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Gamer Life

Gamer Life

By Jonny
Welcome to Gamer Life where we talk to gamers of all walks of life including streamers, musicians and more!
There is much more to gamers than playing games and so we explore many topics in these conversations. You can find all I do at www.jonnyplays.live.
Enjoy!
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Animator artist Rayjii on animation work, anime and FF14
Today I'm speaking with Rayjii, an awesome animator artist behind some truly viral youtube videos - like seriously check out this dragon ball animation he did that just hit 23 million plays on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QptGSoGpI0E We talk about the process behind his videos, anime and the work behind the scenes there and FF14! If you enjoy the convo you can find more from him here: https://www.youtube.com/c/Rayjii Consider joining our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
01:00:60
November 15, 2021
Mental Health coach Dave on getting into mindfulness practice
Today I'm speaking with Dave from "Mindset By Dave" about mental health, getting into mindfulness and more. If you enjoy the convo you can find more from him here: https://www.twitch.tv/mindsetbydave Consider joining our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
01:17:17
November 01, 2021
Abby aka abbysmile09 on streaming on twitch and social media strategies
Today I'm speaking with Abby about streaming on twitch, social media strategies and more. If you enjoy the convo you can find more from her here: https://www.twitch.tv/abbysmile09 Consider joining our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
01:16:30
October 25, 2021
Dan aka WindmillDan on being a professional video editor and streamer
Today I'm speaking with Dan aka WindmillDan on twitch, who is a FF14 streamer and a professional video editor. We talk about a few of his massive projects at work including documentaries and music productions as well as streaming and life balance as a streamer. If you enjoy the convo you can find more from him here: https://www.twitch.tv/windmilldan Consider joining our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
01:05:11
October 11, 2021
Dom from A talking Box Network on esports and the state of gaming
Today I'm speaking with Dom from Talking Box on youtube, we talk about his wealth of experience covering games and esports in the past, the current state of gaming and other topics. If you enjoy the convo you can find more from him here: www.youtube.com/c/TalkingBoxesNetwork Consider joining our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
57:34
October 04, 2021
GL 29 - Perry on podcasting and games
Today I'm speaking with Perry about podcasting and games we love. If you enjoy the convo consider following him here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/awoi-gaming/id1338283462 Join our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave me a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
01:06:52
August 23, 2021
GL 28 - MiniPartner on Dark Souls games and streaming
Today I'm speaking with MiniPartner about streaming, Dark SOuls games and more.  If you enjoy the convo consider following him here: https://www.twitch.tv/minipartner Join our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave me a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
57:19
August 16, 2021
GL 27 - Storytelling in games, gaming news and more
Today I'm speaking about storytelling in games, and how they try to hook you in. We also discuss games played and gaming news. Join our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave me a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
26:35
August 09, 2021
GL 26 - Game delays and amazing games that came out
Today I'm speaking about some game delay news, death's door, the ascent, tribes of midgard, predecessor and oats! Join our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave me a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
32:13
August 02, 2021
GL 25 - Steamdeck, Elgato announcements, FF14 and sleep hacks
Today I'm speaking about the new steamdeck, the new Elgato products, FF14 and things that have helped improve my sleep! The app I mention on the episode: https://www.reveri.com/ Join our wonderful discord and talk to us daily: https://discord.gg/PKV9hQG8 Enjoy the episode and if you get a chance leave me a review on apple podcasts, thanks!
27:12
July 19, 2021
GL 24 - TheElusiveSquirrel on growing a stream via other platforms
Today I'm speaking with TheElusiveSquirrel, a fellow streamer, and we discuss growth strategies and some of the new social media that I know very little about such as tiktok and how it can be used to gain an audience. I found the conversation very timely for many content creators and I hope you enjoy it as well. Check out his channel at: https://www.twitch.tv/theelusivesquirrel
01:09:12
July 12, 2021
GL 23 - Scarlet Nexus, Ratchet, Yakuza, Invincible and more
Today I'm speaking about Scarlet Nexus, Yakuza like a dragon and Ratchet and clank! I also touch on a few shows and movies I've been watching and other bits. If you get a chance to leave a review on apple podcasts that will help us a lot, thanks!
32:45
June 28, 2021
GL 22 - Michael Langford on board games, videogames and life in Australia
Today I'm speaking with Michael Langford, board game creator and gamer. We talk about his board game and others we like, videogames we enjoy and life in Australia! You can take a look at his game over at https://gameswithteeth.com/
01:04:28
June 21, 2021
GL 21 - Hustle&motiv8 about E3, content creation and life
Today I'm speaking with Hustle&Motiv8 - Hustle is a fellow content creator and we discuss E3, games we love and life. Check out his channel here: https://www.youtube.com/hustle&motiv8 Thanks for listening and if you want to support the show please leave a review in apple podcasts or share with your friends.
01:00:09
June 14, 2021
GL 20 - Tainted Grail, actual benefits of meditation and more
Today I'm speaking about the actual benefits of meditation that the average joe can attain, the new roguelite deckbuilder that has me addicted - Tainted grail, the switch controller and Castlevania. Hope you enjoy the episode.
27:07
June 07, 2021
GL 19 - Creating a new habit, Subnautica BZ review, Biomutant impressions and more
Today I'm speaking about my system to creating a new habit, my impressions on Biomutant, a review on Subnautica Below Zero, Castlevania on netflix and the Unreal 5 engine demo that came out. I hope you get some value from the episode and I look forward to hearing from you.
40:32
May 31, 2021
GL 18 - Biomutant classes, Borderlands 3 Second Season pass and Twitch news!
Today I'm speaking about the upcoming Biomutant game and doing a breakdown of the classes in the game! Also discussing the Borderlands 3 Season Pass 2, some twitch news and a more personal topic at the end. Thanks so much for all the feedback and support, every comment, review or listen counts massively and I really appreciate it.
21:14
May 24, 2021
GL 17 - Subnautica and Mass Effect
Today we have a solo episode where I'm discussing my impressions on Subnautica Below Zero, ME Legendary edition and other topics. If you enjoy the podcast I'd love it if you could share it or review on itunes, cheers!
22:30
May 17, 2021
GL 16 - ProRogueBear
Today I'm speaking with ProRogueBear, a fellow streamer and overall awesome dude. We discuss streaming and some of our thoughts and strategies on how to grow a channel and a community. Check out his channel at: https://twitch.tv/proroguebear
01:09:24
May 10, 2021
GL 15 - Mic Fury
Today I'm chatting with Mic Fury who does almost daily videos on Youtube - I pick his brains about content creation and we also touch on attitude, habits and mindset. We find a lot of common ground and I really found Mic to be a really humble and nice guy to talk to, hope you enjoy it. Check out his channel over at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdhpYnwdEhMYmkII-yn3EIw/videos
01:16:07
April 26, 2021
GL 14 - Aoret
Today I'm speaking with Aoret, a starcraft 2 streamer and interviewer. He is also a software developer and really into mindset, so we discuss how to productively focus on self-improvement in competitive games and in life. You can find him at: https://www.twitch.tv/aoret Thanks for listening and sharing.
01:12:02
April 12, 2021
GL 13 - Jilgamesh
Today I'm chatting with Jilgamesh, the artist behind a lot of the art on my channel and also a twitch streamer. We talk a lot about her artistic process when undertaking commissions, her experience on twitch and other tangents like music and anime. Check out her channel over at: https://www.twitch.tv/jilgamesh_ If you get a chance leave us a review on Apple podcasts since that helps get some visibility on the podcast. Thanks!
01:12:20
April 05, 2021
GL 12 - Solo: It takes two, Demons, MHR and Productivity ideas
Today I'm speaking about the games I'm playing: It takes two, Demons Souls and Monster Hunter Rise. I also discuss the productivity tools and systems that have helped me stay productive while working from home for the past almost 3 years. If you get a chance to share or leave a review on apple podcasts that really helps the show, cheers.
34:57
March 29, 2021
GL 11 - Kolo on Outriders and nutrition
Today I'm talking with Kolo about Outriders, which we're very excited about, and we talk a lot about nutrition and some tips for the average joe to get a little healthier without committing to some kind of ironman regimen. Thanks for listening!
01:10:55
March 22, 2021
GL 10 - Solo: Games I'm playing and looking forward to plus some reflections
Today we have a solo episode where I discuss the games I'm playing, the stuff I'm looking forward to, some news and a few reflections. As always thanks for listening and sharing!
23:32
March 15, 2021
GL 9 - Sam AKA Arkimonde
Today I'm talking with Sam AKA Arkimonde, who is studying software engineering and is also a twitch streamer. We talk about software engineering, education and some of the pitfalls therein. We also give our top game of 2020 and 2021 thus far and find a lot of overlap in the games we enjoy. If you enjoy the conversation please consider leaving a review on apple podcasts since that goes a long way to getting the show to more ears.
01:13:39
March 08, 2021
GL 8 - The Kevin
Today I'm speaking with Kevin, a good friend of mine and a trained counsellor. We flesh out the idea that confidence and vulnerability are linked and we discuss a lot of productive mindset tips. I hope you enjoy this conversation like I did and consider checking out Kevin's podcast: https://anchor.fm/letsconquer/episodes/Season-1-Episode-2---Wont-You-Be-My-Neighbor-eqntgo Thanks for listening and sharing.
01:23:23
March 01, 2021
GL 7 - My top audible pickups
Today I'm doing a solo episode to talk about my top 5 audible pickups that have had a lasting impact in my life. Here are links to all 5 in case you want to check them out, and I do get a small cut if you pick them up through these links. Enjoy! Atomic Habits - https://tidd.ly/3aEnmH7 Extreme Ownership - https://tidd.ly/2ZDPHad The Decision - https://tidd.ly/3sf8ULu Man's search for meaning - https://tidd.ly/2OT4M5r Principles - https://tidd.ly/3uiiOOd
20:08
February 22, 2021
GL 6 - TwistyShape
Today I'm speaking with TwistyShape, a fellow streamer that covers similar games as I do so we discuss games, streaming strategies and more. If you enjoy his input I invite you to check out his channel over at: https://www.twitch.tv/twistyshape We also mention Emma's art so you can follow her and see her work on twitter: https://twitter.com/EMMAnimation I hope you enjoy the conversation and if you do please share with your friends to get the word out, cheers!
01:20:58
February 15, 2021
GL 5 - DevinReviews
Today I'm speaking with Devin, a fellow musician and also trained as a software engineer. We have a lot in common and the central theme is how to git gud at games and other pursuits. We indulge in many wonderful tangents like chess, poker, investments and streaming advice. I invite you to check him out over at https://www.twitch.tv/devinreviews. If you enjoy the conversation please head over to apple podcasts and leave a review or share it with your friends to help get the word out.
01:10:57
February 08, 2021
GL 4 - Singdeath
Today we're speaking with Singdeath, a good friend of mine. We geek out about games, music and lots of other topics. He is also a musician so we have lots in common and I really enjoyed this one, hope you do too. If you want to check out his music head over to https://ofdeathandfiction.bandcamp.com/album/winter-at-the-gates and you can also see his streams on twitch at https://ofdeathandfiction.bandcamp.com/album/winter-at-the-gates. If you want to help out the show please share with your friends and review it in apple podcasts, thanks!
01:13:50
February 01, 2021
GL 3 - MrListerBlister
Today I'm speaking with MrListerBlister, a horror game streamer and also a huge Souls fan so we had a lot to talk about there. We also discussed some shows, books and what it takes to make it as a streamer. If you enjoy the conversation check out his content at twitch.tv/mrlisterblister and if you want to help me directly please share or review the podcast so we can get the word out. Cheers!
01:10:51
January 25, 2021
GL 2 - CitizenSleeve
Today I'm speaking with CitizenSleeve, a good friend and prominent member of the ACG community. He has taught film for many years and has been an avid gamer since an early age. We speak about what gaming means to him, movies, shows, music and even AI. I hope you enjoy the conversation and please check out his content at https://www.twitch.tv/citizensleeve. As always, it goes a long way if you can share the episode with your friends and review it on apple podcasts. Cheers!
01:08:07
January 18, 2021
GL 1 - TheSpaniardOnTheMoon
In this episode I chat with fellow streamer TheSpaniardOnTheMoon about games, life, personal finance, charity and a few other topics. You can find him on twitch under that name as well if you want to hear more from him! I hope you enjoy our conversation and remember you can help immensely by sharing this podcast with your friends. Let's GO
01:18:56
January 11, 2021
Trailer: What is Gamer Life?
Hello everybody! Here we will be talking with gamers of all walks of life and exploring the cross-section between gaming and everything else. Expect very varied topics in addition to games and a different guest every week, I hope you enjoy.
00:19
January 11, 2021