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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: July, 2019
Jul 31, 2019

THE POWER OF STORY! Destination Fantastic isn't just a "D&D travel show", it's two unique storytellers' adventures into the depths of myth, legend, and creating story on fantastic but real locations while meeting amazing people! Stefan Pokorny and Satine Phoenix tell us all about it and how we can help make it happen. Plus: Down and dirty DM / GM tips. Therapeutic D&D. Iceland. Elf whisperer. A real druid's grove. Ley lines. DON'T ride the dragon, CREATE and SHAPE the dragon. David Lee Roth. Frikkin' lasers. Disco Night at The Yawning Portal. Stefan wants to tackle Peter Jackson (OK, not really). Satine wants to put Stefan on her shoulders and run around the world with him (yes, really). More!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 7/27/2019

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 Geek Talk on Patreon!
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Shane Plays Geek Talk is carried on Krypton Radio!
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Listen to the Shane Plays Geek Talk podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

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SHOW NOTES

Podcast Zinger is from Search for the Lost Giants: Jim Explains Ley Lines (S1, E3)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tUuAgcsx3U

Topic Notes:

Destination Fantastic Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/destinationfantastic/destination-fantastic?ref=user_menu

Dwarven Forge
https://dwarvenforge.com/

Gilding Light TV
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnwSKUv_l6cj32WY1VldRVA


Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition
Shane's book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat
https://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Desktops-History-Computer-Role-Playing/dp/1138574643/

Arkansas RPG Con registrations are now open!
Head on over to ARPGCON.COM for Arkansas RPG Con 2019 on Nov 9th and 10th. This two day event's early bird badge is only $20 the same as last year's one day event badge. Get them before the price raises to $30 on July 1st.
ARPGCON.COM

Jul 18, 2019

Galaxicus, the unique space empire building MMO (previously MegaWars), with Crimson Leaf's David Baity. Space news, including V'ger(?) in our solar system, Uranus getting knocked around and Godzilla in the stars. A little geeky Silverlight and game dev chat.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 7/13/2019

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 Geek Talk on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays Geek Talk is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays Geek Talk podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

Hey, you! Yeah, you! Buy cool stuff, support Shane Plays Geek Talk with these affiliate links!
Humble Bundle
https://www.humblebundle.com?partner=shaneplays
DriveThruRPG.com
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?affiliate_id=488512

SHOW NOTES

Podcast Zinger is from Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Topic Notes:

Galaxicus on Steam
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1019820/Galaxicus/

Galaxicus
https://galaxicus.com/

Astronomers spot 'Farout,' the most distant object in our solar system | CNET
https://www.cnet.com/news/astronomers-spot-farout-the-most-distant-object-in-our-solar-system/

Uranus was slammed by an object twice the size of Earth | BGR
https://bgr.com/2018/12/24/uranus-impact-simulation-history-research/

Godzilla Gets Official Constellation From NASA | Comicbook.com
https://comicbook.com/anime/2018/10/18/godzilla-anime-nasa-constellation/

Indie Dev Mathew Weymouth & Tenacity Online MMORPG! – Radio Show / Podcast Episode 139
https://shaneplays.com/indie-dev-mathew-weymouth-tenacity-online-mmorpg-radio-show-podcast-ep-139/

Mars or Bust (SpaceX & Elon Musk)! – Radio Show / Podcast Episode 138
https://shaneplays.com/mars-or-bust-spacex-elon-musk-falcon-heavy-radio-show-podcast-ep-138/


MegaTrekWars! - Radio Show / Podcast Episode 12
https://shaneplays.com/radio-show-podcast-episode-12-megatrekwars/


Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition
Shane's book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat
https://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Desktops-History-Computer-Role-Playing/dp/1138574643/

Arkansas RPG Con registrations are now open!
Head on over to ARPGCON.COM for Arkansas RPG Con 2019 on Nov 9th and 10th. This two day event's early bird badge is only $20 the same as last year's one day event badge. Get them before the price raises to $30 on July 1st.
ARPGCON.COM

Jul 11, 2019

Sci-Fi fantasy pulp comic book novel Wild Stars IV: Wild Star Rising with author Michael Tierney and CIRSOVA magazine publisher P. Alexander. Spider-Man: Far From Home. MAD Magazine ceasing publication. Akira news.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 7/6/2019

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 Geek Talk on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays Geek Talk is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays Geek Talk podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

Hey, you! Yeah, you! Buy cool stuff, support Shane Plays Geek Talk with these affiliate links!
Humble Bundle
https://www.humblebundle.com?partner=shaneplays
DriveThruRPG.com
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?affiliate_id=488512

SHOW NOTES

Podcast Zinger is from the Galaxy Quest

Topic Notes:

Cirsova Presents: Wild Stars Rising
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cirsova-presents-wild-star-rising/x/19012395#/

Akira Is Getting a 4K Remaster, and a New Anime | i09
https://io9.gizmodo.com/akira-is-getting-a-4k-remaster-and-a-new-anime-1836127694

MAD Magazine to Cease Publication | ComicBook.com
https://comicbook.com/dc/2019/07/04/mad-magazine-to-cease-publication/


Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition
Shane's book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat
https://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Desktops-History-Computer-Role-Playing/dp/1138574643/

Arkansas RPG Con registrations are now open!
Head on over to ARPGCON.COM for Arkansas RPG Con 2019 on Nov 9th and 10th. This two day event's early bird badge is only $20 the same as last year's one day event badge. Get them before the price raises to $30 on July 1st.
ARPGCON.COM

 

 

Jul 4, 2019

Russ "Morrus" Morrissey and Peter Coffey join for a classy chat on A Touch More Class: nine new, creative and fully playtested 5E classes from EN Publishing! Plus: Favorite D&D classes, what "class" is the D&D 5E game engine and guess the RPG Kickstarter "Balderdash" edition! Everyone makes unicorn noises.

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 6/29/2019

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 Geek Talk on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

Shane Plays Geek Talk is carried on Krypton Radio!
Krypton Radio is SciFi for your Wifi.
http://kryptonradio.com/

Listen to the Shane Plays Geek Talk podcast on YouTube, SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play Music, Podbean, Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories) after the live show.

Hey, you! Yeah, you! Buy cool stuff, support Shane Plays Geek Talk with these affiliate links!
Humble Bundle
https://www.humblebundle.com?partner=shaneplays
DriveThruRPG.com
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse.php?affiliate_id=488512

SHOW NOTES

Podcast Zinger is from the The Neverending Story trailer

Topic Notes:

A Touch More Class Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/enworld/a-touch-more-class-9-new-5th-edition-classes

EN5ider
https://www.patreon.com/ensider

Morrus' Unofficial RPG Talk Podcast
https://morrus.podbean.com/

Kickstarter "Balderdash game" links:
The ADVANCED RPG Kickstarter https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/beirdogames/the-advanced-a-complete-adaptable-tabletop-rpg-system
Adrift in the Dark: A 5th Edition One-Shot Duet https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1745780643/adrift-in-the-dark-a-5th-edition-one-shot-duet

Balderdash board game
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/163/balderdash

Shane Plays WOIN interview with Morrus
https://shaneplays.com/full-version-of-w-o-i-n-rpg-interview-with-russ-morrissey-shane-plays-podcast-extra/

Esper Genesis: Heroic Sci-Fi Role-Playing for 5E
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/113664363/esper-genesis-heroic-sci-fi-role-playing-for-5e/posts/2543622

GeneFunk 2090 (5E-based non-fantasy system)
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/crisprmonkey/genefunk-2090


Dungeons and Desktops: The History of Computer Role-Playing Games 2nd Edition
Shane's book! Co-authored with Matt Barton of Matt Chat
https://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Desktops-History-Computer-Role-Playing/dp/1138574643/

Arkansas RPG Con registrations are now open!
Head on over to ARPGCON.COM for Arkansas RPG Con 2019 on Nov 9th and 10th. This two day event's early bird badge is only $20 the same as last year's one day event badge. Get them before the price raises to $30 on July 1st.
ARPGCON.COM

 

 

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