22: The Colonel’s Bequest

In this weeks “Passion of the Geeks – Unplugged”, Pat talks continues talking about retro adventure games he holds dear with The Colonel’s Bequest – A Laura Bow Mystery by Sierra On-Line. 

A murder mystery adventure game that doesn’t rely on puzzles but another game mechanic. Not everyone was a fan so that the sequel was created as a more traditional adventure.

But the unique gameplay of The Colonel’s Bequest is exactly what makes this game so special.

Just don’t forget to fill that notebook…

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Episode 21 – Hindsight is 2020

In episode 21 of “Passion of the Geeks” your host talk about the Hoff, Marvels What if…, Cobra Kai and the Trials of Mana Remake. After that, Pat & Greg look back at 2020 and discuss the games, movies and shows they enjoyed the most in a very difficult year. 

Today I found out.

  • David Hasselhoff auctions off awesome Knight Rider stuff (Pat)
  • Marvel “What if…” confirmed appearances (Greg)

Check this Out! 

  • Trials of Mana Remake (and the original Seiken Densetsu 3) (Pat)
  • Cobra Kai Season 3 (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • Hindsight is 2020, a look back.

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Episode 20 – The Christmas Special

In this very festive episode of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg talk some movie and game news and briefly share their impressions Cyberpunk 2077 and Hades, before they share their love for all things Christmas… or lack thereof. Happy Holidays!

Update: Pat could not resists, neither was he asked to… he created a Christmas playlist anyway. Enjoy?

Today I found out.

  • Project Latte (Pat)
  • WB moves entire 2021 slate to HBOmax, Dock Ock and others return to Spider-Man (Greg)

Check this Out! 

  • Hades (Greg)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 (Pat)

Story of the Week

  • Everything Christmas

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Episode 19 – Streaming Roundup #1

In this episode of “Passion of the Geeks unplugged”, Greg talks about the shows he’s been streaming recently.

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Episode 18 – Ask me about LOOM (unplugged)

In this weeks “Passion of the Geeks – Unplugged”, Pat talks about LOOM by Lucasfilm Games/LucasArts, wonderful fairy-tale game for PC (DOS), Amiga, Atari ST, MacOS, FM Towns and TurboGrafx-CD that broke with certain established point-and-click-adventure conventions. 

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Episode 17 – Lego is Awesome

In episode 17 of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg discuss the Wonder Woman release strategy, share some Captain Marvel 2 rumours, recommend an anime classic and talk a bit about Ready Player Two, before they share their love for all things Lego. 

Today I found out.

  • Rogue in Captain Marvel 2(Pat)
  • Wonder Woman release strategy and Where is my PS5 (Greg)

Check this Out! 

  • Ready Player Two (Greg)
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion (Pat)

Story of the Week

  • Lego is Awesome

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Episode 16 – Armageddon vs. The Core

In episode 16 of “Passion of the Geeks” Pat & Greg talk some tech news about Google and Apple, recommend some exciting literature and new games before they try to settle an important question: Which movie is worse/better, The Core or Armageddon?

Today I found out.

  • Google cancels its free Photo upload space (Pat)
  • Apple releases new Macs with the new M1 Chip(Greg)

Check this Out! 

  • Death Gate Cycle by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
    (Pat)
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Ghost of Tsushima – Legends (Greg)

Story of the Week
Armageddon vs The Core

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Episode 15 – Herzog vs. Kinski (unplugged)

In this weeks “Passion of the Geeks – Unplugged”, Greg talks about the collaboraton between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski and how complete and utter madness led to some prett compelling movies.

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Episode 14 – Buffy, Slayer of the Vampires

In episode 14 of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg talk about another delay for Cyberpunk 2077, say goodbye to Sean Connery, recommend some games, movies and shows, before they dive into an in-depth discussion of Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer and why this show is so important to them.

Today I found out.

  • One last(?) delay of Cyberpunk 2077 (Pat)
  • The Snyder Cut Cast grows.  (Greg)
  • Rest in Peace Sean Connery (Greg)

Check this Out! 

  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines by Troika Games (Pat)
  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (Greg)
  • The Mandalorian Season 2 (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • Buffy the Vampire Slyer

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Episode 13 – A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Douglas Adams

In episode 13 of “Passion of the Geeks” Pat & Greg briefly review Star Wars Squadrons,  talk about Amazon’s new Game Streaming service, the lack of new movies in theatres and share their enthusiasm about Baldur’s Gate IIITed Lasso and The Right Stuff, before they try to answer the question about life, the universe, and… they talk about Douglas Adams.

Today I found out.

  • Amazon Luna Game Streaming Service Announcement (Pat)
  • No new movies in 2020 but there’s a future for Star Trek  (Greg)

Check this Out! 

  • Baldur’s Gate III Early Access (Pat)
  • Ted Lasso on AppleTV+ and The Right Stuff on Disney+ (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Douglas Adams

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