The PodKastle

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

TPK S2E6- Ed Baraf and Herbaceous

In this episode, Reuben and Ray interview Ed Baraf of Pencil First Games about some of his previous projects (like Lift Off! and Heroes and Tricks) and the upcoming Kickstarter for his game Herbaceous! (00:00:25)


They then talk about Millennium Blades (00:30:08), Star Trek Panic (00:42:06), and their current adventure in the Edge of the Empire roleplaying system from Fantasy Flight Games (00:46:28).

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

TPK S2E5: Gameapalooza!

It has been a little while since the last episode, but Reuben and Ray have played a TON of games in the meantime. Join them as they go over some of the stuff that has hit the table in their Gameapalooza!

00:01:49 - Nova Cry
00:05:35 - Nyet!
00:10:14 - PiƱa Pirata
00:13:43 - Discoveries
00:16:03 - Eminent Domain (+Exotica expansion)
00:21:11 - Skull
00:25:22 - Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game
00:27:14 - Alcatraz: The Scapegoat
00:31:59 - Cthulhu Realms
00:40:05 - Betrayal at House on the Hill
00:51:20 - Xia: Legends of a Drift System

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

S2E4: Protospiel San Jose 2016

Reuben and Ray come at you from Game Kastle Mountain View again, this time interviewing a whole host of designers for Protospiel San Jose 2016!

00:00:00 - Intro
00:03:39 - Jordan Nichols (Game Night)
00:11:24 - Aldo Ghiozzi (Impressions)
00:17:16 - Brandon Raasch (Trump This! Kickstarter)
00:23:33 - Roger Cotton (Extraordinary)
00:33:28 - Candy Webber (Ye Old Toy Shoppe, On the Grid)
00:41:42 - Jonathan Grothe (Game Krackers)
00:46:01 - Scott Rogers (Rayguns and Rocketships, A Town Called Showdown, Level Up {book})
00:50:47 - Peter Vaughn (Breaking Games)
00:58:58 - Grant Rodiek (Hyperbole Games, Hocus)
01:05:44 - Eduardo Baraf (Heroes & Tricks)
01:13:25 - Franklin Kenter
01:27:19 - Isaac Epp (Boomtown Bandits)
01:33:30 - Jeremy Commandeur
01:42:34 - Closing

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Sunday, April 3, 2016

TPK S2E3: Game Kastle Mountain View Grand Opening Special

Welcome to a special episode of The PodKastle! Game Kastle has recently opened a new store in Mountain View (550 Showers Drive, next to Trader Joes), and we were there for the grand opening on April 2nd, 2016!


First, Reuben interviews co-host Ray about his background in gaming and the history of Game Kastle. Then, Reuben and Ray interview various gamers visiting the store for the grand opening event. Finally, they close out the episode with a quick visit from Ted Alspach regarding the upcoming Castles of Mad King Ludwig mobile app and quick spotlights on a few Game Kastle employees!


00:00:00 - Intro and interview of Ray Wisneski

00:15:14 - Customer spotlight

01:30:02 - Ted Alspach and Castles of Mad King Ludwig mobile app

01:39:22 - Game Kastle employee spotlights

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

TPK S2E2: Ted Alspach, Colony, and America

Quick note on this episode from Reuben: I had a nasty cold during recording, so my voice might sound a little off. I'm all better now though, and we've upgraded some of our audio equipment, so the next episode should sound better than ever!


In this episode, Reuben and Ray have Ted Alspach of Bezier Games on to talk about a couple of games he has coming out soon: Colony and America (A party game where close counts!).


Reuben and Ray then discuss stuff they've played or are looking forward to:

Flick 'Em Up!



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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

TPK S2E1: Jeff Siadek and Battlestations 2nd Edition

The PodKastle has returned! After a hiatus for life, Reuben and Ray are back, with an interview of Jeff Siadek from Gorilla Games about his latest Kickstarter campaign for Battlestations 2nd Edition!

Reuben and Ray also talk about:
Time Stories
Bomb Squad
Tiny Epic Galaxies

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