Joan Nobile

Author's details

Name: Joan Nobile
Date registered: May 22, 2014
URL: http://jnobilemedia.blogspot.com

Biography

Previous audio engineer/editor for Misdirected Mark Productions, and former co-host/editor for The TKV-Team Podcast. While she's more into video games (as opposed to tabletop), she's been known to play a Druid and a Sorceress in both Dungeon World and D&D (respectively) from time to time.

Latest posts

  1. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10.5.2: The Metal Gear Megasode, Part 2 — November 17, 2014
  2. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10.5: The Metal Gear Megasode, Part 1 — October 28, 2014
  3. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10: We Hope Sempai Noticed Us! — October 13, 2014
  4. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode: (78) 9 — October 1, 2014
  5. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 8: Grape Ape — September 15, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 5: Punch Your V Card — 3 comments
  2. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 0: Pardon Our Dust — 3 comments
  3. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10: We Hope Sempai Noticed Us! — 1 comment
  4. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode: (78) 9 — 1 comment
  5. The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10.5: The Metal Gear Megasode, Part 1 — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Nov 17 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10.5.2: The Metal Gear Megasode, Part 2

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We needed an extra week to recover; you’ll understand why when you listen in. Goes without saying that Old.Snake.full.1103077thar be SPOILERS for MGS4.

Get a direct download right here.

Show Notes:

What Have We Been Playing?
Joan: nothing aside from animal crossing pff
Karol: SNES stuff like Starfox 2
Tim: Dead Rising 3

Metal Gear Retrospective Part 2
15:33: Karol and Tim talk about MGS4: Guns of the Patriots
38:23: Joan loses her fucking mind and joins in on the discussion

Contact us!

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles
TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Oct 28 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10.5: The Metal Gear Megasode, Part 1

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It’s big, it’s bad, and it’s got recessive genes: this week, The TKV-Team looks at the Metal Gear Solid games. We briefly discuss the MSX/NES titles before getting into the bulk of the conversation with Metal Gear Solid 1-3. It goes without saying that this episode is filled with SPOILERS! Snowmobile_with_Snake_and_Otacon_2_(Metal_Gear_Solid_The_Twin_Snakes)

Get your direct download here, Snake!

Show Notes:

What Have We Been Playing?
01:13 Karol: Alice: Madness Returns, Hyrule Warriors
18:47 Joan: ACNL, college
19:34 Tim: Wii Fit U, Titanfall, Killer Instinct season two, Pix the Cat, D4, fuckin’ Forza or whatever pfft

Metal Gear Retrospective, Part 1:

38:09: Karol’s ‘history’ of Metal Gear, Overview of Metal Gear/Metal Gear 2

41:40: Metal Gear Solid, with a little bit of talk on Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes

59:52: Metal Gear Solid 2

1:23:13: Metal Gear Solid 3

Contact us!

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles
TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Oct 13 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 10: We Hope Sempai Noticed Us!

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Hey, everyone! On today’s episode, we finally get around to discussing Gamer Gate… kinda. We also discuss some new releases, the plethora of issues of Drive Club, and some… interesting Halloween costume ideas. Enjoy! desubear

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Show Notes:

Karol reads tweets regarding the Gamer Gate controversy, and Tim and Joan react and discuss.

00:25:04: Spotlight on New Releases

  • Vib Ribbon PSN
  • Shadow of Mordor
  • Forza Horizon 2
  • Persona 4 Ultimax
  • KI Season 2
  • 3DS Super Smash Bros
  • …Driveclub

01:01:30: Our cases for Least Sexy Videogame-themed Halloween Costumes

 

Contact us!

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles
TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Oct 01 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode: (78) 9

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Hey, everyone! Welcome to a new (albeit a little bit late) episode of The TKV-Team Podcast! Today, we mess with audio settings a bit to talk about what we’ve been up to, including games we played, QCC, Magfest, and a little bit about the Playstation Home. You could consider this a ‘live, uncut’, if you will. Enjoy!

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Show Notes:

00:02:27: What are we playing?

Joan: Factory Settings (shameless, shameless plug), QCC recording, Jade Empire, Tangent about Metal Gear Solid
Karol: More Alice 2, Megaman X/ Maverick Hunter, PSP Go/PS3 monitor, Minish cap wiiu, Hyrule Warriors

49:13: whoops! Technical difficulties, so we get Tim to talk about his vidyagaems: Forza 5, Killer Instinct, Ryse, Battlefield 4, Assassins Creed IV, TwinBee Yahoo! Deluxe Pack, Daytona USA, Sailor Moon -Various Emotion, Bomberman

Points of Interest:

56:25: Quick QCC Recap

1:05:16: Magfest 8.5

1:13:11: Buffalo Game Space Kickstarter

1:17:28: Playstation Home Closing 🙁

Contact us!

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles
TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Sep 15 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 8: Grape Ape

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Hey, everyone! Tim goes solo this week, taking over the airwaves while Karol and I get wrapped up in life. In this episode, he covers more backlog games, along with some recent news, such as the Nintendo 3DS Nintendo Direct, and Sony Japan’s 2014 Fall Conference, amongst other news. He did a great job, so please enjoy it!

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Show Notes:

Tim’s backlog: Forza Horizon, Crimson Dragon, Dishonored, Battlefield 4, Minecraft XB1
Karol’s whereabouts: Magfest 8.5
Joan’s radio show: Factory Settings

Points of Interest:

Happy Birthday Dreamcast, you magnificent bastard:
-You are old, but so is Dreamcast. 15 years old. ;(

Nintendo 3DS Nintendo Direct
– 3DS menu themes
-”New” 3DS: Better battery, improved 3D & Wifi, analog nub C-Stick, faster processor/gpu, web videos (html 5), NFC for Amiibo, custom shells on regular version.
-Retailing for the equivalent of $170 / $200 for the Regular and XL versions.
-Exclusive “New 3DS” games using increased power: launching in Japan with Xenoblade remake.

Sony Japan’s Fall 2014 Press Conference
-PS4, PS3 & Vita Menu Themes
-“Live From Playstation” streaming app hitting Vita this fall with PS4 support from both Twitch and USTREAM.
-Summer Lesson (a demo for Sony’s VR hardware, Project Morpheus)
-Disgaea 5 on PS4
-New Ys title
-Persona 5
-Dragon Quest Heroes
-Yakuza 1988 for PS4
-Resident Evil Revelations 2
-EDF 2025 port for PS4

Xbox one in Japan

Square Public Relations

Contact us!

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles
TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Sep 01 2014

The TKV Team Podcast, Episodio Siete: “Una Comunidad Grosero”

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Welcome to this week’s TKV-Team Podcast! On today’s episode, we discuss the latest Sony DDOS attack, the extremely surprising Nintendo leaks, and a couple of weird industry meltdowns. Enjoy!

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Show Notes:notto

00:02:23 What are we playing?

Tim: Doom 3 BFG Edition, The Witcher 2, Forza 5, Forza Horizons
Joan: Animal Crossing New Leaf, Pokemon X, Zombies, Run!
Karol: Alice 360 version, Alice: Madness Returns

00:34:00: Points of Interest 

Contact us!

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles
TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Aug 18 2014

GenCon 2014 Coverage: Play Better Games, Damnit! Panel

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Hey everyone! Joan filling in for Chris, as he’s pretty exhausted from the GenCon trip! iIPNV9aqUYrGs
This is a panel that Chris, Phil, and Shawn Merwin hosted at the convention called ‘Play Better Games, Damnit!”. Please bear with us, as this was recorded live and some of the questions are lower in volume than we’d like. We hope you enjoy it!

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Aug 18 2014

GenCon 2014 Coverage: Media Tie-In: Story to Game panel (cleaned up)

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Hey, everyone. Here’s the cleaned-up version of the Media Tie-In: Story to Game panel – hope you enjoy it! (Get your direct download right here.)

Aug 18 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode #Sixtus: “Bad News, Butts. Your math level went down.”

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Welcome to this week’s TKV-Team Podcast! Today, we look at Gamescom, along with the usual “what are we playing?” segment. Enjoy!
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Direct download here!

00:01:58: What Are We Playing?

Tim:
-Sonic 2
-TI-99 games
-Witcher 2

Karol:
-Mario Kart 8
-TI-99 games
-Double Dragon Neon
-Crazy Taxi iPhone.

Point of Interest: Gamescom 2014 in Cologne, Germany

00:48:36: Sony:

  • Shareplay – stream multiplayer games to/with a friend
  • Rime
  • The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (Nicalis)
  • Samurai Gunn (Teknopants)
  • Volume (Mike Bithell)
  • SNOW – open world winter sports game.(poppermost) first free-to-play, open world, 1st mountain 8sq killometers, leaderboards ranked matches, snowboarding and other sports to come.
  • Tearaway Unfolded
  • The Order 1886 Gameplay Trailer – Introduces Tesla as a story character, looked bonkers.
  • Driveclub
  • Hellblade
  • 1st Destiny expansion in December
  • “P.T.” on the PSN store was an interactive teaser for the new Silent Hill made by Kojima and Del Toro
  • Fox Engine and developed by Kojima Productions
  • Developer Music Chairs: Platinum making Metal Gear, Kojima making Silent Hill, etc-Sony has sold through 10 million PS4 systems globally

1:15:38: Microsoft

And a final surprise at the end…

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles

TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Aug 04 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 5: Punch Your V Card

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Welcome to another episode of The TKV-Team Podcast! In this week’s episode, we discuss content visibility, the habits of consumers, and the nature of game clones, along with some Nintendo Comic-Con reveals, Last of Us News, and the usual “what are we playing?” segment. Enjoy! bannersaga

Direct download here!

00:00:46: What are we playing?

Joan:
-Tomodachi Life
-You Don’t Know Jack Vol. 4: The Ride
-Animal Crossing: New Leaf restart

Karol:
-Destiny Beta
-Nintendo Comicon Stream reveals:
Ufouria: The Saga
The Mysterious Murasame Castle

Tim:
-Destiny Beta

00:34:05: Today’s Topic: The Banner Saga developers and their Apple Marketplace concerns.

00:56:49: Points of Interest:

Bill from The Last of Us voted in GLAAD’s ‘most intriguing’
-Gaming as art?
Lambda Generation’s Call for Collaboration

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles

TKV-Team facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tkvteam

Jul 21 2014

The TKV-Podcast, Episode 4(6): A Dash of Backlogs

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greetings from dashconWelcome to another episode of The TKV-Team Podcast! Today we catch up with Tim and Karol’s ever expanding backlog of games, talk shop about why the PS4 is failing in Japan, and offer a bit of introspection on the cluster that was Dashcon 2014.

Direct download here!

What are we playing?

Tim:
-Portal 2
-Red Dead Redemption
-Witcher 2

15:32: Karol:
-The Walking Dead
-Rayman 360
-Uncharted
Final Fantasy 13 Final Hallway XIII 

51:06: Joan:
-Saints Row IV
-Fallout: New Vegas (Blog: Tales of a Followers Doctor)

56:13: Points of Interest:
-Tomodachi Life is ridiculously fun (and Animal Crossing: New Leaf has scorpions)

-The PS4’s performance in Japan

-A (very brief) look at EVO 2014

AVGN game coming to Wii U/3DS

Dashcon 2014*

*It should be noted that the information we discussed was current at the time of this recording, and a lot has changed and/or been updated since then. We encourage you to check out the post above if you’re curious enough to follow this story.

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles

Jul 07 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, SPECIAL: E3, Part 3!

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This is it – the last major conference of E3, and everyone’s favorite little piece of nostalgia – Nintendo! Sit back, relax, and enjoy as we discuss what we saw during Big N’s presentation.

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-Super Smash Bros. for WiiU and 3D

  • Reveal of characters; Mii Fighters, Pac-Man, Mr. Gameand Watch, Palutena
  • no seriously you need to see this opening with Fils-Aime and Iwata if you haven’t already:

-Yoshi’s Wooly World
-Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
-The Legend of Zelda (2015 release)
-Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire
-Bayonetta 2
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-Hyrule Warriors!

-Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
-Xenoblade Chronicles X
-Mario Maker
-Splatoon

-Additional snippets: Star Fox?, Mario Party 10 (now with Bowser), Mario vs Donkey Kong, Art Academy for WiiU, Codename: S.T.E.A.M
-Smash Bros. Tournament
-Treehouse Coverage

-Miscallany:
Talking about how the presentations were delivered (“acting”, professionalism, clothing), wrapping everything up

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles

Jun 30 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast SPECIAL: E3, Part 2!

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What, another episode this quickly?! You bet! Get your direct download herepslogo

Today’s podcast discussion is all about the Sony Conference. This is what we covered:

-Problems with the theater stream…
-Destiny (and some discussion about the Alpha!)
-The Order: 1886
-Entwined

-Infamous: Second Son DLC
-Little Big Planet 3
-Bloodbourne
-Dead Island 2

-Disney Infinity 2
-Magicka 2: Learn to Spell
-Oh, Tim Schafer: Grim Fandango remake reveal
-AB:ZU
-No Man’s Sky

-Playstation Now Beta
-Mortal Kombat X
-Powers (tv show)
-Ratchet & Clank movie trailer…
-…and remake/re imagining of Ratchet & Clank!
-The Last of Us Remastered
-Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain

-GTA V coming to PS4
-Batman: Arkham Knight
-Uncharted 4

Jun 23 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast SPECIAL: E3, Part 1!

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logo-e3Karol, Tim, and I – much like everyone else – were sucked into the hype train that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). That’s right, this is a big one. And because it’s so big, we’re breaking it down into three parts! Here’s the only-mildly-edited conversation between us – and, as always, let us know what you think.

Today, we’re discussing the Microsoft, EA, and Ubisoft conferences.

Direct download here!

4:34 – Microsoft Conference
-Talking about last year’s conference (and some of the negativity surrounding it)
-Conker in Project Spark
-Sunset Overdrive
-Xbox Indie showcase (Notable: Ori and the Blind Forest, Cuphead)
-Phantom Dust remake
-Scalebound (a new IP!)
-Tomb Raider
-Crackdown (3?)
-Halo: The Master Chief Collection

27:22 – EA Conference
-PGA Tour holy shit
-Star Wars Battlefront…disappointment
-Mirror’s Edge 2
-Battlefield Hardline
-UFC (with Bruce Lee)
-MOBAs?

37:46 – Ubisoft Conference
-FarCry 4
-The Division
-The Crew
-Assassin’s Creed Unity & Comet
-Valiant Hearts
-Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Jun 14 2014

102.6 The Lounge with Martin Ralya on Unframed

 

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Martin Ralya on Unframed

unframed coverHey Folks. This time in the lounge we’ve got the Gnome in Chief and the man who started the Engine over at Engine Publishing – Martin Ralya. He’s joined us to chat about a variety of things and the newest book from the bowels of the Engine: Unframed – The Art of Improvisation for Game Masters.

Links

 

Jun 09 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode .75: Get Ready to Joust!

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Get Ready to Joust!

Welcome to another episode of the TKV-Team Podcast! blue

Today’s episode is a little more lighthearted, and we hope you’ll like it. This is episode .75 – not episode 1 proper – due to some audio issues and us still trying to find our footing. Let us know what you think!

Direct download here!

0:00:56: Some talk about Playstation Home

0:02:18: Points of Interest:

Karol:

Bit Bazaar

(Gameplay footage filmed of Tenya Wanya Teens, filmed by Karol)

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-Oculus Rift talk

Additional discussion on indie titles, big developers, and rebranding of IPs (sorta)

Joan:

– Half Life 3/Left 4 Dead 3 rumors from former VALVe employee
Left 4 Dead: Survivors
Steam In-Home Streaming is so good
“Controversy” over Tomodachi Life re: lack of same sex marriages

 

(Left 4 Dead: Survivors Trailer)

 

00:56:30: A side discussion on ‘maturity’ in gaming

1:00:16: Countdown to E3

1:02:34: What’s everyone playing?

Karol: J.S.Joust, Super Time Force
Tim: The Legend of Zelda remake revisited, Super Empire Strikes Back
Joan: Knights of Pen and Paper +1, Symphony, Mass Effect 3 multiplayer, Star Wars: Kotor

Contact info:

Karol: Twitter – @blizzardjesus, Xbox – blizzardjesus, PSN Profile – blizzardgendo
Tim: Twitter – @inkjetpowered, Xbox/PSN Profile – Gestault
Joan: Twitter – @lady_goggles, Steam Profile

May 26 2014

The TKV-Team Podcast, Episode 0: Pardon Our Dust

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A challenger approaches!

A challenger approaches!

Hi, everyone; I’m Joan, the engineer and editor of the MMcast, and I’m taking just a moment to hijack the stream here 😉

I’m pleased to announce a new video game podcast on our little network: The TKV-Team Podcast, starring Karol Szymczuk , Tim Jones, and myself. We’ve worked very hard on creating it, and while we’re still getting the kinks sorted out, we hope you’ll listen in and enjoy it. If you like video games – or just want to hear a couple of us talk shop about them – we think you’ll be pleased.

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00:00:30: Opening & Introductions

00:04:15: A small retrospective on video game magazines

00:08:10: Karol & Tim talk PAX East

00:30:53: Gameboy 25th Anniversary

00:59:28: What games are we currently playing?

Karol: Bastion (with a side discussion of Transistor), Luftraosuer
Tim: The Legend of the Zelda, Spyro the Dragon, Final Fantasy XIII-2
Joan: Fallout: New Vegas (Mods named: Roleplayers Alternative Start, Frozen World, New Vegas Bounties I), Dejobaan Games (123 Kick It, The Wonderful End of the World), Mass Effect 3, Metal Gear Solid 5 Ground Zeros

01:26:07: Closing

Karol’s Twitter: @blizzardjesus
Tim’s Twitter: @inkjetpowered
Joan’s Twitter: @lady_goggles