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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
Links mentioned in the show:
http://hyperbolegames.com/2012/03/19/pitch-like-a-pro/

http://cheveedodd.com/thoughts-networking-earns-pitches.html

http://inspirationtopublication.wordpress.com/
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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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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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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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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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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

Direct download: obg104_033013.mp3
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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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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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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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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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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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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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