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Ken and Wayne take to the internet tubes to talk about everything gaming and technology related. If it is geek, then we will cover it!


Show X - Episode 271 - Looking forward to Bloody Notes  

Wayne and Ken are joined by Author, Cosplayer, and Crafter, Beck Stewart on today's show. We get the privledge of learning about who Beck is and she educates us all about Steampunk and some teasers into her upcoming book, Bloody Notes. After the break, the guys slip back to talking a bit about the outcome of the recent election in the US. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11668.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKpdzYSHFhg Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-11-13.mp3

Show X - Episode 270 - Pets, Cons, Zombies, and Magic  

Ken and Wayne are back to full strength and back on the main broadcasting rig agian this week. This last week, Ken has been playing Party planner for his department at work. Then he became an enforcer for his classroom. At home Ken and KF had to save Tank from the grapes of wrath. Wayne didn't do much Halloween celebrating on the actual night, but did give out candy to Trick-or-Treaters. Wayne also spent a day at Rocky Mountain Con and got to see some great constume and famous geek stars, including Duncan Macleod, the Highlander. Wayne and Fork are trying to get their cats to tolerate each other... It isn't going well. In Geek Cred, both Ken and Wayne went and watched the new Dr Strange movie and they share their impressions of the film. They even manage to not really spoil anything. Ken and others are playing the heck out of WoW still. Wayne and friends are playing a lot of 7 Days to Die on the VtW Server. In the Geek-O-Scope, the guys talk about Blizzcon 2016. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11666.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgC8yH316C8 Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-11-06.mp3

Show X - Episode 269 - Playing Well around others  

Ken is hosting this week as Wayne dials in from the Intel LANfest. In Dysfunctional Deviations, Wayne has started watching the new HBO show, Westworld, which he talks about for a bit and highly recommends. Ken has some additional car issues, this time while driving. To let off some steam from driving, Ken went and watched the Full Monty. The guys get into American politics for a moment, since the presidential election is only a week away. In Geek Cred, Wayne is at the Intel LANfest 2016 in Castle Rock, Colorado. He talks about the experience of being at a 300+ seat LAN party. Ken has been watching zombies and playing WoW. Skyrim Remastered is out! It's the season, so Ken picked up a few scary games to get himeself in the mood. The Geek-O-Scope has news on Solar panels that look like roof tiles and recommendations on how to play Skyrim. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11667.0 Video Link: https://youtu.be/7gfuyePYbmI Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-10-30.mp3

Show X - Episode 268 - Wayne's Spoopy Weekend  

Wayne is on his own this week as Ken is away from home. Wayne had more car issues, including having to get his truck out of the impound lot. He hosted an early Halloween party, wore a new hat, and couldn't find his massive bottle of latex. At his party he suffered from the inability to get console multiplayer gaming to work. He almost suffers a Joking Hazard, but all in good fun. As Wayne does, he overbooked his weekend and did some photography in the mountains before coming all the way back to town to take photos of zombies and die himself but unfortunately missed out on all the people he wanted to hang out with. In Geek Cred, Wayne is all caught up with Naruto and is waiting for more episodes. As he waits, he has been catching up with the DC content on Netlfix. He is also getting all jazzed for new movies with the release of trrailers for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Logan, and Rogue One. There was also a trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2. Finally, Nintendo has gone ahead and named their new console with the Switch. Wayne is a little confused and skeptical at the moment. Geek-O-Scope covers concern for the voices of all of our gaming characters, while NASA is trying to increase the overall knowledge of the world. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11665.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaryHBgkKqk Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-10-23.mp3

Show X - Episode 267 - Feature Resurrection  

Emergency Laptop show. Where Ken and Wayne resurrect the Video Wall by jumping in with their phones so that they can see everyone who is listening in to the show. It was recently Ken's birthday! He got some new photography equipment. The guys then discuss the value of having goals. All of the talk about photography and goals has caused the guys to get all nostalgic for the Show X Photography Contest! Which they also are resurrecting for the month of October. Ken has submitted his paper for school.... again.... and again... Wayne continues to be a busy body and has also been thinking about photography and also picked up a new gadget for his camera. He also worked to make his car a bit more reliable, so hopefully he will be able to get up and down a mountain. Ken reviews some games that he only kept for less than 5 minutes. but is still playing the heck out of WoW, where Wayne discusses his hate of grinding out faction points. Wayne watched the MechWarrior Online tournament on Twitch and played some Trine 2 with Kopii. In the Geek-O-Scope there is an Unreal look at Starwars, a WoW legend moving on, robotic farming, a new Shadow Warrior, and ways to make sure you are happy in life. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11661.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPXqv4Rl0tE Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-10-16.mp3

Show X - Episode 265 - Show X Talks Tro  

Show X is joined by the host of Tro Talks. Ken is out working, but Tromad keeps things geeky. Wayne is excited for the Halloween season and all things Pumpkin Spiced flavor. He also continues to enjoy the musical Hamilton. Tromad is now a lifetime member of the VFW and NRA and he recommends everyone watch "Free State of Jones" Agriassw has uprooted his guild and relocated to the server Moon Guard. We can't wait to hear stories about his experiences. Leading Wayne to briefly discuss things he witnessed watching Kopii play on Moon Guard. Wayne has managed to speed up his internets even further. With these fast internets, he and Kopii played some old school console games online together. The local VtW clan showed out in a Mario Kart tournament. Wayne has also reworked his Skyrim to be an Ultimate installation to try and push his new gaming hardware. Tromad shares his experience at his local Sci-Fi convention, Archon. In the Geek-O-Scope, we learn about a trip to mars, the end of an adventure, and hacks from the past. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11657.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQirCs-8zuE Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-10-02.mp3

Show X - Episode 266 - Ken's trials with cars and communication  

This week Wayne isn't the only one to suffer some car troubles, it seems that Ken has had his fair share while traveling for work. Thankfully KF is now the breadwinner in the family. Ken has also had to be a real mentor at school. Wayne is still having to work on all of his vehicles to keep himself safe and mobile on the roads. To offset being responsible, he has setup some of his Halloween decorations for the season. In Geek Cred, Kopii reminds us that Ken's Birthday is coming up this very week! Ken continues to play all of the WoW and is still having a great time. Even while doing the show. Ken regails us with stories of his adventuring in his favorite expansion outside of Wrath. Ken has also been having issues with his mobile pocket communicator. So he decided to go pick up a new cellular phone. Wayne hah once again broken his Skyrim install... Instead of fixing it he is instead looking to learn how to use a Macbook and Apple OSX for the first time. He is still enjoying Mechwarrior and recommends the Netflix Marvel shows as he just finished watching Luke Cage. In the Geek-O-Scope, Wayne is excited to talk about the announcements from Oculus Connect 3 and supports Facebook's Safety Check feature. Ken shares that Gears of War 4 is almost upon us as well as an offer from Ubisoft to play Beyond Good and Evil for the month for free. As new games come out, Ken recommends people check out IsThereAnyDeal.com to look for potential deals for new games. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11658.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPO55FL-_h0 Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-10-09.mp3

Show X - Episode 263 - Octale!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  

It's a throwback show to the beginning of Show X with our special guest Todd, The Octale! Wayne breaks the show right away by asking Todd about United States politics as seen from the outside since he now lives in Norway. This causes a discussion on the presidential race for the first quarter of the show. Then in transitioning, the guys all reccommend that you research your sources and think beyond single internet posts. Todd has really been enjoying playing World of Warships on the PC and Diablo III on the PS4, while getting some time to enjoy a Sausage party on the silver screen. Wayne has secured better interwebs for the forseeable future and is using it to play a lot of Mechwarrior Online with lots of the Gamefest and VtW crew. Ken is celebrating that Kitten Features is finally legal to stay in Scotland longer and work more. He is also ready to enhance the minds of Scotland's youth as he presents his first lecture tomorrow. Todd is looking to get into the tech industry in Norway, but is for the moment making sure people stay fed by delivering groceries to people around Oslo. Ken is still enjoying his WoW experience as he completes some older Wrath raid content now that he is over leveled. He is also looking for a new phone, but doesn't seem to want a new iPhone 7. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11654.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcVeO6FE3p0 Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-09-18.mp3

Show X - Episode 264 - Professors, Police, and the woes of technology  

Ken is being a real teacher this week by starting his lectures up again. He mentions some of the challenges and advantages to teaching at his young age. As Ken continues his new driver experiences, he has someone almost hit him and then follow him almost home. This leads to the guys going on about issues with the perception of the police today. Afterwards, Ken explains some extreme adulting he's had to deal with lately. Wayne is trying to jump on the healthy train by starting to work out with technology. The Technology wins. He has also fallen in love with the hip-hop musical, Hamilton. In Geek Cred, Wayne had an even tougher time with technology. His computer exploded itself in Windows 10. While waiting to get things running again, he caught up on some anime on his phone. VtW is still playing a lot of Mechwarrior Online and Wayne shows off the Battletech swag he got for Kickstarting a new game. Ken is still enjoying his WoW as well as is getting smart with Ted Talks. In the Geek-O-Scope, Ken shows us some ways to motivate ourselves to lose weight, a massive new level of portable storage, and the first home robot that has him excited. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11655.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Krj_nFcl3NY Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-09-25.mp3

Show X - Episode 262 - Improve your life with Water  

Ken and Wayne are on the air today, but sans alcohol. Happy birthday to a new Pucek and to Zack. Wayne did not make it to the wedding last week because his truck decided it had been through enough and died. Shortly after the video feed died. Wayne also watched TMNT 2 and The Revenant, one of which is amazing, the other is at least entertaining. Ken reveals that he does not like the taste of life (water), but does like some good salmon. He is keeping on the healthy track. The guys reccommend that everyone keep working on themselves and always strive to improve. Ken feels he is ready to lecture students due to all of his time talking to all of you. Ken is preparing to help teach his mother all about editing photographs and the guys discuss their trials of learning to be better photographers. Ken is done playing Pokèmon GO, what a quitter, except that he has started play WoW again. He explains his experiences with the new expansion and playing on the US Moonguard server. Wayne lets eveyone know about how much fun he had at this year's Nan Desu Kan in Colorado. He got to show off his new Pokèmon GO costume as well as an old favorite. He also reccommends that everyone go check out the new Final Fantasy Kingsglaive movie. He finishes up the show with a slew of his geek cred of gaming. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11653.0 Video Link: https://youtu.be/5WdlRvvSDiU Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-09-11.mp3

Show X - Episode 261 - Ken's Scottish Legions  

Ken is hosting a Chinese edition of Show X, well at least the intro. Ken is continuing to be healthy by drinking mostly water, except on today's show, where he is drinking like a proper Scott. Many thanks to everyone who is supporting the show and network! Ken has contributed to the overall human knowledge by submitting his paper for his doctorate. Ken got a little to entertained while working out at the Gym. Ken has some choice words for those who take advantage of their license to drive. Heading to the Geek Cred, we get some opinions on the new Battlefield 1 beta, check up on VtW Tumblr, and Ken's uptake in photography. Ken roll back in time in his Deviant Art days. Then the WoW Legions discussion begins... What makes a game "Pretty"? Ken then stumbles through some news and articles to end out the show. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11651.0 Video Link: https://youtu.be/fnGW36aUtw8 Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-09-04.mp3

Show X - Episode 260 - Gamefest Fall 2016  

Wayne starts things a little early today to cover Gamefest. He is joined by Da Biebz, BuckyMonster, . Wayne skipped out on some of his own LAN party to go to the Garfunkel and Oates concert downtown. He also has to leave early to get to a wedding in the mountains. The guys did run into some challenges in building systems... It is recommended to not build PCs when drinking. Many shouts out to Rath and Hydroxycut for traveling to check out their first Gamefest. As for games, Black Ops 3, Golden Eye Source, Battlefield 4, League of Legends, Evolve, Supreme Commander 2, and most notably, Mechwarrior Online were all played. Wayne got to introduce more people to VR with his Oculus as well as blow their minds with the Leap Motion attached to see your hands in VR. Ken joins for the second half of the show to catch eveyone up and have a bit of a normal show as well. He is starting his healthy swing this week. He will be eating and drinking responsibly in the future.... for now. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11650.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=At9SSUo-Usg Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-08-28.mp3

Show X - Episode 259 - Acting Out Games with Presley  

Show X is joined by YouTube star Presley from ActOutGames. Wayne gets the opportunity to interview Presley and find out all about how this amazing 11 year old is blowing up the internet with her daily vlog showcasing all of her adventures. We learn about Presley's cosplays, conventions, education, travel, interviews, and more! Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11648.0 Video Link: https://youtu.be/uOUkmxgaEYA Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-08-21.mp3

Show X - Episode 258 - Tabaxion's Scottish Travels  

Show X is sans a Wayne today but is instead joined by VtW caster Tabaxion from The Indeed Podcast as he journeys through Scotland. Ken ensured that Tabaxion fully enjoyed his Scottish adventure by feeding him haggis and showing him sheep. Ken is also excited this week as he is finally able to drive himself around in his new car, without killing anyone! Tabaxion has taken his crew around hunting for Pokémon in the Scottish country side. We get to learn some history about Scotland as we see where Tabaxion has traveled during his trip and he explains some American history to Ken. Then as is proper in Scotland, the guys discuss scotch. Show Notes: No Notes this week Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD4u-7KzdZI Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-08-07.mp3

Show X - Episode 257 - Travelling for Work, Pokémon, and Lasers  

Both Wayne and Ken have been traveling. Ken decided to do it old school fancy, but finds that he is to massive for such luxury. Wayne went out Pokémon hunting in new lands and got to meet up with old friends for stories and drinks. Agriassw writes in to let us know about Warhammer Quest: The Silver Tower. He then asks Wayne for advice for how he and Ambrosia can do their first couples' cosplay. In Geek Cred, Ken tries to find more intelligent entertainment on television, picks up a fancy keyboard, and he and Wayne both play some Pokémon. Wayne also spent some time in an amazing maker's space, the Techshop and plays with lasers. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11647.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcNI7MCML7A Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-07-31.mp3

Show X - Episode 255 - Ken plays Pokémon GO solo  

Ken is hosting all by himself again, it has been a while. Since all he has been doing is working he jumps right into Geek Cred to talk all about the Pokemon craze that has recently grabbed the world. Ken regails us with his ninja Pokemon skills and tricks to how to control Evee evolutions. Ken has also reinstalled Skyrim along with loads and loads of mods. He had much fun until he broke it and went back to Payday 2. Ken has finally realized that games can get dull once you get far enough along that you can beat anyone. Ken has upgraded his video consuption ability with a new Chromecast. In the Geek-O-Scope, did Bethesda steal content from a modder? Evolve going free to play is apparently a successful move. According to science, Pokemon is hugely popular. Warning, pay attention to your surroundings while playing Pokemon GO. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11645.0 Video Link: https://youtu.be/1e4u586awcI Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-07-17.mp3

Show X - Episode 256 - The Pokémon invasion  

They guys are back together this week. We learn that Ken takes playing Poker very seriously. Wayne went to a wedding, seeing old friends and family. Upon returning, Wayne added a shiny Fork to the household. In Geek Cred, Ken has been playing lots of different games this week, both on PC and on mobile. Speaking of mobile, Ken has had much fun with naming all of his Pokémon with unique names. Wayne jumps in to compare where the different Pokémon spawn around the world and how many unique Pokémon they each have. Outside of the Pokémon craze, Wayne has added hand controls to his Oculus. San Diego Comic Con is just finishing up and Wayne lets us know about what he has seen coming out of the convention. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11646.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXP0kTpc43s Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-07-24.mp3 .

Show X - Episode 254 - A Wild Wasik Appears  

Happy Birthday to Cupcheck and Lt Fork. Show X is joined by our Author friend Jon Wasik to talk geek and his new book, Burning Skies. Having an author in the house, Ken starts things out with a list of some of the latest words to join the Oxford Dictionary, for all of you Grrrls, wearing Jeggings, while OMG sexting your Noob, Muggle, bromancing, Illiterati, boyfriends, wearing their Mankini's and Guyliner, while Chillaxing after getting away from the Po-po, but Whatevs. Wayne is going to try and support his ex family in New Mexico and will miss the next show... To make this trek he has been working on his truck to keep the old girl going. He also enjoyed a long ninja day with training and friends. Tromad hits up the show with an email to announce the launch of his new podcast, TroTalk which will be joining the VtW family in the next couple weeks. Ken has been busy with work lately, but managed to get in some gaming on Payday 2. Wayne has gotten his anime on again with the series Magi, while Ken calls him out for gaining many hours of Clicker Heroes, the game he said to never play. The guys also catch everyone up on what happened with Awesome Games Done Quickly over the last week. Wayne has also succumbed to the launch of Pokemon GO from Niantic and Nintendo. He is in good company with apparently most of the rest of the world. Show X finishes out with Jon telling us all a bit about Burning Skies and how this book progresses on from the introductory book, The Sword of Dragons. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11644.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgoICotyd_w Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-07-10.mp3

Show X - Episode 253 - A big Sausage and sweet Nuts  

Ken and Wayne are both back this week. Ken finally spent a week not offending old people but instead reports the bad behaviour of young people. The guys then get into some politics about the recent Brexit vote in the UK and how people should be vetted to vote. He is now coding for curiosity instead of just work and needs to build a new PC. He's been playing some Payday 2 as well as Solaris. Wayne is trying to get fit again, but this time for Cosplay! He spent the weekend celebrating La Camp-Et's birthday, Canada Day, the Renaissance. Wayne also gives his spoiler free review of the Batman versus Superman movie. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11642.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIsxwZQJO0w Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-07-03.mp3

Show X - Episode 252 - E3, Comic Con, and VR  

Wayne is going solo today to try and catch up for the last couple weeks. Happy birthday to Kur0, Wayne's Mom, and Kopii Mom! Wayne helped prep for Denver Comic Con by getting props and wigs for friends together while also trying to get his own costumes together. He shows off pictures that he took during the convention while talking about the fun he had. Lots of great costumes, lots of dealers, lots of friends. Wayne fell into his normal trap of hanging out with friends and not actually going to panels. Wayne continues to play with his Oculus and experience VR. This time he has added the use of his Leap Motion, hand tracker. This allowed him to drop his controller and just play some games with his hands. This week has been the start of the Steam Summer sale and there are some great sales out there to take advantage of. Check them out. Wayne does his best to remember all of the major announcements from E3 2016. He doesn't quite catch everything but grabs some highlights. Show Notes: http://media.vtwproductions.com/forum/index.php?topic=11640.0 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0fhCV-hTiU Audio Link: http://media.blubrry.com/showx/media.vtwproductions.com/archive/showx/vtw-showx-2016-06-26.mp3

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