As 2016 draws to a close, I share some of my podcast hidden figures by way of analytics. These are actual numbers and how it compares to other shows on Itunes. I also touch on the recent update for Destiny’s The Dawning and some news you can use. Music Credit goes to Autograf: http://leaveyourautograf.com/
Podcasting Hidden Figures + Tips
- If you’re episode is doing more than 186 downloads within that month, you’re doing better than 50% of the shows on Itunes – Rob Walsh, Libsyn.
- On average, I do 200+ downloads
- Episode 326, the last episode is at 600+ and counting
More on the show 🙂
Destiny’s The Dawning
- New Quests are available in the Tower from Eva Levante, Amanda Holliday, and Commander Zavala
- Sparrow Racing has returned
- SRL Racing Suits earned from SRL matches have Light and can be infused
- Strikes in the SIVA Crisis Playlist, SIVA Crisis Heroic Playlist, and weekly Nightfall now award Medals and feature team scoring!
- 3 Strikes have been redone: The Nexus, Shadow Thief, and Will of Crota
- 3OC can be applied to SRL races
- Reduced Burn effects on incoming damage done to Guardians Outgoing damage by Guardians is unchanged
- Fixed an issue where the Hoard Chest on Echo Chamber could become stuck behind an invisible barrier
- Increased time for presenting Archon’s Forge offerings to the encounter starting from 5 to 10 seconds
- Reduced Shields for Bosses in Perfected Shank offerings
- Ghost Ghost and Deviled Ghost have been added to the Holiday Collection for players who have obtained these items
- Xûr once again sells Exotic Shards
- Xûr no longer sells Exotic Weapon Ornaments
- Xûr now sells a larger stack of 10 Heavy Ammo synths
- Characters who are level 40 will now automatically convert Uncommon Engrams(Green) to Weapon and Armor Materials on pickup
- Players can now purchase Wormspore from the Vanguard Quartermaster
- Skeleton Keys drop rates have been slightly increased in the SIVA Crisis playlist, SIVA Crisis Heroic playlist, and weekly Nightfall
- Increased the drop rate for Iron Banner vanity items and Artifacts
- Full update list for Destiny’s The Dawning
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Life Hacks + Entertainment News
- Deseat.me Finds and Helps You Delete Random Accounts You’ve Signed Up For
- Internet Security Basics course
- How to stop Procrastination
- Portal WiFi adds Mesh Networking
- Privacy Badger 2.0 Is a Privacy Protection Powerhouse for the Web
- Plex Cloud Can Now Upload Your Media to Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive
- Altered Beast and Streets of Rage, two classic SEGA game franchises, are getting TV and film adaptations.
- Fast 8 is now called The Fate of the Furious
- Mark Wahlberg has confirmed he’s no longer attached to the Uncharted movie.
- Ben Affleck taking his time to do his solo Batman movie
- Assassin’s Creed will soon make television history, as a commercial for the upcoming movie will feature the world’s first live TV ad
- Netflix has canceled Marco Polo after two seasons
- Netflix’s next original series, a mind-bender called The OA, is set to premiere this Friday, December 16.
Video Game News
- The PlayStation 4’s sales success continues: as of 6th December it had sold over 50m units
- “Australia’s largest Street Fighter tournament” will take place at the Sydney Opera House this weekend as part of BINGEFEST
- New Xbox Update increases download speeds – the update will benefit those with high-speed connections (greater than 100Mbps), who “should experience up to 80% faster download speeds”. Those with connections less than 100Mbps “should experience more consistent performance that is up to 40% faster than before”.
- Lost Odyssey, can be added to Xbox Live subscribers’ libraries for free before December 31, 2016.
- 3on3 Freestyle Basketball is available now on PS4
- A new Linux-powered retro games console wants to do for the Gameboy, SNES and Genesis, what the NES Classic has done for the NES. It is called RetroEngine Sigma.
- Super Mario Run needs internet access to work properly
- Nintendo Switch will be able to play GameCube games via its Virtual Console service
- Monitor’s Bounty is out now for Halo 5: Guardians! It features new weapons, armor and skins, brand new ways to play and seek out custom games, and the largest Forge update we’ve ever released.
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered adds the remaining original maps as well as new modes and microtransactions in the form of supply drops.
- Uncharted 4: Survival Mode Today, New Multiplayer Updates
- Overwatch’s seasonal event: Winter Wonderland