Episode 44 – Current Addictions

Geek, Podcast, Gaming, Addictions, Batboy

We’ve all been there.  Breaking into cold sweats in the middle of the night with cravings.  You can’t sleep, you can’t eat, your family keeps asking why you’re acting so differently.  You know they just won’t understand, because deep down, you know you need just one more hit… one more bump to keep you going until the next one… just one more.. GOOD TIME WITH YOUR GEEKINESS!!!  Join us this week as we discuss our current geeky obsessions.  If you’ve been listening, you’ll know that it can be almost anything.  Hit the ATM, bring a whole bunch of patience, and kiss the heat wave goodbye as we discuss what’s got us all hot to trot on a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage!

(01:24) – Matt treats himself to a marathon and spends some cash. – Game of Thrones, Monte Cook’s Numenera, and a general discussion on Kickstarters.

(11:25) – Ramses brings us more awesomeness from the internetz! – Suitjamas,  fake rumors, gay rumors, K-Stew and R-Patz, and the Olympics!

(19:35) – The Loch Ness monster has been found…by Bat Boy…maybe!

(21:46) – Karen and Ramses regale a jealous Robert with tales of their Hawaiian vacation. Also Jurassic Park is coming and so are the North Koreans!

(27:11) – Hear all about Mahalo Mike and the 50 Shades Soccer Moms at the Luau.  Plus Ramses get’s primal!

(34:10) – Robert goes comic crazy in a not so fun way and reviews Game Night by Jonny Nexus.

(39:51) – It’s topic time!  Matt leads of the discussion with his ever growing obsession with tabletop roleplaying… we didn’t think it could get bigger… (that’s what she said). – Gateway 2012, Savage Worlds, and Karen is bringing back The World of Darkness!

(44:35) – Robert is also excited for Strategicon, but wonders if his card and board game addiction needs and intervention! – Mage Knight, Twilight Struggle, The Adventurers, Dragon Quest, Infiltration, King of Tokyo, Mansions of Madness, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Zombicide, Tsuro of the Seas, and The Doom That Came To Atlantic City.

(48:18) – Robert is also addicted to comics… and apparently has deep pockets… or doesn’t care about his credit rating… – Batman, Red Hood and the Outlaws, and Marvel Civil War

(51:18) – Ramses, the podcast master, finds his voice and loves him some Gamerstable Star Wars Actual Play podcast! Plus, Gen Con has got it going on, but not as much as Comic-Con (according to Ramses).

(55:58) – Karen is obsessing about upcoming films and TV projects! – The Justice League Movie, Argo, Avengers 2, and Arrested Development is back!  Plus, we hate on Michael Cera.

Closing Song – Gangnam Style – written and performed by Psy

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  1. I read the Savage Worlds basic PDF after multiple endorsements from Gamerstable. It was one of few systems I enjoyed reading for its own sake. I can’t wait for your take on it.

    Also, thanks for the heads up on Monte Cook’s new project. He’s my all-time favorite game designer. Jared picked up Ptolus as a gift for me back in the day. Those were some of the best sessions I ever DMed.

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