Episode 97 – Gen Con 2013

Gen Con LolthWell, we actually managed to do it!  We got half of the Monkeys to Gen Con 2013 to represent the podcast, and not only was it “The best four days in gaming,” it was likely to be the best four days of the entire year!  Matt and Robert packed up their dice, grabbed all their cash, and shipped out some recording equipment to bring the MITC community a special episode straight from Gen Con, complete with special guests and fellow gamers Kevin and Sarah Smith!  So, butch up on your 80’s action flicks, make some room in your luggage, and prepare for a whole shuttle full of teh awesome as you get ready to listen to a brand new, limited edition, foil wrapped episode of Monkey in the Cage!

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Episode 80 – What’s in Your Closet?

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If you’re a gamer and a geek, then undoubtedly you’ve amassed a grand collection of wondrous treasures, from boxes and books to cartridges and discs.  While some of these items may be considered mundane or even relics of geek ages long past, we all know that it goes against our very nature to part with such great gifts of enjoyment, even if we’ve never taken the shrink wrap off yet!  Join us this week as we delve into our geek closets and discuss games of all types – purchased, played, and otherwise.  Clear off the table, charge up those controllers, and for God’s sake read some damn instructions as you prepare for a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage!

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Hide yo kids, hide yo wifes: [insert something about boardgames]

This picture hurts me, on the inside. Where my feelings should be.

So after a 9 hour workday and a 3 hour drive home I sit at my computer without a single topic rattling around in my head. With this in mind, I have decided to take the easy way out and post another list of things I like. This time it shall be fun rules light board/card games. Woohoo! (woohoos not included) Continue reading

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Episode 40 – Post San Diego Comic-Con 2012

Another Comic-Con has come and gone, and the Monkey in the Cage crew is WORN OUT!  Even with back-up and thorough planning, tackling the awesomeness that descends on San Diego every year proved to be more challenging and rewarding than ever, and we weren’t even on the floor (legitimately)!  Join us this week as we are once again joined by our favorite intern, Jared the Intern, and artist/illustrator extraordinaire Dennis Salvatier to recap all of our experiences outside of the convention center.  Gas up the Batmobiles, throw back a couple of beers, and don’t let those zombies get you as we talk SDCC 2012 on a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage!

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