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VoK 441: The Crown Season 2




The Vassals of Kingsgrave gather for their first podcast of 2018, covering the second season of Netflix’s The Crown, created by Peter Morgan and starring Claire Foy, Matt Smith, and Vanessa Kirby.

Join Peter (petyrslaylish15), Marie (Nymeria), Jock (munrojock2), Zach (Alias), and Matt (Varley) as they talk favorite characters, moments, and do their best to try to suss out all the historical parallels in this spanning series. Tune in at 1:12:00 where Bina (Bina007) shares her thoughts on season 2.

This podcast will contain spoilers for The Crown Season 1 and 2.

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

The Crown Opening by Hans Zimmer
We Shall Go To War by Rupert Gregson-Williams & Lorne Balfe

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​VoK 435: 2017 Video Game Roundtable




The Vassals of Kingsgrave convene for another video game roundtable.  This time around Vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Bing (shoeshiner), Katie (LadyGriffin), and Zach (Alias) gather to talk about some of their favorite video games in the year of 2017. They also share some of the biggest games they are anticipating in the coming year.

0:45 – Introduction
7:15 – XCOM 2: War of the Chosen
14:40 – Persona 5
23:10 – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
49:05 – Divinity Original Sin 2
1:02:40 – Night in the Woods
1:12:25 – Mass Effect: Andromeda
1:21:45 – Most Anticipated Games of 2018
1:35:35 – Aftershow

While there will be minor spoilers for the various games discussed, this podcast is largely spoiler-free. 

Credits:
Edited by Zach (Alias)

Super Mario Odyssey OST – Jump Up, Super Star!
Night In The Woods OST – Astral Alley (Build-Up Version)
NieR: Automata OST – Amusement Park (Dynamic – Vocals)

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VoK 429: The Gate is Magic! – The Great Linear Re-read Part 54



Join Vassals Casey/blue-eyed-queen, Zach/Alias, Alix/Aiwendil, Matt/Varley/Varley mo Varley, Adam/drownedsnow and Marie/Nymeria for Part 54 of our Great Linear Re-read of A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, where we get our very first Dance chapter!
We cover the events of Davos 6, Dany 1 from ADWD and Bran 4.

The next Linear Re-Read will be hosted by Bina and will cover Tyrion 9 and Jaime 7 from A
Storm of Swords.

Apologies for the Skype sound notifications throughout the recording.

Edited by Nymeria

Music credits: Alpine Universe, The National

Picture credit: A Storm of Swords Drawing Project, Bran IV by JoThirteen

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VoK 414: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Commentary



It’s the podcast everyone’s been waiting for…

Join Casey (blue-eyed-queen) as she watches Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring for the first time, along with Lord of the Rings experts: Zach (Alias), Paul (Serdinnerroll), and Alex (LuckyCharms)! They discuss first impressions, music, New Zealand, Grime Con 2016, and maybe a little bit of LOTR.

Warning: contains spoilers for the Fellowship of the Ring and maybe the other LOTR movies/books I’m not really sure…

Credits:
Edited by Casey (blue-eyed-queen)
Music credit: Kevin MacLeod ~ Achaidh Cheide

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VoK 400: The Dance of the Vassals IV



To celebrate their 400th podcast, the curators of VOK break bread in the smoky halls of the Twins and toast a joyous marriage to Edmure Tully and Roslyn Frey.

Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Bina (Bina007), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Zach (Alias), Adam (drownedsnow), Nadia, and Greg (claudiusthefool) for a one-night only performance of Catelyn VII from George R. R. Martin’s A Storm of Swords (aka the “Red Wedding”). And stick around backstage for a postmortem discussion of the chapter.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire

02:20 – Full Cast(le) Recording #13: The Hole Where Our Hearts Had Been
33:32 – Catelyn VII (ASOS) Chapter Discussion

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 391 – Mind The Gap! – George R R Martin’s 5 Year Gap


mind_the_gap-logoIn this short episode, Bina007, SJLee/Steven, ClaudiustheFool/#Greg and Alias/Zach discuss how George R R Martin’s decision not to use a five year gap inbetween Storm and FeastDance has impacted the pacing and character arcs within A Song of Ice and Fire.

Music credit: Alpine Universe and Elvis Costello.

Spoilers for all published works in ASOIAF including TWOW Preview chapters.

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​VoK 384: Harry Potter Re-Read IV: How Do Mandrakes Fuck?




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).