Episode 34 – With Special Guest Kristin Lindsay!


This week we are joined by Penny Arcade Project Manager, Commander Enforcer, and Internet Nerd Mom to us all, Kristin Lindsay! Kristin was another amazing friend to donate to our Indiegogo campaign and in return, she got to hang out with us for an hour! We talk World of Warcraft, Being a Nerd Mom, and How many hours of animal crossing is too many?!

You can follow our lovely guest on twitter @Peeardee  and don’t forget to check out the links above and below for EXTRA LIFE! Less than 2 weeks away and we are on our way to smashing $2000! For the babies!

Episode 33 – With Special Guest Laura Dale!


Hello everyone!!

This week we have a VERY Special guest this week, Laura Dale! Laura donated an obscene amount of money to our Indiegogo in the past and we finally got her on the show. And there is the return of the AWKWARD QUIZ!!!!!

Laura is on Twitter! @LauraKBuzz

Laura also writes for many websites including IndieHaven.com

Make sure to check her out and all the awesome work she does.

DONATE TO OUR EXTRA LIFE! Click the banners above and below.


Episode 32 – Post Expo Hermit Fest 2013

1262437_10151875156806760_1239964405_oHello! Here is a lovely photo of Amanda and Madison (And our Booth Babes Bryden and Rob) at Edmonton Expo! Thanks so much to everyone we met and to all of the newcomers. We hope you enjoy our program. :)

This week we start a new storyline on To Be of Not To Be, talk about Expo fun and expo not-fun, and much more.

Now that expo has come an gone, time to start the grind for EXTRA LIFE 2013!!!!!!!!

Click the banner below and then choose a team member to graciously donate to help the sick a babies! We will be streaming the 25 hours madness and be hanging out with all of you all day. It’s going to be great.

LOVE YOU ALL and see you soon.



Episode 31 – Pre-Expo Jitters and Enya

Yes. That does say Enya.

This week, we record in Amanda’s adorable apartment, talk about our excitement and fears for our FIRST CONVENTION, and talk about other less important and totally not embarrassing things.

Are you in Edmonton this weekend? We are at the EDMONTON EXPO all weekend with out love @manabeam! We are going to be selling art, crafts, as well as having cute little things to give to you guys! Come say hello!!

Love you lots. See you there!


Episode 30 – “We are Middle Aged Now!” – Chelsea, 2013

Hello lovely people!

WE DID IT! We are dirty thirty! Those of you stumbling upon our site from the Edmonton Expo site… HELLO! Can’t wait to meet you all next weekend!

This week, we serve up a steamy pile of Cosplay talk, con prep, thirst quenchers, and celebrity nudes. Queue up and take a listen!

DO NOT FORGET~ We will be at Edmonton Expo next weekend AND in a month and a bit we will be doing EXTRA LIFE! 25 hours of rad video games! Don’t forget to donate,

Loves and shuvs.


Episode 29 – A Bag Full of Fassbenders


This week includes a lot of penis discussion… but what else is new?

You know the drill! Donate to our extra life! Come see us at Edmonton Expo! Love your Moms! Love your Dads!

Thanks so much for all the love, y’all. You know it means a lot.

Hopefully next week we will have special appearances by some very special guests!


Episode 28 – Gone Home to Ikea


This week we delve into disappointing MMOs, Gone Home, and the struggle that Ikea puts on a relationship. Check it!

It’s that time of year again! We are participating in Extra Life! A 25 Hour gaming marathon to benefit children’s hospitals across the globe. If you are interested in joining our team or donating to our cause, please visit our team page here. We want to hit our goal of $1000 asap!

Have a great week!

SPOILER ALERT – 29:50-~47:00

Episode 27 – SUMMER JAMS


Found on Google. Sorry I don’t a have a source!


We changed up the format this episode to include some songs we cannot stop jamming to this summer! Please listen and enjoy.

Here are the songs we featured on today’s episode!

Tegan and Sara – Goodbye, Goodbye

Ananamanaguchi – Endless Fantasy

Said the Whale – I Love You

Metric – Synthetica

Hey Ocean! – Big Blue Wave

Lorde – Tennis Court

Episode 26 – Festivals and Summer Vacation



This week is a long one to make up for the lack of episode last week! We talk depressing video games, music festivals, dying cars and extra life! Please listen with your ears and your hearts and enjoy.

We also begin to delve into the adventure of To Be or Not To Be! We are going to be reading the Kickstarter darling, written by Ryan North and William Shakespeare, and we want you to pick the path! Tweet us with your response!


Extra Life Team - HERE!

Twitch Channel! – HERE!



Episode 25 – Bro-ops and Moose Chips?

Hello kind people!

This week we eat chips on the podcast, talk about adaptations, and bring up our plans to start streaming video games! Check out our Twitch.tv channel and follow us on twitter to know when we are streaming games! We are going to put a schedule up as soon as we figure one out. Right now we are featuring a Wednesday stream with podcast friends @BryEaston and @SharpShotApollo called BRO-OP. You can follow the channel and watch last night’s broadcast HERE.

Thanks so much for everything, you guys and gals!

Have a great week. xo


Episode 24 – Boulder Holders and other Non-Sexy Boob Facts

Or maybe they are sexy to you? Whatever floats your boat, I guess. Sorry for the late upload! Things are crazy at the Greatswords HQ getting things ready for our amazing indiegogo backers. This week we discuss JUBBLIES and awkward meetings with S/O and your parents!

Thank you so much everyone and we hope you have a great week!

Join our Extra Life Team here - link

Amanda’s Comic Space Bear - link


Episode 23 – Robots in Disguise aka Green Pants are Best Pants

That’s for you, @TimsMartini!

Hello all of you LOVELY PEOPLE! It is another fine Wednesday and we are here to gift you with a new episode of your favorite podcast. Check it! This week, we talk STEAM SUMMER SALE! As well as ROBOTS, KAIJU and other mystical things like SINGULARITY and Sexy Robots!

As of tomorrow, our Indiegogo will be coming to a close. This is the first episode with our SHINY NEW EQUIPMENT. This was a bit of a test run because it is so new to us, there are going to be some kinks we will need to work out.

Stick to your emails, backers! We will be sending you treats any time now as well as we need to get information from you.

Have a great week!

Episode 22 – Motivation, such an Aggravation

Hello wonderful people!

This week we delve deep into Leakycon and what helps and hinders our motivation. If you have anything you’d like to contribute to our discussions or just want to say hello… drop us an email at girlsandgreatswords@gmail.com. We’d love to hear from you.

Stay tuned for big things from Amanda while we follow her launch of SPACE BEAR!

That’s all for this week. Be kind to eachother!


Episode 21 – Couples Therapy 2: Electric Booglaloo

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Welcome back, lovely listeners!

This week Bryden and Madison take over the podcast with a love letter to Canada and plenty of cussing. Happy Canada Day and 4th of July to all of our listeners. Don’t forget to check out our donate button on the side bar to check out the Indiegogo campaign.

Have a great week!


Episode 20 – +1 Edition

Happy Tuesday everyone!

We hope everyone is having a great week. Those of our friend who are in the southern Alberta area, STAY SAFE! We love you. This week we talk about you mostly (because you are awesome) as well as belly dancing and self confidence, and new job anxieties.

If you haven’t heard us talk about it enough, we are currently raising money for new equipment through Indiegogo and in less than 48 hours we hit our goal. Now, after a week we have exceeded our goal by enough to pay for our website for another year and the total continues to grow. We are so excited to start sending out our rewards and to see where this campaign is going to continue to grow. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you can go to http://igg.me/at/girlsandgreatswords/x/3301472 to donate and share. Every share and dollar counts.

Thank you so much for loving us as much as we love you.


The girls (and Bryden)

Episode 19 – More like crowdFUNding!

Happy Wednesday friends!

Sorry for the late episode. If you have been keeping track of everything, you will know that we launched a Indiegogo campaign on Monday and in less than 48 hours we have met our goal. This is HUGE! We all can’t wait to see how it’s going to turn out over the next 29 days and we will keep you updated everywhere.

This week we lost an Amanda (not for good) but Bryden joins us for a clusterf**k of a episode. Enjoy!

You can locate our campaign at the following link as well as in the post below: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/girls-greatswords-the-indiegogo

We love you guys and ladies so much.

Thank you. This one’s for you.


Our Indiegogo Campaign!

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Hello everyone! I know that you were expecting a podcast episode and that will be published later today but for now… we have some exciting news.

We have launched a crowd-funding campaign through the site Indiegogo to allow you to help us upgrade our equipment.


Can’t wait for the next exciting 31 days!


The Girls

Episode 18 – Crittercast!

This week we are a-flutter with the release of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. The ladies discuss their new lives as mayors, as well as some really cool animals that they wanted to share with you.

Thanks so much to bro-host Bryden for popping in this week to give us some insight as a first time AC player!

Can’t wait to share some news with you in the coming weeks! Stay tuned.


Episode 17 – Peniscast

Now I am wondering how many more listeners we will have now that there is a naughty word in the title…. Pervs! This week is a mecca of flavored lube, explicit content, and nostalgia. We also descend great praise upon our first amazing Donors!

Josh @MovieGuru83
Laura @LauraKBuzz.

If you want to be amazing like these people, don’t forget to click the donate button on the side!

Have a great week!

Episode 15 – Dungeons and Field Recordings!

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We told you that this week’s episode was going to be a little different and here it is! We are joined by Madison and Amanda’s D&D Group to discuss penises, video game universes, and duck sounds. Please Enjoy and Share!

Thanks so much to Dylan, Brennen, Tristan and Bryden for joining us this week. We will be back next week with the regular cast of characters. Don’t forget to check out the donate button on the sidebar or by clicking here!

Also, check out our sick new art courtesy of Madison!


Episode 14 – Kickstart Our Hearts!

Happy May 14th Everyone! Can you believe that it’s May already? Me neither. This week we talk about D&D, Kickstarter, and RAINBOWS.

We reference this video a bunch of times in the episode and if you are curious, here it is!

Next week’s episode is going to be a little different… But there will be a lot of RPG talk! Stay tuned.

Episode 13 – Updates and Insecurities!

Hello everyone!

Sorry for the delay. As we said in the show, life got crazy but we are happily back and ready to party! Please enjoy this week’s show where we discuss Calgary Comic Expo, Free Comic Book Day and insecurities.

Don’t forget to follow us on twitter and give us feedback. ALSO! Madison was a guest on the Chemical X Show with some friends of G&G. You can listen to that here! 

Episode #12 – Inspiration Super Station!

Quite a talk heavy episode! We discuss mental illness, inspiring people, and Bad Luck Brian. AND NO STATIC! ENJOY! There is a weird audio jump, can’t figure out why. Oh well.

Those of you who are interested, here is a link to the Take This Project. Read. Share. Repeat. http://takethisproject.tumblr.com

Thanks so much to @BryEaston for being our awesome producer and butt curator.

Have a great week!


Episode #11 – We are so Indie

Hello! Welcome to episode 11! Including Steam Greenlight talk, contests, and Adventure Time Mad Libs!

We held a little contest over at our twitter page and the winners have been announced! Congrats to @carysabel74 who won a copy of Double Fine’s newest jam THE CAVE! We also chose 2 runner-ups, @Demc87 and @Special_Defect who will receive a collaborative craft adventure from the three of us!

Stay tuned to our Twitter because we will be doing this again!


The Girls

Episode #10 – RELAUNCH!

Hello everyone! Happy New Year and say hello to our brand new episode!! Please excuse the mild static. I edited out as much as I could!

Madison was a guest on the always lovely BlankShow Cast this week and the episode will be up by Tuesday. Check for it here… Thanks so much for letting our ragamuffin on your show. http://blankshowcast.podbean.com/

And here is a compilation of show links!

Madison’s Minecraft Album - http://imgur.com/a/3e3Gs

Gabe Newell Opens Up About Steam Box Plans – GiantBomb - http://bit.ly/11dAn0V




Podcast Episode #9 – I’m Gonna Wreck It!

Thank you for your patience everyone! Here is the lovely new episode!

Follow us on twitter to keep up-to-date with podcast news! @greatswords

To our American friends, HAPPY (not real) THANKSGIVING! ;)


Podcast Episode #8 – Leia is a Disney Princess!

Happy November everyone!

Please enjoy a steamy and hot pile of Girls and Greatswords love!

We discuss Disney, George Lucas, and of course… Walking Dead!

Don’t forget to follow us on twitter, @greatswords! We prompt for questions from you guys and we love answering them.

Show Links


A Cupcake Recipe for @bagpipewizard!


Podcast Episode #7 – Halloween!

Happy (Almost) Halloween Everyone!

We hope you enjoyed our Extra Life coverage, and we will be making up the last 8 hours soon. Stay tuned for info!

We were BLOWN AWAY by the amount of donations we received! Thank you so much, everyone! Can’t wait to do more like that in the future.

Have a safe Halloween and we will see you next week!


Podcast Episode #6 – Space Jumps!

Happy Sunday!

Thanks for sticking out all day to get your ears on the newest episode!

Space jumps, Bane impressions, and of course… Talking with you guys!

Please don’t hesitate to donate to our Extra-Life effort, we are only 6 days away until the big event! Stay tuned to our website and twitter feed on where you can watch all of us team members play games to help heal kids. Just pick a member from the team page below and get generous. We love you and appreciate you.

Donate here! 

A special shout-out and thank you to http://freakandnitro.com for all of the amazing support they have been giving us since we started. Go give them some love. Also the Half Scoop Podcast. They had some lovely things to say about us in their beautiful man-accents.

See you in less than a week! Be good!


Podcast Episode #5 – We Return… TO RAVNICA!

Hello everyone and Happy (real) Thanksgiving to anyone celebrating it this weekend! I know we are. Food comas, here we come!

This was a super fun episode to record because we were accompanied by two gentlemen (gasp!). They were super-fans/podcast boyfriends Bryden Easton and Adam Ford! You can find them on twitter @BryEaston and @adamjford. Also, make sure to check out our BFF podcast, hosted by Bryden, called Fetch Quest!.

We had a lot of fun poddrafting (we recorded 3 hours of drafting excitement to share with you later) for the new Magic: The Gathering set. We all talk about our experiences, food (always), and lots of exciting gaming things.

Don’t forget to donate to our Extra Life campaign and to check out Bryden’s as well! That’s coming up on October 20th.

Have a great weekend! See you next week!

Podcast Episode #4 – Firebomb your Vagina

Hey everyone!

Thank you so much for being patient with us. Here is our fourth baby for you, completely static and technical difficulty free!

If you haven’t already, please check out our Extra Life fundraising page!  We are *almost* at out team goal, but hope to surpass it greatly by the 20th of October! Extra Life. Charity. Tell your friends.

Also, Madison discusses another book this week. By the lovely Faith Erin Hicks, Friends with Boys!  She also really thinks we should start a book club. Just sayin!

Have a great week, everyone! We will see you next time.

xox G&G


Podcast Episode #? – Sorry Guys!

Please listen to the explanation below!

Now, those of you that listened… here are the details…

Amanda, Madison, and Bryden (from Fetch Quest Podcast) (with Chelsea popping in for moral support) on October 20th 2012 starting at 8am MT, will be playing video games for 24 hours straight! That’s a lot of hours! And we are LIVE STREAMING IT ALL!

We are, of course, doing this for a good cause and encourage all of you to donate anything you can. Sick babies need our help! If you want to help us out, you can track our progress as well as join our team by clicking on this link!

To donate, pick one member from Girls and Greatswords and throw some money at them! These are our current members:


And also check out our number one super-fan, Bryden!

Thank you, everyone! Can’t wait to see us get together for a good cause! See you next week.

Podcast Episode #3 – Knowledge is Power!


3! The best things come in threes, right? Anyway… here is episode 3!

We discuss a lot of things in this episodes! Including this long list of amazing books. Any descriptions catch your eardrums? Here is the list of books we discussed in this episode:

Locke & Key
Anya’s Ghost
An Abundance of Katherines
The Fault in Our Stars

Hope to have the audio issue resolved by next week. Have a great one, everyone! xoxo

Podcast Episode #2 – Are We There Yet?

Look at us! We are already at Episode 2!


We discuss all things travel this episode, including horror stories and Canadian trivia.

We would like to extend a huge thank to everyone who participates in listener questions and asks us questions as well. We have so much fun reading and interacting with all of you!

If you have anything you’d like us to discuss or just want to tell us we are awesome… you can comment below or reply to us on Twitter @greatswords.


Podcast Episode #1 – Japanese People Really Like Mayo and other Facts!

Hello everyone!

Please enjoy this, our first official podcast episode!


We discuss all things food! Including japanese trivia, last meals, and video game food! Make sure to visit our twitter account @greatswords and answer our LISTENER QUESTION! Ooooo. How exciting.

And those of you who haven’t already… WE ARE ON ITUNES! Subscribe. iTunes. Tell your friends.

Thank you so much for all of your support, everyone!

Podcast Episode #0! – An Introduction of sorts…

Hello ladies and gentlemen!

We present to you, the first (sort of) episode of GIRLS & GREATSWORDS: THE PODCAST! We talk about clop clop, going off the rails, and the future! Please excuse the occasional glitches and umms and weird Amanda echo, we are all n00bs!


We will also be on iTunes soon, and here is the link to our RSS feed.

Can’t wait to show the full site to you.


The Girls, from G&G.