This week the word is Midichlorians. The nerds talk about what the new Star Wars movies might have been if Disney had taken the suggestions they’d gotten from George Lucas, and they debate which of the movies they think is the worst one. Keith talks about his current work projects, which leads the nerds discuss the differences between a storytelling game and a role playing game. Then Andy talks about Astronomy Fluxx, which is about to go to the printer. Lastly, they talk slightly about recent and upcoming media.
This week the word is Bicentennial. The nerds reflect on having recorded 200 of these shows, and share their memories of the national bicentennial in 1976. Then they talk about the custom Loonacy deck, featuring 24 of Goodloe’s cartoons of Keith & Andy, which superfan Leila put together for the occasion, and which you can actually buy! Andy reports on the status of the newest Fluxx decks in production, and talks about what subject matter he won’t consider turning into a version of Fluxx. Andy talks about Rick & Morty Fluxx, which has just been released, but only in Polish. Keith talks about a show called Nikita, which leads to discussions of other remakes, reboots, and spin-offs, and Andy mentions enjoying a web series with a real lawyer reacting to fictional legal proceedings.
This week the word is Atlantis. Andy talks at length about a book called Fingerprints of the Gods. Then they talk a little about game design stuff before moving on to media. Keith talks about Carnival Row, the new Dark Crystal series, and season 3 of Legion. Then Andy talks about camping in his truck and seeing a few sights during his long drive back from Burning Man. Keith reminisces about the time he found himself at a creepy motel in remote Canada, and sends along a few photos. Lastly, Andy talks about another book he read during his travels, called Under the Red Sea Sun.