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VoK 584: Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker [2019] (Review)



VoK makes the jump to lightspeed and ends up long, long ago in a galaxy far far away to bring you our feelings on the “end” of the Skywalker Saga. How does Episode IX measure up as a Star Wars movie?

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Kevin (Gaiden), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Duncan (Valkyrist), Katie (Lady Griffin), and Amber (amberrocks).

Spoilers: The entire Star Wars movie universe and some of the EU/Legends material.

Editor: Adam

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VoK 583: Ride or Die! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 98)


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Join us for the 98th episode of the linear reread. In this sintallment we spend a lot of time on Dany 9 from Dance and we also get into Arianne 1 from Winds. Your hosts are QueenJames, Dr. Blood, Khal Wadege, Gaiden, Pops88, Shadow_baby, Nymeria, Varley, and Bina007.

Spoilers for all ASOIAF including TWOW preview chapters. We also have a GOT show discussion in the aftershow.

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VoK 582: A Buyer’s Market aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 97)


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Join the vassals as we continue our epic linear reread. Tyrion, Penny, and Jorah are sold to Yezzan zo Qaggaz, Dany makes peace with Yunkai, introduces Quentyn to her dragons, attends the opening of the fighting pits and flies away on Drogon. Oh yeah, Arianne is in this episode too…

The episode was split into two parts due to length. In part 1 we review Tyrion 10 and Dany 8 from Dance. In part 2 we spend a lot of time on Dany 9 from Dance and we also get into Arianne 1 from Winds. Your hosts are QueenJames, Dr. Blood, Khal Wadege, Gaiden, Pops88, Shadow_baby, Nymeria, Varley, and Bina007.

Spoilers for all ASOIAF including TWOW preview chapters. We also have a GOT show discussion in the aftershow of part 2.

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VoK 566: Gaming the Thrones (Part 2) – Euron Greyjoy



In this episode we will be covering the show Game of Thrones and how it ended certain plots as well as where those plots stand going into “The Winds of Winter”. Will be discussing the effectiveness of the show’s arc as well as the potential impact, if any, on Martin’s future books. Join us as we try to separate fact from fan fiction.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Kevin (creepy nuncle kevin), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Kevin (Gaiden), Sara (DrBlood), and Matt (Blu3arm0r).

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones

Editor: Adam

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VoK 554: Gaming the Thrones (Part 1) – The Others



In this episode we will be covering the show Game of Thrones and how it ended certain plots. Will be discussing the effectiveness of the show’s arc as well as the potential impact, if any, on Martin’s future books. Our first in topic in this series is the Others (White Walkers) and the Night King.

Hosts: Adam (drownedsnow), Kevin (creepy nuncle kevin), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Kevin (Gaiden), Sara (DrBlood), and Matt (Blu3arm0r).

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of Game of Thrones

Editor: Adam

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VoK 547: Video Game Roundtable – Music Edition



The Vassals of Kingsgrave convene for a different sort of video game roundtable. Instead of talking about favorite games, they come together to explore some of their most beloved pieces of video game music. Join Bing (Shoeshiner), Duncan (Valkyrist), Matt (blu3arm0r), Kevin (Gaiden), Zander (The Lord Baron), and Zach (Alias) as they talk about what video game music is all about and share the tracks that left a lasting impression behind.

9:25 – Zelda Block
27:45 – Civilization 4
35:20 – Resident Evil 4
42:00 – Final Fantasy Block
54:45 – Metroid Prime
1:01:40 – Witcher 3
1:06:00 – Dragon Age: Origins
1:12:40 – Mass Effect Block
1:24:20 – Dark Souls
1:31:10 – Undertale
1:36:40 – To The Moon
1:40:35 – Donkey Kong Country 2
1:47:20 – Pharaoh
1:49:30 – Streets of Rage

This podcast will contain spoilers for a lot of things, including the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, the Mass Effect series, Metroid Prime, Donkey Kong Country 2, Dark Souls, and some badly contained spoilers for Final Fantasy 7.

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

Super Mario Bros Official Theme
Zelda Ocarina of Time – Hyrule Symphony
Zelda Ocarina of Time – Ganondorf’s Theme
Zelda Ocarina of Time – Great Fairy Fountain Theme 
Civilization 4 – Baba Yetu
Resident Evil 4 – Regenerator Theme
Final Fantasy 7 – Aerith’s Theme 
Final Fantasy 13 – The Promise
Metroid Prime Credits
The Witcher 3 – The Fields of Ard Skellig
Dragon Age Main Theme
Mass Effect 3 – An End Once and For All 
Mass Effect 2 – Suicide Mission
Dark Souls – Gwyn, Lord of Cinder 
Undertale – Hopes and Dreams 
To The Moon – For River
Donkey Kong Country 2 – Stickerbrush Symphony
Pharoah – Stha 
Streets of Rage – Boss Theme 
Transistor – Paper Boats

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VoK 533: WolfCast – “The Long Night” (S08E03 Review)


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Join Nadia, Gaiden (Kevin), shadowbaby (Hannah) and munrojock2 (Jock) for this week’s Wolfcast review of The Long Night as they discuss the long awaited battle with the Night King and make comparisons with the epic Battle of Helm’s Deep.

This podcast contains spoilers for all aired episodes of Game of Thrones and all published books in the A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Music Credits – Alpine Universe

Edited by: Nadia

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VoK 532: Fat Pink Cast aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 84)


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The Vassals are back for another Great Linear A Song of Ice and Fire Reread. Join our hosts QueenJames, FTWard (Thomas), Nymeria (Marie), Khal Wadege (Michael), Gaiden (Kevin), MunroJock2 (Jock), and Nadia as they raise their fat pink masts and make their way through the Myrish swamp.

Our chapters are:
Arya 3/Cat of the Canals (Feast) – Arya kills Dareon, becomes blind
Sam 4 (Feast) – Aemon dies
Cersei 7 (Feast) – News of the Shield Islands. Loras sent to take Dragonstone

The next episode will be hosted by Bina and will cover Jaime 5 and 6 from Feast and Tyrion 8 from Dance.

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 519: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (The WB/UPN series) – Retrospective



The Earth is doomed! Join hosts Kevin/Gaiden, Dana/Taindana, Jock/Munrojock, and Adam/DrownedSnow as they revisit the classic television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Preshow/Aftershow starts at 3hr 33m

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VoK 518: The Whisper Campaign aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 82)


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It’s time to once again put your headphones on an join your hosts Abby (Daceymormont), Hannah (shadow_ baby), Jock (Munrojock2), Kevin (Gaiden), Michael (Khal Wadege), Sarah (Lady Weaver), with a brief cameo from the lurker of the episode Zander (The Lord Baron) as they try to avoid talking about Jon while they cover The Wayward Bride, Jon 7 ADWD and The Reaver.

Chapters:

The Wayward Bride (Asha 1) ADWD @ 0:02:10 – Stannis takes Deepwood Motte
Jon 7 ADWD @ 0:43:32 – Jon brings Wun Wun back to the Night’s Watch
The Reaver (Victarion 2) AFFC @ 1:18:21 – Ironborn’s attack on the Shield Islands Aftershow @ 1:57:06

Trigger warnings for Sexual Violence, and warnings for strong language

Image Credit: mattolsonart on Deviantart

Song Credit: Jed O’White Hart

Edited by Sarah – Lady Weaver

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VoK 516: Race/Ethnicity in ASOIAF (discussion)



Join hosts Kevin/Gaiden, Matt/blu3arm0r, Michael/Khal Wadege, and Dana/Taindana as they discuss Summer Islander History month. The vassals get into the various characters of color and their roles in the books as well as the show.

Aftershow starts at 1 hr 33 mins.

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VoK 511: Shadow Baby Gestation Period aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 81)


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Join Casey (blueeyedqueen), Adam (drownedsnow), James (QueenJames), Hannah (shadowbaby), Matt (blu3armour), and Kevin (Gaiden) on the great linear ASOIAF reread part 81! We discuss the first Melisandre chapter in A Dance of Dragons, Brienne 6 in A Feast for Crows, and back to Dance with Jon Connington 1. We also discuss some shadow baby theories.

This podcast will not contain any show spoilers, however it could potentially spoil any events in George R R Martin’s published series.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Sarah and will cover Asha 1, Jon 7, and The Reaver, Victarion 2.

Credits:

Music: Written and performed by Jed O’White Hart. Parodies “Witch Woman” by The Eagles.

Edited by Casey (blueeyedqueen)

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VoK 505: Halloween [2018] (Review)


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Just one month before the dvd is released. Before you can watch it again, VoK brings you their latest podcast.

Join Michael Myers junkies Glen (Dagos_Rivers) and Kevin (Gaiden) for a discussion of the latest movie to the Halloween Franchise.
We rank the films from best to worst, discuss many spoilers of the latest film and where the story could go next.
Also discussed are other popular Horror series Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street.

Duration: 01:27:17

Credits:
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 462: Black Panther [2018] (Review)



Join hosts Kevin/Gaiden, Sara/DrBlood, and Dana/Taindana as they discuss the movie Black Panther, the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Spoilers for the movie and for other entries in the MCU.

Aftershow starts at 1 hr 34 mins.

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VoK 455: Varley’s is the Fury aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 62)


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Join hosts Nadia, Varley/Matt, Nymeria/Marie, shadowbaby/Hannah, Gaiden/Kevin and blu3arm0r/Matt as they continue the Great Linear Reread with Cersei 1 from A Feast for Crows, Quentyn 1 from A Dance with Dragons and Sansa 7 from A Storm of Swords.

The next reread will be hosted by Bina007 and will cover Sam 4, Jon 11, Sam 5 and Jon 12 from A Storm of Swords.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 30 mins.

Credits:
Edited by Nadia
Artwork: Sansa at the Eeyrie by Michael Komarck

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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 434: Justice League [2017] (Review)



Please join the Vassals as they decide if the latest DCEU movie is Rotten or Fresh and ponder the future if any of DC cinematic universe.

Thomas (FTWard), Adam (drownedsnow), David (davidhhh), Sarah (Lady Weaver), Kevin (Gaiden), and Shane (easttexasdirewolf) Unite the Vassals to discuss who has the best knitted jumper, why Daredevil shaves his chest and where the hell was Gleek?

After Show : 2:27

Intro Music: “Everybody Knows” Written by Leonard Cohen and Sharon Robinson Performed by Leonard Cohen
Outro Music: “Heroes” Written by David Bowie and Brian Eno Performed by David Bowie

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VoK 416: WolfCast – “The Dragon and the Wolf” (S07E07 Review)


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WolfCast returns for one final time, this year to review the final episode of Game of Thrones Season 7 ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers) is joined by Hannah (shadow_ baby), Sara (DrBlood), Kevin (Gaiden) and Jock (MunroJock2) to discuss titty punches,
incest, and fan theories.

Credits:
Edited by Dagos_Rivers

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VoK 399: WolfCast – “The Queen’s Justice” & “The Spoils of War” Review (S07E03-04 Review)


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DISCLAIMER: This is a reissued version of the podcast, with improved audio quality.

Before episode Five; catch up in the goings on within Westeros in the latest WolfCast episode which reviews the third and fourth episodes of Game of Thrones Season 7.

Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Hannah (Shadow_ baby), Sara (DrBlood), Jock (MunroJock2) and Kevin (Gaiden) present their thoughts on the last two episodes of the Season.

Thanks for everyone that voted on the podcast awards but unfortunately, VoK were unsuccessful on this occasion.

Credits:
Edited by DrBlood

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​VoK 384: How Do Mandrakes F**k? aka The Great Harry Potter ReRead (Part 4)




The Vassals of Kingsgrave return to Hogwarts school to take a non-existent exam on the last nine chapters of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! This episode’s class is led by Michal (inkasrain), with a student body of Adam (drownedsnow), Nadia, Marie (Nymeria), Bing (shoeshiner), Kevin (Gaiden), Sarah (Lady Weaver), Zach (Alias), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Greg (claudiusthefool), and also, Paul (SerDinnerRoll).

Join the crew as they study bad accents, debate the merits of that asshole Gilderoy Lockheart, pen pointless haikus, take a seminar on body-shaming, and brew some really good shit in the bathroom.

And of course, when in doubt, they go to the library…. or their local independent bookstore.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series, ish.

Credits:
Edited by Michal (inkasrain)
Music by Mike Peoples and John Williams.

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This episode’s class is led by Michal (inkasrain), with a student body of Adam (drownedsnow), Nadia, Marie (Nymeria), Bing (shoeshiner), Kevin (Gaiden), Sarah (Lady Weaver), Zach (Alias), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Greg (claudiusthefool), and also, Paul (SerDinnerRoll).