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The Tired Obsidian Podcast

The Tired Obsidian Podcast

By Cody Bolster
The Tired Obsidian Podcast is a podcast talking about video games, movies, tv shows, and a bunch of other random stuff. Join Cody with the newest season dubbed Unfiltered, where he talks with up-and-coming content creators. YouTube, journalists, bloggers, cosplayers, and more!

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S2 E1 - Control does the Force Better ◭

The Tired Obsidian Podcast

S2 E1 - Control does the Force Better ◭

The Tired Obsidian Podcast

Unfiltered // ft. Cj Salcedo
The Tired Obsidian has returned with its newest season, Unfiltered! Join Cody this episode as he talks with Cj Salcedo, an up-and-coming video game journalist! Cj has written on his own blog, Game Critics, and is on the SDGC podcast panel. Get to know him a little more through this hour-long talk sess. Intro & Outro Music by Timmoor from Pixabay Follow The Tired Obsidian at Follow Cody at Follow Cj Salcedo at Check out Cj's Cold War review here!
February 23, 2021
S2 E12 - CD Projekt Red's Next Game and RIP Fast 9 Watch ft. Sir King Eric ▼
This week's episode features a special guest, Sir King Eric! We talk about Minecraft, RDR2, Warlords of New York, and Ori and the Blind Forest.  Also more Witcher tv show talks. News bits E3 Cancelled and CD Projekt Red new game news! Questions, Comments, Feedback? Email at Twitter! Follow @Slannxe or @TiredObsidian Follow Sir King Eric @SirKingEric
March 15, 2020
S2 E11 - The Batmobile is Sooo Edgy ▼
Divison 2 Warlords of New York, new games, Batmobile thoughts, and The Last of Us TV Show. Follow on Twitter @Slannxe and @TiredObsidian
March 9, 2020
TTO Spoilercast - Clone Wars Season 7 Episode 3 ∇
Listen to the Spoilercast for Episode 3! It's the final season, and this arc is almost over! Follow on Twitter @Slannxe and @TiredObsidian
March 8, 2020
S2 E10 - It's Double the Flops! ▼
The newest episode of the TTO Podcast is here!  New details on Xbox Series X, GDC gets postponed indefinitely, and we go down the list for NPDs of January 2020.  Follow on Twitter @Slannxe and @TiredObsidian Leave feedback, reviews, and rating!
March 2, 2020
TTO Spoilercast - Clone Wars Season 7 Episodes 1 & 2 ∇
Brandon leads this episode of the Spoilercast for The Star Wars Clone Wars Season 7! Follow on Twitter @TiredObsidian and @Slannxe
March 1, 2020
S2 E9 - John Cena, the Forsaken Brother ▼
Welcome to The Tired Obsidian Podcast! A podcast all about video games, movies, tv shows, and a bunch of other random stuff!  We talk about Game Pass deals, Animal Crossing thoughts, the Coronavirus strikes again, and of course everybody's favorite new segment, Fast 9 Watch! Follow on Twitter @Slannxe and @TiredObsidian The blog!
February 24, 2020
S2 E8 - Would You Pay $500 for Next Gen? ▼
Follow on Twitter @Slannxe Leave questions, comments, and make sure to subscribe! 8MSmjq8fELjlgVWQYA7N
February 17, 2020
S2 E7 - Brandon's Big Meaty Claws ▼
What have we been doing for the past two weeks? Not much apparently. Replaying old games, reading books, and grinding in Destiny 2. Topics: Ubisoft plans for 2020 Xbox vs Google vs Amazon? Coronavirus delaying next-gen consoles? Projectors are the next big thing for making movies. Follow on Twitter @Slannxe and @TiredObsidian
February 9, 2020
S2 E6 - What is Unus Annus? ▼
On this week's Episode Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk about the cultural significance of a YouTube channel, the Google Stadia and cloud gaming, and real-life mixing with video games!
January 26, 2020
S2 E5 - 'Tis the Season of Delays ▼
Welcome to a new episode of The Tired Obsidian Podcast! This week Cody, Brandon, and our ever returning guest Mary Beth sit down and talk about Watchmen not pursuing a season 2, all the big video game delays, and the Fire Emblem fighting game called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.  Submit your questions, comments, and feedback!  Follow on Twitter @TiredObsidian and @Slannxe The blogs!
January 19, 2020
S2 E4 - Games TOO BIG for their own good? ▼
This week Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk about The Witcher and Mandalorian fight again, Game of Thrones and reading books, and of course that Pokemon Expansion news! Also, are games just getting way too big? Listen to our takes right now on this episode of The Tired Obsidian Podcast! Follow on Twitter @TiredObsidian Submit questions, comments, reviews, and corrections! Check out the blogs! and
January 12, 2020
S2 E3 - Our Favorite Games of 2019 ▼
We welcome Brandon and Mary Beth back to the podcast and talk about our favorite video games we played in 2019, answer a few listener questions, and just have a jolly good time.   If you have any questions, comments, or corrections, please send them in to Please leave your reviews through whatever podcasting app you use! Follow the blog!
January 5, 2020
Holiday Hiatus ◭
Going on a short break for the holidays, but will be back next year so stay tuned for new content and a return of my cohost Brandon! (hopefully) @TiredObsidian on Twitter
December 18, 2019
S2 E2 - Resident Evil 3-make ◭
This episode centers around Sony PlayStation's State of Play announcements! Twitter @TiredObsidian
December 11, 2019
S2 E1 - Control does the Force Better ◭
Episode 1 of Season 2 of THe Tired Obsidian Podcast is here! I'm talking about the Resident Evil 3 Remake leaks, the impact that Death Stranding will have on the gaming industry, and how Control is a better force ability game than Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. You can follow me on Twitter @TiredObsidian Submit questions here! You can find video versions on YouTube as well! Check out the blog!
December 4, 2019
The Tired Obsidian Season Ⅱ Promo ◭
After a very long hiatus, The Tired Obsidian Podcast is making a return! Season 2 starts with a few changes! Follow on Twitter @TiredObsidian
December 2, 2019
Spoilercast - Captain Marvel ∆
We interrupt our regularly scheduled podcast to bring you:  The Captain Marvel Spoilercast! We walk through the entire length of the movie and give our thoughts and ideas on future Marvel movies take a listen! Follow on Twitter @Slannxe and @TiredObsidian Check out the never updated blog
March 25, 2019
Episode 22 - Everybody should be PINGing ∆
On this weeks episode of The Tired Obsidian Podcast we talk about The Division 2, Archer, and audio books. We also dive into the sustainability of AAA video games, James Gunn being reinstated to Guardians of the Galaxy, and the accessibility of games. Follow on Twitter @Slannxe or @TiredObsidian FInd us on Facebook! Check out the blog I rarely update!
March 18, 2019
Episode 21 - I Wanna Be an Old Kook! ∆
Hey guys, welcome to a new episode of The Tired Obsidian Podcast! This week we dive into the issues of Red Dead Redemption Online, E3 disappearing, and the Vivendi hostile take over of Ubisoft.  Leave your questions, comments, and corrections for us!  Follow us on Twitter @TiredObsidian and @Slannxe Find us on Facebook! Check out the blog!
March 11, 2019
Spoilercast - The Umbrella Academy ∆
Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk about The Umbrella Academy, Netflix's newest shows! Follow on Twitter @TiredObsidian and @Slannxe Find us on Facebook
March 5, 2019
Episode 20 - Fighting Fighting Types ∆
On this newest episode of The Tired Obsidian Podcast Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth run through the weekly news including game date leaks, acquisitions, Anthem being a shitty game, and of course the newest Pokemon game announcement! Follow on Twitter @TiredObsidian and find us on Facebook
March 5, 2019
Episode 19 - Microsoft & Nintendo are getting Cozy ∆
Hello everyone! This weeks episode is jam packed with news! First off we talk about our Anthem impressions, and then we have our weekly Fallout 76 news! It's always a bummer. Next gen rumors, Microsoft and Nintendo getting really close, and cancelled games that rise from the dead! Follow us on Twitter @Slannxe and find us on our Facebook Page! Leave comments, feedback reviews, all that good stuff!
February 25, 2019
Episode 18 - Major Layoffs may lead to Major Change ∆
On this weeks episode of The Tired Obsidian Podcast: Impressions of new games like Anthem, Far Cry New Dawn, and Crackdown 3! We also talk about Carlton and his copyright of dance moves, Machinima getting saved (kinda) and Activision's major layoffs that might lead to some major changes in the gaming industry as a whole. Leave feedback, comments, questions, and reviews! Follow on Twitter @Slannxe and @TiredObsidian Check out the blog! Updated weekly!
February 18, 2019
Episode 17 - Going Mach 2 in Apex Legends ∆
Welcome listeners to The Tired Obsidian Podcast! This week we talk about Respawn's new hit battle royale game Apex Legends, more Assassin's Creed Odyssey evil boar talk, and The Division 2 Private Beta impressions! Check out the blog at Follow us on Twitter and Facebook! @Slannxe @TiredObsidian Leave feedback, reviews, questions, and corrections! 
February 12, 2019
Episode 16 - Faces are Tough, Guys ∆
On this latest episode the crew talks about the issues of the Anthem open demo, Titanfall's now revealed Battle Royale game APex Legends, and our backlog of games.  Leave feedback, comments, questions! Send them to on Twitter @Slannxe or on the Facebook Page!
February 4, 2019
Episode 15 - Javelin's are Cool. Loading Screens are not. ∆
On this weeks episode of The Tired Obsidian Podcast, Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk a lot about Assassin's Creed Odyssey again, but also Young Justice Season 3 and the Anthem "Demo". Leave comments, feedback, and reviews! Follow on Twitter @Slannxe check out the blog at
January 28, 2019
Episode 14 - The Internet Isn't Forever ∆
On this weeks episode there are so many tangents that I really don't know what to say about them. Horror movies, Assassin's Creed outrage, canceled Star Wars games, and some great questions from the community! Follow us on Twitter @tiredobsidian and @slannxe leave feedback, questions, comments, corrections, all that fun stuff! check out the blog at
January 21, 2019
Episode 13 - Ominous Triangles ∆
On this weeks episode Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth take a deep dive into the Activision and Bungie divorce, the future of Destiny 3, and discuss Marvel TV shows and movies! Follow @tiredobsidian and @slannxe Like, comment, and leave questions!
January 14, 2019
Episode 12 - 2077 is Only 8 Years Away ∆
This weeks episode the gang is back together again! Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk about the holidays, video games, rumors, and the FUTURE! Follow on Twitter @TiredObsidian and @Slannxe Find us on Facebook! Leave comments, feedback, questions, and reviews! 
January 7, 2019
Episode 11 - Polygon's Top 50 Games Break Down ∆
On this weeks episode Cody and special guest Eric talk about Mario Party, The Division, and break down Polygon's 50 most anticipated games of 2019.  Feedback? Question? Comments?  CodyBolster @ Twitter @Slannxe or @TiredObsidian
January 1, 2019
Episode 10 - The Empire Limps Back ∆
On this weeks show Cody rants about IGN, we talk about publishers bad practices, and we rank your favorite Star Wars movies. PS Yours sucks. Follow on Twitter @Slannxe Leave Reviews, comments, and feedback!
December 17, 2018
Episode 9 - Game Awards and Rad New Games ∆
This week on The Tired Obsidian Podcast Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk Game Awards, who wins predictions, and of course all the new games that were shown off. The Outerworlds looks rad! Follow on Twitter @Slannxe Leave feedback, comments, and of course questions to be featured in the next episode!
December 9, 2018
Episode 8 - Danny Devito Cat ∆
On this weeks episode Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talking about She Ra, Pokemon Lets Go, and the Fallout 76/Bethesda garbage. Leave your reviews, comments, feedback, and of course questions! Follow @TiredObsidian and @Slannxe on Twitter!
December 2, 2018
Episode 7 - Humble Brag ∆
In this weeks episode, there really wasn't an news going on this week, so Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk about the lack of games they have been playing, Black Friday shenanigans, and take questions from our listeners! Send us feedback and questions to @Slannxe on Twitter! Be sure to rate us and leave a review to let us know how we are doing!
November 26, 2018
Episode 6 - You got your eSports in my Game Awards!
This week Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk games and movies, Stan Lee's passing, and go over most of the Game Awards nominations and make their own predictions! Questions, comments, feedback? Email at or tweet @Slannxe
November 19, 2018
Episode 5 - Satan Has Feelings Too
On this weeks episode Cody, Brandon, and Mary Beth talk about Fallout 76 issues, Prima Game Guides shutting down, the problems with Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and much more! Comments, feedback, questions? Send them to @Slannxe on Twitter! Want to support us? Go to Anchor.FM to do so! All support is much appreciated!
November 12, 2018
Episode 4 - Are "Gamers" Entitled Cry Babies?
This is a long one! This week we talk more about Red Dead Redemption 2 of course, but also talk Blizzcon and Smash controversy, as well as answering all of our listeners questions! Got a question? Send it to @Slannxe on Twitter! Like Subscribe, all that good stuff!
November 4, 2018
Episode 3 - Red Dead is a Slow Start
Welcome to episode 3 of The Tired Obsidian Podcast episode 3! We have a special guest on today! We talk some Red Dead Redemption 2, Fallout 76, and the video games industry and the issue with crunch. Leave comments and questions! Follow @Slannxe
October 28, 2018
Episode 2 - The Odyssey of TellTale
Join Cody and Brandon where we talk about Assassin's Creed Odyssey and the news about Telltale and all that stuff. Twitter @slannxe
October 9, 2018
Episode 1 - Epic is a Bully and Falls Big Games
Join Cody and Brandon as they talk about the latest interesting news in the gaming industry, as well as the big games coming out this fall! Follow on Twitter @Slannxe
September 30, 2018
Spoilercast - Spider-Man - Act 2 & 3
The final spoilercast for Insomniac's amazing Spider-Man game! Brandon and Cody dive deep into Acts 2 and 3 this time around! Then discuss sequel ideas! Like, Comment, Subscribe, all that good stuff. Follow @Slannxe
September 17, 2018
Spoilercast - Spider-Man Act 1
Cody and Brandon talk about the entire first Act of Marvel's Spider-Man game! Spoiler warning, obviously!
September 10, 2018