Blood of Kings: A Highlander Podcast Episode 36: The Fandom Chronicles Vol. 1

April 27, 2017
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Welcome Blood of Kings fans to something well...a little different. This particular show is about YOU; YOUR questions and YOUR feedback answered by YOUR hosts on Blood of Kings. 
 
One of the reasons why we wanted to do this show format is because we have had SO MUCH incredible participation on the official BLOOD OF KINGS Facebook Fandom Page, we felt that it would be a lot of fun to finally get "up close and personal" with our fans, through answering your questions and seeing the Highlander lore and universe from YOUR perspective.
 
Thank you everyone, truly, for participating on the Blood of Kings Facebook page. As always…we look forward to hearing what you have to say. Any comments, questions, suggestions or critiques are welcome. This is YOUR show too - so please let us know what YOU would like to hear now and in the future!
 
And don’t forget about our #highlander101 contest and how you can enter your chance to win John Mosby’s FEARFUL SYMMETRY. Details how are…well, you will just have to listen to the show :)
 
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Blood of Kings: A Highlander Podcast Episode 35: Deckbuilding 101 with the Highlander Collectible Card Game

April 20, 2017
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Time to dust off all those stacks of Highlander collectible cards you have been holding onto for all these years !!! On this episode of Blood of Kings, Norm and special guest host Mike “The Immortal Cimoli” Sellers will be discussing both the FIRST and SECOND EDITION of the Highlander CCG and how to build a playable deck as we start tuning up for convention and competition season on the road to where all gaming journeys meet: Gen Con 50! SPECIAL THANKS to Steven Rice for joining us on this episode!!! Steven is a long time Highlander CCG, developer, player, veteran and contributor and currently helming the Blood of Kings CCG Facebook page.

The last time we discussed the Collectible Card Game was FIRST on Part Four of the Highlander Fandom Flashback, and THEN on the TWO PART Episode on Blood of Kings called "It's All in the Cards" - Blood of Kings Episode 5 and 6. Those episodes discussed a lot of the general history and basic strategy of the card game but we really want to get into some more advanced theories on this episode and that leads us to building a proper and competitive Highlander CCG Deck.

We hope you enjoy this episode and if you would like to share your Highlander CCG experiences with us, please feel free to visit the Blood of Kings CCG Fandom page on Facebook and join the conversation. Who knows…maybe you can share a few amazing strategies with us as well.

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Kevin M. Reitzel on Twitter: @spartan_phoenix
Mike on Twitter: @@Immortalcimoli

Blood of Kings: A Highlander Podcast Episode 34: KURGAN RISING…A Big Finish Audiobook Review

April 14, 2017
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“Everyone has a Bogeyman…”
 
Norman & Kevin are proud to introduce this episode of Blood of Kings as they highlight ANOTHER of the Highlander BIG FINISH Audio books  - KURGAN RISING - written by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright, and produced and distributed by Big Finish Audio. Adrian Paul returns to his iconic role from the Highlander TV Series as Duncan McLeod. This story takes place 5 years after the events of Highlander: Endgame and in very many ways, re-opens old wounds as Duncan is unwillingly maneuvered into doing the ONE thing that Immortals are NEVER to do: Fight on Holy Ground.
 
Along with a tour de force performance by veteran voice actor Toby Longworth, KURGAN RISING is an incredibly complex story, weaving in and out of canonized lore, and exploring…or exploiting…many of Highlander’s most signature elements - most notably the consequences of breaking tradition.

Very special thanks to Blood of Kings fan Daniel Jacob Horine for his suggestion that Kevin and Norm should take a closer look at this particular story and how it applies to challenging the lore and canon of Highlander.

You can find Blood of Kings and our entire catalog of Fandom Podcast Network shows here: http://fpnet.podbean.com/

 
You can find all of our shows on: iTunes / Stitcher / Podbean / Google Play for Android Users.
 
Blood of Kings Contact Information: 
Facebook: Blood of Kings: A Highlander Fandom Group
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Twitter: @BloodOfKingsPod
Norman C. Lao on Twitter: @starfighter1701
Kevin M. Reitzel on Twitter: @spartan_phoenix
Mike on Twitter: @@Immortalcimoli

Blood of Kings: A Highlander Podcast Episode 33: Surviving The Game: a.k.a Highlander 101

April 3, 2017
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Norm was recently asked a very interesting question from a friend and listener of Blood of Kings, “I really like listening to your show…but I just don’t get all of the CONCEPTS of Highlander. I don’t get what it’s all about sometimes…”

From it’s very humble cult beginnings in 1986 with the signature Christopher Lambert film, to celebrating Highlander’s 31st birthday this past March 7th - and now looking forward towards celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 25th anniversary of Highlander: The Television Series in October in Los Angeles…HIGHLANDER is still going strong and there is an amazing resurgence in the fandom. BUT, there is a lot of LORE that has been developed for this franchise these past 30 years. How does one keep track of it all? Well...let's start with the basics or "HIGHLANDER 101."

As Blood of Kings continues to grow in fans and followers, Kevin and I felt it was a good idea to refresh all of our listeners, especially those NEW to the Highlander franchise - to the basic framework and architecture. Many of us are long time veterans of the lore, stretching all the way back to 1986. BUT some of us are NEW to the game and we wanted to take this opportunity to review what you need to know to fully understand Highlander.

You can find Blood of Kings and our entire catalog of Fandom Podcast Network shows here: http://fpnet.podbean.com/

 
You can find all of our shows on: iTunes / Stitcher / Podbean / Google Play for Android Users.
 
Blood of Kings Contact Information: 
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Facebook: Blood of Kings: A Highlander CCG (Collectible Card Game) Page
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Twitter: @BloodOfKingsPod
Norman C. Lao on Twitter: @starfighter1701
Kevin M. Reitzel on Twitter: @spartan_phoenix
Mike on Twitter: @@Immortalcimoli