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Every week Griffin and Lux interview the hottest comedians about Video Games.

(Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement)
(Music by Matthew Morden: https://catthew.bandcamp.com/releases)
(Art by Brittany Metz)
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Jedi Fallen Order (Feat. Alex Vaughn)
The Boiz had issues with The Rise Of Skywalker, but that won't stop them from returning to A Galaxy Far Far Away with comedian and actor Alex Vaughn as they investigate Jedi Fallen Order. Will Star Wars meets Dark Souls redeem this beloved franchise? Is that even what the game really is? Tune in and find out. Lux remembers some music. Griffin has Poncho Problems. Alex considers if the ending was worth it. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
48:17
January 24, 2020
2020 Predictions (Feat. Bennington Grant)
Friend of the pod and official Fortnite correspondent Bennington Grant joins The Boiz to talk about THE FUTURE! That's right, everyone is looking back at the decade that was, but The Boiz are focused on THE YEAR TO COME. Everyone has 5 predictions to make ... who will be right? Who will be wrong? Who will win the prize? We'll find out ... in a year. Lux plays it safe. Griffin ponders political games. Bennington goes wild. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
51:30
January 17, 2020
Yang 2020 Path To Presidency (Feat. Bonnie He)
The Boiz are getting political (on purpose) this week as they are joined by comedian and activist Bonnie He to learn about #YangGang and discuss the newest entry into the annals of political gaming Yang 2020 Path To Presidency. The Boiz learn all about what makes Yang so appealing, how people get involved, and how his campaign ended up with its own video game. Lux keeps talking about Bernie. Griffin admires the effort. Bonnie explains the campaign. (Also Lux edited this one so it's not quite as crisp as when Hailey is around, but she'll be back soon!) Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:04:26
January 10, 2020
Portal 2 (Feat. Michael Resnick)
We recorded this episode a while ago, but THE CORE IDEAS REMAIN RELEVANT TO THIS DAY! Join The Boiz as they go puzzle-solving and surface hopping, along with guest Michael Resnick, and dive into Portal 2. Lux gets hype on the challenge. Griffin considers the multiple modes. Michael talks teaching tools. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
44:35
January 3, 2020
STAR WARS! (ALSO CATS!)
It's the holiday season and that means The Boiz are GOING TO THE MOVIES. This week they saw both Cats and the new Star Wars and well, THEY'VE GOT THOUGHTS. So sit down, strap in, and enjoy some opinions. (We'll be back to the classic format next week) Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
59:02
December 27, 2019
2019 GAME OF THE YEAR SPECTACULAR!! (Feat. Hunter Edwards)
WOW! It's the end of the year, and you know what that means. It means The Boiz are rolling out the red carpet and sitting down with guest extraordinaire Hunter Edwards to pick their top 5 games of the year. What did they love? What did they kinda like? There's only one way to find out and that's by tuning in. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:02:13
December 21, 2019
MOBILE MADNESS!! (Feat. Caitlin Linden)
This week The Boiz are talking phone games, and NOT JUST ONE. With comedian and mobile genius Caitlin Linden in studio, they are going in on both Pokemon Go and Mario Kart Tour. Are these games worth your time? Are the microtransactions too much? Is there any way to know for sure. Well we can answer the last one. Yes. Listen to the podcast. Lux keeps getting political. Griffin struggles with the controls. Caitlin bikes recklessly. (This week Hailey wasn't around so Lux had to do the editing. He did his best but ... you'll notice the downgrade. Sorry! Be sure to get the quality Hailey content you crave @eateverysound on instagram) Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:00:52
December 6, 2019
Pokemon Sword and Shield (Feat. Matthew J. Therriault)
The Boiz are leaving home to on their champions' journey this week, and they're getting some help from Matthew J. Therriault as they gather up their Pokemon and start collecting badges. These intrepid Boiz are wandering through the Wild Area to bring you the info on the newest release from The Pokemon Company: Pokemon Sword and Shield. Lux wonders about the best way to play. Griffin bemoans style choices. Matthew pines for voice acting. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:00:15
November 29, 2019
Death Stranding (Feat. Jared Bauer)
The Boiz continued attempt to stay SOMEWHAT TIMELY rages on. This week they are joined by Mr. Wisecrack himself, Jared Bauer - to talk about the surreal, exquisite, and extremely Kojima Death Stranding. Is it a game? Is it cinema? Is it ART? Is it ... fun? All these questions and more will be alluded to if not answered on this week's episode. Lux talks about the beauty of falling over. Griffin wonders how much ghost is too much. Jared expounds on the merits of robot legs. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:05:06
November 22, 2019
Luigi's Mansion 3 (Feat. NO GUEST)
Guestless again? That's right! These Boiz don't need no one to enjoy their games. Why no guest this time? Well, today's game was too scary for anyone but the bravest Boiz... It's Luigi's Mansion 3. The Boiz explore a haunted hotel with their ghost dog friend and try not to get too scared to speak. Lux considers the ghost dog. Griffin waxes poetic about Nintendo. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
35:53
November 15, 2019
The Outer Worlds (Feat. NO GUEST)
The Boiz are a terrible twosome this week as HORRIFYING SCHEDULE PROBLEMS made it tricky to book a guest, but that's not gonna stop Lux and Griffin from blasting off and exploring The Outer Worlds. Will they be plasma-gun slingers? Outer space samurai? Slick talkin' interstellar businessmen? Only one way to find out. Lux gets excited about injuries. Griffin considers combat. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
49:02
November 8, 2019
Majora's Mask (Feat. Adam Serwa)
It's the spooky season and The Boiz are haunted by the spirit of comedian and wrestler Adam Serwa. Adam brings a spookifying game to the table with Majora's Mask, the most chill and terrifying Zelda game in the history of the franchise. How scary is it? How good is it? Are you brave enough to find out? Lux gets into the lore. Griffin discusses complaints. Adam remembers the past. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
48:27
November 1, 2019
Habbo Hotel (Feat. Brittany Metz)
Another member of Gameboiz extended family joins the podcast as artist, youtube user, and comedian Brittany Metz is in-studio to discuss early social networking game and, former 4chan raid target, Habbo Hotel. Join Brittany and the Boiz as they get into the culture, style and economics of this weird, weird world. Lux has questions. Griffin experiences glitches. Brittany shares some techniques. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
44:47
October 25, 2019
Gameboiz VS. THE JOKER
This week I (Lux) was traveling and then thought I was gonna spend a chunk of it in jail. I did NOT get arrested, but we hadn't scheduled an episode so in lieu of a game, The Boiz go DEEP on protesting and social action and also The Clown Movie that is sweeping the nation... THE JOKER. They hit on many details of the movie including the score, the politics, and the lolz. Lux tells his story. Griffin has TAKES. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz SEND DONATIONS TO: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/never-again-action https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ifnotnow https://act.dsausa.org/donate/donation https://www.hongkongfp.com/support-hkfp/ (Next week is back to normal)
41:56
October 18, 2019
I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator (Feat. Kevin Noonan)
Hope you had a good Yom Kippur, but now it's time to CHOW DOWN with some hot new branded video game content. The Boiz are TOGETHER IN LA and are joined by comedian Kevin Noonan to discuss KFC's attempt to make you horny for the colonel. Does it work? Maybe more than you'd expect. Griffin gets hungry. Lux is pleasantly surprised. Kevin goes IN on society.  Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
47:38
October 11, 2019
Enter The Gungeon (Feat. Jonathan Cho)
You've heard of a dungeon ... but what about ... A GUNGEON?!?! Join The Boiz as comedian, actor, musician, and award winner Jonathan Cho takes them on a tour of a dungeon full of guns. Is this game too hard? Is it JUST HARD ENOUGH? Is it fun or spooky to be around all these guns? Tune in and find out. Lux fawns over the sticks. Griffin ponders the narrative. Jonathan reflects on the cultural connotations. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
49:58
October 4, 2019
Untitled Goose Game (Feat. Leroy Patterson)
HONK! Someone's gotta hassle the people of a quaint little town, so why NOT a goose? That's what this weeks game asks. The Boiz are once again joined by comedian, gifster, and human tackboard Leroy Patterson to talk about the puzzle challenge that is sweeping the world - Untitled Goose Game. Lux gushes. Griffin talks prices. Leroy gives a peek behind the scenes of game creation. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
46:20
September 27, 2019
Bioshock (Feat. Jacob Gerstel)
The Boiz always help each other out, but is that the right thing to do? Ayn Rand says it's not, so this week they look into objectivism with returning guest Jacob Gerstel as they dive into all-time classic Bioshock. Is Andrew Ryan's underwater world enough to crack the rarified air of a perfect game? Well ... listen to find out. Lux gets intellectual. Griffin explains Veggie Tale facts. Jacob recalls the moments that blew his mind. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
56:33
September 20, 2019
Deadly Premonition (Feat. Rory Blank)
WHERE WAS THIS GAME IN MISERABLE MAY?!? Finally The Boiz have found the good bad movie of video games... Deadly Premonition, and they're joined by hero, artist, and first guest to ever bring a perfect game Rory Blank. Despite Rory's broken hand and Lux's stupid schedule neither of them could put this game down, so tune in and find out why. Griffin tries to process. Lux struggles with rating. Rory recalls an epic chase. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
43:36
September 13, 2019
WoW Classic (Feat. Niv Brook)
WoW Classic is BACK BABY, so The Boiz are going back to 2004 when Griffin was trying to figure out how to ollie and Lux was about to be bar mitzvah - what a time. The Boiz are joined by returning hero Niv Brook to get deep on this blast from the past. Is it fun nostalgia or a trip back to a time when MMORPGS weren't so great? Find out! Griffin defends his time investment. Lux wonders about roleplay. Niv remembers the good old days. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
54:49
September 6, 2019
Destiny 2 (Feat. Michael Alan Lyle)
This week The Boiz are joined in the studio to talk to returning guest Michael Alan Lyle about the sequel to the most controversial inclusion in Miserable May. That's right. It's Destiny 2 baby, now with various improvements. Is this game the same grade of gorbage or something that stands on it's own for ... good reasons? Listen and find out! Lux gets grumpy. Griffin gets into the sticks. Michael goes deep on the lore. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
55:41
August 30, 2019
Fable (Feat. Jesse Arlen Klein)
Is it possible for a game to overpromise, underdeliver, and still kick ass? That's what The Boiz try to figure out this week as they are joined by comedian Jesse Arlen Klein to talk about the Xbox hit Fable. Did Peter Molyneux's ambitious RPG live up to expectations? We'll let you know. Lux wishes for glitches. Griffin gets hung up on oak trees. Jesse recalls a feeling of growth. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
54:25
August 23, 2019
Call of Duty: Zombies (Feat. Max Hawksford)
This week The Boiz are honored to present an elite gamer. A true FPS mastermind who puts both Griffin and Lux to shame. This week Max Hawksford (Aka HawksfordMax) is in the studio to discuss Call of Duty: Zombies. Is the game beatable? Are Griffin and Lux any good at it? Is their lack of skill reflected in the ratings? Tune in to find out. Lux gets political. Griffin remembers couch co-op. Max recalls his glory days. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
48:32
August 16, 2019
Kingdom Hearts (Feat. Katie Molinaro)
Finally the cycle is complete. The Boiz began with number two. They moved on to three. Now, the path returns to where it began as Katie Molinaro comes on the show to discuss the original Disney x Square Enix crossover: Kingdom Hearts. With the third entry being one of the most disappointing games in the history of the podcast, can the original redeem the franchise? Only one way to find out! Griffin gets nostalgic. Lux sees the value. Katie remembers Blockbuster.  Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
48:14
August 9, 2019
Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Feat. Jared Bauer)
IT'S FINALLY HERE! The Boiz couldn't stop talking about then new Fire Emblem and they needed a guest ASAP, luckily they found a great one as they join Jared Bauer at Wisecrack's "Fancy Studio" to talk Fire Emblem: Three Houses. They talk factions and actions about this GOTY candidate. Lux gets spoilery. Griffin tries to make friends. Jared reveals new projects. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
56:01
August 2, 2019
Sekiro (Feat. Alex Kidd)
This week The Boiz discuss just how many times a shadow dies as comedian and expert podcaster Alex Kidd brings FromSoftware's newest insanely frustrating masterpiece Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Lux grumbles about difficulty. Griffin thinks of DDR. Alex describes the challenges of gaming while practicing law. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
59:22
July 26, 2019
Assassin's Creed 2 (Feat. Connor Hurley)
It may be the heart of summer, but this week The Boiz go back to school for a VERY ACCURATE history lesson as sketch comedian Connor Hurley brings Assassin's Creed 2 into the mix. Lux goes off on color palettes. Griffin shares a personal story. Connor talks tiles. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
52:32
July 19, 2019
Knights of the Old Republic (Feat. Gina Ippolito)
It's episode 69! Nice! To celebrate, The Boiz needed an incredible guest and a great game, and this episode has both! Writer, comedian, and social media user Gina Ippolito gets in the studio to talk Bioware's space classic; Knights of the Old Republic. Everyone is hype to revisit an excellent Star Wars game, but will this episode be an Empire Strikes Back, or more like Attack of the Clones? Only one way to find out. Lux complains about resolution. Griffin mourns Kingdom Hearts (again). Gina reflects on the game's morality.  Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
56:04
July 12, 2019
Banjo Tooie (Feat. Andy Kay)
A new challenger approaches! It's official Banjo Kazooie is gonna be joining the roster of Smash Ultimate. To celebrate, The Boiz are joined by comedian and animator Andy Kay to talk about the classic sequel to the classic platformer: Banjo Tooie. Lux gets mixed up. Griffin backtracks on a controversial position. Hailey clarifies the record. Andy has thoughts on the N64 controller.  Produced and Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
54:36
July 5, 2019
Slender: The Eight Pages (Feat. Michelle Driscoll)
It's June, the perfect time for SPOOKS AND SCARES! This week The Boiz try to figure out if they could ever be convinced to stab their friend in the woods - when Michelle Driscoll brings on Slender: The Eight Pages. Slenderman haunts the whole internet but will it haunt The Boiz? Only one way to find out! Lux remembers the birth of Slenderman. Griffin gets lost in the music. Michelle looks back fondly on Breakin' Da Rules. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
50:21
June 28, 2019
RETURN OF E3 (Feat Grady James Welch)
Sorry it's been a while! The show comes out on Fridays now! Listen and hear why. ANYWAYS; The Boiz are still talking E3. Why? Because unlike Griffin (and former champion Hunter Edwards), comedian and musician Grady James Welch GOT A PASS. Grady brings The Boiz some primo intel from the inside, gives some tips on getting in (mostly needing a pass), and talks about the coolest and least cool things he saw. Lux talks RPG classes. Griffin remembers the past. Grady brings multiple gifts. Produced and Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:03:48
June 21, 2019
E3 2019 (Feat. NOBODY?!?!!)
The Boiz are unsupervised this week as they dive into the highs and lows of E3. What to they think of Elden Ring? The New Final Fantasy VII trailer? Whatever bullshit Bethesda is doing? Well, tune in and find out. Lux changes his diet. Griffin tells a harrowing tale. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
48:10
June 12, 2019
Catherine (Feat. Sara Brown)
THE HELL TIME HAS PASSED! The Boiz are free from the clouds of Miserable May and are back to their normal antics with the extremely horny and very spooky Catherine. Sketch comedian Sara Brown joins the pod to get into the nooks and crannies of one of Atlus's zaniest offerings. Lux has a new segment. Griffin feels confined. Sara spots religion. AND Hailey chimes in! Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
56:41
June 5, 2019
Bubsy 3D (Feat. Hunter Edwards)
Another return guest! Another torturous game! It's Miserable May! This horrid project is reaching it's conclusion, but it's only fitting that The Boiz cram in one last piece of shit before it's all said and done. Hunter Edwards returns to the show with a game that might get him banished forever, Bubsy 3D. Griffin sings. Lux is bewildered and Hunter talks Magic: The Gathering.  Produced and Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
46:57
May 29, 2019
Sonic 06 (Feat. Adam Serwa)
First off! Sorry for the delay! I (Lux) had some upload issues and it delayed the edit ... so oopsie! ANYWHO! This week The Boiz tackle another true abomination with the help of returning champion Adam Serwa. This time around it's Sonic 06 aka Sonic The Hedgehog ... for the Xbox 360. Miserable May marches on into an endless night of suffering ... but will it go fast? (No it certainly will not. Life is hell now.) Griffin's mind breaks. Lux flies off the handle. Adam did some research.  Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz 
1:00:40
May 23, 2019
Jaws Unleashed (Feat. Michael Goldenberg)
Ba Dum. Ba Dum. Ba dum ba dum ba dum ba dum. It's shark week on the Gameboiz, but because it's in Miserable May it absolutely sucks. Our foray into the murky depths takes us face to face with Bruce The Shark's open world video game appearance, Jaws Unleashed. With the help of sketch comedian and roommate Michael Goldenberg they go deep on how exactly a game about being a giant shark can be so totally terrible. Lux gets aghast. Griffin reconsiders his score. Michael has a shockingly positive outlook. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
43:08
May 15, 2019
Destiny (Feat. Forrest Walker)
A surprise entrant in Miserable May! A AAA game that radiates a horrid miasma of repetition! That's right friends, it's Destiny. Can a game with so much money poured into it be one of the worst games of all time? Can it compare to Superman 64? The Boiz are joined by fellow videogame podcaster and basketball knower Forrest Walker to find out. Lux ponders the nature of badness. Griffin remembers the good times. Forrest explains "billionaire energy". Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music By Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
54:11
May 8, 2019
Sneak King (Feat. Frankie Griffen)
Welcome to MISERABLE MAY, a nightmarish experiment in which The Gameboiz seek out the worst games in the world. First up is Burger King's weird game/commercial/immersive horror story Sneak King - presented by hilarious comedian Frankie Griffen, so get ready to have it your way, whether you like it or not. Lux wonders about the narrative. Griffin recounts glitches. Frankie reveals how deep his connection to this game really goes. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
57:44
May 1, 2019
Rockett's New School (Feat. Laura Troehler)
Once ... in 1997 ... they released a game ... MADE FOR GIRLS!?!? Who can imagine such a thing? Well, the minds behind Rockett's New School. The Gameboiz are joined by Laura Troehler to get into such questions as, what makes this a game for girls? Is it effective? Why is everyone so mean? Lux gets off topic, Griffin has audio issues, and Laura remembers middle school. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
48:56
April 24, 2019
California Games (Feat. Nick Pupo)
Time for a bodacious blast from the radical past. Comedian, actor, and Golf Magazine ad appearer in Nick Pupo joins The Boiz to talk about the 1987 classic California Games. Lux stumbles through his transitions. Griffin remembers the past. Nick gives us a peek behind the scenes. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
51:36
April 17, 2019
Injustice 2 (feat. Matthew Theriault)
If there's one thing superheroes love to do, it's punch each other, and if there's one thing The Boiz love to do, it's watch em do it. That's why this week Wisecrack writer and comics maven Matthew Theriault joins the show to talk about Injustice 2. Lux makes some comparisons. Griffin is pleasantly surprised. Matthew gets into the lore. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
57:22
April 10, 2019
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King (Feat. Elisa N. Ellis)
This week The Boiz get into the biggest expansion in the World ... OF WARCRAFT! To take on this monumental task they are joined by comedian Elisa N. Ellis to go deep on The Wrath of the Lich King. Lux talks trailers. Griffin recalls his past. Elisa sheds light on the different kinds of servers.  Produced and Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
57:27
April 3, 2019
Maniac Mansion (Feat. Dan Kerrigan)
It's ... LATE MARCH the perfect time for a SPOOKY ADVENTURE. This week, Lux and Griffin are joined by Dan Kerrigan to explore the eldritch horrors of the point and click classic MANIAC MANSION. This game changed everything, created cutscenes and specific character commands ... but is it ... fun? Find out! Lux goes on a tangent. Griffin spots a future T-shirt. Dan shows off a few blasts from the past. Edited and Produced by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
55:49
March 27, 2019
Watch Dogs 2 (Feat. Derek Scully)
Time to hack the planet as The Boiz are joined by aspiring gamer, and sketch comedian Derek Scully to talk about the hit hacking sensation Watch Dogs 2. Grab your Guy Fawkes masks and your rollerblades and get ready for some dark web action. Lux learns about a card game. Griffin has takes on automotive action. Derek talks about his DOPE RIG. Edited and Sometimes Commented On by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
57:19
March 20, 2019
Mortal Kombat 3 (Feat. Andrew Parker Scott)
Babality! Fatality! Brutality! ... ANIMALITY?!?! That's right friends! This week the Boiz party like it's 1995 and talk about Mortal Kombat 3 with Andrew Parker Scott. Lux remembers his past. Griffin continues to not like fighting games. Hailey pipes in. Andrew shows us how it all went wrong.   Produced/Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz 
51:05
March 13, 2019
Kingdom Hearts III (Feat. Jared Bauer)
Griffin waited years for Kingdom Hearts 3. Lux ... didn't care much. WHOSE APPROACH WAS RIGHT?! Find out as The Boiz are joined by Jared Bauer to breakdown the third installment in the crossover series no one knew they wanted. Lux deteriorates. Griffin reconciles. Jared has A LOT of questions. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:09:22
March 6, 2019
Apex Legends (Feat. Sam Brown)
SOUND THE ALARM! It's a returning guest alert! Sam Brown and The Boiz sign out of their PSN party and into the studio to talk about THE SENSATION SWEEPING THE NATION, Apex Legends. Lux gets political. Griffin talks platforms. Sam explains the characters. PLUS a special call-in from a friend of the pod ... tune in to find out who! Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:12:07
February 27, 2019
Call of Duty: Black Ops (Feat. Joe Fahey)
It's time to for some international intrigue, GONE WILD! This week Joe Fahey joins The Boiz to talk about the classic military shooter, Call of Duty: Black Ops. Lux makes a bad pun. Griffin remembers the past. Joe talks about divorced gamers. AND Hailey makes a special appearance! NOT A WEEK TO MISS, FRIENDS! Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:02:47
February 20, 2019
H1Z1 (Feat. Taylor Silverman)
Strap on your tactical helmet, and laminated military backpacks, because this week The Boiz enter another battle royale. Comedian, writer, and former Twitch Streamer Taylor Silverman joins the podcast to discuss the Day Z mod H1Z1. Lux premieres a new segment. Griffin calls for a vote. Taylor relives some old memories. I'm pretty sure NO ONE talks about eating ass. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
57:17
February 13, 2019
Angband (Feat. Chris Monica)
Neither rain, nor sleet, nor a litany of technical difficulties will keep The Boiz from delivering their appointing pod. This week, that means getting into the VERY LOOSE Tolkien adaptaion Angband. To navigate this old school adventure, they're joined by Party World Rasslin co-founder and commissioner Chris Monica. Griffin premieres a new segment. Lux discovers the joy of the void. Chris gives some good advice. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
50:14
February 6, 2019
Ape Escape (Feat. Roger Carnow)
The Boiz time travel to the past, as Roger Carnow joins to talk PS1 classic Ape Escape. Lux has a sincere message. Griffin gets VERY excited. Roger updates The Boiz on what the youth are into. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:03:16
January 30, 2019
Final Fantasy VII (Feat. Jeremy Schmidt)
This week The Boiz take on an all timer. Comedian Jeremy Schmidt brings Final Fantasy VII to the studio and wooof there's a lot to talk about. Lux has a real tough time. Jeremy remembers his influences. Griffin makes a VERY IMPORTANT choice. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:06:23
January 23, 2019
Uncharted 4 (Feat. Kash Abdulmalik)
What happens to a pair of podcast hosts when they record two episodes in a day? Hear the results of a SECOND RECORDING as The Boiz Go off the grid and check out Uncharted 4 with comedian, actor, former hardcore music maker, Kash Abdulmalik. Lux dreams of cartoons. Griffin has some notes. Kash talks inspiration. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:00:50
January 16, 2019
Roller Coaster Tycoon (Feat. Courtney Paige Barnett)
Take a trip back to the days when video games were all about landscaping, resource management, and reading the minds of your customers. That's right, this week The Boiz are joined by comedian and writer Courtney Paige Barnett to discuss Roller Coaster Tycoon. Lux sounds weird. Griffin applauds. Courtney reveals her sadistic side. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
56:38
January 9, 2019
2018 Games Of The Year Spectacular (Feat. Hunter Edwards)
It's been a long year 1 at the Gameboiz Podcast, but we've made it to the end, and you know what that means. It's time for our GAMES OF THE YEAR LIST. Hunter Edwards returns to Gameboiz HQ to make some top five lists for the year in gaming. Griffin fights through illness. Lux loves a sketch. Hunter shows his franchise loyalty. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO LISTENED, GUESTED, REVIEWED, OR ENGAGED WITH THE POD IN ANY WAY! YOU'RE ALL AMAZING AND WE CAN'T WAIT TILL YEAR 2!!
1:10:28
January 2, 2019
Silent Hill (Feat. Hailey Clement)
It's the holidays, and that means the whole Gameboiz family is together in the same room. Griffin is in Austin for the holidays, so he joins Lux and super producer Hailey Clement at the Gameboiz Lounge (Austin edition) to talk Hailey's pick for the episode: Silent Hill. Hailey talks childhood adventures. Lux recalls getting owned. Griffin regrets a purchase. 
55:12
December 26, 2018
Madden 06 (Feat. Dom Johnson)
This week The Boiz toss the old pigskin around with comedian Dom Johnson, and talk Madden 06. Dom reveals his Madden experience. Lux mourns football games of the past. Griffin is still thinking about Kingdom Hearts.
48:43
December 19, 2018
Star Craft: Brood War (Feat. Kyle Wyatt)
There is no holding back the swarm this week as Kyle Wyatt pops into the Gameboiz Texas location to talk about the RTS that changed everything. Finally, it is Brood War time. Kyle talks about big cups. Griffin is finally happy about Kingdom Hearts 3. Lux remembers the cutscene that changed his life. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
59:49
December 12, 2018
Spider-Man (Feat. Leroy Patterson)
The Boiz are slingin' and swingin' this week as former pro wrestler, game tester, human tackboard, and current comedian Leroy Patterson hops into the studio to talk Spider-Man. Leroy tells The Boiz about legendary tapes. Griffin gets HYPE on pokemon. Lux gets mad about Batman. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:00:24
December 5, 2018
The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild (feat. Michael Chiboucas)
The Boiz are hitting the big games this month! To follow up Pokemon and Red Dead they invite comedian Michael Chiboucas to hop on the mic and talk about the most ambitious Zelda game to date, Breath of the Wild. Things get wild as Griffin gets excited, Lux brings back old memories, and Michael tells us what it's like to be a video game prodigy. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
53:43
November 28, 2018
Pokemon Ultra Sun (Feat. Alec Opperman)
This week the boys go old school, and new school, and largely off topic as Lux's boss and Wisecrack content lead Alec Opperman joins the show to talk Pokemon Ultra Sun. Lux can't shut up about Let's Go Pikachu. Griffin loves the new plot. Alec breaks down his committment to video games.
53:04
November 21, 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2 (Feat. Alex Vaughn and Daniel Emmons)
The big time game release has HAPPENED. Red Dead Redemption 2 is out and The Boiz have some shit to say, and they aren't alone. Comedians Alex Vaughn and Daniel Emmons are in the west coast studio to talk about the modern western wonder. Griffin can't be a good guy. Lux gets grimy, Alex talks gunplay, and Daniel is effusive.
1:09:59
November 14, 2018
Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2 (Feat. Joseph Pleasants)
This week The Boiz welcome Joseph Pleasants to the show to discuss the gsme that changed everything ... Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2. Joseph talks about his time as a cabinet kid, Lux gets into the origins of his personal style, and Griffin talks tunes. All that plus the return of an old favorite segment. Gotta check this one out.
53:38
November 7, 2018
No More Heroes (Feat. Brian Inciong)
Things get weird this week, as The Boiz are joined by Brian Inciong to talk about the Wii classic No More Heroes. Brian visits his past, and Lux and Griffin do a taste test
55:10
October 31, 2018
Persona 5 (feat. Crow Duemig)
Things get heated on another looooong episode as The Boiz welcome illustrator, boom operator, and all around source of wisdom Crow Duemig to the show. They go DEEP on Atlus's latest offering, Persona 5. Lux gets cranky, Griffin drops beats, and Crow talks growing up sharing video games, so check it out!
1:18:56
October 24, 2018
Kingdom Hearts 2 (Feat. Gregory Bordelon)
Finally the Boiz dive into one of Griffin's deepest passions, The Kingdom Hearts series. Gregory Bordelon joins on the journey into the Disney/Square Enix hybrid. Together they touch on such topics as, Christmas vs. Chanukah, The LA Philharmonic, and Film School. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
58:17
October 17, 2018
Super Mario Party
The Boiz go guestless to talk about the newest version of everyone's favorite digital board game: Super Mario Party. Topics include: new sketches, a star is born, and a quick discussion of eating ass. Also check out The Boiz playing Mario Party with past guests Alison Lowenberg and Brittany Metz on Twitch at Twitch.tv/trollbizpr Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
22:44
October 10, 2018
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (Feat. Hunter Edwards)
It's our longest episode to date! Wow! The Boiz are joined on this marathon by comedian Hunter Edwards to talk about one of Hideo Kojima's many indescipherable masterpieces: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. So strap in as Griffin, Lux, and Hunter talk about Comic-Con, video stores, and how Hunter got a giant promo box for Metal Gear Solid 4.
1:07:14
October 3, 2018
Mario Kart (Feat. Chelsea Pope)
Take a trip on Rainbow Road this week as comedian Chelsea Pope joins The Boiz to talk Mario Kart. This week's barely structured conversation covers such topics as, (de)Militarized zones, the funky feelings underneath, and the role of video games in romance. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
59:16
September 26, 2018
Golf Story (Feat. Michael Gabriel)
The Boiz are back in the studio, and they're talking about the king's game: golf. Michael Gabriel, comedian, podcaster, and golfer, brings in the indie hit Golf Story, and his nintendo switch, and The Boiz go to town. They get into it on such topics as shooting at streamers, are games more like TV or movies, and Christmas presents. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
56:46
September 19, 2018
Gameboiz! Live! Speedrun!
Well ... this certainly happened. The Gameboiz put on a live show at the PRESTIGIOUS Pack Theater. It went off the rails, but in a kinda good way. Check it out! Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
24:35
September 12, 2018
Super Smash Bros (Feat Josh Sklar)
It's time for the boiz to open up and bare their souls as they talk everyone's (except Griffin) favorite fighter from childhood, Super Smash Bros with comedian and Party World Rassler Joshua Sklar. Josh talks to the boiz about not playing a lot of games, his journey, and how he got started rasslin'. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
48:41
September 5, 2018
Stardew Valley (Feat. Brittany Metz)
This wek the boiz welcome a friend of the pod and extended member of the Gameboiz family Brittany Metz to the show to talk about Stardew Valley. Together they dive into such topics as: toxic relationships, the annexation of Costa Rica, and g-g-g-ghosts! Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
43:58
August 29, 2018
Fire Pro Wrestling (Feat. Stephen Loh)
The Boiz are talking wrestling games this week with comedian and man of obvious good taste, Stephen Loh. Lux gets excited, Griffin gets bored, segments get revamped, what more could you want?! Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
53:53
August 22, 2018
Halo (Feat. Matt Harbert)
Hop in the ol' Warthog and tag along with The Boiz as they go deep on Halo with special guest, comedian and literal dad, Matt Harbert. Lux and Griffin talk to Matt about dads playing games, LAN parties, and the greatest room in the world. All this, AND the debut of a new segment. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
53:59
August 15, 2018
Firewatch (Feat. Jon Hess)
It gets HEATED as The Boiz are joined by comedian Jon Hess to discuss everyone's favorite ambient thriller about wildfire prevention professionals, Firewatch. Strap in and hear some riveting conversation about cocktails, the emotional value of games, and Jon vs. Johnathan.
53:20
August 8, 2018
Dream Phone (Feat. Kelsey Goldberg)
On this historic episode of The Gameboiz, Lux and Griffin venture to a realm they've never explored before ... a boardgame! This week, the boiz are joined by comedian and activist Kelsey Goldberg to talk about the 90s hit Dream Phone. They discuss big phones, parents, and youthful pride.
48:12
August 1, 2018
Looper (Feat. Josh Segal)
This week The Boiz get professional. Lux is still on the road as they sit down with marketing wiz Josh Segal to talk about a game made of bright lights and dance music: the mobile game Looper. Josh and The Boiz get into such fascinating topics as: feudal era vacations, mobile game ads, and Lux's extra mom. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
57:56
July 25, 2018
League of Legends (feat. Dan Duddy)
This week the boiz get (e)sporty and talk League of Legends with comedian and Cracked.com writer Dan Duddy. The gang gets hype on such topics as: the difference between North and South Jersey, Videogame addiction, and even some T sports. All that PLUS the premiere of a brand new segment! Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
52:06
July 18, 2018
Overwatch (Feat. Bennington Grant)
This week the boiz team up and try to get the team comp right with friend of the show Bennington Grant. Bennington tags in to talk about moving as a kid, catching up on games, and changing names. Will this be the worst episode yet? Only one way to find out!
57:17
July 11, 2018
Final Fantasy IX (Feat. Michael Alan Lyle)
This week: a mutual friend joins the podcast to dive into a multidisc classic, as the mutihyphenate Michael Alan Lyle talks to the boiz about Final Fantasy 9. Topics include: painting peoples' pets, who you might meet at a cookout in LA, and how sometimes games can be pretty deep. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
55:19
July 4, 2018
Capcom's Aladdin (Feat. Ayla Glass)
This week the boiz see a whole new world of games based on movies they've already watched. Comedian and actor Ayla Glass gets in the mix to discuss whether Aladdin should have a sword, first impressions of Griffin, and other exciting topics! Plus, the debut of a Brand New Segment that you'll have to hear to ... believe ... Edited by Hailey Clement Intro and Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
1:03:33
June 27, 2018
E3 Extravaganza Event
No game this week. Instead, Lux and Griffin are joined by friend, roommate, and comedian Michael Goldenberg. They discuss best games, worst games, and games they don't care about, but maybe you do! Get in on the slightly late to the game action! Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro Music by Matthew Morden Cover Art by Britanny Metz
57:34
June 20, 2018
Superman: The New Superman Adventures (Feat. Wilson Smith)
Finally back in the saddle after the live show, Lux and Griffin shake of the rust with wise Wilson Smith. They talk about how Superman taught Wilson to hate capitalism, why Nicolas Cage is the best, why Michael Bay might not be so bad, and the end of some beloved segments. All that and more on this week's edition of The Gameboiz Podcast. Edited by Hailey Clement Intro/Outro Music by Matthew Morden Art by Brittany Metz
53:52
June 13, 2018
Everything (Feat. Erik Duemig and Mason Pitluk) LIVE!
For the first time in the history of Earth, the gameboiz did a live podcast. If you missed it, don't worry. It's all recorded and ready for your ears. Join Lux, Griffin, and special guest host Mason Pitluk as they talk about ancient texts, games with siblings, and what it means to be a squire.
47:36
June 6, 2018
DADCAST! (Feat. Rabbi Jack Luxemburg)
This week we have a very special, and formally different, episode! Lux's dad, the RENOWNED Rabbi Jack Luxemburg, joined the Gameboiz for a quick interview during his trip to Austin. Now you get to hear all about Lux as a kid, how Jack taught the boys to read, and why the Talmud matters when we think about video games. Wild, right? Well, check it out!
33:16
May 30, 2018
God of War (Feat. Jared Bauer)
It's time the Gameboiz talked about a recent game, SO THEY DO! This week they get into God of War with none other than Lux's boss and Griffin's former acquaintance (now friend!) Jared Bauer! They discuss why Jared moved to LA, the beauty of sauce synthesis, and ludology (a real word!). Check out this episode, and if you're in Austin check out The Gameboiz live at Guanyin Teahouse May 25th!!
1:02:07
May 23, 2018
Katamari Damacy (feat. Rory Blank)
It's time to roll it around town, brown. The titular Boiz are back and the same as ever, but this week they're joined by comic artist, wrestler, and illustrator Rory Blank. The ragtag trio discusses such topics as Ted Cruz, the two types of dads, and why you'd organize images and words in one way rather than another. Edited by Hailey Clement Art by Brittany Metz Intro/Outro music by Matthew Morden
58:04
May 16, 2018
X-Com: Enemy Unknown (Feat. Phil Binder)
This week Griff and Lux are joined by friend, comedian, and excellent guest, Phillip Binder. Despite technical difficulties, they're able to touch on such riveting topics as putting people you know into the game, creating the narrative in your head, and a game designer who just wants to make his (metaphorical) daddy proud. All that and more (including segments!) on this week's Gameboiz.
1:06:28
May 9, 2018
The Simpsons Tapped Out (Feat. Alison Lowenberg)
This week The Boiz confront addiction, mind control, and their own past, as they're joined by comedian, designer, and person who has literally played solitaire: Alison Lowenberg, to dive deep on The Simpsons: Tapped Out. Topics include: Memories of The Simpsons, delivery food, social justice hashtags, and segments.
54:14
May 2, 2018
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (Feat. Sam Brown)
The Boiz bond with comedian and human who has literally been on television (a little show called Whitest Kids U Know on IFC), Sam Brown. This week they talk Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels. It's a really hard game. There's also talk of tour buses, vomiting, and of course ... segments.
59:31
April 25, 2018
Grand Theft Auto V (Feat. Maxwell Barnes)
Three people in three locations on ONE EPISODE OF THE GAMEBOIZ! This week, Lux and Griffin are joined by visual artist and good buddy Maxwell Barnes (aka Babaji). They talk about art, easter eggs, and how video games can be pretty inspirational. Mostly, though it's about a game changer of a game: GTA V.
55:38
April 18, 2018
Doki Doki Literature Club (Feat. Adam "Porky" Serwa)
Comedian, wrestler, former roommate, and innovative bed user, Adam "Porky" Serwa joins Lux and Griffin to talk postmodernism, dating sims, and HORROR as they dive deep on Doki Doki literature club. All of that and more, including an idea for a segment that doesn't happen, but might later. WOW!
57:30
April 11, 2018
Shadow of the Colossus (Feat. Jacob Gerstel)
This week the boiz talk art! Jacob Gerstel joins Lux and Griffin to chat about a truly epic game, Shadow of the Colossus. There's talk of horses, swords, gender dynamics, and of course giant rock monsters. All that, plus new segments and more! Check it out! It's good for your ears. (Edited by Hailey Clement) (Intro and outro music by Matthew Morden) (Art by Brittany Metz)
1:00:00
April 4, 2018
Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Feat. Laura Lewis)
The boiz are back! This time, Lux and Griffin are joined by, illustrator, artist, friend, and mastermind Laura Lewis, to talk Animal Crossing: New Leaf. What's this game like? Is it fun to be a mayor? Laura knows! She brought notes! Tune in for the answers!  (Edited by Hailey Clement) (Music by Matthew Morden) (Art by Brittany Metz)
1:07:54
March 28, 2018
Suikoden 2 (Feat. Dan "The Man" Ziglar)
This week Griffin and Lux are joined by the only person who might be more generally disoriented than they are. Famous pro wrestler and general friend, Dan "The Man" Ziglar, joins the bois to talk about a classic JRPG Suikoden II. (Art by Brittany Metz) (Music by Matthew Morden)
1:00:46
March 21, 2018
The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis (feat. Niv Brook)
This week on the Gameboiz Podcast, the titular boiz get down and dirty with sketch comedian Niv Brook and go deep on The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis.
1:03:10
March 14, 2018