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Gaming Weekend Extravaganza – 10 Games in 90 Minutes

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”

Top 5 Gateway Games and Terraforming Mars Double Take

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!

Episode 30 – Top 5 Board Game Art and James Wilson Everdell Interview

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”

Episode 29 – Red Rising

In Episode 29 we provide our hot take review of Red Rising covering the mechanisms, the production, exciting moments in play, and our overall feelings of the game. We also discuss some drama around the Terraforming Mars: Big Box Kickstarter and question whether we should have held out for the Ares Expedition instead. 00:00 Introduction00:41Continue reading “Episode 29 – Red Rising”

Episode 28 – Beyond the Sun

In Episode 28 we provide our hot take review of Beyond the Sun covering the mechanisms, the production, exciting moments in play, and our overall feelings of the game. We also discuss some board games that we’ve been playing or are looking forward to including Jet Set, Whistle Stop, Red Rising, and CoraQuest:  00:00 Introduction00:45Continue reading “Episode 28 – Beyond the Sun”

Episode 27 – Everdell

In Episode 27 we provide our hot take review of Everdell covering the mechanisms, the production, exciting moments in play, and our overall feelings of the game. We also provide a brief comparison of each of the Everdell expansions and recommend our favorite. We also discuss some things we’re looking forward to this week inContinue reading “Episode 27 – Everdell”

Episode 26 – What Makes a Board Game Fun and Red Rising Interview

In Episode 26 we talk to Jamey Stegmaier and Alex Schmidt, the designers of Red Rising, about their new game, blending theme and mechanisms, intellectual property, foil cards and failed designs.  Tim, Adam, and Chris also talk about what makes games fun for us.  Each of us covers 4 characteristics that create fun in gamesContinue reading “Episode 26 – What Makes a Board Game Fun and Red Rising Interview”

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