The Action Points Podcast! Episode 31: 2013 Recap


In this episode:

We take a moment (or hour) to reflect on geek culture/media from the past year. Our hosts Aaron, Daniel, Evan and Adam discuss their favourite video games, board games, comics, TV shows and movies from 2013. Highlights for us included Bioshock Infinite, Brothers, Netrunner, Love Letter, Adventure Time, Boxers & Saints, Elementary, Frozen, and may more. Let us know what you thought of our selections, and what we may have missed!

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Episode 31 – 2013 Recap

Music: Theme for Harold (var. 2) by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

Links for the things we talked about:

I’ve posted my full lists and honourable mentions on this blog for: Board Games, Comics, and Video Games.

On previous episodes of the podcast we’ve covered Brothers, Man of Steel, PAX AUS 2013, Korra, and many more games, comics and TV shows.

You can find my own crappy version of Love Letter here.

The origins of the Hitler family name.


The Last of Us

Bioshock Infinite

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Gone Home

Civilization V: Brave New World

XCOM: Enemy Within

Papers, Please

The Wolf Among Us

Saints Row IV


Start all the kicks on Kickstarter!



Eurogames at the Royal Standard

PAX AUS 2013

WABA Decembacon

Android: Netrunner

Love Letter


Terra Mystica

Forbidden Desert

The Duke


Adventure Time Comics


Locke and Key

My Little Pony Comics


Questionable Content


One Soul

Boxers & Saints

Archer and Armstrong




Shingeki no Kyojin

Uchouten Kazoku

Gin no Saji

Genshiken Nidaime

Free! (or Swimming Anime)



Doctor Who and An Adventure in Space and Time

Avatar: The Legend of Korra

Arrested Development Season 4

House of Cards

The IT Crowd

Parks & Recreation

Pacific Rim Restaurant

Man of Steel

Iron Man 3

Thor: The Dark World

The Way Way Back

Wreck-It Ralph

Frozen has a fan-made reprise! (Also some other great fan homages – the honest version of Let It Go and the creepy Do You Want to Build a Snowman are my favourites)

Smaug and a Giant Flaming Dragon Cock

Cloud Atlas

Captain Phillips


The Place Beyond the Pines

The World’s End


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