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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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Jan 30, 2017

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 1/28/2017

Highlights: Geek news; Jonathan Lane of Fan Film Factor joins to talk about the Star Trek Axanar lawsuit settlement and the future of Axanar.

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!
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Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

NEWS ITEMS

Star Wars Episode VIII is “The Last Jedi” | StarWars.com
http://www.starwars.com/news/the-official-title-for-star-wars-episode-viii-revealed

Logan Is In A “Different Universe” Than Other X-Men Movies, Jackman Says | Gamespot
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/logan-is-in-a-different-universe-than-other-x-men-/1100-6447140/

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire crowdfunding on Fig
https://www.fig.co/campaigns/deadfire

Pillars of Eternity “Road to Eternity” documentary free on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA8FfDskw4Q

TOPIC: AXANAR SETTLEMENT w/ JONATHAN LANE

Jonathan Lane of Fan Film Factor joins to discuss what the CBS/ Paramount vs Axanar lawsuit settlement actually means and what we can expect moving forward for Axanar and other Star Trek fan films.

Fan Film Factor:
http://fanfilmfactor.com/

Official statement from Axanar Productions regarding the lawsuit settlement:
http://www.axanarproductions.com/9707-2/

NEXT WEEK: RPG GAME DESIGNER ROSS WATSON

From Wikipedia:
Ross Watson is a designer of computer, miniature and role-playing games and a writer in various genres. Watson worked on the Warhammer 40,000 Roleplay line as the Lead Developer for Dark Heresy, was the lead designer for Rogue Trader and Deathwatch, and was part of the design team for Black Crusade. He was the lead developer for both Aaron Allston’s Strike Force and Savage Worlds Rifts. His written works include the Accursed and Weird War I settings for Savage Worlds, contributions to the Star Wars: Edge of the Empire RPG, and the video games Darksiders II, Warhammer 40,000: Regicide, and Battlefleet Gothic: Armada. Watson has designed rules and scenarios for miniature game lines, such as Dust Warfare, and he has written for several card games, including Warhammer: Invasion, Empire Engine, and the Lost Legacy series.

Ross’s personal site:
http://therosswatson.com/

Ross’s Wikipedia page:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ross_Watson_(game_designer)

Evil Beagle Games:
http://www.evilbeaglegames.com/

Savage Rifts:
https://www.peginc.com/product-category/rifts/

Jan 17, 2017

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 1/14/2016

Highlights: Geek news; Shane and radio veteran Dave Elswick count down their top 5 anticipated geek movies of 2017.

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.

NEWS ITEMS

Nintendo Switch price set at $299, launching March 3 | Polygon
http://www.polygon.com/2017/1/12/14244400/nintendo-switch-price-release-date

Justice League Photo Finally Unites the Team | Gizmodo
http://io9.gizmodo.com/justice-league-photo-unites-the-team-in-ominous-fog-1790953002

Here’s Why ‘Rogue One’ Failed to Take Off in China | The Wrap
http://www.thewrap.com/heres-rogue-one-failed-take-off-china/

‘Rogue One’: Darth Vader’s Final Scene Was a Last-Minute Addition | Collider
http://collider.com/rogue-one-darth-vader-scene/

Star Wars will not digitally recreate Carrie Fisher for next film | Entertainment Weekly
http://ew.com/movies/2017/01/13/star-wars-carrie-fisher/

TOPIC: TOP 5 GEEK MOVIES OF 2017

Shane and his friend and radio talk show veteran Dave Elswick (daily Dave Elswick Show) count down their top 5 must see geek movies of 2017.

Helpful 2017 geek movie articles:

Our 40 Most Anticipated Films For 2017 | Geek Exchange
http://www.geekexchange.com/editorial/our-40-most-anticipated-films-for-2017/

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2017 | Den of Geek!
http://www.denofgeek.com/us/movies/2017-movies/260264/the-most-anticipated-movies-of-2017

Jan 11, 2017

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 1/7/2016

Highlights: Geek news; Indy video game developer Nick Robalik of PixelMetal talks Sombrero, the Spaghetti Western party game.

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.

NEWS ITEMS

‘Star Trek’ Fan Film Dispute Goes to Jury Trial in Big Ruling | The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/judge-makes-big-ruling-sending-star-trek-fan-film-dispute-jury-trial-960703

New D&D Book Coming April 4th: Tales from the Yawning Portal
http://dnd.wizards.com/products/tabletop-games/rpg-products/tales-yawning-portal

WoW’s Diablo Anniversary Celebration Includes a Secret Cow Level | GameSpot
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/wows-diablo-anniversary-celebration-includes-a-sec/1100-6446630/

The mesentery: A ‘new’ organ you didn’t know you had | CNN
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/04/health/new-organ-mesentery/

GUEST: PIXELMETAL

PixelMetal is a strong, independent videogame company
located somewhere in New York City.
http://site.pixelmetal.com/

Gritty Gets Pretty in Spaghetti Western Sombrero | The Escapist
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/video-games/editorials/binging-indie/14811-Pixelmetal-Sombrero-Indie-Local-Multi-Western#&gid=gallery_4885&pid=1

Sombrero: Spaghetti Western Mayhem on Steam
http://store.steampowered.com/app/472690/?snr=1_5_1100__1100

Jan 5, 2017

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 12/31/2016

Highlights: Carrie Fisher tribute; Rogue One: A Star Wars Story deep dive with Michael Brown and Stephen Chenault including likes, dislikes and easter eggs.

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

Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars” Princess Leia, dies at 60 | CNN
http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/27/entertainment/carrie-fisher-obit-star-wars/

‘Rogue One’ Set to Close Out 2016 With Third Straight Weekend at #1 | Box Office Mojo
http://www.boxofficemojo.com/news/?id=4254&p=.htm

Lucasfilm Responds to Rogue One CG Character Backlash | Movieweb.com
http://movieweb.com/rogue-one-tarkin-leia-cg-character-backlash-lucasfilm/

27 Secrets You Probably Didn’t Catch In “Rogue One” | BuzzFeed
https://www.buzzfeed.com/awesomer/rogue-one-easter-eggs?utm_term=.lkd9yBZAP#.dm74MmvVG

TOPIC: ROGUE ONE

Deep dive into Rogue One: A Star Wars Story including spoilers, easter eggs and likes and dislikes.

Recurring guests Michael Brown of Brain Trust with Michael Brown and Stephen Chenault of Troll Lord Games join.

NEXT WEEK: PIXELMETAL

PixelMetal is a strong, independent videogame company
located somewhere in New York City.
http://site.pixelmetal.com/

Gritty Gets Pretty in Spaghetti Western Sombrero | The Escapist
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/video-games/editorials/binging-indie/14811-Pixelmetal-Sombrero-Indie-Local-Multi-Western#&gid=gallery_4885&pid=1

Sombrero: Spaghetti Western Mayhem on Steam
http://store.steampowered.com/app/472690/?snr=1_5_1100__1100

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