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This podcast discusses gaming in all its many forms: video games, roleplaying games, board games, live-action, retro-gaming, and so on. Your hosts Scormus and Beoulus bring you weekly gaming commentary, with a dash of humor and a heaping load of sarcasm and snark.

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This podcast discusses gaming in all its many forms: video games, roleplaying games, board games, live-action, retro-gaming, and so on. Your hosts Scormus and Beoulus bring you weekly gaming commentary, with a dash of humor and a heaping load of sarcasm and snark.

    Perfectly Awful

    Perfectly Awful

    Episode #36 – Discussing drama and worse in the Kickstarter TTRPG community, and whether the Intellivision Amico will ever actually be released.



    * Intro (0:50) – Our week, in brief.

    * Main Topic (8:05) – “The Perfect RPG” perfectly fails on Kickstarter, amongst a hail of controversy and such.

    * Video Game News (26:57) – The Intellivision Amico has been delayed again. Shocking, I know.

    * Wrap (43:45) – Final thoughts.



    Music from https://filmmusic.io

    “Pixelland” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 46 min
    All about the positivity!

    All about the positivity!

    Episode #35 – Looks like maybe we were a bit too harsh regarding “Rift” lately. Also, let’s discuss John Harper’s generous changes to his hacks license for “Lasers & Feelings”, and what it means for TTRPG development.



    * Intro (0:50) – Our week, in brief.

    * Main Topic (6:18) – Looks like we were wrong about “Rift” going downhill fast.

    * Tabletop Game News (22:36) – The infinitely-hackable TTRPG “Lasers & Feelings” is now under a CC-BY license. What does that mean for TTRPG development?

    * Wrap (39:58) – Final thoughts.



    Music from https://filmmusic.io

    “Pixelland” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 49 min
    Alas, poor Rift! I knew it well

    Alas, poor Rift! I knew it well

    Episode #34 – There is potential f*ckery afoot at Gamigo, when it comes to “Rift”. Also, with a new D&D movie in development, we discuss what other TTRPGs might make for good movies.



    * Intro (0:50) – Our week, in brief.

    * Main Topic (7:02) – Gamigo is shuttering the “Defiance” titles, and laying off the US-based dev team for “Rift”. Well, s**t.

    * Tabletop Gaming News (23:50) – What TTRPGs might make for good films?

    * Wrap (59:58) – Final thoughts.



    Music from https://filmmusic.io

    “Pixelland” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 1 hr 13 min
    A Dicey Situation

    A Dicey Situation

    Episode #33 – Discussing drama and discord in the Dice Collecting community, and (of course) EA screws up. Again.



    * Intro (0:50) – Our week, in brief.

    * Main Topic (3:12) – Don’t be like the owner of Gate Keeper Games. Seriously, just… ugh!

    * Other (26:02) – A brief addendum to our last topic, regarding Dice Maniacs’ Club.

    * Video Game News (27:34) – EA is in hot water again, as it appear one of their employees may have been selling access to top end players in FIFA.

    * Wrap (49:47) – Final thoughts.



    Music from https://filmmusic.io

    “Pixelland” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 51 min
    “Anonymous Sources”

    “Anonymous Sources”

    Episode #32 – Should we trust anonymous sources anymore, and Adam Bradford has a new job.



    * Intro (0:50) – Our week, in brief.

    * Main Topic (2:26) – Bloomberg reports that a new 7″ 720p OLED display is coming to a new Nintendo Switch revision later this year. But can we really trust this?

    * TTG News (21:02) – Well we know where Adam Bradford (co-founder of D&D Beyond) has landed, after leaving their previous employment. Let’s discuss this.

    * In Conclusion (34:41) – Final thoughts.



    Music from https://filmmusic.io

    “Pixelland” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 38 min
    Halloween in May?

    Halloween in May?

    Episode #31 – Today we’re talking about “Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft”, and providing a correction to last week’s show regarding “Diablo Immortal”.



    * Intro (0:50) – Our week, in brief.

    * Main Topic (3:38) – There’s another official book for D&D coming this May! Let’s talk about it!

    * Video Game News (18:20) – Correction for last week’s show: They did discuss “Diablo Immortal” at Blizzconline… and it still sucks!

    * Wrap (48:22) – Final thoughts.



    Music from https://filmmusic.io

    “Pixelland” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)

    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 58 min

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