70: An Ingress Christmas from the Agent Academy

Episode 70

Today on the show: Andrew Krug is leaving Niantic at the end of the month/year Scanners getting borked – Don’t freak when it asks you to choose a faction?!  Shut down – move – wait – reboot New Decoding challenge Destroy / Deploy event https://www.agentacademypodcast.com/ingress-news/new-ingress-event-from-dec-20-2019-to-dec-30-2019-good-ol-destroy-deploy/ Clarifications: Deploys – not upgrades – will count towards to […]

68: 2 Frozen Hosts Who Learn, What’s In The Capsule

Agent Academy Episode 68

Today on the show: Swag from Krug/Niantic – Expect Give away Event – DEC 9 – Over the next 13 weeks (one per week) encoded challenges will be released on http://community.ingress.com , in the Decoding Challenges section. Who among you will solve these Archetype challenges? The first challenge will be posted at Dec 09 17:00 […]

Field Test, over, how did it go?

My first Field Test event! Reminded me of why I do love Ingress. It’s the community. I almost sat this one out. With my busy schedule, and the other shenanigans going around. I wasn’t sure I really wanted another badge right now. But after seeing all my friends and folks I haven’t met, talking excitedly […]

Ingress Jumps the Shark

Ingress Jumps the Shark

It’s been a weird year in Ingress and as we start to wind down the year in the later months all agents are waiting for the shoe to drop. You know, the redacted shoe. We’ve all known it’s been coming and even Agents such as myself who actually enjoy Prime are dreading it. With that […]

RedSoloCup’s League of Ingress Agents

The Global Community Manager for Niantic has created a Telegram channel for ingress agents, “RedSoloCup’s League of Ingress Agents” or RLIA. The description of the channel is, “A chat run by Ingress Global Community Manager and Agent RedSoloCup for things related to Ingress. By default, chat will be restricted.” And an initial post of what […]

February AMA with Andrew Krug, Now Active, Now Over. New Record?

The AMA was released around 11:49am and then closed at around 1:30pm, and in less than two hours there were over 250 responses and potential questions for this month’s AMA. This may be a new record! Are there more agents active of late? Changes in OPR and #FS attendance is up quite a bit because […]

January AMA Responses Posted!

Andrew Krug, The Global Community Manager for Niantic Labs has posted the answers to January’s AMA. Almost 3 weeks after the initial post might seem like a long time, but due to Niantic employees getting back from the holidays, it took a bit longer to get responses to some of the questions. This week, Andrew […]

First AMA of the Year!

Andrew Krug, the Global Community Manager for Niantic is asking for your questions! Head on over to the G+ post and ask anything you’ve been curious about.  We will be discussing it on the show next week if the answers are available by then. https://plus.google.com/u/1/+AndrewKrug/posts/JrCszdKJdFy

38: Ingress Prime is Here! Recursion, Pay2Win Claims and Charlie Puth

Today on the show :   Ingress Prime Charlie Puth Much Much More Listen on iTunes SITREP Niantic Listens to Agents on Pay2Win Items: https://www.agentacademypodcast.com/ingress-news/niantic-listens-to-vocal-agents-and-is-removing-certain-items-from-store/ Beacons Pack in Store: https://www.agentacademypodcast.com/ingress-news/limited-time-item-in-the-ingress-store-all-the-beacons/ Scanner [REDACTED], Unpublished now Available on Google Play: https://www.agentacademypodcast.com/ingress-news/scanner-redacted-unpublished-available-in-google-play-store/ Andrew Krug’s monthly AMA started Tuesday: https://www.agentacademypodcast.com/ingress-news/its-that-time-of-the-month-ask-krug-anything-november-2018/ Ingress Prime Released: https://www.agentacademypodcast.com/ingress-news/ingress-prime-released-restart-at-level-1-new-items-in-the-store/ Simulacrum – Recursion Item Bundles […]