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  • Botched Roll - Story Engine Interview (Peter Chiykowski & Miroki Tong)

    19 JUN 2024 · In this episode of Botched roll, we are on the road to preparing for FREE RPG day on June 22,2024 at our local game stores. Mike “The Birdman” put the call into the multiverse and looking for heroes and storytellers who help do some pretty nifty stuff in the creative space. A pair of amazing individuals from the Story Engine team answered the call to chat with Mike. Join guests, Miroki Tong and Peter Chiykowski from Story Engine and learn about one of the cool promos that you can snag from FREE RPG day this weekend BUT also delve deeper into what makes this product so exciting. Learn what Story engine is, how it can help you brain storm ideas for writing, RPG design or even how to overcome problems that can happen at your table in the moment and you’re stuck for a quest. Check out the links below and follow them on social media and all their other pages as well https://storyenginedeck.com/ https://www.youtube.com/theshorteststory https://www.facebook.com/storyenginedeck (WATCH THIS SPACE on Free RPG day itself for something cool) https://www.instagram.com/storyenginedeck/ https://freerpgday.com/ Your Geekmasters: Mike “The Birdman” – https://twitter.com/BirdmanDodd Alex “The Producer” – https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG%20%20Fe https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG%20%20Feedback for the show?: Email: mailto:feedback@thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek Subscribe to our feed: https://www.spreaker.com/show/3571037/episodes/feed iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Lit2bzebJXMTIv7j7fkqq Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 18, 2024
    Played 29m 23s
  • Botched Roll - Conflict Resolution And You

    17 JUN 2024 · Botched Roll is a show dedicated to tabletop roleplaying games and the ideas and stories that go with it. Birdman has over 20 years of RPG experience to draw from and hopefully you as a listener gain something insightful or fun from it. In this episode of Botched Roll, Mike “The Birdman” talks about one of the most difficult topics in TTRPGs, conflict resolution at your table. In life, conflict will inevitable arise and it can and will happen at your table at some point. Toxic players, toxic storytellers are a reality but how do you deal with it. It doesn’t have to end with everyone walking away unhappy but you have to be prepared for some skillful diplomacy checks. Pull up a chair and gather around the table and lets discuss one of the hardest topics in gaming, how do you try and keep it together when something threatens your fun and friendships. https://freerpgday.com/ Your Geekmasters: Mike “The Birdman” – https://twitter.com/BirdmanDodd Alex “The Producer” – https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Feedback for the show?: Email: feedback@thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek Subscribe to our feed: https://www.spreaker.com/show/3571037/episodes/feed iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Lit2bzebJXMTIv7j7fkqq Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 17, 2024
    Played 27m 8s
  • TWIG Sunday Funnies - X-Men 97 - Season 1 Discussion

    16 JUN 2024 · TWIG Sunday Funnies is our dedicated comic book discussion podcast! This issue: X-Men 97 - Season 1 Discussion Your Geekmasters: Mike "The Birdman" - https://twitter.com/BirdmanDodd Jonathan "JT From Saskatoon" - https://twitter.com/JTfromSaskatoon Alex "The Producer" - https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Feedback for the show?: Email: feedback@thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: spotify:show:0BHP4gkzubuCsJBhU3oNWX Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2162049 Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 16, 2024
    Played 1h 1m 33s
  • T.O.T. - Father's Day Ideas - Blind War - Criterion - Kensington - Molkky - Petanque

    15 JUN 2024 · TurdOrTreasure is ThisWeekInGeek's dedicated review show covering everything from games to movies to tv to electronics and everything between. This Episode: What's New? Introductions - Blind War (Well Go USA Bluray Review) https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Blind-War-Blu-ray/359187/ - Criterion Collection & Janus Films June 2024 Roundup (Criterion Bluray Reviews) Orlando, My Political Biography - https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Orlando-My-Political-Biography-Blu-ray/342466/ A Story of Floating Weeds / Floating Weeds: Two Films by Yasujiro Ozu Blu-ray - https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/A-Story-of-Floating-Weeds-and-Floating-Weeds-Two-Films-by-Yasujiro-Ozu-Blu-ray/356823/ Girlfight - https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Girlfight-Blu-ray/201780/ - Outdoor Summer Games (Asmodee Canada/Tactic Games Reviews) Molkky - https://games.tactic.net/en/brands/molkky-en/ Petanque - https://games.tactic.net/en/tuote/petanque-in-nylon-bag/ - Kensington Father's Day Ideas (Computer Tech Reviews) Kensington Trackballs And Trackball Mice - https://store.kensington.com/collections/1-trackballs Kensington Pro Fit USB Washable Keyboard - https://www.kensington.com/en-ca/p/products/control/keyboards/pro-fit-usb-washable-keyboard/ Whats Next? Show Notes: Check out Liam's Extra Life Campaign: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=535342 Check out Mike's writing: https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000345848279/Indigenous-Poets-Society-mihko-kiskisiwin Your Geekmaster: Alex "The Producer" - https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Feedback for the show?: Email: feedback@thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1BfUrFWqEYha8IYiluMyA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: spotify:show:0BHP4gkzubuCsJBhU3oNWX Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2162049 Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 15, 2024
    Played 36m 44s
  • Earth vs Soup Ep 202 - Strategic Air Command (1955)

    13 JUN 2024 · Aaron and Darlene watch some classic sci-fi from the 1950s and '60s, good and bad. They talk about what makes these films memorable and fun, and if you should take a trip back in time and enjoy these films as well. Feedback for the show?: Email: feedback@thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek Subscribe to our feed: https://www.spreaker.com/show/3571037/episodes/feed iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Lit2bzebJXMTIv7j7fkqq Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Website: https://www.thisweekingeek.net
    Played 1h 20m 46s
  • T.O.T - South Park Movie 4K - Criterion - Ghost Of Tsushima PC - Welcome Back Kotter - More!

    12 JUN 2024 · TurdOrTreasure is ThisWeekInGeek's dedicated review show covering everything from games to movies to tv to electronics and everything between. This Episode: What's New? - Introductions - Ghost Of Tsushima (Sony PC Review) https://www.playstation.com/en-ca/games/ghost-of-tsushima/pc/ - South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (Paramount 4K UHD Review) https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/South-Park-Bigger-Longer-and-Uncut-4K-Blu-ray/359908/ - PuzzMIX (IntiCreates PC Review) https://puzzmix.com/en/ - South Park: Joining The Panderverse (Paramount Bluray Review) https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/South-Park-Joining-the-Panderverse-Blu-ray/357743/ - Umbraclaw (IntiCreates Xbox Series X Review) https://umbraclaw.com/en/ -  Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (Criterion Collection 4K UHD Review) https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Fear-and-Loathing-in-Las-Vegas-4K-Blu-ray/358050/ - Welcome Back, Kotter: The Complete Series (Warner TV DVD Review) https://www.blu-ray.com/dvd/Welcome-Back-Kotter-The-Complete-Series-DVD/297262/ Whats Next? Show Notes: Check out Liam's Extra Life Campaign: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=535342 Check out Mike's writing: https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000345848279/Indigenous-Poets-Society-mihko-kiskisiwin Your Geekmaster: Alex "The Producer" - https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Feedback for the show?: Email: feedback@thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1BfUrFWqEYha8IYiluMyA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: spotify:show:0BHP4gkzubuCsJBhU3oNWX Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2162049 Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 11, 2024
    Played 46m 45s
  • The Prototype - Summer Game Fest 2024 - Day 5 Roundup (Xbox Showcase - CoD - PC Gaming Show)

    11 JUN 2024 · Continuing on with Day 5 of our Summer Game Fest coverage and the crew is back to discuss the Xbox, CoD, and PC Gaming Show showcases in this episode, Please check out the curated trailer compilation of the games discussed in this episode: https://youtu.be/KsKQ1UuCTWU Show Notes: Check out Liam's Extra Life Campaign: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=535342 Check out Mike's writing: https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000345848279/Indigenous-Poets-Society-mihko-kiskisiwin Your Geekmasters: Mike "The Birdman" - https://twitter.com/BirdmanDodd Alex "The Producer" - https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Ken Reels - https://twitter.com/KenReels Feedback for the show?: Email: https://thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1BfUrFWqEYha8IYiluMyA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: https://spotify Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2162049 Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 11, 2024
    Played 1h 18m 42s
  • The Prototype - Summer Game Fest 2024 - Day 4 Roundup (Future - Wholesome - Latin - Women-Led)

    9 JUN 2024 · Continuing on with Day 4 of our Summer Game Fest coverage and the crew is back to discuss the Future Of Play, Wholesome Direct, Latin American Games, Women-led Games, and Future Games showcases in this episode, Please check out the curated trailer compilation of the games discussed in this episode: https://youtu.be/fJNQHDV6w2c Please check out the full Latin American Games Showcase: https://youtu.be/-wd9BAKpJTc Show Notes: Check out Liam's Extra Life Campaign: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=535342 Check out Mike's writing: https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000345848279/Indigenous-Poets-Society-mihko-kiskisiwin Your Geekmasters: Mike "The Birdman" - https://twitter.com/BirdmanDodd Alex "The Producer" - https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Ken Reels - https://twitter.com/KenReels Feedback for the show?: Email: https://thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1BfUrFWqEYha8IYiluMyA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: https://spotify Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2162049 Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 9, 2024
    Played 44m 28s
  • The Prototype - Summer Game Fest 2024 - Day 3 Roundup (SGF Live - Day Of the Devs - Devolver)

    8 JUN 2024 · Continuing on with Day 3 of our Summer Game Fest coverage and the crew is back to discuss the SGF Live, Day Of the Devs, and Devolver Showcases in this episode, Please check out the curated trailer compilation of the games discussed in this episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsKQ1UuCTWU Show Notes: Check out Liam's Extra Life Campaign: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=535342 Check out Mike's writing:https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000345848279/Indigenous-Poets-Society-mihko-kiskisiwin Your Geekmasters: Mike "The Birdman" - https://twitter.com/BirdmanDodd Alex "The Producer" - https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Ken Reels - https://twitter.com/KenReels Feedback for the show?: Email: fhttps://thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1BfUrFWqEYha8IYiluMyA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: https://spotify Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2162049 Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 8, 2024
    Played 1h 8m
  • The Prototype - Summer Game Fest 2024 - Day 2 Roundup (Guerrilla Collective & Access-Ability)

    7 JUN 2024 · Continuing on with Day 2 of our Summer Game Fest coverage and the crew is back to discuss the Guerrilla Collective & Access-Ability Showcases in this minisode, Alex The Producer and Ken Reels are here to give a rundown of what was shown during the Guerrilla Collective & Access-Ability Showcases, which premiered just before the official launch of Summer Game Fest 2024! Please check out the curated trailer compilation of the games discussed in this episode: https://youtu.be/Ms7lC7RTUh4 Check out the full Access-Ability 2024 Showcase: https://youtu.be/xU5mgSRVmH8 Show Notes: Check out Liam's Extra Life Campaign: https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=535342 Check out Mike's writing: https://books.friesenpress.com/store/title/119734000345848279/Indigenous-Poets-Society-mihko-kiskisiwin Your Geekmasters: Mike "The Birdman" - https://twitter.com/BirdmanDodd Alex "The Producer" - https://twitter.com/DeThPhaseTWIG Ken Reels - https://twitter.com/KenReels Feedback for the show?: Email: fhttps://thisweekingeek.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/thisweekingeek YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc1BfUrFWqEYha8IYiluMyA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-geek/id215643675 Spotify: https://spotify Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMzU3MTAzNy9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id2162049 Website: http://www.thisweekingeek.net June 7, 2024
    Played 59m 21s

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ThisWeekInGeek is the best place geeks, gamers, and nerds of every type to gather and listen in to the news, reviews, interviews, and topic shows for everything nerd culture!

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