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You have walked this path many times in your life. The woods know you, and you, in turn, know the woods. The path you take has been worn thin from years of use. So many years, in fact, that you could easily traverse this path blindfolded.

However, this day, it seems, would be different.

Deep within your own thoughts, you trip over a large rock that has never been on this path before. Curious, you inspect the strange obstacle closer. The rock appears to be just that… A normal rock. Yet, as you pick it up, it feels warm to the touch despite the rather cold fall weather that is normal for this time of year.

Suddenly, your mind goes quiet. All thought ceases, and you hear one singular voice within your own mind. A deep, raspy voice. A voice not your own…

“You have found me, traveler. Ask of me your wish, that my destiny may finally be fulfilled… And that your destiny may begin.”

As the voice fades from your mind, you hear the snapping of twigs off of the path proper. As you turn to look for the source of the sound, you see a small band of goblins approaching, weapons drawn. Shaking with fear and excitement, you reach down at your right hip to find a short sword at your side that you don’t recall being there before. Without question, you draw your blade, light gleaning from the almost mirror-like finish. Every muscle begins to tense in your body, and you now finally realize, in this one singular moment… that your wish has been granted.

Roll for initiative.

As you could probably tell from the above, today’s episode is all about RPG’s! Returning guest Bryan and first time guest Sarah sit down with us to talk about role playing games!

We start out by talking about our first experiences with RPG’s ( Dungeons and Dragons seems to have been the popular first) and then we touch on MMO’s and if they really fit into the genere of RPG’s!

Enjoy part one!

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Greetings, Programs!

On today’s episode, we bring back Mistie Sparks to talk about MARcon! The Multiple Alternative Realities Convention in Columbus, Ohio!

Mistie is the head of the gaming department, and she talks about the history of the convention, how it’s grown, and what con goers can generally expect from this huge convention!

Check out http://marcon.org/ for location and ticket information, and don’t fprget to hit up the Cards Against Humanities gaming table and say hi to our Boss Monkey Troy / Mr. Uncommon Geek!

Enjoy!

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On this episode, Boss Monkey Troy and Mrs. Uncommon Geek play the party game “Geek Out!”

It’s kind of like a trivia game that promotes showing off how much you know about geek culture and other things related to the nerd-o-sphere!

We explain the rules, how to play, and we play a full game! We’re not going to tell you who won… you’ll just have to listen and see!

It’s for 2 to infinity players!

We highly recommend you go to your local game store to pick it up, but, if you don’t have a local game shop, you can get it on Amazon at the following link… http://www.amazon.com/Playroom-Entertainment-PLE66200-Geek-Out/dp/B00DV8E9EG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1456973448&sr=8-1&keywords=geek+out

Listen below and enjoy!

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Video games are awesome! And when we get a chance to talk with people who make games, we get to learn more about what we enjoy! Which is always a good thing.

This week, we sit down with Rob Buchheit of Nectar Game Studios to talk about a game they are working on called “Project Resurgence.” It’s like Balders Gate and Diablo with elements of tabletop RPG mixed in!

Rob lays it all out on the table and talks about what goes into making a game and talks about his history with video games and the inspiration behind Project Resurgence! We also geek out a lot and get off topic, just like always 🙂

Check out Nectar Game Studios at http://www.nectargamestudios.com/

Be sure to follow Project Resurgence on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/

And if you live in the Twitterverse, be sure to follow them at @NectarGS

Also be sure to keep a look out for their Kickstarter!

Listen below and ENJOY!

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Assassins Creed has become one of the most popular game titles of all time, and people enjoy geeking out about it.

So, why would we be any different?

Troy, Neo and Matt sit down in a garage and talk about their thoughts, opinions and theories surrounding Assassins Creed! They get pretty deep into metaphysics and theory, far too much for just one episode. So look out for more Assassins Creed episodes in teh future!

Listen below and enjoy!

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Today, we have part two of our interview with the awesome Amanda Gilliam!

You can listen to part one at https://uncommongeek.com/2015/09/30/episode-60/

You can find Amanda Gilliam on the ‘webz by checking out the following links…

Her site: http://www.amandagilliampresents.com/

You can listen to her podcast LIVE on Tuesdays at 7pm est at: http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/136076

Give her Facebook page a like at: https://www.facebook.com/amandagilliampresents

And on the Twitter at: @ladyvader79

Listen below and ENJOY!

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Which is better for gaming? A console or a PC?

It depends on who you ask, but we talk about it!

Matt “hammer” Gibbs comes back to the podcast to talk about the gaming war that has been raging on since the earliest days of gaming.

We talk the pros, cons, and everything in between to put the argument to rest. Because, in the end, console or PC, you’re both gamers!

Are you a PC or a console gamer? Which do you like better? let us know in the comments!

Listen below, and, as always, enjoy!

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