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Best Ten Very Big Books podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best Ten Very Big Books podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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India, Josh and Peter are reading The Malazan Book of the Fallen. A bad idea? Maybe, but we'll at least have fun along the way. Peter has read the series before, but it's Josh and India's first time.Join us, as we talk through each book and enjoy the works of Steven Erikson.
 
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Four pals talk life and hobbies, discussing the very best of board games, video games, comic books, movies, and more.
 
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The World Is Listening ToDAVE RABBITAre You?”Dave Rabbit”, the “Godfather Of Pirate Radio”, welcomes you to "The Rabbit Zone". So Fasten Your Seat Belts, bring your seats and tray tables to their Fully Upright Position, then bend over and Kiss Your Ass Goodbye, because the “Dave Rabbit” & “Radio First Termer” Pirate Radio Experience is an Extremely Dangerous & Bumpy Ride! Everything Here Is FREE To Enjoy & Share!DAVE RABBITLOVESJESSICA RABBITMilitary EntertainmentNetworkIn 2006, Dave Rabbit ...
 
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The World Is Listening ToDAVE RABBITAre You?”Dave Rabbit”, the “Godfather Of Pirate Radio”, welcomes you to "The Rabbit Zone". So Fasten Your Seat Belts, bring your seats and tray tables to their Fully Upright Position, then bend over and Kiss Your Ass Goodbye, because the “Dave Rabbit” & “Radio First Termer” Pirate Radio Experience is an Extremely Dangerous & Bumpy Ride! Everything Here Is FREE To Enjoy & Share!DAVE RABBITLOVESJESSICA RABBITMilitary EntertainmentNetworkIn 2006, Dave Rabbit ...
 
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It's a mess of an episode over here as Seven Cities takes it's toll. Lostara Yil has no love on the podcast, Josh and India argue about Sha'ik Reborn, and Peter opens up the show with a bummer. --- Chapters covered - 13, 14 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks a ...…
 
00:00 - Top hotel hacks, boiling eggs in unconventional ways, and award-winning hotel service horror stories. 15:16 - Our first experience of the BoardGameGeek Secret Santa, and adventures in sending board games to Taiwan. 23:22 - Even more crimbo-capers-on-the-quiet, as we prepare for our own Secret Santa. 31:15 - We're rubbish at the fantasti ...…
 
We're back to our regularly scheduled programming this week. Peter checks in on how everybody feels halfway through DG, Josh just can't remember Lostara Yil, and India is out representing everybody's favorite Aptorian. --- Chapters covered - 11, 12 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Ema ...…
 
00:00 - The Fingers Dilemma. 07:03 - "Kojima-esque" and other words to describe the game one of us has made with the extremely accessible, creativity-inspiring game development software Pixel Game Maker MV. 20:39 - Our question comes from our pal "Dr. Kenneth A. Barnes" (@SuperKMx), who asks: which fictional duck is the best duck? a) Edd the Du ...…
 
Steven Erikson came on the show a few weeks back. We talked about the 20th Anniversary of Gardens of the Moon, and dipped into discussions about why Frodo should have died, differences between fantasy and science fiction, and what experiences Steve is bringing to write the God is Not Willing. We hope you enjoy the conversation! Follow the show ...…
 
00:00 - Reasons to enjoy dressing gowns a bit more often than you currently do. 06:16 - Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's The Mooseman. 18:45 - "How do you do, fellow kids?", and other stories about how we know we're not running in the same circles as that Ninja guy who plays Fortnite. 23:03 - Air, Land and Sea from Arcane Wonders is a shor ...…
 
Early morning recording ended up with a shorter episode. Josh does a stew comparison, Peter does a taffy comparison, and India thinks the T'lan Imass are bullies. --- Chapters covered - 9, 10 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com Thank you to Dan Ges ...…
 
00:00 - Yes, these definitely sound like things a beer drinker would make up. 12:20 - The peculiar awkwardness of full body massage. 18:52 - Imhotep: The Duel is a two player board game masterpiece from Kosmos. 35:28 - Soedesco's latest is called Truck Driver and it's the first big vehicle simulation game on console. We've got an early review o ...…
 
The Rebellion has begin, and the Felisin grievances are growing. Peter tries to defend her, Josh sings a Fener song, and India finally understands Coltaine. --- Chapters covered - 6, 7, 8 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com Thank you to Dan Geseric ...…
 
00:30 - All rise. The Court of The Pod is now in session, the Honourable Judge Frost presiding. Our first case: leaving drinks in other people's fridges. 07:20 - The maker of The Mind and The Quacks of Quedlinburg - Wolfgang Warsch - is back with Taverns of Tiefenthal from Schmidt Spiele and Coiledspring Games, which we review in-depth. 27:17 - ...…
 
We catch up with Felisin on Skullcup. Josh is stoked on Sha'ik Peter is particularly inarticulate, and India thinks we're underselling the Shapeshifters. --- Chapters covered - 3, 4, 5 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com --- Thank you to Dan Geseri ...…
 
00:00 - The lovely Stephen, and some Toilet Duck Jeans. 07:03 - What are our favourite perfect information games? A great question from our pal @xhs_mdy_swimmer, which we do our very best to answer... 17:44 - Kris has backed his first Kickstarter, and it's the stupendous looking Burgle Bros 2: The Casino Capers from Tim Fowers. 30:45 - Kelvin a ...…
 
We're back! Across the sea to Seven Cities we go as our hosts tackle Deadhouse Gates. Josh has a crush on Kimloc, Peter still loves the prologue of DG, and India asks if demons are just very old people. A few audio issues this episode, should all be sorted next episode. Thanks for waiting! --- Chapters covered - Prologue, 1, 2 --- Follow the sh ...…
 
00:44 - A truly astonishing DPD Delivery. 05:39 - A big discussion on party games, why they're great, and the reasons 20 Second Showdown from Big Potato Games is one of the greatest. 24:48 - The wonderfully fast 6 nimmt!, playing 7 Wonders in under five minutes using the app version, and Bristol's Clifton Rock Slide. 45:13 - Our pal @Fatboy_Rob ...…
 
It's finally done! As we put Gardens of the Moon behind us, Peter sits down with Producer AJ for one final chat regarding his experience with his second readthrough. SPOILER WARNING!!! - THERE IS DISCUSSION OF BOOKS THAT COME AFTER GARDENS OF THE MOON!!! --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the sho ...…
 
On this episode we put a cap on Gardens of the Moon before moving onto Deadhouse Gates. India gives a killer summary, Josh plays himself, and Peter suggests a reread of the book. --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com --- Thank you to Dan Geserick for ...…
 
00:00 - The benefits of the multi-screen setup, and Sandra Bullock as an unbelievable hacker. 06:57 - The 20th anniversary of The Matrix, and a trip down memory lane. 23:34 - Scythe is a strange but elegant mash up of lots of board game genres, plus a dissection of bad tutorials in digital tabletop adaptations. 40:33 - Ticket to Ride: New York ...…
 
Our three hosts may have partied too hard with this one. Strap on your party hats and lets jump in! India takes issue with adjectives, Josh has a few gripes with Crokus, and we all love Anomander Rake. --- Chapters covered - 20, 21, 22, 23, & 24 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email ...…
 
00:00 - The deep appeal of croquet. 06:32 - The peaceful joy of painting miniatures, a visit to Element Games, getting into The Hobby, a dash of Star Wars: Legion, avoiding Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, kicking back with Shonan BeachFM, and kicking things off with Blood Bowl. 34:26 - Superior sunglasses. 36:16 - The Wandering Games Conference at ...…
 
Nearing the end of Very Big Book One! India is representing Meese, Peter reads "that" quote, and Josh talks Bridgeburners.---Chapters covered - 17, 18, 19---Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks ---Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com--- Thank you to Dan Geserick for the logo! Follow him on ...…
 
00:00 - Roll Dice Gaming is a solid addition to the UK tabletop event calendar, and 2019's weekend was "a good first event" (even if we didn't get a goodie bag!), but it's currently a bit lacking in an identity to call its own. 09:45 - From Gen42, the folks who brought you Hive, comes Feed Me!, which is coming to board game stores this Christma ...…
 
Our episode runs a little long as we talk about The Gadrobi Hills. India frets over the Hounds of Shadow, Peter is really trying to keep his new segment going, and Josh question's Anomander Rake's judgement ---Chapters covered - 14, 15, 16---Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks ---Thoughts about the show? Email us - ...…
 
00:00 - Being painfully middle class and watching people with real jobs go about their business.13:33 - Our pal @twpercival1 has a question for us, which is: "why when people remake a film is it a remake, but if you remake a song it's a cover?" and we then proceed to talk about Honey, I Shrunk the Kids for an extraordinary amount of time.23:13 ...…
 
Assassins battle within Darujhistan! Josh is excited to see the Bridgeburners, Peter tries to get a new segment going, and India is potentially enjoying the book??!?!Chapters covered - 11, 12, 13---Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com --- Thank you to D ...…
 
00:00 - Going to the UK Games Expo, and a gift of Wibbell++.05:50 - Gravity wells and hex maps and a problem in the making with a purchase of BattleTech: AeroTech.07:58 - Chocobo Party Up! is Square Enix's latest in-house designed board game, we've played it, and we can tell you all about fat Chocobos.14:25 - Avoiding a potion explosion with Wo ...…
 
Time to catch up with the Malazans.Josh goes off on Bellurdan, Peter has completely forgotten Jorrick Sharplance, and India is a fan of Onos T'oolan.Chapters covered - 8, 9, 10---Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooksThoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com---Thank you to Dan Geserick for the lo ...…
 
00:00 - Telling the truth about a trip to see Liar Liar.04:40 - Bang bang, it's John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum calling.17:04 - A Charity Miles update and a pat on the back to our pals at Sporadically Board.19:59 - We've seen Game of Thrones season 8 and we'll tell you what we think about it, but don't worry, we don't spoil anything... except ...…
 
Come to the City of Blue Flame! Josh's favorite character is Kruppe, Peter is a bit forgetful about Coll, and India supports Turban Orr's declaration of neutrality. Chapters covered - 5, 6, 7 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com --- Thank you to Dan ...…
 
01:00 - Fancy glamping via Canopy & Stars, plus a game or two of Joker. 10:00 - A long discussion and some pretty big spoilers for Avengers: Endgame, why fancy cinemas are the best cinemas, and snack strats. 42:54 - Guard Duty is a fantastic retro-tinged modern adventure game, so we have a nice chat about that. 50:25 - Our Listener Question thi ...…
 
We recorded this episode on St. Patrick's Day. It is immediately apparent. Josh talks the Deck of Dragons, Peter tries to explain Ascendants, and India asks if gods can die. Chapters covered - 3, 4 --- Follow the show on Twitter - https://twitter.com/tenverybigbooks Thoughts about the show? Email us - tenverybigbooks at gmail.com --- Thank you ...…
 
00:13 - Sam's 10 out of 10 wedding, plus a metaphysical discussion about seafood. 12:02 - It sounds like a cliché to say it, but Bali truly does feel like another world at times. 18:45 - Rainbow Train's relaxing, thoughtful puzzle game Hook is 50 levels of meditative mobile gaming loveliness. 34:06 - Heaven's Vault is an exhilarating, highly pe ...…
 
Welcome to Ten Very Big Books! In this episode Peter, India, and Josh kick off their readthrough of Gardens of the Moon, the first book in the Malazan Book of the Fallen series. Peter tries to explain warrens, Josh is flummoxed by the page count, and India wants more romance. Chapters covered - Prologue, 1, 2 --- Follow the show on Twitter - ht ...…
 
00:00 - Wedding decompression and a very special ice cream. 04:19 - EGX Rezzed 2019 as experienced as a member of the video games industry. 11:35 - OutOfTheBit's new 2D top-down racer Super Arcade Racing feels like an ever-so authentic mix of 90s racers like Micro Machines and Overdrive. 15:47 - Return of the Obra Dinn from Lucas Pope has you p ...…
 
00:00 - Dan's feeling a bit poorly, bless. 02:04 - The first 30 mins or so of Captain Marvel. 08:50 - How late is too late for someone to write a groomsman’s speech? 21:30 - We go on an Old Man's Journey, with the perfectly slow-paced adventure from Broken Rules. 27:36 - Railroad Ink and other games to play with a cup of tea. 33:38 - Another ep ...…
 
00:00 - Super Mario Odyssey is great, with a surprisingly compelling narrative hook, and has convinced us that maybe, just maybe, 3D Mario games can work as well as the 2D ones.09:29 - Stag Part 1: fun and games and fizzy beverages at Sam's stag in York, plus RAF facts.14:41 - Stag Part 2: Sam Bingo came to a rapid end, the best salt and vinega ...…
 
00:00 - White chocolate and matcha brownies, some sort of cheddar abomination, and a spot of Have I Got News For You via @CrapLocalNews. 7:25 - An ear worm and a return to form for Assassin's Creed in Odyssey. 20:53 - A Charity Miles update and a big thank you. 25:30 - Who among us is the Kebab King? Find out in this episode. 27:25 - Rise of In ...…
 
00:10 - Revealed: our favourite Twitter accounts (spoilers, it's @leastusedemoji & @darkstockphotos).06:21 - The chaps went to Frankfurt, or as it shall now forever be known, "Coventry Gone Crazy". Plus a visit to the incredible T3 Terminal Entertainment.18:32 - Charity shop find Risk Express is a dangerous game for friendships, from Hasbro and ...…
 
00:00 - Our time with Charity Miles continues, and there's still space for you in our #StayingInPod group if you fancy joining us. 04:35 - Into the Inferno is not an easy going watch, Mary Poppins Returns absolutely is, and things get really really real. 19:59 - Feldherr foam is a joy-sparker for tabletop gamers. 27:33 - Mayor Contests in SimCi ...…
 
00:00 - Do people do New Year's resolutions any more?06:58 - Sparking joy in us all is the TV series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.16:17 - You can get involved with our big challenge this year: raising money for charity, through exercise, via a smashing social good app called Charity Miles. We need your help to hit our target, so please join us!2 ...…
 
00:00 - We start off 2019 with our best foot forward, chatting about cycling naked.09:13 - Project Highrise from Kasedo Games is a ridiculously compelling, meditative tower management game on PC, mobile, and console.19:03 - Kris and Sam have been getting their deduction on with Cryptid from Osprey Games.26:16 - We open our Secret Santa gifts wh ...…
 
00:10 - Saint Nicholas Day (hooray!) and Dan's Deep Clean Dentistry (boo).09:26 - Another cause for celebration is that Peter has finally completed Mass Effect: Andromeda.20:58 - Kris thinks Spyro Reignited Trilogy is some pretty hot stuff.31:27 - Fallout 76's nylon bag sure is something.36:17 - Dragonmeet 2018 was a tabletop RPG fan's dream co ...…
 
00:00 - Krismas Eve (not Christmas Eve!), and the start of Secret Santa preperations, as we do every year.10:10 - Keyforge: Call of the Archons is here and we have opinions about Richard Garfield's latest for Fantasy Flight.23:10 - Reminiscing about The Incredible Crash Dummies.28:00 - Human: Fall Flat is an unmissable, playful, an wonderfully ...…
 
00:14 - How to deal with trick-or-treaters AND carol singers. 05:00 - ALEXANDER HAMILTON! And also Hamilton: An American Musical. 20:11 - The fantastic and fascinating Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt exhibit. 31:10 - Does anyone feel like Chicken Tonight anymore? 35:46 - Getting to grips with GRIP: Combat Racing on Nintendo Switch and PC. 48:48 ...…
 
00:00 - "The talk" and just one of the perils of modern living. 05:37 - Kris has been playing Night in the Woods, and we find out what kind of a Mae he is. 14:37 - Seasonal teas, hot chocolates, and whether Horlicks is an international brand. 19:16 - Istanbul: Digital Edition, and why this straight adaptation of the board game is a winner. 36:4 ...…
 
00:00 - Appropriate attire for when working from home. 06:07 - Doctor Who Series 11 is here, Jodie Whittaker is at the helm, and this show might just be worth the TV licence fee alone. 19:12 - A very special blanket. 21:41 - Transformers Trading Card Game is either truly wonderful or totally awful, depending on how you approach it. 39:36 - 1 Sc ...…
 
00:00 - Kris's "discrete toolbox" and "top half jobs". 06:22 - Board game order woes, why the board game industry gets so slapdash so regularly, and the marketing funnel. 14:51 - Abzû, scuba diving, meditative games, and having a little cry at a lottery advert. 30:54 - Marvel's Spider-Man, how Peter Parker and New York are intertwined, and bein ...…
 
00:00 - Charity shop shenanigans and a TV show called Eat Well For Less. 07:31 - Pre-order woes and the "truly fascinating" logistics of shipping physical goods. 11:56 - Halloween and why Dan and Peter really don't like it. 16:38 - Roland Wright... or... roll and write...? ... and his game Welcome To... 18:40 - Richard Garfield's KeyForge: Call ...…
 
0:00 - The Scafell Pike adventure, the nice sights we saw, and the lovely folks we met along the way. 16:10 - Kris has been watching Voltron: Legendary Defender and, you know what? That's alright. 24:25 - Ant-Man and the Wasp is out and we've watched it and it also is alright. 34:00 - Feeling stressed? No? Well play Keep Talking and Nobody Expl ...…
 
00:12 - How to make homemade mud (with Milliput, for Burrows & Badgers miniatures). 03:26 - Things get Napoleonic with Sails of Glory from Ares Games. 17:06 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout is the sixth outing for the film series. Weirdly put together, apparently, but still great, it turns out. 25:31 - Our fantasy football league is going well, ...…
 
0:00 - Dan's going to be running a fantasy football league, and is hoping you'll take part! Prove him right by heading to fantasy.premierleague.com, nabbing an account, and entering 1089139-244175 as the code to get involved! 5:00 - Kris has gotten himself into a pickle with a christening card. No, we didn't think it was possible either. 13:35 ...…
 
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