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

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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

 

Episode 85 – Fate of the Elder Gods Halloween Spooktacular

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Episode 85 – Fate of the Elder Gods Halloween Spooktacular

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In our very special Halloween-themed eighty-fifth episode, Linsae joins Aaron and Quinten as we talk about the spooky games we’ve been playing recently. We also review the Lovecraft-themed cult managing game Fate of the Elder Gods. Then we resurrect our RPG discussion with the RPG Question of the Day from Halloweens past.

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

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: Monster Box of Monsters expansion – 3:05

Apocrypha – 14:09

Samurai Gardener – 24:51

OK Play – 32:40

Tasty Minstrel Games – Downfall Kickstarter Sponsorship – 40:51

Fate of the Elder Gods Overview – 42:21

Fate of the Elder Gods Thematic Review – 48:40

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:21:43

RPGGeek.com Question of the Day – Halloween Edition – 1:22:58

It’s DATENIGHT Episode 7 – Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 7 – Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle

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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 7, we review the Harry Potter themed cooperative deck building game Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle with a bit of discussion about the new Monster Box of Monsters expansion.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Episode 84 – SHUX 2017

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Episode 84 – SHUX 2017

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In our eighty-fourth episode, we regale you with the tales of our experiences at the first ever SHUX 2017 in Vancouver. We’re joined by our friend Steve and talk about all the games we played and people we met. We also interview Isaac Vega of Plaid Hat Games and the Bamboozle Brothers, Sen-Foong Lim and Jay Cormier. It’s another convention episode, so you know it’s going to be a big one!

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz & Board Game Bliss

Steve’s Here! – 0:45

The Adventure Begins– 3:13

Automobiles – 8:18

Flipships – 13:25

Wasteland Express Delivery Service – 19:20

Fallout – 30:22

Medici: The Card Game – 35:55

Magic Maze – 42:15

Coldwater Crown – 50:20

Shifty Eyed Spies – 52:17

SHUX Math Trade – 59:15

Quests of Valeria – 1:05:26

Ta-Da – 1:06:09

Number 9 – 1:09:42

Modern Art – 1:11:18

Clank! In! Space! – 1:14:02

Panel Time – 1:22:47

Vegas Wits & Wagers – 1:29:10

Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space – 1:31:45

Okanagan: Valley of the Lakes – 1:33:50

Game Trayz Sponsorship – 1:43:17

Isaac Vega of Plaid Hat Games – 1:44:57

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 2:09:10

Sen-Foong Lim and Jay Cormier – 2:11:04

We survived (again)! – 2:48:15

Boards Alive Plays Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game – PAX 2017

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Boards Alive Plays Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game – PAX 2017

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In this special one-shot episode we experience the Sentinel Comics universe in Sentinel Comics RPG by Greater Than Games. Our guest GM for this episode is none other than one of the designers of the game, Christopher Badell. He teaches us the RPG system, we choose our characters, then we get a taste of the action in the first pre-made scenario from the Sentinel Comics RPG Starter Kit.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

Music provided by Handelabra Games

Christopher Teaches Us How to Play – 2:24

Mid-Show Break – Game Trayz Sponsorship – 22:25

Mid-Show Break – Music provided by Handelabra Games and Jean-Marc Giffin– 24:39

Bunker & Unity Sentinel Comics background – 27:18

The clean-up goes bad – 35:50

Surprise Hero Cameo – 1:11:40