GW1 Issue 118 – We Make Quite a Team

This past weekend Marvel’s The Defenders premiered on Netflix. Of course we watched the entire series and, of course, we’re letting you know what we thought about it. Sure, we get a bit spoilery, but this time around the series is only eight episodes, so you’ve had plenty of time to watch it already! We also chat a bit about horror movies, as well as comic shops and the current state of the comicbook industry. Listen now!   Continue reading

GW1 Issue 117 – Experiencing the Experience

This week, as a matter of convenience, we recorded “on location” at an exclusive little café in Summit County (ok, it was a Panera). We have some geek news, an update on the awesomeness to come with the Rubber City Rumpus and a bit of DC and Marvel news. Plus, Jessie just returned from a trip abroad where she toured the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff, Wales, so she’s sharing details with us. Listen now!    Continue reading

GW1 Issue 116 – Movie Reviews Cubed

Some movies opened over the past few weeks so we’re catching up on our reviews. We cover ValerianAtomic Blonde and Dark Tower. Are any of them worth seeing on the big screen or should you just wait until they stream to your TV? And yes, there are spoilers. But first, there’s a lot of recent casting news to talk about, plus Deadpool 2 production details, TV show updates and some comic book news. Listen now!   Continue reading

GW1 Issue 115 – Copious Quantities of Comic-Con

It’s our monthly Malted Meeple issue and our buddy Marcus Calvert decided to join us. By now you’ve heard (and seen) a lot of what came out of Comic-Con International (aka San Diego Comic-Con or SDCC), but we want to make sure you know about some of the cool stuff that was a bit more under the radar. Sure, we have details about the big Marvel and DC properties, but we also have some TV and comicbook news you might have missed. Listen now!    Continue reading

GW1 Issue 114 – It’s No Secret!

Over the past couple of weeks you’ve heard us talk about a kickstarter for a new version of Top Secret, widely considered the first ever espionage role play game when it was released in 1980. Well this week we have an interview with the creator, Merle Rasmussen! We pick his brain over the original game and how the new version, Top Secret: New World Order, came about, plus Kylan finally gets the answer to a question that he’s wondered about for years. Listen now!  Continue reading

GW1 Issue 113 – Regenerations & Magical Kingdoms

It’s issue 113 and we’re talking about the newly announced 13th Doctor for Doctor Who. For the first time ever, the Doctor is female – so what do we think about that? Plus we chat about the Doctor Who spin-off Class. And we have a bit of geek news and details about some of the announcements out of D23 Expo, Disney’s big convention last weekend. Listen now!  Continue reading

GW1 Issue 112 – Web-Slingers & Hot Aunts

Another summer blockbuster opened last weekend, so we’ve got your spoiler-filled review. Yes, another Spider-Man movie is out… is it worth seeing? Is it an improvement on the past ones? Is Holland a better web-slinger than Maguire or Garfield? We talk about all of that and more! Plus there were a few new Comic-Con panel and appearance announcements, Disney’s big con is coming up this weekend and, unfortunately, there were a couple of losses over the past week that we want to mention. Listen now!   Continue reading

GW1 Issue 111 – Prepping for Comic Con

A lot of media companies have confirmed their presence at Comic-Con International (better known as San Diego Comic Con) and panel schedules are taking shape. So we’re talking about the properties that are big enough to get some time at the con and the huge ones that warrant a place in Hall H. But, of course, we have plenty of geek chat and news to hit first. Listen now!   Continue reading

GW1 Issue 110 – Summertime, Movie Time

It’s time for the Meeplecast again, recorded live at The Malted Meeple in Hudson, Ohio. This time we’re talking coming attractions for the next few months, from the obvious summer blockbusters to the questionable releases. Plus we have updates on a few fandom projects in the works, chat about the change in directors for Han Solo and wrap things up with some recommended tv viewing. Listen now!    Continue reading

GW1 Issue 109 – Now With Extra Pulp

This week we have an interview with “new pulp” author Derrick Ferguson, who writes the Dillon series among other stories and books. First, we catch up with our general geeky happenings, then talk some of the news from the past week, including the Project Scorpio reveal from E3 and bidding farewell to a fan favorite. Listen now!  Continue reading