C64 Walkabout Podcast (#13 - Knight 'n' Grail)

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C64 Walkabout Podcast (#13 - Knight 'n' Grail)

Post by RobinsonMason » 11/02/2009 - 23:57

Note: This is a C64 GAMING Podcast (with some SIDs in there for fun)

Give it a listen if you enjoy all things Commodore, and your feedback and suggestions are welcome! :cheers:

Here's my latest with special guest Kenz! http://c64walkabout.com/2010/08/21/c64- ... grail.aspx C64 Walkabout Podcast #13 - Knight 'n' Grail
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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by Jan Lund Thomsen » 13/02/2009 - 23:13

RobinsonMason wrote:OK, so technically it is more of a C64 games/emulation discussion based podcast
Technically you need an RSS feed with media enclosures for it to be a proper podcast. Which also enables you to get listed on the iTunes Podcast Directory - not a half bad place to gain some listeners.

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by RobinsonMason » 14/02/2009 - 2:07

Jan Lund Thomsen wrote:
RobinsonMason wrote:OK, so technically it is more of a C64 games/emulation discussion based podcast
Technically you need an RSS feed with media enclosures for it to be a proper podcast. Which also enables you to get listed on the iTunes Podcast Directory - not a half bad place to gain some listeners.
I just used the "blogcast" app that comes with the hosting and this is the automated RSS feed (I've never tried it) --- http://c64walkabout.com/podcasts-only/rss2.aspx

Would that enable me to get on iTunes or do I need to do it differently?

Oh, and thanks (name removed)! :)

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by Jan Lund Thomsen » 14/02/2009 - 7:20

RobinsonMason wrote:I just used the "blogcast" app that comes with the hosting and this is the automated RSS feed (I've never tried it) --- http://c64walkabout.com/podcasts-only/rss2.aspx
Would that enable me to get on iTunes or do I need to do it differently?
Ah, my bad. I didn't notice the Podcast RSS link on your site.

If you look at the contents of the feed it's already got all the various meta-data set up, so it's ready for iTunes. You could run it through feedburner.com if you're a stats-geek and submit the URL that feedburner gives you to iTunes, or - if you don't need fancy stats just submit the podcasts-only/rss2.aspx one directly.

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by C64GLeN » 14/02/2009 - 13:18

Jan Lund Thomsen wrote:Ah, my bad. I didn't notice the Podcast RSS link on your site.
Not just you, I missed it too.

RobinsonMason, Perhaps a large RSS Icon nearer the top of the page would help to get more people subscribing.

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by Jan Lund Thomsen » 14/02/2009 - 15:15

C64GLeN wrote:Not just you, I missed it too.

RobinsonMason, Perhaps a large RSS Icon nearer the top of the page would help to get more people subscribing.
It's also a good idea to include the subscription link in the post in case people see your post through an RSS reader rather than by visiting the site.

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by RobinsonMason » 14/02/2009 - 15:43

I'll make sure to add the feed link to my podcast posts and will check out the other options with feedburner too. :mrgreen:

Update: http://c64walkabout.com/2009/02/14/the- ... tunes.aspx

I also changed the location of the feeds so they appear close to the top of the page.

Submitted to iTunes as well.

Thanks for the tips! 8)

(It was so easy I feel like such a noob now :oops: )

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by Jan Lund Thomsen » 15/02/2009 - 8:33

RobinsonMason wrote:I also changed the location of the feeds so they appear close to the top of the page..
Mind you, you've still got links to the old podcast feed in the sidebar and in the address bar. Best point all of them to the new one.

Also, there's no <link> back to each accompanying blogpost in the podcast feed.

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast

Post by RobinsonMason » 22/03/2009 - 17:10

I still need to add link backs...darn.

Anyway 2 more podcasts since last time:

C64Walkabout Podcast #4 - Popular Game SIDs that Cry Out for Remixing - http://c64walkabout.com/2009/03/21/c64w ... ixing.aspx

C64 Walkabout Podcast #3 - Introduction to Commodore 64 Emulation - http://c64walkabout.com/2009/03/07/c64- ... ation.aspx

I finally fixed my mic by the 4th podcast... :duh:

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast (now out with #4)

Post by RobinsonMason » 02/04/2009 - 15:36

Man, after listening to SubZero, Jan, and Boz's podcasts/live shows mine sound mega amateur hour. :P

Now that I'm more familiar with my equipment and using Audacity, I'm going to make sure my next 'cast sounds a lot better....

Heck, I'm putting myself to sleep here -- gotta do something about the talking parts to spice them up. :lol:

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast (now out with #4)

Post by Hacky » 02/04/2009 - 15:41

Cool pods!

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast (now out with #4)

Post by Subzero » 02/04/2009 - 17:04

If you ever wanna do a duet podcast, giz a shout!!! :)

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast (now out with #4)

Post by RobinsonMason » 02/04/2009 - 18:29

Awesome, I may well do that SubZero!

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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast (now out with #4)

Post by C64GLeN » 02/04/2009 - 18:53

Hacky wrote:Cool pods!
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Re: C64 Walkabout Podcast (now out with #4)

Post by RobinsonMason » 03/04/2009 - 14:53

C64GLeN wrote:
Hacky wrote:Cool pods!
:fnar:
They're actually quite warm to the touch. :duh:

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