Rated NA 56: East Coast, West Coast Battle

Rated NA 56: East coast, west coast battle

We welcome special guest Hilary from Cabcat Industries to the podcast, and take a moment to get to know each other a little better. It wouldn’t be a podcast without Mass Effect talk (including a remix album from FotP BigGiantCircles), then we dive into Brea Grant’s KickStarter project, The Witcher 2, Fez, new podcast friends in Reset Transmission, Comic Con Episode IV A Fan’s Hope, Legend of Korra, and Robotek for mobile. Finally, we talk about your “dream jobs.” Haa-ARGH!

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PAX East 2012: Costumes, Creativity, And Genocidal Puppets!

PAX East 2012: Costumes, Creativity, and Genocidal Puppets!

Where would conventions be without the incredible costumes? There is something magical about seeing your favorite hero or villain standing in front of you in 3D. Costuming has come a long way since my very first comic book convention in the 1980s. The talented folks behind many of the costumes you’ll see below spent months toiling over hundreds of screen shots and concept art to make their creations look as realistic as possible. I’ll go out on a limb and say that conventions wouldn’t be what they are today (see: awesome) without the hard work and dedication of these creative misfits.

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Would You Actually Watch This Mass Effect Cartoon Series? (video)

Would You Actually Watch this Mass Effect Cartoon Series? (video)

Like many of you I grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons. As a matter of fact, I called Saturday “cartoon day” until I was about seven years old. Back in the golden era of Saturday morning animated entertainment we had incredible (yet bizzaro) shows like Transformers, Thundercats, and the U.S.A. Cartoon Express. While programming like Star Wars: The Clone Wars still provides kids with a bit of “magic”, I fear that the days of utterly ridiculous 80s-style cartoons are long gone… Enjoy this April fools joke from the fine folks at IGN. For the record… I would watch the poop out of this show.

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