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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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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. 

Mar 15, 2016

Go back in time with our review of TIME Stories. Can you figure out the mystery of the asylum? And we randomly preview some board games from 2016. We're back, baby!

Dec 22, 2015

What is the best board game of 2015? We reveal the winners of the Thimblies the official Dog and Thimble board game awards. The awards: Best 2-Player Board Game, Best Strategy Board Game, Best Party Game, Best Card Game Best Co-op Board Game, Best Thematic Board Game, Best Board Game for New Gamers, Best Family Board Game, Best Board Game Art Design, and Best Board Game of the Year.

Dec 15, 2015

The hunt is on for Dracula! We review Fury of Dracula 3rd Edition and discover Vlad is Italian. Plus, we read your reviews and answer your questions. If you enjoy our show, be sure to subscribe to our podcast!

Dec 8, 2015

Only have one other to play board games with? Fear not! We review eight 2-player only board games. Reviews of 7 Wonders: Duel, Akrotiri, Dice Masters, Neuroshima Convoy, Adventure Time Card Wars, The Duke, Star Realms, and Bottom of the 9th. Plus the winner of the Cool Mini or Not contest is announced!

 

Dec 1, 2015

Reviews of four new board games: Above and Below, Shakespeare, Fuse, and Sapiens. Plus, a report on BGG.con, the best board game convention around. We talk about playing prototypes from Rob Daviau and Eric Lang, and hot hot hot Dead of Winter news. If you enjoy our podcast, be sure to rate us!

Nov 17, 2015

Hilary, Tom, and Jason review just about every Cool Mini or Not board game in an epic special. And if these games sound good, well, guess what? You can win a whole box full of 'em! Listen for your chance to win a prize pack from Cool Mini or Not. Listen for board game reviews of: Zombicide, Arcadia Quest, Blood Rage, Xenoshyft, Kaos Ball, Rum & Bones, The Grizzled, Dogs of War, and more!

Nov 10, 2015

The true motive behind COBRA revealed and we review the adorable board game, Poseidon's Kingdom. All this and more on the latest episode of Dog and Thimble!

Nov 6, 2015

Three psychics try to solve the murder of their own podcast in our review of the new co-op game, Mysterium!

Oct 26, 2015

Zeus is an angry God, but not after listening to our review of Elysium, one of 2015's best games.

Sep 19, 2015

7 board games you can play in under 15 minutes! 7 reviews revealing which are great and which are total crap! Listen to the latest episode of Dog and Thimble and uncover the best microgames you can buy! If you enjoy Dog and Thimble, please subscribe to our podcast.

Sep 11, 2015

Win a copy of Magic the Gathering the Board Game! Plus, we review this remake of Heroscape based on Magic the Gathering the card game (you may have heard of it). Do we love it? Yeah, yeah we do. Join Hilary, Tom, Jason, and special guest star Donald Trump (no audio) as we review Magic the Gathering: Arenas of the Planeswalker.

Aug 21, 2015

Ashes is Plaid Hat Games answer to Magic and Hearthstone and it is awesome! So says our review. Check out the Dog and Thimble Board Game Podcast for the latest game reviews.

Aug 13, 2015

Enter the Batcave and join Dog and Thimble Superfan Zack Snyder (who's listening along with you) as we compare two of the best narrative board games available. It's time for a showdown! Agents of SMERSH vs. Tales of the Arabian Nights. If you enjoy the Dog and Thimble podcast please subscribe. Be sure to rate us on iTunes!

Aug 4, 2015

The Revolution should not be televised. Wizkids' X-Men: Mutant Revolution lets lil Wolverine down. We review the four-player strategy board game and, Oh my stars and garters, we don't like it very much.

Jul 28, 2015

What does IDW's new game Chew: Cases of the FDA have in common with getting intimate with a goat? Find out in our review of this new card game!

Jul 7, 2015

Is there really a board game where you try and match a woman's left and right breasts? Or a game about avoiding paying your taxes? How about one where you wander a Wendy's in search of "the beef"? Find out what games are real and what are fake in the first ever Dog and Thimble quiz show!

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May 6, 2015

Win a copy of Xenoshyft Onslaught! We run down the five hardest co-op board games. Want to get you butt kicked? Try any of these for a demoralizing defeat.

Apr 15, 2015

The first board game podcast to provide your daily recommended dose of calcium is back and this time we're talking about expansions. What makes a good tabletop expansion, what makes a bad one, and the worst expansions we've played. Plus, a first-hand account of a 24-player game of Cards Against Humanity, Dragon's Gold review, Arboretum - a game about planting trees and stabbing your friend in the back, Timeline, and how to stop moochers from eating all your food on Game Night.

Apr 3, 2015

Regret a board game you bought? Well, we sure do. This episode, learn our biggest tabletop regrets and our top gaming surprises. Plus, we review Baseball Highlights 2045. And we talk about games we've recently been playing, including Dogs of War and Cards Against Humanity. And if that's not enough, we answer an epic number of questions from the mailbag. All this and full frontal nudity!

Mar 18, 2015

100% all Star Wars tabletop games! We review Star Wars: Armada, Imperial Assault, X-Wing, Star Wars: The Card Game, and Edge of the Empire RPG. Plus, personal stories of our time with Mark Hamill (AKA Luke friggin' Skywalker!). And we answer burning mailbag questions from Emperor Palpatine and Chewbacca. If you got a hankerin' for Star Wars, this is the podcast for you!

Mar 4, 2015

The only board game podcast you need is back for a fourth round. Join us as we review video game turned tabletop sensation Super Motherload, discuss Zombicide, Roll for the Galaxy, Undermining, and give our picks for video games that should be made into board games. Plus, we answer your e-mails, reveal our drunkest state of being, and make funny for your amusement. If you like us, don't forget to subscribe!

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