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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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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/

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