# 332 “Fall LAN”

This week we discuss;

Play list
Jim

  • CODMW, SR3
  • Fall LAN Announcement
  • New monitor is eyeball crack
  • Purchased RTX 3080ti for Razer core below MSRP  EVGA X1 under 1k, Razer core using gpu at 90% plus, in gpu bound games.  

Curls

  • Horizon Forbidden West

Logun

  • Ori and the Blind Forrest
  • Bought Songs of Conquest but can’t play it until I get a new HDMI 2.1 cable….

Whitney

News:
Xbox Game Pass lineup for the next 12 months is strong

Call of Duty MWII

Diablo IV Necromancer Class Reveal

It Costs $110,000 to Fully Gear-Up in Diablo Immortal – Game …

PC Building Simulator 2 Open Beta

Hardware News
GPU prices continue to fall, now below MSRP and available.  

Tachyum Prodigy CPUs

MSI Reveals first desktop with ARC GPU

Streaming
Jim

  • The Batman
  • Obi-wan

Curls

  • Finally finished Discovery S4

Logun

  • Obi Wan (Disney +)
  • Clone Wars (Disney +)
  • The Boys (Prime)

Whitney

Credits:

No podcast for the next two weeks.  Jim is on vacation.

You can find the AFK podcast at theafkpodcast.net  There you will find links to our Twitch stream, YouTube, and Discord.  Join our Discord for more pc gaming and hardware discussion.
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FALL LAN 2022

This fall The AFK Podcast will host it’s first LAN since Covid. We are currently looking for additional sponsors for this event. Details about the event can be found in our Discord. Potential sponsors should contact us at mail@theafkpodcast.com.

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# 331 “Streaming New Stuff”

Play list
Jim

  • CODMW, Saints Row the Third Remastered
  • New Monitor Dell QDOled  Ultra wide it’s just awesome
  • Ordered a Tesla Model Y with autopilot  80k  (6-9 months before expected delivery)
  • Still waiting on Steam Deck
  • Will be out of town on vacation and then a business trip to vegas.  I’ll be unable to podcast the last two weeks of June.   

Logun

  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Middle-Earth Shadow of War
  • Star Wars Battlefront II
  • Borderlands 2 
  • Borderlands 3
  • I hate Samsung
News
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Announced

Prince of Persia Delayed

Resident Evil 4 Remake Next Year

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 announcement next week.  

Pax West will be an inperson event

EA wants to be bought or merged with

Spider-man and Spider-man: Miles Morales coming to PC

Hardware News
The Majority of GPU’s are selling at or below MSRP
Streaming

Jim

  •  YouTube Tech Streams
  • Kenobi series

Logun

  • Star Trek ToS (Netflix)
  • Moonknight (Disney+)
  • Star Wars The Clone Wars (Disney+)
  • Star Wars Vintage Clone Wars Micro Series (Disney+)
  • 300 (Plex)
  • The Boys Diabolical Animated shorts (Prime)
  • Dr Strange Multiverse of Madness (Theater)
  • Top Gun Maverick (Theatre)
Credits:

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# 330 “Those Numbers Thow”

This week we discuss;

Jim – Red Dead Redemption 2, 

        – Call of Duty Multiplayer 

Curls – The Benchmark Game

  • Horizon Forbidden West

Logun

  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • New tv this week! OR ELSE!!!
News
Dead Space in January

Codemasters Merging Studios for Next Need for Speed

AMD graphics driver preview delivers up to 17% better performance for DirectX11 games

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 2.0 – preview – FidelityFX Super Resolution 2.0

New AMD Adrenalin Drivers; AMD FSR 2.0 Launches Thursday

Starfield and Redfall delayed until 2023

EA Reveals Four Unannounced Titles and a Remake

Hardware News:

Radeon Releases the RX6950XT, 6750XT, and 6650XT

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# 329 “Projects and Projects”

This week we discuss;

Play list
Jim

  • The Witcher 2, SWTOR 
  • Hardware shuffle
  • New Egg sucks….still
  • Basement/lab clean up
  • Studying for network plus cert
  • Working remotely because the kids have Covid

Logun 

  • Forza Horizon 5

Curls

Whitney

  • Work work, zug zug. No games this week.
News
Tomb of Annihilation getting delisted from Steam on May 20th

Square Enix sells Tomb Raider and Deus Ex for 300MM

Activision/Blizzard getting sued (yes again)

Xbox plans to launch a streaming puck and Samsung app in the next year

Prince of Persia delayed, moved to new studio

HARDWARE

Radeon has had GPU’s in stock for MSRP pretty regularly now.  

I kinda want one of these desks

Personal project.  Using a Steam Link to stream a virtual machine that have hardware access to a GPU, and the reason for this.  So guests can have a desktop to do whatever on, and when they leave, I can reset it. (slick stuff isn’t it? -Curls)

I will be attending HPE Discover and other such hardware events through work.  Hoping to do some youtube tech videos.   

On Sale on Amazon

Topics
What are we streaming?

Jim

  • New season of South Park
  • Smithsonain channel stuff
  • WW3
  • The Wanginator

Logun

  • LoTR
  • Star Trek TOS

Curls

  • Put a Ring on it
  • Discovery
  • Starting Strange New Worlds soon

Whitney

  • The Batman
  • Moon Knight
  • World Beyond, not New World

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# 328 “Drive”

This week we discuss;

Jim – swtor, 

  • Tried to play demeo with Logun but couldn’t get it to work.  I think the servers are located in a country I geo blocked.  

Logun 

  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • New Hardware!!!
    • Schitt Fulla AMP/DAC
    • Sennheiser 6XX (MassDrop)
    • New Tv…..

Curls

  • Destiny 2
  • Acquiring hardware
  • Quattro De Mayo 2022

Whitney

  • Diablo
  • Lemon Cake
  • NieR: Replicant
  • Chernobylite
  • Traveled a bit
News
Steam Top 10

Diablo Immortal coming to PC now

Twitch considering adjusting revenue split with streamers

Activision Blizzard Shareholders Approve MS Deal

Vampire the Masquerade Bloodhunt

Valheim Sells 10m

Playstation finally trying to compete with Xbox Ultimate Game pass (spoiler they’ve already lost)

Topics
What are we streaming?

Logun

  • LoTR
  • Star Trek TNG
  • MoonKnight epi 1

Curls

  • Discovery
  • A Quiet Place 2
  • Put a Ring on it

Whitney

  • Breaking Bad Rewatch
  • New World (TWD)
  • FTWD (TWD)

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# 327 “Game Remakes are OK”

Demeo releases a PC edition – no VR required!

Epic Lego Partnership

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Under Performs But No Regrets from Sr. Creative Director

Gog.com Going Back to the Past

Valve is ramping up Steam Deck orders

Who knew Tencent had a game streaming service?

Max Payne 1 & 2 Remakes Planned

New Tomb Raider Announced

Steam Top Ten this week

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# 326 “Glory to Ukraine”

This podcast was named “Glory to Ukraine” to honor the brave men and women fighting for their freedom in Ukraine.  Our thoughts are with them.

This week we discuss;

Gran Turismo 7 will rejigger its game economy after backlash

Gran Turismo 7 players get a million free credits and ability to sell cars as Sony addresses troubled launch

Man Arrested for Killing Halo, Overwatch Voice Actress Christiane Louise

New Witcher Game Unveiled

PlayStation Game Pass Rival From Sony Nears Debut

Ghostwire: Tokyo Released

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Released

Activision Blizzard Facing Another Sexism Lawsuit

Court “Prepared to Approve” Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Settlement

FTC Requests Further Microsoft/Activision Merger Details

AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 2.0 Will Support NVIDIA

Surprise! Intel launches the 5.5GHz Core i9-12900KS with no warning

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D is 9% faster than 5800X in leaked Geekbench multi-core test

Sierra Games is bringing a classic to VR

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# 325 “Busy Busy Busy”

This week we discuss;

EA leaving Humble

Analyst Michael Pachter Reckons PlayStation Is ‘Doomed.’

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarök Dawns

Steam Deck Windows drivers are now available

PC Building Simulator 2 Announced

Activision/Microsoft Deal Prompts Insider Trading Investigation

Lost Ark Passes 20M Players

World of Warcraft Expansion Reveal Next Month

The SSI Gold Box Games are coming to Steam

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# 324 “Blame it on Laguardia”

Joining us this week;

Curls https://twitch.tv/thewanginator

Logun

Whitney

Play list
Jim 

  • SWTOR
    • Ran Ops with my guildies in Imperium Friday night and Saturday night, had a lot of fun.

Curls 

  • Gran Turismo 7
  • Horizon Forbidden West

Whitney

  • Nadda

Logun

  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Demeo

Epic Buys Music Service Bandcamp

Activi Blizzard and Epic pause game sales in Russia

Bandai Namco raises all salaries for all employees in Japan

Halo Infinite MP Leaves, and Co-op delayed

XBox Ultimate Gamepass is still awesome

Lost Ark Ban’s over a million bots

Dead Employee’s Family Sues Activision Blizzard

Topics
What are we streaming?

Whitney

  • Carol vs Joe (Peacock)
  • The Dropout (Hulu)

Curls

  • Family or Fiance

Logun

  • The Batman
  • Futurama

Jim

  • Just the news, cause..ww3
  • Microsoft Training 

You can find the AFK podcast at theafkpodcast.net  There you will find links to our Twitch stream, YouTube, and Discord.  Join our Discord for more pc gaming and hardware discussion.



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