Archive for April 2019

Geekery in General 234: Legendary Weapons part 8-Russia

April 25, 2019 @ 1:54 am

In this episode Al takes a look at warriors and weapons from Russian and Slavic folklore.

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The Casual Martial Artist 12: War Stories-A Fireside Chat with Al and Marcus

April 24, 2019 @ 2:29 am

Training in a martial art can be difficult, but it can also be very rewarding. In this episode our hosts reminiscence about their experience training in martial arts, both good and bad. We discuss how martial arts has changed us, some memorable moments, and what we think training has done for us.

Editor's note: we had a little bit of audio difficulty in this episode. I tried to clean it up the best I could.

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Geekery in General 233: Legendary Weapons part 7-Japan

April 17, 2019 @ 11:22 pm

This episode we'll head to the Land of the Rising Sun to take a look at some weapons from Japanese mythology and folklore. We'll also take learn a little about Japanese swords and one of the most famous swordsmen in history-Miyamoto Musashi.

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GiG Quickie: Star Wars 9 Teaser Trailer

April 13, 2019 @ 5:51 pm

Al takes a quick look at the newly released teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode 9.

CORRECTION: I mention Tatooine being in the Empire Strikes Back. I meant to say Return of the Jedi. I dock myself 15 points of Geek Cred.

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Geekery in General 232: Role Playing Game Urban Legends

April 7, 2019 @ 2:20 pm

Did you know there was supposed to be a major plot twist in the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon from the 80s? Or that the FBI raided the headquarters of Steve Jackson Games because they thought GURPS Cyberpunk was a computer crime handbook? Are you aware that TSR tried to trademark the word Nazi? Dan from the Radio Free Borderlands podcast joins Al as we discuss these and other role playing game urban legends.

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Gamer’s Gambit 10: Video Game Urban Legends

April 6, 2019 @ 2:15 am

Al and Wayne take a break from discussing video game news to talk about video game urban legends. We discuss legends related to Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, Metroid, and more.

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