• This episode Iain and Jamie are joined by guest reporter and actual journalist Owen Duffy. Together they dive into this cast's news including new Kickstarter guidelines, review bombing on BGG, Cyberpunk 2077 coming to tabletop and much more! In our Brainstorm discussion we pick Owen's brains about the state of boardgame Journalism.

  • Join Matt Loter at the World Boardgame Championships 2014 as he interviews Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games. They talk about Space Cadets: Dice Duels - Die Fighter, Among the Stars, Panamax and other new/upcoming Stronghold releases. Steve drops the hot scoop on Space Cadets: Away Missions. It will change your life.



  • Join Matt Loter at the World Boardgame Championships 2014 as he interviews Uwe Eickert of Academy Games. Seriously, I don't know where to start to describe this interview. Topics range from Academy Games used as training games for the Army Marine Corps, to vibrators, to monks, to women war gamers and "wife games." Some of the games discussed include the Conflict of Heroes series, Freedom - The Underground Railroad, 1775 - Rebellion, and their newest game Fief - France 1429.



  • Everyone is on their very best behavior for our very special surprise guest on this very special holiday episode of the FATcast.

  • Matt, Josh and Octavian discuss the best video games, movies, music and comics of 2011. They share childhood holiday memories, and we discover who was naughty and who was nice.

  • Special guest Dan Raspler discusses Scorched Earthand DC comics.

  • Special guests Curt and Justin of Smirk & Dagger Games.

  • The FATCast is recorded live in Uba’s basement by the amazing Engineer Al. Big ups to El Jimador Tequilla and Red Stripe Beer for fueling this edition. Topics covered include: The Legend of Drizzt, Eaten By Zombies, NYCC, Pauley Shore, a discussion of who is the sexiest Disney Princess (spoiler alert: it’s Matt) and a whole lot more.

    Will Kenyon’s short story collection: The One That Got Away

    Fabian Rangel Jr’s Revenge Rooster (which got cut from this episode, so now you'll have time to read it before we discuss it in the next episode): Revenge Rooster One Shot

    We shamelessly "borrow" a sweet riff from our friend’s band The Risk Taken.

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  • The FATCast is recorded live in Uba’s basement by the amazing Engineer Al. Some of the features in this episode include Nexus Ops (HALL OF FAAAAAME!), King of Tokyo, Star Wars: The Old Republic, LOTS of listener email, DuckTales, Before Watchmen and the creative process. Josh manages to continue his streak of talking about Batman EVERY EPISODE. Our controversial question to set the comments aflame: what's the most overrated AT game?

  • The hot dish this episode features include Pax East report, Rex and Dune, Dungeon Command, Thunderstone Advance, Wiz-War (HALL OF FAAAAAME!), news from Playdek, Nightfall IOS.

    The FATCast is recorded live in Uba’s basement by the amazing Engineer Al.

  • Matt and Josh take the Fatcast out of the basement on the road to Averyfest. We promised interviews with some of the top names in AT game design. What we got was 5 hours worth of blackmail tape.


  • Matt and Josh fended off the hoards in the WBC open gaming room to secure this card table so that they could get the scoop on new games just for you.   


  • Even better than Part One


  • Josh and Matt chew the fat about Ascending Empires, Battlestar Galactica, Trashfest and more stuff that they is cool.

  • Interviews with Stan Hilinski, Torbin Sherwood, and a late night trip to Taco Bell with Grant Dalgliesh.


  • This episode of the FatCast was recorded by Engineer Al at the lake house, yeah that's right, a fucking lake house. We cover Mage Wars, Merchant of Venus, ConnCon, D&D Next, Dungeon Crawl Classics RPG, Classic SciFi books and a bunch of other nonsense nerds are into. Josh hates women, Matt hates podcasts and special guest Jeff Luce hates ConSimWorld. Plus, Who's the hottest Avenger & a Hobbit sing-a-long!



  • Join Matt and Josh at the World Boardgame Championships 2013 where they insult Steve Buonocore of Stronghold Games for 45 minutes. In theory they also talk about Space Cadets: Dice Duels, Time & Space, Going Going Gone and other new/upcoming Stronghold releases. They also drop the hot scoop of a previously unannounced third game in the Space Cadets series.



  • Matt and Josh are still at WBC 2013! They talk War Party and outsider design with Larry Bogucki, learn what's up at GMT with Andy Lewis, and talk about Darkest Night and dwarven fashion tips with Jeremy Lennert. Also, Jabba the Hutt & Shaggy vs Batman! Who would you rather be?



  • Welcome the pilot episode of the Nerd Trap, a Star Trek Podcast.

    World famous podcaster Josh Look has gathered three of his friends, each with a different perspective on Star Trek, to watch each episode of the original series in sequential order. These freinds discuss, debate and critique these episodes, examine the impact of Star trek on each of them personally, and share their enthusiasm for this extrodanary science fiction television series.



  • Josh Look and friends discuss Charlie X, the nature of compassion, Vulcan music, and wrestling tights.