Cribbage is one of the oldest and most enduring card games. Tonight we learn not only how to play the game, but also some of its rich history with the help of Jordan Wiklund, author of the blog Cribbageland. He’s writing a book titled Cribbageland: The People, Craft & Culture of a Curious Game. To learn more […]

Zombie Fluxx

Tonight we play a listener favorite, Zombie Fluxx, and we find out who has more braaaaaaiiiiinnnssss. Aside from the obvious Walking Dead jokes we make, we also talk about Brian’s recent appearance on the Pod Cubs podcast and a recent interview on GMS Magazine podcast about gay gamers. Play in new window | Download […]


Say it, don’t spray it! Tonight, we attempt to play the classic card game, Spit. It turns out there are a ton of variations to playing this game, so if you have any tips for us, let us know! We also discuss Thanksgiving, Black Friday & Pie Party. Congratulations to our Codigo Cube contest winners […]


This week we play a game that combines the word play of Scrabble and card play of Gin Rummy. It’s a fun short word game called Quiddler. Sadly, Mike won’t be joining us regularly for game nights so he can focus on some other projects he’s working on. You can keep in touch with Mike […]


Michael Fox — host of The Little Metal Dog Show — joins us this week to play an online version of the wildly popular deck-building card game Dominion. You can play Dominion  for free at Listen to Michael’s board game podcast at He is also the host of the video game podcast, Joypod […]

White Elephant Card Game

We are celebrating Christmas in August. This week, we play a prototype of a game called White Elephant Card Game. It simulates that classic holiday game of being a cheapskate. Big thanks to Brian Kelley for sending us this game. To learn more about it, visit Also thanks to Curtis for joining us this […]

Crazy Eights

It’s a cray cray round of Crazy Eights this week as Mike teaches Brian the card game that Uno is based on. We also give some shout-outs to a few podcasts: Secretly Timid The Satyrsphere Foul Monkeys Pop Culture Happy Hour See the Yelping video at Play in new window | Download (Duration: […]

Scary Tales

Scott from The Saytrsphere sent us a couple games to try out and tonight we give one a try. Join us as we make another attempt at playing a deck building game. This one is called Scary Tales. Our conversation tends to wander around quite a bit after that. Check out Bizzy! It’s a really […]

In A Pickle

The game In A Pickle surprisingly has nothing to do with pickles but everything to do with the word “in.” Listen as we play this creative thinking game with outrageous scenarios. Also this week, we talk about Mike’s attempts to be more positive, more movies we’ve recently seen and of course, pickles. Seriously, if you […]


It’s the episode you — the listener — picked. And the winner is… Nerts! Nerts is a combination of the card games Speed and Solitaire. Things we kibitz about include recent movies we’ve seen, the 12 of 12 photo project, games played on phones or Facebook and some 80s trivia; including one that brings the […]