About Half-Glass Gaming

The Half-Glass Gaming podcast is a forum where we discuss the evolution of gaming as a medium — from retro to modern — and draw arbitrary lines in the sand. Sometimes we fight, sometimes we joke, but always we play a mean hand of Gwent.

Get new episodes every Wednesday.

Our Crew

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Josh (The Defender of Modern Gaming)

Josh used to write about video games for a living. Now he has a head full of video game knowledge that he needs to get rid of by spitting it into a microphone. He also writes pirate folk music and draws cartoon monsters. Follow him on Twitter at @joshuajwirtanen.


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Reverend Rebecca Nathaniel (The Defender of Retro Gaming)

The Reverend is an ordained minister and a loud-mouthed drunkard; the latter of which is a skill he willingly brings to any discussion of video games she can find. As long as there’s beer involved. Follow them on Twitter at @AlcoholicLuigi.



Julian (The Moderator)

Julian is a man about town, and he has the skills necessary to keep both Josh and the Reverend in line. He actively engages in breaking up playground roughhousing and settling back-alley brawls. He enjoys ascots and fruit leather. You can find him on Twitter at @JulianWhatThe.


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Mandi (The Research Assistant)

Some people can solve complex equations; some can run marathons. Mandi is really good at looking up things on the Internet. She’s found a use for this talent at Half-Glass Gaming, where she checks facts, digs up trivia, and laughs too loudly at everyone’s jokes. Follow her on Twitter at @maskedndi.