34 episodes

What's the first game you ever played?
What's the best/ worst experience you've had with a game?
Do you consider yourself a gamer?

Welcome to the Grasscast! (a mash-up of the words grasshopper and podcast). The grasshopper is our icon, our symbol, and our spirit animal, which represents the ultimate game-player.

Listen to hosts Shawn Daichendt and Kwab Fordjour as they informally interview friends, family, and other cool people, and try to discover what games really are, and how they inform our lives and experiences.

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What's the first game you ever played?
What's the best/ worst experience you've had with a game?
Do you consider yourself a gamer?

Welcome to the Grasscast! (a mash-up of the words grasshopper and podcast). The grasshopper is our icon, our symbol, and our spirit animal, which represents the ultimate game-player.

Listen to hosts Shawn Daichendt and Kwab Fordjour as they informally interview friends, family, and other cool people, and try to discover what games really are, and how they inform our lives and experiences.

    34: TimeWatch - Queen of the Nile (Part 3)

    34: TimeWatch - Queen of the Nile (Part 3)

    On this episode, we once again join our agent Ramican Browne (Kwab) while we continue to attempt to play the time-travelling RPG TimeWatch!

    In the last episode, team had successfully managed to knock out and capture Madame Percival, and had time-travelled with her to Alexandria, 4 days into the future.

    Meanwhile, Ramican decided to stay behind and impersonate the mad witch, to see what information she could gather to further shed some light on this time mystery...

    • 38 min
    33: TimeWatch - Queen of the Nile (Part 2)

    33: TimeWatch - Queen of the Nile (Part 2)

    On this episode, we once again join our agents JonDon (Kayven), Ramican Browne (Kwab) and Ben (Aman) while we continue to attempt to play the time-travelling RPG TimeWatch!

    We continue our second VR training simulation, "Queen of the Nile", which allows the agents (as well as the person running the game) to learn more about the system, and helps the team better tune their skills for future missions.

    The team had just encountered Madame Percival, a mysterious figure who so far has been the only lead in this investigation. Madame Percival appears to have a few tricks up her sleeve, but it may not be enough to outsmart this time-travelling trio...

    • 40 min
    32: Shawn & Kwab Talk About...

    32: Shawn & Kwab Talk About...

    On this episode, Shawn and Kwab (and Aman) talk about...
    - Loki and its similarities/ differences to TimeWatch
    - Did Kwab's parents once meet a young Sam Richardson?
    - Why all time travel agents wear fedoras
    - Men in Black original trilogy vs reboot
    - Would you date your alternate self?

    • 30 min
    31: TimeWatch - Queen of the Nile (Part 1)

    31: TimeWatch - Queen of the Nile (Part 1)

    On this episode, we once again join our agents JonDon (Kayven), Ramican Browne (Kwab) and Ben (Aman) while we continue to attempt to play the time-travelling RPG TimeWatch!

    We start our second VR training simulation, "Queen of the Nile", which allows the agents (as well as the person running the game) to learn more about the system, and helps the team better tune their skills for future missions.

    In the game, the team investigates why the New Testament has been suddenly erased from the timeline. They travel to Bethlehem, 7 BCE, only to find that the entire town has been wiped off the map. When they're approached by a talking cat seeking help and a group of woolly mammoth-riding soldiers equipped with rocket launchers trying to kill them, they realize that solving this mystery won't be a simple walk in the park...

    • 59 min
    30: TimeWatch - The Once and Future Photobomber

    30: TimeWatch - The Once and Future Photobomber

    On this episode, we once again join our agents JonDon (Kayven), Ramican Browne (Kwab) and Ben (Aman) while we continue to attempt to play the time-travelling RPG TimeWatch!

    We start our first VR training simulation, "The Once And Future Photobomber", which allows the agents (as well as the person running the game) to learn more about the system, and helps the team better tune their skills for future missions.

    In the game, the team attempts to stop a time-travelling art thief. They travel to Maine, 1998, to confront the thief, and antics ensue...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    29: TimeWatch - Introduction and Character Creation

    29: TimeWatch - Introduction and Character Creation

    On this episode, we are joined by previous guests Kayven and Aman while we introduce and attempt to play the time-travelling RPG TimeWatch!

    We learn a little bit about the background and setup of the game and start creating the characters that will soon be the newest agents of TimeWatch...

    • 29 min

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