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After Hours: Kill Team Six

If you had to lead a squad of soldiers in the Warhammer 40k universe, who would they be and what is their mission? That’s the question I put to Aaron, Tom, and Shaun. I also reviewed two fine books:

  • Spies of Lightelf: A Judge’s Guild supplement for The WIlderlands campaign setting. A kingdom of gnomes, infested with spies, and random plant encounter tables.
  • Night of the Shark: An AD&D adventure about sharks and shark men and a monstrous entity called the Apodalypse, even though it’s shark based and that name makes no sense.

Song: Dysfunction by  GAMESHARK™

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Don’t Cross the Stream: Speed Racer

The 2008 movie version of Speed Racer is a trip and a favorite of many of our cast members. Bridget, Noah, Richard, Thad, and I discuss how the overly-saturated visual chaos and splendor of this movie can be translated into gaming fodder. From civilization building games that explore the cost of building the tracks used in the movie, to using slot cars in a RPG, we have it all!

Song: Speedracer Theme ’08 (TheBloodyBeetoots Remix)

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After Hours: Crossover Chaos

Everyone is excited about the great crossover event happening in a major fictional universe. Of course, I’m talking about the Supernatural/Scooby Doo crossover. I heard something about some crossover movie but who cares about that?

Anyway, Shaun, Tom, and I got together to make our crossover RPG characters. We used random character creation tables from different games to generate our team – from Maid to Beyond the Supernatural.

Song: Dockyard by Bones the Beat Head.

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Don’t Cross the Stream: Infini

Sci-fi films can be about big ideas, but sometimes that isn’t enough. Infini tries to be about some big ideas but the execution leaves much to be desired. Bridget, Caleb, Fae, Thad, and I discuss the movie and our ideas for mining gaming fodder out of it. Things like random tables for doing stupid things in space, to mini games about pretending to be human even when you’re secretly a goo alien!

Song: Atonement by Quine

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