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July 22, 2017 Show Notes

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Show notes and links for the Shane Plays radio show on 7/22/2017

Highlights: Author Gene DeRosa joins to talk about The Twilight Zone!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com.  Visit the show page for ways to follow the podcast version!

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GUEST: GENE DEROSA

Gene DeRosa is an author and editor with Signature Horror / Samson Publishing Company.

Signature Horror:
https://www.signaturehorror.com/

The Twilight Zone Trivia Book & Encyclopedia order page:
https://www.signaturehorror.com/product-page/the-twilight-zone-trivia-book-encyclopedia

Author Gene DeRosa’s third book is all about The Twilight Zone, the Sci-Fi-Thriller classic television series from the mind of Rod Serling. The book covers the entire original series as well as mentions of the film and two revival series where appropriate.

The Twilight Zone Trivia Book & Encyclopedia is over 800 pages filled with episode synopsis, full cast lists, trivia questions about each episode, as well as a Trivia Extras section filled with interesting facts about the episodes and cast members. There’s also a full index listing every actor, director, writer, movie, TV show, and more.

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Shroud of the Avatar! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 108

shane plays podcast title 7-15-2017Podcast for the Shane Plays radio show from 7/15/2017:
Shroud of the Avatar!

Highlights: Portalarium’s Starr Long and Mathew Anderson join to talk about Richard “Lord British” Garriott’s fantasy MMO Shroud of the Avatar!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeart Radio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine podcast directories) after the live show.

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‘Doctor Who’: 13th Time Lord To Be Revealed After Sunday’s Wimbledon Final | Deadline
http://deadline.com/2017/07/doctor-who-new-lead-reveal-set-13th-doctor-1202129018/

GUEST: SHROUD OF THE AVATAR

Portalarium’s Starr “Darkstarr” Long (Executive Producer) and Mathew “Berek” Anderson (Senior Community Manager) join to discuss Richard “Lord British” Garriott’s fantasy MMO Shroud of the Avatar.

Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues is a fantasy RPG that combines a single player narrative with a sandbox MMO created by a team that includes: Richard “Lord British” Garriott the creator of the Ultima series, Starr Long the Director of Ultima Online, and Tracy Hickman the author of Dragonlance.

Shroud of the Avatar main site
https://www.shroudoftheavatar.com/

Portalarium on SeedInvest
https://www.seedinvest.com/portalarium/series.b

Richard Garriott’s Portalarium to raise equity crowdfunding for Shroud of the Avatar | Venturebeat
https://venturebeat.com/2017/06/04/richard-garriotts-portalarium-to-raise-equity-crowdfunding-for-shroud-of-the-avatar/

Starr Long on Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starr_Long

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D&D White Plume Mountain Notes #13

This episode: The Glass Globes room and the loyalty and intelligence test of the “ring scenario”. Random encounters in the dungeon. House rule for ranged attacks and cover. Turning undead. Shane asks for help with Red Wizards of Thay. What’s up with Shane’s hair?!

This is a series of Shane’s notes, thoughts and tips for running the classic D&D adventure White Plume Mountain from 1979, converted to 5th Edition in Tales from the Yawning Portal.

Each video follows the most recent session with his group.

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Let’s Play Sword Coast Legends Story Mode #44

This episode: The Evermoors continue as we fight even more bog worgs, trolls, ogres and oni mages. We also explore a cave, stick a skull in a hole, fight some cultists, and then meet some cowardly drow. Where the heck is Rhylfang’s lair?

This a let’s play of the single player campaign of Sword Coast Legends.

Set in the lush and vibrant world of the Forgotten Realms, Sword Coast Legends offers an all-new way to enjoy the time-tested magic of playing Dungeons & Dragons as a shared storytelling experience. With a deep narrative developed by a team of long-time industry veterans and a partnership with Wizards of the Coast, the single player campaign of Sword Coast Legends brings the world of Faerûn home like never before.

https://swordcoast.com/

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Let’s Play Torment: Tides of Numenera #18

This episode: We find and recruit Rhin the darling little waif, wrap up some secondary quests around Sagus Cliffs, get things to the point where we can take the airship to the next part of the main quest when we’re ready to and, best of all, get some rawkin’ spanky Wolverine claws, baby!

Torment: Tides of Numenera is the thematic successor to Planescape: Torment, one of the most critically acclaimed role-playing games of all time. Immerse yourself in a single-player, isometric, story-driven RPG set in Monte Cook’s Numenera universe. What does one life matter? Find your answer.

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Chris Avellone & Pathfinder Kingmaker! – Radio Show / Podcast Ep. 107

shane plays podcast title 7-8-2017Podcast for the Shane Plays radio show from 7/8/2017:
Chris Avellone & Pathfinder Kingmaker!

Highlights: Veteran game designer Chris Avellone talks the upcoming Pathfinder Kingmaker game from Owlcat Games!

Shane Plays airs on Saturdays at 1:05 PM Central on 96.5 FM The Answer in Little Rock. It can also be heard online at http://965fmtheanswer.com and on the Tune In Radio app and iHeart Radio apps. Call in at 501-823-0965 or tweet @ShanePlays during the show!

Listen to the Shane Plays podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher (and other fine podcast directories) after the live show.

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Support Shane Plays Radio on Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/shaneplays

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http://kryptonradio.com/

 

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How big is the table top RPG market? | EN World
http://www.enworld.org/forum/showthread.php?563442-How-big-s-the-RPG-market

‘Fallout 4’ Makers Sued for $1 Million Over Use of ‘The Wanderer’ in ‘Repugnant’ Ads | The Wrap
http://www.thewrap.com/fallout-4-lawsuit-zenimax-the-wanderer-dion/

GUEST: CHRIS AVELLONE & PATHFINDER KINGMAKER

Chris Avellone on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Avellone

Chris Avellone on Twitter: @ChrisAvellone

Pathfinder: Kingmaker is the first single-player computer RPG based on the acclaimed Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The game invites players to Golarion, a world rich with history, mystery, and conflict, and gives players the chance to claim part of this world as their own.

Pathfinder Kingmaker on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/owlcatgames/pathfinder-kingmaker

Owlcat Games: https://owlcatgames.com/

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D&D White Plume Mountain Notes #12

This episode: Interview with the Vampire, Round II. Whelm’s stats and lore. Reckless Blackrazor plans. How many times can a rogue sneak attack in one round? AC and hit points for objects. Death saving throws. Players, keep your character sheets updated! Some Lawrence Schick history.

This is a series of Shane’s notes, thoughts and tips for running the classic D&D adventure White Plume Mountain from 1979, converted to 5th Edition in Tales from the Yawning Portal.

Each video follows the most recent session with his group.

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D&D White Plume Mountain Notes #11

This episode: Relief characters arrive and a rival adventuring party appears as the party regroups and attempts White Plume Mountain again. Unprepared players. A creepy message. The Glass Globes room. Flying Snake Follies. Copying from spell scrolls. Crafting holy water. What player behavior really grinds Shane’s gears?

This is a series of Shane’s notes, thoughts and tips for running the classic D&D adventure White Plume Mountain from 1979, converted to 5th Edition in Tales from the Yawning Portal.

Each video follows the most recent session with his group.

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Let’s Play Torment: Tides of Numenera #17

This episode: We finally ferret out and fight the Adversary, finish up the Fifth Eye Tavern and spend some more time digging around Cliff’s Edge. We’re gonna need an inn pretty soon.

Torment: Tides of Numenera is the thematic successor to Planescape: Torment, one of the most critically acclaimed role-playing games of all time. Immerse yourself in a single-player, isometric, story-driven RPG set in Monte Cook’s Numenera universe. What does one life matter? Find your answer.