Cheerful Ghost Roundtable

The Cheerful Ghost Roundtable was a bi-monthly YouTube videocast for the community about what was awesome in video games. We wrapped our final episode February of 2017 to celebrate it's incredible 5 year run! The Roundtable lives on in Podcast form over at Cheerful Ghost Radio so check it out!

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In this episode of the Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we talk about the latest video game craze, Video Game Streaming. We talk about Let's Plays, E-Sports streaming & the recent Twitch.tv acquisition by Google for a cool Billion. This episode features Portland Indie Game Squad's (PIGSquad) Will Lewis as he live streams the show on the new PIGSquad Twitch.tv channel.

http://www.twitch.tv/pigsquad
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/24/5934695/google-buying-twitch-youtube
http://blog.twitch.tv/2014/08/update-changes-to-vods-on-twitch/

What do you think about video game streaming and Google's recent acquisition of Twitch.tv?


It's time to celebrate freedom and in this episode we do just that by talking about some of the most freedom loving games of all time. We also discuss some awesome video game explosions as well as Half-Life 3 (confirmed).

As with every episode we start out talking a bit about what we are playing and what we are drinking.

Game Jam: Distance - http://coffee_nat.itch.io/distance


In this thrilling episode of the Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we talk about the 2014 Steam Summer Sale, E3 and PC gaming. We start everything fresh talking a bit about what we are drinking and what we've been playing.


In this episode of the Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we re-boot a topic we covered in detail in our first Roundtable episode, Indie Games. What do Indie Games mean in 2014, does it make sense to call them Indie Games at all? Featuring special guest, Will Lewis the founder of the Portland Indie Game Squad we navigate the seas of Indie, stopping along the way to make fun of people with no friends as well as pixel art. But, as with all things, we kid what we love the most.


In this episode of the Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we talk about what we are playing, drinking and dive right into talking about Star Wars Episode VII and the recent E.T. dig. What horrible games would you bury 50 feet under the ground to never be played again?

We talk about all of that. So yay for you.

What We are Playing & Drinking


  • 0.52m Travis: Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

  • 2.45m WhiteboySlim: Diablo III, Knights of Pen and Paper +1

  • 5.30m Scrypt: Risk of Rain & Road Trip

  • 7.19m jdodson: Wayward Souls & Age of Mythology Extended Edition



Star Wars Episode VII


  • 12.45m Star Wars VII Intro.

  • 14.11m What are our thoughts on the Star Wars Extended Universe? ... Read All


In this epsiode of The Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we discuss what we have been playing as well as Android's new Fire TV. After that we talk about the new FTL: Advanced Edition update and after the show ends we spend some time unboxing our versions of Diablo III.

Your welcome!

What We are Playing & Drinking


  • 0.24m WhiteboySlim: Diablo III, FTL: Advanced Edition & Ocarina of Time 3DS

  • 2.10m Travis: Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

  • 3.35m jdodson: Emoji, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Edition, Hotline Miami & Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea Part 2



Amazon's Fire TV


  • 8.40m Amazon's new Fire TV is out. What do we think about it? Will we pick one... Read All


In this episode of The Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we are talk about a smattering of game related bits such as the new Steam Controller re-design, Gauntlet Reboot & Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls. We also chat about what games we've been playing as well as other awesomery not found anywhere else(except for the other places you can find them).

What We are Playing & Drinking


  • 0.25m scrypt: Darksiders & Darksiders II, Dark Souls & Pinball FX2

  • 2.00m WhiteboySlim: GTA V Online & Ocarina of Time Remaster

  • 5.00m Travis: Portal 2, Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake & Super Mario World

  • 6.30m jdodson: Portal 2, Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake, Diablo III 2.0.X & Nom... Read All


In this episode of The Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we are talking all about BioShock Infinite. This episode is special in that it features the guys from Sleep Ninja Games making the upcoming Indie awesomery, Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake. We talk a little about what we've been playing, what we are drinking and I do a quick Q&A about how Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake development is going.

We then tear into a rabid discussion about the amazingness that is BioShock Infinite. I warn you as with things we love, we have some critiques of it. Put your nerd-fi hats on, this episode clocks in at a whopping 2+ hours. And really, did you want it any other way?

What We are... Read All


In this episode of The Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we talk all about Gaming PC's. Build or buy, Mac or Windows, we talk about it all. At the end we discuss game pricing when I recently came to some sticker shock over $60 buy.

What We are Playing & Drinking

  • 0:45m scrypt: Kingdoms of Amalur & FTL

  • 2:45m Travis: TextMate

  • 3:25m jdodson: catwebcams.com, Portal 2, Reus & Borderlands 2


Getting A Gaming PC in 2014

  • 8.40m What are we current running and what do we like or dislike about our setups?

  • 22:00m Building VS Buying

  • 29:15m What is the most we want to spend?

  • 36:15m Do we have any particular PC brands we like?

  • 42:00m What PC did Greg actually get?


Game Pricing... Read All


In this episode of the Cheerful Ghost Roundtable we talk about the amazing indie rogue-like FTL! During this season we will be doing entire episodes about certain video games we love and we decided to kick this off with style!

Show Notes & Seek Times:

What We are Playing & Drinking

  • 0:29m CapnCurry: Skyrim

  • 1:43m WhiteboySlim: GTA V Online & Starbound

  • 2:56m Travis: GTA V Online & FTL

  • 3:34m jdodson: BioShock Infinite Burial at Sea Part 1, Pokemon Blue & Starbound



FTL: Faster Than Light

  • 7:24m - What is FTL?

  • 9:20m - What our win counts are? What game stats do we have?

  • 15:45m - What ships have we unlocked and what do we have yet to get?

  • 19:15m - What are... Read All


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