Geek to Geek Podcast

Geek to Geek Podcast

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No matter what you geek out about, we want to geek out with you. This podcast celebrates geekery in all its forms — in a safe, positive space for geeks of all kinds. You won’t find any angry video game nerd rants here! We discuss balancing families, jobs, and responsibilities while still making time for the geeky things we love. We respect your time, so our show is structured and topical. So whether you love Nintendo, Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, the MCU, Star Wars, Pokemon, Magic the Gathering, Spider-Man, jRPGs, or even gardening or woodworking, we invite you to come geek out with us. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/geektogeekcast/support


S5E32 - Fall Guys & Marvel Avengers - “We all fall down”
Aug 12 • 45 min
In This Episode: This week we talk about the recent release of Fall Guys and our experiences with the Marvel’s Avengers beta. Fall Guys is the newest trend in battle royale gaming, only this time it’s not a shooter. It’s a floppy platformer! It’s taken…
S5E31 - Recent Audiobook Recommendations and Reading Habits - “I’ll read this book on paper”
Aug 5 • 52 min
Reader and Patreon-supporter Colton Bliss won the poll to have his topic suggestion go live! So here we are! Colton suggested audiobook recommendations and reading geekery! Colton Bliss, Patreon SuperstarI also listen to a lot of audiobooks and I’m always…
S5E30 - Ghost of Tsushima & Paper Mario: The Origami King - “They went all in on the whole paper thing”
Jul 29 • 50 min
In This Episode: This week we’re both playing major new game releases so we dive deep with our first hand reviews of Ghost of Tsushima and Paper Mario: The Origami King. Both are super interesting but in very different ways! Support the Podcast on Patreon…
S5E29 - Disney Forever - “Feed Drop”
Jul 22 • 45 min
In This Episode: This week is a feed drop for the Disney Forever podcast. Hey, look at that, Void found something for the feed this week while Beej still has to rest his jaw. Support the Podcast on Patreon You can go to https://patreon.com/geektogeekcast…
S5E28 - Is Assassin’s Creed 2 Still Good? - “Fist fight with the pope”
Jul 15 • 10 min
In This Episode: This week is a quick geekery episode that veers into Assassin’s Creed 2 for a while. BJ should be back soon and then we’ll be back with another regularly scheduled episode! Support the Podcast on Patreon You can go to…
S5E27 - Gaming Prides and Achievements - “How you deal with your girlfriend becoming the moon”
Jul 8 • 54 min
In This Episode: This week it’s time to talk about what we’re proud about in our gaming history! After last week’s gaming shames we decided to discuss the opposite. Beej and Void land in very different places with where they feel proud in gaming…
S5E26 - Gaming Shames - “It actually made me think for awhile”
Jul 1 • 50 min
In This Episode: Gaming shames are an interesting topic. People talk about what games they should have played or things that everyone should have done, and if they haven’t, they should be ashamed of themselves. For one reason or another. We wanted to talk…
S5E25 - Trying Things & The Weekly Geekery Cutting Room Floor - “A lot of things are just kinda fine”
Jun 24 • 16 min
In This Episode: This week it’s a quick solo cast talking about some behind the scenes and the cutting room floor of Weekly Geekery. Void and Beej should be back with a normal full episode next week! Support the Podcast on Patreon You can go to…
S5E24 - Video Game Rip-Offs, Homages, and Evolution - “My reflexes aren’t what they used to be”
Jun 17 • 43 min
In This Episode: We talk all about pulling old game concepts and genres up to modern standards and making them feel new! We dig into the idea of taking an old idea lying fallow and make it new and interesting again. Where’s the line between homage, rip…
S5E23 - Best Video Games (and More!) of the First Half of 2020 - “Wow, I wanna play this game!”
Jun 10 • 45 min
In This Episode: This week it’s the best stuff of the first half of 2020! BJ and Void always take an episode to stop and reflect on all the great geeky stuff that resonated with us in the first half of the year. It lets us touch on all the things that get…
S5E22 - Maneater the SharkPG, Xenoblade, and Other RPGs - “Bioelectric Fins and Stuff”
Jun 3 • 47 min
In This Episode: This week we catch up on weekly geekery with discussions around Maneater, Picard, Xenoblade Chronicles DE and X, Minecraft Dungeons, Phantasy Star Online 2, Star Ocean First Departure R, Crystallo, Crucible, Scythe, and more! This is one…
S5E21 - FFVIIR Spoilercast - “Go Full On Kingdom Hearts”
May 27 • 46 min
In This Episode: We finally do an in-depth talk about all the spoilery things from the Final Fantasy VII Remake that we’ve held back from discussing. This isn’t even a full overview, it’s truly just our thoughts on the spoilers! We also talk some Weekly…
S5E20 - Playstation Vita Console Lookback - “The Little RPG Machine That Could”
May 20 • 42 min
In This Episode: We do a deep dive console lookback. This time we dig into the Vita and what we loved about it. Not to mention how much wish we it were better supported. We also do our weekly geekery and talk about things like the FFVII Remake, Hitman 2,…
S5E19 - Mini Geekery - “Quick Hit Geekery”
May 13 • 10 min
In This Episode: This week Void does a quick hit mini geekery episode while BJ is away. Topics include Call of Duty Warzone, Comixology Unlimited, The Clone Wars, Hitman 2, and some thoughts on chasing the new vs digging into a single game for a long…
S5E18 - Yearly Themes - “You know what you mean by it”
May 6 • 41 min
In This Episode: We talk about setting yearly themes instead of new year’s resolutions. Void did this at the beginning of the year and now that we’re getting near the half way point (crazy) it’s time to talk about it and check in! We also discuss DIY…
S5E17 - Home Office Setups - “3 pairs of underwear… they’re clean.”
Apr 29 • 48 min
In This Episode: We discuss our home office setups and dig into mistakes we’ve made in the past so that you can avoid them! We also get back to geekery around Animal Crossing, Pokemon, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Fox in the Forest Duet, and Hitman 2.…
S5E16 - Mini Geekery Grab Bag - “One to one parity”
Apr 22 • 10 min
In This Episode: Void is filling in with a quick solo geekery episode while BJ is out sick. Discover the wonder of chocolate covered espresso beans and lament the loss of Wunderlist with Void this week! Support the Podcast on Patreon You can go to…
S5E15 - FFVII Remake Initial Impressions - “Mosey on out”
Apr 15 • 43 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej talk about the release of the Final Fantasy VII Remake. Void has been playing non-stop and has a lot of thoughts! We also discuss ongoing Animal Cross: New Horizons efforts, The Burning White, and Apollo 13. Support the…
S5E14 - Xbox Game Pass in 2020 - “Soft Serve Hat”
Apr 8 • 40 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej talk all about the Xbox Game Pass, get diverted by conversations around the next gen consoles, and dive into Microsoft exclusives. We also give an update on Animal Crossing New Horizon and talk about playing the FFVII Remake…
S5E13 - Animal Crossing New Horizons - “Apples are the best thing that happened to me all day long”
Apr 1 • 31 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej are both slightly obsessed with Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the current world climate. It’s kind of the perfect escape! We discuss what we like about it and why it’s holding our attention. We also do our normal dive…
S5E12 - Best Games to Play When Homebound or Quarantined - “If Tom Nook wants to put me into debt at zero percent interest… I’ll take that”
Mar 25 • 39 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej are homebound during the pandemic, just like most people are. We talk about what we’ve been up to, what keeps grabbing our interest, and what has been the best distraction from the news of the world. For the most part, we…
S5E11 - Working From Home: What We’ve Learned - “If I spend one more hour in this room… I will lose my mind”
Mar 18 • 42 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej are here with hard earned tips and tricks for working from home. We’ve done this off and on for years at this point so we wanted to let everyone know some of the things we’ve figured out that a lot of you are dealing with…
S5E10 - Final Fantasy Extravaganza! FF7 Remake Demo, FF XV DLC, and FFXIV - “It bothered me a little bit”
Mar 11 • 42 min
In This Episode: We talk about where we stand with the Final Fantasy franchise right now. There’s the FFVII Remake Demo on PS4, some FFXIV Shadowbringers talk, and even Void getting to the FFXV DLC that really should have been part of the main game! FF7…
S5E10 - Beejstravaganza (and Altered Carbon, Season 2) - “I’ve just been fanboying out over here”
Mar 4 • 20 min
In this episode: Void is gone, Beej now rules the roost Altered Carbon Season 2 Reading the book, too The story takes a lot from the second and third books and mixes them together It’s really a totally new narrative from either of them, which is…
S5E8 - The Witcher - “TV with beautiful people”
Feb 26 • 34 min
In This Episode: With The Witcher TV show out on Netflix it has drawn Void and Beej back into thoughts about it. BJ never found an onboarding point to the series before the show while Void is coming at it from the perspective of having seen the end of the…
S5E7 - Theater - “Technically… I have a theater degree”
Feb 19 • 30 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej dive into theater discussion! We both wish we could make it to the theater more often because we love the medium. BJ recently got to see Hamilton and it renewed our thoughts on how much we enjoy it! Support the Podcast on…
S5E6 - Sick Days - “Curl up with a favorite… whatever”
Feb 12 • 11 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej are both sick in new and interesting ways. Void does a quick mini-sode on sick days and what we do when we’re sick. Hopefully both hosts are back up and running at 100% next week! Support the Podcast on Patreon You can go to…
S5E5 - Watchmen - “Space Zombies on the Moon”
Feb 5 • 39 min
In This Episode: We dive into the Watchmen this week with impressions from the 2019 TV show on HBO as well as a little bit of a look back at the graphic novel and the movie adaptations. We also get back around to our weekly geekery for the first time in a…
S5E4 - Dig Into Your Backlog - “A voiceless professor”
Jan 29 • 15 min
In This Episode: Void is holding down the fort while BJ fights to get his voice back from the evil voice stealing sickness. Beej should be back next week but this week Void attempts to monologue some thoughts on backlogs, an empty Q1, and some upcoming…
S5E3 - Games of the Decade Part 2 (2015-2019) - “I need to build these people an extra bathroom”
Jan 22 • 47 min
In This Episode: Void and Beej are here with part two of our games of the decade! Discover our choices as we delve back through the last 5 years! We’re in podcast territory now so we get to look back through everything we picked year by year as we’ve been…
S5E2 - Games of the Decade Part 1 (2010-2014) - “The most impactful game I didn’t play this decade”
Jan 15 • 40 min
In This Episode: We dive deep into our games of the decade and cover the first half from 2010 to 2014. Join us in our walk through the decade as we revisit each year! Support the Podcast on Patreon You can go to https://patreon.com/geektogeekcast to…
S5E1 - Super Geekery 2020 - “Superman as a Rom Com”
Jan 8 • 40 min
In This Episode: We catch up on all the geekery we dug into over the holiday break! Topics range from movies and shows to books, video games, and board games. We both watched Frozen 2! Void read a bunch of books. BJ is messing around with mobile games…
S4E52 - Best of the Rest 2019 - “What are the seven for your top five?”
Jan 1 • 62 min
In This Episode: It’s time for our best of the rest episode for 2019. Everything that we experienced outside of gaming is eligible! We run the gamut from movies to books and concerts to podcasts. Lots of things happen in a year and we talk about the stand…
S4E51 - Games of the Year 2019 - “Oh Yeah, Luigi Time!”
Dec 23, 2019 • 69 min
In This Episode: Our annual Games of the Year episode is here for 2019! Anything we played or truly experienced for the first time in 2019 is eligible. We dive into our sets of honorable mentions and then run down our top five personal top games of the…
S4E50 - Year End Geekery - “Straight up Banjo Kazooie”
Dec 18, 2019 • 53 min
In This Episode: We catch up on all the geekery we crammed in before our end of the year episodes! BJ is on a Star Wars kick and Void is trying to catch up on the games he didn’t get to during the course of the year. Support the Podcast on Patreon You can…
S4E49 - Holiday Gaming - “Traditional Traditions”
Dec 11, 2019 • 18 min
In This Episode: We talk holiday gaming traditions and how we approach games around the holidays. While Void is sprinting ahead toward finishing up sampling a ton of games before end of the year lists come out, BJ is too busy with the holidays and finds…
S4E48 - Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order - “Ponchos All The Way Down”
Dec 4, 2019 • 52 min
In This Episode: We both played through Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order and have a ton of thoughts on it. Overall, we liked it a lot! More Metroid DNA than we expected, and the combat is more Souls like than we thought (but it’sclosest to Sekiro Shadows Die…
S4E47 - Q&A - “I’m going to tangent about the weather”
Nov 27, 2019 • 64 min
In This Episode: You have questions, we have answers. Let’s do this! Oh… and… Happy Thanksgiving! Support the Podcast on Patreon You can go to https://patreon.com/geektogeekcast to support the podcast, and you can get some cool stuff, too. You can be a…
S4E46 - The Mandalorian & Disney Plus - “He’s a death tornado”
Nov 20, 2019 • 41 min
In This Episode: We geek out about The Mandalorian and Disney Plus… but mostly The Mandalorian. Star Wars has finally come to live action TV and we’re here for it! For Weekly Geekery, BJ has mostly been watching Disney Plus and playing Jedi Fallen Order…
S4E45 - Games of Our Lives: College and Adulthood - “Guitar Hero Undercurrent”
Nov 13, 2019 • 40 min
In This Episode: We discuss the games of our lives from College through… almost now! This picks up from a topic we started a long time ago when we talked about games of our childhoods. For weekly geekery we also discuss Luigi’s Mansion 3, Marvel Champions…
S4E44 - Repeat Gaming - “New game plus is amazing”
Nov 6, 2019 • 47 min
In This Episode: We discuss games that we’ve actually played and beaten to completion multiple times. We’re surprised and not surprised at the same time to see how short our lists are. For Geekery we’re into Luigi’s Mansion 3, the new Overwatch 2…
S4E43 - The State of Star Wars - “The first got me excited, this got me crazy excited”
Oct 30, 2019 • 49 min
In This Episode: We catch up on all the Star Wars things! Movies, shows, video games, movies, and board games all show up in our Star Wars discussion. We also had some Geekery around The Outer Worlds, Reading, and Dragon Quest XI. Support the Podcast on…
S4E42 - Link’s Awakening, Ring Fit Adventure, Little Town Hero, and Much More - “A Snail Victory is Hilarious”
Oct 23, 2019 • 56 min
In This Episode: All the video games have been coming out so we talk Ring Fit Adventure, Link’s Awakening, Overwatch on Switch, Dragon Quest XI S, Killer Queen Black, Little Town Hero, John Wick Hex, MTGA Throne of Eldraine, Dicey Dungeons, and we check…
S4E41 - Action RPGs - “Not a Good Mouth Feel”
Oct 16, 2019 • 56 min
In This Episode: We talk about what even makes a game an action RPG and then we pull out some of our top action RPG picks to discuss. For Geekery, BJ and Void both watched the same thing around the same time so we discuss Fleabag and The Boys. BJ is still…
S4E40 - BJ’s Mexican Adventure “Bookends of terrible”
Oct 9, 2019 • 55 min
In This Episode: BJ is back from Mexico and has an adventure to share including Mayan ruins and hours upon hours food! Void is hanging in there after a crazy month of work but managed to sneak in a bit of geekery and some Nintendo Labo with his kids.…
S4E39 - Marathon Training - “Forge a meteorite sword”
Oct 2, 2019 • 44 min
In This Episode: Beej is training for a marathon and Void’s mind is boggled at how someone even approaches that. BJ also picked up a few new Final Fantasy games and grabbed a Fitness Quest game on iOS to help his training. Void brings some interesting…
S4E38 - Link’s Sayonara Goose Arcade - “Dedicated honk button”
Sep 25, 2019 • 53 min
In This Episode: All the games came out this week! All of them. Each and every one. From the new Link’s Awakening on Switch, the Untitled Goose Game that everyone is talking about, to Sayonara Wild Hearts and all of the dozens and dozens of Apple Arcade…
S4E37 - The Year of the Nintendo Switch - “I still can’t land that airplane”
Sep 18, 2019 • 41 min
In This Episode: We talk about the amazing year that Nintendo Switch is having including info from the latest Nintendo Direct and all the games we’re excited about on the Switch this Fall. For geekery, BJ finally rewatched (and re-appreciated) Avengers…
S4E36 - The Age of Subscription Models - “I’m drinking subscription water right now”
Sep 11, 2019 • 50 min
In This Episode: We discuss the craziness that is subscription models. They’re everywhere now from Netflix to tooth brushes to cat food. We went in thinking about subscription services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime. You know, the stuff that everyone…
S4E35 - Staying With a Game Long Term - “Dragon Quest is bland on purpose”
Sep 4, 2019 • 43 min
In This Episode: We discuss what makes us decide to stick with a game long term and what can push us away from those games after we’ve committed to them. For geekery BJ has been diving into Collection of Mana while Void finally rewatched Endgame and gave…
S4E34 - Star Wars Sizzle, MCU Updates, Fire Emblem 3 Houses, and More - “Like two lightsabers duct taped together”
Aug 28, 2019 • 72 min
In This Episode: We catch up on our geekery with a wide variety of topics this week! We talk about the Star Wars Sizzle reel from D23, thoughts on rewatching the MCU with kids, more Fire Emblem 3 Houses discussion now that we’ve both beaten it, and lots…
S4E33 - Lessons from Podcast Movement 2019 - “Navel Gazing Hug Attack”
Aug 21, 2019 • 63 min
In This Episode: BJ went to Podcast Movement 2019 and loved it! He got so much from it, and he wants to talk about all the takeaways that he got regarding the industry, being a creator, being a listener, and just how things can move forward in the future.…
S4E32 - Butterflies Flutterby - “When there’s an app connected to your nightlight you know you’ve strayed too far”
Aug 14, 2019 • 38 min
In This Episode: We discuss butterflies with a special guest host while BJ is away at a conference. We also touch on houseplants, losing control of your houseplant situation, how many houseplants have snuck into Void’s house without him realizing it, and…
S4E31 - Meditation - “Avoiding the woo-woo with Captain Marvel”
Aug 7, 2019 • 61 min
In This Episode: Void Meditation update! I deleted most of my meditation apps except for… Headspace Insight timer Headspace is my preference for guided meditation Insight timer has a ton of free courses and guided meditations but I couldn’t find ones that…
S4E30 - Fire Emblem Three Houses Initial Impressions - “No one believes in democracy here”
Jul 31, 2019 • 62 min
In This Episode: Fire Emblem: Three Houses is a turn-based strategy RPG, but it’s also totally a game like Persona where it’s just as much about relationships on a one to one level as it is about the battles First time I’ve played FE not on a handheld…
S4E29 - Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 & SDCC MCU Reveals - “Yes, we are recommending a bad game because it’s great”
Jul 24, 2019 • 64 min
In This Episode: We go in-depth on Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, covering the good and the bad and recommending it all the same. But here’s the thing: it’s not a very good game, mechanically. But it’s a lot of fun and we are loving it, and we think you…
S4E28 - Tabletop RPGs in 2019 - “The Final Boss is… Scheduling!”
Jul 17, 2019 • 55 min
In This Episode: In the beforetime, the long, long ago (season 3), we covered tabletop RPGs. It’s 2019, things have changed somewhat, and we wanted to revisit the topic. Beej has taken up playing Dungeons & Dragons with a local group, mainly with the…
S4E27 - 2019 Summer Games and Movies - “Mario Maker 2, Spider-Man, Shadowbringers, and More”
Jul 10, 2019 • 67 min
In This Episode: We discuss a bunch of the games and movies that are finally releasing this summer! We cover things like Mario Maker 2, Spider-Man Far From Home, FFXIV Shadowbringers, Magic The Gathering Arena Core Set 2020, Bloodstained: Ritual of the…
S4E26 - Best of 2019 (So Far) - “I love how you say July”
Jul 2, 2019 • 72 min
Support Geek to Geek on Glow.FM/geektogeekcast In This Episode: Void and Beej recap the best of… basically everything from the first half of the year. If you want a condensed list of awesome (or intriguing) recommendations then this is the episode for…
S4E25 - Unplanned Geekery - “Not surprisingly, about the moon landing”
Jun 26, 2019 • 25 min
Support this podcast on Glow.fm in 3 clicks! In This Episode: BJ’s voice has rebelled and overthrown his tyrannical rule! His dulcet tones are sadly absent. Void does his best to fill in with some geekery catch-up and excellent recommendations. He catches…
S4E24 - Cadence of Hyrule and Rhythm Games - “Two participation points”
Jun 19, 2019 • 61 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss Cadence of Hyrule and our feelings about rhythm games in general! One of us loves them and one of us apparently has no rhythm. Can you guess which one is which? Go ahead. Guess! Tweet us…
S4E23 - E3 2019 - “Something About Keanu”
Jun 11, 2019 • 73 min
In This Episode: EA - June 8 Jedi Fallen Order Metroidvania-ish (Metroid Prime) Not hack and slash combat. More measured. Looks like an approachable dark souls combat style (minus the frustration?) After order 66 and before Rogue One Microsoft - June 9,…
S4E22 - Spoiler Culture - “Shouting Spoilers Out Of Car Windows”
Jun 5, 2019 • 55 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss… spoilers! No, we’re not trying to keep the topic from you. We are talking about how spoiler culture exists today and how radically different people can be when it comes to their reaction to…
S4E21 - Returning to Final Fantasy XIV (and other MMOs) - “I don’t know why she didn’t dump me”
May 29, 2019 • 52 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss returning to MMOs, especially through the lens of Final Fantasy XIV in prep for the upcoming expansion Shadowbringers (it launches July 2). What in particular makes us start back into games…
S4E20 - Geekery in Florida and the Slow Video Game Year - “Dragons are like Spider-Man”
May 22, 2019 • 65 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Beej traveled to Florida and stayed with Austin for a week. He geeked out a lot while he was there, and we catch up on all the stuff he did while he had a friend to nerd out with. Dragon Quest Builders is…
S4E19 - Story Endings - “Swords and Shields and Way Too Much Magic”
May 15, 2019 • 62 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss story endings, especially with all the big endings happening this year like Star Wars, Avengers Endgame, Game of Thrones, and more. BJ pulls out some of his professor skills to let us know a…
S4E18 - SteamWorld Quest - “Cards are an aesthetic”
May 8, 2019 • 53 min
In This Episode: We cover a quick main topic of SteamWorld Quest and then jump into an extra long Weekly Geekery since we skipped it for our Avengers Endgame spoilercast last week. In short, the SteamWorld games are pretty fantastic. They take a steampunk…
S4E17 - Avengers Endgame Spoilercast - “Emotionally Devastated in Different Ways”
May 1, 2019 • 45 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We have a spoiler-filled discussion about Avengers Endgame. Like a lot of spoilers. Spoilers on top of spoilers. We even manage to throw some extra spoiler discussion at the end about Game of Thrones…
S4E16 - Star Wars Episode IX Trailer - “Jedi Backflips”
Apr 24, 2019 • 60 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss the Star Wars Episode IX trailer and our hype for the final entry in the Skywalker saga. You have heard us talk a lot about Star Wars in the past, and we thought you’d like to hear this, too.…
S4E15 - Magic The Gathering & #MTGArena - “Sad Tacos”
Apr 17, 2019 • 65 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss Magic: The Gathering and the new(ish) Magic: The Gathering Arena PC game. We wanted to do this primarily so that we could tackle the subject from the perspective of someone who is pretty new to…
S4E14 - Video Game Remasters - “Remasters of the Universe”
Apr 10, 2019 • 66 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss remasters in all shapes and sizes including the good and the bad. We wanted to talk about this because Void is working through the remaster of Assassin’s Creed 3, and it gave him a lot of…
S4E13 - Impulse Buys - “Thor Vindication”
Apr 3, 2019 • 59 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss impulse buys both good and bad along with how they’ve changed for us over time. We tend to buy impulsively in different ways. For Beej, it’s AAA games, and he tends to regret them. Void, on the…
S4E12 - Superhero Burnout - “Let creators do their thing”
Mar 27, 2019 • 59 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We discuss superhero burnout and how we’re feeling about the upcoming MCU (and non-MCU) movies that are on the horizon. BJ is in the middle of an MCU rewatch, and is currently not too burned out. At least…
S4E11 - Sick Day - “The Disney Princesses Were Amazing”
Mar 20, 2019 • 43 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Void and BJ call in a sick day to discuss… sick days! They do a quick topic on what to geek out with while sick and then dive into their weekly geekery. Beej is loving Cat puns and RPG while Void played…
S4E10 - LitRPG and GameLit Books - “When you get punched by a skeleton you feel it”
Mar 13, 2019 • 70 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: We talk about the LitRPG genre of books in a listener-sponsored episode from Patreon! Thanks for the idea and the support of the podcast Ken Murray! If you’ve never heard of the genre, that’s okay! We dig…
S4E9 - Moving on Up - “Where’s the nearest Starbucks?”
Mar 6, 2019 • 61 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Void moved and it was… a lot. The guys discuss the big move and being apart for so long while keeping something in your podcast feed every week. Gotta keep that streak alive! Really, writing up notes for…
S4E8 - Void is Back - “!?”
Feb 27, 2019 • 19 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Void is back! BJ is… not!? In this episode, Void has finally returned to the land of the living after a much-maligned absence by the Geek to Geek Community. Unfortunately, Beej’s wife had a bad reaction…
S4E7 - Nintendo Direct - “It looks like if The Legend of Zelda invaded the Island of Misfit Toys”
Feb 20, 2019 • 29 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Beej is solo this week. Not for a lack of trying. Void’s life got twist turned upside down, and the schedule for us to get back on schedule was pushed back. Then Beej’s internet decided that it didn’t…
S4E6 - Why Pop Culture? with Katie from Tea Time! - “Don’t be mean, just be happy about it”
Feb 13, 2019 • 68 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Katie from the Tea Time podcast joins Beej because Void is still being attacked by life. One day, the man will roll high enough to break free. Maybe next week. Regardless, Katie and Beej have a rousing…
S4E5 - Kingdom Hearts 3 - “I like him less now because he’s not an owl!”
Feb 6, 2019 • 72 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Void is still missing! Austin joins Beej again to talk about a series that means a lot to both of them: Kingdom Hearts. KH3 has finally released. After thirteen years of waiting, and nearly 18 since the…
S4E4 - Dragon Quest with Austin King - “Like a Crazy Person”
Jan 30, 2019 • 84 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In This Episode: Void is busy with life stuff, so Beej brings in Austin — who you’ve probably heard about before. He is going to be blogging on the Geek to Geek site about playing through all of the Dragon Quest games…
S4E3 - Pokemon: Gotta Catch ‘Em All - “Five-layer, multicolored, unicorn cookie cake”
Jan 23, 2019 • 41 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! In this episode: Void and Beej catch up on catching them all with this Pokemon check-in. Eh? Get it? Ehhhh? Beej’s 8-year-old nephew discovered Pokemon for the first time, and when he found out that Beej knew something…
S4E2 - The Geekery Entertainment System - “Visually Jarring On Purpose”
Jan 16, 2019 • 48 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! The Geekery Entertainment System In this episode Void and Beej wrap up their geekery from the holidays. It was a pretty big break, and there was a lot of stuff to cover. Void dived deep into Read Dead Redemption 2, but…
S4E1 - Minisode Kick-Off - “Quotes are hard when you record solo”
Jan 9, 2019 • 29 min
Support this Podcast in 3 Clicks! Minisode Kick-Off In this episode: Sometimes life happens and sometimes that lines up with the start of the new season. But, we pulled together a minisode for you to get our season kicked off anyway! Be sure to subscribe…
S3E52 - Best of the Rest 2018 - “It’s not garbage like I thought it would be”
Jan 2, 2019 • 69 min
Best of the Rest 2018 In this episode: Void and Beej run down their non-video game best of list for 2018. Books, movies, TV, and more are all possibilities. We cover the best of the rest from honorable mentions to our top 5 lists. Here are some of the…
S3E51 - Games of the Year 2018 - “Web Swinging Robot Theology”
Dec 26, 2018 • 113 min
Games of the Year 2018 In this episode: Void and Beej run down their favorite games of the year… including some special guest appearances. Not to mention all the honorable mentions up front! From Spider-Man to Red Dead Redemption 2, we discuss the most…
S3E50 - Smash Bros - “The Smashiest Smash”
Dec 19, 2018 • 41 min
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate In this episode: Void and Beej have very different opinions of Smash Bros and it all comes out in this episode. Do we Smash each other? Or our expectations? Super Smash Bros Ultimate on Nintendo Switch is the smashiest Smash…
S3E49 - Year-End Geekery - “The most delightful sandwich I’ve eaten in years”
Dec 12, 2018 • 56 min
Year-End Geekery In this episode: Void and Beej catch up on things that need to be said before the end of the year. The end of the year is hectic for everyone, and we have a lot of stuff that needs to be talked about before Season 4 of the podcast rolls…
S3E48 - Best RPG Video Games for Beginners - “So interesting but so intimidating”
Dec 5, 2018 • 47 min
Best RPG Video Games for Newbies and Beginners In this episode: We got asked on Twitter where the best place to begin with RPGs would be. Between Western RPGs like Skyrim and the jRPG genre like Final Fantasy, we thought this would make a great topic for…
S3E47 - Listener Q&A 2018 - “Like Speed Dating For Nerds”
Nov 28, 2018 • 49 min
Listener Q&A 2018 In this episode: Every so often, we ask you — our lovely listeners — to send in any questions you want us to answer on any topic whatsoever. And we do our very best to answer them. You never fail to disappoint, either. We had to…
S3E46 - The Phantom Geekery - “My Eevee VeeVee”
Nov 21, 2018 • 59 min
The Phantom Geekery In this episode: Void and Beej catch up on the last few weeks. This is the time of year where adult responsibilities are often met with germ bombs. So between being sick and work and everything else, we are double recording a lot. In…
S3E45 - Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Multiplayer Gaming - “Fallout With Friends”
Nov 14, 2018 • 55 min
Fallout 76 & Multiplayer Gaming In this episode: Void has been playing Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption, and Draglia Lost which has gotten him thinking about where we both stand with multiplayer games at the moment. We dig in about what’s working for us…
S3E44 - Marvel’s Spider-Man Heist DLC - “Relationship DLC”
Nov 7, 2018 • 42 min
Marvel’s Spider-Man Heist DLC In this episode: Spider-Man’s first DLC pack was released on the PS4, and even though Beej hasn’t finished the game yet, he had to hear about what Void thought about it. We discuss how the game is fantastic for its action,…
S3E43 - Red Dead Redemption 2 - “Accidentally Punch Your Horse”
Oct 31, 2018 • 36 min
Red Dead Redemption 2 In this episode: Void talks about initial impressions of Red Dead Redemption 2! Weekly Geekery BJ had life happen but was able to record some stand-alone geekery anyway! He talks about Marvel’s Spider-Man, Daredevil Season 3, Curious…
S3E42 - Assassin’s Creed Odyssey - “No assassins and no creed”
Oct 24, 2018 • 60 min
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey In this episode: Void has been playing Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for a few weeks and Beej picks his brain about it and the future of the Assassin’s Creed franchise. Weekly Geekery BJ watched Jigsaw, is playing 5v5 arena games on…
S3E41 - iPhone Xs and Xs Max - “Poo Emoji Facial Expressions”
Oct 17, 2018 • 63 min
iPhone Xs and Xs Max In this episode: We both got new phones in the same week so we need to talk about them. Void hadn’t upgraded his phone in 4 and a half years, so it was definitely time! Beej, on the other hand, likes new shinies and technology and…
S3E40 - The Geekery Awakens - “The show is non-stop”
Oct 10, 2018 • 66 min
The Geekery Awakens In this episode: This week was all about the Geekery Catch-Up. Since Beej went out of the country a few weeks ago, we had to record two episodes the week before, and he had internet issues the week after. So there was a good amount of…
S3E39 - International Travel Happytime! - “2-meter paella pan”
Oct 3, 2018 • 54 min
Overseas Travel In this episode: This week we discuss Beej’s recent trip to Barcelona and some of Void’s past travels. We talk about how traveling internationally makes us think about all of the stuff we take for granted in our own lives. Such as having…
S3E38 - Minicast - “Sometimes the internet breaks”
Sep 26, 2018 • 12 min
Minicast In this episode: Void does a minicast about some Geekery due to last minute technical difficulties. We should be back to normal next week! Weekly Geekery BJ’s internet broke! Void’s is still functional. Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek…
S3E37 - Tabletop RPGs - “Imagination Adventure Calvinball”
Sep 19, 2018 • 59 min
Tabletop RPGs In this episode: This week we discuss where we currently stand with tabletop RPGs. Beej got a recent chance to start up a regular group again and accidentally fell into the GM role. Void is super interested in the possibilities of tabletop…
S3E36 - Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 - “Thwip Thwip”
Sep 12, 2018 • 57 min
Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 Instead of typical show notes, here are the lyrics to the Spider-Man theme song from the ’60s and a link to the song itself. That’s better than anything we could have come up with ourselves. You’re welcome. Spider-Man,…
S3E35 - Gaming at Work - “Switches in Lyfts”
Sep 5, 2018 • 38 min
Gaming at Work In this episode: We talk about gaming and geeking out at work! And Toots! Weekly Geekery Beej got around to watching The Defenders and liked it more than he thought he would. Void started watching shows and movies around World War II,…
S3E34 - What’s an Evergreen game? - “In the woods with worms”
Aug 29, 2018 • 52 min
This week we discuss the current state of evergreen games and how they relate to games we replay. What makes a game evergreen compared to one that you revisit? The difference comes in pretty similarly for both of us. We tend to look at evergreen games in…
S3E33 - Personality Tests - “I am very good at doody”
Aug 22, 2018 • 48 min
We dive into personality tests because Void geeks out about them! From the early days of DISC tests to the ever-popular Meyers-Briggs, we discuss how each of these tests work and why we find them fascinating. But what good are personality tests? Aside…
S3E32 - Re-watching, Re-reading, Re-playing - “I don’t browse for keyboards at Target”
Aug 15, 2018 • 60 min
We explore when and why we choose to re-experience pieces of media. We may actually do this differently than a lot of people, so we wanted to talk about it and see what makes something worth going back to. Void will use media to specifically direct his…
S3E31 - Nintendo 3DS Console Lookback - “An almost dead console”
Aug 8, 2018 • 59 min
Nintendo 3DS Console Lookback In this episode: This week we look back at the Nintendo 3DS console and why we love it. It’s odd doing a retrospective on a game that is still technically being developed for, but it is at the end of its life cycle. That…
S3E30 - How to Plan Fan Events Like Harry Potter’s Birthday Party - “Aww. Jennifer doesn’t love you. That’s sad.”
Aug 1, 2018 • 54 min
We talk about the recent Harry Potter’s Birthday Party that Jennifer threw at the library, and how it’s not as out of reach as you think to host a fan event that can draw hundreds of people. We know that a lot of you may have aspirations of hosting a con…
S3E29 - The Return of the Summer Slump - “A Stinky Thief”
Jul 25, 2018 • 60 min
Summer is awesome, but at the same time, there’s a slump in a lot of the things we love. After the initial burst of movies…we are left with a drought. Video games don’t get released because they’re waiting for that holiday smash success. And books…well,…
S3E28 - The State of Online Communities in 2018 - “Only so many RAM cycles in my head”
Jul 18, 2018 • 74 min
We check in on online communities in 2018 from how we’re feeling about them to how we interact with them day to day. We started blogging and this podcast for the community. To make friends. To bring people together over things we love. And while the…
S3E27 - Best of the First Half of 2018 - “Opinions without rankings”
Jul 11, 2018 • 63 min
Best of the First Half of 2018 In this episode: We talk about our favorite things from the first half of the year! Generally, we break this up into different sections: Books, Video, and Games. We think this is one of the best ways to introduce new…
S3E26 - Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom - “That Good Good Millennial Money”
Jul 4, 2018 • 29 min
Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom In this episode: Void and Your Wife talk about Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom and some geekery! Weekly Geekery Your Wife got into a new hobby! Void played Mario Tennis Aces and Luigi’s Mansion Arcade. Be sure to subscribe to…
S3E25 - How to Pick a Game Console - “I choose you!”
Jun 27, 2018 • 38 min
How to Pick a Game Console In this episode: We talk about how to pick a game console when you’ve been away from gaming for awhile. This topic was inspired by a question from Katie of the Tea Time with Katie and Chelsea podcast! Weekly Geekery Beej is…
S3E24 - RPG Job Systems - “You can enjoy a girl band, that’s fine with me”
Jun 20, 2018 • 46 min
RPG Job Systems In this episode: We talk about Job Systems in RPGs and JRPGs! Lots of Final Fantasy talk especially around Final Fantasy V, the Four Job Fiesta, and Bravely Default. Weekly Geekery Beej watched Incredibles 2 with his wife! Void played…
S3E23 - Our E3 2018 Highlights - “I want to be a shark, I want a shark skill tree, sign me up”
Jun 12, 2018 • 74 min
Every year, Void has a midyear party thrown for him: E3. When the biggest conference in the gaming world brings all the developers, publishers, and gaming media together, Void settles in, makes a schedule, and watches as much gaming news and announcements…
S3E22 - Geekery Catch Up - “It’s a game where you go to the right”
Jun 6, 2018 • 68 min
Geekery Catch Up In this episode: We talk about all the things we’ve done in the last two weeks! Weekly Geekery So many things! Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your favorite podcast app, drop a review so we know how we’re doing, and feel…
S3E21 - Solo: A Star Wars Story - “Where’s the Subtlety?”
May 30, 2018 • 56 min
Solo: A Star Wars Story In this episode: We talk (and disagree about) Solo: A Star Wars Story! Weekly Geekery Beej is surprised by how much he connected with Deadpool 2. Void couldn’t put down Detroit: Become Human and blasted through the whole game. Be…
S3E20 - The Incredibles with Jennifer - “Stop Stealing My Lines”
May 23, 2018 • 43 min
In this episode: Jennifer and Beej talk about the Incredibles because Void is sick on the couch! Wish him well, folks! The Incredibles is Jennifer’s favorite movie. It’s her watch-in-the-floor-while-eating-Chinese-food-on-her-birthday movie. She tells us…
S3E19 - The JRPG Backlog - “On the grind”
May 16, 2018 • 63 min
The JRPG Backlog In this episode: Beej dives deeper into his JRPG backlog and what he’s excited to get to next! Weekly Geekery Beej got a new chair and finished up the Final Fantasy V Boss Fight Book. Void read Forever War and tried a bunch of games like…
S3E18 - Disney Runs, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, God of War, and More - “It’s been awhile”
May 9, 2018 • 67 min
Disney Runs, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, God of War, and More In this episode: Beej is back and brings Disney Runs, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Marvel Strike Force, and a new 2DS to talk about. Void has been busying sampling and playing games like God of War,…
S3E17 - Avengers Infinity War - “10 Years in the Making”
May 2, 2018 • 20 min
Avengers Infinity War In this episode: A quick Avengers Infinity War talk! It’s been 10 years in the making and we finally got to see it. Weekly Geekery We’ll catch up next week :) Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your favorite podcast…
S3E16 - JRPG Revelation - “Ni No Kuni’d Out”
Apr 25, 2018 • 45 min
JRPG Revelation In this episode: Beej had a big JRPG revelation this week and we needed to talk about it! Weekly Geekery Beej is messing around with emulators like PPSSPP. Void played A Way Out and has some interesting two player gaming thoughts to go…
S3E15 - MCU Rewatch - “Well… it’s got meat on it”
Apr 18, 2018 • 40 min
MCU Rewatch In this episode: Void has been rewatching the MCU and has lots of thoughts about Phase 1 and Phase 2 of it! Weekly Geekery Beej is still running and prepping for running! His Disney runs are right around the corner! Void rewatched a bunch of…
S3E14 - Reading State of Mind - “Sheepish Cake”
Apr 11, 2018 • 60 min
Reading State of Mind In this episode: We update each other on reading, audio books, when and how we’re reading, and basically everything that goes with it. While both of us are heavy readers, our patterns and habits work out really different. For…
S3E13 - Ready Player One - “The T-Rex is there and King Kong is in it?”
Apr 4, 2018 • 56 min
Ready Player One In this episode: We talk about Ready Player One! We’ve both read the book but Beej saw the movie and has thoughts! Weekly Geekery Beej finished a bunch of his weekly geekery from last week, did a half marathon, started Crazy Ex…
S3E12 - Dumb Movies - “Bad and Glorious”
Mar 28, 2018 • 50 min
We talk about movies that are dumb but kind of glorious because of it. You know, movies where you can shut off your brain, but still enjoy them! We talk about some of our favorites including The Fifth Element, The Fast and the Furious, and the even…
S3E11 - Starting New Projects - “Just Start”
Mar 21, 2018 • 54 min
Starting New Projects In this episode: We talk about starting new projects and all the things we’ve learned about them (and failed with them) over the years. Weekly Geekery Beej is excited for Ready Player One, Pacific Rim, and he watched Nailed It! Void…
S3E10 - Soft Skills - “Some Rando With Hanzo”
Mar 14, 2018 • 59 min
Soft Skills In this episode: We discuss soft skills on our resumes and in the office. Weirdly interesting topic? Weekly Geekery Beej is still reading Oathbringer and watched Where Dreams Go to Die. Void watched a bunch of shows and movies like The Big…
S3E9 - Game Beginnings - “Just give Mario his gun”
Mar 7, 2018 • 55 min
Game Beginnings In this episode: We discuss the start of games and how exposition and tutorials can really slow things down. Also, some of the worst offenders are talked about. Weekly Geekery Beej watched Game Night, Queer Eye v2.0, and Joel Mchale. Void…
S3E8 - Disney Movies - “Steamboat Willie to Star Wars”
Feb 28, 2018 • 49 min
Disney Movies In this episode: We discuss Disney movies from Steamboat Willie to Star Wars! Beej breaks them out into different eras including what he likes to call the “Dumb Era”. Weekly Geekery Beej is mad at Overwatch and still loves Altered Carbon.…
S3E7 - Run BJ Run - “Lonely Fondue”
Feb 21, 2018 • 51 min
Run BJ Run In this episode: We talk about BJ’s latest running stories and chocolate! Weekly Geekery Beej watched Black Panther and the Olympics, checked out CTF in Overwatch, and got a real YouTube comment. Void finished reading Artemis and Paradox Bound,…
S3E6 - Still Hunting Monsters - “Me Just Talking At You”
Feb 14, 2018 • 21 min
Still Hunting Monsters In this episode: Void is solo this week and still hunting monsters. He also read (most of) Artemis, got first place in Fortnite Battle Royale, and has been thinking about video game release timings! Weekly Geekery Beej vanished, oh…
S3E5 - Monster Hunter World - “I still want a nice hat”
Feb 7, 2018 • 56 min
Monster Hunter World In this episode: We discuss how Monster Hunter has taken us by surprise. We both really like it! Learn about hunting giant monsters with us! Weekly Geekery Beej did an impromptu 5k event and loves Altered Carbon. Void is still hooked…
S3E4 - Too Much Good Stuff - “What did you name your warrior cat?”
Jan 31, 2018 • 55 min
Between books and movies and games, the stuff we didn’t get to in 2017 just keeps piling up. And with 2018’s release schedule ramping up even earlier than usual, there’s just so much good stuff we can’t keep up. We discuss the ways that we find new…
S3E3 - 2018’s Most Wanted: Games, Movies, and Books - “Rolling my eyes like… oh Nintendo”
Jan 24, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode: We discuss our most anticipated everything of 2018! From movies we want to watch (INFINITY WAR OMG) to games (have you SEEN that Spider-man game coming to PS4?) to why books are harder to get excited for than other media. Weekly Geekery…
S3E2 - Super Geekery 2018 Part 2: Return of the Geekery - “Trapped in Minnesota Winter”
Jan 17, 2018 • 69 min
Super Geekery 2018 Part 2: Return of the Geekery In this episode: It’s all Weekly Geekery and we have so many things to talk about! Shows and movies like The Crown Season 2, Horizon Zero Dawn documentary, Dunkirk, Duck Tales, Star Trek Discovery Episodes,…
S3E1 - Super Geekery 2018 Part 1: Geekery Strikes Back - “Oh my goodness, you were right”
Jan 10, 2018 • 72 min
Super Geekery 2018 Part 1: Geekery Strikes Back In this episode: It’s all Weekly Geekery and we have so many games to talk about! Games like Destiny 2, Portal Bridge Constructor, Telltale Batman, Deadcells, Fortnight, Reigns: Her Majesty, Sniper Elite 4,…
S2E51 - Best of the Rest 2017 - “It leaves you thinking”
Jan 3, 2018 • 63 min
Best of the Rest 2017 In this episode: We cover our top picks for the year in everything that isn’t video games! The best of the rest is back! Weekly Geekery Not this week! It’s time to look back on 2017. We’ll be back next week with more geekery! Be sure…
S2E50 - Best Video Games of 2017 - “It was… charming?”
Dec 27, 2017 • 60 min
Best Video Games of 2017 In this episode: We discuss our games of the year, from honorable mentions all the way up to our personal number 1’s! Weekly Geekery Not this week! It’s all about the games! Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your…
S2E49 - Star Wars: The Last Jedi - “A Forest Fire” - **Spoilers Start at 10:10**
Dec 19, 2017 • 74 min
We talk about our high-level and spoilery Star Wars: The Last Jedi thoughts, but don’t worry! We start with non-spoilers and get into spoilers around the 10 minute mark. As usual, we have a lot of Star Wars thoughts! And Weekly Geekery? Other than Star…
S2E48 - Buying the Same Video Game Multiple Times - “There’s a gun-lance… which is exactly what it sounds like”
Dec 13, 2017 • 60 min
In this episode: When and why do we buy games on multiple platforms? A discussion ensues. Do you buy the same game more than once? Is it DLC? A new system you just want to play with? Bugs in one version and none in another? Let us know on Twitter -…
S2E47 - Catching Up - “I agree with him, I just have to be the parent sometimes”
Dec 6, 2017 • 55 min
Catching Up In this episode: We catch up because we missed a week. No main topic, just chatting geekery and random stuff! Weekly Geekery Beej has thoughts on Wordcamp and Wow! Void played Horizon Zero Dawn, Star Wars Battlefront II, Animal Crossing Pocket…
S2E46 - Woodworking with Jennifer - “If you’re mad and tired, you shouldn’t run a tablesaw”
Nov 29, 2017 • 82 min
Void is experiencing technical difficulties, so Beej’s wife, Jennifer, hops on the mic in his place to talk about what she geeks out about: woodworking. And not just woodworking. We talk about pop culture, Logan, Donkey Kong, Mario Kart, and all sorts of…
S2E45 - Q&A 2017 Ask Us Anything - “I’m going to answer it even though it was a joke”
Nov 21, 2017 • 69 min
Ask Us Anything In this episode: We answer your questions! Weekly Geekery Next week we’ll be back with weekly geekery! Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your favorite podcast app, drop a review so we know how we’re doing, and feel free…
S2E44 - Odd Man Out Games - “Just gonna let you… run out… there…”
Nov 15, 2017 • 50 min
Odd Man Out Games In this episode: We talk about games that make us feel left out and why. Weekly Geekery Beej signed up for a Star Wars run, watched more Stranger Things 2, played some Snipperclips, and tried Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Void watched Valerian…
S2E43 - Mario Odyssey & Assassin’s Creed Origins - “Like Pure Joy”
Nov 8, 2017 • 67 min
Mario Odyssey & Assassin’s Creed Origins In this episode: We talk about Assassin’s Creed Origins and Mario Odyssey! Weekly Geekery Beej has been traveling and switched back to Android from iOS with a new phone. Void had lots of time to play games and has…
S2E42 - Geeky Travel - “You might as well hop the border and see what’s going on”
Nov 1, 2017 • 49 min
Geeky Travel In this episode: We talk about our travel histories and how we keep it geeky while traveling! Weekly Geekery Beej is psyched about some Funko Pops and Livestreaming. Void destroyed the universe with paperclips and loves his SNES Classic. Be…
S2E41 - Halloween - “If they’re big enough, you use chainsaws”
Oct 25, 2017 • 49 min
Halloween In this episode: Beej waxes poetic about Halloween. (Punkins!) Void enjoys his Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups… mmmm. Weekly Geekery Beej is finding Turtles All the Way Down is living up to his expectations and dove into some Shin Megami Tensei…
S2E40 - TV And Movies Catch Up - “A 90s Bonanza”
Oct 18, 2017 • 51 min
TV And Movies Catch Up In this episode: We’ve watched a bunch of TV and Movies lately that haven’t made it into Geekery, so it’s time to catch up! We don’t get a lot of time to just totally dig in with TV and Movies uninterrupted, so this was a fun show…
S2E39 - Microtransactions In Full Priced Games - “I’ll spend a week or two in a spaceship and that will be fun”
Oct 11, 2017 • 42 min
Microtransactions In Full Priced Games In this episode: We talk about microtransactions in full-priced games and slip into a little bit of F2P talk, too. Which microtransactions work for us and which ones just make us angry? Discussion ranges from…
S2E38 - Modern Demos - “If I beat them as a kid you can beat them as an adult”
Oct 4, 2017 • 55 min
Modern Demos In this episode: We talk about the state of modern demos, what demos we’ve been playing, which ones convinced us to buy games, and why Void picks up Gamefly for a few months every year. Weekly Geekery Beej is still hooked on various Kingdom…
S2E37 - Beej’s Travel - “Adjacent to the Dream”
Sep 27, 2017 • 78 min
Beej’s Travel In this episode: We talk about Beej’s recent travel exploits. Where has he been? What was he doing? Find out on this week’s episode! Weekly Geekery Beej is hooked on all things Kingdom Hearts. Seriously. Someone should probably help him. He…
S2E36 - Knitting - “Floor to ceiling packed with fiber”
Sep 20, 2017 • 45 min
Knitting In this episode: We talk about knitting and all the things that go along with it! Weekly Geekery Knitting is followed by Crochet and Game of Thrones. Void recaps Hitman, Persona 5, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Destiny 2, Overcooked, and Final…
S2E35 - Destiny 2 - “Mario Has A Gun”
Sep 13, 2017 • 64 min
Destiny 2 In this episode: We talk all about Destiny 2! Void weighs in with a lot of thoughts on Destiny 2 compared to the first game while Beej brings a fresh perspective since he skipped Destiny 1. Weekly Geekery Beej got super into Medium, is exploring…
S2E34 - eSports - “It’s honestly going to be a short topic”
Sep 6, 2017 • 21 min
eSports In this episode: We talk about our thoughts and experiences with eSports and quickly realize that we’re kinda set in our ways about them. It may have even caused this to be the shortest episode ever! Weekly Geekery Beej continues to read the…
S2E33 - Graduation Year Gaming (2001 & 2005) - “I wanted Mario 64, I got Luigi’s Mansion”
Aug 30, 2017 • 50 min
We’re kicking off a new random series we decided to call Games of Our Lives where we highlight a specific year in our life and talk about our gameplay memories from it. Beej has thoughts about Halo: Combat Evolved, GTA3, Final Fantasy X, Mario Kart…
S2E32 - Modern Interactive Fiction - “Apparently I have very strong feelings about Sonic”
Aug 23, 2017 • 50 min
Modern Interactive Fiction In this episode: We talk about all things interactive fiction from choose your own adventure to walking simulators to games that came out this week! Weekly Geekery Beej relaunched Health Hacks and beat FFXV this week. Void gave…
S2E31 - FFXV Redux - A Beejspective - “Road Trip Bros… for lack of a better term”
Aug 16, 2017 • 60 min
FFXV Redux - A Beejspective In this episode: We talk about Beej’s first week with a PS4! Hot takes coming at you! We mostly dive deep into FFXV since Beej is finally playing it and Void still loves it! Weekly Geekery Beej won some Parks and Rec trivia and…
S2E30 - Personal Retro Gaming - “Squirrels vs Teddies”
Aug 9, 2017 • 69 min
We don’t tend to be big retro gamers, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have tons of fond memories tied to retro games. Our personal experience with games from our childhood and adolescence are considered retro games, which is kind of hard to deal with. But…
S2E29 - Side Projects & Goals - “You have to mix creating and consuming”
Aug 2, 2017 • 84 min
Side Projects & Goals In this episode: We break down a bunch of our current thoughts on our side projects and goals. Kinda work related, kinda personal, kinda about productivity. This is one of our more personal topics and less on the geeky side, although…
S2E28 - Final Fantasy XIV, Part 2: Heavensward and Stormblood - “Cool, thanks for the eyeball”
Jul 27, 2017 • 86 min
Last week, we talked about just how awesome FFXIV was in general, trying to get you to give it a shot if you haven’t. This week, we dive deep into the two expansions that have been released over the years and how they affected our enjoyment of the game…
S2E27 - Final Fantasy XIV Has It’s MMO Claws In Us - “Hot Tub Tuesdays”
Jul 20, 2017 • 90 min
Final Fantasy is one of our favorite series. We play them and replay them, and recently, FFXIV grabbed both of us and sank it’s grubby little MMO claws right into us. While neither of us tend to be big MMOers these days, FFXIV has so much going for it…
S2E26 - Spider-Man: Homecoming - “You have always been my movie dad, Michael Keeton”
Jul 13, 2017 • 61 min
Spider-Man Homecoming In this episode: We talk about Spider-Man: Homecoming, despite Void not having seen it. Life gets in the way sometimes, ya know? We discuss the current state of the MCU and how Spidey fits into it. Void talks about how he wishes he…
S2E25 - Ask Us Anything… Again! - “Bubsy 3D was not trying to be Mario 64”
Jul 6, 2017 • 52 min
Ask Us Anything… Again! In this episode: We asked for questions that you wanted to know the answers to, and you did not disappoint. So we put together our second mini-topic episode where we go through everything you want to know about that we didn’t think…
S2E24 - Summer Gaming Slump - “Some magic and some stabby and it’ll be really cool”
Jun 29, 2017 • 43 min
Summer Gaming Slump In this episode: The summer gaming slump is here again! What is it? How do we deal with it? Why don’t publishers get it? And what are we even playing during it? Weekly Geekery Beej plays more WoW and watches more Master of None. Void…
S2E23 - Gaming Motivation - “Why do we even play video games?”
Jun 22, 2017 • 73 min
Gaming Motivation In this episode: This is a video games podcast, but we’ve never really talked about WHY we play video games—either certain types of games or even why video games over other types of media. We discuss what we get out of video games, and…
S2E22 - E3 2017 - “Who doesn’t want to be a dinosaur?!”
Jun 13, 2017 • 80 min
Talking Points: E3 2017. Not comprehensive. Not VGNN. Only talking about things we think are interesting enough to talk about. You have video game news sites for the rest :) We’re talking about Press Conferences, if more news comes out throughout the rest…
S2E21 - Best of 2017, Part 1 - “It’s so good you get physically sick”
Jun 8, 2017 • 73 min
Best of 2017, Part 1 In this episode: We talk about the best of everything we’ve loved this year! Yeah, we know it’s only halfway through 2017, but we wanted to make sure that nothing got lost in the shuffle. Amazing games like Hitman, movies like Moana,…
S2E20 - Online vs Single Player vs MMO Gaming - “eBay kinda sucks”
Jun 1, 2017 • 70 min
Online vs Single Player vs MMO Gaming In this episode: Competitive games, multiplayer games, online games, MMOs, single player games, ALL THESE GAMES!? Why do we play what we play? We have it out and discuss what we play and why. Weekly Geekery Beej is…
S2E19 - The Future of MMOs, Destiny 2, and World of Warcraft (also Webcomics?) - “I wanted to see that content”
May 25, 2017 • 55 min
The Future of MMOs (also Webcomics?) In this episode: We thought webcomics would be a full topic but it was super short so we talk in depth about Weekly Geekery and have a second topic… About the Future of MMOs! Weekly Geekery Beej got an Apple Watch, is…
S2E18 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 - “4 HTC Vives and an Oculus Rift”
May 18, 2017 • 67 min
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 In this episode: We are talking about Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2! We do pretty deep into spoilers this time around—as usual—so be sure to listen for the spoiler alert so you can catch up after you’ve seen the movie.…
S2E17.5 - Interlude - It’s been one heck of a week
May 11, 2017 • 23 min
Interlude In this episode: Unlike normal, this week forced us to record separately. As the title says, it’s been one heck of a week. Between sickness striking the Void residence and destroying him physically (but never emotionally!) and Beej picking up a…
S2E17 - Persona 5, Reader Riot, And Other Things - “I’m a loud cartoon character”
May 4, 2017 • 36 min
Persona 5, Reader Riot, And Other Things In this episode: Our week was crazy, this is the result. Weekly Geekery Beej has Reader Riot, Overwatch, and Handmaiden’s Tale. Void beat Persona 5 and finished a book! Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek…
S2E16 - Our favorite documentaries and non-fiction - “I never had a book that changed my life before”
Apr 27, 2017 • 68 min
Our favorite documentaries and non-fiction In this episode: Beej watches a lot of documentaries and has lots of recommendations. Lots and lots. From tech to food to fitness to memoir and personal stories and pretty much everything he geeks out all the…
S2E15 - Buying Games Later & Star Wars The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer - “My Steam library is fairly gigantic”
Apr 20, 2017 • 64 min
Buying Games Later & Star Wars The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer In this episode: We talk all about buying games on day 1 vs buying games later. Save money, get a more complete game, and have all the bugs squashed at the same time. Then we may tangent onto the…
S2E14 - Who is Joss Whedon? - “Whedonesque!”
Apr 13, 2017 • 73 min
Joss Whedon In this episode: We talk about the works and history of Joss Whedon! Weekly geekery includes Photoshop, Persona 5, S-Town Podcast, and Running! Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your favorite podcast app, drop a review so we…
S2E13 - Worldbuilding, Storytelling, and Genre Conventions - “Yeah there are robots and yeah they’re in outer space”
Apr 6, 2017 • 49 min
Worldbuilding, Storytelling, and Genre Conventions In this episode: We get interested in different pieces of media for different reasons. Generally, there are two types of stories: character stories and idea stories. Sometimes, a setting can make us…
S2E12 - Beating Mass Effect Andromeda and Buying Video Games in Installments - “I’ve never seen the internet overreact to anything before”
Mar 30, 2017 • 62 min
Beating Mass Effect Andromeda and Buying Video Games in Installments In this episode: OMG! BIG NEWS! We are incredibly excited to announce that we made a new friend! YAAAAAY! The Geektitude podcast has joined the Geek to Geek podcast network. Geektitude…
S2E11 - Introducing your friends to Star Wars - “Jedi Noob”
Mar 23, 2017 • 66 min
Introducing your friends to Star Wars In this episode: Getting into Star Wars can be tough. It has a huge history and a gigantic fanbase, and with 50 years behind it, some people are intimidated by the franchise and don’t know how to jump in. Never fear,…
S2E10 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - “I just want to climb on all the things”
Mar 16, 2017 • 83 min
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild In this episode: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is finally out, and Beej and Void are playing (and loving) it. Void has it on the Switch, and Beej grabbed it on Wii U. We discuss the differences in the…
S2E9 - Nintendo Switch Launch Spectacular! - “Little Tiny Kid Hands”
Mar 9, 2017 • 69 min
Nintendo Switch Launch Spectacular! In this episode: Nintendo Switch is here! It’s launched! Void got one! Beej didn’t! He can’t find one at all! There were however…hiccups. Don’t buy day-1 console hardware from Amazon. Impressions of Hardware Why is…
S2E8 - Day 1 Technology & Nintendo Switch Prep - “Did you get a Pink Glitter Pen?!”
Mar 2, 2017 • 74 min
Day 1 Technology & Nintendo Switch Prep In this episode: Talking Points: Day 1 technology and console adopters vs… not. The Nintendo Switch will be out by the time many if you listen to this, and we wanted to talk about tech that we grab on Day 1. And…
S2E7 - Hitman & Complex Game Systems - “March-ish”
Feb 23, 2017 • 70 min
Hitman & Complex Game Systems In this episode: If there is anything in the world Void loves, it’s a complex system that he can learn and exploit in video games. When he found out about Hitman, he jumped in and loved it so much, he gifted it to Beej just…
S2E6 - YouTube - “This is ENTERTAINING for you?!”
Feb 16, 2017 • 71 min
YouTube In this episode: For a lot of people, YouTube pretty much is the internet. It’s the world’s second largest search engine (next to Google, obvs), so we wanted to discuss how we use YouTube, get some great channels out there to you guys, and also…
S2E5 - Career Corner and Life Transitions - “Tuesday night motorcycle”
Feb 9, 2017 • 80 min
Career Corner and Life Transitions In this episode: We are both going through pretty major life transitions right now, and we expect some of you are, too. We wanted to discuss how we’re coping with them so that maybe your life can get just a little…
S2E4 - Geeky Knick-Knacks and Toys to Life - “Bedroom walls full of memorabilia”
Feb 2, 2017 • 81 min
Geeky Knick-Knacks and Toys to Life In this episode: Geeks love toys. And collecting things. It’s just kind of what we do. So we wanted to talk about that for a while, and really dig in deep about the kind of knick-knacks that we keep around us at all…
S2E3 - Mini Topic Grab Bag - “She is not a Jedi… yet”
Jan 26, 2017 • 80 min
Mini Topic Grab Bag In this episode: We get so many comments and questions from you guys that we wanted to take this opportunity to address some of them. We take notes on them, so we put the ones together that we didn’t think we’d be able to pull together…
S2E2 - Netflix Originals and Void’s Nintendo Switch Corner - “You gotta count those virtual marbles”
Jan 19, 2017 • 87 min
Netflix Originals and Void’s Nintendo Switch Corner In this episode: Netflix Originals tend to keep our attention more than most other TV shows. For the most part, network TV doesn’t interest us, and we binge Netflix Originals and look forward to them all…
S2E1 - Super Geekery - “Baby Monkey Astronaut”
Jan 12, 2017 • 76 min
Super Geekery In this episode: We’re back with Season 2. BJ is sick and it shows! We hope he’s back to normal next week. Send him well-wishes. Besides that, we talk all about our geekery from the holiday break and spend some time catching up for the start…
S1E47 - Best of the Rest 2016 - “Get yourself a cookie and listen to Hamilton”
Jan 5, 2017 • 68 min
Best of the Rest 2016 In this episode: Welcome to the Season 1 finale of the Geek to Geek Podcast. It has been one heck of a year, and we could not have done it without you fine folks backing us at every turn. We did not expect the kind of response we’ve…
S1E46 - Best Video Games of 2016 - “A top 6… I guess?”
Dec 29, 2016 • 59 min
Best Video Games of 2016 In this episode: Like a great many other podcasts, we are hopping on the “best of” train, and we’re gonna be discussing our best video games of 2016. Now this isn’t only games that came out this year, but games that we played this…
S1E45 - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - “We’ve never disagreed this much about Star Wars before”
Dec 22, 2016 • 73 min
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story In this episode: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story just released, and we had to do a podcast on it. Especially since we did a pre-release show last week! What is interesting, though, is that we have never disagreed so much about…
S1E44 - Before Star Wars: Rogue One - “I would scream in the theater”
Dec 14, 2016 • 66 min
Before Star Wars Rogue One In this episode: We’re excited because a new Star Wars movie is coming out. We couldn’t resist talking about it before hand. This is not a spoiler episode, and we are releasing this a day early for you folks to listen to in time…
S1E43 - The Holidays AND Final Fantasy XV - “An ambitious mess that I love”
Dec 8, 2016 • 69 min
The Holidays AND Final Fantasy XV In this episode: The holidays are stressful, and it’s hard to get your geek time in when you’re constantly juggling family responsibilities, the time changes, the darkness, the seasonal depression, the gift buying,…
S1E42 - Pokemon - “It’s just a really cute game, you know?”
Dec 1, 2016 • 52 min
Pokemon (plus Pokemon Sun and Moon) Like pretty much everyone else these days, we grew up with Pokemon. And with it being the 20th anniversary of the series, we wanted to talk about the wonderful little pocket monsters and our history with them. For the…
S1E41 - Ask Us Anything Q&A - “He’s MY Bulbasaur”
Nov 23, 2016 • 79 min
Ask Us Anything Q&A In this episode: We asked, and you answered! Wait, no. You asked, and we answered! That’s it! This week, we did our much-anticipated Q&A episode, where you wonderful people sent in your questions for us to answer. We answer everything…
S1E40 - Harry Potter Universe - “I made a sandwich because I was so angry”
Nov 17, 2016 • 64 min
Harry Potter Universe In this episode: With the upcoming release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, we wanted to discuss our love of the Harry Potter franchise and kind of survey the series and expanded universe. With the books, we love them.…
S1E39 - Doctor Strange - “I don’t even know how to describe it”
Nov 10, 2016 • 65 min
Doctor Strange In this episode: The doctor! He’s strange! Guess what we are talking about this week? It’s kind of a spoilercast, so be aware of that. However, we do give you fair warning of when we start discussing them, so you can always listen for a…
S1E38 - Reading in the Digital Age - “That may be the nerdiest thing that’s happened on this show”
Nov 3, 2016 • 72 min
In this episode: We love to read, but the big question we get asked his what we read. And how. Do we prefer ebooks to paper books, or audiobooks to ebooks? So we talk about how our collections have moved mostly digital for a number of reasons, not the…
S1E37 - The Nintendo Switch Revealed - “What do you stall for?”
Oct 27, 2016 • 66 min
The Nintendo Switch Revealed In this episode: The Nintendo Switch is unveiled! And being the Nintendo fans we are, there was just no way that we could go a week without talking about it. Here’s what we know so far: It’s a handheld system AND a home…
S1E36 - Day-to-Day Technology - “Hey Alexa, I need a pizza”
Oct 20, 2016 • 70 min
Day-to-Day Technology In this episode: Being geeks like we are, our lives pretty much revolve around technology. Or maybe technology revolves around our lives. This week, we discuss what we’re using day to day and how it makes our lives both easier and…
S1E35 - The Legend of Zelda - “As much as I like saying the words Monkey Dungeon”
Oct 13, 2016 • 78 min
The Legend of Zelda The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s flagship series, but surprisingly, it’s one of the few that actually does a lot better in the West than it does in Japan. Many may not realize the series was created by Miyamoto, the same genius…
S1E34 - Horror - “And then BAM! A cat jumps out of a cabinet!”
Oct 6, 2016 • 70 min
Horror! In this episode: It’s October! And you know what that means? That’s right, geeks…HORROR! You see,Void thinks horror is dumb and boring. Beej thinks it’s awesome. Is the Beejmeister going to be able to convince the Voidenator that horror is worth…
S1E33 - Modern Board Games - “Fiddly bits!”
Sep 29, 2016 • 78 min
Modern Board Games We talk about the resurgence of board games. And not like Monopoly, Scrabble, or Clue. We’re talking the genre of Modern Board games that has exploded lately, beginning with Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne, and Dominion. Beej isn’t much…
S1E32 - MMOs - “Alright, World of Warcraft it is!”
Sep 22, 2016 • 71 min
Massively Multiplayer Online Games In this episode: Our history with MMOs! And y’all, we have some history. We both game to MMOs early in our lives (hooray for the late 90s!). Beej and his friends Ultima Online, while Void was on the other side of the…
S1E31 - The Final Fantasy Series Part 3 - “Basically an impossible question”
Sep 15, 2016 • 65 min
The Final Fantasy Series, Part 3 In this episode: Our very first listener-feedback episode! We asked you all for questions related to Final Fantasy, and y’all did not disappoint! We got so many good questions that we had to dedicate the ENTIRE EPISODE to…
S1E30 - The Final Fantasy Series Part 2 - “Because he was a Ninja!”
Sep 8, 2016 • 61 min
The Final Fantasy Series, Part 2 In this episode: The Final Fantasy series has lots of sequels and spinoffs that aren’t part of the mainline, numbered series. There are some sequels, some movies, and some mashups like Kingdom Hearts that just take the FF…
S1E29 - The Final Fantasy Series Part 1 - “Bruce the Dinosaur Cake and Tiny Shoulder Pig”
Sep 1, 2016 • 82 min
The Final Fantasy Series, Part 1 In this episode: Our history with Final Fantasy! Beej actually started with FF1, but was so young that he didn’t understand much of what he was doing. He played IV and VI (II and III to you 90s-kid Americans out there)…
S1E28 - Hype and Media Coverage - “OMG SPACE DINOSAURS!”
Aug 25, 2016 • 64 min
Hype and Media Coverage In this episode: In the wake of No Man’s Sky, we’re talking about pre-release hype and gaming media in general. Hype generally makes us avoid games because so much of the pre-release media is blown out of proportion. Expectations…
S1E27 - No Man’s Sky - “You Can’t Take The Sky From Me”
Aug 18, 2016 • 67 min
No Man’s Sky In this episode: No Man’s Sky is out! And we’ve played a bunch! We were both excited for the game, but avoided a lot of hype and details being released because we wanted to experience the game for ourselves. That said, we have mixed feelings…
S1E26 - Geeky Exercise - “You Do You”
Aug 11, 2016 • 56 min
Geeky Exercise Habits Are Geeky! In this episode: Just because we’re geeks doesn’t mean we don’t (or can’t) care about exercise. Both of us make time in our days to take care of ourselves. We make sure, however, that we still get in plenty of geekery…
S1E25 - Gaming for Non-Gamers - “The Smashy Smashy”
Aug 4, 2016 • 60 min
Gaming for Non-Gamers In this episode: After getting a question from a listener about how to get their spouse to play games, it got us thinking. There are a whole lot of people out there who don’t consider themselves gamers. But almost everyone plays…
S1E24 - Star Trek Beyond - “Why Did I Love These Whales So Much?”
Jul 28, 2016 • 63 min
Star Trek Beyond In this episode: Void and Beej discuss their lifelong histories with the Star Trek franchise. Beej was introduced to The Original Series by his father when he was a wee tot, and Void found The Next Generation in syndication, eventually…
S1E23 - JRPGs - “I’m pre-ordering games as he talks”
Jul 21, 2016 • 67 min
JRPGs In this episode: It’s #JRPGJuly, and you guys know by now that we are both huge fans of roleplaying games! But more than just any RPG, we adore JRPGs. In this episode, we discuss our history of why we prefer the unique genre to the more traditional…
S1E22 - Pokemon GO - “Eevee Candy From a White Van”
Jul 14, 2016 • 67 min
Pokemon GO! In this episode: Pokemon Go launched this week, and like everyone else in the world, we went crazy for it. However, despite our nerdlove for the app, there is a decided lack of documentation and tutorials, so we want to help other people make…
S1E21 - Playing Games the Way You Want - “I Play the Japanese Versions”
Jul 7, 2016 • 54 min
Playing Games the Way You Want In this episode: We talk about the different ways people play games! Speedrunning Difficulty Settings Modding Handy Links Stephen Colbert Speedrunning Summer Games Done Quick Aggrochat Podcast Weekly Geekery Beej - Gravity…
S1E20 - Best of the First Half of 2016 - “We’re Back to Hamilton Now, How Did This Happen?”
Jun 30, 2016 • 74 min
Best of the First Half of 2016 In this episode: We discuss the top picks across all media that really stood out to us. We want to make sure that the truly phenomenal work that impressed us this year doesn’t go unnoticed by you folks. We break down the…
S1E19 - GEEK OUT! - Pokemon Go with Dumbbells and Dragons
Jun 28, 2016 • 43 min
Pokemon Go with Dumbbells and Dragons Kenny from the Dumbbells and Dragons podcast joins Beej in a special GEEK OUT show. Turns out, Beej and Kenny are kindred spirits—nerds who really love health and fitness. They talk running and Marvel comics, as well…
S1E18 - Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) - “BEEJ SMASH!”
Jun 23, 2016 • 52 min
The Marvel Cinematic Universe In this episode: The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is one of the biggest franchises in movie history. We love it. Love it love it love it. Beej and Void discuss everything from what works in the MCU (and why), their…
S1E17 - GEEK OUT! - The Comic Box
Jun 21, 2016 • 34 min
GEEK OUT! - The Comic Box In this episode: The Comic Box! Go check it out, seriously! Knowby on Twitter Email TheComicBoxPodcast@gmail.com Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your favorite podcast app, drop a review so we know how we’re…
S1E16 - E3 2016 And The Warcraft Movie - “E3 E3 E3, Zug Zug”
Jun 16, 2016 • 64 min
E3 2016 + The Warcraft Movie (Non-Spoilers) In this episode: E3! Void has spent every second of his spare time this week watching E3 press conferences and compiling the news for people like Beej who want to know but don’t have the time (or patience in…
S1E15 - Gaming As We Age - “I Was A Real Estate Slum Lord in Ultima Online”
Jun 9, 2016 • 65 min
Gaming Preferences as We Age In this episode: We’re old(ish). We aren’t the young, twitchy gamers we once were, and our lives don’t give us the luxury of spending 8-12 hours a day playing games. Because of this, our gaming preferences have changed since…
S1E14 - Nintendo - “The Wii Fit Still Called Me Fat!”
Jun 2, 2016 • 58 min
Nintendo! In this episode: Nintendo! Nintendo! Nintendo! Admittedly, the guys a’re fanboys, but they’ve earned that title. Both of their earliest memories involve warm fuzzies emanating from the original NES. Between Beej’s parents having Duck Hunt…
S1E13 - VR - “Oh My Goodness I’m a Rock Starrrr”
May 26, 2016 • 53 min
Virtual Reality (HTC Vive) In this episode: Void bought an HTC Vive! Don’t know what that is? Great! That’s why we’re doing this episode! We want to introduce you to virtual reality gaming. Since not everyone (Beej included) has had an opportunity to…
S1E12 - Audiobooks - “These Are The Kind Of Voices I Do!”
May 19, 2016 • 52 min
Audiobooks! In this episode: We talk about how we got started with audiobooks, and not surprisingly, we both started with free trials to Audible that got us hooked on the format. Multiple places to get them. Our favorite is Audible, but you can also try…
S1E11 - Captain America: Civil War - “You can’t just buff that out… right?”
May 12, 2016 • 46 min
Captain America: Civil War In this episode: SPOILERS AHEAD! But that helps you enjoy things more. For real! We are talking pretty in-depth about Captain America: Civil War, so if you haven’t seen it or don’t want to know the outcome of #TeamCap vs…
S1E10 - Overwatch - “Giant Gorilla With a Lightning Cannon”
May 5, 2016 • 46 min
Overwatch is in Open Beta! And it’s awesome! In this episode: We pre-purchased Overwatch to get early access to the beta, and we’ve played it for hours. Guess what? We love it! And part of that is because the world of Overwatch feels so organic and rich.…
S1E9 - Game of Thrones - “Love Kills People”
Apr 29, 2016 • 40 min
Game of Thrones is Back! In this episode: Beej forgets whether it’s A Song of Ice and Fire or A Song of Fire and Ice. Please accept our sincerest apologies. Game of Thrones is back! Season 6 debuted last week, and for the first time (we think) in…
S1E8 - Blizzard Games - “I’m Not Allowed To Play Hearthstone On The Toilet”
Apr 22, 2016 • 50 min
Blizzard Games In this episode: Blizzard games have been a part of our lives since we were kids. Now, as adults, we are still loving and playing Blizzard games. From the original Warcraft to The Lost Vikings to Overwatch and whatever comes next, we will…
S1E7 - Tackling Your Video Game Backlogs - “I’m Going To Be Walking Around All Afternoon… And I Want That Corndog”
Apr 14, 2016 • 51 min
BACKLOG In this episode: We love so much stuff! Honestly, we love pretty much everything! So we need a system to organize it all because our free time is limited. Void has a fantastic queue system that takes the pain away: just pick what’s at the top and…
S1E6 - GEEK OUT! Star Wars: Rogue One Trailer!
Apr 11, 2016 • 24 min
ROGUE ONE TRAILER In this episode: We GEEK OUT over the Rogue One Trailer! Be sure to subscribe to the Geek to Geek Podcast your favorite podcast app, drop a review so we know how we’re doing, and feel free contact us via email at geektogeekcast@gmail.com…
S1E5 - Comic Books - “Like Lucky Charms For My Nerd Brain”
Apr 8, 2016 • 52 min
In this episode: We talk about comics - yay! We discuss our history with comics, our friends who got us into certain comics, and how much we love digital comics. We also talk about our favorite comics and give you recommendations: Void Wayward Rat Queens…
S1E4 - Star Wars - “It’s Coarse, It’s Rough, It Gets Everywhere”
Apr 1, 2016 • 53 min
STAR WARS In this episode: We discuss Star Wars. Both of the us have loved Star Wars almost as long as they’ve been breathing. Our feelings toward the amazingly awesome and super-fun The Force Awakens. But our feelings on the movie are a secret until you…
S1E3 - DC Superheroes - “Everybody Knows Batman’s Parents are Dead”
Mar 25, 2016 • 35 min
DC Superheroes In this episode: We discuss DC comics and how every single person in the world loves Batman: The Animated Series. Anyone who says they don’t is a robot or lying. Or Both. Arrow, the Flash, and the current slew of DC comics TV shows. DC’s…
S1E2 - Writing and Self-Publishing - “Let’s Do This, I’m Watchin’ Some Fast Cars”
Mar 18, 2016 • 40 min
Writing and Authoring In this episode: We talk writing, blogging, and indie authoring. Hear about the way the blogging community has changed over the past few years. Beej gives us all an in-depth look at the indie author process from start to finish. Void…
S1E1 - Indie Games and the Value of Video Games and Media - “We Have No Idea What We’re Doing Yet”
Mar 11, 2016 • 39 min
The Geek to Geek Podcast is co-hosted by Beej (@professorbeej) and Void (@grnmushroom), two life-long geeks who have managed to bring their geekery with them into adulthood and still be somewhat functional adults. They love games of all kinds, books,…