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VoK 138: The Legend of Korra (“The Ultimatum” Review)


The Vassals cry themselves to sleep as Tenzin Deathwatch nears midnight! Leigh (LordManderBlee) returns from exile to fight the good fight alongside Stephanie (gsgd), Michal (inkasrain), Amin, and Katie (Lady Griffin) as they review S03E11: “The Ultimatum.”

Edited by Katie

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VoK 135: The Legend of Korra (“Long Live The Queen” Review)


Sorry, the Vassals need a moment to catch their breath.  Amin has been taken down! Michal (inkasrain), Stephanie (gsgd), and Katie (Lady Griffin), tough out the ensuing riot to bring you their review of S3E10: “Long Live The Queen.”

Edited by Katie

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VoK 133: Looking (HBO series) – Season 1


Join Vassals Middlecyclone, Lady Griffin, and Khal Wadage as they explore the trials and tribulations of three fellows who make all of the mistakes on HBO’s Looking.

Edited by Middlecyclone

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VoK 132: The Legend of Korra (“The Terror Within” and “The Stakeout” Review)


Heads up! Kingsgrave correspondents Amin and Michal (inkasrain) return from San Diego: Comic-Con with the scoop on Korra’s final SDCC panel. Joining them are Zach (Alias), Stephanie (gsgd), and Katie (Lady Griffin) to review episodes S3E08-09: “The Terror Within” and “The Stakeout.” So dust off your ball-gags and tighten your straitjackets, kiddos: Pabu Deathwatch 2014 begins now.

Edited by Katie

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VoK 128: The Legend of Korra (“Old Wounds” and “Original Airbenders” Review)


Our San Diego Comic-Con panel is this Friday, and our amazing panelists want to answer YOUR questions!<br /> Submit a question for Bryan Konietzko, Michael Dante DiMartinto, Janet Varney (Korra), David Faustino (Mako), Seychelle Gabriel (Asami), Mindy Sterling (Lin Beifong) or John Michael Higgins (Varrick) in the comments below.<br /> What do you want answered???

The Insufferable Overachievers of Kingsgrave return for S3E06-07 of The Legend of Korra! In this episode, Michal (inkasrain), Stephanie (gsgd), Katie (Lady Griffin), and Amin tackle hard-hitting issues ripped straight from the headlines: How many baby bison souls does it take to make a baby bison burger? Who thought it was a good idea to license floating acupuncture? And where the #@$% is Asami?!

Edited by Katie

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VoK 126: The Legend of Korra (“In Harm’s Way” and “The Metal Clan” Review)


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The Vassals have waited all week to feel this warm! Guest hosts Amin and Zach (Alias) join Katie (Lady Griffin) and Stephanie (gsgd) to review episodes S3E04-05 of The Legend of Korra: “In Harm’s Way” and “The Metal Clan.” Grab your magnets and grease your eyebrows, it’s time to ask the big questions like….why are any of us here? Food for thought!

Edited by Katie

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VoK 117: The Legend of Korra (Season 3 Premiere Review)


The Vassals awaken from their Harmonic Convergence induced coma to review the first three episodes of ‘The Legend of Korra (Book 3: Change).’ Katie (Lady Griffin), Stephanie (gsdg), and special guest host Amin combine their chi to ponder the practicality of sleeping under a police desk, the sex appeal of geriatric Zuko, and all the reasons why Ba Sing Se is still a dump. Michal (inkasrain) joins the noisy aftershow.

Credits:
Edited by Katie

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VOK 93: Dragon Age series (BioWare)


The Champions of Kingsgrave band together in a podcast of Archdemon proportions to discuss Bioware’s ‘Dragon Age’ videogame franchise. Join Warden-Commanders Katie (Lady Griffin), Peter (Shellfish), Zach (Alias), Surya (MadScientist22), and Vaarsuvius as they master their taint and debate the finer points of Mages vs Templars, magical bosoms, and why Duncan really is The Worst Ever. In war, victory. In peace, vigilance. In death, Manwoody.

WARNING: THIS PODCAST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE UPCOMING ‘DRAGON AGE: INQUISITION.’ Spoilers include confirmed companions, plots, and game mechanics. Note: spoilers are relevant to March 2014 and may no longer be accurate.

(minor spoilers for Bioware’s ‘Mass Effect’ series.)

2:00 – Introductions and Icebreakers
15:00 – Story Discussion Part I: The Grey Wardens, Mages vs. Templars, Approval/Disapproval vs Friendship/Rivalry, ‘All That Remains.’
– Intermission –
45:00 – Story Discussion Part 2: Favorite Characters and Quests, the impact of ‘Assassin’s Creed’ and ‘Skyrim’ on ‘Inquisition,’ Flemeth, the Tevinter Imperium, the Qunari, and the Great Bioware Romance Debate of 2014.
– Intermission –
1:26:00 – Combat and Mechanics
1:37:00 – ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ and ‘Dragon Age Keep’
1:44:00 – Novelizations and Comics
1:47:00 – Aftershow – Snakes and Scorpions

Credits:
Edited by Katie
Intro – ‘Faith Lies In Ashes’ – ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’ Trailer Music by Jay Vincent
43:00 –  ‘Tavern Music’ by Inon Zur
1: 25:00 –  ‘Challenge An Archdemon’ by Inon Zur Outro:
1:46:46 – ‘Age of the Dragon’ by Miracle Of Sound
Outro – ‘I Am The One’ (Dj Killa-Jewel Remix) by Inon Zur
All ‘Dragon Age’ clips belong to Bioware and Electronic Arts, Inc. All fanworks belong to their respective owners.

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VoK 78: Full Cast(le) Recording #2 – Beware of Flying Babies


In the second installment in the “Full Cast(le) Recording” series, the Vassals of Kingsgrave ascend the auditory stage to perform a dramatic reading of Jaime VI from A Feast for Crows.

Stick around after the curtain falls to hear the vassals discuss the chapter, debate the sanity and circumstance of Brynden Tully, and inevitably wind up debating the various deviations of HBO’s Game of Thrones.

2:00 – Chapter Reading
31: 40 – Aftershow Discussion

Cast:
Michal (inkasrain) – Narrator
Katie (Lady Griffin) – Jaime Lannister
Peter (Shellfish) – Brynden “Blackfish” Tully / Lyle “Strongboar” Crakehall
Leigh (LordManderBlee) – Edmure Tully / Forley Prester
Zach (Alias) – Daven Lannister
Eddie (Teddard) – Emmon Frey / Ryman Frey
Brooke (Asha Greyjoy) – Genna Lannister / Person Who Calls After Jaime / Queen of Whores
Paul (Pod’s Plight) – Karyl Vance / Spearman
Thomas (FTWard) – Addam Marbrand / Clement Piper
Amanda (middlecyclone) – Singer / Walder Rivers / Norbert Vance
Dan (witless chum) – Edwyn Frey

Crew:
Michal (inkasrain) – Host
Katie (Lady Griffin) – Editor

Credits
“The Rains of Castamere” Harp Cover by Harp Twins Camille and Kennerly
“The Rains of Castamere” Instrumental by Ramin Djawadi

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VoK 73: Twin Peaks (ABC series)


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Join Katie (Lady Griffin), Bina (Bina007), and Saad (saad164) at the RR Diner for a cup of black coffee and a slice of cherry pie in this special Twin Peaks episode. The vassals decide their scariest Lynch moment, debate Dale Cooper’s terrible white knight status, cross themselves at the arcane horror that is Leo Johnson’s ponytail, and cap it all off with a game of “Marry, One Night, or Wrapped In Plastic.”

Spoilers for all episodes of the 1990-1991 television series Twin Peaks. Spoilers also for the films Muholland Drive (2001), Lost Highway (1997), Blue Velvet (1986), and Inland Empire (2006). The 2004-2010 television show Lost is discussed with minor spoilers.

Credits:
Edited by Katie (Lady Griffin)

Intro Music: “Twin Peaks Theme” by Angelo Badalamenti (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5f_1d2zyjaI)

“Sycamore Trees” by Angelo Badalamenti and performed by Jimmy Scott (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr-hiJscLTo)

Outro Music: “Laura Palmer’s Theme” by Angelo Badalamenti (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khMlcTE7lw8)

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VoK 42: The Legend of Korra (Season 2 Finale Review)


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Katie (Lady Griffin) is joined by Stephanie (gsgd), Michal (inkasrain) and Leigh (LordManderblee) to review Legend of Korra’s Final 4 episodes Night of a Thousand Stars, Harmonic Convergence, Darkness Falls and Light in the Dark.

Editing Credits: Katie

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VoK 37: Legend of Korra S2E10 Review
VoK 34: Legend of Korra S2E09 Review

VoK 37: Legend of Korra (S2E10 Review)


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Katie (Lady Griffin) is joined by Stephanie (gsgd), , Michal (inkasrain) and Leigh (LordManderblee) to review Legend of Korra Episode S2E10 “A New Spiritual Age”.

Editing Credits: Katie

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VoK 30: Legend of Korra S2E07-08 Review
VoK 34: Legend of Korra S2E09 Review

VoK 34: Legend of Korra (S2E09 Review)


Katie (Lady Griffin) is joined by Stephanie (gsgd), , Michal (inkasrain) and Leigh (LordManderblee) to review Legend of Korra Episode S2E09 “The Guide”.

Editing Credits: Katie

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BoK 19: Legend of Korra S2E01-02 Review
BoK 20: Legend of Korra S2E03 Review
VoK 26: Legend of Korra S2E04 Review
VoK 27: Legend of Korra S2E05 Review
VoK 29: Legend of Korra S2E06 Review
VoK 30: Legend of Korra S2E07-08 Review

VoK 30: Legend of Korra (S2E07-08 Review)


Exiled Warden of the forums LordManderblee joins Legend of the Haram Katie, Michal and Stephanie (aka gsdg) to review Legend of Korra Episode S2E07-08 “Beginnings”.

Editing Credits: Katie

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BoK 19: Legend of Korra S2E01-02 Review
BoK 20: Legend of Korra S2E03 Review
VoK 26: Legend of Korra S2E04 Review
VoK 27: Legend of Korra S2E05 Review
VoK 29: Legend of Korra S2E06 Review

VoK 29: Legend of Korra (S2E06 Review)


Vassals of Korra returns with Bastards of Aang featuring Katie, Michal and Stephanie (aka gsdg) to review Legend of Korra Episode S2E06 “The Sting”. The Harem also reviewed S2E01-02, S2E03 ,S2E04 and S2E05 in BoK 19, BoK 20 ,VoK 26 and VoK 27 respectively.

Editing Credits: Katie

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Links:
PabuCast: A Legend of Korra Podcast
BoK 19: Legend of Korra S2E01-02 Review
BoK 20: Legend of Korra S2E03 Review
VoK 26: Legend of Korra S2E04 Review
VoK 27: Legend of Korra S2E05 Review

VoK 27: Legend of Korra (S2E05 Review)


Vassals of Korra returns with Legend of the Harem featuring Katie, Michal and Stephanie (aka gsdg) to review Legend of Korra Episode S2E05 Peacekeepers. The Harem + Amin also reviewed S2E01-02, S2E03 and S2E04 in BoK 19, BoK 20 and VoK 26 respectively.

Editing Credits: Katie

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BoK 19: Legend of Korra S2E01-02 Review
BoK 20: Legend of Korra S2E03 Review
VoK 26: Legend of Korra S2E04 Review

VoK 26: Legend of Korra (S2E04 Review)


Katie, Michal and Stephanie (aka gsdg) make their very first Vassals of Korra appearance. The Harem reviews Legend of Korra Episode S2E04 Civil Wars Part 2.Harem + Amin also reviewed S2E01-02 and S2E03 in BoK 19 and BoK 20 respectively.

Editing Credits: Katie

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BoK 19: Legend of Korra S2E01-02 Review
BoK 20: Legend of Korra S2E03 Review