Lamer Gamers Podcast

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simplyTravis and loyalhistorian visit Austin to experience the epic and important War Remains VR Experience. Hear their thoughts on the usage of VR technology combined with the history of WWI. The crew also discuss the dark, cruel reality of WWi trench warfare as they walk through War Remains.

Show Notes

Hello Lamer Gamers, this is simplyTravis and special guest LoyalHistorian with a special SIDEQUEST edition of the Lamer Gamers Podcast. 

We drove more than 250 miles from the steamy swamps of Southeast Texas to the majestic hipster haven in the hill country known as Austin...also in Texas... to experience...virtual war. And by that I mean Dan Carlin’s virtual reality experience War Remains which gave us the chance to experience the sights, sounds, and explosive immersive reality behind World War I trench warfare. 

Today we’re going to walk you through what we experienced at War Remains and discuss the history behind World War I. As we walk through the experience we’ll dive into what it was like to be a soldier on the front line, in the trenches, and up in the air. We’ll finish up by discussing how this use of gaming technology is viewed by a historian vs a gamer. Now that we have our marching orders it’s time to load up and move on out! 

What is Lamer Gamers Podcast?

We're two guys that are taking a sidequest from professional life in art education, medicine, and music creation to talk about our favorite past time - GAMING! Join us as we discuss current gaming news, gaming previews from the perspective of busy adults, deep-dives into the technical aspects of gaming, the struggles of balancing life while being a lamer gamer, and more! Shows are uploaded a minimum of every two weeks along with the occasional sidequest in-between!