Episode 6, Part 3

Episode 6, Part 3 continues Act 5, Act 2, Part 2.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 3937 – 4100.

CW: suicide, abuse, grooming, slavery, cancer, decapitation, necrophilia, vomit.

Fan Art Tumblr: https://homestuckmadethisfanart.tumblr.com

Homestuck Tumblr Explorer: https://counterturns.pythonanywhere.com/hstumblr

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

Skeleton Crew

We talk about the 1985 short story collection, Skeleton Crew.

Content warnings for this episode include: school shootings, wounds and bleeding, gore, eye injury, racism, misogyny, fatphobia, amputation, cannibalism, drug use, pornography, ableism, suicide.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 76 – Icewind Dale – Part 2

We continue Icewind Dale and learn about the cold crypt.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme by outsider [soundcloud.com/outsiderspeaks]

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Episode 6, Part 2

Episode 6, Part 2 continues Act 5, Act 2, Part 2.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 3764 – 3936.

CW: brief discussion of racism and war crimes against civilian populations.

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

46 – Peterson – The Elusive Shift

We discuss Jon Peterson’s The Elusive Shift: How Role Playing Games Forged Their Identity.

Buy the shirt!

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 75 – Icewind Dale – 1

On episode 75, we start Icewind Dale.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme by outsider [soundcloud.com/outsiderspeaks]

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Episode 6, Part 1

Episode 5, Part 4 continues Act 5, Act 2 in Part 2.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 3547 – 3763.

CW: discussion of jokes about child predators, brief mentions of eye injury.

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

Thinner

We talk about the 1984 Richard Bachman book, Thinner.

Content warnings for this episode include: discussions of racism and racial slurs; descriptions of sexual acts, animal cruelty and murder; ableism, fatphobia, substance abuse, body horror focusing on AIDS panic, open wounds, skin diseases, and acne.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 5, Part 4

Episode 5, Part 4 continues Act 5, Act 2.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 3350 – 3546.

CW: self-mutilation, strangulation, violent murder, parent and animal death, slavery, rape, mind control, sexual coercion.

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

45 – Schleiner – The Player’s Power To Change the Game

We discuss Anne-Marie Schleiner’s The Player’s Power To Change the Game – Ludic Mutation.

Buy the shirt!

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 5, Part 3

Episode 5, Part 3 continues Act 5, Act 2.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 3088 – 3349.

CW: mind control, bullying, ableism, murder, and descriptions of hand injury, blood, and excessive bleeding.

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

The Talisman

We talk about the 1984 novel, co-written with Peter Straub, The Talisman.

Content warnings for this episode include: CW: racism, colonialism, terminal illness, homophobia, pedophilia and childhood sexual assault, physical assault, torture, ableism, crushing and dismemberment, animal death, drug abuse, insect infestation of the body.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 5, Part 2

Episode 5, Part 2 continues Act 5, Act 2.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 2841 – 3087.

CW: misogyny, racism, ableism, bullying, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia.

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

44 – Cassidy – Vicious Games

We discuss Rebecca Cassidy’s Vicious Games: Capitalism and Gambling.

Buy the shirt!

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 5, Part 1

Episode 5, Part 1 begins Act 5, Act 2

This episode is about Homestuck pages 2626 – 2840.

CW: amputation, child abuse, pornography, cannibalism, racism, child pregnancy

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

The Eyes of the Dragon

We talk about the 1984 novel The Eyes of the Dragon.

Content warnings for this episode include: rape, death in childbirth, drug and alcohol addiction.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 4, Part 3

Episode 4, Part 3 continues Act 5 of Homestuck.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 2407 – 2625.

Content warnings: cannibalism, elder abuse, bullying, amputation, ableism, suicide, eye injury, mind control, fascism, eugenics, racism, homophobia and homophobic slurs, interpersonal manipulation and abuse, rape.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

43 – Schüll – Addiction By Design

We discuss Natasha Dow Schüll’s Addiction By Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas.

Buy the shirt!

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 4, Part 2

Episode 4, Part 2 continues Act 5 of Homestuck.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 2195 – 2406.

Content warnings: racism, misogyny, ableism, bullying, mind control, sexual coercion, assault, and rape, descriptions of violent cartoon pornography, domestic violence and abuse, grooming, dismemberment and eye trauma.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

Pet Sematary

We talk about the 1983 novel Pet Sematary. Content warnings for this episode include: misogyny; animal and child death; automotive accidents; explicit description of sexual acts; explicit descriptions of physical trauma and mutilation, including head and brain injury; chronic illness; ableism; anti-Semitism; cannibalism; drug addiction

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon! Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 4, Part 1

Episode 4, Part 1 starts Act 5 of Homestuck.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 1989 – 2194.

Content warnings: racism, misogyny, drug addiction, mind control, ableism, bullying, mobility-limiting injuries, brief mentions of masturbation and pornography.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

42 – Saler – As If

We discuss Michael Saler’s As If: Modern Enchantment and the Literary Prehistory of Virtual Reality. 

Buy the shirt!

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 3, Part 3

Episode 3, Part 3 finishes Act 4 of Homestuck.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 1771 – 1988.

Content warnings: mentions of incest; descriptions of blood, gore, and character death.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

Cycle of the Werewolf

We talk about the 1983 calendar-then-novelish object Cycle of the Werewolf.

Content warnings for this episode include: ableism, facial mutilation and eye damage, mentions of alcoholism and suicide.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 3, Part 2

Episode 3, Part 2 continues Act 4 of Homestuck.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 1561 – 1770.

Content warnings: discussions of animal abuse and death, ableism, and ableist humor.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

41 – Giddings – Gameworlds

We discuss Seth Giddings’ Gameworlds: Virtual Media and Children’s Everyday Play.

Buy the shirt!

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 3, Part 1

Episode 3, Part 1 is on the beginning of Act 4 of Homestuck.

This episode is about Homestuck pages 1358 – 1560.

Content warnings: discussion of racism and racist humor.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

BONUS: The Running Man (1987)

Out from behind the Patreon wall as a special bonus, we talk about The Running Man, a film about a violent game show from 1987. We are joined in this episode by Simone de Rochefort!

CW: Brief discussion of scenes of sexual assault and exploding head FX.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 2, Part 3

Episode 2, Part 3 takes us through the intermission. This episode is about Homestuck pages 1154-1357.

Content warnings: Brief and nonexplicit descriptions of pornography, transphobia, and eye wounds.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

Christine

We talk about the 1983 novel Christine.

Content warnings for this episode include: choking and child death, fatphobia, suicide, vehicular assault and homicide, misogyny, stalking and domestic violence, ableism.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 2, Part 2

Episode 2, Part 2 takes us to the end of Act 3. This episode is about Homestuck pages 953-1153.

Content warnings: Brief discussions of homophobic humor, real-life rape and sexual harassment allegations, and the Holocaust

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

40 – Ranciere – The Ignorant Schoolmaster

We discuss Jacques Ranciere’s The Ignorant Schoolmaster.

Buy the shirt!

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 2, Part 1

Episode 2, Part 1 is full of revelations. We meet GG, discover dad truths, and many other shocking things that keep happening. This episode is about Homestuck pages 759-952.

Content warnings: brief discussions of subtextual child abuse.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

Different Seasons

We talk about the 1982 novella collection Different Seasons.

Content warnings for this episode include: discussions of racism and racial slurs, suicide, graphic descriptions of rape, sexism and misogyny, homophobia, ableism, fatphobia, anti-Semitism, Nazism, genocide and concentration camps, torture, mass shootings, decapitation, descriptions of bullying, physical assault and broken bones, brief discussions of real alleged incidents of sexual harassment, pedophilia, and grooming.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 1, Part 4

Episode 1, Part 4 takes us into a puppet-filled world. Everyone is in trouble. This episode is about Homestuck pages 440-758.

Content warnings: discussion of racism and racist humor, and brief discussions of jokes involving bestiality and Muppet Babies pornography.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

39 – Crogan – Gameplay Mode

We talk about Patrick Crogan’s Gameplay Mode: War, Simulation, and Technoculture.

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 1, Part 3

Content warnings: discussion of racism and racist comedy.

Episode 1, Part 3 lets us learn even more about the world of Homestuck. It is about pages 249 – 439.

Note: We refer to comics creator Grant Morrison by the incorrect pronouns in this episode. Morrison uses they/them pronouns.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

Creepshow

We talk about the 1982 comic book Creepshow, written by Stephen King and adapted by Bernie and Michele Wrightson.

Content warnings for this episode include: misogyny, brief mentions of sexual assault, eroticized violence, dismemberment, suicide, death by insects.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 1, Part 2

Content warnings: brief discussions of racism and racist comedy.

Episode 1, Part 2 continues the saga of John Egbert and his friends. It is about pages 48 – 248.

 

This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch

The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]

38 – Taylor – Play Between Worlds

We talk about T.L. Taylor’s Play Between Worlds.

Support this show on Patreon! 

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Sewer Special Q&A no. 1

This is a special anniversary Q&A episode where we answer all of your most burning questions from the first year of Just King Things.

Content warnings for this episode include: discussions of representation of racism and exploitation; discussions of real incidents of homophobic hate crime.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!   [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]

Support this show on Patreon! [https://www.patreon.com/rangedtouch]

Buy some Just King Things merchandise! [https://bit.ly/3gpDLlb]

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show. [http://gensuta.games/]

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show. [https://www.emiham.ca/]

Episode 1, Part 1

Content warnings: discussions of ableism and ableist language.



We begin our journey into the wide world of Homestuck. Episode 1, Part 1 is about Homestuck pages 1-47.



This show is listener supported, and you can help out by going to patreon.com/rangedtouch



The theme for this show is by Lynn July [https://tinytachyon.bandcamp.com/]



Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter! [https://twitter.com/rangedtouch]



Buy some merchandise! [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/ranged-touch?ref_id=24025]


The Gunslinger

We talk about 1982’s The Gunslinger, the first entry in The Dark Tower series.

Content warnings for this episode include: mentions of terminal illness, car accidents and death, fatphobia, sexual assault and insertion of foreign objects into genitals, forced abortion, violence against animals and animal death, sexual abuse of a child, child death and suicide.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Support this show on Patreon!

Buy some Just King Things merchandise!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 74 – Disco Elysium – 10

On episode 74, we talk about The Final Cut and our Big Thoughts about the game.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

37 – Buckles – Interactive Fiction

We talk about Mary Ann Buckles’ 1985 dissertation Interactive Fiction: The Computer Storygame “Adventure.”

You can read the dissertation by clicking this link.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 73 – Disco Elysium – 9

On episode 73, we finish the game. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

The Running Man

We talk about Richard Bachman’s 1982 novel The Running Man. It is nothing like the film, but it does feature a high-stakes game of death spanning America.

Content warnings for this episode include: chronic and terminal illness; child death; maiming and mutilation of eyes; racism and racial slurs, misogyny, ableism, police violence, suicide, and generalized cruelty

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 72 – Disco Elysium – 8

On episode 72, we go to a church and then, later, find Ruby. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

36 – Manovich – The Language of New Media

We talk about Lev Manovich’s The Language of New Media.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 71 – Disco Elysium – 7

On episode 71, we do some more sidequests and talk to Trant. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Cujo

We talk about Stephen King’s 1981 dog-based horror thriller Cujo.

Content warnings for this episode include: child death, alcoholism and drug abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, bleeding, biting, and mutilation, suicidal ideation, ableism, classism, animal violence and death

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 70 – Disco Elysium – 6

On episode 70, we start day 3! We do some interesting things, talk about representations of poverty, and try to understand what’s up with Joyce Messier. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

35 – Patterson – Open World Empire

We talk about Christopher Patterson’s Open World Empire.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 69 – Disco Elysium – 5

On episode 69, we burn through the rest of day two. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Episode 68 – Disco Elysium – 4

On episode 68, we talk a little more and then lean about a Doomed Commercial Area. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Danse Macabre

We talk about Stephen King’s nonfiction book on the horror genre from 1981, Danse Macabre.

Content warnings for this episode: Drug addiction and substance abuse, racism, misogyny, homophobia, fatphobia, trauma, child endangerment and death

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

34 – Milburn – Mondo Nano

We discuss Colin Milburn’s Mondo Nano.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 67 – Disco Elysium – 3

We finish up the first day of the game and talk to the Hardy Boys. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Episode 66 – Disco Elysium – 2

On episode 66, we investigate a corpse, talk to Measurehead, and learn about Joyce Messier. We recorded this season before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it! Theme music by Shogo M.I.K.E. https://soundcloud.com/shogomike

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Roadwork

We talk about Stephen King’s second novel writing as Richard Bachman: 1981’s Roadwork.

Content warnings for this episode: cancer and terminal illness, depression and mental illness, self-harm, suicide, misogyny, racism, domestic/emotional abuse, extremely awkward graphic descriptions of sex

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Episode 65 – Disco Elysium – 1

On episode 65, we dive into our new season centered on Disco Elysium. As CMRN says at the top, we recorded this before the newest release of Disco Elysium, so there might be some differences between what you experience and what we experience. We’ll do an episode about it!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

33 – Laurel – Computers As Theatre

We discuss the second edition of Brenda Laurel’s Computers as Theatre.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

BONUS: The Stand miniseries (1994)

This is a very special Just King Things bonusode out from behind the paywall to convince you to maybe check these bonusodes out over at the Ranged Touch Patreon. We had noted The Stand fan Kirk Hamilton onto the show to talk about the 1994 miniseries directed by Mick Garris.

Content warnings for this episode: Pandemics, illness, disease, death, kidnapping, emotional and physical abuse, fatphobia, bullying, sexism, misogyny, rape, substance abuse and drug addiction, torture and mutilation, suicide, racism, ableism, bodily waste functions, animal abandonment and endangerment

Support this show on Patreon!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

Firestarter

We talk about King’s 1980 novel Firestarter, which is a wild ride.

Content warnings for this episode: medical experimentation, drug abuse and addiction, misogyny, rape, necrophilia, transphobia, sexual coercion, suicide, racism, ableism, pedophilia, grooming, murder, animal death

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

32 – Fickle – The Race Card

We discuss Tara Fickle’s 2019 book The Race Card.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

The Dead Zone

We talk about Steve’s 1979 science fiction (!!!) novel The Dead Zone.

Content warnings for this episode: Alcohol and drug abuse, domestic abuse, head trauma and brain injuries, surgical procedures, car accidents, misogyny, racism, homophobia, child endangerment, rape and murder, suicide animal abuse and death

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

31 – Nakamura – Cybertypes

We discuss Lisa Nakamura’s 2002 book Cybertypes.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

The Long Walk

We talk about The Long Walk, Stephen King’s second Bachman Book.

Content warnings for this episode: Executions and gun violence, vehicular violence, misogyny, racism, rape, mutilation and scarring, homophobia, bodily waste functions

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

30 – Welsh – Mixed Realism

We discuss Timothy J. Welsh’s Mixed Realism.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

The Stand

We talk about The Stand, Stephen King’s doorstopper novel about a plague, good, and evil.

Content warnings for this episode: Pandemics, illness, disease, death, kidnapping, emotional and physical abuse, fatphobia, bullying, sexism, misogyny, rape, substance abuse and drug addiction, torture and mutilation, suicide, racism, ableism, bodily waste functions, animal abandonment and endangerment

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

29 – Gray – Intersectional Tech

We discuss Kishonna Gray’s Intersectional Tech.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Night Shift

We talk about Stephen King’s first short story collection Night Shift.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

28 – Wark – Gamer Theory

We discuss McKenzie Wark’s Gamer Theory.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 64 – Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access Impressions

We played the first act of Baldur’s Gate 3 and we have some impressions for you!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

Rage

We talk about Steve’s controversial 1977 book Rage, originally published under the name of King’s pseudonym, Richard Bachman.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

27 – Bailes – Ideology and the Virtual City

We discuss Jon Bailes’ Ideology and the Virtual City and learn a thing or two about psychoanalysis and Marxism.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

The Shining

We talk about 1977’s The Shining in this episode. It’s spooky!

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

‘Salem’s Lot

We talk about the vampires of ‘Salem’s Lot in this one. Steve published this one in 1975.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

26 – Calleja – In-Game

We discuss Gordon Calleja’s In-Game and learn a little bit about immersion.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

25 – Murray – On Video Games

We discuss Soraya Murray’s On Video Games.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Carrie

We discuss Stephen King’s 1974 novel Carrie at length.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter!

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show on Patreon!

Geneva “Gensuta” Heyward did the theme for this show.

Emily Hammersley-Ambroise did the art for the show.

24 – Laxton – Surrealism at Play

We discuss Susan Laxton’s Surrealism at Play.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

Episode 63 – Baldur’s Gate III June 2020 Gameplay

We learn some more about the upcoming Baldur’s Gate game. We talk about the new footage.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Danni on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon.

@silverskinned created the cartoon versions of us.

Our biweekly show is a chill, fun time where we talk about alignment, Dungeons and Dragons, and a general plethora of stuff we care about in the Forgotten Realms. It’s a Gygaxian affair of the highest sort, and we are experiencing our best lives as adventurers in this fantasy world.

23 – Csikszentmihalyi – Flow

We discuss Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.

22 – Chang – Playing Nature

We discuss Alenda Chang’s Playing Nature.

Follow Ranged Touch on Twitter.

Follow CMRN on Twitter.

Follow Michael on Twitter.

Come hang out in our Discord channel.

Support this show and all of our videos on Patreon, where you can also get our notes for this episode for $3 a month!

Chris Hunt created the theme song for this show.