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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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Now displaying: November, 2016
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.

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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.

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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

 

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