Kicked in the Dicebags!
The Secret Lives of Geeks


Hey guys. The show notes for this show were kind of a pain, so ya’ll best use the links I included! Anyway, we were fortunate enough to have Johnny G. from Fear the Boot recording with us, and that was a blast! We also at me (Adam), Keith and Jesse. So, hope you enjoy the show.

Oh, and one more thing! We have e-mails now! We of course got this news AFTER the recording, but here they are:

General Players Edition e-mail:




Nick doesn’t have one yet, but I’m working on it.

Topic 1 [1:55]: Gaming in Person vs. Gaming Over the Internet (follow up with Johnny G)
BloodMoon Goblins

Topic 2 [16:34]: Top 5 Most Important Geek Books
Johnny G’s Picks
Lord of the Rings + the Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Dune by Frank Herbert
Thrawn Trilogy by Timothy Zahn
Arthur C. Clarke
Isaac Aasimov
Robert Heinlein

Jesse’s Picks
Richard Morgan
Alastair Reynolds
Paul Kierney
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
Angry White Pyjamas by Paul Twigger

Keith’s Picks
Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Redwall by Brian Jacques
Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
Homeland Trilogy by R.A. Salvatore
Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft

 Adam’s Picks
Lord of the Rings + The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (linked above)
Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft (linked above)
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Honorable Mentions
Tim Powers
David Gemmell
Terry Brooks
Peter David
The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
Forever War by Joe Haldeman

Topic 3 [41:25]: Favorite Board Games
Apples to Apples
Monopoly Drinking Game
Power Grid
Settlers of Catan

Character Concept of the Week [53:17]: Specialized Mage


Direct download: KTDPE_e3_-_Aint_Nothing_but_a_G_Thang.mp3
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  • Damn it! It's hard enough to find time for study without a list of new books to read ;-) Top of my list of geek books would be "The Belgariad" (five book series) by David Eddings. Great to hear Johnny G on the air again

    posted by: mrvain on 2011-04-06 01:14:16

  • I just picked up a copy of The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie -- I can\'t wait to start reading it!

    posted by: Adam on 2010-12-19 10:23:00

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