EPISODE 140 – INTERVIEW WITH OMARI AKIL OF BOARD GAME BROTHAS

Episode 140 – Interview with Omari Akil of Board Game Brothas

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In our one hundred and fortieth episode, Aaron is joined by designer and publisher Omari Akil, designer of Rap Godz and Hoop Godz, and co-founder of Board Game Brothas. We talk about some games we’ve been playing, including Unmatched: Cobble & Fog and Ducks in Tow. Then I interview Omari Akil about designing and publishing a game from start to finish.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Omari’s Current Gaming World – 0:57

Unmatched: Cobble & Fog – 7:18

Ducks in Tow – 15:53

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 26:11

Interview with Omari Akil – 28:55

Rap Godz – 51:50

Hoop Godz – 1:07:05

Episode 139 w/ Suzanne Sheldon – Food Chain Magnate Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion, Tiny Towns Villagers and Trees expansions, Hades, and Griftlands

Episode 139 w/ Suzanne Sheldon – Food Chain Magnate Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion, Tiny Towns Villagers and Trees expansions, Hades, and Griftlands

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In our one hundred and thirty-ninth episode, Aaron is joined by Suzanne Sheldon from The Dice Tower podcast and the Salt and Sass Games Twitch stream. We talk about Food Chain Magnate: Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion, and Tiny Towns: Villagers and Trees expansions in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Hades, and Griftlands. We reflect on our review of Between Two Cities from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Suzanne’s Current Gaming World – 2:05

Food Chain Magnate: Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion – 9:00

Tiny Towns: Villagers and Trees expansions – 26:00

Hades – 36:20

Griftlands – 48:38

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 56:42

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Between Two Cities – 58:57

Ask Aaron Anything – 1:05:00

Episode 138 w/ Sarah Shah – Smartphone Inc and Status Update 1.1 expansion, Squire for Hire, and Divinity Original Sin 2

Episode 138 w/ Sarah Shah – Smartphone Inc and Status Update 1.1 expansion, Squire for Hire, and Divinity Original Sin 2

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In our one hundred and thirty-eighth episode, Aaron is joined by Sarah Shah from Board Games in a Minute. We talk about Smarthphone Inc and the State Update 1.1 expansion and Squire for Hire in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Divinity Original Sin 2. We reflect on our review of The Grizzled from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Sarah’s Current Gaming World – 3:00

Smarthphone Inc and the State Update 1.1 expansion – 4:01

Squire for Hire – 15:50

Divinity Original Sin 2 – 20:00

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 31:10

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – The Grizzled – 33:27

Ask Aaron Anything – 39:20

Episode 137 w/ Mark Besada – Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Core Set, 5211, Prey, and Football Manager 2020

Episode 137 w/ Mark Besada – Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Core Set, 5211, Prey, and Football Manager 2020

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In our one hundred and thirty-seventh episode, Aaron is joined by Mark Besada from Board Game Barrage. We talk about Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Core Set and Curse of the Crimson Throne expansion and 5211 in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Prey and Football Manager 2020. We reflect on our review of Dead of Winter from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Mark’s Current Gaming World – 2:20

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Core Set and Curse of the Crimson Throne expansion – 6:05

5211 – 20:45

Prey – 29:55

Football Manager 2020 – 38:05

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 44:21

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Dead of Winter – 47:00

Ask Aaron Anything – 55:00

Episode 136 w/ Eric Yurko – Detective Season One, Cascadia, Agropolis, Root Digital Edition, and Spiritfarer

Episode 136 w/ Eric Yurko – Detective Season One, Cascadia, Agropolis, Root Digital Edition, and Spiritfarer

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In our one hundred and thirty-sixth episode, Aaron is joined by Eric Yurko from What’s Eric Playing? We talk about Detective: Season One, Cascadia, and Agropolis in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Root: Digital Edition and Spiritfarer. We reflect on our review of Rum & Bones from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Eric’s Current Gaming World – 1:55

Detective: Season One – 10:25

Dawn of the FunDead – Cascadia – 25:00

Agropolis – 26:40

Root: Digital Edition – 35:35

Spiritfarer – 45:45

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 59:17

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Rum & Bones – 1:02:42

Ask Aaron Anything – 1:09:55

Episode 135 – Interview with Banana Chan of Game and a Curry

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Episode 135 – Interview with Banana Chan of Game and a Curry

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In our one hundred and thirty-fifth episode, Aaron is joined by designer and publisher Banana Chan, designer of Jiangshi and owner of Game and a Curry. We talk about some games we’ve been playing, including Pathfinder: Kingmaker and Alice is Missing. Then I interview Banana Chan about their designing role playing games and working collaboratively with other designers.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Online Conventions – 1:00

Pathfinder: Kingmaker – 8:25

Alice is Missing – 19:26

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 28:00

Interview with Banana Chan – 30:40

Jiangshi – 44:00

Game and a Curry – 1:09:30

Lair – 1:09:50

Battle of the Boy Bands – 1:10:20

Episode 134 w/ Michelle Ridge – Vinhos, 18Chesapeake, Firewatch, and Fall Guys

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Episode 134 w/ Michelle Ridge – Vinhos, 18Chesapeake, Firewatch, and Fall Guys

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In our one hundred and thirty-fourth episode, Aaron is joined by Michelle Ridge from Tabletop Crier, Girls Game Shelf, and Board Game Quest. We talk about Vinhos and 18Chesapeake in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Firewatch and Fall Guys. We reflect on our review of Vault Wars from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Michelle’s Current Gaming World – 1:37

Vinhos – 5:30

18Chesapeake – 16:00

Firewatch – 27:04

Fall Guys – 34:15

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 45:42

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Vault Wars – 48:35

Ask Aaron Anything – 55:20

Episode 133 w/ Aaron from GameEnthus – Root: The Underworld Expansion, Wreck Raiders, Paper Mario: The Origami King, and Panzer Paladin

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Episode 133 w/ Aaron from GameEnthus – Root: The Underworld Expansion, Wreck Raiders, Paper Mario: The Origami King, and Panzer Paladin

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In our one hundred and thirty-third episode, Aaron is joined by Aaron from GameEnthus Podcast and Youtube Channel. We talk about Root: The Underworld Expansion and Wreck Raiders in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Paper Mario: The Origami King and Panzer Paladin. We reflect on our review of Belfort from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Aaron’s Current Gaming World – GameEnthus – 1:22

Root: The Underworld Expansion – 4:33

Wreck Raiders – 15:05

Paper Mario: The Origami King – 21:15

Panzer Paladin – 27:05

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 30:35

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Belfort – 32:55

Ask Aaron Anything – 37:53

Episode 132 w/ Monique from Before You Play – Detective: Dig Deeper, Fort, Hollow Knight, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Episode 132 w/ Monique from Before You Play – Detective: Dig Deeper, Fort, Hollow Knight, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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In our one hundred and thirty-second episode, Aaron is joined by Monique from Before You Play Youtube channel. We talk about Detective: Dig Deeper and Fort in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Hollow Knight and Animal Crossing: New Horizons. We reflect on our review of Village from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything they want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Monique’s Current Gaming World – Before You Play – 1:30

Detective: Dig Deeper – 6:50

Fort – 16:19

Hollow Knight – 27:45

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – 38:47

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 53:30

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Village – 55:55

Ask Aaron Anything – 1:02:10

Boards A-Little Episode 15 – Villainous Wicked to the Core

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Boards A-Little Episode 15 – Villainous Wicked to the Core

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Boards A-Little, the podcast where an expert gamer with discerning tastes will be sitting down and discussing games…with his dad. We focus on games that are great for both kids and adults to play together.

In Episode 15, we review the stand alone expansion to the Disney themed tableau building game Villainous Wicked to the Core.