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Thanksgiving Break – This is Only a Test 626 – 11/25/21
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Thanksgiving Break – This is Only a Test 626 – 11/25/21

The crew are break this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, but Norm gives an update of what to expect on the channel in the coming week and we rebroadcast a recent livestream q&a for those of you who may have missed it! Thanks to all our listeners and channel members for supporting the show and we'll see you next week!

You're The Genius Bar – This is Only a Test 626 – 11/18/21
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You're The Genius Bar – This is Only a Test 626 – 11/18/21

After returning from DesignerCon, Norm and the team get together to discuss the new Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer drop, our IMAX enhanced home-viewing experience, and Apple's shift in right to repair policy. Plus, Valve gives more details about Steamdeck hardware and Meta's Reality Labs previews some haptics research! (Apologies for some popping audio in the episode as we had a bad XLR cable in a microphone)

VR Friendships – This is Only a Test 625 – 11/11/21
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VR Friendships – This is Only a Test 625 – 11/11/21

The full squad is back this week to talk about Tested's short film shoot and spacesuit build, an incredible AT-AT Lego set, IMAX formatted movies for the home, and Unity buying Weta Digital. Plus, extended impressions of the Lynx R1 mixed reality headset and the upcoming zombie game After The Fall!

Talking LEGO – This is Only a Test 624 – 11/4/21
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Talking LEGO – This is Only a Test 624 – 11/4/21

joined by special guest Brent Waller, a LEGO fan designer who's had several of his creations turned into official LEGO sets (including the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 and Seinfeld apartment). Brent joins us to talk about our halloween adventures, his journey submitting successful LEGO Ideas projects, creating Batmobiles for the LEGO Batman film, and the new LEGO Bricklink Designer Program. Plus, a glimpse at how he sorts his massive LEGO collection!

That's So Meta – This is Only a Test 623 – 10/28/21
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That's So Meta – This is Only a Test 623 – 10/28/21

It's a big week for virtual reality as Jeremy and Norm discuss all the news to come out of Facebook Connect, including the brief glimpses of new hardware teased for next year. Plus, the Dune sequel gets greenlit, Pixar's Lightyear trailer, and thoughts on the VR headsets announced by Varjo and Pimax.