Episode 108 – SHUX 2018

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Episode 108 – SHUX 2018

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In our one hundred and eighth episode, we regale you with the tales of our experiences at SHUX 2018 in Vancouver. We’re joined by Brendan and talk about all the games we played and people we met. We also interview Nikki Valens. It’s another convention episode, so you know it’s going to be a big one!

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

Con Cruded – 0:37

The Adventure Begins– 1:29

Our Hotel Room – 3:11

Michele’s Podcast – Il Dado Incantato – 8:18

We Did a Panel with Isaac Vega & Lindsey Rode – 9:45

Saturday Begins – 13:40

Barenpark – 16:50

Decrypto – 22:00

Dawn of the FunDead – Barrage – 24:15

Shadows: Amsterdam – 31:10

Eggs & Empires – 37:10

Lunch at Steamworks Brewery – 41:22

SHUX Math Trade 2018 – 44:05

The Estates – 47:50

Villainous – 52:05

NSFW World Wide Wrestling RPG – 58:05

Cryptid – 1:03:51

Mars Open – 1:07:00

Dude and More Dude – 1:11:20

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:17:30

Sunday Morning – 1:18:41

Hunt for the Ring – 1:19:06

Sidereal Confluence – 1:21:29

Interview with Nikki Valens– 1:26:18

Kitty Paw – 1:48:26

Downforce: Danger Circuit – 1:53:33

2nd Annual SHUX Vegas Wits & Wagers Game Show – 1:58:38

Our SHUX 2018 Thoughts – 2:00:56

In Focus: Perspectives in Board Gaming – 2:11:29

100 Episodes Ago…Merchants & Marauders – 2:12:01

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 16 – Post Curious The Tale of Ord

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 16 – Post Curious The Tale of Ord

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It’s DATENIGHT! The podcast where a wife and her husband talk about the games they play on date nights. We focus on games that are great for 2 players. Each episode is short and sweet, just the way you like it, right honey?

In Episode 16, we review the mystery package game The Tale of Ord by Post Curious.

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

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

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

It’s DATENIGHT Episode 15 – Journal 29

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It’s DATENIGHT Episode 15 – Journal 29

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It’s DATENIGHT! The podcast where a wife and her husband talk about the games they play on date nights. We focus on games that are great for 2 players. Each episode is short and sweet, just the way you like it, right honey?

In Episode 15, we review the puzzle book Journal 29 (Amazon Canada link or Amazon US link).

This episode is sponsored by Board Game Bliss

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