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Join Beard Games hosts Connor, Keith, and Nick as they spin gold out of a randomly generated name and the Idea Of The Week!
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Join Beard Games hosts Connor, Keith, and Nick as they spin gold out of a randomly generated name and the Idea Of The Week!




Being Todd Howard

Today, on the season 2 finale of Beard Games Connor, Keith, and Nick tackle their toughest and most glitch filled challenge yet. Today they are designing the next big Todd Howard IP! As mentioned above, this episode is our Season finale. We are going to be taking a bit of a break from Beard Games while we line everything up to come out swinging with season 3! There's more info at the end of the episode so make sure you listen all the way through. If you want to get in contact with us over...


Called By The Boogie

Get ready to groove to the music on today's toe tapping episode of Beard Games! This week Connor, Keith, and Nick try their hand at designing some rhythm games all the while delving into their knowledge (or lack thereof) of different musical genres. Will any of their games be the next Dance Dance Revolution? Or will they be destined for obscurity like DJ Hero? If you have any questions, comments, ideas for episodes, or hate mail after Connor threw shade at one of your favorite bands you...


Beard Games Update: October Edition

Hey everyone, Beard Games is taking another short break this week after one of our own celebrates getting married. We will be back in 2 weeks with a hot and fresh episode out of the Beard Games Oven, ready for you to enjoy with a nice French Onion Soup or maybe a big ol' steak...As I'm typing this I realize I haven't eaten lunch yet. Well anyways, see you all in 2 weeks! If you want to reach out to us for any reason we can easily be reached via our twitter or email. Twitter:...


Harem of Whatsits

Do you like love and romance? Is valentines day your favorite holiday? Have you ever held a boombox over your head in the rain in a vain attempt to win back the affection of a jilted lover? If you answered yes to any of these questions then today's episode of Beard Games is for you! Connor, Keith, and Nick celebrate the impending marriage of one of their own by designing some Dating Sims, all the while questioning their own sanity. Grab your favorite drink and join us in this episode of...


The Simple Life Simulators

The Beard Games Boys are sick and tired of the hustle and bustle of big city life and are ready to settle down and take it easy. Maybe they'll start a farm somewhere off in the countryside, raise up and some void chickens and a couple of slimes. Or more likely than that is that they'll take today's topic of Life Simulator games and make questionable design decisions that will make you ask "who hurt you Connor, Nick and Keith?" If you want to reach out to us with any questions, comments,...


Victoriously Failing

On today's episode of Beard games Connor, Keith, and Nick breath life into some deck building card games as well as come up with another genuiney good idea that the world simply isn't ready for. Summer's almost over so lets send it on it's way by sitting on a beach, sipping a fruity island drink out of a coconut, avoiding the monkey construction crews, and hacking into the security system of your local Poi Baron. Wait, what were those last two? If you want to get in contact with the...


Beard Games Update

Less than 10 minute episode? This can't be good. Did Connor get arrested for smuggling sets of dice into prison so convicts could play D&D? Did Nick get his beard caught in a Kegerator? Did Little Keith fall down a well? Nothing as silly as all that. We just couldn't feasibly get an episode out this week and wanted to let you guys know. We've also got a bit of an update for you about what's going on with our guest roster for upcoming episodes. Thanks for sticking with us and being...


Spooky Scary Game Design

Connor, Nick, and Keith finally get around to designing some horror games in this episode of Beard Games. Just in time for the scariest month of all. July! the boys have their work cut out for them. Will they survive the ghoulish onslaught of their own imaginations? Will they fall into insanity after being subjected to Connor's "jokes"? Why do they all spend so long talking about fish? Find out today on Beard Games If you have any questions, comments, or mean things to say about Connor...


Super Smash Beards

The Beard Games Boys are back again without supervision, and things get a little rougher around the edges. Peace talks break down, arguments start, and fights break out as they break down fighting games into their constituent parts to make their own. But wait, there's more, not to mention a surprise ending! If you've got any questions, comments, stories, or mean things to say you can find us here: @BeardGamesCast


Go Time: 7:57

The Beard Games boys are joined this week by Raymond from GamesByRay, an independent board game developer, to make some of their nonsense! In this episode, Raymond, Nick, Connor, and Keith give you their advice on business (simulations) and a guide to becoming a Tycoon (game)! Our Guest this week can be found here: @GamesByRay The Hacker's Guild


Not-So-Super Powers

Left to their own devices without a guest to keep them in check, the Beard Games Boys are back again with another super idea: what if they had super powers? And what if these super powers were absolutely ridiculous? Find out on this episode of Beard Games, with no supervision! If you have any questions for Beard Games, or want to keep up to date with our nonsense followus on twitter: @BeardGamesCast or email us at:


Do Not Pass Go

It's family game night this week on Beard Games! So you know what that means. More bad decisions. The crew is joined by hip hop artist Strag to make some children's board games that probably won't be very kid-friendly. We ask the burning questions this epsisode. Is it Chutes and Ladders or Snakes and Ladders? Can Connor make a game that doesn't have weirdly dark undertones? Nick asks yet again, is Candy Land considered a game? (Spoiler alert: his stance hasn't changed.) All that and more, on...


Backyard Granddunk Slamslam

Come and GRAND and welcome to the DUNK in this episode of Beard Games! Today the Beard Games boys are on their own, making silly jokes and lame puns at each other as they attempt to design a sports video game. Listen in to hear just how little they may or may not know about sports! If you enjoy Beard Games, you can follow us on twitter: @BeardGamesCast And be sure to check out another podcast also featuring Connor, Keith, and Nick: Experience and Gold, a Tabletop RPG podcast


My Heart is in Hairvana, with Amaya of @kidyuki1

It's do or dye on this episode of Beard Games, as the Beard Games Boys are joined by Amaya, a lead singer of the band Kid Yuki and the Otakus, to find the true hero (and the hero's hair) of a new JRPG. What tragic backstory brought this upon us? Can the Hair of Destiny uncurl at the right time? Can Keith think of another Hair-ible pun? Listen and find out! Kid Yuki and the Otakus are a band dedicated to bringing all of your favorite songs from video games, anime, and other nerdage to...


Hooked on Adventures, with Ray from @DarkDragonsInn

This week the Beard Games Boys bring on Ray, the Dungeon Master from the wonderfully dramatic podcast Tails from the Dark Dragons Inn to discuss their approaches to running games - but wait, that's not the point of this show! This week we make all our Dungeon Masters flex their world building skills with some adventure modules, what can they fit in their adventure in just seven minutes? Tails from the Dark Dragons Inn @DarkDragonsInn on Twitter The Talent Agency


A Class 3 Ridiculous Podcast

Who you gonna call? Preferably someone a little more qualified than our hosts! This week the Beard Games Boys are on their own again and take the opportunity to come up with some super scientific spectral specifiers. Our New Site! Advertise on Beard Games


Rollin' with Brandon Rollins

Make some engine noises and spin your cardboard tires - this week your Beard Games hosts Connor, Keith, and Nick are joined by special guest Brandon Rollins for the inevitable wreck that is their take on a Racing style board game! Brandon Rollins is a Board Game Developer, maker of both War Co and the yet to be released game Highways & Byways. You can find the Highways & Byways kickstarter here: Highways & Byways He is also heavily involved in the industry and community including through...


Into The Dungeon, with Jesse Bergman

Are you ready to crawl around in some dungeons? This week on Beard Games, Connor, Keith, and Nick get some extra help navigating the labyrinth of their own nonsense from Jesse Bergman, co-founder of Punch-It Entertainment and game designer of Battle For Sularia! Battle For Sularia has an upcoming kickstarter for Battle For Sularia: Reign Of Terror, a stand-alone expansion designed for new and existing players alike. Look for a release at the end of the month! And you can read more about...


Salt Lick For Sale

Get ready to open up your lootboxes, call in your airstrikes, and get ridiculed by middle schoolers, because this week the folks at Beard Games are designing the next "great" Triple A Shooter franchise. We've started advertising! Recently, we decided to open up advertising for this podcast in order to cover hosting expense and other costs of running the show. If you would be interested in helping us out while also getting some quality advertisement from your favorite nerds. check out our...


Slayer Or Layer?

Episode streamed live, 01/29/18. This week the boys decided to try their hand at designing some unique dragons, and if you think they're going to come up with some cookie cutter fire breathing lizards you must be new to the show. come help us welcome these horrible creatures into reality on today's episode of Beard Games. If you wan't to sit in on our recording sessions and interact with the show while we are recording follow us on Twitch at Also, if you guys are at...