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4. Board Games

Big Fat Geek Podcast

Release Date: 08/10/2017

35. Into The Wick-Verse show art 35. Into The Wick-Verse

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A bounty has been put out on our wayward Dallas, and while trying to collect, Chris and Nathan talk about their favorite professional assassin, John Wick. In the first of several episodes about the Keanu Reeves character who has changed how action movies are shot, the geeks talk about the original John Wick film.

34. 2019 Comic-Con Trailers Reaction show art 34. 2019 Comic-Con Trailers Reaction

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The geeks took the summer off, but they're back! With Dallas grounded due to other commitments, Chris and Nathan hop in their T-16 Skyhoppers to navigate the Beggar's Canyon of Comic-Con trailers. They bullseye the womp rats of new movies and shows they're interested in and excited about.

33. Avengers Endgame Reactions show art 33. Avengers Endgame Reactions

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The geeks gathered to give their thoughts and feelings about the blockbuster Avengers Endgame. Spoilers abound so don't ruin it for yourself before listening. Let us know what you thought about Endgame and your thoughts on the future of the MCU!

32. Game of Thrones show art 32. Game of Thrones

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Chris and Nathan got together to talk all things Game of Thrones after episode 3 of this final season

31. We Play Clank!  show art 31. We Play Clank!

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Chris, Nathan, and Dallas sit down to play the deck-building board game Clank!, and record the whole thing. While recording, they catch up on what they've been up to geek-wise since they last recorded. Including some conversations about Punisher, Video Games, and what to expect from Captain Marvel.  Clank! <https://www.renegadegamestudios.com/clank> BoardGameGeek review of Clank! <https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/201808/clank-deck-building-adventure>    

30. Current State of Our Geek Lives show art 30. Current State of Our Geek Lives

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BFGP episode 30 =============== Current State of Our Geek Lives -------------------------------- Given that it had been awhile between our previous two episodes, the geeks wanted to catch up with one another on what they'd been up to, casual nerdom-wise. Dallas: Star Trek mirror universe comic series - http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Star_Trek:_The_Next_Generation_-_Mirror_Broken Destiny 2 <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Destiny_2> Arrow <https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2193021/> The Flash <https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3107288/> Ready Player One...

29. Creepy Movie Moments From Our Childhood show art 29. Creepy Movie Moments From Our Childhood

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The Big Fat Geeks are back! The guys talk about their top 3 movies that creeped them out as kids. What were some movies that creeped you out?     

28. Aliens show art 28. Aliens

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Load up the M41A pulse rifles and prep the drop ship, because the geeks are doing an Ancient Geek Mythology deep dive on James Cameron's 1986 masterpiece—and Nathan's all-time favorite film—Aliens. Chris, Nathan, and Dallas are joined by friend of the show Luke to watch the 1990 Special Edition of Aliens. For Dallas, it was his first viewing of the film ever! So pop in the Blu-ray or start streaming from your preferred service, sync up on the opening 20th Century Fox logo, and listen to the geeks deliver their own commentary as the movie plays. START THE EPISODE AT 9:37 TO WATCH ALIENS...

27. Intro to Table Top Role Playing Games show art 27. Intro to Table Top Role Playing Games

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The big fat geeks are sharing how they got into the vast world of table top RPG's and how you could get started too. Let the geeks know what are some of your favorite RPGs or tabletop games. Feel free to ask them any questions you may have on entering the RPG realm!

26. Best and Worst Sci-Fi Technologies  show art 26. Best and Worst Sci-Fi Technologies

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The Geeks get together to talk about the best and worst of sci-fi tech. They are exploring the sci-fi universe and bringing you the best and worst out there. But we want to know what some of YOUR favorite and least favorite pieces of sci-fi tech are out there. Let us know on any of our social media outlets, and thanks for listening!

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The guys dive into one of Nathan's favorite geek topics: board games, also called tabletop games. Chris and Dallas ask him how he got started with gaming, talk about the different kinds of tabletop games, and discuss some of their favorites. They share their thoughts on the community-building aspects of gaming, and help listeners with where they can find games.

Tabletop http://geekandsundry.com/shows/tabletop/

Nerdvana http://nerdvanafrisco.com/coffee/

Board Game Geek https://boardgamegeek.com

Cool Stuff Inc http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Miniature Market https://www.miniaturemarket.com

Games we talked about:

Fortress America https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/99/fortress-america
updated version - http://www.amazon.com/dp/161661398X/bigfatgeekpod-20

Axis & Allies http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0734BWNV9/bigfatgeekpod-20

The original Kenner Alien board game Nathan has https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/6689/alien

Star Wars: Escape from Death Star https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/4845/star-wars-escape-death-star-game

Settlers of Catan, now just "Catan" http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0749SBM4K/bigfatgeekpod-20

Ticket to Ride http://www.amazon.com/dp/0975277324/bigfatgeekpod-20

Talisman: The Magical Quest Game http://www.amazon.com/dp/1589944623/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars Destiny (Rey Starter Set) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01L1DUBDA/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars X-Wing (Core Set) http://www.amazon.com/dp/1616613769/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars: Imperial Assault http://www.amazon.com/dp/1616619902/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars: Rebellion http://www.amazon.com/dp/B017MLIGP0/bigfatgeekpod-20

Love Letter (Boxed Edition) http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J1JLT8I/bigfatgeekpod-20

Magic the Gathering http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0742R5488/bigfatgeekpod-20

Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MU2DQAW/bigfatgeekpod-20

Fortune and Glory http://www.amazon.com/dp/0984608028/bigfatgeekpod-20

Bears Dice Game http://www.amazon.com/dp/B019INASRE/bigfatgeekpod-20

Here Kitty Kitty (Nathan's "crazy cat lady") http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01AWPUCB4/bigfatgeekpod-20

Not for kids:

Munchkin http://www.amazon.com/dp/1556344732/bigfatgeekpod-20

Cards Against Humanity http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004S8F7QM/bigfatgeekpod-20

Exploding Kittens http://www.amazon.com/dp/B010TQY7A8/bigfatgeekpod-20

Game companies we talked about:

Fantasy Flight - https://www.fantasyflightgames.com

Plaid Hat Games - https://www.plaidhatgames.com

Flying Frog Productions - http://flyingfrog.net

Asmadi Games - http://asmadigames.com