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Gaming Talk for Everyone A podcast of two friends (of disparate ages and body types), who have gaming discussions; sometimes serious but mostly hilarious, about gaming in all its forms. This podcast is a way to share stories and experiences, interview local gamers, support games, the players and have a blast while doing it!

Gaming Talk for Everyone A podcast of two friends (of disparate ages and body types), who have gaming discussions; sometimes serious but mostly hilarious, about gaming in all its forms. This podcast is a way to share stories and experiences, interview local gamers, support games, the players and have a blast while doing it!
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Gaming Talk for Everyone A podcast of two friends (of disparate ages and body types), who have gaming discussions; sometimes serious but mostly hilarious, about gaming in all its forms. This podcast is a way to share stories and experiences, interview local gamers, support games, the players and have a blast while doing it!

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Episodes

Bonus Track 8: The Musical Stylings of Shawn Hutz

1/19/2018
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All the way back to Episode 9, we interviewed an extremely talented singer/songwriter/musician by the name of Shawn Hutz aka Erik BPD. Here is his YouTube page as well! We pulled 3 of the 4 songs he sang for us to make it easier for all of us to enjoy! We didn’t put the fourth song on because you should go back to Episode 9 and listen to it! It’s also amazing! Enjoy! All the way back to Episode 9, we interviewed an extremely talented singer/songwriter/musician by the name of Shawn...

Duration: 00:18:41


Episode 13: The Metatopia Files: Part 1;Section 2; Sub-Section 3 - Interview with Kelvin Ortega

1/12/2018
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During our very productive day at Metatopia 2017 (produced by Double Exposure, Inc.); we were fortunate enough to sit down with a number of creators of various games. One such creator was Kelvin Ortega. He is the co creator of the Live Action Role Play game; Aurum. Aurum, a Steampunk LARP; will be holding their first event in March 2018. Not only do we discuss in great detail their dates and locations, but what kind of game Aurum is and what kind of fun the players can expect once they...

Duration: 01:14:41


Bonus Track 7: Behind the Old Man & Skinny Guy Curtain

1/5/2018
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So with the New Year upon us, we decided we wanted to share how the magic is created with you! When recording a show, a certain amount of time is dedicated to sound checks and getting levels just right. Sometimes this means alot of material that is no good for any of our shows. But life finds a way and so did we! Now listen to your heroes have the most inane and nonsensical conversations ever! Or maybe, just maybe, you will hear some bad impression work as well! We think this bonus track...

Duration: 00:12:26


New Year’s Eve Holiday Special!

12/29/2017
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For your listening enjoyment, here is another special holiday episode! Your heroes take inspiration from New Year’s Eve traditions (mostly drinking excessively) and discuss their favorite games, Fallout and Magic the Gathering! And from the extra long run time (even with editing) maybe they had a lot to say! [...]

Duration: 01:16:16


Episode 12- The Metatopia Files: Part 1, Section 2 “Ask a Marketing Expert!”

12/22/2017
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In our ongoing series of recording sessions from Metatopia 2017 (by Double Exposure) this year, we sat in on an extremely informative panel, “Ask a Marketing Expert”. This panel is great for both game developers and anyone who might be interested in peeking behind the curtain of how the experts market their products to the gaming community. The following is the official Metatopia blurb for the panel: “Ask a Marketing Expert: A Q&A for the Game Industry” presented by Beth Rimmels, Banana...

Duration: 00:47:16


Episode XI - Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

12/14/2017
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A long time ago (maybe a few weeks) in a cramped recording space, Old Man and Skinny Guy discussed the new, wondrous addition to the Disney attractions; Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. For those unaware, Disney will be opening new sections at both Disney World and Disney Land of Star Wars! They will also be opening an immersive experience hotel which; when described, sounds alot like a weekend long LARP. We discuss the actually game aspect of what has been proposed by Disney (Live Action Role...

Duration: 01:05:09


Episode 10: the Metatopia Files Part 1

12/7/2017
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At Metatopia 2017; produced by Double Exposure, we sat in on a panel about the importance of mental health during gaming. In this instance, there was a specific focus on LARP (Live Action Role Play). The panelists discussed their own personal journeys and how they manage to cope. It was a very informative and powerful panel that we are grateful to have sat in on. We are also very happy to present it to you. The following is the description of the panel: “Dungeons & Dialectic” presented...

Duration: 00:59:08


A Special Skinny Guy’s Bulletin Board: Far Far Away - The Wretched Hive

12/4/2017
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Enjoy a night among the criminal underworld of a Galaxy Far Far Away and help us raise money for Liberty Humane Society at Cathedral Hall! This is an immersive roleplaying experience that will allow you to come out for a night and wheel and deal among the galactic underworld in a beginner-friendly Live-Action Costumed Event. We offer a fully interactive event, with exciting activities like card games and real droid racing, an escape room, and drinks for players of all kinds. This is a...

Duration: 00:15:18


Episode 9: That’s the name of my favorite band!

11/30/2017
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There are many creative people in the gaming community that have used their experiences to expand on that creativity. Shawn Hutz is one of those people. We discuss his early gaming influences (J.R.R. Tolkien, 4th Edition Dungeons and Dragons, Shadowrun) that eventually led him to the LARP scene at the Pennsylvania based Sci-Fi LARP, Doomsday. Shawn shared with us some of his personal story. He tells how the gaming and LARP communities in particular, helped him with personal anxiety...

Duration: 02:05:12


Bonus Track 6: OMSG Outtakes 1

11/23/2017
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Hey there! This week’s bonus track highlights some of the craziness we’ve cut out of some of our starting episodes. I like to save these because it reminds us how far we’ve come in a short amount of time. While some of these are funny, our ridiculousness has just become more epic. So expect funnier and stranger outtakes from here on out. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:14:34


Episode 8: LARP by Numbers

11/16/2017
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We sit down with Dave Morris, one of the directors of the Virginia and Pittsburgh Chapters of Dystopia Rising; a national zombie apocalypse based game. Dave discusses with us his journey as normal LARPer to being part owner of two chapters of the successful LARP franchise. We also discuss the ins and outs of putting together a game that brings with it a devoted player base and the challenges that it brings. With 17 chapter throughout the United States, it’s an adventure to put it...

Duration: 01:07:31


Bonus Track 5: The Spaghetti Sandwich Solution

11/9/2017
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We dedicated a whole bonus track to a serious question that plagues not only one of our listeners, therealspaghetti, but most of us in our day to day lives. A question came to us on Skinny Guy’s Bulletin Board and we felt that it needed to be addressed in something much longer than our normal intro. This bonus track looks at some hard hitting topics and tries its best to untangle this crooked bag of snakes. Although we weren’t talking about snakes, we hope the colorful imagery helps to...

Duration: 00:21:33


Episode 7: Women, Video Games & Jackasses…Oh My!

11/3/2017
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If you play any amount of online video games, at some point you have unfortunately dealt with some sort of toxic behavior from anonymous jackasses. If you happen to be female, this is an absolute guarantee. We talk with an avid player of the game Overwatch (published by Blizzard Entertainment); Cerra Ayala. Cerra discusses the craziness that she and other female players have to endure and what they did together to make their game-play more enjoyable while supporting each other and...

Duration: 01:32:43


Halloween Episode or Old Man’s Dissertation on Rocky Horror

10/31/2017
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Surprise! Our very first holiday episode! We originally were going to discuss our favorite Halloween influences on our lives, but it quickly spiraled into Old Man’s love and obsession with The Rocky Horror Picture Show! This episode could have easily been called ” Why you shouldn’t drink and podcast!” We hope you enjoy what will be the first of many holiday episodes! [...]

Duration: 01:22:47


Bonus Track 4: Episode 6 outtakes with Jo Kriel

10/27/2017
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During our interview with Jo Kreil, there were some interesting stories that were shared about the time Skinny Guy visited her in London on New Years Eve. We also get a brief sound check from her as she reads a dramatic piece from one of Gene Wilder’s more memorable roles of his career.

Duration: 00:15:23


Episode 6: For the love of tentacles

10/20/2017
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Jo Kriel is an amazing woman, gamer and writer. She graced us with her presence to discuss her passion for writing within the gaming fields, specifically for the horror genre which mostly includes Cthulhu based games. The discussion starts with her early writing influences along with some new releases (Ready Player One, American Gods, and The Hobbit). There is some talk about her gaming influences (Call of Chtulhu,

Duration: 01:22:37


Bonus Track 3: LARP Stories with Team Waerloga

10/13/2017
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The wonderfully awesome crew affectionately known by the show as Team Waerloga, shared their fondest LARP memories with us. Some of the topics range from the games and locations they have been to in the past (Dead Legends and Faire Play) to the multiple murder attempts on Luna! If anything, this bonus track could alternatively be considered ” Exhibit A”.

Duration: 00:16:23


Free Ringtone Download: “Excuse me”

10/6/2017
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Off of Episode 5, we have a free ringtone based on Lexx’s wonderful performance of a slightly perturbed, germanic phone that really wants you to pick up. Download, enjoy and feel free to share with the world!

Duration: 00:00:17


Episode 5: High on the Hogg

10/6/2017
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We try to interview creative and versatile individuals on our show. None fit that narrative more than Lexx Ravenhallow. During our interview we discuss his time as the ass man of Portal Comics and Gaming, his time as an employee for Games Workshop that fueled his need to paint tiny figures, as well as his judgeship for Magic the Gathering. We mention Mark Rosewater’s Drive to Work podcast and

Duration: 01:03:47


Episode 4: Bad Fantasy? Really?

9/29/2017
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There are times when one must make a stand! This is not one of those times. However, Old Man does come close in this show. Our heroes discuss an upsetting ESPN commercial which depicted LARP in a negative light. As usual Old Man takes the crotchety stance but with the help of Skinny Guy, Sam the Part Time Rogue’s open letter, and a 2013 Times Union blog article; they somehow untangle the bag of snakes that is ESPN’s crap [...]

Duration: 00:43:50

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