Online Warriors: A Gaming and Entertainment Podcast
Episode 5.3: Death Stranding, Death of iTunes, and Avengers Leaks

Episode 5.3: Death Stranding, Death of iTunes, and Avengers Leaks

June 5, 2019

In episode 5.3 of the podcast, we have an exciting lineup of news and discussion. First up, we have our Round Table Roundup, where we discuss the latest news headlines:

  • The new Death Stranding trailer (4:05)
  • The death of iTunes (17:41)
  • The Crystal Dynamics Avengers game leak (31:15)

Then, we dive into our What Are You Up To Wednesday segment, where:

  • Illeagle discusses his latest foray into Murder Mystery hosting (41:35)
  • Techtic shares some pretty big news (48:09)
  • Nerdbomber meets a sloth (53:00)

Finally, we wrap it up by checking out the latest standings in the Online Warriors Fantasy Movie League (57:10) and play through our latest trivia gameshow centered on Ice Cream (1:00:24).

Last but not least, we'd like to give a huge shoutout to this week's Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

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Episode 5.2: Aliens, iPods, and Gaming Disorders

Episode 5.2: Aliens, iPods, and Gaming Disorders

May 29, 2019

In this episode of the Online Warriors, the crew discusses the latest in gaming and nerd news, like:

  • Apple's new iPod Touch (01:53);
  • WHO officially recognizing Gaming Disorder as a disease (15:04);
  • UFO sightings by US Navy pilots (29:03).

Then, we check in with the latest results from our Fantasy Movie League - congrats to @devon.reed08 for this week's win! (56:48)

Of course, it wouldn't be a full episode without a "What are you doing Wednesday" segment!

  • Techtic discusses his long weekend (45:09);
  • Nerdbomber tells us about the new studio equipment (46:25); 
  • Illeagle discusses LAN parties, the movies he's seen, and Bioshock! (48:02).

Finally, we top it all off with our weekly trivia game all about hamburgers! (1:01:01)

This episode, you also heard from our friends over at Dem Fancy Dinosaurs! Be sure to check them out at http://www.demfancydinosaurs.com.

As always, if you like what you heard on today's cast, please leave us a positive review on Apple Podcasts or whatever podcatcher you may use! If you want to support us even further, you can check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast. For just $1 a month, you will get access to a special bonus segment every month! There are also additional perks at higher tiers of patronage. Check it out today!

Episode 5.1: Sony/MS Partnership and Petitions Galore!

Episode 5.1: Sony/MS Partnership and Petitions Galore!

May 22, 2019

In this episode of the Online Warriors, the crew discusses the latest in gaming and nerd news, like:

  • The Sony and Microsoft Partnership announced over the weekend (2:36);
  • Game of Throne's contentious ending spawning a petition (23:15);
  • George R. R. Martin's voyage into video games (30:05);
  • Robert Pattinson as Batman (38:09).

Then, we check in with the latest results from our Fantasy Movie League - congrats to @devon.reed08 for this week's win! (48:00)

Of course, it wouldn't be a full episode without a "What are you doing Wednesday" segment!

  • Techtic discusses Human Fall Flat (53:05);
  • Nerdbomber shares first impressions of Team Sonic Racing (54:32); 
  • Illeagle discusses his plans to see Tolkien and attend a LAN Party (58:30).

Finally, we top it all off with our weekly trivia game! (59:46)

This episode, you also heard from our friends over at Dem Fancy Dinosaurs! Be sure to check them out at http://www.demfancydinosaurs.com.

As always, if you like what you heard on today's cast, please leave us a positive review on Apple Podcasts or whatever podcatcher you may use! If you want to support us even further, you can check out our Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/onlinewarriorspodcast. For just $1 a month, you will get access to a special bonus segment every month! There are also additional perks at higher tiers of patronage. Check it out today!

Episode 4.10: Pikachu is back!

Episode 4.10: Pikachu is back!

May 15, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, the reinvigorated Pokemon fanatics discuss the latest in the news! We chat about:

  • Disney's acquisition of Hulu (3:25)
  • Missouri's latest legislation aiming to ban loot boxes and pay-to-win in games (18:55)
  • The latest unfortunate news surrounding Stan Lee (32:17)

Then, we delve into what we've been up to for the past week.

  • Techtic shares his thoughts on Detective Pikachu (38:28)
  • Nerdbomber shares her new Pokemon card obsession (42:05)
  • Illeagle gives his first impressions on old-school Sherlock the new HBO original mini-series Chernobyl (47:55)

Then after we take a look at the latest Fantasy Movie League standings - and back by popular demand - we resurrect the trivia game! This week's topic? Movie directors! (56:18)

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Episode 4.9: Scary Sonic

Episode 4.9: Scary Sonic

May 8, 2019

In this episode of the Online Warriors Podcast, we've got a ton of news to cover. But first, a little bit of housekeeping!

We've launched our Patreon!

At (01:20) hear us talk about everything you can get by subscribing to our cast on Patreon. We have 3 warrior-related stages, a Page, a Squire, and a Knight - and each level comes with all sorts of perks and goodies.

Then we dip into the latest nerd-culture news from the past week.

- The new Sonic movie trailer, all the resulting aftermath, and our love for the Sonic games (07:58)
- The new Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer, and what it might mean for the next phase of the MCU (19:30)
- The Riot Games walk-out (39:00)

Then, as usual, we check in with the team and seeing what they've been up to this week (47:05) and wrap everything up with the latest FML standings.

As always, if you like what you hear, please subscribe and drop us a review on iTunes or whatever podcast player that you use!

Episode 4.8: Endgame

Episode 4.8: Endgame

May 1, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we're missing Illeagle but Nerdbomber and Techtic hold down the fort. We go through some of the latest news this week, including:

  • Amazon's new offering of 1-day shipping for Prime members (2:00)
  • Sea Hero Quest - a mobile VR game that can help diagnose early-onset Alzheimer's (8:00)
  • How Marriott plans to take on AirBnB (13:00)

After our usual "What are you up to Wedsneday" segment (17:00), we then get into some HEAVY SPOILER DISCUSSION about Avengers: Endgame (22:00). DO NOT LISTEN PAST (22:00) IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO HEAR SPOILERS FOR AVENGERS: ENDGAME.

Note: The cover image is copyright Marvel.

Episode 4.7: New Consoles, Gemini Man, and Broken Phones

Episode 4.7: New Consoles, Gemini Man, and Broken Phones

April 24, 2019

In this episode, we discuss some of the latest news to drop this week, including:

  • The new "Gemini Man" trailer featuring Will Smith (@ 13:50)
  • The Samsung Folding Phone debacle (@ 25:49)
  • Details on the next Playstation and the Xbox One SAD Edition (@ 38:45 & 45:00)

We also discuss some of the upcoming changes to our podcast website and formatting. For example, we'll now be providing weekly episodes! Then, we catch up with the gang in our "What Are You Up To Wednesday" segment and recap the latest results in our FML League!

*Episode Cover Image Copyright Paramount Pictures

 

Episode 4.6: Lightning from my Hands!

Episode 4.6: Lightning from my Hands!

April 19, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we discuss what we've been up to the last few weeks. No spoilers, but illeagle and Nerdbomber have both been playing some pretty good games. Then, we talk about Shazam, our thoughts on the DC universe vs Marvel movies, as well as the new Joker trailer. Then we take a quick look at the latest dramedy surrounding Antonio Brown's social media habits, before delving into some new release info on some of our most highly regarded video game series. Last but not least, we close out with our recap of Fantasy Movie League. *Episode Cover Image Copyright Warner Bros.

Episode 4.5: SPRANG!

Episode 4.5: SPRANG!

April 19, 2019

In this episode, spring has finally SPRANG! We talk about our latest gardening projects (thanks Techtic), our new Nintendo Switch, and our experiences reading and at the movies. Then, we delve into some of the recent gaming and tech news: Google Stadia, the Apple Press Conference, Playstation State of Play, and the Florida Man Trend. Finally, we wrap it all up with an overview of the FML half-season end rankings!

Episode 4.4: Captain Marvel-ous

Episode 4.4: Captain Marvel-ous

April 19, 2019

In this episode, we discuss the wonderful world of board games, Captain Marvel, the new trailer for Aladdin, and the NFL free agency moves. We then do a quick recap of the FML League standings.