On Board Games
A show about board and card games. The guys of On Board Games discuss games from the viewpoints of new and expert players, reviewers, and people from the industry, to allow listeners insight into the gaming hobby so they can enjoy games more thoroughly.
In this episode, Don and Erik talk with Nate Scheidler from Gigamic games about games they've played lately including:
  • Survive: Escape from Atlantis
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Gloomhaven
  • One Deck Dungeon
  • Battlestar Galactica

 

(20:26) Next, the trio talk about the impact of a bubble in the board gaming industry.

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In this episode, Isaac and Kathleen talk about games they've played lately including:
  • Legacy of Dragonholt
  • Magical Athlete
  • Heaven and Ale

 

(23:32) Next, the duo talk about the presentations they will be making at the Tabletop Network Conference ... and pickles.

(1:05:05) Lastly, Brian Counter tells us about No Thanks on the Alexa.

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In this episode, Isaac talks about the Azimuth Kickstarter.

 

(4:15) Next, T C Petty III and Seth Jaffee have another argument hour, this time about rehashing games.

(1:29:25) Lastly, Brian Counter tells us about the Alexa game Superhero Builder.

 Thanks to Brian Counter also for the Argument Hour theme music.

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In this celebratory episode, Don, Erik, Isaac, and Bruce talk about 300 episodes and a bit of the history of On Board Games

 

Next, the fab four tackle some questions from the "Dear On Board Games" mail bag.

(1:27:06) Lastly, we play some of the congratulatory voicemails we received.

 

A big THANK YOU to all of our great listeners. We would not be here without you.

 

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In this episode, Isaac is joined by Tiffany Caires, the One TAR, to talk about games they've played lately including:
  • Days of Steam
  • Traders of Genoa
  • The Mind
  • Welcome to
  • Drop It
 

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(28:20) Next, the two talk about the finances of game publishing.

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In this episode, Don, Erik, Bruce Voge, and Kathleen Mercury all come together to talk about... well a bunch of random stuff, really.
 

Then the move on to this month's triple-play topic: Dexterity Games!

 

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In this episode, TC Petty III and Seth Jaffee have an argument.
 
 
(1:01:23) In the second segment, Brian Counter takes a look at another couple of Alexa games: Yes Sire and Rogue's Choice

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In this episode, Don and Erik talk about Gloomhaven and then dive into reviews of:
 
  • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
  • Funky Chicken
  • Noria
  • Monster Match
  • Gang Rush Breakout
  • Cahoots
  • Lock Paper Scissors: The Lost Mummy
  • SteamRollers
  • Memoarrr!
  • Dark Moon: Shadow Corp

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In this episode, Don and Erik talk about some recent posts in the guild and games they've played lately, including:
  • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
  • Gloomhaven
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Codenames Duet
 
(20:00) Following that, the two welcome Michael Coe from Gamelyn games to talk about the Kickstarter lifecycle.
 
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In this episode, Don is joined by Nick Mariner and Prof-emeritus Lazer Books himself, Chris Barter, to talk about games they've played lately, including:
  • Flow of History
  • Ascension
  • DC Deck Builder: Teen Titans
  • Can't Stop
  • Sushi Go
  • Noria
  • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
  • Charterstone
 
 
(30:36) Following that, the trio talk about geek intersections in the hobby. How we can nerd out on non-game things.
 
(1:25:49) Lastly, Brian Counter talks about the Alexa game Wayne Investigation
 
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In this episode, Erik and Don are joined by Michael Fox to talk about games they've played lately, including:
  • Gloomhaven
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Illimat
  • Welcome to Your Perfect Home
  • SteamRollers
  • Nations: The Dice Game
  • Through the Ages the App
 
 
(40:23) Following that, the trio talk about themes and licenses that make you like a game more than maybe you should.
 
(1:18:22) Lastly, Don, Erik, and Giles grab the last letter from the Dear On Board Games mailbag. Please send more in to onboardgames.net@gmail.com
 
 
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In this episode, Erik and Don talk about games they've played including:
  • Gloomhaven
  • Codepillar
  • Oh My Goods
  • Magic: The Gathering - Unstable Draft
  • Bohnanza
  • C-Jump
  • Flux
  • Roller Coaster Challenge
 
 
(23:52) Following that, the duo talk about this month's triple-play topic: Zombie games!
 
(1:07:18) Lastly, Don, Erik, and Giles grab another letter from the Dear On Board Games mailbag.
 
 
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In this episode, Erik and Isaac talks about games they've played including:
  • Monster Match
  • Morels
  • Gloomhaven
  • Unlock: Island of Dr. Guise
  • Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time
 
 
(30:56) Following that, the duo talk about various collection issues how to cull, and why some games never leave your collection.
 
(1:13:45) Lastly, Brian Counter takes a look at another Alexa game Shadow Realm.
 
 
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In this episode, Isaac talks with Eric Buscemi about games they've played.
 
 
(45:57) Following that, the duo talk about Asmodee's acquisitions, both the pro and con sides.
 
(1:17:21) Lastly, Brian Counter takes a look at the Alexa game Dungeon Adventure.
 
Parts of this episode were edited by Gruven_Reuven. Thanks GR!
  
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In this episode, Don and Erik talk about the latest news in the Robotech RPG Tactics Kickstarter.
 
 
Following that, the duo perform a Review-A-Palooza on:
Dropmix
Dr. Who Flux
Blank, the Card Game
One Deck Dungeon
Major General Duel of Time
Age of Rivals
Coin Quest
Noria
Exodus Fleet
 
(1:02:32) Lastly, Erik, Don, and Giles grab a couple of letters from the Ask On Board Games mailbag.
 
 
  
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In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by the Podfather himself, Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games to talk about what they've played lately, including:
  • 7th Continent
  • Cursed Court
  • Gloomhaven
  • Noria
  • Indian Summer
  • Tumblin' Dice
  • Near and Far
  • Lock Paper Scissors
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(32:03) Next, the trio talk about games that teach themselves, including app-based games and Fabled Games.
 
(1:23:28) Lastly, Brian Counter is back, this time talking to us about Gods of War.
 
 
  
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In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Chaz Marler from Pair of Dice Paradise to talk about what they've played lately, including:
  • Star Trek Ascendancy
  • Untold Adventures Awaits
  • Charterstone
  • Oh My Goods
  • Santiago
  • Gloomhaven
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(28:45) Next, the trio talk about this month's triple-play: Campaign games.
 
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Curt Covert of Smirk and Dagger Games to talk about what they've played lately, including:
  • Unearth
  • Gloomhaven
  • Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time
  • Clank in Space
  • Blank the Card Game
  • Hostage Negotiator
 
 
(41:42) Next, the trio talk about creating an new imprint for your existing game company.
 
(1:21:50) Lastly, fan favorite Brian Counter is back with a look at Blue Moon City.
 
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In this episode, Isaac is joined by Matt Loomis to talk about what they've played lately.
 
 
(22:09) Next, the two talk about designing games for new gamers.
 
(1:04:46) Lastly, Erik, Don, and Giles pull another letter out of the ask OBG mailbag.
 
This episode sponsored by The Grand Gamers Guild. Check out Endeavor on Kickstarter starting January 30th. Visit endeavorgame.com for more information.
 
This episode was lovingly edited by Gruven Reuven. Thanks GR.
 
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In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by Giles Pritchard to talk about what they've played lately including:
  • Vikings
  • Kingdom Builder
  • Harry Potter: Battle at Hogwarts
  • LoTR Confrontation
  • Indian Summer
  • Gloomhaven
  • Rising Sun
 
(28:34) Next, the trio talk about the latest triple-play topic: civilization games/.
 
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In this episode, Issac talks with Marc Specter to talk about what they've played lately including:
  • Survive: Escape from Atlantis with the Dolphin and Squid
  • Fabled Fruit
  • Power Grid
  • Mask of Anubis/Mask of the Pharoah
 
(25:45) Next, the two talk about mature themes in gaming.
 
(1:15:38) Lastly, Erik, Don, and Giles pull a question from the Ask On Board Games mailbag.

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In this extra-large episode, Issac and Stephanie are joined by T. C. Petty III to talk about what they've played lately.
 
(58:56) Next, the three talk about soulful Euros.
 
(2:03:34) In the Review-a-palooza, Erik and Don look at:
  • Fortress
  • Flame Rouge: Peleton
  • Pursuit of Happiness: Community
  • Bottle Imp
  • Indian Summer
  • Finders Seekers
  • Seikatsu
  • Tiny Epic Zombies

Parts of this episode were edited by the amazing Gruven Reuven! Thanks GR.

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In this episode, Don is joined by Scott Nicholson to talk about what they've played lately.
 
(21:10) Next, the duo talk about the Dice Tower cruise and cruising in general, especially for gamers.
 
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In this episode, Don and Bruce talk with Adam Cetnerowski about games they've played lately.
 
 
(34:04) In the second segment, the trio talk about a board game design retreat.
 
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In this episode, Erik and Don do nothing but reviews!
 
In the Review-A-Palooza, Don and Erik take a look at:
  • Fear
  • Fortress
  • Flee
  • Felicity: The Cat in the Sack
  • Limes
  • Secrets of the Lost Tomb
  • Fog of Love
  • One Night Ultimate Alien
  • Werewords
  • Thunderbirds are Go
  • Muse
  • Gloomhaven
  
Enjoy and happy 2018.
 
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