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.
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

Outro
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Direct download: OBG32_081215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

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

Outro
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Direct download: OBG_031_081119.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:06pm EST

OBG All Alone 1: Erik talks about solitaire gaming The first episode of All Alone where Erik talks about solitaire gaming.

In it he discusses the three types of solitaire games and then reviews Zombie in my Pocket.

Enjoy.
Direct download: all_alone_1.mp3
Category:All Alone -- posted at: 10:47pm EST

OBG 30: Start Your Engines OBG 30: Start Your Engines
Donations! http://onboardgames.net

Round Table

Scott and Erik discuss racing games

Games in Education

Giles talks about using punchboards

Reviews
Don, Scott, and a host of others review Cockroach Poker
Erik reviews Roborally

Outro
Send questions, comments, or snide remarks, to onboardgames.net@gmail.com in the form of emails or mp3 files

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Direct download: obg30_081024.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:12pm EST

OBG 29: Store in a Cool Dry Place OBG29: Store in a Cool Dry Place
Donations! http://onboardgames.net

Round Table

Donald, Scott,and Erik discuss the different ways to store your game collection and the game components. We also learn that Don has issues.

Tuckbox generators on the Web:
http://www.cpforbes.net/tuckbox/tuckbox.cgi
http://tuckbox.gameupdates.com/
http://www.comfused.be/flex/tuckboxmaker/v3.swf



Games in Education

Giles talks about his lunchtime gaming program

Reviews
Don, Scott, and a host of others review Bacchus' Banquet
Giles reviews his favorite small publisher
Erik reviews Wings of War: Famous Aces
Erik reviews Revenge of the B-Movie

Outro
Send questions, comments, or snide remarks, to onboardgames.net@gmail.com in the form of emails or mp3 files

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Direct download: OBG29_080930.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:28pm EST

OBG Pirate 3: Caribbean The Dread Pirate Walsfeo takes over the On Board Games feed for a special Talk Like a Pirate Day episode.

Review
 Caribbean published by Rio Grande Game's

Special
This year's TLAPD is Friday September 19th. Ifn' you don't know about Talk Like a Pirate Day, get over to http://talklikeapirateday.com

Music
Music provided by the Pyrates Royale from their album Blackjack
* You Fair Spanish Ladies
* Being A Pirate

http://pyrates.com


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Direct download: OBG_Pirate3.mp3
Category:Pirate Episode -- posted at: 11:37am EST

OBG 28: Small Game Companies Donations! http://onboardgames.net/
Music Contest part 2
North Star Games and Days of Wonder Sign Worldwide Licensing Deal Wits & Wagers Goes to Europe!

Round Table
Donald Scott and Erik talk about the place of small game companies in the hobby, and discuss review copies of the games.

Interviews
  1. Craig Ichabod O'Brien Designer of Megamaniology.
  2. David Crockett Designer of Beyond Chess http://www.gobeyondchess.com/
Outro

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Direct download: OBG_28_080910.mp3
Category:interview -- posted at: 12:48am EST

OBG Pirate 2: LOOT Loot from Gamewright Games reviewed by Donald Dennis

Walk the Plank review correction
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/311979
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/313724

Music provided by Marc Gunn
Drop of Nelson's Blood & Irish Rover

http://marcgunn.com/
http://thebards.net/
http://www.renaissancefestivalmusic.com/
http://www.celticmusicpodcast.com/

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Direct download: OBG_Pirate2.mp3
Category:Pirate Episode -- posted at: 3:13pm EST

 OBG 27: Monopoly and More Music Contest Results
Thanks to Out of the Box Publishing, Gorilla Games, Pat, Johan, Dave, Dan, Christopher


Donald's review theme is Clockwork 3
Scott's review theme is Chris Suburban
Erik's review theme is Chris Cheese
Ben's review theme is Chris's Baby
Giles's  review theme is Dan's Durak60 1,
Game  review themes are Pat 3 or Chris's  Atlantis

Round Table

Donald Scott and Erik revisit classic American board games from their youth.

Scrabble Lawsuit
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25836583/

Wandering Geek Promo

Reviews

  • Risk Black Ops reviewed by Scott
  • Scrabble reviewed by Erik
  • Battleship reviewed by Ben
  • Battleground: Crossbows & Catapults reviewed by Giles & Donald
  • Sorry! reviewed by Donald

Outro
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Direct download: OBG_27_080726.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:47am EST

OBG 26: Teaching Games Mail bag and train game episode feedback.
Hobby Games: The 100 Best homework and call in request

Round Table
Teaching games Scott, Erik, & Donald

Correspondent Segments
Giles on the Boardgames Australia Awards.

Reviews


Outro
  • Send questions, comments, or snide remarks, to: onboardgames.net@gmail.com in the form of emails or mp3 files
  • Join us for further discussions, musings and occasional rants on our forums at the Guild on BGG: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/guild/325
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Direct download: OBG_26_080706.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 11:24pm EST

OBG 25: Alex Yaeger Interview Giles interviews Alex Yaeger of Mayfair Games.
Also posted at http://gamesforeducators.com/
Direct download: OBG_25_250608.mp3
Category:interview -- posted at: 9:43pm EST

OBG Music Contest Episode 1 Contest Episode where I share the contest entries. Visit the BGG guild to chat about them!


http://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/2417437

Submissions by
Pat
Johan  - 30ought6 on BGG
Dave - clockwirk on BGG
Dan -  Durak60 on BGG
Christopher


Direct download: Music_Contest_Episode_1.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 11:49pm EST

OBG 024: International Gamers Awards

Special Interview

Game Awards Scott, Donald and guest Greg Schlosser
http://www.internationalgamersawards.net/

Correspondent Segments

Games in Education - Giles discusses talks about the Games for Educators site. http://www.gamesforeducators.com/

Preview 

  • Ghost Stories Preview from Repos Productions previewed by Donald & Scott 

Reviews 

  • Dungeonquest & Dungeonquest Catacombs, from Games Workshop reviewed by Scott
  • Imperial from Rio Grande Games reviewed by Erik


Rights, Recognition, and Links

  • A big thanks to Erik, Scott, Giles,
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Direct download: OBG_024_080608.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 10:32pm EST

 OBG 023: Train Games Chit Chat
Erik http://www.balanceinallthings.org/
Scott's blatant plug - Tulipmania.
http://www.gamesinlibraries.org/
Contest announcement - the Music for the show.

Round Table

Train games Scott, Erik, & Donald discuss the wide variety of train games

Correspondent Segments

Games in Education - Giles interviews Tom Vasel about games in schools.
A Guide to the Geek - Ben covers the GEEKLIST feature on Board Game Geek.

Reviews

 

  • Stone Age reviewed by Scott
  • Covert Action reviewed by Erik
  • Pandemic reviewed by Ben
  • Transeuropa reviewed by Donald, Connie, Danny, & Joey
Outro
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Direct download: OBG_23_080415.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 11:07pm EST

OBG Pirate 1: Walk the Plank New segment introduction

Walk the Plank review by Donald Dennis
http://greenronin.com/

Happy Jack’s Undrinkable Ale, by the Poxy Boggards
http://www.poxyboggards.com/

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Direct download: OBG_Pirate1.mp3
Category:Pirate Episode -- posted at: 10:48pm EST

OBG 022: Print and Play Games Contest
Announcement/refresher - the Music for the show.

OBG Mail Bag
Links for Chris about getting someone to play your games
Getting Your Game Collection into Play http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/index.php?post_id=226530
Gateway Games: The First Hit is Free http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/index.php?post_id=248032

Round Table
Print and Play Games Scott, Erik, & Donald
No links provided for making your own board tutorial. Sorry. I blame Erik.
For more info on print and play games, check out the Print and Play podcast which has recently moved. http://www.printandplay.co.uk/

Correspondent Segment
Games in Education - Giles discusses the stigma of games in schools, and curriculum support justification of including them in the classroom.

Reviews

Sorry for the delay of podcast, but we had an emergency in the family that had to take precidence. Connie's sister has disappeared. If you are in the area around NY state, and would be willing to hand out fliers, or could help us get keep this in the news, please let me know.

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Direct download: OBG_022_080423.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 11:15pm EST

Emergency Delay of Podcast I’ve been very busy dealing with a family emergency, so the episode that was supposed to drop today will be delayed for up to a week.
Direct download: Late_episode.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 8:40pm EST

OBG 021: Interview Episode

As an April Fools special we are ignoring our established format and sharing a couple interviews from my trip to Prez Con this spring. We have two interviews, one with designer Andrew Parks and one with Pete Fenlon the CEO of Mayfair Games.

Episode Content
A short blurb about the contest.

Andrew and I talk about

  • His history in the gaming industry
  • How to approach a publisher and get a game seriously considered
  • Eurogamer or Amerigamer?
  • Game events


Andrew Parks Games Mentioned


Scott Sigler Promo

Giles previews a game book!

  • Gamer's Companion to Shakespeare


Wandering Geek Promo

Pete Fenlon and I talk about

  • Mayfair supporting Pulp Gamer
  • Mayfair's maximum discount policy
  • Do we really need a new edition of Settlers?
  • The Phalanx line
  • Catan Dice Game


We will get back to our normal format, and future interviews will appear in episodes like other segments.

Direct download: OBG_021_080401.mp3
Category:interview -- posted at: 10:59pm EST

Scott's blatant plug - Tulipmania
Contest announcement - Contest to create music for the show

Round Table
Player scale-ability  Scott, Erik, & Donald

Erik's traitorous work for the Print and Play podcast
Scott's Game Lab work
Donald talks about boardgamepodcasts.com

Correspondent Segments

  • Games in Education - Giles reveals game uses at school.
  • A Guide to the Geek - Ben covers the advanced search feature on Board Game Geek.

 


Reviews 

Promos
Wandering Geek
OBG Music Contest
Infected by Scott Sigler

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Direct download: OBG_20_080317.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 4:16am EST

OBG 019: The Dirty Dozen Alert! This episode is produced in a factory that also processes RA!

Round Table
The twelve lowest ranked games on BGG discussed, Donald, Erik, &  Scott

Correspondent Segments

  • Games in Education - Giles discusses the ways he has used games in schools.
  • A Guide to the Geek - Ben covers the user Ranking system on Board Game Geek
Interview
Donald interviews Steve LeShay of Sherco Games

Reviews

Outro
  • Donald would like to thank Erik for editing the round table, and Scott, Giles, and Ben for all of their contributions
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Direct download: OBG_019_080302.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:37pm EST

OBG 018: The Culture of Game Consumption

We're excited to have over 200 guild members and 15 BGG users who own the On Board Games microbadge!

Join the On Board Games Guild - a big thanks goes out to all those fans of On Board Games who have contributed their ideas, opinions and thoughts in the guild, it's been great to read your responses to our roundtable discussions, and to hear your thoughts on the show.

Prezcon announcement

Round Table
The Culture of Game Consumption Scott, Erik, & Donald

Wandering Geek OBG Promo

Correspondent Segments
Games in Education - Giles discusses why games make a good addition to any classroom.


Reviews


Endgame
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Direct download: OBG_18_080216.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 10:39am EST

OBG 017: The Big Event In this episode the guys discuss different types of gaming events. We offer a plethora of Stoplight game reviews. And friends of the podcast, Caradoc and Blott  chime in as well.    Warning! This episode may contain RA!

Another "Donald is going to PrezCon" announcement.

Round Table
Event Round Table
Erik, Scott, and Donald discuss industry only shows, trade to consumer shows, and fan oriented shows.
  • BGG Con
  • Chitag
  • GAMA
Australian Big Event segment by Caradoc

Reviews
  • Smuggler review by Scott
  • Hit & Run Zeus on the Loose review by Donald
  • 1960: The Making of the President  review by Erik
  • Rage review by Blott
  • Good Question review by Donald
  • Felix, the Cat in the Sack review by Scott
Outro
  • Big Thanks to Erik, Scott, Blott, and Caradoc,
  • Email us at onboardgames.net@gmail.com, send us your voice via MP3s, or join us on our forums. We don't make any money on this, so we live for feedback!
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Direct download: OBG_017_080201.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 12:19am EST

OBG 016: Down Time and Delay of Game Web Site: http://onboardgames.net/
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On Board Games Round Table

Don, Erik, and Scott discuss games with long down time and players who cause a delay of game. Suggestions are given on how to pass the time, or get the game moving.

Stoplight Reviews

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Direct download: OBG_16_080117.mp3
Category:board games -- posted at: 11:26pm EST