Episode 90 – Orca Con 2018

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Episode 90 – Orca Con 2018

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In our ninetieth episode, we recap our trip to Orca Con in Bellevue, WA, including all the games we played, the interviews we did and the awesome people we met. We talk to Suzanne Sheldon of the Dice Tower, The Geeks of Cascadia, and Donna Prior all about the founding of Orca Con.

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

The Adventure to Orca Con Begins – 1:02

The Hotel – 6:11

Ice Cool – 8:55

Saturday! – 13:00

Flip Ships – 13:11

Manilla – 15:19

Dinosaur Island – 17:20

Orca Con Food Trucks – 20:07

NMBR 9 – 22:40

Downforce with Suzanne Sheldon – 29:10

Mysterium – 38:36

Dough Zone Dumps – 44:04

Ta-Da – 46:53

Clans of Caledonia – 47:59

Legacy of Dragonholt – 58:22

Shifty Eyed Spies – 1:03:52

Cobras – 1:05:00

Tasty Minstrel Games – Gentes Kickstarter Sponsorship – 1:10:40

Sunday! – 1:11:52

The Geeks of Cascadia – 1:12:22

Donna Prior – 1:27:51

Paper Tales – 1:53:19

Crib – 1:58:15

Heaven & Ale – 2:00:05

Watson & Holmes – 2:14:35

Ex Libris – 2:16:29

Blend Coffee Lab – 2:26:25

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 2:33:52

Our Most Cherished Orca Con Moments – 2:34:45

 

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 8 – Codenames Duet

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 8 – Codenames Duet

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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 8, we review the spy themed cooperative word game Codenames Duet.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

Episode 89 – T.I.M.E. Stories (2 Years Later)

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Episode 89 – T.I.M.E. Stories (2 Years Later)

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In our eighty-ninth episode, Linsae and Brendan join Aaron and Quinten as we talk about the games we have been playing lately. Then we do a NON-SPOILER review of the T.I.M.E. Stories system after 7 scenarios. We keep from spoiling anything during the feature review, but then we discuss the T.I.M.E. Stories series in a full SPOILER-filled discussion of the scenarios so far, including our most memorable moments, our favourite scenarios, and more.

This episode is sponsored by IDW GamesBoard Game Bliss

Happy New Year! – 0:45

We’re Going to OrcaCon – 4:06

Dinosaur Island – 6:40

Custom Heroes – 23:23

The Colonists – 32:38

Alien Artifacts – 43:26

Near & Far Contest Results – Our Favourite Holiday Traditions – 58:18

IDW GamesMasque of the Red Death Sponsorship – 1:14:10

T.I.M.E. Stories Overview – 1:15:47

T.I.M.E. Stories NON-SPOILER Review after 7 scenarios – 1:21:51

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 2:10:50

SPOILERS START HERE! – Our thoughts on the T.I.M.E. Stories series – 2:12:33

Boards Alive Plays Star Trek Adventures – Episode 3

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Boards Alive Plays Star Trek Adventures – Episode 3

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In the third episode of our Star Trek Adventures series we see what the brig of the USS Vancouver looks like and see how Captain Foopa reacts to a hostage situation.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

Stardate 47403.7 – 1:16

Aboard the USS Vancouver – 13:00

Mid-Show Break – Game Trayz Sponsorship – 34:50

Foopa Gets Assertive – 39:00

Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 2

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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 2

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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 get our first taste of combat and try to find some secret doors.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

We Get Into Our First Fight – 0:40

Mid-Show Break – Game Trayz Sponsorship – 26:54

We Go Looking For Secret Doors – 30:32

Ask DATENIGHT – Episode 2

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Ask DATENIGHT – Episode 2

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Ask DATENIGHT is a 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 2, we talk about adjusting how you play with kids or new gamers, help you decide if you need to buy a game for your significant other that they love playing with your friends, and offer advice on how to get your significant other over their love of Pandemic.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

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