Episode 91 – Interview with Kwanchai Moriya

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Episode 91 – Interview with Kwanchai Moriya

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In our ninety-first episode, we are joined by special guest Kwanchai Moriya, Artist extraordinaire for games like Catacombs, Flip Ships, Dinosaur Island and more, as we talk about the games we have been playing lately. Then we interview Kwanchai about his artist and gamer background and he offers advice for those wanting to explore the board gaming hobby as an artist or free-lancer. Plus Kwanchai answers some Random Listener Questions including some that Aaron threw in too.

This episode is sponsored by Deep Water GamesBoard Game Bliss

The Weather is a Great Way to Break the Ice – 1:45

Word Slam – 3:52

Dinosaur Island – 10:06

Daemon Trilogy: Subrosa – 15:40

Deep Water Games Sponsorship – Herbalism Kickstarter – 24:02

Interview with Kwanchai Moriya – 25:28

How to become a Board Game Artist – 39:50

Overlight – 1:01:45

Upcoming Projects – 1:12:40

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:16:44

Listener Questions – 1:18:05

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Episode 90 – Orca Con 2018

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Episode 90 – Orca Con 2018

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In our ninetieth 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 talk to Suzanne Sheldon of the Dice Tower, The Geeks of Cascadia, and Donna Prior all about the founding of Orca Con.

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

The Adventure to Orca Con Begins – 1:02

The Hotel – 6:11

Ice Cool – 8:55

Saturday! – 13:00

Flip Ships – 13:11

Manilla – 15:19

Dinosaur Island – 17:20

Orca Con Food Trucks – 20:07

NMBR 9 – 22:40

Downforce with Suzanne Sheldon – 29:10

Mysterium – 38:36

Dough Zone Dumps – 44:04

Ta-Da – 46:53

Clans of Caledonia – 47:59

Legacy of Dragonholt – 58:22

Shifty Eyed Spies – 1:03:52

Cobras – 1:05:00

Tasty Minstrel Games – Gentes Kickstarter Sponsorship – 1:10:40

Sunday! – 1:11:52

The Geeks of Cascadia – 1:12:22

Donna Prior – 1:27:51

Paper Tales – 1:53:19

Crib – 1:58:15

Heaven & Ale – 2:00:05

Watson & Holmes – 2:14:35

Ex Libris – 2:16:29

Blend Coffee Lab – 2:26:25

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 2:33:52

Our Most Cherished Orca Con Moments – 2:34:45

 

Episode 89 – T.I.M.E. Stories (2 Years Later)

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Episode 89 – T.I.M.E. Stories (2 Years Later)

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In our eighty-ninth episode, Linsae and Brendan join Aaron and Quinten as we talk about the games we have been playing lately. Then we do a NON-SPOILER review of the T.I.M.E. Stories system after 7 scenarios. We keep from spoiling anything during the feature review, but then we discuss the T.I.M.E. Stories series in a full SPOILER-filled discussion of the scenarios so far, including our most memorable moments, our favourite scenarios, and more.

This episode is sponsored by IDW GamesBoard Game Bliss

Happy New Year! – 0:45

We’re Going to OrcaCon – 4:06

Dinosaur Island – 6:40

Custom Heroes – 23:23

The Colonists – 32:38

Alien Artifacts – 43:26

Near & Far Contest Results – Our Favourite Holiday Traditions – 58:18

IDW GamesMasque of the Red Death Sponsorship – 1:14:10

T.I.M.E. Stories Overview – 1:15:47

T.I.M.E. Stories NON-SPOILER Review after 7 scenarios – 1:21:51

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 2:10:50

SPOILERS START HERE! – Our thoughts on the T.I.M.E. Stories series – 2:12:33

Episode 88 – Legacy of Dragonholt BA Holiday Special

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Episode 88 – Legacy of Dragonholt BA Holiday Special

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In our eighty-eighth episode, it’s our 4th annual BA Holiday Special so Linsae joins us as we talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also review the choose your own adventure game Legacy of Dragonholt,  and we discuss our favourite party games that we played this year.

This episode is sponsored by Cartooner: The Fast and Furious Game of Drawing Comics & Board Game Bliss

Happy Holidays! – 0:46

Imperial Assault: Legends of the Alliance App – 4:41

Escape Room: The Game – 18:02

Planet of the Apes – 33:34

Contest – Near & Far – Favourite Holiday Tradition – 44:30

Cartooner: The Fast and Furious Game of Drawing Comics Sponsorship – 50:16

Legacy of Dragonholt Overview – 52:13

Legacy of Dragonholt Thematic Review – 55:38

Linsae Reviews – Planet of the Apes – 1:28:30

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:29:05

Our Favourite Party Games – 1:29:55

Shifty Eyed Spies – 1:30:50

Werewords – 1:34:45

Vegas Wits & Wagers – 1:39:41

Listener Party Game Suggestions – 1:42:14

Episode 87 – Coldwater Crown

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Episode 87 – Coldwater Crown

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In our eighty-seventh episode, Aaron is sick and Quinten is tired, but we power through as we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the fishing themed worker placement game Coldwater Crown. Then in honour of American Thanksgiving, we talk about all the things we’re thankful for in this hobby.

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

We’re sick and tired – 0:41

Hero Realms: The Ruin of Thandar Campaign Box – 2:32

Gloomhaven – 13:00

Random Imperial Assault App tangent – 26:56

Amun-Re – 30:09

Mangaka – 45:32

Dawn of the FunDead – Cartooner – 53:20

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 55:40

Coldwater Crown Overview – 56:55

Coldwater Crown Thematic Review – 59:27

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:31:11

What we’re thankful for in this hobby – 1:32:11

 

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