Dog and Thimble Podcast

Dog and Thimble is a podcast about board games, with reviews and conversations about the hobby we treat as a blood sport. Warning: Podcast includes crude language and idiots saying stupid things.
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Dec 16, 2016

Celebrate our 50th episode with an epic countdown of the best board games ever made! Special guests include Stronghold Games President Stephen Buonocore, Donald from Board with Life, and many more!

Dec 9, 2016

Four reviews today of some of the last board games released this year. Join Hilary, Tom, and Chris for reviews of Terraforming Mars, Blood of an Englishman, Colony, and Star Wars Destiny!

Nov 29, 2016

Our top games from bgg.con, including: London Dread, Cottage Garden, The Networks, Unfair, Kingdomino, Inis, Flamme Rouge, and Fog of Love. Join Hilary, Tom, and Chris as we look at the last great crop of board games for 2016.

Nov 19, 2016

BGG.con is in full swing and we have many board games to talk about including Dead of Winter: Warring Colonies, Games Workshop's GORECHOSEN, Fog of Love, Cottage Garden, Hop, Dr. Eureka, Raise Your Goblets, and Who Soiled the Toilet.

Nov 18, 2016

BGG.con day 2 recap comes with thoughts on the Munchkin CCG, Insane Clown Posse deckbuilder, Unfair, La Granga No Siesta, One-Deck Dungeon, Flamme rouge, Dragoon, and Last Friday. Join Hilary, Tom, and Chris for board game reviews galore!

Nov 17, 2016

We talk Arkham Horror LCG, Prodigals Club, Greedy Greedy Goblins, Dreamwell, Kana Gawa, and more! Join Hilary, Tom, and Chris every day during BGG.con for special guests and tons of talk about this year's biggest board games.

Nov 9, 2016

Hilary, Tom, and Chris deliver board game reviews of the awful Family Guy: Stewie's Sexy Party Game, Monarch, Oregon Trail, Quartz, and Lord of the Rings: Journey to Mordor. Are any of these games good? Two are, but which ones to be recommend? Listen and find you next game night game! Plus, a message about BGG.con!

Oct 14, 2016

Find out if Harry Potter can defeat He Who Must Not Be Named, plus reviews of Game of Thrones: Hand of the King, Covert, and Masques. It's the most popular board game review podcast according to every online poll!*

*No online polls were consulted for this claim.

Oct 7, 2016

Looking for a Dominion replacement? We've got 9 deckbuilder reviews that are upgrades from Dominion. Hilary, Tom, and Chris review Ascension (6:14), Pathfinder Adventure Card Game (8:30), Marvel Legendary (13:50), Xenoshyft (19:52), Trains (25:12), Paperback (30:23), Star Realms (33:15), Mystic Vale (38:24), and Tyrants of the Underdark (43:30).

Sep 9, 2016

Mansions of Madness 2E, Arcane Academy, The Dragon & Flagon, Punderdome, 3 Wishes, Codenames: Pictures, Codenames: Deep Undercover, and Secret Hitler reviewed by Hilary, Tom, and Chris.

Sep 2, 2016

Looterz, Lotus, Simurgh, Ta-Da!, The Gallerist, Mottainai, and Grifters reviewed. Plus, Tom's return in the best board game podcast named Dog and Thimble!

Aug 25, 2016

Hilary, Chris, and Alana review more than a half-dozen board games, including, Potion Explosion, Oceanos, Dicey Goblins, Incredible Expeditions, Celestia, Deep Space D6, and Countdown: Special Ops.

Aug 16, 2016

Board game reviews galore, including Captain Sonar (4:40), Nantucket (22:05), Eldritch Horror (31:30), Imagine (42:22), Saloon Tycoon (49:15), Compounded (56:45), and Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu (1:02:35). Check out our YouTube channel for a video review of Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu.

Aug 8, 2016

Star Wars: Destiny, Legendary Firefly, Codenames: Pictures, Hero Realms and more discussed in our final recap of Gen Con 2016. Plus, we're joined by Jared Miller of Cool Mini or Not to talk about the big show and Rising Sun, the spiritual successor to Blood Rage.

Aug 6, 2016

Hilary and Chris are joined by Hunter Shelburne to chat Bloodborne, Fantasy Flight, Grifters, Renegade Games' trio of gems, and what it's like to work as an exhibitor at Gen Con.

Aug 5, 2016

Hilary, Nicole, and Chris Schock talk Tiny Epic Quest, Bill and Ted's Excellent Board Game (70 minus 1, dude!), Beyond Baker Street, buying tons of Gen Con games, and more.

Aug 4, 2016

Sipping the official Gen Con beer, eyeballing Terraforming Mars, and plans for Day 1 of the big show.

Jul 29, 2016

Hilary, Tom, and Chris count down their personal Top 5 Most Wanted Games at Gen Con. Including Seafall, Legendary: Firefly, Tiny Epic Quest, Legends of the Underdark, Codenames: Pictures, Bloodborne: The Card Game, and more!

Jul 26, 2016

Hilary, Tom, and Chris review Scythe, one of the hottest board games heading into Gen Con. Is it worthy of all the hype? Spoiler: Yes! Plus reviews of Cry Havoc, The Networks, and  Scoville. Be sure to subscribe to Dog and Thimble.

Jul 21, 2016

The best board game mechanics and 6 board game reviews: Mage Knight, Sea of Clouds, Wizard's Academy, Dingo's Dreams, TIME Stories Under the Mask, and Why Did the Chicken.

Jul 13, 2016

Hilary and Tom are joined by guest Chris Schock as we review Rick & Morty: Total Rickall, Mystic Vale, World's Fair, Playing Gods, My Village, and Rumble in the Dungeon. Also, we discuss what games we're buying next and how to choose what to buy. "The funniest podcast ever recorded" - Tom Parkin

Jul 5, 2016

Our glorious return results in an episode that is both tiny AND epic! Inside are board game reviews of Tiny Epic Kingdoms, Tiny Epic Defenders, and Tiny Epic Galaxies from Gamelyn Games.

May 16, 2016

We review Ghostbusters: The Board Game, a terrible game from Cryptozoic that proves that everyone should be 'fraid of bad game designs. Hilary, Tom, and Jason rip Ghostbusters to pieces, lie about TJ Maxx, and tease our next very special episode of gaming awesomeness.

May 9, 2016

Join us as we play our first game of Twilight Imperium. This famed board game is incredibly intense, really, really long, and has tremendous depth. Experience our expectations, learn of our alliances, and enjoy some backstabbing as we play Twilight Imperium!

May 5, 2016

We review Porta Nigra, possibly the ultimate Eurogame. Plus, a look at the first Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn expansion from Plaidhat Games. 

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