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Monday, March 22, 2021

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 274: The Bardy Cut

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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; Snyder Cut; BQotW; Questions and Answers 

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0:02:50. Weeks in Review and the Snyder Cut
+ Zach Snyder's Justice League (IMDB)

0:32:55. BQotW
BQotW #274: What is your favorite twist in a book, movie, game, play, or TV show (one year old or older for spoilers sake)?

+ Evernight (peginc.com)
+ The Sixth Sense (IMDB)
+ Serenity (2019) (IMDB)
+ On a Pale Horse (goodreads.com)
+ The Prisoner (IMDB)
+ Assassin's Creed (ubisoft)
+ TACOMA (tacoma.game)
+ Trilogy of Terror (IMDB)
+ Lucky Number Slevin (IMDB)
+ Skyrim (bethesda.net)

BQotW #275: What unreleased or shelved project would you love to see the light of day?

1:04:33. Seth Davis. How do you measure this past year?

1:10:02. Rob MacLennan. Do you have a favourite quote; literary, film, or otherwise?

1:15:18. Brad McGowan. Do the Two Bards have discussions about sports? Favorite teams, epic plays, chances of your teams going all the way?

1:18:35. James Peters. What's one social custom that has disappeared during the pandemic that you would like to see stay gone?

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Laura Red Scott, Stuart Hume, Brad Roberts, Rob MacLennan, Rival Guy, Jenifer Rifenbery, Brad McGowan, Seth M. Davis, Casey Lee, Hawke Robinson, Jay Blancken, Douggie Sharp, Beau Prichard, Gordon D. Duke, and Lotta Djerf.

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 273: Con-templative Bards


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; BQotW; Questions and Answers 

0:01:15. Two Seventy Three point Five.

0:04:41. Weeks in Review.
+ Three Busy Debras (IMDB)
+ The Queen's Gambit (IMDB)
+ Resident Alien (IMDB)

0:32:55. BQotW
BQotW #273: What was your biggest "headache" at work?
BQotW #274: What is your favorite twist in a book, movie, game, play, or TV show (one year old or older for spoilers sake)?

0:59:42. Douggie Sharp. Another movie question, why do people get upset about tropes or at least view them negatively? A lot of times tropes are the foundation of the genre, like a Hallmark Christmas movie, you know what you are going to get. So why the negative view on them? 

1:06:09. Rival Guy. Scott: What do you wish you knew before you moved to England? Both about preparing for the move itself, and for life in the UK.

1:16:53. Casey Lee. You guys okay? How are you weathering everything?

1:19:26. James Peters. With Blizzcon online this year, and the resounding feedback being "This could have been an e-mail", I was wondering what conventions really do benefit from happening in person. On the other hand, what conventions or other large in-person events do you feel really SHOULD be digital only going forward?

1:24:31. Rob MacLennan. Along the same lines, is there a specific thing or type of tech interface that you think should be added to virtual cons that no one seems to be using? 

1:26:29. Douggie Sharp. Did you ever watch Mayans M.C., and was it any good?
+ The Great North (IMDB)

1:30:36. Brad McGowan. What do you think of the M1 chip, specifically its CPU and GPU technology?

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Laura Red Scott, Stuart Hume, Brad Roberts, Rob MacLennan, Rival Guy, Jenifer Rifenbery, Brad McGowan, Seth M. Davis, Casey Lee, Hawke Robinson, Jay Blancken, Douggie Sharp, Beau Prichard, Gordon D. Duke, and Lotta Djerf.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 272: Bard Flu Over a Keto Mess


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; BQotW; Questions and Answers 

0:05:01. Weeks in Review.
+ The Medium (xbox)
+ Control (controlgame)
+ The Little Things (IMDB)
+ The Great Escapists (IMDB)
+ The Expanse (IMDB)

0:39:58. BQotW 
BQotW #271:  If you could have a private quarantine concert right now, but it had to be in your residence, who would it be?
BQotW #272: What was your biggest "headache" at work?

0:49:22. Douggie Sharp. For those lower budget projects, what aspect of film making, pulls you out of the experience the quickest?

0:53:13. Paula Moran. Do you think augmented reality headsets would be a good addition to tabletop and larp or would they take away from the experience?

0:58:35. Brad McGowan. If I raged against the machine, would I find myself in the matrix of strawberry fields forever?

0:59:42. Rob MacLennan. What is your dream piece of almost affordable tech? Not "win the lottery" grade, but something just beyond what you can justify spending on?
 

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Laura Red Scott, Stuart Hume, Brad Roberts, Rob MacLennan, Rival Guy, Jenifer Rifenbery, Brad McGowan, Seth M. Davis, Casey Lee, Hawke Robinson, Jay Blancken, Douggie Sharp, Beau Prichard, Gordon D. Duke, and Lotta Djerf.


Monday, January 25, 2021

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 271: Bard and Parcel


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; BQotW; Questions and Answers 

0:01:16. Weeks in Review.
+ Logitech G935 (logitechg)
+ Grounded (obsidian)
+ WandaVision (IMDB)
+ The Mandalorian (IMDB)
+ Cyberpunk 2077 (cyberpunk)
+ Yakuza: Like a Dragon (sega)
+ IanHubert (YouTube)

0:51:20. BQotW
BQotW #270: What are you looking forward to in the New Year?
BQotW #271:  If you could have a private quarantine concert right now, but it had to be in your residence, who would it be?

1:00:55. Casey Lee. If Rival made his "Super cookies" in bulk, how many of us do you think would cosplay as Girl Scouts and work for him selling door-to-door? And should I shave my legs for that outfit, or no?

1:03:06. Paula Moran. Have either of you done any online tabletop or larp gaming as a result of quarantine?

1:04:28. Brad McGowan. Do either of you have videos of your work we haven't seen? Projects and performances.

1:10:26. Rob MacLennan. Is there a single arcade, console, or PC game that you're particularly nostalgic about?

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Laura Red Scott, Stuart Hume, Brad Roberts, Rob MacLennan, Rival Guy, Jenifer Rifenbery, Brad McGowan, Seth M. Davis, Casey Lee, Hawke Robinson, Jay Blancken, Douggie Sharp, Beau Prichard, Gordon D. Duke, and Lotta Djerf.

Monday, January 4, 2021

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 270: New Year, Who Dis?


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; BQotW; Questions and Answers 

0:02:02. Weeks in Review.
+ The Fellowship of the Ring (IMDB)
+ Immortals Fenyx Rising (ubisoft)
+ Grounded (obsidian)
+ Grounded - The Koi Pond Trailer (YouTube)

0:35:38. WW84 *Spoilers*
+ Wonder Woman 1984 (IMDB)

0:49:50. BQotW
BQotW #269: What's a way in which you did something (in a game or activity outside of the intended way) and the experience was better for it?
BQotW #270: What are you looking forward to in the New Year?

+ TacomaBoys (web)

1:01:05. Casey Lee. How do the Bards think we should make sure America remembers the people and lessons from this Pandemic?

1:06:19. Rival Guy. Scott: How does narrating the original Christmas Carol compare to starring in a modernized adaptation?

1:09:22. Rival Guy. Andy: Now that you've had both, and better understood the generational shift philosophy, how do you think the existence of the Series S impacts the case for the Series X at the consumer level?

1:21:27. Brad McGowan. How do you both feel about this video (YouTube: Runesmith, Game Design)?

1:34:50. Rob MacLennan. Do either of you have any projects/builds that you're working on at the moment?

Patreon support for this episode provided by...
James Peters, Leslie Sedlak, Laura Red Scott, Stuart Hume, Brad Roberts, Rob MacLennan, Rival Guy, Jenifer Rifenbery, Seth M. Davis, Casey Lee, Hawke Robinson, Jay Blancken, Douggie Sharp, Beau Prichard, Gordon D. Duke, and Lotta Djerf.