Nerds Assemble 256 – The Plot Thins

Join Emily, Paul and Paul as they discuss Star Wars Rise of Skywalker.

Also, here’s a few of the videos mentioned in that discussion:

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Also on discussion is a brief chat on other things they’ve been watching since we podcasted last.

These include:

  • Knives Out
  • The Mandelorian
  • Watchmen (TV Series)
  • Witcher
  • Lost in Space Season 2
  • Dresden Files books

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Nerds Assemble 230 – Toxic Fandoms

This week: We’re discussing the dark side of fandoms and how they can be incredibly toxic.

Join the Emily, Paul, Paul and Paul as they chat about specific fandoms which have of late, seen a great many problem behaviours.

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Nerds Assemble 219: Star Wars – The Nerds Strike Back

This week: the Nerds crew discuss their memories of the Star Wars universe.

Join Paul, EmilyPaul and Paul as they hit the FTL drive and avoid Paul’s accusations of Star Wars being a soap opera in space.

Here’s the advert Retroid was referring to:

And the Channel 4 version mentioned:

Here’s RedLetterMedia’s Youtube page.

Here’s the Nerds Assemble episode about the machete order of the Star Wars films

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Nerds Assemble 200: Under the influence

This week: It’s our 200th podcast! So we’ve decided to speak about 5 things each that have influenced us or changed our lives.

Join Paul, Paul, Paul and Emily as they discuss:

  • Harry Potter (novels)
  • Robin Hobb’s Assassin’s series
  • Pokemon Blue
  • Morrowind
  • Supernatural
  • Dr Who
  • 8-bit games
  • Star Wars
  • Star Trek
  • X-Men (comics)
  • Dizzy
  • Team Fortress 2
  • Sliders
  • Final Fantasy
  • Blackpool arcades
  • Commodore 64
  • and more…

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Nerds Assemble 147: Cookie takes over and the D23 Expo

This week: the team takes a look at the news to come out out of Disney’s D23 Expo and Cookie takes over.

Please join Paul, Paul and Paul as they talk about:

  • Sequel to Inside Out could be in the works
  • Finding Dory
  • Star Wars PS4 consoles
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 has a Big Hero 6 world

 

Plus what we’ve been up to:

  • Ant-Man
  • Splatoon
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • Inside Out
  • Ex Machina
  • Civ Beyond Earth
  • More Elite: Dangerous (planetary landings this time)

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Nerds Assemble 143: The one about brand loyalty

This week: we’re talking about the brands that we’re loyal to.

Please join Paul, Paul and Paul as they talk about the brands and franchises, from Nintendo, Sony and Apple to beloved franchises like Star Trek and Star Wars.

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Nerds Assemble 134: Anakin was a bit of a creep

This week: Star Wars.

Lots and lots of Star Wars.

Please join Emily, Paul, Paul and Paul as they talk about watching the Star Wars films in the Machete Order as part of May 4th and just something to do over a Bank Holiday weekend.

Important questions answered: did Padmé hurt herself in Attack of the Clones? Why is Anakin so creepy? What happened to the Force being a religion? And more.

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Nerds Assemble 133: Silent Hills

This week: Konami, copyright, Avengers: Age of Ultron and more.

Please join Emily, Paul, Paul and Paul as they talk about:

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Nerds Assemble 132: Saving the past for our future

This week: film trailers, dancing and more.

Please join Emily, Paul, Paul and Paul as they talk about:

And for our feature this week, he have an in-depth discussion about the future of videogames as cultural artifacts as publishers and their lawyers attempt to stop people, groups and museums from preserving videogames.

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Nerds Assemble 126: Agency in videogames

This week: agency in videogames – is it time we had more?

Please join Emily, Paul, Paul and Paul as they talk about:

And for our feature this week: we discuss whether videogames need to be designed with more player agency in mind, as we look over titles such as Far Cry 4, Papers, Please, Bioshock, Mass Effect and The Last of Us, and wonder if indie developers will be the ones to fill this niche.

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