Episode 144 w/ Alex from Dukes of Dice – Adventure Mart, Dune: Imperium, Monster Sanctuary, and Monster Train

Episode 144 w/ Alex from Dukes of Dice – Adventure Mart, Dune: Imperium, Monster Sanctuary, and Monster Train

Episode 144 w/ Alex from Dukes of Dice – Adventure Mart, Dune Imperium, Monster Sanctuary, and Monster Train Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and forty-fourth episode, Aaron is joined by Alex from The Dukes of Dice podcast. We talk about Adventure Mart and Dune: Imperium in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Monster Sanctuary and Monster Train. We reflect on our reviewapalooza of Gold West, Steam Works, and Star Wars: Force and Destiny from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything they want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Alex’s Current Gaming World – The Dukes of Dice podcast – 3:45

Adventure Mart – 8:20

Dune: Imperium – 17:47

Monster Sanctuary – 28:00

Monster Train – 35:25

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 46:05

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Gold West, Steam Works, and Star Wars: Force and Destiny – 47:40

Ask Aaron Anything – 1:00:30

Episode 143 w/ Naveen from Before You Play – Oceans and Oceans Lite, The Search for Planet X, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and Children of Morta

Episode 143 w/ Naveen from Before You Play – Oceans and Oceans Lite, The Search for Planet X, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and Children of Morta

Episode 143 w/ Naveen from Before You Play – Oceans and Oceans Lite, The Search for Planet X, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, and Children of Morta Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and forrty-third episode, Aaron is joined by Naveen from Before You Play Youtube channel. We talk about Oceans, Oceans Lite, and The Search for Planet X in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Children of Morta. We reflect on our review of Shadows Over Normandie from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything they want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Naveen’s Current Gaming World – Before You Play – 2:30

Oceans and Oceans Lite – 7:55

The Search for Planet X – 18:17

Halo: The Master Chief Collection– 26:30

Children of Morta – 32:30

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 40:55

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Shadows Over Normandie – 43:05

Ask Aaron Anything – 50:43

Episode 142 – Pandemic Legacy Season 2 BA Holiday Special

Episode 142 – Pandemic Legacy Season 2 BA Holiday Special

Episode 142 – Pandemic Legacy Season 2 BA Holiday Special Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and forty-second episode, it’s our 7th annual BA Holiday Special. Brendan joins me as we talk about Unmatched: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Paladins of the West Kingdom in the BA Banter and we reflect on our review of Pirate Den from 100 episodes ago. We also provide a spoiler-free review of the legacy cooperative game Pandemic Legacy Season 2 and a spoiler-filled discussion after the end of the show.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Brendan’s Current Gaming World – 1:17

Unmatched: Buffy the Vampire Slayer – 3:45

Paladins of the West Kingdom – 16:00

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Pirate Den – 24:00

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 27:52

Pandemic Legacy Season 2 Spoiler-Free Review – 30:39

SPOILERS – Pandemic Legacy Season 2 Spoiler-Filled Discussion – 57:10

Episode 141 w/ Linsae from Cult Classic Callback – Beyond the Sun, Star Wars Unlock, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Zoo Tycoon

Episode 141 w/ Linsae from Cult Classic Callback – Beyond the Sun, Star Wars Unlock, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Zoo Tycoon

Episode 141 w/ Linsae from Cult Classic Callback – Beyond the Sun, Star Wars Unlock, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, and Zoo Tycoon Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and forty-first episode, Aaron is joined by Linsae from Cult Classic Callback podcast. We talk about Beyond the Sun and Star Wars: Unlock in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Ori and the Will of the Wisps and Zoo Tycoon. We reflect on our review of Viticulture: Essential Edition from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Linsae’s Current Gaming World – 2:15

Beyond the Sun – 7:00

Star Wars: Unlock – 15:00

Ori and the Will of the Wisps – 23:45

Zoo Tycoon – 29:10

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 37:40

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Viticulture: Essential Edition – 40:47

Ask Aaron Anything – 47:15

Episode 140 – Interview with Omari Akil of Board Game Brothas

Episode 140 – Interview with Omari Akil of Board Game Brothas

Episode 140 – Interview with Omari Akil of Board Game Brothas Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and fortieth episode, Aaron is joined by designer and publisher Omari Akil, designer of Rap Godz and Hoop Godz, and co-founder of Board Game Brothas. We talk about some games we’ve been playing, including Unmatched: Cobble & Fog and Ducks in Tow. Then I interview Omari Akil about designing and publishing a game from start to finish.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Omari’s Current Gaming World – 0:57

Unmatched: Cobble & Fog – 7:18

Ducks in Tow – 15:53

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 26:11

Interview with Omari Akil – 28:55

Rap Godz – 51:50

Hoop Godz – 1:07:05

Episode 139 w/ Suzanne Sheldon – Food Chain Magnate Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion, Tiny Towns Villagers and Trees expansions, Hades, and Griftlands

Episode 139 w/ Suzanne Sheldon – Food Chain Magnate Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion, Tiny Towns Villagers and Trees expansions, Hades, and Griftlands

Episode 139 w/ Suzanne Sheldon – Food Chain Magnate Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion, Tiny Towns Villagers and Trees expansions, Hades, and Griftlands Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and thirty-ninth episode, Aaron is joined by Suzanne Sheldon from The Dice Tower podcast and the Salt and Sass Games Twitch stream. We talk about Food Chain Magnate: Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion, and Tiny Towns: Villagers and Trees expansions in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Hades, and Griftlands. We reflect on our review of Between Two Cities from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Suzanne’s Current Gaming World – 2:05

Food Chain Magnate: Ketchup Mechanism and Other Ideas expansion – 9:00

Tiny Towns: Villagers and Trees expansions – 26:00

Hades – 36:20

Griftlands – 48:38

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 56:42

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Between Two Cities – 58:57

Ask Aaron Anything – 1:05:00

Episode 138 w/ Sarah Shah – Smartphone Inc and Status Update 1.1 expansion, Squire for Hire, and Divinity Original Sin 2

Episode 138 w/ Sarah Shah – Smartphone Inc and Status Update 1.1 expansion, Squire for Hire, and Divinity Original Sin 2

Episode 138 w/ Sarah Shah – Smartphone Inc and Status Update 1.1 expansion, Squire for Hire, and Divinity Original Sin 2 Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and thirty-eighth episode, Aaron is joined by Sarah Shah from Board Games in a Minute. We talk about Smarthphone Inc and the State Update 1.1 expansion and Squire for Hire in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Divinity Original Sin 2. We reflect on our review of The Grizzled from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Sarah’s Current Gaming World – 3:00

Smarthphone Inc and the State Update 1.1 expansion – 4:01

Squire for Hire – 15:50

Divinity Original Sin 2 – 20:00

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 31:10

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – The Grizzled – 33:27

Ask Aaron Anything – 39:20

Episode 137 w/ Mark Besada – Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Core Set, 5211, Prey, and Football Manager 2020

Episode 137 w/ Mark Besada – Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Core Set, 5211, Prey, and Football Manager 2020

Episode 137 w/ Mark Besada – Pathfinder Adventure Card Game Core Set, 5211, Prey, and Football Manager 2020 Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and thirty-seventh episode, Aaron is joined by Mark Besada from Board Game Barrage. We talk about Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Core Set and Curse of the Crimson Throne expansion and 5211 in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Prey and Football Manager 2020. We reflect on our review of Dead of Winter from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Mark’s Current Gaming World – 2:20

Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Core Set and Curse of the Crimson Throne expansion – 6:05

5211 – 20:45

Prey – 29:55

Football Manager 2020 – 38:05

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 44:21

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Dead of Winter – 47:00

Ask Aaron Anything – 55:00

Episode 136 w/ Eric Yurko – Detective Season One, Cascadia, Agropolis, Root Digital Edition, and Spiritfarer

Episode 136 w/ Eric Yurko – Detective Season One, Cascadia, Agropolis, Root Digital Edition, and Spiritfarer

Episode 136 w/ Eric Yurko – Detective Season One, Cascadia, Agropolis, Root Digital Edition, and Spiritfarer Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and thirty-sixth episode, Aaron is joined by Eric Yurko from What’s Eric Playing? We talk about Detective: Season One, Cascadia, and Agropolis in the BA Banter. Then in our Digital Diversion segment we talk about Root: Digital Edition and Spiritfarer. We reflect on our review of Rum & Bones from 100 episodes ago. Then you listeners Ask Aaron Anything, where you get a chance to ask Aaron and his guest anything you want.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Eric’s Current Gaming World – 1:55

Detective: Season One – 10:25

Dawn of the FunDead – Cascadia – 25:00

Agropolis – 26:40

Root: Digital Edition – 35:35

Spiritfarer – 45:45

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 59:17

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Rum & Bones – 1:02:42

Ask Aaron Anything – 1:09:55

Episode 135 – Interview with Banana Chan of Game and a Curry

Game and a Curry

Episode 135 – Interview with Banana Chan of Game and a Curry

Episode 135 – Interview with Banana Chan of Game and a Curry Boards Alive Podcast

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In our one hundred and thirty-fifth episode, Aaron is joined by designer and publisher Banana Chan, designer of Jiangshi and owner of Game and a Curry. We talk about some games we’ve been playing, including Pathfinder: Kingmaker and Alice is Missing. Then I interview Banana Chan about their designing role playing games and working collaboratively with other designers.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Online Conventions – 1:00

Pathfinder: Kingmaker – 8:25

Alice is Missing – 19:26

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 28:00

Interview with Banana Chan – 30:40

Jiangshi – 44:00

Game and a Curry – 1:09:30

Lair – 1:09:50

Battle of the Boy Bands – 1:10:20