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Min-Max Podcast

241 EpisodesProduced by Allen Mowers, Ashley Mowers, Kyle StainbrookWebsite

We're a trio of gamers getting together each week to talk about often ignored crossroads of faith and gaming culture.

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#224 – Hula Hoops and Stickball

June 27th, 2022

51:27
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Ms. Marvel

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#223 – Corporate Shills

June 20th, 2022

59:15
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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S2E4: Watcher By The Road

June 13th, 2022

1:03:05
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Innroads Ministries

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#222 – Nicene Breath Challenge

June 1st, 2022

1:10:11
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Maasai Creed

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#221 – The Banana Argument

May 23rd, 2022

50:15
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Nicene Creed

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#220 – It's My Flavorite!

May 15th, 2022

1:10:45
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#219 – Schrödinger's Womb Rock

May 8th, 2022

1:08:45
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Nicene Creed

Lore Olympus

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Legacy of Glass S2E3: The Past Travels With Us

May 3rd, 2022

1:18:20
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#218 – Holy Mystery, Yay!

April 25th, 2022

54:19
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#217 – What Do Your Old Man Eyes See?

April 11th, 2022

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The Athanasian Creed

The Creed of Chalcedon

The Apostle's Creed

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Legacy of Glass S2E2: Gather the Daggers

April 6th, 2022

1:55:58
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Innroads Ministries

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#215 – Real Osmosis Jones Situation

March 24th, 2022

54:01
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Game of Throne

Dr. Who

Stormlight Archive

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#214 – Bigger Fish to Fry

March 14th, 2022

1:05:43
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Ryan Holiday Books

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Legacy of Glass S2E1: Dagger's Calling

March 1st, 2022

1:03:54
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#213 – Shove Some Trout In That Baby

February 21st, 2022

1:01:53
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#211 – Wisened British Bog Witch

February 7th, 2022

45:42
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Black Widow

Thor: Ragnarok

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#210 – That's Modalism Patrick...

February 2nd, 2022

1:23:54
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Eternals

Suicide Squad

Peacemaker

Garth Ennis

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#208 – Ice CaHulks

January 17th, 2022

54:31
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Hawkeye

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#207 – Be The Lizards You Want To See In The World

January 10th, 2022

58:35
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Spider-Man: Now Way Home

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#204 – Dancing Their Way Through Liturgy

December 6th, 2021

58:52
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The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill

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#203 – Calling The Name of K'vyle

November 29th, 2021

1:02:35
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Name of the Wind

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#201 – Ashley's Having A Fit Again

November 18th, 2021

1:03:17
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#200 – Episode Dunehundred

November 9th, 2021

1:11:06
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Dune

Jen Schmidt's Instagram

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#199 – Beautiful Pizza-Shaped Lie

November 3rd, 2021

49:53
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#197 – This Is What I Sound Like

October 10th, 2021

59:37
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#196 – We Don't Want To Durdle

October 5th, 2021

1:01:28
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Name of the Wind

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#194 – Fey Radio Must Be Boring

September 21st, 2021

1:05:37
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Name of the Wind

The Lightning Tree

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#193 – The Name of Beef

September 15th, 2021

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Name of the Wind

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#192 – Please Be Gentle

September 6th, 2021

57:30
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Fate Core

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#191 – THEORY CONFIRMED: SEABISCUIT IS A MARVEL MOVIE

August 29th, 2021

53:09
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SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME

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#190 – Haven't Earned the Power of Self-Respect

August 22nd, 2021

52:26
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Animon Story

Digimon

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#175 – Weird Child In The Divorce

April 7th, 2021

1:08:39
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Thy Geekdom Come 2

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#171 – Crazy Cast Iron Boy

March 8th, 2021

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The Apology Line

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#167 – Mediocre Close-Up Magic

February 8th, 2021

59:09
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WandaVision

Exporting Raymond

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#162 – Jock Reindeer Games

December 26th, 2020

1:06:27
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St Nicholas Center

Miracle of 34th

Klaus

Emma

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#160 – Dark 8 Energy Sensei

December 12th, 2020

1:04:24
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The Karate Kid

Cobra Kai

Birds of Prey

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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#158 – Nostalgia Centers

November 26th, 2020

1:01:07
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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Saban's Power Rangers

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#155 – #MedicineCheck: Social Change Is Like Germs

November 3rd, 2020

59:09
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Intellect App

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#153 – I Can Scratch Numbers Into My Bones Too

October 24th, 2020

1:21:18
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Blade Runner

Blade Runner 2049

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#152 – So The Dread Pirate Roberts

October 20th, 2020

1:12:43
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Matrix

Wall-E

Simulacra And Simulation

Safety Not Guaranteed

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#145 – Soul Food From A Can

August 27th, 2020

1:23:17
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Avatar: The Last Airbender

The Legend of Korra

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[Flashback Episode 45] Do Not Go To That Stranger In The Park

June 18th, 2020

1:40:54
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Allen, Ashley and Kyle welcome LaNeysha Campbell to discuss the Fate anime series and its interesting intersection with areas of the Christian canon.

Type Moon

Carnival Phantasm

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#140 – Bad Nothings

May 29th, 2020

1:08:34
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Avatar: The Last AirBender

The Legend of Korra

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#132 – Teenagers Are Poltergeists

April 5th, 2020

51:11
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Hilda

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#131 – Don't Think You Know How Porcupines Work

March 29th, 2020

50:11
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Lego Masters

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#128 – Superegoing All Over

March 8th, 2020

1:08:57
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Id, Ego, and Super Ego

Incredibles 2

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#127 – Taste The Bottom Of Your Soul

March 2nd, 2020

1:05:28
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John Wick

She-Ra

Rat Queens

Edema Ruh

Boxcar Children

Redwall

Dune

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Scales of Justice: the Scrolls of Auria Episode 2

January 4th, 2020

56:28
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Episode 2 – Room Without a View Grimace, Barada and Uchu have accepted a business opportunity with Shingles the Urban Ranger to embark on a little “document procurement”. But things only get stranger after …

#123 – For The First Time In Forever

December 29th, 2019

1:13:59
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Pro Edu

Karl Taylor Education

Photigy

All Saints Church

DuoLingo

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Scales of Justice: the Scrolls of Auria Episode 1 – A Night Out

December 20th, 2019

51:46
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Episode 1 – A Night Out Grimace is frustrated with the way things went on his first “mission”. He feels driven to do SOMETHING as he remembers the days before he was a mild-mannered bartender at the Red Lance. …

#120 – Drips With Tragedy

November 29th, 2019

1:23:42
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Darker Shades of Magic

Lavender Jack

STG 149

STG 165

Outbreak Undead

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#118 – And He's a Saint, So...

November 13th, 2019

49:25
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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Enneagram 5

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#116 – Level Up The Questions

October 31st, 2019

56:57
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Othello

Van Gogh's Sunflowers

AI Weiwei Sunflower Seeds

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#115 – Did You Get A Beard Bonus

October 23rd, 2019

1:16:48
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Macklemore "Wings"

Shia LaBeouf Hot One's

7th Heaven

Ohio Neil Young

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#112 – Frodo is a Stupid B!*#%

October 2nd, 2019

56:51
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Heavenquest: A Pilgrims Progress

Greedfall

Greedfall Fashion Souls

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#110 – Give Me My Jesus Bread

September 18th, 2019

1:02:45
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Purificator

Pray of Humble Access

The Rites of Passage

Meisner

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#104 – All By Myself

August 3rd, 2019

46:06
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The Five Solas

Mad Max Fury Road

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#100 – Painting Bad Wolf on the walls

June 26th, 2019

52:49
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This week's episode is sponsored by Thy Geekdom Come

The Green Man

Bad Wolf

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The Glass Dagger S01E07 – Finale

May 25th, 2019

1:03:59
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The Cast

Ashley Mowers as Lt General Halirrhothius Hughes

Allen Mowers as Simeon Diresman

Kyle Stainbrook as Grimace

Jeff Romo as your Dungeon Master

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#93 – Kidnapper Space Captain

May 9th, 2019

1:41:23
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Captain Marvel

Kelly Sue DeConnick

Avengers: Endgame

Jeff Romo Twitter

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The Glass Dagger S01E06 – Loyalty pt 2

April 24th, 2019

1:05:25
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The Glass Dagger is an audio-only, D&D Actual Playset in the City of Splendors – Waterdeep. Join us biweekly on your favored podcast catcher!

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The Glass Dagger S01E06 – Loyalty pt 1

April 13th, 2019

59:22
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The nights in Waterdeep’s Dock Ward can devolve into lost wanderings through the hilly streets. For our four heroes, why should tonight be …

#90 – Purposeful Procrastination

April 11th, 2019

1:04:08
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City on a Hill

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#89 – Lets get Think-Deepy

April 4th, 2019

1:16:10
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#88 – Eat just ONE cupcake

March 27th, 2019

56:14
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Zzilmy

Disconnect

Magic the Gathering

Magic the Gathering: Arena

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The Glass Dagger S01E05 – Deeds

March 21st, 2019

1:28:39
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  • Allen Mowers as Simeon Diresman

  • Kyle Stainbrook as Grimace

  • Jeff Romo as your Dungeon …

The Glass Dagger S01E04 – Family

March 2nd, 2019

1:15:47

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Ashley Mowers as Lt General Halirrhothius Hughes

Allen Mowers as Simeon Diresman

Kyle Stainbrook as Grimace

Jeff Romo as your Dungeon Master

Music and Sound by Syrinscape

‘Epic games need Epic game sound’

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The Glass Dagger S01E03 – A Heart in the Right Place

January 22nd, 2019

1:14:10
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The Cast Ashley Mowers as Lt General Halirrhothius Hughes

Allen Mowers as Simeon Diresman

Kyle Stainbrook as Grimace

Jeff Romo as your Dungeon Master

Music and Sound by Syrinscape.

The Glass Dagger S01E02: Theater of the Mind

January 8th, 2019

1:20:00

Hired by a desperate halfling smuggler, the newly minted trio of adventurers are sent deeper into Dock Ward to the establishment of one Bartley Heidelberg, a theater owner and business associate of Linkah Four-fingers.

The Glass Dagger S01E01: Smugglers Blues

December 25th, 2018

1:00:00

It's tough to eek out living in the City of Splendors. Harder still for Linkah Four-fingers as his band of thieves are lining up to betray him. Those he thought were friends and associates-in-good-standing have started …

#78 – The Krampus Road

December 21st, 2018

1:05:00
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Mary did you Know?

Mark Lowry

Gaither Vocal Band

Jason Gray

American Gods

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#76 – It's like El Dorado up in here

December 6th, 2018

1:05:36
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Domino Rally

Deep Pixel Website

Xbox Enthusiast

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#75 – Redacted

November 29th, 2018

53:24
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Thrawn trilogy

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#74 – Postmodern Jedi approach

November 22nd, 2018

53:08

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Jedi Academy

Jedi Knight Games

Dark Empire comic

Chuck Colson

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#64 – Schwan Man Lore

September 13th, 2018

1:02:52
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Afrofuturism

Klingon Religion

Apocalyptic Literature

Shepherd Book

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#55 – A Flexible Faith with Bonnie Kristian

July 4th, 2018

59:05
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A Flexible Faith

Bonnie's Website

Bonnie's Twitter

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#35 – #MedicineCheck: The Wrap-Up

February 14th, 2018

1:08:05
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DSM5

'The Play' 1982 Stanford vs. Cal

Habitica

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#33 – #MedicineCheck 2: The Rev'd Dr. Cindy Wallace

January 25th, 2018

1:21:39
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Hospice care

Harry Potter and the Goblet of fire

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#30 – My Heart Has A Stuffy Nose

January 5th, 2018

1:06:15

Happy New Year from the Min/Max Podcast! This week we kick off the new year continuing our conversation about consumerism, investing into fandoms, and the giant trash heap that is humanity (or so Allen apparently …

#18 – D&Demo #3: Joey Bag O'Ogres

September 28th, 2017

3:08:02
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Thanks to Syrinscape for creating an amazing product and allowing the use of it freely with attribution. If you are looking for a great sound system for immersive play go give Syrinscape a try.

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#9 – D&Demo #2 Do not touch my rump!

July 20th, 2017

2:42:40
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Thanks to Phill for a great session! A note from Phill: "Thank you, Dennis, from Apartment 11, for your storytelling and setting me up with …

#6 – Trap Maggot

June 29th, 2017

1:15:51

This week the Min/Max crew talk LCG's, GNS Theory and being good players around the gaming table.

#4 – D&Demo #1 Loot AFTER combat

June 15th, 2017

2:06:34

Show Notes

Special thanks go out to Jeff and Richard for the extra audio equipment hookup!

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#3 – A druid, a ranger, and a barbarian walk into a tavern

June 8th, 2017

1:23:24

This week the Min-Max Crew discuss the basics of Dungeons and Dragons and the beginnings of their love of this game.

#2 – Chip of the Patriarchy

June 1st, 2017

1:26:31

Ashley, Kyle, and Allen discuss chips, what defines geek or nerd "enough" and a finer definition of "min-maxing"

#1 – Im-MEAD-Iately Famous

May 22nd, 2017

1:23:37

This week Ashley, Allen, and Kyle kick off the Min-Max Podcast discussing twitch, what nerd culture means to them, and Min-Maxing.

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