The Staying In Podcast - four pals talk video games, board games, movies, and absolute nonsense

Discover the very best of things you can play, watch, and read! Our award-nominated comedy podcast uncovers the hidden indie gems you’ll wonder how you ever lived without, dives deep into the franchises you already know and love, and talks about pretty much everything that’s worth talking about from the worlds of board games, videogames, comicbooks, movies, TV, literature, and beyond.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h0m. Bisher sind 143 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 5 hours 22 minutes


episode 143: Unpacking, Above and Below, and Big Potato TV - Ep143

00:00 - Nap strats and sleep hacks. 06:48 - With Unpacking from Witch Beam Games there’s, well, a lot to unpack. What’s truly brilliant here is the way the storytelling fully integrates with the gameplay, without feeling clunky, and explores a life expe...



episode 142: Spider-Man: No Way Home, The Taverns of Tiefenthal: Open Doors, and Super-Skill Pinball: Ramp it Up! - Ep142

Reviews of Marvel’s latest movie Spider-Man: No Way Home, the Open Doors expansion for board game The Taverns of Tiefenthal, and the Super-Skill Pinball: Ramp it Up! expansion too. Plus New Year’s resolutions and the roulette wheel of life.



episode 141: Hawkeye, Exit: The Game - Advent Calendar: The Mystery of the Ice Cave, and Secret Santa - Ep141

Reviews of Exit: The Mystery of the Ice Cave advent calendar from Kosmos and Marvel’s TV series Hawkeye. Plus Secret Santa and a can of Ollie’s.


 2021-12-15  1h1m

episode 140: Dune: Imperium, For the King (and Me), and Eternals - Ep140

With reviews of Dire Wolf Digital’s Dune: Imperium board game, Coiledspring Games and Iello’s For the King (and Me), Marvel’s latest movie Eternals, and our experience with The Storytelling Collective’s Call of Cthulhu RPG writing course.


 2021-12-01  1h1m

episode 139: Dungeon Scrawlers: Heroes of Undermountain, Disco Elysium, and Call of Cthulhu Starter Set - Ep139

00:00 - Buying an apartment is boring. And very very expensive. 08:28 - The Call of Cthulhu Starter Set is one of the neatest pieces of introductory design; a great way to get into Chaosium’s legendary roleplaying game, which gets across the writings of...


 2021-11-15  1h1m

episode 138: Dune, No Time to Die, and Little Factory - Ep138

00:00 - What to do with an extra hour. 07:27 - We went to watch Dune at the IMAX and realised that, for a film with the budget of a Hollywood blockbuster, it’s a surprisingly cerebral and mature adaptation of the novels, where the little things are what...


 2021-11-01  59m

episode 137: Super Arcade Football, Midnight Mass, and Greece Lightning - Ep137

00:00 - Willington Day, our favourite seasons, and the number five. 03:46 - "You couldn't read it". 07:04 - Super Arcade Football is from OutOfTheBit - of Super Arcade Racing (as heard on Ep77) fame - and it’s a delightful “jumpers for goal posts” game ...


 2021-10-15  56m

episode 136: Deathloop, Squid Game, and Last Message - Ep136

00:00 - Butter spreading dangers. 02:07 - We hop on the Deathloop bandwagon and talk about why this cyclical murder sim from the folks at Arkane Studios is inspired by old school roleplaying games. 23:55 - Sam’s wild claims of popularising Pogs at his s...


 2021-10-01  1h2m

episode 135: Wordscapes, Mazescape Labyrinthos, and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - Ep135

00:00 - Lightbulb moments. 03:20 - Dining out at the cinema and why Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is a fantastic kung fu movie, with a more-grounded physicality in a universe where everyone has laser beams shooting out their eyes. 21:49 - Wh...


 2021-09-15  1h6m

episode 134: The Suicide Squad, Anno 1800, and The Bart Bonte Collection - Ep134

00:00 - Play it slow or play it fast, SUPERHOT VR might just be the best way to experience the stylish first person shooter where times only moves when you do. 05:44 - A spice challenge at Seitan’s Corner. 09:13 - Anno 1800 is from Martin Wallace, via K...


 2021-09-01  1h1m