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 episode, Don and Adrienne talk about convention experiences.

 
(31:35) After the break, they dive deeper into conventions including the people that you meet and what to bring.
 
Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.
 
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In this episode, Isaac talks with Nick Bently from Northstar Games about what they've played lately, including:
  • Rise of Tribes
  • Hanabi
  • Clash of Rage
  • Underwater Cities

 
 
(33:54) After the break, they discuss the concept of Outside-In game design.
 
Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.
 
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It's another review-a-palooza with Don and Erik!

 
In this episode, they cover:
  • Quacks of Quedlinburg
  • Three Cheers for Master
  • Shop N Time
 
(29:20) After the break, they tackle:
  • Good Critters
  • Evolution the app
  • Villainous
  • One Week Ultimate Werewolf
  • A preview of Werewolf Legacy
  • Monikers
 
(57:22) Lastly, Brian Counter is back with 11 reviews of Alexa skills.
 
Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.
 
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In this episode, Isaac and Adrienne talk with Sara Perry about games they've played lately, including:

  • Arkham Horror the card game
  • Gloomhaven
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Dragonfire
  • 7th Continent
  • Beasts of Balance
  • Catch the Moon
  • Ancient Artifacts
  • Nemesis
 
(29:26) Next, they talk about inclusion at the game table and what can be done to promote it.
 
Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.
 
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It's another argument hour with T C Petty III and Seth Jaffee. This time they discuss the Cognitive Load a game generates.

 
(22:52) After the break, they dive deeper into cognitive load and the implications it has on design.
 
Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.
 
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In this episode, Isaac talks with Daniel Newman about games they've played lately, including:

  • Scythe
  • Wingspan
  • Dominant Species
  • Found furniture crafting (not a game)
 
(48:13) Next, they talk about the advantages of small conventions.
 
(1:13:29) Lastly, Brian Counter talks about what he calls Roll and Receive games.
 
Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.
 
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In this episode, Erik, Don, and Adrienne Ezell talk about some games they've played lately including: 

  • Concordia
  • Egizia
  • Lizboa
  • Gloomhaven
 
(29:57) Next the trio do a review-a-palooza where they look at:
  • Pacific Victory
  • Carpe Diem
  • Koi
  • Xia
  • Meeple Realty's Xia insert
  • Passing Through Petra
  • Big Dig
  • Cupcake Empire
  • Gaia
  • Escape Room Z
 
Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.
 
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In this episode, Isaac talks to Steven Aramini, designer of Sprawlopolis and others, about some games they've played lately including: 

  • The lastest batch of Exit games
  • Architects of the West Kingdom
  • Untold Adventures Await
 
(29:41) Next the duo talk about how to get so much game into so few components.
 
Animal Kingdom is on Kickstarter until Feb 1. Check it out.
 
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In this episode, Don is joined by Lisa and David Spira, of the Room Escape Artist, to talk about what they've been up to.

Guests: Lisa and David Spira

 
(20:01) Next, the trio talk about the wide variety of tabletop escape room experiences.

11 Principles of tabletop escape room design

https://roomescapeartist.com/2018/09/09/11-principles-of-tabletop-escape-game-design/

 

Tale of Ord

https://www.getpostcurious.com/

 

Tabletop Escape Experiences we talked about.

Escape the Room

Escape Room the Game

Exit

Unlock

Deckscape


Stand Alone

Escape the Crate

Cypher House

Mysterious Package Company

Lock Paper Scissors


Subscription Services

Dispatch by Breakout

Hunt a Killer

Finders Seekers


Makerspace

Sparkfun

https://www.sparkfun.com Prototype Harp

 

Thingiverse Room Escape (TRE) Start
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3095690


Postcards

Cryptogram Puzzle Post

Enigma Emporium


Non Escape Room board games

Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

Tales of the Mythos

Detective the Modern Crime Board Game

Time Stories

Escape Tales
 
 
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In this episode, Erik and Bruce talk about some games they've played lately (and a con they went to) including: 

  • MAGFest
  • Firefly
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Thanos Rising
  • The Cauldron expansion for SoTM
  • Aeon's End
  • The upcoming Evolution App
 
(40:07) Next the duo review the latest Jackbox Party Pack 5 from Jackbox games.
 
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In this episode, Erik and Don talk about some games they've played lately including: 

  • Gloomhaven
  • Unlock: Nautilus
  • Betrayal at Baldur's Gate
  • Auztralia
 
(22:30) Next the duo talk about what makes board games fun, especially to new players.
 
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