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Discussing tabletop and related gaming and the Irish gaming scene so you don't have to

Mar 15, 2017

This week's hosts: Oisin, Sean, Mary

This week the party bring you the answers to our annual pub quiz and reveal our winner. 

Show Notes:

  • 00:45 - Who knew Happy Birthday to you had such a history
  • 00:50 - Clearly all those with musical talent were absent from recording, stay tuned!
  • 01:30 - Round Cathal:
    • C1: In Tron one of most popular sports involved throwing circular items at each other until someone was derezzed, what were these items called?
      Answer: Light Discs or Identity Discs
    • C2: Turanga Leela became the first woman to play in the professional league of which sport?
      Answer: Blernsball
    • C3: How many points is a golden snitch worth in quidditch?
      Answer: 150
    • C4: Where would you expect to play Flamingo Croquet?
      Answer: Wonderland
    • C5: Jiggly Ball, the ultimate use of tennis balls was featured in which tv show?
      Answer: Scrubs
    • C6: What is the appropriate defense to "You fight like a dairy farmer"?
      Answer: “How appropriate you fight like a cow”
    • C7: In final fantasy 7 you get a gold chocobo if you breed a wonderful chocobo with what colour?
      Answer: Black
    • C8: The blue shell which punishes the winning player is from what racing game?
      Answer: Mario Kart
  • 05:47 - Round Brian
    • B1: What is the cause of the zombies in The Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue?
      Answer: Ultra-sonic radiation
    • B2: Where on Earth are you closest to space?
      Answer: Chimborazo
    • B3: Poncho, Hawkins, Billy, Blain and Mac were members of whose team?
      Answer: Dutch's team
  • It's Arnold Schwarzenegger's character from Predator. I feel I must apologies for the ignorance of the panel. This is shameful. SHAMEFUL!!! 
    • B4: Which US Civil War officer is attributed the quote 'The only good Indian is a dead Indian'?
      Answer: Philip Sheridan
  • Philip Sheridan was an Irish American general in US Army.
    • B5: Who vows to make alien bastards pay for shooting up his ride?
      Answer: Duke Nukem
    • B6: What rank is Al in Quantum Leap?
    • Answer: U.S. Navy rear admiral
    • B7: The recently released 5th edition of which classic board game comes with d6's, d8's and a d16?
      Answer: Bloodbowl
    • B8: Provide a forumla to determine the total number of pips on any given die type?
      Answer: n(n+1)/2.
  • 10:36 - Round Sean
    • S1: Not counting the starter set or the three core rulebooks, how many supplement books and adventure books have been released by Wizards of the Coast for Dungeons & Dragons Fifth Edition to date? (Not including Adventurer’s League scenarios.)
      Answer: Nine (Hoard of the Dragon Queen, Rise of Tiamat, Princes of the Apocalypse, Elemental Evil Player’s Guide, Out of the Abyss, Sword Coast Adventurer’s Guide, Curse of Strahd, Storm King’s Thunder, Volo’s Guide to Monsters)
    • S2: In One-Punch Man, How did Saitama, get his superpowers, according to himself?
      Answer: 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups, 100 squads, and a 10km run every single day.
  • 12:20 - Jogging aside that's only a 10 minute workout. If you break them up into sets of 10 or 20 that is a piece of cake.
    • S3: During a protest on Ceres Station, you see a poster that reads “Remember the Cant.” Who’s face is on the poster?
      Answer: James Holden
  • 12:30 - Watch The Expanse, it's great
    • S4: In Doc McStuffins, who gave Doc her Magic Stethoscope?
      Answer: Her Grandmother
  • 13:05 - What I'm wondering is how does Sean know this...
    • S5: Nicki Minaj voices which Steven Universe character?
      Answer: Sugilite
    • S6: In the main Marvel continuity, how many humans have carried the title of Captain Marvel?
      Answer: Two (Monica Rambeau, Carol Danvers)
    • S7: In the Lupin the Third board game, Lupin’s victory condition is to escape with the treasure and all of his gang with him. What is Fujiko’s victory condition?
      Answer: To escape with the treasure, alone if necessary.
    • S8: In the board game, Doggy Go! How many breeds of dogs are there?
      Answer: Seven! (French Bulldog, Welsh Corgi, Shiba, Poodle, Schnauzer, Taiwanese Native Dog, Dachsshund)
  • 15:46 - Round Eoin:
    • E1: Who was the 30th entrant in the 2017 Royal Rumble?
      Answer: Roman Reigns
    • E2: What system is currently being used by Conan, Mutant Chronicles and Infinity RPG’s?
      Answer: 2d20 System
    • E3: In Star Wars Destiny, what point cost is the elite version of Luke Skywalker?
      Answer: 20
    • E4: Which monster devours iron with a wave of its feathery tendrils?
      Answer: Rust Monster
    • E5: Which anime series last year involved a person travelling back to his own youth in school?
      Answer: Erased
    • E6: How many years late is Far West rpg?
      Answer: 5 years
    • E7: Which publisher is working on the 4th edition of Warhammer Fantasy RPG?
      Answer: Cubicle 7. Eoin wrote the answer on the back of a postcard / phone email!
    • E8: Which Pathfinder small creature has the fastest Base land speed in the game?
      Answer: Quickling
  • 22:00 - Round Liam:
    • L1: Gencon has an anniversary this year, which one is it?
      Answer: 50th
  • 22:30 - It's ok, Eoin will be there too. As will I (Liam). If the gear wasn't impractical to transport we could do a live at Gencon :D.
    • L2: In 2016, in the regular marvel continuity, who killed War Machine (James Rhodes)?
      Answer: The mad titan himself, Thanos
    • L3: The day after Gencon what is happening in 14 of the continental states of the USA?
      Answer: Solar Eclipse
  • 23:20 - Sadly not Mary. If you want to get totality you need to drive 3 1/2 hours south to Tennessee or Illinoi
    • L4: What game won "Spiel des Jahres" this year (in the overall game of the year category)?
      Answer: Codenames
    • L5: Where is Leprecon taking place this year?
      Answer: The Teachers Club
    • L6: What is the current theme/season for pathfinder society?
      Answer: Year of the Stolen Storm
    • L7: What are the playable powers in Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition?
      Answer: Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, USA, USSR. China is not a playable power, the US player controls them and the Flying Tigers fighter.
    • L8: What team has won the most superbowls? (In the case of a tie who did it first)
      Answer: Pittsburgh Steelers have worn the most Superbowls (6). At the time of recording I mistakenly thought the Patriots already had 5 titles. They had 4 and now have 5. Hopefully their last for a while. Pats fans are insufferable!
  • 28:07 - I'll let this picture of me wearing a large novelty cheese wedge do the talking for me.
  • 29:30 - 35! Some soft marking going on there I suspect. Nonetheless, congratulations to our winner for 2017, Declan.
  • 30:50 - My talents are clearly being wasted. Ladies and gentlemen, your all singing, all whistling, all kazooing and all using a dice bag as a maraca host!