THiRD SHIFT is a community podcast that talks about everything Gearbox Software related.
Episode #23 – Alternate Timeline
This week on THiRD SHiFT: It’s Christmas time here at THiRD SHiFT and we’ve got our wish lists ready for Santa! Matt’s got a slew of requests regarding the Friendship Raid, but, more importantly, will Eric EVER spin-to-win?! We’ve also got a recap of the last Battleplan of the year, and there’s a Christmas miracle in the Mailbag!
Episode #22 – Jennerit Action
This week on THiRD SHiFT: With things quieting down at Gearbox in the wake of the Winter Update announcement, the guys take a trip to Conjecture Land with the 30th Battleborn, Beatrix! What secrets could the Twitch stream screencap hold? Then we learn a few more details on the upcoming Battleborn training modes before closing it out with a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #21 – Snowman Hunt
This week on THiRD SHiFT: In this extended episode, the guys have the latest from Gearbox’s Battleborn Winter Update stream, including news on the new economy, Character and Command Rank increases, TWO different draft mode, and much more! All that, plus some Bulletstorm chatter and a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #20 – Conjecture Land
This week on THiRD SHiFT: The guys are back in a big way! The show starts off with a flashback to your childhood writing assignments as the guys recap their adventures over the Thanksgiving break! Then grab your canoe as we take a trip down Speculation River on not one, but TWO trips to Conjecture Land! All that, plus Battleplan #29 and strategies galore in the Mailbag!
Episode #19.5 – Ghalt – Fire Shells
THiRD SHiFT presents a special deep dive episode on Ghalt!
Episode #19 – Never Trust An Eric
This week on THiRD SHiFT: With the Thanksgiving break looming on the horizon, the guys look back on their time with Battleborn Day and Toby’s Friendship Raid. Eric finds a missed opportunity, Matt won’t stop circle-strafing, and the One Team, One Dream strategy pays dividends (partially)! Then a bit of lore in the Battleplan sends the guys brainstorming about the future! All that, plus a question (and the first ever request) from the Mailbag!
Episode #18.5 – Ambra – You’re Not Ambra-ing Right
THiRD SHiFT presents a special deep dive episode on Ambra!
Episode #18 – Can’t Help Myself
This week on THiRD SHiFT: Gearbox flips all the switches in support of Battleborn Day, and the guys have a breakdown of all the bonuses you can expect to see this weekend! But first, it’s story time and the guys get Cranky as they revise their opinion of Kid Ultra! Then it’s time to take flight in search of secrets in Toby’s Friendship Raid and play favorites with a question from the Mailbag.
Episode #17 – Wonderful Penguin Hat
The guys give their initial impressions of Kid Ultra as he officially launches into Battleborn! Then it’s a look into the future with the reveal stream for Toby’s Friendship Raid. All that, plus Battleplan #26 and a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #16 – Always the Goat
The demons come out to play in our first ever Halloween episode, but Kid Ultra has landed via Early Access to save the day! In addition to the Mailbag and Battleplan #25, both of the guys have problems spinning and winning, Matt finds a glitch with Sister Aria, and Eric shares a tale of terror from his youth. Lock the doors and keep the lights on for this extra-spooooooky episode!
Episode #15.5 – Phoebe – Right on the Money
THiRD SHiFT presents a special deep dive episode on Phoebe!
Episode #15 – Promethea
The guys have another late-night episode and bring you the latest from Gearbox’s Kid Ultra reveal stream, and reviews on the Thrall Rebellion, Face-Off and Duke Nukem. Plus Battleplan #24, a Borderlands easter egg and a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #14 – Big Dog Changes
The guys kick ass and chew bubblegum in the 20th Anniversary World Tour edition of Duke Nukem 3D! How has the classic held up after all this time? Then it’s back to Battleborn for Battleplan #23 and a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #13 – Tide of Bad Decisions
The guys get ready for the October 13th patch with all the latest on the upcoming changes, Face-Off mode, and the new Story Op! They also dig into a few issues from the recent AMA and answer a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #12.5 – Reyna – Raining Damage
THiRD SHiFT presents a special deep dive episode into Reyna!
Episode #12 – Dark and Creepy
This week on THiRD SHiFT: For the first time ever, this special late-night edition brings you a breakdown and reaction fresh off of Gearbox’s Thursday Twitch stream! We’ve also got a few news items, Battleplan #21 and the Mailbag!
Episode #11 – Don’t Forget to Save
This week on THiRD SHiFT: The guys break down some news from this week’s Play With the Devs event, then share their favorite memories of Borderlands 2 to celebrate its 4th birthday! All that, plus Battleplan #20 and a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #10 – I’m Not Terrible
This week on THiRD SHiFT: The guys check out Battleplan #19 and break down this weekend’s festivities. Then it’s a quick discussion on matchmaking, a new PvP mode, a question from the Mailbag…and a question for YOU, the listener, about the future of the show!
Episode #9 – Airstrikes Everywhere
This week on THiRD SHiFT: The guys break down the Gearbox Software panel from Pax West, including new info on Story Ops, Kid Ultra and…Duke Nukem?! All that, plus some Chaos Rumble chatter and a question from the Mailbag!
Episode #8 – Face Off
This week on THiRD SHiFT: The guys recap their hands-on time with Ernest and Chaos Rumble mode, then discuss the upcoming DLC offerings for Battleborn. All that, plus a Borderlands-themed question from the Mailbag!
Episode #7 – Be A Fat Chicken
This week on THiRD SHiFT: The guys dive into Battleplan #16 and the recent Battleborn AMA. Plus, a look at the newest hero, Ernest, a question from the Mailbag, and…another new hero?!
Episode #6 – Johnny Max Rank
This week on THiRD SHiFT: The guys discuss ways to keep Battleborn fresh after reaching Command Rank 100, Battleplan #15 and answer a question from the Mailbag.
Episode #5 – It’s Boulder Time
This week on THiRD SHiFT: A topic on the Gearbox Forums sparks a brainstorming session about additional modes and exposes Eric’s love of boulders. Matt goes over Battleplan #14 and the guys answer questions from the Mailbag.
Episode #4 – Pick Your Poison
This week on THiRD SHiFT: Eric goes over Battleplan 13. The guys talk about Battleborn and their experience with Pendles, hero choice, introducing another hero class, and answer questions from the Mailbag.
Episode #3 – Scrubs Like Us
This week on THiRD SHiFT: Battleplan 12 has dropped and so has Pendles. Eric and Matt talk about the updates, discuss more PvP and answer questions from the Mailbag.
Episode #2 – Special Banana
This week on THiRD SHiFT: This jam-packed episode has Eric and Matt sorting through the mountains of changes and new content coming to Battleborn.
Episode #1 – You Can’t Be Howard
YES our first official podcast!
Episode #0 – We’re Not Super-Experts
About THiRD SHIFT, who we are and what we do.