Radio Active #60: NaNoWriMo Wrapup, Zelda, Podcast Roundup

Radio Active PodcastRadio Active returns from its holiday hiatus with a wrap up National Novel Writing Month and news about my new reviews up at

I also talk about my family’s adoption (finally) of a TiVo, ramble on about boys and their trucks, spend some time playing Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass and get caught up on a half-dozen different gaming and political podcasts.

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Show Notes

  • Nuketown News
    • Word Count: 53,379
    • Has humanity developed a gene that causes little boys to fall instantly in love with anything that has four tires?
    • NaNoWriMo Update
    • New reviews
    • Life with Luke: Boys Like Trucks
    • TiVo & Nightmares?
      • Ultimate reason for getting TiVo? Skipping past nightmare commercials.
    • Searching for Second Life Destinations
      • Faculty are taking an interest in SL, so I’m out looking for useful destinations. Also, I’m trying to figure out how to evolve my avatar beyond the white-t-shirt and blue jeans look.
    • Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

      • I finally have it! Slowly getting into it (more a function of time to play than anything else). So far, enjoying it; like being able to write on map.
  • Promo: SFF Audio
  • Netheads
    • Accidental Survivors
      • Campaign planning, adventure design
    • Master Plan
      • Expectations about Game Masters: Do you need one? Do you need more than one? What should their role be?
    • Game Master Show
      • Character vs. Character and Player vs. Player conflicts. What’s good, what’s bad?
    • Cato Daily Podcast
      • Election results in Venezuela, subprime mortgage bailouts, Oprah pitching Barak Obama, CAFE fuel standards
    • Geek Acres
      • Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Princess Bride DVD, Star Trek Enterprise putters (and yes, I’m a few episodes behind
    • Dice Make Bonk
      • Death and resurrection of player characters (and the great advice to STOP PLAYING when a PC dies, adding drama and meaning to the moment.
    • D&D Podcast
      • 4th edition game design, including rules, characters and monsters.
    • Podcast Roundup
  • Promo: Accidental Survivors
  • Outro
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