Episode 128 – Marvel Champions

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Episode 128 – Marvel Champions

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In our one hundred and twenty-eighth episode, Aaron is all alone because of social distancing so he talks about some ways he’s been enjoying gaming from home and he reflects on our review of Aquasphere from 100 episodes ago. Linsae also joins Aaron to talk about playing RPGs in the age of social isolation. Then Aaron reviews the cooperative super hero living card game Marvel Champions.

This episode is sponsored by Cult Classic Callback

I’m So Alone – 0:30

Survival Kit – Folded Space Inserts – 2:33

King’s Dilemma – 6:00

Pathfinder 2nd Edition RPG Books – 14:23

Sentinels of Freedom – 24:35

100 Episodes Ago We Reviewed – Aquasphere – 31:10

RPGs with Linsae – 34:53

Cult Classic Callback Sponsorship – 54:45

Marvel Champions Overview – 55:25

Marvel Champions Thematic Review – 58:51

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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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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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 1

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Boards Alive Plays Tomb of Horrors – Episode 1

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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 introduce our characters and explore the first room in this deadly dungeon.

This episode is sponsored by Cartooner: The Fast and Furious Game of Drawing Comics

We Introduce Our Characters – 3:11

Quinten Introduces the Yawning Portal – 14:45

Mid-Show Break – Cartooner Sponsorship – 51:18

Does Aaron Die? – 56:46

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Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 2

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Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 2

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In this episode we experience the new Kids on Bikes role playing game by Hunters Books. Our guest GM for this episode is one of the designers of the system, Doug Levandowski. The other designer, Jon Gilmour, joins us as we continue our story by visiting the Curious Shelf Magic shop, ride the bumper cars, and check out the old town myth at the top of the ferris wheel.

The Curious Shelf Magic Shop – 1:25

Montage! – 29:50

The Boys Ride the Bumper Cars – 37:45

Ferris Wheel Time – 41:57

Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 1

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Boards Alive Plays Kids on Bikes – Episode 1

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In this episode we experience the new Kids on Bikes role playing game by Hunters Books. Our guest GM for this episode is one of the designers of the system, Doug Levandowski. The other designer, Jon Gilmour, joins us as Doug teaches us the RPG system, we create our characters, then start our experience at the arcade.

Doug Introduces the System – 3:47

We Create Our Characters – 7:00

We Establish Our Relationships – 21:26

We Help Create the Town – 27:18

A Day at the Arcade – 34:38

Boards Alive Plays Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game – PAX 2017

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Boards Alive Plays Sentinel Comics: The Roleplaying Game – PAX 2017

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In this special one-shot episode we experience the Sentinel Comics universe in Sentinel Comics RPG by Greater Than Games. Our guest GM for this episode is none other than one of the designers of the game, Christopher Badell. He teaches us the RPG system, we choose our characters, then we get a taste of the action in the first pre-made scenario from the Sentinel Comics RPG Starter Kit.

This episode is sponsored by Game Trayz

Music provided by Handelabra Games

Christopher Teaches Us How to Play – 2:24

Mid-Show Break – Game Trayz Sponsorship – 22:25

Mid-Show Break – Music provided by Handelabra Games and Jean-Marc Giffin– 24:39

Bunker & Unity Sentinel Comics background – 27:18

The clean-up goes bad – 35:50

Surprise Hero Cameo – 1:11:40