Episode 42 – A spiritual exploration of Keen.com

As promised last episode, Megan and Steven take their listeners on a mystical journey through the Keen.com website.  Listen in to hear about advisors, their reviews, and the guidelines for becoming an advisor and creating a listing.  Steven even gives a mini tutorial on how to apply your makeup so you’re picture perfect for your advisor photo.

And when you’re done listening, be sure to check out Dalya’s page, and sign up for Keen.com to get your free 3 minutes to call her or another advisor of your choice!  No, we are not being sponsored by Keen, but we would welcome that opportunity!  (At least until Megan loses it.)

Episode 39 – The girlfriend showdown

Join Megan and Steven as they demonstrate their world-class mathematical abilities, build hype for MAGFest 2017, and finally get around to discussing Megan’s first Renaissance Festival experience.  Other topics include:

  • donating (or not) to our alma mater;
  • Megan’s intense aversion to hipster headbands;
  • Megan and Steven’s “professional” opinions about Lolita;
  • why Megan will most likely be killed off after this episode airs.

Episode 37 – Baby’s First Mad Libs

This week on Swag Tier, Megan and Steven decide to change things up a bit and play a little game called Mad Libs.  Join them in their adventure to hear about:

  • some of Megan’s childhood memories;
  • Steven’s bathroom pro-tip for pooping in style in public;
  • a glowing recommendation for Wizard People, Dear Reader;
  • Steven’s first (and hopefully not last) profanity slip up.

Find Mad Libs from this episode:

 

Mystic Messenger and Papa John’s

Episode 36 – Market trading > racing

Megan gives a recap of her performance at last weekend’s Korus Festival and then prompts an awkward segue into game talk.  Tune in to hear about:

  • Twitch Prime, which is free for Amazon Prime subscribers – link your Twitch and Amazon Prime accounts by November 5th to get free digital swag;
  • Steven’s first mediocre recommendation, a follow up to Megan’s first mediocre recommendation back in episode 27;
  • Megan’s dying obsession with Bejeweled Blitz;
  • the two latest Mii Plaza/StreetPass games, Slot Car Racers and Market Crashers.

And as promised, don’t forget to check out the Beyonce clown video.

Episode 35 – How sure is 99.9999% sure?

From a bizarre Canadian ski trip, to a seemingly widespread distaste for people who haven’t seen the Disney movie Hocus Pocus, to a ridiculous Google search that somehow still yielded the desired results, to discussing old school RPG’s, this episode is packed full of stories, nostalgia, and inside jokes!  Tune in to also hear about:

  • Megan’s latest kpop performance at the 2016 Korus Festival;
  • Megan almost crapping her pants about the factual accuracy of Disney properties;
  • an executive summary of the Disney Channel Original Movie, How to Build a Better Boy;
  • and Steven’s latest obsession with the free to play trading card/tactics game, Duelyst – be sure to check out Jumbo Bundle 7 from Humble Bundle for 20 free card packs (a $30 value!), and use Steven’s username as a referral: thisrandomguy

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Episode 33 – The passive aggressive art of cleaning up

In the latest episode of Swag Tier, Steven recaps his adventures at the 2016 Boston Festival of Indie Games, otherwise known as Boston FIG.  Tune in to hear about:

  • Steven’s top 5 Boston FIG games, Sad Hill Cemetery, Stage Fright, Insane Traffic, Ten Candles, and Clean Up Your Room!;
  • Megan’s mom’s terrible driving;
  • the origin of last episode’s big debate, “easy as pie;”
  • and Megan’s (crazy) neighbor’s passive aggressive attempts to get her to clean her messy house.

Other mentions:

Episode 32 – Baking semantics 101

Megan and Steven discuss the intricate differences between baking and broiling (read: we actually have no idea what we’re talking about).  Tune in to also hear about:

  • Steven’s pride in recognizing a kpop song played in public (twice!);
  • Megan’s hope to establish the Kpop Killers, a Kpop Academy Overwatch group;
  • better than mediocre recommendations for two great indie games, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime and Blade Ballet;
  • Megan’s money woes, which she plans to solve by suing an ex-girlfriend.

Episode 28 – Steven’s 20 pound swag bag

Steven recaps his swag haul from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit in New York City.  Other topics of discussion include:

  • Megan’s (strong) dislike of sriracha;
  • the compelling stories and strong characters in Mr. Robot and Death Note;
  • Steven’s desk setup that ensures he doesn’t need to get up for anything other than going to the bathroom.

Episode 23 – White gurl knows some tricks

Megan and Steven pick up where they left off from last episode, filling you in with all the hot deets about KCON NY/NJ/wherever the heck this convention actually took place.  Listen in to learn:

  • about fan engagements (read: overpriced Q&A sessions + high-fives) with your favorite KCON artists;
  • how to profess your love to your Korean idol(s);
  • about “Noona Nation;”
  • and why Megan needs two copies of each Mamamoo CD.

Episode 19 – The ASMR episode

In this episode, Megan and Steven take you on an ASMR journey as they discuss:

  • Megan’s attempt to hide her inappropriate Pocket Card Jockey horse names from her seatmates on a cross-country flight;
  • Her Story, a non-linear crime fiction game by Sam Barlow;
  • More games that they buy and either don’t finish or don’t play at all (bye bye, sponsorships!);
  • Eye fatigue, and the dreaded “air puff” exam at the eye doctor;
  • Their plans to monetize their own custom sound boards.