Archive for December 2018

Gamer’s Gambit 3: Ultimate Alliance, Doom turns 25, Pokemon Go, and MORTAL KOMBAT!

December 28, 2018 @ 1:35 am

Al and Wayne have a variety of subjects to discuss this week:

Mortal Kombat 11 trailer
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 announced
PlayStation Classic hacked
Hello Neighbor prequel
New levels for Doom's 25th Anniversary
Pokemon Go's Popularity rebounds
Opinion: We don't understand game company CEOs

We also discuss Doom's impact on popular culture and society.

CORRECTION: While discussing the Mortal Kombat trailer Al mentions Sub-Zero. He meant to say Scorpion and loses 15 points of geek cred.

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Geekery in General 220: Black Mirror-White Christmas

December 23, 2018 @ 3:10 pm

Al and Chad move ahead in their review of the Black Mirror series by taking a look at the last episode of season 2. Why are we doing this now? We'd look pretty stupid reviewing a Christmas episode in February, wouldn't we?

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Geekery in General 219: Legendary Weapons part 1: France, Italy, and Spain

December 21, 2018 @ 12:16 am

In this new series we'll take a look at legendary and historical weapons from around the world, starting with France, Italy, and Spain.

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The Casual Martial Artist 4: Would You Like A Black Belt With That?

December 16, 2018 @ 2:45 pm

Al and Marcus discuss three terms that are sometimes used interchangeably: McDojo, Black Belt Factory, and Bullshido. We discuss some red flags that indicate a potential martial arts school might be a McDojo or a Black Belt Factory and share our experiences with these institutions.

You might also be interested in checking out the following sources that we looked at while preparing for this episode.

Art of One Dojo:

Karate by Jesse:

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Geekery in General 218: Black Mirror-15 Million Merits

December 10, 2018 @ 11:26 pm

Al and Chad move on to the next episode of Black Mirror: 15 Million Merits. Both hosts agree this episode was better written than episode 1. We also discuss the message we think this episode is trying to make in regards to reality TV and modern life.

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Gamer’s Gambit 2: Aliens, Kingdom Hearts 3, Switch News, Loot Crates, and Freemium Games

December 5, 2018 @ 11:53 pm

The 2018 Game Awards are tomorrow, but in the meantime why not listen to Al and Wayne talk about video games? Topics for this episode include:

Is a new Aliens game in the works?
Kingdom Hearts 3 finally has a release date
No Skyward Sword? Denied!
Sega Genesis Classics coming to Switch
US and Australia investigate loot boxes
Opinion: Is freemium the future of gaming?

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The Casual Martial Artist 3: Choosing a School and Style

December 1, 2018 @ 5:52 pm

So you want to learn a martial art? Al and Marcus are here to help! In this episode we discuss some factors to consider when deciding what style to study. We also discuss some things to keep in mind when you are looking for a martial arts school.

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