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VoK 531: DragonCast – “The Long Night” (S08E03 Review)


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Join Bina, Katie, Michal, Varley, Adam and Brett for a rapid-response take on this week’s epic episode. At 57m we’re pod crashed by Greg, Casey, and a very shell-shocked Zack and Duncan from Ice and Fire Con.

The night is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones.

Music credits: Alpine Universe.

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VoK 521: Harry’s Floating Head aka The Great Harry Potter Reread (Part 6)



The Vassals of Kingsgrave return to Hogwarts to continue their never-ending read through of Prisoner of Azkaban. Join Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Marie (Nymeria), Matt (Varley), Michal (inkasrain), Big Paul (Pod’s Plight), Small Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Zander (The Lord Baron), and Zach (Alias) as they talk about magic cats, patronuses, and lots and lots of Quidditch. Stick around for the aftershow at 1 hour and 53 minutes for some Christopher Columbus bashing and Chicago vs. New York.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series including the Fantastic Beasts films.

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

Harry Potter Theme (Metal)
Azkaban Soundtrack – 07 A Window to the Past

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VoK 520: A Tale Of Two Matts aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 83)


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After six months and eighteen chapters we finally get to May 300 AL and near the end of Feast! In this episode we will cover Tyrion 7 from Dance (5m), The Princess in the Tower/Arianne 2 from Feast (25m) and Brienne 7 from Feast (44m). These events take place from May 1st to May 3rd 300 AL. The after show begins at 1hr including a discussion of New York Moot and Hashtag Greg parlous trivia skills.

Your hosts are Bina, Casey, Marie, Zack, Matt, Matt and Michael.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by QueenJames and will cover Arya 3/Cat of the Canals, Sam 4 (the death of Aemon) and Cersei 7 from Feast.

This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in A Song Of Ice And Fire but not the Game of Thrones TV show until 1hr 3m.

Picture credit – Marc Simonetti, Fantasy Flight Games

Music credit – Alpine Universe

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VoK 517: The Dragon Prince (Netflix series) – Season 1 & 2



Greetin’s fella humans! Join vassals Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Bina (bina007), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Sara (DrBlood), and Zach (Alias) as they review Netflix and Wonderstorm’s animated fantasy series, The Dragon Prince. The crew talks character and conflict, themes and theories, and debates glow-toad cuteness vs baby dragon adorability.

Come for the review, stay for the meditations on Radical Utilitarianism, Rawls Veil of Ignorance, and the persuasions of Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost. #kidsshow

Featuring a Very Special Appearance by actual youth-child, BabyDrBlood!

Credits:
Edited by Michal (inkasrain)

‘The Dragon Prince’ season 2 ending is way more important than it seems by Michal

All music in this episode is from The Dragon Prince, Season 1 (A Netflix Original Series Soundtrack) and The Dragon Prince, Season 2 (A Netflix Original Series Soundtrack), composed by Frederik Wiedmann and released by Lakeshore Records. Tracks used include:

The Dragon Prince – Main Title
End Credits / The Power to Change Everything
Brothers
The Jelly Tart Heist
Azymondias

Purchase or stream the complete soundtracks here:
Season 1
Season 2

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VoK 510: Dementors, Dentists and Divination aka The Great Harry Potter Reread (Part 5)


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The Vassals of Kingsgrave return to Hogwarts for third year. Join Nadia, inkasrain(Michal), blue-eyed-queen(Casey), Alias(Zack), Pod’s Plight(Paul), SerDinnerRoll(Paul) and drownedsnow(Adam) as they study the importance of dental hygiene in the wizarding world, realize Aunt Marge is really the victim and declare their love for Lupin during their discussion of the first seven chapters of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series.

Credits:
Edited by Nadia.
Music by Mike Peoples and John Williams

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VoK 509: Video Game Roundtable – 2018 Edition




The Vassals of Kingsgrave convene for another video game roundtable.  This time around Vassals Thomas (FTWard), Bing (shoeshiner), Matt (blu3arm0r), and Zach (Alias) gather to talk about some of their favorite video games in the year of 2018. They also share some of the biggest games they are anticipating in 2019.

0:15 – Introduction
23:50 – Kingdom Come: Deliverance
37:50 – Marvel’s Spider-Man
47:30 – Valkyria Chronicles 4
56:30 – BATTLETECH
1:05:30 – Celeste
1:11:40 – God of War (2018)
1:20:30 – Everything Else We Played
1:44:00 – Most Anticipated (and Unanticipated) Games of 2019

Credits:
Edited by Zach

Field of Hopes And Dreams – Deltarune OST
Kingdom Come Deliverance – Skalitz 1403
Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) OST – Spider-Man
Valkyria Chronicles 4 OST – Title Theme
BATTLETECH 02 – Restoration
Celeste Original Soundtrack – 02 – First Steps
God of War | God of War OST
Gris, Pt. 1

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VoK 508: Spider-Man – Into the Spider-Verse [2018] (Review)




Join Vassals Bina (Bina007), Michal (inkasrain), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Zach (Alias) as they geek out to the max about all the things they get right in the recent Sony Pictures animated feature, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Warning: this podcast will contain spoilers for Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse. This movie also contains imagery that may potentially trigger a seizure for anyone with photosensitive epilepsy. 

Credits and Notes:
Edited by Zach
Vince Staples – Home
Lil Wayne & Ty Dolla $ign – Scared of the Dark (feat. XXXTENTACION)
The Great Responsibility: Why Marvel has failed fans with ‘Spider-Man’ (opinion) by Marama Whyte
‘Into the Spider-Verse’s Peter B. Parker is the redeemed Spidey millennials need by Michal Schick

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VoK 501: A GameShow of Thrones (ASOIAF Trivia)



The vassals continue their 500 revelry with a heated round of ASOIAF trivia! Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Zach (Alias), Greg (claudiusthefool), Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), and Nadia as they go head to head in a battle of wits, wills and White Walkers.

Who will be crowned champion and who will be fed to the dogs? There’s only one way to find out…

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 500: The Dance of the Vassals V



The curators of Vassals of Kingsgrave celebrate their 500th episode!! Join Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Zach (Alias), Greg (claudiusthefool), Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), and Nadia as they answer listener-submitted questions about the books, the podcast and the fandom of A Song of Ice and Fire.

Topics include: our favorite episodes, meetup experiences, Westerosi survival tips, best and worst tinfoil theories, dream podcast guests, stalking George, how the series has affected our lives, and what the future holds.

Stick around for the Aftershow (at 2:31:51) for an interview with Amin Javadi from “A Podcast of Ice and Fire,” in which he elaborates on the early years of the ASOIAF fandom and the origins of VOK.

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
Music from Age of Empires

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VoK 496: FeastDance Blue Balls aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 78)


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Ironmen get flayed – a Prince is Tattered – and a woman wanders around Westeros without a clue in the 78th episode of the epic linear ASOIAF reread. Join Bina, Varley, Adam, Zack, Marie and Jock as they wade balls-deep into FeastDance, with Reek/Theon 2, Quentyn 2/The Windblown at 18m, and Brienne 5 at 29m. These events take place between the 5th and 9th April 300.

The aftershow starts at 45m with the superb Moot Of The World song by Ged O’White Hart!

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for anything in George R R Martin’s ASOIAF series. Content from TWOW preview chapters will be clearly flagged and avoidable. We do not discuss or spoil the show.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by QueenJames for the first time!! and will cover Cersei 6 from Feast, Jon 6 from Dance and Tyrion 6 from Dance.

Picture credit – HBO

Music credits – Alpine Universe and the Podcast Bard – Ged O’White Hart

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VoK 491: The Last Bran Chapter aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 76)


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Join us for episode 76 of the Great Linear ASOIAF Re-Read ! Today we enjoy one of the few Sansa chapters (Alayne 1 from Feast), we learn again how great George is at writing horror stories with Brienne 4 from Feast, and we ponder over the passing of time in the last Bran chapter of the published books : Bran 3 from Dance. Your hosts are Sarah (Lady Weaver), Zach (Alias), Duncan (Valkyrist), Jock (munrojock2), Marie (Nymeria). These events take place between March 23rd and 27th 300 AL.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works George R R Martin’s A Song Of Ice and Fire series but not for the HBO Show or TWOW Preview Chapters unless clearly marked.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Adam. It will cover Jon 5 and Tyrion 5 from Dance and Sam 3 from Feast.

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VoK 483: Ice & Fire Con 2018 Recap




Hey, remember Ice and Fire Con? We finally got a podcast out about it. Get an inside look at what it’s like at this wonderful event as Vassals Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Matt (blu3arm0r), Greg (claudiusthefool), Zach (Alias), Dan (Witless Chum), Thomas (FTWard), and Jon (eigenvectorjon) recap and share their experiences of Ice and Fire Con 2018.

Credits:
Edited by Alias
Music by Alpine Universe and DrumurBoy

Ice and Fire Con Links
Ice and Fire Con 2019 Tickets
Ice and Fire Con and Vassals of Kingsgrave Instagram pages for more pictures from the event
Westeros: An American Musical
The Rains of Castamere in Russian by Pasha
Mallory/Sanxrian’s Art
The Broken Man by Scad from Davos Fingers
The Floppy Fish by Tom o’Sevens
Ser Duncan the Tall vs Rohanne Webber Rap Battle

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VoK 479: Solo – A Star Wars Movie [2018] (Review #2)




Time for another job that only VoK can deliver. Shoddily and with rambling nerds. Join Zach (Alias), Zander (The Lord Baron), Matt (blu3arm0r), Jock (munrojock2) and Paul (SerDinnerRoll) as they look into this little gem of a movie and discuss not only its excellence as a film but also why it has been doing poorly in the box office.

This podcast will contain spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Credits:
Edited by SerDinnerRoll
Music by John Powell and John Williams

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VoK 461: ParanoiaCast! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 67)


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Join some of the VOK Curators – Adam/DrownedSnow, Glen/Dagos_Rivers, Zach/Alias, Nadia and Ser Patrick The Tall – as they discuss Cersei 3 from A Feast For Crows, Tyrion 2 from A Dance With Dragons and Sansa 1 from Feast again. These events take place on the 15th and 16th Feb 300 AL.

Beware! This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series. It does not spoil the show.

Music – Alpine Universe
Artwork – HBO

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VoK 446: Video Game Roundtable (Vol.3)



The Vassals return once more to the pixelated roundtable to offer wise council and exchange valuable cheat codes. Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Zach (Alias), Katie (Lady Griffin), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Kevin (Gaiden) as they chat video games and gush over some of their favourite titles of all time.

01:14 – Recently Played
11:37 – Favourite Games (Round #3)
1:00:48 – Favourite Games (Round #4)
1:52:24 – Favourite Games (Round #5)
2:14:43 – Upcoming Games

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
Audio Clips owned by Valve and Toby Fox

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VoK 193: Video Game Roundtable (Vol.1)
VoK 338: Video Game Roundtable (Vol.2)

VoK 441: The Crown (Netflix series) – Season 2




The Vassals of Kingsgrave gather for their first podcast of 2018, covering the second season of Netflix’s The Crown, created by Peter Morgan and starring Claire Foy, Matt Smith, and Vanessa Kirby.

Join Peter (petyrslaylish15), Marie (Nymeria), Jock (munrojock2), Zach (Alias), and Matt (Varley) as they talk favorite characters, moments, and do their best to try to suss out all the historical parallels in this spanning series. Tune in at 1:12:00 where Bina (Bina007) shares her thoughts on season 2.

This podcast will contain spoilers for The Crown Season 1 and 2.

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

The Crown Opening by Hans Zimmer
We Shall Go To War by Rupert Gregson-Williams & Lorne Balfe

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​VoK 435: Video Game Roundtable – 2017 Edition




The Vassals of Kingsgrave convene for another video game roundtable.  This time around Vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Bing (shoeshiner), Katie (LadyGriffin), and Zach (Alias) gather to talk about some of their favorite video games in the year of 2017. They also share some of the biggest games they are anticipating in the coming year.

0:45 – Introduction
7:15 – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen
14:40 – Persona 5
23:10 – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
49:05 – Divinity Original Sin 2
1:02:40 – Night in the Woods
1:12:25 – Mass Effect: Andromeda
1:21:45 – Most Anticipated Games of 2018
1:35:35 – Aftershow

While there will be minor spoilers for the various games discussed, this podcast is largely spoiler-free. 

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

Super Mario Odyssey OST – Jump Up, Super Star!
Night In The Woods OST – Astral Alley (Build-Up Version)
NieR: Automata OST – Amusement Park (Dynamic – Vocals)

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VoK 429: The Gate is Magic aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 54)



Join Vassals Casey/blue-eyed-queen, Zach/Alias, Alix/Aiwendil, Matt/Varley/Varley mo Varley, Adam/drownedsnow and Marie/Nymeria for Part 54 of our Great Linear Re-read of A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, where we get our very first Dance chapter!
We cover the events of Davos 6, Dany 1 from ADWD and Bran 4.

The next Linear Re-Read will be hosted by Bina and will cover Tyrion 9 and Jaime 7 from A
Storm of Swords.

Apologies for the Skype sound notifications throughout the recording.

Edited by Nymeria

Music credits: Alpine Universe, The National

Picture credit: A Storm of Swords Drawing Project, Bran IV by JoThirteen

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VoK 414: The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring [2001] (DVD Commentary)



It’s the podcast everyone’s been waiting for…

Join Casey (blue-eyed-queen) as she watches Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring for the first time, along with Lord of the Rings experts: Zach (Alias), Paul (Serdinnerroll), and Alex (LuckyCharms)! They discuss first impressions, music, New Zealand, Grime Con 2016, and maybe a little bit of LOTR.

Warning: contains spoilers for the Fellowship of the Ring and maybe the other LOTR movies/books I’m not really sure…

Credits:
Edited by Casey (blue-eyed-queen)
Music credit: Kevin MacLeod ~ Achaidh Cheide

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VoK 400: The Dance of the Vassals IV



To celebrate their 400th podcast, the curators of VOK break bread in the smoky halls of the Twins and toast a joyous marriage to Edmure Tully and Roslyn Frey.

Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Bina (Bina007), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Zach (Alias), Adam (drownedsnow), Nadia, and Greg (claudiusthefool) for a one-night only performance of Catelyn VII from George R. R. Martin’s A Storm of Swords (aka the “Red Wedding”). And stick around backstage for a postmortem discussion of the chapter.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire

02:20 – Full Cast(le) Recording #13: The Hole Where Our Hearts Had Been
33:32 – Catelyn VII (ASOS) Chapter Discussion

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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