Sunday, April 23, 2017

Boss Syndrome Podcast #45 - Everyone's got opinions


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This Week - Bayonetta gets released on Steam, does gangbusters, and now the question is what will Platinum bring to Steam next? The FTC is cracking down on Switch Scams, and Forbes's contributers are debating each other over the NES classic edition being discontinued.

- I'll see you next Bossfight!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Boss Syndrome Podcast #44 - The Origin Story


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Every Super hero needs a good origin story. it's how you relate to the character and better understand their motivations. This episode really isn't any different. Join us for talks about the industry from a insider's perspective, graphic design, gaming beginnings and more.

- I'll see you next bossfight!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Boss Syndrome Podcast #43 - Is Final Fantasy 7 overrated?


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A rather super-sized episode, this week as we go back to the year 2009 to answer the question posed by IGN. Is Final Fantasy 7 overrated?

NOTE: For those of you who were waiting for the Youtube version of the podcast, I personally apologize. I'm dealing with some of the slowest Internet ever, right now, so it took forever to get this uploaded. I do have quite a few videos on the horizon from this trip, including a few really good big hauls on the way! I need to start on this week's ep, while I'm here as well, which may just be an all video version with an audio version incoming. Thanks for your patience, and

- I'll see you next Bossfight!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Spiracy's Big Haul - Building my new Gaming PC


So if you've been wondering why I haven't posted much, this last week, This is the reason.  Last week I received all the pieces to my new gaming rig, so the above video is a vlog of me building said machine, and showing you the process. Seriously, I needed a new machine, due to having to fight Premiere every time i want to edit a video, or watching my laptop force shutdown when I wanted to play PC games, while running OBS simultaneously.  It was a mess.

Now I can edit videos and render then in a fraction of the time it would normally take on my laptop ( A 2 hour vid that would normally take almost 3 hours to render, now only takes 15-20 minutes) And now I have all sorts of ideas for videos. The one phrase that keeps echoing through my head is "Now, you're playing with power" and I wholeheartedly agree.

 I haven't PC gamed since 2007, and it's so damn good to be back! I've already started padding up my Steam account. Hopefully, we can get back to streaming once vacation starts...

- I'll see you next Bossfight. 

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Boss Syndrome Podcast #42 - Let's talk about Gamer Entitlement


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This week- Gamestop is closing some of it's stores, due to retail sales?  The Green Ranger may possible be a female for no other reason than pandering, and We take time out to talk about the great Gamer Entitlement discussion that has been around since the days when IGN was actually somewhat reputable.

- I'll see you next Bossfight!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Boss Syndrome Podcast #41 - Gamers debunking anti gaming studies


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This week - A study comes out claiming that video games can cause sexism, but the study has more holes in it than a chain-link fence. Also we cover the art of grandstanding when giving to charity for the sake of virtue, and is the Switch more powerful than the Ipad? Also we talk about the Power Rangers movie and other things.

- I'll see you next Bossfight!!

Boss Plays - Bloodborne: Blood starved BS


So, I have some bad news and some good news.

The Bad:  My laptop that I have been using for streaming and recording gaming footage, is dead. I attempted to take Windows 10 off of the laptop to backdate to Windows 8, and that resulted in some form of catastrophic error that won't allow the computer to even boot. I could fix it, but that laptop was a hand-me-down, and both of my laptops were brand new in 2012.  Needless to say, it's time for an upgrade.

The Good:  My computer parts, according to FedEX shipping calculations, will be here in two days. So my i5 processor, 16gig ram filled, why the hell is this graphics card so expensive computer will be constructed by the beginning of this new week. And I will demonstrate the power of this fully operational battle station by the end of the week.

So in the meantime, enjoy this Let's Play of Bloodborne, and my one-man-war on the Blood Starved Beast.

- I'll see you next Bossfight!