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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: November, 2021
Nov 19, 2021

A cool project to make 3D-printable RPG miniatures from Jeshield’s art. Plus! How did he build his RPG stock art business as the main part of his income? What was the RPG that influenced him to become an artist, and what piece of its art impacted him the most? Straight talk on the financials of the RPG art business. Comparing an artist website versus Patreon vs DriveThruRPG. The importance of a rate sheet. Beware the mighty werefrog!

Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #251 - 11/19/2021

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SHOW NOTES

Uncommon Monstrosities: 3D Printable Miniatures for your Tabletop Gaming Experience
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jeshields/uncommon-monstrosities

Jeshields | Stock Art for the RPG Industry
https://jeshields.com/

Jeshields - RPG Stock Art Patreon
https://www.patreon.com/jeshields

Jeshields on DriveThruRPG
https://www.drivethrurpg.com/browse/pub/7868/Jeshields

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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/

Nov 9, 2021

Gaming historian Jon Peterson works through the unhappy but fascinating drama of Gary Gygax, Dave Arneson, and TSR to bring us the facts of it all regarding the two most important personalities and the most important company in RPG history. The legal battles over royalties and ownership of Dungeons & Dragons and TSR itself. What is a game, legally? The Eggbert Incident and its effect on TSR’s financials. Inflated number reporting and lavish expenditures. Gary Gygax walks into the ambush at Sheridan Springs thinking he has all the bullets. Lorraine Williams’s impact on financials by the numbers. Arneson’s last day at TSR. What discovery surprised Jon during his research? Some Sam Witwer love. More!

Shane Plays Geek Talk Episode #250 - 11/9/2021

Like what you hear?
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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, Amazon 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

Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons
https://www.amazon.com/Game-Wizards-Dungeons-Dragons-Histories/dp/0262542951/

The Ambush at Sheridan Springs: How Gary Gygax Lost Control of Dungeons & Dragons
https://medium.com/@increment/the-ambush-at-sheridan-springs-3a29d07f6836

Game Wizards: TSR Financials
http://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2021/09/game-wizards-tsr-financials.html

Game Wizards: TSR Staffing
https://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2021/09/game-wizards-tsr-staffing.html

Game Wizards: D&D Development Timeline
https://playingattheworld.blogspot.com/2021/10/game-wizards-d-development-timeline.html

Trying to Be Kind Podcast (they are working through The Elusive Shift by Jon)
https://tryingtobekind.podbean.com/

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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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