Apr 23, 2014

Episode 81: Groups and Keeping it Going

Welcome to episode 81. Mike is back and the nerdcrew is whole again. On today's show we will be talking about maintaining individuality in a LARP group concept and then later in the show we discuss keeping your tabletop going after losing players.


If you have a topic you would like us to discuss or suggestions for the show, please email us at info@nwnerdcast.com. Check us out on Facebook. Go to Northwest LARP Fest!

3:15 - Maintaining individuality in a LARP group concept
20:17 - The Event Calendar
25:13 - Keeping your tabletop going after losing players

Original Music By: Fat Warrior

Music Clips: Under fair use from freemusicarchive.com

Song of the week: BFFVII, by Armcannon, off of Leg Vacuum 
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Apr 16, 2014

Episode 80: Online Tables and an Alliance Farewell

Episode 80, with Taylor, Barb, Ron, and Will talking about online tabletop gaming. Later Ron brings in members of the former Alliance Seattle plot team for an interview. 


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1:46 - Online tabletop
19:49 - The Event Calendar
24:04 - Interview with the former Alliance Seattle plot team

Original Music By: Fat Warrior

Music Clips: Under fair use from freemusicarchive.com

Song of the week: Borrow Meganuke, by Armcannon, off of Mega Man 25: Mega Man Rocks
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Apr 15, 2014

Special Message About Patent Trolls

It's a dark day for podcasters and you can help. This is not a regular episode of the NW Nerdcast. It is a special message from us, regarding some patent trolling that could harm the podcasting industry as a whole. Give it a listen and follow this link to donate to the cause

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Apr 9, 2014

Episode 79: Playing Burnout

Episode 79, with Taylor, Barb, Ron, and Will.  Talking all about the statement "I'm just playing my character" and how to reduce staff burnout. 


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3:45 - I'm just playing my character
19:49 - The Event Calendar
24:04 - Reducing staff burnout

Original Music By: Fat Warrior

Music Clips: Under fair use from freemusicarchive.com

Song of the week: Mangnet Mang, by Armcannon, off of Mega Man 25: Mega Man Rocks
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Apr 2, 2014

Episode 78: New Beginnings

Welcome to the 78th episode of the NW Nerdcast and the first episode featuring our new, full-time Nerdcaster, Taylor. On today's show Ron, Taylor, Mike, and Will discuss physical role-playing and boundaries in a LARP. Then later in the show Taylor brings you an indiegamegasm and we talk about the indie horror game Dread. It's frickin' fantastic. 


If you have a topic you would like us to discuss or suggestions for the show, please email us at info@nwnerdcast.com. Check us out on Facebook.

2:40 - Working with boundaries and physical RP
20:30 - The Event Calendar
24:04 - Indiegamegasm: Dread

Original Music By: Fat Warrior

Music Clips: Under fair use from freemusicarchive.com

Song of the week: Hi, I'm Mark Spandrill, by Armcannon, off of Mega Man 25: Mega Man Rocks
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Mar 26, 2014

Episode 77: Finales & Saying Goodbye to Someone We Love

Welcome to a very special episode of the NW Nerdcast. We got word on Friday that Chloe would be leaving the Nerdcast to pursue a new career. Hear all about it on today's episode as we discuss season and series finales in a LARP and then we spend some time saying goodbye to Chloe. It's been an amazing time and Chloe will be missed every time we fire  up the mics. Listen through the end to hear who will be the new nerdcaster and lots of special things. 

If you have a topic you would like us to discuss or suggestions for the show, please email us at info@nwnerdcast.com. Check us out on Facebook.

3:08 - Season and Series Finales in a LARP
18:17 - Chloe's Final Event Calendar
22:24 - A Farewell to Chloe

Original music: Fat Warrior
Song of the week: sports!!! by The Minibosses off of their album Brass 2: Mouth
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Mar 19, 2014

Episode 76: Etiquette & Treament

Welcome to episode 76 of the show all about role-playing, the NW Nerdcast. On today's show, the hosts discuss LARP etiquette and then answer the question should PCs and NPCs be treated the same? We hope you enjoy!

If you have a topic you would like us to discuss or suggestions for the show, please email us at info@nwnerdcast.com. Check us out on Facebook.

1:20 - LARP etiquette
15:42 - Chloe's Event Calendar
18:52 - Should PCs and NPCs be treated the same?

Original music: Fat Warrior
Song of the week: Ninja Gaiden by The Minibosses off of their album Brass.
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Mar 12, 2014

Episode 75: Playing and Grieving

75 episodes in and we are still having a good time, that's awesome. On this weekend's episode the nerdcasters talk about playing yourself in a game and then later they discuss LARP: Grieving. I have been told I should mention SPOILER ALERT for the film Serenity. If you haven't seen it, I'm sad for you.

If you have a topic you would like us to discuss or suggestions for the show, please email us at info@nwnerdcast.com. Check us out on Facebook.

1:30 - Playing yourself
3:02 - Chloe's Event Calendar
20:58 - LARP: Grieving

Original music: Fat Warrior
Song of the week: Castlevannia by The Minibosses off of their album Brass.
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Mar 5, 2014

Episode 74: The Baron of Night and Day

Welcome to episode 74 of the NW Nerdcast. On today's show, Sr. Indie Game Corospondant, Taylor, brings us the game The Extraordinary Adventures of Baron Munchhausen. Later in the show, the nerdcasters discuss the difference between night and day LARPing. 

If you have a topic you would like us to discuss or suggestions for the show, please email us at info@nwnerdcast.com. Check us out on Facebook.

01:30 - Taylor's Indie Gamegasm
16:45 - Chloe's Event Calendar
22:32 - The difference between night and day LARPing

Original music: Fat Warrior
Song of the week: Mega Man 2 Airman by The Minibosses off of their self-titled EP.
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Feb 26, 2014

Episode 73: Knights of Badassdom Special!

Hello and welcome to the Knights of Badassdom special. In the show, Indie Gamegasm host, Taylor joins us for a discussion on the film and how LARP could be better treated in the movies. We watched the film and then immediately pressed record, so this is all very fresh in our minds. This episode contains spoilers for the movie Knights of Badassdom, so you have been warned. 

Please check out the trailer for Knights of Badassdom and see the movie, if you haven't.  

If you want to check out the kickstarter, mention on the episode: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1612117073/alchemy-the-card-game-make-potions-unleash-chaos

If you have a topic you would like us to discuss or suggestions for the show, please email us at info@nwnerdcast.com. Check us out on Facebook.

00:50 - Knights of Badassdom mega review
22:22 - Chloe's Event Calendar
25:45 - Making the image of LARP better in film

Original music: Fat Warrior
Song of the week: Belac by Ron Leota and Noodle Boy
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