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Episode 118: Alli White aka Skirtzzz

8/13/2018
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Artist Alli White, better known online as Skirtzzz, joins me on today's episode. We first delve into our love for Final Fantasy. We talk mostly about 9, 10 and X-2 before going back to the SNES days and discussing 4 and 6. Then we jump over to the Disney universe and talk all about the Disney movies, characters and more. Learn about which characters we feel need to be given more love and respect by the House of Mouse. We wrap up with Alli talking about her journey as an artist from first...

Duration:01:04:11

Episode 117: Angela aka Kiss Kiss Cosplay

8/6/2018
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Angela aka Kiss Kiss Cosplay joins me in this special episode focusing only on Cosplay. If you're at all interested in Cosplay, this is the episode for you. Angela discusses her lengthy time in the cosplay community from how she got her start to her current projects. We discuss fandom and how it relates to the cosplay community, community organization and cosplay competition. You can find Angela at: https://www.instagram.com/angieraaaah/ You can find the Pretty Guardians...

Duration:00:48:26

Ask Me Anything #5

8/1/2018
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Here we are, August 1st and my delayed Ask Me Anything episode #5! In this episode, I answer the following questions: Justin Zenger of the Zeng This Podcast: Is there a fandom/nerdy thing that you wish you got into sooner? Daniel Stewart @tabletoptapes: What's a tabletop roleplaying campaign you've always wanted to play or run? What's your favorite/least favorite part of doing your podcasts, maybe Tales from the Five Nations specifically? Isabella Jones @Isakills of Dice for Brains...

Duration:00:17:11

Episode 116: Brooke aka ShadowStorm Cosplay

7/30/2018
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We return to Canada with our latest guest, Brooke aka ShadowStorm Cosplay. Brooke, who is a 17 year veteran in the cosplay scene, joins me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms. We talk at length about Disney, from its beginnings to current slate of movies. We also talk about the book series, The Selection by Kiera Cass. We also reminisce about the 80's before talking about cosplay and how it has evolved since first started in 2001. You can find Brooke...

Duration:00:57:47

Episode 115: Chase Greenlee of Another Path Podcast

7/23/2018
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Chase Greenlee of Another Path Podcast joins me to talk all about a variety of fandoms. We cover Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and the dynamic cartoon duo of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. We also talk about his podcast, Another Path. Another Path is a 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons podcast. You can find Chase and Another Path...

Duration:00:56:58

Episode 114: Mindy Nickel aka The Geeky Seamstress of Cosmic Coterie

7/16/2018
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We continue the tradition of having wonderful guests from the great State of Texas as I am joined by Cosmic Coterie member Mindy Nickel aka The Geeky Seamstress. Mindy and I discuss a number of fandoms including the Stardew Valley video game, the Persona video game franchise interspersed with some Final Fantasy talk. We also talk about Sailor Moon and Cosplay. You can find Mindy...

Duration:01:13:11

Episode 113: Loryn Stone of Poplurker

7/9/2018
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Loryn Stone, Author, Writer, Blogger and all around funny person joins me to discuss her fandoms, Poplurker and her future novel. We first discuss anime in general before diving into Sailor Moon. We switch gears to MST3K and then a discussion about how we both used to work at Blockbuster Video. After that, we talk about Poplurker, the online site Loryn started as well as her future novel, My Starlight. You can find Loryn...

Duration:00:59:06

Episode 112: Tawny Platis of The Dirty Bits Podcast

7/2/2018
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Tawny Platis of The Dirty Bits Podcast joins me to talk about some of her favorite fandoms. We talk about Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki movies and then switch gears to HBO's Westworld & Game of Thrones. After that, we wrap up with talk about The Dirty Bits Podcast and discover what the podcast is all about. You can find Tawny and The Dirty Bits Podcast...

Duration:01:07:08

30: Raven of Raven Star Cosplay - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/30/2018
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Previous guest Raven of Raven Star Cosplay joins me from the Netherlands to round out Women in Tabletop Gaming Month. Raven talks about how she just got into Tabletop Gaming, the influence of Critical Role on her roleplaying, her experiences as being a DM and a Player and talking about her experiences with the Netherlands gaming community. She also discusses her plans for the future including a online Twitch game. You can listen to Raven's previous episode...

Duration:00:26:10

Shallow Creek Short Story Competition by STORGY

6/29/2018
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Tony Self, Executive Director and Co-Founder of STORGY talks to me about STORGY's latest project, Shallow Creek. Shallow Creek is a short story competition running from May 31, 2018 to August 31, 2018. Entrants to the competition are provided a Welcome Packet to Shallow Creek, with information on the town, their selected towns person and more. The entry fee is £10 (approx $13 USD) STORGY Magazine is offering free entry to the Shallow Creek Short Story Competition for up to 50...

Duration:00:29:00

29: Victoria Watkins of Magic Folk Podcast - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/29/2018
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This episode for Women in Tabletop Gaming month is a re-release of material from Episode 109 with Victoria Watkins. Listen to Victoria talk about how she got into tabletop gaming, her experiences and the Magic Folk Podcast. You can listen to the episode in its entirety here: http://talesfromthefandom.libsyn.com/episode-109-victoria-watkins You can find Victoria...

Duration:00:25:28

28: Anjuli Clayden - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/28/2018
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This episode for Women in Tabletop Gaming month is a re-release of material from Episode 107 with Anjuli Clayden. Listen to Anjuli talk about how she got into tabletop gaming, her experiences and more. You can listen to the episode in its entirety here: http://talesfromthefandom.libsyn.com/episode-107-anjuli-clayden You can find Anjuli...

Duration:00:33:36

28: Kim Thorvaldson of the Chaotic Goodness Podcast - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/28/2018
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This episode for Women in Tabletop Gaming month is a re-release of material from Episode 108 with Kim Thorvaldson of the Chaotic Goodness Podcast. Listen to Kim talk about how she got into tabletop gaming, her experiences and her work on the podcast. You can listen to the episode in its entirety here: http://talesfromthefandom.libsyn.com/episode-108-kim-thorvaldson-of-the-chaotic-goodness-podcast You can find Kim...

Duration:00:37:23

27: Liz aka Funscuttle Cosplay - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/27/2018
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Returning guest Liz aka Funscuttle Cosplay joins me for Women in Tabletop Gaming Month. Liz talks about how she just got into tabletop gaming a few months ago while studying abroad in England. She discusses the gaming environment and her experiences as a new gamer and offers advice on getting involved. You can listen to Liz's previous episode by clicking below: http://talesfromthefandom.libsyn.com/episode-74-liz-aka-funscuttle-cosplay You can find Liz...

Duration:00:16:30

27: Amanda aka ZerthSpirit - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/27/2018
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Amanda aka ZerthSpirit on Twitter joins me for Women in Tabletop Gaming Month. Amanda talks about her early experiences with tabletop gaming. She talks about Shadowrun and Tales from the Loop, as well as her quest to play all the tabletop roleplaying games that exist. You can find Amanda at: https://twitter.com/ZerthSpirit You can visit http://womenintabletopgaming.com/ for more information, additional blog posts, featured partner content, discounts from online stores and more.

Duration:00:33:08

26: Summer from Off the Table and Encounter Roleplay - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/26/2018
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This episode for Women in Tabletop Gaming month is a re-release of material from Episode 99 with Summer from Off the Table and Encounter Roleplay. Listen to Summer talk about how she got into tabletop gaming and dungeons and dragons. We also talk about her Twitch stream, Off the Table, and work for Encounter Roleplay. You can listen to the episode in its entirety here: http://talesfromthefandom.libsyn.com/episode-99-summer-from-off-the-table-and-encounter-roleplay You can find Summer...

Duration:00:33:54

26: Erica Darner of the Dice for Brains Podcast - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/26/2018
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Erica Darner of the Dice for Brains Podcast joins me for Women in Tabletop Gaming Month. Erica talks about how she got into tabletop gaming. She talks about some of her gaming experiences and offers advice for getting into tabletop gaming. Erica also talks about being a member of the Dice for Brains Podcast. You can find Erica at: https://twitter.com/lightningxsand You can find the Dice for Brains & Not Another Tavern Podcasts...

Duration:00:33:17

25: Zoe Shane of Reforged Podcast - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/25/2018
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Zoe Shane of Reforged Podcast joins me for Women in Tabletop Gaming Month. Zoe talks about how she got into tabletop gaming, some of her favorite characters and more. We also talk about being a part of the Reforged Podcast. You can find Zoe at: https://twitter.com/ZoeWithUmlaut https://twitter.com/ReforgedStaff http://reforged.libsyn.com/ You can visit http://womenintabletopgaming.com/ for more information, additional blog posts, featured partner content, discounts from online stores...

Duration:00:23:13

24: Faery Rene of Geeky Bugbear - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/24/2018
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Faery Rene of Geeky Bugbear joins me for today's Women in Tabletop Gaming Month episode. Rene talks about her she got her start with the Dungeons and Dragons Red Box. We talk about some of her favorite games and her advice for getting into tabletop gaming. She also talks about what she is doing in her local community to bring new players to the table. You can find Rene...

Duration:00:25:24

23: Shelly Deutsch - Women in Tabletop Gaming Month

6/23/2018
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Long time friend Shelly Deutsch joins me for Women in Tabletop Gaming Month. Shelly was one of the first women I had the fortune of roleplaying with and we reminisce about our first game, Vampire: The Masquerade. We talk about social anxiety and gaming, some of her favorite games and how she started an after school tabletop gaming club. You can find Shelly at: https://twitter.com/battyshelly https://www.etsy.com/shop/StifflerStitching You can visit http://womenintabletopgaming.com/ for...

Duration:00:33:39