On Board Games
A show about board and card games. The folks 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.

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In this episode, Don and Erik talk about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Sentinels of Freedom
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Bruce's Twitch and YouTube game shows
  • Use Your Words
  • Downforce

(8:23) Next they talk about analyzing a game to make improvements to it and what to think about.

(37:59) Lastly, Chris O'Neill (9th Level Games) and Jon Maness (Swarmcast) join Donald to talk about Hosted Online RPG events where participants pay to play.

 

Chris O'Neill

@allhailkingtorg

https://www.9thlevel.com/onlinerpgevents 

 

Jon Maness

@TheSwarmCast

http://swarmcastpodcast.com/

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

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On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Direct download: obg412_072720.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this episode, Don and Bruce talk with Mike Selinker from Lone Shark Games talk about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Lords of Vegas on Tabletop Simulator
  • Terraforming Mars on STEAM
  • Headlock Paper Scissors
  • Clubhouse Games 51
  • Parsley

Dating Sim Games

  • Dream Daddy
  • Boyfriend Dungeon
  • I Love You Colonel Sanders

(24:57) Next they talk about what they are doing to support the gaming community, whether it be giving game stores support through retail deals or even making masks. Also they chat about the difficulty of moving games online from a host perspective. 

LONE SHARK GAMES Retailer package

lonesharkgames.com/retailer

(1:14:42) Lastly, Erik does a review of the Alexa skill Deep Space Dice that Brian took a look at last episode.

Friend of the Show Robert Searing needs our help after being laid off of his job of 20 years.
 
You can either visit his GoFundMe page at https://www.gofundme.com/f/lost-job-of-20-years-and-needing-help
 
Or visit http://inserthere.me and purchase a wonderfully made insert for one of your favorite games.

Mike Selinker

@mikeselinker 

http://lonesharkgames.com/ 

http://lonesharkgames.com/2020/07/15/our-retailer-recovery-booster-pack-debuts-also-gen-con-online 


Bruce Voge

@BGtheGameShow

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

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg

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On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Direct download: obg411_072020.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this episode, Erik, Adrienne, and Kathleen talk about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Rallyman GT
  • Horrified
  • Wordsy
  • Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

 

Mike Selinker

@mikeselinker

http://lonesharkgames.com/

http://lonesharkgames.com/2020/07/15/our-retailer-recovery-booster-pack-debuts-also-gen-con-online

Bruce Voge

@BGtheGameShow

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy5dVKmOOYlq-wS_Wfjnuog

(20:01) Next they take a look at some older games, some good, some bad, and some ugly.

(59:22) Lastly, Brian Counter does a review of Deep Space D6 and the Alexa skill based on it, Deep Space Dice.

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

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg

Twitter: @onboardgames

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Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com

On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Direct download: obg410_07132020.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

In this episode, Erik and Don talk about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion
  • No Thanks
  • Downforce
  • Fickle
  • Gravwell
  • Kings Court
  • Xcom: Chimera Squad
  • Automobiles
  • Terraforming Mars

(34:01) Next they talk about what happens when expectations and game play experience meet.

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

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg

Twitter: @onboardgames

RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss

Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com

On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Direct download: obg409_070620.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT