Episode 157: Franchises and Game

Hosts: Megan, Scott, Allegra, Kevin, Todd, Timo

What’d we play? (12:28)
Jank on Demand: Vesna Thaw, Zombie Cinema, Dungeon World, Monsterhearts, Final Girl
Seasons,

Sentinels of the Multiverse, Borderlands 2 DLC: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt. X-wing Miniatures, Star wars CCG, Dragon’s Dogma

Topic (30:39)
Kevin and Allegra from the Walking Eye join us to discuss the way the popularity of a franchise influences the conversation around the hobby. We discuss D&D, Star wars and star trek among others, and why people get so intense about these titles.

Rants (1:17:54)
Megan: Tony Packo’s Pickles, beware!
Scott: I now know why the Phantom Menace was bad: poor party interaction.
Allegra: I don’t know how to relax.
Kevin: I have a sad, because they are cancelling Young Justice.
Todd: Why are show crowds so weird of late.
Timo: I’m old! waaaaah! waaaaaaaaaaah!

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Episode Thirty: Attack of the Walking Eye!!!

Episode Thirty: Attack of the Walking Eye!!!
Hosts: JOHNKELLY, Scott, Lexx and Kevin

Special host: Kevin Weiser from The Walking Eye Podcast

Dresden Files RPG
The Blue Snowball
Kicked in the Dicebags Episode 36

Main Topic: GM preparation in Story Driven Games

Discussion of the difference between a Story Game and a Story Driven Game
Spirit of the Century
Dogs in the Vineyard
Sorcerer
Burning Empires

Rants
Scott: Special Effects
Lexx: Story Games are not Scary
JOHNKELLY: College Theatre
Kevin: Weapons of the Gods

Put an index in your book.

Quote of the Episode: “Why won’t JP return my calls?”

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Now go out and roll some dice.

Episode Eighteen: Hi, My Name is…

The Jank Cast Episode Eighteen: Hi, My Name is…
Hosts: JOHNKELLY, Kevin, Lexx, Scott
Yay Scott is back from China!
Jank Cast Contest #1: Make a
Jank Cast Contest #2:
Come see D-9 at GenCon with us! For more info e-mail me at johnkelly@jankcast.com
What games have we played this week: Star Wars Saga Edition, Evony, Call of Cthulhu LCG, Call of Cthulhu, DAWG! the RPG, Dread
The world’s first audio thumb war.

Shout out to Autumn, we will miss you.

Main Topic: Gamer Communities
JOHNKELLY fucks up again.
KODT
White Wolf

Rants
JOHNKELLY: Kevin
Kevin: Gamer Cooperation
Lexx: Clean your shit
Scott: Darth Wannabe

Downunder Gamers: Killing your own Lex, well played sirs, well played.

The Jank Cast is copyright 2009. Feel Free to use our content in any non-commercial way. All our music is by Streetlight Manifesto, Visit their website at Streetlightmanifesto.com. Send Feedback to feedback@jankcast.com Now go out and roll some dice.