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Roll For Topic

Alan, Joe, and Randy leave each episode up to chance, fate, and destiny as they roll dice to determine what they’ll talk about. It’s structured chaos for the smart consumer!

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RFT Finale – 2016 Roll With Its

It is the end of 2016 and we take the chance to talk about all of our favorites for the year. Our 2016 Roll With It episode covers all the mediums we normally talk about from books to table top games! So join us as we reflect on the things that we loved this year.

1hr 35mins

20 Dec 2016

Rank #1

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What Historical Thing would you Enjoy in a Different Medium?

If there is one thing the RFT party likes to do it is to take their mission of structured chaos on a journey through time. This episode they talk about the things they love from history, that they want to love in a whole new way. So come see what historical media mash ups the party can conjure up! Roll With Its Alan – Armello Joe – Thanksgiving Randy – Final Fantasy 15

1hr 4mins

5 Dec 2016

Rank #2

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What Action Cartoon/Anime Delighted You?

It’s feeling like a Saturday morning on this episode of Roll For Topic. We are talking the action cartoons an animes that delighted us. They may not be perfect, but they just hit that sweet spot inside of our brains that is perfect to us. So take a journey with us into a world of only 2-demensions, heroes, and adventure! Roll With Its Alan – Fate/stay Night Joe – 10 Things I Hate About You Randy –Breathing Underwater – Hollywood Principle

1hr 13mins

22 Nov 2016

Rank #3

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What Comedic TV Show had the Saddest Moment?

Ah the comedy, the wonderful peace of fiction meant to lift ones spirits and to forget about the troubles of the real world. TV comedies are especially good at this, brightening ones day in a short amount of time. However many of these shows eventually finding themselves doing something meaningful with that captivated audience. Taking on a more serious subject matter to remind you that comedy exists because the opposite does as well. In this RFT we talk the comedy shows that did this in a way, that left a lasting mark on us. So join us for some tears and laughs as we talk about our favorites. Roll With It’s Alan – Guitar Playing Joe – Gears of War 4 Randy – Noclip

1hr 8mins

8 Nov 2016

Rank #4

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What is your favorite Video Game Console?

Its time for the Roll For Topic crew’s next Side Quest! They dive into their favorite video game consoles. The ones that sparked their love of video games that still burns today. So come walk with us down this digital memory lane! Roll With It’s Alan: Miniature Painting Joe: Dark Elf Trilogy Randy: Luke Cage  & Fatherhood!

1hr 8mins

24 Oct 2016

Rank #5

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What Western Thing should be Put in a Time Capsule?

Its time to make another audio time capsule. This time we want to share with the future our picks to represent the Western genre in media. So of course we end up talking about a plethora of classic Western themed films. We also go into if setting alone is what makes it a Western or not. So grab your six shooters and your boots and ride off into the podcast sunset with us. Roll With Its Alan – Cooking Joe – Designated Survivor Randy – Journey

1hr 6mins

10 Oct 2016

Rank #6

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What Gothic Horror Tabletop Game had the Most Tragic Character?

The days grow colder, and the nights grow longer. As we get closer to that time where things go bump in the night. A fortuitous topic appears from our Table of Structured Chaos! In this episode we talk about the gothic & horror tabletop games that had some of the most tragic characters. Maybe you will be inspired to check some of these out yourself. Roll With It’s Alan – Football Joe – The Jungle Book Randy – Fairy Tail

1hr 8mins

28 Sep 2016

Rank #7

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What Sci Fi Novel Should be Required Reading in School?

Hey everyone are you ready to go back to school! Well we are and we talk about what Sci Fi themed books we think should be read in the classroom. We discuss what we like about these novels and what educational value they have. So jack in your headphones and join us in the podcast matrix for another episode of Roll For Topic! Roll With Its Alan – Ms Marvel: http://marvel.wikia.com/wiki/Kamala_Khan_(Earth-616) Joe – New Puppy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWm_5jrWCiQ Randy – Disc Golf: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHVF5cFDOEU

1hr 16mins

13 Sep 2016

Rank #8

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What Superhero Comic had the Most Satisfying Ending.

This issue of Roll For Topic we talk about some of our favorite superhero comic issues arcs, and runs that wrapped up in a memorable and satisfying way. We cover some more recent staples as well as the history for some of the characters invloved in these great stories. Come listen to our panel talk about some of their favorite panels! Roll With Its All: Stranger Things – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kRo6Yg091o Alan: Backgammon –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A0tEg-bYY4 Joe: James Bond Movies – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vpTVo6-VCA Randy: Chainsmokers – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PT2_F-1esPk


30 Aug 2016

Rank #9

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What Realistic Movie Had Your Favorite Plot Twist

This week the Roll for Topic crew talks about their favorite plot twists in “realistic” films. Even though these films have some unlikely elements, or even some small fanatasical ones, they take place in the “real world” or could possibly happen. So come join us and find out what we came up with. His name is Robert Paulson, his name is Robert Paulson, his name is Robert Paulson….. Roll With It’s Alan – Roller Derby: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbMFy2r-Mb0 Joe – Engagment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5clOgdY96E Randy – KA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pmqz_gdiY8o Support us on Patreon! Follow us on Twitter! @CommonRoomCast

1hr 2mins

15 Aug 2016

Rank #10