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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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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!

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

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

 

Jul 18, 2016

Pokemon Go News & Turbine Games!

Highlights: Pokemon Go news; Turbine Games MMORPGs The Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online with Johnny Wood and Jerry Snook.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/16/2016

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

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

The Pokémon Go news edition.

Pokemon Go down: Hacking group claims responsibility for bringing down game’s servers ‘with DDOS attack’ | The Independent
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/gaming/pokemon-go-down-servers-ddos-attack-hackers-poodlecorp-game-unavailable-a7140811.html

Nintendo Stock Up 25% Thanks to Pokémon Go | ComicBook.com
http://comicbook.com/2016/07/11/nintendo-stock-up-25-thanks-to-pokemon-go

Teens used Pokémon Go app to lure robbery victims, police say | USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2016/07/10/four-suspects-arrested-string-pokemon-go-related-armed-robberies/86922474/

I got caught cheating through Pokémon Go | New York Post
http://nypost.com/2016/07/12/woman-uses-pokemon-go-to-catch-cheating-boyfriend/

Holocaust Museum to visitors: Please stop catching Pokémon here | Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2016/07/12/holocaust-museum-to-visitors-please-stop-catching-pokemon-here/

Pokémon Go: man quits job to become full-time Pokémon hunter | The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jul/15/pokemon-go-man-quits-job-to-become-full-time-pokemon-hunter

GUEST: TURBINE GAMES

Johnny Wood (software engineer) and Jerry Snook (community representative) join us to talk about Turbine Game’s MMORPGs.

Turbine Games http://turbine.com

Dungeons & Dragons Online https://www.ddo.com/

The Lord of the Rings Online https://www.lotro.com/

NEXT WEEK: 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.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/smallaccess/

 

Jul 11, 2016

V&V Strides Forward with Monkey House Games!

Highlights: Geek news. A real life Batman in Moscow? Villains & Vigilantes legal update and product line news with Jeff Dee and Jack Herman of Monkey House Games.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/9/2016

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

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

Wyoming teen playing new Pokemon game on phone discovers body | KTVQ
http://www.ktvq.com/story/32403198/wyoming-teen-playing-new-pokemon-game-on-phone-discovers-body

Real Life Russian Batman Cleaning Up Moscow | Krypton Radio
https://kryptonradio.com/2016/07/05/real-life-russian-batman-cleaning-moscow/

BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Trailer – Redrawn Graphic Novel Style
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_r-qsxGiKY
BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Trailer Redrawn – Comparison
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFEHTAnsmGU

Valiant Has More Harvey Awards Nominations Than Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, Boom And IDW Put Together | Bleeding Cool
http://www.bleedingcool.com/2016/07/05/valiant-has-more-harvey-awards-nominations-than-marvel-dc-dark-horse-image-boom-and-idw-put-together/

Congratulations to the 2016 ENNIE AWARD NOMINEES! | EN World
Public voting will be from July 11th through to July 21st.
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3538-Congratulations-to-the-2016-ENNIE-AWARD-NOMINEES!#.V3wYIjkrLo-

YouTuber Meets Pope, Gives Him A Copy Of Undertale
http://kotaku.com/youtuber-meets-pope-gives-him-a-copy-of-undertale-1783157410

GUEST: MONKEY HOUSE GAMES

An update from from Monkey House Games regarding Villains & Vigilantes.

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

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

Villains & Vigilantes Twitter: @OfficialVandV

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

NEXT WEEK: TURBINE GAMES

Johnny Wood (software engineer) joins us to talk about Turbine’s MMORPGs.

Turbine Games http://turbine.com
Dungeons & Dragons Online https://www.ddo.com/

The Lord of the Rings Online https://www.lotro.com/

 

Jul 4, 2016

System Shock & Night Dive Studios!

Highlights: Geek news; new System Shock game with Stephen Kick of Night Dive Studios. What's Chris Avellone's involvement? An appearance by Fragments of Silicon's Adam Dayton.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/2/2016

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

New Troll Lord Games Kickstarter coming! Early Bird opens July 6, Official on July 7
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!

NEWS ITEMS

D&D movie THE HAND OF CHAOS Has Title and Lead | Tribality
http://www.tribality.com/2016/06/29/dungeons-dragons-the-hand-of-chaos-has-title-and-lead/

Pacific Rim 2 gets February 2018 release date | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2016/6/30/12072770/pacific-rim-2-release-date

Batman vs Superman Ultimate Edition is out on Digital HD now, Blu Ray / DVD out July 19th
(3 hours as opposed to 2.5 hours, reviews indicate it is better than theatrical version)

‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Ultimate Edition’ Review: A Superior Cut Of A Doomed Film | Forbes
http://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2016/06/28/batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice-ultimate-edition-review-a-superior-cut-of-a-doomed-film

Kickstarter: Easy to Learn, Hard to Master – The Fate of Atari documentary
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1744798558/easy-to-learn-hard-to-master-the-fate-of-atari

Matt Chat hangout talking RPGs with author Mike Witwer (Gygax biography Empire of the Imagination) and actor Sam Witwer (Battlestar Galactica, Starkiller Star Wars The Force Unleashed, Star Wars Rebels). These guys truly love RPGs and have a long history with them. Great geekout session. Witwers join at the 19:35 mark.
https://youtu.be/_qY8t5Ipfjc?t=19m35s

GUEST: STAR TREK AXANAR

Night Dive Studios founder and CEO Stephen Kick talks their System Shock remaster project.

Nightdive’s mission is to bring lost and forgotten gaming treasures back from the depths.

http://www.nightdivestudios.com

System Shock Remastered, Turok 2, Atari, LucasArts and More: Night Dive Studios on Fragments of Silicon

System Shock Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1598858095/system-shock

NEXT WEEK: MONKEY HOUSE GAMES

An update from from Monkey House Games regarding Villains & Vigilantes.

Villains & Vigilantes 2.1 Cover

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

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

Villains & Vigilantes Twitter: @OfficialVandV

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

 

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