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Staying In Podcast

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Four pals talk life and hobbies, discussing the very best of board games, video games, comic books, movies, and more.
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00:00 - The Fingers Dilemma.07:03 - "Kojima-esque" and other words to describe the game one of us has made with the extremely accessible, creativity-inspiring game development software Pixel Game Maker MV.20:39 - Our question comes from our pal "Dr. Kenneth A. Barnes" (@SuperKMx), who asks: which fictional duck is the best duck? a) Edd the Duck, b) Donald Duck, c) Scrooge McDuck, or d) Howard the Duck. And from this question, comes a revelation.31:07 - Night School Studio is back with boozy indie adventure Afterparty, which we sum up as "Dutch courage, the video game".41:52 - We've been playing Kingdomino Duel and Sushi Roll, two fantastic spin-off games that might... whisper it... be better than the originals.57:20 - The Important Call.All that, and amazing little conveyor belts, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:00 - Reasons to enjoy dressing gowns a bit more often than you currently do.06:16 - Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's The Mooseman.18:45 - "How do you do, fellow kids?", and other stories about how we know we're not running in the same circles as that Ninja guy who plays Fortnite.23:03 - Air, Land and Sea from Arcane Wonders is a short and oh so sharp strategic card game that has us asking "why don't we retreat more?"34:43 - The knives are out for the new Watchmen TV series but you know what? Maybe they shouldn't be...43:51 - A Charity Miles update, and it's a biggie!46:52 - Our question this episode comes from The Lone Gamesman (@lonegamesman) who asks "are established IPs a good basis for board games, or do you prefer original themes?"All that, and murmuring the word "sweet", with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:00 - Yes, these definitely sound like things a beer drinker would make up.12:20 - The peculiar awkwardness of full body massage.18:52 - Imhotep: The Duel is a two player board game masterpiece from Kosmos.35:28 - Soedesco's latest is called Truck Driver and it's the first big vehicle simulation game on console. We've got an early review of it for you.50:13 - Our listener question comes from Kathryn Hopkins (@Calon_Lan) who asks: "what classic board game can the world live without?" and we nearly all have a falling out. Thanks pal!All that, and the 85%, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:30 - All rise. The Court of The Pod is now in session, the Honourable Judge Frost presiding. Our first case: leaving drinks in other people's fridges.07:20 - The maker of The Mind and The Quacks of Quedlinburg - Wolfgang Warsch - is back with Taverns of Tiefenthal from Schmidt Spiele and Coiledspring Games, which we review in-depth.27:17 - Watching stuff together but separately, and Battle of Big Rock, the (quite scary) new Jurassic Park short.38:37 - Our question comes from Dan Hughes (@Dghughes28), who asks: is a 10/10 game possible?49:25 - Honk a.k.a. Untitled Goose Game.All that, and the cheeky things Mario Kart will make you do, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:00 - The lovely Stephen, and some Toilet Duck Jeans.07:03 - What are our favourite perfect information games? A great question from our pal @xhs_mdy_swimmer, which we do our very best to answer...17:44 - Kris has backed his first Kickstarter, and it's the stupendous looking Burgle Bros 2: The Casino Capers from Tim Fowers.30:45 - Kelvin and the Infamous Machine is a fantastically funny adventure game romp through time.40:42 - Oh boy, oh gosh, the bizarre and brilliant Control is out, and we've just started scratching its surface.53:49 - A Charity Miles update, and it's an exciting one.All that, and Kris's fridge toilet, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:44 - A truly astonishing DPD Delivery.05:39 - A big discussion on party games, why they're great, and the reasons 20 Second Showdown from Big Potato Games is one of the greatest.24:48 - The wonderfully fast 6 nimmt!, playing 7 Wonders in under five minutes using the app version, and Bristol's Clifton Rock Slide.45:13 - Our pal @Fatboy_Rob asks which is better, Toy Story 4 or Toy Story 3, and we give our expert opinion.51:57 - Donut County is a story of quadcopters and the satisfaction of putting the correct shaped blocks into the correct shaped holes.All that, and Barry's dilemma, with Kris (@DigitalStrider), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:00 - The benefits of the multi-screen setup, and Sandra Bullock as an unbelievable hacker.06:57 - The 20th anniversary of The Matrix, and a trip down memory lane.23:34 - Scythe is a strange but elegant mash up of lots of board game genres, plus a dissection of bad tutorials in digital tabletop adaptations.40:33 - Ticket to Ride: New York is just the right size of game (about 20 minutes).51:49 - Baba Is You throws you at literal and metaphorical walls, but that's okay, and you should persist, because it's completely brilliant.56:28 - The Ultimate Licensed Video Game.All that, and a pirated cable box, with Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Mark (@lithiumproject).Thanks again to Mark from Link To The Cast for joining us - we think his podcast is really good, and you should give it a go. Also we had Link To The Cast's Dave Ryan on a little while back, so give that a listen if you get the chance.Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:00 - The deep appeal of croquet.06:32 - The peaceful joy of painting miniatures, a visit to Element Games, getting into The Hobby, a dash of Star Wars: Legion, avoiding Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, kicking back with Shonan BeachFM, and kicking things off with Blood Bowl.34:26 - Superior sunglasses.36:16 - The Wandering Games Conference at Bangor University, Kris's keynote, and why there aren't any shoes in The Fullbright Company's Gone Home.40:49 - Florence by Mountains is a short but delightful experience, and bounding through the best Bart Bonte game: Blue.47:48 – A long discussion on the theme tune and lyrics to Spider-Man. And also that new Spider-Man: Far From Home movie.All that, and the sun from Super Mario Bros. 3, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:00 - Roll Dice Gaming is a solid addition to the UK tabletop event calendar, and 2019's weekend was "a good first event" (even if we didn't get a goodie bag!), but it's currently a bit lacking in an identity to call its own.09:45 - From Gen42, the folks who brought you Hive, comes Feed Me!, which is coming to board game stores this Christmas. We saw it at Roll Dice Gaming and it's a physics-y puzzle game that's a bit Pachinko, a bit Rube Goldberg machine, and more than a little Cut the Rope.20:25 - Woof.25:20 - Meditation. Mindfulness. And games like Stardew Valley that transport you to a peaceful, relaxed state of mind.35:15 - Dandy Dungeon - Legend of Brave Yamada is an odd game with a strong pedigree, that's a blend of puzzle-infused dungeon crawling RPG, and critique of the games industry, and it feels just right on Switch.45:45 - Our listener question this week comes from our pal Adam... or was it Greg? Anyway, he asks us which real life statistic we would want to know about our own lives. Plus bonus guest appearance from Lisa, who argues with an apostle.All that, and the calming properties of public transport, with Peter (@XeroXeroXero) and Sam (@MrSamTurner).Links - StayingInPodcast.comInstagram - @StayingInPodTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
00:00 - Being painfully middle class and watching people with real jobs go about their business.13:33 - Our pal @twpercival1 has a question for us, which is: "why when people remake a film is it a remake, but if you remake a song it's a cover?" and we then proceed to talk about Honey, I Shrunk the Kids for an extraordinary amount of time.23:13 - A competition to read the Discworld novels, a rivalry-inducing board game app called ScorePal, and a daily check in via Daylio.37:40 - A smooth segue and a Charity Miles update.45:18 - What film should never be remade? We have an answer.47:47 - The light and breezy TV series, Chernobyl.All that, and the circle of life, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).Links - StayingInPodcast.comTwitter - @StayingInPodFacebook - @StayingInPodcastSteam Curator - http://store.steampowered.com/curator/28314572/BoardGameGeek - https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/41888/staying
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Eva Hayes

Great for when you want to hang out with friends but can't do conversation. Which is me 80% of the time. It's a mood upper!

Jul 29th
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