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

 

Isaac and Stephanie 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

 
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_25_Monstrous.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 2:12 AM

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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Category:general -- posted at: 11:08 PM

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. 

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Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_24_Steam_Court.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 5:11 PM

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:06 PM

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

 

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_23_Grey_Fox_Games.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 12:17 AM

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: 9:15 PM

 

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
 
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Direct download: OBG_CFE_22_Tides_of_Infamy.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 8:25 PM

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: 12:41 AM

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

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Direct download: OBG_CFE_21_Shakespeare_is_Dead.mp3
Category:Crowd Funding Edition -- posted at: 1:40 AM

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: 2:21 AM