Recent Board Game Podcast Episodes

RDTN Episode 121: Tabletop Showcase – Interview With Eric Lang, Designer of the Godfather
Rolling Dice & Taking Names » June 22, 2017
As part of the Tabletop Showcase series, Eric Lang returns to RDTN for a discussion on his newest game from CMON, The Godfather: Corleone's Empire . Eric goes over the design process and the things he hoped to accomplish with this euro-game that based on the theme, you might not expect it. Our discussion takes us from the start of ...

Episode 137: Age of Thieves, Moonga Invaders and a Short Topic Extravaganza
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » June 22, 2017
In episode 137 Steve and Jamie take a look at a super fun game about stealing the emperor's jewel, Age of Thieves! Then they look back at Moonga Invaders one year later. Steve steps in for Tony as the newsman while Tony is galavanting off to a Tool concert and finally the Founders take four more short topics from the listeners.

Episode 146-- Board Game Draft With Ben, Wolfe, and Mills Plus Origins Look Back
The Geek Allstars » June 21, 2017
Tonight Dan is joined by Ben Pinchback, Josh Mills and Matt Wolfe for a quick (ish) Origins look back, and we introduce a new type of show. A BOARD GAME DRAFT! The four of us will do a four round draft of our best Pick up and Deliver games and YOU will determine who wins the draft! So head to the guild or web site and tell us who won ...

Announcement: Episode 137 Delayed
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » June 21, 2017
Episode 137 will be delayed a day becasue Jamie is sick as a dog and there were some technical difficulties with the recording. The show will be released on Thursday instead.

Link, June 2017: YuGiOh
The Adventuring Party » June 20, 2017
This week's hosts: Eoin, Brian and Sean This week the party discuss the YuGiOh! card game with special attention paid to the upcoming rules changes and their impact on the game. Show Notes: 01:38 The wargames and CCG motto is pretty much "Spend money and it will all work out" 01:57 Kazuki Takahashi 03:43 Nothing like a good old ...

TDT # 510 - Teaching Games
The Dice Tower » June 20, 2017
In this episode, we talk about Mechs vs. Minions, Balloon Pop, Quartz, Arena For the Gods!, Champions of Midgard Expansions , and LYNGK. Then, Eric and Tom talk about how to teach board games to others, mistakes to avoid, and mo re!

OBG 251: In the Pool With Mrs. Roper
On Board Games » June 19, 2017
In this episode, Don and Erik talk with Brian Counter about what they've played lately which includes: Clank! Mystic Vale Letter Tycoon Celstra Royal Turf - Running Man style (16:50) Next they cover a quick bit of news about Geek Chic and Asmodee. (27:24) Lastly, the three talk about the allure of old games. This episode was sponsored ...

Dice Tower News 571 - June 19, 2017
Dice Tower News » June 19, 2017
UK Games Expo attendance and awards, Origins Awards, Geek Chic closure, new releases, and Kickstarters

Ludology Episode 154 - Leave Me Alone
Ludology » June 18, 2017
Gil and Geoff are pleased to welcome Morten Monrad Pedersen, to discuss the art of designing solo games. Morten has designed several popular solo variants to games, including Scythe and Viticulture. What are the design techniques for solo games? How do they differ from multiplayer games? Duration: 1:14:38

D6G Ep 215: Torg Eternity and 40k 8th Edition 1st Impressions
The D6 Generation » June 18, 2017
Dean Gilbert, Mr. TORG himself, joins us in the 3rd chair! Up first, Dean brings us up to date with all things Torg, including the new hotness launching this summer: Torg Eternity. Does the new version pack in all the nostalgia while bringing new hotness. And if you don't know what Torg is...no worries, Dean will fill you in. ...

Episode 111 -- Lipstick and Burnt Oak
Punching Cardboard » June 17, 2017
Time passes quickly, leaving in its wake a trail of unanswered questions. What was Heavy Con really like? Are the people of Denver as fragile as the Wicked Witch of the West? Are auteurs better at making games? Has Unfair received fair treatment? Can Whiskey be made in a castle. Why do we continue to enjoy Splotter games? Well, have ...

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 216 - Footsore Miniatures
Meeples & Miniatures » June 17, 2017
Welcome to Episode 216 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast The Meeples crew get back together to catch up with what they have been up to for the last few weeks, including some final thoughts on the UK Games Expo and a report from Operation Market Larden #5. For this weeks interview, we are joined by guest Bill Thornhill from ...

Podcast #61: Lazer Pizza From Mars
Shut Up Sit Down » June 16, 2017
Who's hungry? The 61st ever SU&SD podcast is here, and it's an uncomplicated buffet of board games. Do you like it when we talk about board games? Then this is the podcast for you! You can start by letting Matt, Pip and Quinns whet your appetite with talk of the questionable New York Slice and the evocative chaos of Kitchen Rush, ...

Podcast #60: The Godfather's Animal Champion
Shut Up Sit Down » June 16, 2017
You told us the three games that you were most excited about at the UK Games Expo, and we listened. Now it's time for you to listen as Matt, Pip and Quinns discuss their early impressions of all three: The Godfather: Corleone's Empire, First Martians: Adventures on the Red Planet and Barenpark. But that's not all! Straining the ...

Three Moves Ahead 397: Meta Campaigns
Three Moves Ahead » June 16, 2017
Rob, Fraser, and Rowan look at the game outside the game. What are the ways that strategy and tactics games contextualize our actions and decisions, and which approaches do we tend to prefer. The conversation runs long but takes an exciting turn as the crew realize they've likely solved strategy games.

Express 26: The Lords of the Dungeon Talk Board Games, CCGs, Miniatures and LARPing
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » June 14, 2017
The Lords of the Dungeon is our role playing game podcast but in today's express episode the Lords discuss Board Games, Collectible Cards Games, Miniatures Games and Live Action Roleplaying - and of course reminise about the old days of gaming when they were young.

Cha, June 2017: QCon Preview
The Adventuring Party » June 13, 2017
This week's hosts: Cathal, Sean & Mary This week the party provide a "well informed" preview of the upcoming QCon convention (16-18 July Queens University Belfast), no wild speculation here! Show Notes: 01:06 QCon is on from the 16th to the 18th of June, Look at us giving useful information. 02:05 Ah Nostalgia, it will NEVER be ...

Ep. 69 – Classy Foodery at Origins 2017
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » June 13, 2017
Surprise! We managed to squeak in a quick recording session before setting sail for the wonders of Ohio. It's officially Origins time! Enjoy this episode en route to the Con or hanging out at home. We do what we do best - chat about games and fail at our Top of the Stack.

Episode #265 - Tricky Trunks Is Major Fun
The Spiel » June 13, 2017
Tricky Trunks embraces two simple ideas: find the pattern, collect plastic balls BUT... no hands allowed! Use this kooky elephant head instead. The game is a joy to play and most emphatically Major Fun!

TDT # 509 - Games Best With 3 Players
The Dice Tower » June 12, 2017
In this show, we talk about Near and Far, This War of Mine, Flatline, Mole Rats in Space, Don't Mess With Cthulhu, and Ethnos. We also answer a pile of questions, talk about drinking games, and end the show with our top ten games that are best with three players. Rich Sommer is the guest third host.

AGC 212 June 12th 2017
All Games Considered » June 12, 2017
This episode is a slightly edited repost. On April 27th, 2017, Richard Tucholka of Tri Tac Games passed away. Bruce Sheffer, John Reiher, and Robert "Trav" Poloskey of the Tri Tac Podcast join Mark to talk about the man and the games he created, with asides about publishing in the days before digital. Be sure to stick around for ...

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 215 - White Dragon Miniatures
Meeples & Miniatures » June 12, 2017
Welcome to Episode 215 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this show the Meeples Crew are joined by guest Alan Crooks of White Dragon Miniatures. We discuss WDM's two kickstarter projects: MTU & Shattered Void, along with their growing range of terrain and forthcoming Mech game. Along the way we chat about the pros and cons ...

OBG 250: Escape
On Board Games » June 12, 2017
In this episode, Don and Stephanie talk about what they've played lately which includes: Stardew Valley Exit Stargazer's Manor They then go into discussing escape room games, both the tabletop kind and the physical kind. (1:11:09) Lastly, Don and Bruce open up the mailbag and answer several "Ask OBG" questions. This episode was ...

Episode 100
Blue Peg, Pink Peg » June 12, 2017
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bluepegpinkpeg/BPPP_100th.output.mp3 During this, our 100th Episode, we look back at some of the highlights of the past 100 episodes. We re-visit momentous events, explore the origins of some of the show's features, discuss some of our favorite PegHead experiences, discuss how we have grown, and much more. ...

Dice Tower News 570 - June 12, 2017
Dice Tower News » June 12, 2017
River Horse Games picks up Pacific Rim Uprising license, Steve Jackson Games stakeholder report reflects on 2016, Diana Jones Awards announces 2017 nominees, and the Toy Industry Foundation issues annual report - plus four Origins releases

The Long View - Quick Looks #28
The Long View » June 11, 2017
In this episode of Quick Looks from The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by Elhannan Lloyd Keller once again as we investigate two titles from Tasty Minstrel Games, Guilds of London and Guns and Steel. What makes this area majority game by Tony Boydell unique? Does the theme come through? How does game play change at different ...

GameTek Classic 153 - Arkham Horror
Ludology » June 11, 2017
Scott Rogers joins us with a new Biography of a Board Game - Arkham Horror! Duration: 6:16

Vox Republica 144: The Magic of PoSplo
The Cardboard Republic » June 8, 2017
Episode 144 Length: 1:03:56 Show Links: RSS iTunes Stitcher Download Episode Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast! We post new episodes every other Thursday, with each episode being about 45 minutes long. Vox Republica is proudly supported by our Patreon. Consider contributing today! DESCRIPTION: It's one ...

Episode 136: Railroad Revolution, Railways of the World and a Short Topic Extravaganza
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » June 7, 2017
What better way to kick off summer than with another episode of The Secret Cabal? I cant think of a single way. Today we have a railroad double headers as we review Railroad Revolution from What's Your Game and then look back at one of our favorite games, Railways of the World. Then after Tony regales us with this amazing newscast, ...

Int, June 2017: Stream of Annihilation
The Adventuring Party » June 6, 2017
This week's hosts: Cathal, Mary and Sean This week the party discuss all the news and highlights from the D&D 5 event, Stream of Annihilation. Show Notes: 00:30 - Stream of annihilation 01:06 - I'd argue but the only famous D&D player I know if is Vin Diesel. He is from California and is widely regarded as one of the ...

RDTN Episode 120: Lorenzo Il Magnifico, Emerson Matsuuchi , Honshu, Element
Rolling Dice & Taking Names » June 6, 2017
In this jam packed episode we spend time on the new CMON game called Lorenzo il Magnifico . To say it was a unique experience might be putting it somewhat mildly. The game is not hard to learn or play, but there are some really taxing decisions that must be thought through. However, we are not talking analysis paralysis type ...

TDT # 508 - Ghooooosts
The Dice Tower » June 6, 2017
In this show, we talk about Kerala, Alien Frontiers App, RISK: Star Wars Edition, Excape, Booo!, Ghostel, Ghostbusters 2, and Toilet Trouble. Finally, we discuss playing horror games with children.

OBG 249: Run Out Your Games
On Board Games » June 5, 2017
In this episode, Don and Erik talks to Marc Specter from Grand Gamers Guild about the games they've played lately, including: Alien Frontiers Penny Arcade deck builder King of Tokyo Biotics Survive The Exit Burgle Bros (22:22) After that, they talk pirate games for the month's triple-play. (1:13:51) Next, we listen to what pirate ...

Dice Tower News 569 - June 5, 2017
Dice Tower News » June 5, 2017
Asmodee partners with Alliance Game Distributors; AlphaGo defeats world's top-ranked Go players; California law requires certification and record-keeping for five-dollar autographs; Stonemaier Games releases stakeholder report

Episode 008: Making Makers
The Cardboard Republic » June 5, 2017
This month, the Greatway Games team chat about making and makers and how that sits within the board gaming hobby. Join as to hear all the kinds of makers we discuss, along with our usual pet corner & what's making us happy. Here are some of the things we mentioned this episode: The Broken […]

Season 2 Episode 14 - SOLO - PART II
The Broken Meeple » June 4, 2017
Recently the hosts of Every Night Is Game Night, also known as Jason Perez and Anthony Chatfield of Board Gamers Anonymous, invited me on for a Top Ten Solo Games collaboration. A really hard list to put together as I could have done a Top 30 really, but it had to be drilled down to 10. It was great fun though and despite a tough ...

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 214 - UK Games Expo 2017, Day #3
Meeples & Miniatures » June 4, 2017
Welcome to Episode 214 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this show host Neil Shuck is joined by his son Josh Langley-Shuck as they travel to the UK Games Expo 2017 in Birmingham and bring you interviews and their impressions from day #3 of the event. We hope you enjoy the show. 00:00 - Intro 06:50 - Batman - The Boardgame ...

Ludology Episode 153 - Tie One On
Ludology » June 4, 2017
Gil and Geoff tackle ties in games. How important are tiebreakers? What are good and bad ways to design them? Duration: 1:18:18

The Long View - Concordia
The Long View » June 3, 2017
In this episode of The Long View, I pleased once again to be joined by co-host T.C. Reid and special, returning guest Joe Sallen as we discuss the game of Concordia from designer Mac Gerdts. Is this his best design? What, if anything, do the expansions add? What's the best player count? Do you need to add a little Salsa? Find out ...

BCN 6.1.2017 – Definitely Probably the News
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » June 3, 2017
News! Kickstarter! It's all here! Enjoy this run through some new announcements, a big handful of news stories, and a single lonely Kickstarter project.

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 212 - UK Games Expo 2017, Day #2
Meeples & Miniatures » June 3, 2017
Welcome to Episode 213 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this show hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs and Dave Luff travels to the UK Games Expo 2017 in Birmingham and bring you interviews and their impressions from day #2 of the event. We hope you enjoy the show. 00:00 - Intro 03:40 - 4Ground 21:23 - Devil Pig Games 31:07 - Ham ...

Ep. 68 – Spoonman Heads to Origins
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » June 3, 2017
Yes, it's that time again! Episode 68 is here and it's time to chat about the best board gaming convention Columbus, Ohio has to offer! The Origins Game Fair is right around the corner and we are very excited to check out new titles, find some great deals, and meet up with our favorite gamers from near and far.

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 212 - UK Games Expo 2017, Day #1
Meeples & Miniatures » June 2, 2017
Welcome to Episode 212 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this show host Neil Shuck travels to the UK Games Expo 2017 in Birmingham and brings you a number of interviews from day #1 of the event. We hope you enjoy the show. 00:00 - Intro 03:57 - Dust 1947 09:35 - Harps Corporation 15:00 - Elemental Ascent 20:15 - Devir - ...

D6G Ep 214: Multiverse Gaming Terrain Interview & The Walkling Dead Miniature Game Review
The D6 Generation » June 1, 2017
Andrzej Probulski, the man behind the amazing terrain at Multiverse Gaming, is in the 3rd chair!! How did he, and Multiverse, get started? And later...The Walking Dead Miniature Game! All that plus: - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - App of the Ep - & More If you'd like to discuss the show with us and others in our forum ...

Episode #264 - The Spiel on Roll Player
The Spiel » June 1, 2017
Every adventurer has a story. In Roll Player, you craft a hero for the ages, one die roll at a time. Part puzzle, part press your luck, Roll Player offers fun decisions even if you can't tell an orc from an elf or a scimitar from a Bohemian earspoon!

Three Moves Ahead 396: Endless Space 2
Three Moves Ahead » May 31, 2017
It's a giant-sized gulp of Three Moves Ahead as Rob, Rowan, Fraser, and Sean "The Game Horatio" Sands discuss Endless Legend 2. Amplitude Games brought a competent - if not a bit bland - entry into the space 4X pantheon with Endless Space and followed up with the brilliant Endless Legend. Does Endless Space 2 continue their march ...

Wis, May 2017: Local Campaigns
The Adventuring Party » May 30, 2017
This week's hosts: Stu, Mary, and Seán This week, the party discuss the local settings for role-playing campaigns. 00:41 - Mailbag! 02:34 - Mutant City Blues. http://site.pelgranepress.com/index.php/category/products/mutant-city-blues/ 03:12 - A Garda Station in Dublin. 06:05 - The system used for this was based on Fate, ...

Episode 145-- Origins 2017 Preview With Undead Viking
The Geek Allstars » May 30, 2017
Thanks to Lance "Undead Viking" for joining us for a great show full of all things geek and all things gaming! We meander around the geek sphere for a bit but also talk a ton about some great games like Yokohama, Ethnos and a bunch of games to be released at this year's Origins that you won't want to miss! Thanks for listening, and ...

TDT # 507 - Set Collection Games
The Dice Tower » May 30, 2017
In this episode, Tom and Eric are joined by Mandi Hutchinson to discuss Word Slam, Honshu, Wizards of the Wild, City of Zombies, The Lost Expedition, and Yokohama, and Geoff talks about the pros and cons of tiebreakers. We also present a karmic Tale of Gaming, answer some questions from the mailbag, and complete the set by presenting ...

Boardgames to Go 176 - Nos Amis à Paris
Boardgames to Go » May 30, 2017
Opener: Aton I'm back in California now, since my work in France is done. All told, we were there about nine months. That's a little shorter than the year originally planned, but clearly we enjoyed a wonderful experience. I was there for my job, and the job changed a bit (for the better), which is why we came home "early." All of ...

Season 2 Episode 13 - SOLO
The Broken Meeple » May 29, 2017
Look what I've got for you! Recently the hosts of Every Night Is Game Night, also known as Jason Perez and Anthony Chatfield of Board Gamers Anonymous, invited me on for a Top Ten Solo Games collaboration. A really hard list to put together as I could have done a Top 30 really, but it had to be drilled down to 10. It was great fun ...

OBG 248: Now Museum, Now You Don't
On Board Games » May 29, 2017
In this episode, Don talks to Nicole Hoye, from the Strong Museum of Play, about the games they've played lately, including: Avenue Islebound Valetta Two Rooms and a Boom No Thanks! (23:55) After that, they talk about games in museums. (1:00:00) Lastly, Isaac talks with Mike Fitzgerald about underdeveloped games. This episode ...

Dice Tower News 568 - May 29, 2017
Dice Tower News » May 29, 2017
Spiel des Jahres nominees, Hasbro quarterly earnings report, Asmodee acquisition of Rory's Story Cubes, Geek Fever Games acquisition of DPH Studioz, Galakta distribution partnership with Ares Games, CMON Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy, new releases, and Kickstarters

Episode 99- Aeon's End
Blue Peg, Pink Peg » May 29, 2017
It's back to normal during this week's episode where: 1) The Pegs discuss recent news and a recent game plays including Gloomhaven, Santorini, Sharazad, and more; and 2) Review the cooperative deck builder, Aeon's End. Click here for game play photos and show notes. To access the direct download, click here. Certain of the ...

GameTek Classic 152 - Spoilsport
Ludology » May 28, 2017
In this classic GameTek, Geoff discusses the difference between a cheat and a spoilsport, and what that means for society. Duration: 05:49

Season 2 Episode 12 - PRE-EXPO
The Broken Meeple » May 27, 2017
A quick broadcast today, just to go over my plans and schedule for the upcoming UK Games Expo on 2nd-4th June 2017. Where can you find me and what games am I likely to make a beeline for?

BCN 5.18.17 – Teddy Graham Baths
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » May 26, 2017
Yes, it's the news, but it's also critical reviews on why Rogue One was nap-worthy and philosophical discussions on sticky-sweet Teddy Graham baths. Plus, detailed overviews of Wanted Earth (queued for re-launch on Kickstarter in August) and Moa (ending soon!).

Meeples &Miniatures - Episode 211 - Test of Honour Review
Meeples & Miniatures » May 26, 2017
Welcome to Episode 211 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this show hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, & Mike Whitaker catch up with what they've been up to in the hobby this week, including Neil & Mike W's trip to Partizan For the main part of our show, we are joined by Rich Jones for an in-depth review of Test of Honour ...

AGC 211 May 25th 2017
All Games Considered » May 25, 2017
With Mark Kinney and Carol. No special guest this time. Combo breaker. 12 Years of this. Noting the passing of Richard Tucholka, and that episode will eventually return. HyperiCon is coming! Changeling 20! Worldbuilding with the origins and early history of Mark's Ordo Nox setting. History and other research. RPG Therapy. Guardians ...

Vox Republica 143: Dominant Strategies
The Cardboard Republic » May 25, 2017
Episode 143 Length: 1:04:35 Show Links: RSS iTunes Stitcher Download Episode Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast! We post new episodes every other Thursday, with each episode being about 45 minutes long. Vox Republica is proudly supported by our Patreon. Consider contributing today! DESCRIPTION: Big money, ...

Lords of the Dungeon 4: Uncomfortable Situations
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » May 24, 2017
Today Bender and Jess talk about their Masque of the Red Death Pirate campaign and Jamie continues to lament how jealous he is. Then the gang takes a question from a listener regarding homebrew vs established campaign settings. After we check back in on the Dark Times Star War campign, we dive into a heavy discussion about dealing ...

Three Moves Ahead 395: Jack Greene
Three Moves Ahead » May 24, 2017
Dr. Bruce Geryk is back to host and talks to legendary game designer and author Jack Greene. Jack has contributed several seminal games over the years, such as Bismarck Second Edition, Iron Bottom Sound Third Edition, and Norway 1940. He tells Bruce about the old days of graphic design and publishing and lays down some ...

Wis, May 2017: Hobocon Preview
The Adventuring Party » May 23, 2017
This week's hosts: Mary, Sean and Stu This week the party give a preview of the upcoming Hobocon, running from June 3rd to 4th in the Teachers Club, Dublin. Show Notes: 00:36 Hobocon 00:46 CORRECTION! HoboCon runs from the 3rd to the **4th** of June in the Teachers Club (not the 5th as stated in the episode) 00:56 A WEBSITE GUYS! ...

RDTN Episode 119: 13 Days – Cuban Missile Crisis and Pax Unplugged Interview
Rolling Dice & Taking Names » May 23, 2017
Conventions are upon us and it is all being kicked off by International Table Top Day. We hope you had a good experience and played a few games on April 29th. What is so interesting is that we went old school this year and pulled out some classics and enjoyed them. Just goes to show that you really do need to take a look at what might ...

TDT # 506 - Escaping Rooms
The Dice Tower » May 23, 2017
In this episode, we talk about the Hexbug games (Bugs in the Kitchen, BuggaLoop), Cat Box, Amun Re, and then all the different Escape Room games: Escape the Room, Exit: the Game, Deckscape, Unlock! We discuss the pros and cons of escape room games. Enjoy!

Sorting Through the Dresden Files – Episode 77
All Us Geeks » May 23, 2017
Jeff and Jordan decide to take a look at Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game. General Opening Conversation [01:02] Game Review [07:50] The Dresden File Cooperative Card Game BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/187273/dresden-files-cooperative-card-game What We're Watching [45:07] Santa Clarita Diet A Series of Unfortunate ...

OBG 247: A Fun Time Was Had by All
On Board Games » May 22, 2017
In this episode, Erik and Bruce talk with Chris Barter, Professor Laserbooks from Flip the Table, about the games they've played lately, including: Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea World's Fair 1893 Epic Spell Wars: Duel at Mt. Skullzfyre Quixx (22:16) After that, the three talk about bringing your own fun to a game. This episode ...

Bonus Episode 1- Board Game Backstories
Blue Peg, Pink Peg » May 22, 2017
During this, our first Patreon supported bonus episode, we explore the untold "backstories" of many of the hobby's most popular games. Each of the Pegs pick a game and tell the beginning of a ridiculous and entirely fictitious story about the events that inspired the creation of four favorite board games. The other Pegs then pick up ...

Dice Tower News 567 - May 22, 2017
Dice Tower News » May 22, 2017
Nominees for Dice Tower Awards and Origins Awards, CMON and Steve Jackson releases next quarter, and dice and card game Kickstarters

D6G Ep 213: Ronnie & Mantic Games Origin Story Plus Terrain Then and Now
The D6 Generation » May 21, 2017
Ronnie Renton, the man behind Mantic Games, is in the third chair! We chat with Ronnie about he got his start in the industry and what lead to Mantic Games. Later we take a stroll down memory lane with Ronnie and discuss the history of terrain in miniature war gaming. All that plus: - Total Fan Girl - Do You Ever Notice - App of the Ep ...

Ludology Episode 152 - The Better Angels of Our Nature
Ludology » May 21, 2017
Gil and Geoff are thrilled to welcome Chris Cobb from Riot Games, creator of the number one online game in the world, League of Legends. Until recently Chris was the technical lead for the Player Behavior team, which was tasked with designing in-game and out-of-game systems to encourage players to be nicer to each other, and deal ...

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 210 - Glenbrook Games Painting Services
Meeples & Miniatures » May 20, 2017
Welcome to Episode 210 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast Once again the Meeples & Miniatures team get together to catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week. In this show we are joined by Matt Slade of Glenbrook Games Painting Services to chat about his approach to painting miniatures for a ...

Ep. 67 – The Other 90,000 Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » May 19, 2017
Welcome back, everyone! In this episode, number 67, we decided to explore some of the titles that have fallen out of, or struggled to enter, the limelight of BGG's Top 100 list. We also cover our Top of the Stack from April (which we failed more miserably than usual) and set our sights on the fresh shores of May (which will secretly ...

Episode 110 - Keeping the PWM at a Constant Duty Cycle
Punching Cardboard » May 19, 2017
After four years of gaming together we decided to finally offer up our top ten game lists. Due to the weight of the chaos of our worlds, this is a measured affair, with a more carefully considered discussion of the games listed. We promise to return to our fisticuffs next time around. THE TIMES: 07:25 -- Gaming Frustrations and ...

Did the Geeks Role Play During Roll Player – Episode 76
All Us Geeks » May 17, 2017
In episode 76, Jeff and Jordan review Roll Player to see if a game about rolling up your favorite RPG character works. General Opening Conversation [01:03] Game Review [03:28] Roll Player BGG: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/169426/roll-player What We're Watching [48:41] Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow The ...

Dice Tower News 566 - May 15th, 2017
Dice Tower News » May 17, 2017
New releases by Fantasy Flight, Pandasaurus, and Renegade; and three Kickstarters with miniatures

Wis, May 2017: Botches
The Adventuring Party » May 16, 2017
This week's hosts: Liam, Brian, Eoin and Cathal This week the party discuss the botches in RPGs and how to handle them. Show Notes: 04:20 - Eoin rags on White Wolf 05:25 - Reasonableness has been vetoed 11:31 - Warhammer Quest 12:00 - Could be it's own topic? I think you mean could be it's an Eoin topic! 12:16 - Gloomhaven 15:30 ...

TDT # 505 - Trick Taking Games
The Dice Tower » May 16, 2017
Sara from Renegade Games joins us as co-host when we discuss Problem Picnic Attack of the Ants, Flip City: Wilderness, Great Western Trail, and prototypes! We also hear from Geoff, a tale of gaming, and answer questions about demoing games at conventions and musical gamers. Finally, we end the show talking about our top ten ...

Episode 135: Watson and Holmes, Star Wars Rebellion and Playing to Your Potential
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » May 16, 2017
This week the gang gives you a deep dive review of the mystery deduction game Watson and Holmes and a look back at Star Wars Rebellion one year later. We give you a little update on whats going on around the Secret Cabal studios post Kickstarter. Tony T goes through all the big news from around the gaming industry. Then finally, ...

OBG 246: Tasty Choices
On Board Games » May 15, 2017
In this episode, Isaac talks with Michael Mindes from Tasty Minstrel Games all about TMGs future crowdfunding plans. (53:50) And in the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at: Carcassonne: Amazonas Carcassonne: South Seas Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures Above and Below Flux Chemistry ...

Episode 98- Yokohama
Blue Peg, Pink Peg » May 15, 2017
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bluepegpinkpeg/BPPP_Yokohama_Episode_98.mp3 During this week's episode: 1) The Pegs discuss recent news and a recent game plays including Hop, Onirim, Ahead in the Clouds, and more; and 2) Review the worker placement game Yokohama. Click here for game play photos and show notes. To access the direct ...

Episode #262 - Picassimo Is Major Fun
The Spiel » May 15, 2017
Picassimo is a party game where players create, disassemble and reassemble works of art. You'll draw on a 6 part canvas and then mix up the parts. Hopefully someone can still see the essence of the drawing and guess the subject of your art!

GameTek Classic 151 - Risk
Ludology » May 14, 2017
Ludology welcomes Scott Rogers and his Biography of a Board Game segment! This episode he traces the history of Risk, from the early 20th century to today. Duration: 09:10

Boardcast News 5.4.2017 Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » May 13, 2017
Matt and Tiff explore the news of futures past. Matt also has a moment of silent contemplation and self-reflection.

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 209 - Vexillia Card Games
Meeples & Miniatures » May 12, 2017
Welcome to Episode 209 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast Once again the Meeples & Miniatures team get together to catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week. In this show we are joined by Neal Reid to chat about several card games he has designed, which are published by Vexillia. These include ...

Podcast #58: A Field of Marbles
Shut Up Sit Down » May 12, 2017
Here's a question for you. What contains Fields of Arle, Spoils of War, Conflict of Heroes and Lost Valley of the Dinosaurs? That's right! The answer is "A fistfight over an archaeological dig site in Northern Germany." But another valid answer would be the 58th ever SU&SD podcast, wherein Paul and Quinns discuss all of these ...

Episode 144- Too Many Bones, Tabletop Day, and Tiffany Returns
The Geek Allstars » May 11, 2017
Our long lost sister, Socially Inept Gamer Tiffany returns to keep us in line and talk about Too Many Bones by Chip Theory Games, and a bunch of other games (and give us a great outtake!), as well as tackle our main topic of buying habits and how they have changed. Thanks a ton to Tiffany for Joining us and thanks to you for ...

Vox Republica 142: Gaming Speculation
The Cardboard Republic » May 11, 2017
Episode 142 Length: 59:17 Show Links: RSS iTunes Stitcher Download Episode Welcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast! We post new episodes every other Thursday, with each episode being about 45 minutes long. Vox Republica is proudly supported by our Patreon. Consider contributing today! DESCRIPTION: It's one thing ...

TPGC - Episode #81 - Fuji Flush and Tempurra
The Party Game Cast » May 10, 2017
On Episode #81 of the Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast Bruce is joined by Mike, Bryan and Rocki to talk about the sorta trick taking games Fuji Flush and Tempurra. What the Food !?! (Sponsored by DaWood Earth Movers) 3 Words: Bacon Cotton Candy Thanks for listening! Also thanks to Stronghold Games for sending over Fuji Flush.

Lords of the Dungeon 3: On Rails Vs Sandbox Campaigns
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » May 10, 2017
Today the gang has an update on Wizards of the Coast's new digital toolset, DnD Beyond and takes a question from our forum; What is a great system to start getting into RPGs (and some that arent so great). Then we present a new segment called, AC's 1 of the Week. Finally we discuss On Rails versus Sandbox adventures and campaigns.

Int, May 2017: Ongoing Larps Vs One Shots
The Adventuring Party » May 9, 2017
This week's hosts: Liam, Oisin and Ian This week, the party discuss the differencebetween ongoing Larps and singlerun Larps as well as the merits and challenges of each. 01:06 - Oisin and Ian cautiously admit their credentials 02:09 - Consequences... 03:12 - Oisin can PVP you right in the back (not a euphemism) 05:00 - The first ...

RDTN Episode 118: 2017 Summer Movie Preview
Rolling Dice & Taking Names » May 9, 2017
Coming back for its forth year, our annual summer movie preview show. This is our break from board gaming to explore our second favorite hobby, watching movies. The episode is all about the summer movies that will be out in 2017 and just what we think of them. There are no tomatoes given out, we do not speculate on Oscar potential, ...

Dice Tower News 565 - May 8th, 2017
Dice Tower News » May 9, 2017
Passport international distribution partnership with Roll and Make, two summer releases, and two Kickstarter projects

TDT # 504a - Fun With Puns
The Dice Tower » May 9, 2017
Tom is out AGAIN. Anyway, Eric talks about some games and then gives us some puns.

Three Moves Ahead 394: Expeditions: Vikings
Three Moves Ahead » May 8, 2017
When is a Viking not a Viking? When he's a farmer. Or a trader, maybe? Or maybe just a really sad dude that's down on himself. Rob and Troy "How hard can it be to build a farm, guys?" Goodfellow talk about Logic Artists' Expedition: Vikings and how there's a good game in there, if you can just pillage it out.

OBG 245: Place the Board on the Table
On Board Games » May 8, 2017
In this episode, Isaac is joined by Ben and Georgios from the Perfect Information podcast to talk about why designers shouldn't write rulebooks. (1:28:43) In the second segment, we welcome Brian Counter to talk about Jamaica (the game, not the nation). (1:31:50) Lastly, Don and Stephanie talk with Stephen Miller about legacy games, ...

Ludology Episode 151 - High Definition
Ludology » May 7, 2017
For their first show as a duo, Gil and Geoff revisit the question posed in the very first episode of Ludology - What is a game? The answer may surprise you. Duration: 1:23:24

The Long View - A Study in Emerald
The Long View » May 6, 2017
In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined once again by co-host T.C. Reid as we discuss his favorite game from designer Martin Wallace, A Study in Emerald. What makes this game so unique, and yet so divisive? Is it a mess of too many ingredients, or a perfect stew of gaming goodness? Tune in to hear our thoughts ...

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 208 - Conan Boardgame Review
Meeples & Miniatures » May 6, 2017
Welcome to Episode 208 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this show hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Whitaker & Dave Luff catch up with what they've been up to in the hobby this week (surprisingly little actually!). For the main part of our show, we are joined by Mike Hobbs to review the Conan Boardgame. We hope you enjoy the show.

Season 2 Episode 11 - Annoying Gamers
The Broken Meeple » May 6, 2017
A tongue in cheek episode for you today before I head down to Devon for a week's break. We all love playing games with the community, but I'm sure all of us have that small list of gamer types that we would all avoid if we had the chance or perhaps that one personality trait just rubs you the wrong way. So as a bit of fun, after I ...