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The SwarmCast podcast is hosted by SIGM 2012 Jon Maness, and features a variety of guests talking about gaming, fandom tropes, and more.

The SwarmCast podcast is hosted by SIGM 2012 Jon Maness, and features a variety of guests talking about gaming, fandom tropes, and more.
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The SwarmCast podcast is hosted by SIGM 2012 Jon Maness, and features a variety of guests talking about gaming, fandom tropes, and more.

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Episodes

At "The O" 2019

6/19/2019
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Episode 87: At the O 2019 The SwarmCast was at Origins 2019, and we recorded with some pretty cool folks! Curt Covert with Smirk & Dagger / Smirk & Laughter Games (https://www.smirkanddagger.com/) Bruce Vouge with North Star Games (https://www.northstargames.com/) Chris and Heather O'Neill with 9th Level Games (https://www.9thlevel.com/) Zeke Coughlin with Reliquary Games Studio (http://reliquarygamestudios.com/) Alan Gerding with Tuesday Knight Games...

Duration:01:17:20

The Blooming Onion of Podcasts

6/11/2019
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Episode 86: The Blooming Onion of Podcasts This episode starts with a bang as something goes wrong at Gravy Jones' Locker, and Clem Fixit (a handyperson) is called in to... fix it... Plus, the return of a secret villain! What is up their evil sleeves, and with Toast and the Jon-bots be able to stop it? Or, do they even care? Also, we review a quick start for Wyrd Games Through the Breach, then talk with Rone (R-o-n-e) and Lou (L-o-u) with Iron GM Games (that's right) about their new...

Duration:01:57:01

Farm to Table Entertainment

5/21/2019
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Episode 85: Farm to Table Entertainment Join us as folks tell us what games they've played at SCARAB 2019 plus an interview with Carla from Weird Giraffe Games. Check out their Kickstarter for Big Easy Busking at http://kck.st/2Q6wuZg On this Episode: Weird Giraffe Games Board Game Reviews Get Off My Land Northern Pacific Pajaggle Blood of an Englishman The 2019 SM(a)SH Winner! Wicked Pacts Start Wars: Force and Destiny Pathfinder: Iron Gods Pathfinder Kids My Little Pony...

Duration:01:17:17

2019 RPG Pharaoh's Challenge Wrap-up (and more)

4/22/2019
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Episode 84: White Poo Wait. That's not the correct title! No, this is the 2019 RPG Pharaoh's Challenge Wrap-up. complete with live recorded audio. Intro 2019 RPG Pharoah's Challenge Audio (Featuring Era: Silence) 2019 ShushCon RPG Pharoah's Challenge Audio (Featuring MAZES) Board Game Reviews - Tsuro - Fireball Island - Catacombs 3rd Ed. - DOCE SCARAB 2020 News! Game Day: May 11 at Firefly Toys and Games! Ending music: Welcome to the Breakdown by I Fight Dragons Ice Cream...

Duration:02:04:17

Gold Blue Red and Black

2/28/2019
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Episode 83: Gold Blue Red and Black This episode contains recordings from SCARAB 2019, a new Kickstarter from Shades of Vengeance, and Hero Kids in our Games from around the world! Plus, get some skinny on the 10th year of SCARAB in 2020! On this episode: Links of Vengeance: Era Consortium Miniatures and Anniversary Edition Kickstarter Twice Alive Games Midnight Zombie Sabotage Hero Forge Games Shush Con Gaming Convention

Duration:01:22:05

Amazing

1/3/2019
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Episode 82: Amazing! Toast and a special guest talk about past and future episodes of the podcast! Or, at least, they would if they weren't interrupted by… a regularly scheduled episode of the SwarmCast Podcast! Stuff on this show:

Duration:01:32:59

Classic

11/28/2018
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Episode 81: Classic! The Ghost Of Ancient Times (GOAT for short) takes over so we can present to you our very first (fake) clip show! He takes us back to recordings from a week or two prior as we talk with Christian from Osprey Games (we get the Osprey Treatment), Dan from Smart Iguana Games about his new game: DOCE, and plenty of game reviews recorded back in the yestertimes of January 2018 at SCARAB 2018. Also, loyal listeners, we introduce our SC/PC Kit-bash Contest for Gaslands by...

Duration:02:09:13

Adjectiveless!

10/26/2018
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Episode 80: Adjectiveless SwarmCast! In this episode, Toast finally gets his order from Dr F, and activates and “Evil” Robot. Calvin helps. We also talk with Ed from Shades of Vengeance about a couple Kickstarters, Stentor from Glittercats Fine Amusements (not a cat themselves) stops by the Dungeon for a bit, and quick start and board game reviews happen! Intro [0:00:00] Quick Start: Cthulhu Confidential [0:06:18] GFAW: Era Survival Colony Kickstarter [0:25:09] Designers’ Dungeon:...

Duration:02:35:19

Astonishing!

9/12/2018
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Episode 79 - Astonishing Intro Designers Dungeon Robin Laws part 2 Quick Start Phoenix Dawn Command Guest Fabled Environments GFAW Rockopolis Board Game Reviews -- Pretending to Grown Up -- Rhino Hero Outtro End Song Cybertronic Warrior by Cybertronic Spree Links The Pelion Report for Olympus, inc. http://kck.st/2N32YoO Rockopolis the RPG http://kck.st/2oEwen9

Duration:02:12:46

Uncanny!

8/30/2018
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Episode 78 - Uncanny Intro [00:00] Designers Dungeon [08:51] Robin Laws part 1 Quick Start Review [36:36] Unknown Armies - FRPGD GFAW [51:26] Era: the Chosen Kickstarter! Board Game Reviews [1:27:10] -- King of NY -- Lord of the Fries -- Mow Money Cooking with Toast [1:35:10] Stuffed Mushrooms Outtro [1:37:31] Exit Song [1:38:30] Seek and Destroy - I Fight Dragons Links (of Vengeance) Era the Chosen Kickstarter: http://kck.st/2nG8OO0 Shades of Vengeance of...

Duration:01:27:15

Giant Sized SwarmCast!

6/4/2018
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Warning! This episode is extra-jumbo-large! What better way to come back for a sixth season! Toast is back. Back again. Today is back. Tell a friend. Welcome back! After a bit of a break, we're back with same new segments and new craziness! Intro [00:00:00] Guest! [or Back in My Day] - Orcs Unlimited (Pat McNeary) [00:06:54] Quick Draw! [Quick Start RPG Exchange] - CthulhuTech [00:33:38] GFAW! [Fan Favourite!] - Järnringen - Symbaroum [01:03:45] Designer's Dungeon!...

Duration:03:15:41

Season 5, Episode 14: Kickstarters and Colon Dominion!

4/24/2018
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Intro [00:00:00] QD Clockwork: Dominion [00:01:05] GFAW: City of Mist [00:21:05] TMayG: Yndaros Kickstarter [00:57:48] Guest: SoV - Battlecruiser Alamo [01:07:48] Board Game Reviews [01:36:44] Noir of IndinesRoll For It Deluxe Santa's BagOuttro [01:46:55] End Song: History Repeating (I Fight Dragons) [01:48:03] Links! YNDAROS: THE DARKEST STAR, award-winning Symbaroum campaign Battlecruiser Alamo RPG (Powered by Era d10)

Duration:01:19:38

Season 5, Episode 13: Bounty Hunters and ShushCon RPG Pharaoh's Challenge!

4/2/2018
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Join us as we check in on the ShushCon Edition of the RPG Pharaoh's Challenge, talk about some more games from SCARAB, and another Quickstart from our Quick Draw exchange! Jon also sits down at SCARAB to talk with Aaron Lopez, who it turns out is a pretty neat guy. Intro [00:00:00] RPG Pharaoh's Challenge - Shush Con [00:02:20] Tell Me about your Game (SCARAB Style) [00:21:18] - Era Survival - Era Consortium Games From Around The World (SCARAB Style) [00:29:20] - Paranoia - Tenra...

Duration:01:12:28

Season 5, Episode 12: More Live Stuff! (SCARAB '18 and GnomeCon '18)

3/12/2018
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More stuff recorded live at Cons! This round, more SCARAB 2018 stuff and Gnome Con 2018! Intro Escape Room Review - SC History (@ 4m, 10s) Tell Me About Your Game (@ 6m, 36s) -Pathfinder with Cathy -D&D5e with Robbie GFAW - Era Empowered Kickstarter with Ed (@ 16m, 17s) Quick Draw - Metal, Magic, and Lore (recorded and played at GnomeCon) (@ 48m, 10s) Round Table - Gnome Con discussion with Donald, Ben, Ruby, and Jon (@ 1h, 8m, 33s) Board Game Review: Voodoo (or is it Vudu?)...

Duration:02:04:20

Season 5, Episode 12: More Live Stuff! (SCARAB ‘18 and GnomeCon ‘18)

3/12/2018
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More stuff recorded live at Cons! This round, more SCARAB 2018 stuff and Gnome Con 2018! Intro Escape Room Review - SC History (@ 4m, 10s) Tell Me About Your Game (@ 6m, 36s) -Pathfinder with Cathy -D&D5e with Robbie GFAW - Era Empowered Kickstarter with Ed (@ 16m, 17s) Quick Draw - Metal, Magic, and Lore (recorded and played at GnomeCon) (@ 48m, 10s) Round Table - Gnome Con discussion with Donald, Ben, Ruby, and Jon (@ 1h, 8m, 33s) Board Game Review: Voodoo (or is it Vudu?)...

Duration:02:04:20

Season 5, Episode 11: SCARAB 2018 part 1

2/8/2018
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This epsisode contains recordings from con goers at SCARAB Gaming Con from Januaray 2018. Intro Escape Rome Reviews -Eco Escape Room -Christmas Escape Room Tell Me About Your Game -Starfinder Society with Chris -Pathfinder Society with Brent GFAW - Cold and Dark Quick Draw - Fragged Empire Ad: The Swarm at GnomeCon Guest - Dan Machado and Gravity Warfare The RPG Pharaoh's Challenge at SCARAB 2018 Ad: Shush Con Board Game Reviews -Gavity Warfare -Dominion Exit Ending Song...

Duration:01:13:04

Season 5, Episode 10: A Wild Tangent Appears!

1/5/2018
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Toast is still missing! Jon finds the last (lost?) episode for 2017! It's all here! [Toast, come back! The show really needs you!!] On this episode: Intro Guest: Robert from Crit Games Tell Me About Your Games -Prizes at SCARAB! -Tim talks about Sybaroum -Internation Gaming Table at SCARAB with the Soda Dragons Gaming Society Quick Draw: Era the Consortium Quickstart The RPG Pharaoh's Challenge GFAW: Wade with Fragged Empire SC/PC Board Game Reviews -Total Rickall -Square...

Duration:02:33:27

Season 5, Episode 9: Jon Talks to a Wizard

12/22/2017
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Toast nromally usually types this up. Where is he? If you see him, call us at 803-470-4439. On this episode: Intro Bruce Voge, Social Media Wizard with North Star Games ---Vote for Happy Salmon for TOTY! Tell Us About Your Games at SCARAB 2018 for a chance to win Prizes! Quick Draw - Conan the RPG quick start on Drive Thru RPG RPG Pharaoh's Challenge at SCARAB 2018 GFAW: Tenra Bansho Zero ---Indie Press ---Drive Thru RPG Board Game Reviews --12 Days --Santa's Big --Dungeon Roll...

Duration:02:30:48

Season 5, Episode 8: TTTTTT

11/16/2017
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Tim takes command, and things get very interesting. He and Jon talk about PA Games (You’ll just have to listen to find out what that’s about). Jon and Ruby discuss a one GM, one player RPG Quickstart. Ed from Shades of Vengeance joins us to talk about a new Era Kickstarter about to end soon. All this, plus board game reviews, magic dice, emo puppet music and more! Note: Time stamping the notes hasn’t been very accurate of late for all sorts of reasons (kobolds), so until this gets fixed,...

Duration:03:21:19

Season 5, Episode 7: Summoning Greater Evils for Fun and Profit.txt

10/25/2017
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It's that time again! Time for Tricks and Treats! And, boy do we have a treat (or is it a trick?) for you this time. Listen as Toast opens a .txt file and summons the monsters of his dreams! Intro [ 0 sec ] Quick Draw: Cold and Dark [ 9 min, 11 sec ] A Toast en-Count-er [ 22 min, 36 sec ] GFAW – The Yellow King RPG (ft. Robin Laws) [ 28 min, 16 sec ] Dr. F Will Build A Creature [ 46 min, 18 sec ] Tales From The Swarm – Cleave to the Queen [ 51 min, 56 sec ] We’ve Got a Guest! – Chris...

Duration:01:18:23