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We play chess and we talk. That's it.

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We play chess and we talk. That's it.

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9 Ratings
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Great Podcast

By Sly_FF_92 - May 27 2018
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This podcast is great! Each week having new topics helps keep it fresh, and a rotating list of guests also contribute to new ideas and opinions being thrown out there. The special 10 episodes are my favorite!

Awesome!

By Deltablood - May 03 2016
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Love listening to the varying topics that they have each week.

iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
7
1
0
1
0

Great Podcast

By Sly_FF_92 - May 27 2018
Read more
This podcast is great! Each week having new topics helps keep it fresh, and a rotating list of guests also contribute to new ideas and opinions being thrown out there. The special 10 episodes are my favorite!

Awesome!

By Deltablood - May 03 2016
Read more
Love listening to the varying topics that they have each week.

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Rank #1: Chess Talk Episode #222: I Aspire to Eat Chicken Sandwiches

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Short one this week! Cody is on the mend so we weren't able to see two movies this week, we're just touching on Blizzcon news, Zombieland 2, and the first episodes of Bojack Season 6! Chess out the episode for that, some dog tales, why Cody got sick, and more! Links from this episode:

Rao's Italian Gravy

Camp Bow Wow

Blizzcon Talk 11:00 - 15:00

Diablo 4 Cinematic

Shadowlands

Overwatch 2

Bojack S6E1+2 Spoilers Discussion: 15:10 - 21:10

Tim Meadows

Zombieland 2 Discussion Spoilers: 22:00 - End of Episode

Terminus

Nov 06 2019

36mins

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Rank #2: Chess Talk Episode #169: Annie I'm a Hawk!

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Spook warning! Happy Halloween! We're keeping it short and sweet this week and finishing up our Maniac discussion and how we rank it for the year, we bring Tyler back after a few absent episodes, and we go over our villain of the week: Lord Farquaad....or Jason? Chess it out! Links from this episode:

Netflix Marvel Shows Discussion: 6:00 - 11:00

Luke Cage & Iron Fist Cancellation

Maniac Show Discussion Full Spoilers: 11:20 - 24:40

Movie Discussion (Shrek & Villain): 26:00 - 37:00

Lord Farquaad Inspiration

Friday the 13th Development

Friday the 13th Box Office

Franchise w/ Inflation

Oct 31 2018

39mins

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Rank #3: Chess Talk Episode #211: He's The Voice of all Zoras

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Cody & Brittany got a dog! So that's the first chunk of the episode, hope you like dogs! We're going over Midsommar too and how...interesting that film is, then we wrap it up with The Boys discussion in full finally. Chess it out for more!

Dog Talk: Cold Open - 15:00

Bark Park

Midsommar Discussion Spoilers: 18:30 - 31:15

Florence Pugh

The Boys S1 Discussion Spoilers: 31:20 - End of Episode

Aug 21 2019

54mins

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Rank #4: Chess Talk Episode #198: I Can't Count to Twenty

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Our watch has ended but the discussion hasn't quite finished yet. We're going over some trailers and getting hype for more Black Mirror, Brittany questions the continuity in Detective Pikachu, and Rob's brain starts to melt by the time we finish our Game of Thrones discussion. Chess it out for that and more! Links from this episode:

Black Mirror S5 Trailer Discussion: 1:30 - 7:30

Westworld S3 Trailer Discussion: 7:30 - 11:30

Detective Pikachu Discussion Spoilers: 11:30 - 23:00

Justice Smith

Squirtle Squad

Game of Thrones Season 8 / Everything Discussion SPOILERS: 23:00 - 1:03:15

S8 Filming

Show Writers on GoT endings being "predictable"

May 22 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #5: Chess Talk Episode #184: We Are All Tom Waits

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And what a person we are. We're going over more Kingdom Hearts 3 this week, on top of a Kingdom Hearts quiz with questions about the first two games. We're mostly talking about that, and then wrapping up the episode going over the Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Chess it out for more!Links from this episode:

Into the Breach

FC3:BD Opening Cut Scene

Kingdom Hearts 3 Discussion: 9:00 - 19:00

KH3 Dunkview

Tetsuya Nomura

Kingdom Hearts 1 & 2 Quiz: 19:30 - 37:45

Ballad of Buster Scruggs Discussion Spoilers: 38:10 - End of Episode

Feb 13 2019

49mins

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Rank #6: Chess Talk Episode #226: I'm Old I Have Problems

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Get your comfy chair and comfy headphones out this week, we got a long one for you! We were lucky enough to bring on Alex from the Time For Your Hobby podcast this week and have him talk about his podcast, his media of the year, and just add his lovely Canadian commentary. Cody rants about Bloodborne, Brittany is treated nicely for once, chess it out for all that and more this week! Links from this episode:

Alex Introduction: 0:00 - 24:00

Time For Your Hobby Website

TFYH Twitter

Misfits

Weekly Catch Up Talk: 24:00 - 37:00

DnD 5e Madness

Donald Duck with a gun

Alex's Media of the Year: 37:15 - 1:07:00

Movie, TV, Song, Video GameInternet Video

So-Logical

The King Discussion Spoilers: 1:09:00 - 1:33:10

Dec 04 2019

1hr 35mins

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Rank #7: Chess Talk Episode #195: Half Cowboy Half Hanging

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What a week to be a nerd! We're going over the emotionally heavy week with the newest Game of Thrones Episode and Avengers: Endgame! We give our predictions for how we think GoT will wrap up after this major episode and if we think the writers have the guts to make it a bittersweet ending or not, then we spend another 40+ minutes unpacking the climax of the MCU, chess it out!Oh, and SPOILERS

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Game of Thrones S8E2&3 Discussion Spoilers: 4:00 - 31:15

Episode 3 Behind the Scenes

Avengers Endgame Discussion Spoilers: 31:20 - End of Episode

Endgame Box Office

YMS Review

May 01 2019

1hr 21mins

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Rank #8: Chess Talk Episode #200: Yah Gabage!

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We did it! 200 episodes in! Let the terrible 2's begin. We're mixing it up for this milestone episode, no game and no chess being played this time around. Instead, we're debating! Which movie trilogy is the best: The Matrix or Indiana Jones? Find out which team can bring their A game to their defense and argument and see which trilogy ends with the crown.After the debate, we bring on a special guest to go over the debate a little bit, and do some catching up. Chess it out!No links from this episode!

The Matrix side of the debate: 8:00 - 32:00

The Indiana Jones side of the debate: 37:45 - 1:00:00

Brittany's Deliberation: 1:00:00 - 1:08:00

The Decision: 1:08:00 - 1:22:00

Second Segment: 1:28:00 - End of Episode

Debate recap: 1:28:00 - 1:35:00

Us Discussion: 1:36:00 - 1:40:00

End Game Discussion: 1:40:00 - 1:51:20

Jun 05 2019

2hr 2mins

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Rank #9: Chess Talk Episode #154: Ska Came Before Reggae

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But did you know that reggae, came after ska? Another music heavy episode this week! We're going over the new Gambino tracks, and the second half of Drake's scorpion. Brittany and Tyler talk about their recent playlist they made to convert Cody to their indie music ways. Carlos & Cody also talk about PS4 VR and how hard it is to adjust at times. We wrap up the episode touching on the Emmy nominations and if there's anything that really surprised us or we're hoping takes a win. Chess it out!Links from this episode:

PS4 Robot VR Game

Childish Gambino - Summertime Magic & Feels Like Summer

Prince - Starfish & Coffee

Yuno - Moodie

St. Vincent - Rattlesnake

indie trash playlist

Emmy Nominations

Jul 18 2018

47mins

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Rank #10: Chess Talk Episode #190: Are We All in the Kitchen?

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It's the classic who dunnit?!? We're bringing back Clue! The first different game we played, way back on episode 20 with just Edi, Carlos, and Cody. This time we're playing it online on steam with Rob. Try to play along and see if you can figure anything out in the three rounds. Chess it out to hear Tyler definitely figure out the game ASAP, and our shock as we realize who among us is a murderer! Links from this episode:

Chess Talk Episode 20

Clue/Cluedo on Steam

Round 1: 4:50 - 41:30

Cluedo Map Example

Winchester Mystery House

Kids in the Hall

Round 2: 42:00 - 58:30

Round 3: 58:45 - 1:14:30

James Burrows

The TV Museum Podcast

Mar 27 2019

1hr 16mins

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Rank #11: Chess Talk Episode #238: I Read It Online So It's True

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We're bringing in the well rounded topics this week! Starting off with some video game talk, going into our first album review of the year, a bit more of BoJack and ending the episode with our Parasite review! Chess it out to hear that and more!Links from this episode:

Switch Talk: 2:30 - 6:00

An Abandoned House

Grimes Miss Anthropocene Talk: 6:00 - 13:45

BoJack S6 Spoiler Talk: 14:00 - 22:00

Frito Pie

Parasite Talk: 22:10 - End of episode

Snowpiercer

Okja

Feb 26 2020

44mins

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Rank #12: Chess Talk Episode #225: Angry Man Yells at TV

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Get your appetites ready! Besides the big meal day tomorrow we got a meaty episode this week. Brittany won't stop talking about VR, Cody is angry about a meme, and Rob has exciting news! Chess it out for all that and more!Links from this episode:

VR / Half-Life / Boneworks Talk: 4:30 - 12:15

Boneworks New Video

Half-Life: Alyx

Hot Dogs, Horseshoes, and Hand Grenades

Blade and Sorcery

Wacthmen Talk: 18:00 - 23:00

Knives Out Discussion (Mostly Spoiler Free): 23:15 - 36:15

BoJack Discussion Spoilers: 37:45 - 51:45

Nov 27 2019

54mins

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Rank #13: Chess Talk Episode #230: Everybody Wants Wood

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We're settling our differences this week for the special 10 episode edition: we're playing Settlers of Catan! Tune in and see if you can guess who's going to win, take a look at the pictures as the game goes on to get a better visual if needed. Chess it out and see if you can guess who will win and who will get upset once the game is over!

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Starting Board (First Picture)

Second Picture

Third

Fourth

Fifth

Sixth

Seventh

Eighth

Ninth (Final Board)

Jan 01 2020

2hr 9mins

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Rank #14: Chess Talk Episode #224: He's Very Waif Like

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What a week over here! We actually have a bit of catching up to do, so a chunk of the episode is the weekly recap. The other big chunk is trailer talk, both questioning some trailers and getting excited for others. Cody ponders the existence of horses, Brittany likes dogs, Rob is curious about Bloodshot. All that and more this week! Chess it out!Links from this episode:

Weekly Talk: Start of Episode - 17:10

Escape from Tarkov

Pokemon Go November Community Day

PoGo Galarian Weezing

Hell's Cafeteria (Idiot Sandwich Origin)

Trailer Talk: 17:20 - 32:45

Bad Boys For Life

Top Gun: Maverick

Bloodshot

The King

The Witcher

Star Wars Mandalorian Talk: 32:50 - 37:00

Bojack Horseman S6 E5&6 Discussion Spoilers: 37:15 - End of Episode

Nov 20 2019

48mins

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Rank #15: Chess Talk Episode #193: 27 Hours - A Day and a Half

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Get ready for this nerd overload of an episode! Rob and Cody dig into the new Star Wars news, specifically the game and the Episode IX trailer. We bring Madelyn back, from episode 160-161, to go over the new Pet Semetary so she can let us know how the movie compares to the book. Chess it out for more!Links from this episode:

Clamming / Clam Digging

Clam Gun

Star Wars: The Mandalorian Discussion: 7:00 - 9:00

Leaked Trailer

Marvel Disney+ Shows (TLDR; WandaVision, Loki, Falcon & Winter Soldier, Untitled Hawkeye Series)

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order Discussion: 9:00 - 16:15

Reveal Trailer

EA On Multiplayer in JFO

Article on the gameplay

Star Wars: Episode IX Trailer Discussion: 16:15 - 32:00

Trailer

Collin Trevorrow was original director

Bob Iger on Star Wars "Slowdown"

Pet Semetary Discussion Spoilers: 32:15 - 54:30 

Apr 17 2019

55mins

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Rank #16: Chess Talk Episode #197: Tormund Cried for This!

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We swear we're not trying to spend so much time on Game of Thrones every episode. There's just a lot to go over and we have a lot of feelings. Besides that, we're talking about the new Watchmen and IT trailers, and the Ted Bundy movie on Netflix. Chess it out for more!Links from this episode:

Cody & Brittany after the 5k

Ravioli (waiting on Rob to send picture)

Watchmen HBO Trailer Discussion: 9:45 - 15:00

IT: Chapter 2 Trailer Discussion: 15:15 -  20:45

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile Discussion: 21:00 - 28:20

Game of Thrones S8E5 Episode Discussion Spoilers: 28:30 - End of Episode

E5 Game Revealed

E5 Inside the Episode

Pilou Aesbak on Euron

Kit Harrington on Series Finale

GoT Horse Meme

May 15 2019

58mins

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Rank #17: Chess Talk Episode #191: This Might Be an Exposion

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Back to our usual episodes! We're diving into all the trailers we've missed the past few weeks and our expectations on them. Rob and Cody talk about a video game for once with Division 2, then we're wrapping up the episode going over Shazam! Chess it out for more.Links from this episode:

Trailers Discussion: 1:50 - 24:30

Ma

Octavia Spencer Definitely NOT on stage for Green Book. Oops

Toy Story 4

Onward

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood

Booksmart

The Beach Bum

Stranger Things S3

Division 2 Discussion: 25:00 - 33:45

Shazam Discussion Spoilers: 34:00 - 52:45

Apr 03 2019

53mins

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Rank #18: Chess Talk Episode #157: The Dab Heard Round the World

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We definitely don't want to relive our middle school years, which is why we spend the first twenty minutes of this episode going over Bo Burnham's Eighth Grade! Chess it out to see Brittany give the movie one of the highest ratings from her of the year, Tyler & Cody talks about some new music, and Tyler trys out his Venom impression. Links from this episode:

Eighth Grade Spoilers from 1:00 - 21:45 (Phew lad)

Bo Burnham on Eighth Grade Score

Travis Scott - Astroworld

TS - Watch

Venom Trailer Two

MoviePass Update

Aug 08 2018

39mins

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Rank #19: Chess Talk Episode #217: Who Knows What Todd Is Doing

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The spooky month is here finally! We're bring back themes this month and talking about an iconic horror / scary movie each week, on top of that, we're going over some trailers, Fleabag, and more! Chess it out! Links from this episode: 

Lindsey Ellis Talk

El Camino Trailer Talk: 5:00 - 8:30

BoJack Season 6 Talk: 8:30 - 12:30

Fleabag S1E1 Discussion: 12:30 - 15:30

Spooktober Movie Discussion: 15:30 - End of episode

Nightmare On Elm Street Ending

Time For Your Hobby

Oct 02 2019

33mins

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Rank #20: Chess Talk Episode #237: Here's Remorse Horse!

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How sad can a horse show make us? Let's find out! We're going over more Bojack episodes, what we've been up to on the switch, and some movie news! Chess it out for all of that and more! Links from this episode:

Board Game Talk: 2:00 - 6:30

Kingdomino

Triominos

Innovation

Aeon's End

Switch Talk: 6:45 - 18:45

BJHM S6 EP 9 & 10 Spoilers: 19:00 - 28:00

Trailer Talk: 28:00 - 36:30

Stranger Things S4

The French Dispatch

Box Office Talk: 37:00 - End of Episode

Birds of Prey

Sonic

Cats

Feb 19 2020

49mins

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