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The Crystal Maze Challenge

By | October 18, 2017

Let’s be clear here, if you hadn’t guessed I don’t love the Crystal Maze reboot. At its best it’s OK, but it shouldn’t just be OK, it should be one of the best things on TV. From having fewer games to concentrate on the contestants’ personalities, to the tediously matey social media presence, to declaring… Read More »

More RTL Plus

By | October 18, 2017

About a year ago, unofficial Bother’s Bar German correspondent Nico W alerted us to new German digital channel RTL Plus and its idea of making new episodes of classic gameshows and rather cleverly using the same adapted set for all of them. We wrote about the new version of Jeopardy here. These still seem to… Read More »

Are you a CHAMPION?

By | October 14, 2017

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 launches across digital channels over the next week and to celebrate we’re doing another Bother’s Bar Game Night next Saturday night, showcasing all the new games. However I felt as this is a sort of special occasion it should have a special theme, therefore BBGN8 is going to be a… Read More »

Pilot looking for an audience

By | October 13, 2017

A producer has been in touch: On Tuesday 17th October, we shall be filming a run-through of a brand new high-stakes quiz show. Hosted by award-winning comedian Jason Manford, this is a game that tests knowledge and nerve, a dramatic quiz show format that’s not for the faint hearted. The event will take place next Tuesday… Read More »

I’m not saying this is the best episode of Game Show Gauntlet, but I am heavily implying it

By | October 12, 2017

This has just popped up on my Youtube, an episode of Game Show Gauntlet I recorded with Cory Anotado of @pacdude and Buzzerblog fame last week. We’ve covered GSG before, previously two people battled it out over challenges based on US and international gameshows, there were lots of games and it was fun. Recently it’s… Read More »