In Episode 39 we discuss house rules and fan variants in board games. We talk about why people may use them, how we feel about that, and what games we’ve house ruled with some notable examples including Orleans, Wingspan, Scythe, Castles of Burgundy, Eclipse: 2nd Dawn for the Galaxy, Dune: Imperium, My Little Scythe, DiceContinue reading “House Rules and Variants”
In Episode 38 we discuss the top 10 games on boardgamegeek.com. We talk about whether we’ve played them, whether we want to, and how we’ve rated the best games of all time according to BGG user ratings. We also discuss some games that we think might make a run for the top 10. Timestamps:00:00Continue reading “BGG Top 10”
In Episode 37 we provide our hot take review of The Quacks of Quedlinburg and Cubitos covering the mechanisms, the production, exciting moments in play, and our overall feelings of the games. We then compare the two games and discuss which is our favorite and why. Timestamps:00:00 Introduction01:17 The Quacks of Quedlinburg Description03:13 Gameplay andContinue reading “Cubitos VS. The Quacks of Quedlinburg”
In Episode 36 we provide our hot take review of Clank! In! Space! covering the mechanisms, the production, exciting moments in play, and our overall feelings of the game. We also discuss the importance of diversity and representation in the board game industry and hobby and then highlight some games that we’re excited about includingContinue reading “Clank! In! Space!”
In Episode 35 we provide our hot take review of Concordia covering the mechanisms, the production, exciting moments in play, and our overall feelings of the game. We also discuss some recent plays including Fox in the Forest, Omen: Reign of War, and Trekking the National Parks. We also talk about a game coming toContinue reading “Concordia”
In Episode 34 Adam and Tim discuss 10 games that they played during their first in-person gaming session in over a year! Chris joins in to heckle us. 00:00 Introduction and discussion on gaming in person06:05 A Feast for Odin15:27 Canvas23:18 Dwellings of Eldervale30:27 Baseball Highlights: 204539:33 Anachrony50:40 Anachrony: Fractures of Time51:35 Dune: Imperium56:50 UnderwaterContinue reading “Gaming Weekend Extravaganza – 10 Games in 90 Minutes”
In Episode 33 we discuss our top five games that are great for introducing people into the board game hobby. We also offer a Double Take review on Terraforming Mars and give our thoughts on how it has held up since our original review back in episode 1. Listen Here!
In Episode 32 we talk about board game reviews and what works and doesn’t work with our unique format of looking at games and then we then list our Top 5 Board Game Reviewers and why we love them. We also offer a Double Take review on Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy and giveContinue reading “Top 5 Board Game Reviewers and Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy Double Take”
In Episode 31 we provide our hot take review of Rajas of the Ganges covering the mechanisms, the production, exciting moments in play, and our overall feelings of the game. We also discuss some recent plays including Quacks of Quedlingburg, look at what’s included in the recent expansion for Parks: Nightfall, and discuss Stellaris: InfiniteContinue reading “Episode 31 – Rajas of the Ganges”
In Episode 30 we talk to James Wilson, the designer of Everdell, about the new expansions for the game: Newleaf and Mistwood. We talk to him about pitching board games to publishers, his process for expansion design, and much more. James also shares some details of lost Everdell expansions that will never get published. Tim,Continue reading “Episode 30 – Top 5 Board Game Art and James Wilson Everdell Interview”
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