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, Issac talks with Sen Foong Lim and Jessey Wright, designers of the game The Legend of Korra: Pro Bending Arena, about what they've played lately.
 

 
 
(34:13) In the second segment, the trio talk about the narrative arc in games.
 
(56:46) Lastly, Isaace is joined by Seth Jaffe, designer of many Tasty Minstral Games, to add some more words to the Game Designer's Glossary.

This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at Essen and at grandgamersguild.com.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik talk with Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games about what they've played lately, including:
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Dealine
  • Seikatsu
  • Clank
  • Warfighter
 

 
 
(20:46) In the second segment, the trio talk about print runs and figuring out how many games to print.

This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at Essen and at grandgamersguild.com.
 
This episode was edited by the amazing Gruven Reuven.
 
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In this episode, Don, Erik and Issac talk about what Isaac saw at GenCon
 
 
 
(31:50) In the second segment, the trio talk about this month's triple-play topic: Worker Placement games.

This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at Essen.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Michael Coe from Gamelyn games to talk about games they've played recently, including:
  • Wits & Wagers: Party Edition
  • Family Feud 1978
  • Monopoly Gamer
  • Caverna: Cave vs. Cave
  • Terraforming Mars Solo
  • King Domino
  • Onitama
 
 
 
(26:50) In the second segment, the trio talk about starting a Kickstarter over, why to do it and the implications.
 
(1:06:31) In the Review-A-Palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Pit Crew
  • Fields of Green
  • Terraforming Mars: Hellas and Elysium maps
  • Shadowrift
  • Evolution: Flight
  • Super Motherlode
  • Wits and Wagers: Party Edition
  • Caverna: Cave vs. Cave
  • Finders Seekers
 
Big thanks to Gruven Reuven for some amazing audio wizardry during the editing of this podcast.

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In this episode, Don, and Erik talk about games they've played recently, including:
  • Dead Last
  • Manila
  • Pandemic Legacy
  • Orleans
  • Catan
 
 
 
(24:08) In the second segment, the duo talk about how great of a game Catan is, what some of the expansions provide, and what other game expansions provide similar experiences.
 
(1:02:28) In the final segment, Brian Counter talks about Circus Flohcati.

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In this episode, Don, and Isaac talk with game designer Chad Zaugg about games they've played recently, including:
  • Tiny Epic Quest
  • Bang!
  • Go
  • Clank
  • Ice Cool
 
 
 
(33:35) In the second segment, the trio talk about mistakes game designers make.
 
(1:39:39) Next, Brian Counter weighs in on last episode's triple-play topic, Dragons.
 
(1:41:20) Lastly, in the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Voodoo
  • H.I.D.E.
  • Roborally
  • Oh My Goods
  • Knuckle Sammich
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Flamme Rouge
  • Castles of Caladale
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.
 
Also, look for the Unreal Estate app! If you show it to the Grand Gamers Guild at their booth in GenCon, you get a discount on your purchase.
 

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In this episode, Don, Isaac, and Erik talk about games they've played recently, including:
  • Friday
  • Exit: The Cabin
  • Tiny Epic Quest
  • Fabled Fruit
 
 
 
(35:28) In the second segment, the trio talk about this month's triple-play topic: Dragons!
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.
 
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In this episode, Don and Stephanie talk with Josh Cappel from Grand Gamers Guild about games they've played lately including:
  • Quartermaster General
  • Baren Park
 
 
 
(29:15) In the second segment, the trio talk about the importance of good graphic design in board games.
 
 
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In this episode, Don and Bruce talk with Michael Fox about games they've played lately including:
  • Kingdomino
  • Dice Forge
  • Yokohama

They also discuss the Spiel des Jahres winners.

 
 
 
(50:15) In the second segment, the trio reach deep into the mailbag for an Ask On Board Games segment.
 
(1:16:17) In the middle of the questions, Don lists out what conventions the various OBG folks will be at this year.
 
 
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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.
 
 
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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.
 
 
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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
 
 
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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.
 
 
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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.
 
 
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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.
 
 
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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.
 
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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.

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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.
 

 
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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
 
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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, both board and video.
 
A big thank you to Greuven Reuven for editing parts of this episode.
 
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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 to a couple of listener calls about their picks for trick-taking games.
 
(1:44:35) Next, Erik and Bruce talk about their trick-taking choices.
 
(2:03:18) Lastly, Don and Erik reveal the Triple Play topic for May.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild and their upcoming games Unreal Estate and Stroop.
 
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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 and Morty: Mr. Meeseeks' Box o' Fun Dice and Dares Game
  • Seafall
 
 
 
(29:28) In the second segment, Don, Stephanie, and Daniel talk about how to take a good game and make it great.
 
(1:19:31) Isaac and Doug Levandowski bring us the Game Designers Glossary
 
(1:52:57) And in the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at:
  • Coal Baron the Great Card Game
  • Orc
  • Missing Link
  • Box
  • Super Dungeon Explore
  • Boo
  • Schroedinger's Cats
  • Star Wars Destiny
  • Seafall
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild and their upcoming games Unreal Estate and Stroop.
 
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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 Unreal Estate and Stroop.
 
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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.
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Bruce talk about the triple-play for March: Viking games.
 
(55:56) Erik and Don give their choices for the Triple Play and announce April's triple play topic.
 
 
(1:13:12) In the Review-a-palooza, Don, Erik, and Bruce take a look at:
  • Dresden Files
  • Isle of Monsters
  • Get Rich Quick
  • Tak
  • Race Formula 90: Expansion 1
  • Coal Baron the Great Card Game
  • Meteor
  • Dig
  • Coloretto
  • Mangaka
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild and their upcoming games Unreal Estate and Stroop.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik are joined not only by Bruce, but the entire Party Game Cast: Rocki, Mike, and Brian. Together they all talk about some food they've eaten and where party games are going, as well as what is a party game.
 
 

 
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In this episode, Issac and Stephanie talk with Lyle and Chris from Crit Camp Gaming about broadcasting their board gaming on Twitch.
 
 
(49:10) In the Review-a-Palooza Isaac and Stephanie look at:
  • Barcelona: The Rose of Fire
  • Lords of Scotland
  • Build or Boom
 
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In this episode, Don, Erik, and Scott Nicholson talk about starting the podcast 10 years ago and how its evolved. They then discuss games they are still playing from 10 years ago.
 
 
(59:58) Isaac and Stephanie discuss the games they are still playing from 10 years ago.
 
(1:10:15) Isaac and Stephanie discuss this month's triple play topic: drafting games.
 
(1:53:40) Don, Erik and Scott look at their triple play picks for drafting games.
 
(2:11:03) Lastly, Giles adds his own take to 10 years and the triple play.

 
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In this episode, Isaac talks with Matt Wolfe from Game Designers of North Carolina, about gaming terminology; specifically about decision scales.
 
 
(27:26) Giles adds his own terminology to our growing lexicon.
 
(29:22) Lastly, Giles and Don go out to the Game Shed.

 
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In this episode, Don and Isaac talk with Dirk Knemeyer from Artana Games about what they've played lately.
 
 
(43:52) Next, Isaac, Don, and Dirk talk about the vocabulary of games.
 
(1:57:07) Lastly, Erik and Don take a further look at the Robotech RPG Tactics Kickstarter.
 
 
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In this episode, Don and Stephanie talk about the latest serious issue that has come up on the Robotech Tactics Kickstarter.
 
 
(39:50) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Hex Casters
  • Portal of Heroes
  • Where's My Chainsaw
  • Avalance at Yeti Mountain
  • Saboteur: The Duel
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk with Nick Mariner from the Perfect Information Podcast abou the BGG Con Premium tickets.
 
 
(33:06) Next, the three engage in a critical discussion of board gaming and society.
 
(1:25:05) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Heroes of Land, Air, & Sea
  • Pack of Heroes
  • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
  • Nerdy Inventions
  • Arcane Academy
  • Potion Explosion iOS
  • Kanagawa
  • Black Orchestra
 
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In this episode, Don, Erik, and Bruce talk about their picks for the Triple Play of January: racing games.
 
(1:02) Next, Isaac and Stephanie talk to Steve Schirra from Twitch all about broadcasting board games.
 
 
(1:46) Lastly, Don talks briefly about a game company's opportunity to raise money for charity.
 
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In this episode, Don and Isaac talk to Andrew Parks from Quixotic Games about intellectual property and the rising costs due to import fees on products from China.
 
 
(35:18) Next, Don, Isaac, and Andrew Parks talk all about deck/pool building games.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik talk about what they've played lately, including a preview of Gamelyn Games' Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea and a review of Asmodee Digital's Mysterium on Steam.
 
 
(29:50) Next, Don and Erik talk about the impact of spatial aspects of board games.
 
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In this episode, Isaac talks to Amber Cook, manager of Asmodess Digital, about what they've played lately.
 
 
(31:24) Then, Isaac and Amber discuss digital and the tabletop and where things are going.
 
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In this episode, Don and Isaac talk to Jeff Bailey about what they've played lately and social enjoyment in board games.
 
 
(1:05:14) In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at:
  • Santorini
  • Turbo Drift
  • A Fake Artist Goes to NY
  • Deap Sea Adventure Game
  • Jorvik
  • La Granja: No Siesta
  • Sola Fide
  • Fabled Fruits (redux)
 
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In this episode, Don talks with Bill Corey from the Cubist podcast about walking around, meeting people, connecting with, and forming, your tribe at conventions.
 
 
(34:13) Next, Don, Bruce, and Erik introduce a new monthly segment called Triple Play. This month's topic: race games.
 
(37:48) After that, Isaac introduces a new segment called Critical Hits.
 
(48:53) Lastly, in the review-a-palooza, Erik and Bruce look at the Jackbox Party Pack 3.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik talk to Michael J. Fox, of the Little Metal Dog show fame, about how to show off your game at a convention.
 
 
(53:11) Next, Isaac and Erik talk about the year 2016 as far as gaming is concerned.
 
(1:47:20) Lastly, in the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at:
  • Katominos
  • Survive: 30th Anniversary Edition
  • Evolution: Climate
  • Star Trek Panic
  • Castle Panic: Engines of War
  • Oh My Goods!
  • Codenames Pictures
  • Codenames Deep Undercover
  • Street Kings
 
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In this episode, Bruce and Stephanie talk to Nate Scheidler of Gigamic Games about what games they've played lately.
 
 
(19:15) Next, they talk about how Nate's been doing since last on the show and building a game company's presence.
 
(51:07) In the final segment, Don talks to Dan DiLorenzo about R&R Games.
 
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In this episode, Erik and Don talk to Kimberly Bullock about what games she's played lately.
 
 
(21:52) Next, they talk about how to build a small convention from the ground up.
 
(1:00:34) In the final segment, Stephanie talks to Rob Daviau about his new venture Restoration Games; what it is and what games they are going to save and bring back.
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk about their experiences at BGG Con.
 
 
(41:25) Next, Isaac and Stephanie discuss many of the games they played there.
 
(1:02:49) In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:
  • Fuji Flush
  • Fabled Fruit
  • Coconuts
  • Tiny Epic Quest
  • Letter Tycoon
  • Wordsy
  • CopyCat
  • Harry Potter and the Battle for Hogwarts
  • Ra
 
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Live from BGG Con!
 
In this episode, Erik, Donald, Bruce, and Reed Little talk about what they are interested in in the con.
 
 
(9:35) Next, Don, Erik, Patrick Hillier (from the What Did You Play This Week Podcast), Matt Saunders (designer of Mow Money) and Barry Goldstein (clinical psychologist) talk about Publisher speed dating, convention tips, introverts, and extroverts.
 
This episode is sponsored by Mythic Battles Pantheon currently on Kickstarter. Check it out!
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:06pm EDT

In this episode, Donald talks to Twitch Game Night's Nicole at the Dallas Games Marathon.
 
 
(13:20) Next, Don talks to Gil Hova at BGG Con.
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm EDT

In this episode, Don is joined by Erik Teo from Push Your Luck Podcast and Michael Fox, yes, THE Michael Fox to talk about games they've played lately.
 
 
(24:40) Next, they talk about games from Asia and their impact here in the US and Europe.
 
(1:33:50) After that, Erik Dewey and Donald talk about the contest winner from our recent Gigamic contest and in the review-a-palooza they look at:
  • Flamme Rouge
  • Fight for Olympus
  • Fuji Flush
  • Now & Venn
  • Labyrinth of Life
  • Double Cross
  • Fabled Fruit
  • Assassincon
  • Dead Last
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk to Adrienne Ezell about what they've played lately.
 
 
(34:23) Next, they talk about graphic design in board games and its importance.
 
(1:12:27) After that, Isaac talks to Jake Thornton about Mythic Battles, the latest game coming out from Monolith Games.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik talk to Kathleen Donahue from the Labyrinth Game Shop in Washington DC about what they've played lately.
 
 
(32:41) Next, they answer a listener question and then talk about bring games from the game store to the classroom.
 
This episode is sponsored by Gigamic Games. No matter how you say it, Gigamic means fun.
 
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In this episode, Don and Bruce talk to Erik Arneson about what they've been playing lately.
 
 
(28:10) Next, they are joined  by Jason Matthews to talk about politics in games.
 
This episode is sponsored by Gigamic Games. No matter how you say it, Gigamic means fun.
 
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In this episode, Erik and Isaac talk about what they've played lately.

 

(41:37) Then, Erik and Isaac talk about Mechs & Minions and a few Kickstarters they are waiting on.

 

(1:18:25) In the review-a-palooza, Don and Stephanie Frey look at:

  • Evolution: The Beginning
  • Creepiest Pet Shop
  • Women in Science
  • El Capitan
  • Ticket to Ride: Rails & Sails
  • Encounters: Shadowrun
  • Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu

 

This episode is sponsored by Gigamic Games.

 

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In this episode, Don and Bruce talk to Mike Selinker from Lone Shark Games about games they've played lately.
 
 
(30:10) Next, they talk about horro games.
 
 This episode is sponsored by Gigamic Games. No matter how you say it, Gigamic means fun.
 
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In this very special episode of On Board Games, Erik, Don, and Bruce tackle nothing but reviews. They look at:

  • Thunder Alley
  • Farmageddon: Farm Fresh Edition
  • Grand Prix
  • Mow MOney
  • Ahead in the Clouds
  • Chronosphere
  • Star Trek Panic

 

As a bonus, the boys attempt to set the official world record on mispronouncing the game company Gigamic.

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In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk about games they've played lately.
 
 
(19:49) Next, they talk about some big news that's hit the game industry.
 
(53:08) Lastly, Don Erik and Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games talks about what it is like to be a publisher going to Essen.
 
 
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In this episode, Erik and Stephanie talk about some games they've played lately.
 
 
(20:20) Next, they talk about the joy that is solo games.
 
(55:46) Lastly, Don and Bruce take a stab an answering some questions from the "Dear On Board Games" mailbag.
 
 
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In this episode, Don and Stephanie talk to Mark Specter about a host of things game-related, including bringing games to schools and hospitals.
 
 
 
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In this episode, Don, Erik, and Bruce talk about games they respect but do not like.
 
 
(25:34) We wish Carl Gannon a happy arrival at work. Have a great day Carl.
 
(48:06) We have the first ever "Ask On Board Games" segment
 
(52:06) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik, Don, and Bruce take a look at:
  • The Dragon & Flagon
  • Agricola Mayfair Edition
  • Agricola Family Edition
  • Mystic Vail
  • Unreal Estate
  • Double Double Dominoes
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk to Daryl Andrews about they've played lately.
 
 
(44:35) Next, Isaac, Stephanie and Daryl talk about what it is like to be a full-time game designer.
 
(1:21:00) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Tiny Epic Galaxies: Beyond the Black
  • Dr. Eureka
  • Plums
  • A Fake Artist Goes to New York
  • Steampark
 
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In this episode, Erik and Don talk to Dirk Knemeyer about some games they've played lately.
 
 
(27:00) Next,Don, Erik, and Dirk talk about Asmodee's purchases of other companies and what that means for the gaming industry.
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk to Mark Specter about what they playedat GenCon.
 
 
(22:00) Next, Isaac, Stephanie, and Mark talk about what GenCon is like for a publisher, designer, and reporter.
 
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In this episode, Don and Stephanie talk to Bob Wieman about they've played lately.
 
 
(25:00) Next, Don, Stephanie and Bob talk about ethics in games.
 
(1:16:00) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik, Don, and Bruce take a look at:
  • City of Spies
  • Kraftwagen V6
  • The Pursuit of Happiness
  • The Game of 49
  • Dungeon Busters
  • Codenames: Deep Undercover
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik talk with Michael Mihealsick of Coalition Games about what they've played lately.
 
 
(20:04) Next, Don, Erik, and Michael talk about the six pillars of game design.
 
(1:01:00) Issac has a few thoughts on Asmodee's purchase of F2Z.
 
(1:06:00) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • The Networks
  • Tutti Fruitti
  • Stellar Conflict
  • Elysium
  • Piratoons
  • Battle of the Bands: 21st Century Edition
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik talk about Dice Tower Convention
 
 
(25:17) Next, Don and Erik talk about humor in games.
 
(1:00:58) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik, Don, and Bruce take a look at:
  • Ghostbusters: Protect the Barrier
  • Star Wars Rebellion
  • Bear Valley
  • Animals on Board
  • Between Two Cities
  • Panic Lab
  • Best Treehouse Ever
  • Backyard Builders Treehouse
  • Sushi Go Party
 
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk with Michael Coe of Gamelyn Games about what they've played lately
 
 
(26:40) Next, the three talk about all the cool happenings going on at Gamelyn Games in the near future.
 
(59:15) Lastly, Isaac and Stephanie take a very in-depth look at the new board game Scythe.
 
 
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In this episode, Don and Bruce talk with the folks from the Flip the Table podcast about their show and some of the adventures at Dice Tower Con.
 

 
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In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk to Daniel Solis about games they played lately.
 
(27:00) In the second section, they talk about life as a game entrepreneur and also an art director.
 
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this celebratory episode, Scott Nicholson joins Don and Erik to talk about the history of the podcast and what is going on in Scott's life.
 
 
(57:00) Giles has some kind words to say about the show.
 
(1:00) Erik and Don talk with Stephanie about the future of the podcast.
 
(1:25) Bruce talks about the show and the future of both it and gaming.
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Stephanie talk to Marguerite Cottrell about replayability in games.
 
 
Due to the activities of Origins, there is no second segment in this episode.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik talk to David L Hoyt about what's like to make games and puzzles for millions of people.
 
 
(41:49) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at a ton of games:
  • Rivalry Dice
  • Firefly Fluxx
  • Space Planets
  • Tambuzi
  • Bring Your Own Book
  • Go Away Monster
  • Fast Flip
  • Circuit Maze
  • High Heavens
  • Deep Space D-6
  • Star Trek: The Dice Game
  • Captain Carcass
  • Meteor
  • Garbage Day
  • Mini Rogue
 
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this episode, Stephanie and Isaac talk to Rodney Smith of Watch It Played about Watch It Played.
 
 
(51:00) Next, Don talks about some of the latest gaming news.
 
(55:00) Lastly, Don talks with Touradj Mansouri, director AEG's Vanguard Program, about that and demo teams in general.
 
 
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In this episode, Bruce talks with Mike Fitzgerald (from Ludology) and Nate Brett (from Board Game Hour) about Sports Games
 
 
(1:11:00) Next, Don and Stephanie talk about Geekway to the West
 
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Nate Scheidler joins Donald & Erik to talk about what brand really means in the game industry. 

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Giles Pritchard and Donald talk about working with the game companies you love.
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Don and Bruce talk with Mike Selinker about the controversy surrounding crossword puzzles.
 
 
(1:11) What we've played
 
(31:11) Gridgate Discussion
 
(1:09:00) Next, Bruce and Erik talk about the relevance of game awards.
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Gil Hova from Formal Ferret Games joins Isaac and Stephanie to talk about some recent publisher policy changes.

 

(38:18) Then, Gil, Isaac, and Stephanie talk about the newest expansion for Bad Medicine: Second Opinion, currently on Kickstarter.

(50:36) Next, Isaac talks to show sponsor Gregory Oliver from La Boite de Jeu about that post-apocalyptic game Outlive, coming to Kickstarter May 9th. (Awesome news: no zombies!)

(1:11:55) Lastly, Isaac and Stephanie have a very interesting discussion about Tabletop day.
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

Jared Sinclair joins Erik & Donald to discuss how some games and game environments support competitive play.

 

(1:22:09) In the reviewaplaooza Donald & Erik discuss:

  • Automobiles
  • Poseidon's Kingdom
  • Tiki Topple
  • Mogul
  • Fisticuffs
  • Firefly Kalidasa / Jetwash / Esmerelda

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So there was a Kickstarter Interview and roundup that was supposed to go into Episode 191 but I totally missed it, so here they are.
 
Isaac and Stephanie talk to Tim Lampasana about his Kickstarter: Ave.
 
 
(15:57) In Kickstarter round up, Isaac and Stephanie talk about:
  • Santorini
  • Bottom of the 9th: Clubhouse
  • Red Dragon Lair and Beyond
  • Starving Artists

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:56pm EDT

In this episode Don and Erik talk to Adam Cetnerowski to talk about game play in the work place.
 
 
In the second segment, Bruce, and Isaac reflect on Unpub. (1:02:31)

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In this episode Don and Stephanie talk to Ray Greenley about randomness in cooperative games.
 
 
In the second segment, Bruce, Isaac, and Stephanie talk about Unpub.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

In this episode Isaac talks with Dirk Kneymeyer about playtesting legacy games.
 
 
In the Review-a-palooza, Don and Stephanie Fry take a look at:
  • Stuff and Nonsense
  • 12 Days
  • Adventure Land
  • Karuba
  • Red Dragon Inn and the Pooky Expansion

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

In this episode Don and Stephanie talk with the Podfather himself, Stephen Buenocore about Stronghold Games leveling up.
 
 
In the second segment, Don, Bruce, and Robin talk about print and play games and making the jump to Kickstarter.

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In this episode Erik and Don talk to Justin Gary from Stoneblade Entertainment about life on the Magic Pro tour and what it teaches about game design.
 
 
 
In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don talk about:
  • Pack O' Games 2: Rum, Sow, and Gym
  • Escape the Room
  • Sub Rosa: Spies for Hire
  • Booty
 
Stephanie and Isaac take a look at:
  • And Then we Held Hands
  • 7 Wonders Duel
  • Akrotiri
  • Tides of Time

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

In this episode Stephanie and Suzanne talk to Rob Daviau about his amazing legacy games.
 
 
 
Isaac talks to Curt Covert of Smirk and Dagger games and R. Dante Lauretta with Xtronaut at New York Toy Fair.
 
Lastly, Erik and Don talk with Justin Robert Young about his game The Contender and about the game of politics in general.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

In this episode Isaac and Stephanie talk about games they've played and discuss TIME Stories.
 
 
Isaac talks to Lea Culliton from HABA Games and Stephen Buenocore from Stronghold Games while visiting them at New York Toy Fair.
 
In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Bruce take a look at:
  • Leaving Earth
  • Dragon Punch
  • Rallyman
  • Motorsport Manager
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:33pm EDT

In this episode Don and Erik talk with Dominic from Northstar Games about using games for science education.
 
 
Don talks with Dave Zuckman from Obscure Reference Games about their new game Overlords of Infamy.
 
 
Lastly, Isaac chats with Zev from WizKids about his latest endeavor.
 
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:30pm EDT

In this episode Isaac and Erik talk with Sen-Foong Lim about working with IPs and licensed games.
 
 
Isaac and Erik also talk with Brian Henk from Overworld Games to talk about their new expansion for Good Cop Bad Cop: Under Cover.
 
 
In the review-a-palooza, Don and Bruce take a look at:
  • The Godfather: An Offer You Can't Refuse
  • Epic Roll
  • Happy Salmon
  • Meeple Realty Castle of Mad King Ludwig Box Insert
  • Mad King Ludwig Secrets
  • Cabaret
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Direct download: obg183_022916.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:33pm EDT

In this episode Don and Stephanie are joined by Patrick from Crash Games to talk about how to level up your game company.
 
 
Don, Bruce, and Dirk Kneymeyer talk about negotiation in games.
 
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

In this episode Isaac and Stephanie are joined by Scott Nicholson and also Juliane Patel and Ariel Rubin to talk escape rooms and the Escape Room in a Box.
 
 
Isaac and Stephanie talk to Nick Little about Dreamwell.
 
Lastly, Isaac and Stephanie have an extra-perky Kickstarter rundown.
 

Isaac

Steph

 
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Direct download: obg181_021516.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51pm EDT

In this episode Don and Erik talk with Jeff Siadek from Gorilla Games to talk about Battlestations and RPG/Board game hybrids.
 
 
Isaac talks to Devin Clatworthy about Ghostel

Lastly, Don and Bruce talk about board game pundits.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:21pm EDT

In this episode Don and Erik talk with Tommy, Lee, and Raven of Meeple Realty about game inserts.
 
 
In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Tides of Infamy
  • Council of Verona
  • King Chocolate
  • Subdivision
  • Road to Ruin

Be sure to check out the Meeple Realty website (meeplerealty.com) for a contest for OBG listeners.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:57am EDT

In this episode Isaac and Stephanie talk with Andrew Christopher Enriquez, of the Nerd Nighters podcast, about game table simulators.
 
 
In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Mage Wars Academy
  • TIME Stories
  • Fast and Furious: Full Throttle
  • Mystery!
  • Alibi
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Category:general -- posted at: 1:32pm EDT

In this episode Don and Isaac talk with Alex Yeager from Mayfair Games about all of the changes going on there.
 
 
Don talks to Michael Coe from Gamelyn Games about their company and their upcoming Tiny Epic Western on Kickstarter now.
 
 
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Direct download: obg177_011816.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31am EDT

In this episode Erik, Don, and Isaac talk about abstraction in games.
 
 In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Heroes
  • Flick 'em Up
  • Res Publica 2230
  • The Grand Austria Hotel
  • Conquest at Kismet
  • Space Cadets: Away Missions
  • King's Forge 2nd Edition
  • Cleopatra and the Society of Architects
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Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

OBG 175: Preview Party
In this episode Erik and Stephanie talk about some preview copies of Kickstarter games they received.
 
 In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Pret A Porter
  • Area 1851
  • Hostage Negotiator
  • Pirate Den
  • Modern Naval Combat: Global Warfare
  • The Golden Ages
  • Naval War
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT

In this episode, Erik, Don, Isaac, and Stephanie talk about what 2016 holds for the podcast.

Also, we discuss the recent Asmodee announcements and its possible impacts.

 
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Category:general -- posted at: 11:03am EDT

Isaac and Stephanie start off by talking what the Kickstarter Santa brought.

Following that, they talk to Jamey Stegmaier from Stonemaier Games about how Kickstarter has changed for board game producers.

Lastly, Isaac and Stephanie talk about what to expect from the show in the upcoming year.
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 6:11pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by the amazing Suzanne to talk about giving the gift of games.
 
 
Indie Cardboard gives us another couple of weeks of new game news.
 
In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Sure Fresh Cups
  • Burgle Bros
  • Paperback
  • Code Names
  • Hoyuk
  • Kaosball
  • Bottom of the 9th
  • Worm Up
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Direct download: obg173_121415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:48am EDT

Isaac and Stephanie start off by talking about BGG Con.

Following that, they talk to Michael Fox of the Little Metal Dog show about Ship Naked and the fate of his podcast.

Lastly, they look at the following Kickstarters of interest:

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

In this very special episode, Erik and Don are at BGG Con and the Dallas Games Marathon. They talk to Stronghold Games, Aldie from Boardgame Geek, and various other attendees about the con.
 
 
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Direct download: obg172_113015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Isaac and Stephanie start off by discussing some recent Kickstarters.

There is a quick note about GameFe, a Kickstarter for a board game cafe in the UK. Also, if you are in the OKC area on Nov 27, be sure to drop by Games HQ for Don Con, featuring Donald Dennis.

Following that, they talk to Richard and Emily Gibbs of 64 oz Games about their game accessories for the blind.

Next, Isaac and Stephanie talk to Jodi and Clint Black, makers of the Carolina Gaming Tables.

Lastly, they look at the following Kickstarters of interest:

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:37pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Bruce, Rocki, Maureen, and Chris from the Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast to talk about the new hotness in party games.
 
 
Indie Cardboard gives us another couple of weeks of new game news.
 
Don interviews Kevin Makinzie of the http://dallasgamesmarathon.com/.
 
Don also interviews Mark Sierens of Vile Genius Games, creator of Evil Death Ray (out now).
 
The reviews are again contained in the round table (something that happens when Bruce is on) and cover:
  • The Amazing Dr. Nim
  • Pie Face
  • Champions of Midgard
  • Pie Face
  • Don plays Firefly
  • Mysterium
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Direct download: obg171_111615.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:47pm EDT

Issac and Stephanie start off by discussing some recent Kickstarters.

Following that, they talk to Joshua Lobkowizc of Gray Fox Games about Champions of Midgard and where Kickstarter now fits in their company.

Lastly, they look at the following Kickstarters of interest:

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:48pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Dirk Kneymeyer to talk about what a game producer is and does.

 
Indie Cardboard gives us another couple of weeks of new game news.
 
 
In the review-a-palooza, Bruce Voge joins Erik (for real this time) and they take a look at:
  • Manila
  • One Night Ultimate Vampire
  • Evolution
  • Jackbox Party Pack 2
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
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Direct download: obg170_110215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28pm EDT

Issac and Stephanie continue to rock as they discuss some recent Kickstarters.

Following that, they talk to Travis Change about the game Kodama.

They then have a great discussion with Marc Specter about demoing games and Kickstarter's impact on conventions.

Lastly, they look at the following Kickstarters of interest:

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Direct download: obgcfe034_102515.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:35am EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Scott Nicholson to talk about game design.

 
Isaac pops in with an interview about 7th Continent and amazing new game on Kickstarter.
 
Indie Cardboard gives us some new game news.
 
 
In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik take a look at:
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Direct download: obg169_101815.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

Issac and Stephanie return to form as they discuss some recent Kickstarters.

Following that, they bring on Randy Hoyt and Alex Kevern to talk about World's Fair 1893 and retheming games

Lastly, they look at the following Kickstarters of interest:

 

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: obgcfe033_101115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:51pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by the (dare I say it) Amazing Bruce Voge from the Party Gamecast, featuring the Party Game Cast, to talk about trivia in games.

Indie Cardboard gives us some new game news.
 
 
In round table, Don, Erik, and Bruce take a look at:
  • Rattlebones
  • Tiny Epic Galaxies
  • Tea Dueling
  • WWE Superstar Showdown
  • The Guardians: Explore
  • Last Spike
  • Steampunk Rally
  • Clear for Takeoff
  • Ruse
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
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Direct download: obg168_100515.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am EDT

Issac and Stephanie go interview crazy in this jam packed episode.

First, they talk to Brent Vincent from Adacio games to talk about Latice.

Next, they talk to Adam Clark and Meloney Buehl about Kicktraq (and for some reason cheese caves).

Than, they talk to Jason Kotzur-Yang about his game Ragnaroll.

Lastly, they talk to Hasbro (yes that Hasbro) about their new quest for a partygame and embracing crowdfunding to do it.

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
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Direct download: obgcfe32_092615.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:55pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Geof Gamble from the Long View podcast to talk about sandbox and open world gaming.

Indie Cardboard gives us some new game news.
 
 
In the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik take a look at:
  • Catan Traveler
  • Flip City
  • Trambahn
  • Princess Bride: Miracle Pill
  • Isle of Skye
  • Exploding Kittens
  • 6 Nimmt
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
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Direct download: obg167_092215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT

Isaac and Stephanie talk about some Kickstarter games they've played recently.

Our show sponsor is Gil Hova where we talk to him about his new game The Networks and what life is like as a full-time game designer.

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
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Direct download: obgcfe31_091215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

In this episode Erik is joined by Suzanne and Chaz from Pair Of Dice Paradise to talk about game weight and what it means.

Indie Cardboard gives us some new game news.
 
 
In the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik take a look at:
  • Yomi the Steam version
  • Star Trek 5 Year Mission
  • The Networks
  • Manhattan Project
  • The Princess Bride As You Wish Game
  • No Thanks
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
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Direct download: obg166_090715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

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: 4:14pm EDT

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/

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: obg165_082415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

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: 3:37pm EDT

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: 1:19pm EDT

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/
Patreon account: 
http://www.patreon.com/obg
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obgcrowd@gmail.com
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_28_Random_Encounters.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 9:21pm EDT

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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Direct download: obg163_072615.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:04am EDT

OBG CFE 27: High Frontier

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: 10:24pm EDT

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/
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: obg162_071215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT

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: 12:41pm EDT

OBG 161: Emergent Gameplay

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:
http://www.patreon.com/obg
Twitter: @onboardgames
RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss
Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

 

Direct download: obg161_070115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:35pm EDT

OBG CFE 25: Monstrous

 

Isaac and Stephanie are joined by Kim Brebach, from Secret Base Games to talk about everything from kickstarter fulfillment to the Australian game design scene, but mostly about Monstrous, a dexterity game kickstarter that’s live now!

Origins Rundown

 

  • Steam Court

  • Pitch a game to Tom Vasel

  • Played Cahoots by Jay Treat

 

Khairul Hamdan stops by to talk about Reign:The Card Game
Reign the Card Game

 

Kim Brebach on Monstrous

 

Kickstarters of Interest

 
Email Isaac: obgcrowd@gmail.com
Email Stephanie:  stephstraw@gmail.com

 

Email On Board Games: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
Our Patreon Page http://www.patreon.com/obg
Direct download: OBG_CFE_25_Monstrous.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 10:12pm EDT

Don is joined by Suzanne and Marguerite to talk about gaming and charity.

Twitter: @425suzanne

Twitter: @MaggiBot

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Tiny Epic Kingdoms Heroes Call
  • Note about Firefly
  • Runecrafter
  • La Granja
  • Kraftwagen
  • Automobile

 Reminder!
There is also a contest. Send your one or two paragraph twist on hidden traitor games to onboardgames.net@gmail.com and you might win a copy of Dark Moon from Stronghold Games! Put DARK MOON CONTEST in the subject line.

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Direct download: obg160_061415.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:08pm EDT

OBG CFE 24: Steam Court

Today, Stephanie and Isaac talk to Will and Ryan, from Tantrum House about Steam Court.

 Steam Court on Kickstarter

Steam Court

Kickstarters we’ve been playing

  • Eminent Domain: Microcosm
  • The Metagame - local no 12, Eric Zimmerman
  • Lift Off! by Eduardo Baraf
  • Agents of SMERSH by 8th Summit
  • Flip Hue by Studio 202 Games
  • Treasure Chest

Active Kickstarters of Interest

 

Want to be on the show? Please be in touch 3-6 months before your kickstarter launch to learn about dates, rates and sponsorship opportunities. 

Email Isaac: obgcrowd@gmail.com

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
Email Stephanie:  stephstraw@gmail.com
Email On Board Games: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
Our Patreon Page http://www.patreon.com/obg
 
Direct download: OBG_CFE_24_Steam_Court.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 1:11pm EDT

OBG 159: Traitor in the Mediterranean

Erik and Don are joined by Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games to talk about life, the universe and hidden traitor games.

Twitter: @StrongholdGames
Web Site: http://strongholdgames.com/
Podcast: http://boardgamesinsider.com/

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Chaosmos
  • For the Win
  • Penny Press
  • X-Men: Mutant Revolution
  • Sun, Moon, and Stars

 

BONUS!
There is also a contest. Send your one or two paragraph twist on hidden traitor games to onboardgames.net@gmail.com and you might win a copy of Dark Moon from Stronghold Games! Put DARK MOON CONTEST in the subject line.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg
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Direct download: obg159_053115.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06am EDT

OBG CFE 23 Grey Fox Games

Isaac Shalev and Stephanie Straw are joined by Joshua Lobkowicz, the head of game development at Grey Fox Games. http://www.greyfoxgames.com/games/ 

 

Show Sponsor

Tides of Infamy & Gamewalker Games

Cards from Tides of Infamy

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1807984992/tides-of-infamy

 

2015 Kickstarters Geeklist

A geek list by Matt Wolf

http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/184188/2015-kickstarter-boardgame-projects

Wombat Rescue

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2002188924/wombat-rescue-unlike-any-game-seen-played-or-smelt

Wombat Rescue Box

 

Kickstarters of Interest

 

Email Isaac: obgcrowd@gmail.com
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_23_Grey_Fox_Games.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 8:17pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Dirk Knemeyer from Artana Games to talk conventions.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Flea Market
  • Fidelitas
  • Wordariffic
  • Five Tribes
  • Reef Encounter (finally)
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Direct download: obg158_051715.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:15pm EDT

OBG CFE 22: Tides of Infamy

 

Isaac Shalev and Stephanie Straw are joined by Jacob Bunting, designer of Tides of Infamy, a beautiful and very interactive pirate themed game featuring art and design by Peter Wocken, Jon Ariosa, and Corey Godbey.

 

Other Discussions

Kickstarter continues to improve with the help of Google Analytics. Google Analytics added to Kickstater helps project creators understand how the market is responding to their promotional efforts, and to their page.

https://www.kickstarter.com/blog/introducing-google-analytics-and-an-inside-look-at-the-creator-d

  

Results from James Mathe’s survey about shipping and early birds.

http://www.jamesmathe.com/survey-says-ks-usage/

 

 

 

Interview

Jacob Bunting of Gamewalker about Tides of Infamy

Twitter @GamewalkerLLC

 

Kickstarters of Interest

 

 

Tides of Infamy Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1807984992/tides-of-infamy

Gamewalker LLC: https://www.facebook.com/gamewalker
 
Email Isaac: obgcrowd@gmail.com
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Email On Board Games: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_22_Tides_of_Infamy.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 4:25pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Michael Keller from Visible Hand Games to talk about first plays of games.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Walk the Plank
  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Istanbul
  • Camel Up
  • Aquasphere
  • LotR The Two Towers Deckbuilder
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Direct download: obg157_050315.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41pm EDT

Brikenbrak Games. Check out their latest project, Bill Shakespeare is Dead, funding now on Kickstarter! Later, Paul Cosca, founder of Brikenbrak. 

 

 

Bill Shakespeare is Dead

 

Mighty Heroes  

Kickstarters recently played/received:

  • March of the Ants

  • Dawn: Rise of the Oculites

 

Kickstarters of Interest

Email Isaac: obgcrowd@gmail.com
Email Stephanie:  stephstraw@gmail.com
Direct download: OBG_CFE_21_Shakespeare_is_Dead.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 9:40pm EDT

In this episode Erik is joined by Bruce from the Party Gamecast featuring the Party Game Cast to talk about dexterity games.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Friday
  • Ten Pin
  • Colt Express
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Penny Drop
  • But Wait, There's More
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Direct download: obg156_041915.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21pm EDT

OBG CFE 20: Geoff Engelstein

Geoff Englestein, host of Ludology, and designer of games like Space Cadets and the Ares Project, joins Isaac and Stephanie to talk about applying concepts from game theory, behavioral economics, and game design to Kickstarter projects themselves.

Kickstarters we have recently played/received:

 

  • Cheesenomics

  • March of the Ants

 

Geoff & Ludology

http://www.ludology.libsyn.com/

On Twitter @gengelstein

 

Kickstarters of Interest

Direct download: OBG_CFE_20_Geoff_Engelstein.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

In this episode Don is joined by Michael Fox from the Little Metal Dog Show and Dan Yarrington of Game Salute to talk about marketing in games.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Contingency
  • Bullfrogs
  • Smash Up: Sci-Fi Double Feature
  • Roll For It
  • SoTM: Wrath of the Cosmos
  • Battle Sheep
  • Nightmare
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Direct download: obg155_040515.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:01pm EDT

Isaac is joined by our new OBG Crowdfunding Edition Cohost Stephanie Straw. You may know Stephanie from her work on the State of Games, her active role in Unpub, or from the convention circuit, where she’s always evangelizing for the latest and greatest games.

Before they get to their guest they talk about the bankruptcy of Phil Kilcrease, the owner of 5th Street Games.

 

Far Space Foundry
Isaac and Stephanie interview Justin Schaffer, one of the partners who run Terra Nova Games. Their latest release, Far Space Foundry by Dan Manfredini with art by Adam McIver is rocketing through Kickstarter now!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/justinschaffer/far-space-foundry

 

 

 

They also listen to our top entrants from the Haba Rhino Hero Theme Song competition, and announce the winner!

Behroox Shahriari http://youtu.be/O0WKalc9GTo

Justin Ricker https://youtu.be/bn07AH4bP0k

Boardgame Deciples Jaclyn & Joey White https://youtu.be/a_IAMl-W7mg

Michael Cooper https://youtu.be/AeqvslWWqsc

Ray Greenly - not available online (yet).

 

Kickstarters of Interest

 
 
Email Isaac: obgcrowd@gmail.com
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Email Donald: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_19_Far_Space_Foundry.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 6:20pm EDT

In this special episode Erik and Don are joined by the amazing Scott Nicholson to talk about his studies into Escape Rooms.

There is no Review-a-palooza this episode, mostly because Erik was out of the country.

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Direct download: obg154_032215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:35pm EDT

 
Anthony Amato and Nicole Kline, the dynamic duo behind Resistor_ join Isaac and Erik. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/933157520/resistor-hacking-on-the-brink-of-nuclear-destructi
 
 
http://www.cardboardfortressgames.com/
 
 
Bonus Guest! Chris Kirkman joins us to talk about the merger of Greater Than Games and Dice Hate Me Games
http://www.dicehatemegames.com/the-family-is-all-here/
 
Other Kickstarters of Interest
Above and Below
Blood Rage
Alien Frontiers Big Box
 
 
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_18_RESISTOR.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 6:46pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Dirk Knemeyer of Tesla vs. Edison fame to talk about the narrative arc in games.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Gobblet
  • Lords of Xidit
  • Xcom
  • Tiny Epic Defenders
  • Red 7
  • Superfight
  • Race for the Galaxy
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Direct download: obg153_030815.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

Today we’ll talk to Jeff Large of Happy Mitten about Aether Magic

Aether Magic box

We also have a bonus inteview with Matt Riddle and Ben Pinchback, designers of Fleet and Floating Market, which is on Kickstarter now.

 

Sponsor: Bad Medcine

Other Kickstarters of interest

 

Our Patreon Page http://www.patreon.com/obg
Direct download: OBG_CFE_017_Aether_Magic_and_Floating_Market.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 7:55pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Bruce Voge of the Party Gamecast featuring the Party Gamecast and we talk about UnPub 5.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Sheriff of Nottingham
  • Castles of Mad King Ludwig
  • Get Bit Deluxe
  • Warfighter Expansions
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Direct download: obg152_022215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:28pm EDT

OBG CFE 16: Bad Medicine

Gil Hova, the owner of Formal Ferret Games, joins Isaac Shalev and Donald Dennis to talk about the Bad Medicine Kickstarter Campaign.

 

Bad Medicine box

Twitter: @gilhova

Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games also joins us to talk about his perspective on established publishers and Kickstarter campaigns. 

 

Other Kickstarters of Interest

 

 
Our Patreon Page http://www.patreon.com/obg
Direct download: OBG_CFE_16_Bad_Medicine.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 6:58pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Alex Singh of Bottom Shelf Boardgames to talk about changes in gaming tastes.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Sellswords
  • Parade
  • Plucky Pilots
  • Splendor
  • The Broken Token
  • Patchwork
  • Imperial Assault
  • Illuminati
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT

Today we talk with Dirk Knemeyer from Conquistador Games  about Tesla vs. Edison and Prefundia. We also discuss Stronghold games and the evolving nature of Kickstarter. 

Cover, Tesla vs. Edison

Tesla vs. Edison lets 2-5 players become one of five pioneering electrical companies in 1880s-1890s America. Featuring a famous genius inventor, you compete to dominate the electric light and power industry via investing in new technology, claiming contracts around the country, and buying and selling stock from the various companies.

Project Prefundia Page
http://prefundia.com/projects/view/tesla-vs-edison/2566/

 

Other Kickstarters of Interest

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Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 2:17pm EDT

In this episode Erik and Don are joined by Suzanne from Boardgame Breakfast to talk about electronics in board games.

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Field Commander Rommel
  • Gamescience Dice
  • Troll Hunt
  • Monsters and Maidens
  • Mummy's Treasure
  • Murano
  • Cockroach Poker
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Category:general -- posted at: 8:17pm EDT

Isaac and Erik are joined by Jamie from Monolith Board Games to talk about the current Kickstarter hotness: Conan!

 

Other Kickstarters of Interest:

  • Tiny Epic Galaxies
  • Spirits of the Rice Paddies
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse's Latest
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Direct download: obgcfe_014_Conan.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

In this episode Erik is joined by Isaac and Lea Culliton from HABA Games to talk about kids games and bringing HABA games to the US.

http://www.habausa.com/

Rhino HeroOBG Logo

In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:

  • Princes of the Dragon Throne
  • One Night Ultimate Werewolf Daybreak
  • Star Trek TNG Deckbuilder - The New Phase
  • Medina
  • Caveman Curling
  • Chopstick Mega Dexterity Challenge 3000
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Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

 

Isaac and Donald are joined by Michael Coe, owner of Gamelyn Games, the Tiny Epic Publisher to talk about Tiny Epic Galaxies.

Tiny Epic Galaxies Kickstarter

 Tiny Epic Galaxies

 

 

Other Kickstarters of interest

  • Goat Horn
  • ZNA
  • Lancaster Big Box
  • Medicine Whoops
  • Lord of the PIGS
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_013_Tiny_Epic_Galaxies.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 11:57pm EDT

OBG 148: The Munchkinification of Everything

In this episode, Don is joined by Phil and Rhea from Steve Jackson Games to talk about Munchkin

Munchkin Lootletter

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Firefly: Blue Sun
  • Among the Stars
  • The Broken Token
  • The Battle At Kemble's Cascade
  • Colt Express
  • Warfighter
  • Dancing Eggs
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:45pm EDT

 

This episode, we’ll talk to Ralph Anderson VP at Eagle & Gryphon Games, and we’ll reflect on the year that was, since this is our last CFE episode of 2014.
12 Days of Christmas

Eagle & Gryphon Games Kickstarters

 Taluva


Other Kickstarters



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Direct download: OBGCFE_012_122114.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 11:03pm EDT

OBG 147: Feeling Crafty

In this episode, Don is joined by Jeff King and JT Smith from Gamecrafter to talk about the crafting games.

https://www.thegamecrafter.com/

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Tragedy Looper
  • Dead of Winter
  • Dead Man's Draw
  • Mysterium
  • Dixit
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

OBG CFE 11: New Bedford

This episode Chris Kirkman and Nat Levan join Isaac and Donald to talk about the New Bedford Kickstarter campaign.

Dice Hate Me Games

New Bedford on Kickstarter

 

 

Bonus Segment

David Chott designer of Lagoon: Land of the Druids from 3 Hares Games on the floor at BGGCon 2014.

3 Hares Games

 

We also talk about

Tiny Epic Galaxies, Tiny Epic Defenders, and Tiny Epic Kingdoms

Taluva

Demise of Dr. Frankenstein v Outrider

Playtape

Biblios Dice Game

Captain’s Wager

Rum and Bones

Alpha Mecha

 

Completed Projects

Dragonflame

Paranoia

Dracula Dossier

 

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Direct download: OBGCFE011_121114.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 12:28pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are at BGG Con where they talk about it.

They sit down with Stephen Buonocore & Paul Incao to talk about Stronghold Games.

They also sit down with Dan Yarrington and Ignacy Trzewiczek to talk about Game Salute and Ignacy's designs.


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Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm EDT

In this week's episode, Isaac and Erik comment on Gizmodo v. Kickstarter, give their thoughts, hopes, and predictions for BGG Con 2014, and talk to Matt Saunders and Seth Hyatt about the kickstarter for Mow Money, the new lawn-care enterprising card game from Mayday Games

 

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Direct download: obgcfe010_112914.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 9:51pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Eddie Campos from the Start Space podcast to talk about the nurturing new gamers.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Tiny Epic Kingdoms
  • Machi Koro
  • Trajan
  • Lewis & Clark
  • Rhino Hero
  • DC Deckbuilder Crisis
  • Small World

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:29am EDT

In this week's episode, Isaac and Don discuss previews, shipping, and lamentations with Matt Loomis and talk about his new project from Minion Games, Dragonflame.

Our sponsor this episode is: Phoenix Covenant.

 
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Direct download: obgcfe_009_dragonflame_final.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 9:31pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Anthony Racano from the Cardboard Jungle to talk about the realities and misconceptions of board game media.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Core Worlds: Revolution
  • Suburbia, Inc.
  • Pandemic

Jon Maness joins us to talk about S.C.A.R.A.B. Con
http://s-c-a-r-a-b.com/ 

Pete and Donald will be attending Atomacon on November 15
http://atomacon.org/

We also introduce our new Patreon account:
http://www.patreon.com/obg
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 6:51pm EDT

In this week's episode, Isaac and Donald have TWO interviews and three questions.

First, Jordan Godard shares insights about his new game "Collapse", a deck-building game of doomsday prepping set at the eve of the apocalypse. 

Three questions with Sriraman Subbaraman, designer of Phoenix Covenant.

Then, friend of the show and successful Kickstarter creator Robert Burke joins us to dish about his bluffing and deduction game "Operation F.A.U.S.T."

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Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT

OBG CFE 007: Lanterns

In this fine episode of OBG: Crowdfunding Edition, Isaac and Donald discuss dragons, flames, yet ANOTHER chess variant, and get the skinny on Lanterns: The Harvest Festival with Randy Hoyt of Foxtrot Games.

 

Check out Lanterns: The Harvest Festival
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/foxtrotgames/lanterns-the-harvest-festival

 

Show Sponsor

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Direct download: obgcfe_007_lanterns.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 7:49am EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Bruce Voge from the Party Game Cast featuring the Party Game Cast to talk about gimmicks in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Gold Ahoy
  • Heroes Wanted
  • Imperial
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Category:general -- posted at: 9:58pm EDT

OBG CFE 006: Knee Jerk

In this episode we talk to Andrew Federspiel, founder of Knapsack Games, about his current campgain for the fast-paced party game Knee Jerk. We also play a rousing game of "Will it Fund?" and talk about the successful funding of Bomb Squad by Tasty Minstrel Games

Sponsors: 

Apocalypse: Galactic Arena 
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/storyceptiongames/apocalypse-galactic-arena

Collapse
http://collapsecards.com/

Direct download: obgcfe_006_kneejerk.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 7:36am EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games and Mike Fitzgerald, designer of Diamonds.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Villainy
  • Holiday Fluxx
  • Love Letter
  • Vichi
  • Johari
  • Homesteaders
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by All Us Geeks' Jeff King to talk about Protospiels and Unpubs.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • A Duel Betwixt Us
  • Tapple
  • Doomtown Reloaded
  • Carrier Strike
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

In this episode, Erik and Don talk with Isaac Shalev about his recent Kickstarter for Chronosphere.

Direct download: obgcfe_005_chronosphere.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 9:19pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Isaac Shalev to talk about gaming with children.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Diamonds
  • Space Cadet Dice Duels: Die Fighter
  • Among the Stars
  • Compounded Chemical Chaos
  • Monopoly
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Direct download: obg140_090114.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06am EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Suzanne Sheldon to talk about apps and electronics in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Star Realms
  • King's Forge
  • Magnum Opus
  • Formula De
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Category:general -- posted at: 11:04pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Brian Counter to talk about older games and gaming while visually impaired.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Rockwell
  • Race Formula 90
  • Power Grid
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Category:general -- posted at: 6:28pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Pete are joined by Nate Brett to talk about marketing and board games.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Hanabi
  • Infiltraion
  • Concordia
  • The Game of Life
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:57pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Jason talk Storm-Con, excessive dice, and persnickety snark while talking with Stephen Buonocore and Andrew Parks about Core Worlds Digital.

Direct download: obgcfe_004_final_mono.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 10:07pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Meg McGinley to talk about Pack the Pack and the Tabletop Deathmatch she participated in.

Link to Tabletop Deathmatch

Pack the Pack kickstarter

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Mascarade (and Coup)
  • Bedpans + Broomsticks
  • Pandánte
  • Praetor
  • BSG: Daybreak
  • Acquire
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

In this episode, Don is joined by Scott Nicholson and Alan Moon to talk about Ticket to Ride and Alan's other work.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Chronosphere
  • Marvel Legendary: Paint the Town Red
  • Epic Death!
  • Firefly: Pirates and Bounty Hunters
  • Ticket To Ride
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Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm EDT

In this episode, Jason and Donald talk about meta experiences, money woes, and chip-flipping all while interviewing Michael Coe and Scott Almes from Gamelyn Games about their Kickstarter campaign for Tiny Epic Defenders.

On Board Games Crowdfunding Edition is all about crowdfunding board game production. Kickstarter, indiegogo, patreon, rockethub, or any other plaform, is likely to be touched on in any given episode.

 

Direct download: obgcfe_003_final.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 12:16am EDT

In this episode, Erik and Don are joined by Bruce Voge from the Party Game Cast (Featuring the Party Game Cast) to talk about party games.

Due to the length of the episode, there is no review-a-palooza this go around, but it'll be back next episode.

 
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:39pm EDT

On this episode of On Board Games: Crowdfunding Edition, Jason and Donald discuss sucky air conditioning,  internet trolls, and lightning storms with Sean Brown from Mr. B Games as well as his Kickstarter campaign for Realm of Heroes.

On Board Games Crowdfunding Edition is all about crowdfunding board games. Kickstarter, indiegogo, patreon, rockethub, or any other plaform, are likely to be touched on in any given episode.

Direct download: obgcfe_002_final.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 3:05pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined byIsaac Shalev to talk about repeated plays in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Evolution
  • The Cards of Cthulhu
  • Rampage
  • Steam Expansion Map 4
  • Swagman's Hope
  • Ca$h N Guns
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:29pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Jason "Pete" Frye to talk about bluffing in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Voluspa
  • Rogue Agent
  • Bang! the dice game
  • Hot Tin Roof
  • D&D Dungeoncrawl games
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:34pm EDT

In this maiden voyage of On Board Games: Crowdfunding Edition, Jason and Donald discuss ninja escape hatches, back door pilots, and long-necked carnivorous turtles with Dominic Crapuchettes from North Star Games all while digging into his Kickstarter campaign for Evolution.

On Board Games Crowdfunding Edition is all about crowdfunding board games. Kickstarter, indiegogo, patreon, rockethub, or any other plaform, are likely to be touched on in any given episode.

Direct download: obgcfe_001a.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Jim Reed to talk about reviewing games.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Jason review:

  • Happy Birthday
  • Evolution
  • Tiny Epic Kingdoms
  • IKEA FRACTA bags
  • Galaxy Defenders
 
You can reach the Not Just Another Gaming Podcast at http://www.njagp.com/
 

Someone from OBG will be at Unpub Mini May 17th and Stormcon on June 20

 
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:43pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Robert Searing to talk about custom box inserts.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Loonacy
  • Firefly Breakin' Atmo
  • Mad City
  • Lords of Vegas Up
  • Settlers of Catan
 
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Direct download: obg130_041314.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:51pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Jason Frye to talk about retail stores.

There isn't a review-a-palooza, but Don, Jason, and Erik do quick reviews of:

  • Euphoria
  • One Night Ultimate Werewolf
  • Charon Inc
 
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:39pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Ray Greenley to talk about balance in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Sentinels of the Multiverse: Vengence
  • Takenoko
  • Krosmaster Arena
  • Myrmes
  • Nuclear War
 
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Direct download: obg128_041614.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:43pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Isaac Shalev to talk about microgames.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • City of Horror
  • Gone Viking
  • Takido
  • Fire and Axe
 
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Direct download: obg127_030214.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:40pm EDT

In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Peter "Universal Head" Gifford to talk about rules summaries and box insets.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik review:

  • Battle For Stalingrad
  • Cheaty Mages
  • Bremerhaven
  • Canterbury
  • Inception - The Solo Card Game
 
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Direct download: obg126_021514.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:15pm EDT

In this episode, Don is joined by Jason "Pete" Frye and Marty from the Rolling Dice and Taking Names podcast while they attend Scarab Con.

You can hear more of Marty at: rolldicetakenames.com

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Jason review:

  • Karnickel
  • 12 Realms
  • Quantum
  • Wasabi
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Category:general -- posted at: 1:59pm EDT

Giles joins Don and Erik to talk about miniature games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Robinson Crusoe
  • Freedom: The Underground Railroad
  • Firefly
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Detroit-Cleveland Grand Prix
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Direct download: obg124_011814.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT

Scott joins Don and Erik to talk about promotional items for games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Brave Rats
  • Caverna
  • Space Sheep
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:26pm EDT

Scott joins Don to talk about BGG.Con and then are joined by Anthony Rotolo to talk about 3D printing and gaming.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Jason (Pete) Frye take a look at:

  • Eons
  • Gemrush
  • Terra Mystica
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Direct download: obg122_120813.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:56pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Dirk Knemeyer to talk about theme in game design.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Compunded
  • Duck Dynasty Redneck Wisdom Trivia Game
  • Eldritch Horror
  • Lords of Waterdeep (iOS)
  • Going, Going, Gone!
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Direct download: obg121_112413.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Jason "Pete" Frye to talk about deck builders.

Don talks quickly about the 7th annual Games for Educators conference.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Tomorrow
  • Lego Creationary
  • Legends of Andor
  • World to Conquer (iOS)
  • HeroQuest
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Category:general -- posted at: 6:26pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Tiffany Ralph to talk about creating new gamers

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Emu Ranchers
  • The Witches
  • Betrayal at House on the Hill
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Don and Erik are joined by Ray Greenley to talk about emotions in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Plato Magazine
  • Choose One
  • Empire Engine
  • Asgard's Choice
  • Space Cadet's: Dice Duel
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:16pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Stephen Buonocore to talk about Essen and real-time games. Also we get a visit from a surprise guest.

The link to a discussion about intentionally broken games can be found at:

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/196304/

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Jyhad/Vampire the Eternal struggle
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Category:general -- posted at: 6:47pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Jonathon Bishop to talk about the state of board gaming on mobile devices

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Escape: The Curse of the Temple
  • Hornet Leader: The Cthulhu Campaign
  • Monopoly Tycoon
  • The Pathfinder Adventure Card Game
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Category:general -- posted at: 8:52pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Michael Keller to talk about markets in games and supply and demand.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Tessen
  • Dungeon Roll
  • Global Mogul
  • Star Trek Catan Federation Space Map Pack
  • The Downfall of Pompeii
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Jason Frye to talk about worker placement games.

Erik and Don remind listeners about the current Cool Stuff Inc contest.

The link for the contest in the guild is http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1016693/obg-csi-contest

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Time N Space
  • SOTM: Shattered Timelines
  • Agents of SMERSH
  • The Golden City
  • Heroclix
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Category:general -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Jason Frye to talk about the new guy in the gaming group.

Erik and Don announce a new contest.

The link for the contest in the guild is http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/1016693/obg-csi-contest

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Vampire Empire
  • Pandemic Reprint
  • Phantom Leader Deluxe
  • Love Letter
  • Legendary: Dark City
  • Alien Frontier: Factions
  • Titan the Arena

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:08pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Giles to talk about elegance in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Giles and Ewen take a look at:

  • Dystopian Wars
  • Song of Blades and Heroes

While Don and Giles look at:

  • Give It to the King
  • Water Lily
  • Shadow Hunters
  • Condottiere
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:49pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by AJ Porfirio to talk about solo games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Infection
  • D-Day Dice
  • Escape
  • The Great Hartland Hauling Company
  • Middle Earth: The Wizards
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Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Tim Weaver to talk about board games and technology.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Farmageddon
  • Star Trek TNG Deckbuilding Game
  • Catan Explorers & Pirates
  • Edition Wars
  • Seasons
  • Kingmaker
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Category:general -- posted at: 9:40pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Grant Rodiek to talk about independent game design.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:

  • Five Points
  • The Princess Bride Prepare To Die
  • Flash Duel
  • Got It
  • Pirate Dice
  • Democrazy
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http://cheveedodd.com/thoughts-networking-earns-pitches.html

http://inspirationtopublication.wordpress.com/
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Category:general -- posted at: 8:28pm EDT

Don and Erik are joined by Boards and Bees blog author Jesse Hickle to talk about blogs and also dice in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik is joined by Philip Jaques to look at:

  • Cards Against Humanity
  • Wiz War
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT

Don is joined by Andrew Parks of Quixotic Games and Dan Yarrington of Gamesalute to talk about Kickstarter.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at:

  • Stack & Attack
  • Family Business
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:33pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Ray Greenley to talk about if increasing quality in game production will hurt smaller producers.

In the review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at:

  • Zen Garden
  • Police Precinct
  • Road Rally USA
  • Clubs
  • Blood Bowl
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm EDT

Erik is joined by Colby Dauch from Plaid Hat Games to talk about what to do after the game is designed.

Due to conflicting vacations, there is no review-a-palooza this episode.

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:09pm EDT

Erik and Don sit down to discuss a potpourri of topics from previous episodes.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • Pirates of the Spanish Main
  • X Marks the Spot
  • The Speicherstadt
  • WordARound
  • Cirplexed!
  • San Juan

Link to the Todd Breitenstein Indie Go Go fundraiser:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-the-breitensteins-with-their-medical-bills?c=home

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Luke Warren from Northstar Games to talk about what makes a good party game.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • Epic Spell Wars
  • Four Taverns
  • Archipelgo
  • Suburbia
  • Junta
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:40pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Michael Keller to talk about what it takes to be a good playtester.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • DC Comics Deckbuilder
  • Marvel Legendary
  • Talk a bit about Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Zooloretto
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:05pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Brent Lloyd to talk about the decision horizion in games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • CO2
  • Pittsburgh 68
  • Tzolkin
  • Rise of the Zombies
  • Power Struggle
  • Influence
  • Ubongo
The Influence kickstarter can be found at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1944433706/influence?ref=live
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Category:general -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by the amazing Scott Nicholson and a host of others to celebrate 100 episodes. In the round table, they discuss podcasts and other media and how it relates to boardgames, as well as answer listener questions.

You can view the unedited video feed of this episode at YouTube at :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeAuUyfrXpw&feature=youtu.be

Random trivia. This episode is being released on Feb 3, 2013 which is Super Bowl Sunday in the US. Our very first recording (episode 0) was recorded on a Super Bowl Sunday as well.
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:54pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by the Thunder from Down Under: Giles to talk about teaching games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • Spaceteam
  • Droidippy
  • Lords of Waterdeep
  • Train to Nuremberg
  • Labyrinth
  • TieBreaker
  • Alibi
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:17pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Aldo from Impressions to talk about distribution in the gaming industry.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • Snake Oil
  • King of Tokyo
  • Founding Fathers
  • Chicken Ceaser
  • Loopin Louie
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:05pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Greg Schlosser to talk about Counter magazine and reviewing in general.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • Space Cadets
  • Revolver 2
  • Core Worlds: Galactic Order
  • Merchants of Europe
  • Apples to Apples
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:49am EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Dan Yarrington to talk about Gamesalute and their vision for the gaming industry.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:
  • Martian Dice
  • Pink Hijinks
  • X-Wing
  • Elder Sign
  • Bohnanza
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

Erik and Don discuss BGG Con

Don and Jonathon Bishop talk about games on the iOS

Giles talks about art in games

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  • Smash Up
  • Dr. Who
  • Earth Reborn
  • Clash of Wills: Shiloh
  • Crude
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Category:general -- posted at: 7:52pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Shaun Fable to talk about gaming in Germany and the cultural differences between it and America.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  • Article 27
  • Shadow Hunters
  • Ergo
  • Libertalia
  • Bang!
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:36pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Cyrus, the Father Geek to talk about game replayability and how expansions impact it.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  • Moose in my House
  • Merchants and Marauders
  • Minotaurus
  • Dungeon Heroes
  • Samurai
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Giles to talk about getting those older games back into play.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  • The Crazy Creatures of Dr. Gloom
  • Little Devils
  • Milestones
  • Carcassone
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Category:general -- posted at: 6:58pm EDT

Stephen is joined by Erik and Don to talk about running a booth at a convention.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  •     Hunt or Gather
  •     Core Worlds
  •     Lost Valley
  •     Urbania
  •     New Science
  •     Castle of Magic

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:17pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Brent Lloyd to talk about decisions in board games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  • If I'm Going Down
  • Cthulhu Fluxx
  • Descent 2nd Edition
  • Flashpoint: Operation Rescue
  • Star Trek Catan and other Catan games
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Category:general -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Cyrus the Father Geek to talk about sports games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Hope review:

  • Magical Athlete
  • Kingdom Builder
  • Scotland Yard
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Category:general -- posted at: 8:51pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Dice Hate Me's Chris to talk about what makes up good and bad rulebooks.

Ted Duby offers up a review of D-Day Dice.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Hope review:

  • Roll Through The Ages: The Bronze Age
  • Killer Bunnies and the Ultimate Odyssey
  • Can't Stop
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:13pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Sam to discuss building tournaments.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  • Frontline General 1943
  • Whitewater
  • Aeroplanes: Aviation Ascendent
  • Hornet
  • Talisman
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Category:general -- posted at: 10:10pm EDT

Erik and Don are joined by Tom Vasel to discuss, among other things, how companies should promote their games.

In the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don review:

  • Lords of Waterdeep
  • The Big Bang Theory Party Game
  • Thunderbolt Apache Leader
  • Starship Merchants
  • Empire Express
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Erik, Don, and Scott talk about an app that Scott is working on, boardgame apps at the table, and Kickstarter.

Nathanial Clubb and Bite do a review of Cosmic Encounter Online.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:12pm EDT

Game On!'s Cody and John join Erik and Don to talk about the Jones Theory and finding that perfect game collection size.

In Don and Erik's Review-a-palooza, they cover:

  • Empires of the Void
  • The Miskatonic School for Girls
  • 7 Wonders: Leaders
  • Civilization
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Category:general -- posted at: 7:40pm EDT

Adam Daulton joins Erik Dewey and Donald Dennis to discuss different types of conventions and what to expect from them.

Scott joins Erik and Don for Reviewapalooza discussing:

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:32pm EDT

Geoff Englestein joines Donald Dennis and Erik Dewey for a discussion on miniature games.

Don announces the winners of our Bug Out contest

Don and Erik do another reviewapalooza talking about:

  • Who's Got Game
  • Road to Enlightenment
  • Yinsh
  • Zertz
  • Tigris and Euphrates
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT

Scott Nicholson joines Donald Dennis and Erik Dewey for a discussion on the various gaming opportunities at Disney World

The Disney Podcasts Scott Listens to on a regular basis:

Erik, Don, and Giles do another reviewapalooza, and talk about how you could get a free game!

  • Catan Junior
  • Bug Out
  • Zip Zap
  • Animal on Animal
  • DiceAFARI
  • Timeline

Erik and Don briefly discuss the Kickstarter project Road to Enlightenment

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:51pm EDT

Donald Dennis and Erik Dewey are joined by Cyrus from Father Geek and Ben Lott to discuss game endings.

Erik Dewey and Donald Dennis engage in another reviewapalooza covering:

  • Red Dragon Inn 3
  • Catan Junior
  • Slap Shot
  • The Pyramids of Giza
  • Cosmic Encounter.

Come discuss this episode in our Guild on BGG. http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/797305/obg-80-is-that-the-end

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Category:general -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

Donald Dennis and Eric Summerer are joined by Sheri Bryant, Executive producer of Wil Wheaton's TableTop on the Geek and Sundry Premium YouTube Channel.

http://tabletop.geekandsundry.com/ 

Giles says some nice things about what he likes from game companies. 

Erik Dewey and Donald engage in another reviewapalooza.

Zombie High School Card Game
Pastiche
NUTS!
Go Nuts!
Imperial

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Category:interview -- posted at: 11:12pm EDT

Donald and Erik are joined by Eric Summerer to talk about corners not to cut in games

Erik and Don review Eaten by Zombies, Dr. Shark, Sentinels of the Multiverse Rook City, Draw Something, Off your Rocker, and Acquire

Nate Owens reviews Rex

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:22pm EDT

Donald and Erik are joined by Dominic Crapuchettes from Northstar Games to talk about getting games into the mass market.

Giles reviews Rival of Catan.

Don and Giles go through a few game reviews together.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:10pm EDT

Donald and Erik are joined by Cyrus from Father Geek and they talk games they've played, answer listener mail, and discuss the Cult of the New's cornerstone: the Hype Train.

Don and Erik review a pile of games.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm EDT

Donald and Erik are joined by Cyrus from Father Geek and they talk games they've played, answer listener mail, and talk about historical games

Giles previews Fury

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:57pm EDT

Donald and Erik are joined by Cyrus from Father Geek and they talk about the Father Geek website, review some games they've played, and talk about gaming with their kids.

Erik reviews Eclipse

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

Donald, Scott, and Erik talk about social deduction games.

Erik and Don go over Shake out, Discworld:Ankh-Morpork, Sentinels of the Multiverse, Train of Thought, and Castle Panic Wizards Tower.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:44pm EDT

Donald, Scott, and Erik talk about deduction games.

Giles reviews a bunch of Battlelore stuff

Erik and Don go over a stack of games they've been meaning to review

Erik reviews Guards Guards

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:33pm EDT

Donald, Scott, and Erik talk about their time at BGG.con, and the games the games they played there.

There is also an interview with Stephen M. Buonocore of Stronghold Games.

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Donald, Scott, and Erik answer listener mail and talk about themes that would make them not play a game.

Don talks with friend of the podcast Andrew Parks about deck building games

Don interviews Crash Games about their latest Kickstarter

Erik reviews U-Boat Leader

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Scott and Donald answer listener questions, talk about Deck Building Games and Kickstarter projects, Donald talks about Flying Buffalo’s Decision Dice, Origins Poker Deck, and Blank Nuclear War Cards

Donald interviews A.J. Porfirio of VanRyder Games about their Kickstarter Publishing experience.
Donald reviews Gridstone & Eruption
Giles talks about games that are bigger than they appear.

Games Donald wants to play at BGG.con
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Erik, Scott, and Donald talk about replayability in games

Don interviews designer Mike Selinker, author of the Kobold Guide to Board Game Design
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Erik, Scott, and Donald talk about game promos

Don talks tot he designers of Guards Guards

Erik and Steve Hanan Takes 5 on Star Wars games that don't suck

Erik reviews Quarriors

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Erik and Donald talk about turning books into games

Erik and Steve Hana Takes 5 on games with Traitors

Erik and Don review Test of Fire

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Erik, Donald and Scott talk about what is in their game box they bring to game night

Erik Takes 5 on games with character
Erik and Don review Struggle for Catan
Erik reviews Field Commander: Napolean
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

Erik, Donald and Scott talk about people's perception of gaming

Erik Takes 5 on CCGs
Erik reviews RoadZters (for real this time)
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Erik, Donald and Scott talk about some of the recent awards and also what it takes to be an exhibitor at a major con.

Erik Takes 5 on games for young school children
Erik reviews Road Kill Rally
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Erik and Donald are joined by Geoff Englestein to talk about the creation and publication of his new game.

Erik Takes 5 on print and play games
Don and crew review Biblios
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Erik and Donald are joined by the inevitable Josh Wheeler and discuss bringing games to the table.

Erik Takes 5 on games with longer setup time than they should have
Erik reviews Roadzters

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:07pm EDT

Erik, Donald, and Scott are discuss game sequels.

Erik Takes 5 on solo games
Erik reviews the Catan dice game and Delve the dice game
Don reviews Pennywise, So long sucker, and Labryinthus

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

Erik, Donald, and Scott are joined by Jonathon Bishop and discuss the games on the iPod/iPad and classifying them.

Erik Takes 5 on expansions that fit in the original box
Erik reviews The Rivals of Catan
Erik once again does ExpansionPalooza

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm EDT

Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss the game creation process and talk about some current designs they are working on.

Erik Takes 5 on direct conflict games for those who are hestitant
Don, Erik and Scott review Van Helsing
Erik reviews Sneaks & Snitches

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Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss simulation vs. realism

Erik Takes 5 on games that are good for preschoolers
Don suffers from Abstraction
Erik reviews London

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:25pm EDT

Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss winning in games

Erik Takes 5 on games that are greater than the sum of their parts
Erik reviews Hornet Leader
Jonathan reviews iPod apps of Catan, Medici, and Ra

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:33pm EDT

Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss getting picky about games

Erik Takes 5 on games that look sweet but are viscious
Erik reviews Bon Appetit

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:23pm EDT

Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss cons they've been to recently and then party games

Scott reviews The Resistance
Erik reviews Defenders of the Realm

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Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss variants in games.


Erik reviews Ascension: Chronicles of the Godslayer

Jonathan reviews 8 iPhone apps

Erik reviews 7 Wonders

 

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Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss beaking up with a game store or group

Scott dishes on North American Simulation and Gaming Association event he attended. 
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Donald mentions S-C-A-R-A-B, and how he'll be attending SCARAB Con in January. 
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Giles talks about epic games.

Dan from Myriad Games talks with Donald about customer/game store relationships. 
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Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss the number of players and its impact on the game

Don reviews a host of Mayfair games

Erik reviews D-Day Dice

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Erik, Donald, and Scott discuss Epic games

Don reviews Poo and a host of Minion games

Jonathon reviews Carcassonne for the iPhone

Erik reviews Crokinole

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Category:board games -- posted at: 10:26pm EDT

 

0:50 Erik Donald and Scott discuss feedback on previous Preferred Target Status and Auction Games segments then a new discussion about the way game groups interact
 
32:54 Giles previews High Frontier
40:45 Erik reviewsTerra Prime
46:34 Donald reviews Wacky Wacky West
50:17 Giles reviews a bundle of games as they relate to school.

 

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Scott & Donald on Dexcon

Ryan & Donald on preparing for house cons.

Giles on school game days

Erik’s Homesteaders review

Donald’s Mayfair Games reviews

  Witch of Salem

  Ablaze

  World Without End

  Glenn’s Gallery

 

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Scott, Cathy, and Donald talk about out of game influences that impact game play.

 

Ryan of the How to Play podcast, Derek, Scott, and Donald, talk about auctions in games. 

 

 

Erik reviews Automobile.

  

 

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OBG 046: Networking

Donald, Scott, Erik, and Giles talk about building relationships with game companies. 

 

 

Erik Reviews - Mercenary Air Squadron

 

Jonathan Bishop reviews the iPhone version of Carcassonne

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:20am EDT

OBG Invaded: How To Play

How to Play Invades On Board Games!

Ryan Sturm has sent us this episode of the How To Play podcast. Once you've checked out our latest shows, you can find the rest of the How to Play podcasts at http://ryansturm.libsyn.com/ 

There is good content over on his feed, even if he does have an unhealthy fascination with Caylus. 

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Category:Show Invasion -- posted at: 12:08pm EDT

OBG Out of this World 5: Tales of the Arabian Nights

Giles and James discuss recently read Fantasy novels (The Shadows of the Apt, In the Name of the Wind, and The Temeraire Series).  They talk about a recently played game - Crusdaer Rex, as well as some upcoming games they are looking forward to.   Finally they take a close look at the game Tales of the Arabian Nights, by Eric Goldberg.

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Category:Out of This World -- posted at: 10:35pm EDT

OBG 045: Submit and Like It

On this round table Scott, Donald, And Erik discuss submitting games to publishers. 

Giles reviews Kreigbot

Erik reviews Phantom Leader

Giles reviews his school program game purchase

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OBG 044: Study for Your Playtest

Round table about creating playtesting your game designs, but Erik, Scott and Donald also talk about creating copies of games and respond to listener feedback about prototyping.

Eirk's Expansionpalooza!

Giles and Donald talk about buying games for school and library game programs. Donald and Nick Review Kachina by Bucephalus Games

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OBG 043: Prototypes

Round table about creating prototypes Giles talks about illegal copies of games Reviews PDQ Zombietown Builders Duel Origins: How we became human Web Site: http://onboardgames.net/ RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:52pm EDT

OBG 042: Back in the Game Design

Round table about board game design

BYTES Review of Wits & Wagers Family review

House Cons with Don & Scot

More Reviews

Arabian Nights Martian Fluxx Campaign Manager

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OBG 41: Speed Games Scott and Erik talk about speed games.

Donald reviews Atlantis and Catan Dice.
Giles reviews American Megafauna.
Erik reviews The Adventurers.

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OBG Out of this World 4: Reflections on 2009 The fourth episode of Out of this World. Giles and James take a brief departure from the usual format and discuss their most played games of 2009. With 25 reviews this is a special episode for the end of the year. Regular scheduling will resume in Episode 5, but for now, enjoy! Don't forget that you can have this podcast magically transported into the imp-run music artifact of your choice at the great burning eye-tunes... and you can donate a few coppers to support the show at www.onboardgames.net Web Site: http://onboardgames.net/ RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek
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Category:Out of This World -- posted at: 9:04pm EDT

OBG Out of This World 3: Small World

The third episode of Out of this World, where Giles and James discuss recently read Fantasy novels (Farseer Trilogy, In the Name of the Wind, and Dragaera) and take a close look at the game Small World, by Philippe Keyaerts.

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Category:Out of This World -- posted at: 4:53pm EDT

OBG 40: BoardGameGeek.Con

Scott and Erik talk about the glory that is the Board Game Geek convention.

Donald, Jamie, Cortney, and Lorenzo review Le Boomb!

Donald, Alex, and Danny discuss Zombie Mosh

 

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OBG 39: Burn Out

Donald, Scott, and Erik talk about burnout.

Giles talks about the Australian Board Game Awards

Scott reviews the Beowulf Movie game

Erik reviews Restaurant

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OBG All Alone 4: Getting some artificial help

In All Alone 4 Erik talks about using the computer to play games on solitaire and reviews Asmodee's Hero Immortal King games.

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Category:All Alone -- posted at: 6:20pm EDT

OBG 38: Game Production

On Board Games Episode 38 Game Production

In this episode, we talk about getting a game from the designer to your table.

Scott's current events
 Games and Libraries Classes
 Tulipmania released

Reviews
 Soft Landing Erik Dewey
 Ra Dice Game Scott Nicholson
 Dwarven Dig Donald Dennis, Charles Browy, Daniel Cox

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:33pm EDT

OBG 37: More than the Rules

On Board Games 37: More than the Rules

Round Table

The guys talk about games that exceed their rules sets.

 

Giles on games days with youth.

 

Reviews

Erik & Hope review Animal Upon Animal (aka Tier auf Tier)

Donald, Tim, & Phelonece review Pack and Stack

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:50pm EDT

OBG All Alone 3: The Rest of the Games

In this episode, Erik looks at playing regular games as solitaire. How does that work exactly? He then reviews the solitaire rules for Battlestar Galactica. Enjoy.

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Category:All Alone -- posted at: 5:34pm EDT

 OBG Out of this World 2: Fairy Tale

The second episode of Out of this World, where Giles and James talk about Fantasy Games.

In this episode we discuss recently read Fantasy novels and take a close look at the card game Fairy Tale, by Satoshi Nakamura.

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Category:Out of This World -- posted at: 10:15am EDT

OBG 036: Two Years and Counting

Happy Anniversary

Donald, Erik, and Scott discuss the first two years of On Board Games, and Giles chimes in as well.

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OBG 035: The Economy vs. the Board Game Industry Round Table
Donald Scott and Erik discuss what impact the economy will really have on the board game industry.

Giles gives his tuppence on the economy as well.

Reviews
War for Edaðh reviewed by Erik
Toboggans of Doom reviewed by Donald

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OBG Out of this World 1: Castle

The first episode of Out of this World, where Giles and James talk about Fantasy Games.
 
In this episode we introduce James to On Board Games, discuss our favourite Fantasy novels and authors, and finally review the game Castle, by Bruno Faidutti and Serge Laget.
 
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Category:Out of This World -- posted at: 4:47pm EDT

OBG 34: Bait Games

Round Table
Donald Scott and Erik discuss bait games

Giles talks about games he played at the Australian Games Expo 2009 Moto Grand Prix, Snow tails, RattleSnake, Army of Frogs

Bart shares his success with Avid Gamers

Reviews

Lascaux reviewed by Donald and Connie
Red November reviewed by Erik
Tier auf Tier and Zitternix reviewed by Giles and Kylie

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:42am EDT

OBG 33: Pimp Your Games

Donald Scott and Erik talk about pimping out your game

Giles throws in his thoughts on the matter

  1. Wasabi reviewed by Erik
  2. Backseat Drawing reviewed by Donald, Scott, and crew
  3. Start Player reviewed by Erik
  4. Shadows Over Camelot: Merlin's Company reviewed by Donald, Scott, and crew

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OBG All Alone 2: Regular and Solitaire Rules In this episode, Erik looks at games with both regular and solitaire rules. How does that affect solitaire play?

He then reviews Return of the Heroes, Pandemic, Agricola (briefly), and Middle Earth: The Wizards.

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Category:All Alone -- posted at: 4:55pm EDT

OBG 32: Gaming with Large Groups

Donald Scott and Erik talk about games with large groups

Giles & Donald talk about games with large groups

  1. Werewolves of Miller's Hollow, New Moon, Ultimate Werewolf, Possession, Do You Worship Cthulhu?, reviewed by Giles and Donald
  2. Battlestar Galactica reviewed by Erik
  3. Rorschach reviewed by Donald

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OBG 31: Take That! Music Contest Part 2 extension
Round Table
Erik, Scott, and Donald talk about Take That! games

Reviews
A Touch of Evil Supernatural Game from Flying Frog Productions reviewed by Erik
Taluva from Rio Grande Games Reviewed by Giles
Torches & Pitchforks from Green Ronin group review
Dominion from Rio Grande Games group review

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