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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2007, 05:20:15 PM »
Oh, he'll have plenty of time in between the end of this month, when Captain's Fury is due, and the next Dresden book starts.

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Is this like the thread in McAnally's where they replace key words with pants?

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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2007, 05:29:50 PM »
My problem with the podcast has always been the ending.  I never know what your closing music sounds like because the last 5-10 minutes is always reviews of RPGs I'm never going to get to play (hell, I can't even get a D&D game together, let alone something more esoteric).  But other than that, it's pretty good.  I think a co-host in a color-commentator position might help you out with the whole feeling stiff thing (which is a vibe I got off the first podcast as well, but one that doesn't bother me much).  An extra person might make it seem more like a conversation instead of a guy reading his blog instead of typing it.  But try to get someone in person as skype just causes too many problems to be used on a regular basis like that, especially if you're doing an interview or round table where sound quality due to bandwidth is an issue.

The RPG thing is just where I'm starting from.  Eventually I'll build up blocks of movies, music, that sort of thing, but hey, if you do RPG stuff more than movie stuff, it's what you're bound to talk about, and that's the case with me. :)
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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2007, 09:07:35 PM »
My problem with the podcast has always been the ending.  I never know what your closing music sounds like because the last 5-10 minutes is always reviews of RPGs I'm never going to get to play (hell, I can't even get a D&D game together, let alone something more esoteric).  But other than that, it's pretty good.  I think a co-host in a color-commentator position might help you out with the whole feeling stiff thing (which is a vibe I got off the first podcast as well, but one that doesn't bother me much).  An extra person might make it seem more like a conversation instead of a guy reading his blog instead of typing it.  But try to get someone in person as skype just causes too many problems to be used on a regular basis like that, especially if you're doing an interview or round table where sound quality due to bandwidth is an issue.

The RPG thing is just where I'm starting from.  Eventually I'll build up blocks of movies, music, that sort of thing, but hey, if you do RPG stuff more than movie stuff, it's what you're bound to talk about, and that's the case with me. :)

Why not have a revolving group of critics on things Dresden Fans might want to know about? Each one has an area -- Movies, TV, Books, (Anime and Manga maybe?) and the like. You have the RPG area nailed down, and there's no reason why the segment couldn't be interactive.

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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2007, 10:28:13 PM »
http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/cgi-bin/mag.cgi?do=columns&vol=adams_john2&article=012

I have.  As someone pointed out later in the thread where it came up, this is a guy who's given one star to other shows that have been quite good.  So I take that into account. :)
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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2007, 11:54:09 PM »
http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/cgi-bin/mag.cgi?do=columns&vol=adams_john2&article=012

I have.  As someone pointed out later in the thread where it came up, this is a guy who's given one star to other shows that have been quite good.  So I take that into account. :)

Yup.  One star for "Heroes" and half a star for the new "Doctor Who."  Guy has impeccable judgment.

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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
« Reply #21 on: January 19, 2007, 01:17:22 AM »
I have to admit that to me the content is the key much more than the delivery. I feel that all three of the podcasts have been very well thought out and the information interesting to fans like me. I must admit I have absolutely no interest in the RPG's since that seems to me to be technically above my knowledge, although it might be something I would love if it was explained to me by an expert. This podcast didn't appeal to me as much as the others since I am not a writer or artist and the criticism part was not all that applicable to my interest, but I found the interview to be enjoyable. The only real criticism I have is that initially it was difficult for me to understand what was being said over the phone. It seemed to clear up a bit as you went on. 
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Re: BB002 - Art & Criticism
« Reply #22 on: January 19, 2007, 05:38:46 AM »
I must admit I have absolutely no interest in the RPG's since that seems to me to be technically above my knowledge, although it might be something I would love if it was explained to me by an expert.

I have been playing for over 20 years and my son now plays in our games as well.  Drop me a line and I will be happy to answer any questions and give you a quick overview of RPG's.

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