Online Warriors: A Gaming and Entertainment Podcast
Episode 7.9: Black Widow, ET’s Return, and PlayStation Turns 25

Episode 7.9: Black Widow, ET’s Return, and PlayStation Turns 25

December 4, 2019

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast, bringing you discussions on the latest in nerdy and entertainment news. We've got a jam-packed episode for you this week, so let's dive right in to the news!

- Black Widow's movie officially gets a trailer (2:31)

- E.T. returns in a new Xfinity advertisement (19:37)

- PlayStation turns 25 and breaks a World Record (37:19)

Then, we dive into some of our hands-on content and see what the crew has been up to in the past week!

- Techtic gets in the holiday spirit (49:33)

- Nerdbomber reads the latest from Sue Burke and dives further into Astral Chain (51:47)

- Illeagle sees Knives Out - multiple times! (54:05)

Of course, it wouldn't be a full episode without checking on our Fantasy Movie League scores! (55:26) If you'd like to join in the fun, we'd love to have you; set a line up every week with your favorite movies and compete with other Online Warriors community members! Check it out at www.FantasyMovieLeague.com and search for the "Online Warriors Podcast" league. The password to join in "podcast".

Next up, we have some trivia on the docket! See which of our cast members is an expert in Fonts with our latest Lie Detector game. (57:14)

Special Shoutout to our Patreon Producer, Ben Cheknis! Thank you for all of your continued support.

If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon at www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast. We have three tiers of support, each of which give you exclusive access to bonus content, shoutouts, and/or more! If you don't have the funds, we also greatly appreciate any positive reviews you can leave on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast service!

We have a promo this week from our friends over at: Ghosts of the Stratosphere.

Episode 7.8: Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Half-Life Alyx Trailer, and a Special Guest

Episode 7.8: Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Half-Life Alyx Trailer, and a Special Guest

November 27, 2019

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we have a very special episode with a guest host - our very own Patreon producer, Ben!

That said, we shook things up a bit this week and kicked off the episode with our Fantasy Movie League recap. Check out who came in first place during this Frozen 2 opening weekend! If you'd like to get in on the action, look up the "Online Warriors Podcast" league and use password "podcast" to start your own cineplex. (1:17)

Next up, we hit up the latest news topics:

- Tony Hawk Pro Skater may be getting a renewal and a revival (3:56)

- Half-Life Alyx gets a full-length trailer reveal to give us more details on the game (15:25)

Then, we have the pleasure of chatting with our guest, Ben, about what we've all been up to in the last week.

- Ben gives us the low-down on Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order (33:50)

- Nerdbomber keeps geeking out over The Mandalorian (48:19)

- Techtic relives his childhood with Spider-Man Ultimate on Disney+ (52:45)

- Illeagle starts Bioshock: Infinite and revisits the Star Wars universe via Disney+ (56:00)

After our hands-on segment, we have some fun with our guest and play a 3-way Lie Detector game. This week's topic? Pokemon game moves! (58:11)

We also have a special cross-promo from our friends over at Cross Atlantic Gaming.

Special Shoutout to our Patreon Producer, Ben Cheknis! Thank you for all of your continued support.

If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon at www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast. We have three tiers of support, each of which give you exclusive access to bonus content, shoutouts, and/or more! If you don't have the funds, we also greatly appreciate any positive reviews you can leave on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast service!

Episode 7.7: Half-Life Alyx, Google Stadia Launch, and Myles Garrett

Episode 7.7: Half-Life Alyx, Google Stadia Launch, and Myles Garrett

November 20, 2019

Welcome back to the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got another great episode for your ears this week, covering some of the latest in nerd and entertainment news. Let's jump in!

- Valve announces a new Half-Life game... in VR (1:58)

- Google Stadia launches to some very mixed reviews (13:14)

- Myles Garrett contends with an indefinite suspension after a vicious hit (33:01)

Then, the gang gets a little more hands on and talks about what they've each been up to the past week.

- Techtic gets festive and puts up some holiday lights (48:12)

- ** SPOILER ALERT ** Nerdbomber discusses The Mandalorian (51:35)

- Illeagle revisits the Star Wars movies (58:25)

Next up, we check in on our Fantasy Movie League standings! This week's leaderboard is topped by Justin ARRadio. It's not too late to join in the fun. If you want to play, head over to FantasyMovieLeague.com and look for the league "Online Warriors Podcast" - use password "podcast" to join the league! (01:00:32)

Finally, we get back into game mode and tackle some "Lie Detector" trivia! This week's topic is Star Wars Species. Will Nerdbomber best our resident Star Wars expert Illeagle with some of these crazy species names? Find out at (01:01:00).

Special Shoutout to our Patreon Producer, Ben Cheknis! Thank you for all of your continued support.

If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon at www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast. We have three tiers of support, each of which give you exclusive access to bonus content, shoutouts, and/or more! If you don't have the funds, we also greatly appreciate any positive reviews you can leave on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast service!

This week we have a special cross-promo from our friends over at 3 Fat Nerds!

Episode 7.6: James Dean Reincarnated, Sonic Revamped, and a bit of Soul

Episode 7.6: James Dean Reincarnated, Sonic Revamped, and a bit of Soul

November 13, 2019

We've got a movie-packed episode of the Online Warriors Podcast for you this week! We've got a great discussion on:

- James Dean's CGI Reincarnation cast in a new movie (4:05)

- Sonic gets an updated look in his second trailer (17:56)

- Pixar drops a trailer for the upcoming movie Soul (30:47)

- Users experience a few kinks in the road on the first day of Disney+ (40:55)

Then, the gang goes hands-on and talks about what they've been up to over the past week.

- Techtic talks about (finally) playing Spider-Man (43:20)

- Nerdbomber gets a chance to delve into Astral Chain (47:26)

- Illeagle sees Parasite and gets back into VR (50:12)

Next up, we check in on our Fantasy Movie League standings! This week's leaderboard is topped by HipsterPopGeek. It's not too late to join in the fun. If you want to play, head over to FantasyMovieLeague.com and look for the league "Online Warriors Podcast" - use password "podcast" to join the league! (54:06)

Finally, we get back into game mode and tackle some "Lie Detector" trivia! This week's topic is Indie Video Games. Will Nerdbomber stump Techtic and Illeagle with some of these crazy game names? Find out at (55:40).

Special Shoutout to our Patreon Producer, Ben Cheknis! Thank you for all of your continued support.

If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon at www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast. We have three tiers of support, each of which give you exclusive access to bonus content, shoutouts, and/or more! If you don't have the funds, we also greatly appreciate any positive reviews you can leave on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast service!

This week we have a special cross-promo from our friends over at Realms & Nerds!

Episode 7.5: Blizzcon, Death Stranding Embargo Lifted, and a London NFL Team(?)

Episode 7.5: Blizzcon, Death Stranding Embargo Lifted, and a London NFL Team(?)

November 6, 2019
Welcome back to the Online Warriors podcast, a podcast by nerds for nerds covering the latest in gaming, movies, sports, and entertainment! This week, we've got some great discussions on the docket covering the latest buzz from the week of 11/6/19:
 
- Blizzcon 2019 reveals some new games on the horizon (3:11)
- The review embargo for Death Stranding has lifted and scores are rolling in (11:29)
- An NFL team would consider relocating to London (29:27)
 
Then, the crew goes a bit more hands on and discusses what they've been up to over the past week:
 
- Illeagle plays some Red Dead Redemption 2 (41:47)
- Techtic takes on the Halloween event in Borderlands 3 (46:00)
- Nerdbomber finally reads Hank Green's debut novel (48:31)
 
After that, we check in with the Fantasy Movie League standings, where one player blew everyone else out of the water! The new season of our FML league is just getting started and is ready for you to jump in! Check it out at FantasyMovieLeague.com under the league name "Online Warriors Podcast" with password "podcast". (52:14)
 
Then we dip in to another session of our Lie Detector Trivia Game! This week's topic: Kingdom Hearts Keyblades. (54:40)
 
Special thanks to our Patreon Producer, Ben Cheknis! We appreciate the support.
 
If you'd like to support us, you've got two options! We have a Patreon at patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast where you can subscribe at one of three tiers for exclusive access to bonus content. If it's not in your budget, we'd also greatly appreciate a kind review on Apple Podcasts or whatever Podcatcher you use.
 
Promo shoutout to our friends over at Grief Burrito!
Episode 7.4: The Mandalorian, Star Wars Trilogy and GOT Prequel News, and Luigi’s Mansion 3 Reviews

Episode 7.4: The Mandalorian, Star Wars Trilogy and GOT Prequel News, and Luigi’s Mansion 3 Reviews

October 30, 2019

Hello everyone! Sorry for any technical issues last week - but the full episode of the podcast should be loaded correctly this week! If you're having any issues please reach out to us at @OnlineWarriors1 on Twitter!

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we've got a busy episode with a lot of great news to cover:

- A new trailer for The Mandalorian has dropped (2:35)

- GOT Showrunners Step Down from Star Wars Trilogy (17:50)

- Game of Thrones Prequel canceled after one episode filmed (23:13)

- Luigi's Mansion 3 receives some frighteningly-good reviews (32:26)

Then, we go hands-on and see what the crew has been up to in the past week.

- Illeagle experiences the greatness that is fondue (41:12)

- Techtic makes nerdy Halloween costumes (46:20)

- Nerdbomber weighs in on Zombieland 2 (49:26)

Then, we take a look at the standings for the first week of the new season of our Fantasy Movie League competition! If you're interested in joining in the fun, now's a great time to hop in. Search for the "Online Warriors Podcast" league on FantasyMovieLeague.com and use password "podcast" to join today. Our top winners get announced on the podcast every week! (53:01)

We cap off the episode with some Lie Detector trivia! This week's trivia topic? International Candy Bars, just in time for Halloween! (55:45)

Special thanks to our PATREON PRODUCER: Ben Cheknis!

As a Patreon subscriber at the Knight level, Ben gets a shoutout as our producer each week, gets input on the quiz topic, and access to exclusive bonus content. He even got to guest on the show! Of course, there are other tiers of patronage with great perks too. Check it out now at www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast.

If you like what you hear, you can also support us by dropping a review over on Apple Podcasts!

Episode 7.3: Rise of Skywalker Trailer, Diablo 4, and Free Disney+

Episode 7.3: Rise of Skywalker Trailer, Diablo 4, and Free Disney+

October 23, 2019

Hello everyone! Sorry for any technical issues - but the full episode of the podcast should be loaded! If you're having any issues please reach out to us at @OnlineWarriors1 on Twitter!

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we've got a busy episode with a lot of great news to cover:

- The newest (and final) Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer has dropped (02:07)

- Diablo 4 confirmed via a leak?? (24:21)

- Disney+ is coming free to Verizon customers (32:06)

Then, we go hands-on and see what the crew has been up to in the past week.

- Nerdbomber discusses Late Night, now streaming on Amazon Prime (38:56)

- Techtic goes shopping for a pumpkin (43:46)

- Illeagle attends a Bloody Mary Festival (50:11)

Then, we take a look at the final standings for Season 4 of our Fantasy Movie League competition! Congratulations to Techtic for taking home first place! If you're interested in joining in the fun, now's a great time to hop in. Search for the "Online Warriors Podcast" league on FantasyMovieLeague.com and use password "podcast" to join today. Our top winners get announced on the podcast every week! (54:12)

We cap off the episode with some Lie Detector trivia! This week's trivia topic? Superhero Villains! (56:38)

Special thanks to our PATREON PRODUCER: Ben Cheknis!

As a Patreon subscriber at the Knight level, Ben gets a shoutout as our producer each week, gets input on the quiz topic, and access to exclusive bonus content. He even got to guest on the show! Of course, there are other tiers of patronage with great perks too. Check it out now at www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast.

We also have a cross-promo from our good friends over at Dem Fancy Dinosaurs! You can check them out over at www.demfancydinosaurs.com.

Episode 7.2: Doolittle, Fortnite Chapter Two, and a new Catwoman

Episode 7.2: Doolittle, Fortnite Chapter Two, and a new Catwoman

October 16, 2019

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We're here with episode 7.2 (original release date 10/16/2019) bringing you some of the latest nerdy news and discussions. To kick things off, we check out what happened lately in the world of nerd:

- RDJ's first post-Marvel project is revealed as a new trailer drops for Doolittle (2:21)

- Fortnite's map is swallowed by a black hole and replaced with "Fornite Chapter Two" (17:46)

- Zoe Kravitz is cast as the Catwoman to RPat's Batman (35:52)

Then, we delve into some hands-on content and see what the gang has gotten into in the past week:

- Nerdbomber finally finishes the giant doorstopper that is Pierce Brown's "Dark Age" (42:58)

- Techtic (and Nerdbomber) start to tackle Borderlands 3 (45:04)

- Illeagle spends a week at the cinemas, catching up with The Joker and much more (51:28)

Next comes the recap of the Online Warriors Fantasy Movie League week-in-review. Want to join in the fun? Check out the league under "Online Warriors Podcast" at www.FantasyMovieLeague.com and use password "podcast" to sign up today! Who knows - maybe your name will be read off the leader board next! (54:38)

Finally, we wrap things up with some lie detector trivia! This week, Nerdbomber hosts the show and the topic is "Candle Scents." (57:40)

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer for this week: Ben Cheknis!

As a Patreon subscriber at the Knight level, Ben gets a shoutout as our producer each week, gets input on the quiz topic, and access to exclusive bonus content. He even got to guest on the show! Of course, there are other tiers of patronage with great perks too. Check it out now at www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast.

A tip of a hat to our indie podcast friend of the week: One Star Bazaar! You can listen to their promo at (35:20) and check their show out at https://onestarbazaar.libsyn.com/

Episode 7.1: PS5 Release Window, NYCC Trailers, and Fortnite Addiction Lawsuits

Episode 7.1: PS5 Release Window, NYCC Trailers, and Fortnite Addiction Lawsuits

October 9, 2019
Welcome back to another great week of the Online Warriors Podcast! To kick things off for Season 7, we dive into the latest in nerdy news!
 
- A confirmed name and release window for the next PlayStation (02:35)
 
- The latest trailers from NYCC (22:49)
 
[We also take a short break to hear some words from one of our indie podcast friends, Nerdy Bitches! Check their podcast out now at https://www.nerdybitches.com/]
 
- A new lawsuit surrounding Fortnite (36:09)
 
Then the crew checks in with their latest activities:
 
- Techtic finally tackles the end of Gears 5 (41:44)
 
- Nerdbomber receives a new collection of Pokemon Cards (45:20)
 
- Illeagle attends a Survivor Party and almost loses a finger (46:01)
 
Of course, wouldn't be a full week if we didnt check out the Fantasy Movie League standings! If you'd like to play, check out the "Online Warriors Podcast" league on FML, and use password "podcast". (50:12)
 
Last but not least, there's a new format for a trivia showdown! This week's trivia? A Lie Detector test about Craft Beers! (53:40)
 
Our Patreon producer for this week's episode is: Ben Cheknis!
 
Want to become a Patreon producer too? Subscribe at the Knight tier on our Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast) and also receive some great additional content! We have three tiers of patronage and you'll get exclusive access to awesome stuff like Bonus Segments, Vlogs, and Voting! Can't afford a subscription? You can still support the podcast by spreading the word, leaving reviews, and telling friends about the Online Warriors!
 
Reach out to us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1!
Episode 6.10: PlayStation Assist, Dick (Ric?) Grayson, and Birds of Prey

Episode 6.10: PlayStation Assist, Dick (Ric?) Grayson, and Birds of Prey

October 2, 2019
 Welcome back to another great week of the Online Warriors Podcast! To celebrate a huge milestone (1000 Twitter Followers), we're currently giving away a $10 Giftcard on Twitter. Check it out now!
 
To kick things off, we dive into the latest in nerdy news!
 
- PlayStation Assist - a potential feature for PS5 (04:40)
 
- Dick Grayson's comic book future (17:17)
 
[We also take a short break to hear some words from one of our indie podcast friends, Checkpoint Reached! Check their podcast out now at https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/checkpoint-reached/id1444085368 ]
 
- The new Birds of Prey trailer (26:50)
 
Then the crew checks in with their latest activities:
 
- Nerdbomber dishes on 4 Weddings and a Funeral (38:55)
 
- Techtic takes on a big boss in Gears 5 (46:53)
 
- Illeagle watches Serenity and Forged in Fire (50:05)
 
Of course, wouldn't be a full week if we didnt check out the Fantasy Movie League standings! If you'd like to play, check out the "Online Warriors Podcast" league on FML, and use password "podcast". (55:32)
 
Last but not least, there's a new format for a trivia showdown! This week's trivia? A Lie Detector test about Boardgames! (58:37)
 
Our Patreon producer for this week's episode is: Ben Cheknis!
 
Want to become a Patreon producer too? Subscribe at the Knight tier on our Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast) and also receive some great additional content! We have three tiers of patronage and you'll get exclusive access to awesome stuff like Bonus Segments, Vlogs, and Voting! Can't afford a subscription? You can still support the podcast by spreading the word, leaving reviews, and telling friends about the Online Warriors!
 
Reach out to us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1!