Episode 76 – The Long Dark Open Table

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Episode 69 – Play the Misfit Card

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS69.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS   Mel’s Recommendation: Game App: Card Crawl A fun solitaire style dungeon crawler game. Let me explain: You pit your avatar card’s face value against monster cards attack value while collecting coin cards and health potion cards. If you survive to the end, you win the hand and get to keep the coins you collected. You get to use these to buy special ability cards. Simple right? It’s more challenging than it sounds. The app is available on iTunes for $1.99 … Continue reading

Episode 63 – Lemon After Dark

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Episode 59 – Toads of War

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Episode 58 – MS-DOS Meets the Bride

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Episode 53 – Freddie and the Dragon Rebels

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Episode 52 – One Year!!!!

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Episode 50 – Andy Warhol and the Cube

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Episode 48 – Space Showoffs

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Episode 44 – Touching Evil Holy Coconut Water

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