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Watch parties?

Post by takenoko » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:12 pm

Would people be interested if we set up meeting time to watch a release?

Like maybe 10 PM Eastern, 7 PM Pacific on the day of a release people can meet up and watch the episode release together? It'd just be an excuse to hang out and experience a thing together with other people

We can probably set it up on discord or whatever

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Re: Watch parties?

Post by Mandalori » Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:02 am

Will you delay the releases so that it's out right before or will it go like usual?

Discord (or any chat) seems fine since we live in a lot a different place. I never used Discord so I don't know if it's the best for it.

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Re: Watch parties?

Post by takenoko » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:11 am

lol, we don't plan things well enough for that. releases get released when we're done with them, unfortuntely

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Post by Mandalori » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:45 pm

That's good then. It allow for people to watch them when it's the most convenient to them and not wait for some party they might not even attend.

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Re: Watch parties?

Post by bradrian » Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:47 pm

I would like this a lot.
The isolation is driving me absolutely mad.

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Post by Sinkuu » Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:59 pm

if my japanese was better, I would be interested. otherwise, I'm just MST3k'ing it.

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Re: Watch parties?

Post by takenoko » Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:28 pm

I mean I'd figured we'd hold it for when our subs were released

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Post by CrazyAznKT » Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:38 pm

I was looking into this a bit when I brought it up to you -

Discord video calls seem a bit cumbersome for something like this since it seems you have to dial people in. The option I think would be best is Kast, formerly rabb.it: you set up a chat/watch room, leave it there for people to join throughout the week, you can set moderators, and you can screenshare from any source.

I also think it'll help to have a pre-show as people join? Just like run the CMs for fun or some choice cool or funny clips so it's not just a blank screen while we wait. Also could be fun to run the SHT junctions between and after the shows.

Okay, maybe more than a bit, I've been thinking about this a lot haha.

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Re: Watch parties?

Post by takenoko » Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:47 pm

I looked into kast briefly. Does it cost money? Can we stream toku stuff without mr Toei getting mad

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Re: Watch parties?

Post by Phoenix512 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:38 pm

Kast doesn't cost money just need to sign up for an account. I was streaming with anime with it yesterday with no problems though it was a private stream. But I did see a public anime watching party.
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Re: Watch parties?

Post by RyuShinEX » Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:57 am

you can look into cytube and taimatv. viewer does not need to install a program

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