The Front Porch

The Front Porch

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Two nerds talking about nerd things.
38: Every Road has its Evergarden
May 21 • 94 min
After our weekly LOTR LCG update, we discuss the differences between Sci-Fi and Fantasy. Our current Weekly Challenge is episodes 1-6 of Violet Evergarden.Links:Hall of Beorn | A Lord of the Rings LCG BlogThe Difference Between Science Fiction and…
37: The Robinson’s Lost Porch
May 14 • 91 min
Weekly update on Gen Con and the LOTR LCG, plus some chat about streaming services and Netflix's Lost in Space. Next week's Challenge is Netflix's Anime, Violet Evergarden.Links:Paint peeling doorClean doorGeekScholars Movie NewsNerdist Podcast |…
36: Infinity Porch
May 7 • 112 min
LOTR LCG update, full impressions of Marvel's Infinity War, wrapping up Netflix's Godless, and starting the Lost in Space reboot.Links:LOTR LCG - Album on Imgur
35: Porch Oddysey
Apr 30 • 97 min
Lots of card game talk this week. We talk LOTR LCG again and Mike's new game Dragonfire. Weekly challenge last week was Godless 3-6, and next week's is Godless finale and the first four episodes of Lost in Space.Links:drake1701 on Instagram: “Tile. Things…
34: Porch of the Rings
Apr 23 • 99 min
We talk some recent board game purchases, New Girl, and Godless.Links:Star Wars: Legion | Board Game | BoardGameGeekThe Lord of the Rings: The Card Game | Board Game | BoardGameGeekRisk II - WikipediaDragonfire | Board Game | BoardGameGeekDungeon Command…
33: Titan Porch
Apr 16 • 103 min
In our post-Combine show, we talk about all the various games we played, some mobile game chat, last week's challenge was The Titan, and our next challenge is the first two episodes of Godless.
32: Captain Chris and the World of Tomorrow
Apr 9 • 111 min
Chris Borland joins us to talk about Board Games, Star Trek, and Ready Player One. Last week's challenge was Game Over, Man and next week's is The Titan.Special Guest: Chris Borland.Links:A chronicle of my foray into DIY home improvement. – Drake's…
31: Ready Porch One
Apr 2 • 96 min
Update on Dennis' house, we talk about gamefly, cable and other subscription and streaming services. Last week's challenge was "Nailed It" and next week's is "Game Over, Man." We wrap up with a chat about Toys R Us and retail.Links:A chronicle of my foray…
30: ICG Con
Mar 26 • 90 min
Special guest Mike Pantinas joins us to discuss ICG Con and the various games we played this weekend. Last week's challenge was Disjointed and next week's is Nailed It!Special Guest: Mike Pantinas.Links:One Deck Dungeon5 – Minute Dungeon Fun Card Game for…
29: Animal Porch
Mar 19 • 93 min
We chat about Minecraft for awhile, last week's challenge was the Netflix Original "End of the F-ing World." We also discuss the movie Game Night and start a new segment. Next week's challenge is "Disjointed."
28: Honey I Shrunk the Porch
Mar 12 • 95 min
This week we discuss our amateur opinions of the Oscars, a practical effects actor Doug Jones, and Mike shares his Overwatch experiences. This week's Weekly Challenge was the movie Mute, and next week's is the show "End of the F—-ing…
27: Fox on the Run
Mar 5 • 99 min
Special guest Fox Troilo from Geek Scholars joins us to talk about Roleplaying Games, the latest Ready: Player One trailer, and our weekly challenge "What Happened to Monday?" Next week's challenge, "Mute"Special Guest: Fox.Links:Dragonlance Chronicles…
26: Panther Porch
Feb 26 • 93 min
Our impressions of Black Panther, Kakegurui, and the finale of Star Trek Discovery. Weekly Challenge: "What Happened to Monday?"
25: Island of Doctor Porch
Feb 19 • 98 min
We discuss our impressions of "The Greatest Showman" and give some video game updates. In our new Weekly Challenge segment, we watched Black Mirror.
24: It’s a Tide Porch
Feb 12 • 101 min
In our post-Super Bowl episode, we talk about the various trailers shown during the game, catch up on a few video games, and wrap up with our favorite ads.Links:Avengers: Infinity War Might Have Spoiled A Major Cameo In Its Super Bowl Trailer - GameSpot
23: The One with Pete
Feb 5 • 85 min
Our "nemesis" Pete joins us to talk diplomatic board games, and his first-time GenCon experienceSpecial Guest: Pete Haralovich.Links:CMON Rising Sun Board Game
22: Mighty Morphin Power Porch
Jan 29 • 90 min
Updates on TV shows we like, and a little bit of video game chat.Links:Talking Funny - HBO - YouTube
21: Weird Porch
Jan 22 • 107 min
Elder Scrolls Online, Star Trek Online, and our impressions of the midseason opener of Star Trek Discovery
20: Raiders of the Lost Porch
Jan 15 • 102 min
Our impressions of the Jumanji movie, and a rundown of various TV shows we're watching and different storytelling styles.Links:Brokaw Movie House - Angola, Indiana - HomeStudio Movie Grill
19: Back to the Porch
Jan 8 • 106 min
Special guest Andrew joins us to talk about gaming with family, Firefly the Game, Star Wars Battlefront, the Switch, and more.Links:Amazon.com: Firefly: The GameAmazon.com: CodenamesAmazon.com: CoupAmazon.com: Bioshock InfiniteAmazon.com: UNCHARTED: The…
18: Days of Future Porch
Jan 1 • 103 min
Kicking off 2018 we talk about some board games, the Disney acquisition of Fox, Disney Parks, and wrap with our favorite things from 2017.Links:Amazon.com: Hero Realms: The Ruin of Thandar: Toys & GamesAmazon.com: Upper Deck Legendary: A Marvel Deck…
17: Last Porchmas
Dec 25, 2017 • 95 min
Special guest Bill joins us to share all our Festivus Grievances with The Last Jedi.Special Guest: Bill Hegg.
16: Porches and Dragons
Dec 18, 2017 • 90 min
Fox returns and we're joined by Pat to talk about Roleplaying Games.Special Guests: Fox and Pat.Links:Modiphius - Star Trek AdventuresReady Player One Official Trailer #1 - YouTube
15: The Last Porchfighter
Dec 11, 2017 • 107 min
After Michael built his new PC we talk about video games, the Warcraft movie, and some thoughts on Superhero Films vis-a-vis Justice League.Links:Amazon.com: Middle-Earth Shadow Of War - PS4: Video GamesAmazon.com: Warcraft [4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray +…
14: The Porchbuilding Game
Dec 4, 2017 • 91 min
This week we report on our Black Friday purchases, talk about Michael's new PC build project, and wrap up with his thoughts after seeing the Fall Finale of ST: DiscoveryLinks:Logical IncrementsPick parts. Build your PC. Compare and share. - PCPartPicker
13: Ender’s Porch
Nov 27, 2017 • 101 min
All Star Trek this week. We discuss most of the first half of Star Trek Discovery, and some of Dennis' experience with Star Trek roleplaying, and our plan to start a Star Trek Adventures campaign.Links:Star Trek: Discovery | Official Site | Watch Online…
12: Stranger Porch II
Nov 20, 2017 • 100 min
Part two of our Stranger Things discussion, some stories and commentary on Black Friday shopping, and wrap up with our favorite emotional movie moments.Links:Beyond Stranger ThingsFind The Best Black Friday Deals by Category | Slickdeals[Megathread] Where…
11: Stranger Porch I
Nov 13, 2017 • 102 min
We chat a little bit about paint and tattoos, before giving our spoiler-filled impressions of Stranger Things 2 episodes 1-5, and Thor: Ragnarok. Wrapping up with some Blizzcon news.
10: Front Porch: The Live Album
Nov 8, 2017 • 80 min
First ever live show, we talk about diplomacy board games, spectator sports and esports, and Mike recommends some comics.Links:Amazon.com: Game Of Thrones: The Iron Throne Game: Toys & Games(24) MFPallytime - YouTube - YouTubeInvincible (comics) -…
9: The One with Trotzke
Oct 30, 2017 • 97 min
Guest host Mike Trotzke joins us to talk about board games, kickstarter, and mobile game microtransactions. We wrap up with our impressions on TV casting devices. Table of Contents (00:00:00) Intro and Trotzke Introduction (00:06:33) The Bleeding Edge…
8: Beyond Thunderporch
Oct 23, 2017 • 98 min
We do a deep-dive into Marvel: Legendary, talk about holidays in video games, and wrap up with some personal book recommendations. Table of Contents (00:00:00) Intro/Dennis Trip (00:03:12) Skylanders and other hybrid video games (00:10:13) Legendary:…
7: Pod Runner 2099
Oct 16, 2017 • 93 min
Blade Runner 2049: nudity, storytelling, and some philosophy. SPOILERS for Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, Battlestar Galactica, Lord of the Rings, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Caprica. Table of Contents (00:01:07) Intro (00:01:26) Blade Runner:…
6: Dennis vs Mechagodzilla
Oct 9, 2017 • 96 min
The TV episode. We talk about Netflix, weekly versus binge-release shows, and wrap up with some live tv talk. Table of Contents (00:05:04) Network Specific Services vs Netflix (00:30:58) Weekly Release vs Binge Release (00:45:27) What shows ended well?…
5: The Search for More Money
Oct 2, 2017 • 94 min
Table of Contents (00:00:00) Intro, Amtrak (00:06:46) Arcades and our personal console histories (00:43:18) Legacy and Campaign Games (01:19:58) What game should be made into a Legacy? Links:Galloping Ghost ArcadeAmazon.com: Lord Of The Rings: The Card…
4: The Front Porch - The Motion Picture
Sep 25, 2017 • 90 min
Table of Contents (00:00:55) Netflix: The Defenders (00:07:39) Anime Thoughts and Recommendations (00:45:08) MMOs (01:13:27) Stranger Things and Nostalgia (01:27:51) Wrap Up Links:Gantz:OToradora!Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu (The Melancholy of Haruhi…
3: The One with Fox
Sep 18, 2017 • 81 min
Special Guest Fox from GeekScholars, we talk all things film, mostly superheroes. Table of Contents (00:00:35) Geek Scholars / Fox Interview (00:06:50) The Joker (00:14:23) Ready: Player One (00:21:05) Batman and Remakes, does everything have to be…
2: The Wrath of Dennis
Sep 11, 2017 • 102 min
Star Trek, Star Wars, and licensed or thematic board games Table of Contents (00:01:30) Star Wars: Re-tread, good or bad? (00:31:40) Star Trek: New series, excited? (01:04:10) Board Games: Licensed Games (01:33:41) Wrap-up: Netflix Queue Links:Star Trek:…
1: The Phantom Podcast
Sep 4, 2017 • 98 min
Pilot episode. Gencon and Game of Thrones. Table of Contents (00:01:01) GenCon, Co-Op Games (00:43:13) SPOILERS Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale Links:Amazon.com: Pandemic Legacy Board Game, Blue: Toys & GamesAmazon.com: Upper Deck Legendary: A Marvel Deck…