Working Class Nerds

Working Class Nerds
Marcus is a carpenter, Nick is a college student, and we’re both huge nerds!!! We discuss our love for all things nerd.

Epidsode 79: SWTOR Sit-Down with Sithlord_Britt!!!
Aug 6 • 111 min
Marcus and Nick get the chance to chat with friend of the show Sithlord_Britt! They talk about the tricky gaming situations they’ve had this week with COVID and rough weather challenges. PLUS, they get to talk through their feelings on the newest SWTOR…
78: Star Wars: Legion with Joey Fetta!!!
Jul 16 • 79 min
Marcus and Nick finally sit down with Joey Fetta to talk table top gaming with Joey Fetta! They talk about Dungeons and Dragons as well as Joey’s impressive Star Wars: Legion set up!
77: We Enroll at the University of Coruscant!
Jul 10 • 107 min
Marcus and Nick sit down with the host and creator of The University of Coruscant podcast, James McDonald (aka Dr. Sunny Ravencourt) to talk about James’/Sunny’s podcast as well as evaluate how EA has handled their license to make Star Wars video games.
76: Things We Enjoy (LIVE on Twitch!)
Jun 26 • 66 min
Nick and Marcus sit down and record the show LIVE on and talk about why they love the games and activities that they do, plus discuss what they’ve been doing in gaming for the past week or so.
75: AIE’s Where To Start Event!
Jun 11 • 86 min
Marcus and Nick chat with fellow AIE officer Fezgig about AIE’s Where to Start event coming up June 27th and 28th! The event’s goal is to walk new players through getting started in the guild’s favorite games. Listen in for details!
74: Call of Duty RAGE!!!
May 28 • 68 min
Marcus and Nick are joined this week by Katerina and Venarros to chat about their newfound obsession with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare!
73: Two Faced with Kogass and Glitch
May 14 • 87 min
This weeks show Marcus is joined by 2 nightmare raiders. Kogass and Glitch. They discuss Nightmare crystals! Good,Badd, or Ugly. Find your opinion once you have listened to show!
72: Jackie Cao of Gearbox Software
Apr 30 • 100 min
Marcus and Nick chat with friend of the show and game developer at Gearbox Software, Jackie Cao! They chat about what it’s like having to develop games from home as well as which games they’ve been enjoying while everyone is staying at home.
71: “Sith Lord Britt Take 2!”
Apr 18 • 98 min
Nick is Back! Sith Lord Britt is back! Marcus well…. He didnt go anywhere. Working Class Nerds is ready to dive into Swtor’s big dev post and discuss some other fun things.
70: Nick Danger!
Apr 4 • 31 min
While Nick is on the front lines fighting Covid-19. Marcus is joined by a good friend to Co-Host the show!
69: We’ve been Boarded by Deathstar Troopers!!!
Mar 22 • 106 min
The guys are joined by ALL of the members of The Deathstar Troopers! They’re the SWTOR raid team that Marcus runs on Sunday evenings. The roster includes: Dr. Swtor, Ted, Beaux, Slayer, Katerina, Kione, and Ven! They talk about how everyone got started…
68: Coronavirus has Infected our Videogames?!?
Mar 12 • 69 min
Marcus and Nick with down with Clickbait’s Rut to talk about how the recent Coronavirus outbreak is effecting our gaming lives!
67: Kickin’ it with Kogass!
Mar 5 • 59 min
Marcus and Nick get to hangout with friend of the podcast Kogass! They all discuss what they’ve been playing for games, make fun of Nick for not playing enough SWTOR, and look forward to the newest updates coming to SWTOR.
66: Project Luminous Revealed!!!
Feb 25 • 99 min
Marcus and Nick talk with friend of the podcast Intisar to talk about the new release of Star Wars content, codenamed Project Luminous. The guys explore and speculate what we might see in The High Republic era!
65: Console Wars!!!
Feb 24 • 75 min
Marcus and Nick sit down shortly after recording episode 65 to talk about the two new gaming consoles from Sony and Microsoft… the Playstation 5 and the Xbox Series X!
64: Interview with Jackie Cao!
Feb 6 • 42 min
Marcus and Nick sit down with former Bioware game developer and current Gearbox game developer, Jackie Cao!! Jackie worked on Star Wars: The Old Republic for Bioware, and the guys picked his brain and had a fun time!
63: Our Eyes See 2020
Jan 21 • 79 min
Nick and Marcus look ahead to the games their most looking forward to coming out in 2020, and of course recap what they’ve been up to in their gaming lives.
62: Diggin’ Into the Decade!
Jan 9 • 116 min
Marcus and Nick sit down with Dr. SWTOR to discuss their favorite games of the decade and the final episodes from The Mandalorian.
61: The Rise of Skywalker Review!!!
Jan 3 • 112 min
Marcus and Nick are keeping it in the family while they break down Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. They’re joined by WCN’s resident comic book expert and Nick’s sister Ariel, AND long waited guest to the show Nick’s father Norm!
60: The Countdown to Episode IX
Dec 13, 2019 • 47 min
Marcus and Nick record their second show of the evening after technical difficulties prevented the first one from getting properly recorded. In this episode they talk about what they’re looking forward to from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and episode…
59: The Golden D!!! (with Driggsy)
Dec 5, 2019 • 94 min
Marcus and Nick sit down Mixer Streamer, Driggsy! They chat about what it’s like to stream consistently for a devoted following. Plus, they discuss their experience with the games and shows they’ve been into recently- including Jedi Fallen Order, and The…
58: Slayer Has Spoken
Nov 21, 2019 • 86 min
Marcus and Nick are joined by Slayer this week. Nick talks about his experiences playing Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, and the group breaks down the first two episodes of The Mandelorian.
57: Onslaught Ensemble!
Nov 7, 2019 • 66 min
Marcus and Nick sit down and discuss the craziness of their lives AND their first impression on SWTOR’s 6.0 Expansion: Onslaught!
56: Holly Fields
Oct 24, 2019 • 36 min
Marcus and Nick get the chance to interview Holly Fields, the world renown voice actress and voice of Nadia Grell! Hopefully you enjoy the episode as much as we did recording it! You can find Holly on Twitter @HollyFields1 and on Instagram @holly_fields1
55: Post-Cantina Podcast, Ft. Dr. SWTOR and Kogass!!!
Oct 9, 2019 • 88 min
Marcus and Nick are joined by famous SWTOR streamer Kogass and Dr. SWTOR of the Ootinicast Podcast to discuss their adventure in NYC at the Star Wars Community Cantina. They break down all of the juicy details regarding the upcoming 6.0 expansion, and…
54: Tinfoil Tacos with Kogass!
Sep 19, 2019 • 79 min
Marcus and Nick debut a new show segment where Nick discusses gaming news, dive into SWTOR PTS Phase 2 with Kogass, and strap on their tinfoil hats for the entire ride!
53: Rise of Skywalker Trailer 2 Breakdown!
Sep 5, 2019 • 87 min
Marcus and Nick sit down with fellow AIE Guildees Beaux and Corvenas to discuss the most recent changes to SWTOR’s PTS and of course the new trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker that dropped at D23!
52: The Aurebesh Conspiracy with Intisar!
Aug 19, 2019 • 85 min
Nick and Marcus sit down with author of the “This Week In Aurebesh” blog, Intisar! The guys spotlight Intisar’s novel Star Wars-themed blog, and get into some Star Wars predictions, and conspiracy theories!
51: Dxun Deep-Dive with the Devs!
Aug 8, 2019 • 76 min
Nick and Marcus sit down with Matt Pucevich and Eric Musco from Bioware’s Star Wars: The Old Republic development team. In the interview the guys get some EXCLUSIVE insight into the first boss as well as some planned changes to Operations mechanics in the…
50: Celebrating the Big Five-O!
Aug 1, 2019 • 60 min
Marcus and Nick reminisce in the history of Working Class Nerds, and also continue their Game Developer Spotlight series with the company that started it all for them… Nintendo!
49: Operation
Jul 18, 2019 • 50 min
Marcus and Nick talk about their recent gaming adventures and SWTOR’s game update 5.10.4 on the eve of Marcus’s surgery to repair…. something! Listen in to find out what out what he did to hurt himself!
48: Bethesda Bonanza!
Jul 2, 2019 • 87 min
Marcus and Nick begin the first of several episodes highlighting their favorite Game Development Studios! This episode they talk about their the good, the bad, and the ugly from Bethesda.
47: Does E3 Rhyme with PvP?
Jun 20, 2019 • 100 min
Marcus and Nick are joined by fellow AIE Gildee’s Medullah and Nezzir to talk about what they’re excited for that they saw at this year’s E3 conference, as well as the current and upcoming states of PvP in SWTOR.
46: Norman’s Night In: The Cave (Part Deux)
Jun 6, 2019 • 94 min
Nick and Marcus are joined by Nick Iorfino from Bactrian Games, the creators Norman’s Night In: The Cave! Mr. Iorfino talks about what it’s like to develop WCN’s favorite game from Pax East, and the hosts also breakdown SWTOR’s changes in game update…
45: Marcus Isn’t Allowed to do the Sound Check Anymore…
May 23, 2019 • 45 min
After having a lovely conversation with Bactrian Games’ Nick Iorfino and not being able to use any of their audio, Nick and Marcus rally together and preview SWTOR’s Game Update 5.10.3.
44: Avengers Endgame Breakdown!
May 17, 2019 • 105 min
Marcus and Nick are joined by Ariel and Dent to share their thoughts on Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame. They share what they’ve been up to in real life, talk a little SWTOR (of course) and then dive into Endgame.
43: Mixer Madness
May 2, 2019 • 62 min
After struggling to set up their new mixer, Marcus and Nick sit down to talk about how much they’re loving Mortal Kombat 11, as well as share their thoughts on the new Dantooine content on SWTOR’s PTS server.
42: Star Wars News Overload LIVE!!!
Apr 18, 2019 • 50 min
Marcus and Nick sit down in front of the mic and camera to talk about the tirade of new Star Wars content! They discuss the new Jedi: Fallen Order trailer, the Livestream for SWTOR’s 10.5.3 update, and of course SWTOR’s 6.0 Expansion announcement.
Bonus Episode: Star Wars Celebration LIVE with Kogass!
Apr 12, 2019 • 61 min
Marcus and Nick are living vicariously through Kogass as he takes them through his epic experience at Star Wars Celebration, and his transition into the AIE Guild Meetup. Swtorista and Max (from The Escape Podcast) also made guest appearances!
41: Does 100 Million Credits Buy Us New Mics?!?!
Apr 8, 2019 • 67 min
Marcus and Nick break down their trip to Boston for PAX EAST!!! They talk about all of their favorite games that they played, and you can listen to their new audio quality via their brand new microphones!
40: Is John Redden Really the Night King?!?!
Mar 21, 2019 • 100 min
Marcus and Nick are joined by Dr. John Redden, Professor in the Physiology and Neurobiology department at the University of Connecticut to talk old-school MMO’s, their upcoming journey to Pax East and what they’re looking forward to in the FINAL SEASON of…
39: Captain Marvel & Avengers: Endgame Trailer #2
Mar 14, 2019 • 75 min
Nick and Marcus are joined by WCN’s resident comic book expert, Ariel in a discussion about Captain Marvel AND the new trailer for Avengers: Endgame.
38: The State of Star Wars with Sith Talk’s Sam
Mar 7, 2019 • 90 min
Nick and Marcus are joined by Sith Talk host Sam to discuss and analyze how Star Wars got so big, where it is now, and where it could be going.
37: Soft Taco Talk with Lady Rann and Kogass!
Feb 21, 2019 • 78 min
Nick and Marcus are joined by Twitch Streamers and Nightmare-Mode Ops Raiders; Lady Rann and Kogass! Together they discuss what it’s like to be a Twitch Streamer as well as what it takes to go through Operations in SWTOR on Nightmare/Master Mode.
36: AIE Takeover!
Feb 7, 2019 • 100 min
Marcus and Nick have a WCN record FOUR guests on the show! They’re joined by Max, Sema, Tetsemi, and Dankinia to talk about anything and everything involving our beloved AIE Guild.
35: Nezzir Again!
Jan 24, 2019 • 75 min
Marcus and Nick are joined by Nezzir once again to talk about the changes that 5.10 has brought to SWTOR and also break down what they’re excited to see from Anthem.
34: 2019 Predictions with Brian and Zen LIVE!
Jan 10, 2019 • 76 min
Marcus and Nick sit down with Brian from The Bad Feeling Podcast and legendary SWTOR player and AIE Officer Zen to discuss what they’re looking forward to in 2019.
33: 1 Year Anniversary!
Dec 27, 2018 • 51 min
Marcus and Nick reflect on the first full year of Working Class Nerds!
32: BC is Coming to Town!
Dec 20, 2018 • 83 min
Marcus and Nick are joined by B Cavs from AIE to talk about the 5.10 update to SWTOR, Battlefront 2, Red Dead Online, and new gaming technology which may or may not be cheating!
31: Red Dead Redemption 2 LIVE Breakdown
Dec 6, 2018 • 59 min
Marcus and Nick invite Al and Dent to talk about one of their favorite games of the whole year- Red Dead Redemption 2!
30: The Force Will Be With You Always
Nov 27, 2018 • 52 min
Marcus and Nick catch up with what each other have been doing in gaming, and break down the news about 5.10.
29: Community Chat with Eric Musco
Nov 16, 2018 • 94 min
Marcus and Nick sit down with Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Senior Community Manager Eric Musco!
28: No Gear For Nezzir?
Nov 2, 2018 • 95 min
Marcus,Nick,and Nezzir talk about pvp and end game gearing!
27: 5.10 Livestream Breakdown
Oct 21, 2018 • 52 min
Marcus, Nick, and Dr. SWTOR discuss the SWTOR 5.10 Livestream
26: Legends of Aria
Oct 4, 2018 • 74 min
Legends of Aria project lead Derek Brinkman joins the show to discuss anything and everything Legends of Aria.
25: We went LIVE!!!
Sep 20, 2018 • 54 min
Marcus and Nick celebrate their 25th episode LIVE and discuss community in gaming!
24: Roadmap Rampage!!!
Sep 6, 2018 • 64 min
Marcus and Nick break down SWTOR’s Fall Roadmap!
23: Hosting Ootinicast!
Aug 23, 2018 • 74 min
Marcus, Nick, Chill, and Dr. SWTOR discuss the evolution of Ootinicast.
22: Summer Movie Review with Dent!
Aug 14, 2018 • 46 min
Marcus, Nick and Dent recap their favorite (and not so favorite) movies of the Summer.
21: Welcome to Scrubland… Shad!
Aug 8, 2018 • 67 min
The Guys discuss Twitch Streaming with Scrubland Shad!
19: Max and Sema Escape this Podcast
Jul 27, 2018 • 57 min
Marcus, Nick, invite Max and Sema from the SWTOR Escape Podcast onto the show to discuss the AIE Guild and The Summer of Love.
18: Soa Tripped Nick!
Jul 19, 2018 • 59 min
Nick and Marcus discuss the difference between Solo and Group content in SWTOR.
17: Sechari’s Fireworks!
Jul 5, 2018 • 62 min
Marcus and Nick discuss the current state of SWTOR with fellow podcaster and twitch streamer Sachari!
16: All Aboard the Bishop Train!
Jun 28, 2018 • 78 min
RPG’s vs. MMO’s featuring Bishop!
15: Solo Discussion with Dent
Jun 14, 2018 • 101 min
Marcus, Nick and Dent talk about their SWTOR adventures and break down their thoughts on Solo: A Star Wars Story.
14: Board Game Bonanza with Albus!
May 31, 2018 • 70 min
Nick, Marcus, and Albus talk about board games. Did Nick start playing SWTOR?!?!
13: Ariel Swims through Infinity War
May 22, 2018 • 51 min
The guys talk about Avengers: Infinity War with Ariel, and Nick gets a boner for SWTOR.
12: Ted Talk
May 17, 2018 • 62 min
Marcus and nick talk with Ted from the State of the Old Republic podcast
11: We’re under Siege from Al!
May 3, 2018 • 80 min
Marcus, Nick, and Al talk about why they like their favorite games.
10: Gummy Power!
Apr 20, 2018 • 73 min
Nick, Marcus, and Brian talk PAX East, SWTOR, and something about gummy bears…
9 The Unexpected Adventure
Apr 5, 2018 • 40 min
Marcus and nick get ready to go to pax east 2018
8: The Doctor kills the Marauder!
Mar 22, 2018 • 90 min
Nick, Marcus, and Dr. SWTOR get Freudian.
7 Thor Ragnarok Review
Mar 8, 2018 • 57 min
Loki is STILL a douchebag!
6: We Put a “Dent” in the Podcast!
Feb 22, 2018 • 90 min
We have our first guest on the podcast, and discuss PC vs. Console gaming.
Justice League Breakdown
Feb 6, 2018 • 50 min
Marcus and Nick talk about The Justice League movie
Marcus’ Meltdown
Jan 25, 2018 • 29 min
Marcus had a meltdown over something that was written about the game he loves.
3 Destination Disney!
Jan 16, 2018 • 53 min
Marcus and Nick talk about Disney and Star Wars.
2 Games We Play…..
Jan 2, 2018 • 77 min
We discuss micro-transactions in the games we play
Sound Beta Test/The Last Jedi Review
Dec 28, 2017 • 60 min
Marcus and Nick introduce themselves and discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi