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 special cross-over episode with Games in Schools and Libraries, Don and Kathleen Mercury talk with Geoffrey Englestein from the Ludology podcast and many games designs about games they've played/designed lately.
 
 
 
(26:43) Next, the trio talk about computational thinking and game design.
 
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
 
Enjoy.
 
 
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In this episode, Erik and Isaac talk with Flip Florey from Flip the Table and the upcoming Flip Florey's Super Saturday Boardgame Serial about games they've played lately including:
 
  • Century Spice Road
  • Rokoko
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Drop Mix
  • Raiders of the North Sea
  • Gloomhaven
  • Magic Maze
 
 
(30:20) Next, the trio talk about finding fun in board games.
 
(1:26:49) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Bruce take a look at the Jackbox Party Pack 4 games.
 
Enjoy.
 
Parts of this episode were edited by the amazing Gruven Reuven. Thanks GR!
 
 
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In this episode, Don talks with Juliana Patel and Ariel Rubin, designers of Escape Room in a Box, the Werewolf Experiment about games they've played lately including:
 
  • Season 2 Pandemic Legacy
  • SCYTHE
  • Splendor
  • Spice Road
  • Terraforming Mars & Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium
  • Not Alone: Exploration
  • The Floor is Lava
  • Werewolf
 
(28:53) Next, the trio talk about escape rooms and games. Specific escape rooms mentioned include:
  • Escape Room LA - Mayan Pyramid
  • Oklahoma Escape Games
  • The Sanctuary in OKC
  • Five Wits
  • 60 Out
  • Unlockables - are you unlockable
  • The Hideout - Arcane Escape Rooms
  • Beta Testing for the Stash House
 (56:07) Lastly, Donald, Erik, and Giles tackle another couple of questions from the Ask On Board Games mailbag.
 
Enjoy.
 
Other related episodes to listen to:

Room Escape Divas #53 - Escape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Experiment

OBG 181: Let Me Out of This Box

Werewolf Experiment review OBG 265: Dear On Board Games

 
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Bruce talk about their experiences at Pax Unplugged.
 
(1:07:16) In the Review-A-Palooza, Don and Erik take a look at:
  • Nerdvana
  • Games HQ
  • Codenames Disney and Marvel
  • The Lords of Rock
  • Otys
  • Space Freaks
  • Magic Maze
  • The Thing
  • Prof Evil and the Citadel of Time
  • Flee
  • Alicematic
 
 
Enjoy.
 
Parts of this episode were edited by the man himself: Gruven Reuven
 
 
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