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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: April, 2018
Apr 25, 2018

Douglas Cole of Gaming Ballistic goes berserk talking about Dragon Heresy, his 5E Norse-inspired fantasy roleplaying game! Plus: Realistic Viking shields and a new adventure for GURPS Dungeon Fantasy.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 4/21/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.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 YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Heroes & Angels ComiCon: April 28th, 10am-4pm, at the Greenbrier Event Center (Greenbrier, AR). Heroes and Angels ComiCon! You don't want to miss this, tons of activities for the kids, special guests, and free admission! Donations will be accepted, all proceeds go to Heroes and Angels, a non profit organization that provides assistance to families affected by childhood cancer and to military families in need.

Podcast zinger from Erik the Viking (1989).

NEWS ITEMS

2001: A Space Odyssey returns to theaters in 70mm for its 50th anniversary | AV Club
https://news.avclub.com/2001-a-space-odyssey-returns-to-theaters-in-70mm-for-i-1824281446

Amazon Has Committed To Five Seasons of THE LORD OF THE RINGS Series and it Will Cost Them $1 Billion to Produce
https://geektyrant.com/news/amazon-has-committed-to-five-seasons-of-the-lord-of-the-rings-series-and-it-will-cost-them-1-billion-to-produce

D&D Endless Quest books are coming from Penguin Random House in September
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/series/ZEQ/endless-quest

GUEST: DOUGLAS COLE OF GAMING BALLISTIC

The Dragon Heresy Introductory Set Fantasy RPG: Explore and conquer in a Norse-inspired land with Dragon Heresy, with modified 5E rules. Secure your place in the sagas, or die trying!

Dragon Heresy Kickstarter:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2101297466/the-dragon-heresy-introductory-set-fantasy-rpg

Announcing Hall of Judgment for Dungeon Fantasy RPG | Steve Jackson Games
http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archive/2018-04-01

 

 

Apr 16, 2018

Returning guest Brent Bristow makes his case (as a longtime Trek fan) for Shane to give Star Trek Discovery another chance. Also: Star Trek news, and which Trek actors has Brent played sax on stage with?

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 4/14/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.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 YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Heroes & Angels ComiCon: April 28th, 10am-4pm, at the Greenbrier Event Center (Greenbrier, AR). Heroes and Angels ComiCon! You don't want to miss this, tons of activities for the kids, special guests, and free admission! Donations will be accepted, all proceeds go to Heroes and Angels, a non profit organization that provides assistance to families affected by childhood cancer and to military families in need.

Podcast zinger is from The Philosophy of Gene Roddenberry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjk7ECPiprY

NEWS ITEMS

Zachary Quinto: Paramount Eager For More Star Trek, May Be Planning More Than One Movie | TrekMovie.com
https://trekmovie.com/2018/04/13/zachary-quinto-paramount-eager-for-more-star-trek-may-be-planning-more-than-one-movie/

Star Trek Adventures Red Alert Rules beta version from Modiphius currently free as PDF:
http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/239622/Star-Trek-Adventures-Red-Alert-Rules

12 Deep Space Nine Actors Joining "Star Trek Online – Victory Is Life" Revealed | TrekMovie.com
https://trekmovie.com/2018/04/12/12-deep-space-nine-actors-joining-star-trek-online-victory-is-life-revealed/

Meet Discovery's Captain Pike | StarTrek.com
http://www.startrek.com/article/meet-discoverys-captain-pike

Check Out USS Enterprise From ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ In 2019 Ships Of The Line Calendar | TrekMovie.com
https://trekmovie.com/2018/04/08/check-out-uss-enterprise-from-star-trek-discovery-in-2019-ships-of-the-line-calendar/

Klingon Tourism Center Opens In Sweden And They Have Something To Say About ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ | TrekMovie.com
https://trekmovie.com/2018/02/09/klingon-tourism-center-opens-in-sweden-and-they-have-something-to-say-about-star-trek-discovery/

Star Trek Actress Marries Leonard Nimoy’s Son | The Wrap
Terry Farrell and Adam Nimoy tie the knot on what would have been the late Spock actor’s 87th birthday
https://www.thewrap.com/star-trek-actress-marries-leonard-nimoys-son/

 

Apr 11, 2018

Unique comics talent Tom Scioli (Transformers vs. G.I. Joe, American Barbarian, Super Powers) talks the unparalleled importance of Jack Kirby on comic books, and his Kirby comic series!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 4/7/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 101.1 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://1011fmtheanswer.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 YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Heroes & Angles ComiCon: April 28th, 10am-4pm, at the Greenbrier Event Center (Greenbrier, AR). Heroes and Angels ComiCon! You don't want to miss this, tons of activities for the kids, special guests, and free admission! Donations will be accepted, all proceeds go to Heroes and Angels, a non profit organization that provides assistance to families affected by childhood cancer and to military families in need.

FTL Short Film
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIUIh7dxlnI

Podcast zinger is from Jack Kirby on Entertainment Tonight - 28 Oct 1982
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-BTa_lQ6uQ

NEWS ITEMS

Marvel Comics Announces New Fantastic Four Series | CBR
https://www.cbr.com/marvel-comics-announces-new-fantastic-four-series/

Marvel’s 2018 ‘Fresh Start’ Includes a New Avengers #1 By Aaron & McGuinness | CBR
https://www.cbr.com/marvel-comics-avengers-1-jason-aaron-ed-mcguinness/

DC NATION #0 Lands One Million Orders, ACTION COMICS #1000 500k | Newsarama
https://www.newsarama.com/39385-dc-nation-0-lands-one-million-orders.html

GUEST: TOM SCIOLI ON JACK KIRBY

Unique comics talent Tom Scioli (Transformers vs. G.I. Joe, American Barbarian, Super Powers) talks the unparalleled importance of Jack Kirby on comic books, and his Kirby comic series!

Jack Kirby:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Kirby

Tom Scioli's website:
http://www.tomscioli.com/

Tom's Kirby comic:
http://www.tomscioli.com/?p=277

Follow Kirby from Tom as it happens at Instagram account @kirbycomic:
https://www.instagram.com/kirbycomic/?hl=en

Transformers vs G.I. Joe: The Quintessential Collection
https://www.amazon.com/Transformers-G-I-Joe-Quintessential-Collection/dp/1631408607

 

 

Apr 4, 2018

DM Jared of Illusionist Magazine and Mythoard RPG Loot Crates joins to talk tabletop RPG news and current RPG Kickstarters you should know about!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 3/31/2018

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 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 YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Shane Plays sponsor Arkansas RPG Con 2018 (August 11th) badge sales are now open. Vendor and Sponsorship options also open. Go to http://ARPGCON.COM for more info and make sure to follow Arkansas RPG Con on Facebook.

Heroes & Angles ComiCon: April 28th, 10am-4pm, at the Greenbrier Event Center (Greenbrier, AR). Heroes and Angels ComiCon! You don't want to miss this, tons of activities for the kids, special guests, and free admission! Donations will be accepted, all proceeds go to Heroes and Angels, a non profit organization that provides assistance to families affected by childhood cancer and to military families in need.

Podcast zinger is from joepanther - "Kickstarter Song (Please Give Me All Your Money)" Music Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzRqmNFCBto

NEWS ITEMS

Coming in May: Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes! | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?4908-Coming-in-May-Mordenkainen-s-Tome-of-Foes!

Pathfinder 2nd Edition Compiled Info | En World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?622877-Pathfinder-2nd-Edition-Compiled-Info

D&D Creatures Created By A Neural Network Are Weird | Kotaku
https://kotaku.com/d-d-creatures-created-by-a-neural-network-are-weird-1824059929

DM JARED'S RECOMMENDED RPG KICKSTARTERS

(See all of Illusionist's monthly RPG Loot Crates here! http://illusioni.st/)

Gears of Defiance
Join the revolution as a family of characters, connected by unique bonds, banding together in the face of oppression in this RPG.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/loremastergames/gears-of-defiance?ref=creator_nav

Heroic Tales of Aglaeca
A Role-Playing Game of Heroic Sword & Sorcery in a Dark Fantastical Age
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/aglaeca7auk/heroic-tales-of-aglaeca

The Dinosaur Protocol (for Savage Worlds)
A post-apocalyptic table top role playing game of adventure and discovery in the jungles and plains of a world grown wild and strange.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/battlefieldpress/the-dinosaur-protocol-for-savage-worlds?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=battlefield%20

Uprising: The Dystopian Universe RPG
Rise up against the Corporations in this RPG set in the same world as The Resistance, Coup, and One Night Revolution.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/evilhat/uprising-the-dystopian-universe-rpg

ANKUR "Land of the first people" Africa setting expansion
A setting expansion for the ANKUR tabletop RPG centered on the continent of Africa.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1191819023/ankur-land-of-the-first-people-africa-setting-expa?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=ankur

 

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