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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 213: A Terrible Respite From a Welcome Silence


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: We're back! Weeks in Review: Building The Wall, Google Pixel XL II, OnePlus 5T; AirDnD; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

0:00:30. We're back! Weeks in Review
+ Building The Wall -- A Stage Reading (TheSuburbanTimes)
+ Google Pixel XL II (Google)
+ OnePlus 5T (OnePlus)

0:31:23. Looking Ahead: AirDnD; LilBard's Tavern.
+ SpoCon 2018 (SpoCon). Aug 10-12, 2018
+ SnakeRiver FandomCon 2018 (srfandomcon). Sep 28-30, 2018

0:34:10. BQoTW.  
BQoTW #212. What is the music that changed your life?
BQoTW #213. If you made a film, what roles would you cast Scott and Andy in?

0:37:30. Casey Lee. Does anyone else sing "I'm Just A Little Black Rain Cloud" when playing a Thief to let the DM know you are using Hide in shadows? (Or do you have any non-game speak ways of announcing an action to avoid breaking immersion, to be more clear about my question's point)

0:40:19. James Peters. What, if any, "point and shoot" camera would the Bards recommend? As far as I know, there aren't any durable waterproof DSLRs, so I am considering getting an Olympus "Tough" camera or similar that can survive my adventures but still give me that optical zoom and depth of field a smartphone camera cannon.

0:44:20. Patrick Boden. As you briefly mentioned the Black Books series last episode, which I recommend to any that have not seen it, do you have a favourite episode and if not who is your favourite stand up comedian? Bill Bailey and Dylan Moran are some of my faves.
+ Bill Bailey (website)
+ Jimmy Carr (website)
+ Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (IMDB)
+ Kevin James (IMDB)

0:58:48. Rob MacLennan. What was your biggest moment of realization? Something that just snapped your head around.

1:04:44. Dennis Nichol. In light of the recent full moon and Jupiter being clearly visible in the Puget Sound area lately, what is you guys favorite event, phenomenon, etc,...

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Dennis Nichol, Erin Weathers, Casey Lee, Jay Blancken, Todd McKimmey, Douggie Sharp, Beau Prichard, Tom Brophy, Gordon D. Duke, Lotta Djerf, Tim Martin, Laura Adams, James Herbert,  Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode LB001: Lil' Bard Reviews "Little Nightmares"


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Description: Michael Dopieralski and guest Cameron review Little Nightmares

0:00:12. Lil Bard's Tavern
+ Little Nightmares (Bandai Namco)
+ The Hideaway DLC (Microsoft)
+ Little Nightmares 001 Comic (view-comic)

Huge thanks to James Peters for providing the game for review!

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Tobin Dax, Gordon D. Duke,  Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin,  Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 212: LA Story


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; Websites and LA Story; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

0:00:55. Weeks in Review
+ Primeval Ink Tattoo (web)
+ Kairos Productions (web)
+ Mahria Zook @mahriazook (twitter)
+ Brandon Marino @TheBatMarino (twitter)
+ Lacey Hannan @laceyhannan (twitter)
+ Don Thacker @skinnytie (instagram)
+ Nelson | Seattle Foodie @nelson_eats (instagram)
+ Deadpool 2 (IMDB)
+ Solo: A Star Wars Story (IMDB)
+ Z Nation Dispute (KREM.com)

0:46:58. Bardic Question of the Week
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BQotW #211: What is a pivotal property (book, movie, moment) in a franchise that completely changed your opinion of the franchise?
+ Star Trek (2009) (IMDB)
+ Star Wars: The Last Jedi (IMDB)
+ Heroes (IMDB)
+ Agents of Shield (season 2) (IMDB)


BQotW #212: What music changed your life?
+ 2112 - Rush (YouTube)+ Bohemian Rhapsody (IMDB)

1:06:22. Gordon Duke. What is the average airspeed of an unladen swallow?

1:07:12. Patrick Boden. What do you think doesn't translate well from British Comedy shows when converted to an American format, and what shows -- comedy or not -- have translated well?
+ W1A (IMDB)

1:19:41. Rob MacLennan. Do you have a favourite VO that you've done?
+ En Passant (2012) (IMDB)
+ Eno from Capital One Commercial (YouTube)
+ 1-2-Switch (Nintendo)
+ Area 777 (appadvice.com)

1:24:26. Dennis Nichol. How may people do you think who say they are allergic to bees are actually allergic to bees? 
+ Kevin James: Never Don't Give Up (IMDB)

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Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Tobin Dax, Gordon D. Duke,  Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin,  Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 211: Infinity Bards


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; Microsoft Graph; Z Nation: LED Triangle: Directing; Infinity War recap and SPOILERS; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

0:00:36. Weeks in Review
+ Microsoft Graph (microsoft)
+ Avengers: Infinity War (IMDB)
+ Venom (IMDB)
+ Z Nation (IMDB)
+ LED Triangle Light (fstoppers)
+ Hurlyburly (IMDB)

0:19:45. Prelude to Avengers: Infinity War (spoiler free)
+ Deadpool 2 (IMDB)
+ Celine Dion - Ashes (YouTube)

0:23:07. AirD&D Winners
+ Gordon D. Duke, Bryan Bender, James Peters. Mike Ott, alternate.

0:24:37. Avengers: Infinity War (spoiler free)

0:36:30. Avengers: Infinity War (THAR BE SPOILERS!!)
+ Infinity War comics (wikipedia)
+ Paul Bettany (IMDB)

1:27:17. Bardic Question of the Week
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BQotW #210: What is your favorite story of survival?
BQotW #211: What is a pivotal property (book, movie, moment) in a franchise that completely changed your opinion of the franchise?

1:37:43. James Peters. Given the nature of many modern memes, would Monty Python have survived in the modern day?

1:41:25. Casey Lee. Answering an earlier BQotW.

1:43:24. Bryan Bender. Will humankind as a species ever encounter extre-terrestial life?
 
1:46:00. Rival Guy. Between Hellblade and the new God of War, which game provides a more compelling narrative of a foreigner in conflict with Norse Mythology?

1:47:54. Rob MacLennan. Have any new pen and paper RPGs caught your eye lately?

1:49:23. Patrick Boden. I can't think of a good question this week, so what question should I ask you for the next podcast?

1:50:16. Jimmy Peters. Have either of you in your voice-over work had to work with scripts adapted from scrips from other languages?

1:52:58. Dennis Nichol. How's Dunrick doing? Now that it's out (Cobra Kai!), how does it compare to your expectations?
+ Cobra Kai, episode 1 (YouTube)

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Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Tobin Dax, Gordon D. Duke,  Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin,  Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy, 7 Realms Productions.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 210: I Know Where You Hide The Bardies


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Description: Weeks in Review; Gods of War; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

0:00:34. Weeks in Review
+ A Quiet Place (IMDB)

0:08:21. God of War
+ God of War 4 (playstation)

+ God of Carnage (Amazon)

0:17:40. Bardic Question of the Week
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BQotW #209: What three items would you chose if you were put into an unknown survival scenario?
+ Gene Simmons - Firestarter (YouTube)

+ Lets say you've gone back in time poster (click image for larger view)

BQotW #210: What is your favorite story of survival?
+ The Quiet Earth (1985) (IMDB)
+ I Am Legend (IMDB)

0:30:29. Bryan Bender. Cats or Dogs? In a world without free will how can one act ethically?

0:33:14. Dennis Nichol. Football, baseball, or basketball?
+ George Carlin - Baseball vs Football (YouTube)
+ Seattle Seawolves (web)

0:42:54. Rob MacLennan. What foods do you miss most?

0:49:11. Patrick Boden. If you were last in line for a prize and really wanted to be in the top three, how would you bump off the competition?
+ Murderous Affairs (IMDB)

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Hawke Robinson, James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Rob MacLennan, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, Tobin Dax, Gordon D. Duke,  Dennis Nichol, Jay Blancken, Casey Lee, Douggie Sharp, Todd McKimmey, Lotta Djerf, Tom Brophy, Laura Adams, James Herbert, Beau Prichard, Tim Martin,  Brad Roberts, Jenifer Rifenbery, and Rival Guy.