WiiDS Ep 73 – A New Hope?

22 09 2008

– Reminders
– Question Of The Week: Multiformat Purchases
– Nintendo Press Conference Announced
– New DS Bundles Announced
– Pokemon Still Going Strong
– Capcom Stop Exclusives But Maintains Support
– Ubisoft Knew About Motion Plus
– What We’ve Been Playing
– Wii Shop Releases
– Emails
– More!

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WiiDs Ep 72 – Ramshackle III

16 09 2008

– Announcements
— Strongbad Contest Reminder
— We’ve Been Nominated!
– Question Of The Week: Games That Should Be Films
– News
— Storage Solution “Better Than” A Hard Drive
— Animal Crossing Priced
— Nintendo Flattered By Xbox Avatars
— New Phantasy Star For DS
— Wii/DS Router Announced
– What We’ve Been Playing
– Virtual Console Releases
– Online Section
— Emails
— Topic Of The Week: WiiDS Games Night
– More!

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Strongbad’s Cool Contest For Podcasting People

9 09 2008

The Contest

To celebrate the release of the monthly episodic adventure Stong Bad’s Cool Game For Attractive People, we at the WiiDs Podcast have organised a prize packed contest for our listeners. Over the next few weeks we will be playing a recording from Strongbad’s Wii as he plays five of his favourite WiiWare games. All you need to do to be in the chance of winning is tell us, in order, which five games he’s playing. The winning entry will then be drawn from all correct entries on episode 75.

The Prizes

  • Elite Beat Agents (DS)
  • Strongbad Emails Season 5
  • A set of Homestar Runner Collectable Figures

A prize bounty worth £45/$90!

Prizes donated by Jack “The Jumpman” Smith (aka Cronogenesis)

How To Enter

Please email your entries to wiidspodcast@gmail.com. Entries should include your name, your email and your five answers in order. Please make the subject of your email “Contest” to make it easier for us to find your entry. Please submit your entries before 1st October 2008 to be sure of a chance of winning.

Free free to use the template below when submitting your answer.

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The Fine Print

  • Contest Not Open To Hosts
  • Only one entry per person.
  • Entries received after Wednesday 1st October 2008 may not be entered into the prize draw.
  • Valid entries must contain the submitters Name, Email Address and all five answers in the correct order.
  • We reserve the right to use your name in reference to this promotion and future promotions relative to your contest entry.
  • The winning entry(s) will be randomly drawn from all correct entries during Episode 75.
  • In the event of winning, we will contact you for shipping details. These details will be treated with the strictest privacy, not passed onto anyone else and will be deleted after your prizes have been sent.
  • The grand prize consists of 1x Elite Beat Agents, 1x Strongbad Emails.exe Disk 5, 1x Series 1 Homestar Runner Figurines. Prizes have a RRP of £45. If any prizes are refused then remaining prizes will given to the next name drawn and hence-fourth until all prizes are given away.
  • You have to right to refuse any prize you do not wish to receive. However no alternative will be offered.
  • Prizes shown in promotional media are representations of actual prizes.
  • We are not responsible for the location and condition of prizes after postage.
  • We hold the right to change the above rules without any prior notice.

  • WiiDs Ep 71 – Nintendon’t

    9 09 2008

    – Question Of The Week: Unreleased games
    – News
    – Disaster strikes on October 24
    – Run the Gauntlet in October
    – KORG DS-10 announced for October
    – Wii and DS to lead TGS
    – GTA IV on Wii
    – Main Discussion: Nintendon’t
    – 10 reasons why Nintendo is not catering for its core gamers
    – Is Shigsy still up to it?
    – Is the company about to see a radical shift in focus?
    – Are hardcore games worth it?
    – Where do third parties stand?
    – What We’ve Been Playing
    – Virtual Console Releases
    – Online Section, including e-mails
    – Topic Of The Week: Imagine [insert random occupation here]
    – Contest: Strong Bad’s Contest For Podcasting People
    – More!

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    Vote For WiiDs In The European Podcast Awards!

    8 09 2008

    That’s right, we’ve been nominated for the European Podcast Award. All support is much appreciated so please vote for us 🙂 Voting is open till the end of September so hurry 😉

    Click on this link to vote: http://www.european-podcast-award.eu/uk/start/vote-and-win/non-profit/type/player/uid/953/podid/953.html

    Please vote fairly. And frequently 😉

    WiiDs Episode 68-70 – The Future Of German Homebrew?

    31 08 2008

    Episode 70: Yultide Yearnings 2008

    – Question Of The Week: Desert Island Games
    – News
    – Nintendo Dismisses DS Remake Rumours
    – New Consoles To Arrive Before Next Gen
    – Core Games 2-3 Years Away
    – Motion Sensing On DS
    – Main Discussion: Yuletide Yearnings 2008
    – What games should you keep an eye out for over the next few months?
    – What games should you avoid?
    – Which ones suprised us the most?
    – What We’ve Been Playing
    – More

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    Episode 69: Live(ish) from Liepzig

    – Question Of The Week: New Wii Channels
    – News
    – Censor call on MadWorld
    – Ubisoft announces more shovelware
    – Wii likes third parties
    – Game Announcements
    – Main Discussion: Live(ish) From Leipzig
    – James reports from GC 2008
    – What titles look promising?
    – How many Wii/DS games are there?
    – How are our favourites shaping up?
    – Does he know any German?
    – What We’ve Been Playing
    – Online Section
    – Emails
    – Topic Of The Week: Custom DS/ Game Boy On VC?

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    Episode 68: OMWiiDs

    – Guest stars: Alex and Ben of the OMG Podcast
    – Question Of The Week: New Handheld Features
    – News
    – LucasArts Upset About MotionPlus Secrecy
    – Overlord coming to Wii, DS
    – The Name’s Wii, Yatani Wii
    – Capcom: We’re Not Shafting The Wii. Honest
    – Main Discussion: Wii Hacking
    – The Twilight Hack
    – The Homebrew Channel
    – Homebrew On DS
    – What counts as homebrew?
    – Is it right?
    – Nintendo’s view
    – Should Nintendo encourage user-generated content?
    – What We’ve Been Playing
    – Online Section
    – More!

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    WiiDs Podcast Ep 67: The Nintendo Difference

    12 08 2008

    – We’re Back!
    – Question Of The Week: Favourite Bad Game?
    – News
    – Ex-Nintendo Xbox Rep: Wii is a gimmick
    – Saints Row Wii: A bad idea
    – Nintendo finds holographic storage solution?
    – MotionPlus not exclusive to Nintendo
    – Iwata: Miyamoto out of ideas
    – Main Discussion: The Nintendo Difference
    – Are Nintendo trying too hard to be different?
    – Has this caused them to miss out on certain markets/successes?
    – Virtual Console Releases
    – What We’ve Been Playing
    – Online Section
    – Emails
    – New Members
    – Topic of the Week: Forum awards

    Extended Notes: http://thewiids.co.uk/blog/?p=162

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    Forum Response: http://www.nintencast.com/wiids/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1459