Weekly Wringer #109: Gaming as a Sport

The Weekly Wringer is back in the wake of the new baby in the CotGW family! Today the Commodore talks about gaming as a sport and why we should or shouldn’t consider it as such. Then for next time, join in on the conversation about some of the best videogames you might have missed over the years. It’s the Weekly Wringer!

Echo Screen Live #48: The Book Was Better

Chat with us live every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9 PM Eastern. We’re now a downloadable podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and the podcatching app of your choice – Search for “Echo Screen Live”.

Can you enjoy any adapted movie or TV show lately without hearing, “But the book was better”? Game of Thrones, Outlander, Lord of the Rings… Why do so many feel the need to compare, and flat out denigrate the screen versions of so many books? The guys discuss, and also tackle when the naysayers get it right or wrong.

That, news tids and bits, and your questions on this episode of Echo Screen Live!

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Echo Screen Live #47: Essential Video Games

Chat with us live every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9 PM Eastern. We’re now a downloadable podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and the podcatching app of your choice – Search for “Echo Screen Live”.

For every video game console, there are those few games that define a console; that show off best what the hardware is capable of through the medium of gaming. Tonight, we break down some of the biggest consoles in history and choose just 3 games for each that are truly essential.

That, news tids and bits, and your questions on this episode of Echo Screen Live!

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irc.techiem2.net

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#cotgw

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New Chatroom/Channel Home

As you may have noticed, our chatroom went down for a bit due to the closure of the server we were with. Well good news: We’ve found a new home! You can log in using these credentials in any IRC program:

Server(s):
Gameservers.NJ.US.GameSurge.net (Eastern US & Canada)
NuclearFallout.WA.US.GameSurge.net (Western US & Canada)
Burstfire.UK.EU.GameSurge.net (UK)
Portlane.SE.EU.GameSurge.net (EU)

Channel:
#cotgw

Recommended IRC clients:
Windows: HexChat
Mac OSX: Colloquy
Linux: irssi
Browser: Kiwi

Or via our embedded chatroom below: