Online Warriors: A Gaming and Entertainment Podcast
Episode 13.6: Deadpool in the MCU, the NFL on Nick, and Hitman VR

Episode 13.6: Deadpool in the MCU, the NFL on Nick, and Hitman VR

January 13, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a great show lined up with a ton of news from the week, so let's dive right in!

  • Deadpool is officially coming to the MCU in the next sequel (1:43)
  • Nickelodeon brings a fun new twist to football by broadcasting an NFL Playoff game (15:57)
  • IO Interactive announces a new way to play Hitman with Hitman VR (27:19)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle watches Defending Jacob and The Queen's Gambit, and starts playing a new Lord of the Rings solo board game (39:33)
  • Techtic starts watching Cobra Kai (42:10)
  • Nerdbomber plays the new DC Deck Building Game: Dark Nights: Metal and reads The Space Between Worlds (45:43)

For our trivia this week, we kick and punch our way through a Karate Quiz! See who will be the trivia black belt this week at (52:13)

This week's episode is brought to you by KIND! We are teaming up with KIND and PODGO to bring our listeners 10% or 15% off for military, teachers, students, first responders, doctors and nurses. Go to PODGO.CO/KIND that’s PODGO.CO/KIND.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone.

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.5: Roku + Quibi, Star Wars: The High Republic, and a Windows Redesign

Episode 13.5: Roku + Quibi, Star Wars: The High Republic, and a Windows Redesign

January 6, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful New Year's Eve and are ready to rock in 2021! Let's get into it:

  • Roku is in talks with Quibi to buy their exclusive content (1:49)
  • A new Star Wars: The High Republic trailer drops to kick off the project (17:10)
  • Microsoft is rumored to be redesigning the Windows interface (29:06)

The crew's been pretty busy with their New Year activities, but they did manage to squeeze in some fun for our hands-on segment!

  • Illeagle gets an air fryer, makes some wardrobe changes, and continues playing Mario 3D All-stars (37:56)
  • Techtic revisits Sonic Adventure Battle 2 (40:59)
  • Nerdbomber watches Enola Holmes (43:58)

For our trivia this week, we embrace the winter and quiz each other on movies with snow! See who will be the chillest cast member and win the quiz at (45:47)

This week's episode is brought to you by KIND! We are teaming up with KIND and PODGO to bring our listeners 10% or 15% off for military, teachers, students, first responders, doctors and nurses. Go to PODGO.CO/KIND that’s PODGO.CO/KIND.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone - and see you in 2021.

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.4: Ratatouille Musical, Wonder Woman 3 Greenlit, and DC Future Film Plans

Episode 13.4: Ratatouille Musical, Wonder Woman 3 Greenlit, and DC Future Film Plans

December 30, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful week and are ready for some more exciting nerd news! Let's get into it:

  • Tiktok's Ratatouille Musical premieres as a one-day only streaming event to benefit The Actor's Fund (5:06)
  • Kanye West wanted to collab with Nintendo on a video game (16:43)
  • Wonder Woman 3 greenlit along with a slate of DC movies planned for the future (29:56)

The crew's been pretty busy getting ready for the holiday, but they do squeeze in some fun to discuss this week:

  • Techtic and Nerdbomber watch Wonder Woman 1984 (31:13)
  • The entire crew watches Pixar's Soul - SPOILERS ABOUND (41:13)
  • Illeagle plays Super Mario 3D Allstars (53:38)

For our trivia this week, we have some Quiz-Ception! We look back on the quizzes from 2020 and see how much Illeagle and Nerdbomber remember from previous trivia games. (55:07)

This week's episode is brought to you by FedEx Office! We are teaming up with FEDEX and PODGO to bring our listeners 30% off your next order of $100 or more at PODGO.CO/FEDEX that’s PODGO.CO/FEDEX for 30% off your next order.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone - and see you in 2021.

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.3: Super Nintendo World Direct, The Mandalorian Season 2 Finale, and Cyberpunk 2077 Woes

Episode 13.3: Super Nintendo World Direct, The Mandalorian Season 2 Finale, and Cyberpunk 2077 Woes

December 23, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful week and are ready for some more exciting nerd news! Let's get into it:

 

  • Nintendo shows off a sneak peak of the Super Nintendo World park in a new Nintendo Direct (1:38)
  • The Mandalorian ends its second season on a high note with some potential ramifications for the series' future (18:58)
  • Controversy brews over Cyberpunk 2077 as retailers offer refunds and Sony pulls the game from its store entirely (33:28)

The crew's been pretty busy getting ready for the holiday, but they do squeeze in some fun to discuss this week:

 

  • Illeagle gets the new iPhone 12 Mini and plays Star Wars: Squadrons (41:52)
  • Techtic tinkers with night vision technology and watches The Queen's Gambit (44:57)
  • Nerdbomber sinks her teeth into Assassin's Creed: Valhalla (48:03)

For our trivia this week, we raise our glasses in a holiday toast and learn some trivia about Eggnog! (51:12)

This week's episode is brought to you by Fanatics. If you enjoy our show, and are looking to buy a new jersey, sweatshirt or hat you can support us by going to podgo.co/fanatics and getting 25% off your next order.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone - and have a happy holiday!

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.2: The Game Awards Reveals and Disney+ Announcement Mania!

Episode 13.2: The Game Awards Reveals and Disney+ Announcement Mania!

December 16, 2020
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We have a ton of really great news for the gaming and entertainment world this week. It was hard to capture everything in a one-hour episode, but we tried are darnedest! Let's get into it:
 
The Game Awards was a lengthy affair that was chock full of new game reveals and trailers like:
 
  • Mass Effect (1:47)
  • The Callisto Protocol (7:05)
  • Ark 2 (10:18)
  • It Takes Two (14:32)
  • Back 4 Blood (17:28)
  • Sephiroth joining Smash Bros (20:32)
  • Tchia (25:08)
  • Season (27:03)
  • ROAD 96 (28:16)
There were so many other titles we didn't get a chance to discuss, including Perfect Dark, the new Dragon Age, and Century: Age of Ashes. However, if you want to chat with us - hit us up on Twitter! Our handles are linked below.
 
We also got a ton of news from Disney's Investor Day, where they discussed a whopping 61 new shows and films coming to the the Disney+ streaming service. We chat about:
 
  • What this means for the overall Disney+ service as a whole (32:32)
  • Star Wars news and implications (34:48)
  • Indiana Jones 5, Hocus Pocus 2, Lightyear, and more (41:33)
  • MCU news and implications (44:22)
The crew's been pretty busy catching up on great content this week, and in the weekly "WAYUT" segment, they chat about:
 
  • Techtic starting Star Wars: The Fallen Order and continuing Haven (48:44)
  • Nerdbomber binging The Dragon Prince and Defending Jacob (51:10)
  • Illeagle watching Prom and The Undoing (55:59)
For our trivia this week, in honor of the long anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 release, we focus on Keanu Reeves! See who's the biggest Keanu fan at (57:33)
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Fanatics. If you enjoy our show, and are looking to buy a new jersey, sweatshirt or hat you can support us by going to podgo.co/fanatics and getting 25% off your next order.
 
Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis
 
We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!
 
As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!
 
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Episode 13.1: Interview with Greg Edmonson, WB Movies Premiering on HBO Max, and Heart of Stone & Metal Gear Casting News

Episode 13.1: Interview with Greg Edmonson, WB Movies Premiering on HBO Max, and Heart of Stone & Metal Gear Casting News

December 9, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we have a very special episode in store for you.

We kick off the episode with a special guest interview featuring two-time BAFTA winner and the composer behind some of your favorite Firefly and Uncharted scores: Greg Edmonson! Greg comes on the show today to discuss his experience in the film and game industry, and gives us some insight into the music composition creative process. Some quick hits from our interview:

  • Greg's start in the TV/video game scoring industry (2:16)
  • Why stories like Uncharted and Firefly have so much heart (5:12)
  • How some of the most iconic music in the Uncharted series came about (23:37)
  • How Greg maintained the thematic devices of the series while tailoring to the new settings and feel of each Uncharted game (31:28)
  • The origin of Nate's Theme (34:05)
  • How Greg landed on the unique direction of the Firefly scores (38:06)
  • Greg's reaction and the story behind the cancellation of Firefly (41:23)
  • What it was like writing the final score for the final episode of Firefly (47:55)

Next, we jump into some of the latest juicy news in the world of nerdy entertainment:

  • WB announces that their 2021 slate of movies will be premiering on HBO Max (1:01:29)
  • Gal Gadot is set to star as the lead in Skydance Media's spy thriller, Heart of Stone (1:14:36)
  • Oscar Isaac cast to play Solid Snake in Sony's Metal Gear Solid movie (1:19:01)

The crew then goes hands on in their What-Are-You-Up-To Segment:

  • Techtic starts playing the new co-op adventure RPG, Haven (1:24:09)
  • Illeagle gets in the Christmas spirit with the Netflix original, Let it Snow (1:25:37)
  • Nerdbomber finishes Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and watches the new Disney+ original movie, Godmothered (1:26:35)

This week, due to time constraints, there will be no quiz. Check back next week to see who will be the new winner in our weekly trivia!

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

Welcome to the Patreon Online Warriors Community: Bearded Buddha

This week's episode is brought to you by Naked Nutrition! Right now you can get 10% off your first purchase at nakednutrition.com by using the code POD.

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Thanks again to Greg Edmonson - we really enjoyed having him on the show! You can keep up with him at his website: The Official Site of Composer Greg Edmonson

Episode 12.10: Kadabra’s Return, Super Nintendo Land First Look, and The Crown Controversy

Episode 12.10: Kadabra’s Return, Super Nintendo Land First Look, and The Crown Controversy

December 2, 2020
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday week and are ready for more awesome nerdy news.
  • Uri Geller drops his lawsuit against Nintendo over the Pokemon Kadabra (2:14)
  • Universal drops a first look at the new Super Nintendo Land amusement park (12:24)
  • Controversy brews over The Crown and worries about its fictionality (27:19)
The crew's been pretty busy playing games this week, and they have some first impressions of their latest conquests:
  • Techtic finishes Watch Dogs: Legion (36:33)
  • Illeagle revisits Battlefront II (40:49)
  • Nerdbomber watches Superintelligence and plays Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (44:38)
For our trivia this week, we shake things up with some Lie Detector and play a game about car colors (51:06)
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Purple Carrot. Get $30 off your first box by going to purplecarrot.com and entering code PODGO30 at checkout today!
 
Promo from: Film for Thought
 
Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis
 
We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!
 
As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!
 
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Episode 12.9: Comcast Data Caps, Project 007, and WW84 Heading to HBOMax

Episode 12.9: Comcast Data Caps, Project 007, and WW84 Heading to HBOMax

November 25, 2020
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Thanks for joining us on this wonderfully fall holiday week. We've got some awesome nerdy news to accompany your turkey dinner:
  • Comcast introduces new data caps for their internet service customers (2:11)
  • IO Interactive unveils their next game-in-development: Project 007 (15:55)
  • Wonder Woman 1984 gets a simultaneous release both in theaters and on HBOMax on Christmas Day (31:10)
The crew's been pretty busy consuming media and starting hobbies this week, and they give their thoughts in our weekly hands-on:
  • Techtic watches the new Jenny Slate movie, The Sunlit Night (39:18)
  • Illeagle gets into the holiday reading spirit and revisits Battlefront II (41:40)
  • Nerdbomber finishes Spider-Man: Miles Morales and raves about Astro's Playroom (44:15)
For our trivia this week, we lean into the holiday theme and get quizzical over some turkey facts! Check it out at (50:11)
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Naked Nutrition! Right now you can get 10% off your first purchase at nakednutrition.com by using the code POD.
 
Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis
 
We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!
 
As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!
 
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Episode 12.8: SpaceX’s launch of the Crew Dragon, Fresh Prince Reunion, and Bethesda Games ‘First, Better, or Best’ on Xbox

Episode 12.8: SpaceX’s launch of the Crew Dragon, Fresh Prince Reunion, and Bethesda Games ‘First, Better, or Best’ on Xbox

November 18, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, our very own Patreon Producer, Ben, joins us on the show! We've got a ton of news, early insight on the PS5, and a fun audio quiz. So let's hop to it!

  • SpaceX launches a manned crew to the International Space Station (4:47)
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air gets a reunion special on HBO Max (17:27)
  • Bethesda games to be released "first or better or best" on Xbox (29:55)

The crew's been pretty busy consuming media and starting hobbies this week, and they give their thoughts in our weekly hands-on:

  • Nerdbomber receives her PS5 and chats about her early experience with the console, as well as her time with Spider-Man: Miles Morales (42:22)
  • Ben watches Tenet and plays 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (52:41)
  • Illeagle watches Dash & Lily (55:16)
  • Techtic starts watching Kim's Convenience (57:43)

For our trivia this week, we have a special audio game centered around classic arcade game sounds! See who will take it all home at (59:12)

This week's promo: Go Chuck Yourself!

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis- and thank you for coming on the show!

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!

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Episode 12.7: Interview with Rent-a-Pal’s Amy Rutledge, Darth Maul News, a Tribute to Alex Trebek, and a Mass Effect Remaster

Episode 12.7: Interview with Rent-a-Pal’s Amy Rutledge, Darth Maul News, a Tribute to Alex Trebek, and a Mass Effect Remaster

November 11, 2020
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we have a very special episode in store for you.
 
We kick off the episode with a special guest interview featuring Amy Rutledge! Amy comes on the show today to discuss her career in acting and her latest role in the new retro horror-thriller Rent-a-Pal! (01:27)
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Restaurant.com! Restaurant.com is offering our listeners 50% off their next purchase by going to www.Restaurant.com/Podcast.
 
Next, we jump into some of the latest juicy news in the world of nerdy entertainment:
  • George Lucas reveals that his version of a Star Wars sequel trilogy would have included a lot of Darth Maul (24:09)
  • We pay tribute to and remember the great man behind Jeopardy, Alex Trebek (35:44)
  • BioWare announces a remaster of the Mass Effect trilogy - and a new entry to boot (40:36)
The crew then goes hands on in their What-Are-You-Up-To Segment:
  • Techtic gets festive and decorates for Christmas (57:10)
  • Nerdbomber starts watching Dawson's Creek as she eagerly awaits her PS5 (58:20)
  • Illeagle watches Snowden and listens to Leslie Odom Jr.'s new Christmas album (1:04:28)
This week, we soothe the spirit with some Chicken Soup for the Soul trivia! Check out who will be the quiz winner at (1:06:02)
 
Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis.
 
We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!
 
As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!
 
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Thanks again to Amy Rutledge - we really enjoyed having her! You can keep up with her at the following links:

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