The Mixed Six Podcast

Beers. Board games. Pop culture. And a little drunken philosophy.

Month: September 2017

Ep. 22: Ross Didn’t Read It Either

Well, here goes the end of Caleb’s podcasting career and public existence. It was a good run while it lasted. Why exactly is this the end for our intrepid hero? Listen to the new episode and find out!

Sun King Brewery’s Dragon’s Delight: Five Tribes has one of the most interesting movement mechanics we’ve ever seen in a modern boardgames. Spencer and Caleb gush about it in Dissecting Our Fun.

Trappist Westvletern: In Getting Lit(erasure), we admit the top 3 books we are embarrassed to say we haven’t read. Some take the prompt more literally than others. 

Scuttlebutt Brewing Co Porter: In This Was a Mistake, we try to dissect just how bad an idea the eat-on-a-dare fast food trend has become.

Sun King Brewing Co Wee Mac Scottish Style Ale: Some movies end with emotional charges that are almost too powerful. The Armchair Directors discuss their top 3 films in this category.

Narragansett Lovecraft The Unnamable Black Lager: Two fine listeners Ask Mixed Six ask if it is ever okay to dissuade someone from trying a piece of art just because you think it is bad. Two men that spent an entire episode badmouthing Iron Fist weigh in. 

Scuttlebutt Hoptopia: Finally Drunk Enough to spout off with uninformed opinions, we discuss the degree of research required to feel “qualified” to form an opinion on an issue. Where is it at for us, and where should it be?

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Ep. 21: Party Fowl

Quack quack quack quack quack quack quack quack quack quack quack quack. Quack quack quack quack; quack quack, quack? Quack quack. (If you’re the target demographic for the new, original Mixed Six card game we announce in this episode, you understand what I just said). Anyway, the rest of the podcast is done in our filthy human tongue, so I guess I should switch back to English. We hope you enjoy listening to this free episode. If you like it and want more, don’t forget to back us on Patreon for tons of bonus content.

Rock Bridge Brewing Co Option #2: Maddy encouraged us to self-promote, and we can’t help but oblige. In a first for Dissecting Our Fun, we talk about Party Fowl, a card/boardgame we’re attempting to design.

New Glarus Brewing Co. Spotted Cow: The difference between imagination and reality when Living with Humans is perhaps the greatest pitfall we face. Spence and Caleb are here to help.

Harviestoun Brewery Old Engine Oil: CJ Asks Mixed Six what we should do with the term “gamer.” We weight-in because, you know, the alternative would be this weird, super-awkward recorded silence. Can’t have that.

Mikkeller Brewing Beer Geek Breakfast Stout: In Armchair Director, the crew lays out a cinematic curriculum for their hypothetical offspring.

White River Brewing Company Jam Up: Sportsplainer tries to demystify the Colin Kaepernick controversy for its good-hearted listeners.

New Belgium’s Wood Cellar Reserve Le Kriek Noir: Finally Drunk Enough to overshare, we confess to our artistic struggle with when to cut versus when to accept that a topic needs more attention.

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