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The Mystery Box Challenge

Published on November 27, 2015, by in Etc.

  It’s time! In honor of our 100ish podcast episode, we’re giving away a box of random stuff we grabbed from around our houses and offices. This includes (but may not be limited to): Modern Warfare 2 nightvision goggles Brand new Astro A40 headset GTA V for Xbox 360 Titanfall for Xbox One COD Ghosts

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Our New Logo is Awesome and Free

Published on March 27, 2014, by in Etc.

A few weeks ago, I got an email from a new podcast fan: I’ve listened to three episodes of Video Grandpa this far and it’s great, but the logo has been frustrating me, it quite frankly hurts my eyes every time I pick up my phone. So, I figured I’d create something that I found

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The Best Backpacks That I Can’t Buy

Published on June 5, 2013, by in Etc.

Yesterday I realized that my trusty old IGN-branded Ogio Mastermind backpack is literally falling apart. Zippers broken, holes in pockets – it’s only a matter of time until it collapses completely. So I put out a call on Twitter for replacement recommendations.   Backpack recommendations? Sadly my @ign @ogio is dying. — Chris Ostertag (@videograndpa)

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Security: You’re Doing It Wrong

Published on October 25, 2012, by in Etc.

Recently I have embarked on that most adult of adult things: buying a house. I shall secure financing to purchase a castle, which I shall promptly remodel into six different workshops, each with a specific purpose. But first, I need some money. Mortgage brokers can get me that money. So I contact a few, to

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Origin of the @reply: Digging Through Twitter’s History | Anarchogeek

Published on July 10, 2012, by in Etc.

Really cool little piece at Anarchogeek, showing the simple evolution of an online conversation standard we all take for granted. Origin of the @reply – Digging through twitter’s history | Anarchogeek.

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Welcome to Video Grandpa

Published on June 14, 2012, by in Etc.

I have decided that I’d like to share my views on video production, gaming, technology, and general miscellany with the masses. Thus, I give you Video Grandpa: a website dedicated to the above. That’s pretty much it. Follow me on Twitter or whatever.


Old Things from KLRU

Published on May 11, 2012, by in Etc, Featured.
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Portrait of a Stormtrooper

Published on August 31, 2011, by in Etc.

For some reason, this is in the IGN server room.

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IGN Video Goes Western

Published on May 24, 2011, by in Etc, Post, Production.

In the summer of 2010, some of the IGN Video team made a short film for a contest for Philips.  Not a lot of people saw it, so here it is.  

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Et Tu, Coffee Machine?

Published on May 23, 2011, by in Etc.

Our robot coffee machine betrays us pretty regularly.

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