Fire Escape Cast

Fire Escape Cast

Dan Ryckert, Mary Kish, and Mike Mahardy can’t shut down bars while talking about video games like they used to, so they created Fire Escape to keep those chats going from across the country. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/fireescape/support

Episodes

June 20, 2022 181 min
Paul Ryckert is in town for Dan's birthday and Father's Day. Hold onto your butts.
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Diablo Immortal released early on phones and Sniper Elite games are good, it turns out. Also, Mike was a c-section, Dan has questions about yeast, and Mary is an expert on bread.
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May 23, 2022 197 min
The trio is back with a beer sponsorship. Mike likes a dice-based adventure game. Dan is excited for nut shots. Mary leaves the guys unsupervised.
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May 9, 2022 186 min
The trio has more to say about Rogue Legacy 2 and Risk of Rain 2. Dan has finally been to the bone zone. Mary has to explain to Mike how simulators work.
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April 25, 2022 166 min
Mary is back on the West Coast, and Dan is furious about the motion smoothing on Mike's living room TV. Also, the gang is just starting to dig into the roguelites that are leaving early access in 2022.
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April 11, 2022 138 min
Mary is on her way to the East Coast and Dan has finally played Vampire Survivors. Also, Mike is fairly certain he could take Abraham Lincoln in a fight.
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March 28, 2022 180 min
The gang is still thoroughly enamored with Tunic (spoiler warning below), Mary is planning an East Coast trip, and Mike won't shut up about Borderlands. Also, Dan's reign as the quiz show champion is tested.

Tunic spoilers between 35:40 - 1:08:00
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March 16, 2022 200 min
The games are still coming and the trio is trying to keep up. Also, Tunic is good enough that the gang decided to postpone the episode so they could talk about it.
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February 28, 2022 138 min
Dan is back, Elden Ring is out, Mike likes Pokémon again, and Mary makes one of the best puns humanity has ever known.
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February 14, 2022 184 min
It's Dan's first episode away, so the gang called in their friend Kahlief Adams from Spawn on Me to talk about Horizon: Forbidden West, Sifu, Vampire Survivors, Total War: Warhammer 3, Triangle Strategy, Dying Light 2, and Grapple Dog. There really just aren't many games to talk about.
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January 31, 2022 164 min
It's 2016 again and the gang is playing Uncharted 4. Also, friend of the podcast Alex Boniello sends in a carefully recorded and meticulously worded voice memo to address the trio's disparaging opinion about musical theater.
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January 17, 2022 175 min
This episode doesn't go off the rails at all. Dan learns about jars, Mary schools everyone on pickling, and Mike recounts his love for Fireballs. Also, the trio chats extensively about Nobody Saves the World, Sea Man, Samba de Amigo, and the sensation that's sweeping the world, Wordle.
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January 3, 2022 138 min
It's a new year and the Fire Escapees are ready to ring it in. Mary dove deeper into Loop Hero, Dan is playing something called Seaman, and Mike is back on his Warframe bullshit. Also, the gang is ready to talk about MacGruber again.
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December 20, 2021 370 min
For the final episode of 2021, the Fire Escape trio comes together to debate, re-debate, and soberly argue about the best video games of 2021, as well as the winners of several handcrafted categories.
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December 6, 2021 164 min
On this episode, Mike talks about his time with Halo Infinite's campaign, Dan and Mary talk about the highs and lows of Solar Ash, and Mary finally has a PS5.
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November 22, 2021 149 min
Mike is back, Mary is on the road, and Dan has a soundboard now. Also, a secret corner of the internet is unearthed, much to one particular cast member's chagrin.
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November 8, 2021 170 min
Vinny Caravella steps in for Mike this week, but he might regret it considering Dan really wants to talk about Death Stranding again. Join us as we discuss Inscryption, Rider's Republic, salamanders, oysters, and all the homeowner questions Dan and Mary can think of.
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October 25, 2021 234 min
It's time for the Fire Escape trio to dig into their thoughts on Metroid Dread, Back 4 Blood, and Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye. Also, brace yourself for some of the best dad jokes you've ever heard in your life. Also, SEE BELOW FOR SPOILER TIMESTAMPS!!!

Metroid Dread spoilers: 00:53:16 - 1:36:30
Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye: 1:58:32 - 2:16:28
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October 11, 2021 212 min
The Fire Escape trio is approaching spooky season, which means it's time to talk about Midnight Mass and Squid Game (duh). Also, there are approximately 138857 new video games to play, so the gang does its best to cover them all.
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September 27, 2021 199 min
It's about that time, dear listeners, for Mike to wax poetic about his now infamous reversal on Death Stranding. Also, Mary is super into TOEM, and Dan is loving Cruis'n Blast. Lastly, the gang discusses their favorite Norm Macdonald bits.
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