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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 22, 2016

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 12/17/2016

Highlights: Geek news; Dave Oshry of New Blood Interactive talks about the upcoming hardcore retro FPS game DUSK.

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. 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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

‘Rogue One’ Debuts With Estimated $71 Million on Friday, Headed Toward $150M+ Opening | Box Office Mojo
http://www.boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=4251&p=.htm

WoW’s Fan-Run, No-Expansions Server Returns This Month | Gamespot
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/wows-fan-run-no-expansions-server-returns-this-mon/1100-6446035/

Suicide Squad director re-teaming with Margot Robbie for all-female DC movie | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2016/12/13/13941428/suicide-squad-david-ayer-harley-quinn

Star Trek: Discovery finds its lead character in Walking Dead actress
http://www.polygon.com/2016/12/14/13962170/star-trek-discovery-lead-walking-dead

GUEST: DAVE OSHRY

New Blood Interactive: http://www.newblood.info/

DUSK on Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/519860/

"DUSK reintroduces you to a world where butchery and bloodshed must be mastered if you’re to make it to dawn. Inspired by Quake, Blood, Heretic, Hexen, Half-Life and Redneck Rampage, and featuring a soundtrack by metal music mastermind Andrew Hulshult (Brutal DOOM, Rise of the Triad), DUSK unfolds in the eerie backwoods of the American Northeast where, gaining consciousness hanging on a meat hook, you must fight to survive."

Dec 15, 2016

Stormtalons Fantasy with The Ed Greenwood Group!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 12/10/2016

Highlights: Lore Guardian Cat Jarrett and fantasy authors Gregory A. Wilson and Dileep S. Rangan join to talk about Ed Greenwood’s sprawling new fantasy setting, Stormtalons!

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. 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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Fantasy Author & Game Designer Joe Dever Passes Away | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3683-Fantasy-Author-Game-Designer-Joe-Dever-Passes-Away#.WEuAzvkrKCg#ixzz4SPBSSsNj

GUEST: STORMTALONS FROM TEGG (THE ED GREENWOOD GROUP)

Onder Librum: http://onderlibrum.com/

Lore Guardian Cat Jarrett and fantasy authors Gregory A. Wilson and Dileep S. Rangan join to talk about Ed Greenwood’s sprawling new fantasy setting, Stormtalons!

Grayshade (Stormtalons Book 2) by Gregory A. Wilson
https://www.amazon.com/Grayshade-Stormtalons-Book-Gregory-Wilson-ebook/dp/B01M73KQNK/

The Pirate King’s Daughter: A Stormtalons Novel by Dileep S. Rangan
https://www.amazon.com/Pirate-Kings-Daugther-Stormtalons-Novel-ebook/dp/B01N6BA3KQ/

Dec 8, 2016

Geek News & Ranting with Michael Brown!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 12/3/2016

Highlights: Geek news and a nice rant with comedian Michael Brown of Brain Trust.

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Most Powerful Superheroes ever: EW ranks the Top 50 | EW.com
http://www.ew.com/article/2016/10/14/superhero-power-index

D&D Live Stream on Dec 5th: Force Grey The Lost Episode
http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/forcegrey_lostepisode

Classic D&D of All Eras Back In Print | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3634-Classic-D-D-of-All-Eras-Back-In-Print

Marvel casually announces an Inhumans TV show | AV Club
http://www.avclub.com/article/marvel-casually-announces-inhumans-tv-show-245902

‘Star Trek IV’ Writer on Eddie Murphy’s Lost Role and Film’s Rewrite Drama | The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/star-trek-iv-voyage-home-writer-eddie-murphys-lost-role-950551

Star Trek: Discovery finds its captain and two lieutenants in first wave of casting | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/tv/2016/11/29/13779394/star-trek-discovery-captain-lieutenant-casting

Dec 2, 2016

Shane Plays Podcast Extra:
Full Interview - Star Trek Adventures RPG with Chris Birch of Modiphius Entertainment

This is a Shane Plays podcast extra, featuring content that was not broadcast as part of the live Shane Plays radio show.

Highlights: Full Star Trek Adventures RPG interview with Chris Birch of Modiphius Entertainment. Includes extensive material not included in radio show version.

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

Shane Plays Radio and Podcast:
http://shaneplays.com/shane-plays-radio-and-podcast/

Notes:

You can join the living playtest right now.

http://www.modiphius.com/star-trek.html

Nov 29, 2016

Star Trek Adventures RPG with Modiphius Entertainment!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 11/26/2016

Highlights: Chris Birch of Modiphius Entertainment joins to talk about the upcoming Star Trek Adventures tabletop RPG.

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week.

GUEST: CHRIS BIRCH OF MODIPHIUS ENTERTAINMENT

The upcoming Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius Entertainment!

You can join the living playtest right now.

http://www.modiphius.com/star-trek.html

Nov 22, 2016

Chris Perkins on Volo's Guide to Monsters & D&D's Toy Hall of Fame Induction!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 11/19/2016

Highlights: Geek news; Chris Perkins joins to discuss D&D‘s Induction into the Toy Hall of Fame and the new Volo’s Guide to Monsters book.

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central. Temporary Station Change info for Oct and November: 99.5 FM Faith Talk in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://faithtalk995.com.

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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Shane’s Volo’s Guide to Monsters review
http://shaneplays.com/dd-volos-guide-to-monsters-review/

D&D inducted into Toy Hall of Fame | Wizards of the Coast
http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/toy-hall-fame

Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki Is Coming Out of Retirement | Screen Rant
http://screenrant.com/studio-ghibli-hayao-miyazaki-out-of-retirement/

GUEST: CHRIS PERKINS

Chris Perkins is a designer and story manager for D&D and a celebrity DM. He’s also a darn nice guy and has a chiweenie named Milo.

Chris on Twitter: @ChrisPerkinsDnD

Chris’s Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Perkins_(game_designer)

NEXT WEEK: MODIPHIUS ENTERTAINMENT

The upcoming Star Trek Adventures RPG from Modiphius Entertainment!

http://www.modiphius.com/star-trek.html

Nov 16, 2016

RPG Grappling & GURPS with Douglas H. Cole!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 11/12/2016

Highlights: Geek news; Douglas H. Cole on his RPG Grappling Kickstarter, his Gaming Ballistic site and GURPS.

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central. Temporary Station Change info for Oct and November: 99.5 FM Faith Talk in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://faithtalk995.com.

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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Veterans Day Tweet from D&D Lead Designer Mike Mearls
mikemearls(((Mike Mearls))) @mikemearls
It’s Veteran’s Day! Today and all weekend, all veterans are allowed advantage on one roll of their choice per D&D session. #wotcstaff

D&D inducted into Toy Hall of Fame | Wizards of the Coast
http://dnd.wizards.com/articles/news/toy-hall-fame

Young Justice Returning for Season 3 | IGN
http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/11/07/young-justice-returning-for-season-3

How Eve Online is setting a free-to-play course | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/features/2016/11/11/13566122/eve-online-free-ascension

Has the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle finally been solved? | Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/24/has-the-mystery-of-the-bermuda-triangle-finally-been-solved/

GUEST: DOUGLAS H. COLE

https://gamingballistic.com/

About Doug: https://gamingballistic.com/about-author/

Dungeon Grappling RPG Supplement Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2101297466/dungeon-grappling-rpg-supplement

Nov 9, 2016

Vintage Games with Matt Barton!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 11/5/2016

Highlights: Geek news; Game professor and author Matt Barton talks his Vintage Games 2.0 book.

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central. Temporary Station Change info for Oct and November: 99.5 FM Faith Talk in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://faithtalk995.com.

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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

TEMPORARY STATION CHANGE STARTING OCTOBER 8th for six weeks due to football:
Same time - Saturdays at 1 PM on temporary sister station of 99.5 FM, then rebroadcast Sundays at 5 PM on our regular station of 96.5 FM.

NEWS ITEMS

Steam runs out of ‘Splinter Cell’ game keys during a sale | Engadget
https://www.engadget.com/2016/10/31/steam-runs-out-of-splinter-cell-keys/

Nintendo bringing back its hotline to help market NES Classic Edition | NeoGAF
http://neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1307663

More Nintendo Switch details: 4GB of RAM, touchscreen, could support VR in the future | TechSpot
http://www.techspot.com/news/66860-more-nintendo-switch-details-4gb-ram-touchscreen-could.html

Deadpool’s Tim Miller Developing New Sonic the Hedgehog Movie | Cultured Vultures
http://culturedvultures.com/tim-miller-sonic-the-hedgehog/

GUEST: MATT BARTON

Video game professor and author Matt Barton.

Vintage Games 2.0: An Insider Look at the Most Influential Games of All Time
https://www.amazon.com/Vintage-Games-2-0-Insider-Influential/dp/1138899135

MattChat YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE98xefVUXmbvQfe-wNS8oA

Matt’s Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/blacklily8

Nov 4, 2016

Movie Composer & Sound Designer Alan Howarth!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/29/2016

Highlights: Movie Composer & Sound Designer Alan Howarth (Halloween series, Big Trouble in Little China, They Live, Star Trek series, Back to the Future series, more).

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central. Temporary Station Change info for Oct and November: 99.5 FM Faith Talk in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://faithtalk995.com.

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 iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

TEMPORARY STATION CHANGE STARTING OCTOBER 8th for six weeks due to football:
Same time - Saturdays at 1 PM on temporary sister station of 99.5 FM, then rebroadcast Sundays at 5 PM on our regular station of 96.5 FM.

NEWS ITEMS

New Kickstarter from show sponsor Troll Lord Games!
Castles & Crusades Adventurers Backpack (the Unearthed Arcana of C&C)
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/castles-and-crusades-adventurers-backpack

Shane Plays Podcast Extra: The History of EN World & The ENnies With Founder Russ Morrissey
http://shaneplays.com/en-world-the-ennies-with-russ-morrissey-shane-plays-podcast-extra/

GUEST: ALAN HOWARTH

https://www.alanhowarth.com/

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Howarth_(composer):

Howarth’s collaborations with John Carpenter include: Escape From New York, Halloween II, Halloween III, Halloween IV, Halloween V, Halloween VI, Christine, Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness. and They Live.

His music been featured in films like The Dentist and The Dentist 2, Boo, Evolution, Basement Jack, Hansel and Gretel, Zombie Night, and Brutal.

His award-winning sound designs have appeared in Star Trek I, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Poltergeist, Back to the Future Part II, and Back to the Future Part III, The Little Mermaid and Total Recall. His team received Academy Award awards for Best Sound Effects for The Hunt for Red October and Bram Stoker’s Dracula directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

NEXT WEEK: MATT BARTON

Video game professor and author Matt Barton.

Vintage Games 2.0: An Insider Look at the Most Influential Games of All Time
https://www.amazon.com/Vintage-Games-2-0-Insider-Influential/dp/1138899135

MattChat YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE98xefVUXmbvQfe-wNS8oA

Matt’s Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/blacklily8

 

Oct 26, 2016

Shane Plays Podcast Extra:
EN World & The ENnies with Russ Morrissey

This is a Shane Plays podcast extra, featuring content that was not broadcast as part of the live Shane Plays radio show.

Highlights: The history of EN World and The ENnies as told by founder Russ Morrissey, plus the current state of the tabletop RPG industry.

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

Shane Plays Radio and Podcast:
http://shaneplays.com/shane-plays-radio-and-podcast/

Notes:

EN World: http://enworld.org

The ENnie Awards: http://www.ennie-awards.com/blog/

Oct 24, 2016

"Burger" Becky Heineman & The Bard's Tale Remastered!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/22/2016

Highlights: Geek news; “Burger” Becky Heineman on winning the very first console game championship, her upcoming RPG Dragons of the Rip and the Bards Tale I-III Remastered project!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central Temporary Station Change info for Oct and November: 99.5 FM Faith Talk in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://faithtalk995.com.

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 iTunes and Stitcher (and other fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

TEMPORARY STATION CHANGE STARTING OCTOBER 8th for six weeks due to football:
Same time - Saturdays at 1 PM on temporary sister station of 99.5 FM, then rebroadcast Sundays at 5 PM on our regular station of 96.5 FM.

NEWS ITEMS

Steve Dillon, Iconic Preacher And Punisher Artist, Has Died | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/2016/10/22/steve-dillon-iconic-preacher-and-punisher-artist-has-died/

Star Trek Adventures Living Playtest Sign up
http://www.modiphius.com/star-trek.html
Thanks to Patreon supporter Gaaron Gilham for this news item

Spa-Con set for long run | Hot Springs Sentinel-Record
http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODE/Wehco/LandingPage/LandingPage.aspx?href=VGhlU2VuUmVjLzIwMTYvMTAvMTc.&pageno=MQ..&entity=QXIwMDExMw..&view=ZW50aXR5

Trailer for the new Nintendo console, now officially known as Switch not NX
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c6MWsEE884

Voice actors declare strike against video game companies | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2016/10/21/13357004/voice-actors-declare-strike-ea-activision-disney
Actors group could start strike against video game publishers on October 21 | Venture Beat
http://venturebeat.com/2016/10/16/actors-group-sets-strike-date-against-video-game-publishers/

The Walking Dead Gets Renewed For Season 8 Before Season 7 Even Premieres | Games Radar
http://www.gamesradar.com/the-walking-dead-gets-renewed-for-season-8-before-season-7-even-premieres/

GUEST: “BURGER” BECKY HEINEMAN

http://oldeskuul.com/

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebecca_Heineman:
Rebecca Ann Heineman (born William Salvador Heineman) is an American video game programmer. A long-time veteran of the computer game industry (originally credited mostly as Bill Heineman), Heineman was a founding member of Interplay Productions, Logicware, and Contraband Entertainment. She has also been affiliated at various times with Barking Lizards Technologies, Electronic Arts, Bloomberg, Microsoft, MacPlay and Ubisoft, among other game companies. Heineman works as the CEO of Olde Skuul in Seattle, Washington.

NEXT WEEK: ALAN HOWARTH

https://www.alanhowarth.com/

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Howarth_(composer):

Howarth’s collaborations with John Carpenter include: Escape From New York, Halloween II, Halloween III, Halloween IV, Halloween V, Halloween VI, Christine, Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness. and They Live.

His music been featured in films like The Dentist and The Dentist 2, Boo, Evolution, Basement Jack, Hansel and Gretel, Zombie Night, and Brutal.

His award-winning sound designs have appeared in Star Trek I, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Poltergeist, Back to the Future Part II, and Back to the Future Part III, The Little Mermaid and Total Recall. His team received Academy Award awards for Best Sound Effects for The Hunt for Red October and Bram Stoker’s Dracula directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

 

Oct 17, 2016

W.O.I.N. RPG with Russ Morrissey of EN World!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/15/2016

Highlights: W.O.I.N. (What’s Old Is New) RPG with Russ Morrissey of EN World.

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

Shane 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

TEMPORARY STATION CHANGE STARTING OCTOBER 8th for six weeks due to football:
Same time - Saturdays at 1 PM on temporary sister station of 99.5 FM, then rebroadcast Sundays at 5 PM on our regular station of 96.5 FM.

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week.

GUEST: RUSS MORRISSEY & W.O.I.N.

http://www.woinrpg.com/

http://www.enworld.org/

Podcast Extra: Full W.O.I.N. Interview with Russ Morrissey:
(includes almost 20 minutes not included in the radio show version)
http://traffic.libsyn.com/shaneplays/Shane_Plays_podcast_extra_Russ_Morrissey_WOIN_rpg_10-15-2016.mp3

What’s O.L.D. is N.E.W. is the system powering three gorgeous, crunchy, compatible roleplaying games – medieval fantasy, 80s action heroes, and far-future science fiction. These games are called O.L.D., N.O.W., and N.E.W., respectively and are all open (as in open gaming content) and entirely compatible with each other. Designed from the start as a toolkit oriented game system, you are encouraged to design your own content using the extensive guidelines found in each book.

NEXT WEEK: “BURGER” BECKY HEINEMAN

http://oldeskuul.com/

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebecca_Heineman:
Rebecca Ann Heineman (born William Salvador Heineman) is an American video game programmer. A long-time veteran of the computer game industry (originally credited mostly as Bill Heineman), Heineman was a founding member of Interplay Productions, Logicware, and Contraband Entertainment. She has also been affiliated at various times with Barking Lizards Technologies, Electronic Arts, Bloomberg, Microsoft, MacPlay and Ubisoft, among other game companies. Heineman works as the CEO of Olde Skuul in Seattle, Washington.

Oct 15, 2016

Shane Plays Podcast Extra:
Full Version Of W.O.I.N. RPG Interview With Russ Morrissey

This is a Shane Plays podcast extra, featuring content that was not broadcast as part of the live Shane Plays radio show.

Highlights: Full version of the W.O.I.N. RPG interview with Russ Morrissey of EN World (includes almost 20 minutes not included in the October 15, 2016 Shane Plays radio show version).

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

Shane Plays Radio and Podcast:
http://shaneplays.com/shane-plays-radio-and-podcast/

Notes:

http://www.woinrpg.com/

http://www.enworld.org/

What's O.L.D. is N.E.W. is the system powering three gorgeous, crunchy, compatible roleplaying games - medieval fantasy, 80s action heroes, and far-future science fiction. These games are called O.L.D., N.O.W., and N.E.W., respectively and are all open (as in open gaming content) and entirely compatible with each other. Designed from the start as a toolkit oriented game system, you are encouraged to design your own content using the extensive guidelines found in each book.

Oct 10, 2016

Stellar Tactics with Don Wilkins!

Highlights: Geek news; Stellar Tactics sci-fi computer RPG with Don Wilkins of Maverick Games.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/8/2016

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

Shane 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

TEMPORARY STATION CHANGE STARTING OCTOBER 8th for six weeks due to football:
Same time - Saturdays at 1 PM on temporary sister station of 99.5 FM, then rebroadcast Sundays at 5 PM on our regular station of 96.5 FM.

NEWS ITEMS

William Shatner Will Voice Two-Face in Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Sequel | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/2016/10/07/nycc-william-shatner-will-voice-two-face-in-batman-return-of-the/

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Timeline Will Alter TOS Alien Physiology | iDigitalTimes
http://www.idigitaltimes.com/star-trek-discovery-timeline-will-alter-tos-alien-physiology-cosplayers-take-note-552886

Netflix confirms Punisher will premiere in 2017, adds three new cast members | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2016/10/6/13191356/netflix-punisher-marvel-2017

Villains For The Arrow/Flash/Supergirl/Legends of Tomorrow Crossover Revealed | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/2016/09/29/the-dominators-revealed-as-the-villains-for-the-arrow-flash-supe/

Did Legion boost World of Warcraft’s subscriber numbers over 10 million? | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2016/10/4/13167592/world-of-warcraft-legion-subscriber-numbers-10-million

Norway’s PM caught playing Pokémon Go in parliament | The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/05/norway-prime-minister-caught-playing-pokemon-go-parliament-erna-solberg

GUEST: STELLAR TACTICS

Don Wilkins and Stellar Tactics.

stellartactics.com

Steam Early Access: http://store.steampowered.com/app/465490/

Bringing back the nostalgia, excitement and wonder of classic RPG’s, Stellar Tactics will thrill you with a compelling narrative, deep strategic turn based ground combat system and rewarding open world space exploration. Build your team, equip your ship, explore the universe!

Oct 4, 2016

Game Master / Dungeon Master RPG Tips & Panel Discussion!

Highlights: Geek news; GM / DM RPG tips and panel discussion with Gregory A. Wilson, David Middleton and Tony Dutra.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/1/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

TEMPORARY STATION CHANGE STARTING OCTOBER 8th for six weeks due to football:
Same time - Saturdays at 1 PM on temporary sister station of 99.5 FM, then rebroadcast Sundays at 5 PM on our regular station of 96.5 FM.

NEWS ITEMS

Free showing of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds - film version of the live concert version
Laman Library in North Little Rock
October 6 at 6 PM
http://www.lamanlibrary.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=28290

A Commodore 64 has helped run an auto shop for 25 years | Geek.com
http://www.geek.com/tech/a-commodore-64-has-helped-run-an-auto-shop-for-25-years-1672510/

Pokémon Go servers were hit by 50 times higher traffic than expected | The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/sep/30/pokemon-go-traffic-google

Wasteland 3 is happening, crowdfunding campaign set to begin next week | PC Gamer
http://www.pcgamer.com/wasteland-3-is-happening-crowdfunding-campaign-set-to-begin-next-week/

The End of a D&D Campaign Was the Beginning of Doom | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3474-The-End-of-a-D-D-Campaign-Was-the-Beginning-of-Doom#.V-WDVj4rLo9#ixzz4LU8AoqwM

GUEST: GM / DM RPG TIPS AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Game Master / Dungeon Master tips and best / worst practices with:

Gregory A. Wilson aka Arvan Eleron aka Arv

Arv on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Gregory-A-Wilson/e/B0028OMI6U/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_10?qid=1475279210&sr=8-10

Arv on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/arvaneleron

Arv on Twitter: @gregoryawilson

David Middleton aka The Digital DM

David on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/table_topping

David on Twitter: @The_Digital_DM

Tony Dutra aka Steve Jackson Games Rep MiB 5378

Tony on Twitter: @MiB_5378

Tony's GMing Fundamentals document:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HoaExtk60lw7oAFcNVA2SCVwK0ww3NKTjmgCnhrNTbU/edit#heading=h.xgklh03rt08f

NEXT WEEK: STELLAR TACTICS

stellar tactics

Don Wilkins and Stellar Tactics

stellartactics.com

Bringing back the nostalgia, excitement and wonder of classic RPG's, Stellar Tactics will thrill you with a compelling narrative, deep strategic turn based ground combat system and rewarding open world space exploration. Build your team, equip your ship, explore the universe!

 

Sep 28, 2016

Spa-Con with Battlestar Galactica's Richard Hatch & Michael Hogan!

Highlights: On site broadcast from Spa-Con; interviews with Richard Hatch and Michael Hogan of Battlestar Galactica.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/24/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

 

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week.

 

GUEST: SPA-CON, RICHARD HATCH & MICHAEL HOGAN

 

Live remote from Spa-Con in Hot Springs, AR!

http://www.spa-con.org

 

Richard Hatch of Battlestar Galactica fame (both versions!)

@thumbfighter

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Hatch_(actor)

http://richardhatch.com/

 

Michael Hogan of Battlestar Galactica fame (reboot)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Hogan_(Canadian_actor)

 

 

 

Sep 22, 2016

Escape Rooms!

Highlights: Geek news; Cat cosplay?!; Escape rooms with Stephanie Straw.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/17/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

Show sponsor MegaWars game trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqsBmHeSDJc

NEWS ITEMS

DeLorean driver clocked by police at 88mph insists 'I wasn't trying to time travel' | Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/14/delorean-driver-clocked-by-police-at-88mph-insists-i-wasnt-tryin/

Microsoft Solitaire Collection Reaches 100 Million Unique Users | Xbox.com
https://news.xbox.com/2016/08/31/microsoft-solitaire-collection-reaches-100-million-unique-users/

New Discworld Roleplaying Game coming from Steve Jackson Games! | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3748-New-Discworld-Roleplaying-Game-coming-from-Steve-Jackson-Games%21#.V9ynpz4rK8p

GURPS Dungeon Fantasy Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/847271320/dungeon-fantasy-roleplaying-game-powered-by-gurps

D&D vs. Transformers and Bubble Wrap for National Toy Hall of Fame! You can vote!
http://www.toyhalloffame.org/

1st Look: ‘Power of the Daleks’ Teaser | Krypton Radio
https://kryptonradio.com/2016/09/07/1st-look-power-daleks-teaser/

Valiant Reveals Cat Cosplay Covers, And They Are Real, This Is Happening | Comics Alliance
http://comicsalliance.com/valiant-cat-cosplay-covers/

GUEST: ESCAPE ROOMS

Escape rooms with Stephanie Straw!

Stephanie on Twitter: @insertstrawhere

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escape_room
An escape room is a physical adventure game in which players are locked in a room and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit. The games are physical versions of "escape the room" video games. Games are set in a variety of fictional locations, such as prison cells, dungeons and space stations, and are popular as team building exercises.

NEXT WEEK: SPA-CON

Live remote from Spa-Con in Hot Springs, AR!

http://www.spa-con.org

 

Sep 13, 2016

Transformers The Movie 30th & Comics Creator Tom Scioli!

Highlights: Transformers The Movie 30th anniversary; Transformers vs. G.I. Joe creator Tom Scioli; Star Trek 50th.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/10/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Star Trek 50th Anniversary! Star Trek broadcast it’s first episode “The Man Trap” on September 8, 1966. Shane tells his favorite Star Trek joke.

New Star Trek Continues episode is out! E07 “Embracing the Winds”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMasSzFXaKQ

Shane Plays review of D&D adventure Storm King’s Thunder
http://shaneplays.com/dd-storm-kings-thunder-review/

 

GUEST: TRANSFORMERS & TOM SCIOLI

We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Transformers: The Movie and talk with Tom Scioli of IDW’s insanely cool Transformers vs. G.I. Joe maxi series.

Transformers: The Movie (30th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] releases September 13th
https://www.amazon.com/Transformers-Movie-30th-Anniversary-Blu-ray/dp/B01GU82O9U

Transformers: The Movie (1986) on Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Transformers:_The_Movie

http://www.tomscioli.com/

@tomscioli

Transformers vs. G.I. Joe at Transformers Wiki
http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Transformers_vs._G.I._Joe

NEXT WEEK: ESCAPE ROOMS

Escape rooms with Stephanie Straw!

@insertstrawhere

Sep 7, 2016

Invisible Sun RPG with Monte Cook Games!

Highlights: Geek news; Monte Cook Games COO Charles M. Ryan talks their innovative new Invisible Sun RPG.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/3/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Like what you hear?
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SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Star Trek Fan Film Guidelines Response: Join the new Fan Film LETTER WRITING CAMPAIGN! | Fan Film Factor
http://fanfilmfactor.com/2016/08/23/join-the-new-fan-film-letter-writing-campaign/

World of Warcraft’s New Level Cap Hit in Less Than 6 Hours | Gamespot
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/world-of-warcrafts-new-level-cap-hit-in-less-than-/1100-6443162/

Nintendo slaps Metroid 2 remake and 500-plus fangames with takedown orders | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2016/9/2/12770344/nintendo-slaps-metroid-2-remake-and-500-plus-fangames-with-takedown-orders

The Awesome Way The BBC Looks To Be Reviving The Lost Doctor Who Episodes | Cinemablend
http://www.cinemablend.com/television/1551109/the-awesome-way-the-bbc-is-looks-to-be-reviving-the-lost-doctor-who-episodes

GUEST: MONTE COOK GAMES

Monte Cook Games COO Charles M. Ryan joins to talk about their innovate new premium RPG Invisible Sun.

Invisible Sun Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/montecookgames/invisible-sun

NEXT WEEK: TRANSFORMERS & TOM SCIOLI

We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Transformers: The Movie and talk with Tom Scioli of IDW’s insanely cool Transformers vs. GI Joe maxi series.

Transformers: The Movie (30th Anniversary Edition) [Blu-ray] releases September 13th
https://www.amazon.com/Transformers-Movie-30th-Anniversary-Blu-ray/dp/B01GU82O9U

http://www.tomscioli.com/

@tomscioli

Tranfomers vs. G.I. Joe at Transformers Wiki
http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Transformers_vs._G.I._Joe

Aug 31, 2016

D&D / RPG scholar and historian Jon Peterson!

Highlights: Geek news; D&D and RPG scholar / historian Jon Peterson, author of Playing at the World.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/27/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

NEWS ITEMS

Man tries to rob store with sword; finds clerk also has a sword | GlobalNews.ca
http://globalnews.ca/news/2169438/watch-man-tries-to-rob-store-with-sword-finds-clerk-also-has-a-sword/

Happy 25th birthday to the World Wide Web (again) | CNet
http://www.cnet.com/news/happy-25th-birthday-to-the-world-wide-web/

The Neverending Story in theaters September 4th & 7th
http://www.fathomevents.com/event/the-neverending-story

D&D / Acquisitions, Inc. in theaters September 4th
http://fathomevents.com/event/dungeons-and-dragons

Dungeons & Dragons 5E proves to be a sales monster | DDOPlayers.com
http://ddoplayers.com/2016/08/13/dungeons-dragons-5e-proves-to-be-a-sales-monster/

D&D Syndicated Radio Show Pilot from the 80s | Playing at the World
http://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2016/08/the-d-syndicated-radio-show-pilot.html?m=1

GUEST: JON PETERSON

Jon Peterson, role playing game historian and author of Playing at the World.

@docetist

http://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/

Inside the Lost 1980s Dungeons & Dragons Movie Gary Gygax Loved | Escapist
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/tabletop/features/14604-Inside-Lost-1980s-Dungeons-Dragons-Movie-Gary-Gygax-Loved

https://www.amazon.com/Playing-at-World-Jon-Peterson/dp/0615642047/

NEXT WEEK: MONTE COOK GAMES

Monte Cook Games COO Charles M. Ryan joins to talk about their new Invisible Sun RPG.

Aug 24, 2016

Veteran Inker John Beatty!

Highlights: Geek news; comic book artist and industry veteran John Beatty (Punisher, Secret Wars, Captain America, Batman). Special guest local comics artist Stuart Berryhill.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/20/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

Kickstarter! Villains and Vigilantes™ 3.0: The Mighty Protectors™ RPG
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jeffdee/villains-and-vigilantestm-30-the-mighty-protectors

NEWS ITEMS

Kenny Baker, actor behind R2-D2, dies | The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/aug/13/kenny-baker-r2-d2-dies-star-wars

Pokémon Go cracks down on cheaters with lifetime bans
https://techcrunch.com/2016/08/15/pokemon-go-cracks-down-on-cheaters-with-lifetime-bans/

Henry Cavill Teases Black Superman Costume For Justice League | Nerdist
http://nerdist.com/henry-cavill-teases-black-superman-costume-for-justice-league/

The Shazam Movie Will Exist In The DC Universe On Its Own Terms | Nerdist
http://nerdist.com/the-shazam-movie-will-exist-in-the-dc-universe-on-its-own-terms/

Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar return for animated Batman movie | Entertainment Weekly
http://www.ew.com/article/2016/08/17/batman-adam-west-burt-ward-julie-newmar-animated

Marvel And Hulu Announce Runaways TV Series | Comicbook.com
http://comicbook.com/2016/08/17/marvel-and-hulu-announce-runaways-tv-series/

GUEST: JOHN BEATTY

Comic book artist and industry veteran John Beatty (Punisher, Secret Wars, Captain America, Batman, much more!)

@_johnbeatty_

http://johnbeattyart.com/

John Beatty on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Beatty_(illustrator)

NEXT WEEK

Jon Peterson, role playing game historian and author of Playing at the World.

@docetist

https://www.amazon.com/Playing-at-World-Jon-Peterson/dp/0615642047/

Aug 15, 2016

No Man's Sky, Star Trek Discovery & Suicide Squad!

Highlights: Extended geek news segment; No Man's Sky; Star Trek Discovery; Suicide Squad movie.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/13/2016

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

RPG Codex Torment Gamescom appointment CANCELLED
http://www.rpgcodex.net/forums/index.php?threads/codex-torment-gamescom-appointment-cancelled.110327/page-43#post-4683958

212,620 people playing No Man's Sky at once makes it the biggest Steam launch this year | PC Gamer
http://www.pcgamer.com/no-mans-sky-sales/

Star Wars Rogue One Trailer from Olympics looks rawkin' spanky
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frdj1zb9sMY

Bryan Fuller Unloads Details About Upcoming ‘Star Trek Discovery’ Series | Deadline
http://deadline.com/2016/08/star-trek-discovery-bryan-fuller-cbs-all-access-1201801698/

'Ghostbusters' Heading for $70M-Plus Loss, Sequel Unlikely | The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ghostbusters-heading-70m-loss-sequel-918515

Warner Bros. Puts ‘Man of Steel’ Sequel Into Active Development | The Wrap
http://www.thewrap.com/warner-bros-puts-man-of-steel-sequel-into-active-development-exclusive/

'Embarrassed' Fan Plans to Sue 'Suicide Squad' for False Advertising | Moviefone
http://www.moviefone.com/2016/08/09/embarrassed-fan-plans-sue-suicide-squad-for-false-advertising/

Nintendo issues DMCA notice against that really good Metroid II fan remake | PC Gamer
http://www.pcgamer.com/nintendo-issues-dmca-notice-against-that-really-good-metroid-ii-fan-remake/

GoldenEye 007 gets an unofficial (free) multiplayer remake with modern graphics | The Verge
http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/12/12457748/goldeneye-007-source-mod-pc-remake-multplayer-gaming

Aug 10, 2016

Batman: The Killing Joke!

Highlights: Geek news; How does the animated Batman: The Killing Joke compare to the graphic novel? Special guest: Comedian and Brain Trust Show host Michael Brown.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 8/6/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. 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 iTunes and Stitcher (and other fine podcast directories) after the live show.

NEWS ITEMS

‘Batman and Harley Quinn,’ ‘Teen Titans,’ ‘Justice League Dark’ Movies Announced | TV Overmind
http://www.tvovermind.com/movies/batman-harley-quinn-teen-titans-justice-league-dark-movies-announced

The First 13 Years Of ‘Nintendo Power’ Can Now Be Read Online | Uproxx
http://uproxx.com/gammasquad/nintendo-power-read-old-issues/

World first: Skydiver plummets 25,000 feet — with no parachute | CNN.com
http://www.cnn.com/2016/07/31/us/skydiver-no-parachute-successful-landing-trnd/index.html

ABC confirms ‘conversations’ are underway for potential Star Wars TV series | Blastr
http://www.blastr.com/2016-8-4/abc-confirms-conversations-are-underway-potential-star-wars-tv-series

SHOW TOPIC: BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE

Does the animated version live up to the classic graphic novel?!

With guest Michael Brown of Brain Trust Show:
http://patreon.com/braintrustshow
http://youtube.com/braintrustshow

BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Trailer Redrawn – Comparison
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFEHTAnsmGU

Buy The Killing Joke from Amazon:
https://www.amazon.com/Batman-Killing-Joke-Kevin-Conroy/dp/B0169PXH2C/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1469809189&sr=1-1&keywords=the+killing+joke

 

Aug 3, 2016

Gary Gygax & The Empire of the Imagination!

Highlights: Geek news; Author Michael Witwer & his Gary Gygax biography Empire of the Imagination. Special Guest: Stephen Chenault of Troll Lord Games.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/30/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

New Troll Lord Games Kickstarter!
The Hallowed Oracle: Troll Lord Games has partnered with Shane Moore of Abyss Walker fame to bring you even more Castles & Crusades! An all new adventure series, complete with new classes, spells and monsters!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/castles-and-crusades-the-hallowed-oracle

NEWS ITEMS

Star Trek: Discovery Officially Takes Place in the Prime Universe | Gizmodo
http://io9.gizmodo.com/star-trek-discovery-officially-takes-place-in-the-prim-1784196830

First Look – Test Flight of Star Trek’s U.S.S. Discovery
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqm9HSYbf0o

Nintendo NX is a portable console with detachable controllers (It also connects to your TV, and runs cartridges) | Eurogamer
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-07-26-nx-is-a-portable-console-with-detachable-controllers

Roll20 Becomes An Officially Licensed D&D Platform | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3597-Roll20-Becomes-An-Officially-Licensed-D-D-Platform#.V5o-mrgrKCh

Watch The Next PAX Live D&D Event In Cinemas | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3601-Watch-The-Next-PAX-Live-D-D-Event-In-Cinemas&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter#.V5uifzkrKOE

Transformers Producer Enters Into Deal With Gygax Estate To “Oversee The Gygax Catalog” | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3595-Transformers-Producer-Enters-Into-Deal-With-Gygax-Estate-To-Oversee-The-Gygax-Catalog#.V5rJCbgrKCg

GUEST: MICHAEL WITWER

Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons by Michael Witwer
https://www.amazon.com/Empire-Imagination-Gygax-Dungeons-Dragons/dp/1632862034/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1469210311&sr=8-1&keywords=empire+of+the+imagination

NEXT WEEK: BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE

Does the animated version live up to the classic graphic novel?!

https://www.amazon.com/Batman-Killing-Joke-Kevin-Conroy/dp/B0169PXH2C/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1469809189&sr=1-1&keywords=the+killing+joke

 

Jul 28, 2016

Star Trek Beyond & Project Small Access!

Highlights: Geek news; Spoiler free Star Trek Beyond; Jonathan Lane and David Heagney, Jr. talk Project Small Access and Star Trek fan film guidelines.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/23/2016

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM TheAnswer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeartRadio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

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SHOW NOTES

New Troll Lord Games Kickstarter!
The Hallowed Oracle: Troll Lord Games has partnered with Shane Moore of Abyss Walker fame to bring you even more Castles & Crusades! An all new adventure series, complete with new classes, spells and monsters!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/castles-and-crusades-the-hallowed-oracle

NEWS ITEMS

Every Difference in Batman V Superman’s Ultimate Edition | ScreenRant
http://screenrant.com/batman-v-superman-ultimate-edition-changes-differences/?view=all

Detective Pikachu Live-Action Movie To Be Produced By Legendary Entertainment | GameSpot
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/detective-pikachu-live-action-movie-to-be-produced/1100-6442021/

Nintendo just introduced a mini $60 version of its first major game console, NES | Tech Insider
http://www.techinsider.io/nintendo-announces-nes-classic-price-release-date-2016-7

The World’s Last VCRs Will Be Produced In Japan This Month | Atlas Obscura
http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-worlds-last-vcrs-will-be-produced-in-japan-this-month

Axanar: The $1 Million Star Trek Fan Film CBS Wants to Stop | ReasonTV
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxOkhC8-u3s

After Over A Decade, Here Comes A Brand New STAR TREK RPG!
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3570-After-Over-A-Decade-Here-Comes-A-Brand-New-STAR-TREK-RPG!

Shane's Star Trek Beyond Review - SPOILER FREE
https://youtu.be/6iKV0HIC6Fk

GUEST: PROJECT SMALL ACCESS

Jonathan Lane and David Heagney Jr. of Project Small Access.

Project Small Access is a group putting the pressure on CBS to revise their fan film guidelines.

Project Small Access on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/smallaccess/

Jonathan’s Fan Film Factor Blog: http://fanfilmfactor.com/

David’s Blog: http://hubcapdave.blogspot.com/

NEXT WEEK: MICHAEL WITWER

Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons by Michael Witwer
https://www.amazon.com/Empire-Imagination-Gygax-Dungeons-Dragons/dp/1632862034/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1469210311&sr=8-1&keywords=empire+of+the+imagination

 

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