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Shane Plays Geek Talk

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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 31, 2018

D&D authors / historians Michael Witwer and Jon Peterson discuss their fantastic new Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History book that’s taking the scene by storm! Plus: RPG news including the unfortunate passing of important figures Greg Stafford and Bruce “Duke” Seifried.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/20/2018

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

Podcast zinger is from:
Greg Stafford Speech at the ENnies 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky_X0T-RgBY

Greg Stafford 1948 - 2018
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greg_Stafford
Stafford is most famous as the creator of the fantasy world of Glorantha, but he is also a prolific games designer. He was designer of Pendragon, he was co-designer of the RuneQuest, Ghostbusters, Prince Valiant and HeroQuest role-playing systems, founder of the role-playing game companies Chaosium and Issaries, designer of the White Bear and Red Moon, Nomad Gods, King Arthur’s Knights and Elric board games, and co-designer of the King of Dragon Pass computer game. Stafford considered his Arthurian chivalric role-playing game King Arthur Pendragon (1985) his masterpiece.

Miniatures wargaming, roleplaying and adventure gaming pioneer Duke Seifried has passed away | Tabletop Gaming
https://www.tabletopgaming.co.uk/historical-games/news/miniatures-wargaming-roleplaying-and-adventure-gaming-pioneer-duke

BRUCE "DUKE" SEIFRIED Obituary | HMGS
https://www.hmgs.org/news/420494/BRUCE-DUKE-SEIFRIED-Obituary.htm

DnDSports - New Competitive 'Dungeons & Dragons' Tournament Announced | ComicBook.com
https://comicbook.com/gaming/2018/10/15/dungeons-and-dragons-competitive-tournament-/

The Dreams in Gary’s Basement documentary Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dorksofyore/the-dreams-in-garys-basement-a-documentary-on-gary

Realms Beyond: Ashes of the Fallen on Kickstarter by Ceres Games
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ceresgames/realms-beyond-ashes-of-the-fallen

Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History - "Unboxing" and First Reactions!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr6edzGSsag
What are Shane's first thoughts and reactions to an advance copy of Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History? Hint: he may squee (okay, he *actually* squees at one point and he's a big manly man not known for his squeeing). Make sure to watch the parts with the special edition boxed book and ephemera set!

Oct 13, 2018

Heroic fantasy & science fiction with P. Alexander, the editor and publisher of Cirsova Magazine. It’s not just pulp fiction, but pulp’s definitely in there! PLUS: Geek news, and what surprising book is P. Alexander reading at the moment?

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 10/6/2018

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 Five Minutes With: Iain M Banks
BBC News
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvqsDLDsznA

Cirsova Magazine
https://cirsova.wordpress.com/cirsova-magazine/

New Doctor Who season (and new Doctor!)
http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2018/09/new-doctor-who-premieres-sunday-october-7-on-bbc-america

Judge Dredd & The Worlds of 2000 AD RPG Kickstarter update
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/enworld/judge-dredd-and-the-worlds-of-2000-ad-roleplaying
Also: Free quickstart rules now available
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/253759

Star Wars: “The Mandalorian” live streaming show
https://www.starwars.com/news/the-mandalorian-revealed

Asmodee Digital’s Board Games Are Coming to Nintendo Switch
http://gameosity.com/2018/09/14/asmodee-digitals-board-games-are-coming-to-nintendo-switch/

Brian Fargo trolls the Twitterverse
“I happen to know who is working on BG3 ”
https://twitter.com/BrianFargo/status/1047967566168174592

 

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