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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, 2019
Sep 19, 2019

Solasta: Crown of the Magister is a party-based, tactical turn-based CRPG built on the Fifth Edition game system and currently in development by France-based Tactical Adventures. Solasta also features verticality in dungeon crawling and has accompanying resources for tabletop RPG play. Tactical Adventures team members Emile and Xavier join to share the details. Plus: Implementations versus adaptations, party-based versus companions and the worst football chat ever :)

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 9/14/2019

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!

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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 Bend it like BECKHAM !!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAapNN0mgx8 

Topic Notes:

Solasta: Crown of the Magister Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tacticaladventures/solasta-crown-of-the-magister?ref=user_menu 

Solasta Demo on Steam
https://store.steampowered.com/app/1096530/Solasta_Crown_of_the_Magister/?snr=1_7_15__13 

Shane Plays Solasta Pre-Alpha Gameplay Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEIk58BPTBs 

 

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

 

Sep 12, 2019

A zesty hodgepodge of geeky goodness! Weird Al makes a cool surprise appearance. Us and Brightburn movies. Lava lamps are SO COOL. Batman Hush. Anime recommendation. D&D Funko Pops. An open appeal on Gygax versus Arneson. Zach the sports analyst. More!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 9/7/2019

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 a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups commercial with Robby Benson and Donny Most from the early 1970s.

Topic Notes:

Longtime Fan Undergoing Cancer Treatments At UAMS Surprised By Visit From Weird Al Yankovic | KTHV
https://5newsonline.com/2019/09/02/longtime-fan-undergoing-cancer-treatments-at-uams-surprised-by-visit-from-weird-al-yankovic/

Us
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6857112/

Brightburn
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7752126/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

ReLIFE anime
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ReLIFE

Dungeons & Dragons Gets Its First Funko Pops | ComicBook.com
https://comicbook.com/gaming/2019/08/26/dungeons-and-dragons-funko-pops-mind-flayer-asmodeus-minsc-boo-order/

Secrets of Blackmoor: The True History of Dungeons & Dragons
https://vimeo.com/ondemand/sobfinal

Secrets of Blackmoor – Shane Plays Podcast Extra
https://shaneplays.com/secrets-of-blackmoor-the-true-history-of-dungeons-and-dragons/

 

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

Sep 6, 2019

The Joker Psychology: Evil Clowns and the Women Who Love Them with Dr. Travis Langley AKA the Superherologist. Fictional and real world psychology aspects of the Clown Prince of Crime! Does the Joker have a true origin? How many major eras of the Joker are there and what are they? Would the Joker be more or less interesting if he was actually funny? Are the Joker and Harley a Bonnie and Clyde couple? Take a deep dive into the world of the Joker to learn all this and more, plus Shane and Travis’ favorite Joker versions!

Podcast version of the live Shane Plays Geek Talk radio show from 8/31/2019

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 Suicide Squad (2016)

Topic Notes:

The Joker Psychology: Evil Clowns and the Women Who Love Them
https://www.amazon.com/Joker-Psychology-Clowns-Popular-Culture/dp/1454935421

The Superherologist! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 51
https://shaneplays.com/the-superherologist-radio-show-podcast-ep-51/

Wonder Woman Psychology with the Superherologist! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 98
https://shaneplays.com/wonder-woman-psychology-radio-show-podcast-ep-98/

Kevin Smith Unveils Plans For ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Anime Series At Netflix | Deadline
https://deadline.com/2019/08/kevin-smith-masters-of-the-universe-revelation-netflix-anime-series-he-man-1202670904/

 

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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