Happy July (shhhh – its still technically July!) Lots of exciting things have been happening in CoHLand and we’re happy to bring you an episode chock full of newsy goodness!
In this episode we discuss:
- We are Parsec Finalists again this year !!!
- We are going to Dragon Con!
- We’ll be dropping a special episode with Tee Morris into the feed soon, discussing movies from comic books
- Paragon Studios team hits Twitter
- Paragon Studios at Comic Con
- Issue 15: Anniversary Releases info from forums
- Issue 15: Anniversary Releases info from news
- Double XP Save The Date
- Issue 16: Power Spectrum
- Migration of the message boards part 1 and part 2
- Purchase new MA story slots
- Issue 15: Anniversary Full Release Notes (cwned!)
- Promo: Mur Lafferty’s WAR
This episode we take a break from XPXPing to bring you some news, patch notes, and the (almost!) final installment of the IO Sets feature.
- Details About Mac Version & Perks
- New Video Ads for Mac!
- Massively.com gives City of Heroes 2008 Award!!
- URGENT! – Do NOT Use Witch Leather Top
- City of Heroes Featured on Apple Games!
- Live Patch — 1.22.09
- Announcing 57 & 60 Month Veteran Rewards!
- Mur Lafferty’s favorite character
- Promo:Movie Mantras
Clicky to see the full text for Part 4 of Fantastic Foe’s IO Sets feature
Today we have another halfcast, with some announcements and news, news, news. Following in a few days will be two Accolade Spotlights and your feedback!
Announcement: Congratulations to our Playing For Keeps novel contest winner: Brian Kotarski!!
- Leipzig & Penny Arcade (PAX) Exclusive Costumes
- Facebook: Official City of Heroes Page
- Game Update – Tuesday, Aug. 19th @ 6AM Pacific
- Top 5 Finalists Announced in Machinima Contest
- Training Room01 Going Offline on Thursday, Aug. 21
- See City of Heroes at the Seattle PAX Show
- Bay Area Hero-Con 08 Registration Now Open
Promo: Chris Lester’s Arise High School fund
Attached is the full PDF of Mur Lafferty’s Playing For Keeps novel with the bonus story- PARASITE AWAKENS
He likes Pallas. He likes who he is when he experiences her life out of her eyes. And now he looks through her eyes at his own sleeping brown face as she peers at him through the crystal porthole in his stasis chamber.
After twenty years, Parasite will wake up.
Don’t forget to purchase the print edition of Playing For Keeps from Amazon.com on Monday, August 25, 2008 !! If you’d like to buy a copy its important to wait until that date to help push it up the Amazon charts enabling higher visibility of this awesome book!
And don’t forget to enter our contest to win a signed copy of the novel!! But you gotta hurry- we need to receive your e-mail w/ name, address, and age (over 18, please) by midnight tonight (5/23/2008)!!
- Playing for Keeps
- JC Hutchins and Matt Wallace are hacks
- City of Heroes compared to other MMOs
- A contest for a free signed copy of Playing for Keeps
- How awesome Cheyenne Wright is
This is another super sized episode that is getting split into two. So, this first chunk contains tons of news, and our special feature on the Shadow Shard.
In a couple days will come show notes, linkage, and another episode dedicated to listener feedback.
Promo: Playing For Keeps (Novel hitting Amazon on August 25th!)
Sorry for the delay.. XPXP Weekend got the best of us, and work unexpectedly had me hopping the whole week after so we never had time to record!
This episode we discuss:
- T-shirt status
- Contest is almost over – get your submissions in by Jul 31, 2008!: Win a copy of the debut issue of comic book Twilight Guardian by Troy Hickman! The rules are as follows:
- Send an Email, starting immediately to email@example.com
- We will do 2 random drawings, and Troy will mail them to the winners.
- Make sure you include the subject: “Twilight Guardian Contest”; your full name; age (over 18); and complete mailing address.
- If we draw you name and don’t have that info, we will go to the next name we draw.
- Also, specify how you want it signed- either with just Troy’s signature, or with your name/character name/ or inscribed to your Aunt Fannie.
- Podcaste Global channel
- Podcaste SG
- Listener meet-up – Again, we’ll be hitting the troll caves in Hollows at the next meet-up, so you need a level 12 to join us. We’ll be split up into teams again, but will be all together this time.
- Double XP weekend
- Special Episode coming up w/Mur Lafferty – Submit questions for Mighty Mur!
- CoH News
- NPC Complaints
- Promo: Double Trouble
- Stay Connected with City of Heroes RSS News Feeds!
- It’s All Access for CoH and CoV
- Recent Activity in Violation of the Forum Rules
- Forum Rules Revision
- Visit NCsoft & City of Heroes at Comic Con!
- Game Update – Tuesday, July 22nd @ 6AM Pacific
- Comic Con News Articles
As you can tell from our previous comments, we were quite excited to get on the phone with Joe! So I’m hastily posting the episode, and will take the time to write proper show notes over the next few days
Oh and don’t forget, open beta starts Tuesday, May 6!