Spoony Bard Podcast: Episode 79: Game of the Year 2014

datassAs late as always and as almost off topic as always, Gillman and Stark come from the shadows with their best of the year contest to talk about what really worked for them… two months ago.  While it might not be as timely as other sites you get the added bonus of all of these games coming with a pretty hefty discount at this point, and listening to the two of us call each other morons for the better part of two hours.



Spoony Bard Podcast: Episode 78: Teabagging is not a Crime


The long overdue podcast featuring your two favorite giant nerds has finally returned.  This go we talk about all of our experiences and fun centered in Halo.  I was a little surprised that we haven’t done one of these before, but considering that the new Master Chief Collection just came out it seemed like a good idea.  The rest of the idea was to have this paired with a stream of us going for hours in the multiplayer and showing the world how terrible we really are, but it turns out that 343 Studios was more concerned with getting the game out than they were with it functioning so we were unable to do that.


Spoony Bard Podcast: Episode 77: Turn and Burn

Scoliosis, scoliosis, scoliosis

Gillman and Stark are back at it again, after a brief break and me entirely forgetting to put up the podcast for a good long time.  Sorry about that.

This week we are talking about FMV games, mainly those on the Sega CD as that was our formative years.  We focus in and talk about Night Trap and Sewer Shark with a couple other games thrown into the mix, but as far as anyone can tell those are really the only ones that ever mattered.  We then go off on our new video game purchases and how there isn’t enough time left in the day to really do anything fun as we are both getting really, really old.  I also blow Stark’s mind at one point by introducing him to various things in the world he had no idea were really a thing.  Good time.

In an upcoming experiment I am going to be uploading one of the weekend streams into the feed.  If you all like it please let me know, or if you want me to break it off as another item altogether and leave this pure, let me know that too.


Spoony Bard Podcast: Episode 76: Attack on Gaming

1390647228608This week is different yet again.  Stark and I talk about #gamergate.  I would almost never use a hashtag in conversational writing such as this, mainly because it is annoying, but for this it is mildly warranted.  It is about the corruption of all things in games journalism and game development.  It is people attacking gamers for wanting the truth, it is people turning on their fanbase because they got called out on their shit.  I don’t want to go too deep because here, as the pod runs long.  Take a listen if you are at all interested in what is eating up hardcore gaming at the moment.

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Spoony Bard Podcast: Episode 75: Gillman’s Red Wedding

I also kind of wanted to hide under a tableFirst and foremost; I refer to this as 74, it is really 75.  That is my mistake. I will live with that one forever.  I don’t know what happened there.  We also break the form from the norm and talk about weddings, mainly the worst one I have ever attended.

I don’t know the last time that I was invited to a wedding, mainly because I think that people view me as a bad guest.  The ones that I do go to are boring and forgettable–which could be why I never truly understood the movie wedding crashers.  This was, far and away, the worst event I have been to.  I have been to boring slide shows where people droned on for hours about something being slightly more energy efficient than something else for work, this was 10 times worse than that.  I would have chosen to have the flu then go to this thing.  It was just awful.

So please sit back and enjoy while I talk about the worst wedding I have ever been to.