Overview: This week we are joined by Tayler’s housemate, Robbie Keenan.  Robbie, Juice, and Tayler reminisce about Tay-Rob-A-Rama and talk about fighting games. Robbie talks about his love of open world games and the struggles of living with Tayler.  Juice suggests ideas on how Robbie and Tayler can get faster […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 24 – Siskel and Q*Bert


Overview: This week we crawl out of the basement and sit down with a long time friend and listener, Ben “Casual Core” Puls.  Ben tells us about his experience at Combo Breaker.  Juice, Tayler, and Ben talk about other fighting game tournaments. Ben reveals the history of his gamer tag, […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 23 – Casual Time


Overview: This week we are joined remotely by Matt Todor, a.k.a “Ccatalyst”.  Matt, Juice, and Tayler talk about the mobile gaming platform.  Juice and Matt talk about Breath of the Wild, their climate conniptions, reveal some spoilers, and compare it to other open world games. Matt professes his love of Overwatch […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 22 – Blizzard is Coming



Overview:  This week we are joined once again by our friend and long-time listener, Tayler Phillips.  Tayler talks about the hardship(s) of living outside of a populated area.  Juice, Dak, and Tayler discuss board games they have been playing lately and life in general, before revealing some sad news: Dak […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 21 – Dak Me Anything: The Farewell ...


Overview:  This episode we are joined remotely by our friend and experienced tabletop enthusiast Mitch Ladwig. We talk about how different tabletop games bring unique experiences to the player before shifting into our topic – how themes influence games.

Merely Gamers: Episode 20 – Playing All the Roles


Overview:  This episode we are joined remotely by our friend and long time listener, Kyle Dubois. Juice gets a new job and plays some Dark Souls. Dakotah plays some Mass Effect: Andromeda. We talk about how Kyle plays D&D a little differently before getting into our topic – what notable […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 19 – Blowin’ Up Skirts



Overview:  Warning: There are a few sound quality issues in this episode, we apologize in advance. Returning after an extended break, we are joined by our regular guest Tayler Philips. Juice talks about his Denver trip and watching Power Rangers. Dak does some spring cleaning and Tayler talks to a […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 18 – Roll for Rhino


Overview:  This week we are joined remotely by our good friend Kevin Bosman. Dak has been playing some more X-Wing and Juice fills us in on what he saw at the University of Iowa Computer Conference. Kevin reminisces about one of his favorite games and before we get into what […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 17 – Prom at Murder High School


Overview:  This week we have the long teased guest, the one and only Zach Besaw. This our first try at having a remote guest. Juice tries to explain to Dak and Besaw that Nioh is not like Dark Souls. Dak has been playing some X-Wing Miniatures and Besaw shares his […]

Merely Gamers: Episode 16 – Back in the DayZ