Geek Quorum – Richard Hatch Tribute

The BSG and sci-fi community lost a great one on February 7 with the passing of Richard Hatch. Richard was an engaging and friendly advocate for the show. I was fortunate to have met him a few times over the years, and he appeared as a guest on our podcast a couple times. He was always a wonderful spirit, and …

Geek Quorum #14 – 2016 Geek Gift Guide

It’s our 2016 Geek Gift Guide! We have suggestions for all the geeks in your life–or maybe just yourself! From kids items to cutting-edge high tech gadgets, there’s something for everyone. What are the things you are hoping to get this year? Here are links to some of the items mentioned: Mechs vs Minions Samsung Galaxy VR Gear Harry Potter …

Geek Quorum #13 – GenCon Boardgames

Join us as we reminisce about some of the earliest PC games, including Zork and Star Flight. Remember those charming CGA graphics? We also look at some of the biggest board games to be introduced at GenCon this year, like SeaFall, Mansions of Madness (2nd Edition), Star Trek: Ascendency, and RuneWars. What games are you looking forward to? The Quorum was comprised …

Geek Quorum #12 – Captain America: Civil War

We review and discuss Captain America: Civil War (aka Avengers 2.5). What makes the Captain America movies stand out from the other Marvel movies? And does the MCU have a villain problem? We also dish about the level of privacy we forfeit when using our phones and devices. And for our gaming segment we praise the work of Naughty Dog …

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 …