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 of On Board Games, Erik talks with Nat Levan and Joshua J Mills about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Half Truth
  • Bowsers Fury
  • Terraforming Mars with 3d pieces

Be sure to check out the Kickstarter for Aldabas: Doors of Cartagena!

https://bit.ly/3ebxMP0

(12:58) Then the three do a triple-play about games with numbers on the cards.

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In this episode of On Board Games, Don and Erik talk with Jon Maness from Swarmcast about what they've been playing lately including:

  • One Deck Dungeon
  • Talisman
  • Marvel United
  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey
  • Star Wars RPG
  • Tiny Epic Tactics (Coop)
  • Aldr the High Sage
  • Aldabas

(28:03) Then the three talk about IP games, specifically comics, and what that means about gameplay and expectations.

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In this episode of On Board Games, Kathleen and Erik talk about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Cribbage
  • Talisman
  • Oink Games

(10:42) Then the two of them do a triple-play on spy games.

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

  • Can't Stop
  • Battletech / Mechwarrior 5
  • Valheim

(17:58) Then the two of them talk about games they haven't played in years but want to get back to the table.

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In this episode of On Board Games, Don and Kathleen talk with Bez about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Playtesting
  • My City
  • Iron Dragon
  • Flee

Bez

http://www.stuffbybez.com/

https://twitter.com/stuffbybez

 

(26:57) Then the three of them talk about Game Jams and different ways to use them.

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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Kathleen talk about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Wizard
  • Tiny Epic Pirates
  • Llama
  • Burgle Bros 2
  • Before I Kill You Mr. Spy
  • Terraforming Mars

(16:09) Then the two of them take a look at games that take up small space but provide big gameplay.

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On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Don talk about what they've been playing/doing lately including:

  • Secrets of the Lost Station/Gloomhaven
  • Burgle Bros
  • Valheim
  • The Division 2
  • Marvel Champions

(9:39) Then the two of them discuss methods for creating RPG scenarios like the 5 Room Dungeon.

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On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Kathleen talk about what they've been playing/doing lately including:

  • Game design
  • Marvel Champions
  • Decktective

(21:41) Then the two of them discuss dive into a discussion about motivation theory and motivation for the player.

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On this episode of On Board Games Donald and Erik talk about what they've been playing lately including:

  • Flux
  • Marvel Champions
  • Colony
  • Storm Kings Thunder (and D&D in general)
  • The GISH (Great Int'l Scavenger Hunt)
  • Valheim

(30:09) Then the two of them discuss the Rulebook of the Future!

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On this episode of On Board Games Donald is joined by Giles and Calvin Wong Tze Loon.

They talk about what they've been playing lately.


Calvin Wong Tze Loon 黃子倫

@ithayla https://twitter.com/ithayla 

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4853363/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 

Giles Pritchard

@caradocp https://twitter.com/caradocp

 

(20:53) Then they discuss immersion in games.

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On this episode of On Board Games Donald is joined by Jon Maness and Michael Coe from Gamelyn Games.

They talk about what they've been playing and the newest Tiny Epic Games - Tiny Epic Dungeons.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/coe/tiny-epic-dungeons

Michael Coe

@Gamelyn_Games 

https://www.gamelyngames.com/  

Jon Maness

http://swarmcastpodcast.com/ 

 

(20:03) Then they discuss what it takes to adapt a successful hobby game like Tiny Epic Galaxies to the more mass market friendly Tiny Epic Galaxies Blast Off. 

 
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In this episode Erik and Bill Corey talk about things they've been doing including:

  • 18XX online (http://18xx.games)
  • Roguebook
  • Hades
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Boardgame Arena and Asmodee

(20:01) Then the two talk about games with lots of plastic vs. games without.

(1:09:08) Lastly, Erik and his son Piers talk about the Total War Warhammer series of games.

 
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In this episode Don is joined by Scott Nicholson and Giles to talk about things they've been doing including:

  • Star Wars Edge of the Empire
  • Lost Ruins of Amak
  • 18XX online (http://18xx.games)
  • Game Stop stock

(27:09) Then we catch up with what Giles and Scott are doing with games online.

Giles is publishing Rascals as part of Kickstarter Zinequest 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/caradocgames/rascals-an-rpg-zine 

Scott had resurrected Board Games With Scott as Board Games with Scott Live on YouTube.

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLhyRBdPvcWK5vxva5ZCavsK6CtmudaG7F 

 
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In this episode Don, Kathleen, and Isaac talk about what they've played lately.

(24:22) Then the trio dive into game play logging.

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In this episode Erik and Don talk with Andrew Parks from Quixotic Games about games they've played including:

  • Pandemic Legacy Season 0
  • The Division
  • Corridor
  • Dune Imperium
  • Guildmaster
  • Chopstick Mega Dexterity Challenge 3000

(17:14) Then the three talk all about creating a solo variant for both Core Worlds and Core Worlds Empires.

Core Worlds Nemesis/Empires Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/quixoticgames/core-worlds-empires-nemesis

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In this episode Erik, Isaac, and Kathleen talk about games they've played and things they've done lately, including:

  • Scooby Doo Escape from the Haunted Mansion
  • Protospiel
  • Secrets of the Lost Station
  • Gloomhaven: Jaws of the lion

(19:03) Then the three talk all about game balance. What it is, is it needed, how can you gain it.

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In this episode Bruce, Don, and Erik review a bunch of games.

They look at:

  • Wingspan Europa and Oceania
  • Space Marines Adventure Game
  • Rhino Hero Super Battle
  • Scooby Do Betrayal at Mystery Mansion
  • Rare Roses
  • Chiseled
  • Half-Truth
  • Outsmarterd
  • Overcooked
  • #TheUpsideDownChallenge
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In this episode Erik and Don talk real briefly about the future of the show and OnRPGs.

(5:31) Next, Don and Chris Bell talk about their next RPG endeavors.

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