Best Boardgame podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Judy & Robert: two geeks who love board games discuss them, recommend them, and sometimes get distracted from them (by other geeky things). Now available on iTunes! Read more at http://boardgameandgeekout.libsyn.com
 
Hosted by Mark Streed and Ben Kutcher, with occasional guests, Boardgame Corner: The Podcast takes a look at games new and old.
 
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Boardgames Daily
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Boardgames FM is now Boardgames Daily! Tune in daily for great conversations on boardgames, tabletop gaming and so much more with Boardgames Daily powered by Theology of Games! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/boardgamesdaily/support
 
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The SnakesCast
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The world of tabletop games is a lot bigger than most people realize. In fact it's so big that the idea of investigating it can actually be kind of intimidating. When you see all those games you've never heard of, with rules and concepts and themes you've never seen before in a game, it's hard to know where to start.The answer is: start with the SnakesCast. Every week, we'll bring you ten or fifteen minutes' worth of banter about what makes these games worth playing. With a different theme e ...
 
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Ding & Dent
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A half priced boardgaming podcast, hosted by Raf Cordero & Charlie Theel
 
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Super the Hardest
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Join John, Moe and Dave as they talk about everything and anything. Videogames, movies, boardgames, brewing beer. It's all fair game. Join us at the bar!
 
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The Dice Tower
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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast about tabletop games. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is no ...
 
Geek of all trades is a podcast covering conversation about geeky pursuits all types, from from things such as boardgames, anime, roleplaying, gaming and much much more. We aim to give you a window into the entire spectrum of Geek based hobbies one podcast at a time.Publishing once a month with a new guest every episode, our aim is to not only cover current events, but also don our best spelunking time travel gear and delve into the past to unearth rare gems of geekdom to share with our list ...
 
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This Game Is Broken
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This Game is Broken is a comedy board gaming panel show with Matthew Jude, Dave Luza, Kiki Aimerito and The Brother’s Murph - Nick and Mike Murphy.
 
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Drive Thru FM
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board game podcast
 
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Ludiphilia
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Everyone plays. Kids and adults. Men and women. Uptight or relaxed. Tall or short, from any place on the Earth and with any skin colour. We play with our hair and our food. We play when we tease our friends and family about their weird habits. We play videogames and boardgames. We roleplay as practice for a big interview or new job, or just for fun. Play is a natural part of being human, and even if we don't realise it we all spend at least some of the time every day playing.Ludiphilia is a ...
 
The best recorded panels and seminars about analog game design and publishing. Sponsored by Genesis of Legend Publishing and Metatopia.
 
The 'Double Skulls Podcast' is a gaming podcast that centres around the GW game 'Blood Bowl' focusing on league play & UK tournaments among other general gaming discussion. *EXPLICIT CONTENT*
 
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The Dice Tower
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The Dice Tower is an Internet podcast about tabletop games. Your hosts for the show are Tom Vasel, noted game reviewer, and Eric Summerer. In the show, Tom and Eric talk about boardgames, card games, wargames, miniatures, and the people who play them. New to the Dice Tower? Then listen to: Episode 0: Introduction & Top 15 Games a New Gamer Should Buy Note: The Dice Tower episodes are provided as a service to the community and although they are entirely family friendly, CoolStuffInc.com is no ...
 
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Heavy Cardboard
Weekly
 
In each episode of the podcast, we will focus our attention on one heavy game to discuss. We’ll share our thoughts and opinions on the game with our listeners. Our intention is not to teach you how to play but to help inform you about the game and hopefully help you decide if a game is one you’d like.
 
The 'Double Skulls Podcast' is a gaming podcast that centres around the GW game 'Blood Bowl' focusing on league play & UK tournaments among other general gaming discussion. *EXPLICIT CONTENT*
 
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Spikepit
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Spikepit where Colin ponders ideas related to tabletop role playing games new and old with a view to engaging with the community.
 
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Drive Thru FM
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board game podcast
 
Welcome to DelveCast, the home of Delve the Podcast. Delve and DelveCast are dedicated to the sharing, discussion and creation of all tabletop gaming. We welcome developers, designers and all people who work on games to join and share with us what you do.
 
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Podcast
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Hosts Scott O'Dell, Jeff Garst, and Cody Jorgensen discuss board games, card games, and any other type of game that can be played on a table.
 
Cam and Tim from Melbourne comedy duo/band ‘Charging Stallion’ discuss the world news stories that interest them.
 
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MeepleCore podcast
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MeepleCore is a bi-weekly podcast/videocast about board games, video games, music, and nerd culture. The audio version of this podcast can be found on iTunes and other podcast locations. Visit www.meeplecore.com for more info, like us on Facebook.com/MeepleCore, and follow us on twitter @meeplecore. Feel free to email us questions and comments at meeplecore@gmail.com
 
Welcome to the Pixels & Papers Podcast where we talk to you about the BEST and WORST in #Tabletop, #RPG, and #BoardGames!
 
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UnderDiscussion
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UnderDiscussion is a fortnightly roundtable podcast about Tabletop games and the related geekery. For eight years we've been covering the tabletop hobby, movies, Gen Con, and all sorts of nerd stuff!
 
The Board Game Dialog podcast is a discussion of modern board gaming. Your host, Michael Schroeder, covers topics related to modern board games and shares game reviews.
 
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Draft Mechanic
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Jake and Danielle talk about their latest board gaming experiences, delicious craft beer, and find any opportunity to join the two together.
 
Tabletop gaming and other geekery by minds from Play On Target and All Games Considered!
 
Three British blokes grab a beer and talk about board games and tabletop games for roughly an hour. They'll be discussing the latest board games, card games, miniature games and possibly even the odd roleplaying game.
 
Hosted by Glenn and his very special guests, this podcast is a virtual trip back in time to the halcyon days of our childhood - the 1980s (and early 1990s). Every week we explore at least one facet of 80's pop culture, discuss questions from our listeners, and report the news from at least 4 of the main franchises of the 80's that are still around today!
 
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Ludology
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Welcome to Ludology, an analytical discussion of the how’s and why’s of the world of board games. Rather than news and reviews, Ludology explores a variety of topics about games from a wider lens, as well as discuss game history, game design and game players. Ludology is made possible by the support and donations of listeners like you. We encourage you to visit us at our guild on Boardgamegeek to get involved in a continuing discussion of our topics. Ludology is part of The Dice Tower Networ ...
 
Game Design Philosophy
 
A podcast with Top 10 lists of board games complied from various arenas and with varying metrics. Primary sources include: BoardGameGeek, ICv2, and GTS Distribution.
 
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20jazzfunkgreats
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mp3 blog fanzine from brighton uk
 
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Layers
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A show about board game miniatures painting: tutorials, how tos, workflows, product reviews and recommendations.
 
A weekly podcast hosted by JT Smith and Jeff King that covers news, events, tips, and helpful advice on utilizing the print on demand services of The Game Crafter.
 
Bringing people to the table.
 
A podcast from Alex Shifman about some of the small good things in a world of hurt. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/atleastpod/support
 
Dragged into Turbolasers is Between the Bolter and Me's official miniature wargaming podcast. We talk critically about all aspects of the miniature hobby, with a primary focus on Warhammer 40,000 and other Games Workshop games. Rather than conversing about rules and competitive play, our priority is to discuss the miniature side of the hobby: examining new model releases, exploring hobby techniques, and talking about our current projects on the blog Between the Bolter and Me.
 
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Playin' & Slayin'
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A podcast from the Basement of Death featuring news, anecdotal experiences, and raucous reviews of life in the adventurous wilderness of Hobby gaming!
 
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Out of Game
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Out of Game is a monthly podcast about tabletop gaming, focused on unique discussion topics related to board games, card games, RPG’s, gamers, and gamer culture.
 
Giving our Top 5 on Movies, TV shows and Games!
 
The podcast of tabletop RPG fans across the Channel, the Pond and beyond.
 
Battleground Games & Hobbies first opened its doors in 2002 and is now one of New England’s premier game stores with three convenient locations – Abington, MA, Norton, MA and now Saugus, MA. We are fully stocked in all major product lines for the serious gamer and we specialize in collectible card games, board games, miniature games and role-playing games. Our deep stock, great events and friendly, knowledgeable staff make Battleground the top choice for your one-stop, friendly local game store!
 
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Greatway Games
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A podcast about board gaming, gaming culture, and the people involved. Let's talk about the best parts of gaming! We're going to shine a spotlight on all games and gaming-adjacent topics that make us feel happy and proud to be part of this community.
 
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Hooked On Geek
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Greg and Stephanie talk about all things geek related, with a focus on tabletop gaming.
 
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Homo Meeple
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Un podcast sobre el panorama lúdico
 
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Geeks and Geeklets
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Welcome to Geeks and Geeklets a podcast devoted to gaming, parenting, and all around geekery. Come join us as we balance our lives as gamers with parenting and watch our littles grow up surrounded by geek culture.
 
Design and Tactics Chats for the Song of Ice and Fire Tabletop Miniatures Game.
 
Our Turn Podcast is made up of a group of women who are pulling out the chairs around the table and inviting everyone to sit down and join the game and the conversation. Gaming is a fun social hobby that invites conversation, interaction, and connection between people of diverse backgrounds and points of view. Sitting across the game table and engaging in an entertaining pastime can break down barriers and open up lines of communication. We plan to use this podcast to be a positive, inclusiv ...
 
The podcast explores all related topic in the hobby board game industry as well as inviting notable guests on the show to talk about boardgames
 
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Mance and his loyalists march to war. Let the bodies hit the floor.MANCE RAYDERFaction: Free FolkCommander: Mance Rayder - King Beyond The WallPoints: 40 (0 Neutral)Combat Units:• Free Folk Trapper (4) with Mance Rayder - King Beyond The Wall (0)• Free Folk Trapper (4)• Savage Giant (7)• Free Folk Raiders (3) with Raid Leader (1)• Free Folk Rai ...…
 
Sometimes you want to get in touch with your inner animal. What if you could play them in D&D? Alex and Nathan discuss some ideas for converting animals and other creatures into playable characters. And surprisingly, very little discussion on unicorns is involved. Also, watch as they completely fail to acknowledge that Timon is a meerkat, not a ...…
 
Call ins from Jason Hobbs, Tim Shorts, Larry Haught, and Shane Ward. Mostly I talk about my preparation for my new campaign and Sonny talks about his thoughts in relation to Basic Fantasy RPG.
 
Draft Mechanic Episode #95: Keyforge Each episode of Draft Mechanic is just like a deck of Keyforge - they’re all unique and have their own special content! This one, thankfully, is reviewing Keyforge, so that metaphor was applicable and totally called for. We’re also going on a weird unique detour in the CarcaZone… the Card game? Plus Herbaceo ...…
 
Stephanie and Greg are pretty negative in this one, you may not want to listen. Ok, ok, if you're going to listen let's give you a rough idea of what you're in for. Our first game review is Reykholt (7:39), next, Planet (11:30), then The Quacks of Quedlinburg (14:41) and lastly Pirate Tricks (18:46). We then get super cranky about hype in relat ...…
 
In this episode, nearly the entire OTP crew and some special guests join me to celebrate the 100th episode. We talk about what brought each of us to the show, What we hope to see in gaming in 2019, and our favorite game mechanics. We also hear some special messages from listeners, contributors, and past guests.…
 
In this episode I talk about the Do's and Don'ts of running demos (if that wasn't apparent by the title).
 
Scott Rogers is back with the biography of Merchant of Venus!
 
Recorded at Metatopia 2018 Presented by Julia Ellingboe, Moyra Turkington, Misha Bushyager. "Intersectional Feminism: Game Design That Tackles Topics that Matter". Designing historical games is complicated, especially when we're telling the stories of people who are often forgotten. How do we handle those stories without accidentally perpetuati ...…
 
Vikings, Romans and engineering museums. xxjfg mixtape – i dig HueBy 20jazzfunkgreats.
 
Today the debate continues on this week's topic! Is it worth it to play Gloomhaven instead of a traditional RPG!? Don't forget our Tiny Epic Contest!! Win $300 worth of games from our friends at Gamelyn Games! Go RIGHT HERE to enter!! Check out our brand new Spreadshop at https://shop.spreadshirt.com/theology-of-games you can find all sorts of ...…
 
Great call in contributions from RFED, Shane Ward, Larry Haught, Happy Whisk and Aron C. I talk about my thoughts on starting a campaign using Chris Gonnermans super accessible 'Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game'
 
Many, many movies are discussed. Dave is still MIA.By mailbag@mojomenace.com.
 
iTunes link for Supplemental Feed: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/heavy-cardboard-supplemental/id1398708343?mt=2 RSS link for Supplemental Feed: https://podcast.heavycardboard.com/supplemental.xml YouTube channel! Support the show! PledgeHC.com The Herd map is here: Click to add your mark! Be sure to join the discussion over at the guild t ...…
 
Games Workshop was at the Las Vegas Open to cover the major Warhammer 40,000 event that was held there. To celebrate this, they revealed a lot of new products, including a host Primaris and Chaos Space Marine models. We spend this episode talking about our thoughts on the models and what it means for each respective model range.…
 
Before a full review of Fireball Island, the group discusses recent plays of The Game of Thrones miniatures game, Comanauts, and more.Pirate Tricks - 10:40Big Easy Busking - 18:25Comanauts - 25:50Song of Ice and Fire - 37:35Fireball Island: the Curse of Vul-kar - 56:15
 
It's time for Leigh and Glenn to look at the very last two episodes of Matt Smith's run as the Doctor, and it's two very special stories indeed, the 50th anniversary special The Day of the Doctor, and his regeneration episode The Time of the Doctor! We're not *too* emotional about it, we promise. Honest. Nerva Beacon on Facebook: facebook.com/N ...…
 
Today we introduce the weekly topic and it's a doozy! "Why Not Just Play and RPG?" Jeremiah questions the need for games like Gloomhaven in the space of narrative based dungeon crawlers. Scott brings us news about the latest Descent expansion that was just announced! And AJ weighs in on this week's Game Night Cage Fight! What are you waiting fo ...…
 
The guys give a post mortem on their 2018 yearly challenges, set 2018 challenges and discuss the merit of challenges all together. Also Scott is paid a compliment!?
 
Cam and Timmy discuss The Blindfolded Chess Master, A Chubby Tiger, A Mother Helping her son find love, A lady smashing up a cafe and the way Swedish people say 'yes'
 
Thanks to the all the folks who contribute to 'Spikepit' be it shout out, emoji, friendly comment, follow or forward on social media, call in or simply just listens. I couldn't do it without you all. My biggest thanks however goes to Jason Hobbs for getting me started and continuing to support the show.…
 
In this episode, we talk about new games coming in, a recent convention for Suzanne, our new video show, and more! Games include Slap It, Fertility, Expancity, Fleet the Dice Game, Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra, and ShipShape. We also talk about a board game app, and then discuss how we organize our games on the shelf!…
 
In this episode, we talk about new games coming in, a recent convention for Suzanne, our new video show, and more! Games include Slap It, Fertility, Expancity, Fleet the Dice Game, Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra, and ShipShape. We also talk about a board game app, and then discuss how we organize our games on the shelf!…
 
On Episode 8, we talked about health. On Episode 208 we discuss health, hit points, wounds, healing systems and more. We also flip the script, leading Alex to ask some questions of Nathan. Get your health potions ready, we’re going in! You can find Nathan and Alex on Twitter, as well as the show itself over at DelvePodcast. Make sure you follow ...…
 
Fellow podcasters kindly call in and add to the ongoing discussion, historical references, 'Spikepit and Son', regrets and memories, playacting and 'episode 100'. We hear from fellow podcasters, Ray Otus, Matt Jackson, Aron C, Jason Hobbs, and Che Webster.
 
Today we're talking, Gloomhaven as AJ and Jeremiah finally begin their campaign tonight! We also launch a new Game Night Cage Fight! It's Roll for the Galaxy vs. Race for the Galaxy! Head to our Twitter page @BoardgamesDaily to cast your vote! Don't forget our Tiny Epic Contest! Win a deluxe copy of every Tiny Epic Game plus a custom Game Haul ...…
 
Before getting into our Top 5 Two Player Only Games (16:49) for Valentine's Day we discuss Guardian's Call (1:48) which we had the chance to play once. We also review Dragon Valley (7:00), and Haven (13:44). We end with a book segment (35:55). Enjoy!
 
The List:Combat Units:Lannister Guardsmen + Guard Captain (6pts)Lannister Guardsmen + Guard Captain (6pts)Lannister Guardsmen (5pts)House Bolton Blackguards + Ramsay Snow (9pts)House Bolton Blackguards + Dreadfort Captain (7pts)NCUs:Roose Bolton (Commander)Cersai Lannister (4pts)Pycel (3pts)
 
This episode we were honored to interview 2019 Warhammer Hero Dan Gomez aka. Loney Havocs. We recorded this just before the Warhammer Heroes were announced at LVO so you won’t hear us mention it in our 20 odd questions for Dan, but you will hear us talk about everything from paint colors to Fiona Apple. Also in this episode, we do a “Play it or ...…
 
Gil and Geoff welcome back Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games for their traditional annual State of the Industry discussion. What trends did we see in 2018? What do we see for the future of tabletop gaming?
 
Warning: This podcast contains strong language and adult content Pour yourself a large glass of your tipple of choice, get yourself comfy, and get ready for another session of top quality board gaming chat from the boys at Polyhedron Collider. Jon’s news ferrets have been hard at work, gathering the latest news and the hottest Kickstarter. When ...…
 
BGG Page Views edition: Top 10 trending board games for 9 Feb 2019
 
We're joined by Dave and Emalie this week (from the TFYTC and The Forged Serket) to talk about Transformers, TF Nation, collecting toys, and even ice hockey gets a mention! It's all good stuff, and it's always lovely to have them on! It's also TFNation ticket buying Saturday as well people, so let's all get purchasing those tickets, and I'll se ...…
 
Today we have sooooo much for you! Alan Gerding of Tuesday Knight Games stops by, Firestone gives us his first impressions of Gugong, and we chat Top 10 of 2018!! And don’t forget our Tiny Epic Contest!!! Boardgames Daily show notes Check out our brand new Spreadshop at https://shop.spreadshirt.com/theology-of-games you can find all sorts of sw ...…
 
Hi! Welcome to episode 53 of the Clockwork Game Design Podcast! This is the second of “season 2” of the podcast – it’s another hour plus episode chock full of cool features. First we talk about the whole “a series of interesting decisions” concept, which Sid Meier is well known for(here‘s his GDC 2012 talk about interesting decisions). Are “dec ...…
 
Young Sonny is back by popular demand. A light hearted episode to remind us of what it's like to be young or new to the RPG hobby. Spikepit and son try out the wrestling rules, just for the sake of it. A short actual play recording, part of my D&D Companion Series.
 
Edward gives his first impressions on the first HC Game of the Month — SpaceCorp.
 
JT and Jeff talk to Arthur Franz about his success on The Game Crafter. Arthur has had to overcome many obstacles with his current board game, Breakaway Football, as an indie game designer: The game costs over $50, it's not being sold by a "big name" publisher, and it's a sports genre game. Despite all the obstacles, Breakaway Football is being ...…
 
Today we start up our next Topic of the Week: Games You Want your Spouse (or significant other) to Play but they Won't!Plus our friend Tim Heerema drops by to give us an update on Archmage and the new expansion hitting the market VERY soon! You can check out our written review of Archmage HERE, or listen to Jeremiah's review on That's How I Rol ...…
 
Peter joins all 3 original hosts to discuss the many games they have all been playing.
 
BGG Top 10 special edition: Top 100 board games on BoardGameGeek, for the end of 2018
 
Historical inspiration in RPG'S. Timekeeping in medieval London. Call ins from Ray Otus (Plundergrounds), first time caller, Vance and Che Webster (Roleplay Rescue).
 
In episode thirty eight of our comedy board gaming quiz show we play: Our Expanding Universe Who's a Dirty Liar? Theme Chase Thesaurus Please Higher or Lover Valentines Edition Here are all the places we can be found. Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thisgameisbroken Twitter - https://twitter.com/TGiBpodcast iTunes - https://itunes.apple.com/g ...…
 
Host Tim Jennette (Metal Meeple), and co-hosts Matt RoBear and Eric Ledford begin the show with a few first impressions for the board games: Barenpark (Mayfair Games, Lookout Games), Dale of Merchants (Fullcap Games), and Treasure Island (Matagot) After that they gang gives tips and tricks on how to board game on a budget, they run through thei ...…
 
In this episode, we talk about the Merlin expansion, Once upon a Castle, Master of the Galaxy, Comanauts, Franchise, and VOLT. We also hear a fantastic tale, Geoff talk about rent, and answer a pile of questions. Finally, we end the show by taking a look back at 15 years ago - 2004!
 
In this episode, we talk about the Merlin expansion, Once upon a Castle, Master of the Galaxy, Comanauts, Franchise, and VOLT. We also hear a fantastic tale, Geoff talk about rent, and answer a pile of questions. Finally, we end the show by taking a look back at 15 years ago - 2004!
 
Way back in 2015, we did an episode called Experience, Limited. That was Episode 17. 190 episodes later, we revisit the subject to discuss experience vs milestones, alternative systems, bell curves, large numbers and a few new ideas for ways to level up. If you have a favorite experience system, let us know in the comments below. You can find N ...…
 
We're back at the contest thing this month as we are giving away a DELUXE copy of EVERY TINY EPIC GAME! (Kingdoms, Heroes' Call, Defenders, Defenders Dark War, Galaxies, Beyond the Black, Western, Quest, and Zombies!) Not only that! You'll receive a free Game Haul bag for carrying around all of that Tiny Epic-ness! Go to TheologyofGames.com and ...…
 
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