Botch Games Podcast (games)

We've been putting shows out for four years now, not regularly or anything, but it's been four years, so get off my back about it. In this episode we stick to the NEW NEW format of a one hour show, only going over by 7 minutes. Tyler talks for for almost a half an hour, and Craig holds Matt and Derek to about a half an hour. It's a Thanksgiving miracle.

Direct download: 101final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 11:07am EST

We made it to the century mark! To celebrate, I present you with nearly TWO HOURS of podcast. In this episode, we ALL talk about our favorite games from the BGG Top 100, and I mean all of us. Craig, the fam, Matt and Derek, even a bunch of podcast friends and network-mates. A whole slew of people. Thanks for all of your support through everything the podcast has been and will someday become. You all mean the world to us. 

Show Times:

Congrats Supercut: 0:03

Intro: 3:50

Family Top 5's: 8:28

Friends and Network Top Game: 36:06

Matt and Derek's Top 10's: 41:11

Wrap-Up: 2:02:27

Mallory's Stinger: 2:06:14

Punchboard Media Stinger: 2:06:26

Direct download: 100final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 1:47am EST

It's episode 99. It's been a while. Our apologies. But here were are again, at the precipice of 100 episodes. First your have to listen this one, and it just may be your lucky day. Contained within the secrets of this episode is the key to eternal happiness, or at least some cool people talking about cool stuff. Only you can know the true nature of this episode.

Show Times: 

Intro: 0:16

Family Played Segment: 3:59

The Third Segment with Matt and Derek: 26:13

Wrap-Up:1:26:21

Punchboard Media Stinger: 1:29:49

Direct download: 99final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 7:34am EST

It's that time again, it's time for a new episode! I'm sure you're as surprised as me, and I'm the one posting this. In this not-at-all-special episode, you get the usual crew in the third segment talking about a few games, but mainly chatting about the periphery surrounding games. It's a thing, right? Tyler stops by in the third segment and, whether you want to believe it or not, he actually talks! Hope you enjoy and talk to you soon~

Show Times:

Intro: 0:15

Chatting with the Fam: 3:19

Matt & Derek stop by: 19:53

Wrap-Up: 1:16:55

Punchboard Media Stinger: 1:19:24

Direct download: 98final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

In this, the 97th episode of the Botch Games podcast, we begin with some troubling news: we've put out another episode. Like, who does this, keeps at something this long, almost four years, in some Sisyphean hellscape? Ah well, at least Craig is joined by some wonderful people. Like his lovely wife Erin, who is currently on a 134 game win streak against her ne'er do well husband. Or how about Matt and Derek, making the third segment now 100% full of dads. Enjoy the episode, your medal is in the mail.

Show Times:

Intro: 0:14

Family Segment: 4:08

The Third Segment with Matt and Derek: 18:45

Wrap-Up: 1:02:57

Punchboard Media Stinger: 1:07:55

Direct download: 97final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 10:59pm EST

Welcome to episode 96, where the segments are made up and the points don't matter. In this episode Craig is joined by Erin to talk about Altiplano and in the third segment Matt and Derek talk about Brass and Root respectively. I suppose Craig has some things to say as well, but we all know that's not why you keep coming back.

Show Times: 

Intro: 0:16

Family Segment: 2:51

Matt and Derek stop by: 16:28

Wrap Up: 1:10:35

Punchboard Media Stinger: 1:14:29

Direct download: 96final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 5:27pm EST

Did you miss these regular episodes? The number of downloads sure say that you did. So here's Episode 95, lappy is fixed and we're back at full strength and ready to roll. Oh wait, no Derek this week. 

Where have you gone, normalcy?? 

Ah well, it's still a great episode with a Craig Con recap from people that aren't Craig, and some chat about a few FFG Gen Con announcements. Enjoy!~

Show Times:

In: 0:15

Chatting with the Fam: 1:09

The Infamous Third Segment: 29:10

Wrap-Up: 1:17:34

Punchboard Media Stinger: 1:21:05

Direct download: 95final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 8:04pm EST

Craig is back again with a new episode for your lovely ears. In this episode he celebrates the return of his lovely wife, Erin, to the program after a long and tiring hiatus. Needless to say there's a lot of games to be discussed. In the third segment Matt and Derek are back again and the conversation quickly turns from games to rulebooks to Star Wars to inserts to games. It's a wild ride.

Intro: 1:19

Erin Stops By: 5:08

The Third Segment with Matt and Derek: 26:01

Wrap-Up: 1:13:27

Punchboard Media Stinger: 1:16:14

Direct download: 94final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 1:13am EST

Welcome to the longest Botch Games Podcast that has existed in a very long time. Here you thought just over an hour was the new norm. Well, you were sorely mistaken. But it's the Origins episode, so of course there's a lot to discuss. In Episode 93, Craig wraps up the entire Origins 2018 experience, with a little help from his friends. In the family segment, Tyler looks back at the multitude of games he played both with and without his father. In the third segment, Derek and Matt catch up with their plays before Derek peaces out to make room for full on Origins wrap-up between Matt and Craig. 

Show Times:

Intro: 0:16

Tyler's Origins: 7:08 

Derek and Matt Catch Up: 46:21

Matt and Craig Dish Origins: 1:32:02

Wrap-Up: 2:02:22

Punchboard Media Stinger: 2:05:48

Direct download: 93final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 12:06am EST

In Episode 92 of the Botch Games Podcast, Craig is joined by guests Eric Buscemi and Patrick Hillier to talk about the games they're excited to check out at Origins 2018. 

Show Times: 

Intro: 0:15

Origins 2018 Preview: 2:04

Wrap-Up: 46:56

Punch Board Media Stinger: 49:36

Direct download: 92final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 1:09am EST