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Hooked On Geek
32 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
Ep. 110: Episode 999
Stephanie and Greg say goodbye in the final episode of Hooked on Geek and then close with a book segment (22:20). Enjoy! Thank you for listening.
50 minutes | Jan 4, 2021
Ep. 109: Penultimate
After discussing our holidays including some shows and movies we have been enjoying recently as well as gift giving in December we discuss our 10x10 challenge for 2020 (7:02) as well as our 10x10 plans for 2021. We spend some time recapping 2020. We then make a big announcement (33:25). We end the episode with another book segment (42:42). Enjoy!
34 minutes | Dec 14, 2020
Ep. 108: Stephanie Doesn't Apologize
Welcome to episode 108 where you can expect a lot of lively game discussion primarily about Escape Room: The Game, but more specifically Escape Room: The Game - The Magician (2:37) an expansion scenario as well as Fossilis (12:44) and Century: Golem Edition - An Endless World. We also close with another book segment (26:02). Enjoy!
24 minutes | Nov 30, 2020
Ep. 107: I Wish I Was A Farmer
This week we discuss something else besides tabletop games that Stephanie is hooked on as well as giving you another book segment (17:13). Enjoy!
54 minutes | Nov 23, 2020
Ep. 106: Hooked on Geek Holiday Gift Guide 2020
Before we get to the gift guide (13:28) we discuss a Kickstarter campaign for an expansion to one of our favorite worker placement games (3:40) that will be ending soon as well as a show that is fun for the whole family. We end the podcast this week with another book segment (46:41). Enjoy!
54 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
Ep. 105: Bob in Accounting
Fresh off a fun livestream (listen for the details) where Stephanie played Tattoo Stories we begin this episode by discussing this creative party game. We then discuss The Castles of Tuscany (7:12), Ohanami (22:32), and Deckscape: The Mystery of Eldorado (33:10). We then end with Stephanie's book segment (45:04). Enjoy!
33 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
Ep. 104: Stephanie Apologizes
The episode where Stephanie apologizes, invents a new type of gaming (or does she?), and then ends with a book segment (28:00) and so much more.
37 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
Ep. 103: Ruined
Welcome to number 103 in the Hooked on Geek saga, this week we give a few more details regarding For Sale Autorama (3:00), as well as discussing a soon to be released game called Lost Ruins of Arnak (8:08) and Aqualin (21:38). We end with a book segment (26:38). Download and listen for all of that as well as all the normal shenanigans you have come to expect from us! Enjoy!
54 minutes | Oct 12, 2020
Ep. 102: One Cut of the Podcast
Welcome to episode 102 and boy oh boy do we a show for you! We discuss four games in quite some detail, starting with Stay Cool (4:28), then For Sale Autorama (12:19), which is soon to be on Kickstarter, and then Furnace (18:10), and Calico (32:02). It's October which means we are all about horror movies right now and we have one that we think is a real crowd pleaser that we really want to recommend that we discuss (41:19) before getting into Stephanie's book segment (47:02). Enjoy!
28 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
Ep. 101: Exit Extravaganza
We are getting caught up with two of the newest entries in the Inka and Markus Brand designed series of games know as Exit: The Game. The Stormy Flight and Theft on the Mississippi are compared and contrasted in this episode (1:16) as well as the dexterity game Menara (11:58). Episode 101 also includes another book segment (22:30). Enjoy!
40 minutes | Sep 28, 2020
Ep. 100: Extravaganza?
Listen in as we let you peak behind the curtain as we discuss plans for the podcast going forward, oh, and a book segment (32:30) of course.
58 minutes | Sep 21, 2020
Ep. 99: Touchstone Talk
This week Greg starts off the episode with a little touchstone talk. What does that mean? Why? Listen to find out. Next The Mind Extreme is discussed (12:17) and then secondly, Second Chance (19:00). Next up is the latest Dominion expansion, Menagerie (24:15). Stephanie then delivers her book segment and Stephanie and Greg end the episode with a discussion of the book by Iain Reid and the movie directed by Charlie Kaufman of the same name, I'm Thinking of Ending Things. Enjoy the show!
45 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Ep. 98: Not All That Is Lost Should Be Found
This week we unearth the lost episode of Hooked on Geek recorded a few months ago in April of 2020 but never released. In it you will hear what we were playing during the lock down. Listen in the beginning as we introduce the episode with some trepidation and then enjoy the lost episode (8:09). Should we left never released it? You be the judge.
77 minutes | Sep 7, 2020
Ep. 97: Midsommar Deep Dive
Expect a departure this week as there is very little game talk. After just a little small talk we jump into recommending two podcasts before getting into the meat of the episode this week, our deep dive in the Ari Aster film, Midsommar (15:44). Now, be warned, we do spoil the movie somewhat, so you may want to watch this horror masterpiece first. Your choice. We then end with Stephanie's book segment (1:02:46). Even if you skip the deep dive enjoy roughly 30 minutes of new content this week!
76 minutes | Aug 31, 2020
Ep. 96: 2020 Anguish
We're back! It's been awhile and we begin by discussing our unplanned hiatus. We then go into some in-depth discussions of recent gaming including Smartphone Inc. with the Status Update 1.1 (11:04), Time Stories Revolution: The Hadal Project (24:00), and Wildlands with the Map Pack 2 - The Fall of the Dark House (37:21). Next up, Stephanie's book segment (51:31)! We end with a sneak peak of our next episode (1:09:50) and a big announcement (1:12:32)! Don't miss a single second of ep. 96 of Hooked on Geek!
33 minutes | Mar 2, 2020
Ep. 95: Dice Tower West 2020 Recap
This time on Hooked on Geek Stephanie interviews Greg about his break from the rat race to spend a few days at Dice Tower West in Las Vegas as well as informing him of her shenanigans while he was gone. He discusses what games were played the most, which games stood out, as well as some favorites he got to teach and more. The show ends with a book segment (23:40). Enjoy!
47 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
Ep. 94: Nova Episode
After getting caught up on our lives including Stephanie's obsession with a certain sugary treat we get down to business with our first game up for discussion this episode, Q.E. (7:50), we then discuss Caylus 1303 (13:51) and Nova Luna (27:10). We then end with a book segment (35:15). Enjoy all this and all of the shenanigans you have come to love from Hooked on Geek!
94 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
Ep. 93: 2019 Recap
We begin episode 93 discussing the sad event of 2019 that lead to the delay of this episode as well as our most played games of 2019 and our goals and plans going forward in 2020 including 10X10s and the purpose of them. We then spend a few minutes on Oscar talk and our take on the top ten movies of 2019 (20:30). Not content with just one top ten this episode we then launch into what is arguably the meat of episode 93, our top 10 games of 2019 lists (49:32). We end with a book segment (1:22:58). Enjoy!
54 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
Ep. 92: Peppermint Dreaming on a Winter's Day
In between Stephanie's Peppermint cravings we cover a lot of ground in this episode! We review 3 games in considerable depth including The Crew: The Quest for Planet Nine (4:00), Fantastic Factories (22:30), and Chocolatiers (32:43). We also review the new Noah Baumbach movie (37:22) and Stephanie guides us through a robust book segment (45:00). You can expect all this and much more. Enjoy!
66 minutes | Dec 2, 2019
Ep. 91: Hooked on Geek Holiday Gift Guide 2019
Before we get to the gift guide (28:35) we discuss what we have been playing recently, a number of older titles come up but in regards to games never discussed on any prior episodes before, we take some time to go over Imhotep: The Duel (4:30), Mandala (8:56), and Conspiracy: Abyss Universe (18:45). After the gift guide we review the new Rian Johnson movie, Knives Out (52:06). We then end with another book segment (59:25). Enjoy!
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