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VoK 552: Marauder Madness aka The Great Harry Potter Reread (Part 7)



The Vassals of Kingsgrave return to Hogwarts to conclude their re-read of the Prisoner of Azkaban. Join Marie (Nymeria), Small Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Abby (DaceyMormont), Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Paul (Pod’s Plight), and Zach (Alias) as they enjoy the usual laughs and jokes, but also engage in some serious discussion on some of the many complex characters this series has to offer.

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 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 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 363: Critical Role (Geek & Sundry series)



The Vassals return in spectacularly nerdy fashion to rant and rave about Critical Role, a popular Dungeons and Dragons live show on Twitch.tv and Youtube.

Join Alex (LuckyCharms), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (Pod’s Plight), and Zach (Alias) as they talk favorite characters and moments throughout the show’s run, and consider just what is so special about this whole tabletop roleplaying thing.

This podcast will contain spoilers for all episodes of Critical Role up through episode 89. You have been warned.

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)
Music credits: Critical Role Theme Song by Jason Charles Miller
Kellan the Undying by Drumurboy
Art by Alika Gupta

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Critical Role airs every Thursday at 7 PM PST on the Geek and Sundry Twitch channel. The recorded episode is published on their website the following Monday. Click here if you’d like to watch the show from the beginning.

VoK 349: Christmas is Cursed​ aka The Great Harry Potter ReRead (Part 2)


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The Vassals return to Hogwarts for the end of first year, where they tackle mysterious mirrors, the power of love, and sports that sound like sex. Join Michal (inkasrain), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Matt (Varley), Bing (Shoeshiner), Nadia, Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Zach (Alias), Matthieu (beric175), and Paul Small (Ser Dinner Roll) as they review the second half of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone, and then freak out over Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Because we just can’t have nice things.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series, including The Cursed Child.

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

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VoK 339: Tales from the Darkling Plain (aka The Lost VOKs)


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In this Halloween spooktacular, Valkyrist ventures into the Darkling Plain in search of lost podcast recordings, and summons the ghosts of Kingsgrave’s past.

Clips have been selected from the following unpublished VOK podcasts:

02:10 – DragonCast S04E09 Review
24:20 – SoccerCast (Vol.2)
47:49 – CockneyMoot 2014 FCR Outtakes
50:41 – ASOIAF Future Predictions
1:13:44 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Preview
1:38:23 – Mockingjay: Part 1 Review
1:44:50 – WolfCast S05E10 Review
2:02:09 – SeattleMoot 2015
2:22:32 – APOIAF April Fools’ Aftershow
2:39:49 – Kingsgrave Jukebox

Disclaimer: This podcast contains spoilers for A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and The Hunger Games. Please consult the timestamps above to avoid being spoiled for any of these titles.

Credits:
Curated by Valkyrist
Songs by jed o’white hart, Aiwendil, Bina007, and Amberrocks

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VoK 310: Childhood’s End aka The Great Harry Potter ReRead (Part 1)


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Welcome to the Hogwarts of innuendo! Join the great load o’ duffers known as Michal (inkasrain), Greg (claudiusthefool), Casey (blue-eyed-queen), Matt (Varley), Adam (drownedsnow), Zach (Alias), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (Pod’s Plight), and Shane (easttexasdirewolf) as they study the first nine chapters of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s/Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling. Listeners will be tested on 90’s technology, baseball insults, and flying phallic imagery.

This podcast contains spoilers for the entire Harry Potter series, as well as A Song of Ice and Fire (including spoiler chapters) and Captain Planet.

Credits:
Edited by inkasrain
Music by Mike Peoples, inspired by the work of John Williams.

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VoK 307: DragonCast – “The Winds of Winter” (S06E10 Review)


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DragonCast returns to review the tenth episode of Game of Thrones Season 6, “The Winds of Winter”.

Join Adam (drownedsnow), Steven (SJLee), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Drew (Wargasm), Matt (Varley), Greg (claudiusthefool), Casey (Blue-Eyed-Queen), Small Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Katie (LadyGriffin), Jeff (jeff14), and Zach (Alias) as they discuss the very last episode of Season 6, general thoughts on the development of show characters, and one last hurrah of Dragoncast ridiculousness as we go not-so-quietly into the night for another season.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 6 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

0:35 – Introduction and Ratings
11:00 – King’s Landing
27:10 – The Twins
31:15 – Oldtown
36:10 – Dorne
38:10 – Beyond the Wall
42:25 – Winterfell & General Game of Thrones Character Discussion
1:13:15 – King’s Landing Part II
1:21:15 – Meereen
1:36:40 – Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by Alias
A Song of Ice and Fire by Alpine Universe
Kellen the Undying by Drumurboy

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VoK 301: DragonCast – “No One” (S06E08 Review)


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DragonCast returns to review the eighth episode of Game of Thrones Season 6, “No One”.

Join Adam (drownedsnow), Greg (claudiusthefool), Bing (Shoeshiner), Matt (Varley), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Small Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Katie (LadyGriffin), Casey (Blue-Eyed-Queen), and lurker Amber (Amberrocks) as they rant, rave (mostly rant), and speculate how Game of Thrones Season 6 will end. #NeverDorne

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 6 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

0:35 – Introduction and Ratings
7:00 – In the Riverlands
11:00 – Riverrun
28:45 – King’s Landing
41:00 – Meereen
50:15 – Braavos
59:55 – Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by drownedsnow
A Song of Ice and Fire by Alpine Universe
Kellen the Undying by Drumurboy

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VoK 292: DragonCast – “The Book of the Stranger” (S06E04 Review)


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DragonCast returns to review the fourth episode of Game of Thrones Season 6, “The Book of the Stranger”.

Join Paul (SerDinnerRoll), Adam (drownedsnow), Bing (Shoeshiner), Katie (LadyGriffin), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Michal (inkasrain), Alex (LuckyCharms), Casey (Blue-Eyed-Queen), Matt (Varley), Jeff (jeff14), Amber (amberrocks), and Zach (Alias) for another Game of Thrones review with more hosts joining by the minute as Skype chugs along with them.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 6 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

00:40 – Introduction and Ratings
6:45 – The Wall
23:15 – Runestone
30:30 – Meereen
36:15 – King’s Landing
43:45 – The Iron Islands
48:30 – Winterfell
54:00 – Vaes Dothrak
1:10:35 – Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by Alias
A Song of Ice and Fire by Alpine Universe
Kellen the Undying by Drumurboy

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VoK 289: DragonCast – “Oathbreaker” (S06E03 Review)


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DragonCast returns to review the third episode of Game of Thrones Season 6, “Oathbreaker”.

Join Adam (drownedsnow), Greg (claudiusthefool), Katie (LadyGriffin), Casey (Blue-Eyed-Queen), Matt (Varley), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Jeff (jeff14) for another Game of Thrones review.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 6 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Credits:
Edited by drownedsnow
Game of Thrones Main Titles by Ramin Djawadi
Greg’s Notes

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VoK 288: DragonCast – “Home” (S06E02 Review)


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DragonCast returns to review the second episode of Game of Thrones Season 6, “Home”.

Join Michal (inkasrain), Adam (drownedsnow), Bing (Shoeshiner), Jeff (jeff14), Steven (SJLee), Katie (LadyGriffin), Casey (Blue-Eyed-Queen), Matt (Varley), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Greg (claudiusthefool), Paul (SerDinnerRoll), and Zach (Alias) for another Game of Thrones review chock-full of hosts and jokes, if not intellectual commentary.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 6 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

1:00 – Introductions and Lemoncake Ratings
8:15 – Beyond The Wall
17:30 –  The Wall (Part 1)
21:20 –  King’s Landing
31:20 –  Meereen
35:40 –  Braavos
38:45 –  Winterfell
45:40 –  In the North Someplace
52:40 –  Pyke
57:05 –  The Wall (Part 2)
1:09:03 –  Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by Alias
A Song of Ice and Fire by Alpine Universe
Kellen the Undying by Drumurboy
Greg’s Notes

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VoK 252: Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)


Lead them or fall! Inquisitors Zach (Alias), Peter (Shellfish), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Katie (Lady Griffin), Bing (Shoeshiner), and Jeff (jeff14) return to Thedas for the third installment in BioWare’s epic fantasy roleplaying series: Dragon Age: Inquisition.

  • 1:00 – Introductions and Icebreakers
  • 13:00 – Combat and Mechanics
  • 38:00 – Story
  • 1:23: 00 – Characters
  • 1:53:00 – Trespasser DLC

Music:

‘I Am The One’ (Instrumental)  by Raney Shockne and Nick Stoubis

‘Sera Was Never’ by Raney Shockne, Nick Stoubis, and Elizaveta Khripounova

‘Rise’ by Raney Shockne, Nick Stoubis, and Elizaveta Khripounova

???? by Trevor Morris

Credits:
Edited by Katie

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VoK 218: DragonCast – “Mother’s Mercy” (S05E10 Review)


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DragonCast is back, despite continuing technical nonsense, to review the tenth and final episode of Game of Thrones Season 5, “Mother’s Mercy”.

Join Greg (claudiusthefool), Matt (Varley), Bing (Shoeshiner), Steven (SJLee), Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Paul (Pod’s Plight),  Alex (LuckyCharms), Brett (White Raven), and Zach (Alias) for one last time (this year).

Apologies for  the audio problems on this one. The recording had some choppiness and a persistent echo at times.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

0:50 – Introduction and Ratings
7:31 – Stannis’ Camp & Winterfell
31:27 – Braavos
36:19 – Dorne
42:22 – Meereen
48:46 – King’s Landing
56:53 – The Wall
1:21:02 – Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by Alias
Kellen the Undying by Drumurboy

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New York Times GoT Finale Post

VoK 216: DragonCast – “The Dance of Dragons” (S05E09 Review)


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DragonCast overcomes the Darkling Plain in spite of power outages and Skype problems, back to review the second to last episode of Game of Thrones season 5!

Join Greg (claudiusthefool), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Katie (Lady Griffin), Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain), Matt (Varley), Alex (LuckyCharms), and Zach (Alias) for extensive Stannis talk, Mad Max, and Chinchillas.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

0:39 – Introduction and Ratings
8:32 – The Wall
12:45 – Dorne
19:27 – Braavos
25:16 – Stannis’ Camp
1:07:27 – Meereen
1:22:22 – Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by Alias
King Stannis’ “Renly’s Peach” Speech by Valkyrist
End Music

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VoK 214: DragonCast – “Hardhome” (S05E08 Review)


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DragonCast is roused again to discuss and, in a turn of events, generally be really happy with the latest Game of Thrones episode.

Join Greg (claudiusthefool), Matt (Varley), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Adam (drownedsnow), Bing (Shoeshiner), Alex (LuckyCharms), Duncan (Valkyrist), and Zach (Alias) for another Game of Thrones review.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Credits:
Edited by Alias
Music: Kellen the Undying by Drumurboy

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VoK 211: DragonCast – “The Gift” (S05E07 Review)


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DragonCast is back to discuss the latest Game of Thrones episode, “The Gift”, and how the show is doing gearing up for the final stretch of season 5.

Join Alex (LuckyCharms), Adam (drownedsnow), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Matt (Varley),  Greg (claudiusthefool), Bing (Shoeshiner), Steven (SJLee), and Zach (Alias) for another Game of Thrones review.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Credits:
Edited by Alias
Music: The Dornishman’s Wife by Yunck

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VoK 208: DragonCast – “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” (S05E06 Review)


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DragonCast returns to give their thoughts on the latest Game of Thrones episode. Stay for the aftershow, where we unwind as only the dragons can. #Greg

Join Greg (claudiusthefool) , Matt (Varley), Bing (Shoeshiner), Steven (SJLee), Adam (drownedsnow), Michal (inkasrain),  Paul (Pod’s Plight), and Zach (Alias) for yet another Game of Thrones review.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

00:38 – Introduction and Ratings
10:40 – Braavos
21:50 – Essos
31:13 – King’s Landing
57:32 – Dorne
1:07:45 – Winterfell
2:01:10 – Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by Alias
Music: Kellen the Undying by Drumurboy

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S.S. Abandoned Plotlines
Game of Thrones S5E6 – Atlantic Roundtable
Alyssa Rosenberg on S5E6

VoK 205: DragonCast – “Kill the Boy” (S05E05 Review)


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DragonCast leaps from the ruins the Rhoyne, or Valyria, or wherever, to discuss episode 5 of season 5 of Game of Thrones, “Kill the Boy.” Join Michal (inkasrain), Matt (Varley), Greg (claudiusthefool), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (Pod’s Plight), and Adam (drownedsnow) for a not-quite-raucous, but undoubtedly VoK review.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, ABC’s LOST, The Princess Bride, and Scientology.

Credits:
Edited by inkasrain

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VoK 201: DragonCast – “The Sons of the Harpy” (S05E04 Review)


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DragonCast rises again, back to review the fourth episode of Game of Thrones Season 5, “The Sons of the Harpy”.

Join Adam (drownedsnow), Matt (Varley), Bing (Shoeshiner), Paul (Pod’s Plight), Alex (LuckyCharms), and Zach (Alias) for a not-quite-raucous, but undoubtedly VoK review.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones (including Season 5 promotional material), as well as all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Credits:
Edited by Alias
Music: The Hero of Willowbrook by Drumurboy

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