Episode 58 – The Networks

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Episode 58 – The Networks

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In our fifty-eighth episode, we talk about Linsae’s brand new Gaming Nemesis and do a quick Survival Kit Segment on Counter Magazine. Then we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the TV Station creating drafting game The Networks. Then we take a break from talking about tabletop games in our new segment all about Geek Culture as we talk about our favourite TV shows.

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

Linsae’s Gaming Nemesis – 0:45

Survival Kit: Counter Magazine – 4:55

BONUS GAME: Jungle Speed – 6:35

Battlestar Galactica – 9:52

Isle of Skye: From Chieftain to King – 18:36

Baseball Highlights 2045 – 23:51

Holmes: Sherlock & Mycroft – 29:55

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 35:28

The Networks Overview – 36:15

The Networks Thematic Review – 39:22

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:09:34

Geek Culture: TV Shows – 1:11:25

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Episode 57 – Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization

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Episode 57 – Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization

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In our fifty-seventh episode, Linsae joins Aaron and Quinten as we recount our GenCant experiences and talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the civilization building game Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization. Then we field all of your role playing game questions in another RPG Q&A.

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

Gen Cant! – 0:43

Boards Alive Banter – 3:19

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition – 3:20

Sanssouci – 15:12

Castles of Burgundy – 24:24

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 32:17

Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization Overview – 33:10

Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization Thematic Review – 36:25

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:26:18

RPG Q&A – 1:27:27

Episode 56 – Crash of Games Reviewapalooza Fish Frenzy, Plums & Backyard Builder’s Treehouse

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Episode 56 – Crash of Games Reviewapalooza Fish Frenzy, Plums & Backyard Builder’s Treehouse

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In our fifty-sixth episode, Graeme joins Aaron and Quinten as we try and heal Quinten’s booboo with a Survival Kit segment for the Meeple Realty inserts Huts of Bora Bora, Rebellion Outpost, & Mystic Tavern. We also have not one, but three reviews this episode in our Reviewapalooza. We review three Crash of Games games, the fish set collection game Fish Frenzy, the fruit collecting trick taking game Plums, and the drafting game Backyard Builder’s Treehouse. Then we discuss Art & Components and how they affect our enjoyment of a game.

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

Gen Con Shmen Con – 0:44

Survival Kit: Meeple Realty – 2:22

Boards Alive Banter – 9:13

Strike – 9:20

WWE Superstar Showdown – 14:32

Via Nebula – 25:43

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 34:29

Fish Frenzy Review – 35:14

Plums Review – 48:08

Backyard Builder’s Treehouse Review – 58:11

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:11:35

How Art & Components affect our view of games – 1:12:20

Episode 55 – Interview with Stonemaier Games Jamey Stegmaier

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Episode 55 – Interview with Stonemaier Games Jamey Stegmaier

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In our fifty-fifth episode, we talk about our summer vacations so far and the games we have been playing lately. Then we interview Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games about how his Kickstarter Guru skills, his designs and his life as a publisher, including his newest game Scythe and his upcoming legacy style game Charterstone.

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

Summer Vacation! – 0:52

Pizzeria Ludica– 4:27

La Boca– 6:35

Zany Penguins – 10:00

Difference – 14:07

Ciao! – 15:22

Papayoo – 17:52

Scythe – 22:50

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 31:02

Interview with Jamey – 32:01

Scythe – 53:18

Charterstone – 1:12:26

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – Guilds of London – 1:25:14

“Rapid Fire” Listener Questions – 1:27:02

Upcoming Stonemaier Games Projects – 1:52:47

Episode 54 – Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game

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Episode 54 – Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game

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In our fifty-fourth episode, Aaron and Quinten talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also review the Alien films themed deck building cooperative game Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game, and we discuss the worst “fumble” we’ve ever seen, the best series of dice rolls we’ve seen in an RPG, how to run a campaign with evil characters, and the RPG system we’re dying to try in our RPG Question of the Day discussion.

This episode is sponsored by Crash of Games & Tasty Minstrel Games

Boards Alive Banter – 1:40

Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game – 1:50

Mottainai – 6:45

Port Royal – 12:36

Descent 2nd Edition: Road to Legends app – 19:30

Crash of Games Sponsorship – 30:14

Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game Overview – 30:57

Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game Thematic Review – 33:22

Tasty Minstrel Games – Yokohama Sponsorship – 1:08:29

RPGGeek.com Question of the Day – 1:10:34

Boards Alive Monster Mash-Up – Episode 6

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The Boards Alive Monster Mash-up – Episode 6

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In the sixth episode of this board game variety show, Patrick from the What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing talks about RPGs at Conventions, Sean from the Dukes of Dice pitches us his Big Screen Board Game, Quinten rants about a mess of mechanics in a box, Baker from Bored Online Board Offline talks about Xia: Legends of the Drift System, Aaron introduces a new segment called Board Game Education, Linsae Reviews some games, and we tell you our Game of the Month.

This episode is sponsored by Crash Games & Tasty Minstrel Games

Summer time – 1:38

Patrick from the What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing: RPGs at Conventions – 6:00

Dukes of Dice: Big Screen Board Games – 17:34

Linsae Reviews: Animal Upon Animal – 25:13

Odd Thoughts with Quinten – 25:40

Crash Games Sponsorship – 30:05

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 32:10

Board Online? Board Offline: Xia: Legends of a Drift System – 34:10

Board Game Education – 42:22

Linsae Reviews: Catan – 46:49

Game of the Month – 47:17

Episode 53 – Terra Mystica

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Episode 53 – Terra Mystica

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In our fifty-third episode, Aaron and Quinten are joined by special co-hosts Matt Riddle, Ben Pinchback, and Jon Gilmour, designers of the upcoming game Wasteland Express Delivery Service. We talk about the games we have been playing lately and let Jon go on random tangents throughout the episode. We also review the fantasy-themed territory building game Terra Mystica, and we discuss Collaboration in Game Design and their upcoming game Wasteland Express Delivery Service.

This episode is sponsored by Crash of Games & Tasty Minstrel Games

Introducing the co-hosts – 1:03

Gaming Background for Matt and Ben – 3:25

Boards Alive Banter – 9:11

Innovation – 9:15

Cosmic Encounter – 21:43

Karuba – 25:25

The Bloody Inn – 35:30

Trains – 46:11

Crash of Games – New Website – 1:01:19

Terra Mystica Overview – 1:02:46

Terra Mystica Thematic Review – 1:06:23

Tasty Minstrel Games – Yokohama Sponsorship – 2:07:01

Collaboration in Game Design – 2:08:08

Wasteland Express Delivery Service – 2:29:00