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Episode 216: Star Trek Beyond, Thunderdome

Spoilers: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Nerd. Its continuing mission to expand nerd horizons by engaging in weekly challenges. This week, the crew finds themselves face to face with the brand new offering of a beloved franchise: Star Trek Beyond. Will the Kelvin universe consume them? Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: San Diego Comic Con News Special

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Episode 215: Monte Cook’s Critical Hits

Last time game master Monte Cook visited the show, poor Patrick was sick and had to miss out chatting with one of his heroes. Luckily, Monte kindly took time away from prepping for GenCon to chat with us more about role playing culture, what inspired him to create Numenera, as well as gifting us the ability to give a little surprise to our listeners! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Star Trek Beyond SPOILERCAST!

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Episode 212: Power Rangers: Mythic Legends!

With Patrick out, Drew and Myles postpone talking about Runaways. Instead, inspired by the excellent reboot of Dreamworks and Netflix’s Voltron series as well as the recent bit of Power Rangers movie news, Drew challenges Myles to make his own Power Ranger show! Though on the spot, the two come up with a fun assortment of their Ranger colors, themes, Zords and villains. If any of our listeners are artists, we’d LOVE for you to interpret these ideas! Go go Power Rangers! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Read the first 18 issue run of Marvel’s Runaways!

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Episode 211: Hail Neil Kaplan! Ruler of the Galran Empire!

What better way to celebrate Netflix and Dreamworks’ outstanding Voltron reboot than with a member of that incredible cast? Voice actor Neil Kaplan, who plays the nefarious Emperor Zarkon joins the party to talk about the show, voice acting, and generally have an all out blast! You may now consider TMYN the subjects of the great Galran Empire! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Read the first 18 issue run of Marvel’s Runaways!

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Episode 210 – Happy Birthday, Myles. Kiss Reality Goodbye

For Myles’ birthday challenge, we dust off the Full Moon B-sci-fi/horror classic, Arcade. Much to his surprise, Drew and Patrick had more fun with it than expected! Before that, though, the boys swoon over the recently announced Destiny DLC, Rise of Iron, as well as more DC Rebirth books! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Watch Dreamworks and Netflix’s reboot of Voltron!

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Episode 209: Roll For 5th Anniversary!

It’s our 5th ANNIVERSARY! In celebration, Patrick conducted a game of “Dungeons and Dragons” (technically Pathfinder) for Myles and Drew to figure their way through. It’s an interesting learning experience for the RPG noobs as well as a fun adventure. Here’s to 5 more years! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Myles Birthday Challenge! Watch the Full Moon Pictures Film: Arcade

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Episode 208 – Oh, Jeez! Fargo’s A Hoot!

This week, the boys gush over DC’s recently released Rebirth #1 and what they hope this new direction brings to the comic publisher. Shortly afterwards, they find themselves in the quaint town of Bemidji for this week’s challenge, unraveling the superb first season of FX’s Fargo. Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: THE MORE YOU NERD 5TH ANNIVERSARY!!

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Episode 207 – Talk Nerd Off To Me

When guest plans fall through, we take advantage to do an old school Talk Nerdy To Me, in which we talk about the non-show nerdy things we’ve been doing lately. On top of that, all three of us created Nerd Off trivia games for each other to test each other’s nerd knowledge for the first time in a long time! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Watch Season One of Fargo

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