TNL: Last Ronin Podcast – 2013.07.14 – Old School, Digitial Age, & Nerd Profiles

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TNL_Samurai_Logo(Black)The Ninja Legion is a group of fans dedicated to sharing the voice of Nerdom. We cover various conventions as well as concerts, cultural festivals and any other events tied to world of Nerdom. Whether it’s Anime, Video Games, Comic Books, Science Fiction or beyond; all over the world. That we may bring others the latest and greatest in pertaining to the on-goings in the Nerdom world. We freely speak our minds and give honest opinions of everything we take in. Our motto is “For the fans by the fans” and we want the true voice to be heard, so no corporate agendas or paid endorsements. In this week’s podcast we go over the following:

**NOTE** The volume is extremely low, we do apologize on this one.

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 – Tabletop Vs. CCG?
 – Are comic books no longer a valid medium?
 – Is the digital age the new medium or should we fight for our paper heritage? (i.e. DRM, tablets, and the rise of an all digital society)
 – What’s your current nerd addiction?
 – Microsoft’s new policy to weed out trolls and bring back the golden age of team chat with a new and improved rating system.
 – Are brick and mortar stores going the way of the dinosaur?
 – The Pitch: What do you think is the best next candidate for a reboot, game or movie?
 – Jumping ship? Don Mattruck (Microsoft CEO and cause of Xbox One’s medium shit storm) and jumped ship to become Zynga’s top dog.
 – What genre desperately needs a reboot?
 – Capcom layoffs?? Several US office staffers have been laid off and Capcom’s financial hopes ride on Lost Planet 3…
 – Is the Asian market (China and Japan) directly shaping/changing the media America produces?
 – Cyber security is the new punchline to every gaming joke we can think of. (Ubisoft, Konami, Sony, the Arma website the list goes on…)
 – The new Lego sets are awesome but, is it me, or are things getting a little odd?
 – Orson Scott Card asking for tolerance for his intolerance towards gays in the eve of his upcoming movie based on his best selling book Ender’s Game.
Nerd profile:
 – What games are you currently playing?
 – What webcomics, if any, do you frequent?
 – What websites do you live on?
 – What got you into nerd culture?
 – Have you slowed down now that you’ve grown older?

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