Claims of the Normal #48: 2011-08-17

48 mins - Published Wed, Aug 17, 2011 by Arkenor Oakshadow, Breki Tomasson and Petter Mårtensson

It’s Wednesday. It’s getting late. Most people are wondering if it’s time to go to bed or if they have time to … eat another bagel or whatever it is normal people do. Not me; I call Arkenor and Petter and ask them to join me for a podcast.

Arkenor (leader of Team Arkenor) and Petter (leader of Team Petter) drop the animosity that plagues their relationship and sit down for a nice little chat. We talk about how Claims of the Normal is now hosted elsewhere and how we hope you’ve all followed along. Wildstar announced at Gamescom. World of Warcraft patch 4.3 allows us to do stuff we’ve wanted for ages. Solar flares threatening to kill us all! … or not.

In the Deathmatch of Death and More Death, Petter and Arkenor draw new contestants, and this week looks like it might just be a very close fight. Place your votes!

Recommendations: Salad Cream, Regular Features podcast (NSFW) and Wooords, an iPad game.


Claims of the Normal

Claims of the Normal was the first show to launch on the CSICON Network. Originally intended as the only show to run on the website csicon.org (the 'con' in CSICON stands for Claims of the Normal, after all), it quickly became the launch vehicle for so much more. Breki and Petter started the show, and got Arkenor on board, and it all just went from there.

The show, over time, was replaced by The MMOsketeers, starring Petter, Arkenor and Teppo, as well as Instanews, starring Breki and Jack. None of these shows exist in their original form, but the legacy created by Claims of the Normal lives on.

If you want to get in touch with the people behind the episode or talk to others who like it, feel free to join the CSICONauts chat room. Alternatively, you can find some of this episode's hosts and/or guests on Twitter: Arkenor Oakshadow, Breki Tomasson and Petter Mårtensson.