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The Mandatory Downtime Podcast

The Mandatory Downtime Podcast, brought to you by The Gearbox Union, is a weekly podcast about everything and nothing for your listening pleasure. We discuss movies, technology, cartoons, gaming, animals, books, conventions, the internet, life's deepest/shallowest questions, comics, and much more. Its just good fun! Classic episodes 1-98 of the Mandatory Downtime Podcast can be found here on the Gearbox Union's website: http://www.gearboxunion.com/podcast
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Jun 8, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #185 the Gearbox Union crew talks about all the crazy stuff we have planned for Sci-Fi Valley Con, the favorite cosplays from last year, our thoughts on Kong: Skull Island and Wonder Woman, what could be the end of Battleborn, podcast bingo, and much more!

May 25, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #184 the Gearbox Union crew talks about our plans for the Sci-Fi Valley Con, the "Hot Ones" YouTube series, the endings of Dexter and Samurai Jack (no spoilers), the new Cooking Mama and mobile gaming in general, wood working accidents, the death of Chris Cornell, gross toes, and much more!

May 24, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #183 the Gearbox Union crew talks about animal companions, smart light poles, the ever increasing speed of the internet/technology, light based wifi, the upcoming Deadpool cartoon, memberships to the Pittsburgh Zoo, some thoughts on the Fallout series, tasty hot sauces, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, and much more!

May 9, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #182 the Gearbox Union crew talks about our thoughts on the new Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Bill Nye Saves The World, the Dark Souls board game, The Pokemon trading card game, the Son Of SAC Dagorhir event, bread feasts, Magic The Gathering, a trip to virtual jail, and much more!

May 9, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #181 the Gearbox Union crew talks about the upcoming Invader Zim and Hey Arnold! movies, dad jokes, different sizes of beer, the new Mystery Science Theater 3000, boomerangs that don't come back, and much more!

Apr 3, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast, episode 180!

Apr 3, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast, episode 179!

Mar 9, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #178 the crew of Lee, Chris, and Joe talk about our plans for this year's International Tabletop Day, Joe's hope to see Ian Sharpley and the rest of the McSoss crew at Sci-Fi Valley Con, our thoughts on preordering Ghost Recon Wildlands and Mordor: Shadow Of War, the DLC of Total War: WARHAMMER, copies of Secret Hitler being sent to government officials, first impressions of Nintendo's Switch and how it tastes, and much more!

Feb 15, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #177 the crew of Lee, Aftyne, and Joe talk about our article in the Altoona Mirror, the next season of Rick & Morty, Netflix's Castlevania series, Time Stories and other 'legacy' boardgames, the new Samurai Jack that is almost here, Lee playing Astroneer, the development of the video game Tooth & Tail by Pocketwatch Games, and much more!

Feb 2, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #176 the crew of Lee, Aftyne, Matt, and Chris talk about the cosplay girls on Patreon, the new dress code on Twitch, apps for getting into shape, how many times we can say 'Okay Google', the world's most exclusive website, getting back into Payday 2, the nearest Sheetz to our location, and much more!

Feb 2, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #176 the crew of Lee, Aftyne, Matt, and Chris talk about the cosplay girls on Patreon, new dress code on Twitch, apps for getting into shape, how many times we can say 'Okay Google', the world's most exclusive website, getting back into Payday 2, the nearest Sheetz to our location, and much more!

Jan 26, 2017

Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! After our winter sabbatical the crew of Lee, Aftyne, Matt, Jodi, and Joe talk about Extra Life 2016, what they got for Christmas, Google Home versus Amazon Echo, what are the best movies to watch twice, Final Fantasy 15, how awesome Nick Offerman is, whether Resident Evil 7 is scary, the upcoming Power Rangers movie, fast food social media, how to make finger nails grow, and much more!

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