9 episodes

Two distant friends work together to figure out life's most trivial problems.

Join Cian and Nick each week as they unpack what's going on in their lives, clash on their strange tastes of music and food, and serve you a savory discussion about what it's really like working in the games and tech industry.

Figuring It Out with Cian and Nick Cian Rice and Nick Mudry

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Two distant friends work together to figure out life's most trivial problems.

Join Cian and Nick each week as they unpack what's going on in their lives, clash on their strange tastes of music and food, and serve you a savory discussion about what it's really like working in the games and tech industry.

    Episode 8 - Figuring Out The (Postponed) PS5 Reveal - Figuring it Out

    Episode 8 - Figuring Out The (Postponed) PS5 Reveal - Figuring it Out

    This week Nick and Cian talk about their predictions for the now postponed PlayStation 5 Gameplay reveal event. Other stuff's talked about too, but to pivot to first person for a hot second, we'd like to use this episode description to point you to some stuff that's waaaay more important.

    Racism is alive and well (seriously, it never left), and the continuing trends of Police violence in America is just one of many vectors upon which racism rears its hideous, hideous head. This podcast is hosted by two white dudes, and while we're not (and never will be) experts on the Black experience in America, we want to support the fight against racism in any way we can. Here are some resources we've leveraged to help, and that you can use too:




    Black Lives Matter Resources: https://blacklivesmatter.com/resources/
    Black Lives Matter Donation Page: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019
    Tellery Co. Protest Pin: https://www.telleryco.com/products/protect-black-lives-pin (purchases go to supporting the fight against racism)
    More Resources: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

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    Cian's Song Pick of the Week (https://open.spotify.com/track/03o4HPzUwftpgAPNQSuaBS?si=83CbisAXQ4qoe9r0ZgbSIA)

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    Intro Music: "Good God" by Wowa

    Outro Music: "Shock of Daylight" by KOSU

    Episode 8 of Figuring It Out was recorded on May 31st, 2020. This episode was mixed and edited by Cian Rice.


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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 7 - Figuring Out Our Fave Games - Figuring it Out

    Episode 7 - Figuring Out Our Fave Games - Figuring it Out

    This week, Cian and Nick talk banana bread, The Office, Community, and in a shocking twist - Destiny 2. In the back half of the show, the two talk about their favorite games of all time. 

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    Stop Motion Jam 2020

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    Nick's Video of the Week (https://twitter.com/MoviesVFx/status/1264055490797060098)

    Cian's Song Pick of the Week (https://open.spotify.com/track/1C5utO1I8FoSIn6g1R5DAZ?si=aslN-KHLRkyO1v51nieEyg)

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    Intro Music: "Good God" by Wowa

    Outro Music: "Shock of Daylight" by KOSU

    Episode 7 of Figuring It Out was recorded on May 24th, 2020. This episode was mixed and edited by Cian Rice.


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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 6 - Figuring Out Remote Work - Figuring it Out

    Episode 6 - Figuring Out Remote Work - Figuring it Out

    Why so serious? This week, Cian and Nick are thinking they're back as they chat Joker, Riverdale, and John Wick. Cian gushes over Spellbreak, and Nick plays more Destiny 2. In the back half of the show, the two talk about Unreal Engine 5 and remote working in the time of the 'Rona.

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    Nick's Video of the Week (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMJpfF9Afw0)

    Cian's Song Pick of the Week (https://open.spotify.com/track/7uu7UnlZhQlPhGf0SAYBLV?si=1PO0IRwYQhSxb7jLKPSxBQ)

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    Intro Music: "Good God" by Wowa

    Outro Music: "Shock of Daylight" by KOSU

    Episode 5 of Figuring It Out was recorded on May 17th, 2020. This episode was mixed and edited by Cian Rice.


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    • 1 hr 33 min
    Episode 5 - Figuring Out Gameplay Footage - Figuring it Out

    Episode 5 - Figuring Out Gameplay Footage - Figuring it Out

    Cian and Nick try to fill the Renzo-shaped void in their hearts, catching up on games like Battlefield Hardline, Moving Out, and Deadly Premonition. They also get into Microsoft's Xbox Series X gameplay reveal stream, talking through Smart Delivery, how Scorn looks kinda gross, and Bright Memory: Infinite. Gone, but not forgotten, another #RenzoMinute happens.

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    Nick's Video of the Week (https://youtu.be/1Jwo5qc78QU)

    Cian's Song Pick of the Week (https://open.spotify.com/track/2Ew2BRBsCNAYlbgkVIcaz4?si=h6ZOUwm5R961Wk7GpcMejQ)

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    Intro Music: "Good God" by Wowa

    Outro Music: "Shock of Daylight" by KOSU

    Episode 5 of Figuring It Out was recorded on May 10th, 2020. This episode was mixed and edited by Cian Rice.


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    • 1 hr 40 min
    Episode 4 - Figuring Out Special Guests - Figuring it Out

    Episode 4 - Figuring Out Special Guests - Figuring it Out

    Three's a company in a very special episode marking one month of Figuring it Out. Cian and Nick are joined by Renzo G. Heredia for a whole episode of #RenzoMinute goodness. The crew talks Final Fantasy VII, Animal Crossing, scamming scammers, mental well-being, and  not one but two(!!) video and song picks of the week. Cian and Nick learn just how little they really know about their pal Renzo.

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    Final Fantasy VII/Final Fantasy VII Remake Spoilers - 0:15 to 0:26

    Mental Health Discussion - 1:22 to 1:37

    Renzo's Video of the Week

    Nick's Video of the Week

    Renzo's Song Pick of the Week

    Cian's Song Pick of the Week

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    Intro Music: "Good God" by Wowa

    Outro Music: "Shock of Daylight" by KOSU

    Episode 4 of Figuring It Out was recorded on May 3rd, 2020. This episode was mixed and edited by Cian Rice.


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    • 1 hr 47 min
    Episode 3 - The Best Games of the 2010s - Figuring it Out

    Episode 3 - The Best Games of the 2010s - Figuring it Out

    As at least one of them tries to figure out their immediate future, Cian and Nick catch up on their binge-watching before diving into their favorite games of the 2010s. Nick brings the multiplayer, live-service goodness, while Cian gets all emotional over single-player and narrative-driven experiences. Nick's video pick of the week stops for drive-thru, while Cian's song pick of the week will stand by you whenever you're in trouble. The #RenzoMinute returns, and new plans for the beloved segment are revealed.

    Nick's Video Pick of the Week

    Cian's Song Pick of the Week

    Cian's Top 10 Games


    Rock Band 3
    Fez
    Depression Quest
    Bloodborne
    Final Fantasy XV
    Resident Evil 7
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
    Persona 5
    What Remains of Edith Finch
    Tetris Effect

    Nick's Top 10 Games


    Rocksmith 2014 Edition
    Alan Wake
    GTA V
    Halo: The Master Chief Collection
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
    Forza Horizon 4
    PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
    Rock Band 4
    Destiny 2
    Cities: Skylines



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    Intro Music: "Good God" by Wowa

    Outro Music: "Shock of Daylight" by KOSU

    Episode 3 of Figuring It Out was recorded on April 27th, 2020. This episode was mixed and edited by Cian Rice.


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    • 1 hr 53 min

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