Friday, May 6, 2016

The CVG Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue - Episode #017: (I'm A) Crawlin' Kingsnake!

Sandworm by Mark Kent

Episode Seventeen of The Chippewa Valley Geek Podcast and Rhythm & Blues Revue is complete and can be found here or on iTunes and Stitcher.


The sleeper has awakened, and we're talking all about Dune and the spice!

0:00:00 Intros
0:00:46 The Up Front: On the Fourth Worst Decision of My Life
0:04:15 The Interview:  Game designer Matt Colville talks about the history of Last Unicorn Games, muses on gaming in licensed settings, and takes on the Geek-del Test!

0:48:29 The Roundtable:  Monster Mike, Jetpack Jack, and special guest Easy Erik give their Herbert book reviews, discuss gaming opportunities in the Duniverse, and check in with some New Year's Resolutions...
1:53:44 The Community Calendar and
 The Monthly Marathon: Bug Hunt!

2:00:46 Outro & Credits
2:02:21 Bonus Track:  "Shai-Hulud (Slight Return)"

Some Show Notes and Links!
Dune and the Dune Encyclopedia 

Let's watch some movies:



Ladies & Gentlemen, Mr. Matt Colville!





















Check out his brilliant Youtube channel!

Let's talk about the DUNE: Chronicles of the Imperium RPG!

The Dune CCG

Last Unicorn Games' Heresy Card Game


Artist Walter Velez

Artist
Mark Zug  (Thufir Hawatt)


The Legends of the Five Rings CCG


The Star Trek RPG, using the Icon system

The Vulcan Guidebook (Death Commandos not included)




Here is a link to Dune d20 material released on Matt's blog

Check out Matt's fantasy novels too!

Board Games based on Dune (more or less):

  • Dune by Avalon Hill
  • Dune by Parker Brothers
  • Rex by Fantasy Flight Games


Dune and Philosophy: Weirding Way of the Mentat 

The Spice must flow!












Give a listen to the Dune Saga Podcast!

A pile of Trevanian   

Asimov and Foundation 

The Gamers' Table podcast 

Trail of Cthulhu 

Hero Kids 

Mutants & Masterminds 

True Detective - Season 1 

Bunnies & Burrows or The Warren (Bully Pulpit) 

Colonial Gothic


Watch The Venture Bros!


Sign up for Clearwater Con!


The Thin Blue Line


Goat Simulator (Yes, it's real.)


Matt Colville contributed this month's PC Stinger from Octavio Des Casserta, "one of the most cool characters I've ever played.  He was a sinister Lawful Evil... spymaster captured by the enemy" and given a chance either to earn back his freedom or a trip to the gallows in a Suicide Squad-style campaign.


The backing sound effects used in this episode included:
-  "explosion 2.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons 0 license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "record scratch.wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons Attribution license.  The original file can be found here.
-  "Dragon Warrior (Loopable).wav", obtained via Freesound.org via a Creative Commons Attribution license.  The original file can be found here.


Candid snapshot of the CVG Roundtable recording session



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