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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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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!

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

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!

 

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