Recent Board Game Podcast Episodes

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 ...

Episode 109 -- One Apocalypse After Another
Punching Cardboard » May 4, 2017
How about a short introduction. Episode 109. Anachrony . Viewer mail. 'nuff said. Enjoy. ANOMALIES: 04:30 -- Viewer Mail 30:00 -- Anachrony (in-depth)

Three Moves Ahead 393: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III
Three Moves Ahead » May 3, 2017
Rob, Fraser, and guest Ian Williams pick up their chainswords and head to the far-flung future to play Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. The original Dawn of War remains a favorite of the panel, and Dawn of War II had its charm. Does Dawn of War pull the series back into greatness? Well, that entirely depends on how you feel ...

Episode 134: Clank, a Game of Thrones and a Short Topic Extravaganza Founders Edition
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » May 3, 2017
Its the last week for the Kickstarter so get out there and check it out if you havent already! But today the gang reviews the Mensa Select winning deck building board game, Clank! And then we take a look back at A Game of Thrones one year later. Then after Tony T gives us fantastic news round-up we present another Short ...

INT, May 2017: Warhammer 40K
The Adventuring Party » May 2, 2017
This week's hosts: Liam, Brian, Eoin and Cathal This week the party discuss the present and future of the Grim Darkness of the Future, 40K. Show Notes: 00:30 - Warhammer 40000 03:30 - "Maybe single people eat crackers" 04:00 - Old Zogwort 05:55 - The Gathering Storm 06:30 - Spoilers for the meta-plot 09:40 - Dawn of War 3 10:42 - ...

Ep. 66 – The Negotiation Showdown Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » May 2, 2017
Can Dan and Matt come to terms on the Fantasy Flight Games negotiation title, New Angeles? No. No they can't.

TDT # 504 - Eric and Richard
The Dice Tower » May 2, 2017
In this show, Richard Ham takes Tom's place, and he and Eric talk about different games. Including - Lemonade Stand, Pack of Heroes, Broken Token's Firefly Crate, Um Reifenbrite, Jamsumo, Oh My Goods: Revolt in Longsdale, Magic Maze, and Unlock!

OBG 244: Taking My Tricks
On Board Games » May 1, 2017
In this episode, Don and Isaac are joined by Matt Loomis to talk about what they've played lately which includes: King Domino Patchwork Onitama Carcassone games Takenoko Vast Terraforming Mars (36:03) In the second segment, Don, Isaac, and Matt talk about trick-taking games and their picks for April's Triple Play. (1:39:24) We listen ...

Dice Tower News 564 - May 1st - 2017
Dice Tower News » May 1, 2017
Retail news, chess politics, Mensa Awards, new releases, anticipated games coming in July, and Kickstarters

Episode 97- Viticulture and When to Kickstart
Blue Peg, Pink Peg » May 1, 2017
During this week's episode: 1) The Pegs discuss recent news and a recent game plays including Aeon's End, Churchill, Doodle Quest and more; 2) Review the worker placement game Viticulture; and 3) Discuss how they decide what games to back on kickstarter.

Episode #261 - The Spiel on Lorenzo Il Magnifico
The Spiel » May 1, 2017
Lorenzo de Medici was Florence's favorite son and father of the Renaissance. But he didn't do it alone. Guide your family to power by sending your family to sponsor new developments. But beware the Pope. Show your faith or risk the wrath of the Church!

D6G Ep 212: The Expanse Board Game Preview & Assault of the Giants Review
The D6 Generation » April 30, 2017
Geoff Engelstein is back in the third chair! Geoff takes a break from instructing the next generation of game designers to let us know what he's been up to including a preview of his latest game, "The Expanse Board Game" based on the SyFy series. Later we review Assault of the Giants, a board game set in the Sword Coast of Dungeons ...

GameTek Classic 150 - VirZoom
Ludology » April 30, 2017
New Content! Geoff interviews Eric Janszen, the CEO of VirZoom . VirZoom makes a Virtual Reality exercise bike, that interfaces with all the major VR platforms, and uses games to keep people exercising. What lessons have they learned about gaming and engagement? Duration 25:39

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 207 - Salute 2017 Debrief + Snakes & Lattes
Meeples & Miniatures » April 29, 2017
Welcome to Episode 207 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this bonus podcast episode hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker & Dave Luff discuss the recent Salute 2017 show. We also catch up with what we've all been doing in the last week, which includes an interview that Mike Whitaker recorded when he visited the ...

Podcast #57: A Purple Boss, a Spicy Path
Shut Up Sit Down » April 28, 2017
Quickly, man the battlements! The podcastle is under attack from deadly waves of silence. Secure the chat parapets, and brace the gates of opinion! In episode 57 of our award-winning podcast Quinns offers thoughts on I'm the Boss!, the first Sid Sackson game that this site has ever covered, while Paul takes a look at the new edition ...

AGC 210 April 27th 2017
All Games Considered » April 27, 2017
With Mark Kinney, and Charles White from Fabled Environments. Olympus Inc. Worldbuilding. Religion as a base. Drafting a world. Different genres, from SF to supers. Implications of world elements. Kickstarters! Pizza dice? Download 64kbps mp3 (21.0 MB) Show links Fabled Environments Aces and Eights Reloaded (Kickstarter) Sentinels ...

Vox Republica 141: Science Is Your Friend
The Cardboard Republic » April 27, 2017
Episode 141 Length: 1:06:45 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: Science is ...

Express 25: The Three Amigos Play 'The This or That Game'
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » April 26, 2017
After far too long, Rodney Smith of Watch It Played and Marty Connell of Rolling Dice and Taking Names are back on the show! The Three Amigos are together again on the air and this time they geek out about Origins for awhile then they play a little game called "The This or That Game"

LARP, April 2017: Larping 101 - Intro to Larping
The Adventuring Party » April 25, 2017
This week's hosts: Liam, Oisin and Ian This week the party give their introductory class to Larping and how to get into it in Ireland. Show Notes: 00:55 "Where to get your fix"!!! As the party have not yet at this point explained what larping is, it is worth noting that it is NOT an illicit drug nor anything like one (it is simply ...

TDT # 503 -Conflict Resolution
The Dice Tower » April 25, 2017
In this show, Tom is missing, but Richard Ham (Rahdo) steps in, and he and Eric talk about Math Fluxx, Disney World gaming (Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom, Agent P's Secret Mission, A Pirate's Adventure), The Goonies Adventure Card Game, and Rhodes. They also answer questions, hear another Tale of gaming, and end with their top ...

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 206 - Salute 2017: The Interviews
Meeples & Miniatures » April 25, 2017
Welcome to Episode 206 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast In this show hosts Neil Shuck & Dave Luff travel to Salute 2017 and bring you a number of interviews from the day. We hope you enjoy the show. 00:00 - Intro 05:52 - Plastic Soldier Company 17:11 - Dave Marshall (TMTerrain) 21:50 - Agema Miniatures 27:14 - Titan ...

RDTN Episode 117: Ethnos, Unfair, and the Captain Is Dead
Rolling Dice & Taking Names » April 25, 2017
The three games in this episode created different reactions for us. One of them will be a jewel in our collection. One did not get the love that others have shown it. And finally, one created a split among us, something that seldom happens on RDTN. However, Unfair, Ethnos, and The Captain is Dead should not be missed. Ethnos might ...

OBG 243: From Good to Great
On Board Games » April 24, 2017
In this episode, Don and Stephanie are joined by Daniel Peterson of Mayday Games to talk about what they've played lately which includes: Onirim Aeons End Flip the Table Sanssouci Sagrada Rick & Morty's Mr.Mess Box of Fun Seafall (29:28) In the second segment, Don, Stephanie, and Daniel talk about how to take a good game and make ...

Episode 143-- Interview With Gloomhaven Creator Isaac Childres
The Geek Allstars » April 23, 2017
This episode we are extremely excited to interview Isaac Childres, publisher and creator of Gloomhaven. We have a good time talking about his other games and Gloomhaven as a whole. Check out the 2nd printing on Kickstarter before it ends, you won't be sorry you did! Thanks for listening!

Three Moves Ahead 392: Steel Division: Normandy 44
Three Moves Ahead » April 23, 2017
Do you like wargames in Europe... that escalate? Do you like air AND land battles? Then Eugen games and their partners at Paradox have a game for you in Steel Division: Normandy 44. The creators of the perennial favorite Wargame series have turned their rivet-counting attention to World War II in their newest real time strategy ...

Ludology Episode 150 - Mike Drop
Ludology » April 23, 2017
Changes! We bid a fond farewell to Mike, and a big hello to Gil! Duration: 1:25:22

The Long View - Tammany Hall
The Long View » April 22, 2017
In this episode of The Long View, I'm happy to be joined by Adam Gemmer and co-host T.C. Reid as we discuss one of our favorite games, Tammany Hall. Is this game too mean to play? Is it best with four or five? Is it thematic? Will you keep your friends if you play? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this episode of ...

D6G Ep 211: Guerrilla Miniature Games & Miniature Agnostic Games
The D6 Generation » April 21, 2017
Ash Barker, of the Guerrilla Miniature Games YouTube Channel, joins us in the third chair! Up first, we get to know Ash. How did he get into gaming and what was it like starting up and building a YouTube channel dedicated to streaming a wide variety of miniature game battle reports. Later, Craig, Ash and Russ discuss "Miniature ...

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 205 - The EPIC Show
Meeples & Miniatures » April 21, 2017
Welcome to Episode 205 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast Mike Hobbs takes the reins of the podcast to present a show about one of his all-time favourite games - Space Marine/Epic from Games Workshop. We are joined by guests Peter Ramos, Teras Cassidy and Ken Whitehurst, not only to look back at all aspects of the game from ...

Boardcast News 4.20.2017 Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » April 20, 2017
Enjoy another slightly off-the-rails foray into board gaming news and featured Kickstarter projects.

The Long View - Quick Looks #27
The Long View » April 20, 2017
In this Episode of Quick Looks from The Long View, T.C. Reid and I check out three new titles for your consideration. First up is Okey Dokey from Hisashi Hayashi and Tasty Minstrel Games. Is this little filler worth your time, or should you let this one pass on by? Next up is Coal Baron: The Great Card Game from Stronghold Games. ...

Vox Republica 140: On the Case
The Cardboard Republic » April 20, 2017
Episode 140 Length: 1:09:09 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 been a ...

Episode 108 -- Stress Reduction Strategies & Space Viruses
Punching Cardboard » April 19, 2017
Eric returns from his travels for a classic PCP episode and we get down to doing what we do best. We have Tramways in-depth. We have rants. We have disagreements. We have things that went bad. Add in some raves, some whisky and a meaty trick-taking card game and I believe all the boxes have been ticked. Much fun was had. No animals ...

Episode 133: 51st State, Mombasa and So Many Favorites
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » April 19, 2017
We're in the mood for celebration! Our Kickstarter is a resounding success and the founders are going bananas! Today we take a look at the new edition of 51st State the Master Set and give it a in depth review. Then we take a look back at Mombasa one year later. Tony T hooks us up with all the important gaming news while the rest of ...

Preview, April 2017: Vaticon XXIII
The Adventuring Party » April 18, 2017
This week's hosts: Liam, Oisin and Inime This week the party preview the upcoming Vaticon which is being held in University College Dublin this weekend, that's APRIL 21st to 23rd 2017 Show Notes: 00:59 Opened Late in 2012, so 4 years and some change 01:03 Vaticon.ie 01:54 Just for the record we here at the adventuring party LOVE a ...

TDT # 502 - Short and What
The Dice Tower » April 18, 2017
Suzanne joins us for a quick episode, in which we talk about Avenue, Maze Racers, Escape Room The Game: Welcome to Funland, Rocky Road a la Mode, Braintopia, Hounded, Fugitive, Moons, and Nautilion.

I've Been Diced! Episode 76: Series Games
I've Been Diced » April 17, 2017
There are a lot of series games in the hobby, both in the market and in our personal collections. This episode, our panel talks about series wargames and other boardgames. What are the advantages and disadvantages, for both the game consumer and publisher? Plus, a game off the beaten track that has special resonance for Yours Truly. ...

OBG 242: Expect the Unexpected
On Board Games » April 17, 2017
In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Marc Specter from Grand Gamers Guild to talk about what they've played lately. (23:41) In the second segment, Erik, Don, and Marc talk about some of the unexpected things that happen when you are a publisher. This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild and their upcoming games ...

Episode 96- Railroad Revolution
Blue Peg, Pink Peg » April 17, 2017
Railroad Revolution (click on the text to the left to listen) During this week's episode: 1) The Pegs discuss recent news and a recent game plays including Fight for Olympus, Kingdomino, Rex and more; and 2) Review the action selection game Railroad Revolution. Click here for game play photos and show notes. Certain of the ...

Dice Tower News 563 - Apr 17th - 2017
Dice Tower News » April 17, 2017
Three new releases - two by CMON, one by Fantasy Flight - and three very different Kickstarter projects

Episode #259 - Kingdomino Is Major Fun
The Spiel » April 17, 2017
Being King isn't easy. Some subjects like the forest, some like the swamp. It's your job to make sure they all have a place in your realm. Kingdomino mixes the classic tile laying game with several simple, clever modern twists.

The Long View - Quick Looks #26
The Long View » April 16, 2017
In this episode of Quick Looks from The Long View, Elhannan Lloyd Keller and I investigate two new titles. First up is The Fog of War by Geoff Engelstein and published by Stronghold Games. Is this a truly new take on the wargame genre? Is the game more strategic or tactical? Will it be compelling for wargamers and eurogamers? Listen ...

GameTek Classic 149 - Procedural Narrative Generation
Ludology » April 16, 2017
New content! Geoff interviews Rogelio Cardona-Rivera, a researcher at North Carolina State, about Procedural Narrative Generation - systems that can create and manipulate story structure in a game on the fly. For more information, please check out http://rogel.io and http://storygen.org Duration: 32:58

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 204 - Hysterical Games
Meeples & Miniatures » April 14, 2017
Welcome to Episode 204 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 Rob Alderman from Hysterical Games. We talk about Rob's gaming background and work history in the ...

Ep. 65 – Are There Too Many Games? Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » April 14, 2017
Today we tackle a question that plagues all forms of entertainment - are there simply too many options? Spoiler: We don't figure it out. Enjoy!

Season 2 Episode 10 - STABCON
The Broken Meeple » April 14, 2017
Well Stabcon was another success in early April, but maybe some of you haven't heard of it - well here's a chance to find out more. How did it go, what is it all about, when's the next one and what games, both old and new, did I get to play? 01:02 - Introduction & POBCON 2017 Announcement 05:55 - StabCon and BoardGameExtras 11:03 ...

Podcast #56: Three Tough Guys and a Yamatai
Shut Up Sit Down » April 14, 2017
The stakes have never been higher! In this, the one and only 56th episode of the SU&SD podcast, renowned street warriors Matt, Paul and Quinns take a break from their usual areas of discussion (inner-city brawls, knife fights, how to stare down a local tough from sixty yards) to chat about board games, of all things! Quinns ...

Episode 142-- Railroad Revolution Review and Top 11 Games of Our Childhood
The Geek Allstars » April 12, 2017
After a stellar March madness of board games episode we wanted to keep this one shorter. So Chris and I review Railroad Revolution and then get nostalgic about the top 11 games from our childhood. Thanks for all who contributed on the guild and thanks for listening!

Lords of the Dungeon 2: The Technology Level in Your Game
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » April 12, 2017
Hey now! IN today's episode with discuss Dungeons and Dragons Beyond, Talk about our favorite roleplaying campaign settings and then discuss technology in role playing game settings.

Int, April 2017: Mysterium
The Adventuring Party » April 11, 2017
This week's hosts: Liam, Seán and Stu. This week, the party discuss the board game Mysterium! 00:41 - Mysterium! Dixit meets Cluedo! 00:50 - Ghostly co-op 02:25 - Ghostly visions and images. 03:00 - A diverse group of investigators to choose from. 05:25 - We lay out a bunch of pictures, places and things. 06:00 - The ...

AGC 209 April 12th 2017
All Games Considered » April 11, 2017
With Mark Kinney, Carol, and Chris Heim! No Gaming For Cheap Bastards this time. "Are those tarrott cards?" Hero Realms. What else is Chris up to? Gaming activities at ConGlomeration. Artemis! The GMing Panel (and other panels we did). Future plans. Chris's Twitch channel. Talisman Bloodbath. Remembering Games You May Never Have ...

RDTN Episode 116: Assault of the Giants, Jump Drive, Moons and Chit Chat
Rolling Dice & Taking Names » April 11, 2017
After many attempts to get the segment to rise from the ashes, we were successful in rezzing Chit Chat for this episode. We are honored to have Mandi Hutchinson join the Chit Chat team, so please be sure to be on your best behavior while she is here. However, Suzanne is use to y'all so carry on as normal. In the segment, we tackle ...

TDT # 501 - Deckbuilding Games
The Dice Tower » April 11, 2017
Suzanne Sheldon joins as our first co-host to talk about Ascension: Gift of the Elements, Go Go Gelato, Orleans Invasion, Tokaido (app), Onirim (app), and Exit The Game (Secret Lab). Geoff shows up to talk about pie, we hear a tale of gaming, and end the show with our top ten deckbuilding/pool building games. Welcome to the new format!

Three Moves Ahead 391: Crusader Kings II: Monks and Mystics
Three Moves Ahead » April 10, 2017
The stranger's arrival coincided with omens that the villagers could not ignore. A calf born with two heads. Flocks of crows circling the village green silently as the night, their voices stolen. Men disappearing for days at a time in the woods only to return stupefied, gibbering of bright lights and fairy rings. That stranger's ...

OBG 241: Kickstarter Hot or Not
On Board Games » April 10, 2017
In this episode, Isaac talks with Cool Mini or Not's Chern An Ng about Kickstarter from CMON's perspective. This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild and their upcoming games Unreal Estate and Stroop. On Board Games listeners can enter a contest to win Stroop and an Unreal Estate jigsaw puzzle by ...

Dice Tower News 562 - Apr 10th - 2017
Dice Tower News » April 10, 2017
UK Games Expo will host Fantasy Flight Organized Play European Championships, winners of the Japan Boardgame Prize are announced, and Renegade establishes international partnerships

Ludology Episode 149 - Blast From the Past
Ludology » April 9, 2017
Mike and Geoff are pleased to welcome Justin Jacobson from Restoration Games, to talk about what they've learned from bringing older games back for a modern audience. Duration: 1:01:35

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 203 - Pig Iron Productions
Meeples & Miniatures » April 8, 2017
Welcome to Episode 203 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 Alex Speight from Pig Iron Productions We chat about how Alex came to own the company, and what plans are ...

Boardcast News 4.6.2017 Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers
The League of Nonsensical Gamers » April 6, 2017
A nice long news episode full of tangents, including: debates about restoring old games, one-wheeled dog strollers, and complete alienation of three states worth of listeners. Enjoy!

Episode 132: Anachrony, Nippon and a Short Topic Extravaganza
The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast » April 5, 2017
Today is the biggest day in the 5 year history of The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast because today we have launched out very first Kickstarter fundraising initiative and we could be happier and more excited! But yet, the show still must go on! Today the Founders feature one of the coolest euros we've played in a long, long time, ...

Atk, April 2017: Combat Simulation in RPGs
The Adventuring Party » April 4, 2017
This week's hosts: Liam, Sean and Stu This week the party discuss whether RPGs accurately simulate combat and do they even need to? Show Notes: 02:19 This has been previously discussed in our Alternatives to Death episode at the 28 minute mark. 04:10 A fair point from Stu, if you don't know why worry? 04:55 Possible contender for ...