January 31, 2020
Episode 95: SCARAB 2020
Recordings from SCARAB 2020! We start with reviews of Gorinto and Robo Junkyard coming to Kickstarter soon, then talk with folks at SCARAB Con 2020! Finally, we cover the 2020 RPG Pharaoh's Challenge!
(02:26) Board Game Reviews
(22:26) Robo Junk Yard
(36:50) Valley of the Vikings
(43:38) Trial by Trolley
(50:00) SCARAB 2020
(52:23) Twice Alive Games feat Aaron Stimpson
(01:09:34) Ankur with Christopher Miller
(01:29:55) The RPG Pharaoh's Challenge [SCARAB Edition]
January 11, 2020
Episode 94: 2020 Vision
Welcome to 2020, listeners! We start off the new year talking with Playco Games about their games (Epic Monster Tea Party, Danger Danger Dinosaur, and Civicus). Next, with SCARAB just around the corner, we talk about SCARAB 2020, and the possible future with Brian and Amy Gambrell. And, we close things out with board game reviews!
(02:01) Designers Dungeon with Playco Games
(26:40) SCARAB 2020 with Brian and Amy
(57:30) SCARAB 2021 with Brian and Amy
(01:24:25) Board Game Reviews
-End of the Trail
-Epic Monster Team Party
-Someone Has Died
(01:35:00) Ending Song - A New Brain by I Fight Dragons.
December 22, 2019
Episode 93: The End (of 2019)
We wrap up 2019 with some awesome guests and an awesome discussion about our 2019 gaming.
On this episode
Designer’s Dungeon: Curt Covert with Smirk & Dagger/Smirk & Laughter Games (02:17)
Guest: Chris O’Neil with 9th Level Games talking about Level 1. (53:06)
Our 2019 Wrap-up with Jon, Ruby, Neenie, and Calvin (01:19:57)
Board Game Reviews (01:53:20)
-The Table is Lava
-Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza
-Lanterns the Harvest Festival
-Dude (and More Dude)
-Best Treehouse Ever
November 26, 2019
Episode 92: The Revolution will be Streamed!
Toast has made a horrible mistake, and now the NoFOMONoMo has combined with the Jon-Bots to take over the world, throwing it into the chaos of the meme wars! In our darkest hour, the voice of revolution rings out and it is... Jon? Where has he been this whole time? More importantly, we have guests from Twilight Creations Inc and Grand Gamers Guild, plus board game reviews!
(03:30) Twilight Creations, Inc.
(37:07) The Grand Gamers Guild
(01:05:13) Board Game Reviews
Lord of the Fries (Deluxe!)
Roll For Your Life Candyman!
(01:22:24) 1984 by Mc Lars & Mega Ran (feat B. Dolan)
Links of the Revolution!
October 16, 2019
Episode 91: The Curse of the Monkey's Wrench!
It's a spooky time once again, and Count Madman is back with another spooky tale of scarey… er.. Stuff! Toast and Jelly find themselves possession of a cursed monkey…wrench!
Also on this episode:
(03:54)Quick Draw: Mothership - The Haunting of Ypsilon 14
(24:00)Designer's Dungeon: Survive the Night RPG with Brian Crenshaw
Image from Era: Lost Legend
September 2, 2019
Episode 90: Sagas, Six-Guns, and Sixth World Potato Futures
Howdy, partners! In this episode we review Sagas & Six-Guns, talk with the author of the game Robert Buckey, and Jason Hardy from Catalyst Games stops by to chat about Shadowrun Sixth World Edition!
Quick Draw: Sagas and Six-Guns
Designer’s Dungeon: Robert Buckey with Sagas and Six-Guns
Guest: Jason Hardy with Catalyst Games (Shadowrun 6th World)
Board Game Reviews
- Bang! The Dice Game
- Flick ‘em Up!
- High Noon Saloon
SCARAB 2020 News!
Ending Song – Automatonic Electronic Harmonics by Steam Powered Giraffe
July 31, 2019
Episode 89: Toast and Jelly
Toast has a major announcement for all kobolds headed to the Midnight Massacre at Origins: Don't fall for the free buffet!
Toast gets visited by somebody he hasn't seen in a long time, and plays some more stuff recorded from SCARAB 2019:
Let Me Tell You About My Game with Aaron Lopez talking about Monster Slaughter.
Board Game Reviews (recorded at SCARAB 2019)
- 5 Seals of Magic
- Asking for Trobils
- Capitol City
- Costa Ruana
- Dr Who: Dalek Dice
- Hex Hex
- King of Tokyo
- Kitten Clash
- Midnight Zombie Sabotage
- Monster Slaughter
- Spell Caster
SCARAB 2020 News!
Ending Song - Hot Topic (Is Not Punk Rock) by MC Lars
July 22, 2019
Episode 88: #SixthWorldProblems
Hoi, chummers! In this episode, the SC/PC crew talks about Shadowrun, Shadowrun, and Shadowrun! The Sixth World Edition is coming out, and we review the heck out of the new Beginner Box and Sprawl Ops the Board Game.
Sponsored by NOFOMONOMO.
Quick Draw - SR6 Battle Royale Quick Start
Round Table - The Sixth World Edition Beginner Box Review, and what we all love about Shadowrun
Board game Review - Mega review for Shadowrun: Sprawl Ops
Ending Song - Money (8 Bit Weapon Remix) by I Fight Dragons
June 11, 2019
Episode 86: The Blooming Onion of Podcasts
This episode starts with a bang as something goes wrong at Gravy Jones' Locker, and Clem Fixit (a handyperson) is called in to... fix it... Plus, the return of a secret villain! What is up their evil sleeves, and with Toast and the Jon-bots be able to stop it? Or, do they even care?
Also, we review a quick start for Wyrd Games Through the Breach, then talk with Rone (R-o-n-e) and Lou (L-o-u) with Iron GM Games (that's right) about their new Kickstarter: Grimmerspace!
All this, plus board game reviews and SCARAB 2020 news.
On this Episode:
Quick Draw : Through the Breach
Grimmerspace with Iron GM Games
Board Game Reviews - 10-Minute Heist - Cthulhu Tales - Dixit - Yikers
Ending song - Stars by Steam Powered Giraffe
Grimmerspace KS: http://kck.st/2VGR0AJ
Iron GM Games: https://www.irongmgames.com/
May 21, 2019
Episode 85: Farm to Table Entertainment
Join us as folks tell us what games they've played at SCARAB 2019 plus an interview with Carla from Weird Giraffe Games. Check out their Kickstarter for Big Easy Busking at http://kck.st/2Q6wuZg
On this Episode:
Weird Giraffe Games
Board Game Reviews
Get Off My Land
Blood of an Englishman
The 2019 SM(a)SH Winner!
Start Wars: Force and Destiny
Pathfinder: Iron Gods
My Little Pony Friendship is Magic RPG
SCARAB 2020 Announcement
Ending song on this episode is One-Way Ticket by Steam Powered Giraffe
April 22, 2019
Episode 84: White Poo
Wait. That's not the correct title! No, this is the 2019 RPG Pharaoh's Challenge Wrap-up. complete with live recorded audio.
2019 RPG Pharoah's Challenge Audio (Featuring Era: Silence)
2019 ShushCon RPG Pharoah's Challenge Audio (Featuring MAZES)
Board Game Reviews
- Fireball Island
- Catacombs 3rd Ed.
SCARAB 2020 News!
Game Day: May 11 at Firefly Toys and Games!
Welcome to the Breakdown by I Fight Dragons
Ice Cream Parade by Steam Powered Giraffe
February 28, 2019
Episode 83: Gold Blue Red and Black
This episode contains recordings from SCARAB 2019, a new Kickstarter from Shades of Vengeance, and Hero Kids in our Games from around the world! Plus, get some skinny on the 10th year of SCARAB in 2020!
On this episode:
- Era The Consortium Kickstarter, 5th Anniversary Edition and Miniatures!
- GFAW - Hero Forge Games Hero Kids
- ShushCon edition of the RPG Pharaoh's Challenge
- I Drank What? - Cordelia's Chaser promo Card
- Twice Alive Games at SCARAB
- Board Game Reviews - Scarabya, Quests of Valeria, I Drank What?
- Ending Song - Captain Albert Alexander by Steam Powered Giraffe
Links of Vengeance:
Era Consortium Miniatures and Anniversary Edition Kickstarter
Twice Alive Games Midnight Zombie Sabotage
Hero Forge Games
Shush Con Gaming Convention
January 3, 2019
Episode 82: Amazing!
Toast and a special guest talk about past and future episodes of the podcast! Or, at least, they would if they weren't interrupted by… a regularly scheduled episode of the SwarmCast Podcast!
Stuff on this show:
- RPG Pharaoh's Challenge Talk - with Donald Dennis
- Grey Fox Games - Alex Goldsmith
- #SCPCGas Contest
- Board Game Reviews:
- Celestial Rainbows
- I Drank What?
- Sheriff of Nottingham
- The Captain is Dead
- Ending Song - Salgexicon by Steam Powered Giraffe
November 28, 2018
Episode 81: Classic!
The Ghost Of Ancient Times (GOAT for short) takes over so we can present to you our very first (fake) clip show! He takes us back to recordings from a week or two prior as we talk with Christian from Osprey Games (we get the Osprey Treatment), Dan from Smart Iguana Games about his new game: DOCE, and plenty of game reviews recorded back in the yestertimes of January 2018 at SCARAB 2018.
Also, loyal listeners, we introduce our SC/PC Kit-bash Contest for Gaslands by Osprey Games!
[0:07:06] Quick Draw: DC Adventures/Mutants and Masterminds
[0:23:13] GFAW: Osprey Games with Christian
[1:01:00] Interview: Smart Iguana Games – DOCE
[1:15:05] Board Game Reviews:
Isle of Monsters
Red Dragon Inn: Villains
[1:41:18] SC/PC Kit-Bash Gaslands Contest!
[1:46:25] Cooking with Toast: Crockpot Meatballs
[1:49:18] Exit Stuff and Music Credits
[1:50:46] Ending Song: Steam Boat Shenanigans by Steam Powered Giraffe
I Fight Dragons: Ifightdragons.com
MC Lars: Mclars.com
Steam Powered Giraffe: Steampoweredgiraffe.com
Big Ass Truck: Bigasstruck.com
Smart Iguana Games
Mutants and Masterminds
October 26, 2018
Episode 80: Adjectiveless SwarmCast!
In this episode, Toast finally gets his order from Dr F, and activates and “Evil” Robot. Calvin helps.
We also talk with Ed from Shades of Vengeance about a couple Kickstarters, Stentor from Glittercats Fine Amusements (not a cat themselves) stops by the Dungeon for a bit, and quick start and board game reviews happen!
Quick Start: Cthulhu Confidential [0:06:18]
GFAW: Era Survival Colony Kickstarter [0:25:09]
Designers’ Dungeon: Glittercats Fine Amusements [0:54:43]
Board Game Reviews [1:39:02]
Visitor in Blackwood Grove
Cooking With Toast [2:13:15]
End Song – The Ghost Story by Big Ass Truck [2:19:15]
Links of Vengeance
Glittercats Fine Amusements (playglittercats.blogspot.com)
Music on the Show:
I Fight Dragons (ifightdragons.com)
MC Lars (mclars.com)
Big Ass Truck (www.bigasstruck.com)
June 4, 2018
Warning! This episode is extra-jumbo-large! What better way to come back for a sixth season!
Toast is back. Back again. Today is back. Tell a friend.
Welcome back! After a bit of a break, we're back with same new segments and new craziness!
Guest! [or Back in My Day] - Orcs Unlimited (Pat McNeary) [00:06:54]
Quick Draw! [Quick Start RPG Exchange] - CthulhuTech [00:33:38]
GFAW! [Fan Favourite!] - Järnringen - Symbaroum [01:03:45]
Designer's Dungeon! [#SKYNETISREAL] - Curt Covert of Smirk & Laughter / Smirk & Dagger [01:58:00]
Board Game Reviews! [02:40:34]
- Paramedics: Clear!
- Nut So Fast!
- Evolution: Climate
Cooking With Toast! [with Ruby] - Hot Dish [03:01:15]
Ending Song! - (Hop In) I'm Benny the Cab by MC Lars [03:04:30]
April 2, 2018
Join us as we check in on the ShushCon Edition of the RPG Pharaoh's Challenge, talk about some more games from SCARAB, and another Quickstart from our Quick Draw exchange! Jon also sits down at SCARAB to talk with Aaron Lopez, who it turns out is a pretty neat guy.
RPG Pharaoh's Challenge - Shush Con [00:02:20]
Tell Me about your Game (SCARAB Style) [00:21:18]
- Era Survival
- Era Consortium
Games From Around The World (SCARAB Style) [00:29:20]
- Tenra Bansho Zero
Quick Draw! - Hunt The Wicked [00:35:23]
- Mark Kale from Mega Moose Con (Recorded at ShushCon)
- Aaron Lopez (recorded at SCARAB)
Board Game Reviews [01:20:55]
- Steal the Show
- The Order of the Gilded Compass
- For Crown and Kingdom
End Song - Hey There, Ophelia by MC Lars
March 12, 2018
More stuff recorded live at Cons! This round, more SCARAB 2018 stuff and Gnome Con 2018!
Escape Room Review - SC History (@ 4m, 10s)
Tell Me About Your Game (@ 6m, 36s)
-Pathfinder with Cathy
-D&D5e with Robbie
GFAW - Era Empowered Kickstarter with Ed (@ 16m, 17s)
Quick Draw - Metal, Magic, and Lore (recorded and played at GnomeCon) (@ 48m, 10s)
Round Table - Gnome Con discussion with Donald, Ben, Ruby, and Jon (@ 1h, 8m, 33s)
Board Game Review: Voodoo (or is it Vudu?) mega review recorded at SCARAB 2018 (@1h, 41m, 28s)
February 8, 2018
This epsisode contains recordings from con goers at SCARAB Gaming Con from Januaray 2018.
Escape Rome Reviews
-Eco Escape Room
-Christmas Escape Room
Tell Me About Your Game
-Starfinder Society with Chris
-Pathfinder Society with Brent
GFAW - Cold and Dark
Quick Draw - Fragged Empire
Ad: The Swarm at GnomeCon
Guest - Dan Machado and Gravity Warfare
The RPG Pharaoh's Challenge at SCARAB 2018
Ad: Shush Con
Board Game Reviews
Check out Gravity Warfare at gravitywarfare.com
Kickstarter starting soon! (Note: the initial date on the show has changed!)
January 5, 2018
Toast is still missing! Jon finds the last (lost?) episode for 2017! It's all here! [Toast, come back! The show really needs you!!]
On this episode:
Tell Me About Your Games
-Prizes at SCARAB!
-Tim talks about Sybaroum
The RPG Pharaoh's Challenge
SC/PC Board Game Reviews
-Three Cheers for Master
End Song: The Geeks Will Inherit the Earth (live feat MC Lars) by I Fight Dragons