Connecting to Host is a co-operative and multiplayer gaming podcast. As friends who now live a thousand miles apart, John and Ben let loose their strong opinions about co-op and online gaming. In a typical episode we review a game from a purely co-op perspective but we often do specials to discuss other gaming news or other topics about the bigger picture of multiplayer gaming.


  • CtH 04. Offworld Trading Company

    Offworld Trading Company is a real-time strategy game where the focus is on manipulating the stock market, making money and buying out the other players. We review the final Early Access version of the game, just before the official release.

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  • CtH 03. Titanfall

    With the recent announcement of Titanfall 2 for Xbox One, PC, and PS4, we thought we would go back in time and talk about the original Titanfall and what it brought to the multiplayer shooter genre.

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  • CtH 02. Torchlight II

    Join us as we talk about our co-operative experience working through Torchlight II, an action RPG developed by Runic Games that was originally released at the end of 2012.

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  • CtH 01. FORCED

    Specifically built for co-operative action, FORCED is an arcade RPG which takes you through a number of challenging arenas. Join us and find out more about “The Orb” and “Marking up Enemies”, two strong mechanics that make FORCED a fun little online game.

    Download Episode: iTunes / M4A Format or MP3 Format (~14 MB)