Episode 127 – Orca Con 2020

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Episode 127 – Orca Con 2020

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In our one hundred and twenty-seventh episode, we recap our trip to Orca Con in Bellevue, WA, including all the games we played and the awesome people we met.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

The Harrowing Journey to Orca Con Begins – 0:45

Krass Kariert and the Spiritual Shield – 5:25

Silver – 9:15

Azul: Summer Pavilion – 13:20

Push – 26:07

Villagers – 29:25

Caylus 1303 – 38:05

Nova Luna – 42:23

Villainous: Evil Comes Prepared – 50:30

Dough Zone – Dumps – 57:28

The Crew – 59:10

It’s a Wonderful World – 1:02:45

Cartographers – 1:06:45

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:12:26

Mandala – 1:17:50

Eye My Favorite Things – 1:19:50

Formosa Tea – 1:26:50

Quacks of Quedlinburg – 1:28:30

The Worst Weather EVER! – 1:30:15

Our Thoughts on Orca Con 2020 – 1:31:55

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Kingsport Festival – 1:38:42

Episode 126 – Pret-A-Porter BA Holiday Special

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Episode 126 – Pret-A-Porter BA Holiday Special

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In our one hundred and twenty-sixth episode, it’s our 6th annual BA Holiday Special. We talk about the games we have been playing lately and we reflect on our review of Scoville from 100 episodes ago. We also review the fashion design themed worker placement game Pret-A-Porter and we discuss our favourite party games that we played this year.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Holiday Wishlist – 1:38

Orca Con Jan. 10-12 – 6:20

Thieves Den and Fortune Favors the Bold expansion – 9:06

Cuba Libre – 16:50

Barrage – 36:15

Clank Legacy – 50:00

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Scoville – 1:04:20

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:10:30

Pret-A-Porter Overview – 1:13:51

Pret-A-Porter Thematic Review – 1:16:52

Our Favourite Party Games of the Year – 2:02:25

Episode 125 – SHUX 2019

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Episode 125 – SHUX 2019

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In our one hundred and twenty-fifth episode, we regale you with the tales of our experiences at SHUX 2019 in Vancouver. We’re joined by Brendan and Curtis as we talk about all the games we played and people we met. It’s another convention episode, so you know it’s going to be a big one!

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

The Adventure Begins– 1:56

Curt Starts the Party Early – 2:00

Isaac Childress Gloomhaven Panel – 3:25

Tapestry – 8:15

Our AirBNB– 13:26

Modern Art – 17:20

Decrypto – 18:15

Krass Kariert– 18:32

Ragusa – 24:35

Saturday Begins – 29:32

Hadara – 31:45

Yum Yum Island – 39:12

Scamming Horse Racing Game – 47:20

SHUX Math Trade 2019 – 51:20

Rail Pass – 54:05

Bob Ross: The Art of Chill – 1:01:25

Parks – 1:09:30

Arkham Horror 3rd Edition – 1:14:30

Super Wits and Wagers – 1:17:20

Mind MGMT: The Psychic Espionage “Game” – 1:20:48

We’re Doomed – 1:28:25

Captain Sonar – 1:36:00

Glyph Chess – 1:37:15

Men At Work – 1:39:10

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:43:43

Sunday Morning – 1:46:50

Marvel Champions: The Card Game – 1:48:20

Great Western Trail – 1:54:54

Cat Cafe – 1:59:00

Gorilla Marketing – 2:01:30

Hansa Teutonica – 2:08:00

Medium – 2:10:10

Our SHUX 2019 Thoughts – 2:14:00

Episode 124 – Pax Pamir

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Episode 124 – Pax Pamir

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In our one hundred and twenty-fourth episode, we are a little slap happy as we talk about what we’ve been playing lately and we reflect on our review of Samurai Spirit from 100 episodes ago. Then we review the tableau building area control game Pax Pamir.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

We’re Back? – 2:11

Pathfinder 2nd Edition Core Rulebook – 9:25

Eclipse – 25:52

Homebrewers – 50:35

The Taverns of Tiefenthal – 1:01:40

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Samurai Spirit – 1:14:22

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:18:30

Pax Pamir Overview – 1:22:00

Pax Pamir Thematic Review – 1:25:08

Episode 123 – Star Wars: Outer Rim

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Episode 123 – Star Wars: Outer Rim

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In our one hundred and twenty-third episode, we say farewell to this flagship podcast as we talk about what we’ve been playing lately and we reflect on our review of Harbour from 100 episodes ago. Then we review the Star Wars adventure game Star Wars: Outer Rim.

This episode is sponsored by Game Night ApparelBoard Game Bliss

Goodbye – 0:53

Starfinder Beginner Box– 2:36

Hellboy: The Board Game – 13:45

MetroX – 28:52

Claim – 36:37

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Harbour – 43:32

Game Night Apparel Sponsorship – 47:56

Star Wars: Outer Rim Overview – 49:25

Star Wars: Outer Rim Thematic Review – 52:23

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:28:05

Games in Education – Live from SHUX 2017

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Games in Education – Live from SHUX 2017

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Cynthia Hornbeck hosts our SHUX 2017 panel and we are joined by Mark Biggar and Todd Goodman as we delve into the topic of Games in Education.

This episode is sponsored by Level 3B‘s Deep Space Game Canopy

Games in Education – 0:21

Deep Space Game Canopy Sponsorship – 48:55

Audience Q & A – 53:14

Episode 122 – Five Year Anniversary

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Episode 122 – Five Year Anniversary

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In our one hundred and twenty-second episode, we celebrate the end of the fifth year of the podcast, talk about the Kickstarter for the Deep Space Game Canopy and talk about the games we have been playing lately. Then we look back on the past year of gaming for us here on the podcast and make a big announcement.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss & Battle Bards

Celebrating our 5th Anniversary – 0:40

Survival Kit Dawn of the FunDead – Deep Space Game Canopy – 4:10

Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth – 12:04

Euphoria: Ignorance is Bliss expansion – 24:10

Inuit: The Snow Folk – 33:32

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Mysterium – 45:23

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 50:04

Year Five Lookback – 52:30

Best Game of the Last Year – 55:50

The Biggest Disappointment – 59:32

Our Favourite Games we Reviewed in Season 5 – 1:08:45

Battle Bards Sponsorship – 1:18:40

Our Very Big Announcement – 1:20:42