On Board Games
A show about board and card games. The guys of On Board Games discuss games from the viewpoints of new and expert players, reviewers, and people from the industry, to allow listeners insight into the gaming hobby so they can enjoy games more thoroughly.

Isaac and Stephanie talk about some statistics regarding Kickstarter.

Our show sponsor is Patrick Fahy where we talk to him about his new game Mech Deck

We also chat with Nat Levan about the relaunch of New Bedford and some of the interesting issues a relaunch brings up.

Kickstarters of Interest

     Treasure Hunter

     https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1016374822/treasure-hunter

     Trove

     https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2074786394/trove-the-crystal-caverns

     Carolina Table

     https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1830353071/carolina-game-tables

     Tabletopia

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/tabletopia/tabletopia-the-digital-platform-for-board-games
Direct download: OBGCFE30_082715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:14 PM

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Sen-Foong Lim to talk about games outside of the gaming table.

Indie Cardboard gives us some new game news.
 
 
In the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik take a look at:
  • Legendary: Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Venture
  • The JackPack which includes FibbageXL, Lie Swatter, Word Spud, and Drawful

 

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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Direct download: obg165_082415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:24 AM

Isaac and Stephanie recap the best games and most interesting news coming out of GenCon 2015.

 

F2Z Entertainment acquired Plaid Hat Games. 

GenCon had more than 60,000 attendees and growth of over 8% from last year.

Kickstarters of Interest

Direct download: OBG_CFE_29_GenCon_2015.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 7:37 PM

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Dirk Knemeyer to talk about how games have evolved.

Indie Cardboard gives us a couple of weeks worth of new game news.
 
 
In the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik take a look at:
  • Pandemic: The Cure
  • PBL Robots
  • Zoneplex

 

 

 
Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg
Twitter: @onboardgames
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Direct download: obg164_081015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:19 PM

This On Board Games Crowdfunding Edition is a short episode because of GenCon.

Special guests, Josh Garrett and Jordan Basaldua, from Regular People Gaming join Isaac to talk about Random Encounters.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/randomencounters/random-encounters-the-rpg-card-game

Random Encounters Box

 

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_28_Random_Encounters.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 1:21 AM

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Isaac Shalev to talk about creating your game collection.

Indie Cardboard takes a look at some of the upcoming games that will be available at GenCon
 
The lovely Suzanne tells all about the convention for the rest of us: GenCan't.
 
 
 
Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg
Twitter: @onboardgames
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Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
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Direct download: obg163_072615.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:04 PM

On this episode Isaac is joined by Bruce Voge, host of the Party Gamecast Featuring the Party Game Cast. and One Small Step Games! One Small Step is mostly does war games, as well as Ares Magazine.

Bruce Voge
Twitter: @partygamecast
URL: www.thepartygamecast.com

 

Kickstarters of Interest

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
Patreon account: 
http://www.patreon.com/obg
Twitter: @onboardgames

RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss
Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
Email Isaac: 
obgcrowd@gmail.com

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_27_High_Frontier.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 2:24 AM

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Bruce Voge to talk about questionable content in games.

Bruce Voge
Twitter: @partygamecast
URL: www.thepartygamecast.com

Review-a-palooza 
Erik and Don look at:

 
Krakatoa
Concept
Empire Engine
Castle Panic Dark Titan
Deluxe Wits & Wagers
Deluxe Power Grid
Extra Extra

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
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Direct download: obg162_071215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:22 AM

Stephanie and Donald are joined by Grant Rodiek and Joshua Buergel to discuss Hocus and Andrew Federspiel about Apotheca.

Stephanie and Donald discuss FTC case against 'Doom that came to Atlantic City'.

Donald complains about Kickstarter videos autoplay feature.

 

Interview with Andrew Federspiel about Apotheca. 

 

 

 

Andrew Federspiel

 

Main interview block with Grant Rodiek and Joshua Buergel about Hocus

Hocus Box Cover 

Grant Rodiek

 

Joshua Buergel

 

 

 

Last Parsec is shipping!

 

Kickstarters of Interest

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
Patreon account: 
http://www.patreon.com/obg
Twitter: @onboardgames
RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss
Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
Email Isaac: 
obgcrowd@gmail.com
Email Stephanie:  stephstraw@gmail.com
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_26_Hocus_and_Apotheca.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 4:41 PM

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by David Chott and Ben Draper to talk about emergent gameplay.

David Chott
Twitter: @3haresgames
URL: www.3haresgames.com
BGG: dchott 

Ben Draper
Twitter: @ben_draper
BGG: bennyd

 

Review-a-palooza 
Erik and Don look at:


    Pigskin
    Roll for the Galaxy
    Dark Moon
    Thunder Alley
    Fluxx

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
Patreon account:
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Twitter: @onboardgames
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Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

 

Direct download: obg161_070115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35 PM