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Shane Plays Geek Talk

A journey into the things we love: D&D / 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, 2020
Sep 30, 2020

The hugely popular Inktober drawing challenge with creator Jake Parker. When did Inktober start and how large has it grown? What are people saying about how Inktober has helped them? Advice from Don Bluth. How do you say Mignola? Shane wants to be a cartoonist.

Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #229 - 9/30/2020

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SHOW NOTES

Podcast Zinger is from Guardians of the Galaxy

Topic Notes:

Jake’s website:
https://www.mrjakeparker.com/

Inktober
https://inktober.com/

Jake Parker on Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jake_Parker


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/

Sep 25, 2020

Good Strong Hands RPG (“A darkly whimsical game about saving your fantastical world”) with indie developer Craig Campbell of NerdBurger Games. RPGs gone virtual. The importance of cons to the RPG industry. How is RPG design like architecture? Sad scenes in geek movies. The butter burger.

Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #228 - 9/25/2020

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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 and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories).

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 Black Hole

Topic Notes:

NerdBurger Games
https://www.nerdburgergames.com/

Good Strong Hands Kickstarter
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1582756696/good-strong-hands-rpg?ref=5xgy12

Nerdburger Games Discord Community:
https://discord.com/invite/BRXGCyw


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/

Sep 20, 2020

10 playful sketches chock full of D&D and RPG mirth and good-natured skewering, written by Shane Stacks and performed and edited by the Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk podcast crew (Russ Morrissey, Peter Coffey and Darryl Mott)! Sketches include comparing sanity check fails, “invisible” bank robbers, a certain gazebo, the lack of variety in the post-apocalypse, having cows in dungeons, GMs saying yes, quiz show initiative, and more!

Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #227 - 9/20/2020

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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 and Stitcher (and other fine, fine podcast directories).

Hey, you! Yeah, you! Buy cool stuff, support Shane Plays Geek Talk with these affiliate links!
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SHOW NOTES

Morrus’ Unofficial Tabletop RPG News
https://www.enworld.org/

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

RPG Sketches:

Now THAT'S What I Call a Sanity Check!
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #35: Sci-Fi Games with Ed Jowett
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/34-sci-fi-games-with-ed-jowett/

Barricade Bessie
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #66: Top 20 Dungeons & Dragons Villains
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/66-top-20-dungeons-dragons-villains/

The Gazebo's Tale or Gazebo and the Dread Eric
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #44: U2 Danger at Dunwater
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/44-ghosts-of-u2-danger-at-dunwater/

The original Eric & the Dread Gazebo story that inspired this sketch:
https://web.archive.org/web/20080804140516/http://www.dreadgazebo.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=8

Invisible Bank Robber
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #82: Top RPG Podcasts of 2019
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/82-top-rpg-podcasts-of-2019/

The story that inspired this sketch:
https://factualfacts.com/a-man-tried-to-rob-a-bank-after-paying-500-to-a-wizard-to-make-him-invisible/

The Ultimate Pool of Might and Wizardry
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #69: Dungeons & Desktops with Shane Stacks and Matt Barton
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/69-dungeons-desktops-with-shane-stacks-and-matt-barton/

Quiz Show Initiative
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #100: Our 100th Episode with Guests Shane Stacks and Darryl Mott
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/100-our-100th-episode-with-guests-shane-stacks-and-darryl-mott/

Grabnar's End
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #107: Mythological Figures & Maleficent Monsters with Mike Myler
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/107-mythological-figures-maleficent-monsters-with-mike-myler/

Would a Giant Cockroach Hurt Once in a While?
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #48: Exploring Saltmarsh Finale: The Styes
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/48-exploring-saltmarsh-finale-the-styes/

Horsing Around
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #85: Top RPG Podcasts of 2019
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/85-capers-with-craig-campbell/

Star Wars Backstory
From Morrus's Unofficial Tabletop RPG Talk #103: Fantastic Lairs with James Introcaso
https://morrus.podbean.com/e/103-fantastic-lairs-with-james-introcaso/


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/

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