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Pull up a seat with your new pals and discover the very best of things you can play, watch, and read! This award-nominated comedy podcast uncovers the hidden indie gems you'll wonder how you ever lived without, dives deep into the franchises you already know and love, and talks about pretty much everything that's worth talking about from the worlds of board games, videogames, comicbooks, movies, TV, literature, and beyond.

Pull up a seat with your new pals and discover the very best of things you can play, watch, and read! This award-nominated comedy podcast uncovers the hidden indie gems you'll wonder how you ever lived without, dives deep into the franchises you already know and love, and talks about pretty much everything that's worth talking about from the worlds of board games, videogames, comicbooks, movies, TV, literature, and beyond.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Pull up a seat with your new pals and discover the very best of things you can play, watch, and read! This award-nominated comedy podcast uncovers the hidden indie gems you'll wonder how you ever lived without, dives deep into the franchises you already know and love, and talks about pretty much everything that's worth talking about from the worlds of board games, videogames, comicbooks, movies, TV, literature, and beyond.

Language:

English

Contact:

07752744254


Episodes

Fort, Enola Holmes, and Anomia - Ep113

10/15/2020
00:00 - Forgetting names and confusing idioms. 03:10 - A graduation, but whose graduation? 06:10 - Making rum, plus the sweetly thematic Fort from Leder Games, in which you pretend to be kids building bases, using pizza and toys to curry favour with Icky and Sticky. 17:44 - Al's FINEST wine and socially distanced martial arts. 21:52 - From humble packaging comes something we had a ton of fun with; Coiledspring’s Anomia is an extremely good party game. 30:50 - Twin It. Love it. 33:11 -...

Duration:01:00:50

Pendulum, Hotshot Racing, and Stay Cool - Ep112

10/1/2020
00:00 - The Home Alone Meal Deal, and first movies. 09:13 - Hotshot Racing looks and sounds great, the racing model is spot on, but you’ll want to put most of your time into the time trial mode, and we’ll tell you why. Also, go watch Get Indie Gaming. 20:57 - Every Breath You Take. Every Slice You Make. 27:45 - Pendulum from Stonemaier Games (them what did Viticulture) is a “rollercoaster” of a board game, a superb experiment in the worker placement genre, and perhaps the perfect board...

Duration:01:01:48

Ghost of Tsushima, Trapped and Sabotage - Ep111

9/14/2020
00:00 - The Egg Saga. 09:40 - A trip to Vale Street in Bristol, and leaving the house for a curry. 12:28 - Ghost of Tsushima, Akira Kurosawa, and the satisfaction of feeling powerful when playing as a samurai. 22:37 - An amazing quad biking adventure in Greece. Top tip: check your headlights before setting out. 28:23 - Set dressing the house and tackling the play-it-at-home escape room Art Heist, from The Fantastic Factory’s TRAPPED series. 38:00 - Sabotage is yet another absolute...

Duration:01:05:27

My City, Superliminal, and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout - Ep110

8/31/2020
00:00 - Fridge biscuits and a shocking revelation about eggs. 08:59 - Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, why it’s Fortnite crossed with Takeshi's Castle, and its obvious similarities with The Last of Us Part II. 26:59 - With UK Games Expo going digital this year - calling it Virtually Expo - we were asked by our pals at Kosmos if we wanted to be part of their booth. We did! And we talk about how our video about food and board games pairings turned out. 33:29 - Fans of Portal, The Stanley...

Duration:00:59:30

Herd Mentality, Beer Certification and Small Box Games - Ep109

8/14/2020
00:00 - An update on some PlayStation IAP problems. 07:24 - SOMEONE has become a Certified Beer Server with the Cicerone program. Can you guess who? 15:08 - We play a spot of the phenomenal party game Herd Mentality from Big Potato, which are the same folks behind Don’t Get Got, which we talked about back in Episode 95. 26:52 - A desire to get into woodworking, and a love of astronomy? ... or was it astrophysics? ... or was it astrology? 31:51 - Dan's Haircut and a Glastonbury...

Duration:01:00:07

Descent Into Dread Vol. 1, Skater XL, and Targi: The Expansion - Ep108

7/31/2020
00:00 - 15,000 who-gives-a-toss credits. 11:21 - Skater XL is an entirely skill-driven skating simulation and it's been fascinating seeing it progress from Early Access to full release. Plus the year extreme sports games started coming back, and our history with the best in the genre - y'know, stuff like Skate, Thrasher: Skate and Destroy, and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater. 29:13 - A smashing yurting holiday, the joys of outdoor BBQ, getting all excited about pizza ovens, and the luxury of indoor...

Duration:01:00:17

Cartographers, Hypnospace Outlaw, and Root - Ep107

7/14/2020
00:00 - Exciting adventures with caffeine. 07:33 - "The Enid Blyton and George R. R. Martin crossover you didn't know you needed"... we finally get to play asymmetrical strategy game Root from Leder Games, via the wonderful Board Beans board game cafe. 18:47 - Hypnospace Outlaw, whether or not Zane rocks (he doesn't), the Space Jam website, and an explanation of what Yahoo! GeoCities was. 29:47 - Uncomfortable haircuts and a betrayal (sorry Tony). 33:35 - The best Pringles, plus "flip...

Duration:00:59:15

Kentucky Route Zero, Treachery in Beatdown City, and The Last of Us Part II - Ep106

6/30/2020
00:00 - When is a broom not a broom? 07:00 - A spoiler-free discussion about The Last of Us Part II. 27:12 - Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition is deeply profound, philosophical, and beautiful. 36:49 - Redesigning the teasmade for the 21st century. 41:27 - Beyond Burgers: The Best. 46:46 - Treachery in Beatdown City shattered expectations in the most fascinating of ways. All that, and some very sweet dreams, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter...

Duration:00:56:49

Viticulture, Adventure Games, and Tiny Bird Garden - Ep105

6/14/2020
00:00 - Slipmington. Patent pending. 09:03 - What little we know about wine, and what we love about Stonemaier Games' Viticulture Essential Edition, a relaxing worker placement in which you run a vineyard. 23:30 - Escape room games at home, including Sherlock Holmes from The Panic Room, and Exit: The Game - Theft on the Mississippi. 32:31 - Recreating the PC point and click adventure in a tabletop game, via Adventure Games: Monochrome Inc. 44:45 - The birbs in Tiny Bird Garden makes us...

Duration:01:00:03

Lonely Mountains: Downhill, Gorogoa, and Qwirkle - Ep104

5/31/2020
00:00 - Sam's 'superpower' and Kris's least favourite theme park. 07:20 - Gorogoa is gorogorgeous, how different mediums handle pacing a story, and the definition of a visual novel. 19:35 - The natural, chilled beauty of Lonely Mountains: Downhill, and why its ability to get you into a state of flow is perfect for listening to audiobooks to. 30:58 - In a great way, Pentago reminds us of games with grandparents, which is a great abstract game from Coiledspring Games that "does to Othello...

Duration:01:03:23

Devs, Break the Code, and Ion Fury - Ep103

5/14/2020
00:00 - The Peter-Minute-Ton. 03:23 - Lockdown hair cuts. 08:03 - Break the Code is a fantastic deductive puzzle experience, but what's not fantastic is losing a bit of it under some decking. 28:23 - We're divided on Devs. Is it some of the best television of the year? Or is it boring and, at times, a bit clichéd? 39:59 - Ion Fury is highly evocative of days-gone-by playing Duke Nukem 3D and Blood, so much so that we talk a bit about retro shooters and their revival. 50:17 - Callum...

Duration:01:00:10

Ring Fit Adventure, Dark, and Welcome to New Las Vegas - Ep102

4/30/2020
00:00 - Dancercise with Ryan Heffington, and line dancing up to the oche. 06:31 - Oh sure, Ring Fit Adventure is an indoor exercise masterpiece of games design. But does that mean Ring can say what he likes about our shiny muscles? 17:24 - Well, we're finally here: discussing beer subscriptions. 19:34 - Like a Belgian Quad, Brew Crafters from Greater Than Games is initially foreboding, has lots of depth, and is very very big. 34:07 - Welcome To New Las Vegas from Blue Cocker is a roll...

Duration:01:03:17

Kind Words, National Theatre Live, and 1 Survives - Ep101

4/14/2020
00:00 - Loyd Grossman impressions and other things that show our age. 05:55 - Some of our favourite things to enjoy during lockdown so far have been the comforting certainty of MasterChef and the relationship-testing Animal Crossing: New Horizons. 11:30 - "To have theatre in the house is amazing" - National Theatre Live at home is a thing of wonder and a super accessible way of seeing the stage. 16:19 - The Darby Family Quiz, and a very prescient video game-doing-good: Kind Words (lo fi...

Duration:01:00:39

The Top 10 Things Worth Staying In For - Ep100

3/31/2020
00:11 - Arguing about The Bee Gees. 04:13 - We decide upon our favourite video games, board games, TV, and films from the previous 100 episodes. We each chose our personal top tens - including fantastic things that you should absolutely check out - and then attempted to get the complete list down to just the very best of the bunch as a collective ten we can all agree on. The full list was; - Bart Bonte Games (Ep80) - Batman Role-Playing Game (Ep57) - Burgle Bros. (Ep1) - Celeste...

Duration:01:24:27

Two Point Hospital, Wingspan, and Tiny Heist - Ep99

3/14/2020
00:00 - Something called an ISTQB, the linen finish high quality of Wingspan ("the most beautiful game I own"), and the lesser spotted Trivia Tidbits. 12:40 - Relationship advice and Mini Eggs. 14:35 - Omerta has a really good rhythm to it and we think it's "a breath of fresh air". 25:22 - The guy with the games on holiday. And is taking eighteen games away with you too many? (probably) 27:25 - We start talking about Two Point Hospital, then get de-railed by PlayStation Max magazine, and...

Duration:00:59:47

Parasite, Encore!, and The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine - Ep98

2/29/2020
00:00 - Miniatures games, what makes BattleTech fun to paint, and why the hobby is oh so therapeutic. 08:43 - The sensory overload of Arcade Club in Bury. 15:09 - The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine is a deceptively tricky trick-taking game that feels incredibly fresh and different. 32:19 - Parasite won best picture at the Oscars, which it fully deserves, and we'll tell you why you MUST see it (without spoiling a thing). 40:03 - Obsessed with roll and write games? Us? Never. Honest. But...

Duration:00:56:38

PSVR, Brikks, and Spirit Island - Ep97

2/14/2020
00:00 - An adventure in AI Dungeon, aka The Halfpipe Chronicles. 07:12 - A technological trip into the wonderful world of PSVR, the perils of VR horror, and exploring all the new experiences to have in virtual reality. 20:23 - Brikks is the "analogue Tetris", and yet another banger from our fav, Wolfgang Warsch. 31:00 - More from The Halfpipe Chronicles. 36:25 - Looking for the antithesis to imperious games like Settlers of Catan? We've got it for you, it's the frightfully good Spirit...

Duration:01:09:27

Blitzkrieg!, The Witcher and the Royal Game of Ur - Ep96

1/31/2020
00:00 - A show called Best Home Cook, and what's interesting about being with the The Hairy Bikers in-person. 04:57 - What's it like playing The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt - Complete Edition on the move with the Switch version? We'll tell you. 09:20 - We're back to talking about Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and some digital sightseeing in Greece. 10:22 - We toss a coin to the Witcher TV series. 31:11 - A final (???) Charity Miles Update. It's a stonker. 36:05 - Achtung! We review the...

Duration:01:01:24

Don't Get Got, Jojo Rabbit, and Chuchel - Ep95

1/14/2020
00:00 - H. G. Wells, a true literary genius? 05:04 - TwentyPlenty. 11:15 - Don't Get Got from Big Potato Games is a mix of silly party fun and intense paranoia that demands creative thinking and social nous to outwit your loved ones. 33:30 - Jojo Rabbit is Taika Waititi's darkly-tinged comedy about why hate is so stupid, and while it can be an uncomfortable watch, it's a worthy one. 45:46 - In an energetic mood? Then Amanita Design's Chuchel - a riotous combination of puzzler and...

Duration:01:18:22

Halo: Reach, Decrypto, and Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit #2 - Ep94

1/1/2020
00:00 - Halo: Reach is out as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection so we head down memory lane to discuss the series. 16:00 - Do we make it to 2020? Find out at the end of the show! :o 20:15 - As usual, we've got the hottest takes. This episode? Our thoughts on Sam Neill going topless in sci-fi horror movie Event Horizon. 25:07 - Marvel's Spider-Man is wrapped up, but after the game's ejected from the PS4 we wonder if open world narratives work well in video games, and how...

Duration:01:04:53