Geek Quorum – Rogue One

A long time ago… we recorded a podcast. It was epic. But like a satellite on the fringe of a black hole’s singularity, it never could escape that pull and go free into the universe. Fortunately, it didn’t get drawn into the maw, forever gone. Because now it’s here! Yes it’s more than two years old, but due to intense …

Geek Quorum – Game of Thrones Finale

After eight seasons and 73 episodes, the epic saga of HBO’s Game of Thrones comes to a conclusion. But was it a satisfying ending? Before our main discussion, we slip in a prediction segment we recorded hours before the final episode aired. How’d we do? Well… We then look at Season 8 as a whole, unpacking the issues of the last …

Geek Quorum – Avengers: Endgame

After more than a decade of buildup, the MCU’s main story arc comes to a conclusion with Avengers: Endgame. Does the epic film serve as a fitting finale to not just Phase 3, but the entire cinematic journey so far? For our review we discuss how some characters’ stories ended, and whether the end of their arc was fulfilling. We also attempt …

Geek Quorum – Captain Marvel

The Quorum reconvenes after a lengthy recess to review and discuss Captain Marvel! We examine where the movie fits within the MCU, specifically how it relates to the upcoming Avengers: Endgame. But, how does it stand on its own? While discussing the de-aging technology used for Nick Fury, we riff on whether it would (or should) be used on another …

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 …