Episode 88 – Legacy of Dragonholt BA Holiday Special

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Episode 88 – Legacy of Dragonholt BA Holiday Special

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In our eighty-eighth episode, it’s our 4th annual BA Holiday Special so Linsae joins us as we talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also review the choose your own adventure game Legacy of Dragonholt,  and we discuss our favourite party games that we played this year.

This episode is sponsored by Cartooner: The Fast and Furious Game of Drawing Comics & Board Game Bliss

Happy Holidays! – 0:46

Imperial Assault: Legends of the Alliance App – 4:41

Escape Room: The Game – 18:02

Planet of the Apes – 33:34

Contest – Near & Far – Favourite Holiday Tradition – 44:30

Cartooner: The Fast and Furious Game of Drawing Comics Sponsorship – 50:16

Legacy of Dragonholt Overview – 52:13

Legacy of Dragonholt Thematic Review – 55:38

Linsae Reviews – Planet of the Apes – 1:28:30

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:29:05

Our Favourite Party Games – 1:29:55

Shifty Eyed Spies – 1:30:50

Werewords – 1:34:45

Vegas Wits & Wagers – 1:39:41

Listener Party Game Suggestions – 1:42:14

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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 1

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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 1

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In this episode we try to survive the Tomb of Horrors in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. We’re joined by Dustin and London, Linsae’s brother and sister-in-law as Quinten DM’s us through the tomb. We introduce our characters and explore the first room in this deadly dungeon.

This episode is sponsored by Cartooner: The Fast and Furious Game of Drawing Comics

We Introduce Our Characters – 3:11

Quinten Introduces the Yawning Portal – 14:45

Mid-Show Break – Cartooner Sponsorship – 51:18

Does Aaron Die? – 56:46

Episode 87 – Coldwater Crown

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Episode 87 – Coldwater Crown

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In our eighty-seventh episode, Aaron is sick and Quinten is tired, but we power through as we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the fishing themed worker placement game Coldwater Crown. Then in honour of American Thanksgiving, we talk about all the things we’re thankful for in this hobby.

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

We’re sick and tired – 0:41

Hero Realms: The Ruin of Thandar Campaign Box – 2:32

Gloomhaven – 13:00

Random Imperial Assault App tangent – 26:56

Amun-Re – 30:09

Mangaka – 45:32

Dawn of the FunDead – Cartooner – 53:20

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 55:40

Coldwater Crown Overview – 56:55

Coldwater Crown Thematic Review – 59:27

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:31:11

What we’re thankful for in this hobby – 1:32:11

 

Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 2

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Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 2

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In this episode we experience the new Kids on Bikes role playing game by Hunters Books. Our guest GM for this episode is one of the designers of the system, Doug Levandowski. The other designer, Jon Gilmour, joins us as we continue our story by visiting the Curious Shelf Magic shop, ride the bumper cars, and check out the old town myth at the top of the ferris wheel.

The Curious Shelf Magic Shop – 1:25

Montage! – 29:50

The Boys Ride the Bumper Cars – 37:45

Ferris Wheel Time – 41:57

Ask DATENIGHT – Episode 1

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Ask DATENIGHT – Episode 1

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Ask DATENIGHT is a brand new podcast where a wife and her husband answer advice questions from our listeners to try and help them be even better humans. We’re not experts, but at least we’re trying!

In Episode 1, we talk about getting couples out of the “honeymoon zone” of gaming and offer advice on how to choose your game for DATENIGHT.

This episode is sponsored by Tasty Minstrel Games

Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 1

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Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 1

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In this episode we experience the new Kids on Bikes role playing game by Hunters Books. Our guest GM for this episode is one of the designers of the system, Doug Levandowski. The other designer, Jon Gilmour, joins us as Doug teaches us the RPG system, we create our characters, then start our experience at the arcade.

Doug Introduces the System – 3:47

We Create Our Characters – 7:00

We Establish Our Relationships – 21:26

We Help Create the Town – 27:18

A Day at the Arcade – 34:38

Episode 86 – Roll Player

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Episode 86 – Roll Player

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In our eighty-sixth episode, Aaron talks about his recent participation in the Clash of Creators Star Realms tournament and we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the dice drafting fantasy character building game Roll Player. Then we are joined by Paul Dean of Shut Up & Sit Down to talk about his experience putting SHUX 2017 together and have some rapid fire listener questions for him.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz & Board Game Bliss

Clash of Creators Star Realms Tournament – 1:14

Star Realms: Scenarios – 5:18

Through the Ages App – 9:51

The Ravens of Thri Sahashri – 16:24

Total War: Warhammer 2 – 26:43

Dawn of the FunDead – Kids on Bikes – 39:25

Game Trayz Sponsorship – 45:48

Roll Player Overview – 47:10

Roll Player Thematic Review – 51:45

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:25:02

Paul Dean from Shut Up & Sit Down – 1:26:24

Reflecting on SHUX 2017 – 1:29:03

Rapid Fire Listener Questions – 2:00:20