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Shane Plays

It's a great time to be a geek! Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor! This podcast is made from the live Shane Plays radio show that airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock, AR. It may also be listened to live online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and the Tune In Radio and iHeart radio apps.
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Dec 21, 2015

Podcast for the Shane Plays radio show from 12/19/2015:
Gaming Christmas Gift Ideas!

Highlights: Geek news; non-spoiler Star Wars The Force Awakens; Game Goblins and gaming Christmas gift ideas.

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeart Radio apps. 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

KryptonRadio1Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher (and other fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Inaugural Arkansas ComiCon: Free at Laman Library in North Little Rock Sat from 1-5 PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/499956160173058/

Hideo Kojima Is Starting His Own Studio, Partnering with Sony | Den of Geek
http://www.denofgeek.us/games/hideo-kojima/251386/hideo-kojima-is-starting-his-own-studio-partnering-with-sony

Dragon+ is now on the web in addition to being a mobile app
Newest issue out now
http://www.dragonmag.com/

Independence Day 2 Resurgence trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbduDRH2m2M
Here’s what happened to Will Smith’s character after Independence Day | Polygon
https://t.co/dxwGufWGmP

Star Trek Beyond Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRVD32rnzOw

X-Men Apocalypse Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COvnHv42T-A

Ghostbusters’ new cast is raring to go in first official look | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2015/12/16/10288244/ghostbusters-reboot-first-official-pic-2016

Mad Max: Fury Road may get black-and-white theatrical release in 2016 | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2015/12/14/10105238/mad-max-fury-road-may-get-black-and-white-theatrical-release-in-2016

Jar Jar Binks is not the worst thing to happen to #StarWars | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2015/12/14/9873064/jar-jar-binks-is-not-the-worst-thing-to-happen-to-star-wars

Star Wars Countdown: -2 days!

GUEST: GAME GOBLINS & GAMING CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS

http://gamegoblins.com

TWEET OF THE WEEK

@AshSevilla: Sometimes when older people stare at me from a distance I wonder if it’s a time traveling relative checking out their gramps in the past.

NEXT WEEK:

The Christmas Show.

 

Dec 14, 2015

Podcast for the Shane Plays radio show from 12/12/2015:
Star Wars & Suicide Squad!

Highlights: Guest host Bill Brackeen talks Star Wars (including why is Boba Fett so popular and how Star Wars has changed movies) and both the Suicide Squad comic book and movie.

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeart Radio apps. 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

KryptonRadio1Shane Plays is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher (and other fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Imagine Games charity "DM for a Difference" RPG day December 12th
https://www.facebook.com/events/1655602984696006/

Star Wars The Force Awakens Countdown: 5 days


GUEST HOST BILL BRACKEEN

Collectible Star Wars figures prices. Which figure is worth $18,000???

Various Star Wars items and musings.

Why is Boba Fett so popular?

How Star Wars has changed movies. Is it positive or negative?

Controversy! Who would win: Starship Enterprise vs. Imperial Star Destroyer?

Stormtroopers vs. Red Shirts. What universal law wins out?

Suicide Squad (the comic book and the movie).

An overview of comics scribe John Ostrander's work. John was scheduled for our guest this weekend but couldn't make it so we are working to reschedule him soon!

 

NEXT WEEK:

Game Goblins and gaming Christmas gift ideas.

 

Dec 7, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- December 5, 2015:
WINGIN' IT!

Highlights: Geek news; Shane wings it on comic books and geeky TV shows when his guest doesn't show (first time for everything).

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES


NEWS ITEMS

Imagine Games charity "DM for a Difference" RPG day December 12th in Sherwood, AR
https://www.facebook.com/events/1655602984696006/

Games Awards 2015: Game of the Year is Witcher 3
List of winners from Screenrant:
http://screenrant.com/the-game-awards-2015-winners/

Hideo Kojima was not allowed to come to The Game Awards by Konami lawyers
http://venturebeat.com/2015/12/03/hideo-kojima-was-not-allowed-to-come-to-the-game-awards-by-konami-lawyers/

(cool award statues from WETA by the way)

London Celebrates The Monty Python Reunion By Putting A 50-Foot Dead Parrot In Potters Field Park
http://www.fastcocreate.com/3033103/london-celebrates-the-monty-python-reunion-by-putting-a-50-foot-dead-parrot-in-potters-field

The new Batman vs. Superman trailer is out, gives away too much in Shane's opinion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fis-9Zqu2Ro

Peter Jackson to Direct an Episode of ‘Doctor Who’
http://kryptonradio.com/2015/11/30/peter-jackson-to-direct-an-episode-of-doctor-who/

Dragon's Lair movie team cancels Kickstarter, shifts to Indiegogo
http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/25/9800578/dragons-lair-kickstarter-indiegogo-campaign
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/dragon-s-lair-returns#/

This Animated Star Wars The Force Awakens Poster Is a Trippy Nightmare
http://www.wired.com/2015/12/star-wars-force-awakens-animation/

Star Wars The Force Awakens Countdown: 12 days

GUEST:

It was supposed to be Frontline Gaming talking about Warhammer 40K, but they didn't make it so Shane winged it and talked about comic books he's reading and geeky TV shows he's watching or wants to watch.

Comic Books:
DK III: The Master Race
Secret Wars
Green Lantern / Star Trek crossover series

Mitch Breitweiser is showing a lot of behind the scenes of his comic book art process on Instagram re: his Futurists series.
https://www.instagram.com/mbreitweiser/


TV Shows:
Man in the High Castle
Into the Badlands
The Walking Dead
Agents of SHIELD
Supergirl
Flash / Arrow crossover


TWEET OF THE WEEK:

@KurtBusiek: blue skies from pain
(lyrics from Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here)

NEXT WEEK:

Guest host Bill Brackeen and comics scribe John Ostrander.

 

 

 

Nov 29, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- November 28, 2015:
GOOD & BAD COMPUTER RPGs!

Highlights: Roundtable discussion of "what makes a good computer RPG?" with Matt Barton, Johnny Wood & Felipe Pepe; geek news.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES


NEWS ITEMS

Arvan Eleron (AKA fantasy author and Twitch streamer Gregory A. Wilson) streams a special D&D event with author friends and living legend Ed Greenwood!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tG8SKANyTPA

Two part Matt Chat interview with my friend Johnny Wood re: his classic, multiplayer Ultima project
Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRpepiz_Lvc
Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtBIkVMqAYk

Centipede creator Dona Bailey teaches at UALR in Little Rock
She was the only woman in the arcade division at Atari in 1980.
http://www.arktimes.com/arkansas/centipede-creator-teaches-at-ualr/Content?oid=4175309

Weird Al Yankovic Gets Animated on Teen Titans Go!
http://www.tvinsider.com/article/55369/weird-al-yankovic-gets-animated-on-teen-titans-go-video/

Arcade champion Billy Mitchell loses case against cartoon portrayal
Judge declares Mitchell is not a 'giant floating head,' contrary to belief
http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/24/9792472/billy-mitchell-regular-show-court-case

Legends Of Tomorrow Premiere Date Announced, New Trailer Released
Premieres January 21st on The CW
http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2015/11/25/legends-of-tomorrow-premiere-date-announced-new-trailer-released/

Captain America: Civil War trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVdV-lxRPFo
-Most interesting thing for Shane was a glimpse of the Black Panther

Star Wars The Force Awakens Countdown: 19 days


GUEST: COMPUTER RPGs

What makes a good computer RPG?

Roundtable discussion of "what makes a good computer RPG?" with Matt Barton, Johnny Wood & Felipe Pepe.

Matt Barton's Matt Chat YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE98xefVUXmbvQfe-wNS8oA

Johnny Wood's Classic Multiplayer Ultima Project:
http://www.shatteredmoon.com/?page_id=9

Felipe Pepe's CRPG Book Project:
https://crpgbook.wordpress.com/

TWEET OF THE WEEK:

@roleplayingtips: Something one of my players said: "The most important thing I've learned from D&D is that the best AC is somebody else's AC"


NEXT WEEK:

Frontline Gaming & Warhammer 40K

Frontline Gaming and Warhammer.

Frontline Gaming: http://www.frontlinegaming.org/

Frontline Gaming on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/frontlinegaming_tv

Games Workshop Warhammer 40K: http://www.games-workshop.com/en-CA/Warhammer-40-000

 

 

 

Nov 22, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- November 21, 2015:
POST-APOCALYPTIC AUTHORS!

Highlights: Authors P.R. Principe (Omega Plague: Collapse) and Thomas Kroepfl (ZWD: King of an Empty City); geek news.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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

SHOW NOTES

Sword Coast Legends giveaway: Shane is giving away a copy of the D&D computer game Sword Coast Legends! Send a tweet mentioning “Sword Coast Legends” to @ShanePlays on Twitter or a comment on the Sword Cost Legends giveaway post pinned to the top of the Shane Plays Facebook page. Winner randomly chosen Monday, November 30th.

NEWS ITEMS

New Patreon supporters – the Shane Plays news staff gets a $.03 an hour raise!

Shane finally watched Terminator Genisys – what did he think?

Speaking of The Terminator, Arny himself was at a Wal-Mart in NW Arkansas and had some photos taken with the Terminator Genisys display and buying camo and pajamas
https://www.facebook.com/ArkToday/photos/a.298392666898924.70079.292166570854867/929538447117673/?type=3

Yep, You Can Play Dungeons & Dragons in VR Now
http://gizmodo.com/yep-you-can-play-dungeons-dragons-in-vr-now-1742710641

Shane’s friend Keith’s Fallout 4 character is rocking the Wasteland in his skivvies
(see show post at http://shaneplays.com for screenshots)

Chris Avellone talks Fallout 3 that never was, including pen & paper origins http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/16/9746264/fallout-3-van-buren-chris-avellone-nyu-practice-2015

Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival introduces a new host
http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/17/9749524/mystery-science-theater-3000-revival-introduces-a-new-host
-Also hit $2M kickstarter goal in 6 days
-Does not include former cast members Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett or Mike Nelson

Star Wars:
Star Wars Battlefront: review aggregate
Xbox One: 75, PS4 & PC: 72
http://www.metacritic.com/search/all/star%20wars%20battlefront/results
How many people did Luke Skywalker kill? Let us count them all.
http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/17/9749204/luke-skywalker-kills-supercut-video-vader
Star Wars: The Force Awakens countdown: 26 days!

GUEST: POST-APOCALYPTIC AUTHORS

Little Rock area authors P.R. Principe and Thomas Kroepfl.

Omega Plague: Collapse by P.R. Principe on Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Omega-Plague-Collapse-P-R-Principe-ebook/dp/B011X1IIMG/

ZWD: King of an Empty City by Thomas Kroepfl on Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/ZWD-King-Empty-Thomas-Kroepfl-ebook/dp/B013M5G8V4/

NEXT WEEK: COMPUTER RPGs

What makes a good computer RPG?

 

Nov 16, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- November 14, 2015:
SWORD COAST LEGENDS & D&D's CHRIS PERKINS!

Highlights: D&D computer game Sword Coast Legends with Ash Sevilla (Community Manager, n-Space) & Chris Perkins (Principal Designer, D&D); geek news.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock (For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM). It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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

SHOW NOTES

For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.


NEWS ITEMS

4th Annual Comic Con-Way
13th, 14th & 15th. Friday was at Faulkner County Library, Saturday & Sunday at Conway Expo Center
http://www.comicon-way.com/

Fallout 4 released Tuesday, 11/10
Bethesda announces staggering Fallout 4 sales
https://www.pixeldynamo.com/news/gaming/2015/11/13/87428/bethesda-announces-staggering-fallout-4-sales/

This World of Warcraft BlizzCon Cosplayer Is None Other Than Jamie Lee Curtis
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/this-world-of-warcraft-blizzcon-cosplayer-is-none-/1100-6432120/

MST3K Kickstarter: something for them to… crow about
1.6M out of 2M goal with 27 days to go
Joel Hodgson doing KS… my favorite (but I like Mike, too)
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mst3k/bringbackmst3k

Spectre sets record for Largest film stunt explosion ever
http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2015/11/daniel-craig-accepts-certificate-for-largest-film-stunt-explosion-in-latest-bond-405307
Guinness: The explosion yielded a total “68.47 tonnes of TNT equivalent” and was created by, “detonating 8,418 litres of kerosene with 33 kg of powder explosives.” The blast lasted for more than seven seconds.

Sony says goodbye to Betamax tapes
http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/sony-says-goodbye-to-betamax-tapes/ar-CCbCXy

Two previous show corrections
-Solaris book was by Polish author StanisÅ‚aw Lem, not a Russian. The 1972 Solaris movie was Russian (from Numenera! – 9/19/2015) – YouTube user Tytus de Zoo
-Godzilla vs King Kong 1962 movie “alternate” ending was more implied than outright (from Troll Lord Games / Castles & Crusades – 10/17/2015) – YouTube user NegatsuSan

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Countdown: 33 days!

GUEST: SWORD COAST LEGENDS

Sword Coast Legends
https://swordcoast.com/

Video: Sword Coast Legends – Play with Chris Perkins
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiqCXuS8n8g

Sword Coast Legends on Twitter: @SwordCoast

Chris Perkins on Twitter: @ChrisPerkinsDnD

NEXT WEEK: LITTLE ROCK AUTHORS P.R. PRINCIPE & THOMAS KROEPFL

Omega Plague: Collapse by P.R. Principe on Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/Omega-Plague-Collapse-P-R-Principe-ebook/dp/B011X1IIMG/

ZWD: King of an Empty City by Thomas Kroepfl on Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/ZWD-King-Empty-Thomas-Kroepfl-ebook/dp/B013M5G8V4/

Nov 9, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- November 7, 2015:
THE POWER OF COMICS!

Highlights: Comic books with Randy Duncan, comics professor, scholar and author of The Power of Comics; geek news.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock (For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM). It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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

SHOW NOTES

For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.


NEWS ITEMS

New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series in the Works for 2017
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/star-trek-tv-series-works-828638

Activision buys Candy Crush maker King for $5.9 billion http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/2/9662230/activision-buys-candy-crush-maker-king

Warcraft Movie Official Trailer Coming Friday, New Poster Releasedhttp://www.gamespot.com/articles/warcraft-movie-official-trailer-coming-friday-new-/1100-6431918/

Blizzard Will No Longer Report World of Warcraft Subscriber Numbers
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/blizzard-will-no-longer-report-world-of-warcraft-s/1100-6431943/

Blizzard updating classic games to “restore to glory” (StarCraft (1998), Warcraft III (2002), and Diablo II( 2000)
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/blizzard-looking-to-revive-these-classic-games-upd/1100-6431991/

Impressive Metroid Fan Film
https://youtu.be/x3kfyZJhC3U

GOG Big Fall Sale: Hundreds of DRM-free games up to 90% off
http://www.gog.com/?pp=6a3236f5f213960de5c415fd15c6d1cb5a46d04e

J.K. Rowling just gave America its own word for ‘muggle’ and it’s awkward
http://www.polygon.com/2015/11/4/9671594/muggle-no-maj-harry-potter

The Nintendo Playstation Prototype works and here’s the proof!
http://www.juicygamereviews.com/retro-blog/the-nintendo-playstation-prototype-works-and-heres-the-proof

J.J. Abrams helped a dying Star Wars fan see The Force Awakens early http://www.theverge.com/2015/11/5/9677814/star-wars-the-force-awakens-advance-screening-daniel-fleetwood

This International Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Has Tons Of New Footage
http://io9.com/holy-cow-this-international-star-wars-the-force-awake-1740954520

Star Wars: The Force Awakens countdown
40 days!


GUEST: RANDY DUNCAN & THE POWER OF COMICS

The Power of Comics on Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1472535707/

Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction on Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Creating-Comics-Journalism-Memoir-Nonfiction/dp/0415730082/

Randy Duncan: Creating a class filled with costumes, iconic characters and CRASH!
http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/oct/14/randy-duncan-creating-class-filled-costumes-iconic/?f=trilakes


TWEET OF THE WEEK:

@ShanePlays: When the biggest thing to talk about is sexuality, gender, or ethnicity of your characters… story has been tossed in favor of propaganda


NEXT WEEK:

Not 100% confirmed on their end yet, but you know it’s Shane Plays so it’ll be geeky!

Nov 2, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- October 31, 2015:
JEFF DEE & JACK HERMAN / VILLAINS & VIGILANTES!

Highlights: Jeff Dee & Jack Herman of Villains & Vigilantes / Monkey House Games discuss V&V and their legal battle; geek news.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock (For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM). It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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

SHOW NOTES

For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.


NEWS ITEMS

Twitch launching "Creative" content with Bob Ross marathon
http://blog.twitch.tv/2015/10/introducing-twitch-creative/

Shane Plays Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide first look and review
http://shaneplays.com/dds-sword-coast-adventurers-guide-first-look-review/

Paradox Buys White Wolf – Including World Of Darkness and Vampire The Masquerade – From CCP
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2015/10/29/paradox-white-wolf/

Nintendo announces first smartphone game Miitomo, delays launch to 2016 http://www.polygon.com/2015/10/28/9633174/nintendo-miitomo-first-smartphone-game-delayed

Luke Skywalker Missing From Star Wars 7 Trailers is ‘No Accident’
http://screenrant.com/star-wars-7-trailers-no-luke-skywalker/
Star Wars 7 Release Day countdown: 47 days!

Chris Pine finally confirms he's in 'Wonder Woman'
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/entertainthis/2015/10/29/chris-pine-wonder-woman-gal-gadot/74795772/

Dragon’s Lair: The Movie takes to Kickstarter for funding
https://www.pixeldynamo.com/news/gaming/2015/10/26/85127/dragons-lair-movie-takes-kickstarter-funding/


GUEST: JEFF DEE & JACK HERMAN OF MONKEY HOUSE GAMES

Help them out! GoFundMe Monkey House Games Legal Battle: https://www.gofundme.com/monkeyhousegames

Monkey House Games: http://monkeyhousegames.com/

Villains & Vigilantes Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Villains-and-Vigilantes-110965138921803/

Villains & Vigilantes Twitter: @OfficialVandV

Jeff Dee on DeviantArt: http://jeffdee.deviantart.com/

Jeff Dee Home Page: https://www.prismnet.com/unigames/jeffdee.html

Jack Herman Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Herman

Villains & Vigilantes Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villains_and_Vigilantes


TWEET OF THE WEEK:

@wilw
HuffPost: We’d like to publish a story you wrote!
Me: Cool! What do you pay?
HP: Oh, we can’t afford to pay, but EXPOSURE!
Me: How about no.


NEXT WEEK: RANDY DUNCAN & THE POWER OF COMICS

The Power of Comics on Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1472535707/

Randy Duncan: Creating a class filled with costumes, iconic characters and CRASH!
http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/oct/14/randy-duncan-creating-class-filled-costumes-iconic/?f=trilakes

Oct 27, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- October 24, 2015:
ED GREENWOOD & HELLMAW!

Highlights: Bestselling fantasy author Ed Greenwood and fellow The Ed Greenwood Group authors Chris A. Jackson and Erik Scott de Bie talk new Hellmaw series; geek news with Gregory A. Wilson.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock (For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM). It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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

SHOW NOTES

For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.

NEWS ITEMS

Congratulations to Don Miller of Tennessee for winning the Dungeons and Dragons Dice Masters: Battle for Faerun 2 Player Starter Set giveaway on the Shane Plays Facebook page!

Shane survived The Great Star Wars Advance Ticket Internet Meltdown of 2015.

Great Scott! Back to the Future is now all in the past: October 21, 2015 has come and gone.

Supergirl TV series starts next week. Monday October 26th on CBS 8:30/7:30c.
http://www.cbs.com/shows/supergirl/

GUESTS: ED GREENWOOD, CHRIS A. JACKSON & ERIK SCOTT DE BIE

The Ed Greenwood Group and Hellmaw series.

The Ed Greenwood Group Announcement: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/67627-fantasy-writer-greenwood-launches-publishing-group.html

Hellmaw: http://officeedgreenwood.com/hellmaw/

Ed Greenwood: http://edverse.officeedgreenwood.com/
Ed Greenwood Twitter: @TheEdVerse

Chris A. Jackson: http://jaxbooks.com/
Chris A. Jackson Twitter: @ChrisAJackson1

Erik Scott de Bie (Forgotten Realms Wiki): http://forgottenrealms.wikia.com/wiki/Erik_Scott_de_Bie
Erik Scott de Bie Twitter: @erikscottdebie

TWEET OF THE WEEK:

@Alixbox1723: “We don’t have hoverboards!”
Says everyone from their millimetre-thin, connected-to-the-global-network, affordable magic light device.

NEXT WEEK: MONKEY HOUSE GAMES

Jeff Dee and Jeff Herman of Monkey House Games.

Monkey House Games: http://monkeyhousegames.com/

Villains & Vigilantes Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Villains-and-Vigilantes-110965138921803/

Oct 18, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- October 17, 2015:
TROLL LORD GAMES / CASTLES & CRUSADES!

Highlights: Stephen Chenault of Troll Lord Games talks role playing games and the state of the industry, as well as their very own Castles & Crusades; geek news.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock (For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM). It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES

For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.


NEWS ITEMS

STAR WARS Update: Trailer comes Monday at 8:30 pm EST, tickets on sale directly afterwards
http://io9.com/you-could-soon-buy-tickets-for-star-wars-the-force-awa-1736560695

Godzilla and King Kong will go head-to-head in new shared universe
http://www.polygon.com/2015/10/14/9535055/godzilla-and-king-kong-will-go-head-to-head-in-new-shared-universe

Video game voice actors vote in overwhelming favor of strike
http://www.polygon.com/2015/10/7/9475405/video-game-voice-actors-vote-in-overwhelming-favor-of-strike

WSJ: Nintendo NX will be a console and a handheld, with 'industry-leading chips'
http://www.polygon.com/2015/10/16/9550113/wsj-nintendo-nx-console-handheld

The Killing Joke may be first Batman movie to secure R-rating
http://www.polygon.com/2015/10/10/9493545/the-killing-joke-may-be-first-batman-movie-to-secure-r-rating

Pee Wee Herman (Paul Reubens) playing Penguin's dad on Gotham
http://screenrant.com/gotham-season-2-penguins-dad-nycc-trailer-reel/

Wonder Woman gets new origin story in advance of Batman v Superman
http://www.polygon.com/comics/2015/10/14/9533431/wonder-woman-origin-story


GUEST: STEPHEN CHENAULT OF TROLL LORD GAMES

Troll Lord Games publishes Castles & Crusades: A rules light adaptable game that has stood the test of time! 12 years in constant publication, with no new editions, Castles & Crusades is the original easy to play attribute-check system. Join us and unleash your imagination!

Castles & Crusades: http://www.trolllord.com/cnc/

Troll Lord Games: https://www.trolllord.com/

Troll Dens: http://trolldens.blogspot.com/

Castles & Crusades Twitter: @trolllordsteve

Troll Lord Games Twitter: @trollordgames


NEXT WEEK: ED GREENWOOD

The Ed Greenwood Group and Hellmaw series.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/people/article/67627-fantasy-writer-greenwood-launches-publishing-group.html

http://edverse.officeedgreenwood.com/

Oct 11, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- October 10, 2015:
STAR TREK CONTINUES!

Highlights: Michele Specht (Dr. McKennah), Chuck Huber ("Bones") and Kim Stinger (Uhura) of Star Trek Continues.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock (For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM). It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES

For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.


NEWS ITEMS

To give more time to Star Trek Continues, no news items this week.


GUEST: STAR TREK CONTINUES

Michele Specht (Dr. McKennah), Chuck Huber ("Bones") and Kim Stinger of Star Trek Continues!

Star Trek Continues website: http://startrekcontinues.com/

Star Trek Continues YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/StarTrekContinues

"Divided We Stand" (most recent STC episode): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KChYhXhj7vY

Star Trek Continues Twitter: @TrekContinues
Michele Specht Twitter: @MicheleSpecht

Chuck Huber Twitter: @Chuck_Huber

Kim Stinger Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kimstingerfanpage


NEXT WEEK

Troll Lord Games / Castles & Crusades RPG!

Troll Lord Games: https://www.trolllord.com/

Castles & Crusades: http://www.trolllord.com/cnc/

Oct 4, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- October 3, 2015:
TABLE TOPPING!

Highlights: Twitch & YouTube personality / Dungeon Master Dave of Table Topping talks D&D and other tabletop RPGs, plus running RPGs on Twitch.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock (For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM). It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES

For all of October and through November 14th, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.


NEWS ITEMS

D&D Extra Life: Raising money Children’s Miracle Network hospitals
Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/wotc_dnd
Extra Life Team Page: http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=21011

Star Trek Continues Episode 5 is out: “Divided We Stand”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KChYhXhj7vY

A new Doctor Who spinoff is coming in 2016 http://www.polygon.com/2015/10/1/9436815/doctor-who-spinoff

Kingkiller Chronicles from Patrick Rothfuss to be movie & TV show & video game? http://blog.patrickrothfuss.com/2015/10/hollywood-news/

Arkham Knight for PC to re-launch at the end of October
https://www.pixeldynamo.com/news/gaming/2015/10/03/82352/arkham-knight-pc-re-launch-end-october/

Shane watched the 1987 Masters of the Universe movie on Netflix… so you don’t have to!
http://www.netflix.com/watch/60020969?trackId=14170286&tctx=1%252C0%252C07ad0fef-7eb5-4575-8ee8-7aa0ab35d564-3749263


GUEST: TABLE TOPPING

Twitch & YouTube personality / Dungeon Master Dave of Table Topping!

Dave’s Extra Life Donation Page: http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=158854

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/table_topping

Twitter: https://twitter.com/table_topping

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/dave32780

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TableTopping


NEXT WEEK

Michele Specht, Chuck Huber and Kim Stinger of Star Trek Continues!

http://startrekcontinues.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/StarTrekContinues

Sep 28, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- September 26, 2015:
BOARD GAMES & AUDIOBOOKS!

Highlights: Kevin Clay joins us for the “Top 5 Games For Families That You May Not Know About” and the behind the scenes of creating audiobooks.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES

For all of October and first two weeks of November, Shane Plays Radio will air live on sister station 99.5 FM at the regular time of 1:05 PM on Saturdays, then air again pre-recorded on Sundays on 96.5 FM at 1:05 PM.


NEWS ITEMS

Star Trek Enterprise-D Virtual Tour in Unreal engine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uK9ijZeHWjI

Bill Finger, Batman co-creator, gets credit at last
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2015/09/21/foxs-gotham-kicks-off-historic-season-because-batman-co-creator-gets-credit-at-last/

Gotham Season 2 premiered last Monday, September 21st

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD returns this Tuesday, September 29th

Flash Season 2 premieres October 6th

Vixen animated shorts on CW Seed
http://www.cwseed.com/shows/vixen/

Marvel’s Jessica Jones on Netflix November 6th


GUEST: KEVIN CLAY

The “Top 5 Games For Families That You May Not Know About”.

Behind the scenes of creating audiobooks.

Kevin is a massive board game geek, a narrator for Audible, and an all around fun and creative guy.

Twitter: @thekevinclay

Website: http://www.kevinclaycreative.com/

A sample of Audible audiobooks Kevin has narrated:

After: The Shock, Book 1
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/After-Audiobook/B00XRKWY8G

Operation Enduring Unity, Omnibus Edition
http://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/Operation-Enduring-Unity-Omnibus-Edition-Audiobook/B013FA5VCS

The Chosen: Rise of Cithria Book 1
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/The-Chosen-Audiobook/B0128KMAMK


NEXT WEEK

Twitch & YouTube personality / Dungeon Master Dave of Table Topping!

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/table_topping

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/dave32780

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TableTopping

Twitter: https://twitter.com/table_topping

 

Sep 20, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- September 19, 2015:
NUMENERA!

Highlights:  Numenera RPG with Shanna Germain of Monte Cook Games and game designer Chris Avellone.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books, you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

The attack eyebrows are back! Doctor Who Series 9 begins today, September 19th!

Star Fox Zero Delayed Until Spring 2016
Shigeru Miyamoto issues apology via Facebook.
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/star-fox-zero-delayed-until-spring-2016/1100-6430684/

Sword Coast Legends Head Start weekend!
Shane will be streaming off and on all weekend on Twitch at:
http://www.twitch.tv/shane_plays

D&D Out of the Abyss review up on the Shane Plays blog and YouTube. Happy Underdarking!
Blog: http://shaneplays.com/dds-out-of-the-abyss-rage-of-demons-first-look-review/
YouTube: https://youtu.be/MWiuyd9gLXQ


INTERVIEW: NUMENERA

Shanna Germain of Monte Cook Games and Chris Avellone join us for a full show about Numenera, the award-winning far future science fiction role playing game featuring the Cypher System.

Monte Cook Games:
http://www.montecookgames.com/

Numenera:
http://www.numenera.com/

How to Play Numenera (video from Monte Cook Games)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E26Id3jBB7Q

Torment: Tides of Numenera:
https://torment.inxile-entertainment.com/

Shanna Germain on Twitter:
@ShannaGermain

Chris Avellone on Twitter:
@ChrisAvellone


NEXT WEEK

Kevin Clay joins us to talk board games and recording audiobooks!

 

Sep 13, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- September 12, 2015:
WHO'S ON KRYPTON!

Highlights:  Doctor Who discussion; Interview with Gene Turnbow and DJ Willow Leafstorm of Krypton Radio.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes and Stitcher and other fine podcast directories after the live show.

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


SHOW NOTES


NEWS ITEMS

Star Trek: The Original Series 49th Anniversary – September 8, 1966

Star Trek: The Animated Series 42nd Anniversary – September 8, 1973


Sword Coast Legends: Belaphoss Statue and 9/10 Twitch Stream Notes
http://shaneplays.com/sword-coast-legends-belaphoss-statue-and-910-twitch-stream/

Video: Star Wars BB-8 astromech droid remote control toy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vojqy5hVkKs


DR. WHO

The attack eyebrows are back! Doctor Who Series 9 Begins September 19th!

Doctor Who Season 9 Prologue
http://kryptonradio.com/2015/09/11/1st-look-doctor-who-season-9-prologue/

The Doctor and River Song to reunite for Doctor Who Christmas special
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-09-02/the-doctor-and-river-song-to-reunite-for-doctor-who-christmas-special


INTERVIEW: KRYPTON RADIO

Gene Turnbow, founder and program director and DJ Willow Leafstorm of Krypton Radio. Krypton Radio is 24/7 online science fiction radio that’s Scifi for your Wifi!

Krypton Radio:
http://kryptonradio.com/

Krypton Radio on Twitter:
@kryptonradio

Gene Turnbow’s Kryptonians.net:
http://kryptonians.net/

DJ Willow Leafstorm on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/Willow-Leafstorm-374491819243934/timeline/

DJ Willow Leafstorm on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/willowleafstorm


NEXT WEEK

Shanna Germain of Monte Cook Games and Chris Avellone join us for a full show about Numenera, the award-winning far future science fiction role playing game featuring the Cypher System.

 

Sep 7, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- September 5, 2015:
FRAGMENTS OF SILICON!

Highlights: Numenera Into the Night Kickstarter with Shanna Germain of Monte Cook Games; Adam Dayton and the Fragments of Silicon crew.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

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

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

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


SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

The Doctor and River Song to reunite for Doctor Who Christmas special
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-09-02/the-doctor-and-river-song-to-reunite-for-doctor-who-christmas-special

Star Wars Canon Resets Beginning With New Star Wars Book: Aftermath
http://www.polygon.com/2015/9/2/9248395/star-wars-force-awakens-aftermath-book

Friday was Force Friday! Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys
http://www.starwars.com/news/force-friday-event-guide

Wes Craven, man behind ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘Scream,’ dies at 76
http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/30/entertainment/wes-craven-horror-movie-director-death/


INTERVIEW: NUMENERA INTO THE NIGHT KICKSTARTER WITH SHANNA GERMAIN

Numenera Into the Ninth World Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/montecookgames/numenera-into-the-ninth-world

Monte Cook Games:
http://www.montecookgames.com/

Shanna Germain on Twitter:
@ShannaGermain


INTERVIEW: FRAGMENTS OF SILICON

The Fragments of Silicon podcast is your your weekly vertical slice of gaming goodness and geek culture.

Fragments of Silicon:
http://msp.starshipmoonhawk.com/

Fragments of Silicon on Talkshoe:
http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/talkCast.jsp?masterId=130336&cmd=tc

Adam Dayton on Twitter:
@ShardShinjuku


NEXT WEEK

Gene Turnbow, founder and program director of science fiction radio channel Krypton Radio.

http://kryptonradio.com

Aug 31, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- August 29, 2015:
RIVER CITY COMIC EXPO!

Highlights: Live from the River City Comic Expo in Little Rock! Comic book news and trivia, plus appearances with expo guests and industry professionals! 

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays can now be heard on Krypton Radio! Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

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


SHOW NOTES

NEWS

DC Comics down over $2 million on planned revenue/expenditure for 2014/2015.
DC Tells Editors, Stop Batgirling, Go Back To Meat And Potatoes
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2015/08/25/dc-tells-editors-stop-batgirling-go-back-to-meat-and-potatoes/

Captain America and Iron Man's Civil War Teams Revealed
http://io9.com/captain-america-and-iron-mans-civil-war-teams-revealed-1726914569


COMIC INDUSTRY TRIVIA

Various trivia & statistics from the comic book industry via http://comichron.com/ discussed during the show.

For example: The total sales for U.S. comics in 2014 was $935 million, including $100 million in digital sales!


SHOW GUESTS

From the River City Comic Expo, Arkansas’ Biggest Comic and Entertainment Convention.
Website: http://rivercitycomicexpo.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/459959804155316/

Michael Tierney, writer and publisher of the long-running Wild Stars series.
http://thewildstars.com/

Randy Duncan, professor and author of The Power of Comics.
http://www.powerofcomics.com/

Stuart Berryhill, comic artist on series such as Man of God and Winter War.
https://www.comixology.com/Stuart-Berryhill/comics-creator/9592

Tracy Wilson of the Diamond Garrison of the 501st Legion, an international Star Wars costuming organization that does good in addition to having fun.
http://www.501st.com/

Renee Witterstaetter, writer, colorist and editor. Renee also acts as an artist rep via Eva Ink.
Twitter: @RWitterstaetter
Blog: http://witterstaetterwrites.blogspot.com/
Eva Ink: http://evaink.com
Renee on the Comic Book Database: http://comicbookdb.com/creator.php?ID=408
Renee on Comic Vine: http://www.comicvine.com/renee-witterstaetter/4040-2085/


NEXT WEEK

Adam Dayton of Fragments of Silicon

http://msp.starshipmoonhawk.com/

TalkShoe: http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/talkCast.jsp?masterId=130336&cmd=tc 

Aug 23, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- August 22, 2015:
COMIC BOOKS - Berryhill & Breitweisers in the Haus!

Highlights: Interview with River City Comic Expo guests Comics creators Stu Berryhill (Man of God), Mich Breitwieser (Captain America), and Bettie Breitweiser (Winter Soldier, Velvet).  We're also joined by RCCE organizer Brent Douglass.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

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


SHOW NOTES


SHANE'S UNABASHEDLY SELF-PROMOTIN' NEWS ITEMS

Alex Ross: No Marvel "reset" post-Secret Wars
http://shaneplays.com/alex-ross-no-marvel-reset-post-secret-wars/

Sword Coast Legends: 8/18 bonus stream news and notes
http://shaneplays.com/sword-coast-legends-818-bonus-stream-news-and-notes/

Sword Coast Legends: Head start dates and 8/20 live stream notes
http://shaneplays.com/sword-coast-legends-head-start-dates-and-820-live-stream-notes/


INTERVIEW: River City Comic Expo Guests

From the River City Comic Expo: Comics creators Stu Berryhill (Man of God), Mich Breitwieser (Captain America), and Bettie Breitweiser (Winter Soldier, Velvet).

We're also joined by RCCE organizer Brent Douglass.


Stuart Berryhill - Inker

Stuart on Comixology:
https://www.comixology.com/Stuart-Berryhill/comics-creator/9592


Mitch Breitweiser - Penciler / Inker / Writer

Mitch on Comixology:
https://www.comixology.com/Mitch-Breitweiser/comics-creator/48

iFanboy Upstarts: Mitch Breitweiser
http://ifanboy.com/articles/ifanboy-upstarts-mitch-breitweiser/


Bettie Breitweiser - Colorist / Inker

Bettie on Comixology:
https://www.comixology.com/Elizabeth-Breitweiser/comics-creator/1784

 

NEXT WEEK

River City Comic Expo

Live broadcast from River City Comic Expo, Arkansas' Biggest Comic and Entertainment Convention.

Website: http://rivercitycomicexpo.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/459959804155316/

Aug 16, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast- August 15, 2015:
MEGATREKWARS!

Highlights: Interview with the MegaWars team; Star Trek fan films.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

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


SHOW NOTES


SHANE’S UNABASHEDLY SELF-PROMOTIN’ NEWS ITEM

Sword Coast Legends: 8/13 live stream summary & juicy new game details
http://shaneplays.com/sword-coast-legends-813-live-stream-summary-juicy-new-details/


INTERVIEW: MegaWars

David Baity (passionate fan turned founder), Neal Hallford (industry veteran) and Matt Parisi (the adult in the room) talk MegaWars, their 30-day MMOBA that is a reincarnation of MegaWars 3 and provides a unique strategy / alliance gaming experience that can’t be found in today’s market.

Website: www.megawars.net

Twitter: @MegaWars_


STAR TREK FAN FILMS

Paragon's Paragon
Website: http://paragonsparagon.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Paragons-Paragon-Star-Trek-Fan-Film/182365455166353
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2BW1G4K8B4

Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning
Website: http://www.starwreck.com/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHAPXlVq5lk

Star Trek Continues
Website: http://www.startrekcontinues.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/StarTrekContinues

Star Trek Phase II (previously New Voyages)
Website: http://www.startreknewvoyages.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCkxwocDze43XGhvUptIRFQ

Star Trek Renegades
Website: http://startrekrenegades.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/StarTrekRenegades

Star Trek Axenar
Website: http://www.startrekaxanar.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/startrekaxanar

The Con of Wrath
http://larrynemecek.com/conofwrath.htm


NEXT WEEK

Guests from the upcoming River City Comic Expo, Arkansas’ Biggest Comic and Entertainment Convention.

Website: http://rivercitycomicexpo.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/459959804155316/

 

Aug 9, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast - August 8, 2015:
THE BATTLEBARDS TALE!

Highlights: Interview with Alex Jarzebinski, Audio Director of BattleBards fantasy audio for tabletop games; geek news items and tidbits.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

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


INTERVIEW: BattleBards

Alex Jarzebinski, Audio Director of BattleBards, talks about their Epic fantasy audio and tools for tabletop role playing games (RPGs).

Website: http://battlebards.com

Twitter: @BattleBards

 

GEEK NEWS AND TIDBITS

Fantastic Four movie is stinking up the joint
-Both critics and word of mouth are pretty bad
-This is a FOX movie, not a “Marvel Cinematic Universe” movie
-Rotten Tomatoes 9%: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fantastic_four_2015/

GenCon Has Doubled In Size Since 2010
61,423 in 2015!
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?2800-Gen-Con-Has-Doubled-In-Size-Since-2010

2015 ENies winners
The Oscars of table top role playing games
http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/congratulations-to-all-the-2015-ennie-award-winners/

Windows 10 released July 29
-Shane upgraded with no problems
Windows 10: The first 5 things you need to do immediately after you install it
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/s/windows-10-first-5-things-immediately-install-133029496.html
Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – here’s how to opt out
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/s/windows-10-spying-almost-everything-opt-130502898.html

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Legal Settlement Paves Way for New Movie set in Forgotten Realms
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/dungeons-dragons-legal-settlement-paves-812674

Mark Hamill Confirmed to Return as The Joker in BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE
http://nerdist.com/mark-hamill-confirmed-to-return-as-the-joker-in-batman-the-killing-joke/

Wii U sales finally hit 10 million units as Nintendo nabs tiny profit
http://www.cnet.com/news/wii-u-sales-finally-hit-10m-units-as-nintendo-turns-out-tiny-profit/


NEXT WEEK

MegaWars – David Baity of the online MMO space strategy game with heavy PvP and a cool twist… it resets every 30 days! MegaWars has a rich history over several decades and is being brought into the now!
http://www.megawars.net/

Aug 2, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast Show Notes - August 1, 2015:
SERPENT IN THE SHANELANDS!

Highlights:  Interview with game developers Joe and Hannah Williams of Whalenought studios; Justice League: Gods & Monsters review; Matt Barton on the history of SimCity.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

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


INTERVIEW: Whalenought Studios

Joe and Hannah Williams talk about their stylistic, hardcore cRPG Serpent in the Staglands.

Website: http://whalenoughtstudios.com

Twitter: @whalenought

Shane’s Let’s Play series of Serpent in the Staglands on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlNkQuTXnH2_ra2iHguweeIxPG8lzZkGQ


REVIEW: JUSTICE LEAGUE: GODS & MONSTERS

What did Shane think of the new DCU animated feature Justice League: Gods & Monsters? Hint: he liked it. A lot.

Full review: http://shaneplays.com/justice-league-gods-and-monsters-review/


THE STORY OF SIM CITY

Professor, author and MattChat host Matt Barton on the history of SimCity

Possibility Space #1: http://mattchat.us/?p=1005

Matt Barton / MattChat YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/blacklily8


NEXT WEEK

BattleBards – Epic fantasy audio & tools for tabletop RPGs
https://battlebards.com/

Jul 25, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast Show Notes - July 25, 2015:

SIEGE OF AVELLONE!

Highlights:  Interview with game designer, writer and illustrator Chris Avellone.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

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

SHOW NOTES


INTERVIEW:

Chris Avellone, game designer, writer and illustrator

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Avellone

Twitter: @ChrisAvellone

Beamdog announce Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, with Chris Avellone onboard
http://www.rpgcodex.net/forums/index.php?threads/beamdog-announce-baldurs-gate-siege-of-dragonspear-with-chris-avellone-onboard.101204/

Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear
http://www.siegeofdragonspear.com/

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 just got a huge update 10 years later
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/21/9011569/star-wars-knights-of-the-old-republic-2-steam-update


NEWS / TIDBITS

Happy 48th Birthday Vin! Vin Diesel's Dungeons & Dragons Birthday Cake a Critical Hit
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/141684-Vin-Diesel-Given-Epic-Dungeons-Dragon-Birthday-Cake

Amiga's 30th Anniversary! With Photo Gallery
http://shaneplays.com/happy-30th-birthday-amiga/

One Ancient Commodore Amiga Runs the Heat and AC for 19 Public Schools
The 30-year-old computer has been running day and night for decades
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/infrastructure/a16010/30-year-old-computer-runs-school-heat/

SDCC: First Trailer for Animated "Vixen" Arrives, Set in Flash / Arrow World
http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/sdcc-first-trailer-for-animated-vixen-arrives-set-in-flasharrow-world


NEXT WEEK

My review of the new DCU animated movie Justice League: Gods & Monsters

Joe and Hannah Williams of Whalenought Studios talking about their RPG Serpent in the Staglands!

Check out my Let's Play series of Serpent in the Staglands on YouTube!
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlNkQuTXnH2_ra2iHguweeIxPG8lzZkGQ

Jul 20, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast Show Notes: July 18, 2015:

ARVAN MY ELERON!

Highlights:  San Diego Comic-Con news; interview with fantasy author and Twitch personality Gregory A. Wilson AKA "Arvan Eleron".

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon:
http://patreon.com/shaneplays


SHOW NOTES

INTERVIEW: Gregory A. Wilson AKA “Arvan Eleron”, professor, fantasy author, podcaster and Twitch personality

Website: http://www.gregoryawilson.com/

Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/arvaneleron

Twitter: @gregoryawilson


NEWS

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away July 11, 2015
4000 attend a 2 day funeral service
Fans Remember Nintendo President Iwata at Funeral
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2015/07/17/fans-remember-nintendo-president-iwata-at-funeral/

"On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer."
-Satoru Iwata in his keynote speech at GDC 2005

Berkeley Breathed returning to “Bloom County” for the first time in 25 years
http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/berkeley-breathed-returning-to-bloom-county-for-first-time-in-25-years

Ant-Man is out! Reviews?
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 65%

PlayStation CPU Powering Probe Travelling Towards Pluto
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/playstation-cpu-powering-probe-travelling-towards-/1100-6428896/
More info on CPU itself:
MIPS goes to Pluto
http://blog.imgtec.com/mips-processors/mips-goes-to-pluto

The Master Miyazaki Will Direct a CG Animated Film
http://ow.ly/PxYPW

Report: Batman PC fix won’t hit until September at the earliest
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/16/8976373/report-batman-pc-fix-wont-hit-until-september-at-the-earliest

Beamdog announce Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear, with Chris Avellone onboard
http://www.rpgcodex.net/forums/index.php?threads/beamdog-announce-baldurs-gate-siege-of-dragonspear-with-chris-avellone-onboard.101204/
http://www.siegeofdragonspear.com/


SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON NEWS

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Comic-Con 2015 Reel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTNJ51ghzdY

Batman vs. Superman SDCC Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WWzgGyAH6Y

Deadpool Trailer

X-Men Apocolypse Trailer

SDCC: Batman The Killing Joke coming as DCU animated movie
http://hushcomics.com/2015/07/11/sdcc-2015-batmans-the-killing-joke-to-get-dcu-animated-treatment/

Also:

-"Batman: Bad Blood" — An original Batman story that features the introduction of Batwoman to the new line of animated films.

-"Justice League vs. Titans" — Another original story and the first of the DC Universe Original Movies to feature the Teen Titans.

Comic-Con reacts to Supergirl pilot: "I'm absolutely speechless"
http://www.ew.com/article/2015/07/09/supergirl-comic-con

Fear The Walking Dead SDDC Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDxew5SguVw

The Walking Dead Season 6 Trailer
https://youtu.be/Va1UPrFXHKA


NEXT WEEK

Game designer Chris Avellone of Fallout 2, Planescape: Torment, Star Warks Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, Fallout: New Vegas, Wasteland 2 and more!

Jul 13, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast Show Notes: July 11, 2015:

PERKINS & DRAGONS!

Highlights: Interview with New York Times bestselling writer, Dungeons & Dragons Story Manager and Dungeon Master Chris Perkins.

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon:
http://patreon.com/shaneplays


SHOW NOTES


INTERVIEW: CHRIS PERKINS

New York Times bestselling writer, D&D storyteller, Dungeon Master, and proud owner of a Chiweenie named Milo.

Twitter: @ChrisPerkinsDnD
https://twitter.com/chrisperkinsdnd

Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Perkins_(game_designer)

“The Dungeon Master Experience” article archive on Wizards of the Coast:
http://archive.wizards.com/DnD/Archive.aspx?category=all&subcategory=dmexperience


D&D NEWS

ENnies Voting is still going until
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?2728-The-ENnies-Voting-Booth-Is-Live!#.VaBRBPlViko

How to check the balance of your D20 (Twenty sider)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VI3N4Qg-JZM

How Dungeons & Dragons Informed ‘Fast And The Furious’
http://www.forbes.com/sites/natalierobehmed/2015/06/29/how-dungeons-dragons-informed-fast-and-the-furious/


NEXT WEEK:

Gregory Wilson AKA “Arvan Eleron”, professor, fantasy author, and Twitch personality.

 

Jul 6, 2015

Shane Plays Radio / Podcast Show Notes: July 4, 2015:

JURASSIC TO THE FUTURE!

Highlights: Back to the Future 30th anniversary and actor Matty Cardarople of Jurassic World, Selfie and Dumb and Dumber To!

Shane Plays is a journey into the things we love... games, comic books, movies, TV, books... you name it. The world respectfully requests -- NAY DEMANDS! -- a radio show that supports and encourages geekdom in all of it's splendor!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio and iHeart Radio apps.

Shane Plays Radio podcast on iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/shane-plays/id1000406569

Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon:
http://patreon.com/shaneplays

SHOW NOTES

NEWS

Great Scott! 30th Anniversary of Back to the Future!
http://www.thedigitalbits.com/columns/history-legacy--showmanship/going-back-in-time-back-to-the-future-30th
As my friend Colter said on Facebook: “We are now officially as far removed from 1985 as 1955 was from the movie.” Mind blown.

Next Star Trek movie officially called "Star Trek Beyond"
http://news.yahoo.com/star-trek-beyond-director-unveils-first-image-110137298.html

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Sequel Gets Title
https://www.yahoo.com/movies/guardians-of-the-galaxy-sequel-gets-title-122786023477.html

EW: Stunning New Shots Of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman Revealed
http://news.yahoo.com/new-batman-v-superman-stills-show-bruce-wayne-151945470.html

Terminator Genisys
-Not doing so well with the critics
-27% on Rotten Tomatoes
-39% on Metacritic

Jurassic World
71% Rotten Tomatoes
Inside Out
98% Rotten Tomatoes
Mad Max Fury Road
98% Rotten Tomatoes

The ENnies (Oscars of RPGs)
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?2711-Congratulations-to-the-2015-ENnies-Nominees!#.VZGwc-1VhBc
-ENnies Mass Effect RPG disqualification
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?2713-Regarding-the-Mass-Effect-ENnies-Nomination#.VZKwXe1VhBe

New Marvel Covers / Series:
Is this the future of Marvel Comics? More than 40 new covers reportedly leak
http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/30/8870201/marvel-comics-secret-wars-spider-man
See all 45 covers on Imgur:
http://imgur.com/a/FOJ0Y
Marvel Announces 45 All-New All-Different Series
http://comicbook.com/2015/06/29/marvel-announces-45-all-new-all-different-series

PETER PARKER 'Stepped Up' As High Tech Tycoon In AMAZING SPIDER-MAN
http://www.newsarama.com/24993-peter-parker-stepped-up-as-high-tech-tycoon-in-amazing-spider-man.html
-Miles Morales is young, rookie teenage Spider-Man
-Peter Parker is older, more mature globe trotting Spider-Man (Tony Stark/Iron Man)
-For better or worse, Spider-mobile making a come back

Be Cool, Scooby Doo!
New Scooby Doo cartoon coming in the Fall of this year airing on Boomerang
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be_Cool,_Scooby-Doo!

Nintendo Won’t Discount Digital Releases, Planning to Reward You For Buying Them Instead
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/nintendo-wont-discount-digital-releases-planning-t/1100-6428481/

Nintendo Prioritising Satisfying Wii U Owners, CEO Says
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/nintendo-prioritising-satisfying-wii-u-owners-ceo-/1100-6428483/


BACK TO THE FUTURE 30TH ANNIVERSARY:
Great Scott! Shane and his buddy Colter McCorkindale geek out on Back to the Future, an important part of their childhoods and geek DNA!


INTERVIEW:

Matty Cardarople

Actor: Jurassic World, Selfie, and Dumb and Dumber To

@MattyCardarople

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1781213/
Website: http://www.mattycardarople.com/


NEXT WEEK

Chris Perkins, Dungeon Master to the Stars!

 

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