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 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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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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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:
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Direct download: obg144_110114.mp3
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

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/477958295/collapse-a-deck-building-game-of-doomsday-prepping

 

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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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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Direct download: obg133_052514.mp3
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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Direct download: obg129_040114.mp3
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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Direct download: obg125_020114.mp3
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