Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is available from midnight on Tuesday 13th November, 2012. What better way to get ready for the game than a little Road to Commander series from the original Black Ops?
Black Ops RTC Episode52: My wife on the US Presidential Elections
I thought I’d try something different for this episode of the Road to Commander. I’m playing Free For All which typically doesn’t go so well because I don’t have the patience to camp it up like my opponents. The game goes pretty well and I end up calling in an SR-71, Attack Dogs and Chopper Gunner in fairly quick succession.
For the commentary, I thought I’d let the wife (Queen Elizabeth II) have her say on the US Presidential Elections. Congratulations go to Mr. Obama!
What is an RTC?
A Black Ops RTC, or Road To Commander, is a video series in which every game from level zero to level fifty is posted. For my own RTC, games will be posted with a mixture of commentaries, live commentaries and live team communication.
How I record Black Ops gameplay
Black Ops has a built in Theatre Mode but unfortunately it only allows you to upload clips up to 30 seconds in length. If you want to start recording full length Black Ops videos you’re going to need a capture card.
There are loads of capture cards out there but I went for the AVerMedia Game Capture HD because it has built in storage, which means there’s no need to hook up my PS3 to a computer when I play. To see how it works, check out this review by JSHD.
My set-up for recording commentaries and live team communication is pretty simple. I just plug the USB portion of my headset into a laptop and choose an appropriate recorder.
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