Online Warriors: A Gaming and Entertainment Podcast
Episode 15.2: Stranger Things 4, A New Dragon Ball Movie, and Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage

Episode 15.2: Stranger Things 4, A New Dragon Ball Movie, and Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage

May 12, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we have a ton of new trailers and announcements to discuss. Let's jump right in:

  • Stranger Things 4 gets a new teaser trailer (4:21)
  • A new Dragon Ball movie has been announced (15:33)
  • Carnage is revealed in a new trailer for Venom 2 (28:54)

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:

  • Nerdbomber watches Promising Young Woman and Normal People (40:35)
  • Techtic watches I Love You, Man and starts Season 2 of Mythic Quest (47:58)
  • Illeagle gets further down the Game of Thrones rabbit hole and starts watching the show (53:57)

Then we wrap it up with the showdown of minds! See who will take the lead in the yearly trivia challenge with this week's Lumberjack trivia. (59:00)

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Episode 15.1: Returnal’s Long Runs, Playstation + Discord, and a Dragon Game from IO Interactive

Episode 15.1: Returnal’s Long Runs, Playstation + Discord, and a Dragon Game from IO Interactive

May 5, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we ring in the month of May with a gaming-centric discussion. Let's jump right in:

  • Returnal releases to great reviews and lengthy runs (4:24)
  • PlayStation partners with Discord after becoming minority stakeholders (18:15)
  • IO Interactive may be working on a dragon-based game for Xbox (30:04)

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 continues playing Horizon: Zero Dawn, starts reading Game of Thrones, and watches The Land Before Time on Netflix (38:34)
  • Techtic watches The Mitchells vs. The Machines (43:35)
  • Nerdbomber plays It Takes Two with Techtic, and starts Call of the Sea on her new Xbox Series X (44:59)

Then we wrap it up with some out-of-this-world trivia centered around the Mass Effect franchise. (52:58)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 14.10: Captain America 4, Rivet is Introduced to Ratchet & Clank, and Hilary Duff Helms a HIMYM Reboot

Episode 14.10: Captain America 4, Rivet is Introduced to Ratchet & Clank, and Hilary Duff Helms a HIMYM Reboot

April 28, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • Marvel announces that Captain America 4 is officially in the works (4:55)
  • Sony unveils the latest peek at Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and the name of the new female Lombax (16:56)
  • A How I Met Your Mother revival is in the works with Hilary Duff at the helm (27:05)

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 starts playing Horizon: Zero Dawn, starts writing a book, and continues to watch The Circle (41:00)
  • Nerdbomber and Techtic watch the Netflix original, The Stowaway (47:36)
  • Techtic and Nerdbomber watch the new Mortal Kombat move (56:10)

Then we wrap it up (you'll get the pun) with some trivia all about The Mummy. (59:05)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 14.9: New Trailers for Shang-Chi & Army of the Dead, and the Cancellation of Amazon’s LOTR MMORPG

Episode 14.9: New Trailers for Shang-Chi & Army of the Dead, and the Cancellation of Amazon’s LOTR MMORPG

April 21, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead gets a new trailer (3:22)
  • Amazon's Lord of the Rings MMORPG officially gets cancelled (16:51)
  • Marvel releases the trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (31:12)

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 listens to the Blink audiobook (by Malcolm Gladwell) and starts watching Season 2 of The Circle (43:04)
  • Nerdbomber and Techtic start playing Outriders (52:01)
  • Techtic and Nerdbomber watch an indie movie, Social Animals (56:45)

Then we have Two Guys, A Girl, and A Trivia Game! We have our weekly trivia showdown, all about Ryan Reynolds. (58:57)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 14.8: Sony and Netflix’s New Deal, a TLOU PS5 Remake, and Real Light Sabers!

Episode 14.8: Sony and Netflix’s New Deal, a TLOU PS5 Remake, and Real Light Sabers!

April 14, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • Sony Pictures and Netflix make an exclusive streaming-rights deal (08:10)
  • Sony plans for a PS5 remake of The Last of Us PS5 (20:35)
  • Disney announces new "real" light sabers coming soon to their theme parks (32:23)

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 Four Weddings and a Funeral (43:51)
  • Techtic watches Hello, My Name is Doris (45:11)
  • Nerdbomber reads Ready Player Two (47:40)

Then we revisit one of television's most beloved shows with some Seinfeld trivia! (50:56)

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Episode 14.7: Space Jam Trailer, MLB: The Show Goes to Game Pass,  and a New Loki Trailer

Episode 14.7: Space Jam Trailer, MLB: The Show Goes to Game Pass, and a New Loki Trailer

April 7, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • A new trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy drops (07:12)
  • Former PlayStation exclusive MLB: The Show comes to Xbox Game Pass at launch (26:41)
  • A new trailer drops for Loki, the next MCU show coming to Disney+ (37:58)

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:

  • Techtic watches 6 Underground, a Netflix original by Michael Bay starring Ryan Reynolds (52:05)
  • Nerdbomber reads Normal People and watches I Care A Lot, a Netflix original starring Rosamund Pike and Peter Dinklage (54:32)
  • Illeagle watches the newly-released Godzilla vs. Kong and has some big news (49:55)

Then we go back in time and learn all about the 8 track in this week’s trivia showdown! (58:35)

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Episode 14.6: Interview with Lukas Eggen, SDCC Scheduling, Obi Wan Casting, and The Suicide Squad Trailer

Episode 14.6: Interview with Lukas Eggen, SDCC Scheduling, Obi Wan Casting, and The Suicide Squad Trailer

March 31, 2021

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 Lukas Eggen, digital content producer at the Las Vegas Review-Journal and host of the LAN Parties Podcast! Lukas comes on the show today to discuss his experience in journalism and what it was like to pivot into games journalism at a traditional media outlet. Some quick hits from our interview:

  • Lukas' background and how he got his start in journalism (00:51)
  • What inspired Lukas to jump into games journalism (3:12)
  • Some of the biggest challenges when paving the way for games coverage at a traditional news outlet (5:21)
  • The best moments (so far) of Lukas' career and hopes for future interviews (6:59)
  • What it was like being named as part of the inaugural "Future Class" at The Game Awards (11:04)
  • The origins of the LAN Parties name (12:50)
  • Games that fostered Lukas' love of gaming (16:56)
  • Lukas' hopes for the future of the gaming industry (19:24)
  • Living and working in Las Vegas (23:44)
  • Recommendations to budding journalists (27:56)
  • Lukas answers: "If you could be a superhero, what would be your superpower?" (29:35)

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

  • San Diego Comic Con faces some scheduling controversary as they announce a live event... on Thanksgiving weekend (32:20)
  • The Suicide Squad gets a new trailer (43:55)
  • Obi Wan gets more cast announcements and starts shooting next month (54:29)

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

  • Nerdbomber watches Raya and the Last Dragon, and plays co-op Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (1:04:46)
  • Techtic starts reading Altered Carbon (1:10:28)
  • Illeagle finishes reading Later and A Drink Before the War, and starts reading The Tipping Point (1:11:37)

This week, we delve into the world of Broadway for our quiz and cover trivia about Andrew Lloyd Webber. (1:16:11)

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller

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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 14.5: PSVR2 Controllers, Ace Ventura 3, Square Enix Presents, Necromunda, and The Snyder Cut

Episode 14.5: PSVR2 Controllers, Ace Ventura 3, Square Enix Presents, Necromunda, and The Snyder Cut

March 24, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • Sony reveals a first look at the new PSVR2 Controllers (2:24)
  • Ace Ventura 3 is officially in the works (19:47)
  • Square Enix Presents shows off Project Athia/Forspoken, a new Life is Strange, and more (33:17)
  • Necromunda: Hired Gun is officially revealed via a new trailer (41:49)

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 the Great Pottery Throwdown on HBO Max (47:20)
  • Nerdbomber reads To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini of Eragon fame (51:22)
  • Techtic and Nerdbomber hunker down for 4 hours to watch Zack Snyder's Justice League aka The Snyder Cut (56:28)

To celebrate Harry Houdini's birthday, we have a magical trivia all about the famous illusionist. See who's the master of magic at (1:04:51)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 14.4: Avatar Re-Release, The NFT Craze, and Tinder Background Checks

Episode 14.4: Avatar Re-Release, The NFT Craze, and Tinder Background Checks

March 17, 2021
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a more tech-focused episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:
  • Avatar Re-Releases in Chinese theaters to re-take the top box office record (1:45)
  • NFT Artwork becomes a new crypto-craze (13:49)
  • Tinder partners with Garbo to introduce dating background checks (26:23)
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:
  • Nerdbomber watches Tom Holland and the Russo Brothers' latest project, Cherry (39:16)
  • Techtic delves into Spring Cleaning (43:55)
  • Illeagle watches The People vs. O.J. Simpson, reads Stephen King's latest novel Later, and discusses his typewriter (45:11)
To celebrate a famous actor's birthday, our quiz this week centers around Rob Lowe! See who takes home this week's trivia trophy at (48:11).
 
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Episode 14.3: Interview with The Game Bakers’ Emeric Thoa, Microsoft Mesh, V1’s Disintegration, and a Duffer Brothers/Stephen King Collab

Episode 14.3: Interview with The Game Bakers’ Emeric Thoa, Microsoft Mesh, V1’s Disintegration, and a Duffer Brothers/Stephen King Collab

March 10, 2021

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 the Creative Director and Co-Founder of The Game Bakers: Emeric Thoa! Emeric comes on the show today to discuss his experience in game development while shedding some light on The Game Bakers' newest project: Haven. Some quick hits from our interview:

  • Emeric's background and how he got his start in the gaming industry (00:44)
  • What it's like to start an indie game studio and the driving vision behind The Game Bakers (2:06)
  • The games that inspire Emeric and have been the biggest influence on his career (3:54)
  • The inspiration behind Haven (6:00)
  • The process behind writing authentic dialogue for Haven (8:55)
  • How The Game Bakers found a way to make both solo and co-op play feel balanced for Haven (11:29)
  • Whether there are any plans for a Haven sequel, or more content set in the world of Haven (14:03)
  • The core themes and biggest takeaways from the story of Haven (15:20)
  • How Emeric collaborated with Danger to craft the perfect soundtrack for Haven (17:25)
  • What it's like designing a game in-between console generations and across multiple platforms (19:29)
  • Emeric's thoughts on Xbox Game Pass as a developer, and the future of gaming (21:48)
  • Emeric answers: "If you could be a superhero, what would be your superpower?" (25:23) 

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

  • Microsoft shows off their latest Mesh AR technology (27:23)
  • Disintegration studio, V1 Interactive, shuts down (39:42)
  • The Duffer Brothers sign on to work on Stephen King's "The Talisman" (50:32)

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

  • Techtic starts playing Iron Man VR and finishes his hydroponic grow box (1:01:43)
  • Nerdbomber plays Squadrons, Beat Saber, and BoxVR (1:06:37)
  • Illeagle plays The Witness, and takes up Crossword Puzzle Creation and Typewriter Restoration (1:16:06)

This week, we celebration Pi Day in advance with some fun, nerdy pi-themed trivia. Who will be the most victorious (bigger) nerd? Find out (1:19:38)

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller

This week's episode is brought to you by The SkinStore! Right now the SkinStore is offering our listeners 20% of your next purchase by using the code POD at skinstore.com/pod.list.

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 Emeric Thoa! You can check out Haven on all consoles and PC now, and keep up to date with The Game Bakers at their website: https://www.thegamebakers.com.

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