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Discuss your views of the Neocast-Gamers podcast here

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Interesting, I shall check it out.

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Just an fyi for those guys who actually listen to this one :p

The first cast was intended to be a test more than anything. We recorded it rediculously late at night just so we could have something to launch with. The Neocast section of Poweruser is still on its way as of this post, same with the rss feeds.

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What a great surprise! I love the technology news podcast from PowerUser and now this is going to be great. I'll be listening on my PSP later. :cool:

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i liked it

/adds to lists of podcasts

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How do i add it to my Podcast folder on itunes?

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great idea

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cool, i am just getting into podcasts

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cool, i am just getting into podcasts

same here...and this is a great one to add :) thnks guys :)

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How do i add it to my Podcast folder on itunes?

Advanced > subscribe to podcast > and the URL is: feed://poweruser.tv/NeoCast.xml

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My first time listening to one of these podcast things. Very nice :D , i look forward to hearing more of them. :D:D:D

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I also definitely liked it. Great job. (Y) I listened to it at work today and it made the minutes fly by.

Just a few words of advice since you did ask for them in the Main News Post about it...

Just one technical thing I noticed, literally just one, and I am sure maybe someone has already mentioned it, but if it is possible my man's LOC voice needs to be a tad higher so the two voices even out.

Now, this is just a suggestion or "idea" if you will, but I think doing something along the lines of picking actual posts by the members, and/or starting a thread that specifically gets discussed in the podcast itself, within the main gamers section or subsections, and then talking about the said thread may be a good idea. What this achieves is two things...

1) It gives the members here of Neowin something to relate to everytime, and after they listen to the podcast, or even during for that matter, they can go check out said post(s) that have been mentioned and either build on them more or simply just see what other members had to say. What this does is push the community vibe even further and also makes it a more colobarative experience, which tends to draw people in even more.

2) What it also can hopefully achieve is I would imagine that it is hoped that more people than just Neowin members listen to the podcast itself. So if you reference a post here on the forums, it very wel could potentially drive new people who are interesed in gaming to join Neowin and add further to the already established community.

The last part is obviously just my two cents, so take it for what you will...

Seriously a great first start, and if you ever need some more help reach out to me.

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Great show guys, does anyone know what that song is called that they played at the end, its like a Price is Right remix or something.

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I also definitely liked it. Great job. (Y) I listened to it at work today and it made the minutes fly by.

Just a few words of advice since you did ask for them in the Main News Post about it...

Just one technical thing I noticed, literally just one, and I am sure maybe someone has already mentioned it, but if it is possible my man's LOC voice needs to be a tad higher so the two voices even out.

Now, this is just a suggestion or "idea" if you will, but I think doing something along the lines of picking actual posts by the members, and/or starting a thread that specifically gets discussed in the podcast itself, within the main gamers section or subsections, and then talking about the said thread may be a good idea. What this achieves is two things...

1) It gives the members here of Neowin something to relate to everytime, and after they listen to the podcast, or even during for that matter, they can go check out said post(s) that have been mentioned and either build on them more or simply just see what other members had to say. What this does is push the community vibe even further and also makes it a more colobarative experience, which tends to draw people in even more.

2) What it also can hopefully achieve is I would imagine that it is hoped that more people than just Neowin members listen to the podcast itself. So if you reference a post here on the forums, it very wel could potentially drive new people who are interesed in gaming to join Neowin and add further to the already established community.

The last part is obviously just my two cents, so take it for what you will...

Seriously a great first start, and if you ever need some more help reach out to me.

It's Skype man, Idon't know what it is, in Ventrilo my voice is fine. But in Skype it's much lower. Not much I can really do about it though.

Great show guys, does anyone know what that song is called that they played at the end, its like a Price is Right remix or something.

Actually, that is the Price is Right remix :p

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It's Skype man, Idon't know what it is, in Ventrilo my voice is fine. But in Skype it's much lower. Not much I can really do about it though.

Actually, that is the Price is Right remix :p

I shall attempt to equalize out Mr. Todd's voice next cast we do (Y)

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I shall attempt to equalize out Mr. Todd's voice next cast we do (Y)

It only needs a very little, and it is me really being somewhat fickle about things, but I just think it would make it that much better. If it cannot be done, it is still fine and you can hear him no question. I just used to be in a band for 5 years, so as a result I probably tend to focus on audio more than the normal person, I fully admit that. With that said, it is worth a shot to try, it cannot hurt things, and if it cannot be done, truly no biggy at all.

Definitely a great first start, and what I really liked is it was "real." What I mean by "real" is that so many game related shows and websites try to put a humorous spin on things, which in my opinion more often than not they fail miserably. You are just two guys really into games talking about them like a normal gamer would, and not some hosts who are always trying to be witty and get a laugh out of it as well.

I look forward to future episodes. (Y)

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are you using skype 2.0 ?

Try the following in Skype (Version 1.2 and above):

1. In the Skype program go to Tools-> Options-> Sound Devices

2. Uncheck the box: Enable automating Sound-device setting adjustment.

Edited by GriZly

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I didn't find it listed on podnova, however (since I prefer listening to podcasts from the podnova interface) this is the URL of the podcast (if you want it streamed to you on the podnova player):

http://www.podnova.com/index_podnova_stati....tv/NeoCast.xml

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Actually, that is the Price is Right remix :p

Do you have a song name, i'd love to track it down?

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it was a pretty nice podcast, and if you guys are asking members to be on one id like to do it, :D

no time for life, only games

:shiftyninja:

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thats a great podcast idea i like the parts about bf2 and all the news updates it really easy instead of going through many pages or rubbish to find what your looking for

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I am downloading i now but I am wondering... Is this podcast in the iTunes list? Because it should be!

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Just now listened to it. Good job guys

Looking forward to the next one!

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