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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Episode 52 – Monkey Birthday & Gaming Recap

Well, we did it!  We actually made it a full year – 52 weeks and 52 episodes – without killing one another, destroying our friendships, and offending and alienating the podcast masses!  Join us this week as we not only take a look back at our first year, but discuss where we’re at and where the MITC crew is headed in year number two!  Oh yeah, we’re also recapping Robert’s GMing rotation, chock full of Board-gamey and RPG goodness.  So, settle in and take a listen as we go shout-out crazy and thank all of our listeners, supporters, and most of all each other for a great first year here at 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 34 – Gaming Peripherals

If you’re old like us, you remember the good old days of video gaming.  One console, one controller, and usually no more than two buttons and some sort of directional device… and a gun!  These days, video gaming is moving in a more active and immersive direction and it seems like the manufacturers can’t get enough of gadgets.  Join us this week as we discuss the changing direction of how we enjoy our video games, from the early days of Atari to the fading promise of Virtual Reality.  Holster your Light Zapper, strap on your Nunchuku, and clear the room of small pets, children and breakable valuables because it’s about to action packed in here as we talk video gaming peripherals on a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage.

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