Sat, 16 May 2015
Welcome to another episode of Geek Syndicate...we hope you bought enough Sass for everyone.
The Big News
NBC a "no" for Season 2. Warner Bros working hard to find #Constantine new home.
Week that was
Secret Wars 1
Main - Pilot Season - The lads take their annual look at the list of new genre shows on the way this autumn or fall if your stateside and give their impressions on them.
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Tue, 5 May 2015
Welcome to episode 74 of The Next Level. In this month’s episode Ant uses his paternity leave to play lots of games, Amaechi gets back on the gaming horse with a couple of indie games and James dust off his surprisingly still working Gameboy Advance for some retro gaming.
In the news
· New Legends of Gaming event coming to the UK
· Call of Duty Blacks Ops 3 and Star Wars Battlefront trailers released
· New Guitar Hero Live and Rock Band 4 games announced
· The Order 1886 gets some body parts censoring in Japan of all places
· The National Video Game Arcade/Museum in Nottingham host special gaming events
· Telltale announce they are working with Marvel on a new games series
· The Witcher 3 is a very big game…..prepare to lose nearly 200 hours of your life. So when are long games too much?
Fri, 1 May 2015
The guys discuss the first promotional image of Jared Leto as the Joker. There is also some discussion around the whole idea of a Suicide Squad film. This also leads into some chat about the Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer (Is it me or is that trailer really, really dark).
Thu, 30 April 2015
Welcome to Dissecting World's Lecture on the Communism - or is it an Anarchy? - of Iain M Banks titanic sweeping space opera culture; The Culture, with focus on their spies 'Special Circumstances'.
The Northern duo of Kehaar & Matt are joined by an incredibly knowledgeable David Haddock of the Banksoniain (http://efanzines.com/Banksoniain/index.htm) fanzine and discuss:
* the blurred lines between Contact & Special Circumstances
* the post-scarcity nature of The Culture & how Star Trek avoids the questions
* Playing the long game and underestimating The Culture at your peril
* All that tech! Shiny!
* Plus Wiki-edit wars!
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Finally, Adrian Tchaikovsky, who has been a guest this season, is up for a Gemmell Award: If you’ve read any of his Shadows of the Apt series and want to show your appreciation, you can vote here; http://www.gemmellawards.com/award-voting/. Or vote for anyone else, for that matter.
Fri, 17 April 2015
The Musketeers Showrunner Adrian Hodges returns to Geek Syndicate to talk about this thoughts on the second series.
Fri, 17 April 2015
Fri, 10 April 2015
Dave and Barry are back in geek town and they're bringing the sass with them!
There's a little chat about the Thunderbirds show which when this episode was recorded the boys still hadn't seen it yet.
Week that was
The Last man on Earth
Barry chats with Dan of the sidekickcast Podcast at the London Super Comic Con 2015
Fri, 3 April 2015
Join us as we foray once more into the world of the video game. Amaechi is joined once more by stalwarts James and Ant to look at the month's gaming news.
This time, the guyss discuss Playstation sales, BAFTA and yet more delays.
The news is followed by a delve into the world of Virtual Reality headsets and then we round up with first impressions from James and Amaechi of The Order 1886 and Evolve respectively.
Fri, 3 April 2015
Cavan Scott is a prolific writer across various media and franchises. This month sees the publication of the first (and second) issue of the writer's Ninth Doctor mini-series for Titan Comics.
Weapons of Past Destruction is a five part series set between The Doctor Dances and Boom Town that looks like it will be delving into the fallout of the Time War that so shaped this incarnation.
In this interview episode of Geek Syndicate, massive Doctor Who fan (and co-host of The Next Level) Ant talks to Cavan about the mini-series, writing and collaboration.
Fri, 27 March 2015
This month Matt and Kehaar head off into Deep Space, to chart the destiny of our very own world. Yes, it’s the Dissecting Worlds Live Episode, where we run through our first live event, how it went, and what we made of it. This includes:
Again, a huge thank you to everyone who contributed ideas big and small, those who attended on the day and anyone who just happened to be in the neighbourhood when we needed someone to talk to about it!
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