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 and Don are joined by Jon Maness to review a whole bunch of games including:
  • Welcome To...
  • The House of Wisdom - https://unclezezzeac.games/the-house-of-wisdom
  • Costume Party Detective/Assassin
  • Dungeon Mayhem
  • Dungeon Party
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Rivals : Shadows and Shrouds
  • Anchorman
  • Trogdor
  • Monster Crunch
  • Oathsworn
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik talks with Laurie Blake from No Rolls Barred about games they've played lately, including:

  • Wonderland's War
  • Return to Dark Tower
  • Bristol 1350
  • Black Death
 
No Rolls Barred
 
(26:36) Then, they talk about color commentary in games like Blood on the Clocktower.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Isaac  talk about games they've played lately, including:

  • My Fathers Work
  • GI Joe Deckbuilder
  • The future of legacy games
 
(17:25) Then, they talk what steps to take when you are ready to start physically designing your game.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik is joined by Robert Searing to  talk about games they've played lately, including:

  • Outer Rim
  • Funkos new Jurrasic Park game
  • Chronicles of Avel
  • The Librarians card game
  • Agents of SMERSH
  • Secrets of the Lost Station
  • Vampire the Masquerade: Rivals
 
Robert Searing
https://www.inserthere.me/
 
(21:14) Then, they talk about Robert's trip to this year's GenCon.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Don talk about games they've played lately, including:

  • Exit Orient Express
  • GI Joe RPG
  • Gravwell
  • Burgle Bros
  • Erik's results with storing games with the Bin Packing Problem
 
(11:52) Then, they talk about issues in their gaming group and possible solutions.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik is joined by Reed Little to talk about games they've played lately, including:

 
(14:27) Then, they take a look at super hero RPGs. The history, the difference between them and other RPGs, and what they look for in one.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Isaac talk with Nikhil Puhrasher bout games they've played lately, including:

  • Aquatica
  • Tapestry
  • Spirit Island: Jagged Earth
  • Foundations of Rome
  • Return to Dark Tower
  • Ark Nova
Website boardgamethinking.com or email him at
 
(22:45) Then, they dive deeply into aspects of board game design.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Don, Erik, and Bruce talk about games they've played lately, including:

 
(33:46) Then, they dive into what is fun and what makes board games fun.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Don and Erik talk about games they've played lately, including:

 
(24:52) Then, they talk about mystery in board games.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Don and Erik are joined by Michael Coe from Gamelyn Games to talk about games they've played lately, including:

  • Gizmos
  • The Boys: This is Gonna Hurt
  • Time Stories: Madame
  • The King is Dead
  • Cartographers
  • The GI Joe RPG from Renegade Games
  • Satelites and Commanders for the Artemis Project
 
Tiny Epic Vikings on Kickstarter
 
(18:56) Then, the three talk about Tiny Epic Vikings, how Kickstarter has changed over the years, and of course, shipping.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik is joined by Steven Mount to talk about games they've played lately, including:
  • Return to Dark Tower
  • This Didn't Happen (Kickstarter coming in June)
  • Evil Genius's upcoming take on d20 Modern with many IPs
  • A quick detour about Highlander
  • Bohnanza
  • Architects of the West Kingdom
 
(19:13) Erik and Steven talk about how to introduce people to boardgames and give a plethora of game recommendations.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Don talk about games they've played lately, including:
  • Corsairs
  • Discuss upcoming expansions to the GI Joe Deckbuilder and Star Wars Outer Rim
  • Time Breaker
  • The Tea Dragon Society
  • Return to Dark Tower
 
(20:13) Erik and Don talk about how to get started painting minitaures, the amazingness that is Army Painter Speedpaints, and options when you just want the painting done quickly.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Don review a bunch of games:
  • Heul Doch MauMau
  • Nemesis Lockdown
  • Unlock: The Nautilus Traps
  • Pan Am
  • L.L.A.M.A.
  • Blood on the Clocktower
  • Dune Betrayal
  • Draftosaurus
  • Return to Dark Tower
  • Marvel United
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Stephanie Straw are joined by Joe Slack from Board Game Design Course to talk about what they've played/done lately including:
  • Living Forest
  • Cytosis
  • Ark Nova
  • Pan Am
  • Voyages
  • Spacebase
 
Joe Slack can be found at https://boardgamedesigncourse.com/
 
 
(22:15) Next, the three discuss careers in the gaming industry. What jobs there are and how to get them.
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Don, Erik are joined by Marc Specter from Grand Gamers Guild to talk about what they've played/done lately including:
  • Tir Na Nog
  • Box One
  • Spiel Presents "Made for Play"
  • Everdell
  • Belgium Beer Race
 
Great news! ShushCon is coming up: http://shushcon.com/
 
(21:13) Next, they talk about things they've tried related to gaming including:

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In this episode of On Board Games, Don, Erik and Stephen Hanan talk about what they've played/done lately including:
  • Payday
  • Frost Haven
  • Inscription
  • Nemesis Lockdown
  • Mystery Dice Kickstarter
  • Merchants & Maruaders
  • Star Trek Panic
  • Tiny Epic Dungeons
 
Great news! ShushCon is coming up: http://shushcon.com/
 
(19:27) Next, they talk about how to start playing RPGs.
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In this episode of On Board Games, Isaac, Don and Erik talk about what they've played/done lately including:
  • OBG's upcoming AMA on r/Boardgames on Reddit. February 15th 1pm CST
  • My City
  • Nemesis Lockdown
  • A discussion about stove top burners
  • 3D puzzles
  • Lego Netflix aka brickloot.com
  • Inscription

(20:50) Next, they talk about Issacs theory that what we call theme is actually setting and theme is actually focus.

You can check his original tweets about this at https://twitter.com/KindFortress/status/1489305625993654273
 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Don and Erik talk about what they've played lately including:
  • OBG's upcoming AMA on r/Boardgames on Reddit. February 15th 1pm CST
  • Our upcoming 15th anniversary
  • King Arthur movies
  • How a bumper sticker got Don out of a ticket
  • The Cupid Crisis
  • Dungeon world
  • Battlestar Galactica

(28:53) Next, they talk about essence games, what they are and what are some good ones.

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

  • Final BGG Con Recap
  • Golem
  • Vampire the Masquerade: Rivals - The Wolf and Rat
  • This Didn't Happen Kickstarter
  • That Time You Killed Me

(30:35) Next, they talk about campaign games and why they are so hard to finish.

 
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In this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Bruce talk about what they've played lately including:

  • 5 Parsecs from Home
  • Monopoly Builder
  • Horrified American Cryptids
  • The Primary
  • 18 Holes

(29:02) Next, they talk about Jackbox Party Pack 8 and each of the games within.

 

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