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On The Rocks

On The Rocks is a humorous podcast that pairs video games and other stuff with their perfect alcoholic drink. Join Kyle, Nathan, and Dave as they attempt to drunkly review todays biggest games, movies, and books, as well as a few classic gems sprinkled in for good measure.We also review a set of indie/retro games each week, as well as a video game trope!

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Episode 331: Quick Shot - 2021 Turkeys

What are our least favorite things of 2021? Was 2021 a good year for media? Is Deathloop a disappointment? We answer these questions and more in this installment of Quick Shot.Theme Music - "I Love Holy Daze" by Geir TjeltaCheck us out on iTunes and Patreon!Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have topics or questions you'd like to hear us cover in a future episode!

59mins

12 Nov 2021

Rank #1

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Episode 330: Quick Shot - Far Cry 6

Does Far Cry 6 reinvent the franchise? Is there anything cuter than a sausage dog on wheels? What are we hoping for in future Far Cry games? We answer these questions and more in this installment of Quick Shot.Theme Music - "I Love Holy Daze" by Geir TjeltaCheck us out on iTunes and Patreon!Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have topics or questions you'd like to hear us cover in a future episode!

33mins

8 Nov 2021

Rank #2

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Episode 329: Episode 326 - Slasher Movies

This week is all about Slasher Movies! Amy joins her first main episode as we talk about the slasher genre and highlight some of our favorite slasher movies. We're also talking about our favorite scary movie tropes while drinking a grim cocktail. Grim Reaper - 1 oz. White Rum- 1 oz. Kahlua- 2-3 dashes of Grenadine The Weekly Question (50:52)What are your favorite scary movie tropes? On The Rocks does not support underage drinking! ____________________________ Check us out on iTunes and Patreon! Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have ideas for future drink/pop-culture pairings!

1hr 19mins

3 Nov 2021

Rank #3

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Episode 328: Quick Shot - Our Favorite Years of Gaming

What have been our favorite years for video games? What year was absolutely stacked with game and console releases? Was there a year that was only so-so? We answer these questions and more in this installment of Quick Shot.Theme Music - "I Love Holy Daze" by Geir TjeltaCheck us out on iTunes and Patreon!Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have topics or questions you'd like to hear us cover in a future episode!

54mins

15 Oct 2021

Rank #4

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Episode 327: Episode 325 - Kena: Bridge of Spirits

This week we're reviewing the very first title from Ember Lab: Kena: Bridge of Spirits! Is this game a memorable heartfelt adventure? Or is it a simply a matter of style over substance? We're also discussing what our own boss fights would be like while drinking a very surprising shot. Rot Shot- 1/2 shot Vodka- 1/2 shot Kahlúa Coffee Liqueur- 2-3 drops of Lemon Juice The Weekly Question (40:08)If we were a video game boss, what would our strengths, weaknesses, and arena be like? On The Rocks does not support underage drinking! ____________________________ Check us out on iTunes and Patreon! Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have ideas for future drink/pop-culture pairings!

1hr 10mins

8 Oct 2021

Rank #5

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Episode 326: Quick Shot - Lost in Random

What exactly is Lost in Random? Is this title the next great game to come out of EA Originals? Or is it a case of style over substance? We answer these questions and more in this installment of Quick Shot.Theme Music - "I Love Holy Daze" by Geir TjeltaCheck us out on iTunes and Patreon!Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have topics or questions you'd like to hear us cover in a future episode!

45mins

2 Oct 2021

Rank #6

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Episode 325: Episode 324 - Deathloop

This week we're reviewing one of the strangest PS5 console exclusives of the year: Deathloop! Does this game backstab the competition or is it stuck in an endless time-loop? We're also discussing our favorite time loop stories while drinking a colorful cocktail. The Shift- 3 oz. Vodka- 1.5 oz. Grape Juice- Splash of Ginger Ale- Garnish with Lime The Weekly TropeTime Loop - A story involving repeated time travel, whether controlled by the character or not. On The Rocks does not support underage drinking! ____________________________ Check us out on iTunes and Patreon! Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have ideas for future drink/pop-culture pairings!

1hr 47mins

25 Sep 2021

Rank #7

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Episode 324: Episode 323 - Psychonauts 2

This week we're reviewing our most anticipated platformer of the year: Psychonauts 2! Is this game game an instant classic or does it attempt to juggle too many mechanics? We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope Celebrity Voice Actor while pairing a mesmerizing cocktail.Special Guest - JonMind Eraser- 2 oz. Vodka- 2 oz. Coffee Liqueur- Club Soda, to topThe Weekly TropeCelebrity Voice Actor - Whenever a non voice actor voices a role in a video game, tv show, or movie.On The Rocks does not support underage drinking!____Check us out on iTunes and Patreon!Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have ideas for future drink/pop-culture pairings!

1hr 42mins

10 Sep 2021

Rank #8

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Episode 323: Quick Shot - Twelve Minutes

Is Twelve Minutes an instant indie classic? Will this game finally make Kyle enjoy adventure games? Will we be able to review the game in just twelve minutes? We answer these questions and more in this installment of Quick Shot.Theme Music - "I Love Holy Daze" by Geir TjeltaCheck us out on iTunes and Patreon!Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have topics or questions you'd like to hear us cover in a future episode!

48mins

7 Sep 2021

Rank #9

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Episode 147: Episode 322 - Back 4 Blood Beta

This week we're reviewing a beta for one of our most anticipated games of the fall: Back 4 Blood! Does Turtle Rock Studios still have the chops to make an entertaining team shooter? We're also discussing good games that we think we gave up on too soon while drinking a refreshingly fruity beer.Blood Hound Orange IPABrewery: Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.Style: Indian Pale AleABV: 5.7%The Weekly QuestionWhat are some good games that we gave up on too soon?On The Rocks does not support underage drinking!____Check us out on iTunes and Patreon!Email us at PodcastOTR@gmail.com if you have ideas for future drink/pop-culture pairings!

1hr 6mins

29 Aug 2021

Rank #10