Hassan Lopez reports from this year’s Origins Game Fair, after hands on time with Tuki, Call to Adventure, Black: Hong Kong, Escape Plan, and Dune. Yes, Dune.
Nick Diamon rolls giant balls for archaeologists, Tom Chick is confused by a blacksmith, and Jason McMaster uses unfair tactics to push a certain RPG on unsuspecting listeners.
Just Cause 4 at 4:05, Driftland at 17:26, and Pathfinder: Kingmaker at 26:32.
Tom Chick discovers a new way to lose a bidding game, Erik Wolpaw hates it when Brad shows up to battle across time, and Bruce Geryk can think of six other continents he’d prefer to visit.
High Society at 1:13
Duel of Ages II at 4:59
7th Continent at 23:03.
Jason McMaster is on fire, Nick Diamon is on a boat, and Tom Chick may or may not be Shocked. Conan Unconquered at :30, Layers of Fear 2 at 16:40, and Void Bastards at 32:00.
Mike Pollmann gets a fancy-pants first look at upcoming boardgames, Hassan Lopez cavorts with the undead, and Tom Chick stops the Kree from making an intergalactic Nega-Bomb.
The new hotnesses at 1:48, Rise of the Necromancers at 25:45, and Marvel Legendary at 38:29.
It’s an apocalypse trifecta!
World War Z at :53, Rage 2 at 21:15, and Dark Future: Blood Red States at 43:45.
This episode takes us out to space, up into the air, and through an anime kingdom.
Deep Space D-6 at 1:14
Aerion at 19:14
Unicornus Knights at 32:16
How much Last of Us is in Days Gone, how much do castles cost in Forza Horizon 4, and how much badassery can the average person accomplish in One Finger Death Punch 2? Also, how douchey can one game be? We conduct a rigorous scientific study.
Days Gone at 1:50
Forza Horizon 4 at 24:00
DQ contest at 37:57
One Finger Death Punch 2 at 54:27.
Which prepositions are left for Ryan Laukat’s games, why would an inveterate deck-builder play a card game without deck building, and how can you move your gaming group past Love Letter and even Lovecraft Letter?
Near & Far at 6:38, Keyforge at 27:45, and Village Pillage at 53:45.
Tom Chick, Nick Diamon, and Jason McMaster on campaign stopping bugs, town upgrades in a pink apocalypse, and bosses that get back up after you’ve put them down.
Anno 1800 at 1:38, Far Cry: New Dawn at 21:02, and Sekiro at 38:41,
What does a dwarf do that a wizard or troll can’t do? Which of the 4 X’s is hardest to remember? How do you sneak past a volcano? These questions and more are answered in the latest podcast.
Ethnos at 2:36, Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea at 24:00, and Gloom of Kilforth at 46:52. Also, look for the videogame podcast to resume next week, alternating every other week with these boardgame episodes.
What does a guy do after making Race for the Galaxy? Are there any games that really work well with an app? Can a Euro worker placement game embrace an Ameritrash theme? Tom Chick, Hassan Lopez, and Mike Pollmann answer these questions for you.
Tony Carnevale, Tom Chick, and Bruce Geryk on Weird West, solitaire World War II, and minor Martin Wallace. Also, the logistics of boardgaming, how to Advanced Squad Leader, and why Too Many Bones is called Too Many Bones.
Tom Chick, Hassan Lopez, and Mike Pollman have been playing Too Many Bones, Quacks of Quidinburg, and Twilight Imperium. Also a bit of Wasteland Express Delivery Service, Vindication, and the latest Arkham Horror.
Some people enjoy tropical paradises when they take a vacation. But for their vacation, Tom Chick, Tony Carnevale, and Bruce Geryk enjoy War of the Ring, Fort Sumpter, The Estates, Imperius, Discworld, Time of Crisis, SpaceCorp, New Angeles, and Chronicle. Hassan and Mike, who didn’t get to go on vacation, will be back next episode.