Friday, April 27, 2012

Upcoming Delay

Just wanted to let everyone know the release scheduled for this weekend will be a bit late as I've got a wedding to attend. But no need to panic! I'll be returning home early next week, and I'll post episode 13 as soon as I've had time to finish editing it. -- Jim

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Episode 12 - Acondus Spiral

Hosts: Jim, Jon & Kent

Guest: Darin Kennedy
 

We slap together a setting in deep space, in which a struggling federation of worlds attempts to push back threats from all sides. 
 
Recommendation: Jon recommends Dan Carlin's Hardcore History 
 
Wiki entry to follow! 

00:00 Tomfoolery
00:01 Star Wars / The Force / George Lucas
00:08 Mitochondria / Midi-chlorians / Dragonball Z
00:39 Pigs in Space / Sharks with Lasers
00:57 Intro
02:12 Listener Comments
03:01 Deciding Basics
05:30 Discussing Species
05:34 The Micronauts
06:00 THEM! / Square Cube Law
06:38 Emergence / Hive Mind
08:48 Mercury
11:31 Contact
13:25 Dune / Spacing Guild
14:08 Clarke's Laws
16:47 The War of the Worlds / Martians
21:33 Superman / Vulcan / Dwarves
21:53 DC Comics / Apokolips
21:58 Marvel Comics / Guardians of the Galaxy / Charlie-27
23:51 Red Lobster
24:24 Relativity
26:33 Red Alert
26:36 Discussing Relations & Motives
27:48 Xenophobia
31:21 Discussing Societal Structures
34:55 The Borg
35:23 Discussing History
36:58 "That's no moon..."
42:42 Discussing Ships
45:46 Termite Mound
46:33 Krull
47:40 D&D / Formians
48:25 Warp Drive
51:31 Discussing Space Creatures
52:55 Mako Shark
54:17 Discussing Locations
56:31 Discussing Council Organization
58:30 Naming Species & Locations
59:21 Hymenoptera
60:32 Mandelbrot / Bratwurst
61:57 Manifold / Manifold
62:09 Gaussian Curvature
62:46 Shiva
62:53 Magic: the Gathering / Shivan Dragon
63:40 Naming Groups & Titles
63:43 Occupy Movement
68:06 Naming the Setting
68:36 "So let it be written, so let it be done..."
68:44 Recommendations
68:54 Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
69:32 darinkennedy.com / Apple

69:49 Conclusion & Outro


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