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.
In this episode, Erik and Isaac talk about games they've played lately including:
  • Evolution
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Bears vs. Babies
  • Jump Drive
  • Heroes Wanted
  • Mechs vs. Minions
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
 
 
 
(34:13) In the second segment, Erik and Isaac talk about the triple-play for this month: what makes a pool-building game and list their triple-play choices.
 
(1:28:37) Brian Mayer and Brian Counter both give their list of triple-play choices.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.
 
This episode was edited by Gruven_Reuven. Thanks GR!

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In this episode, Don talks with Scott Nicholson about their recent travels.
 
 
 
(19:39) In the second segment, Don and Scott talk about using games in non-industry professions.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.

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In this episode, Don talks with Jonathan Bishop about Origins 2017.
 
 
 
(33:42) In the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at:
  • Spy
  • Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space
  • Macroscope
  • Get the Cheese
  • Frogriders
  • Codinca
  • 1572: The Lost Expedition
  • Ta-da!
  • Fantasy Realms
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops and also visit them at Origins.

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Parts of this episode were edited by Gruven Reuven, thanks GR!

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In this episode, Erik talks with Mark Kale from Mega Moose Con about what they've played lately which includes:
  • Ethnos
  • Rise of the Tribes
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Unlock
  • Heroes Wanted
  • Prophecy
  • Tournament at Camelot
  • Garbage Day
 
 
 
(25:43) Next, they talk about finding others to game with and how to build a game group.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops.

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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 by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops and also visit them at Origins.

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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 sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops and also visit them at Origins.

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

Parts of this episode were edited by Gruven Reuven, thanks GR!

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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 games our contributors picked.
 
(1:21:35) Brian Counter is back telling us about the game Gravwell.
 
(1:24:28) Lastly, Don, Erik, and Marc talk about what makes a game worthy of being published.

This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild and their upcoming games Unreal Estate and Stroop.
 
Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops.
 
Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Parts of this episode were edited by Greuven Reuven, thanks GR!

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In this episode, Don talks to Nicole Hoye about the games they've played lately, including:
  • Avenue
  • Islebound
  • Valetta
  • Two Rooms and a Boom
  • No Thanks!

 

 There was some miscommunication behind the scenes so Erik mistakenly said Nicole was with the STRONG Museum of Play. That is incorrect, she is a museum enthusiast who shared her patron experiences at the STRONG but is not officially associated with the museum.
If you are looking for Nicole to chat about games and/or museums you can find her here:
(23:55) After that, they talk about games in  museums.
 
(1:00:00) Lastly, Isaac talks with Mike Fitzgerald about underdeveloped games.

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 visiting https://grandgamersguild.com/obg/
 
Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Parts of this episode were edited by Greuven Reuven, thanks GR!

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Twitter: @onboardgames

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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 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 visiting https://grandgamersguild.com/obg/
 
Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Parts of this episode were edited by Greuven Reuven, thanks GR!

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Twitter: @onboardgames

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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
  • Chemistry Fluxx 
  • Nature Fluxx 
  • Math Fluxx 
  • Firefly: Crime & Punishment expansion
  • Imagine
  • Click Clack Lumberjack
  • Jungle Speed Extreme Expansion
  • Escape Room: The Game
 
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 visiting https://grandgamersguild.com/obg/
 
Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Parts of this episode were edited by Greuven Reuven, thanks GR!

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

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