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Episode 036: Ninja Warriors of the Vodkapocalypse

March 30th, 2009 · Luke · 6 Comments

*Joe is sick – send him retroactive good vibes

*Special Guest Host: Jenn from The Trapcast.

*Our second Live episode is recording on 3/31. Come join us online! You can find the live episode here.

*Adam cites his funniest moment in podcast courtesy of Downunder Gamers

*Adam challenges us to build a setting in thirty minutes and brags how easy it is

*Listen as too many cooks prove Adam wrong.

*Joe’s true destiny

*We find out we just inadvertently played the first part of a Primetime Adventures game.

*Madonna

*Silent, but taco

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  • 1 MrTim // Mar 30, 2009 at 5:26 am

    Hey guys, fun episode. I sincerely hope there were copious amounts of alcohol involved, because if you came up with those ideas sober you all need help ;-)

    Here’s a bit of vocabulary, at least as I’ve always understood it:

    Speculative Fiction: Anything with any hint of science fiction or fantasy. Lord of the Rings, Battlestar Galactica, Mork & Mindy, even most James Bond films – all speculative ficion.

    Alternate History: Any story set on Earth but with some historical change, whether it’s set in the “modern day” or the “past.” Watchmen is an alternate history, and it was an alternate history in 1985 when it was written. Because, you know, the history is an alternative to our history. Then again, technically, any mainstream superhero comic is an alternate history.

    Oh, and the plural of “ninja” is “ninja.” Japanese doesn’t have a plural form for anything. (Which means, I guess, that the plural of “futon” would be “futon,” too.)

  • 2 Joe // Mar 30, 2009 at 7:05 am

    Nein mein freunden. Science Fiction is Science Fiction. Adam’s description of SpecFic is correct. Speculative Fiction can be called “What if” fiction.

  • 3 Mike // Mar 31, 2009 at 4:54 pm

    Our influence spreads! We love you too, Podgers.

  • 4 Sardel // Apr 2, 2009 at 1:37 am

    This episode made me think of the Superman graphic novel, Red Son. The premise being that when Superman first lands on earth as a baby he ends up in Russia instead of Kansas. Superman ends up being a communist instead of the paragon of the American dream. I’m not even sure if the Selby Force 5 would be able to handle this.

  • 5 Your Morning Head: Too Much Crap, Not Enough Time - Ideology of Madness // Apr 6, 2009 at 7:01 am

    [...] what other tricks do you have to get the most out of your time?  Short of employing a squad of Selby clones, I’m not sure what  else I can [...]

  • 6 PoorHobo // Apr 13, 2009 at 2:22 am

    Episode started out great and helpful but around the half hour mak it became to silly to listen too anymore.

    The pluaral of ninja is ninja or ninjas. Either is correct.

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