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The Jank Cast

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Games
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A round table discussion podcast about gaming of all kinds.

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A round table discussion podcast about gaming of all kinds.

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A enjoyable rpg podcast

By Joshuaedwardk - Mar 23 2012
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I like it, it's pleases me greatly.

Go roll some dice!

By switch from chicago - Jul 09 2009
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The best gaming podcast on all the Internets, hands down.

iTunes Ratings

27 Ratings
Average Ratings
26
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A enjoyable rpg podcast

By Joshuaedwardk - Mar 23 2012
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I like it, it's pleases me greatly.

Go roll some dice!

By switch from chicago - Jul 09 2009
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The best gaming podcast on all the Internets, hands down.
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The Jank Cast

Updated 4 days ago

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A round table discussion podcast about gaming of all kinds.

Rank #1: Episode 206: Play By Post

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Hosts: Adam, Jenn, Todd After a short break due to lost of traveling for the hosts, we’re back! In this episode, we sit down with our friend Adam to discuss the ins and outs of play-by-post role playing. Sh’notes: What’d … Continue reading →

Nov 10 2015

56mins

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Rank #2: Actual Play: Lady Blackbird Part I

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Players: Dr. Boyfriend, Joe, Megan, Timo, Tom Two ways to get your fix of the awesome game Lady Blackbird from the Jank Cast! First, you can go here to read the play by post game Todd is playing in right … Continue reading →

Jan 16 2015

2hr 28mins

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Rank #3: Episode 230: Gencon 2017 Discussion

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Hosts: Jason, Jenn, Todd We have on guy-you’ve-probably-never-heard-of-just-kidding-you-love-his-work Jason Morningstar of Bully Pulpit Games to talk with Jenn and Todd about Gencon 2017. We discuss a number of games including Limbo, Let’s be Dinosaurs, Poutine, Circles of Power, and more. … Continue reading →

Sep 28 2017

1hr

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Rank #4: Actual Play: Dream Askew, Part I

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Players: Dana, Dylan, Joe, Megan, Todd Hey all. We’ve been a LEEEETLE slow on the new regular episodes lately due to Gencon/work/life/traveling but we’ve got some stuff in the pipeline, I promise. In the meantime, enjoy an AP of Avery … Continue reading →

Sep 13 2014

2hr 4mins

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Rank #5: Actual Play: Bluebeard’s Bride Part I

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Players: Ben, Joe, Megan, Sarah This is an actual play of Whitney Beltràn, Marissa Kelly, & Sarah Richardson’s Bluebeard’s Bride, run by Sarah herself. Joe and Megan sit down to play her game with her along with our friend Ben. … Continue reading →

Feb 26 2016

1hr 30mins

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Rank #6: Actual Play: Bluebeard’s Bride Part Two

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Players: Ben, Joe, Megan, Sarah The thrilling conclusion of Bluebeard’s Bride! Please see the content warning at the beginning of the episode. Shit gets gnarly.

Mar 15 2016

1hr 54mins

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Rank #7: Episode 217: Mechanical Dissonance

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Hosts: Jenn, Joe, Megan, Todd We talk about when mechanics don’t sit quite right with you, which we call “mechanical dissonance.” Enjoy! Sh’notes: 5:50- What’d we play. 15:35- Topic

Jun 06 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: Episode 231: All Girl Punk Podcast

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Hosts: Alex, Banana, Jenn Jenn welcomes Banana Chan and Alex Roberts to talk about what they’ve been playing and making lately, including their trips to Big Bad Con and Metatopia. Also, everyone is sick, so Todd had the joy of … Continue reading →

Nov 29 2017

52mins

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Rank #9: Actual Play: Monsterhearts Session 4-2

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Players: Joe, Megan, Rob, Todd This is it! The thrilling and gory finale of our Monsterhearts game! Woo! As Alice rages, Raphael schemes, and Longman passive-aggressively mopes, the question must be asked: WHO WILL SURVIVE AND WHAT WILL BE LEFT … Continue reading →

May 15 2014

2hr 12mins

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Rank #10: Episode 208: Information in Game

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Hosts: Joe, Megan, Scott, Timo, Todd Prodigal Jank son TIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMO returns to us to talk about information in game. How much information do the players have? How much can they get? How does that shape the game? No sh’notes because … Continue reading →

Dec 23 2015

1hr 5mins

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Rank #11: Actual Play, Dream Askew Part II

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Players: Dana, Dylan, Joe, Megan, Todd More of AP of Avery McDaldno’s awesome new game Dream Askew with Dana from I Podcast Magic Missile. CONTENT WARNING: There’s a discussion of an implied sexual assault in this session. It’s not on … Continue reading →

Oct 24 2014

2hr 5mins

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Rank #12: Actual Play: Lady Blackbird, Part II

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Players: Dr. Boyfriend, Joe, Megan, Timo, Tom The second installment of My Life With Blackbird… I mean, Lady Blackbird. Minor content warning: there is a scene where it somewhat implied there was a sexual assault, although it (a) happens off … Continue reading →

Feb 20 2015

2hr 28mins

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Rank #13: Episode 201: Forge Midwest Recap

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Hosts: Jenn, Joe, Megan Our pretty much yearly recap of all the new hotness at Forge Midwest. There’s a lot of talk about larping, and a fair amount of cat meowing.

May 26 2015

1hr 3mins

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Rank #14: Actual Play: Hell 4 Leather, Part I

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Players: Dr. Boyfriend, Megan, Rob, Timo Part I of an AP of a game we at the Jank Cast all love, HELL 4 LEATHER! Usually, in H4L, you play a group of bikers. For this game, the gang decided to … Continue reading →

Jul 29 2014

1hr 16mins

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Rank #15: Episode 197.5- Time Cellist!

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Hosts: Megan and Todd In this shorter than usual episode, Megan and Todd take a little bit of time to talk about Time Cellist and plug their ongoing Kickstarter for the game, commenting a little bit on what they were … Continue reading →

Feb 11 2015

37mins

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Rank #16: Episode 210: Characterization

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Hosts: Joe, Megan, Todd In this episode, we discuss how characters are built in games, from the mechanics, to emergent stuff that happens in the game, to the backstory you bring to your character. Sh’notes! 2:30- What have we played. … Continue reading →

Jan 29 2016

1hr 5mins

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Rank #17: Actual Play: Murderous Ghosts

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Players: Scott, Timo Part two of our twosie series is Murderous Ghosts by Vincent Baker: http://theunstore.com/index.php/unstore/game/128

Apr 19 2016

36mins

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Rank #18: Episode 186: Format/Setting/Mechanics (Headspace?)

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Hosts: Dana, Megan, Scott, Timo, Todd On this episode, we recreate the episode we lost a few weeks ago, but even BETTER because we got Dana from I Podcast Magic Missile! The topic is how format, setting, and theme (and … Continue reading →

Jun 09 2014

1hr 35mins

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Rank #19: Episode 199: Con Wrap Up!

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Hosts: David, James, Jason, Megan, Patrick, Todd Megan and Todd recently went to Gamicon and Gottacon respectively, and we brought some folks on to talk about what we’ve been doing at those cons. Enjoy!

Apr 10 2015

40mins

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Rank #20: Episode 215: Forge Recap

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Hosts: Jenn, Joe, Megan, Todd We recap our trip to Forge Midwest, which is always fun. Games mentioned: Paradox Time Cellist The Sword, The Crown, and the Unspeakable Power The Warren Sparkle, Baby Urban Shadows Microscope Bacchanal Marrying Mr. Darcy … Continue reading →

Apr 11 2016

1hr 13mins

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