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Featuring a variety of podcast about Dungeons & Dragons, role playing games, music, geek stuff, and more.

Featuring a variety of podcast about Dungeons & Dragons, role playing games, music, geek stuff, and more.
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Featuring a variety of podcast about Dungeons & Dragons, role playing games, music, geek stuff, and more.

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English


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Geekery in General 233: Legendary Weapons part 7-Japan

4/17/2019
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This episode we'll head to the Land of the Rising Sun to take a look at some weapons from Japanese mythology and folklore. We'll also take learn a little about Japanese swords and one of the most famous swordsmen in history-Miyamoto Musashi. Want to email us? Contact us at poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:00:41:28

GiG Quickie: Star Wars 9 Teaser Trailer

4/13/2019
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Al takes a quick look at the newly released teaser trailer for Star Wars Episode 9. CORRECTION: I mention Tatooine being in the Empire Strikes Back. I meant to say Return of the Jedi. I dock myself 15 points of Geek Cred. Want to email Al and tell him that he should know better than to mix up Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi? Email poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:00:15:00

Geekery in General 232: Role Playing Game Urban Legends

4/7/2019
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Did you know there was supposed to be a major plot twist in the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon from the 80s? Or that the FBI raided the headquarters of Steve Jackson Games because they thought GURPS Cyberpunk was a computer crime handbook? Are you aware that TSR tried to trademark the word Nazi? Dan from the Radio Free Borderlands podcast joins Al as we discuss these and other role playing game urban legends. Is there a role playing game urban legend we forgot? Want to contact us? Email...

Duration:00:57:21

Gamer's Gambit 10: Video Game Urban Legends

4/5/2019
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Al and Wayne take a break from discussing video game news to talk about video game urban legends. We discuss legends related to Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, Metroid, and more. Want to share a video game urban legend that we may have forgotten? Email us at poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:01:00:58

Geekery in General 231: Final Fantasy Record Keeper Top 10 Characters

3/31/2019
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Al and son discuss Final Fantasy Record Keeper's 4th Anniversary and some of the new changes to the game. We also give our list of the top ten best characters that can still be useful even of you don't have any soul breaks or special equipment for them. Want to contact us? Reach us at poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:00:40:20

The Casual Martial Artist 11: Martial Art Urban Legends

3/27/2019
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With April Fool's Day fast approaching Al and Marcus discuss some of the many urban legends associated with martial arts. We discuss things like registering your hands as deadly weapons, the death touch, and the origin of the black belt. We also speculate whether a monk in Advanced Dungeons & Dragons First Edition could kill Tiamat with a quivering palm and if Venger's magic could protect him from firearms. Want to contact us? Is there a martial art urban legend we forgot to mention? Email...

Duration:00:44:56

Geekery in General 230: Black Mirror S2E2-White Bear

3/25/2019
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Al and Chad review the next episode in Black Mirror's second season. We also discuss the message we think this episode has on technology, crime, punishment, and social interactions. Want to email us? Contact us at poigamestudio@gmail.com Like the podcast? Please share on your social networks and consider leaving us a review on iTunes.

Duration:00:52:13

Gamer's Gambit 8: NZ shooting, Unreleased NES game, Super Metroid, and Video Game Movies

3/20/2019
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We start off with a serious topic then transition to our usual commentary on current events in the video game world. Stories include: Media blames New Zealand shooting on PewDiePie Nintendo asks mobile gaming partners to cut back mircotransactions Unreleased pro wrestling NES game surfaces Super Metroid turns 25 New Doom movie coming out Opinion: Why do movies based on video games usually suck? Email us at poigamestudio@gmail.com Like the show? Please share on your social networks...

Duration:01:15:19

Geekery in General 229: Nintendo Player's Guide

3/18/2019
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Remember when the 8-bit NES was king? And if you knew all the secrets and tricks you were the coolest kid on the schoolyard? Al remembers those days. Well, he doesn't ever remember being the coolest kid on the schoolyard but he does remember when knowing a cheat code or how to beat that annoying boss on level 5 could win you a few friends. In this episode Al reviews the Nintendo Player's Guide, a big black book with all sorts of useful information. NOTE: This episode was completely off the...

Duration:00:30:04

The Casual Martial Artist 10: The Perfect Art

3/13/2019
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Martial art enthusiasts love to debate what art they think comes closest to being the perfect fighting style. This week Al and Marcus chime in as we discuss our thoughts on what we think the perfect martial art should incorporate. Want to email us? Contact us at poigamestudio@gmail.com Like the show? Please consider sharing on your social media network of choice and leaving us a review on iTunes.

Duration:00:47:40

Geekery in General 228: Black Mirror S2E1 Be Right Back

3/12/2019
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Al and Chad kick off season 2 of Black Mirror with Be Right Back, an episode that explores the theme of grief and artificial intelligence. Want to contact us? Email poigamestudio@gmail.com Like the show? Please consider sharing it on your social media platform of choice and leaving us a positive review on iTunes.

Duration:00:43:10

GamersGambit 8: Nintendo CEO retires, Elder Scrolls cookbook, swatter gets 20 years, video game tax

3/8/2019
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Al and Wayne are back with more video game news. This week our faith in humanity is both broken down and built up. Nintendo CEO Reggie Fils-Aimé retires Swatter gets 20 years Elder Scroll cookbook out March 26 PA state rep proposes tax on violent video games Study shows video games can make you happy Opinion: Who asked for this??? Want to reach out to us? Email poigamestudio@gmail.com Like the show? Don't forget to share on your social network of choice and consider leaving us a...

Duration:00:59:11

The Casual Martial Artist 9: Mixed Martial Arts

2/27/2019
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This week Al and Marcus delve a into the history of mixed martial arts and talk a little about the UFC. Marcus also shares a story about how he almost got a paid MMA fight. Want to email us? Contact us at poigamestudio@gmail.com Don't forget to share on your social network of choice and consider leaving us a review on iTunes.

Duration:01:06:27

Geekery in General 227: Black Mirror S1E3-The Entire History of You

2/24/2019
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WARNING: This episode contains discussion of mature and sexual topics. Listener discretion is advised. Chad returns to help Al discuss the last episode of Black Mirror's first season. We discuss the episode "The Entire History of You" as well as the implications that the technology of this episode could have in real life. Editor's note: There are a couple of places where we were having some audio issues. I worked around them the best I could. Want to contact us? Send email to...

Duration:01:00:28

Gamer's Gambit 7: Mario Maker 2, Square trademarks, UK study on violence and gaming, Game pricing

2/21/2019
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Al and Wayne have survived another week of Wisconsin's winter in order to bring you more pointless conversation on video games. This week's topics: Super Mario Marker 2 release date Square trademarks several titles. What could this mean? UK study on violence and video games Can video games be good for your brain? Playstation and multiplayer games Opinion: Games and pricing. Want to email us? Contact us at poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:01:11:46

Geekery in General 226: Legendary Weapons part 6-Norse Mythology

2/17/2019
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This week we take a look at some of the many legendary weapons from Norse mythology. We'll also learn a little bit about the Eddas and Norse poetry. Want to reach out to us? Email poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:00:47:24

The Casual Martial Artist 8: Form and Function

2/12/2019
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They are known by many names: kata, pinan, taolu, hyung, aka, quyen, or simply forms. Other people call them useless. But are forms really a waste of time? This is a question Al and Marcus have differing opinions on. This episode we discuss our experiences with forms and whether or not they are an important part of martial arts training or if they should be swept into the dustbin of history. Want to contact us? Email poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:00:35:02

Geekery in General 225: The Mysterious Purple Plug and Play

2/7/2019
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Al has a love/hate relationship with plug and play games. In this episode he takes a look at an unmarked, unbranded plug and play he picked up at a thrift store for a whopping 53 cents! The only thing lower than the price are his expectations. The video of this episode can be viewed on Point of Insanity Game Studio's YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/0la2C_bDtCg Want to email us? Reach out at poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:52

Gamer's Gambit 6: Zelda RPG, MK 11 update, Streaming games, and Next Gen Consoles

2/6/2019
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Another week, more news to talk about. Today's topics include: Unofficial Breath of the Wild role playing game Mortal Kombat 11 Update ZOINKS?! WIll Shaggy be Mortal Kombat DLC? More Nintendo mobile games Google's Project Steam Opinion: What we want to see in the next gen consoles CORRECTION: While talking about the Street Fighter 2 role playing game Al mentions Bison. He meant to say Balrog Want to email us? Drop us a line at poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:01:07:23

Geekery in General 224: Legendary Weapons part 5-Poland

1/30/2019
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This week we take a look at some legendary and historical weapons from Poland. We'll also learn a little about the Battle of Vienna, coronation swords, and the Polish equivalent of Robin Hood. Want to drop us a line? Contact poigamestudio@gmail.com

Duration:00:36:37