Staying In Podcast

Staying In Podcast

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Four pals talk life and hobbies, discussing the very best of board games, video games, comic books, movies, and more.


The Top 10 Things Worth Staying In For - Ep100
Mar 31 • 84 min
00:11 - Arguing about The Bee Gees. 04:13 - We decide upon our favourite video games, board games, TV, and films from the previous 100 episodes. We each chose our personal top tens - including fantastic things that you should absolutely check out - and…
Two Point Hospital, Wingspan, and Tiny Heist - Ep99
Mar 14 • 59 min
00:00 - Something called an ISTQB, the linen finish high quality of Wingspan (“the most beautiful game I own”), and the lesser spotted Trivia Tidbits. 12:40 - Relationship advice and Mini Eggs. 14:35 - Omerta has a really good rhythm to it and we think…
Parasite, Encore!, and The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine - Ep98
Feb 29 • 56 min
00:00 - Miniatures games, what makes BattleTech fun to paint, and why the hobby is oh so therapeutic. 08:43 - The sensory overload of Arcade Club in Bury. 15:09 - The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine is a deceptively tricky trick-taking game that feels…
PSVR, Brikks, and Spirit Island - Ep97
Feb 14 • 69 min
00:00 - An adventure in AI Dungeon, aka The Halfpipe Chronicles. 07:12 - A technological trip into the wonderful world of PSVR, the perils of VR horror, and exploring all the new experiences to have in virtual reality. 20:23 - Brikks is the “analogue…
Blitzkrieg!, The Witcher and the Royal Game of Ur - Ep96
Jan 31 • 61 min
00:00 - A show called Best Home Cook, and what’s interesting about being with the The Hairy Bikers in-person. 04:57 - What’s it like playing The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt - Complete Edition on the move with the Switch version? We’ll tell you. 09:20 - We’re…
Don’t Get Got, Jojo Rabbit, and Chuchel - Ep95
Jan 14 • 59 min
00:00 - H. G. Wells, a true literary genius? 05:04 - TwentyPlenty. 11:15 - Don’t Get Got from Big Potato Games is a mix of silly party fun and intense paranoia that demands creative thinking and social nous to outwit your loved ones. 33:30 - Jojo Rabbit…
Halo: Reach, Decrypto, and Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit #2 - Ep94
Jan 1 • 64 min
00:00 - Halo: Reach is out as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection so we head down memory lane to discuss the series. 16:00 - Do we make it to 2020? Find out at the end of the show! :o 20:15 - As usual, we’ve got the hottest takes. This episode?…
Knives Out, Silk, and Dragonmeet 2019 - Ep93
Dec 14, 2019 • 59 min
00:00 - A peacefully tomb-like (!?!?) flotation tank experience at Float Planet in Liverpool. 07:43 - We went to Modiphius’s tabletop RPG event Dragonmeet, and make a resolution. 15:47 - Hoover chat. 18:07 - Kosmos and Devir have put out Silk, a wonderful…
Medium, His Dark Materials, and the BoardGameGeek Secret Santa - Ep92
Dec 1, 2019 • 65 min
00:00 - Top hotel hacks, boiling eggs in unconventional ways, and award-winning hotel service horror stories. 15:16 - Our first experience of the BoardGameGeek Secret Santa, and adventures in sending board games to Taiwan. 23:22 - Even more…
Sushi Roll, Afterparty, and Pixel Game Maker MV - Ep91
Nov 14, 2019 • 59 min
00:00 - The Fingers Dilemma. 07:03 - “Kojima-esque” and other words to describe the game one of us has made with the extremely accessible, creativity-inspiring game development software Pixel Game Maker MV. 20:39 - Our question comes from our pal “Dr.…
Watchmen, Air, Land & Sea, and The Mooseman - Ep90
Oct 31, 2019 • 58 min
00:00 - Reasons to enjoy dressing gowns a bit more often than you currently do. 06:16 - Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s The Mooseman. 18:45 - “How do you do, fellow kids?”, and other stories about how we know we’re not running in the same circles as…
Imhotep: The Duel, Truck Driver, and Monopoly - Ep89
Oct 16, 2019 • 64 min
00:00 - Yes, these definitely sound like things a beer drinker would make up. 12:20 - The peculiar awkwardness of full body massage. 18:52 - Imhotep: The Duel is a two player board game masterpiece from Kosmos. 35:28 - Soedesco’s latest is called Truck…
The Taverns of Tiefenthal, Battle at Big Rock, and Untitled Goose Game - Ep88
Sep 30, 2019 • 59 min
00:30 - All rise. The Court of The Pod is now in session, the Honourable Judge Frost presiding. Our first case: leaving drinks in other people’s fridges. 07:20 - The maker of The Mind and The Quacks of Quedlinburg - Wolfgang Warsch - is back with Taverns…
Control, Perfect Information Games, and Kelvin and the Infamous Machine - Ep87
Sep 14, 2019 • 60 min
00:00 - The lovely Stephen, and some Toilet Duck Jeans. 07:03 - What are our favourite perfect information games? A great question from our pal @xhs_mdy_swimmer, which we do our very best to answer… 17:44 - Kris has backed his first Kickstarter, and it’s…
20 Second Showdown, 6 nimmt!, and Donut County - Ep86
Sep 1, 2019 • 59 min
00:44 - A truly astonishing DPD Delivery. 05:39 - A big discussion on party games, why they’re great, and the reasons 20 Second Showdown from Big Potato Games is one of the greatest. 24:48 - The wonderfully fast 6 nimmt!, playing 7 Wonders in under five…
Scythe, Ticket to Ride: New York, Baba Is You, and Mark Robinson of Link To The Cast - Ep85
Aug 14, 2019 • 62 min
00:00 - The benefits of the multi-screen setup, and Sandra Bullock as an unbelievable hacker. 06:57 - The 20th anniversary of The Matrix, and a trip down memory lane. 23:34 - Scythe is a strange but elegant mash up of lots of board game genres, plus a…
Blood Bowl, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Florence - Ep84
Aug 1, 2019 • 63 min
00:00 - The deep appeal of croquet. 06:32 - The peaceful joy of painting miniatures, a visit to Element Games, getting into The Hobby, a dash of Star Wars: Legion, avoiding Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team, kicking back with Shonan BeachFM, and kicking things…
Dandy Dungeon - Legend of Brave Yamada, Feed Me!, and Roll Dice Gaming - Ep83
Jul 14, 2019 • 59 min
00:00 - Roll Dice Gaming is a solid addition to the UK tabletop event calendar, and 2019’s weekend was “a good first event” (even if we didn’t get a goodie bag!), but it’s currently a bit lacking in an identity to call its own. 09:45 - From Gen42, the…
Chernobyl, ScorePal, and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids - Ep82
Jun 30, 2019 • 59 min
00:00 - Being painfully middle class and watching people with real jobs go about their business.13:33 - Our pal @twpercival1 has a question for us, which is: “why when people remake a film is it a remake, but if you remake a song it’s a cover?” and we…
Chocobo Party Up!, Celeste, and The Quacks of Quedlinburg - Ep81
Jun 15, 2019 • 64 min
00:00 - Going to the UK Games Expo, and a gift of Wibbell++.05:50 - Gravity wells and hex maps and a problem in the making with a purchase of BattleTech: AeroTech.07:58 - Chocobo Party Up! is Square Enix’s latest in-house designed board game, we’ve played…
Game of Thrones, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Bontegames - Ep80
May 31, 2019 • 58 min
00:00 - Telling the truth about a trip to see Liar Liar.04:40 - Bang bang, it’s John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum calling.17:04 - A Charity Miles update and a pat on the back to our pals at Sporadically Board.19:59 - We’ve seen Game of Thrones season 8…
Avengers: Endgame, Canopy & Stars, and Guard Duty - Ep79
May 17, 2019 • 60 min
01:00 - Fancy glamping via Canopy & Stars, plus a game or two of Joker. 10:00 - A long discussion and some pretty big spoilers for Avengers: Endgame, why fancy cinemas are the best cinemas, and snack strats. 42:54 - Guard Duty is a fantastic retro-tinged…
Heaven’s Vault, Hook, and Bali - Ep78
Apr 30, 2019 • 59 min
00:13 - Sam’s 10 out of 10 wedding, plus a metaphysical discussion about seafood. 12:02 - It sounds like a cliché to say it, but Bali truly does feel like another world at times. 18:45 - Rainbow Train’s relaxing, thoughtful puzzle game Hook is 50 levels…
Super Arcade Racing, Bird & Blend Tea, Return of the Obra Dinn - Ep77
Apr 15, 2019 • 46 min
00:00 - Wedding decompression and a very special ice cream. 04:19 - EGX Rezzed 2019 as experienced as a member of the video games industry. 11:35 - OutOfTheBit’s new 2D top-down racer Super Arcade Racing feels like an ever-so authentic mix of 90s racers…
Captain Marvel, Old Man’s Journey, and Railroad Ink - Ep76
Apr 2, 2019 • 54 min
00:00 - Dan’s feeling a bit poorly, bless. 02:04 - The first 30 mins or so of Captain Marvel. 08:50 - How late is too late for someone to write a groomsman’s speech? 21:30 - We go on an Old Man’s Journey, with the perfectly slow-paced adventure from…
Super Mario Odyssey, TowerFall Ascension, and York - Ep75
Mar 14, 2019 • 59 min
00:00 - Super Mario Odyssey is great, with a surprisingly compelling narrative hook, and has convinced us that maybe, just maybe, 3D Mario games can work as well as the 2D ones.09:29 - Stag Part 1: fun and games and fizzy beverages at Sam’s stag in York,…
The Umbrella Academy, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and Rise of Industry - Ep74
Feb 28, 2019 • 58 min
00:00 - White chocolate and matcha brownies, some sort of cheddar abomination, and a spot of Have I Got News For You via @CrapLocalNews. 7:25 - An ear worm and a return to form for Assassin’s Creed in Odyssey. 20:53 - A Charity Miles update and a big…
Risk Express, The Gardens Between, and Schummel Hummel - Ep73
Feb 15, 2019 • 72 min
00:10 - Revealed: our favourite Twitter accounts (spoilers, it’s @leastusedemoji & @darkstockphotos).06:21 - The chaps went to Frankfurt, or as it shall now forever be known, “Coventry Gone Crazy”. Plus a visit to the incredible T3 Terminal…
Brass: Lancashire, SimCity: Build It, and Into the Inferno - Ep72
Jan 31, 2019 • 59 min
00:00 - Our time with Charity Miles continues, and there’s still space for you in our #StayingInPod group if you fancy joining us. 04:35 - Into the Inferno is not an easy going watch, Mary Poppins Returns absolutely is, and things get really really real.…
Flamme Rouge, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch and Tidying Up with Marie Kondo - Ep71
Jan 14, 2019 • 61 min
00:00 - Do people do New Year’s resolutions any more?06:58 - Sparking joy in us all is the TV series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.16:17 - You can get involved with our big challenge this year: raising money for charity, through exercise, via a smashing…
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Cryptid, and Project Highrise - Ep70
Dec 31, 2018 • 58 min
00:00 - We start off 2019 with our best foot forward, chatting about cycling naked.09:13 - Project Highrise from Kasedo Games is a ridiculously compelling, meditative tower management game on PC, mobile, and console.19:03 - Kris and Sam have been getting…
Spyro Reignited Trilogy, Mass Effect: Andromeda, and Dragonmeet - Ep69
Dec 14, 2018 • 56 min
00:10 - Saint Nicholas Day (hooray!) and Dan’s Deep Clean Dentistry (boo).09:26 - Another cause for celebration is that Peter has finally completed Mass Effect: Andromeda.20:58 - Kris thinks Spyro Reignited Trilogy is some pretty hot stuff.31:27 - Fallout…
Keyforge: Call of the Archons, Human: Fall Flat and Killing Eve - Staying In Ep68
Nov 30, 2018 • 59 min
00:00 - Krismas Eve (not Christmas Eve!), and the start of Secret Santa preperations, as we do every year.10:10 - Keyforge: Call of the Archons is here and we have opinions about Richard Garfield’s latest for Fantasy Flight.23:10 - Reminiscing about The…
Hamilton: An American Musical, Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt, and GRIP: Combat Racing - Ep67
Nov 15, 2018 • 58 min
00:14 - How to deal with trick-or-treaters AND carol singers. 05:00 - ALEXANDER HAMILTON! And also Hamilton: An American Musical. 20:11 - The fantastic and fascinating Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt exhibit. 31:10 - Does anyone feel like Chicken Tonight…
Wolverine: The Long Night, Istanbul: Digital Edition, and Night in the Woods - Ep66
Oct 31, 2018 • 55 min
00:00 - “The talk” and just one of the perils of modern living. 05:37 - Kris has been playing Night in the Woods, and we find out what kind of a Mae he is. 14:37 - Seasonal teas, hot chocolates, and whether Horlicks is an international brand. 19:16 -…
Doctor Who Series 11, Transformers Trading Card Game, and 1 Screen Platformer - Ep65
Oct 14, 2018 • 56 min
00:00 - Appropriate attire for when working from home. 06:07 - Doctor Who Series 11 is here, Jodie Whittaker is at the helm, and this show might just be worth the TV licence fee alone. 19:12 - A very special blanket. 21:41 - Transformers Trading Card Game…
Marvel’s Spider-Man, Abzû, and Megaquarium - Ep64
Sep 30, 2018 • 58 min
00:00 - Kris’s “discrete toolbox” and “top half jobs”. 06:22 - Board game order woes, why the board game industry gets so slapdash so regularly, and the marketing funnel. 14:51 - Abzû, scuba diving, meditative games, and having a little cry at a lottery…
KeyForge, Destiny 2, and REKT! - Ep63
Sep 14, 2018 • 62 min
00:00 - Charity shop shenanigans and a TV show called Eat Well For Less. 07:31 - Pre-order woes and the “truly fascinating” logistics of shipping physical goods. 11:56 - Halloween and why Dan and Peter really don’t like it. 16:38 - Roland Wright… or… roll…
Ant-Man and the Wasp, Voltron: Legendary Defender, and Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - Ep62
Aug 31, 2018 • 61 min
0:00 - The Scafell Pike adventure, the nice sights we saw, and the lovely folks we met along the way. 16:10 - Kris has been watching Voltron: Legendary Defender and, you know what? That’s alright. 24:25 - Ant-Man and the Wasp is out and we’ve watched it…
Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Sails of Glory, and The Betway Reds - Ep61
Aug 14, 2018 • 59 min
00:12 - How to make homemade mud (with Milliput, for Burrows & Badgers miniatures). 03:26 - Things get Napoleonic with Sails of Glory from Ares Games. 17:06 - Mission: Impossible - Fallout is the sixth outing for the film series. Weirdly put together,…
The Mind, Fantasy Football, and Cities: Skylines - Ep60
Jul 31, 2018 • 58 min
0:00 - Dan’s going to be running a fantasy football league, and is hoping you’ll take part! Prove him right by heading to fantasy.premierleague.com, nabbing an account, and entering 1089139-244175 as the code to get involved! 5:00 - Kris has gotten…
Loffee, FTL: Faster Than Light, and Into the Breach - Ep59
Jul 14, 2018 • 59 min
01:06 - We’ve not talked about it before, but Sam absolutely LOVES vinegar. So much so that he gives his chips a “double soak”, which is about as eye-wateringly acidic as you think. 05:24 - What we HAVE talked about before is seasonal playlists for music,…
The Last of Us Part II, Gain Ground, and McQueen - Ep58
Jun 30, 2018 • 57 min
Take me down to time stamp city, where the times are stamped and it’s not actually a city; 0:00 - We find out all about a very special carb-based de-stress routine and a very exciting (?) Bristol corner shop. 4:40 - It’s back to the late 80s and early 90s…
Barrier, Pokémon Quest, and Burrows & Badgers - Ep57
Jun 14, 2018 • 52 min
We’re doing time stamps now? How F.A.N.C.Y. 0:00 - We kick things off with hot takes about pomegranate juice and other awful concoctions that only fools and children would make, like blackcurrant and milk, and apple juice with orange juice. There’s also a…
Deadpool 2, A Way Out, and the Games Media Brit List Awards - Ep56
May 31, 2018 • 65 min
Everyone remembers Kuri Kuri Mix, right? Sure you do! Just as well, as we’ll refer to it when talking about A Way Out, the latest game from those folks at Hazelight Studios. And on the subject of making a getaway, we’ve also been playing various entries…
God of War, The Magpie Murders, and Jurassic Perk - Ep55
May 14, 2018 • 66 min
Kerby is a great street game to play after dark, we all know that. That’s obvious. Bushido from GCT Studios is pretty strong too it turns out, as is that God of War jam from Santa Monica Studios. The latest performance of Macbeth by the RSC? That’s good…
Avengers: Infinity War, Magic: The Gathering Arena, and the Cursed Book - Ep54
May 4, 2018 • 86 min
Oh good lord, where to begin? You should know straight off the bat that there are huge Avengers: Infinity War spoilers in the last 30 minutes of this episode - which happens to be our longest ever episode! But don’t worry, we give you plenty of advance…
Annihilation, Civilization V, and Holiday Games - Ep53
Apr 15, 2018 • 66 min
We do our best to not be absolutely insufferable about our Games Media Brit List nomination in this podcast. Are we successful? Probably not. What else? Oh yes! We’ve been playing The Battle of Polytopia’s multiplayer for months now - since the beta even…
Ready Player One, Assassin’s Creed Origins, The Darkside Detective, and Dave Ryan from Link to the Cast - Ep52
Mar 31, 2018 • 59 min
Up for some hot new video games action? Well tough, because we’re talking about why the shooting in Titanfall 2 is so gosh darn good. Sorry to pull a fast one on you like that. We cool? Cool. There’s also Assassin’s Creed Origins talk too, that’s kind of…
Ten Candles, Hidden Agenda, and Cosmic Encounter - Ep51
Mar 15, 2018 • 53 min
Games, games, and even more games: that’s the general theme of this episode. There’s a big discussion about Cosmic Encounter and why you probably need to play it twice to really start appreciating its galactic strategy. And when we’re not ruling the…
Black Panther, Monikers, and Hunt for the Ring - Ep50
Feb 28, 2018 • 57 min
How did Kris’s mum accidentally get involved in the Copenhagen drug scene? Could Sam figure out who “not the guy with the bolts” was? Which one of them manages to casually drop the phrase “Chekhov’s Gun” into a conversation? If you’d like to know the…
Dear Esther Live, The LEGO Batman Movie, and Sunless Skies - Ep49
Feb 17, 2018 • 64 min
Should 30 year old men be allowed to say “sick” and “dope”? By the end of this podcast the lads will have convinced you that no, no they absolutely should not. But light DIY tasks and watching Hey Duggee? Oh yes, that’s very much more in our wheelhouse.…
The Book of Dust, Ten Candles, and Metal Gear Survive - Ep48
Jan 31, 2018 • 69 min
✓ Board Games✓ Video Games✓ Good Books✓ Invasive Medical Procedures It’s another textbook episode of Staying In. There’s chat about a new fitness thing they’re all doing (well… almost all of them), a couple of minutes where they gush about My Brother, My…
Overcooked, Fortnite, and InnerSpace - Ep47
Jan 15, 2018 • 58 min
It’s 2018 and we’re talking about Noel’s House Party A WHOLE LOT. That show was great and the board game is… well you’ll find out when you listen to the podcast… cheers, Robin. We also get to grips with the Nintendo Switch, Overcooked, Snipperclips, and…
Boss Monster, Guild Wars, Dungeons 3, and Greg Giddens from This is Xbox - Ep46
Dec 31, 2017 • 80 min
Pretty sure this episode is a good candidate for the “Most Gaming Chat on a Podcast” award which I just made up just then. There’s Stardew Valley’s farming loveliness, the chilly magic of Winter’s Day in Guild Wars 2, and the serenity of painting Bushido…
The Christmas Special - Ep45
Dec 14, 2017 • 58 min
Alright, straight up, if this is the first time listening to the podcast, maybe go back and listen to another one instead, as this is a slight departure from our usual brand of talking about stuff what we like. Because this is our Christmas special and,…
Paranoia, Kingdomino, and The Good Place - Ep44
Nov 30, 2017 • 64 min
How do you do, fellow kids? Have you checked out Rhino Hero: Super Battle yet? Well we have and we think it’s lovely, and we tell you all about it on the latest episode. The equally lovely medieval city builder and tile-placing euro game Kingdomino gets a…
Thor: Ragnarok, DC’s Metal, and Creamfields - Ep43
Nov 16, 2017 • 62 min
Thor and Hulk and Waititi, Batman and Snyder and Capullo - some combinations just work better than others, and we talk about them at length in this episode. Because first up there’s what we thought of Thor: Ragnarok (spoilers: we liked it a whole bunch),…
Darkest Dungeon, Warbands: Bushido, and The Polybius Conspiracy - Ep42
Nov 1, 2017 • 66 min
If you’re a fan of turn-based strategy then boy howdy are you in the right place. Because there’s all kinds of tactics-based chat throughout, taking in Darkest Dungeon and the Crimson Court DLC, digital miniatures title Warbands: Bushido, and genre…
Golf Story, The Expanse, FIFA 17 - The Journey, and Peter Chapman from Oddworld Inhabitants - Ep41
Oct 14, 2017 • 66 min
Bread. You love it. We love it. Some of us have been baking it. In Episode 41 you’ll find out who the master bakers are and who puts the “ass” in “fougasse”. If bread isn’t your thing, maybe hard sci-fi is? If so, there’s a breakdown of The Expanse and…
Whitehall Mystery, Oxenfree, and Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms - Ep40
Oct 2, 2017 • 67 min
Where else are you going to hear all about Jamaica: The Crew, Cheap Golf, Little Mix, and how one of the hosts got trapped in their swimming costume in a single podcast? Nowhere, that’s where. Then of course there’s lots of chat about devious hidden…
Everybody’s Golf, Eight-Minute Empire, and Zoo Ball - Ep39
Sep 15, 2017 • 68 min
It’s perhaps the most exhausting episode ever, as Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) strap on some wristbands, limber up, and take our places on the starting grid for lots of chat about sports. We…
Sonic Mania, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, and four men and a baby - Ep38
Aug 31, 2017 • 69 min
From surprise engagements and having babies, to picking fantasy football squads and choosing the right shower gel, this episode of the podcast covers some of life’s most important decisions. But we also can’t resist talking, as usual, about the nerd stuff…
SummerSlam, Dunkirk, and Simon Miller from WhatCulture and The Miller Report - Ep37
Aug 14, 2017 • 67 min
We’ve not talked about wrestling since Episode 4, so we thought it high time to return to the topic, and this time we’ve brought in Simon Miller (@SimonMiller316) to provide expert insight into the world of WWE. With Dan (@ThisDanFrost) in Simon’s corner…
Albion Online, Baby Driver, and Scythe (not that one) - Ep36
Aug 1, 2017 • 60 min
Kris (@DigitalStrider) and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) helm Episode 36 of Staying In, as they talk about ground-breaking walking simulators, brand new mobile games, cutting edge cinema, and farming tools from the Iron Age. We’ve been making our first tentative…
War of the Ring, Dread, and Country Dancing - Ep35
Jul 16, 2017 • 50 min
It’s the first ever completely “in-person” recording of the podcast, with Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Kris (@DigitalStrider), Sam (@MrSamTurner), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) gathered round a table to speak into microphones about games we’ve been playing over a…
Wonder Woman, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One X, and deconstructing sheds - Ep34
Jul 1, 2017 • 53 min
It’s a matter of life and death and sheds for Sam (@MrSamTurner), and a matter of taste for Peter (@XeroXeroXero) and his Rainbow Drops, in our 34th episode. It’s also a matter of fact that Kris (@DigitalStrider) thinks Wonder Woman is the best DC movie…
Onirim, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and The Sniffer - Ep33
Jun 15, 2017 • 60 min
We finally get round to talking about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as a group, as Dan (@ThisDanFrost) leads a nice chat about why we enjoyed it so much and how it’s a breath of fresh air. Kris (@DigitalStrider) and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) have both been…
Gloom, Jalopy, and Rainbow Drops - Ep32
Jun 1, 2017 • 58 min
Who loves all things Gloom? Lisa Mart does! Find out why as she joins Sam (@MrSamTurner), Kris (@DigitalStrider), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) to talk about everything games and geekery: from how Arkham Horror: The Card Game is the perfect way to prepare for…
Star Realms, No Man’s Sky, and Doctor Who - Ep31
May 15, 2017 • 72 min
Like everyone else at the moment, we’re talking about American Gods in this episode, celebrating the return of “appointment to view” television with Neil Gaiman’s wonderful new work. There’s also chat about how TV can be accessible to new audiences by…
Subterfuge, One Handed Games, and the Dandy Cock - Ep30
May 1, 2017 • 57 min
For our landmark 30th episode we kick things off with a round of The Ikea Game™. Then we discuss how Android, iPhone, and iPad strategy and democracy game Subterfuge made us trust each other much much less. Sam (@MrSamTurner) and Kris (@DigitalStrider)…
Arkham Horror: The Card Game, Sugar & Dice, and Crowtel Renovations - Ep29
Apr 15, 2017 • 56 min
It’s Sam (@MrSamTurner) and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) hosting Episode 29 of the show so - shock! horror! - there’s plenty of chat about intricate card games and curious indie video games. The pair discuss their first impressions of Fantasy Flight’s excellent…
Obama Llama, Marrying Mr. Darcy, Go Cuckoo, and a geeky day of games in Bristol - Ep28
Mar 31, 2017 • 60 min
It’s a bit of a Bristol special this episode, as Alix Briskham (@EruditeWolf), Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider), and Peter Willington (@XeroXeroXero) talk about their ultra geeky day out in the South West. They take in all the best geek haunts in the city,…
Dirk Gently, Ghost Recon Wildlands, The Battle of Polytopia and 7 Wonders Duel - Ep27
Mar 23, 2017 • 68 min
The gang’s all here for more chat about the very best geek stuff. Peter Willington (@XeroXeroXero) convinces everyone to play The Battle of Polytopia, Dan Frost (@ThisDanFrost) & Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner) dissect Netflix’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective…
Disc Jam, Fable: The Lost Chapters, and a Parisian Toilet - Ep26
Mar 1, 2017 • 70 min
Immediately there’s a run-in with a mundane genie, then we ask a very important question about super powers, and Alix (@EruditeWolf) gets her glasses all rose-tinted after playing Fable: The Lost Chapters. Peter (@XeroXeroXero) can’t grasp what tennis is…
Yakuza 0, Fallout 4, S. Ship of Theseus, and an X-rated chicken pasty - Ep25
Feb 15, 2017 • 51 min
Maybe put the kids to bed before listening to this episode, as Sam (@MrSamTurner) and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) get into the specifics of a rather racey incident at Greggs. On top of that there’s all sorts of chat about cutting off your finger, singing…
Adventure Capitalist, Split, and a Games Jam - Ep24
Feb 4, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode Kris (@DigitalStrider) recounts his experience of ice climbing, Dan (@ThisDanFrost) makes his first foray into Dungeons and Dragons and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) tries to convince the others to become financial mavericks in Adventure…
Holidays in Paris, Escaping from Aliens, and Fancy Names - Ep23
Jan 15, 2017 • 62 min
Sightseeing in Paris and the best ride at Disneyland, getting caught up in Escape from the Aliens from Outer Space, more Pandemic (it wouldn’t be a show without Pandemic!), a chance meeting with Sean Bean, marvelling at 7 Wonders and 7 Wonders: Duel, the…
New Year’s Resolutions, offensive foods, and childhood nicknames - Ep22
Jan 1, 2017 • 51 min
Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner), Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero) and Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider) discuss New Year’s resolutions, offensive food, childhood nicknames and more. For links to topics covered -…
PlayStation Experience, Secret Santa gifts, fighting infections, and terrible Christmas presents - Ep21
Dec 23, 2016 • 77 min
Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider), Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner), and Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero) open their Secret Santa gifts, while contemplating the origin of mince pies. Then there’s chat about Crash Bandicoot, The Last of…
Rise of the Tomb Raider, Keeping Chickens, and Stella from Stella’s Tomb Raider Site - Ep20
Dec 15, 2016 • 54 min
Kris Darby (@digitalstrider), Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner) and special guest Stella (@stellalune) from Stella’s Tomb Raider Site commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Tomb Raider series. Topics range from the challenges of writing a walkthrough, to…
Football Manager 2017, Civilization VI, baby iguanas, and George Osborn from The Deep Lying Podcast - Ep19
Nov 19, 2016 • 68 min
Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero), and special guest George Osborn (@GeorgeOsborn) from The Deep Lying Podcast (@TheDeepLyingPod) record a strategy and management games special! The chaps kick off with quite possibly one of…
Dragon Quest Builders, Jade Empire, and a trip to the dentist - Ep18
Nov 1, 2016 • 75 min
Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner), Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero), and Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider) are all about gaming this episode: Matcha at breakfast, Dragon Quest Builders during the day, Jade Empire at night, and The Witcher…
Darkest Dungeon, Maximum Car, Taekwondo, and Richard Simpson from We’re Not Wizards - Ep17
Oct 15, 2016 • 81 min
Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner), Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero), and special guest Richard Simpson of We’re Not Wizards (@werenotwizards) discuss the deliciously disturbing Darkest Dungeon, chat about the latest game of Dread the…
Sorcery! 4, Multiplayer Games, and the Great British Bake Off - Ep16
Oct 1, 2016 • 63 min
Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner), Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider), and Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero) give our impressions of Sorcery! 4 from Inkle, we discuss what makes a great multiplayer game, determine the correct number of…
Old Skool Gaming, Exercising Indoors, and Game Producer Duncan Molloy - Ep15
Sep 15, 2016 • 62 min
Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider), Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero) and Duncan Molloy (@DuncanMolloy) discuss The Witness and The Room, go old skool with Backgammon (having played Backgammon Blitz and Backgammon), find out why…
Game Books, Zip World, and the phrase ‘bitch the pot’ - Ep14
Sep 1, 2016 • 66 min
Kris (@DigitalStrider), Dan (@ThisDanFrost), and Peter (@XeroXeroXero) discuss their experiences of bouncing underground at Bounce Below at Zip World. Plus there’s excitement for the sparkly suits of Yakuza 0, the elegance of Odin’s Ravens, the luxurious…
Dice Masters, Ziferblat, and Breakfast at Willington’s - Ep13
Aug 15, 2016 • 69 min
Peter Willington (@XeroXeroXero), Dan Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner) and Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider) gather together to discuss Sam’s obsession with Dice Masters, Dan’s first time writing a story as a GM in Dread, Kris’ love of…
Pokemon Go, Hugging a QI Elf, and Great Auntie Beryl - Ep12
Aug 1, 2016 • 50 min
Peter Willington (@XeroXeroXero), Dan Frost (@ThisDanFrost), and Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider) discuss their experiences of the Pokemon Go phenomenon, look forward to Sonic Mania, discuss the highlights of San Diego Comic Con, and the smell of trivia… plus…
Netrunner, Colt Express, Rainbow Six: Siege, and Number 2s - Ep11
Jul 9, 2016 • 60 min
Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider), Dan Frost (@ThisDanFrost) and Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner) discuss the importance of geek calendars, new mechanics in Magic: The Gathering Eldritch Moon, learning to play Android: Netrunner, the wonderful Colt Express, and…
Game of Thrones Season 6, Spoilers, Spoilers, Spoilers - Ep10
Jul 1, 2016 • 94 min
Dan (@ThisDanFrost), Tom (@twpercival1), and Alix (@EruditeWolf) discuss Game of Thrones Season 6 highs, lows, and everything in-between. For links to topics covered - http://stayingin.podbean.com/ Find us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/StayingInPod
Everything E3, thoughts on virtual reality, and hair chat - Ep9
Jun 15, 2016 • 60 min
E3 is over and Kris Darby, Dan Frost, and Peter Willington are ready to talk highlights, including Spider-Man, Resident Evil 7, Batman: Arkham VR, Final Fantasy XV, Crash Bandicoot, Detroit: Become Human, Death Stranding, Scorpio, Forza Horizon 3, Steep,…
Pixel Cup Soccer 16, Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, and Inflatable Books - Ep8
Jun 12, 2016 • 45 min
Kris Darby, Dan Frost, and Peter Willington talk about why Pixel Cup Soccer 16 is one of the best football games in years, recall the day they climbed Snowdon, discuss Captain America: Steve Rogers #1, and whether reading in the bath is okay. Plus a very…
Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty!, Uncharted 4, guinea pig secret agents, and The Sandwich Question - Ep7
May 27, 2016 • 68 min
Spoiler-free Uncharted 4 chat, animals with unusual hobbies, the bread vs filling argument, and why Limited Run is doing wonderful things - all this and more discussed by Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost), Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner), and Peter Willington…
Captain America: Civil War, the Uncharted series, Dungeons & Dragons, and Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective - Ep6
May 13, 2016 • 66 min
Sam Turner (@MrSamTurner), Tom Percival (@twpercival1), and Kris Darby (@DigitalStrider) find out if they’re on Team Cap or Team Iron Man, learn how to embarrass oneself while meeting Chris Hewitt, and discuss The Queen’s bowel movements. For links to…
Game of Thrones Past, Present, Future, and Spoilers - Ep5
Apr 17, 2016 • 60 min
Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost) and guest Alix Briskham (@EruditeWolf) discuss Game of Thrones past, present, and future, with spoilers very much included! For links to topics covered - http://stayingin.podbean.com Find us on Twitter -…
Wrestling nostalgia, Clash Royale, Astro Attack, Trackmania Turbo, Chewing - Ep4
Apr 11, 2016 • 55 min
Daniel Frost (@ThisDanFrost) and Peter Willington (@xeroxeroxero) discuss Clash Royale, Trackmania Turbo, Astro Attack, nostalgia for wrestling and more. For links to topics covered - http://stayingin.podbean.com Find us on Twitter -…
The DC Rebirth, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and hanging out with Grandparents - Ep3
Mar 31, 2016 • 94 min
Kris, Sam, and Percival explore the DC Rebirth, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and hanging out with your Grandparents. For links to topics covered - http://stayingin.podbean.com/ Find us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/StayingInPod
Grand Theft Auto, Batman, Until Dawn, masculine fragrances - Ep2
Mar 27, 2016 • 52 min
Sam, Dan, and Peter discuss exotic pets, why GTA V is ruining The Witcher 3, and the location of Mordor. For links to topics covered - http://stayingin.podbean.com/ Find us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/StayingInPod
Marvel, Uncharted, Burgle Bros, Nandos - Ep1
Mar 19, 2016 • 69 min
Dan, Kris, and Tom discuss Star Wars, Nando’s, Daredevil, Uncharted, Burgle Bros and more. Like the show? Spread the word and say hello on Twitter.