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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!

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!
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Altoona, PA

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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!

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English


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Mandatory Downtime #193: Goblins & Dungeons

10/7/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #193 the Gearbox Union crew talk about the upcoming Extra Life Game Day 2017 and Save Against Fear Con, Joe's adventure to the Apple Store, the very cool Dice Of Pirates now on Kickstarter, our favorite YouTube channels, competing in the Fantasy Movie League, how awesome the SNES Classic is, Lee's trip to the Basement at the Scarehouse, McDonald's epic sauce event, and much more!

Duration: 01:12:51


Mandatory Downtime #192: Grandma Names

9/28/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #192 the Gearbox Union crew talk about tonight's release of the SNES Classic, how much they miss physical copies of games and manuals, the revival of Fireball Island by Restoration Games, their wariness of new technology, our time spent with the new games Heat Signature/Tooth And Tail/TEKKEN 7, how awesome Def Jam Vendetta was, and much more!

Duration: 01:24:11


Mandatory Downtime #191: Nupes

9/20/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #191 the Gearbox Union crew talk about Tekken 7's awesome tournament system, what our favorite controller of all time, the craziness of DOTA items, the recently released Tooth & Tail, the growing need to get a Vive, the secret free game hidden on the Nintendo Switch, the upcoming event for Fortnite Battle Royale, the ridiculous Homestuck, The Room again, giving RimWorld a second chance, and much more!

Duration: 01:17:02


Mandatory Downtime #190: Bad Acronyms

9/14/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #190 the Gearbox Union crew talk about the return of the Nintendo mini consoles, the mysteries of the Apple iPhone X, DOTA 2 terms, playing Sonic Mania, whether Destiny 2 is awesome or terrible, how bad the Netflix Death Note movie is, various shows we are currently watching, our favorite beer from Rails & Ales Brewfest Candy Coal from Coal Country Brewing, our excitement for the opening of Escape Rooms...

Duration: 01:40:01


Mandatory Downtime #189: Balonology

8/16/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #189 the Gearbox Union crew talk about helping out Brianne Sew Crafty Embroidery, the Robinhood stock market app, all the news with Rick & Morty, our ridiculous hot sauce challenge, how awful The Room is as a movie, thoughts on copyright laws, Blizzard stuff, and much more!

Duration: 01:13:08


Mandatory Downtime #188: Moist Country

8/10/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #188 the Gearbox Union crew talk about their hot sauce challenge, words they hate, highlights from The International, the Pokemon GO Fest scandal, Rick & Morty related news, how much we love Sheetz, the origins of their last names, the disappearing Nintendo Switch preorders from Walmart, issues with GoPro, Who Goes There? on Kickstarter, Universal Studios filled with Harry Potter, and much more!

Duration: 01:13:50


Mandatory Downtime #187: Top Down Running Around

8/5/2017
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(This episode contains Samurai Jack SPOILERS) Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #187 the Gearbox Union crew talks about various Google projects, playing Stump with our local weatherman, playing Deadrising 2 thanks to Humble Bundle, how much we liked Netflix's Castlevania series, the new episode of Rick & Morty, the Ready Player One trailer, the Futurama mobile game, how neat ARMS is, Splatoon 2 and it's multiplayer issues, our thoughts on Will...

Duration: 01:02:29


Mandatory Downtime #186: Live At SFVC 2017!

7/22/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! On episode #186 we recorded live at Sci-Fi Valley Con​ 2017! There were cheers, laughs, screams, and much more! Including tons of FREE STUFF! Along with all of that we chatted a little bit about ourselves, explained what we do, and talked about our charity work for Extra Life​/Child's Play​. So tune in and relive the live show!w!

Duration: 01:04:57


Mandatory Downtime #185: Pre-Con Breakdown

6/8/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:08:31


Mandatory Downtime #184: Happy Food

5/25/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:07:04


Mandatory Downtime #183: Saucy Companions

5/24/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:06:55


Mandatory Downtime #182: Over The Phone

5/9/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:12:26


Mandatory Downtime #181: Too Many Cooks

5/9/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:08:52


Mandatory Downtime #180: Dude Weddings

4/3/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast, episode 180!

Duration: 01:02:18


Mandatory Downtime #179: Dead On The Inside

4/3/2017
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome back to the Mandatory Downtime Podcast, episode 179!

Duration: 01:15:17


Mandatory Downtime #178: Bad Notes

3/9/2017
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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,...

Duration: 01:22:28


Mandatory Downtime #177: From Lilly

2/15/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:00:52


Mandatory Downtime #176: Beard Tickle

2/2/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:07:23


Mandatory Downtime #175: Self Harmony

1/26/2017
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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!

Duration: 01:30:47


Mandatory Downtime #174: Leeless Podcast

11/3/2016
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Hello Gearboxers and welcome to episode 174 of the Mandatory Downtime Podcast! The crew of Aftyne, Matt, Chris, Dan, Allie, Rod, Jodi, and Joe talk about the ridiculous amount of stuff we have planned for Extra Life Game Day 2016, how everyone's Halloween was, issues with cars, what Uber is like, MacGyver, and much more!

Duration: 00:44:44

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