On Board Games (general)
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 Erik talk about games they've played recently, including:
  • Dead Last
  • Manila
  • Pandemic Legacy
  • Orleans
  • Catan
 
 
 
(24:08) In the second segment, the duo talk about how great of a game Catan is, what some of the expansions provide, and what other game expansions provide similar experiences.
 
(1:02:28) In the final segment, Brian Counter talks about Circus Flohcati.

This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.
 
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In this episode, Don, and Isaac talk with game designer Chad Zaugg about games they've played recently, including:
  • Tiny Epic Quest
  • Bang!
  • Go
  • Clank
  • Ice Cool
 
 
 
(33:35) In the second segment, the trio talk about mistakes game designers make.
 
(1:39:39) Next, Brian Counter weighs in on last episode's triple-play topic, Dragons.
 
(1:41:20) Lastly, in the review-a-palooza, Erik and Don take a look at:
  • Voodoo
  • H.I.D.E.
  • Roborally
  • Oh My Goods
  • Knuckle Sammich
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Flamme Rouge
  • Castles of Caladale
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.
 
Also, look for the Unreal Estate app! If you show it to the Grand Gamers Guild at their booth in GenCon, you get a discount on your purchase.
 

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In this episode, Don, Isaac, and Erik talk about games they've played recently, including:
  • Friday
  • Exit: The Cabin
  • Tiny Epic Quest
  • Fabled Fruit
 
 
 
(35:28) In the second segment, the trio talk about this month's triple-play topic: Dragons!
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.
 
Also, look for the Unreal Estate app! If you show it to the Grand Gamers Guild at their booth in GenCon, you get a discount on your purchase.
 
This episode was edited by Greuven_Reuven. Thanks GR!

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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In this episode, Don and Stephanie talk with Josh Cappel from Grand Gamers Guild about games they've played lately including:
  • Quartermaster General
  • Baren Park
 
 
 
(29:15) In the second segment, the trio talk about the importance of good graphic design in board games.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.

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In this episode, Don and Bruce talk with Michael Fox about games they've played lately including:
  • Kingdomino
  • Dice Forge
  • Yokohama

They also discuss the Spiel des Jahres winners.

 
 
 
(50:15) In the second segment, the trio reach deep into the mailbag for an Ask On Board Games segment.
 
(1:16:17) In the middle of the questions, Don lists out what conventions the various OBG folks will be at this year.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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Twitter: @onboardgames

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In this episode, Erik and Isaac talk about games they've played lately including:
  • Evolution
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Bears vs. Babies
  • Jump Drive
  • Heroes Wanted
  • Mechs vs. Minions
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
 
 
 
(34:13) In the second segment, Erik and Isaac talk about the triple-play for this month: what makes a pool-building game and list their triple-play choices.
 
(1:28:37) Brian Mayer and Brian Counter both give their list of triple-play choices.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.
 
This episode was edited by Gruven_Reuven. Thanks GR!

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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In this episode, Don talks with Scott Nicholson about their recent travels.
 
 
 
(19:39) In the second segment, Don and Scott talk about using games in non-industry professions.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for them at GenCon.

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In this episode, Don talks with Jonathan Bishop about Origins 2017.
 
 
 
(33:42) In the Review-a-palooza, Don and Erik look at:
  • Spy
  • Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space
  • Macroscope
  • Get the Cheese
  • Frogriders
  • Codinca
  • 1572: The Lost Expedition
  • Ta-da!
  • Fantasy Realms
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops and also visit them at Origins.

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Parts of this episode were edited by Gruven Reuven, thanks GR!

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In this episode, Erik talks with Mark Kale from Mega Moose Con about what they've played lately which includes:
  • Ethnos
  • Rise of the Tribes
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Unlock
  • Heroes Wanted
  • Prophecy
  • Tournament at Camelot
  • Garbage Day
 
 
 
(25:43) Next, they talk about finding others to game with and how to build a game group.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops.

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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In this episode, Don and Erik talk with Brian Counter about what they've played lately which includes:
  • Clank!
  • Mystic Vale
  • Letter Tycoon
  • Celstra
  • Royal Turf - Running Man style
 
 
 
(16:50) Next they cover a quick bit of news about Geek Chic and Asmodee.

(27:24) Lastly, the three talk about the allure of old games.
 
 
This episode was sponsored by the Grand Gamers Guild. Look for their current Kickstarter: Pocket Ops and also visit them at Origins.

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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Direct download: obg251_061917.mp3
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