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.
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!
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!*
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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).
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sipping the official Gen Con beer, eyeballing Terraforming Mars, and plans for Day 1 of the big show.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
We review Porta Nigra, possibly the ultimate Eurogame. Plus, a look at the first Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn expansion from Plaidhat Games.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!