Flamme Rouge, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and Tidying Up with Marie Kondo - Staying In Episode 71

January 15, 2019

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00:00 - Do people do New Year's resolutions any more?
06:58 - Sparking joy in us all is the TV series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.
16:17 - You can get involved with our big challenge this year: raising money for charity, through exercise, via a smashing social good app called Charity Miles. We need your help to hit our target, so please join us!
25:46 - We crack into Escape Room In A Box: The Werewolf Experiment.
30:05 - Flamme Rouge sprints into our hearts while it provides a wonderfully thematic board game take on competitive cycling.
36:00 - We unpick our thoughts on interactive TV show Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.
52:25 - Our pal @MantisMat provides the question for this episode, asking if we have a list of stuff we want to do before we're 40. Thanks Matt!

All that, and a whole lot of nihilism, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Cryptid, and Project Highrise - Staying In Episode 70

January 1, 2019

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00:00 - We start off 2019 with our best foot forward, chatting about cycling naked.
09:13 - Project Highrise from Kasedo Games is a ridiculously compelling, meditative tower management game on PC, mobile, and console.
19:03 - Kris and Sam have been getting their deduction on with Cryptid from Osprey Games.
26:16 - We open our Secret Santa gifts which, as you'll all remember, is a nice thing we often balls up.
37:19 - Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse will define a new era for what animation can achieve on the big screen. No joke, it's THAT good.
45:50 - Our question from you for this episode is from Richard Simpson who asks whether we keep any Christmas traditions we had as kids. Thanks Richard!

All that, and a whole lot of vegetarian curry, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Mass Effect: Andromeda, and Dragonmeet - Staying In Episode 69

December 15, 2018

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00:10 - Saint Nicholas Day (hooray!) and Dan's Deep Clean Dentistry (boo).
09:26 - Another cause for celebration is that Peter has finally completed Mass Effect: Andromeda.
20:58 - Kris thinks Spyro Reignited Trilogy is some pretty hot stuff.
31:27 - Fallout 76's nylon bag sure is something.
36:17 - Dragonmeet 2018 was a tabletop RPG fan's dream convention.
47:33 - The ever-so lovely Neil Bailey asks "what is the best Christmas film?". Thanks Neil!

All that, and a very Gnasty Gnorc, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).

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Keyforge: Call of the Archons, Human: Fall Flat and Killing Eve - Staying In Episode 68

December 1, 2018

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00:00 - Krismas Eve (not Christmas Eve!), and the start of Secret Santa preperations, as we do every year.
10:10 - Keyforge: Call of the Archons is here and we have opinions about Richard Garfield's latest for Fantasy Flight.
23:10 - Reminiscing about The Incredible Crash Dummies.
28:00 - Human: Fall Flat is an unmissable, playful, an wonderfully silly comedy game.
34:44 - Killing Eve is Phoebe Waller-Bridge's dark drama with a wry sense of humour, and it is excellent.
42:58 - An update for the Round The Houses Challenge. And then WE CHALLENGE YOU!!!!!!1
50:35 - "Going out to eat, do you choose breakfast, lunch, or dinner?" <- it's a stellar question, from a person with an equally stellar Twitter handle. Thanks @BoardGraemes!

All that and a Google Image Search you definitely shouldn't do, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).

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Hamilton: An American Musical, Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt, and GRIP: Combat Racing - Staying In Episode 67

November 15, 2018

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00:14 - How to deal with trick-or-treaters AND carol singers.

05:00 - ALEXANDER HAMILTON! And also Hamilton: An American Musical.

20:11 - The fantastic and fascinating Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt exhibit.

31:10 - Does anyone feel like Chicken Tonight anymore?

35:46 - Getting to grips with GRIP: Combat Racing on Nintendo Switch and PC.

48:48 - Discussing the benefits of occupying Australia, thanks to a great question from @Cromerty.

And why it's always good to carry a pack of Sesame Snaps with you, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).

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Wolverine: The Long Night, Istanbul: Digital Edition, and Night in the Woods - Staying In Episode 66

November 1, 2018

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00:00 - "The talk" and just one of the perils of modern living.

05:37 - Kris has been playing Night in the Woods, and we find out what kind of a Mae he is.

14:37 - Seasonal teas, hot chocolates, and whether Horlicks is an international brand.

19:16 - Istanbul: Digital Edition, and why this straight adaptation of the board game is a winner.

36:44 - Peter's chamomile teas, and a particularly memorable "date".

41:08 - Wolverine: The Long Night is a podcast from Marvel that comes thoroughly recommended.

51:12 - Our listener question this episode comes from @purple_steve who asks us a question about coals, LEGO, and plugs.

Plus some farmers who don't like the dark, with bright sparks Kris (@DigitalStrider) and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).

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Doctor Who Series 11, Transformers Trading Card Game, and 1 Screen Platformer - Staying In Episode 65

October 15, 2018

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00:00 - Appropriate attire for when working from home.

06:07 - Doctor Who Series 11 is here, Jodie Whittaker is at the helm, and this show might just be worth the TV licence fee alone.

19:12 - A very special blanket.

21:41 - Transformers Trading Card Game is either truly wonderful or totally awful, depending on how you approach it.

39:36 - 1 Screen Platformer is the new indie platforming hotness from Return To Adventure Mountain and we've played it early.

48:01 - Big thanks to @Fatboy_Rob, who provides this episode's question, which is... "what's the 'greatest' film of all time?".

Plus revelations about tea drinking and T-shirt rubbing, with Kris (@DigitalStrider), Dan (@ThisDanFrost), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero).

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Marvel’s Spider-Man, Abzû, and Megaquarium - Staying In Episode 64

October 1, 2018

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00:00 - Kris's "discrete toolbox" and "top half jobs".

06:22 - Board game order woes, why the board game industry gets so slapdash so regularly, and the marketing funnel.

14:51 - Abzû, scuba diving, meditative games, and having a little cry at a lottery advert.

30:54 - Marvel's Spider-Man, how Peter Parker and New York are intertwined, and being a comic book hero.

41:50 - Our regular Listener Question comes via e-mail from Rebecca this week, who asks "what's your perfect Sunday?"

49:28 - Yes, you should buy Megaquarium, and no, puns about cheese don't make you big or clever.

All that, plus a very special mustard yellow chair, with Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).

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KeyForge, Destiny 2, and REKT! - Staying In Episode 63

September 15, 2018

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00:00 - Charity shop shenanigans and a TV show called Eat Well For Less.

07:31 - Pre-order woes and the "truly fascinating" logistics of shipping physical goods.

11:56 - Halloween and why Dan and Peter really don't like it.

16:38 - Roland Wright... or... roll and write...? ... and his game Welcome To...

18:40 - Richard Garfield's KeyForge: Call of the Archons and why Sam's excited to get his unique decks onto the table.

29:27 - PS Plus and Destiny 2 and co-op gaming loveliness.

37:54 - Peter's favourite game at Gamescom was REKT! For the Nintendo Switch, a combination of Tony Hawks and Rocket League.

43:57 - Sam's exercise-induced asthma, an update on the Around the Houses Challenge™, and Kris's Gaviscon era.

52:14 - Dan's truly incredible party trick.

1:01:33 – A lovely little town called Towcester.

All that, plus the floaty elf lad from the Lord of the Rings, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).

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Ant-Man and the Wasp, Voltron: Legendary Defender, and Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - Staying In Episode 62

September 1, 2018

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0:00 - The Scafell Pike adventure, the nice sights we saw, and the lovely folks we met along the way.

16:10 - Kris has been watching Voltron: Legendary Defender and, you know what? That's alright.

24:25 - Ant-Man and the Wasp is out and we've watched it and it also is alright.

34:00 - Feeling stressed? No? Well play Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes and you soon will be.

49:02 - Our listener question comes from @Alexgol95, who asks us "when will first person cRPGs be more popular?"

All that, plus a VERY TIRED MAN, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Peter (@XeroXeroXero), and Sam (@MrSamTurner).

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