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When an experiment in a time much like our own goes horribly awry, Dr. Sally Grissom finds herself stranded in the past and entrenched in the activities of a clandestine branch of the US government. Grissom and her team quickly learn that there's no safety net when toying with the fundamental logic of the universe.
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Big Game Hunger is a weekly comedy show where Jenna Stoeber and friends craft the big next game every episode. Starting with a random genre, concept, and vibe, Jenna and a friend will take a game all the way from pitch, to slightly more developed pitch. By the end of the episode, they’ll have honed an IP so irresistible, you’ll be ready to risk $25 for it on Steam. Get ready to laugh about games you love, learn about game trends, and yearn for titles that will surely never make their release ...
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Tell Me About It is a madcap game show about proving that the things you like are actually interesting and cool. Adal Rifai is an eccentric billionaire who forces someone new every episode to share, argue, and defend the thing they love the most. He’s wrangled his audio butler Eric to lead the contestant through a series of absurd challenges and games, all to gain points and get on the Most Interesting Thing High Score Board. Tell Me About It: the most fun podcast run by a multibillionaire. ...
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An advice podcast about being human and loving all types of games: video games, tabletop games, party games, laser tag, escape rooms, game streams, and anything else that we play for fun. Join Question Keeper Eric Silver and a revolving cast of guests as they answer your questions at the intersection of fun and humanity, since, you know, you gotta play games with other people. Whether you need a game recommendation, need to sort out a dispute at the table, or decide whether an activity is go ...
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Amy Vorpahl, actress, musician and expert DM, is ready to practice making games with the prompts: Ten-minute, marching band simulator, dating sim Now it's time for the awkward marching band nerds to strip off their pseudo-military uniforms and reveal their thick buff legs. In Pucker Up and Blow, you'll have a chance to romance a variety of either s…
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Professor Ashley, twitch stream and a literal real professor, challenges Jenna's base concepts about fun, flirting, and composting with the prompts: extremely literal composting weeklong LARP Together they make an education workshop with structured workshops on composting and a farmer-romancing meta game. But it is NOT a cult. For legal reasons, I …
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mayor They only have two more years of funding to complete this game, where you play as a penguin trying to run for mayor on the platform of brining eternal darkness and permanent ice to your town. A tough sell, but you can sway voters by wearing cute hats and little bowties! Check out Laser's work on his website, LaserTheBoy.com, and check out his…
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Kaylee Rowena, talented comic illustrator and haunted house expert, joins the podcast to make a very pride-ful TTRPG with the prompts: underground, Local Government drama, tongue-based Taking a cue from Lasers and Feelings, they create the gayest spectrum possible: seduction to inimidation. Play as Chirry Pitt as she gets manipulates the city counc…
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TTRPG creator Anica Seelie is gifted three great prompts for their skill set: maintaining a eldrich god's slumber With a firm but loving grip on these words, Anica and Jenna slowly escalate their ideas until they make a game about continually fucking to appease the eldrich horror Suc'Naath. But don't do too good a job or your partner might experien…
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Mischa Stanton, audio editor extraodinare and beloved Multitude podcaster, gets a very tricky gameplay-type (left by Jacob Geller), but manages to combine it flawlessly with the two other options: lazy, sims rival, kick-punch They envision a remarkable god-sim game where, aided by many hand-and-footed angels, the player must build up its civilizati…
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Penny Olivia Parker aka SnapCube, voice actor, streamer, and all around delightful person, goes deep on some word- and wood-intepretation with the prompts: wooden, train, game that doesn't use any controller. The result is a cute but surprisingly hard-hitting trolley game where you try your best to communicate with the (literal, metaphorical) woode…
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Janet Varney, host of The JV Club and Braving the Elements, has some firm thoughts about argula that she wants to share, provoked by the prompts: wacky, fast-food tie-in, touch-based rhythm game After some discussion about drumming and fast food griddle work, she and Jenna settle on a game about composing both the perfect sandwich, and the perfect …
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Sam, superb video essayist from the channel Afterthoughts, joins Jenna for a one-yearly event: podcasting! Oh and they get the prompts: award-winning, played once annually, weird cart racer They navigate towards ARGs, the once-beloved, now forgotten child of the irl gaming world. But there they find a wealth of inspiration! Map based games! Online …
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Paul Luetkemeyer, the voice of Zelf on Burnt Cook Book Party, joins Jenna to make a: claustraphobic, based on a 2007 reality tv show, family sim After flirting with a pretty banger idea for a Harry Houdini reincarnation reality TV show, they settle on a cubicle-based work-related multiplayer game where you fight through a series of puzzle rooms, li…
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Jacob Geller, a writer who happens to be known for his video essays, joins Jenna to craft up a game based on the prompts: sloppy, Ides of March, fortunetelling The resulting game is, as you might expect given the sources, a really thought-provoking interrogation of game structures and player-interaction, while also being a hilarious game where you …
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Voice actor and game dev Jacob Burgess joins the pod to crack the exceptionally difficult line up of: musical, game within a game, twin stick shooter This off-off-off Broadway production company has suffered from more internal drama than is in the script for Les Rizz! And to make matters worse, a swarm of rats has descended on the premises. But as …
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Jacob Andrews, one of the talented artists of Drawfee, find the route through the prompts: obtuse parasite FPS with the help of Jenna Stoeber, a fellow soup and Dark Souls lover. Inspired by the Loathsome Dung Eater and some relatable soup catastrophes, Dark Soups sees the brew-bearer attempt to defeat monstrous gorge-vessels. But will you free the…
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Giovanni Colantonio, journalist at Digital Trends, is the first participant in the Grant Howitt Dagger Dartboard, where a flip of the coin determines if a prompt is replaced by a newer, weirder prompt from a separate list. They ended up with: wholesome all grapple hooks all the time cooking While making several accidental grapple-based puns, Giovan…
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Grant Howitt, indie TTRPG creator of games like Honey Heist, joins the show and makes a surreal, pro-drug game using the prompts: ocean exploration last day at camp Lucas-Arts point-n-click. You wake up in a derelict oil rig and have to choose your intoxicant of choice. Where will you fall on the zooted scale, and how will that change your conversa…
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mom game racing o steal your neighbor's horse, and compete tooth-and-nail for the ultimate prize: the HORSE TIARA. Thank you for listening to Big Game Hunger! Email us at BigGameHungerPod@gmail.com. Big Game Hunger is part of the Multitude Collective of podcasts. Edited and mixed by the talented Mischa Stanton, and created and hosted by Jenna Stoeb…
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Kelsey Lewin, writer, podcaster, and co-owner of Pink Gorilla Games, joins the show to finally make a game that your aunt is going to love! She and Jenna turn the prompts: aunt games frogs myst-like into a game about kissing frogs to turn them into other animals, and then using those animals to solve PUZZLES. Kyst indulges all the things we liked a…
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Allegra Frank, renowned journalist, critic, and oreo connoisseur, joins Jenna to craft an adorable, hard-hitting game with the prompts: squishy werewolves visual novel Eschewing the normal player-romance offerings of visual novels, they craft a game where you matchmake NPCs and solve a dark mystery of your own past, come back to haunt you. Also the…
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Screenwriter, bookwriter, and criticwriter Karen Han has brought her Marvel's-Midnight-Sun and Pokemon-Cafe-Remix related complaints to the prompts: musical cafe sim character creator They brew a heady mix of adorable Pokemon bakers and super crunchy sim aspects like book-balancing and inventory sim. Every year, the Alcremie Awards pass out stars t…
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Brent Naylor lucked out with some primo prompts: parasite DnD mystery Then he immediately destroyed the format of this show by perfectly nailing a pitch for a hidden role game where you have to identify the social parasite in a DnD group! Thankfully these fools are pros at bullshitting, and they develop a game where you train yourself to detect AI …
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Illustrator Faith Schaffer brings her Lifetime movie expertise to Big Game Hunger, a Jenny Nicholson fancast! With the prompts: voyeurism holiday dungeon crawler ...she and Jenna make a Lifetime/Hallmark-inspired Christmas game about a big-city video game creator who discovers the true meaning of Christmas Romance back in her hometown, with either …
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Alex Jaffe, co-host of Insert Credit and 52 Pickup, starts off strong with some word-play options based on the prompts: green shark godzilla-sim (rampage) After some great goofs on what "green" could imply, they settle on an anti-golf, pro-green-space game where you play as a shark terrorizing innocent putters. Swim through intricate mini-golf cour…
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Listen to Exolore and Pale Blue Pod, and read The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy! Follow her on Twitter @GoAstroMo, or visit her website at MoiyaMcTier.com. Thank you for listening to Big Game Hunger! Email us at BigGameHungerPod@gmail.com. Support this show, and submit your OWN random prompts, by subscribing at Patreon.com/TheJenna Big …
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Justin Green came here entirely focused on one goal: to make the most scattered and unhinged game premise possible. Thankfully Jenna totally tamed that impulse and they came up with a very normal game about being a good or bad therapist and a pokemon and navigating the American healthcare system and maybe evolving if you are fully cured of your tra…
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Clay Murphy, writer on Control and Alan Wake 2, joins Jenna to create a character-driven story about coming to terms with your dreams when your dreams are determined by prophecy., using the prompts: a job that has never been made into a game good time party time! rpg Play as the Chosen One, still trying to make it big in Hollywood and finding that …
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Thank you for listening to the first 20 episodes of Tell Me About It! It's been so much fun to pull this together, to see it come from a little idea that we've been kicking around to a real show that so many of you have enjoyed. We're figuring out what TMAI can look like in 2024 and beyond, and we'll keep you updated. Find Us Online - website: tmai…
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gnarly We make a 4-player game that utilizes how absolutely insane and erotic wrestling is in real life. I was able to make one solid wrestling reference, to John Cena's beloved you don't see me meme, but mostly Anthony Burch breaks down the wild incredible tropes and culture of wrestling, and also stealth games! Thank you for listening to Big Game…
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Watch out, Spider-man! Voice actor Geoff Moonen joins Jenna to make a Central Park-roaming bird game with incredible transversal mechanics, thanks to the prompts: Owls moody Triple A action-adventure Invasive Species is inspired by famous New York birds like the iconic Flaco, who escaped Central Park Zoo to become a free bird, to Mandarin Patinkin …
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Stand up comedian and nice guy Josh Gondelman is here to prove that slam dunks are more interesting than the movie musical Grease. Once Josh makes three jokes in a row.. he’s on fire! Sponsors - Shaker and Spoon, where you can get $20 off your first box at https://shakerandspoon.com/tmai Find Us Online - website: tmaipod.com - patreon: patreon.com/…
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Horror artist extraordinaire Eduardo Valdés-Hevia - also known as Valdevia - joins Jenna to make one of the most lucrative game genres: mascot horror! Watch out, Five Nights at Freddy's and Poppy Playtime, we're COMING FOR YOUR CROWN. With the prompts: Vampires vibrant pinball The result? Blacklight Arcade! You're a repair man at Transylgamia, the …
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As an advice podcast, it is our solemn responsibility to give good and actionable advice. We will be very silly while we do so, but we will do our best. We hope you feel that we have fulfilled that brief. Sponsor - Ravensburger jigsaw puzzles, available on Amazon or at your local game store! Find Us Online - ask questions: gamesandfeelings.com/ques…
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America's Uncle himself, Brian Miller is here to help Jenna Stoeber make a game based on the prompts: Cake decorating Uncle game Party game The discuss the wonders of 'za and 'zagna (pizza and lasagna), what it takes to be an uncle game, and Chef Boyardee getting Anglicized. How is it we ended up talking about Garfield-related food entries two week…
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Writer and editor Jess Zimmerman is here to prove that Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy are more interesting than the movie musical Grease. So long and thanks for the podcast! Sponsors - Ravensburger CreArt, a new paint-by-numbers experience! Shop on Amazon, their website, or your local art supply store. Find Us Online - websi…
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Xalavier Nelson Jr, game writer extraordinaire, joins Jenna to make a contemplative, meditation on God, faith, and filling one's days as we await our fate. There's also some stuff about shower food. Our prompts were: kitten cuddling contemplative roguelike Follow Xalavier Nelson Jr on Twitter @WritNelson, see more of his work with Strange Scaffold …
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Eric is turning a chair around like a cool teacher and telling you the straight dope about the AAA games he’s playing on PS5. Next week, we’re taking off for American Thanksgiving. The week after that, we’re doing a BIG advice episode with Jasper AND Amanda, so submit your questions! Find Us Online - ask questions: gamesandfeelings.com/questions - …
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Detective Frankenstein here. You didn't happen to see a Brooke Breit wandering around here, holding a basket of feets, have you? Not her own feet, to be clear. No, this is a basket full of stranger feets - and they aren't hers to sell. On this episode, Brooke Breit and Jenna make a body-swapping lost-romance game with the prompts: Frankensteins Poe…
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This is how Eric + Jasper episodes go: first, we make some jokes about Eric being the Avatar, Jasper shares the weirdness of getting recognized on the Internet. But then we spend the majority of the episode dissecting the differences between TTRPG games at home and for actual play, in which media are audiences allowed to pick apart play decisions, …
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Podcaster and bar owner Stuart Wellington is here to prove that Warhammer 40K is more interesting than the movie musical Grease. 40K? That’s how much Mr. Rifai thinks a banana costs. Sponsor - Visit HeroForge.com to start designing your custom miniature today Find Us Online - website: tmaipod.com - patreon: patreon.com/TMAIpod - twitter: twitter.co…
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Podcast maven Eric Silver joins Jenna Stoeber to discuss some no-longer-timely news about card games, and leverage that into the next big MONEY MAKER. They are assisted by the prompts: train travel people who don't like to talk on the phone card game Big Game Hunger hasn't really been about turning a profit with our incredible game ideas so far, bu…
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Welcome back to The Replay where Eric & Amanda reply to the questions that people write in to advice columnists about games! In this episode, we’re looking at Outside Magazine’s advice column run by Blair Braverman. We cannot guarantee adorable sleddogs in this episode, but we can guarantee interrogation of the types of people who write in to advic…
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Phil Salvador, the Library Director of the Video Game History Foundation HIMSELF, joins Jenna Stoeber for this episode of Big Game Hunger! They tackle three totally normal words that would definitely appear on a list of game-terms that ANYONE MADE. The terms are: Cryptid flirty zeldalike They discuss classic cryptids like Mothman, explore emotional…
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This episode is a celebration of October 20th, or the end of Bone and Joint Health Action Week! But really, Eric and Mischa beat the two games that came out on that day and we’re doing a joint review of the games. Same questions, different games, good videogame podcast content. What’s your favorite October 20th holiday? And here’s the Kotaku articl…
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Editor, sound designer, and co-creator of this show Mischa Stanton is here to prove that Magic the Gathering is more interesting than the movie musical Grease. In this episode, TCG stand for… Totally Cool Grounds (For a Podcast Episode) Sponsors - Visit HeroForge.com to start designing your custom miniature today - Ravensburger CreArt, a new paint-…
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In this INAUGURAL episode of Big Game Hunger, Janet Garcia joined Jenna Stoeber in making a video game based on three prompts: Video game attached to massive IP Childish WarioWare mini game collection. OBVIOUSLY they made a game based on the most massive car-and-family-based IP of all time, Fast & Furious. (Sorry about it, Disney's Cars). The Wario…
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Shhhhh, we are such sleepy boys. Please, keep it down. Actually, you can get very loud and excited for the best organized professional development event we’ve ever been to (AND it was part of a DEI initiative!). But only get loud for that, we need to sleep otherwise. Sponsor - Visit HeroForge.com to start designing your custom miniature today - Rav…
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