Episode 81 – Spirit Island

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Episode 81 – Spirit Island

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In our eighty-first episode, we talk about what caught our attention on the first day of Gen Con and what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the cooperative settler destruction game Spirit Island. Then we take a break from talking about tabletop games in another Geek Culture segment as we talk about our favourite video games, as we prepare for PAX West 2017.

This episode is sponsored by Tasty Minstrel Games & Board Game Bliss

Gen Con Hotness – 0:42

Manila – 7:08

Ponzi Scheme – 15:19

The Lost Expedition – 26:08

Odin’s Ravens (2nd Edition) – 31:43

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – Tasty Minstrel Games Podcast– 41:04

Spirit Island Overview – 42:40

Spirit Island Thematic Review – 47:31

Contest – Spirit Island from Greater Than Games – 1:26:11

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:29:40

Geek Culture: Video Games – 1:30:55

BGG Guild Comments – 1:53:15

Episode 80 – Dice Forge & Nuddy Con 2017

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Episode 80 – Dice Forge & Nuddy Con 2017

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In our eightieth episode, we recap our trip to Nuddy Con 2017 in Whistler, BC, including all the games we played, and the outdoor adventures we had. We also review the dice construction game Dice Forge. And Linsae provides another Linsae Reviews of Nuddy Con 2017.

This episode is sponsored by Peaceable KingdomBoard Game Bliss

Nuddy Con 2017 – 1:20

Day One – 4:45

Strike – 7:55

Exploring the Whistler Village – 10:08

Star Wars: Destiny – 14:56

Spirit Island – 19:28

Exit: The Game – The Pharaoh’s Tomb – 31:30

Hot Tub Party – 38:50

Yokohama – 41:46

Zipline Adventure – 48:00

Concordia – 53:20

Near and Far – 57:54

Freezing in a Glacial Stream – 1:01:29

The Chameleon – 1:03:11

The Game – 1:09:13

Purrrlock Holmes: Furriarty’s Trail – 1:12:45

Super Sledding – 1:20:00

Contest – Robinson Crusoe 2nd Ed. from Portal Games – 1:27:37

Peaceable Kingdom – Mole Rats in Space & Matt Leacock Contest Sponsorship – 1:28:57

Dice Forge Overview – 1:32:02

Dice Forge Thematic Review – 1:37:15

Linsae Reviews: Nuddy Con 2017 – 1:55:24

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:55:52

We’re Going to PAX West – 1:58:10

We Have T-Shirts – 1:59:42

It’s DATENIGHT Episode 4 – Arkham Horror: The Card Game

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 4 – Arkham Horror: The Card Game

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It’s DATENIGHT! The podcast where a wife and her husband talk about the games they play on date nights. We focus on games that are great for 2 players. Each episode is short and sweet, just the way you like it, right honey?

In Episode 4, we review the Lovecraft themed cooperative game Arkham Horror: The Card Game with a little bit of discussion on the Dunwich Legacy expansion.

This episode is sponsored by Tasty Minstrel Games

Episode 79 – Castles of Burgundy

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Episode 79 – Castles of Burgundy

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In our seventy-ninth episode, Aaron and Quinten are joined by special guest co-host Joe O’Brien from the Glass Cannon Podcast. We get to know Joe’s board gaming background and we talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also review the tile placement game Castles of Burgundy. Then we interview Joe for our fourth segment in the Behind the Screen RPG series, providing tips for Game Masters.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz & Board Game Bliss

Let’s Get to Know Joe! – 2:15

Joe was good at Catan at one point – 8:30

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Pathfinder Adventures App – 15:08

Hanabi – 28:57

Weird West RPG Homebrew by Kurtis Wiebe – 36:17

Contest – Robinson Crusoe 2nd Ed. from Portal Games – 51:04

Game Trayz Sponsorship – Custom Inserts – 59:05

Castles of Burgundy Overview – 1:00:04

Castles of Burgundy Thematic Review – 1:06:44

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:49:42

Behind the Screen with Joe O’Brien of Glass Cannon Podcast – 1:50:47

Don’t Forget to Buy a Boards Alive T-shirt – 2:41:16

New What Did You Play This Week Podcast segment “Aaron Gets Yelled At by the Internet” – 2:42:15

Episode 78 – Near and Far

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Episode 78 – Near and Far

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In our seventy-eighth episode, Linsae joins Aaron and Quinten as we announce that we have t-shirts for sale at GeekyGoodies.com, and we talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also review the adventure game Near and Far by Red Raven Games. Then we talk about the gamer jargon we use in this hobby in a discussion about the Gaming Lexicon.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz & Board Game Bliss

Check out our new t-shirts! – 0:47

X-Nimmt – 4:11

Arkham Horror: The Card Game – 10:40

Key to the City: London – 16:05

Contest Results – Sagrada from Floodgate Games – 23:38

Game Trayz Sponsorship – Drink Trayz Infomercial – 30:38

Near and Far Overview – 32:40

Near and Far Thematic Review – 37:03

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:17:52

The Gaming Lexicon – 1:18:59

 

It’s DATENIGHT Episode 3 – Lost Cities

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 3 – Lost Cities

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It’s DATENIGHT! The podcast where a wife and her husband talk about the games they play on date nights. We focus on games that are great for 2 players. Each episode is short and sweet, just the way you like it, right honey?

In Episode 3, we review the expedition themed set collection game Lost Cities.

This episode is sponsored by Saga World Builder

Episode 77 – 51st State Master Set

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Episode 77 – 51st State Master Set

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In our seventy-seventh episode, we talk about our yearning for summer and talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the post-apocalyptic themed state building game 51st State Master Set. Then we (sort of) continue our discussion of Our Favourite things last episode, but put an RPG focus on it for our RPG discussion this week.

This episode is sponsored by Game TrayzBoard Game Bliss

We want summer! – 1:05

Cosmic Kaboom – 2:53

Kingdomino – 9:54

First Class – 16:21

Wombat Rescue – 24:40

Contest – Sagrada from Floodgate Games – 32:30

Game Trayz Sponsorship – Terraforming Mars Daedalus Productions Team-Up – 35:23

51st State Master Set Overview – 36:37

51st State Master Set Thematic Review – 40:06

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:04:45

Our Favourite RPG… – 1:06:00