Geek Quorum #11 – X-Wing Miniatures Tabletop Game

We love playing the X-Wing Tabletop Game from Fantasy Flight Games. In this episode we give an overview of the game’s appeal and the mechanics of how it’s played. With the announcement of new ships in Wave 9 we give our thoughts on the state of the game and what we’d like to see added. Links that were mentioned: Wave …

Geek Quorum #10 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Part 3

Our review and discussion of The Force Awakens rolls on, as we take a critical look at the overabundant similarities to A New Hope. On the gaming side, we also share strategies for playing Star Wars Battlefront. We cover the gamut from tabletop games to a mini review of the Oculus Rift VR headset. The Quorum again was comprised of Brian, Byrne, …

Geek Quorum #9 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Part 2

After last episode’s prelude, we begin our full review of The Force Awakens, touching on characters new and old, and appreciating the balanced tone of the movie. Also we discuss news of a new Indiana Jones movie with an even older Harrison Ford, and breaking down the Rogue One trailer. The Quorum again was comprised of Brian, Byrne, and Michele. Listen using the player below, or subscribe to the …

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Geek Quorum #8 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Part 1

The legendary franchise returns! Yes, after a long hiatus The Quorum is back to discuss Star Wars: The Force Awakens! In this episode we begin our SW:TFA coverage by recounting when we first became Star Wars fans, the level of our fandom, and whether we had faith in the new movie. We also dish about the upcoming "Superhero fights other Superhero" movies. The …

Geek Quorum #7 – Dragon*Con

After a quick rundown of some of the movies and TV shows of the past few months, we describe what it’s like to go to Dragon*Con, the incredibly fun convention that takes place every year in Atlanta. We also discuss and compare Steampunk and Dieselpunk. Links to topics mentioned in this episode: Dragon*Con Gangnam Style video on YouTube Dragon*Con video …

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Galactica Quorum #98 – Blood and Chrome, part 1

The “Blood and Chrome” web series had languished in uncertainty for months, but it’s suddenly upon us and we’re delighted to be able to enjoy new Battlestar Galactica content. And so far, it’s been a treat. At the point of this episode, we’ve seen the first four webisodes. We discuss the actors, the varying effectiveness of the green screen, and …

Geek Quorum #6 – The Avengers

The Quorum returns after a long break to discuss the blockbuster Avengers movie. We break down how the characters fit together, the quality of the Big Bad, and whether the movie was “Whedonesque” enough. Plus, some thoughts on the 48 fps technology Peter Jackson is using to shoot The Hobbit. And, a teaser about another big geek summer movie, Prometheus. …

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Galactica Quorum #97 – BSG News from 2011

After a long hiatus, we shake off the rust with a quick episode to recap the BSG news from the past several months. What’s up with Blood & Chrome, or the Bryan Singer movie? And what are Ron Moore and David Eick up to? Thanks to all who has stuck around in the five years that we’ve been doing this …

Geek Quorum #5 – True Blood

At long last, a new episode. Sorry for the delay… this one was actually in the can months ago, but due to various factors it took much longer than I would have hoped to finally get posted. Sincere apologies. Anyway… The Quorum gathered a varied collection of True Blood fans to discuss the popular HBO series. We examine the show …

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Galactica Quorum #96 – “Caprica Is Cancelled”

Caprica will not be getting a second season. We look at some of the reasons that the show failed to attract viewers, ranging from scheduling miscues to its soap opera foundation. Looking ahead to Blood and Chrome, is the BSG franchise played out? Article mentioned: The Hitfix’s 5 Reasons What Went Wrong With Caprica The Final Five Caprica episodes will …