Vagabond Gamers – Spirit of ’77: Cruise Ship of the Damned Actual Play, Part 2

Disco ZombiesIt seems that last week, things took a little turn for the worse for the heroes on the SS Tangerine.  Now, while Sammy Summers’ roaming gang of Texas Tornado cheerleaders have been kicking ass and taking names, the Colonel has had his pick from a bevy of beauties, and Gemini seems to be getting much closer to Roz courtesy of his everlasting supply of pills, zombie frat boys really have a way of mucking up escape plans.  What’s in store for the Spirit of ’77 crew on part 2?  Tune in and find out!!

GM and Editor Notes – We unfortunately lost Kevin due to an internet outage near the end of the game, but I feel we tied up his storyline rather well.  Enjoy!

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Closing Song – Carry On Wayward Son– written and performed by Kansas

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Useless Drivel – ‘Tis the Season for Booty

Pirate ChristmasT’was the day after Christmas, and all through the ‘Net, not a podcast was playing, at least not yet!  The geeks and the gamers all had their new swag, so much great stuff they can’t help but brag.  From consoles and pirates and a bottle of rum, it’s time for your earholes to have lots of fun.  Your hosts Rob and Matt, probably tired and drunk, are here to chit-chat about pointless junk.  So, lend them your ears and stick around the joint; it’s a new Useless Drivel, the podcast without a point!

TOPICS DISCUSSED – SouthLAnd, Sons of Anarchy, PlayStation 4, Battlefield 4, Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag, Need for Speed Rivals, Watch Dogs, Sony Pulse Elite, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Tearaway, N64, Hotline Miami, The Desolation of Smaug, Tauriel, Smaug, 47 Ronin, The World’s End, Century Club, Wizard Staff

Closing Song – Bilbo Baggins Punk Rock


Useless Drivel – Expectation vs. Execution

Marvel Agents of Shield

Have you ever been so excited for something that it actually turns out to as awesome as you had hoped for?  Really?? Well, then you’re either full of crap, or your Matt.  Join in on the rambling insights of your hosts, Robert and Matt, as they talk about everything from food and animal STDs to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and miniatures.  It may be informative, it could be laugh inducing, and it might possibly be entertaining but we can definitely guarantee it’ll be a whole earful of Useless Drivel!

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Episode 101 – Uncaged 15: The Secret of the Ooze

Game of Thrones Alignments

It’s that time, everyone!  The Monkeys have broken out of their cages at To-Ag Studios and are now running amok all around the Internetz!  From the awesomely epic to the mildly offensive, join us this week as we go uncaged and take over your bandwidth with another hour of  good times!  So, for your own protection, avoid marriage, get yourself back to school, and get yourself exorcised as you prepare for a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage!


Topics Discussed – Game of Thrones, Red WeddingAngry Science, The Walking Dead Class, Kickstarter, Tragic Royalty Playing Cards, Chocolate Beer Spread, Teenage Exorcists, Low Winter SunPokemon Illustrator Card, Collectible Card GamesGuild HallRando CardrissianBattle BeachClash of ClansAnimal CrossingLes Miserables TV Show

Closing Song – Red Wedding

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In Conflict Bound: Part 4 – Freedom and Explosions


Here it is, the epic finale to the Star Hero: In Conflict Bound saga!  Will our heroes fight their way to freedom, or are they forever destined to by the Terran Empire’s puppets?!?  We’ve reached the epic climax and conclusion, so onward into danger!

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On the Fringe: Roleplaying Games at The Keep

D&D Adventures

It’s a week of contributor insight here at Monkey in the Cage!  Today, listener, gamer, and friend of the show, The Typing Dice, gives his perspective and history on gaming at his local gaming shop.  From the crazy characters (not the ones that are rolled up) to the lifelong memories, gaming has certainly left it’s mark on our awesome contributor.

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