this week getting all the Blizz news figured out from Blizzcon, and in particular, D4. EA back in bed with Steam. Services that you feel bad for having. China went full Shwartz. Getting bannded for cheating. Scott gushes over ESO, and Beau is back in D3 hardcore. And lots more!

Nov 07 2019

2hr 18mins

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Rank #7: CORE 184: 10 Percent Faster

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Warframe has a lot planned. Nintendo outs the the Switch Lite. Why Sean Murray likes things quiet. Heroes gets a 10% boost in speed. Amazon is trying to get into the Lord of the Rings MMO market. Star Craft 2 has a secret robot out there kicking your butt. How to adult with your games and more!

Jul 12 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #8: CORE 204: Dating Sims and Gaming Whims

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Our followup our dating sim homework is here, and you don't wanna miss it. The next Xbox is called The Xbox. We also know what it looks like. Video Game Awards happened. More shadow tactics, ESO, Builders II, Star Wars Battlefront revisited, Diablo 3 and a LOT more!

Dec 19 2019

2hr 4mins

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Rank #9: CORE 178: Skrohawk, or Gamer Disorder according to WHO?

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What is gaming disorder, according to the World Health Organization? We talk about it. Also Death Stranding has a release date and a weird new trailer. PlayDate seems interesting but a little pricey. Google is shutting down the Youtube Gaming app. Apex has a bit of a hit in the last two months. Why Jon and Scott love AC:O, and what Elswyr has to offer right now. Beau is back hardcore into Path of Exile. Your emails and more!

May 30 2019

2hr 5mins

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Rank #10: CORE 187: A-Qhira Matata

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Kids and eSports...should that be a thing? We argue all sides of that question as Fortnite money washes over a 16 year old winner. We talk about Qhira, and all the games we are playing this week.

Aug 08 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #11: CORE 188: No Man's Rebel Galaxy

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Phil Spencer talks big talka bout Cloud gaming and we talk about it too. Solo mode and lootboxes are in the news! Diablo 4 hints galore. Rebel Galaxy, No Man's Sky updates, and so much more!

Aug 16 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #12: CORE 176: All the Rage

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What we think of Rage 2, and we go deep. The full list of E3 games is out and ready to look at. Steam Link on iOS happened and it works nice! Some spoiler-free GoT thoughts ahead of the finale. And your calls!

May 16 2019

1hr 35mins

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Rank #13: CORE 202: Top and Bottom Gary

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We are ALL over the place tonight, but at the core of CORE, we get into the long hunt for the perfect action RPG. Also, RE3 is getting a remake treatment it seems. Diablo 4 is dropping Ancient Legendaries from the whiteboard. A new segment tonight too! Oh, and why Xcom2 is soooooo good still. We will all play Gloomhaven when it's ready. And a great call from a deep voice tonight.

Dec 05 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #14: CORE 157: MC Mad Dignified

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You know what we are talking about today. Tuck in.

Dec 14 2018

1hr 40mins

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Rank #15: CORE 214: We are DOOMED!

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Doom and Animal Crossing New Horizons are huge releases and we played a TON of those two games! Plus loads of other stuff this week so tune in and enjoy in this weird time! Now with a 400lb Baconator Butthole Expresso Butter!

Mar 26 2020

1hr 53mins

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Rank #16: CORE 162: Turn the page

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We had a meeting. Today, we talk about that meeting, and the future of CORE.

Feb 07 2019

1hr

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Rank #17: CORE 164: BeAware

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Anthem is the big talk tonight, along with lots of thoughts about Bioware's latest. Also, with all this Apex Legends business, many of us are finding out what's happening on Origin. Darkest Dungeon II is coming and that sounds great. Netflix murders to more Marvel shows and more! On CORE tonight!

Feb 21 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #18: CORE 203: Start a character and then leave!

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RE3 is coming and we have thoughts on that. People cheat, and Blizz ain't having it. What Darksiders Genesis needs. Why Dragon Quest Builders 2 actually works for Scott. Why Jon can't live with his RPG faces. And so much more.

Dec 12 2019

1hr 58mins

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Rank #19: CORE 200: Bob knows you can do better

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Half-Life Alyx is a thing and we go DEEP on the implications. Anthem might not be done just yet. Path of Exile goes full sequel but not really. Stadia is out and is mixed but interesting. Video Game Awards are kinda...dumb. Fallen Order sounds like it's great with some cracks. And so much more. Listen in and enjoy!

Nov 22 2019

2hr

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Rank #20: CORE 163: Pulled My Pork

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We get into why we think Apex Legends came out of nowhere and shook up the whole scene in a week or less. Activision Blizzard laid off 800 people, and we don't think they needed to. We get into it a bit in this episode. And lots more tonight.

Feb 14 2019

1hr 45mins

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CORE 231: But what about these guns

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Spider-Man comes to PS5 only for Avengers, PS4 controllers only work with PS4 games. Diablo Immortal gameplay shown. Fall Guys seems rad. Zelda Monsters in your book! On our playlists, Yakuza 0, Earthlock, Blazing Beaks, Paper Mario, Odyssey, Diablo 3 and more!

Aug 06 2020

1hr 48mins

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CORE 230: A More Artistic Meat Boy

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We look a little closer at the Xbox event last week. Why some say Halo Infinite needs help the graphics department. Grounded gives you some sweet spider options. Nintendo and the gigaleak, and what we learned from it. Carrion, Shipbreaker, Celleste, Krumit's Tale, Sea of Thieves, why we are all going to play Yakuza 0, and more!

Jul 30 2020

1hr 30mins

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BONUS: Xbox Series X Streaming Event Coverage

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BONUS: Xbox Series X Streaming Event Coverage

Jul 23 2020

1hr

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CORE 229: We are paper

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Ubisoft is in trouble, Yakuza goes full RPG, No Man's Sky gets scary, Final Fantasy 7R gets ready for the next one, Ghosts and Paper fight it out in the charts, all the 40k games, Breakpoint is better, Shipbreaker is amazing, Superhot is super hotter, and Divinity 2 is still pumpin!

Jul 23 2020

1hr 30mins

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CORE 228: The Great Tier Discussion

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More coverage of what came out of Ubisoft last week. Deeper cuts into Farcry, Hackertown, and Skull and Bones. Halo 3, Titanfall 2, Acient Enemy chilling us out, Neon Abyss missing the mark barely, and so much more today. A must listen episode.

Jul 16 2020

1hr 45mins

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CORE 227: Why Would You Do Either of These Things

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Microsoft says next gen upgrades need to be free - removes DLC loophole, but "remasters" will presumably still be a thing. 23rd for their big stream. The Sims is getting a reality TV show. Ninja is back...and he's on Youtube this time. Warcraft had their Shadowlands talk... it was pretty meh, but Beta starts next week. Art book is back! Still on track for Fall release. Hardspace: Shipbreaker. Curse of the Old Gods (PC early access). Streaming Titanfall 2 and LOVING IT. Swimmin in Animal Crossing NH. Roundguard. Streets of Rogue.

Jul 09 2020

1hr 32mins

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CORE 226: ReamWorld

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Are you ready to pay $70 for new games? Crucible goes back to the drawing board. Last of Us 2 gets no DLC, but maybe multiplayer. Is the Series S Xbox coming in a couple weeks? Worms gets into the battle royale business. Games we are playing and more!

Jul 03 2020

1hr 30mins

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CORE 225: Gotta Push 'em All! DOTAmon

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Cyberpunk 2077 had new things to show today. Star Wars Squadrons. Skate. Avengers. Steam summer sales. Mixer going away. Why Desperadoes III is amazing. Why Jon LOVES The Last of Us II, and a lot more!

Jun 26 2020

1hr 49mins

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BONUS - Avengers Gameplay Stream

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BONUS - Avengers Gameplay Stream

Jun 24 2020

44mins

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CORE 224: Pokemon, Snap Back!

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Beau is out, but Jon and Scott are in this week talking all things PS5, Pokemon Snap coming back, Star Wars Squadrons, Last of Us 2 and more! Also Scott's huge 4x experiment, thoughts on Old World, Griftlands and Desperadoes III! Jon played the Outer Worlds again too! And lots more! Oh and we argued about 90's cartoons.

Jun 18 2020

1hr 55mins

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BONUS EPISODE: PS5 Reveal Frogpants Commentary

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BONUS EPISODE: PS5 Reveal Frogpants Commentary

Jun 11 2020

1hr 38mins

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CORE 223: Mech Itch

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EA is back on steam! Do we care? Do you? We talk about it. Destiny fans are not happy. Warcraft pushes an announcement. PS5 stuff pushed but we get it tomorrow. Civ VI keeps racking up victims. Deep Rock still has us by the tail. Animal Crossing is a great place to leave tips. Battletech is so rad. Command and Conquer conquer again! Burnout Paradise won't run for me. And LOTS more!

Jun 11 2020

1hr 25mins

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CORE 222: Unleashing our Fury

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We get into some news, like Blizzcon being canceled, Doom Eternal doing the right thing (maybe), Avengers, and why that thing is still a problem game. Minecraft Dungeons and Crucible are not terrible, but they are not great. More Rock Dwarves for us all! Fury Unleashed still rockin Scott's world. How gaming conventions might work in the future! Your emails and loads more!

May 28 2020

1hr 33mins

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CORE 221: Rock and Stone!

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Mafia Trilogy sounds like it might be worth a look! GTAV goes free! Nintendo gives Paper Mario fans what they want! Artifact 2 is really happening we guess. Ghost of Tsushima looks amazing. We played a LOT of Deep Rock Galactic this week and we LOVE THIS GAME! Animal Crossing is going strong for Scott AND Jon now. Your emails and more!

May 21 2020

1hr 55mins

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CORE 220: So Many Triangles!

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We break down all this Unreal 5 news, and see what we think. EA has a load of games coming this year including what seems to be a Mass Effect trillogy remaster. RD2 petting horse thing is nuts. Animal Crossing crosses Jon, Scott gets some real anime bullshit in Ace Combat 7, and Beau finds his groove again in The Witcher 3. Your emails and more!

May 14 2020

1hr 38mins

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CORE 219: He's handsome but he smells like vegetables

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We break down all the stuff Microsoft showed today for the Series X games, and some commentary on how this is all gonna go for them come year-end. We like that Robocop is coming to MK11. Valhalla trailer blew our minds. Why is Mass Effect not a tactics game yet? LevelHead is amazing. Animal Crossing is the right thing still. FFVII is amazing according to Jon. Finding the best unwind game. And LOTS more!

May 08 2020

2hr 9mins

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CORE 218: Senior Star Citizen

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Last of Us 2 has a bad leak, and a new release date. New AC has vikings in it, and we are pretty stoked about it. Epic says you need 2FA to use the store now. Elite Dangerous adds fleets. Morhaime has things to say about Blizzard. Iratus, Gears Tactics, XCOM, FFVII Remake and lots more!

Apr 30 2020

1hr 47mins

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CORE 217: Reboot, Remaster, Remake, Repeat

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Jon is now all in on FF7 and there is nothing stopping him. Scott went on a sales binge on the Switch. Diablo-likes can never taste like the real thing. Spoilers make things better for some of us. RTX in Minecraft is really mindblowing. Mario Maker 2 got a HUGE update. Animal Crossing is getting a huge update RIGHT THIS MINUTE! GeForce Now loses more games. Your emails and more!

Apr 23 2020

1hr 45mins

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CORE 216: A wild XCOM appears

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Why games should always let you pull the trigger. Uncharted collection goes free. Stadia is still weird. PS5 controller is kinda funny. Remapping controllers on Switch is kinda cool. XCOM has a new game out, and no one knew it was coming. Gears Tactics seems like it might scratch the same itch. Animal Crossing still engrossing for Scott. Ancient Enemy is a serious treat. Fallout 76 is better. RE3 is scary. Mechs in No Man's Sky. Civ VI and LOTS more! Oh and Beau cried a lot in Final Fantasy 7.

Apr 16 2020

1hr 30mins

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CORE 215: No Foolin'

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April Fools day is dumb, but googly eyes on your shooter heroes is kinda rad. Gearbox is in another mess, and we don't hold very well with this particular turn. DOOM Eternal has been whipped, and Jon and Beau have advice. RE3 is coming this week, and Scott and Jon are ready to stream the screamfest. Animal Crossing still owning Scott's time. Ghost Recon Breakpoint got a lot better this week. Your emails and more!

Apr 02 2020

1hr 28mins

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iTunes Ratings

150 Ratings
Average Ratings
139
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3
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6

I love the guys

By Samson343 - Apr 26 2020
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I look forward to the show every week. It gets better and better every listen

Rip hots

By Chrisbacheen - Apr 10 2019
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Keep on going strong though. A regular vg podcast is fine too.