A podcast featuring word games, trivia, classic board games, and even a few reimagined classic game shows from years gone by. We rotate through several different games, with different hosts, from episode to episode. What they all have in common is chat, humor, and fun.

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Fight!

Welcome back to “Are You The Spy?” Panelists must name clues that point to potential topics like the Joker, vampire slayers, or The Bachelor. One spy doesn’t know the topic they’re trying to discuss, and must figure it out before the rest of the group figures them out. In this episode, players put their knowledge (or lack thereof) of Batman villains, reality tv shows, fictional jobs, and musicals to good use.

If you would like to play along as a civilian and know the topic words that the spies are trying to guess, click here to see the answers. If you would like to play along as the spy, just start listening!

Quinn Rose with Jean MacDonald, Mois├ęs Chiullan, Antony Johnston, Annette Wierstra and Shelly Brisbin


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139

Bring Your Own Backstory

Parsely (Action Castle)

The Parsely Action Castle trilogy continues with ACTION CASTLE IV. All your favorite nerds are here to pepper Tony with commands as they seek to discover the meaning of Actions and Castles! Go north and ride west to find daggers, rope, crossbows, and haircuts!

Tony Sindelar with Glenn Fleishman, Monty Ashley, Shelly Brisbin, Kathy Campbell, James Thomson, Brian Hamilton, Allison Truj and Dan Moren


138

Quinoa Car

Friendly Competition

Lex welcomes new scorekeeper Dan Moren and five new players for exciting competitions spanning delightful audio, coin flip predictions, Googlewhacks, and word guessing. Hilarity ensues.

Lex Friedman and Dan Moren with Brian Hamilton, Glenn Fleishman, Jean MacDonald, Kathy Campbell and Tony Sindelar


137

British Ghosts

Random Pursuit

This special episode of Random Pursuit sees Erika pulling players from around the Commonwealth to answer trivia questions that are largely American-based. Will the lone Canadian have an advantage? Will there be Lizzing? Will the Lizzing be confined to Liz? And just what do they have in Canadian shopping malls? All this, plus a whole lot of whispering on this episode.

And yes. Erika knows she accidentally awarded Liz a point she didn’t earn. Blame the ghost.

Erika Ensign with Paul Cornell, James Thomson, Annette Wierstra, Lizbeth Myles and Antony Johnston


136

I Really Should Have Studied My Dans

Inconceivable!

Welcome to “Danconceivable!”, a rogue version of the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

For this special episode, Lex Friedman takes over the hosting reins with the help of scorekeeper Jason Snell and tries our panelists at their knowledge of Dans, where certain fictional terms are from, and, of course, mashed-up works of art.

Lex Friedman and Jason Snell with Dan Moren, Steve Lutz, Kathy Campbell, Erika Ensign, James Thomson and Tony Sindelar


135

Trust Me, I’m a Doctor

Game Night

Trust us, we’re doctors! Okay, not really. We simply played the delightful card game Trust Me, I’m a Doctor from Half-Monster Games. It’s available on Tabletopia if you’d like to try your hand at medical (mal)practice.

Tony Sindelar with Dan Moren, Erika Ensign, Jane Ritt and Aleen Simms


134

No One Picked Me

Friendly Competition

In this inaugural episode of the Friendly Competition game show, host Lex Friedman forces guests Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Kathy Campbell, Monty Ashley, and Tony Sindelar to compete in a series of increasingly silly rapid-fire contests. Lex decides who earns points, and his decisions are final. Bragging rights are on the line!

Lex Friedman with Dan Moren, Jason Snell, Kathy Campbell, Monty Ashley and Tony Sindelar


133

Did You Play Music, Dr. Boogie?

Trivial Retreat

Welcome to Trivial Retreat! In this new spin on an old classic, players get answers from the back of a Trivial Pursuit Genus Edition card and then try to guess the questions—or invent better ones.

Jason Snell with Shelly Brisbin, Monty Ashley, Kelly Guimont, Dan Moren, Kathy Campbell and Steve Lutz


132

One of Those Great Cities With an Umlaut

Inconceivable!

Welcome back to “Inconceivable!”, the show that tests two teams’ knowledge of the nerdy, the useless, and the obscure.

We have questions, they (hopefully) have answers! This time we quiz our panelists about fictional cities, have them mash up TV shows and songs, and, of course, recite some verse. Antony Johnston, Jean MacDonald, and Tony Sindelar take on Brian Hamilton, Kathy Campbell, and Cicero Holmes.

Dan Moren and Lex Friedman with Antony Johnston, Jean MacDonald, Tony Sindelar, Brian Hamilton, Kathy Campbell and Cicero Holmes


131

Boasting Mountains

Random Pursuit

It’s time to get random again! Another group of intrepid players gathers to do their best to avoid Chex Trivia questions. Is Fred Astaire the answer to everything? Is Dan a pile of ants? Just how much homework is Erika assigning? Listen to find out!

Erika Ensign with Antony Johnston, Deborah Stanish, Dan Moren, Sarah Murphy and Mikah Sargent


130

Jetty Mind Tricks

Welcome back to “Are You The Spy?” Panelists must name clues that point to potential topics like chess, Darth Vader, or waffles. One spy doesn’t know the topic they’re trying to discuss, and must figure it out before the rest of the group figures them out. In this episode, players put their knowledge (or lack thereof) of Incomparable podcasts, Star Wars characters, board games, and breakfast foods to good use.

If you would like to play along as a civilian and know the topic words that the spies are trying to guess, click here to see the answers. If you would like to play along as the spy, just start listening!

Quinn Rose with Brian Hamilton, Lizbeth Myles, Glenn Fleishman, Shelly Brisbin and Kathy Campbell


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