Episode 66 – Raiders of the North Sea

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Episode 66 – Raiders of the North Sea

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In our sixty-sixth episode, we recap our holiday gaming and we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the Viking themed worker placement game Raiders of the North Sea. Then we provide you with some Tips for Introducing People to Role Playing Games in this weeks RPG discussion.

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

Holiday Gaming – 0:57

Aaron’s Android: Netrunner tournament experience – 5:13

Deus – 12:10

Fabled Fruit – 21:03

Mystic Vale – 28:45

Concordia – 33:45

Dawn of the FunDead – Crash Games Fish Frenzy & Backyard Builders Treehouse – 42:08

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 44:30

Raiders of the North Sea Overview – 45:32

Raiders of the North Sea Thematic Review – 47:48

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:19:08

Tips for Introducing People to Role Playing Games – 1:20:16

Episode 65 – Conan BA Holiday Special

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Episode 65 – Conan BA Holiday Special

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In our sixty-fifth episode, it’s our 3rd annual BA Holiday Special so we are joined by Linsae and Graeme as we talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also review the scenario-based combat game Conan, discuss our favourite party games that we played this year, and do our Holiday gift exchange.

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

Guests on the What Did You Play This Week Conversation Thing – 2:04

Interviewed for upcoming CBC Radio Broadcast – 2:45

Episode 64 Correction – 3:49

Baseball Highlights 2045 – 5:18

Oh My Goods – 11:32

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle – 16:22

Knit Wit – 24:36

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 33:01

Conan Overview – 34:03

Conan Thematic Review – 38:55

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:20:57

Our Favourite Party Games – 1:22:02

Deception: Murder in Hong Kong – 1:22:53

Ta-Da – 1:25:05

Codenames: Pictures – 1:32:38

Dracula’s Feast – 1:38:45

Dead Last – 1:39:20

BA Holiday Gift Exchange – 1:43:33

Episode 64 – Inis

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Episode 64 – Inis

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In our sixty-fourth episode, we mention our plans for the upcoming holiday and we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the Celtic themed area control game Inis. Then our friend Dave is back to talk about his experience at the Fantasy Flight World Championships for Android Netrunner.

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

Holiday Cheer – 1:59

Automobiles – 4:05

Play Me – 10:10

Thief’s Market – 16:42

Pokemon: The Trading Card Game – 27:41

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 40:15

Inis Overview – 41:38

Inis Thematic Review – 44:55

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:23:39

FFG Worlds – 1:24:38

Episode 63 – Cry Havoc

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Episode 63 – Cry Havoc

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In our sixty-third episode, Aaron says he spreads his love all over the board gaming hobby and then we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the sci-fi themed area control game Cry Havoc. Then we celebrate the 6th year of the RPGGeek.Com Question of the Day thread and answer some of the first questions ever asked on the thread.

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

Aaron was the BGG Love-Spreader of the Week– 1:02

Final Touch – 3:08

Legends of Andor – 7:30

Scythe: Automa – 18:44

Chimera – 27:00

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 33:17

Cry Havoc Overview – 34:17

Cry Havoc Thematic Review – 38:28

Linsae Reviews: My Happy Farm – 1:15:31

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:15:59

RPGGeek.Com Question of the Day RPG discussion – 1:17:41

Episode 62 – Xia: Legends of a Drift System

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Episode 62 – Xia: Legends of a Drift System

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In our sixty-second episode, we hope you’re in a giving mood because we talk about the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction and our items up for bid and talk about a board game subscription box called Board Game Bento. Then we talk about what we’ve been playing recently. We also review the space exploration sandbox game Xia: Legends of a Drift System. Then we talk about Overused & Underused Themes in Board Games and pitch a couple games with underused themes.

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

The Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction (Our ItemsOur Items)– 0:55

Board Game Bento – 3:23

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle – 8:51

Alchemists – 17:25

Super Mother Load – 24:30

My Happy Farm – 29:40

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 35:36

Xia: Legends of a Drift System Overview – 36:38

Xia: Legends of a Drift System Thematic Review – 40:33

Linsae Reviews: One Night Revolution – 1:07:28

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:07:57

Overused & Underused Themes in Board Games – 1:08:47

Boards Alive Monster Mash-Up – Episode 7 – Halloween

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The Boards Alive Monster Mash-up – Episode 7

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In this extra spooky seventh episode of our board game variety show Sean and Alex from the Dukes of Dice pitch us their Big Screen Board Game, Jake and Danielle from Draft Mechanic pair some beers with Fury of Dracula 3rd Ed., we mention our Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction items, Quinten rants about being greedy, Nick Mariner pitches us his favourite Halloween games as board games, Aaron uses Dark Stories to teachcreative writing in Board Game Education, Linsae Reviews some games, and we tell you our Game of the Month.

This episode is sponsored by Tasty Minstrel Games

The state of the Monster Mash-Up – 1:04

Dukes of Dice: Big Screen Board Games – 3:18

Draft Mechanic: Beers & Board Games – Fury of Dracula 3rd Ed. – 15:05

Linsae Reviews: Halloween Games – 22:42

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 23:40

Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction – 24:58

Odd Thoughts with Quinten – 26:44

Nick Mariner: Nick’s Comedy Coin Purse – 32:52

Board Game Education – 44:04

Linsae Reviews: Halloween Games – 47:53

Game of the Month – 48:54

Episode 61 – Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed. Halloween Spooktacular

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Episode 61 – Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed. Halloween Spooktacular

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In our very special Halloween-themed sixty-first episode, Linsae joins Aaron and Quinten as we talk about the spooky games we’ve been playing recently and do another Dawn of the FunDead segment for the game Dracula’s Feast. We also review the Lovecraft-themed cooperative mystery game Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition. Then we (sort of) review the RPG Labyrinth and talk about Why It’s So Hard to Try New RPGs.

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

Bang: The Dice Game: The Walking Dead – 3:11

Tides of Madness – 11:52

Fury of Dracula 3rd Edition – 20:25

Dawn of the FunDead – Dracula’s Feast – 29:40

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 37:55

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition Overview – 38:50

Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition Thematic Review – 43:49

Tasty Minstrel Games Sponsorship – 1:22:47

Labyrinth and Why It’s So Hard to Try New RPGs – 1:24:02