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CORE - Core Gaming for Core Gamers

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Rank #47 in Video Games category

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Video Games
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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

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

Great podcast

By Jones108 - Aug 16 2018
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Scott Johnson's podcast are always good and this one is no exception.

iTunes Ratings

137 Ratings
Average Ratings
128
2
2
0
5

Rip hots

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

Great podcast

By Jones108 - Aug 16 2018
Read more
Scott Johnson's podcast are always good and this one is no exception.
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CORE - Core Gaming for Core Gamers

Latest release on Jan 16, 2020

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

Rank #1: CORE 181: The Hunt Begins

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We talk about why it's hard to out-Diablo Diablo, and what we want from the perfect clone of the best ARPG series of all time. Baldurs Gate 3 and how it will use 5e rules in it's universe. Discord questions! Why Scott loves HUNT so much. Why Jon faught all the Minotaurs. And why Beau feels so strongly about Cyberpunk. All that and more!

Jun 20 2019

2hr 35mins

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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #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 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 #6: CORE 182: Checking in on the Underlords of addiction

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A week with Underlords and we might have a problem. Mario Maker 2 is at your door. PUBG going full story in a new game. Nintendo Sony and MS all going after tariffs. Why are we not playing more Rocket League and more!

Jun 27 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #7: CORE 139: Sultry Sally Simultaneously Soothes Sores & Smacks Suckers

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Gazlowe is trolling Scott in WoW. Let's learn all about Whitemane. Big changes for Chromie and Stukov coming. Heroes gets it's GI Joe on this week with a new skin event! What comes first, kit or character? And more!

Aug 02 2018

1hr 38mins

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Rank #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: CORE 128: Let Me Tell You Somethin' Brother...

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Cain gets you back into it! We look at this Nexusmania thing in depth. Season 3 stuff. Diablo and Lunara are getting changes. Loads of balance changes hit this week. There was a Reddit AMA and they told us new stuff. What's up with Zeeb's spiders? Also, being a tank in Heroes can be tricky! Among many other weird things tonight!

May 17 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #11: CORE 201: I like the farmin', you like the charmin'.

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We go deep into why Diablo keeps dragging us back in. Holiday sales are happening! Nomansky gets a big new update. Games that we meant to play this year but did not. Games we might grind out in the holiday time. And lots of stuff here and here so get in and listen!

Nov 28 2019

1hr 59mins

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Rank #12: CORE 131: Yrel'ly Need to Get Excited

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Could heroes ever see play on other platforms? We break down ALL the Echos of Alterac event info, including our newest hero, Yrel! Patch notes were significant this week. What brawls might we see come from the charity play? Your emails and more!

Jun 07 2018

1hr 26mins

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Rank #13: CORE 125: The Banana Theory

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What heroes do you play the wrong way? We have examples. Also, Blizzard dropped a BIG breakdown of where they are with lots of stuff. Also a big patch really changed things for a few heroes. No Cain on PTR yet. And much more!

Apr 13 2018

1hr 58mins

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Rank #14: 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 #15: CORE 186: Sigma's Foot Bath Water

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Frank Pearce leaves Blizzard. What that might mean. Our expectations for The Witcher show. Nintendo said they will fix all your drifting issues. Sigma has no shoes on and we noticed. What we are playing, your emails and more!

Jul 25 2019

1hr 22mins

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Rank #16: CORE 133: Dude What Emailed Us

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Why they want you to play low level characters. The new battleground pool. A load of community contact this week and more!

Jun 21 2018

1hr

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Rank #17: CORE 199: Getting out of Brown Town

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How sub-game services are changing how we see video games. Sonic looks better now! Red Dead 2 on PC! A little more ESO talk. Burnout Paradise. Diablo 3, and way more!

Nov 14 2019

1hr 26mins

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Rank #18: 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 #19: CORE 161: Very Toasty and Glad, Man

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Big patch day with tons of little things thrown in. Plus lots of new grassroots tournaments happening this week. And an odd chat about our big video game mistakes in life. And more!

Jan 24 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #20: CORE 145: Tanky no Thanky

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Heroes makes you wanna tank in other games. How team league could be, by Beau. Blizzcon comes into focus for heroes and the rest. Independent leagues and more!

Sep 13 2018

1hr 20mins

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CORE 206: Simlish You Can Understand

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Sony is out! MS is still in! The Avengers gets delayed! What's up with The High Republic? Alienware gets into the Switch space. Doom knows how to do Doom things. Nemesis has a flame thrower? No thanks. What we played this week and more!

Jan 16 2020

1hr 44mins

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CORE 205: Smooth Cheeseburger

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We get all caught up after the holidays, and find out why Beau is so taken by Black Desert Online. Or why Scott is playing nothing but shooters all of the sudden. Or why Jon died in a chair. Lots of good stuff today!

Jan 09 2020

2hr 7mins

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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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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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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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CORE 201: I like the farmin', you like the charmin'.

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We go deep into why Diablo keeps dragging us back in. Holiday sales are happening! Nomansky gets a big new update. Games that we meant to play this year but did not. Games we might grind out in the holiday time. And lots of stuff here and here so get in and listen!

Nov 28 2019

1hr 59mins

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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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CORE 199: Getting out of Brown Town

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How sub-game services are changing how we see video games. Sonic looks better now! Red Dead 2 on PC! A little more ESO talk. Burnout Paradise. Diablo 3, and way more!

Nov 14 2019

1hr 26mins

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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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CORE 198: Blizzcon 2019 Commentary Day 1

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Blizzcon 2019 Commentary Day 1. With Scott and Jon and Beau! Enjoy!

Nov 01 2019

1hr 57mins

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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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CORE 196: Starting a RIOT

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We look at all the Riot announcements this week, and that weird Fortnite thing that went down. Deathwing seems to be in the wings. How many dos games can you play in your browser? ESO, Story of Seasons, Disco Elysium and MORE!

Oct 17 2019

1hr 38mins

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CORE 195: Product In The Product Hole

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Blizzard is in a hot pot. Red Dead 2 is coming to PC. PS5 got confirmed. Doom Eternal is gonna have to wait. Why does Scott like Breakpoint when everyone else hates it. Batman is still spinin! ESO is also rad! Untitled Goose Game has Jon's Goose. Opus Magnum is also rad for a couple of us. Black Desert Online is terrible with great combat, and MORE!

Oct 10 2019

1hr 12mins

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CORE 194: Oversmash

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It's a Scott-free zone this week on CORE, as Jon and Beau go deep on all the gaming stuff in their heads!

Oct 03 2019

1hr 44mins

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CORE 193: We have no idea who Henry is

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Why so many Switches? Link in two forms is good. Batman is still pretty awesome. Gears 5 and WoW have kept Jon very busy. Beau played 2016 DOOM again! And lots more!

Sep 30 2019

1hr

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CORE 192: Fire Up a Cheese Crisp

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Why we have not bought BL3 yet. Mr X is coming for Scott in a new game from Capcom. Is Anthem the new FFIV? Space Rocks are coming! A card game we should play. WoW is still in our hearts. Gears is still fun. And so much more!

Sep 19 2019

1hr 17mins

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CORE 191: The Gears keep turning

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Apple announced its gaming subscription thing. iPhones/iPads will soon sync with Xbox and PS4 controllers. And a deep dive into all the games we are playing, Gears 5 being a big one!

Sep 12 2019

1hr 49mins

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CORE 190: Where's Christian Haydensen?

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This week we go deep into the games that are still coming this year we give a crap about. Why Beau is not into a ladder / suitcase / peeing simulator. More WoW Classic discission. Jon is holding someone hostage on the planet he's on for No Man's Sky. And lots more.

Sep 05 2019

1hr 45mins

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CORE 189: Are you a fan of Classical?

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We go deep on MMO culture, and why WoW Classic seems to be doing so well this week. Lots to say about it. More NMS stuff too, and some thoughts on Battle Passes again.

Aug 29 2019

1hr 41mins

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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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iTunes Ratings

137 Ratings
Average Ratings
128
2
2
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5

Rip hots

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

Great podcast

By Jones108 - Aug 16 2018
Read more
Scott Johnson's podcast are always good and this one is no exception.