Episode 15 – GIFs, Farscape, Ludo, and text-based Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy awesomeness

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendations: TV Show: Farscape An amazing Space Opera by Rockne S. Obannon and Jim Henson Productions that aired on SyFy back when it was still the Sci-Fi Channel. Available to stream on both Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Origin of the words “frell”, “dren”, and “hezmana” as ways to get expletives on tv. Has amazing Puppets by the Jim Henson Creature Shop that you need to see. (Addendum: I don’t care who’s involved with Under the Dome; it’s … Continue reading

Episode 14 – Oh, if Alchemy, then banish that Grand Budapest Hotel food

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS  Alicia aka @ohalchemygirl joins us this episode. She’s a REAL musician in the indie rock band “Oh, Alchemy”. Please check out her band on twitter (@OhAlchemy) and their website, ohalchemy.com and on YouTube. Mel’s Recommendation: Game: Banished by Shining Rock Software A city building, resource management sim available for PC It’s $19.99 on Steam, the Humble Store, Gog, and at Shining Rock Software If you think you have what it takes to manage your resources and build up a town of … Continue reading

Episode 12 – A female antihero, a rock superhero, curling, and a teen sees dead people

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Episode 10 – The Power Inside Dumb Bongo Stuff You Should Know

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Episode 4 – Help save the world, give to charity, push zombies, and celebrate the Funky Western Civilization

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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: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | 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) … Continue reading