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Ep. 42 – The New Normal?

It’s been a long few weeks right?

There is no other way of saying this, things have changed….a lot! As the world braces and endures through the largest global pandemic of our lifetime, we have had to adjust. Most of us are working from home. self-isolating and social/physical distancing from one another. Anxiety is on high, and things are changing by the hour.

We at The Happy Xen Podcast are hear to help you pass the time by entertaining you with our usual antics. On this episode we talk the obvious, as well as where we see things going, and how different generations seem to be handling the pandemic overall. In addition we discuss the importance of supporting local businesses during this time. So hang with us as we get our footing and continue to fill your ears with our Xennial point of view on The Happy Xen Podcast!

Show Notes:

  • Please get all your COVID-19 information from valid sources. In Canada head to this site for all the latest information: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
  • If you are in the Durham area, check out our friends over at Chronicle Brewery for home delivery of their tasty craft beer! https://www.chroniclebeer.com/
  • Don’t forget to head to Deadly Grounds Coffee and use promo code ‘happyxen’ for 15% off your order!
  • Be excellent to each other. Stay healthy and safe!
  • Interact with us 24/7! Check us out on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Intro Music: Epic Song by BoxCat Games (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BoxCat_Games/)
Outro Music: Level 4: First infiltration in Unresponsible Tech by Komiku (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku/)
Show Announcer: Ian Slessor (http://www.iansvo.com)
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Ep. 41 – With Special Guest Sarah Wagg, Manager of the Durham College Esports Arena!

Hello everyone!

On this very special episode of the podcast, Adam and Matt sit with Sarah Wagg, manager of the Durham College Esports Gaming Arena, for an eye-opening interview. Sarah was kind enough to tell us how the varsity esports program and arena came to be, and the part she played in getting that dream realized. Listen as we talk varsity esports, gaming stigmas, college programs and career paths in the gaming field, and more!  Whether you have kids heading to college soon, or are just fascinated by the rise of gaming and esports, this episode is for you! So click on, buckle up and listen in, as we present you another Xennial point of view on The Happy Xen Podcast!

Show Notes:

  • Want to learn all about the esports program and arena at Durham College? Head over to https://durhamcollege.ca/esports for all the info!
  • Check out the Durham college esports action from the comfort of your living room on Twitch or Mixer
  • Don’t forget to head to Deadly Grounds Coffee and use promo code ‘happyxen’ for 15% off your order!
  • Please rate and subscribe to the podcast and tell your friends!
  • Interact with us 24/7! Check us out on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Intro Music: Epic Song by BoxCat Games (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BoxCat_Games/)
Outro Music: Level 4: First infiltration in Unresponsible Tech by Komiku (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku/)
Show Announcer: Ian Slessor (http://www.iansvo.com)
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Mini Episode – The Mandalorian Chapter 8 Commentary

It all comes down to this…

Thank you for coming along for this wild ride as we head into the season one finale of The Mandalorian, Chapter 8: Redemption! We last left our heroes trapped and surrounded by the mysterious Moff Gideon. How will they escape? How does Moff Gideon know so much about them, and what will become of the mysterious child? Listen now for our Xennial perspective and join us for this exciting conclusion!

Intro & Outro Music: Bacterial Love by Rolemusic (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic)
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Mini Episode – The Mandalorian Chapter 7 Commentary

Welcome back!

We are here with the second last episode of The Mandalorian, Chapter 7: The Reckoning! Mando heads back to Nevarro with his rag-tag crew to carry out Greef’s plan to take out the client and get the Imperial troops off their tail. Will he succeed? What troubles will come upon our heroes? Who is the client working for? All this will be revealed! Listen now for our Xennial perspective and join us on this exciting adventure!

Intro & Outro Music: Bacterial Love by Rolemusic (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Rolemusic)
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Episode 40 – PAX South & The Apocalypse

Welcome back, dear listeners!

Episode 40 of The Happy Xen Podcast is here to fill your ear holes with audio entertainment! On this episode Matt reports back all the excitement from PAX South in San Antonio Texas. From legendary boardgames, to fantasy epics, hear the full rundown on a great trip. Plus, Adam contemplates going oldschool with his cell phone, by ditching his smart phone and going back to a Blackberry!? Also, did our hosts discover the possible end of the world sitting right in front of our faces this whole time? All this and so much more!  So click on, buckle up and listen in, as we present you another Xennial point of view on The Happy Xen Podcast!

Show Notes:

  • Matt spent the PAX South weekend helping out friend of the podcast Jason Anarchy, of Jason Anarchy Games. Check out his awesome games here: http://www.drinkingquest.com/
  • While at PAX, Matt also roomed (and became fast friends), with Jason Poland of My Dad Is Dracula and Robbie and Bobby fame!
  • Watch this hilarious video by Bardic Broadcasts, to learn Why Heroquest is so Great
  • Learn about the cult classic, Wizard People, Dear Reader from this great Vice write-up
  • Head to www.deadlygroundscoffee.ca  and use promo code ‘happyxen’ to get 15% off your entire order of Deadly Grounds or 8-Bit Beans products
  • Please rate and subscribe to the podcast and tell your friends!
Intro Music: Epic Song by BoxCat Games (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/BoxCat_Games/)
Outro Music: Level 4: First infiltration in Unresponsible Tech by Komiku (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku/)
Show Announcer: Ian Slessor (http://www.iansvo.com)
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