Boards Alive Monster Mash-Up – Episode 7 – Halloween


The Boards Alive Monster Mash-up – Episode 7

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In this extra spooky seventh episode of our board game variety show Sean and Alex from the Dukes of Dice pitch us their Big Screen Board Game, Jake and Danielle from Draft Mechanic pair some beers with Fury of Dracula 3rd Ed., we mention our Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction items, Quinten rants about being greedy, Nick Mariner pitches us his favourite Halloween games as board games, Aaron uses Dark Stories to teach creative writing in Board Game Education, Linsae Reviews some games, and we tell you our Game of the Month.

This episode is sponsored by Tasty Minstrel Games

The state of the Monster Mash-Up – 1:04

Dukes of Dice: Big Screen Board Games – 3:18

Draft Mechanic: Beers & Board Games – Fury of Dracula 3rd Ed. – 15:05

Linsae Reviews: Halloween Games – 22:42

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 23:40

Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction – 24:58

Odd Thoughts with Quinten – 26:44

Nick Mariner: Nick’s Comedy Coin Purse – 32:52

Board Game Education – 44:04

Linsae Reviews: Halloween Games – 47:53

Game of the Month – 48:54

Episode 61 – Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed. Halloween Spooktacular


Episode 61 – Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed. Halloween Spooktacular

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In our very special Halloween-themed sixty-first episode, Linsae joins Aaron and Quinten as we talk about the spooky games we’ve been playing recently and do another Dawn of the FunDead segment for the game Dracula’s Feast. We also review the Lovecraft-themed cooperative mystery game Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition. Then we (sort of) review the RPG Labyrinth and talk about Why It’s So Hard to Try New RPGs.

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

Bang: The Dice Game: The Walking Dead – 3:11

Tides of Madness – 11:52

Fury of Dracula 3rd Edition – 20:25

Dawn of the FunDead – Dracula’s Feast – 29:40

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 37:55

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition Overview – 38:50

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition Thematic Review – 43:49

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:22:47

Labyrinth and Why It’s So Hard to Try New RPGs – 1:24:02

Episode 60 – Interview with Lone Shark Games Mike Selinker


Episode 60 – Interview with Lone Shark Games Mike Selinker

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In our sixtieth episode, we talk about our busy-ness with the new school year and the games we have been playing lately. Then we interview Mike Selinker of Lone Shark Games about how his childhood design skills, his spooky designs and his life as a publisher, including his newest games Apocrypha, Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk and his upcoming game Thornwatch with Penny Arcade.

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

Busy-ness – 1:52

Mansions of Madness on the Bored Online? Board Offline channel – 2:40

Elysium – 4:00

Targi – 12:21

Fleet: Wharfside – 18:05

Dead Last – 23:40

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 31:56

Interview with Mike Selinker – 33:10

Apocrypha – 48:10

Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow’s Walk – 1:11:00

Thornwatch – 1:21:00

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – Ponzi Scheme – 1:36:11

Listener Questions – 1:38:07