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SubaruBrat
14-02-11, 03:48
We have been meaning since the show began to bring listeners on the show in some form but we have never been able to get it done. Partly due to the length of the show, and the rest is just a mess of planning etc. Recently on a whim we decided to turn on the ustream during the news since there were quite a few people on the forums and we had a great time. The listeners could hear us and make comments through the chat window, it really worked well. So from now on as soon as we know the date and time we are doing the news we will turn on the ustream and announce it ahead of time, in this thread and on Facebook. Come join us and get your comments on the air as well as get another chance to meet your fellow listeners.

SubaruBrat
14-02-11, 03:50
Next news is:

Monday, Feb 14th stream should be on by 2:30~3:00pm EST

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

Flare
14-02-11, 07:57
BUMP!

Live Streaming of RGR's News segment starts in half an hour!

retroshaun
14-02-11, 08:39
I'm there but cannot connect for some reason - maybe our firewall :(

BydoEmpire73
14-02-11, 08:42
starts in half an hour!...or thereabouts... still watching UK pick his nose...

retroshaun
14-02-11, 09:13
Hmm... real shame I can't connect to chat :( Bloody corporate firewalls.

Burgertime
15-02-11, 02:23
Lol figures you did one today and I missed it. Darn overnight shifts, I slept until 2PM and didn't know until now :p

SubaruBrat
15-02-11, 02:30
Don't worry, there will be more! We had some great listeners on today and integrated their chat into the news. I can see this much is true, the more you participate the more you will get the material. But understanding that some people are habitually at work at 2pm on a weekday EST we try to keep it as accessible as we can for the folks who could not make it.

miner2049er
15-02-11, 09:34
Hmm... real shame I can't connect to chat :( Bloody corporate firewalls.

Yeah that'll be a problem, I guess they would fron upon you using a proxy site like unblockyoutube.com or something?


Lol figures you did one today and I missed it. Darn overnight shifts, I slept until 2PM and didn't know until now :p

Well, there is always next month.


But understanding that some people are habitually at work at 2pm on a weekday EST we try to keep it as accessible as we can for the folks who could not make it.

Yes, we occasionally do other time slots but this one has historically worked best for us.

retroshaun
15-02-11, 05:57
Well, I can get online if I fetch my laptop and wifi connect to our guest network... yesterday just happened to be a laptop free day :(

Leathco
15-02-11, 08:59
Missed it, had to work a double.

meu2
16-02-11, 10:10
I managed to briefly get connected about 52 minutes in, but there was nobody in the room (SoCalís I take it) at that point. Wouldnít have made any difference if there was anyone there though as my connection died pretty quickly, damn Vodafone and their crappy service.

SubaruBrat
16-02-11, 02:00
Did you get audio? The stream was running. Even though Socal wandered off to watch a sporting event UK and I were still doing the news.

meu2
16-02-11, 03:11
Unfortunately I didnít. I thought the broadcast may have already been finished and when the connection died on me I decided to call it a night. I will probably try again next month though.

miner2049er
16-02-11, 04:52
The channel shows my nasal exploration clip when we are not recording.

If you see anything else, either socal or something I am showing when I occasionally stream the outtakes then we are broadcasting.

teknohed
16-02-11, 08:54
Gah! I missed this too. Next month for sure.

SubaruBrat
11-03-11, 11:00
Join us Thursday March 17th for the News and Views. Ustream should be live 10 or 15 minutes after 2:00pm EST http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

Leathco
12-03-11, 12:22
I might be there, depends if I work day or night shift.

Trebeck
13-03-11, 10:48
Sounds good, I'll tune in for sure.

Chewchilla
14-03-11, 06:18
I should be able to join in on Thursday.

Burgertime
17-03-11, 01:44
I'll hopefully be awake by then. That's right around when I usually want to get up after I've finished a night shift.

Chewchilla
17-03-11, 09:07
We are LIVE! JOIN US!

Leathco
17-03-11, 10:30
Thanks for letting us join in, it was fun. Sorry for filling the chat window so much, when I am in conversation mode I go a mile a minute, lol. Hoping I'll be there next time too if work permits, and I hope we see a lot more forum members joining in!

BydoEmpire73
17-03-11, 11:02
Bah, busy at work and forgot to log in. Oh well, there's always next month.

SubaruBrat
18-03-11, 04:58
And there will be a next month, this system is fucking great.

alyinsanfran
08-04-11, 05:00
I'll be watching this month I hope.

I like to watch.

Trebeck
14-04-11, 07:45
Any news on the next broadcast?

miner2049er
14-04-11, 10:07
We are recording the Top Ten right now, Live News will likely be Tuesday of next week but we'll confirm that shortly.

miner2049er
14-04-11, 11:19
Yep, confirmed.

Live News will be Tuesday 19th April at 19:00 GMT, 14:00 EST.

Todd1780
15-04-11, 12:05
Yep, confirmed.

Live News will be Tuesday 19th April at 19:00 GMT, 14:00 EST.

Sweet :)
I get home at about an hour and a half after you guys are scheduled to start...if your still at it by then, I'll pop in and mock everyone for a bit.

SubaruBrat
15-04-11, 12:33
I think you will be fine, we usually get going about 30 min in.

Chewchilla
15-04-11, 03:52
Yep, confirmed.

Live News will be Tuesday 19th April at 19:00 GMT, 14:00 EST.

Cool. I should be able to join the festivities. :PARTY:

indieseoul
15-04-11, 01:25
I will try to be online again at that time if my insomnia and or alcoholism allows me to. I'm pretty sure that works out to 4 a.m. on Wednesday in Korea. I have only missed one live news segment so far and that was because I was touring a country where internet connections are still in the 56k era. (Nope it was not North Korea)

Leathco
15-04-11, 02:35
Dunno if I'll make it to this one, I think I'll be at work. Ah well, there's always next month.

alyinsanfran
15-04-11, 02:51
Dammit, I'm away then. Next month!

Chewchilla
19-04-11, 07:17
Listener interaction is happening now! Join us!

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

GameGavel
12-05-11, 02:42
Go LIVE! with the RGRU Crew today at 2:00 PM EST. Visit our live stream page right here and join in on the fun! There will be a prize!

See ya'll there :PAC

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

NL-Mike
12-05-11, 09:33
Ah, shoot!
When I read the announcement you were just wrapping up the news.
Next month I'll be on time, I promise!

SubaruBrat
13-05-11, 02:20
That was one of the most fun news segments we have done yet. Tons of great listener input and we ended up doing some live calls to a town where video games are banned!

alyinsanfran
13-05-11, 05:40
Yeah that segment was hilarious. Well done Scott.

indieseoul
13-05-11, 10:40
We need to get a mob of gamers to go to that goofy town and stage an impromptu gaming convention. Make sure to bring some prostitutes, strippers, and gamblers so that their greatest fears will come true!

eldphm
18-05-11, 09:06
The wife and I flipped our car off the road last week and finished upside down, so I had a valid note from my mum to be absent from this months session. We are both relatively ok, but I must say that Outrun misrepresents car accidents. I will check out the recorded session though. See you next month!

SubaruBrat
18-05-11, 09:24
What happened?

GameGavel
18-05-11, 03:27
The wife and I flipped our car off the road last week and finished upside down, so I had a valid note from my mum to be absent from this months session. We are both relatively ok, but I must say that Outrun misrepresents car accidents. I will check out the recorded session though. See you next month!

Dang, hope you two are ok?

eldphm
18-05-11, 10:01
What happened?
My wife was practice driving for the first time on a bigger road and overcompensated when she passed over the middle line a little and got scared. We ended up doing a couple of rotations by the side of the road. guess I should have let her practice longer than she did on smaller roads. Lesson learned.


Dang, hope you two are ok?
Just minor injuries, seems that we had some luck. I am still a bit sore and my wife is ok. She didn't give up on getting her license either, which is comforting.

Thank you for your concern guys!

miner2049er
18-05-11, 10:35
Tell your wife not to try and kill our listeners please.

Thanks.

eldphm
19-05-11, 05:00
Tell your wife not to try and kill our listeners please.

Thanks.
Yes, I will do that, as a self-preservation measure.

tcv
22-05-11, 12:41
I'm guessing the officials heard "gaming podcast" and either thought it was a radio show looking for off-the-cuff quotes, an ambush by pro-gamers on-record, or a crank. DONT FUK WIT MAASHFEELD.

Darkwood.killers
01-06-11, 07:12
Id really like to get involved with the live news segment of the show, should i check this forum part every now and again? thankyou for the help, im starting to understand forums a little better now...

miner2049er
01-06-11, 09:25
We post it in the forums and on the facebook page when we have scheduled the news segment. With other commitments at the moment, expect it to be in 2 weeks or so.

Darkwood.killers
04-06-11, 04:48
Thankyou for your time and advice, i cant wait to get involved.

miner2049er
19-06-11, 11:03
Join us for Live NEWS and Listener Views on Tuesday 21st at 19:00GMT.
http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

SubaruBrat
19-06-11, 11:03
Join us LIVE Tuesday the 21st of June at 2pm EST for the news and views. http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

miner2049er
19-06-11, 03:23
Ha! Wonder what happened at 11:03 today.

gutek
19-06-11, 11:10
Should be 9pm here in germany. Will be there!

Burgertime
20-06-11, 01:58
I'm going to have to set my alarm to get me up at 1pm so I have time to be fully awake and join in. I work the night before and I usually sleep until 2 or 3.

Leathco
20-06-11, 05:41
I may be at work....I might drop in for part of it though.

teknohed
21-06-11, 05:38
So what is that...11AM PST? So Cal?

I'll be there suckas!!!!!

indieseoul
21-06-11, 12:14
Now the Retrogaming roundup site is down. Will it be up in time for the live news or should I just go to bed? I guess we can just go to the Ustream page when it's time and search for RGR.

miner2049er
21-06-11, 01:27
I think our host is having issues at the moment but you can go straight to ustream and find us there.

Brumisator
21-06-11, 02:34
I don't have any news to submit, and I'm the new kid, but I'll try to make it.

miner2049er
21-06-11, 06:32
Getting ready for Live News in 30 minutes.
Our webhost are having issues so you may need to go direct to uStream

http://bit.ly/rgrlive

Usually it is http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

GameGavel
21-06-11, 06:34
Hey UK,

Have you been in touch with NS regarding our website being down or slow loading? Shall I call them?

retroshaun
21-06-11, 07:44
I'm logged into ustream but cannot access chat behind our firewall :(

Brumisator
21-06-11, 09:34
Thanks for an incredibly enjoyable live news segment. I didn't expect it to be so much more fun than listening to it "normally", aka offline. (Then again, my beers helped). I believe you know how to use an audience better that you yourselves think, S&M&M ...damn that is just a creepy abbreviation of Scott, Mike and Mike.

Everyone (listeners included of course) is invited to my Finnish sauna and to my..."cottage" when you come to drop by! Hooray!

miner2049er
21-06-11, 11:38
Yeah tonight was fun with lots of new faces and some listener audio too.

S&M&M might not catch on though, not even if we all went cottaging. LOL

indieseoul
22-06-11, 03:24
Was awesome even though I read the wrong news article and generally made a fool of myself. (Something I'm good at.) Hey scott I don't need that cpu you can give it to a closer cheaper to mail to listener. But Socal better get my prizes sent. :) I can't wait to play some awesome Atari 2600 games!

I think you guys had a record turn out with the Listener news and views this month. Keep up the Awesome sauce that is RGR. :)

GameGavel
22-06-11, 03:50
Going out tomorrow Indie :)

miner2049er
22-06-11, 11:20
Going out tomorrow Indie :)

Yeah sure it is.

Here is an excerpt from the chat room last night, we were going to do this every month with the full log but the window seems to refresh every so often so I only have about 30 minutes and ustream do not cache or save it so we may or may not do it again, depending on whether we can preserve the whole chat.

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/shownotes/2011/roundup036_chat.txt

Leathco
22-06-11, 03:45
Sorry I couldnt make it. Had to choose between news and sex before work.

retroshaun
22-06-11, 05:52
And we needed to know that...why?

miner2049er
22-06-11, 06:10
In case you work with him, he was running late.

Leathco
22-06-11, 07:44
Just so ya all know my prioritues are in order.

Sent from my SPH-M910 using Tapatalk

Dhalamar
23-06-11, 12:20
Yeah sure it is.

Here is an excerpt from the chat room last night, we were going to do this every month with the full log but the window seems to refresh every so often so I only have about 30 minutes and ustream do not cache or save it so we may or may not do it again, depending on whether we can preserve the whole chat.

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/shownotes/2011/roundup036_chat.txt

Use an IRC channel and it'd be a hell of a lot easier to keep logs. :)

retroshaun
23-06-11, 01:49
I'll be sure to let you all know if I need to take an emergency Tommy Tank at some point :)

indieseoul
24-06-11, 11:03
I'll be sure to let you all know if I need to take an emergency Tommy Tank at some point :)

Isn't that what Twitter is for?

retroshaun
24-06-11, 04:32
Or web cams?

miner2049er
10-07-11, 04:11
Join us for the July edition of Live News and Listener Views for the July Show this Thursday.

Last month we had more in the chatroom than ever before so get with the in-crowd and join us at 19:00GMT / 14:00EST / 11:00PST.

Get the live page bookmarked and wait for SoCal to appear, resplendent in Pink no doubt.

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

Burgertime
10-07-11, 07:58
You can count me in to be there with bells on.

SepticLemon
11-07-11, 01:45
Dang, that was quick!

Time flies huh? lol

Better not be late this time! lol

indieseoul
11-07-11, 02:19
wait for SoCal to appear, resplendent in Pink no doubt.

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

Last time he was in purple digging the Dug. This time I predict Canary Pac-Man yellow. Let's hope for an even bigger turn out this month. I will do my best to get insomnia on that day. :)

NL-Mike
12-07-11, 12:03
Oh nice, looking forward to it! It'll be great as always!

tcv
12-07-11, 03:52
Last time he was in purple digging the Dug.

Sex euphemism of the 1980s?

retroshaun
12-07-11, 06:38
I'll see if I can persuade the firewall to allow my laptop to access the chat this time!

NL-Mike
14-07-11, 10:18
It was, again, a blast this month! Really nice news items, and at the end, minds were blown.
And what has been seen cannot be unseen!

Chewchilla
14-07-11, 10:29
That blast came from So Cal! :eek:

Great listener interaction this month. :)

miner2049er
14-07-11, 11:22
It felt much more chaotic this month for some reason.

Always good fun though.

SepticLemon
15-07-11, 12:46
It felt much more chaotic this month for some reason.

Always good fun though.

Maybe because Socal's PC crashed half way through and had audio problems! lol

retroshaun
15-07-11, 01:35
And because I finally turned up - I am sure I'm bad luck! :-)

Great fun though. And an excuse for a nice extended "lunch break" too, which can't be bad!

eldphm
15-07-11, 09:38
I had a lot of trouble getting into the chat, but it seems to have been a problem centered around my Flash install. I saw the video stream and heard the audio for the whole segment though. Looking forward to the show as always.

miner2049er
15-07-11, 09:53
Anyone who submits a story stands a chance of being on the show and discussing it during News, so it makes it easier if we have your Skype details up front.

Rather than post them publicly you can PM them or email them to me for future use.

Chewchilla
26-07-11, 08:51
It was, again, a blast this month! Really nice news items, and at the end, minds were blown.
And what has been seen cannot be unseen!


That blast came from So Cal! :eek:

Speaking of which, I made an audio bumper inspired by the mind blowing event. Where should I send it for consideration by RetroGaming Roundup?

Leathco
27-07-11, 05:09
Still hoping I can catch another live chat....hard to do with my work schedule. One can hope though....I installed ustream on my android phone so I can see if may.....possibly.........I can listen at work.

miner2049er
28-07-11, 01:24
Speaking of which, I made an audio bumper inspired by the mind blowing event. Where should I send it for consideration by RetroGaming Roundup?

Zip it and email to ukmike@.... if it's small enough or host it somewhere and email me a link.

eldphm
01-08-11, 11:03
I solved my ustream chat problem, it was Mcafee antivirus that suddenly had decided to block irc communication. Just wanted to share that with others who might be having similar problems. Didn't expect the antivirus to behave like a firewall without being asked.

DoctorMikeReddy
04-08-11, 05:46
When's the next live session?

SubaruBrat
04-08-11, 05:49
After were all back from Vegas, maybe the 18th? Well announce it as far out as we can.

Leathco
07-08-11, 05:54
The EGC chat has been a blast. I know me, Indiesoul, and VGMasters all enjoyed ourselves.....as well as everyone else who was there. I work a double tomorrow but I might make it in late.

Burgertime
08-08-11, 05:54
Yeah, I got in for a little bit and then put Ustream on my phone. After 5 minutes of listening and going down a road with a bad cell signal, I lost the feed.

miner2049er
15-08-11, 09:05
Live News for August is confirmed as this Thursday 18th at the usual time. (19:00 UK time, 14:00 EST).

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

retroshaun
15-08-11, 07:29
Still hoping I can catch another live chat....hard to do with my work schedule. One can hope though....I installed ustream on my android phone so I can see if may.....possibly.........I can listen at work.

Is it a free app?

Burgertime
16-08-11, 12:56
I'll be there Thursday.

Just sent in a news submission, looked at it, and noticed that it added a youtube clip >_<. I guess when I copy/pasted part of the article it noticed the article had said youtube clip as a link and added it to the bottom. Dumb Gmail, what the Hoth are you thinking?

indieseoul
16-08-11, 01:35
Is it a free app?

Yes Ustream is a free app at least for Android. It works well if you have a stable 3G connection or Wifi.

Dhalamar
16-08-11, 05:17
Doesn't the ustream app on Android only broadcast? Or am I thinking of another one.

I could just pull my phone out of my pocket and find out, but that requires effort that I'm not willing to put forth right now.

indieseoul
16-08-11, 06:18
Doesn't it require more effort to reply in a forum? :P To answer your question you can both watch streams and broadcast them to your liking. You probably are thinking about the Justin TV app.

Dhalamar
16-08-11, 06:44
Doesn't it require more effort to reply in a forum? :P To answer your question you can both watch streams and broadcast them to your liking. You probably are thinking about the Justin TV app.

Yeah, but I've already got the keyboard and mouse at the ready because I play first person shooters a lot and if you're not playing one with a keyboard and mouse you might as well not be playing it, I don't have to reach into my pocket to reply. :P

That being said, I'm gonna go play Brink on the PS3.

NL-Mike
16-08-11, 12:34
Argh, I'm sorry guys, I cannot make it thursday, but I'm sure a lot of other listeners will!

Have a good one!

miner2049er
16-08-11, 05:15
You will miss our experiment then unfortunately.

Oh well.

retroshaun
16-08-11, 05:17
Intriguing! Live Top Trumps? :-)

indieseoul
16-08-11, 05:29
You will miss our experiment then unfortunately.

Oh well.

Oooh an experiment! Should I wear my Batman costume again...Oh wait that was for our little experiment. He he he.

Chewchilla
16-08-11, 06:18
Live News for August is confirmed as this Thursday 18th at the usual time. (19:00 UK time, 14:00 EST).

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

See you guys Thursday!

indieseoul
18-08-11, 05:36
I hope the experiment comes off. It would be great to hear and see the whole Krew at the same time!

SubaruBrat
18-08-11, 06:46
Socal is always "experimenting"

GameGavel
19-08-11, 12:06
We have Geoff Edwards, host of Starcade already agreeing to interview with us. This was a request coming from todays live interaction. We will also have a friend of mine, Damon Claussen who was a contestant on Episode #101 while Geoff was hosting. Should be a good one!

http://starcade.tv/starcade/tv/starcadetv-shows.asp

indieseoul
19-08-11, 01:37
Wow that was a fast get! Can't wait to hear this months podcast. Chat was fun and I'm happy to win another two Atari games. Geez I'm lucky when it comes to winning free 2600 games. :)

Leathco
19-08-11, 03:23
Wow that was a fast get! Can't wait to hear this months podcast. Chat was fun and I'm happy to win another two Atari games. Geez I'm lucky when it comes to winning free 2600 games. :)


Haha your entire 2600 collection is gonna come courtesy of socal.
Sent from my A500 using Tapatalk

Chewchilla
22-08-11, 04:19
We have Geoff Edwards, host of Starcade already agreeing to interview with us. This was a request coming from todays live interaction. We will also have a friend of mine, Damon Claussen who was a contestant on Episode #101 while Geoff was hosting. Should be a good one!

http://starcade.tv/starcade/tv/starcadetv-shows.asp

That's great news! :CLP I watched Starcade religiously back in the day.

I tried to get on the show when it was on the air, but was not sent an invite until after it was no longer on television. The invite was for a live version of the show at an amusement park. Unfortunately I was not able to go. :(

NL-Mike
22-08-11, 03:35
We have Geoff Edwards, host of Starcade already agreeing to interview with us. This was a request coming from todays live interaction. We will also have a friend of mine, Damon Claussen who was a contestant on Episode #101 while Geoff was hosting. Should be a good one!

http://starcade.tv/starcade/tv/starcadetv-shows.asp

Nice, and thanks for the link!
I enjoy watching those Starcade episodes, never seen it before.

Leathco
27-08-11, 04:17
It may be a while before I join the show live....I got a great new job, but I now work 48 hours a week, 9 am to 7 pm. I get Sundays off and either Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday off depending on the week. I'll peek my head in on breaks though for a few minutes (thank god my phone can get ustream, and with any luck I'll just start bringing my tablet to my office)

In other news, I have an office! Holy crap! First time for everything!

miner2049er
27-08-11, 10:39
Cool, I just got an email from someone who listens in their car using their android phone on 3G. I didn't think it would be reliable enough but I guess I was wrong.

indieseoul
27-08-11, 11:00
I often use my android phone to stream the show over 3G. It works quite well especially while on the subway. Granted I live in a city with great 3g coverage. Except in my house at the top of a volcano where I have to resort to wifi late at night. Sometimes it's difficult to be a cartoon evil dictator. Must get back to making collages of infamous American female politicians. :)

SubaruBrat
18-09-11, 10:40
This FRIDAY we are doing the news LIVE as always, join us at 2:00pm EST. http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

Burgertime
18-09-11, 10:58
I had just checked a couple hours ago wondering when the next one was lol. I shall be there :)

retroshaun
18-09-11, 11:57
I'll probably miss it this month as I will be attending the Pacific Coast Pinball Expo Fri thru Sun :)

indieseoul
19-09-11, 02:40
I'm so happy that you are doing it on a Friday! That will give me the excuse to get super drunk instead of relying on my insomnia. Not that an alcoholic really needs an excuse. LOL :) Since it is a Friday we should all get drunk and play some MULE!

SubaruBrat
19-09-11, 03:59
You are totally in the right, I might just show up drunk myself.

retroshaun
19-09-11, 06:31
If you do Friday next month I will show up drunk to work. Promise :)

Nurmix
19-09-11, 09:04
If you do Friday next month I will show up drunk to work. Promise :)

Umm, don't you do that every day anyway?

Burgertime
20-09-11, 07:26
You know, getting drunk doesn't sound like a bad idea. I'll probably pick some beers up thursday night so I'll have them for friday.

Leathco
21-09-11, 12:21
Afraid I'll miss this one, I may drop in during my lunch break at work though.

retroshaun
21-09-11, 10:35
Umm, don't you do that every day anyway?

Well, although the real answer is "no", in fact I probably should say... "its frickin tempting", especially this week!

Nurmix
22-09-11, 05:04
Well, although the real answer is "no", in fact I probably should say... "its frickin tempting", especially this week!

Oh, my bad... that's only "Vegas" RetroShaun I'm thinking of. Sorry mate!

I'll try to be there for the news as well, if my schedule allows for it. Doubtful there will be any drinking on my part though, unfortunately...

retroshaun
22-09-11, 05:40
Booooo! Boooring :)

Nurmix
22-09-11, 09:42
Booooo! Boooring :)

I don't think the client I'm going to see tomorrow afternoon would appreciate the liquor breath (or me putting one of their lampshades on my head and dancing around like a stereotype)...

SubaruBrat
23-09-11, 12:04
You need clients that are more fun. If my IT guy showed up at the house with a lampshade and 3 sheets to the wind it would be a high 5.

retroshaun
23-09-11, 07:36
Hey everyone. Trying to get into chat from my android but no luck. Just saying hi from the Pacific Pinball Expo!

Nurmix
23-09-11, 08:59
You need clients that are more fun. If my IT guy showed up at the house with a lampshade and 3 sheets to the wind it would be a high 5.

A few of my clients would react the same way. Today's client is a Baptist minister in a church.

miner2049er
07-10-11, 01:22
Our next Live News segment will be recorded for your listening pleasure on Tuesday October 11th at the usual time (14:00 EST).

Join us in the live chat room at http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

indieseoul
07-10-11, 06:10
Oh Snap! That's mighty early this month. Does this mean that the October podcast will make it out before Halloween? Will UK Mike finally tell us about....."the incident"? What Halloween costume will Socal wear? (It's sure to involve frilly lingerie.) You guys should seriously all dress up like leather Goddesses of Phobos. Glad I will have an easy work day on the 11th. Usually Tuesdays are my killer days but next week I'll only be proctoring a few exams and not lecturing for six hours straight. I will wear my costume for sure! LOL.

Nurmix
08-10-11, 10:50
Our next Live News segment will be recorded for your listening pleasure on Tuesday October 11th at the usual time (14:00 EST).

Good thing I don't have any service calls with Baptist ministers that day!

retroshaun
09-10-11, 05:23
Will be there. Even tho I didn't listen to last months show yet!

Nurmix
09-10-11, 07:16
...I didn't listen to last months show yet!

Slacker!

What the hell have you been doing!? Working, taking care of your wife and kids, making DVDs of video game related movies for a certain member of the forums who shall go nameless in this post?!

Sheesh! And I thought you were hardcore...:CHR

Burgertime
09-10-11, 08:17
Wow, the news creeped up on us so quickly.
I've got the day off from work, so I'll be there. As per usual, I'll of worked the night before and I'll get about 4-5 hours of sleep before jumping into the chatroom. This time I actually have some alcohol to drink while I listen.

Nurmix
10-10-11, 03:34
This time I actually have some alcohol to drink while I listen.

I'm gonna pick up some PBR and take it to my office (even though I don't normally drink PBR, I thought it would be appropriate for the occasion - assuming I can find it easily in SoCal).

No clients to see this time Scott!

GameGavel
10-10-11, 04:40
Ya, you can always find PBR in me. . . . . . . And Scott :)



I'm gonna pick up some PBR and take it to my office (even though I don't normally drink PBR, I thought it would be appropriate for the occasion - assuming I can find it easily in SoCal).

No clients to see this time Scott!

retroshaun
10-10-11, 05:20
LOL - I know I know... its my attitude problem I guess :)


Slacker!

What the hell have you been doing!? Working, taking care of your wife and kids, making DVDs of video game related movies for a certain member of the forums who shall go nameless in this post?!

Sheesh! And I thought you were hardcore...:CHR

Burgertime
10-10-11, 08:06
No PBR for me. I'll be enjoying a gin and tonic or two....or three.

Nurmix
11-10-11, 06:06
Ya, you can always find PBR in me. . . . . . . And Scott :)

Ha! Nice one SoCal.

I managed to find some PBR so it'll be in me as well for tomorrow's news...

Nurmix
11-10-11, 06:07
LOL - I know I know... its my attitude problem I guess :)

I'll say. You really need to work on forsaking your family and vocation more often, Shaun. An abundance of alcohol helps.

retroshaun
12-10-11, 05:28
Well never mind - I missed it (totally forgot - long story) yesterday. Anyway I will be unemployed in December so no excuses! :-)

NL-Mike
12-10-11, 10:05
Well never mind - I missed it (totally forgot - long story) yesterday. Anyway I will be unemployed in December so no excuses! :-)
Yeah, we were wondering when you'd show up!
Sorry to hear about your job...

Nurmix
13-10-11, 05:54
Well never mind - I missed it (totally forgot - long story) yesterday. Anyway I will be unemployed in December so no excuses! :-)

It's all about priorities my friend.

Beer
Video games
Beer
porn
kids
car
job
free time
wife

retroshaun
13-10-11, 10:50
But to be fair, a couple of those can be combined :)

retroshaun
13-10-11, 10:50
Yeah, we were wondering when you'd show up!
Sorry to hear about your job...

Thanks mate - I'll get it figure out - nice to be missed ;)

Nurmix
25-10-11, 07:08
But to be fair, a couple of those can be combined :)

Beer, video games, beer, then wife, then more beer. Or is it beer, video games, porn, more beer, then wife, then even more beer?

In either case, beer always comes before wife, right?

GameGavel
12-11-11, 04:20
We are changing things up a bit and hosting November 2011 LIVE NEWS this SUNDAY starting at 9AM Pacific Time, Noon Eastern Time. So if you haven't been able to join us during the week, here's your chance to participate in Live News this Sunday!

SubaruBrat
12-11-11, 05:33
The central point being more beer.

GameGavel
12-11-11, 05:59
The central point being more beer.

Oh, ya, drunken news baby!

tcv
12-11-11, 10:47
Who will be the first host who yells, "WHY DO YOU CLOSE YOUR EYES WHEN WE MAKE LOVE?!"

miner2049er
12-11-11, 10:58
you will.

Burgertime
13-11-11, 12:27
This will be one that I can't stay the full length of. I have a meetup with the New England Dragon Quest IX fan group at 2PM EST that same day.

Leathco
13-11-11, 01:09
I'll be there. Lands on my only day off this week, so looks like I lucked out.

indieseoul
13-11-11, 09:19
Great news segment as always Control V. Oh shit you caught me again LOL.

miner2049er
13-11-11, 10:35
Dude, that was so funny.

eldphm
13-11-11, 10:42
doh!, It is fathers day here in Sweden so I visited my parents and couldn't attend. At least I got some news in.

Leathco
13-11-11, 11:28
From now on we have got to start calling Indie control v.

SubaruBrat
13-11-11, 11:43
Done and done, CTRL V it is.

Chewchilla
14-11-11, 05:32
I wish I could have joined this month's news segment, but I had a very busy weekend. Looking forward to the next show and joining-in on next month's news.

Nurmix
15-11-11, 06:15
Sorry I missed the news, guys. It's far easier for me to join in when it's a weekday and I'm in the comfort of my office. Weekends are nearly impossible, as a good portion of them are generally designated "family days" by the queen... err.. wife. While that was indeed true this past weekend, I also had a client to go see that's doing a bunch of computer upgrades and the only time I can really get in there and do anything is on the weekend when there aren't 10 people running around using all the computers.

Anyway, looking forward to hearing the podcast.

indieseoul
18-11-11, 04:01
Done and done, CTRL V it is.

Nice a legend of buffoonery is born! Check out my updated signature. :)

retroshaun
18-11-11, 07:38
Damnit - I missed like 3 in a row! For some reason I didn't even spot this posting so I didn't even know about it. Mind you, Sunday is football day so I'd have had a sporadic attendance at best :)

Burgertime
19-11-11, 01:10
I stayed as long as I could putting Ustream on my phone and watching/listening from there.

Nurmix
19-11-11, 05:54
For some reason I didn't even spot this posting so I didn't even know about it.

You and me both.

miner2049er
19-11-11, 11:32
We could only give a couple of days notice this time, blame SoCal, it was all his fault.

Nurmix
19-11-11, 10:45
We could only give a couple of days notice this time, blame SoCal, it was all his fault.

Consider him blamed.
:HL:

gutek
21-11-11, 04:12
Damnit - I missed like 3 in a row! For some reason I didn't even spot this posting so I didn't even know about it. Mind you, Sunday is football day so I'd have had a sporadic attendance at best :)

Same here. :(

random_dave
08-12-11, 01:11
I have booked my last day of leave for Friday 16th so if you would be so kind as to record on that day I shall be able to pretty much guarantee i'll be there ;-)

miner2049er
10-12-11, 11:44
We had a couple of requests to do it on the Friday but unfortunately we can't make it, so those who are able can join us for a festive Live News and Listener Views segment on Thursday December 15th at the usual time: 14:00 EST.

Will SoCal remain clothed? Will Scott have video? Will UK be wearing a Santa hat?

Well, at least one of those will be true, so join us to find out which.

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

Leathco
11-12-11, 12:18
Poo, ill be working. Will we see the return of ctrl-v?

Sent from my LG-VM670 using Tapatalk

Burgertime
11-12-11, 12:23
I'll be sure to leave work that morning on time and set my alarm for 13:00EST. That way I can join in on the news.

indieseoul
11-12-11, 05:22
Looks like I will be out this month. I started a new job that requires me to wake up at the ass crack of dawn. Sadly it looks as if old control V will be missing many a live news this year. :( Here's hoping that you can do the next one on a Friday.

Chewchilla
12-12-11, 06:29
I should be able to join the live festivities on Thursday. I wonder if Space Santa will pay us a visit and bring us some Atari games.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSIvLIdV2Oo

retroshaun
15-12-11, 10:13
I don't know why but I am consistently missing these announcements every month now (3 or 4 months and counting) and I really did enjoy being part of the show. I start a new job on Monday so it remains to be seen whether or not its actually possible to take part in future news segments, but fingers crossed I will be there in Jan.

indieseoul
17-12-11, 03:35
I forgo a little sleep and managed to make an appearance after all. I missed the first half hour but that's usually how long it takes for "The Great Interrupter" to get his audio working. :) Thanks guys that was another fun live news and views segment. Who needs sleep when you can have fun with the RGR crew. Hope you will make an appearance soon retroshaun and good luck on your new job!

Leathco
20-12-11, 02:45
haha, I did the exact opposite indie! I caught the first half hour over my lunch break, but missed the rest. Damn responsibilites at work stopping me from doing whats REALLY important!

Brumisator
13-01-12, 04:36
Hot damn! I've missed so many in a row I've lost count!
every. single. time I come in to check what's up on these forums, I miss it by days.
There's something to be said about punctuality and dedications, eh?

Trebeck
13-01-12, 06:07
Just subscribe to this thread and you should see the announcement.
If they make one.....
;)

Brumisator
13-01-12, 10:04
Sure, go on, wave your fancy "I know how the internet works" degrees in my face! :'(

Trebeck
13-01-12, 04:06
AAAAAhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....

*very satisfied feeling of superiority*

GameGavel
22-01-12, 01:48
Join us for Live News this Monday, January 23rd at 2:00 PM EST, 11:00 AM PST and 7:00 PM UK. We are looking forward to chatting with all the usual suspects and hopefully a few new ones. See you all there!

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live/

retroshaun
22-01-12, 02:29
Oh FFS guys I am gonna missthis AGAIN! I will be at the top of a mountain on a snowboard trip in Tahoe!

Ok... is there an android app that will let me log in and listen/chat? I think I remember someone mentioning it. Maybe I can listen while I ride, so to speak.

Brumisator
22-01-12, 06:31
I think snowboarding ranks higher than listening to a live podcast on the life enjoyment-metre. At least it should. Go have fun, shaun, I'll take over for you this time, even take your username if needed (okay, won't do that).
36 hours to go! :D

retroshaun
22-01-12, 06:54
Lol! I just missed way too many! Anyway it may be fun to listen to on my way down the mountain ;) I installed the ustream app so I will at least try to say hi... reception allowing of course!

SubaruBrat
22-01-12, 07:42
And you complain about my time in vegas......

retroshaun
22-01-12, 07:32
Its pure jealousy Scott ;)

Leathco
22-01-12, 09:26
I'll be at work. Poo.

If I am lucky I might be able to drop in during lunch bread.

Nurmix
22-01-12, 11:42
...it may be fun to listen to on my way down the mountain ;)

As long as you can still keep your eyes open for obstacles while doing it! I would hate to hear a local news story tomorrow talking about a crazy Brit who's "life ended when he hit a tree while snow boarding because he was participating in the live news segment of a retro-gaming podcast on his phone"...

Not exactly what you'd want on your epitaph... even if it IS RetroGaming RoundUp.

SubaruBrat
23-01-12, 12:31
Those of you who attended EGC will be hearing a special audio treat starting in this month's show.

retroshaun
23-01-12, 02:38
You missed 'drunk Brit'. Important distinction. Anyway... not a bad way to go!


As long as you can still keep your eyes open for obstacles while doing it! I would hate to hear a local news story tomorrow talking about a crazy Brit who's "life ended when he hit a tree while snow boarding because he was participating in the live news segment of a retro-gaming podcast on his phone"...

Not exactly what you'd want on your epitaph... even if it IS RetroGaming RoundUp.

indieseoul
23-01-12, 02:41
I'll be at work. Poo.

If I am lucky I might be able to drop in during lunch bread.

Wow where do you work where you only get bread for lunch? LOL

Leathco
23-01-12, 03:16
Wow where do you work where you only get bread for lunch? LOL

Sometimes I feel like I can only afford bread for lunch. This is one of those weeks lol.

And if you are really curious, I work for Rent-A-Center.

retroshaun
23-01-12, 03:44
Sorry!

random_dave
23-01-12, 12:45
Really want to make this but 7 is slap bang on my dinnertime, and had it been wed/thurs may have been no problem, but the best i could do today is to monitor the text chat, but I imagine it loses a lot of it's appeal without the audio ;)

Nurmix
23-01-12, 06:42
You missed 'drunk Brit'. Important distinction.

Well in that case, carry on then! Nothing to worry about - based on all those stories of drunk drivers crashing and surviving without a scratch. Something about relaxed muscles I think...
:CHR

Leathco
24-01-12, 01:24
I missed it. Just too busy at work today. I was short 1 guy today, and tomorrow I have to run the store by myself as well. This is turning into the work week from hell.

retroshaun
24-01-12, 03:21
Well in that case, carry on then! Nothing to worry about - based on all those stories of drunk drivers crashing and surviving without a scratch. Something about relaxed muscles I think...
:CHR

After a day on the hill everything in my body is far from relaxed! However, I have a Wizard of Oz slot waiting or me at the hotel. Ok its not the big screen version and they are tight with their free drinks but I will save that for CGE.

seanyboyuk
24-01-12, 04:33
Not listened to the show for quite a few months! Ive got some catching up to do! mw3 has been consuming my online time on the pc! :)

Nurmix
24-01-12, 07:33
I have a Wizard of Oz slot waiting or me at the hotel. Ok its not the big screen version and they are tight with their free drinks but I will save that for CGE.

Speaking of Oz... you weren't in chat when Scott was talking about / and UK Mike was playing the little bits they made with the Oz slot machine music in the background, and completely inappropriate (and very authentic sounding) Oz voice overs. It was F-ing hilarious! I think Scott said it'll be in the upcoming podcast.

We will definitely need to spend some more time with Oz at CGE2012.

retroshaun
25-01-12, 08:49
Speaking of Oz... you weren't in chat when Scott was talking about / and UK Mike was playing the little bits they made with the Oz slot machine music in the background, and completely inappropriate (and very authentic sounding) Oz voice overs. It was F-ing hilarious! I think Scott said it'll be in the upcoming podcast.

We will definitely need to spend some more time with Oz at CGE2012.

I was gonna ask you if you are going again this year - I definately plan to be there and probably for a slightly extended period before and after too. Was way too much fun last year :)

SubaruBrat
25-01-12, 08:54
I am pretty sure they have on Oz in the Plaza, I am pretty sure I saw one. If not there is almost certainly some on Fremont.

Nurmix
26-01-12, 05:11
I am pretty sure they have on Oz in the Plaza, I am pretty sure I saw one. If not there is almost certainly some on Fremont.

Well if they don't, then we WILL find him... somewhere... and we shall play our SLUT game until the wee hours of the morning, enjoying our free adult beverages and vulgar commentary. To Hell with any soccer moms that get too close!

GameGavel
26-01-12, 05:22
Count me in for the Ozfest this year!

retroshaun
26-01-12, 06:55
The more the merrier, I think it could be an even worse 'morning after' for me this year, if that's possible!

Chuck D. Head
27-01-12, 06:55
At last report, there is still a Great and Powerful Oz at the South Point, AKA BFE.

Nurmix
01-02-12, 08:08
I think it could be an even worse 'morning after' for me this year, if that's possible!

We can make sure that happens Shaun, no problem. We've got your back:

"WAITRESS! Another Jack and Coke for my friend here! Yes, I know he's on the floor. Yes, I know he's unconscious. Yes, that is a pool of vomit underneath him. Yes, it does smell quite foul. You've nothing to worry about though, I assure you, we will make certain he drinks it. It won't be wasted. Here... take this $20 tip from his pocket. He appreciates your fine service (and cleavage). Thank you!"

retroshaun
01-02-12, 09:12
Funny actually thats not far off the scenario I was anticipating. We almost had a similar sight in Burger King the next day. Minus the cleavage. Or at least minus the waitress' cleavage.

Nurmix
02-02-12, 01:00
Funny actually thats not far off the scenario I was anticipating. We almost had a similar sight in Burger King the next day. Minus the cleavage. Or at least minus the waitress' cleavage.

Ah yes, that was a rough morning for you. But you bounced back by late afternoon... just in time for pizza, beer and Insert Coins.

You planning to stay at The Plaza? After hearing Scott's description of all the improvements they've done to it in the latest RoundUp, I think I'll book a room there.

retroshaun
02-02-12, 01:41
I thought about it but I dunno - its way the hell up there, away from the main strip. Kinda torn between the 2 to be honest - the train/metro line should be a viable way to go back and forth.

retroshaun
02-02-12, 01:41
They do have a club called "Swingers" though... so maybe I'll stay there after all :)

Nurmix
02-02-12, 07:56
I thought about it but I dunno - its way the hell up there, away from the main strip. Kinda torn between the 2 to be honest - the train/metro line should be a viable way to go back and forth.

I kind of feel the same way, but I think for convenience sake, I'll stay at The Plaza.

retroshaun
03-02-12, 06:33
I will just hang on for a while and base it on where everyone else is staying I think. Try to be social :)

Nurmix
04-02-12, 12:37
I will just hang on for a while and base it on where everyone else is staying I think. Try to be social :)

I think the decision should be based on the efficiency and cup size of the casino waitress staff.
Perhaps we should go there for a weekend before CGE, and take some measurements?

SubaruBrat
04-02-12, 02:02
I am planning to go the week before, anyone else in?

retroshaun
04-02-12, 02:12
Yeah depends where I am working but I would definitely be up for it if I get the time. With any luck I may be on the east coast by then.

retroshaun
04-02-12, 02:12
Wish me luck!

retroshaun
04-02-12, 02:12
I think the decision should be based on the efficiency and cup size of the casino waitress staff.
Perhaps we should go there for a weekend before CGE, and take some measurements?

Its a dirty job but... oh, what the hell!

Nurmix
04-02-12, 06:13
I am planning to go the week before, anyone else in?

I might take you up on that Scott... just have to work out the details with the wife and our other Summer vacation plans.

Nurmix
04-02-12, 06:14
Its a dirty job but... oh, what the hell!

That's what I want to hear Shaun! Good man!

miner2049er
10-02-12, 11:55
Join us next Thursday Feb 16th for our monthly Live News and Listener Views at the usual time of 14:00 EST.

We are celebrating our 3rd birthday so be sure to be there as we have a special guest joining us.

Bookmark the page now http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/live

Brumisator
11-02-12, 12:04
Shit, already?
It seems I waited so long for last month's news, and now the next one is upon us.
Well then, hooray! Good things come to those who deserve it wait.

Burgertime
11-02-12, 05:03
Yeah, can't believe it's so soon. I've been out of the loop for the past 20 days or so. Changes in my job >_<.
I'll certainly be there on Thursday.

Deaf-CD-Thief
11-02-12, 05:17
...we have a special guest joining us.

MMmmm I don't like it when people call me "special". I prefer "mentally underprivileged and audibly challenged".

See you in news. Please have my prizes ready.

miner2049er
11-02-12, 06:38
LOL.

This could turn out to be a fapfest for you.

Deaf-CD-Thief
12-02-12, 06:30
This could turn out to be a fapfest for you.

I do live in a gay bath house, so pretty much every day is a fapfest, whether I'm fantasizing about RGR hosts or not...

indieseoul
13-02-12, 02:57
Hmmm mystery guest. This really piques my interest. Any hints or do we have to wait for the grand unveiling on Thursday? Here are my three guesses even though you didn't ask. 1. Flare because we haven't seen or heard from him in quite awhile. 2. Jimmy Hoffa because UK Mike finally looked under his bed and low and behold! 3. A special godfather of gaming perhaps Ted Dabney. (That would be awesome.)

More likely guess: Scott's awesome new car!
I hope I can make this month's live news and Happy 3rd B-day RGR!

Nurmix
13-02-12, 09:15
...and Happy 3rd B-day RGR!

And happy FIRST birthday to this thread, which Scott began on 2-13-11 (just noticed that, I don't actually keep track of these things).

Maybe the special guest will be Diane Sauer, eh Indy?

random_dave
14-02-12, 12:46
I might be actually able to make this for once, but maybe not till 3pm EST, will i just miss an hour of socal faffing with his skype, or does that happen before the official start time?

Also, somethign I've wondered about the giveways, is it "Control V" or "CTRL + V" ?

miner2049er
14-02-12, 01:22
You will miss some of SoCal faffing with Skype but it was me last week when we did the Top Ten that had the issues.

It is "control v"

Leathco
14-02-12, 03:44
I'll be missing this one. Damn work schedule! Actually, I was recently promoted, but my hours are the same. I'm just in charge of people now (sigh). I may manage to catch you guys during my lunch break.

retroshaun
14-02-12, 06:33
retroshaun may well be making a guest appearance this week.... drum roll please! :-)

Nurmix
14-02-12, 08:54
retroshaun may well be making a guest appearance this week.... drum roll please! :-)

Even when you're not there, you still OWN the news, Shaun, with your high submission count. We've never forgotten about you my good man!

Still, hope to see you there Thursday.

retroshaun
14-02-12, 09:55
Ah, you're a kind, kind man! I'll be here... though likely popping ion and out due to ... work :(

miner2049er
14-02-12, 11:11
retroshaun may well be making a guest appearance this week.... drum roll please! :-)

http://mlkshk.com/r/1YWW

Nurmix
14-02-12, 11:31
http://mlkshk.com/r/1YWW

You are quite the dancer, UK! Love the outfit too. Although some may find dressing in "blackface" offensive, clearly you aren't hampered by social conventions, and freely express your artistic side. Bravo!

miner2049er
14-02-12, 11:47
I have actually been to a fancy dress blacked up, oh and I went to another one bright yellow as Homer too.

retroshaun
14-02-12, 11:56
Real shame the dodgy Lakers colors spoil it though :)

Nurmix
15-02-12, 12:13
I have actually been to a fancy dress blacked up, oh and I went to another one bright yellow as Homer too.

Ahh... photos, please!

miner2049er
15-02-12, 12:41
I can't find one of Homer but here is the other.

http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/images/misc/uk_blackedup.jpg

Nurmix
15-02-12, 01:24
http://www.retrogamingroundup.com/images/misc/uk_blackedup.jpg

Great pants! I'm guessing it just wasn't practical to do the hands, eh?

miner2049er
15-02-12, 09:50
No, because then I leave a trail of evidence as it rubs off.