Gary Gygax & The Empire of the Imagination!
Highlights: Geek news; Author Michael Witwer & his Gary Gygax biography Empire of the Imagination. Special Guest: Stephen Chenault of Troll Lord Games.
Podcast version of the live Shane Plays geek talk radio show from 7/30/2016
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New Troll Lord Games Kickstarter! The Hallowed Oracle: Troll Lord Games has partnered with Shane Moore of Abyss Walker fame to bring you even more Castles & Crusades! An all new adventure series, complete with new classes, spells and monsters! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/676918054/castles-and-crusades-the-hallowed-oracle
Star Trek: Discovery Officially Takes Place in the Prime Universe | Gizmodo http://io9.gizmodo.com/star-trek-discovery-officially-takes-place-in-the-prim-1784196830
First Look – Test Flight of Star Trek’s U.S.S. Discovery https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqm9HSYbf0o
Nintendo NX is a portable console with detachable controllers (It also connects to your TV, and runs cartridges) | Eurogamer http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-07-26-nx-is-a-portable-console-with-detachable-controllers
Roll20 Becomes An Officially Licensed D&D Platform | EN World http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3597-Roll20-Becomes-An-Officially-Licensed-D-D-Platform#.V5o-mrgrKCh
Watch The Next PAX Live D&D Event In Cinemas | EN World http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3601-Watch-The-Next-PAX-Live-D-D-Event-In-Cinemas&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter#.V5uifzkrKOE
Transformers Producer Enters Into Deal With Gygax Estate To “Oversee The Gygax Catalog” | EN World http://www.enworld.org/forum/content.php?3595-Transformers-Producer-Enters-Into-Deal-With-Gygax-Estate-To-Oversee-The-Gygax-Catalog#.V5rJCbgrKCg
GUEST: MICHAEL WITWER
Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons by Michael Witwer https://www.amazon.com/Empire-Imagination-Gygax-Dungeons-Dragons/dp/1632862034/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1469210311&sr=8-1&keywords=empire+of+the+imagination
NEXT WEEK: BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE
Does the animated version live up to the classic graphic novel?!