Sun, 30 November 2014
On Episode #48 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast, Bruce is joined by Rocki, Mike, Mom, Chris and Maureen to talk about Thanksgiving, and the grandaddy of them all.....Monopoly. Many references are made in the episode to it coming out on Thanksgiving 2014, and that was the hope, but it came out a few days later, just as a note.
What the Food!?!
4:50 - Ripples BaconCcheeseburger Slider Chips
13:10 - Lay's Milk Chocolate Covered Potato Chips
27:53 - My apology for not getting this episode out on time (and calls)
32:27 - Our past experience with Monopoly
44:41 - Monopoly
Thanks for listening, and remember to let us know if you have any questions for our 50th episode, we would love to hear them, it will be a reunion AND a year end episode.
Mon, 24 November 2014
On episode #47 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast, Bruce is joined by Mike, Rocki, Mom, Chris and Maureen to talk about the family classics Uno and Yahtzee. We discuss the merits of each game, and also give suggestions for other games you might want to suggest to your families.
5:32 - What the Food - Root Beer Float Oreos
Here is a link to those cookies on the Fat Guy Food Blog, a blog I know nothing about, but has lots of pictures of the cookies. http://fatguyfoodblog.blogspot.com/2014/08/oreo-double-post-root-beer-float-banana.html
18:05 - Our version of the history of Uno
24:16 - Uno
50:02 - Our version of the history of Dice and Yahtzee
53:50 - Yahtzee
Our sponsor of the episode is Corked the game you can find them at http://www.corkedgames.com/ but to win the contest, you must find the game on amazon.com and send it in.
Thanks for listening, and please send in thoughts for our 50th episode to all the various places.
Tue, 11 November 2014
On Episode #46 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce is joined by Rocki and Bruce to talk about 4 of the Port a Party Games from Gamewright Games.
The cast introduces a new segment to the show, "What the FOOD" where the cast talks about a food item, on this episode we are talking about "Berry Creme Oreos" which you can find here : http://www.snackworks.com/products/product-detail.aspx?product=4400002692
8:00 What the Food - Berry Creme Oreos
30:50 Joe Name It
41:15 That's It
53:34 Over Under
1:04:58 Fitz It
We also announce our winners for Octobers Corked Contest, and announce a contest for November.
Here is the video we talk about in the first segment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1bOg3SGM1I
Thanks for listening and please let us know what you think!
Fri, 7 November 2014
On this episode of The Party Gamecast Reviews Bruce talks about the Zombie themed party game ZtoZ which is currently on Kickstarter from Peter Newland and Mind the Gap Studios.
You can find it here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/peternewland/ztoz?ref=nav_search
Thanks for listening!
Tue, 4 November 2014
On this episode of the Party Gamecast Reviews Bruce sits by himself and tells you about the adventures he has had with the social debate game, The Great Debate by Castle Productions created by Dave Ferguson. You can find it on Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1730079604/the-great-debate?ref=nav_search
Thanks for listening.
P.S. - Some members of the Cast may feel that this review is too generous, and there are certainly some pull quotes that could be taken out that might be misleading. I do personally feel this is a fair and balanced review, but please listen to the whole review.
Fri, 24 October 2014
On Episode #45 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce is joined by Mike, Rocki, Chris and Maureen to talk about a few games for Halloween including Monster Fluxx, Ghost Blitz and Futterneid. We also talk about the idea of points mattering in party games.
17:20 Do Points Matter in Party Games?
30:22 Monster Fluxx
37:06 Ghost Blitz
We would like to thank our sponsors for the episode
9 Shooter Quick Draw can be found here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/squareshooters/9-shooter-quick-draw-a-new-square-shooters-game?ref=nav_search
and Corked, which you can find on many popular retailer websites including amazon.com and walmart.com
Thanks for listening, and please let us know what you think by telling us in all ways we remind you about on the show, including the hotline at 30PARTYGAME!
Mon, 20 October 2014
Episode #44 - Rocki and Bruce sit on a couch and talk about CONgress of Gamers, Fluxx 5.0, Holiday Fluxx and Klondike
So for Episode #44 we are doing some we never do, which is make an episode with no breaks, where we kind of ramble about a past experience. Rocki and Bruce taped this a day after the CONgress of Gamers and Rockville, MD and for this episode they casually walk you thought the two day Party Game Mini-Con.
They also talk about/review the new Fluxx 5.0, Holiday Fluxx and the Haba Kids game Klondike.
Let us know what you think of this very different episode.
Thanks for listening!
Thu, 9 October 2014
On Episode #43 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce is joined at the Board and Brew in College Park, MD by Mike, Chris, Maureen, Mom and Rocki (as well as special first segment guest Ben Epstein) to talk about the last games in this current run of dry erase games, when they talk about Captain Clueless and Doodle Quest.
You can find the Board and Brew at http://theboardandbrew.com/
Remember we are a part of Extra Life this year, you can find our team at http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=16583
and we will be having a live event on October 25, 2014 at the Board and Brew to support Extra Life and the Johns Hopkins Childrens Hospital.
Captain Clueless 24:44
Doodle Quest 46:25
You can find Doodle Quest at http://www.blueorangegames.com/index.php/games/doodle-quest
We also want to thank our sponsors for the episode:
Mystic Ape Games and their new game on Kickstarter Private Die. You can find them at www.mysticape.com and the kickstarter at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mysticapegames/private-die-a-noir-dice-game?ref=nav_search
Corked the game and their contest to put a copy of Corked the Game in your hands. Got to amazon.com, find the current price of Corked the game, send that with your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "Corked Contest" and at the end of October 2014 2 lucky winners will be selected to win copies. (the game will only be sent to addresses in the US)
Good Luck, and a huge thanks to Corked the Game.
Remember to keep the party going on the Hotline at 30PARTYGAME, on Facebook, on Board Game Geek or on Twitter @partygamecast (or the cat @partygamecat)
Thanks for listening!
Fri, 26 September 2014
On episode #42 of The Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast, Bruce is joined by Mike, Heather, Mom, Chris, Maureen and Rocki. This episode is 2 of 3 talking about dry erase games. This episodes theme is drawing games, and the Cast talks about Squiggle Connect and Backseat Drawing, which features the art of John Kovalic.
Squiggle Connect - 20:54
Backseat Drawing - 43:17
We would like to thank our sponsors for the episode:
Topwise Games and their current kickstart project "Monkeys Need Love Too" you can find that at http://www.topwisegames.com/ and https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/topwisegames/monkeys-need-love-too
Corked, which you can find at http://www.corkedgames.com/ as well as, Amazon, Walmart.com, Drugstore.com and local wine stores.
Thanks for listening, and please let us know what you think, on the hotline, via email, on twitter, on facebook, on the guild at board game geek, however you can get to us, we would love to hear from you.
Also we would appreciate if have not rated us on iTunes, letting new listeners know what you think, and thanks again.
Sat, 20 September 2014
On this episode of the Party Gamecast Reviews Bruce is joined by Rocki, Mike, Heather, Mom, Maureen and Chris to talk about the Stronghold Games die chucking spaced themed expansion Space Cadets: Dice Duel - Die Fighter.
If you would like to find Die Fighter, you can find it here : http://strongholdgames.com/store/space-cadets-line/space-cadets-dice-duel-die-fighter-expansion/
Thanks for listening!