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Episode 153: The Perfect Sky is Torn

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First the guys chat about the weather, and work stuff… Andy talks about some new design ideas he’s been having for Space Fluxx… but they spend the most of this show talking about Westworld, first discussing the original 1973 film, and later, the finale of season 2 of the series.

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Episode 149: One Rulesheet To Rule Them All

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First Keith talks about Slurpees and a game called Vye. Andy talks about work stuff he’s been focusing on, including a massive redesign of the standard Fluxx rulesheet. Keith mentions his upcoming trip to Wales and the guys talk about games in and about The Prisoner. This leads to a discussion of reboots and problems that different shows can run into in their second season. Comments sent in by a listener named Michael get the guys into another conversation about stun guns and various other big-picture questions about the Star Wars universe. After dropping the spoiler curtain they discuss Westworld, the Expanse, and the Crossing.

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Episode 148: June 23, 2020

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First the guys catch up on the stuff they’re each working on. Keith tells a story about a questionable decision by a tombstone manufacturer, and asks philosophical questions about sci-fi scenarios involving robots. Moving on to media, the guys discuss Legion, Better Call Saul, the Last Man on Earth, Dunkirk, the Greatest Showman, and Westworld.

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Episode 146: Burning Down the Dungeon

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First Keith reports on how things are going with his current D&D campaign, and describes a really cool player involvement technique he’s been using. Andy reports on the status of the development of the Star Trek Fluxxes, and talks about his father’s declining health. Then they talk about Infinity War, for like, forever. They also discuss Westworld.

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Episode 145: Dinosaurs Riding Magic Trains

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The guys discuss a lot of media this time, starting with Isle of Dogs and their expectations about the impending Infinity War. Andy talks about a scene he’d like to have seen in the Lord or the Rings, involving the Eagles, then he complains about people who ask if Pyramid Arcade is the Cones of Dunshire. Keith offers helpful advice and talks about dealing with people who are dismissive about Eberron. Then they bring down the Spoiler Curtain to discuss A Quiet Place and the first episode of season 2 of Westworld.

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Episode 144: Tunnels and Toiletries

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First the guys talk about a couple of games Andy played for the first time while visiting Keith, Onitama and Starfall. Then Keith talks about the D&D campaign he’s currently running, and what he’s planning to spring on his players next. Moving on to media, topics include The Expanse, A Quiet Place, Counterpart, Lost in Space, Groundhog Day, and Ready Player One.

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Episode 143: Sausage and Feelings

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This episode was recorded when Keith and Andy were together for a change, since Andy is in Portland for the Gamestorm convention. They went to see Ready Player One together and spend most of this episode discussing the movie. They also talk slightly about the start of the new seasons of Legion and the Americans.

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Episode 140: Doctor Potter and the Time-Eaters

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Keith just got back from England and talks about an unusual clock he saw there called the Chronophage. Meanwhile Andy just got back from Reno and talks about the GAMA Trade Show. It was held at the Peppermill casino, which Andy really liked, if for no other reason than the giant video screens they have everywhere. Andy talks about how excited everyone is about his new game, Get the MacGuffin, which goes on sale April 5th. Regarding media, they talk about David Letterman’s new show, Justice League, Three Billboards, and various others. Andy talks about seeing Weird Al and Emo Philips in concert, and Keith talks about how to destroy and reset the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Lastly, they discuss the first episode of the new season of Timeless.

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Episode 139: Why is John Travolta Here?

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First the guys discuss their upcoming travel plans. Then Keith talks about watching the Oscars with his custom bingo cards, and they discuss the movie previews that were shown before Black Panther. They debate the question of whether Groundhog Day is science-fiction or fantasy, and discuss various genre definitions. Lastly they discuss Black Panther in detail.

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Episode 137: The Bummer Episode

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First Andy talks about the recently announced plans for Star Trek Fluxxes, and talks about the name he finally came up with for his 31st pyramid game, Nomids. Then Andy gets heavy and talks about his current struggles with his aging father who’s becoming increasingly forgetful. Next they talk work and about some of the challenges they each face as entrepreneurs in an overly saturated marketplace. Lastly, they spend a lot of time discussing the season finale of Star Trek Discovery.

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