Episode | June 3rd, 2021 | Season 3 | 44 mins 35 secs
We are alive, and we are back! It feels great! Jason K introduces the 4th wall-breaking comedy adventure video game, There is No Game. He also gives an overview of his favorite new tabletop civ game, Sid Meier's Civilization: New Dawn, as well as its stellar expansion, Terra Incognito. Jason M runs down a list of big name PlayStation titles including Subnautica 2, Resident Evil Village, and Demon Souls. We finish up with a discussion of the joy of finding ways to game with others in a time when the virus forced us to be alone.
Episode | February 18th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 11 mins
We take the deep dive retrospective on our year spent playing Betrayal Legacy, as well as a couple other legacy-style games that are almost certainly better. We discuss XCOM2: War of the Chosen and all the extra goodness it brings, goodness you didn't even realize you wanted or needed. Jason K makes a bold recommendation for Kentucky Route Zero with just an hour played. We finish with a quick overview of Watergate, a board game set amidst the Nixon scandal, a throwback to an era when evidence of wrongdoing mattered.
Episode | January 3rd, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 6 mins
We talk holiday moviegoing and a raft of gaming titles on our table and screen this December. We rant about paying for cosmetic upgrades in solo games and consider the merits of playing Hive underwater. Happy 2020, everyone!
Episode | November 20th, 2019 | Season 2 | 58 mins
bloodstained, death stranding, for the king, fury of dracula, nintendo switch, xbox game pass
We start with a rundown of Jason K's recent D&D surge.
On console we discuss: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Xbox Game Pass, Death Stranding, For the King
On the table top: Fury of Dracula
Episode | September 24th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 6 mins
We discuss playing boardgames online at yucata.de and recent games we're playing on the consoles. We introduce a new segment called "Pitch a Game," mull over the word "satisfying," and Jason K vents about rooting for disappointing sports teams.
Episode | August 20th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 5 mins
We discuss rolling dice in FUSE and Calavera, Subnautica: Below Zero, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on PS4 and Jason K's love of the vast adventures in Tangledeep on Switch and Mage Knight on the tabletop.
Episode | July 10th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 4 mins
We discuss our top 5 games inspiring awe. With many many honorable mentions.
Episode | June 4th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 2 mins
We discuss the wonders and puzzles of the Broken Token Gloomhaven organizer, the retro-arcade racer Horizon Chase Turbo, continuing adventures in Dead Cells and No Man's Sky, and Jason M's first hours with the space thriller, Observation on PS4. We end with a in-depth discussion on solo gaming, both on the tabletop and the screen: What motivates us to game with others? By ourselves? Is solo boardgaming really that unusual?
Episode | May 10th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 21 mins
We discuss the party deduction game Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, the mind-bending logic puzzles of Baba is You, and Circle the Wagons, a game that literally fits in your wallet. We end with our thoughts on big games in small packages, game designs that deliver far more than you'd expect at first glance.
Episode | March 6th, 2019 | Season 2 | 53 mins 19 secs
We discuss the remake of Resident Evil 2 and Dead Cells.
Episode | January 24th, 2019 | Season 2 | 50 mins 38 secs
On the tabletop: Fog of Love and Chronicles of Crime.
On the PS4: Subnautica.
On the Switch: Moonlighter.
On the Steam: CrossCode
Episode | December 14th, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 10 mins
console game, if, interactive fiction, tabletop, video game
Tabletop: Keyforge, Cribbage, Battle Lore, and Escape from the Aliens in Outerspace. Console: Red Dead Redemption 2.
Web : Alias 'The Magpie' and Bogeyman.
Episode | October 30th, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 54 secs
The Fury of Dracula, crossover between gaming in board games and video games, and Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game.
Episode | October 2nd, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 3 mins
On the tabletop: Root, Dominion, Burgle Bros. On the screen: Donut County, Super Mario Odyssey, Hollow Knight
Episode | August 30th, 2018 | Season 2 | 1 hr 24 mins
game design, greece, greek, hellenica, tabletop
This episode we discuss the game Hellenica: Story of Greece with designer Scott DeMers, as well as his experience designing and kickstarting a boardgame.
Episode | July 25th, 2018 | Season 2 | 55 mins 50 secs
@Kegz teaches you how to plan a game night. On the table top: Mars Open: Tabletop Golf & Flamme Rouge. On console: Has-been Heroes