Bit by Bit Podcast

79 EpisodesProduced by Blake Walker, Brian Phillips, Joey Trowbridge, Zane Barkoviak

Creating engaging stories and compelling universes bit by bit.

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75. Bolero: The Animate Sands - Part III

March 19th, 2019


Steve the Genie takes the crew to The Tomb of Amad Ra. Matthias overcomes his fears. Louis' past catches up with him.


Brian Phillips

Player Characters

Louis Barrass; Blake Walker

Nester Bennett; Joey Trowbridge

Ivan …

74. Bolero: The Animate Sands - Part II

March 12th, 2019


Matthias welcomes the team to Fabaal: The City of Villains. A bar can be a center for information, or violence. A dark fortune leads to a magical …

73. Bolero: The Animate Sands - Part I

March 5th, 2019


The crew finds their bearings after the battle at Beast's Castle. A small child emerges from the forest with enemies in tow. A magical pond leads to a distant land.


Brian Phillips

Player Characters

Louis Barrass; …

72. Bolero: Of Flora and Fauna - Part III

February 5th, 2019


Not everyone is what they seem. The innocent hides a murder. An evil emerges from the crowd. Our heroes have to decide where their allegiances lie as an attack builds on the horizon.


Brian Phillips

Player …

71. Bolero: Of Flora and Fauna - Part II

January 29th, 2019


In search of Gaston, our heroes stumble upon a dark castle, but does this fortress hold more secrets than answers?


Brian Phillips

Player …

70. Bolero: Of Flora and Fauna - Part I

January 22nd, 2019


We've entered a new universe! Welcome to Bolero!

In a little town filled with little people, a hero goes missing. Join the crew as they search for …

69. Coffee Talk - Updates and Games of 2018 (Explicit)

January 15th, 2019


In this episode, we give updates for BxB, changes in release schedules, and our personal games of 2018!

Coffee Talk episodes are reminiscent of the …

68. Forlorn: A Well Oiled War Machine - Part III

January 1st, 2019


Welcome to the first episode of 2019!

Join Whiskey Squad in the epic finale of A Well Oiled War Machine.

On the run and out of options, the gang must use desperate measures.

Will they make it out of Montana alive? How will …

67. Forlorn: A Well Oiled War Machine - Part II

December 25th, 2018


Merry Christmas, Y'all!

J-Squad of the Smiling Wolves has infiltrated the enemy compound, but War Machine seems much bigger than anticipated. Tensions …

66. Forlorn: A Well Oiled War Machine - Part I

December 18th, 2018


It's a new month and a new adventure!

Welcome to the Forlorn Universe!

A Blake Walker Narrative

Three soldiers in a not so distant future sneak behind …

65. Critical Bit:The Gold Ruse - Part II

November 27th, 2018


Ambushed by betrayal, the gang fights for their lives against a fierce entity, but a sinister glow reveals the battle is far from over!

What is Victor's evil plot?

Can Big John save the day?

Will Miles EVER run out of …

64. Critical Bit: The Gold Ruse - Part I

November 20th, 2018


We've been waiting for this day for a long time. 

We love role-playing games. It's finally time to share our RPG limited series with you. 


Welcome to …

63. Legacy Lost Tapes - Volume One

November 6th, 2018


We have something very big planned. It will be dropping in two weeks! You won't want to miss it.

Until then, join us this week for a selection of forgotten, misfit clips from BITxBIT's history. Also, GO VOTE!!!


62. All Hallows Eve - The Origin Story You Never Asked For

October 23rd, 2018


Halloween is a big part of the year for a lot of people. How did it all get started though? Have you ever wondered? Come along as we do our best to piece it together.



Metagame (History of Halloween) - 8:45

VS! …

61. Elon Musk - Dr. Death Drinks Coca-Cola

October 9th, 2018


Elon Musk is a little crazy... But we love him.



NEW SEGMENT! VS! (Coke vs Pepsi) - 16:55

Metagame (Elon Musk) - 25:15

Hipfire - Brian (Dr. Death and Medical Madmen) - 40:54

Hipfire - Joey (Personal Security/Big …

60. Disney Dystopia - Where Will It End?

September 25th, 2018


Fall Update 2018 - No One Puts Brian in the Corner

September 12th, 2018


Hey listeners! Brian here! Wanted to throw a quick update your way. Summer has been great! After changing from every week to a bi-weekly release …

59. Personality Science - Listener, Know Thyself

September 4th, 2018


Trenton Phillips returns to help Brian, Blake and Joey find out who they truly are (according to a wide variety of internet personality tests). From …

58. Cross Platform Gaming - Crossing into Uncharted Territory

August 21st, 2018


The gaming industry is heading in a bold new direction. One area of this change is cross-platform play between consoles. How will it impact the …

57. Social Justice - Internet Mobs and Smooth Transitions

August 7th, 2018


This Breakdown news episode brings Joey, Blake and Brian into the depths of Fortnite, X-Men, Star Wars, Stranger Things and a discussion on internet justice.

Jump in and find out which will win- 'Ramblin Hiblee Hoo' or …

Discord Baron Debate - August 2018

July 31st, 2018


Welcome to the August 2018 BITxBIT Discord Server Baron Debate!This event, hosted by Paige (@CopperBlues), brings out the greatest debate in the history of history!Join Austin (@VincentXCIII), Andy (@Hjortshoj, Andy) …

56. Playing to a Different Tune - Buckle Up Cowboy

July 24th, 2018


55. Fight Culture Community - Redeemed Toxicity

July 10th, 2018


This week we welcome Zane and Eli back to the show.

We talk about the cure for toxic gaming communities, our old toy collections, and some vintage …

54. E3 2018 - Stellar Showings and Stone Cold Bummers

June 26th, 2018


Welcome to the E3 2018 Breakdown!


This week we return to the classic, dynamic duo. That's right, Blake and Brian are flying alone on this one. Boot …

53. Scattered Narrative - Awbud! Is That Skelli-B??

June 12th, 2018


52. The Completionist - After the End

May 29th, 2018


When was the last time you finished a video game? Can you remember? According to recent surveys, 9 out of 10 gamers don't finish the games they start. 

Today we discuss the games we took the time to complete and why. We …

51. Predicting E3 - A Year In Review

May 15th, 2018


Gather 'round, listeners!

This week, Blake and Brian are joined by returning guest, Joey, to talk about E3!

We dive into what happened last year …

50. BITxBIT Anniversary - Heart and Soul

May 1st, 2018


A milestone has been reached. We hit our fiftieth episode and our one-year anniversary on the same day by chance! Come and celebrate this moment in BITxBIT history as the wives take over the show. Stay tuned to learn …

49. Ten Years of Marvel Bliss - The Infinity War to Come!

April 24th, 2018


Blake and Brian are joined by Blake's younger brother, Benson.

Today we cover the last 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and give our predictions for what is to come. What was good? What was bad? What does the …

36. The Lost Legacy - The Reddit Throwback

April 17th, 2018


What is THIS?? A lost episode??

That's right! We were cleaning out the archives today and found this gem hidden behind a copy of Rage and some empty …

48. Local Link - Indy's' Finest Back Alley Trash Food

April 10th, 2018


Welcome to the first episode of BITxBIT HIP FIRE!

Returning guests, Katie and Joey, help Blake and Brian dig deep into what we love about the great …

47. Part 3 - My Dad Will Beat Up Your Dad

April 3rd, 2018


This week we finish out our three-part Metagame series featuring Blake, Brian, Joey, and Zane. This week Brian is at bat. He throws out a question …

46. Part 2 - Hot Fudge Shakedown

March 27th, 2018


This week we continue our conversation with Joey and Zane. We touch on the death of physical media, a major food tangent, and the free-to-play shift. Come join us!Come join the community of over fifty members on our …

45. Part 1: Born Again Gamers

March 20th, 2018


We welcome a new guest this week as we begin an ongoing and awesome discussion. Do you game on a console? How do you feel about PC gaming? What are …

44. Time, Space, and the Wild West

March 13th, 2018


43. Web of Satellites - Sending the Internet to SPACE! Space! space!

March 6th, 2018


42. Let the Past Die - Scams, Skanz, and Paintball Plans

February 27th, 2018


We welcome back some familiar faces this week to discuss a variety of topics. We begin with Brian getting scammed and end up with Zane on the paintball field. Come hang out with us as we take on the first episode of …

41. Mystery Bag - Everything's a Nacho

February 20th, 2018


40. The Return

February 13th, 2018


We have awoken from our brief hibernation. The BITxBIT Podcast has undergone a massive transformation. Time to jump out of the nest. (Triple animal kingdom metaphors?) Welcome back to BIT-by-BIT. 


After listening to …

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January 23rd, 2018


Things are happening behind the scenes at BITxBIT. We have some awesome changes coming to the show, and more fantastic avenues of content on the way! Listen this week to find out more. 

There is a downside to these …

38. Birds Of A Feather

January 16th, 2018


Brian is knee deep in escrow this week, so Blake is taking over! Pull up a seat and grab a beer. This episode we meet two new podcast friends, …

37. Potion or Poison: The Gamer's Disposition

January 9th, 2018


Joined by listener and good friend, Thomas Welte, Blake and Brian look into how gaming can both help and hinder your mind in this plus-sized episode. From loot boxes to computer arcades, the crew gives their pros and …


January 2nd, 2018


We are taking a week to kick back and chill with our family and friends. Hope you are doing the same! See you next week!

35. The Star Wars Holiday Special (The Last Jedi Spoiler Cast)

December 26th, 2017


Blake and Brian are joined by special guest Zane Barkoviak to discuss the ups and downs of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.

34. Ode To Schick Hydrobot

December 19th, 2017


The 2017 Game Awards have been announced. Blake, Matt and Brian hash out their opinions on how the cards landed. The crew also discovers the Schick Hydrobot from the 2016 awards.

33. Net Neutrality - What You Need To Know

December 12th, 2017


The FCC is voting to change Internet Service Providers from a Title II Common Carrier to a Title I Information Provider. This would negate all Net …

32. Witness The Power Of This Fully Operational PODCAST!

December 5th, 2017


A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Two men recorded a podcast SO VAST it could not be contained in one episode. This is that podcast. Brian …

31. Star Wars- The Rule of Two and the Power of Three

November 28th, 2017


Star Wars The Last Jedi is just around the corner! The hype train is off the rails. In the midst of our anticipation, Disney has announced a brand new Star Wars trilogy helmed by Rian Johnson. This week we take some …

30. More News You Need To Know

November 21st, 2017


A little Bit more from last week's News episode with Eli Shermer. PUBG will soon be on console, Blizzard teases a throwback and Nintendo gets up in …

29. That News You Need To Know

November 14th, 2017


Eli helps Blake and Brian navigate the news from the new Han Solo title to the EA/Visceral break down. Blake covers the double screened Axon M and …

28. Hello Listeners

November 7th, 2017


Hello, Listeners! We are short on episodes this week, but could we interest you in a few quick topics? Enjoy a rapid fire one-on-one with …

27. BITxBIT Family Values - A Halloween Special

October 31st, 2017


26. Going Out With Raspberry Pi ft. Brian, Matthew, and Six Drink Blake

October 17th, 2017


Witness the end of season 1 of the BITxBIT podcast. We will see you for season 2 on October 31st!

25. Brian Moves to Indy, Special Guest Matt, and Four Drink Blake

October 10th, 2017


This week Blake and Brian sit down with Matt to have a few beers. Brian has just moved to Indy. Season 1 is almost finished. We have a lot to celelbrate. Join the countdown as we prepare to shut down season 1 of the …

24. The Greatest Films You've Never Seen Featuring Haydn Gerdts

October 3rd, 2017


Everyone has their list of greatest movies of all time. Haydn and Brian share their top five film lists that you may not have seen.

23. Toys, Inhumans And The Celebrity Dilemma Featuring Eli Shermer

September 26th, 2017


22. Candid Roundtable: Ask Me Reddit One More Time featuring Eli Shermer

September 19th, 2017


Eli Shermer joins the fray once more. From irrational fears to greatest video game moments, the crew takes another look through some of Ask Reddit's top questions of the day. Join in and don't forget to submit your own …

21. Candid Roundtable: Ask Reddit Asks BITxBIT featuring guests Haydn Gerdts and Kerry Shawgo

September 12th, 2017


It's time to answer some of the top Ask Reddit questions of the week. We've invited our podcast pals, Haydn and Kerry, back to help us tackle the task. Grab a slice of pizza and your favorite brew. The candid roundtable …

20. Gamescom And Gamesgo featuring Eli Shermer

September 5th, 2017


Eli joins Blake and Brian once again! This week, the BIT crew covers developer news from Gamescom, along with dating websites, escape rooms and virtual reality.

19. Gamescom And Get It

August 29th, 2017


18. Never Tell Me the Odds and Ends

August 22nd, 2017


Brian and Blake are back at it again! Episode 18 brings news on a new Obi Wan film, along with updates on the Han Solo film already in progress, the …

17. Candid Roundtable: The Roundtable Strikes Back

August 15th, 2017


Join Blake and a few new guests as we discuss the finer points of Netflix, gaming, and giant burritos. This is the second episode in the candid guest roundtable series. Sit back, grab your favorite beverage, and come …

16. BITxBIT DO What NintenDON'T featuring Haydn Gerdts

August 8th, 2017


Brian teams up with Haydn once more to talk about the 1-UPs and Power Downs of Nintendo as a whole. For a company as huge as Nintendo, can they do …

PSA. BITxBIT in a World Without Net Neutrality

August 1st, 2017


- Attention Listener! The Following Is A Message From BITxBIT! - This week, Blake and Brian show what the world would be like without Net Neutrality. …

15. BxB San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Coverage

July 25th, 2017


Blake and Brian cover San Diego Comic Con! Check out all the cool stuff that was announced. Get Hyped!

14. BITs Of The Magic Kingdom

July 18th, 2017


For the first time on the show, Blake and Brian are in the same room! Come hang out with us as we discuss this year's D23 conference. This is Disney's main conference for announcing new and upcoming projects. Today we …

13. BITxBIT And The World Of Tomorrow

July 11th, 2017


The future may not be as we imagined it, but it is here! Join Blake and Brian as they share their thoughts on some of our current technological …

12. The Incredible Tilden with Eli Shermer

July 4th, 2017


An old friend stops by to chat this week. His name is Eli Shermer. He will save the world. This week we have no structure. It's just a chat with an …

11. Little BIT Of Magic featuring Haydn Gerdts, Trenton Phillips and Kerry Shawgo

June 27th, 2017


The boys return to discuss their shared passion for Magic: The Gathering. This episode is for everyone, whether you've never heard of Magic or you've been playing for twenty years. The challenge this week is listening …

10. Candid Roundtable: E3 Review with Guests Haydn Gerdts, Trenton Phillips and Kerry Shawgo

June 20th, 2017


This week, Blake and Brian had the special opportunity to have their first guests on the BitxBit Podcast. This is the first episode in our Candid Guest Roundtable series. The recording finished with so much content that …

9. E3 2017 - Part 3: Nintendo And Third Party

June 15th, 2017


What a week! Part 3 of our 2017 E3 coverage brings the conference to a close as we discuss the Mario/Rabbids crossover, co-op prison escape, and the anger that arose when we heard the mention of paid mods!

8. E3 2017 - Part 2: Sony

June 13th, 2017


Part 2 of our E3 2017 coverage. Today we take a look at the conference for Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was a rough presentation but definitely had some interesting announcements.

7. E3 2017 - Part 1: Microsoft

June 12th, 2017


It's that time of year! Gaming Christmas itself, E3 is here! Blake and Brian break down the Microsoft Conference and review their hypes and gripes about what was revealed.

6. Death of the Smartphone

June 6th, 2017


Do you remember the Nokia brick phones? They're bringing them back, with 2G! The world's smallest Android smartphone is a hit on Kickstarter. This one is packed with a 2.45-inch screen. T-Mobile just redefined the …

5. Big May News

May 29th, 2017


Blake and Brian get into the big May news this week in episode 5.

4. A Little BIT of Horror

May 23rd, 2017


3. Fireside Chat #1

May 16th, 2017


Brian and Blake sit down to chat about anything and everything. There is no structure and anything is fair game this week. Grab a seat and join in the conversation!

2. The One With All The Technology

May 9th, 2017


This week we dive into technology via new console hardware, net neutrality and nuclear fusion. Come and join us for a Bit!

1. A Little BIT of Everything

May 1st, 2017


Blake and Brian are here to tear apart and analyze everything you already love in nerd culture. Let's go on this adventure together. In this episode, …

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