Anthem No More and Other Such News: The OrNERDnary Podcast #195

Had a pretty terrible week as far as activities go but at least we had some good news in the gaming world.

Dragon Age 4 will no longer be a big multiplayer project.
New Pokemon stuff coming.
Free Games!
FFVII Remake on PS5

And other such things.

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Just One of Those Nothing Happrning Weeks: The OrNERDnary Podcast #194

Having one of those too much to do, not enough energy to go around weeks.

You know how it goes.

Didn’t get much streaming done after the weekend.

Painted some awesome miniatures (check out our instagram for a look at the two dragons I finished).

Prepped for D&D with the kids.

Played some Immortals and Animal Crossing.

Excited for the new Mortal Kombat movie.

Even more excited for a day when the world doesn’t weigh us down like a massive boulder.

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Another week in the books.

I played some D&D, okay I played a lot of D&D, something like 18 hours between three sessions. I still find myself equally fascinated and frustrated by the differences and similarities between the 5e and 3.5/PF 2e and continue to loathe math heavy combat which of course I spend a rambling bit of time pontificating.

I also spent 4 hours painting on a stream that was mostly the top of my head as I leaned over the miniatures, didn’t finish any of them but made solid progress with most of them.

I did play some vide games this week but not much (shocking!), namely Immortals and Animal Crossing.

I also finished Season 1 of Critical Role by myself and hit the 100 episode mark in Season 2 with Chelcie.

In news we continue to hear reports that Joss Whedon is a terrible person and Gina Carano’s repeated terrible (and often disgusting) social media posts led to her dismissal from Star Wars.

We have our Joel and Ellie for The Last of Us HBO show.

We also have a Claptrap cast for the Borderlands film….something I still can’t believe is being made.

Oh and Valentine’s Day is this weekend too.

Enjoy the show and when it’s over make sure you swing by Twitch.tv/polynerdic to see if I’m still live playing some sweetass video games and looking for conversation.

-Shad (@PolyNerdic)

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It’s Big Game Weekend but Not That One: The OrNERDnary Podcast #192

Not a lot to talk about this week.

I recap the previous weekend’s activities.

I discuss my desires to spread out into more TTRPG content some day.

Give my thoughts on why I don’t do more of it right now.

And get myself hyped for the weekend with the kiddos, playing the real big game and not the silly one on the TV.

-Shad (@PolyNerdic)

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PolyNerdic Play Test: Cyber Shadow

Last week we took a live look at the new Ninja Gaiden-like Cyber Shadow.

This game is tough just like its inspiration and won’t be for everyone.

But I largely enjoyed my time with it.

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They Are Billions

Last week I had a chance to finally play the PS4 version of They Are Billions, a zombie apocalypse strategy game.

This was my second attempt at the game and while it went better than the first….well….eventually the zombies win.

But if you know the game you know that is not the most surprising thing.

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Just in Time For Your Lunch Break, Here’s a Video of Me Making Good on a Donation Promise from Last Year’s Extra Life

Late in December I received a $25 donation towards my Extra Life fundraiser and this is the resulting eating gross/abnormal stuff video.

In this video I eat:

Shredded Squid
Root Beer Flavored Cotton Candy
Sour Pickle Balls
3 Types of Mochi
Ranch Soda

Some items were surprisingly tasty while others turned my stomach.

Before we get to the video it is as good a time as any to to remind you all that Extra Life 2021 is ongoing and we are accepting donations right here.

-Shad (@PolyNerdic)

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The Return of PolyNerdic ProWrestling

Late last week we broadcasted the return of monthly PNPW shows with our twist on the Wrestle Kingdom/Royale Rumble.

Match #1
PNPW Junior Heavyweight #1 Contender Battle Royale
Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo, KUSHIDA, Tony Nese, Sonny Kiss, ACH, Billy Kidman and Robbie Eagles

Match #2
2020 Global Tag Cup Finals
A Bracket Winners: The Finleys (Fit & David) v B Bracket Winner: Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura

Match #3
PNPW Women’s Tag Team Titles
Ivelisse & Diamnte -c- v Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart

Match #4
PNPW TV Title Match
Kenny Omega -c- v Taijiri

Match #5
PNPW Women’s World Title #1 Contender Battle Royale
Xia Li, Dakota Kai, Dana Brooke, Chelsea Green, Ruby Riot, KC Spinelli, Tay Conti, Momo Watanabe

Match #6
PNPW Mixed Tag Titles
Cody & Brandi Rhodes -c- v Evil & Io Shirai

Match #7
PNPW Trios Title
Best Friends (Trent, Chuck & Orange Cassidy) -c- v The Hurt Business (Bobby Lashley, Shelton Benjamin, Cedric Alexander w/MVP)

Match #8
PNPW Intercontinental Title #1 Contender Battle Royale
CM Punk, Toa Henarae, Aleister Black, Daniel Bryan, Tomohiro Ishii, Fale, Lance Storm, ZSJ

Match #9
PNPW Intercontinental Title Match
Adam Cole -c- v Mustafa Ali

Match #10
PNPW World Tag Team Titles
The Young Bucks -c- v The Foundation (Johnathan Grisham and Tracy Williams)

Match #11
PNPW World Title #1 Contender Battle Royale
Keith Lee, Roman Reigns, Minoru Suzuki, AJ Styles, Shingo Takagi, Tanahashi, Mil Muertes, Apollo Crews

Match #12
PNPW Women’s World Title
Sarah Logan -c- v Deonna Purrazo Match #13
PNPW World Title
Kazuchicka Okada -c- v Will Ospreay

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Something Clever about Gamestop Stock Having Low Trade-In Value: The OrNERDnary Podcast #191

What a crazy week?

2021 just keeps delivering the most unexpected stuff.

Who would have thought Gamestop’s stocks would be selling for hundreds of dollars a share or that an app named after a champion of the poor would try so hard to protect the rich?

In less surprising news, Activision’s paid team of professional spokespersons say a thing that Activision immediately says wasn’t the thing they said and that journalists misreported what was said, but if you can read words you know was exactly what was said.

Maybe say what you mean next time or I’ll continue to think you’re lying to save face?

Oh and I played a lot of video games, specifically for 15 hours on Friday in an effort to raise money and obtain subscriptions.

-Shad (@PolyNerdic)

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Going Live on Twitch in About 20 Minutes with the Return of PolyNerdic ProWrestling

We haven’t done anything with Fire Pro Wrestling World in a while and I think tonight it is about damn time we brought it back.

Tonight we bring you Wrestle Anarcho-Syndicalist Commune 2021 (yes that is a Monty Python and NJPW joke….all of about 4 people probably got it).

Tonight’s card is:

Match #1
PNPW Junior Heavyweight #1 Contender Battle Royale
Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo, KUSHIDA, Tony Nese, Sonny Kiss, ACH, Billy Kidman and Robbie Eagles

Match #2
2020 Global Tag Cup Finals
A Bracket Winners: The Finleys (Fit & David) v B Bracket Winner: Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura

Match #3
PNPW Women’s Tag Team Titles
Ivelisse & Diamante -c- v Ember Moon & Shotzi Blackheart

Match #4
PNPW TV Title Match
Kenny Omega -c- v Taijiri

Match #5
PNPW Women’s World Title #1 Contender Battle Royale
Xia Li, Dakota Kai, Dana Brooke, Chelsea Green, Ruby Riot, KC Spinelli, Tay Conti, Momo Watanabe

Match #6
PNPW Mixed Tag Titles
Cody & Brandi Rhodes -c- v Evil & Io Shirai

Match #7
PNPW Trios Title
Best Friends (Trent, Chuck & Orange Cassidy) -c- v The Hurt Business (Bobby Lashley, Shelton Benjamin, Cedric Alexander w/MVP)

Match #8
PNPW Intercontinental Title #1 Contender Battle Royale
CM Punk, Toa Henarae, Aleister Black, Daniel Bryan, Tomohiro Ishii, Fale, Lance Storm, ZSJ

Match #9
PNPW Intercontinental Title Match
Adam Cole -c- v Mustafa Ali

Match #10
PNPW World Tag Team Titles
The Young Bucks -c- v The Foundation (Johnathan Grisham and Tracy Williams)

Match #11
PNPW World Title #1 Contender Battle Royale
Keith Lee, Roman Reigns, Minoru Suzuki, AJ Styles, Shingo Takagi, Tanahashi, Mil Muertes, Apollo Crews

Match #12
PNPW Women’s World Title
Sarah Logan -c- v Deonna Purrazo Match #13
PNPW World Title
Kazuchicka Okada -c- v Will Ospreay w/Bea Priestly

See you in a little while on our Twitch.

-Shad (@PolyNerdic)

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