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Shane Plays Geek Talk

A journey into the things we love: D&D and other RPGs, tabletop games, wargames, video games, comics and comic books, Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, fan films, movies, TV, books, sci-fi, fantasy, more! Hosted by a fellow geek that supports and encourages geeks and our fandoms in all of their various splendor! Come along and get your geek on (or maybe even discover you inner geek)!
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Dec 13, 2018

Eisner award-winning comics and novel writer Mike Baron (Nexus, The Badger, Punisher, Star Wars, The Flash) joins to talk his “Bad Road Rising” biker action novel series, a heartwarming (no, really) book about a dog called Disco, and upcoming comics projects Off Worlder, The Wraith, Q-Ball and NEW (yes, new) Nexus material! Plus geek news and the usual tomfoolery.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 12/8/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
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Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
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Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from:
Avengers Endgame Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hA6hldpSTF8

Mike Baron’s books at Liberty Island Press:
https://libertyislandmag.com/author/mike-baron/

Mike’s Amazon author page:
https://www.amazon.com/Mike-Baron/e/B004N7W25W/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1544724720&sr=8-2-ent

Mike’s personal website:
http://www.bloodyredbaron.net/

Captain Marvel Trailer #2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LHxvxdRnYc

Avengers 4 Endgame Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hA6hldpSTF8

SECRETS of BLACKMOOR: The True History of Dungeons & Dragons Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/secretsofblackmoor/secrets-of-blackmoor-the-true-history-of-dungeons/description

Patrick Stewart’s Jean-Luc Picard ‘Star Trek’ Series Will Debut at End of 2019, David Nevins Says | The Wrap
https://www.thewrap.com/patrick-stewarts-jean-luc-picard-star-trek-series-will-debut-end-2019-david-nevins-says/

Scientists ate Legos to see how long it takes to poop them out | BGR
https://bgr.com/2018/11/27/lego-head-poop-science-research-pediatrics

Nov 12, 2018

Interview with Rodney Thompson about the new Spectaculars superhero RPG from Scratchpad Publishing! Plus: What's Rodney reading right now? What the heck is Neon City Outlaws? What are the design differences between Dusk City Outlaws and Spectaculars?

Spectaculars RPG Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/481478805/spectaculars

Oct 31, 2018

D&D authors / historians Michael Witwer and Jon Peterson discuss their fantastic new Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History book that’s taking the scene by storm! Plus: RPG news including the unfortunate passing of important figures Greg Stafford and Bruce “Duke” Seifried.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/20/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
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Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from:
Greg Stafford Speech at the ENnies 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky_X0T-RgBY

Greg Stafford 1948 - 2018
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Stafford
Stafford is most famous as the creator of the fantasy world of Glorantha, but he is also a prolific games designer. He was designer of Pendragon, he was co-designer of the RuneQuest, Ghostbusters, Prince Valiant and HeroQuest role-playing systems, founder of the role-playing game companies Chaosium and Issaries, designer of the White Bear and Red Moon, Nomad Gods, King Arthur’s Knights and Elric board games, and co-designer of the King of Dragon Pass computer game. Stafford considered his Arthurian chivalric role-playing game King Arthur Pendragon (1985) his masterpiece.

Miniatures wargaming, roleplaying and adventure gaming pioneer Duke Seifried has passed away | Tabletop Gaming
https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/historical-games/news/miniatures-wargaming-roleplaying-and-adventure-gaming-pioneer-duke

BRUCE "DUKE" SEIFRIED Obituary | HMGS
https://www.hmgs.org/news/420494/BRUCE-DUKE-SEIFRIED-Obituary.htm

DnDSports - New Competitive 'Dungeons & Dragons' Tournament Announced | ComicBook.com
https://comicbook.com/gaming/2018/10/15/dungeons-and-dragons-competitive-tournament-/

The Dreams in Gary’s Basement documentary Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dorksofyore/the-dreams-in-garys-basement-a-documentary-on-gary

Realms Beyond: Ashes of the Fallen on Kickstarter by Ceres Games
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ceresgames/realms-beyond-ashes-of-the-fallen

Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History - "Unboxing" and First Reactions!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr6edzGSsag
What are Shane's first thoughts and reactions to an advance copy of Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History? Hint: he may squee (okay, he *actually* squees at one point and he's a big manly man not known for his squeeing). Make sure to watch the parts with the special edition boxed book and ephemera set!

Oct 13, 2018

Heroic fantasy & science fiction with P. Alexander, the editor and publisher of Cirsova Magazine. It’s not just pulp fiction, but pulp’s definitely in there! PLUS: Geek news, and what surprising book is P. Alexander reading at the moment?

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/6/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from Five Minutes With: Iain M Banks
BBC News
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvqsDLDsznA

Cirsova Magazine
https://cirsova.wordpress.com/cirsova-magazine/

New Doctor Who season (and new Doctor!)
http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2018/09/new-doctor-who-premieres-sunday-october-7-on-bbc-america

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD RPG Kickstarter update
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/enworld/judge-dredd-and-the-worlds-of-2000-ad-roleplaying
Also: Free quickstart rules now available
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/253759

Star Wars: “The Mandalorian” live streaming show
https://www.starwars.com/news/the-mandalorian-revealed

Asmodee Digital’s Board Games Are Coming to Nintendo Switch
http://gameosity.com/2018/09/14/asmodee-digitals-board-games-are-coming-to-nintendo-switch/

Brian Fargo trolls the Twitterverse
“I happen to know who is working on BG3 ”
https://twitter.com/BrianFargo/status/1047967566168174592

 

Sep 25, 2018

Russ Morrissey AKA Morrus of EN World joins to talk his new Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD RPG and related Kickstarter campaign. PLUS! Do dice pool systems have to be crunchy? PLUS! We play a modified version of Our Favorite Game in all the World from the Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk podcast. PLUS! Where did the term soccer come from? PLUS! Deleted scenes. AND! Don’t miss our Judge Dredd “I am the Law!” impressions (or it’s an Iso-Cube for you, citizen).

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/22/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Myeloma UK (in honor of Morrus’s mother)
https://www.myeloma.org.uk/
Myeloma is a cancer of the white blood cells

Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000 AD Kickstarter launches September 25
https://www.worldsof2000adrpg.com/

Trailer for Judge Dredd The Worlds of 2000 AD Tabletop RPG
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBhaw0lebMM

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD episode of Morrus’s podcast
(lots of great info on the lore and the game)
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/11-judge-dredd-the-worlds-of-2000ad/

Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk (Morrus’ podcast)
https://morrus.podbean.com/

Podcast zinger is from
Pat Mills: "Judge Dredd's a character we love to hate"
Going Underground (RT UK)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlU33uPcFKw
Pat Mills is best known for creating 2000 AD and playing a major part in the development of Judge Dredd. He has been called "the godfather of British comics".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Mills

Morrus and Peter’s Our Favorite Game in all the World (slightly modified):

Children of the Fall
In Children of the Fall, 3-5 players play as the survivors of an apocalypse that has turned all the adults on the planet into evil, bloodthirsty savages known as the fallen. It is a GMless story game.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/children-of-the-fall/x/19012395#/

Devil's Run Roleplaying Game 2d20 & Savage Worlds
Post-apocalyptic roleplaying in a Savage World of motoring mayhem. Choose a side. Fight. Survive.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/devil-s-run-roleplaying-game-2d20-savage-worlds/x/19012395#/

Solar Blades & Cosmic Spells - Tabletop RPG
A Rules Light Star & Sorcery Role Playing Game with an Old School Spirit.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/solar-blades-cosmic-spells-tabletop-rpg/x/19012395#/

 

 

Sep 20, 2018

Scarologist John Burton and actor Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes, Weird Science, The Evil Within) join to talk creating professional hauntings, the Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival, and the creepy practical effects of The Evil Within movie.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/15/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival
https://hotspringshorrorfilmfestival.com/

Theater of Horror
https://hotspringshorrorfilmfestival.com/theater-of-horror

The Evil Within movie
https://www.amazon.com/Evil-Within-Frederick-Koehler/dp/B06W2L5JZP/

Michael Berryman on IMDB
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0077720/

Troll Lord Games Kickstarter through October 5:
Classic Castles & Crusades Boxed Sets & Digest Books
A special collector's set of Castles & Crusades! Digest versions of all the books and a special edition box set of the complete game.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/classic-castles-and-crusades-boxed-sets-and-digest

Podcast zinger is from “Save the Cat” examples
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MRY6BP0EpE

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week

Sep 13, 2018

Tabletop RPG designer (and editor of the EN World EN5ider) Mike Myler returns to discuss Kickstarter persistence, not letting your supporters down and his revamped Mists of Akuma Imperial Matchmaker / Trade War campaign! Can RPG adventures reliably crowdfund? PLUS: RPG news, D&D 5E data science, and Shane’s in hot water with Muffin AGAIN.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/8/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from Marianne Trench's CYBERPUNK documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxbZq8Zmd88

Mike's Kickstarter: Eastern Fantasy Adventures for D&D 5e and SotDL
2 hardcover adventures in the Mists of Akuma campaign setting: the (finished) Trade War AP & the Imperial Matchmaker mega adventure!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/verantheacodex/eastern-fantasy-adventures-for-dandd-5e-and-sotdl

NEWS ITEMS

There’s “probably, likely” going to be a Cyberpunk 2077 tabletop RPG | vg247.com
https://www.vg247.com/2018/09/04/cyberpunk-2077-pen-paper-tabletop-rpg/

d20datascience: Data science investigations into the mechanics of the world's greatest role playing game | cyberscribe on github
https://github.com/cyberscribe/d20datascience

 

Sep 6, 2018

Shane makes a splash and hosts himself as a panel of one while touching on several borders of the comic book industry. Are you on the same page with his thoughts? Topics covered include comics sales numbers, new comic book distribution venues, how comics distribution has changed over the decades (and is it a good thing), ComicsGate and more! Plus: A TOTALLY 100% AUTHENTIC banter session with Zach.


Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/1/2018


Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!


Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays


Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/


Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.


SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from  the 1960’s Batman TV show.


NEWS ITEMS

Diamond Announces Top Sales for July 2018 | Comics Spectrum
https://comicspectrumnews.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/diamond-announces-top-sales-for-july-2018/

GameStop Explains How and Why It’s Going to Start Selling Comic Books | i09
https://io9.gizmodo.com/gamestop-explains-how-and-why-it-s-going-to-start-selli-1827109559

 

 

Aug 30, 2018

It’s a journey into the weird unknown as we talk the Uncharted Regions audio drama & Weird Geek News with the one and only master geek Neal Hallford! What Star Trek actor did was just lined up for an Uncharted Regions episode??? What sci-fi actress has already recorded one??? Plus! Is Shane a Greaser or a Soc??? All this and more to delight your ears!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/25/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from the Outsiders movie (1983)
Note: The poem Ponyboy recites to Johnny is 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' by Robert Frost

NEWS ITEMS

Bear wanders inside Stanley Hotel (“The Overlook Hotel” from The Shining) in Estes Park, Colorado | FOX31 KDVR
https://www.facebook.com/fox31denver/videos/514021109011888/

Mark Hamill Secretly Cosplayed At This Year’s Comic-Con, Posing With Unwitting Fans In Numerous Photos | UPROXX
https://uproxx.com/hitfix/mark-hamill-comic-con-cosplay/

Return of the Jedi Falcon and tie fighter attack deleted scene on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wPjTrgvGG0

NES Isn't Pronounced 'N.E.S.' | lifehacker
https://lifehacker.com/nes-isnt-pronounced-n-e-s-1828130155

GUEST: NEAL HALLFORD / UNCHARTED REGIONS

Beyond all we know, beyond all we believe lie the Uncharted Regions: Thirteen classic audio dramas that take you into the realms of Science Fiction, Dark Fantasy, Horror, and Mystery produced by Neal and Jana Hallford of Swords & Circuitry Studios.

Uncharted Regions:
https://www.unchartedregions.com/

Uncharted Regions on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/UnchartedRegions

NPR (KBPS) interview with Neal and Jana Hallford and full Uncharted Regions pilot episode:
https://www.kpbs.org/news/2017/sep/21/podcast-episode-126-horrible-imaginings-and-unchar/

 

 

Aug 16, 2018

SKREEEEEE-ONNNNNNNK! It’s go, go Godzilla with fellow big green scaly one fans Tony Isabella and Mark Pellegrini! In addition to Godzilla discussion in general: What does kaiju mean? What are the eras and different incarnations of Godzilla? Would King Kong ever have a chance against Godzllla? How has the Big G changed in size over the decades? What did we think of Shin Godzilla? Godzilla trivia! Tony saves the bad joke of the week! More! (NOTE: Podcast version includes 15 minutes extra content than broadcast radio version!)

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/11/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Watch Godzilla Grow in Size Evolution Video That Charts Entire Franchise | Movieweb
https://movieweb.com/godzilla-size-evolution-video/

G-FAN.com, brought to you by Daikaiju Enterprises Ltd. is the home of G-FAN magazine, G-FEST and GTOUR
http://www.g-fan.com/

Various audio clips used:

Gojira's (Godzilla) Theme Song
Blue Oyster Cult - Godzilla
Godzilla 1978 Cartoon Theme
Mothra's Song by Yuji Koseki
Podcast zinger is “Our experts here have doubts” from Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: Giant All Out Monsters Attack!

The Godzilla panel:

Tony Isabella, veteran comic book writer and pastor of the First Church of Godzilla
https://www.facebook.com/FirstChurchOfGodzilla/

Mark Pellegrini, upcoming comic book writer and Godzilla aficionado

Shane Stacks (“Shane Plays”), slept with the Shogun Warriors Godzilla like a teddy bear as a child

Aug 9, 2018

It’s all about Ol’ Shellhead, the Golden Avenger himself as guest Lennon Parker the Arkansas Iron Man talks his Iron Man charity cosplay and Guinness World Record level collecting!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/28/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Arkansas RPG Con is August 11th!
Get your badge and sign up for games now!
http://arpgcon.com

Podcast zinger is from Iron Man Intro (1966)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjTIVaSnRR0

NEWS ITEMS

One ad libbed line in the first 'Iron Man' changed everything for Marvel | Mashable
https://mashable.com/2018/07/22/iron-man-robert-downey-jr-ad-lib/#ZcLMJ8_TIqq3

GUEST: LENNON PARKER AKA THE ARKANSAS IRON MAN

Lennon Parker, Iron Man charity cosplayer and collector from Arkansas.

Lennon is in the final process for being certified by Guinness World Records for largest personal Iron Man Collection.

Arkansas Iron Man on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/arkironman/

Arkansas Iron Man on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/arkironman/

The ARvengers
https://www.facebook.com/arkansasvengers/

 

Aug 1, 2018

D&D / RPG news and discussion. Plus! Arkansas RPG Con is coming on August 11th! Con Coordinator Carl Heyl (Save or Die podcast) and Jared Nielsen (World of Game Design) are Shane’s guests.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/28/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Arkansas RPG Con is August 11th!
Get your badge and sign up for games now!
http://arpgcon.com

NEWS ITEMS

'Dragon Ball Super: Broly' Is Already Selling Tickets Like Crazy
http://comicbook.com/anime/2018/07/26/dragon-ball-super-broly-movie-ticket-sales-anime/

Broly Storms into Theaters in ‘Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan’ Re-Release in September
http://collider.com/broly-movie-tickets/

Board games giant Asmodee finds buyer, likely to be sold | PC Gamer
https://www.pcgamer.com/board-games-giant-asmodee-finds-buyer-likely-to-be-sold/

Star Wars RPG 30th Anniversary Edition Unboxing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nGyxlujgPFg

Founders & Legends Day Celebrates 'Dungeons & Dragons' for Charity | comicbook.com
http://comicbook.com/gaming/2018/07/13/dungeons-and-dragons-founders-and-legends-streaming-event/

Play D&D in the Magic: The Gathering World of Ravnica This November & Delve into an Updated Eberron Now
http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/new-worlds

Troll Lord Games The Players Guide to Aihrde for 5th Edition Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/5th-edition-players-guide-to-aihrde?ref=hqnv5w

The Expanse Roleplaying Game Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1780208966/the-expanse-roleplaying-game

Dungeons & Dragons is having its best year ever, Hasbro CEO says | CNBC
(plus D&D e-sports???)
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/23/hasbro-ceo-dungeons--dragons-is-having-its-best-year-ever.html

Your Best Game Ever! book Kickstarter by Monte Cook Games
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/montecookgames/your-best-game-ever

THE FANTASY TRIP – Old-School Roleplaying! Kickstarter by Steve Jackson Games
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sjgames/the-fantasy-trip-old-school-roleplaying

'Adventure Zone' Graphic Novel Tops New York Times' Trade Fiction Best-Seller List | The Hollywood Reporter
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/adventure-zone-graphic-novel-tops-new-york-times-trade-fiction-bestseller-list-1130198

 

 

Jul 24, 2018

Longtime husband and wife game dev team Corey & Lori Cole (of Quest for Glory fame) join to talk their newly released adventure RPG game Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption! Special guest: Matt Barton of Matt Chat! p.s. Matt may have a surprise announcement.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/21/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Red Rooster: Golden Age
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/red-rooster-golden-age-books-fantasy/x/19012395#/

Trump's Space Force
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/trump-s-space-force-adventure/x/19012395#/

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from Matt Chat 408: Ultima in The Silver Age
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnJUw8meFXA

From Jake Tapper @jaketapper on Twitter:
Tia Coleman and 10 family members were on the duck boat when it capsized. Tia and her nephew were the only survivors from her family.
Verified gofundme to help Tia and her family lay nine family members to rest; funds will go directly to Tia:
https://www.gofundme.com/branson-duck-boat-survivor

NEWS ITEMS

Microsoft is giving Dragon Ball Z, Season 1 streaming away for free for a few days

17 year old Brady wants to go to Comic Con
https://www.gofundme.com/get-me-to-baltimore-comic-con

Special thanks to game historian and YouTube show host Matt Barton of Matt Chat for his time!
Find Matt Chat on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/blacklily8

GUEST: COREY & LORI COLE

A Fireside chat with Lori & Corey Cole:
http://www.hero-u.net/lori---corey-cole-q-a.html

Hero-U website:
http://www.hero-u.net/index.html

Buy Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption:
http://www.hero-u.com/

Jul 19, 2018

Carrie Wood & Richard Ankney, authors of The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Tabletop Games! Plus RPG news and Red Rooster, Black Hops and Trump's Space Force comic book updates!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/14/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Red Rooster: Golden Age
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/red-rooster-golden-age-books-fantasy/x/19012395#/

Trump's Space Force
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/trump-s-space-force-adventure/x/19012395#/

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from Monopoly Commercial - Circa 1981
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loX9RMJjjpc

NEWS ITEMS

'Dungeons & Dragons' Teases Eberron as Upcoming 5th Edition Campaign Setting | comicbook.com
http://comicbook.com/gaming/2018/07/10/dungeons-and-dragons-eberron-5th-edition/

The Witcher Tabletop Roleplaying Game will be released really soon | Eurogamer
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-07-12-the-witcher-tabletop-roleplaying-game-will-be-released-really-soon

Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game 30th Anniversary Edition
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-the-roleplaying-game-30th-anniversary-edition/

GUEST: THE OVERSTREET GUIDE TO COLLECTING TABLETOP GAMES

The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Tabletop Games
by Carrie Wood & Richard Ankney

Tabletop gaming of all kinds is bigger than ever, and Gemstone Publishing's latest "how to" book is here to provide an in-depth look at this booming hobby. The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Tabletop Games takes a look at tabletop games of all kinds, from pen-and-paper role-playing experiences to collectible card games, from modules to miniatures, and everything in between. This guide includes the history of tabletop adventures and other board games as well as a look at what makes them so collectible, plus interviews with veteran industry pros and seasoned collectors alike. From the publishers of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide.

 

 

 

Jul 12, 2018

Tribute to Steve Ditko, without whom Marvel Comics (and mainstream comics) would literally NOT be the same. Also: Shane’s take on Batman #50 (“The Wedding) and Bendis’s Man of Steel miniseries, plus Red Rooster, Black Hops and Space Force comic book updates with Mitch Breitweiser, Mark Pellegrini and Timothy Lim!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/7/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Red Rooster: Golden Age
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/red-rooster-golden-age-books-fantasy/x/19012395#/

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from ALAN MOORE - talks about Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iFV1H

NEWS ITEMS

Spider-Man and Doctor Strange Co-Creator Steve Ditko Dead at 90 | comicbook.com
http://comicbook.com/marvel/amp/2018/07/06/steve-ditko-dies-spider-man-doctor-strange-co-creator-marvel-comics/

Steve Ditko, Spider-Man Co-Creator and Legendary Comics Artist, Dies at 90 | The Hollywood Reporter
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/steve-ditko-dead-spider-man-creator-was-90-1125489

MARVEL MOURNS THE LOSS OF STEVE DITKO
https://news.marvel.com/comics/90787/marvel-mourns-the-loss-of-steve-ditko/

Steve Ditko on Collecting His Mr. A Comics in a Trade Paperback | Bleeding Cool
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/03/15/steve-ditko-comics-mr-trade/

Ditko Works in Print (in partnership with Robin Snyder)
http://ditko.blogspot.com/p/ditko-book-in-print.html

Jul 5, 2018

The crew of Little Rock Games talks about making games and their Galactic Scoundrels space-western storytelling card game. Plus: what clever way have they devised to support a favorite charity with a game?

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 6/30/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from Harlan Ellison’s Watching
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeP9UksItZI

NEWS ITEMS

Harlan Ellison Dies at 84; Prolific, Irascible (Science) Fiction Writer | The New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/29/obituaries/harlan-ellison-intensely-prolific-science-fiction-writer-dies-at-84.html

Harlan Ellison on Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harlan_Ellison

GUEST: LITTLE ROCK GAMES

Little Rock Games is a group of friends from Little Rock, AR USA who love games. They make and self-publish tabletop and video games, and together create the Game of the Month podcast.

Little Rock Games Website
http://littlerockgames.com/

Galactic Scoundrels Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/606994205/galactic-scoundrels-a-space-western-storytelling-c

 

Jun 27, 2018

Shane and Zach wax poetic on gobs of geeky stuff, including E3 games, Star Wars standalone movie woes, Star Trek TV updates, a triple play of DC Comics news, D&D and RPG items, and... Superman becoming a police officer? An unexpected postcard is received. BONUS: Two, count 'em TWO, bad jokes of the week (and one of them is guaranteed to sting)!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 6/23/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from Jurassic World

NEWS ITEMS

Comics pro Mitch Breitweiser announce that the Red Rooster comic book IndieGoGo launches July 5. Also: "legendary" comics artist on board for Futurists project to follow Red Rooster.

E3 games discussed: Fallout 76, Cyberpunk 2077

Dean Cain joins Idaho police department | CBS News
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dean-cain-joins-idaho-police-department/

Waterdeep: Dragon Heist, Dungeon of the Mad Mage - D&D Adventure Books Announced | Game Banshee
http://www.gamebanshee.com/news/120815-dungeons-dragons-waterdeep-dragon-heist-dungeon-of-the-mad-mage-adventure-books-announced.html

Origins Award Winners | EN World http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?5341-Origins-Award-Winners

DC Launches 100-Page GIANTs as WALMART Exclusives - BENDIS/BATMAN, KING/SUPERMAN, More | Newsarama
https://www.newsarama.com/40515-dc-launches-100-page-giants-as-walmart-exclusives-bendis-batman-king-superman-more.html

DC’s $3.99 Comics to Move Back to 22-Page Stories | Bleeding Cool
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/06/22/dc-3-99-comics-to-move-back-to-22-page-stories/

DC Comics to Lose the Gloss? Colourists Take Care | Bleeding Cool
https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/06/22/dc-comics-gloss-colourists-beware/

'Invincible,' From 'Walking Dead' Creator Robert Kirkman, Set as Amazon Series | Hollywood Reporter
http://ow.ly/o1ly30kzNIu

Report: Lucasfilm puts Obi-Wan film “on hold” after underwhelming Solo debut | Ars Technica https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/06/report-lucasfilm-puts-obi-wan-film-on-hold-after-underwhelming-solo-debut/

Star Trek: Discovery showrunner’s new five-year deal could bring Patrick Stewart back to the franchise | The Verge
https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/19/17479734/cbs-star-trek-discovery-alex-kurtzman-five-year-deal

 

Jun 20, 2018

Great googly mooglies! Lock up your bunnies and hide the whiskey! On short notice I was unable to do my live show, so Dave Elswick of the Dave Elswick Show stepped up with comic book pros Mitch Breitweiser, Timothy Lim & Mark Pellegrini to save the day! As I both hoped and feared, it was total geeky carnage!!!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 6/16/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
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Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from 9 Lives cat food commercial with Morris the Cat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fflf--0Cb5Y

NEWS ITEMS

Ethan Van Sciver’s CYBERFROG:BLOODHONEY Comic Book on Indiegogo
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ethan-van-sciver-s-cyberfrog-bloodhoney-comic-book-fantasy#/

Chuck Dixon's RAVAGE - KILL ALL MEN! on Indiegogo
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ravage-kill-all-men-youtube-women#/

Michael Tierney's Wild Stars 35th Anniversary: Time Warmageddon on Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1161542777/wild-stars-35th-anniversary-time-warmageddon

The Red Rooster (at Merry Muse)
http://merry-muse.com/the-red-rooster/

 

Jun 6, 2018

Gene Turnbow of Krypton Radio joins for geek news and chat, including the Mighty Aphrodite animation project, Doctor Who, SOLO easter eggs, and more! Plus: Does Gene like the bad joke of the week? Don't be TARDIS for this one!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 6/2/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from Podcast zinger is from Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks

NEWS ITEMS

Mighty Aphrodite Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1774709582/mighty-aphrodite-the-animated-web-series

Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks in Theaters
https://www.fathomevents.com/events/doctor-who-genesis-of-the-daleks

Doctor Who Season 11 Trailer Said To Drop This Month, Captain Jack May Return | WeGotThisCovered.com
http://wegotthiscovered.com/tv/doctor-who-season-11-trailer-rumored-june/

Twitch classic Doctor Who 7-week marathon | Variety
https://variety.com/2018/digital/news/doctor-who-twitch-marathon-streaming-1202818885/

All the Callbacks I Caught in Solo: A Star Wars Story | Krypton Radio
http://kryptonradio.com/2018/05/25/all-the-callbacks-i-caught-in-solo-a-star-wars-story-spoiler-warning/

 

May 30, 2018

Bob Bretall of Comic Spectrum (Guinness World Record holder for largest comic book collection) hangs out for a little bit of Guinness chat, and a lotta bit of comics talk! How many comics does Bob actually have, and how long has he been collecting? What was his first comic? What's his advice to someone who's never been to a comic shop? What game show has he been on? Variant covers vs. chase covers and graphic novels vs. trade paperbacks. Oh yeah, What did Shane think of Solo: A Star Wars Story? Punch it and find out... 'nuff said!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 5/26/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
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Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from Solo: A Star Wars Story teaser trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNW0B0HsvVs

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week.

GUEST: Bob Bretall

Bob Bretall not only runs Comic Spectrum for the love of comics, but is the no foolin' Guinness World Record holder for largest comic book collection!

Comic Spectrum ("By Fans who Love Comics for Fans who Love Comics"):
http://www.comicspectrum.com/

Largest collection of comic books | Guiness World Records
http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/95745-largest-collection-of-comic-books

Fandom Files Ep #29: Secrets of the biggest comic book collection in the world | SyFy Wire
http://www.syfy.com/syfywire/secrets-of-the-biggest-comic-book-collection-in-the-world-1

The Mall comic book | Free Comic Book Day
https://www.freecomicbookday.com/Catalog/JAN180040

Excelsior!

 

May 22, 2018

Jeremy Crawford (D&D Lead Rules Designer & Managing Editor) & Kate Welch (D&D Designer & member of Acquisitions, Inc. “C Team”) talk Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes! Get the scoop on this new D&D 5E multiversal lore & monsters resource! What is the Blood War? Plus: What does a D&D designer do? Who is Mordenkainen, and who created him? What character levels tend to provide the most player satisfaction? SPECIAL BONUS: What is Kate's favorite monster from the book, and what stinks about it???

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 5/19/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week.

May 15, 2018

Mike Tinnel (Just Another G.I. Joe Show) and Josh Hollis aka G1Hexatron (Cybercast and Galactic Gumbo podcasts) share an intriguing slice of the toy collecting scene. Mike also runs the upcoming Little Rock Comic Con so we get pumped for that! Guest appearance by comic pros Timothy Lim and Mark Pellegrini with a special LRCC announcement!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 5/12/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from the 1992 G.I. Joe Tiger Force toy commercial.

NEWS ITEMS

May 9th was Goku Day https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2015-05-09/may-9-officially-recognized-as-goku-day/.87998

Genius Student Assigned to Write Paper as a Marvel Character Chooses Groot | Nerdist
https://nerdist.com/genius-student-assigned-high-school-marvel-character-groot/

Marvel Studios' Original Iron Man Armor Appears to Have Been Stolen | io9
https://io9.gizmodo.com/marvel-studios-original-iron-man-armor-appears-to-have-1825885603

GUESTS: MIKE TINNEL & G1HEXATRON

Mike Tinnel: Just Another G.I. Joe is the brainchild of Mike Tinnel. With his co-host Fred Meyer from JoeBattlelines.com he proves that it is possible for adult men to have some pretty entertaining discussions about G.I. Joe. And Tiger Force. Mike LOVES the Tiger Force. A lot.

Josh Harris aka G1Hexatron: reviews on Transformers, Star Wars, TMNT, Thundercats, MOTU, DC Icons, Batman figures, Hot Toys, Neca, and sometimes just random toy reviews. Host of Cybercast - The Transformers and Action Figures Podcast Show which streams live every other Saturday at 6pm US CST. Host of Galactic Gumbo Topic Show which streams live every other Saturday at 830pm US CST.

Just Another G I Joe Show on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGEKUAoYLAQPVLEFNUFTdKA

Just Another G I Joe Show Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/JustAnotherGIJoeShow/

G1Hexatron on YouTube:
(for toy reviews, Cybercast and Galactic Gumbo podcasts)
https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron/

G1Hexatron on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/TheG1Hexatron/

 

May 9, 2018

It's live on the scene at Collector's Edition during Free Comic Book Day as Shane talks Avengers Infinity War with comedian Michael Brown, William Brackeen and Richard McBain. After an unprecedented 10 year build up, did the MCU's master plan deliver an epic superhero flick worthy of the anticipation? Plus: what was everyone's "got me in the feels" moment?

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 5/5/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
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Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from The Fellowship of the Ring Extended Edition.

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week.

 

May 1, 2018

Veteran comic book industry pro Brett R. Smith talks the art and importance of coloring in comics, why personal relationships are the lifeblood of the industry, and how influential The Ultimates was to modern comics (and superhero movies).

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 4/28/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Podcast zinger is from Samuel L Jackson on Nick Fury - Origin Stories | SYFY WIRE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwWAkEdJgWI

NEWS ITEMS

JAWBREAKERS- LOST SOULS graphic novel indiegogo:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/jawbreakers-lost-souls-graphic-novel#/

2018 EISNER AWARDS Nominations | Newsarama
https://www.newsarama.com/39672-2018-eisner-awards-nominations.html

Why the MCU Is Legally Obligated to Include Samuel L. Jackson | MovieWeb
https://movieweb.com/marvel-movies-mcu-samuel-l-jackson-legal-obligations/

GUEST: BRETT R. SMITH

Condensed and adapted from Amazon:
Brett R. Smith is a professional commercial artist working in the comic book industry as a color artist, a storyboard artist in the advertising industry, and a graphic artist for multiple clients. He holds a B.F.A. in Animation. Smith started in the commercial art field in 1995 as an in-house color artist for Chaos! Comics. Since then he has worked with a wide array of clients, including Marvel and DC Entertainment, contributing to multiple premier properties and licenses including The Avengers, Batman, Superman, GI Joe, Wolverine, Suicide Squad, Guardians of the Galaxy, the Hulk and Detective Comics. Brett also helped create the successful Thump: The First Bundred Days and Clinton Cash books.
https://www.amazon.com/Brett-R.-Smith/e/B01IW7OKX0

Color Fusion, Inc. (Brett's website):
https://www.brs76.com/

Brett's listings on Comic Book DB
http://www.comicbookdb.com/creator.php?ID=4545

 

 

Apr 25, 2018

Douglas Cole of Gaming Ballistic goes berserk talking about Dragon Heresy, his 5E Norse-inspired fantasy roleplaying game! Plus: Realistic Viking shields and a new adventure for GURPS Dungeon Fantasy.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 4/21/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.com. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
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Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Heroes & Angels ComiCon: April 28th, 10am-4pm, at the Greenbrier Event Center (Greenbrier, AR). Heroes and Angels ComiCon! You don't want to miss this, tons of activities for the kids, special guests, and free admission! Donations will be accepted, all proceeds go to Heroes and Angels, a non profit organization that provides assistance to families affected by childhood cancer and to military families in need.

Podcast zinger from Erik the Viking (1989).

NEWS ITEMS

2001: A Space Odyssey returns to theaters in 70mm for its 50th anniversary | AV Club
https://news.avclub.com/2001-a-space-odyssey-returns-to-theaters-in-70mm-for-i-1824281446

Amazon Has Committed To Five Seasons of THE LORD OF THE RINGS Series and it Will Cost Them $1 Billion to Produce
https://geektyrant.com/news/amazon-has-committed-to-five-seasons-of-the-lord-of-the-rings-series-and-it-will-cost-them-1-billion-to-produce

D&D Endless Quest books are coming from Penguin Random House in September
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/series/ZEQ/endless-quest

GUEST: DOUGLAS COLE OF GAMING BALLISTIC

The Dragon Heresy Introductory Set Fantasy RPG: Explore and conquer in a Norse-inspired land with Dragon Heresy, with modified 5E rules. Secure your place in the sagas, or die trying!

Dragon Heresy Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2101297466/the-dragon-heresy-introductory-set-fantasy-rpg

Announcing Hall of Judgment for Dungeon Fantasy RPG | Steve Jackson Games
http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archive/2018-04-01

 

 

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