Chain Attack: Grading Geekery

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Chain Attack is a podcast about all things geek. We talk about tabletop games, miniatures, books, movies, and more.

All Episodes

We talk about what games we want to play over the Thanksgiving holiday and then grade the chances that those games actually get played. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Dec 3

46 min 2 sec

We talk about Josh’s mad day of US History board games and we grade the grandest of them all, Founding Fathers by Rick Heli. https://www.thegamecrafter.com/games/founding-fathers Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Nov 26

56 min

In this episode, we discuss and grade Star Wars Visions. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Nov 19

43 min 59 sec

In this episode, we discuss and grade DUNE in more depth than we previously did. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Nov 11

48 min 15 sec

In this episode, we discuss the board games that Josh & Trevor played at ICON, the Idaho Convention for Boardgames. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh NOTE: This was recorded before Episode 78 and its associated Bonus, so if the chronology is confusing, you can blame timey wimey wibbly wobbly.

Nov 4

46 min 52 sec

We talk about Dune and spend a little time gushing about a movie we have been waiting for, for such a long time. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Oct 29

58 min 35 sec

We talk about and grade What If…? as well as rate our favorite and least favorite episodes. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Oct 22

58 min 34 sec

We talk about the Twitch data breach and Andy Weir’s new book, Project Hail Mary. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Oct 15

52 min 24 sec

We talk about and grade our experience with TI4’s first expansion Prophecy of Kings. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Oct 8

54 min 57 sec

In this episode, we discuss some of the upcoming changes to Marvel: Crisis Protocol and Disneyland with Covid. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Oct 1

1 hr 1 min

In this episode, we give our thoughts on Shiang Chi and then rank our top five MCU origin movies. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Sep 23

52 min 31 sec

We talk about a really wide range of topics this week. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Sep 16

56 min 1 sec

In this episode, we discuss board games we are excited to play at an upcoming board game convention.

Sep 9

52 min 48 sec

In this episode we discuss a collection of short stories named, “Story of Your Life” and positive reinforcement in video games. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Sep 2

47 min 53 sec

This episode discusses the Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser hotel from Disney and massively multi-player online roleplaying games. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Aug 27

58 min 31 sec

We discuss Black Widow, Disney the company, and The Suicide Squad. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Aug 20

51 min 42 sec

We discuss the new Dune board game and the newest Dune trailer. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Aug 6

51 min 40 sec

We discuss Loki the Disney+ series. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jul 30

48 min 38 sec

Jay and Josh review Witness for the Dead by Katherine Addison and then discuss Mythic Quest. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jul 23

49 min 49 sec

Josh pitches Oath to Jay and Trevor. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jul 16

52 min 5 sec

Trevor plays more Roguebook than he sleeps, or eats… or basically anything. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jul 10

48 min 27 sec

We talk about games that we have purchased during the Steam Summer Sale. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jul 2

59 min 52 sec

Josh talks about his favorite books from his Hugo reading project. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jun 25

54 min 23 sec

We talk about the announcement of Orgoth as a faction and other interesting things PP have in the pipe. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jun 18

52 min 6 sec

We talk about the matchups of round 5 and how we feel about the remaining matchups. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jun 11

41 min 56 sec

We discuss and rate one of the best animated movies of the year. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jun 4

42 min 48 sec

We talk about the matchups of round 4 and how we feel about the properties. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

May 28

38 min 33 sec

Trevor reviews Half-Life Alyx as a VR game and we grade it. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

May 21

47 min 38 sec

We talk about the matchups of round 3 and how we feel about the properties. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

May 7

52 min 10 sec

We talk about all the things we want to do when the pandemic is finally over. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Apr 30

46 min 48 sec

We finish the discussion of the properties and matchups of round 2 and share some of our ideas and thoughts on them for the future. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Apr 23

50 min 56 sec

We discuss the properties and matchups of round 2 and share some of our ideas and thoughts on them for the future. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Apr 16

47 min 32 sec

We discuss the various surprises and properties who advanced to round 2 and begin discussing some of the matchups. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Apr 9

43 min 57 sec

We cover the remaining matchups in our debate format and close out the round 1 bracket matchups. We also discuss some of our surprises from Round 1. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Apr 2

40 min 25 sec

We cover 5 more matchups in our debate format as we get closer to closing out the round 1 bracket matchups. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Mar 26

48 min 33 sec

We cover 6 more matchups in our debate format and discuss lots of RPGs. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Mar 19

48 min 1 sec

We cover 6 more matchups in our debate format and find out who likes tacos. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Mar 12

45 min 17 sec

We continue our debate format of early matches such as Balders Gate vs. Stranger Things and Call of Cthulhu vs. Batman. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Mar 5

54 min 44 sec

We discuss our first six matchups in a faux debate format. Voting can be found on Discord, Facebook, and Twitter. https://www.facebook.com/ChainAttack https://twitter.com/ChainAttackTrev Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Feb 26

47 min 35 sec

We finish up our 2021 bracket challenge selections for the Galactic Geek Property Championship by discussing the last division, Miniatures and Tabletop RPGs. We discuss which properties belong in the top 16 tabletop properties of all time. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Feb 19

52 min 27 sec

We continue our 2021 bracket challenge, the Galactic Geek Property Championship, by discussing the third division, Board and Video Games. We discuss which properties are the top 16 board and video game properties of all time. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Feb 12

1 hr 4 min

This week we continue our 2021 bracket challenge, the Galactic Geek Property Championship, by discussing the second division, books and comics. We discuss which properties belong in the top 16 books and comics properties of all time. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Feb 5

59 min 10 sec

This week we introduce our 2021 bracket challenge, the Galactic Geek Property Championship, by discussing which properties should go within the Movies and TV division. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jan 29

1 hr 2 min

We discuss Disney live action movies and specifically Mulan, then we discuss the new book Ready Player Two. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jan 22

55 min 51 sec

We discuss our impressions of Mandalorian Season 2, things we disliked and things we loved. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jan 15

56 min 49 sec

We discuss the great things that happened for us over the Holiday Season. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jan 8

49 min 32 sec

On this episode we cover a variety of Christmas related topics. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Jan 1

54 min 14 sec

We discuss the new trend in games of Auto-Chess/Auto Battlers and the ones we have tried. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Dec 2020

48 min 46 sec

In this episode we discuss Colonel Sanders and the Yum! Cinematic Universe, then we discuss Next Gen Consoles and why none of us got one. Hosts: Trevor, Jay, and Josh

Dec 2020

48 min 51 sec