Jun 24 2015

Threat Detected Vintage Volume 3

Here’s the next batch of vintage Threat Detected episodes. It includes my first ever running of the Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars system, in a holiday special on Tatooine.
There’s an episode where the spouses of Star Wars gamers compare notes… and I don’t look too good compared to some of the hubbies.
We even go to the latter episodes of First to Strike, as Mount Antas gets stormed… and as Moppo becomes a Jedi Knight. These sessions include my wife Mari, cartographer extraordinaire Christopher West, amazing gamer and artist Ryan Walsh and even Donovan Morningfire.

 

BRUCE WILLIS

1. 121213-What-Would-Bruce-Willis-Do.mp3     

gonna carve you

2. 130110-Gonna-Carve-You-Like-a-Xmas-Bantha.mp3     
3. 130110-Gonna-Carve-You-Like-a-Xmas-Bantha-Pt2.mp3     

only death can pay

4. 130116-Only-Death-Can-Pay-For-Life-Day-Pt1.mp3     
5. 130116-Only-Death-Can-Pay-For-Life-Day-Pt2.mp3     

 

space rabies

6. 130131-Space-Rabies-and-the-Bloody-Credit-Pt1.mp3     
7. 130131-Space-Rabies-and-the-Bloody-Credit-Pt2.mp3     

e39

8. 130214-Force-Powers-For-Every-Occasion-Pt1.mp3     
9. 130214-Force-Powers-For-Every-Occasion-P2.mp3     

31flavors

10. 130314-31-Flavors-of-Destruction-pt1.mp3     
11. 130314-31-Flavors-of-Destruction-pt2.mp3     

Jun 23 2015

TKV Team Podcast 35 | “Videogames were a mistake”

TKVTeam_Logo2015This week, we bring you the second installment of our E3 2015 coverage, as we talk over major points from the Sony and Microsoft conference announcements. We ignore obvious points of excitement, overplay minor details, and generally give you a cross-section of what makes this hobby so great. Next week, look forward to part 3, which will cover EA, Ubisoft, and Nintendo’s slice of gamin’ goodness from Los Angeles.

Jun 17 2015

DwD&D#17 – Unearthed Arcana & Errata

DownwithD&DAre you ready to get down with some D&D. We are as we try and groove on the new errata for the PHB and chat up the newest Unearthed Arcana. We hope you enjoy the show and get down with some D&D. Go kill some monsters.

 

Jun 17 2015

MMP#160 – Modern Fantasy with Special Guest Host Eloy Lasanta

iIPNV9aqUYrGs3eglogo1Hey Folks. This week we’re joined at the House Misdirected by the sage of the 3rd Eye, Eloy Lasanta, who will help us break down Modern Fantasy. We also spend some time in the Lounge and over in the game room. So I hope you enjoy this Philess episode and I look forward to hearing your feedback.

Episode 160 is sponsored by Third Eye Games

Time Stamps

3:26 – What’s Going On

Indie Syndicate

Apocalypse Prevention Inc. 2

9:37 – Game Spotlight

Part-Time Gods of Fate Kickstarter

Titansgrave: Ashes of Valkana

Character Folio from Darktheater.net

16:41 – Extradimentional Media Depository

34:43 – A Moment of Gaming & BS

37:37 – The Gameroom

53:45 – Cybertek Update

59:25 – The Workshop: Modern Fantasy

 

Jun 17 2015

TKV Team Podcast 34 | “Dawn of the First Day”

TKVTeam_Logo2015Karol and Tim bring you a late-night Skype conversation going over the first day’s worth of E3 reactions, which is only the tiniest fraction of worthwhile topics to come out of the LA Convention Center this year. We cover the good word out of Nintendo and Bethesda’s day-1 offerings.

Jun 14 2015

Rogue Time Lord Gaming Appreciation Day

A message from the 10th Doctor:

Rogue Appreciation
Allons-y to Collectors Inn in Kenmore June 20th @ 2pm or ROGUE TIME LORD APPRECIATION DAY.
I’m bringing in the Game MASTER to run one of my favorite adventures: DOCTOR WHO AND THE ICE BASE OF WAR. CUBICLE 7 DOCTOR WHO ADVENTURES IN TIME AND SPACE ROLEPLAYING GAME. The rules are a piece of cake. If you’ve seen more than a minute of Doctor Who, you’ll know exactly what to do.
This is an exciting opportunity to try out the It’s going to be OOD fun for the family. You, the players, get to choose whether to run this adventure with me, the 11th or 12th Doctor and our appropriate companions.
Come in costume and get a couple of bonus story points, making you even more powerful.
If things go well I’ll run the SECOND ANNUAL ROGUE TIME LORD APPRECIATION DAY last year. Chronology means nothing to a man who travels in time and space.

Jun 14 2015

Geeking Out #2 – DC, Marvel, and Other Things

Geekin OutHey Folks. On this episode of Geekin Out it’s Chris and Jessie talking about a variety of DC and Marvel items and a few other entertainment news items.  Hope you enjoy and let us know what you’d like to hear about.

Jun 13 2015

Clown In The Bubble Pt 2

Rob, Tony and Josh join Garrett on this episode of Threat Detected to come to grips with the sweeping changes to the Star War universe.

!clown001

1. TD-068-Clown-in-the-Bubble-Pt2.mp3     

Jun 13 2015

Threat Detected Clown In The Bubble

Rob, Tony and Josh join Garrett on this episode of Threat Detected to come to grips with the sweeping changes to the Star War universe. Our heroes confront a villain from their past— right out of Arkham Asylum.

 

!clown002

Angelic Doctor provides an exciting underwater chase scene. Garrett tries to bring some crunch to Vril Vrakth from First to Strike. Also, discussions about the Coordinate talent and Force Light power.

 

1. TD-068-Clown-in-the-Bubble-Pt1.mp3     

Jun 10 2015

MMP#159 – Flexible Magic Systems

iIPNV9aqUYrGsHey Folks. It’s a flexible episode this week as we magic up some segments for you starting in the lobby, then we go to the garage to talk about flexible magic, and end up in the geekery. Hope you enjoy and let us know what your thinking about the show these days, good and bad. We always want to improve.

Time Stamps

Lobby

1:08 – What’s Going On

9:05 – Game Spotlight

TsunamiCon Kickstarter

Apocalypse Prevention Incorporated 2nd Edition on Drive Thru RPG

Epic Card Game Kickstarter

19:24 – Extradimentional Social Media Depository

33:35 – Garage: Flexible Magic Systems

1:21:41 – Cybertek Update

1:31:31 – Geekery

Armada by Ernest Cline

The Wicked + The Divine

Kung Fury

The Sixth Gun

Jun 09 2015

TKV Team Podcast 33 | “Silent Spring”

TKVTeam_Logo2015This week, Karol and Tim wrangle some news discussion in the lull before E3 2015 at the LA Convention Center.

Steam’s newly implemented refund policies yield a double-edged result for some developers. Tim narrowly avoids breaking an NDA that slips his mind, Mega Man gets a shot in the arm with the help of a new studio, and Neil Druckman didn’t fire anyone this month. Some Porsche news for Forza suggests more mystery to Microsoft’s stage show, and port-forwarding is moon-speak.

Jun 04 2015

GO#1 – Mad Max and Kung Fury

iIPNV9aqUYrGsWhat is up!? This is the first episode and second attempt at Geekin Out, The newest addition to the Misdirected Mark line up. What are we about? Geeky TV and Movies and maybe a little bit more. This is a round table show and you never know who might show up. This week we have the Tangent Twins in the house to talk about Mad Max and Kung Fury. We also have our corners where Dave talks Supernatural, Chris loves on Penny Dreadful, and Kate gets a little tangenty. So sit back, grab some popcorn, and let us know what you think as we geek out.

Jun 03 2015

MMP#158 – Part-Time Gods of Fate and Cybertek

iIPNV9aqUYrGsHey folks. This week we’re gonna talk about Part-Time Gods of Fate which is currently on kickstarter and has reached its first funding goal. We’re also gonna do the lounge stuff we normally do and a quick aside on Cybertek, the newest game we’re working on. We also have some time in the gameroom to talk about what we’ve been playing lately. I hope you enjoy and let us know what you thought of the show.

Time Stamps

The Lobby

0:58 – What’s Going On

Gamerstable RPG Podcast

4:22 – Game Spotlight

Worlds in Peril

Tsunamicon Kickstarter

Mikey Mason

Silver Cake Spray

11:27 – Extradimentional Social Media Depository

28:23 – The Cybertek moment

33:40 – The Gameroom

52:40 – The Laboratory: Part-Time Gods of Fate

Jun 02 2015

TKV Team Podcast 32 | “Thirty-two Squidoo”

TKVTeam_Logo2015This week, we bring you a short talk on a sooner-than-expected Nintendo Direct, Karol’s pursuit of all things Amiibo, and our child-like wonder at the world of Splatoon. Both good and bad news for the fighting game scene leads into a brief talk about the nature of subcontracting for big-budget game publishing.

We close out by confronting Tim about some  fundamental misunderstandings he may have about the internet.

Jun 02 2015

DwD&D#16 – Politics and Genies

DownwithD&DYou ready to get down with D&D. I know I am but this time we’re gonna see what up with The Man as they rule on high from their senates and castles in the sky as we get political with definitions and gameable provisions. After we’ll see how much of a wish will get made as the Djinni and Efreet make their play on this episode of Down with D&D.

Time Stamps

The beginning – Introductions

Part-Time Gods of Fate Kickstarter

1:33 – What’s New in D&D

Recounting Encounters Podcast RSS feed

14:43 – Politics in D&D

37:48 – The Efreet and Djinni

May 30 2015

#Projectgallifrey Events Strike Kenmore

#projectgallifrey is a project of the Threats From Gallifrey Podcast, challenging gamers to take their favorite game titles, get permission to run them in local churches, coffee shops or comic book stores, put up fliers to market the event and blow people’s minds with how cool these games are.

Always one to lead by example, I have two events of my own.

1. Thursday, June 4th @ 6pm head over to GameStop at Kenmore-Delaware. We’re setting up a table and showing off the amazingly cool Doctor Who Adventures in Time and Space RPG.

What console do you need for this game?

The Doctor shrugs his head sadly at says something with a Scottish accent.

The adventure will be “Doctor Who and the Ice Base of War,” written by yours truly, based on a plot seed generated on the Cubicle 7 Doctor Who RPG website.

 

Can’t make this event? Have to save the universe again? The Doctor’s returning 6/20 for his very own Free RPG Day. I know, there isn’t any publisher-sold materials being run here. Such is the spirit of #projectgallifrey. Tell it to the Daleks. Play  “Doctor Who and the Ice Base of War” at 2pm at Collectors Inn in Kenmore.

Come in costume and receive bonus Story Points!

Foc Who free rpg day

May 27 2015

MMP# 157 – Cyberpunk

Hey folks. This episode we’re getting our cybernetics out and entering the matrix to explore the genre of cyberpunk and then talk about some of the gameable parts of it. We also do our normal stuff in the lounge where we hear some bait & switch stories and we go a little Mad in the Geekery as we talk Fury Road before finishing up with Daredevil.

Time Stamps

1:01 – Network Announcements

9:14 – What’s Going On

17:16 – Game Spotlight

Titan’s of Gaming
6th gun kickstarter

22:39 – Extradimentional Social Media Depository

34:37 – Workshop: Cyberpunk

Phil’s 17 year old Cyberpunk thoughts

1:27:04 – Geekery

May 26 2015

TKV Team Podcast 31 | “Palject Cras”

TKVTeam_Logo2015Karol and Tim’s discussion this week branches from a deeper overview on the impending E3 press conferences to Tim’s frustrations with the release version of Project Cars. Learn dark secrets like how Karol REALLY feels about Aisha Tyler, and which version of Windows had that one game on it. Also, the Nintendo World Championships are back.

If you’re one of the literally tens of solitaire enthusiasts out there, we have important news for you.

May 22 2015

Threats From Gallifrey Pt 2

Time Lord Tayna talks about the Doctor Who Adventures In Time and Space experience. Rob and Tony talk music in gaming sessions.

 

1. TFG8-Zealot-Side2.mp3     

May 22 2015

Threats From Gallifrey Goes Fight Club

 

It’s time for some Guerilla Marketing, Tyler Durden style, publicly playing our beloved rpg titles to suck in the populace… changing their lives forever. It’s #ProjectGallifrey.
Time Lord Tayna talks about the Doctor Who Adventures In Time and Space experience. Rob and Tony talk music in gaming sessions. Savage Tim gets all excited about the Sixth Gun.

 

Savage Tim discussed Pinnacle Entertainment Group’s new setting, Lankhmar. He also recommended the prolonged chase adventure Zombie Run. Of course, check out the Sixth Gun Kickstarter. Finally, get your Mad Max on Deadlands style with the Hell On Earth Bundle.

Talking with Rob and Tim about music, I mentioned the amazing Post Modern Jukebox that does modern songs with a vintage sound.
Rob mentioned the youtube playlist for the Call of Cthulhu module “Dead Man’s Stomp.

 

We started the show playing “Those Characters Died” from Marc Gunn’s incredible Scifi Drinking Songs. Check out Marc’s website.

 

Angelic Doctor posted on his blog an original Star Wars Saga Protocol system entry for the Crab Droid

1. TFG8-Zealot-Side1.mp3     

May 20 2015

MMP#156 – Sign here…Social Contracts

iIPNV9aqUYrGsHey Folks. This week we’re breaking down the idea of a social contract in the workshop and showing you how we think they work and what they can do for your game. Surrounding that part of the show we hang in the lobby to chat about what’s going on, reveal what is “gifted” to us from the extradimentional social media depository, spotlight some games, and geek out about agents of shield, Night Vale, and other things in the geekery.

Time Stamps

0:30 – Introduction

2:28 – What’s going on

Stormtrooper Bob’s Facebook Page

Play Better Games, Dammit!

10:07 – Game Spotlight

Feng Shui 2

Spirit of 77

15:15 – The Extradimentional Social Media Depository

22:27 – The Workshop – Social Contracts

1:23:04 – The Geekery

The Awkward Turtle

May 19 2015

The Lounge – John Four from Role Playing Tips and Mythic Gods and Monsters

Hey everyone. This time in the lounge I have the venerable Johnn Four from Role Playing Tips – you can click the link on the right bar of the home page to check out RPT – on to talk about his newest book Mythic Gods and Monsters. We also chat a bit about the history of Role Playing Tips and then we chat about all manner of games and gaming stuff. Hope you enjoy because I sure did.

Links

John Large of Red Dice Diaries

May 19 2015

TKV Team Podcast 30 | “Summer Doldrums”

TKVTeam_Logo2015This week’s episode is a bite-sized news brief to catch everyone up on what to expect from this June’s E3 convention in Los Angeles. Rumors, expectations and recent revelations swirl together in the ways only an impending industry event can. Brace for a cross sections of known-knowns from the publishers and franchises you know and love, all set to a smooth backdrop of  Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie.

May 19 2015

DwD&D#15 – Factions

DownwithD&DHey Folks. Who wants to get down with the D&D factions. Maybe you’re a Harper fan? I know you love those Zentarim. I’m a Lords Alliance guy myself. Well we dish a bit about the factions this week but we dive into how to use them in your games. Hope you enjoy and let us know what you think.

Links

Sage Advice: Feats

Apocrypha Adventure Card Game

 

May 13 2015

MMP#155 – Skill Challenges and the Age of Ultron

Hey Folks. This week we’re back without the technical difficulties. I may have made a deal with some fairies of the Unseelie court to keep us safe. In any case we’re talking feedback, Skill Challenges, hanging in the Gameroom, and then having a drink at the bar to talk about AGE OF ULTRON and Leroy Jenkins.

Time Stamps

0:34 – The Lounge

4:11 – What’s going on
10:24 – Game Spotlight
12:40 – Extra Dimensional Social Media Depository

29:30 – The Gameroom

54:00 – The Garage – Skill Challenges

1:26:03 – The Bar – Age of Ultron

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