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Discussion in 'DLP & Chill' started by Jax, Jan 9, 2022.

  1. Jax

    Jax Seventh Year DLP Supporter

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    So.. I was wondering in the infinite channels that is youtube, do any of you have some you would recommend in general?

    Personally, I find it difficult to discover new channels, my homepage simply recommends the same things I have seen a thousand times. But here are some I would recommend to everyone

    Kurzgesagt

    https://www.youtube.com/c/inanutshell

    Incredibly complex subjects made accessible for everyone. If you are one of the three people that have not watched this channel - then you are welcome.

    Historia Civilis

    https://www.youtube.com/c/HistoriaCivilis


    My favorite channel, related to matters of history. Incredibly throughout and a great storyteller, this man makes roman history come to life.

    Flashgitz

    https://www.youtube.com/c/Flashgitz


    Not for everyone granted, but I find them fucking hilarious. Step off your horse before visiting.


    Agadmator

    https://www.youtube.com/c/AGADMATOR


    If you are interested in chess, this is the channel for you. Agadmator is without equal in his ability to explain complex situations so anyone can follow - truly a joy to watch.


    Internet Historian

    https://www.youtube.com/c/InternetHistorian


    Another channel that is dedicated to bullshitery. But he is funny as hell.
     
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    Outside Xbox, https://youtube.com/user/outsidexbox and their sister channel Outside Xtra https://youtube.com/c/outsidextra

    Videogame channels, as the name might suggest. Outside Xbox primarily do Xbox games, although they've loosened that a bit over the last couple of years, while Outside Xtra do whatever takes their fancy. Both channels do a mix of list videos and let's plays (often just snippets for upcoming stuff rather than full playthroughs, although they do have a few full ones between them), and they've started doing some tabletop stuff as well - the Oxventure, which is a light-hearted D&D adventure with a flexible approach to rules; maybe not for D&D purists, but very entertaining otherwise, and a Blades in the Dark campaign which is a bit more serious.

    Overall, they're as much comedy as they are journalism (not that they really call themselves journalists, to be fair), with a lot of the humour coming from the fact that by their own admission, they're not the best gamers in the world.
     
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    All of my recommendations are weeb stuff.

    But I do have one that's neat!
    https://www.youtube.com/c/OverlySarcasticProductionsChannel

    They have a few different sections -
    Trope Talks: Red goes over common tropes in media, what they mean, variations of them, and examples of them in media. (Like Mary Sues!)
    History: Blue goes over famous historical events, both popular an unknown. He also does pieces on famous rulers and civilizations and gives an overview about 'em. (The Ottoman Empire!)
    History makers: Blue will go over famous figures in history that influenced the world in some way. Like Ibn Khaldun, the first historiographer.
    Summarized: Red goes over famous myths and legends. Started out with Shakespeare and the classics and moved on to miscellaneous myths. (Journey to the West)

    Red's videos generally have a lot of enjoyable sketches to go along with the talk. Blue less so, I think, but still a few.


    I'm sure most folks know of OSP, as they're kinda OGs in Youtube, but hey, maybe someone new will find 'em.
     
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    https://www.youtube.com/c/MakeEverythingTv - A guy trying to recreate every step in technology advancement. I don't agree with all his methods, but its interesting to see the advancement laid out.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/tested - The guy from Myth Busters, he does a array of content. I really like his Tools tips and Shop infrastructure playlists.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/karljobst - While I would find watch people speed run boring as shit, hearing about records and the work behind them is surprisingly interesting.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/crashcourse - I assume most people know this one. Bite sized lessons, I have rewatched their history ones multiple times and actually got rather into literature which I didnt expect.