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Episode 25: Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

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In this, our first episode of Season 2, Samantha and James chat about our relationship with Pokemon, games that made us go WTF, and then descend into a spiral of memories about Mass Effect. Also, we talk about crowd funding for some reason?

Thanks to Brent Black for our new theme tune, and thank you to you, listeners, for making this last year a great one! We hope you’ll stay with us for another one for more of that Rocket Punch Radio flavor.

The Giant Robot of Rocket Punch Radio can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

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Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

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Rocket Punch Radio Book Club: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire part 1

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In this episode of Rocket Punch Radio Book Club, Samantha, James, Ally and Jenelle discuss the first half of Goblet of Fire. Listen as a very sick Samantha becomes a Percy Apologist and we all discuss what it’s like to be in a big family.

The Giant Robot of Rocket Punch Radio can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

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Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

Episode 24: Doin’ it on the table!

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In this, RPR’s final episode of Season 1, James, Samantha, and Nate chat about table top role playing games! We discuss what we are playing, and suggest a couple of games we really love. Samantha also reveals that she is over 100 years old, and James reveals that he is a wizard, maybe. Nate’s audio had some issues on this recording, so apologies in advance for any crackling that you may hear.

Titles talked about in this episode include:

Pathfinder
Dungeon World
Powered by the Apocalypse
The Sprawl
The Fate System
Savage Worlds
Microscope
The Kingdom
Fiasco

Also check out Friends at the Table for an actual play of a bunch of the games we talked about tonight. Also for some crazy good worldbuilding and stories. And then tweet all the feels to @thekebabylon because she really wants to talk to you about them!
The Giant Robot of Rocket Punch Radio can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

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Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com
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Episode 23: JQ and Jynx

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Samantha and James have a chat with game designer and author JQ Sirls about the upcoming Kickstarter for his new game Jynx. Jynx is a Rummy-based action card game good for family game night and friendly drinking night at the same time. Listen to learn more and check out the Kickstarter when it launches February 1st 2016! Check out what else JQ has done on Twiter @JQSirls and on the website for his publishing house Fantoria and Essentialissimo.

UPDATE: The Jynx Website and Kickstarter are now live. Click here to view the Kickstarter and here to view the website.

The Rocket Punch Ultrabot can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

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Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

Episode 22: Videogames of 2016 Here We Come!

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Join the pilots as we chat round the RPR Watercooler about video games – ones we’re playing, and ones we’re looking forward to in the new year. Did we remember to talk about your favorite? Tweet us @rocketpunchrdo to let us know what we missed!

If you haven’t seen, we do Twitch streaming every Tuesday night at about 7:30, 8:00PM EST. Subscribe to our Twitch channel for updates when we go live.

The Rocket Punch Ultrabot can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

Follow these crazy bastards:
Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

Harry Potter Book Club: The Prisoner of Azkaban

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On this, our third episode of RPR Bookclub, Samantha, James, Ally and Ruth discuss Prisoner of Azkaban. Join us in trying to make chronological sense of time travel and the now traditional Snape-bashing. The biggest creeper of the wizarding world goes to Peter Pettigrew!
The Giant Robot of Rocket Punch Radio can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

Follow these crazy bastards:
Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

Rocket Punch Radio Episode 21: Year Behind Year Ahead

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So, it turned out that 2015 was a pretty bang up year! The RPR pilots and crew reflect on this past year and spend a lot of time talking about the year ahead in movies! Talking points include Star Wars (again), Travel Advice, and unexpectedly great videogames of 2015. We also predict the future and let you know what movies are going to be great in the coming year. This extra long episode is our late gift to you, to chase those post holiday doldrums away!
The Rocket Punch Ultrabot can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

Follow these crazy bastards:
Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

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Rocket Punch Radio Episode 20: Star Wars The Force Awakens

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A new saga begins in a galaxy far far away, but does it hold up? Do we have a rebirth of the original trilogy, or the failure of the prequels? Perhaps it’s something in between? Perhaps… There’s another! The pilots gather with RPR listener Kaitlyn to discuss the new movie now that we’ve all had the chance to see it. Tell us in the comments what you think!
The Giant Robot of Rocket Punch Radio can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

Follow these crazy bastards:
Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

Rocket Punch Radio Book Club: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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In this, our second installment of RPR Bookclub, James, Samantha, Allayne, and our guest Dan discuss Chamber of Secrets. Join us in uncovering the real villain at Hogwarts and remind yourself why you don’t still have the same AOL username as when you were in highschool.
We have a giveaway running through December 31st to win an Amazon gift card. All you have to do is leave a new review on our iTunes page and post a screenshot of your review to our twitter @rocketpunchrdo. One review will be randomly selected to win!
The Giant Robot of Rocket Punch Radio can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

Follow these crazy bastards:
Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

Rocket Punch Radio Episode 19: RPR Trivia Quiz Night!

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The Pilots celebrate Thanksgiving and Ruth’s return with a fun trivia night. Each pilot picked a topic that was pertinent to their interest and concocted five questions. Who won? You’ll have to listen to find out!
Keep an eye on your feed for next week when RPR Book Club continues with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. James’ short story Dragonfly Shadow is now available in The Dragon Lord’s Library from 18th Wall. Check it out today!

The Giant Robot of Rocket Punch Radio can only be fueled by the ratings and subscriptions of faithful listeners like yourself. Hit us up on iTunes and Tunein and keep the fight going! You can join the official Rocket Punch community on Facebook on the Grown-Ass Geeks group.

Follow these crazy bastards:
Rocket Punch Radio: @RocketpunchRDO
James: @JpatrickAuthor
Samantha: @thekebabylon
Nate: @BladeofCreation
Allayne: @HeyAlliOops
Kurt: @kspaz13

If you want to ask us a question in private you can email us at rocketpunchradio@gmail.com

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