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Byte-Sized Virtue S05E02 - Humility by Example
<h4>How would you respond if your child turned out to be the King of the Universe?</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>In listening to <a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/LankyGuys/~5/anVf0VYjM5I/3rd-Sunday-of-Advent-2017.m4a">the most recent</a> — well, not actually the most recent, but rathe [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 95 - Alternate Histories of Ultima
<h4>In which we explore headcanon, what-if scenarios about Sosarian and Britannia history, and even where some Ultima games themselves took canon in a different direction.</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong> [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S05E01 - Simplicity and Attachments
<h4>With the dawn of another Advent season, let’s take a look at the Virtue of Humility.</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>A couple of weeks ago, I created a poll on the <strong>Ultima Dragons</strong> group on <strong>Facebook</strong>, soliciting a topic for this season of <strong>Byte-Sized V [...]</strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 94 - The Lost Richard Garriott Interview
<h4>A previously unpublished 2014 interview with Richard Garriott, in which he discusses Ultima 9, Ultima X, Shroud of the Avatar, and other things besides.</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 93 - Getting Caught Up
<h4>We talk about Ireland, hurricanes, Star Wars, and eventually Shroud of the Avatar.</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <s></s></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 92 - Musings on MMOs
<h4>A lengthy discussion on multiplayer games, community management, and other topics.</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <s></s></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 91 - Ultima Online Again (With Raph Koster)
<h4>In which Raph Koster — Designer Dragon, the original designer working on Ultima Online — tells still yet more stories from that game’s earliest years.</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>[...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 90 - Ultima Online Turns 20 (With Raph Koster)
<h4>What better way to mark the 20th anniversary of Ultima Online than by hearing stories from the original designer thereof?</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports </p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 89 - The RPG Episode
<h4>What exactly is an RPG, anyway?</h4> <p>—-more—-</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultima Codex</strong> by that means. And, a [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 88 - Random Dragonly Rabble, Yet Again!
<h4>Another round of random Dragonly rabble.</h4> <p>—-more—-</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultima Codex</strong> by that means [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 87 - Random Dragonly Babble, And Also Dr. Cat
<h4>I honestly have no idea what’s in this episode.</h4> <p>—-more—-</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultima Codex</strong> [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 86 - Learning Through Games: The Pixel Generation
<h4>It’s really the perfect name for the generation between Generation X and the Millennials; we grew up playing video games.</h4> <p>—-more—-</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supp [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 85 - When Two Games Become One
<h4>Shroud of the Avatar isn’t the first game to propose the idea that one or more entries in a series should be playable as a contiguous experience.</h4> <p>—-more—-</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p><em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultima Codex</strong> by that means. And, as always, a hearty tha [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 84 - The Fictional Ultima
<h4>A look at the various works of written fiction that have been based on the Ultima series, both official novels and fan efforts.</h4> <p>—-more—-</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supp [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 83 - What’s In a Game?
<h4>What is a game, why do we play games, and why do we keep playing them?</h4> <p>—-more—-</p> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultim [...]</strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 82 - First Fan Projects
<h4>Let’s talk about our first Ultima fan projects, our first explorations of programming, and/or our first experiences messing with a game’s editing toolkit.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong> [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 81 - Gameplay Features: Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em
<h4>We take a look at gameplay features — NPC schedules, day/night cycles, and other systems — and their impact on one’s enjoyment of a game.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; th [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 80 - The Three Ultimas on Every Top 100 List
<h4>In which we examine — and sass — IGN’s Top 100 RPGs of All Time list.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 79 - Ultima 7
<h4>This episode was nearly given the title “Chekov’s Pixels”, for reasons that will become apparent. Also, Ultima 7: The Black Gate is 25 years old now.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>[...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E08 - Thomas’ Honor
<h4>Another season of Byte-Sized Virtue draws to a close.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p><strong>Stack Dragon</strong> wrote in to comment on the last <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em> episode:</p> <blockquote> <p>I enjoyed your latest Byte-Sized Virtue on dishonor. I especially liked your discussion abo [...]</p></blockquote>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E07 - The Absurdity of Dishonor
<h4>Is it enough to simply reject shame, and being shamed, to follow the path of Honor? Or is there more we should be mindful of?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>There’s a couple passages that struck me, while I was reading <strong>G. K. Chesterton’s</strong> <em>All Things Considered [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 78 - #EmulaPobre
<h4>A mish-mash of topics, with a lot of talk about emulators for old gaming consoles.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the &#60; [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E06 - Shame of the Uncovered
<h4>What can we come to know about Honor, as a virtue, by looking at its negation?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>There’s something I forgot to look at last week!</p> <p> <strong><a href="http://wiki.ultimacodex.com/wiki/Eight_Virtues#Lord_Blackthorn.27s_Code_of_Virtue">Blackthorn’s [...]</a></strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 77 - Anniversary Bash 2: Blackrock Boogaloo
<h4>Because one episode wasn’t enough to cover everything that was awesome about the Ultima Dragons Anniversary Bash.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em></em></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E05 - Honor and Dishonor
<h4>In which Klingons are referenced.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>This week’s reflection is probably the most “off the cuff” of the season (at least to date), and it continues to poke around the ideas that were explored last week. Because really, it’s not just in <em>Ult [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 76 - The Ultima Dragons Anniversary Bash
<h4>A lengthy debrief session for those who planned, helped organize, and/or attended the Ultima Dragons 25th Anniversary Bash last month.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E04 - Confusion In Terms
<h4>How Ultima presents the Virtue of Honor (e.g. in the Gypsy questions) often fails to align with how Honor is defined in Ultima lore.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>This week’s reflection was inspired, most directly, by a comment from <strong>Linguistic Dragon</strong>, regarding my commi [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 75 - Revenge of the Podcast
<h4>Have we been doing this for two years already?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultima Codex</strong> by that [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E03 - You Are Not What You Have Done
<h4>On the importance of forgiveness…and of admitting fault.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>Spurred on by <a href="http://www.ncregister.com/blog/rhamilton/you-are-not-the-worst-thing-that-you-have-done">this touching, very reflective article</a>, this episode is my attempt to connect the ep [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 74 - Breath of the False Prophet
<h4>In which we discuss The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and how it hearkens back, in its own way, to Ultima 6.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam [...]</em></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E02 - It’s the Little Details
<h4>Paradoxically, it’s often easier to be virtuous when it comes to the big things, and much more difficult to be virtuous in the little, private details.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>This is partly a follow-up to last week’s episode, partly a response to some feedback that episo [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 73 - All About That Music
<h4>Let’s talk about game music - the great, and the forgettable.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultima C [...]</strong></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S04E01 - Wash Up Naked
<h4>Virtue is an interior disposition to do the good…but what if you don’t always perceive that interior call?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>The liturgical season of <strong>Lent</strong> began last week with <strong>Ash Wednesday</strong>, which means that it’s time for anot [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 72 - Mute Your Furnace!
<h4>For lack of any decided-upon topic, we instead talk about random bits of gaming news…notably, the Nintendo Switch and Mass Effect: Andromeda.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 71 - U3.5: Pax Britannia
<h4>A long-overdue interview with Zedex Dragon, the creator of U3.5: Pax Britannia.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the </p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 70 - The 2016 Ultima Fan Project of the Year
<h4>The community and the judges have cast their votes; let’s now reveal which Ultima fan project has been voted Fan Project of the Year for 2016!</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 69 - Ultima in Gaming History
<h4>We take a look at PC Gamer’s Ultimate RPG Handbook, and comment on its presentation of the history and influence of the *Ultima* series.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to ev [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 68 - Modern Kids, Classic Games
<h4>How do our children — or our nieces, nephews, and other young children we know — respond to classic PC and console games?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone wh [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 67 - Those Darn Kids
<h4>When we were kids, at least, messing around with video games was at least as fun as playing them to pass them.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spa [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 66 - Ultima Fan Projects Recap
<h4>Let’s take a look at the progress that various Ultima fan projects and Ultima-inspired projects made in 2016.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spa [...]</em></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S03E07 - I Am One With the Force
<h4>In which, somehow, we bring to a close this discussion of the Virtue of Spirituality and the anima technica vacua.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>It’s never easy to wind down a season of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em>, especially not one where the discussions have been as varied as has be [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S03E06 - A Life of Virtue?
<h4>Deathblade Dragon chronicles his struggles with depression, fatherhood, and living according to the Eight Virtues.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>If there’s one episode where we’d like to hear back from you, it’s this one; <strong>Deathblade Dragon</strong> bares his thoug [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S03E05 - Anima Traffic Jam Vacua
<h4>How often do we miss perceiving the humanity of others around us, instead opting to distract ourselves with the fleeting and the ephemeral?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>In which the discussion with <strong>Paul</strong> comes to an end, in a wide-ranging conversation that touches on Canad [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 65 - The History of Our Systems
<h4>Where did it all start, our respective fascinations with computers and gaming consoles? What were the systems — and who were the people — along our technological journeys?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong> [...]</strong></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S03E04 - Dignity and Value
<h4>What is it about being human? And, more importantly, how should we respond — as humans — to other humans, simply by virtue of the fact that they’re human?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p><strong>Paul</strong> and me continue our discussion — which, true to form, range [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 64 - First Systems: PC and Console Stories
<h4>The Spam Spam Spam Humbug crew share personal recollections of our first gaming hardware/systems.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug [...]</em></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S03E03 - What Are We Progressing Toward?
<h4>From a spiritual standpoint, progress can be a great thing; we should hope our spiritual journey moves us toward a telos, an ultimate end. But in other senses, progress doesn’t always mean that.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p><strong>Paul</strong> and me continue our discussion of spi [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 63 - Game Bosses, the Return
<h4>Let’s talk about game bosses. The memorable ones, the hard ones, the dumb ones…and maybe even the absent ones.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S03E02 - Who Did Your Neighbor Vote For?
<h4>How do you live out the ideal of Spirituality? It might be better to ask, first, how you live in relation to — and in relationship with — others.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>My friend <strong>Paul</strong> rejoins the podcast to discuss <strong>Spirituality</strong> in more detail, [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 62 - Never Forget Who is the Boss
<h4>Let’s talk about game bosses. The memorable ones, the hard ones, the dumb ones…and maybe even the absent ones.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S03E01 - Anima Technica Vacua
<h4>It’s the difference between looking at constellations in an app, and looking at a sky full of stars.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>For those of you that follow my <a href="http://scoutingstuffpodcast.com">Scouting-themed podcast</a>, this episode will be something of a spoiler; the a [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 61 - Ultima Dragons 25th Anniversary Bash Updates/Nine Minute Topics
<h4>Gallara Dragon joins us to discuss the latest news about the Ultima Dragons 25th anniversary bash. And then a bunch of us disucss random things.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 60 - Game Review Systems
<h4>Why do we still use arbitrary, numeric systems to review and rate games?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—-</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ult [...]</strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 59 - Which Came First: The Story or the Game?
<h4>What’s the best way to design a game: solidify the story first, or get the underlying tech in place and then craft a story around it?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 58 - DEFCON3 & NPC Dialogue
<h4>What even makes dialogue interesting in RPGs? What works, and what doesn’t?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the </p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 57 - NPC Dialogue and Voiceovers
<h4>In which we discuss voiceovers in games, how difficult they are, why it would be a bad idea to crowdsource voiceover work…and then eventually we get into crowdsourced NPC dialogue in general. Sort of.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 56 - Conversation Systems, Part the Second
<h4>We had so much fun talking about conversation systems last week, we decided to give it another go.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://tunein.com/radio/Spam-Spam-Spam-Humbug-p838387/">Subscribe on TuneIn</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 55 - Conversation Systems
<h4>Let’s take a look at different forms of conversation systems that crop up in games.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the <strong>Ultima Codex</strong> by that means. And, as always, a hearty thank you to our &#60; [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 54 - What Kind of Bad Behaviour Should Be Allowed in Games?
<h4>In a multiplayer game, it is inevitable that some players will abuse or take advantage of others. Which of these behaviours, if any, should developers allow to take place, and which should they work to prevent?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p><strong><a href="http://avatarsradio.info">Avatar’s Radio</a></strong>, who not only support us via <strong>Patreon </strong> [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 53 - Game Development Challenges II
<h4 style="font-style:normal;">Let’s look at some (more) of the pitfalls that can affect game development.</h4> <p style="font-style:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4 style="font-style:normal;">Co-Producers</h4> <p style="font-style:normal;">This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humb [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 52 - Shroud of the Avatar: Persistence and Land Rush (Starr Long Interview)
<h4>Spam Spam Spam Humbug chats with Starr Long about <em>Shroud of the Avatar’s</em> Release 32, its now-persistent world, and the land rush that players have been participating in over the last couple weeks.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>S [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 51 - Game Development Challenges
<h4>Let’s look at some of the pitfalls that can affect game development.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the Ultima Codex by that means. And, as always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:[...]</strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 50 - Hey, Look, a Milestone!
<h4>We’ve somehow managed to reach a fiftieth episode. That seems significant.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the Ultima Codex by that means. And, as always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producer [...]</strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 49 - Crafting Menus vs. Interactive World Features
<h4>The later Ultimas featured robust interactive world systems, which even allowed for objects to be combined to make other objects (e.g. bread). How does this relate to modern crafting systems in RPGs?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spa [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 48 - Are RPGs the Stars of the Video Games Industry?
<h4>With more and more title incorporating “RPG elements”, can it be said that RPGs are the foremost category of video games?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the Ultima Codex by that means. And, as always, a hearty [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 47- Pokemon Go; Could an Ultima ARG Work?
<h4>Probably not; Ultima just isn’t as well-known an IP. But AR RPGs could possibly work, and even bring considerable innovation to the AR space.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the Ultima Codex by that means. An [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 46 - Who Mourns for LAN Parties?
<h4>If you grew up playing computer games in the 90s, you probably know what a LAN party is.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Subscribe on Google Play</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>This episode of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is brought to you by our <strong>Patreon </strong>backers; thank you to everyone who supports <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> and the Ultima Codex by that means. And, as always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co- [...]</strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 45 - In Which I Eat Crow (I’ll Soon Be Plump!)
<h4>In hindsight, it was obvious that at some point, WtFD would have to eat some of his words regarding the Kim Karsdashian iOS game. </h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p><strong>As always, a hearty thank you to our</strong> <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Dominik, Chris, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>New Ultima Dragons</h4> <p></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 44 - Getting Out of the Box
<h4>At least in the realm of PC games, physical box copies seem to be going away…with the exception of collectors editions that have lots of feelies in them.</h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p><strong>As always, a hearty thank you to our Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Dominik, Chris, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>New Ultima Dragons [...]</h4>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 43 - It’s Time for EA to Make a New Ultima
<h4>EA has been teasing “mystery titles” for its 2018 lineup, including new takes on a couple of (unspecified) old IPs.</h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>As always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Dominik, Chris, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>New Ultima Dragons</h4> <p><strong>Facebook: </strong>Alex [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E10 - Origins and Ends
<h4>No, not origins in the sense of science. Rather, in the sense of people. And philosophy.</h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>As this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em> draws to a close ahead of Pentecost, we wrap up the discussion with <strong>Chlorthos Dragon</strong>. Primarily, the discussion has been about the topics of Love and Compassion, respecti [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 42 - Towels Optional
<h4>If you’ve ever wondered what our dream games might look like…we’ll try to tell you.</h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>As always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Dominik, Chris, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>The <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> crew take on a s [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 41 - The Ageing Gamer III
<h4>It seems like publishers just aren’t making games for our demographic anymore. How, then, should we go about transmitting our love of gaming to the next generation?</h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>As always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Dominik, Chris, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>Podcast [...]</h4>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E09 - Reserves of Empathy
<h4>As we continue the discussion with Chlorthos Dragon, we discuss the need for parents to be able to show empathy. Also something about Forge of Virtue’s Test of Love.</h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topics</h4> <p>As this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em> moves through the Easter season, we’ve shifted the focus of episodes back to topics that relate [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E08 - Virtues and Anti-Virtues, Sheep and Goats
<h4>Ultima doesn’t adequately represent all of the opposition that exists to each Virtue. Not that it handles anti-virtue badly…it just handles it incompletely.</h4> <p><a href="https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&#38;isi=691797987&#38;ius=googleplaymusic&#38;link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Itjcimdmayfwry5u3sq6cw3ro3u?t%3DSpam_Spam_Spam_Humbug">Now Available on Google Play Music</a> &#124; <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>As this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em> moves from the Lenten season into the Easter season, we will be switching the focus of episodes back to top [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 40 - The Ageing Gamer II
<h4>Gone are the days when we could play games at whim, for what duration pleased us. How, as gamers, do we deal with changes in the gaming industry?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>As always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Dominik, Chris, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p><strong>Podbean: </strong>thefinalcutmovieblog, ajstam1993, farmgamesociety</p> <p><strong>Ultima Dragons on Facebook:</strong> David, Johan, Frank, Markus, Tony, Todd, Davide</p> <p><strong>UDIC:</strong> <a href=""></a></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E07 - Virtue and Pharisees and Laws, Oh My!
<h4>In which we take a look at the origins of the Eight Virtues of Ultima lore, and discuss the intersection of virtue and law.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>As this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em> moves from the Lenten season into the Easter season, we will be switching the focus of episodes back to topics that relate, in some way, to the Eight Virtues (and Three Principles) of <em>Ultima</em> lore. Specifically, we’ll be talking about the Virtue of Compassion and the Principle of Love, joined this time by <strong>Chlorthos Dragon</strong>.</p> <p>In this episode, the discussion [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 39 - The Ageing Gamer
<h4>Gone are the days when we could play games at whim, for what duration pleased us. How, as gamers, do we deal with getting older and having less time for our passtime?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>As always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Dominik, Chris, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p><strong>New Patrons: </strong>Oceania</p> <p><strong>Shout-Outs:</strong> The anonymous person or persons behind the <a href="https://twitter.com/ultimadragons">@ultimadragons</a> Twitter account.</p> <h4>New Followe [...]</h4>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E06 - Love, Compassion, and Mercy
<h4>The Ultima series depicts love in a very philosophically interesting way, one which is very much in line with real-world ideals of mercy.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>As this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em> moves from the Lenten season into the Easter season, we will be switching the focus of episodes back to topics that relate, in some way, to the Eight Virtues (and Three Principles) of <em>Ultima</em> lore. Specifically, we’ll be talking about the Virtue of Compassion and the Principle of Love, joined this time by <strong>Chlorthos Dragon</strong>.</p> <p>In this episode, [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E05 - It’s Oddly Fitting to Discuss Violence During Holy Week
<h4>In which we wrap up the discussion with Paul and look at violence in a real-world context.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>For this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em>, we continue to take the episode structure in a bit of a different direction, at least in part. This is the second episode drawn from a discussion between Withstand the Fury Dragon and an friend old friend of his, <strong>Paul</strong>, whose philosophical musings he has consistently enjoyed and respected. And rather than talk about any specific Virtue or Principle from <em>Ultima</em>, or its real-world equivalent, they [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 38 - RPG Stories
<h4>Stories in RPGs…what makes them good, and are they even necessary?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>As always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Johnny, Chris, Dominik, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p><strong>Podbean:</strong> T.E.N., kendal259, sharmameenakshi850, albliker, jayxthexleo</p> <p><strong>Ultima Dragons Facebook Group:</strong> John, Matt, Justin, Waxakupi, Michael</p> &#60; [...]
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E04 - Gameplay, Violence, and VR
<h4>What starts as a discussion about story and gameplay mechanics morphs into discussion of the depiction of violence in video games, and how violence might end up being depicted in VR.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>For this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em>, we continue to take the episode structure in a bit of a different direction, at least in part. This is the second episode drawn from a discussion between Withstand the Fury Dragon and an friend old friend of his, <strong>Paul</strong>, whose philosophical musings he has consistently enjoyed and respected. And rather than talk about a [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E03 - What If All the Starbucks Closed?
<h4>Is post-secondary education all it’s cracked up to be? Is STEM education the be-all and end-all of education? Why can’t China make ball-point pens?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>For this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em>, we continue to take the episode structure in a bit of a different direction, at least in part. This is the third episode drawn from a discussion between Withstand the Fury Dragon and an friend old friend of his, <strong>Paul</strong>, whose philosophical musings he has consistently enjoyed and respected. And rather than talk about any specific Virtue or [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 37 - Teaching Kids How to Design a Board Game
<h4>That time that three guys from BioWare helped Withstand the Fury Dragon’s Beaver Scout troops design their own board games.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Co-Producers</h4> <p>As always, a hearty thank you to our <strong>Patreon co-producers:</strong> Seth, Chris, Johnny, Dominik, Violation, Adam, Erik, Thorwan, Cody, Pascal, and Neil.</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>This whole episode is basically a big shout-out, but here is the <em>official</em> shout-out to <strong>Chris</strong>, <strong>Brad [...]</strong></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E02 - Censorship, Encryption, and Cinematic Palette Cleansers
<h4>A wide-ranging discussion that looks at a number of pressing issues in today’s technological environment.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>For this second <strong>season </strong>of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em>, we continue to take the episode structure in a bit of a different direction, at least in part. This is the second episode drawn from a discussion between Withstand the Fury Dragon and an friend old friend of his, <strong>Paul</strong>, whose philosophical musings he has consistently enjoyed and respected. And rather than talk about any specific Virtue or Principle from <em>Ultima</em>, or its real-wo [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 36.5 - Ultima Online: 2015 in Review
<h4>Spam Spam Spam Humbug reviews development on (and news about) <em>Ultima Online</em> that took place in 2015.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Creation Theme</em>, from the<em> Ultima Online </em>soundtrack</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>Welcome back to another year of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em>. This year, to ring in 2016, episodes for the month of January will mostly be focused on re-capping the news pertaining to <em>Ultima</em>, including <em>Ultima Online</em> (which, at least for now, is the only game still in active development that is carrying on the <em>Ultima</em> namesake), various <em>Ultima</em> fan [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue S02E01 - Technology As a Means to Community
<h4>Technology is morally neutral. But it can be turned toward good ends, such as community formation.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Podcast Topic</h4> <p>For this second <strong>season </strong>(if that’s the term to use) of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em>, I want to take the episode structure in a bit of a different direction, at least in part. You’ll recall that for the Advent and Christmas season (2015-2016) season, I focused exclusively on the topic of Justice, and discussed the relationship between the virtue as it appears in the <em>Ultima</em> games and the real-world virtue that is its equivalent. And, to be fair, I’ [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 36 - Ultima Online: Richard Garriott & Starr Long Interview
<h4><em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> chats with Richard Garriott and Starr Long about the genesis and first years of <em>Ultima Online</em>.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Creation Theme</em>, from the<em> Ultima Online </em>soundtrack</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>Welcome back to another year of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em>. This year, to ring in 2016, episodes for the month of January will mostly be focused on re-capping the news pertaining to <em>Ultima</em>, including <em>Ultima Online</em> (which, at least for now, is the only game still in active development that is carrying on the <em>Ultima</em> namesake), var [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 35.5 - Shroud of the Avatar: 2015 In Review
<h4>Spam Spam Spam Humbug reviews development on (and news about) the game that took place in 2015.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Novia Overworld</em>, from the <em>Shroud of the Avatar</em> soundtrack</p> <h4>Podcast Topics</h4> <p>Welcome back to another year of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em>. This year, to ring in 2016, episodes for the month of January will mostly be focused on re-capping the news pertaining to <em>Ultima</em>, including <em>Ultima Online</em> (which, at least for now, is the only game still in active development that is carrying on the <em>Ultima</em> namesake), various <em>Ultima</em> fan projects [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 35 - Shroud of the Avatar: Richard Garriott & Starr Long Interview
<h4>As a prelude to discussing the news related to <em>Shroud of the Avatar</em> from 2015, <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> interviews Richard Garriott and Starr Long about the game.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Novia Overworld</em>, from the <em>Shroud of the Avatar</em> soundtrack</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>First up, here’s a note of thanks to <strong>Erik “Gronkh” Range</strong>, who recently backed the Ultima Codex on Patreon! Our apologies, Erik; normally, Patreon sends out a notification when there’s a new backer, but for whatever reason it didn’t in your case.<br /><br /> An [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 34 - 2015 In Review: Underworld Ascendant
<h4>The <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> crew review development on (and news about) <em style="font-style:normal;">Underworld Ascendant</em> that took place in 2015.</h4> <p style="font-style:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4 style="font-style:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-style:normal;"><em>UA Theme 1</em>, from the <em>Underworld Ascendant</em> soundtrack</p> <h4 style="font-style:normal;">New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p style="font-style:normal;">A shout-out to whoever recommended us for <a href="http://ultimacodex.com/2016/01/spam-spam-spam-humbug-featured-on-podbean/">a Featured Podcast listing</a> on Podbean.</p> <h4></h4>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 33.5 - 2015 In Review: Ultima Fan Projects (Part 2)
<h4>The Spam Spam Spam Humbug crew review the Ultima fan projects that were active in 2015.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>Welcome back to another year of <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em>. This year, to ring in 2016, episodes for the month of January will mostly be focused on re-capping the news pertaining to <em>Ultima</em>, including <em>Ultima Online</em> (which, at least for now, is the only game still in active development that is carrying on the <em>Ultima</em> namesake), various <em>Ultima[...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 33 - 2015 In Review: Ultima Fan Projects (Part 1)
<h4>The Spam Spam Spam Humbug crew review the Ultima fan projects that were active in 2015.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>A shout-out to the guys at the Open Apple podcast, who discussed <em>Ultima 4’s</em> 30th anniversary <a href="http://www.open-apple.net/2015/09/30/show-051-mike-westerfield-the-byte-works-opus-merlin-32/">in their end-of-September episode</a>, and linked to the Codex’s article about that.</p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p><strong>Podbe [...]</strong></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue 6 - Justice is Universal
<h4>Justice isn’t something which is limited to any one demographic group.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><p>While I had initially thought that I would bring this series of <em>Byte-Sized Virtue</em> episodes to a close at Christmas, it only took a bit of reflection to realize that there was a particularly strong point to be made — especially about a virtue such as Justice — by continuing on to what is called <a href="http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05504c.htm"><strong>Epiphany</strong></a> in the Catholic liturgical calendar. This <strong>feast day</strong> is officially observed on January 6th, although most North American parish [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue 5 - Why?
<h4>Why are you listening to philosophical and theological musings about Virtues on a gaming podcast?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://subscribeonandroid.com/podcast.ultimacodex.com/feed/">Subscribe on Android</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><p>I’ve been writing — and now recording — meditations on the Eight Virtues of <em>Ultima</em> lore for a few years now, and occasionally the question comes up: why do this? <br /><br /> It’s a good question. I’ve been running what amounts to a major online <em>Ultima</em> fan hub since 2008 or so, and I’ve been running <em>Ultima</em>-related websites since 2004. That’s a long time; not as long as some in the <em>Ultima</em> fandom have maintained sites, perhaps, but it amounts [...]</p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue 4 - Justice and Christmas
<h4>We’ve been discussing the virtue of Justice during Advent. What does Christmas have to do with Justice?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><p>When I first set upon the idea of discussing the Virtue of Justice during Advent, and over the Christmas season, a few people expressed doubts about how I would be able to really tie the virtue in with Christmas proper. At least on the surface of it, the connection doesn’t seem obvious. I mean, we catch the occasional glimpse of the concept in e.g. the lyrics of Christmas carols (e.g. <em>“Hark the herald angels sing glory to the newborn King. Peace on Earth, and mercy mild; God and sinners reconciled.”</em>), but for the most part the idea of Justice isn’t the first — or e [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 32 - Ranking the Ultima Games
<h4>The Spam Spam Spam Humbug team offer up their rankings of the Ultima games, and discuss why they like (or dislike) each one.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>Slashing Dragon recently posted, on his blog, <a href="http://blog.slashie.net/2015/12/15/slashing-dragons-ultima-ranking/">his ranking of the <em>Ultima</em> games</a>. And while he lists the games in chronological order of their release, he appends his ranking to the end of his discussion of each entry in the series. He also makes the interesting move of grouping <em>Akalabeth</em>, <em>Ultima Underworld</em>, and <em>Ultima Underwor [...]</em></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue 3 - Social Justice
<h4>What is social justice? And more importantly, what isn’t social justice?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><p>If you’ve followed the news surrounding the controversies that have erupted in the video games press (and in the industry in general) over the last couple of years, you’ve probably encountered the term <strong>social justice</strong> (or the pejorative term <strong>social justice warrior</strong>, sometimes shortened to <strong>SJW</strong>) at some point. You’ve probably also encountered the concept of social justice if you’ve been involved with the mainline Christian churches since at least the year 2000. The idea of social justice — society’s obligation to provide the conditions that allo [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 31 - The Dark Unknown
<h4>Spam Spam Spam Humbug chats with Adam “Goldenflame Dragon” Burr about The Dark Unknown, the Kickstarter campaign for which concludes this weekend.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>The Dark Unknown</em>, from <em>The Dark Unknown </em>soundtrack</p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p>We have a new follower on<strong> Podbean </strong>this week: <a href="http://ztrigger.podbean.com/"><strong>ZTrigger</strong></a><strong> </strong>(a podcast about gaming…and books).</p> <p>And we are also happy to welcome several new members to the <strong>Ultima Dragons Facebook group</strong>, including: <strong>Loren</strong>, <strong>Shane</strong>, <strong>Terry</strong>, <strong>Myke</strong>, <strong>Norr [...]</strong></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 30 - From Playing Games to Making Games
<h4>Spam Spam Spam Humbug looks at making the transition from being a game consumer to being a game creator.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="https://soundcloud.com/acidusagi/ultima-6-intro-cant-remove-the-pain-acid-usagi-remix-trance-edit">Ultima 6 Intro - Can’t Remove the Pain (Acid Usagi Remix) - Trance Edit</a></em> by <a href="https://twitter.com/AcidUsagi">Acid Usagi</a></p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p>New on <strong>Podbean</strong> this week, we welcome <a href="http://lalahorror.podbean.com/">A Day in the Life of a Crazy Cat Lady</a>, <strong>couchop</strong>, <strong><a href="http://themacdetrezshow.podbean.com/">The Podcast Show with Anthony Dalesandro</a></strong>, and WtF [...]</p>
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Byte Sized Virtue 2 - Justice as a Virtue
<h4>Let’s take a look at the emergence of Justice as a virtue in Western thought.</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><p>Previously, we established the premise that<strong> Justice</strong> is giving right operation to others (or, if you prefer, giving to each person what is their legitimate due), that rights are the object of Justice, and that (in keeping with the understanding that Justice flows outward unto a multitude) we should understand rights as being things had by others, rather than simply considering them as things which we possess ourselves.</p> <p>This isn’t — or shouldn’t — be a particularly novel notion, and it isn’t something that I invented out of whole cloth for the sake of making a point. This v [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 29 - Turn-Based vs. Real-Time Combat
<h4>How did the turn-based &#38; real-time mechanics of the various <em>Ultimas</em> make the games better, or possibly worse?</h4> <p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="https://soundcloud.com/acidusagi/ultima-6-intro-cant-remove-the-pain-acid-usagi-remix-trance-edit">Ultima 6 Intro - Can’t Remove the Pain (Acid Usagi Remix) - Trance Edit</a></em> by <a href="https://twitter.com/AcidUsagi">Acid Usagi</a></p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p>New followers on Podbean this week are: <a href="http://mattrix.podbean.com/"><strong>mattrix</strong></a> (his first episode is a sound check, and some thoughts on Fallout 4), <strong>budyartigue</strong>, <strong>perfectworde</strong>, <strong>kuangjianke625[...]</strong></p>
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Byte-Sized Virtue 1 - Justice, A Parable
<h4>A meditation on the Virtue of Justice.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <p>It being Advent, I find myself moved once more to muse upon matters philosophical, examining the Eight Virtues of the Ultima series and comparing these against real-world philosophy and theology. This year, I’d like to focus on the <a href="http://wiki.ultimacodex.com/wiki/Justice">Virtue of Justice</a>, which I don’t think I’ve given much attention to in years past.</p> <p>Thomist theologian <strong>James Chastek</strong> wrote — or shared; it’s not clear — <a href="https://thomism.wordpress.com/2006/12/01/parable/">a parable on his blog</a> some years back:</p> <blockquote style="margin:0 0 0 40px;border:none;padding:0px;"><p>&#60; [...]</p></blockquote>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 28 - Ultima Online
<h4>Spam Spam Spam Humbug chats with members of the Ultima Online team.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Creation Theme</em>, from the<em> Ultima Online </em>soundtrack</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>This week, as a way of belatedly marking the 18th anniversary of <em>Ultima Online</em> (which actually happened back in September), <em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> is pleased to welcome members of the <em>Ultima Online</em> development team from <strong>Broadsword Online Games</strong>.</p> <p><strong>The Past: Who’s Who &#38; Stories</strong></p> <p>Each member of the group from Broadsword introduces themselves, and tells us a bit about how long they’ve been with <em>Ultima Online</em>. They also share thei [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 27 - DMCA Exemptions & Game Preservation
<h4>Joe Garrity returns to Spam Spam Spam Humbug to discuss the recent DMCA exemption that was granted to benefit game preservationists.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <div><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</div> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>There are a couple shout-outs we’d like to give to backers of the Ultima Codex. First up, <strong>Chris</strong> increased his Patreon pledge a little while ago, so thank you very much for that.</p> <p>And then, just recently, <strong>Matthew </strong>somehow found an old donation link on the Codex…and it still worked! So he sent in a few dollars, along with a little note. He writes: “Thanks for ma [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 26 - Fantasy Settings, Legends, and Histories
<h4>WtF Dragon, Gradilla Dragon, and Chlorthos Dragon discuss the generic nature of Ultima’s Britannia as compared to other, more fleshed-out RPG settings.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Podcast Topics</h4> <p>We are joined this evening by Chlorthos Dragon — and we learn how to pronounce that, actually — to discuss a topic of his suggestion: the generic nature and “feel” of Britannia versus the more fleshed-out settings of other RPGs.</p> <p>[Chlorthos] I listen to <a href="http://missionlogpodcast.com/">Mission Log</a>, a <em>Star Trek</em> podcast. In one episode, they discussed how <em>Star TrekR [...]</em></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 25 - The Joys and Pitfalls of Crowdfunding
<h4>When you back a crowdfunded project — on Kickstarter or elsehwere — exactly what does that mean? What’s the nature of your pledge, and what is the nature of your relationship with the developer thereafter?</h4> <p>—-more—-<br /></p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252" title="Subscribe on iTunes">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug" title="Subscribe on Stitcher">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/" title="Subscribe on Podbean">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>This episode is mostly <strong>off the cuff</strong>, so the show notes aren’t as comprehensive.</p> <p>What is a Kickstarter/crowdfunding pledge? What does it entitle the pledge-giver to, and what re [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 24 - Name? Job? Bye!
<h4>Helgraf Dragon joins us for an episode, and we learn a bit about him and his freaky avatar.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p>We’re happy to welcome a few new followers on <strong>Podbean </strong>this week: wholelotofgamingwithiic, <a href="http://houseboundpodcasts.podbean.com/">Housebound Podcasts</a> (which seems to talk about the latest news and rumours pertaining to superhero movies and television shows), and <a href="http://shoebie23.podbean.com/">shoebie23</a>.</p> <p>And in the <strong>Ultima Dragons</strong> Facebook group, we welcome this week Thomas, David [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 23 - The Gamer Parent (And Thanks, Audience!)
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">WtFD muses about the task of introducing his kids to computer games. Also, Spam Spam Spam Humbug crossed the 100,000 listens threshold this week, so thank you for listening.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">A big thanks to <strong>Neil</strong>, who recently adjusted (upward, just so we’re clear) his Patreon pledge in support of the Ultima Codex.</p> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><span>And I’d like to [...]</span></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 22 - For The King
<h4>Spam Spam Spam Humbug sits down with Colby Young and Gord Moran of IronOak Games to discuss For The King, and its beginnings in The Black Gate Board Game.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Teaser Trailer Score</em>, from the <em>For The King</em> soundtrack</p> <h4>New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p><em>Spam Spam Spam Humbug</em> has a couple new followers on Podbean this week: <strong>amoten </strong>and <strong>brionna123</strong>.</p> <p>As well, a few more people have joined the Ultima Dragons groups on Facebook and Google+; welcome to <strong>Rodrigo </strong>(who also joined the Google+ group), <strong>Collin</strong>, and <strong>Martin</strong>, and <em>SPLUT! </em>to all.</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s) [...]</h4>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 21 - Ultima Not So Forever
<h4>Withstand the Fury Dragon looks back at Ultima Forever a bit after the one-year anniversary of its shutdown.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Come With Me, Stranger,</em> from the<em> Ultima Forever </em>soundtrack</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>We have a couple new patrons on Patreon this week: <strong>Chris Hopkins</strong> and <strong>Johnny Wood</strong> are our newest backers. Thank you, <strong>Chris</strong> and <strong>Johnny</strong>; your support will help keep the Ultima Codex going, and helps bring us closer to being able to upgrade its hosting. And upgraded hosting means more RAM, more processing power, and more storage space to host files for all of the awesome <em>Ultima</em> fan proje [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 20 - Ultima 4
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Ultima 4 was released thirty years ago, if you can believe that. As such, the SSSH crew discuss the game, its legacy, and whether or not modern gamers can handle it.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <div style="font-weight:normal;"><em style="font-size:13.3333px;">Wander</em><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">, by David Arnold, from the </span><em style="font-size:13.3333px;">Ultima 4 </em><span style="font-size:13.3333px;">soundtrack</span></div> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">New Followers &#38; Ultima Dragons</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">We have a new follower on Podbean this week: <strong>ploy812</strong>. Welcome, and we ho [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 19 - Great Expectations
<h4>An examination of games which have over- or under-delivered on promises made early in development.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>Firstly, I’d like to send some thanks in the direction of <strong>Dominus</strong>, from the <em>Exult</em> team, who recently backed the Ultima Codex on Patreon! To those of you who’ve been in the Ultima fan project scene for a while, <strong>Dom</strong> needs no introduction; those of you who don’t know him might be interested to know that he’s the caretaker of <a href="http://exult.sourceforge.net">the <em>Exult</em> proj [...]</a></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 18 - And Art Thou Male or Female?
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">How does the Ultima series handle masculinity and femininity? How are certain characters — or even the Virtues — portrayed as masculine/feminine?</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a> &#124; <a href="http://spamspamspamhumbug.podbean.com/">Subscribe on Podbean</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>[Ken] So this is kind of a big deal, as episodes go, because this is the first episode for which the topic has been determined via an outside suggestion. You’ll recall, back in Episode 14, before we got to talking about <a href="http://npb.ultimacodex.com">New Project Britannia</a>, we gave a shout-out to <strong>Juliet</strong> (a friend of Lingui [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 17 - How Necessary Is Combat In RPGs?
<h4>How much prominence does combat need to have in an RPG? How necessary should combat be to progressing through — or passing — the game? And is there something “lesser” about including an “easy” difficulty setting?</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-family:Arial, Verdana;font-size:10pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-family:Arial, Verdana;font-size:10pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-family:Arial, Verdana;font-size:10pt;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:normal;"><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4 style="font-family:Arial, Verdana;font-size:10pt;"></h4>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 16 - From Aiera to Here
<h4>Eleven years ago, the Ultima Codex’s predecessor — Ultima Aiera — was launched. Some pretty wild stuff has happened since then.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>The Parting Glass</em>, as recorded by <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaun_Davey">Shaun Davey</a> for the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waking_Ned"><em>Waking Ned Devine</em></a> soundtrack.</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>This episode is mostly off-the-cuff. Truth be told, I find it difficult to approach the issue of the Codex’s (and Ultima Aiera’s) anniversary, unless I spend weeks in advance preparing and revising (and re-revising) the text. I haven’t had time for that this year, so this podcast episode serves as a stand-in for that. It’s a particularly good episode, though, [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 15 - Project New Britannia Goals & Needs
<h4>The response to the announcement of New Project Britannia has been overwhelming, so let’s talk a bit about what the project needs and where we want to see it go.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><h4>Intro</h4> <p><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810"><em>Ultima VI Gates of Creation</em></a> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>I want to give a shout-out to <strong>Josh Nielsen</strong>, a.k.a. <strong>Joshontheweb</strong> (you can find him on Twitter: @<a href="https://twitter.com/joshontheweb">joshontheweb</a>). He’s a long-time <em>Ultima</em> fan, and a long-time fan of the Codex as well; we’ve been mutual follows on Twitter for a few years now. And it turns out that he’s actually working on <a href="https://zencastr.com/">Zencastr</a>. Josh and I had a really engaging discussion on Twitter about Zencastr and some of the features that would turn it into a powerful podcasting platform, and it’s cool that in addition to being p [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 14 - New Project Britannia
<h4>Project Britannia II: a new framework to be built by and for the Ultima &#38; SotA fandoms, which intends to become the go-to resource for Ultima &#38; SotA fan projects.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810"><em>Ultima VI Gates of Creation</em></a> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>New Patrons and Shout-Outs</h4> <p>Firstly, I’d like to give a shout-out to <strong>Cody</strong>, who recently adjusted his Patreon pledge…upward, just to be clear. That was a really cool thing to do; thanks!</p> <p>Also, a note of thanks to <strong>Juliet</strong>, who<strong> </strong>sent in the first topic suggestion we’ve received to date. That’s right: thus far, we’ve thought up all of the things we’ve talked about ourselves. But she had a great s [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 13 - Ultima on the Go
<h4>In which we look at ways to get the Ultima games up and running on mobile devices. This is relatively easy in the case of Ultimas 1 through 8…but what about Ultima 9?</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252" style="font-size:10pt;">Subscribe on iTunes</a><span style="font-size:10pt;"> &#124; </span><a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug" style="font-size:10pt;">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p>A big shout-out to <strong>Browncoat Jayson</strong> and <strong>Golem Dragon</strong>, both of whom worked to keep the Ultima Codex up to date with the latest <em>Shroud of the Avatar</em>, <em>Underworld Ascendant</em>, and <em>Crowfall</em>-related news during the last few days of June and the first few days of July.</p> <p><span style="font-size:10pt;">There have [...]</span></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 12 - I Suppose We Should Talk About E3
<h4>E3 has come and gone. There were actually some pretty neat things presented thereat, albeit EA has once again refused to announce a new single-player Ultima.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252" style="font-size:10pt;">Subscribe on iTunes</a><span style="font-size:10pt;"> &#124; </span><a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug" style="font-size:10pt;">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>Sergorn Dragon and I have this thing we do every year, just before the first-day EA showcase at E3: we each pick odds that a new, single-player <em>Ultima</em> game will be announced. Over the years, we’ve broadened this category a little bit: we’re not necessarily asking for a BioWare-level AAA cinematic experience, after all. It would be perfectly fine with us if EA took a page fr [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 11 - Companions vs. Henchmen
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">What is a companion, in an RPG context? What is a henchman? Does the distinction even matter, and if so, why?</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by OC ReMix</p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">New Patrons &#38; Shout-Outs</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">This week, the Ultima Codex has new supporters on Patreon! Thank you, <strong>Pascal </strong>and <strong>kodenkm</strong>, for helping keep the site running.</p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Follow-Up From Previous Episode</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">So how about that timing? I <a href="http://ultimacodex.com/podcast/episode-10-mass-eff%20%5B...%5D"></a></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 10 - Mass Effect 4, Ultima 6 and the Future of the Codex
<h4 style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;">In which Withstand the Fury Dragon geeks out for a bit about Mass Effect 4 and Ultima 6, and muses upon the future of the Ultima Codex.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><em>Crash Landing</em>, from the <em>Mass Effect 2</em> soundtrack.</p> <h4 style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;">Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p style="font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="font-size:10pt;">I was going to talk about some of the recent rumours surrounding the next </span><i style="font-size:10pt;">Mass Effect</i><span style="font-size:10pt;"> game — which I’ll refer to as </span><i style="font-size:10pt;">M [...]</i></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 9 - The Fall of Astaroth
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Being an excerpt from the Journal of the Avatar, from the period of history known as “The Warriors of Destiny”.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by <strong>OC ReMix</strong></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Shout-Outs and New Patrons</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">Seeing as how this is the first time we’ll be thanking new patrons, this is more of a shout-out to everyone who is already supporting the Ultima Codex via Patreon. So big thanks go out to <strong>Stirring Dragon</strong>, <strong>Seth</strong>, <strong>Violation</strong>, <strong>Adam</strong>, <strong>Chris</strong>, </p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 8 - Video Games Are Already Grown Up
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;">Do video games really need to grow up? Are they mostly just immature power fantasies at present, or are they vehicles for philosophy and mature storytelling?</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;"><em><a href="http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00810">Ultima VI Gates of Creation</a></em> by <strong>OC ReMix</strong></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;">Follow-Up From Previous Episode</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><em>Reckoning’s</em> nods to Ultima. Especially the destinies &#38; skill trees. </p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;">Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 7 - Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Withstand the Fury Dragon never seems able to shut up about Big Huge Games’ 2012 RPG, <em>Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning</em>. Herein, he’ll try and explain why.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><em>Gadflow</em>, from the <em>Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning</em> soundtrack (composed by Grant Kirkhope). </p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">The great tragedy of Big Huge Games’ <em>Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning</em> is that it all but demands a sequel, and will never have one. Although its developer, Big Huge Games, has re-opened, the <em>Amalur</em> IP remains the property of Rhode Island in the wake of the 38 Studio [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 6 - The Manuals Were Beautiful
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">In which SSSH discusses the attention and detail that were put into the manuals and reference books that accompanied the Ultima games.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">OC ReMix #44: <em>Ultima IV ‘trollbash’</em> by Subliminal Labs - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SQBKgHA9jU">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SQBKgHA9jU</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">Kotaku — which, granted, is not the most historically literate gaming-focused website — posted an article recently which purported to discuss <em>The Beauty of the Game Instruction Manual </em>(<a href="http://kotaku.com/the-beauty-of-the-game-instru%20%5B...%5D"></a></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 5 - Ultima 5
<h4><font face="Arial, Verdana">The Spam Spam Spam Humbug crew take a look at <em>Ultima 5: Warriors of Destiny</em>.</font></h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Ultima V - Stones 2001 Remix</em> by DJ Lizard (<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I1eprpYEDU">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I1eprpYEDU</a>)</p> <h4>Follow-Up From Previous Episode</h4> <p>Adric speaks briefly to something from the <em>Pillars of Eternity</em> discussion.</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p><strong>The Creation and Design of <em>Ultima 5</em></strong></p> <ul><li>What were some of the obvious influences that Origin Systems drew on for inspiration? </li> </ul><ul><li> <ul><li>Tolkien</li> </ul></li> </ul><ul><li> <ul><li>Robin Hood</li> </ul></li> </ul><ul><li>What were some of the significant chang [...]</li></ul>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 4 - Pillars of Eternity
<h4><font face="Arial, Verdana">Spam Spam Spam Humbug gets group! WtF Dragon is joined by Boolean Dragon, Linguistic Dragon, and others to discuss Obsidian Entertainment’s new RPG, <em>Pillars of Eternity</em>.</font></h4> <p>—-more—- </p><div><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></div> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Title Theme</em> - <em>Pillars of Eternity</em> Soundtrack (Justin Bell)</p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p><strong>Pillars of Eternity: </strong>Obsidian Entertainment’s <em>Pillars of Eternity</em> (<a href="http://eternity.obsidian.net/">http://eternity.obsidian.net/</a>) was released a couple weeks ago. It casts players in the role of The Watcher, a uniquely gifted individual who can perceive the souls of others.</p> <p><em>Pillars of Eternity</em> is also designed, in part, as a throwback to the Infinity Engine RPGs of the late [...]</p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 3 - 7,679 Files in 1,156 Folders
<h4><font face="Arial, Verdana">Proving once again that reducing something to raw numbers isn’t necessarily the best way to appreciate its beauty: Kotaku commits journalism with a grand article about the Homeworld Remastered soundtrack. Also: useful Windows applications, encryption software, and sundry other gaming news.</font></h4> <p>—-more—- </p><div><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></div> <h4>Intro</h4> <p><em>Theme from the Castle of Death</em> (<em>Ultima III</em>) by Dan Minut - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5EnSST8nM0">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5EnSST8nM0</a></p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p>Gaming “news” site Kotaku took a break from posting articles about the history of dicks — penises, just so we’re clear, not toxic jerks — in video gaming (<a href="http://kotaku.com/an-abridged-history-of-vid%20%5B...%5D"></a></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 2 - Don’t Knock the Fun
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">In which WtF Dragon comments on Warren Spector’s SXSW lecture on “the dangers of thinking of games as fun” and raises some objections thereto. Because the real danger is the idea that fun is necessarily the same as escapism.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p style="font-weight:normal;"><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><em>Ultima Music Market Place </em>Uploaded by Pekka Leppäluoto - <a href="https://youtu.be/xO-lLTo8HUI">https://youtu.be/xO-lLTo8HUI</a></p> <h4 style="font-weight:normal;">Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">Warren Spector, presenting at SXSW earlier this month, gave a talk on “the dangers of thinking of games as fun”. (<a href="http://herocomplex.latimes.com/games/sxsw-warren-spector-on-the-dang%20%5B...%5D"></a></p>
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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 1 - Spam Spam Spam Humbug
<h4 style="font-weight:normal;">The first Spam Spam Spam Humbug episode. Topics include RPG elitism, Shroud of the Avatar, ten rules for creating fantasy maps, and an iOS game that has come out now for Windows which is a keen homage of Wind Walker.</h4> <p>—-more—- </p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/id978223252">Subscribe on iTunes</a> &#124; <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/spam-spam-spam-humbug">Subscribe on Stitcher</a></p> <h4>Intro</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;">Rule, Britannia, from <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XmuQgHBrmI">George Nowik’s remix of the<strong> </strong><em>Ultima 3</em><strong> </strong>soundtrack</a></p> <h4>Podcast Topic(s)</h4> <p style="font-weight:normal;"><b style="font-size:10pt;">On RPG Elitism:</b><span style="font-size:10pt;"> </span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/UltimaDragons/permalink/10153669436908797/" style="font-size:10pt;">This conversation</a><span style="font-size:10pt;"> in the </span><a></a></p>
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