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Monday, November 12, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 229: Excelsior!


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review: SavePoint.com website meeting with Dr. B; CPAP equipment; BohRap redux; The Veteran's Day Project; TSOP XBOX Mod; VVitch; BQotW; Erin's NYC Trip; Questions and Answers.

+ Stan Lee, Marvel Comics' Real-Life Superhero, Dies at 95 (Hollywood Reporter)

0:07:49. Weeks in Review
+ Doctor B (twitter)
+ Bohemian Rhapsody (IMDB)
+ VetsDayProject.com (web)
+ The Veterans Day Project - paperback (Amazon)
+ Metal Jesus (YouTube)
+ The VVitch (IMDB)

0:35:08. BQotW 
BQotW #228: When is the appropriate time to be playing Christmas Music, in the wild (i.e. in public)? 
+ A Very Scary Solstice (HPLovecraftHistoricalSociety)

BQotW #229: If you could teleport to a city, what is the one thing you'd like to do that is location specific?

0:45:25. Casey Lee. Do the bards think the Metal Gear Solid games are a good pick for non-violent solutions?

0:48:37. Rival Guy. Does virtual YouTuber technology (think Kizuna Ai) have a place in live roleplaying shows like Masters of the Metaverse?

0:52:10. Patrick Boden. Given the amount of red dead redemption going on at the moment; What are your favourite westerns to watch?

+ The Magnificent Seven (Amazon)
+ Open Range (Amazon)
+ Clint Eastwood (IMDB)
+ 3:10 to Yuma (Amazon)
+ Blazing Saddles (Amazon)
+ Red River (Amazon)
+ True Grit (Amazon)
+ The Wild Bunch (Amazon)
+ Once Upon A Time in the West (Amazon)
+ The Searchers (Amazon)
+ John Wayne (IMDB)
+ Dances with Wolves (Amazon)
+ Blackthorn (Amazon)
+ The Hateful Eight (Amazon)
+ Hell or High Water (Amazon)
+ Brokeback Mountain (Amazon)
+ Three Amigos (Amazon)
+ The Unforgiven (Amazon)
+ Tombstone (Amazon)
+ Wagons East (Amazon)
+ Fival Goes West (Amazon)

1:01:00. Rob MacLennan. You guys have mentioned before that you would like to see a Gamers film made in a Western world. Did Andy's stint as JW Hardin give you any ideas?

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

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 228: Bardhemian Rhapsody


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review: Andy - Sabrina, Camera Playtime, Teasing the Feature, Amazon Rapids, Red Dead Redemption II, Hurdy Gurdy; Scott - Monster Under The Bed, Audition, Diabetes Update, HurlyBurly; BQoTW: How do you typically spend your Halloween?; Getting Rhapsodic on Bohemian Rhapsody; Questions and Answers.

0:01:04. Weeks in Review
+ Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (IMDB)
+ Blackmagic Ursa Pro 4.6K Test Footage (Vimeo)
+ Amazon Rapids (amazon)
+ Red Dead Redemption II (rockstargames)
+ Michael Phelps looks like Conner Marx in 10 years (YouTube)
Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man (YouTube)
+ HurlyBurly at Tacoma Little Theatre (TacomaWeeklyNews)
+ The Veterans Day Project (TacomaLittleTheatre)

0:43:27. BQotW
BQotW #227: How do you typically spend your Halloween?
BQotW #228: When is the appropriate time to be playing Christmas Music, in the wild (i.e. in public)?

Bohemian Rhapsody (IMDB)

1:02:24. Casey Lee. For Scott, did you get to keep the t-shirt? :D

1:02:50. Rob MacLennan. I know that Andy is well into planning his project, Scott is there anything you can say about yours?

1:06:35. Patrick Boden. As I am about to time-travel with daylight savings, I wondered what the Bards would do with an extra hour and a day. Plus, if you could chose what day it was on, what day would it be to make the most use of it?

1:09:05. Rival Guy. SAG-AFTRA has a new agreement for small-budget indie games; I'd love to hear the Bards' thoughts on the deal.
+ SAG-AFTRA's new agreement opens doors for small-budget and indie games (gamasutra)

1:25:44. James Peters. What other non-violent or less violent resolutions would the Bards like to see in games, and media as alternatives to violence (and diplomacy)?

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

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 227: A Game Of Bards


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; Screenings, Z Nation, Open Water Certification, Frankenstein, Canada, Namco Museum, Soul Calibur 6, The Haunting of Hill House, JQ 3.5, BM Pocket; BQotW; Questions and Answers.

+ Red Letter Media: Best of the Worst (YouTube)

0:04:59. Weeks in Review
+ Holiday Hell (IMDB)
+ Moving Violations (IMDB)
+ Z Nation (IMDB)
+ Open Water Certification (padi.com)
+ The Killing Joke (sfi.com)
+ Renton Civic Theatre (web)
+ Dr. Frankenstein (burienculturehub)
+ Rocksmith (microsoft)
+ Namco Museum (nintendo)
+ Soul Calibur 6 (bandainamecoent)
+ The Haunting of Hill House (IMDB)
+ American Vandal (IMDB)
+ Big Mouth (IMDB)
+ JourneyQuest 3.5 (kickstarter)
+ Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (blackmagicdesign)

1:16:53. BQotW
BQotW #226: How many electronic game playing devices do you have, and what are they?
BQotW #227: How do you typically spend your Halloween? 

1:22:14. Rival Guy. What can we the listeners do to help advance original Two Bards film productions?

1:30:27. Rob MacLennan. Which of the cyberpunk genre archetypes most intrigue you?

1:31:44. James Peters. Which is your least favorite archetype to play in tabletop and RPGs?

1:33:02. Patrick Boden. What has been your favorite Halloween costume?

1:35:39. James Peters. What sexy Halloween costumes do you most/least want to see?

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

Monday, October 8, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 226: BardSEE not BardZEE


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Bohemian Rhapsody, Kavanaugh Confirmation; Weeks in Review: Skykick development woes, Games - Life is Strange Season 2, Plumbing issues, Black Magic - testing new firmware, Snake River Fandom Con (Forgot to talk about Scott's weeks); Questions and Answers; No BQotW.

+ Bohemian Rhapsody (IMDB)

0:03:45. Political Rants

0:17:02. Weeks in Review
+ Skykick (web)
+ Life is Strange Season 2 [trailer] (YouTube)
+ BlackMagic Design (web)
+ House of Bowyn: Facebook | Instagram
+ Snake River Fandom Con (web)
+ Catrine McGregor (IMDB)
+ ReelGuru.com (web)
+ Scorch The Earth Band (Facebook)

BQotW #225: no question
BQotW #226: How many electronic game playing devices do you have, and what are they?

1:32:30. James. What is your least favorite question that someone WILL ask you at the con?

1:42:42. Rob MacLennan. What was the first thing that really caught your eye at the con?

1:48:35. Casey Lee. Suggested Bardic Question: How many electronic game playing devices do you have, and what are they?

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

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Two Bards, One Mic – Episode 225: Game Bards Advanced


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Intro music by Randall Marsh
Description: Weeks in Review; BQotW; Questions and Answers. Sorry forgot to take notes!

0:00:59. Weeks in Review
+ DAL v. SEA, Week 3 (NFL)
+ Dropkick Murphys (web)
+ Flogging Molly (web)
+ Spiderman PS4 (playstation)

0:35:50. God of War 4 Spoilers
+ God of War 4 (playstation)

0:41:26. Weeks in Review, cont.
+ Blackmagic RAW (web)
+ Red Letter Media (web)
+ Noobow (gonintendo)
+ Tacoma (web)
+ What Remains of Edith Finch (giantsparrow)
+ Divinity 2 (web)

0:57:38. Potential Give-away?

0:59:38. BQotW
BQotW #224: What is your favorite video game and why?
BQotW #225: Due to the Con, there will be no BQotW this week.

Snake River Fandom Con (web)

1:28:06. James Peters. What is your favorite fight scene in film and why?

1:34:33. Rival Guy. How do you think the rise of autonomous vehicles will effect motorcycle riders and riding?

1:36:40. Casey Lee. Have the Bards tried the board game Dark Tower?

1:38:22. James. If you were to run BardCon (I vote for calling it the Banquet of Bards), where would you run it ideally?

1:41:09. Patrick Boden. What TV game shows did you use to watch, and which ones do you think you'd have a chance of winning today?

1:51:02. Rob MacLennan. What is your favourite get-away spot? What would it be in the I have a transporter future?

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