Episode 99 – I’d Like To Eat Your Brains Sep19

Episode 99 – I’d Like To Eat Your Brains...

It’s the only podcast that always gets to use the Player One controller, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Kyle, and Allison look back on their favourite fictional games in the Question of the Week and open some Saved Files that include a rant on one of Jason’s favourite historical characters of all time. Then in the second segment, empathy (and brains) are on the menu in iZombie and we use Allison’s recent piece for Christ And Pop Culture, Zombies Among Us: iZombie Chows Down on Dehumanization as a starting place for a challenging conversation about what we can all gain from getting inside people’s heads one way or another. Question of the Week: What’s your favourite fictional game? The song in the break is Pig-Man by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @GeekWrites Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 97 – A Portal To Empathy Sep12

Episode 97 – A Portal To Empathy...

The only podcast that knows ‘X’ never, ever marks the spot, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason and Kyle are joined by Justin Koop as they celebrate the many different career styles of Mr. Videogame himself—Mario. Then Kyle regales them with some new boardgame-centric fundraising campaigns in Kickstarter Corner. Then in the second segment, the gang talks about how not all robots are cold unfeeling machines—some are turrets! How Portal’s Turrets Model The First Step To Empathy by Julia Hamm is the roadmap to this discussion about how empathy isn’t just a passive connection to other people, but something we can learn and become better at. Question of the Week: What’s your favourite iteration of Mario? Kyle’s Kickstarter Corner The Game Anywhere Table Rampage Gothic – 3d Printable Scenery Building System The song in the break is North Hill Transit Speedrun by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Justin’s Twitter: @TheKoop13 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 96 – Don’t Race To Conclusions Sep05

Episode 96 – Don’t Race To Conclusions...

The only podcast that always gets a lightning bolt in first place, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle look for characters that took them a while to come around to in the Question of the Week then load up some Saved Files including Jason’s warming to the Nintendo Switch and Allison’s thoughts as she makes her way through Supergirl. Then in the second segment, the hosts continue to step into the waters of contentious issues using Michael Boyce’s The Uncomfortable Racism of C.S. Lewis as a blueprint. How do we look at great works written in different times under the lens of today’s values? Do we have to throw away everything a great artist does when they stumble or make a mistake? You’ll have to listen to find out? Question of the Week: What character took you a long time to like? The song in the break is It’s Not Old Skool It’s Classic by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 95 – Be Your Marvellous Self Aug29

Episode 95 – Be Your Marvellous Self...

The only podcast sponsored by Bachelor Chow—now with flavour, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle answer a question about their favourite special editions (and you’d better believe Star Wars comes up) before Allison gives out this month’s Sweetdiculous Award to a delightful and inventive puzzle game. Then in the second segment, our hosts ask what they can learn from the story of Kamala Khan as Alex Mellen does in Ms. Marvel Defines How To Be Yourself. Kamala has followed a path that many other popular superheroes have tread: being the hero you want to be without sacrificing the person you need to be. So how can we take lessons learned from her and grow ourselves? Listen on to find out! Question of the Week: What’s your favourite limited edition media? Sweetdiculous Award RiME Ori and the Blind Forest The song in the break is It’s Not A Keygen by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

MCU Watchalong: The Incredible Hulk Aug24

MCU Watchalong: The Incredible Hulk...

It’s time to get incredible with Marvel’s sophomore release! Join Jason, Michael, and Dustin as they watch and joke along with the next instalment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe: The Incredible Hulk! Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Dustin’s Twitter: @PDschellenberg Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 94 – Time To Attack The Fire Nation Aug22

Episode 94 – Time To Attack The Fire Nation...

The only podcast to use 8 whole k of RAM, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle throw it back to the days of pixels and pantsuits celebrating the release of Sonic Mania and the 30th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda’s release in America. And make sure to bring some quarters for this week’s throwback Conundrum! Then in the second segment, the solar eclipse could not have been more perfectly timed for Jen Perry’s article Living In The Fire Nation. Our world is a tumultuous place these days and Jen reflects on her American and Catholic experience, comparing it to that of the citizens of the Fire Nation in Avatar: The Last Airbender to examine the potential dangers of nationalism. Question of the Week: What is your favourite game with rules you made up? The song in the break is GB Hauz by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 93 – Offense Up! Aug15

Episode 93 – Offense Up!...

The only podcast that knows the location of Genosha, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle want to see your best hero mashup in an art-inspired Question of the Week. Then they load up some Saved Files about games they’re revisiting and the Dota 2 world championships. Then in the second segment: prepare to be offended. Tim Webster’s article With Great Offense Comes Great Responsibility: Spider-Man And Pornography asks us to examine what exactly we’re really doing when we let something offend us. No conversation on the podcast has ever had more caveats, so buckle in for one of our favourite conversations so far! Question of the Week: What two superheroes would you want to see mashed up? The song in the break is Failing Job Prospects by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 92 – The Passion of the Geeks Aug08

Episode 92 – The Passion of the Geeks...

The only podcast wielding a triple-edged lightsaber, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle look to the finale of many great trilogies for finale-loving Question of the Week. Then Jason takes us back down the YouTube Rabbit Hole to revisit a few channels that have started some exciting and worthwhile new series. Then in the second segment, we take a stroll through Kevin Cummings’ article about how NOT to make fans of your friends—Introducing Non-geeks To Your Fandom. What start as a few fun examples of how geeks like us sometimes let our passions get the best of us becomes a conversation about how we can be better fans and ambassadors of the community we love so dearly. Question of the Week: What’s your favourite third entry of a trilogy? Jason’s YouTube Rabbit Hole: Sixty Symbols Clickspring – Antikythera Series SGDQ 2017 – Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask – All Masks by TrevPerson SGDQ 2017 – Earthbound – Any% Glitchless by UltimoIce TILT Hardest jousting hit of the season The song in the break is Tracking Eva by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 91 – The One With Enthusiasm Aug01

Episode 91 – The One With Enthusiasm...

The only podcast that follows the Runaway Five around on tour, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle explore the realm of great game music for the Question of the Week and share some moments from Kyle’s recent birthday celebration. Then in the second segment, our hosts revisit one of their all-time favourite characters with the help of guest writer Cassidy Clayton’s article—Ahsoka Tano: The One With Enthusiasm. What makes Ahsoka such a great and enduring character? Did her padawanship under Anakin help or hurt her? Just how cool was her return in Rebels? Listen on and find out! Question of the Week: What’s your favourite musical moment in a game? The song in the break is Pig-Man by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

MCU Watchalong: Iron Man Jul27

MCU Watchalong: Iron Man...

It’s time to join the Avengers Initiative and join Geekdom House as they watch through the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe! Join Jason Dueck, Michael Boyce, and Dustin Asham as they dip their toes into the movie that set the tone for the largest film franchise in pop culture history—Iron Man. Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Dustin’s Twitter: @D_Asham Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 90 – Cold Vengeance Jul25

Episode 90 – Cold Vengeance...

The only podcast that didn’t even want an invitation to San Diego Comic-Con, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle open up an extra special Saved Files segment to gush about SDCC reveals, Ai-Kon Winnipeg, and the Winnipeg Fringe Festival and this month’s Sweetdiculous Award is handed out. Then in the second segment, we take a cold hard look at the emotional events of the cerebral indy game KONA with Dustin Schellenberg’s KONA: Lost to Justice. Question of the Week: What’s your favourite magical system? Saved Files: Thor: Ragnarok Ready Player One Stranger Things 2 Sweetdiculous Award: My Hero Academia The song in the break is North Hill Transit Speedrun by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 89 – Mystery Science Community 3000 Jul18

Episode 89 – Mystery Science Community 3000...

The official podcast of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle open up some Saved Files to talk about all the exciting news from D23 and the response to the latest Doctor Who announcement. Then in the second segment, we talk through the importance of common ground and community, (the hosts deep affection for author Michael Boyce) and how MST3K provided a breeding ground for reference-based relationships with How Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Saved My Life (Sort Of). Question of the Week: What non-Disney animated movie do you want to see remade in real life? The song in the break is It’s Not Old Skool It’s Classic by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 88 – Spider-Man: Homecoming Jul11

Episode 88 – Spider-Man: Homecoming...

The only podcast that can run DOOM on ultra-nightmare with just a pistol, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle get plug into the Matrix with an artificially intelligent Question of the Week before jumping head first into a Spider-Man themed Conundrum. Then in the second segment, it’s all spoilers ahead for a full breakdown of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Did it live up to the hype that Civil War introduced? How does Tom Holland work as the youngest Peter Parker we’ve seen on screen? How much did Karen steal the spotlight? Listen on and find out! Question of the Week: Who is your favourite AI character? The song in the break is It’s Not A Keygen by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

GH Watchalong: Spider-Man 3 (2007) Jul06

GH Watchalong: Spider-Man 3 (2007)...

Amazing! Spectacular! Superior! It’s a Geekdom House Watchalong! Join Jason Dueck, Michael Boyce, and special guest Davis Plett as they descend into madness with the help of the notorious Spider-Man 3. It’s the only movie with as many villains as podcast hosts! Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Davis’ Instagram: @plettdavis Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 87 – RWBY Yang (and Yin) Jul04

Episode 87 – RWBY Yang (and Yin)...

The only podcast with its own key to the Department of Mysteries, it’s Infinity +1! This week, Jason, Allison, and Kyle kick off Canada Day and celebrate a 20 year milestone for the wizarding world of Harry Potter with a magical Question of the Week. Then Kyle brings us into the depths of Kickstarter for some adventurous tabletop-inspired projects. Then in the second segment, we visit the world of RWBY for a look into how one event can change how you see yourself and the world. Casey Covel’s article, RWBY’s Yang: Shaping Identity from Disaster, looks at the experience of Yang (the ‘Y’ in RWBY) and how losing an arm was a far bigger loss to her than simply a limb. How do you reinvent yourself when the thing you believe defines you is gone? Listen on and find out! Question of the Week: Which spell from the world of Harry Potter would you want to cast in real life? Kyle’s Kickstarter Corner: Dice of Rolling Table Titans Fallen Veil Adventure Set Schleyscapes A Poop Tale The song in the break is GB Hauz by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Geekdom House on YouTube: Geekdom House Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

GH Watchalong: Spider-Man 2 (2004) Jun29

GH Watchalong: Spider-Man 2 (2004)...

Spinning webs of every size, it’s a Geekdom House Watchalong! Watch along with Jason Dueck, Kyle Rudge, and Michael Boyce as they go back in time to 2004 when Spider-Man 2 came along and changed the way superhero movies would be made forever. Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 86 – Wonder Women Jun27

Episode 86 – Wonder Women...

The only podcast that knows the difference between a wyvern and a dragon, it’s Infinity +1! This week, Jason and Allison are joined by the other half of the Rudge family, Marilyn Rudge, to talk about fictional childhood heroes and give out a new Sweetdiculous Award. Then in the second segment, we revisit Themyscira and 1914 London with Kyla Neufeld’s Compassion and Strength Collide in Wonder Woman. The hosts reexamine the seeming lack of strong female heroes in some of their favourite childhood franchises and discuss how the trend of strong female leads in big budget science fiction may lead to a new generation of empowered geeks. Question of the Week: What character did you look up to when you were younger? Sweetdiculous Award: iZombie The song in the break is Failing Job Prospects by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 85 – A Green Legacy Jun20

Episode 85 – A Green Legacy...

The only podcast whose spirit animal is the large-eyebrowed owl form Ocarina of Time, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison and Kyle share answers from our most-interacted with Question of the Week ever and ask a new one about perfect timing. Then Jason takes us down his YouTube Rabbit Hole with a package of maker-focused YouTubers that are sure to inspire your crafty side. Then in the second segment, we get green with Dustin Schellenberg’s article Chrono Trigger and a Green Legacy. Does time travel allow us to imagine a time where the consequences of our actions affect people other than ourselves? What sort of legacy do we hope to leave behind after we’re gone? Is Futurama the perfect place to look for answers about time travel? Listen on to see if we answer any of these questions! Question of the Week: What fandom did you pick up at the perfect time? Jason’s YouTube Rabbit Hole Laura Kampf – making/building Cocktail Chemistry – mixology/bar essentials Armitage Leather – traditional leathercraft Ishitani Furniture – high-end Japanese joinery The song in the break is Tracking Eva by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Geekdom House Watchalong: Spider-Man 1 (2002) Jun15

Geekdom House Watchalong: Spider-Man 1 (2002)...

Doing whatever a podcast can, it’s a Geekdom House Watchalong! Watch along with Jason Dueck, Allison Barron, and Michael Boyce as they return to the world of 2002 to watch the movie that truly started the superhero movie revolution, Spider-Man. Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 84 – Myth and Truth Jun13

Episode 84 – Myth and Truth...

Jumpin’ gee willickers, Batman, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason and Kyle get to hear what Allison thought of Wonder Woman and they get their stomachs rumbling with a food-themed Question of the Week. Then they load up some Saved Files to talk about a boozy book and the new Black Panther trailer. Then in the second segment, Matt Civico’s article, The Gift of Story, inspires the hosts to tackle one of the biggest philosophical questions on the podcast so far: is truth as important as myth? Get ready to head down the rabbit hole as the team asks some big questions and see how many answers they can wrestle up to the surface. Question of the Week: What is your favourite fictional food? The song in the break is Pig-Man by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...