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Noise from the Basement

#4 – Noise from the Basement


Troy and Ty turn on the mic prior to a game night in the Basement of Death and discuss books, podcasts, and other books.

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Books we talked about:

Thirteen by Richard K. Morgan

Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGoniga

SuperBetter: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient–Powered by the Science of Games by Jane McGonigal

The Human Division (Old Man’s War) by John Scalzi

Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi

Night of the Hunter: Companions Codex, I (Forgotten Realms) by R. A. Salvator

Sand: Omnibus Edition by Hugh Howey

Doc: A Novel by Mary Doria Russell

Angel Exterminatus (Horus Heresy) by Graham McNeill

Betrayer (Horus Heresy) by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Bitter Seeds (Milkweed) by Ian Tregillis

The Black Company (Chronicles of The Black Company #1) by Glen Cook

Armada: A Novel by Ernest Cline

The Last Wish: Introducing The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski

You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir by Felicia Day


Tim Ferriss Podcast

Joe Rogan w/Ronda Rousey

Joe Rogan w/Jay Leno

Untitled Rothfuss

TV & Movies:

Man in the High Castle

Dinner for Five

The Shannara Chronicles




Noise from the Basement – Episode 3 – Rogues and Randomness


Troy and Ty turn on the mic prior to a game night in the Basement of Death and discuss books, games, and other randomness.

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Books we talked about:

Rogues by George R.R. Martin

The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastards, Book 1)

Red Seas Under Red Skies (Gentleman Bastards, Book 2)

The Talon of Horus (Black Legion) by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

Revival, Vol. 1: You’re Among Friends by Tim Seele

The Slow Regard of Silent Things  

Sanctuary: Thieves’ World; Tales from the Vulgar Unicorn; Shadows of Sanctuary

Night Angel: The Complete Trilogy (The Night Angel Trilogy) by Brent Weeks


Secret Cabal

Forge the Narrative

World’s End Radio


Five Tribes

Among the Stars

Merchants and Marauders

Dead of Winter

TV & Movies:

The Wire

Agent Carter




Noise from the Basement Episode 2 – Gen Con 2014


Better late than never Ty and Troy get together in the B.o.D. to share their highlights of this year’s GenCon and discuss some books they are reading.

We ended up recording this in about four parts due to my issues with Garageband on the iPad so the conversation jumps around a little bit.

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Interesting Links:

Space Hulk

Thunder Road

Dead Of Winter

Star Realms

National Novel Writing Month

Extra Life

Jo Walton’s Patrick Rothfuss re-read

21 Days to A Novel by Micheal Stackpole

30 Years of D&D – Pat Rothfuss Blog

Books we talked about:

Of Dice and Men: The Story of Dungeons & Dragons and The People Who

The Slow Regard of Silent Things  

Half a King 

Wool by Hugh Howey

Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Rogues by George R.R. Martin

Cibola Burns by James S.A. Corey


Freedom (TM) by Daniel Suarez

Wild West Exodus: The Jesse James Archives – Honor Among Outlaws by Craig Gallant