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The 'reasonable and prudent deviations from topic' podcast. #SSSHPodcast

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@ultimacodex

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English


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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 87 - Random Dragonly Babble, And Also Dr. Cat

8/17/2017
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I honestly have no idea what’s in this episode. —-more—- Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supports Spam Spam Spam Humbug and the Ultima Codex [...]

Duration: 01:48:46


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 86 - Learning Through Games: The Pixel Generation

7/26/2017
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It’s really the perfect name for the generation between Generation X and the Millennials; we grew up playing video games. —-more—- Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supp [...]

Duration: 01:23:01


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 85 - When Two Games Become One

7/19/2017
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Shroud of the Avatar isn’t the first game to propose the idea that one or more entries in a series should be playable as a contiguous experience. —-more—- Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android Co-Producers Spam Spam Spam Humbug and the Ultima Codex by that means. And, as always, a hearty tha [...]

Duration: 00:31:15


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 84 - The Fictional Ultima

7/5/2017
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A look at the various works of written fiction that have been based on the Ultima series, both official novels and fan efforts. —-more—- Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supp [...]

Duration: 01:09:04


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 83 - What’s In a Game?

6/28/2017
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What is a game, why do we play games, and why do we keep playing them? —-more—- Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supports Spam Spam Spam Humbug and the Ultim [...]

Duration: 01:26:23


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 82 - First Fan Projects

6/7/2017
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Let’s talk about our first Ultima fan projects, our first explorations of programming, and/or our first experiences messing with a game’s editing toolkit. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon [...]

Duration: 01:35:51


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 81 - Gameplay Features: Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em

5/24/2017
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We take a look at gameplay features — NPC schedules, day/night cycles, and other systems — and their impact on one’s enjoyment of a game. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; th [...]

Duration: 01:12:52


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E08 - Thomas’ Honor

4/26/2017
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Another season of Byte-Sized Virtue draws to a close. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic Stack Dragon wrote in to comment on the last Byte-Sized Virtue episode: I enjoyed your latest Byte-Sized Virtue on dishonor. I especially liked your discussion abo [...]

Duration: 00:19:23


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E07 - The Absurdity of Dishonor

4/20/2017
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Is it enough to simply reject shame, and being shamed, to follow the path of Honor? Or is there more we should be mindful of? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic There’s a couple passages that struck me, while I was reading G. K. Chesterton’s All Things Considered [...]

Duration: 00:16:57


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 78 - #EmulaPobre

4/13/2017
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A mish-mash of topics, with a lot of talk about emulators for old gaming consoles. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supports Spam Spam Spam Humbug and the

Duration: 01:26:34


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E06 - Shame of the Uncovered

4/12/2017
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What can we come to know about Honor, as a virtue, by looking at its negation? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic(s) There’s something I forgot to look at last week! Blackthorn’s [...]

Duration: 00:25:50


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E05 - Honor and Dishonor

4/5/2017
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In which Klingons are referenced. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic This week’s reflection is probably the most “off the cuff” of the season (at least to date), and it continues to poke around the ideas that were explored last week. Because really, it’s not just in Ult [...]

Duration: 00:21:14


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 76 - The Ultima Dragons Anniversary Bash

3/29/2017
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A lengthy debrief session for those who planned, helped organize, and/or attended the Ultima Dragons 25th Anniversary Bash last month. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone [...]

Duration: 01:32:28


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E04 - Confusion In Terms

3/28/2017
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How Ultima presents the Virtue of Honor (e.g. in the Gypsy questions) often fails to align with how Honor is defined in Ultima lore. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic This week’s reflection was inspired, most directly, by a comment from Linguistic Dragon, regarding my commi [...]

Duration: 00:18:42


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 75 - Revenge of the Podcast

3/22/2017
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Have we been doing this for two years already? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supports Spam Spam Spam Humbug and the Ultima Codex by that [...]

Duration: 01:05:41


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E03 - You Are Not What You Have Done

3/21/2017
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On the importance of forgiveness…and of admitting fault. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic Spurred on by this touching, very reflective article, this episode is my attempt to connect the ep [...]

Duration: 00:21:35


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 74 - Breath of the False Prophet

3/15/2017
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In which we discuss The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and how it hearkens back, in its own way, to Ultima 6. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supports Spam [...]

Duration: 01:26:16


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E02 - It’s the Little Details

3/14/2017
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Paradoxically, it’s often easier to be virtuous when it comes to the big things, and much more difficult to be virtuous in the little, private details. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic(s) This is partly a follow-up to last week’s episode, partly a response to some feedback that episo [...]

Duration: 00:21:00


Spam Spam Spam Humbug 73 - All About That Music

3/8/2017
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Let’s talk about game music - the great, and the forgettable. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Co-Producers This episode of Spam Spam Spam Humbug is brought to you by our Patreon backers; thank you to everyone who supports Spam Spam Spam Humbug and the Ultima C [...]

Duration: 01:34:33


Byte-Sized Virtue S04E01 - Wash Up Naked

3/7/2017
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Virtue is an interior disposition to do the good…but what if you don’t always perceive that interior call? Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe on Google Play | Subscribe on TuneIn | Subscribe on Stitcher | Subscribe on Podbean | Subscribe on Android —-more—- Podcast Topic(s) The liturgical season of Lent began last week with Ash Wednesday, which means that it’s time for anot [...]

Duration: 00:13:26

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