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Star Wars, Geek Culture, and Power Converters
||CleanWestern Reaches #23||Download This episode we talk about China Miéville, science fiction books, co-operative games and violence in games, with our main topic focusing on Giant Squid’s first game, Abzû Games: Neighbor (Triennale Game Collection) Zero Time Dilemma Ba||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #22||Download This episode is all about books (and a little bit about games)! We talk some sci-fi, some literary fiction, Titanfall 2, Hyper Light Drifter, and round it all out with our main topic of the Sheri S. Tepper novel, Grass.||2/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #21||Download This episode we bring back the two Mikes—Audette and Templeton—to discuss Pokemon Sun and Moon now that we’ve all finished the game. We also talk some books, comics, upcoming games, and the Nintendo Switch Games: Horizon Zero Dawn (H||1/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #20||Download This episode we talk Star Wars novels, robots, Titanfall 2 and mobile games, with our main topic discussing Rogue One and whether or not it’s the Halo: Reach of Star Wars. Games: Titanfall 2 Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise Indefinite Mini||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #19||Download This episode we congratulate Megan on finishing her 100 book challenge, talk a little about books including The Obelisk Gate, Destiny and artsy indie games, and have a special guest, Justine Colla, on to speak about virtual reality,||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #18||Download This episode we have two very special Mike guests on to discuss Pokemon Sun and Moon, Mike Audette and Mike Templeton! We also discuss books, games, and a little bit of Star Wars. You can find Megan on Twitter with the handle @blogfullofwords||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #17||Download This episode we discuss a handful of books and a lot of games, including Dishonoured and what Saf played at PAX Aus, with our main topic also focusing on a game: Mass Effect Andromeda. Games: Dishonored/Dishonored 2 Abi The Artful Escape o||11/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #16||Download This episode we talk books like The Fifth Season and Hag-Seed, discuss games like Virginia and Dishonored, touch on fanfiction, and VR. Our main discussion this week is the new season of Star Wars Rebels!||10/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #15||Download This episode we talk about books using different perspectives, scary video games, the Rogue One trailer, and our (accidental) main topic, the Ahsoka novel. Games: The Banner Saga The Last of Us Silent Hill 3 Books: Cloudbound – Fran Wi||10/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #14||Download This week we finally got our Destiny episode with special guest Tom! We talk about Life is Strange, Halo, and a mishmash of sci-fi books, with our big topic of Destiny and its new expansion, Rise of Iron.||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #13||Download This episode we tackle Blade Runner and its layers of meaning with guest Paul Hermann. We also discuss shooters, dating sims, and the influence of Firefly on The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet. Games: Overwatch Halo 5 Destiny Mystic Mes||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #12||Download This episode the hosts dive into some Hugo worthy novels (and one not so worthy), a bit of Indie fun, and some Sims 4 adventures. Brian from Tosche Station Radio joins the hosts to discuss No Man’s Sky. Books: The Obelisk Gate – N.K.||8/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #11||Download This episode hosts Megan and Saf talk about books with AI, and indie games with and without dialogue, as well as Megan finally getting a Pokemon GO story! Our big topic is Ancillary Justice, and what we thought of the worldbuilding,||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #10||Download This episode hosts Megan and Saf talked about science made fun in books, indie games like Kentucky Route Zero and Able Black. Our big topic is how video games and Pokemon GO can help with mental health,||7/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #9||Download This week on Western Reaches, Megan and Saf talk about Fantasy novels, Lego Force Awakens, Pokemon. Later in the show the hosts discuss franchise writing and narrative design with special guest Alexander Freed,||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #8||Download This week on Western Reaches, Megan and Saf are joined by guest Mike Audette to talk books, E3, Star Wars, and Pokemon! You can find Megan on Twitter with the handle @blogfullofwords and you can find Saf with @Wanderlustin.||6/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #7||Download This week on Western Reaches, Megan and Saf are joined by guest John Bierly to discuss the books Planetfall and The Departure, the games Soma and Shrubnaut, and Captain America Civil War! You can find Megan on Twitter with the handle @blogf||6/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #6||Download This week on Western Reaches, Megan and Saf discuss Every Heart a Doorway, their habit of getting stuck in Undertale, Star Wars Celebration, and general book a and gaming nerdery! You can find Megan on Twitter with the handle @blogfullofwo||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #5||Download Megan and Saf are joined by Nanci this week to discuss the latest Star Wars and gaming news, the books they’ve been reading, and roundtable discuss Bloodline by Claudia Gray! If you want to be completely unspoiled,||5/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #4||Download Murphy’s Law can’t keep Saf and Megan down! This week on Western Reaches, the hosts talk the Play by Play festival, books, and take a look back at the history of Mass Effect and its impact on the gaming landscape.||4/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #3||Download This week on Western Reaches, Megan and Saf discussed Catherynne M. Valente, game narrative, video game worlds, the Rogue One teaser, and the Rebels finale. You can find Megan on Twitter with the handle @blogfullofwords and you can find S||4/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #2||Download This week on Western Reaches, Saf and Megan bring you up to speed on what they’ve been reading, discuss the worlds that make up YA fiction, dive into the new Halo graphic novels, VR, Kanan, and open up the geek grab bag!||3/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWestern Reaches #1||Download Welcome to Western Reaches! The latest podcast on the Tosche Station Network revives and rebrands one of our older shows, Women of Odd Enthusiasms, with new hosts Megan and Saf. Tune in for a grab bag geek discussion every two weeks covering ..||3/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Well Informed Geekery
Both hosts have a lot of deep and insightful things to say about whatever pop culture topics they choose to take on in a given episode. Great breadth and depth of topics with the always-important focus of diversity and representation in media.
Great feminist POV on nerdom!
I followed them over from the Force Cast
I told you we should have checked the western reaches
Star wars and video games? Yes please. Listening to gals talk geek. Even better.