Episode 115 – Game to Grow Interview

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Episode 115 – Game to Grow Interview

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In our one hundred and fifteenth episode, we ease you wonderful listeners back into the world of RPGs with a Survival Kit segment about the Unspeakable Tomes polyhedral dice, then we talk about some games we’ve been playing. Then we interview Adam Davis, Adam Johns, and Ethan Schoonover about their charity Game to Grow and how they use role playing games to help youth develop social and emotional skills. They also answer some Random Listener Questions.

This episode is sponsored by Greater Than Games & Board Game Bliss

Survival Kit – The Unspeakable Tomes dice – 1:35

Codenames: Harry Potter – 6:12

Newton – 15:22

Can You Survive: The Role Playing Game – 25:45

Council of Four – 36:10

Greater Than Games – Sentinel Comics RPG Kickstarter Sponsorship – 47:38

Game to Grow Interview – 50:31

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:40:49

Random Listener Questions – 1:41:55

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Top 50 Games of All Time – 20 to 11

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Top 50 Games of All Time – 20 to 11

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Thanks to the donations from all of you wonderful listeners to the charity Path of Play, the Boards Alive crew talk about their favourite games of all time.

In this episode, Aaron and Quinten talk about their 20th to 11th favourite games of all time while Linsae finally gets to the good stuff and talks about her 10th to 6th favourite games of all time.

Episode 114 – Orca Con 2019

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Episode 114 – Orca Con 2019

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In our one hundred and fourteenth 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’re joined by our pal Brendan and we also get a chance to talk to The Cardboard Kid.

This episode is sponsored by Greater Than GamesBoard Game Bliss

The Adventure to Orca Con Begins – 1:30

The Sunless Citadel from Tales from the Yawning Portal (Canadian Amazon Affiliate Link and US Amazon Affiliate Link) – 1:55

The Executive Floor – 15:05

Mars Open – 16:45

KeyForge – 20:25

Adrenaline: The Team Play DLC expansion – 22:10

Root – 30:17

Gugong – 32:32

The Merch Hall– 36:55

Wordsy – 38:35

Din Tai Fung Dumps! – 46:33

Wingspan – 52:00

Linsae’s Letdown – 1:01:43

Welcome To… – 1:07:40

Dough Zone – Dumps: Part Deux – 1:13:31

Greater Than Games – Sentinel Comics RPG Kickstarter Sponsorship – 1:18:47

Azul – 1:21:32

Root Again! – 1:23:05

Teotihuacan – 1:26:01

Tybor Der Baumeister (Tybor the Builder) – 1:30:00

The Ruhr: A Story of Coal Trade – 1:33:10

The Game – 1:37:15

Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar – 1:39:20

The Cardboard Kid – 1:46:13

KeyForge Again! – 1:53:05

Lowlands – 1:54:00

Our Most Cherished Orca Con Moments – 1:57:25

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 2:03:19

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Pay Dirt – 2:04:40

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Star Wars: Edge of the Empire RPG System – 2:06:22

Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 10

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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 10

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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 try not to pass out from a gross gas.

This episode is sponsored by Greater Than Games and their Sentinel Comics RPG Kickstarter

What Are You Wearing – 1:44

Gearing Up! – 5:14

It’s Gassy in Here– 15:25

Greater Than Games and their Sentinel Comics RPG Kickstarter Sponsorship – 37:00

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Episode 113 – Festivus Rest-ivus

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Episode 113 – Festivus Rest-ivus

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In our one hundred and thirteenth episode, we recap our holiday game day with a plethora of games to talk about. We also look back on our review of Eldritch Horror from 100 Episodes Ago.

This episode is sponsored by Pizzeria Ludica & Board Game Bliss

Robb from Metal, Meeples, & Beer is Here – 0:41

Holiday Game Day – 1:38

Dinosaur Island: Totally Liquid expansion – 3:45

Coimbra – 20:01

Illusion – 32:08

Architects of the West Kingdom – 38:07

Mars Open: Tabletop Golf – 52:25

Kind Brewing – 53:45

Dead Last – 55:28

Pizzeria Ludica Sponsorship – 59:10

Bryant’s VR Party – 1:02:05

Just One – 1:05:35

Lewis & Clark – 1:09:35

Root: The River Folk Expansion – 1:23:26

KeyForge – 1:38:00

Thunder Alley – 1:50:22

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 2:00:39

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Eldritch Horror – 2:04:17

Boards A-Little Episode 5 – Stop Thief

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Boards A-Little Episode 5 – Stop Thief

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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 5, we review the deduction game, Stop Thief.

It’s DATENIGHT Episode 17 – Rivals for Catan

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 17 – Rivals for Catan

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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 17, we review the two player card game Rivals for Catan.

This episode is sponsored by Pizzeria Ludica