The Road to TwitchCon: California Streamin’

The Road to TwitchCon: California Streamin’

We’re getting so close to TwitchCon 2017 that we can practically feel the California sun on our faces and the smell of sweaty Jackbox track jackets at the end of a full day of streaming.

If you saw our broadcasts from last year, you’re probably expecting a bunch of fun guests to come by and play our new games. And guess what? You’re right! We have some really great people lined up to play The Jackbox Party Pack 4, including our pals UGRGaming, SinfullyRiddling, and Kate Stark! And that’s just the start. We’ll be announcing our full lineup next week on Twitter!

Also, if you’re going to be at TwitchCon, come park your butt in front of our stage and see the laughs first hand. If you’re at home, get in the audience and see if you can influence the games. But you MUST, MUST, MUST NOT forget to give us a Twitch follow if you want to be alerted when we go live. Otherwise, you’ll miss all the fun.

Sorry to cut this short, but we have to make a run to the store for sunscreen, revealing swimsuits, and body hair wax.

The Road to TwitchCon: The Road to Tracksuits

The Road to TwitchCon: The Road to Tracksuits

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be attending TwitchCon this year in sunny Long Beach, CA from October 20-22!

Hey, won’t The Jackbox Party Pack 4 be out by then? YES! It’s shaping up to be a very exciting and busy month for us.

In addition to designing our new stage layout and booking really fun guests, we had to figure out what to wear. Here at Jackbox Games we always have our finger on the pulse of fashion, which is why we decided to get track jackets this year!

 

So if you are attending TwitchCon this year, be on the lookout for the group that resembles a gang of New Jersey mobsters. We’d love to meet you, so please stop by our stage and say hi! We’ve been told we give very good handshakes.

Can’t make it but still want in on the fun? Follow us on Twitch because we’ll be streaming the gosh darn heck out of that weekend.

Ok, we should probably get back to work because we have so much to do! (We cannot stress just how busy and important we are.) Stay tuned because we’ve got some fun updates coming in the next couple of weeks!

 

Here it is: The Jackbox Party Pack 4

Here it is: The Jackbox Party Pack 4

I mean, technically, we’ve already announced all five (and a half) games in The Jackbox Party Pack 4, but maybe you don’t want to read five (and a half) separate blog posts to get all the details. Or maybe you’d rather see all six-ish games in action in the below videos from our weekly Twitch and YouTube streams where fans get to play along. Or maybe one post is just better for SEO. Anyway, if you haven’t been keeping up, here’s all the fun to look forward to in this fall’s pack of games. We don’t have an exact release date yet, but we’ll let you know here (and on Twitter and Facebook) the second we do.

Fibbage 3 (2-8 players)

The blanking fun sequel with all-new question types and the game mode Fibbage: Enough About You where you guess weird facts about your friends. Learn more >>

Survive the Internet (3-8 players)

The web-based frame game where you twist your friends’ “online” comments in hilarious ways. Learn more >>

Monster Seeking Monster (3-7 players)

The spooky date-a-thon where you message and date fellow monsters with special powers. Learn more >>

Civic Doodle (3-8 players)

The one-up art game where you compete to improve the town murals. Learn more >>

Bracketeering (3-16 players)

The deranged debate match where you place smart bets on stupid arguments. Learn more >>

Friday Twitch: Phil Ridarelli and #IDARB

Friday Twitch: Phil Ridarelli and #IDARB

We welcomed Lie Swatter host Phil Ridarelli to our Twitch stream this week to hear how fun it was to record audio for thousands of questions in a tiny windowless room. The life of a game show host sure is glamorous!

We also played the insane twitter-driven, soccer-esque, community-nando that is #IDARB. The result: we all suck. Except maybe Mike. But probably all of us.

That said, it led to some fun Jackbox-themed #IDARB characters, including several sexy owls and Billy O’Brien.

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Friday Twitch: Papers, Please

Friday Twitch: Papers, Please

On our latest weekly Twitch stream we played the bureaucratic nightmare that is Papers, Please with Chicago poet Robbie Telfer.

At the end we offered a free download code for the Jackbox Party Pack to whoever could tweet the best reason we should allow them into Arstotzka. The winner was @TheMikePerri who wrote:

You can watch us wade through the Eastern European morass that is Arstotzka on You Tube. Glory to Arstotzka!

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