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Further live shows were performed in 2013 and 2014 with slightly different casts.

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Further live shows were performed in 2013 and 2014 shows, with slightly different casts.
casts, have been performed at every [=GenCon=] since.


''The Gamers Live'' is a stage show recorded live at [=GenCon=] 2012, part of the series ''Franchise/TheGamers.'' It seems to be set between ''Film/TheGamersDorknessRising'' and ''Film/TheGamersHandsOfFate.'' Lodge, Gary, Leo, and Cass are playing a side campaign, as Joanna is busy at a tech rehearsal. Guided by suggestions from the audience, they send their characters on a quest for the Vorpal Blender of Mordor. The action switches between the game table and the in-game world, as it does in the movies.

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''The Gamers Live'' is a stage show recorded live at [=GenCon=] 2012, part of the series ''Franchise/TheGamers.'' It seems to be set between ''Film/TheGamersDorknessRising'' and ''Film/TheGamersHandsOfFate.'' Lodge, Gary, Leo, and Cass are playing a side campaign, as Joanna is busy at a tech rehearsal. Guided by suggestions from the audience, they send their characters on a quest for the Vorpal Blender of Mordor. The action switches between the game table and the [[DeepImmersionGaming in-game world, world]], as it does in the movies.



Writer Matt Vancil reprises his role as Mitch (Lodge's housemate) and also appears as various characters in-game.

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[[DescendedCreator Writer Matt Vancil Vancil]] reprises his role as Mitch (Lodge's housemate) and also appears as various characters in-game.



* {{Improv}}: The whole show.
* IntercontinuityCrossover: [[Franchise/StarTrek Borg]] showing up in Lodge's fantasy world.



* IntercontinuityCrossover: [[Franchise/StarTrek Borg]] showing up in Lodge's fantasy world.


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* TheQuest: Finding and destroying the Vorpal Blender of Mordor. [[spoiler:In the end, Samson decides to sell it to their world's BigBad instead of destroying it.]]

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* YouAllMeetInAnInn: Justified in that they're playing a one-shot side adventure and don't have a lot of time, so they don't want to do an elaborate set-up.


--> Lodge: It's really powerful, and it's obviously evil, and you need to cast it back into the [=KitchenAid=] factory that made it.

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--> Lodge: -->'''Lodge:''' It's really powerful, and it's obviously evil, and you need to cast it back into the [=KitchenAid=] factory that made it.



--> Gary: Oh right, he's from Lower Larcenia, isn't he?
--> Cass: That's right. In Takethatsomethingfromia. Northern region.

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--> Gary: -->'''Gary:''' Oh right, he's from Lower Larcenia, isn't he?
--> Cass: -->'''Cass:''' That's right. In Takethatsomethingfromia. Northern region.



* SoleSurvivor: After a near- TotalPartyKill, the only character left standing is [[spoiler:Samson.]]

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* SoleSurvivor: After a near- TotalPartyKill, near-{{Total Party Kill}}, the only character left standing is [[spoiler:Samson.]]



--> Lodge: You're playing a rogue named "Klepty Snatch'n'grab"? That's the name his parents gave him?

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--> Lodge: -->'''Lodge:''' You're playing a rogue named "Klepty Snatch'n'grab"? That's the name his parents gave him?

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* DenOfIniquity: Crazy Isolde's brothel. With waffles.

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Further live shows were performed in 2013 and 2014 with slightly different casts.


* TakeThat: The group has switched to playing {{Pathfinder}} since ''Dorkness Rising.'' At one point, unimpressed by Lodge's [=GMing=], Gary snorts, "If you're not even going to ''try,'' we'll play DungeonsAndDragons."

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* TakeThat: The group has switched to playing {{Pathfinder}} TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}} since ''Dorkness Rising.'' At one point, unimpressed by Lodge's [=GMing=], Gary snorts, "If you're not even going to ''try,'' we'll play DungeonsAndDragons.TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons."


Writer Matt Vancil reprises his role as Mitch (Lodge's roommate) and also appears as various characters in-game.

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Writer Matt Vancil reprises his role as Mitch (Lodge's roommate) housemate) and also appears as various characters in-game.



* SoleSurvivor: After a near-{{TotalPartyKill}}, the only character left standing is [[spoiler:Samson.]]

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* SoleSurvivor: After a near-{{TotalPartyKill}}, near- TotalPartyKill, the only character left standing is [[spoiler:Samson.]]


** Wiejyoudothat, gnome alchemist

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** Wiejyoudothat, Wiejyoudothat (pronounced "Why'd you do that?"), gnome alchemist



** Bob, half-ogre cavalier on a pony.
*** The pony's name is Rainbow Sparkle.

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** Bob, half-ogre cavalier on a pony.
pony
*** The pony's name is Rainbow Sparkle.
Sparkle



* FourthWallObserver: For the early part of the show, Lodge is the only member of the cast who regularly interacts with the audience. The other characters occasionally ask about the strange noises in his house (audience applause) or wonder why he's talking to himself when he addresses the audience. As the show progresses, they move closer to NoFourthWall, commenting on costumes worn by audience members, etc.



* FourthWallObserver: For the early part of the show, Lodge is the only member of the cast who regularly interacts with the audience. The other characters occasionally ask about the strange noises in his house (applause) or wonder why he's talking to himself when he addresses the audience. As the show progresses, they move closer to NoFourthWall, commenting on costumes worn by audience members, etc.



* IntercontinuityCrossover: Borg showing up in Lodge's fantasy world.

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* IntercontinuityCrossover: Borg [[Franchise/StarTrek Borg]] showing up in Lodge's fantasy world.



** Lodge reacts with a disbelieving ''"Really?"'' after an audience member suggests the name for Wiejyoudothat. Then he takes the name to use for Leo's new character.

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** Lodge reacts with a disbelieving ''"Really?"'' after an audience member suggests the name for Wiejyoudothat. Then he takes the name to use for Leo's new character.Wiejyoudothat.




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\n** Bob, half-ogre cavalier on a pony.
*** The pony's name is Rainbow Sparkle.



* FourthWallObserver: For most of the show, Lodge is the only member of the cast who regularly interacts with the audience. The other characters occasionally ask about the strange noises in his house (audience applause) or wonder why he's talking to himself when he addresses the audience. As the show progresses, they move closer to NoFourthWall, commenting on costumes worn by audience members, etc.

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* FourthWallObserver: For most the early part of the show, Lodge is the only member of the cast who regularly interacts with the audience. The other characters occasionally ask about the strange noises in his house (audience applause) or wonder why he's talking to himself when he addresses the audience. As the show progresses, they move closer to NoFourthWall, commenting on costumes worn by audience members, etc.etc.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Lodge tells the group about the Vorpal Blender of Mordor, Cass says it sounds like it makes really terrible margaritas. Gary responds, "Really good head-margaritas, though." Later, when the blender is finally found, Gary (as Samson) yells, "Sweet! I'm making some head-margaritas." [[spoiler:The guardian statue animates immediately afterward. Samson defeats it by jamming the blender over its head and pressing "puree."]]


* Leo:

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* Leo:Leo: several characters created with audience input.



* WrittenInAbsence: Joanna is busy at tech rehearsal and can't game that night.

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* WrittenInAbsence: Joanna is busy at tech rehearsal and can't game that night.night.
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* Sizeshifter: Crazy Isolde, thanks to an "enlarge self" spell.

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* Sizeshifter: {{Sizeshifter}}: Crazy Isolde, thanks to an "enlarge self" spell.


* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: Klepty attempts to speak to the goblins in their native language. According to Gary's translations for the audience, he actually says, "Wow, aren't my pants shiny?" and "It itches down there."
* IntercontinuityCrossover: Borg showing up in Gary's fantasy world.

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* MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels: Klepty attempts to speak to the goblins in their native language. According to Gary's translations for the audience, translations, he actually says, "Wow, aren't my pants shiny?" and "It itches down there."
* IntercontinuityCrossover: Borg showing up in Gary's Lodge's fantasy world.


* Gary: Samson (human fighter)

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* Gary: Samson (human fighter)Samson, human fighter



** Lodge also reacts with a disbelieving ''"Really?'' after an audience member suggests the name for Wiejyoudothat. Then he takes the name for Leo's new character.
* WrittenInAbsence: Joanna is busy at tech rehearsal and can't make the game that night.

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** Lodge also reacts with a disbelieving ''"Really?'' ''"Really?"'' after an audience member suggests the name for Wiejyoudothat. Then he takes the name to use for Leo's new character.
* WrittenInAbsence: Joanna is busy at tech rehearsal and can't make the game that night.


* BrokenBase: Gary's TakeThat to DungeonsAndDragons provokes mixed applause and boos from the audience.
* FourthWallObserver: For most of the show, Lodge is the only member of the cast who regularly interacts with the audience. The other characters occasionally ask about the strange noises in his house (audience applause) or wonder why he's talking to himself when he addresses the audience. As the show progresses, they move closer to NoFourthWall.

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* BrokenBase: Gary's TakeThat CriticalFailure: Gary rolls a one during the goblin fight. Lodge tells him the result is that he manages to DungeonsAndDragons provokes mixed applause throw his sword and boos from the audience.
pull a hernia.
* FourthWallObserver: For most of the show, Lodge is the only member of the cast who regularly interacts with the audience. The other characters occasionally ask about the strange noises in his house (audience applause) or wonder why he's talking to himself when he addresses the audience. As the show progresses, they move closer to NoFourthWall.NoFourthWall, commenting on costumes worn by audience members, etc.



* IntercontinuityCrossover: Borg showing up in Gary's fantasy world.



* SoleSurvivor: After a near-{{TotalPartyKill}}, the only character left standing is [[spoiler:Samson the fighter.]]

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* SoleSurvivor: After a near-{{TotalPartyKill}}, the only character left standing is [[spoiler:Samson the fighter.[[spoiler:Samson.]]

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