Episode 3 – Torchlights, Broken Reality, Unbroken Loot Creates, and a Shiny Beast

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMel’s recommendations: Service: Loot Crate – Monthly box of gamer loot!  http://www.lootcrate.com/ Game: Torchlight and Torchlight 2 by Runic Games. Fun dungeon crawlers!  http://www.runicgames.com/games Steam link: Torchlight 2: http://store.steampowered.com/app/200710/ Torchlight: http://store.steampowered.com/app/41500/ Kelly’s recommendations: Book: Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGonigal. Interested in how gaming is actually GOOD? Read this book! Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/Reality-Is-Broken-Better-Change/dp/1594202850/ Barnes and Noble link: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/reality-is-broken-jane-mcgonigal/1100817884?ean=9780143120612 Jane’s twitter: http://twitter.com/avantgame, Website: http://janemcgonigal.com/ Music: Captain Beefheart – Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiny_Beast_(Bat_Chain_Puller) iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/shiny-beast-bat-chain-puller/id370925126 Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/album/23TBUWCNF9rwYfMIuycyqD Unrecommendation: Here’s a new segment … Continue reading

Episode 2 – Zombies, Vampires, Zombies AND Vampires, and a Tiny Death Star

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Episode 2 : Where Kelly and Mel bring you  more book recommendations and a game app! BOOK – Day by Day Armageddon by J.L. Bourne Kelly leads off with a zombie book series: the first book in the series is “Day by Day Armageddon” by J.L. Bourne. This zombie apocalypse tale told in day by day journal entries spans 3 books. Check out his website www.tacticalunderground.us for a sample chapter and is available at all book outlets. APP – Tiny Death Star Kelly’s second recommendation this week is Tiny … Continue reading

Episode 1 – Scott Stratten and Redshirts

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Welcome to the first episode of Nurture and Support! Mel starts off by by talking about a book. This will happen a lot, so prepare yourselves. BOOK – Redshirts by John Scalzi. Mr. Scalzi has an active blog entitled Whatever. Mel was apparently wrong when she told you it was different. She promises not to let that happen again, but don’t hold your breath. MUSIC – Redshirts by Jonathan Coulton. This is a song based on John Scalzi’s book of the same name. Please check out his other … Continue reading

Introduction

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/NSIntroEp.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSNurture and Support is a podcast about sharing cool discoveries.  It might be a good book, an old/new movie, a great app for your phone, or a podcast almost as fun as this one. While these could be nearly anything, common themes will likely emerge related to: bad sci-fi movies, zombies, corgis (Mel), Alice Cooper (Kelly), Firefly, Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, etc… Each episode we  share our latest “finds” with each other.  We would love to share yours as well!  Please drop us a note at nurtandsupp@gmail.com if you have something … Continue reading