Plaid Hat Podcast

It's the Plaid Hat Podcast!

A bi-weekly podcast hosted by Niki talking all things Plaid Hat Games, playing silly games, and interviewing cool people. Theme song by Alex Eding.


October 13, 2020

The Plaid Hat Ohio crew talk about the new FREE companion app for Abomination: The Heir of Frankenstein that was released just in time for Halloween. Plus Colby and Joe argue about Summoner Wars 2.0 playtesting!


September 15, 2020

Colby, Bistro and Joe conquer their fears and take on the spooky ghost pepper in the finale of Hot Topic. Will they be able to answer the question before their mouths catch on fire?


September 1, 2020

Colby and Bistro attempt to discover our special guest's identity in our new game called The Masked Gamer! Will they be able to unmask the gamer? Listen to find out!


August 18, 2020

Ashes is back! We talk to Steven from Team Covenant about the player-driven-production subscription plan that has allowed Plaid Hat Games to continue the popular expandable card game Ashes. Nick Conley, the game developer for Ashes Reborn, joins us as well about changes you'll see in Ashes Reborn. And Nick and Niki team up to answer all your Ashes Reborn questions!

Ashes 1.0 expansions are on sale right now on our web-store!


August 4, 2020

This episode Niki, Joe and Donald talk to Anairis Quinones - the actor who voiced Captain Raeni Swift for the Forgotten Waters app. They talk about pirates, video games and the state of Florida.


July 14, 2020

Colby, Niki and Donald talk to actor Megan Shipman - who not only voiced the fortune teller in the Forgotten Waters app, but also reads tarot cards. Colby gets a three-card reading from her about the future of Plaid Hat Games. Listen to find out if we're destined for fame or failure!


June 30, 2020

Jerry, Niki and Donald taste test the Forgotten Waters custom cocktails. Find out how good Niki did creating these beauties, or if she failed miserably. Plus Jerry provides some satisfying drink ASMR.


June 16, 2020

We continue the Hot Topic challenge as Colby, Joe, Bistro and our special guest Chad take on the spicy habanero. Can they make it through the entire episode without crying? Listen to find out!

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June 5, 2020

This episode Niki, Joe and Donald talk to Michelle Rojas - the actor who voiced Captain Bonnie Calhoun for the Forgotten Waters app. They talk about some of their nerdy hobbies - from anime to classic literature. And Niki brags about herself.

Forgotten Waters is now available at your FLGS!


May 20, 2020

Niki, Bistro and Donald talk to voice actor Monica Rial, who voiced Captain Claudia Stroopwafel in our newest adventure game - Forgotten Waters. We chat about anime, what an actual stroopwafel is and a lot about, probably too much, the romantic television show Outlander.


May 5, 2020

The Hot Topic Challenge continues as Joe, Bistro, Colby and Kendall take on the spicy serrano pepper as Niki answers very interesting, and not dumb, questions.

WARNING - This episode is not suitable for young children.


April 21, 2020

Colby, Bistro, Joe and Niki talk possible Forgotten Waters expansions, and answer lots of important questions sent in by listeners. It's a long one, folks.


April 7, 2020

Special guests Christopher R. Sabat and Donald Shults join Niki and Colby to talk about the recording of the Forgotten Waters voice acting that can be found in the app. Discuss how Covid19 has effected the recording and who the voice actors are.


March 31, 2020

The new segment Hot Topic is introduced in this episode, which has some of the Plaid Hat crew attempting to answer questions while eating spicy peppers. This week we begin with the mild jalapeno. Featuring Colby, Jerry, Bistro and Niki.


March 26, 2020

The three designers of Forgotten Waters - Isaac, Bistro and Joe - join Niki for an in depth discussion of their newest adventure game. Hear how they're handling social distancing; and Niki talks about her favorite pirate media.


March 17, 2020

After buying Plaid Hat Games back from Asmodee, Colby and the rest of the Plaid Hat crew discuss the future of the company and their new Crossroads Game Forgotten Waters. Joe talks about his favorite video game The Secret of Monkey Island and how it influenced him to make a pirate board game.


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