King's Road Pro Wrestling Podcast

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December 18, 2020 02:22:44
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Filsinger Games - December 2020 Releases

It's the best time of the year! December releases for Filsinger Games have hit. All three major product lines get something unique - from the fantastic Legends Expansion featuring Dynamite Kid, Adrian Adonis, and Gordon Solie - to name a few - to the Women of the Indies 2020 pack and the mammoth Battle Lines: Kronos set; I’ve got Todd Joerchel, Mike Melesky, and Battle Lines maestro, Rob Beaubien to chat about all the details of the latest and greatest. Rob gives a deep dive into the set’s creation, and we zero in on some of the newest and coolest characters to hit Kronos. Plus, there are some great teases for what's next, including the January virtual con - will you be the promoter to give us a name for what could be a new annual event? ...

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December 14, 2020 01:14:54
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Matt Charlton & J-Crowned Vol. 2

The fantastic Matt Charlton joins me for another round. This time we're talking about his latest book, J-Crowned: An Illustrated Guide to Champions of Japanese Wrestling, Vol. 2. When last we spoke, volume 1 was hot off the press, and the pandemic was just beginning. We dive into the past 8 months of living, a little bit of parenthood, and a whole lot of puroresu goodness. The names, the titles, the matches, and more are all a part of our conversation. We hope you enjoy and, as always, find the podcast on Twitter @kopw72 and Matt @ShiningWizardDs. Thanks for listening! ...

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November 27, 2020 02:17:40
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Filsinger Games - Black Friday & Early Classics

Todd Joerchel and Mike Melesky are back reppin' Filsinger Games. We discuss the latest Black Friday game announcements including the huge name dropped for Legends of Wrestling's next expansion set. Then we turn back the clock to talk GWF Early Classics and the Classics era of Champions of the Galaxy. It's a deep dive as we go character by character and year by year, to cover the first 3 years of the Galaxian Wrestling Federation's history. We hope you enjoy and make sure to pre-order the latest sets at filsingergames.com and join in the conversation over at the message boards filsingergames.proboards.com ...

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November 19, 2020 02:35:54
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Filsinger Games Legends of Wrestling Team

Back with an epic conversation between yours truly and the Filsinger Games Legends of Wrestling Team! Card gurus Chad and Cory Olson, Tim Dalton, and handbook writer, Stu Lowry, are all on board - albeit in various forms - to chat about their favorite territories, legends, and signings. Plus we go fairly in-depth about card creation - how do you craft a main eventer vs a mid-carder? What mechanics are important? How do you maintain a fidelity to the era while also creating exciting cards? I also get the chance to ask about the team's most desired signings, their favorite wrestling-related books, and their new podcast, Uncharted Territory! Buckle up, it's a long one but well, well worth it. (Editors Note: We had some technical difficulties during the recording process but decided to preserve the bulk of the recording as is. Special thanks to Chad Olson for joining me to record an intro and outro due to some unsalvageable material.) ...

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October 15, 2020 02:09:34
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Tom Filsinger, GWF Best of, and More!

The Dark Menace himself joins us for this special Filsinger Games episode of KoPW! I loved getting the chance to interview Tom Filsinger, creator of Champions of the Galaxy, as we take a stroll down memory lane to chat about the "Best of" set released to celebrate 50 game editions of CotG! Todd Joerchel rides shotgun and we wrap the show up with coverage of the new George Tragos - Lou Thesz Hall of Fame set headlined by Jack Brisco. There's also some teasers, Best of the Indy's 2020: Tag Team edition, and an announcement for the future. NOTE: We suffered a couple of small technical difficulties during the recording of this episode. All efforts have been made to retain as much of the original conversation as possible while also providing the most seamless listening experience possible. ...

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July 06, 2020 01:18:02
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Filsinger Games - GalactiCon 2020, Origins 2136, & More

Another Filsinger Games edition of KoPW is here and what better time than GalactiCon season! It's a different con this year in light of the pandemic, but it might just be the best chance for lots of fans to attend in the virtual space. I'm joined by Todd and Mike to discuss the con, the newest game editions, and so much more! Plus stay tuned at the end for a brief update on the King's Road project. ...

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