Monthly archives of “July 2016

Episode 66: Dungeons and Snuggles


Topics this week include American wizards in the Harry Potter universe, fan-created Star Trek shows, the digital Gloom Kickstarter, and the D&D episode of the Goldbergs. Lastly, they go behind the spoiler curtain to discuss the start of season 2 of Mr. Robot.

SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers inside.

Episode 65: Dreamwalking vs. Time Travel


First Keith talks about recent convention shenanigans, then he rips apart the Batman vs. Superman movie, which he finally saw on the airplane home. This leads into a fascinating debate about which ability they’d each most like to have, either time travel or dream manipulation. Media topics include Night Gallery, The Goldbergs, The Americans, Unreal, and the end of season 1 of Mr. Robot, which Keith again has some spoilery-theories about.

SPOILER LEVEL: Slightly spoilery.

Episode 64: Next Stop: Stupidville!


Topics this week include: Simul-viewing (watching something at the same time as someone else in separate locations and texting to each other during the show); the lessons of rule complexity found in the fictional card game Fizzbin; the benefits of keeping the core of a game design simple and increasing the complexity with advanced rules included later; Keith’s new design-in-progress, Project 12; and finally, a long, spoiler-heavy discussion of The Americans, with minor side discussions of Fringe, House of Cards, Orange Is The New Black, and Unreal.

SPOILER ALERT: Spoilers inside.

Episode 63: Do The Broncos Exist?


Keith and Andy compare notes on Pandemic Legacy and Risk Legacy, with Keith having only played the former and Andy having only played the latter. They also discuss the Brexit vote, and how it might fit into a future Chrononauts game. Media topics include The Americans, Night Gallery, Game of Thrones, Fringe, and a spoiler-heavy discussion of the first season of Mr. Robot. Lastly, they get into a fascinating discussion about fictional religions in Keith’s D&D world, Eberron.

SPOILER WARNINGS: Contains Spoilers.

Fringe Watch List

4: The Arrival
11: Bound
14: Ability
17: Bad Dreams
19: The Road Not Taken
20: There’s More Than One Of Everything

8: August
10: Grey Matters
15: Jacksonville
16: Peter
19: The Man From The Other Side
20: Brown Betty
21: Northwest Passage (really just the ending)
22: Over There Part 1
23: Over There Part 2

ALL OF SEASON 3 (Except 9: Marionette)