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Shane Plays Geek Talk

A journey into the things we love: D&D and other RPGs, tabletop games, wargames, video games, comics and comic books, Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, fan films, movies, TV, books, sci-fi, fantasy, more! Hosted by a fellow geek that supports and encourages geeks and our fandoms in all of their various splendor! Come along and get your geek on (or maybe even discover you inner geek)!
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Now displaying: September, 2018
Sep 25, 2018

Russ Morrissey AKA Morrus of EN World joins to talk his new Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD RPG and related Kickstarter campaign. PLUS! Do dice pool systems have to be crunchy? PLUS! We play a modified version of Our Favorite Game in all the World from the Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk podcast. PLUS! Where did the term soccer come from? PLUS! Deleted scenes. AND! Don’t miss our Judge Dredd “I am the Law!” impressions (or it’s an Iso-Cube for you, citizen).

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/22/2018

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!

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SHOW NOTES

Myeloma UK (in honor of Morrus’s mother)
https://www.myeloma.org.uk/
Myeloma is a cancer of the white blood cells

Judge Dredd and the Worlds of 2000 AD Kickstarter launches September 25
https://www.worldsof2000adrpg.com/

Trailer for Judge Dredd The Worlds of 2000 AD Tabletop RPG
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBhaw0lebMM

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD episode of Morrus’s podcast
(lots of great info on the lore and the game)
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/11-judge-dredd-the-worlds-of-2000ad/

Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk (Morrus’ podcast)
https://morrus.podbean.com/

Podcast zinger is from
Pat Mills: "Judge Dredd's a character we love to hate"
Going Underground (RT UK)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlU33uPcFKw
Pat Mills is best known for creating 2000 AD and playing a major part in the development of Judge Dredd. He has been called "the godfather of British comics".
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Mills

Morrus and Peter’s Our Favorite Game in all the World (slightly modified):

Children of the Fall
In Children of the Fall, 3-5 players play as the survivors of an apocalypse that has turned all the adults on the planet into evil, bloodthirsty savages known as the fallen. It is a GMless story game.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/children-of-the-fall/x/19012395#/

Devil's Run Roleplaying Game 2d20 & Savage Worlds
Post-apocalyptic roleplaying in a Savage World of motoring mayhem. Choose a side. Fight. Survive.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/devil-s-run-roleplaying-game-2d20-savage-worlds/x/19012395#/

Solar Blades & Cosmic Spells - Tabletop RPG
A Rules Light Star & Sorcery Role Playing Game with an Old School Spirit.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/solar-blades-cosmic-spells-tabletop-rpg/x/19012395#/

 

 

Sep 20, 2018

Scarologist John Burton and actor Michael Berryman (The Hills Have Eyes, Weird Science, The Evil Within) join to talk creating professional hauntings, the Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival, and the creepy practical effects of The Evil Within movie.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/15/2018

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, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival
https://hotspringshorrorfilmfestival.com/

Theater of Horror
https://hotspringshorrorfilmfestival.com/theater-of-horror

The Evil Within movie
https://www.amazon.com/Evil-Within-Frederick-Koehler/dp/B06W2L5JZP/

Michael Berryman on IMDB
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0077720/

Troll Lord Games Kickstarter through October 5:
Classic Castles & Crusades Boxed Sets & Digest Books
A special collector's set of Castles & Crusades! Digest versions of all the books and a special edition box set of the complete game.
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/classic-castles-and-crusades-boxed-sets-and-digest

Podcast zinger is from “Save the Cat” examples
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MRY6BP0EpE

NEWS ITEMS

No news items this week

Sep 13, 2018

Tabletop RPG designer (and editor of the EN World EN5ider) Mike Myler returns to discuss Kickstarter persistence, not letting your supporters down and his revamped Mists of Akuma Imperial Matchmaker / Trade War campaign! Can RPG adventures reliably crowdfund? PLUS: RPG news, D&D 5E data science, and Shane’s in hot water with Muffin AGAIN.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/8/2018

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, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from Marianne Trench's CYBERPUNK documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxbZq8Zmd88

Mike's Kickstarter: Eastern Fantasy Adventures for D&D 5e and SotDL
2 hardcover adventures in the Mists of Akuma campaign setting: the (finished) Trade War AP & the Imperial Matchmaker mega adventure!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/verantheacodex/eastern-fantasy-adventures-for-dandd-5e-and-sotdl

NEWS ITEMS

There’s “probably, likely” going to be a Cyberpunk 2077 tabletop RPG | vg247.com
https://www.vg247.com/2018/09/04/cyberpunk-2077-pen-paper-tabletop-rpg/

d20datascience: Data science investigations into the mechanics of the world's greatest role playing game | cyberscribe on github
https://github.com/cyberscribe/d20datascience

 

Sep 6, 2018

Shane makes a splash and hosts himself as a panel of one while touching on several borders of the comic book industry. Are you on the same page with his thoughts? Topics covered include comics sales numbers, new comic book distribution venues, how comics distribution has changed over the decades (and is it a good thing), ComicsGate and more! Plus: A TOTALLY 100% AUTHENTIC banter session with Zach.


Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 9/1/2018


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, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.


SHOW NOTES

Podcast zinger is from  the 1960’s Batman TV show.


NEWS ITEMS

Diamond Announces Top Sales for July 2018 | Comics Spectrum
https://comicspectrumnews.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/diamond-announces-top-sales-for-july-2018/

GameStop Explains How and Why It’s Going to Start Selling Comic Books | i09
https://io9.gizmodo.com/gamestop-explains-how-and-why-it-s-going-to-start-selli-1827109559

 

 

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