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Gamers University Podcast

Hi, my name is Michael Santiago. I am the host of Gamers University Podcast. When you think about a gamer, what comes to mind? Is it a Doctor? A Lawyer? How about a Teacher? If the answer is no, don't worry that's what this Podcast is for. Each episode I will bring a different guest to talk about the jobs they do for a living, as well as the games they played growing up and currently today.

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Video game Journalism 101 and the greatness of Elden Ring with guest Tony Polanco

Ever wanted to become a video game or tech Journalist? Then this podcast episode is for you!! I had the honor of sitting down with one of the best Journalists in the industry Tony Polanco about his 10 year journey writing. He shares with us his take on deadlines and how it can actually help a writer finish a project...(looking at you GRR Martin!) We also talk about one of the best games of the year...ELDEN RING!  You can follow Tony Polanco on Twitter @romudeth You can check out his podcast on any platform, just search: Throwdown Show If you are enjoying this podcast, please leave a review and give a rating! Thank you!!

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27 Jun 2022

Rank #1

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Is Breath of the Wild overhyped? With Global IT Support Manager

In this Episode I speak with Global IT Support Manager and community member of Gamertag Radio Podcast. We learn about the growing industry of IT, and in terms of games we have a hot take on Breathe of the Wild for the Nintendo Switch!


13 Jun 2022

Rank #2

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Finding your voice in the gaming community with podcaster Patrick Schweigert

In this episode I speak with Patrick Schweigert, Customer Success manager for a SAAS business (software as a service) by day, videogame podcaster by night. Patrick has been listening to videogame podcasts like IGNs Podcast Beyond for years, and was inspired to share his own voice with the community and create his own podcast called Spotlight Games Podcast. We talk about how he uses his history in acting and theatre and brings it to his podcast.  You can follow Patrick here: Twitter @patrickschwag and his podcast @spotgamespod YouTube: Spotlight Games Listen to Spotlight Games Podcast on every podcast platform including: Spotify, Apple, and Google podcasts. 


30 May 2022

Rank #3

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EP 21. Love Letter to Final Fantasy 14 with Assistant Principle Nick Pappas

In this episode I speak with Assistant Principle Nick Pappas about what the pros and cons of working in his profession. Also, we both shar our love for the most popular MMORPG Final Finatasy 14. 


25 Apr 2022

Rank #4

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Using what you love about games to make your own with ATM technician George Pratt

Episode 20: In this episode I speak with ATM technician by day and Game creator by night George Pratt about how he used his history with games to create his very own Table top RPG called Persona Titanus!  You can follow George Pratt on discord to get more information about the game including how to be a tester for it: https://discord.gg/Rv5BWbH If you would like to be a part of my podcast please DM me @toon_medic or @gamersUpodcast on Twitter. Email me at: gamersuniversitypodcast@gmail.com


11 Mar 2022

Rank #5

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Holiday special: Top 5 games of 2021, and top 5 gifts for gamers + GIVEAWAY

In this special Holiday episode I give my top 5 games of 2021, and also a top 5 gifts for gamers this holiday. Also, first ever GIVEAWAY.  Follow me on twitter @toon_medic and @gamersUpodcast www.gamersuniversitypodcast.com


20 Dec 2021

Rank #6

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Divinity Original Sin 2 with Doctors Trevor Janus and Stephanie Fuqui

In this episode I speak to Doctors Trevor Janus and Stephanie Fuqui about their journey as resident physicians. We learn what it was like to work during the pandemic as a new doctor. We also talk about one of the best rated role playing games Divinity: Original Sin 2. 


6 Dec 2021

Rank #7

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Real talk about reviewing videogames with Content Creator Jakejames Lugo

In this episode I speak with content creator Jakejames Lugo who has 12 years of experience in the gaming industry. We have a real talk about the pressures in reviewing videogames in time. Games we discuss include wrestling games, classic Sega and Nintendo games, and RPG minigames like Pazaak and Gwent. You can check out his work, and support him here: YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/GamersWithGainsChannel Twitter: https://twitter.com/jakejameslugo Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jakejameslugo/ Patreon: https://patreon.com/jakejameslugo TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@jakejameslugo


29 Nov 2021

Rank #8

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Uncharted Series and Guitar Hero with Assistant Director in TV/Film Stephanie Fox

In this episode I speak to Assistant Director in TV/Film Stephanie Fox. She shares her incredible story about taking a chance on herself as she quit her job to pursue her passion! Games we talk about include the Uncharted series, and Guitar Heroes. 


22 Nov 2021

Rank #9

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Happy 20th Anniversary Xbox from your favorite Healthcare Worker

This is a solo episode where I gush over my love for Xbox on it's 20th anniversary. I also share my healthcare journey part 1. Saving lives is something everyone would like to do, but it does not come easy. There are a lot of tears, and pain going through the learning experience. I share some of my stories with you. Please download and rate 5 stars.  Follow me on Twitter: @toon_medic


15 Nov 2021

Rank #10