Episode 115 – Game to Grow Interview

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Episode 115 – Game to Grow Interview

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In our one hundred and fifteenth episode, we ease you wonderful listeners back into the world of RPGs with a Survival Kit segment about the Unspeakable Tomes polyhedral dice, then we talk about some games we’ve been playing. Then we interview Adam Davis, Adam Johns, and Ethan Schoonover about their charity Game to Grow and how they use role playing games to help youth develop social and emotional skills. They also answer some Random Listener Questions.

This episode is sponsored by Greater Than Games & Board Game Bliss

Survival Kit – The Unspeakable Tomes dice – 1:35

Codenames: Harry Potter – 6:12

Newton – 15:22

Can You Survive: The Role Playing Game – 25:45

Council of Four – 36:10

Greater Than Games – Sentinel Comics RPG Kickstarter Sponsorship – 47:38

Game to Grow Interview – 50:31

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:40:49

Random Listener Questions – 1:41:55

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Episode 99 – Heaven and Ale

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Episode 99 – Heaven and Ale

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In our ninety-ninth episode, we talk about how we’re using board games in the classroom, what we’ve been playing lately and announce the many prize packs and the fourth entry in our Road to Episode 100 Contest. We review the monk brewing tile placement game Heaven and Ale. And James D’Amato from One Shot Podcast and Campaign Podcast joins us to talk about Indy RPGs.

This episode is sponsored by Fantastic Factories & Board Game Bliss

Board Games in the Classroom – 0:39

The Quest for El Dorado – 9:41

Knights of Pen & Paper +1 Deluxier Edition – 15:15

Empyreal: Spells & Steam – 26:01

The Mind – 41:19

Road to Episode 100 Contest – Entry 4 – 50:42

Fantastic Factories Kickstarter Sponsorship – 57:10

Heaven and Ale Overview – 59:07

Heaven and Ale Thematic Review – 1:05:00

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:34:30

Indy RPGs with James D’Amato of One Shot Podcast and Campaign Podcast – 1:35:37

 

Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 4

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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 4

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In this episode we try to survive the Tomb of Horrors in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. We’re joined by Dustin and London, Linsae’s brother and sister-in-law as Quinten DM’s us through the tomb. We have fun with portals and Wizbam shows of their crafting skills.

This episode is sponsored by PolyHero Dice

We find a good, good room – 2:05

We have fun with portals – 19:45

Mid-Show Break – PolyHero Dice Sponsorship – 32:38

Mid-Show Break – Path of Play Event April 28 – 36:30

Baba’s Adventure – 39:08

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Episode 92 – First Martians

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Episode 92 – First Martians

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In our ninety-second episode, we talk about the games we have been playing lately. Then we review the cooperative survival game First Martians. Then we get back to talking about role playing games as we discuss tips on running Narrative RPGs.

This episode is sponsored by Game TrayzBoard Game Bliss

Geeks Alive – Geek Culture Reviews – 1:18

Cthulhu Wars – 4:00

Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space – 17:24

Capital City – 27:39

The Gallerist – 36:27

Game Trayz Sponsorship – 49:05

First Martians Overview – 50:39

First Martians Thematic Review – 58:20

Board Game Bliss Sponsorship – 1:27:09

Tips for Running Narrative RPGs – 1:28:22

Boards Alive Plays Star Trek Adventures – Episode 4

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Boards Alive Plays Star Trek Adventures – Episode 4

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In the fourth episode of our Star Trek Adventures series we meet a fellow prisoner on the USS Vancouver and see the fire power of the USS Shippy McShipface as we wrap up this story arc.

The USS Vancouver Brig – 1:20

Aboard the USS Vancouver – 13:00

Foopa Gets Angry – 14:40

Boards Alive Plays Star Trek Adventures – Episode 3

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Boards Alive Plays Star Trek Adventures – Episode 3

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In the third episode of our Star Trek Adventures series we see what the brig of the USS Vancouver looks like and see how Captain Foopa reacts to a hostage situation.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

Stardate 47403.7 – 1:16

Aboard the USS Vancouver – 13:00

Mid-Show Break – Game Trayz Sponsorship – 34:50

Foopa Gets Assertive – 39:00

Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 2

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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 2

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In this episode we try to survive the Tomb of Horrors in Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. We’re joined by Dustin and London, Linsae’s brother and sister-in-law as Quinten DM’s us through the tomb. We get our first taste of combat and try to find some secret doors.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

We Get Into Our First Fight – 0:40

Mid-Show Break – Game Trayz Sponsorship – 26:54

We Go Looking For Secret Doors – 30:32

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