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OFRCast – Open Forum Radio

OFRCast – Open Forum Radio

Vladzhammer, TmoHOU87, DetroitSlasher and Jason O'Malley

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OFR 507 – OFR Next Generation

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 507 OFR Season 11 (Episode 25) - OFR the Next Generation Tuesday, October 27th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek & Vladz (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Pre-Next Generation* New consoles drop in a just a few days* Is this the last big console? cloud gaming to phones or browsers, streaming games via streaming sticks, etc.* Stack of games I buy has gotten much smaller as I get older* Thanks to really deep games like Assassin’s Creed, game crack like COD, GamePass, EA Play coming to GamePass on Nov 10th,* Election happening (hopefully we’ll know who won shortly after)* 11th season of OFR comes to a close in a few short weeks* You’ll probably hear/see changes as we go into Season 12* Cool Xbox news (maybe): Phil Spencer Hints that a 1 vs. 100-Style Experience May Return on Xbox Series X Our World (Top Things you saw, heard or played) Call of Duty MW & Cold War beta, Haunting of Bly Manor, The Thing on the BIG SCREEN, Still writing more songs - love my studio/office, I got banned from Twitter for a couple minutes Activision/COD account issues, cold war beta , new desk in office , put on 2 hall closet doors . the boys ssn 2 awesomeness .new dishwasher fiasco nothing goes right ever lol lol movies cod work changing soon song of the week hollywood undead, papa roach, ice nine kills https://youtu.be/Adwl0y3qKUI heart of a champion. And for halloween song of the week ice nine kills jason's mom parody https://youtu.be/BkY-EIkuxJo Sports * I watched my first football game of the year, Penn State vs Illinois and junk ending Shout-outs: ofr crew , angry mailman podcast, all the listeners , stuart page 2 screen , jay guiles, rocketchip, holy headshot, pat white, josh laney, OFR Crew, Stuart from Page2Screen, Conspiracy Otter, Alcohol, Jay Guiles, Bubba

80 min3 w ago
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100 minSEP 6
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OFR 506 – AMP/OFR Mashup

OFR 504 – All Fun and Games

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 504 OFR Season 11 (Episode 22) - OFR All Fun and Games Tuesday, July 28th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * So this past Thursday Xbox had the Series X Games Showcase where they showed nothing but games. Here are some of the games they showed Xbox Series X games list: every exclusive and cross-gen game just announced* What were some of your favorite trailers or announcements?* Tetris Effect: Connected - because of the art style of the trailer more than maybe the game itself.* As Dusk Falls: Like Telltale games interactive story, but with a really cool art style.* State of Decay 3: F@cking Crazy Zombie Deer, right?!!* Everwild: Don’t understand it, but again, the art style is soothing? - Feels relaxing and interesting to me.* I could say the exact same thing about The Gunk, but not as relaxing. The Gunk stuff… is it an enemy, pollution from an enemy, something odd.* Fable: Funny, beautiful ...

112 minJUL 29
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OFR 504 – All Fun and Games

OFR 502 – Triangles

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 502 OFR Season 11 (Episode 20) - Triangles Tuesday, May 26th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Triangles A first look at Unreal Engine 5* Unreal Engine 5 is a state-of-the-art real-time engine and editor that features photorealistic rendering, dynamic physics and effects, lifelike animation, robust data translation, and much more—on a open, extensible platform that won't tie you down.* Unreal Engine 5 PS5 demo runs happily on current-gen graphics cards and SSDs* I think that the fact that the demo was running on a PS5 was supposed to be a positive spin or get the Sony fanbase excited about the new hardware. But the new SSD tech on both consoles will help load assets faster, the hardware & chips will get us better framerates, we’ll have raytracing, etc. It is the engine and the photorealistic capabilities that are the important things that we should be talking about. I think SONY fans were ...

84 minMAY 27
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OFR 502 – Triangles

OFR 501 – We Are Back

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 501 OFR Season 11 (Episode 19) - We Are Back Tuesday, April 14th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Over the hump, one month later…. Thank you to everyone on Ep 500, AA and Bubba especially for helping * Dealing with the Kona* How are you and your family holding up? Are you about to call this quarantine quits and start to resume some sort of in-person social interactions?* Music streams on Instagram and Facebook have been pretty cool * Let’s talk about SONY for a minute:* Stupid Timed exclusives* We’ve heard silliness that: “exclusive timed anything is fine to me. It actually helps the publisher/developers make some extra cash” and “Consumers want good games. Well it costs money. The studios as a whole lose a shit ton to used games sales. It’s nice for them to get that money up front. It’s def not a few bucks either. We need more of it.” - OMG!* Modern Warfare’s $1B Sales Are Not Th...

74 minAPR 15
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OFR 501 – We Are Back

OFR 500 – The Big One

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 500 OFR Season 11 (Episode 18) - The Big One Tuesday, March 17th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba, Larry aka Bluemanrule, Vic aka Vicjohusmc86 Matt Kane aka Patriot1030 (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * We made it!!! - OFR Episode 500 * The OG OFR Crew - OFR listeners for the last couple years may have heard your name, may have heard you on other podcasts, may have seen your picture hanging in the post office. What have you been up to?* Larry* Vic: I’ve changed so much in the last few years. Not a lot of beer drinking,I’ve lost about 25lbs since late fall. No fast food! all my kids are out of school w/Max graduating in the spring. I still play games but mainly on my Switch & Switch Lite. I’m a GrandFather and the Marriage is going strong still.I stopped watching NFL two years ago!* Matt - Doing great and certainly my best to sort out all this WuFlu Nonsense, though I think I do have a solution to all of it..wh...

133 minMAR 19
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OFR 500 – The Big One

OFR 499 – The One Before the Big One

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 499 OFR Season 11 (Episode 17) - The One Before the Big One Tuesday, March 10th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Happy 499!* Surprise guest, guest hosts will be on next week.* Happy Warzone day Call of Duty: Warzone - Trailer released today (Free update/mode) * We can still play video games with TMO* We’ve known about this for a long time, talked about it a couple times here…. But until you’re playing and there it is… wow. Thank you technology. * New Batmobile pics* Twitter pics of the Batmobile * The ‘Nintendo PlayStation’ Prototype $1.2 million. That's how much the seller of the Nintendo PlayStation reportedly turned down to instead put the device up for auction and it just sold at auction for $300,000 * The Last of Us - coming to HBO! / But who should the cast be?* Fans already have ideas about who should play Joel and Ellie* Hugh Jackman as Joel & McKenna Grace as Ellie...

80 minMAR 11
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OFR 499 – The One Before the Big One

OFR 498 – OFR Super Tuesday

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 498 OFR Season 11 (Episode 16) - OFR Super Tuesday Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Happy Super Tuesday! aka OFR Podcast Night * Coron-Cancelled* What do you do when you are stuck at home? Chinese consumers snap up yoga mats, video games, condoms* Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure game for the Switch console, sales more than quadrupling in the two weeks to Feb. 20* Sales of yoga mats and rowing machines have also soared, up 250%* Book sales jumped 60%* Everyone wearing masks, sales of eyeshadow palettes increased 150%* Hair cutting kits and condoms were among its most ten most popular items* Health-related items such as red ginseng, probiotics and vitamins rose 143%* Sales of baking and roasting equipment had risen 7 times* Sales of small washing machines have also jumped up more than sixfold* Sales of passenger cars tumbled 92% in the first half of February. * Q ...

106 minMAR 5
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OFR 498 – OFR Super Tuesday

OFR 497 – Sweet Friends of Mine

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 497 OFR Season 11 (Episode 15) - Sweet Friends of Mine Tuesday, Feb 25th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * HBO* Friends to the Max * All Hale Dolores - Westworld 3 trailer dropped, show returns March 15th* Where we left off - Everything You Need to Know Westworld | Official Season 3 Trailer -* I LOVE how they cover familiar songs with that Westworld feel. Do you have a favorite? (Also love the show’s Opening Credits )* Westworld S3 Trailer Music - Sweet Child O' Mine Guns and Roses* Heart-Shaped Box (Orchestral) Nirvana* Westworld S1 - Paint It, Black - Ramin Djawadi (Official Video) Rolling Stones* Runaway - Ramin Djawadi (Official Video) Kanye* C.R.E.A.M. - Ramin Djawadi - Westworld Season Wu-Tang Clan * Given the choice You're a good Shepard. A well-meaning, considerate, kind, and benevolent Shepard. Well, at least 90 percent of you are. Other 10 percent?* How do you play give...

92 minFEB 26
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OFR 497 – Sweet Friends of Mine

OFR 496 – Second Chances

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 496 OFR Season 11 (Episode 12) - Second Chances Tuesday, Feb 18th 2020 9:55 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * 2nd chances - Most games that fail at launch are quickly passed over -- but Bioware's Anthem is getting a rare and expensive second chance at success* What other games do you wish would get a second chance/make-over?* Crackdown 3, Mass Effect 3 & Mass Effect Andromeda, Star Wars Battlefront 2, HALO 4 and HALO 5 (Golf)* We’ve got a 2nd chances secret for OFR 500 scheduled for March 16th * Need more than a 2nd chance to defeat that crazy hard boss? Well, you’ve heard of ‘Pay to win’ but how about Pay to progress? Get ‘help’ or skipping the hard part of a game? Sony filed a patent for “in-game resource surfacing platform” patent this sort tweet/clip sums it up nicely from :InsideGaming * Cloud Update* You can blame Nvidia, not just Activision Blizzard, for their GeForce Now falling-out* ...

99 minFEB 19
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OFR 496 – Second Chances

Latest Episodes

OFR 507 – OFR Next Generation

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 507 OFR Season 11 (Episode 25) - OFR the Next Generation Tuesday, October 27th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek & Vladz (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Pre-Next Generation* New consoles drop in a just a few days* Is this the last big console? cloud gaming to phones or browsers, streaming games via streaming sticks, etc.* Stack of games I buy has gotten much smaller as I get older* Thanks to really deep games like Assassin’s Creed, game crack like COD, GamePass, EA Play coming to GamePass on Nov 10th,* Election happening (hopefully we’ll know who won shortly after)* 11th season of OFR comes to a close in a few short weeks* You’ll probably hear/see changes as we go into Season 12* Cool Xbox news (maybe): Phil Spencer Hints that a 1 vs. 100-Style Experience May Return on Xbox Series X Our World (Top Things you saw, heard or played) Call of Duty MW & Cold War beta, Haunting of Bly Manor, The Thing on the BIG SCREEN, Still writing more songs - love my studio/office, I got banned from Twitter for a couple minutes Activision/COD account issues, cold war beta , new desk in office , put on 2 hall closet doors . the boys ssn 2 awesomeness .new dishwasher fiasco nothing goes right ever lol lol movies cod work changing soon song of the week hollywood undead, papa roach, ice nine kills https://youtu.be/Adwl0y3qKUI heart of a champion. And for halloween song of the week ice nine kills jason's mom parody https://youtu.be/BkY-EIkuxJo Sports * I watched my first football game of the year, Penn State vs Illinois and junk ending Shout-outs: ofr crew , angry mailman podcast, all the listeners , stuart page 2 screen , jay guiles, rocketchip, holy headshot, pat white, josh laney, OFR Crew, Stuart from Page2Screen, Conspiracy Otter, Alcohol, Jay Guiles, Bubba

80 min3 w ago
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OFR 507 – OFR Next Generation

OFR 506 – AMP/OFR Mashup

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100 minSEP 6
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OFR 506 – AMP/OFR Mashup

OFR 504 – All Fun and Games

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 504 OFR Season 11 (Episode 22) - OFR All Fun and Games Tuesday, July 28th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * So this past Thursday Xbox had the Series X Games Showcase where they showed nothing but games. Here are some of the games they showed Xbox Series X games list: every exclusive and cross-gen game just announced* What were some of your favorite trailers or announcements?* Tetris Effect: Connected - because of the art style of the trailer more than maybe the game itself.* As Dusk Falls: Like Telltale games interactive story, but with a really cool art style.* State of Decay 3: F@cking Crazy Zombie Deer, right?!!* Everwild: Don’t understand it, but again, the art style is soothing? - Feels relaxing and interesting to me.* I could say the exact same thing about The Gunk, but not as relaxing. The Gunk stuff… is it an enemy, pollution from an enemy, something odd.* Fable: Funny, beautiful ...

112 minJUL 29
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OFR 504 – All Fun and Games

OFR 502 – Triangles

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 502 OFR Season 11 (Episode 20) - Triangles Tuesday, May 26th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Triangles A first look at Unreal Engine 5* Unreal Engine 5 is a state-of-the-art real-time engine and editor that features photorealistic rendering, dynamic physics and effects, lifelike animation, robust data translation, and much more—on a open, extensible platform that won't tie you down.* Unreal Engine 5 PS5 demo runs happily on current-gen graphics cards and SSDs* I think that the fact that the demo was running on a PS5 was supposed to be a positive spin or get the Sony fanbase excited about the new hardware. But the new SSD tech on both consoles will help load assets faster, the hardware & chips will get us better framerates, we’ll have raytracing, etc. It is the engine and the photorealistic capabilities that are the important things that we should be talking about. I think SONY fans were ...

84 minMAY 27
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OFR 502 – Triangles

OFR 501 – We Are Back

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 501 OFR Season 11 (Episode 19) - We Are Back Tuesday, April 14th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Over the hump, one month later…. Thank you to everyone on Ep 500, AA and Bubba especially for helping * Dealing with the Kona* How are you and your family holding up? Are you about to call this quarantine quits and start to resume some sort of in-person social interactions?* Music streams on Instagram and Facebook have been pretty cool * Let’s talk about SONY for a minute:* Stupid Timed exclusives* We’ve heard silliness that: “exclusive timed anything is fine to me. It actually helps the publisher/developers make some extra cash” and “Consumers want good games. Well it costs money. The studios as a whole lose a shit ton to used games sales. It’s nice for them to get that money up front. It’s def not a few bucks either. We need more of it.” - OMG!* Modern Warfare’s $1B Sales Are Not Th...

74 minAPR 15
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OFR 501 – We Are Back

OFR 500 – The Big One

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 500 OFR Season 11 (Episode 18) - The Big One Tuesday, March 17th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba, Larry aka Bluemanrule, Vic aka Vicjohusmc86 Matt Kane aka Patriot1030 (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * We made it!!! - OFR Episode 500 * The OG OFR Crew - OFR listeners for the last couple years may have heard your name, may have heard you on other podcasts, may have seen your picture hanging in the post office. What have you been up to?* Larry* Vic: I’ve changed so much in the last few years. Not a lot of beer drinking,I’ve lost about 25lbs since late fall. No fast food! all my kids are out of school w/Max graduating in the spring. I still play games but mainly on my Switch & Switch Lite. I’m a GrandFather and the Marriage is going strong still.I stopped watching NFL two years ago!* Matt - Doing great and certainly my best to sort out all this WuFlu Nonsense, though I think I do have a solution to all of it..wh...

133 minMAR 19
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OFR 500 – The Big One

OFR 499 – The One Before the Big One

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 499 OFR Season 11 (Episode 17) - The One Before the Big One Tuesday, March 10th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Happy 499!* Surprise guest, guest hosts will be on next week.* Happy Warzone day Call of Duty: Warzone - Trailer released today (Free update/mode) * We can still play video games with TMO* We’ve known about this for a long time, talked about it a couple times here…. But until you’re playing and there it is… wow. Thank you technology. * New Batmobile pics* Twitter pics of the Batmobile * The ‘Nintendo PlayStation’ Prototype $1.2 million. That's how much the seller of the Nintendo PlayStation reportedly turned down to instead put the device up for auction and it just sold at auction for $300,000 * The Last of Us - coming to HBO! / But who should the cast be?* Fans already have ideas about who should play Joel and Ellie* Hugh Jackman as Joel & McKenna Grace as Ellie...

80 minMAR 11
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OFR 499 – The One Before the Big One

OFR 498 – OFR Super Tuesday

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 498 OFR Season 11 (Episode 16) - OFR Super Tuesday Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * Happy Super Tuesday! aka OFR Podcast Night * Coron-Cancelled* What do you do when you are stuck at home? Chinese consumers snap up yoga mats, video games, condoms* Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure game for the Switch console, sales more than quadrupling in the two weeks to Feb. 20* Sales of yoga mats and rowing machines have also soared, up 250%* Book sales jumped 60%* Everyone wearing masks, sales of eyeshadow palettes increased 150%* Hair cutting kits and condoms were among its most ten most popular items* Health-related items such as red ginseng, probiotics and vitamins rose 143%* Sales of baking and roasting equipment had risen 7 times* Sales of small washing machines have also jumped up more than sixfold* Sales of passenger cars tumbled 92% in the first half of February. * Q ...

106 minMAR 5
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OFR 498 – OFR Super Tuesday

OFR 497 – Sweet Friends of Mine

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 497 OFR Season 11 (Episode 15) - Sweet Friends of Mine Tuesday, Feb 25th 2020 9:45 EST Introduction & Roll Call: AA, Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, Bubba (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * HBO* Friends to the Max * All Hale Dolores - Westworld 3 trailer dropped, show returns March 15th* Where we left off - Everything You Need to Know Westworld | Official Season 3 Trailer -* I LOVE how they cover familiar songs with that Westworld feel. Do you have a favorite? (Also love the show’s Opening Credits )* Westworld S3 Trailer Music - Sweet Child O' Mine Guns and Roses* Heart-Shaped Box (Orchestral) Nirvana* Westworld S1 - Paint It, Black - Ramin Djawadi (Official Video) Rolling Stones* Runaway - Ramin Djawadi (Official Video) Kanye* C.R.E.A.M. - Ramin Djawadi - Westworld Season Wu-Tang Clan * Given the choice You're a good Shepard. A well-meaning, considerate, kind, and benevolent Shepard. Well, at least 90 percent of you are. Other 10 percent?* How do you play give...

92 minFEB 26
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OFR 497 – Sweet Friends of Mine

OFR 496 – Second Chances

EOpen Forum Radio - Episode 496 OFR Season 11 (Episode 12) - Second Chances Tuesday, Feb 18th 2020 9:55 EST Introduction & Roll Call: Derek, Vladz, Whiskey, (Feedback at OFRfeedback@gmail.com) * 2nd chances - Most games that fail at launch are quickly passed over -- but Bioware's Anthem is getting a rare and expensive second chance at success* What other games do you wish would get a second chance/make-over?* Crackdown 3, Mass Effect 3 & Mass Effect Andromeda, Star Wars Battlefront 2, HALO 4 and HALO 5 (Golf)* We’ve got a 2nd chances secret for OFR 500 scheduled for March 16th * Need more than a 2nd chance to defeat that crazy hard boss? Well, you’ve heard of ‘Pay to win’ but how about Pay to progress? Get ‘help’ or skipping the hard part of a game? Sony filed a patent for “in-game resource surfacing platform” patent this sort tweet/clip sums it up nicely from :InsideGaming * Cloud Update* You can blame Nvidia, not just Activision Blizzard, for their GeForce Now falling-out* ...

99 minFEB 19
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OFR 496 – Second Chances
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