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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Most Valuable Ghost

What better time than SHOCKTOBER to introduce you to Ghost Court, the improvisational game of spooky arbitrations and ghastly rulings. Thrill at the intricacies of landlord v. ghost, ghost dog ownership, and supernaturally incurred accidents.

Tony Sindelar with Glenn Fleishman, James Thomson, Kathy Campbell, Mikah Sargent, Dan Moren, Monty Ashley, Erika Ensign, Brian Hamilton and Shelly Brisbin


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164

Pixie Duck Is My Roller Derby Name

Parsely (Action Castle)

It’s SHOCKTOBER here at the Incomparable Game Show, and it’s time for another great Parsely Adventure—Pumpkin Town! Will our players find all the halloween candy, or be thwarted by the nefarious parser?

Tony Sindelar with Steve Lutz, Kathy Campbell, Monty Ashley, James Thomson and Will Wagner


163

Blame it on Burbank

Game Night

We go back to where it all started! Let’s play the feud… the actual original home game of Family Feud, with answers compiled by polling 1970s audiences standing in line to watch “Family Feud!” Survey Says…

Monty Ashley with Tony Sindelar, Cicero Holmes, Glenn Fleishman, Jean MacDonald and Shelly Brisbin


162

The Villain Monologue

Are You The Spy?

Welcome back to “Are You The Spy?” Panelists must name clues that point to potential topics like Minecraft, Futurama, or River Song. 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 video games, Doctor Who companions, animated shows, and mystery tropes 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 Cicero Holmes, Kathy Campbell, James Thomson and Dan Moren


161

Cleveland Browns Callback

Trivial Retreat

It’s Trivial Retreat, the game where we play the original Genus edition of Trivial Pursuit backward, where players must invent or guess the questions and categories based entirely on what’s on the back of the card. In this episode, a brave group ponders the history of the NFL, the only international war crime tribunal to usurp the executive powers of the U.S. government, and a diminutive Muppet troll.

Jason Snell with Shelly Brisbin, Dan Moren, Antony Johnston, Jean MacDonald, Chip Sudderth and David J. Loehr


160

Interdimesonional Shaft

Time for another round of “Trust Me I’m a Superhero.” Will the best superhero leverage the power of fashion, grizzly bears, sea horses, steam, or cone to save the day? (Probably not cone.)

Tony Sindelar with Annette Wierstra, Kathy Campbell, Glenn Fleishman and James Thomson


159

Lex Explains Xylophones

Friendly Competition

Contestants compete in games of luck and skill, including naming famous Als, chain restaurants, and … numbers. Just any numbers.

Lex Friedman and Dan Moren with Brian Hamilton, Jason Snell, Kathy Campbell, Kelly Guimont and Shelly Brisbin


158

Surprise! Actors!

Star Wars Feuding Families has returned! Two teams of three contestants each try to outwit the collective intelligence of the Game Show audience when it comes to facts about Star Wars. What makes the appearance of an actor unexpected? When is a rebel base not a rebel base? We love our listeners!

Jason Snell with Tiff Arment, Chip Sudderth, Mois├ęs Chiullan, Kathy Campbell, Antony Johnston and Annette Wierstra


157

Waiting For It To Be Norwegian

Low Definition

Remember Low Definition? It’s back! And the definitions are just as dumb as always! Six contestants fight with weird words, old comic strips, questionable community names, and people on the internet who just can’t help but correct cinema errors.

Steve Lutz with Chip Sudderth, Kathy Campbell, Dan Moren, Monty Ashley, Shelly Brisbin and Jason Snell


156

Too Much Entertainment

UK Triv

How many twos can our North Americans roll while trying to answer questions from an original 1983 British edition of Trivial Pursuit? “Two” many, in Antony’s wisdom. But then, that wisdom does begin in a surprising place…

Antony Johnston with Brian Hamilton, Dan Moren, Shelly Brisbin, Jean MacDonald and Monty Ashley


155

God of Bears

Game Night

It’s Trust Me, I’m a Superhero—a game about mixing and matching super powers, arguing, and probably some yelling and shouting! (It’s available on Tabletopia if you’d like to create your own Hall of Justice.)

Tony Sindelar with Dan Moren, James Thomson, K Benesh, Annette Wierstra and Kathy Campbell


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