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Entries from August 2009

TPC Gencon Interview: RPG Podcasting/General Gencon

August 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

* This episode is explicit

* This interview was conducted in the room, therefore the sound quality is lower, but still very easily listenable

* Brant and Jenn from the Trap Cast join David at Gencon ’09

* What have you been up to, what have you done?

* What are your goals for the convention?

* Meeting RPG podcasters

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Tags: Interviews · Podcast

LurkerWithout’s Sunday Trade

August 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Sparks: An urban fairy tale by Lawrence Marvit

Jo is a lonely auto mechanic. She lives at home with her drunken cop father and zoned out mother. And one day she builds..well not a robot. More the shell of one. And that night a lightning strike brings him to life. Jo eventually names him Galahad and he becomes her closest friend. Even as she struggles to fit in and make friends with other people. But even an artificial man can love.

Or its the story of a beautiful princess trapped by a wicked king and the brave knight who will do anything to save her.

Or maybe both…

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TPC 052: Life Events

August 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

* Jenn joins us from the Trapcast podcast

* If you’re interested in playing Drinkokalypse at Gencon with David and Jenn, hunt for ‘em at the convention. They’re playing Thursday night and will have tickets to get into the event.

* Luke will be running Project MG games during the weekend. If you’re interested in that let him know.

* Role-playing depth preferences, how far do you take it?

* Life Events, how do you let them impact your games?

* Shark Week.

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Tags: Episodes · Podcast

LurkerWithout’s Sunday Trade

August 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Mini Marvels: rock, paper, scissors by Chris Giarrusso

Chris G’s brilliantly adorable series of Marvel characters as children had previously been found scattered throughout various Marvel titles. But this collection gathers them up in one slim $10 volume. Thrill to Spidey and Venom’s paper delivery adventures. Wolverines quest for his favorite cereal. The Human Torch learning a valuable lesson about courtesy. And of course the most perfect adaptation of the World War Hulk story-arc…

Chris G’s all-ages comic never fails to make me laugh. Plus Elephant Steve. The Marvel universe could use more Elephant Steve.

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Fan Roundtable 006: The ENnies

August 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

* David and Joe are joined by Kristin and Ryan. Go listen to their shows, because they’re both awesome.

* This episode is VERY explicit. You have been warned.

* The nature of ‘explicit’

* The ENnies, why bother entering?

* Why actively try and get listeners, and why do you even bother podcasting?

* The ENnies, can it be improved?

* Who do you think will win best podcast this year?

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Tags: Podcast · Wild Cards