Category Archives: Pod Shorts

EPISODE 20: Blood Of An Englishman

Fee! Fi! Fo! Fum! I smell the blood of an Englishman! Matt and Richard look at this 2 player asymmetrical card game, in which one player takes the role of Jack, attempting to steal treasures and escape via the beanstalk, and the other player assumes the role of the Giant attempting to thwart him.

July 17 #2 Music News – Edguy, Blind Guardian, Quiet Riot, Empire, Kryptonite, Night Ranger, Tyketto

Heather and Matt discuss new albums coming out from Blind Guardian, Edguy, Quiet Riot, Kryptonite and Empire, with tour news from Night Ranger, Tyketto, and more!

EPISODE 19: MULTIUNVERSUM from Board and Dice

The labs at CERN are in disarray. An experiment has gone wrong, leaving portals to terrifying alternate dimensions wide open. Do you have what it takes to close the portals and win a Nobel Prize? The Meeples look at Multiuniversum from Board and Dice Games. 

EPISODE 10: Hyperion by Dan Simmons

Richard talks about why he enjoyed Hyperion by Dan Simmons, a science fiction novel about a group of pilgrims who travel to a distant world to meet a terrifyingly powerful being called the Shrike who will grant 1 of those pilgrims a wish, and slaughter the rest. 

EPISODE 10: Stargate SG-1, Jack O’Neill and alternative uses for the Stargate

On the tenth anniversary of the airing of the series finale of Stargate SG-1 (after ten seasons) and for the tenth episode of “Tiny Meeples, Big Talk”, Matt and Richard get together to discuss Earth’s first line of defense against the Goa’uld system lords, SG-1 and it’s leader Colonel Jack O’Neill (note: O’Neill with 2 L’s, not the 1 L Colonel O’Neil who has no sense of humour!) as portrayed by Macgyver star Richard Dean Anderson, as well as alternative uses for the Stargate. What were your highlights of Stargate SG-1? 

EPISODE 9: Aztec Century by Christopher Evans

How might history have been different if Hernán (or Hernando) Cortés had allied with the Aztecs? Matt and Richard discuss Aztec Century, an alternate history novel by Welsh writer Christopher Evans in which the Aztec Empire is a global superpower, and what that means for occupied Britain. 

Episode 9: The Ultimate Star Trek Crew

From across all 5 main series of Star Trek, who would make the ultimate bridge crew? Matt and Richard choose their dream team Star Trek bridge crews, featuring series regulars from Star Trek, Star Trek The Next Generation, Star Trek Deep Space 9, Star Trek Voyager, and Enterprise. Who would make it into your crew? 

EPISODE 17: UK Games Expo 2017, inc Legends Untold & Farsight

In a special segment of The Quest Report, we talk about our trip to the UK Games Expo 2017 (UKGE). We discuss the things we enjoyed about the event, talk about a couple of the games we saw and played there (in particular Legends Untold and Farsight), and offer some tips to anyone planning to go to next years Expo.