The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast
The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game cast is a roundtable discussion about Party Games, and games you would take to parties.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #95 - Canned Content and Some Fresh Coffee Talk 05/01/2020
TPGC - Episode #95 - Canned Content and Some Fresh Coffee Talk On this episode of the Party Gamecast we reuse some of our old content (our Patreon content from December) and repackage it with a brand new discussion about gaming in these current times.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #94 - Candy Coated Animal Movies 03/01/2020
TPGC - Episode #94 - Candy Coated Animal Movies We hear you, Partysans! At least, we hear you when you call us at PARTYGAM(E)! We finally get around to listening and responding to your phone calls in this episode. Please keep calling; we'll do better. We also ate some candy, went to the video store, and pitted our beasts against one another in the arena of "sport."
info_outline TPGC - Episode #93 - Jumping Jiminy! What Did We Just Eat?! 02/06/2020
TPGC - Episode #93 - Jumping Jiminy! What Did We Just Eat?! In this episode, we explored a fresh take (to us) on protein, learned what Bruce's drag name would be, and tried to get on the same... frequency. Then we brainstormed for words and learned that our brains are, by and large, places of remarkably calm weather.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #90.5 - Great Snacks and Jackbox Party Pack 6 01/30/2020
TPGC - Episode #90.5 - Great Snacks and Jackbox Party Pack 6 On this Mid-Month Cavalcade Bruce takes us though the Patreon Content from November. This include a great collection of tasty snacks and a full analysis of Jackbox Party Pack 6.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #92 - Our Original Recipe of Ones and Zeroes 01/04/2020
TPGC - Episode #92 - Our Original Recipe of Ones and Zeroes We'd like to start out by apologizing for the lateness of this episode. We're still here, still making content, and intend to keep it up.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #89.5 - Mex-US Snacks, and Skull 12/27/2019
TPGC - Episode #89.5 - Mex-US Snacks, and Skull In this episode Bruce hosts the "end month cavalcade" where we present the the Patreon content from October. Which includes more snacks from the Mex-US, a super special item, and a breakdown of Skull.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #91 - Thanksgiving 2019: J'accuse-bouche! 11/28/2019
TPGC - Episode #91 - Thanksgiving 2019: J'accuse-bouche! Happy Thanksgiving, America! Happy late November, everyone else! In this year's Thanksgiving episode, we eat together around a microphone-laden table and talk about a British board game. Ah, traditions.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #88.5 - So Many Chips, and Point Salad 11/21/2019
TPGC - Episode #88.5 - So Many Chips, and Point Salad Welcome to the mid-month cavalcade where we bring you the Patreon content from September 2019.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #90 - Chips, Math, and a Mathematician 11/01/2019
TPGC - Episode #90 - Chips, Math, and a Mathematician In this month's installment of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast: a podcast about party games and games you take to parties we examine overly long show titles. Or we should, but actually we ate some chips (surprise!), played a game your cousin the actuary would love, then played a game about titles that are not overly long.
info_outline TPGC - Episode 87.5 - Turkish Delight and Pictionary Air 10/22/2019
TPGC - Episode 87.5 - Turkish Delight and Pictionary Air On this mid-month episode Bruce presents the Patreon Content from August. The gang eats Turkish Delight, and plays Pictionary Air.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #89 - Big Red Candy Inn, The Dragon Idea 10/01/2019
TPGC - Episode #89 - Big Red Candy Inn, The Dragon Idea Wait, is that title right? Whatever, we'll fix it in post.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #86.5 - Uranus Snacks and We're Doomed 09/18/2019
TPGC - Episode #86.5 - Uranus Snacks and We're Doomed On this 1/2 Episode Bruce hosts the Patreon content from July which includes a What the Food the probes the depth of Uranus and a Patreon party where the cast looks at We're Doomed from Breaking Games. New content will be out in just a couple of weeks, so stay tuned (or whatever it is you do with a podcast). If you are interested in our Extra Life Team, you can find it here: Thanks for listening, and supporting this show!
info_outline TPGC - Episode #88 - Lays Chips, Sinister Six, and Medium 09/08/2019
TPGC - Episode #88 - Lays Chips, Sinister Six, and Medium In this episode we sampled the latest Lays potato chip flavors, reviewed a (non-party) game about some fairly obscure Spider Man villains, and tried to guess what our friends were thinking. We mostly failed to do the latter. We succeeded at eating chips though, so there's that.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #85.5 - Just a real bundle of stuff. 08/15/2019
TPGC - Episode #85.5 - Just a real bundle of stuff. On this episode of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce is in the studio presenting the last couple months of the Patreon Party.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #87 - Oreos, Pickles, Hellapagos, and Action News 08/01/2019
TPGC - Episode #87 - Oreos, Pickles, Hellapagos, and Action News In this episode, we ate some pickles sent to us by a listener (!) and some celebratory Oreos. I guess we played a couple of games too. Yeah, we murdered each other in Hellapagos, then murdered the news in Action News.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #86 - Insider, Werewords, LAMA, and Ghost Court 07/04/2019
TPGC - Episode #86 - Insider, Werewords, LAMA, and Ghost Court In our 86th episode, the Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast examined the remaining two Spiel des Jahres nominees for party game of the year for 2019: LAMA and Werewords. We took a look at a possible predecessor of Werewords called Insider as well. We also ate some chips and chocolate and did a reenactment of that one episode of Night Court where the defendant was dead and the actors were all members of an improv group. I swear I remember that episode. It might have been the cough syrup.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #85 - (We Rate) Dogs and (Kit) Kats Living Together, Mass Hysteria 06/01/2019
TPGC - Episode #85 - (We Rate) Dogs and (Kit) Kats Living Together, Mass Hysteria In episode #85 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce, Rocki, Marty, Mom (!), Bryan, and Mike find out what Floof and Boopability are all about when we review We Rate Dogs, a card game based on the famous Twitter account (@dog_rates). We also ate some Japanese Kit Kats and identified cat noises. Also, we finally got to your calls! Please keep calling us at 30-PARTYGAME (and you can leave off the last 'E' for savings)! WHAT THE FOOD On What the Food, we ate three varieties of Japanese Kit Kats and a bonus "snack" that tasted like slightly sweetened play dough. WE RATE DOGS We review this cute and fluffy game about cute and fluffy dogs in what we hoped would be a cute and fluffy manner. Unfortunately, it sounded like us. I'd rate us 10/10, would boop on nose. THE PARTY GAMECLASH! We definitely Rocki'd the casbah as we played Earworm, a new Kickstarted game about identifying songs without using lyrics. You should tune in right meow and listen. Lastly I would be remiss if I didn't mention our Patreon at . You should definitely consider supporting us, especially if you've read this far.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #84 - Decrypto, Just One, The Mind, chips, and Are We Dumber than a Box of Rocks 05/02/2019
TPGC - Episode #84 - Decrypto, Just One, The Mind, chips, and Are We Dumber than a Box of Rocks In episode #84 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce, Rocki, Bryan, Brian, Marty, and Mike take a look at the BoardGameGeek top three nominees for best party game: Decrypto, Just One, and The Mind. We also ate some potato chips, and answered the question of whether or not we (as a group) are dumber than a box of rocks. Are we? Listen to our live play to find out! WHAT THE FOOD On What the Food we ate three different potato chips, only one of which made Bruce scream. BOARDGAMEGEEK PARTY GAME OF THE YEAR We took a look at the cerebral Decrypto, the raucously fun Just One, and The Mind and decided which one we (as the preeminent party game experts of the entire universe) think should be the party game of the year. ARE YOU DUMBER THAN A BOX OF ROCKS? We're not asking, that's just the title of the game we played in our "live play" segment (title still a work in progress). Also we now have a Patreon! Please visit it at and give generously if you don't think we're the worst thing you've ever heard. Or even if you do.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #83 - Ad Liners, Asian Foods, and Punderdome 04/01/2019
TPGC - Episode #83 - Ad Liners, Asian Foods, and Punderdome Welcome (back) to episode #83 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast! On this episode, Bruce is joined by Rocki, Mike, Bryan, Marty, and Brian to review an older game called Ad Liners, eat some things that couldn't be easily translated into English, and introduce our new segment in which we "live" play a game for your listening pleasure. WHAT THE FOOD On What the Food we eat some fried sweet potatoes and dried seafood snacks. And that is certainly a description of some Asian things that we ate. AD LINERS The gang takes a look at a game from the 80s from Pressman games that may be the first "chooser-type" game (for all we know). PUNDERDOME In our first venture into "live" play, we explore what it would be like if you played board games with your uncle who can't stop making groan-worthy puns at the holiday table. You can treat yourself to their lovely and not-at-all-painful YouTube ad here: https://youtu.be/IpX83ajb344 As a note, we would like to thank all of our listeners who have stuck with us through the dry years. We've had folks talk to us at Cons and such and ask when we were releasing a new episode pretty regularly, and we've disappointed them for a long time. We missed you more than you've missed us.
info_outline Sniffies Presentation - Most Fragrant Gaming Snack Chip 04/01/2018
Sniffies Presentation - Most Fragrant Gaming Snack Chip Enjoy this portion of the Olfactory Academy Arts and Science presentation of "The Sniffies".
info_outline TPGC - Episode #81 - Fuji Flush and Tempurra 05/11/2017
TPGC - Episode #81 - Fuji Flush and Tempurra On Episode #81 of the Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce is joined by Mike, Bryan and Rocki to talk about the sorta trick taking games Fuji Flush and Tempurra. What the Food !?! (Sponsored by DaWood Earth Movers) 3 Words: Bacon Cotton Candy Thanks for listening! Also thanks to Stronghold Games for sending over Fuji Flush.
info_outline The Heavy Game Cast - April 1, 2017 - Scythe 04/01/2017
The Heavy Game Cast - April 1, 2017 - Scythe On this Episode of the Heavy Gamecast featuring the Heavy Game Cast, Mike is joined by Bruce, Bryan and special guest Rocki. Since Rocki is on the show this episode, we will depart from our usual brand of heavy game, and instead lighten up a little with Scythe from Stonemaier Games. Enjoy!
info_outline TPGC - Episode #80 - The Cast talks about the BGG most played Party Games chart. 03/05/2017
TPGC - Episode #80 - The Cast talks about the BGG most played Party Games chart. On Episode #80 of the Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast, Bruce is joined by Rocki, Mike and Bryan to dissect the "Most Played Party Games" on boardgamegeek.com. It can be found here: What the Food !?! (Sponsored by DaWood Earth Movers) The Cast eats all kinds of Oreo related products, including both the US, and the "Rest of the World" version of the Oreo Cookie Bar. Thanks for listening! Also let us know if you like discussions like this, since this is not our normal format.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #78 - Gloobz and Karibou Camp 01/04/2017
TPGC - Episode #78 - Gloobz and Karibou Camp On the released out of sequence Episode #78 Bruce is joined by Mike, Bryan and Rocki to talk about the Gigamic (however it's pronounced) games Gloobz and Karibou Camp. Lets Get Topical TPGC was up for a Mobbie, the Baltimore Sun new media award. We ask for votes, but the voting has closed. If we have released this earlier, we might have won, hopefully next year. We did take 3rd, and in what was a huge field, that's not bad. What the Food In this What the Food!?! We take a taste of a couple of Meat Flavored potato chips in our Chiptastic Main Event. One of them is from 7-Eleven, so that's a thing. Also at the first break we have a listener What the Food!?! from Mark Drezja, and with this we open it up to you, if you want to create your own What the Food!?!, feel free to send those over, we would love to put them on the show. Gloobz and Karibou Camp were sent over from our friends at Gigamic, you can find these and many other great games at You can find What the Geek right here http://www.whatthegeekpodcast.com/ Thanks so much for listening!
info_outline TPGC - Episode #79 - Thanksgiving 2016 - Scrabble 11/25/2016
TPGC - Episode #79 - Thanksgiving 2016 - Scrabble If you are an astute listener, you will notice that this has been released before #78, this is so the Thanksgiving Episode comes out at least in time to hit Thanksgiving on the West Coast. The next episode will be #78, but we say the number a couple of times, so I had to acknowledge the numbers of the episodes as we said them. On this Episode of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce is joined by Mike, Rocki and Bryan to celebrate Thanksgiving and play Scrabble. We also discuss the best games for family get togethers, and eat A TON OF FOOD. For this episode we do 4 What the Food segments, and eat A TON of crazy snack foods. Thanks for listening!
info_outline TPGC - Episode #77 - Washingcon 2016 - Simons Cat and Twistocity 10/25/2016
TPGC - Episode #77 - Washingcon 2016 - Simons Cat and Twistocity On Episode #77 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast, Bruce is joined by Mike, Rocki, Josh and Bryan to talk about their experiences at Washingcon 2016 and discuss two games they played there. Topical Discussion We discuss our time at Washingcon 2016. What the Food!?! Sponsored by Stearmworks Coffee (steamworkscoffee.net) We talk about a couple of the circus themed Canadian Cadburys chocolate bars. Games Simons Cat from Steve Jackson Games and Twistocity Mass Middle Games. Extra Life You can find our Extra Life team at Thanks for listening.
info_outline TPGC - Episode #76 - Big Potato Games 10/13/2016
TPGC - Episode #76 - Big Potato Games On Episode #76 Bruce is joined by Mike, Rocki, Bryan and Josh to talk about the Big Potato games, Bucket of Doom, Scrawl, Mr Listers Quiz Shootout and Obama Llama. What the Food!?! (Sponsored by Steamworks Coffee) For What the Food the gang talks about Pop Tarts, including the new A&W and Orange Crush flavors, as well as, Watermelon. Remember if you have the means and desire to help us out with Extra Life, our team can be found at: Thank you so much for listening! P.S. - If you called to correct my mislabeling the creator of Magic the Gathering as Steve Jackson, I do know it's Richard Garfield, but I did not say that, good catch!
info_outline TPGC - Episode #75 - The Oregon Trail the Card Game, Crazy Karts and The Dragon and Flagon 09/09/2016
TPGC - Episode #75 - The Oregon Trail the Card Game, Crazy Karts and The Dragon and Flagon On Episode #75 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast, Bruce is joined by Rocki, Mike and Bryan to talk about the pre-programmed movement, but for a bunch of players games Crazy Karts and The Dragon and Flagon. In addition to being pre-programmed movement games, these are also games from the companies of the hosts of KEEPING IT TOPICAL We discuss the Target exclusive game The Oregon Trail the Card Game WHAT THE FOOD!?! Sponsored by Steamworks Coffee at steamworkscoffee.net We talk about 3 flavors of Oreos, Blueberry Pie, Key Lime Pie........AND.......SWEDISH FISH (you asked we delivered) Games Crazy Karts a team cart racing game thing from Portal Games and The Dragon and Flagon a fantasy character Tavern brawl from Stronghold Games Thanks for listening, and if you want to join our Extra Life Team, here it is and if you want to join us at Washingcon here it is http://www.washingcon.com/
info_outline What the Food!?! - Chiptathlon 2016 08/23/2016
What the Food!?! - Chiptathlon 2016 On this episode of What the Food Bruce is joined by Rocki, Bryan, Michele, Don and Mike to celebrate the international games with a bracket of international chip flavors. The events start with the eating of the twinkie (as is tradition) and end with the crowning of the 2016 Chiptathlon winner. Thanks for listening!