Episode 107 – Root

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Episode 107 – Root

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In our one hundred and seventh episode, we talk about the games we’ve been playing recently and reflect on Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia from 100 episodes ago. Then we review the woodland themed war game Root.

This episode is sponsored by Maple GamesBoard Game Bliss

SHUX 2018 Panel time changes – 1:02

Cytosis: A Cell Biology Game – 6:16

End of the Trail – 18:43

The Reckoners – 29:30

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia – 45:26

Maple Games Sponsorship – Dragon Boats of the Four Seas – 51:48

Root Overview – 53:39

Root Thematic Review – 57:42

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:41:05

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Top 50 Games of All Time – 40 to 31

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Top 50 Games of All Time – 40 to 31

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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 40th to 31st favourite games of all time while Linsae talks about 5 “trash” games.

Episode 106 – Twilight Imperium 4th Edition

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Episode 106 – Twilight Imperium 4th Edition

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In our one hundred and sixth episode, we talk about the games we’ve been playing recently and reflect on Forbidden Desert from 100 episodes ago. And we have our friends Robb from Metal, Meeples, and Beer and Bryant help us review the epic 4X space opera game Twilight Imperium 4th Edition.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

The school year has begun – 0:57

SHUX 2018 Panels – 3:23

Starship Samurai – 9:20

Detective – 29:04

Round House – 41:17

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Forbidden Desert – 53:34

Quiver Card Case Contest Winners (Amazon.com link or Amazon.ca link) – 57:30

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:00:36

Twilight Imperium 4th Edition Overview – 1:01:43

Twilight Imperium 4th Edition Thematic Review – 1:10:01

Draft Mechanic Commercial – 2:00:01

Episode 105 – PAXtravaganza 2018

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Episode 105 – PAXtravaganza 2018

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In our one hundred and fifth episode, we bring you right to the Washington State Convention Centre floor as we cover PAX West 2018. We interview Peter from Czech Games Edition, Levi from Playtest North West, Sarah from Creator’s Companion, Cole Wehrle from Leder Games and talk about all the games we played over the course of the weekend.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

PAX West 2018 – 0:32

Peter from Czech Games Edition – 2:11

Day One Recap – 19:13

Arkham Horror 3rd Edition – 20:54

Railroad Ink – 27:45

Blue Lagoon– 36:31

Cryptid – 42:10

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 50:12

Levi Mote from Playtest NW and Thieves Den Kickstarter  – 51:39

Sarah Sharp of Creator’s Companion – 1:06:21

Cole Wehrle of Leder Games – 1:16:31

Root – 1:19:20

Pax Pamir 2nd Edition Kickstarter – 1:26:47

Car Boys! – 1:36:51

Gizmos – 1:41:31

Tokyo Jidohanbaiki – 1:48:48

Masque of the Red Death – 1:55:05

Let’s Make a Bus Route – 2:07:50

Linsae Reviews – PAX 2018 – 2:22:45

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Takenoko – 2:23:13

Episode 104 – Keep It Or Cull It

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Episode 104 – Keep It Or Cull It

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In our one hundred and fourth episode, we announce our trip to PAX West 2018, we talk about the games we’ve been playing recently and reflect on Summoner Wars from 100 episodes ago. Then we talk about some games we received in trades and whether we’re going to keep them in our collection or not in another Keep It Or Cull It.

This episode is sponsored by The Quiver Card Case & Board Game Bliss

We’re Going to PAX West 2018 – 0:40

Dragonsgate College – 3:00

7th Continent – 15:34

Shadows in Kyoto – 28:48

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Summoner Wars – 40:38

Quiver Card Case Sponsorship & CONTEST (Amazon.com link or Amazon.ca link) – 48:11

Keep It Or Cull It – 50:28

Tobago – 51:21

Legendary Encounters: Predator – 1:00:10

The Lord of the Rings: The Living Card Game – 1:10:15

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:25:33

Episode 103 – Argent The Consortium

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Episode 103 – Argent The Consortium

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In our one hundred and third episode, we talk about the games we’ve been playing recently and reflect on Seasons from 100 episodes ago. We review the magic university themed worker placement game Argent The Consortium. And Linsae is back with another Linsae Reviews.

This episode is sponsored by SHUX 2018Board Game Bliss

Hot & Sweaty – 0:58

Ganz Schon Clever – 5:43

Newest Unlock Games – 12:47

Lords of Hellas – 23:07

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Seasons – 40:19

Episode 100 Contest – New Winners – 45:28

SHUX 2018 Sponsorship – 49:30

Argent The Consortium Overview – 52:23

Argent The Consortium Thematic Review – 58:01

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:29:54

Linsae Reviews – Octopath Traveler – 1:33:10

Top 50 Games of All Time – 50 to 41

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Top 50 Games of All Time – 50 to 41

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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 50th to 41st favourite games of all time while Linsae talks about the 5 worst games.