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BGHT Portland Con 2023 Part 2 Coverage (10 Games Discussed)
In Episode 163 we discuss the second half of our semi-annual BGHT convention. 4 gamers, 5 days, 18 games played. In this episode we discuss 10 of those games including several that were new to us.
Timestamps:00:00 Introduction01:02 Robot Quest Arena09:56 Woodcraft17:29 Brian Boru: High King of Ireland22:10 Downforce26:37 Nemesis35:00 My Father's Work39:32 Distilled52:40 Viticulture w/ Tuscany59:25 Motor City1:03:09 Outlive1:06:34 Final Thoughts
BGHT Portland Con 2023 Part 1 Coverage (8 Games Discussed)
In Episode 162 we discuss the first half of our semi-annual BGHT convention. 4 gamers, 5 days, 18 games played. In this episode we discuss 8 of those games including several that were new to us. We kick it off by discussing what goes into planning a successful gaming weekend.
Timestamps:00:00 Introduction01:51 How do we plan and organize BGHTCon?10:08 The Quacks of Quedlinburg15:36 Cat in the Box19:28 Terraforming Mars25:36 Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy31:52 Lords of Ragnarok41:55 Wingspan w/ Oceania Expansion44:25 La Granja: Deluxe Master Set49:10 The Battle for Rokugan56:07 Listener Shoutout
Top 5 Incoming Crowdfunded Board Games 2023
In Episode 161 we discuss the top 5 incoming crowdfunded board games that each of us are excited to receive. We take a look back at last year's list to see what's been delivered and how they hit for us as well.
We also discuss a poll on crowdfunding regrets.
Timestamps:00:00 Introduction02:38 Poll: Do you have any incoming crowdfunded board games that you haven't received but regret backing?10:31 Look back at 2022 Crowdfund episode10:48 Ra11:25 Red Dust Rebellion11:59 Distilled12:30 Wayfarers of the South Tigris13:10 One Deck Galaxy13:43 Voidfall16:20 Star Realms: Rise of Empires16:32 Sleeping Gods: Distant Skies17:10 Arcs17:43 Lords of Ragnarok18:37 La Granja: Deluxe Master Set20:00 Skyrise21:03 Batman: Gotham City Chronicles Season 321:25 Dawn of Madness23:43 Wolves25:02 Wonderland's War: Shards of Madness26:47 Envelopes of Cash27:39 Biohack30:30 Star Realms: Rise of Empire32:07 Cthulhu: Death May Die - Fear of the Unknown34:54 Galactic Renaissance37:19 Teotihuacan: Deluxe Master Set39:43 Arcs41:01 Star Tycoon44:37 Batman: Gotham City Chronicles Season 347:22 Witchcraft!48:51 Ceres53:35 The Fox Experiment56:12 Gloomhaven: Buttons and Bugs58:16 Frozen Frontier1:00:46 Final Thoughts1:09:19 Tycoon: India 19811:31:50 Listener Shoutout
In Episode 160 we provide our hot take review of Spirit Island covering the mechanisms, the production, and our overall feelings of the game.
We also celebrate our 3 year anniversary of the podcast by sharing some of our listener's favorite episodes.
Then we discuss some board games on our table including Lancaster and Lords of Ragnarok.
Timestamps:00:00 Introduction00:23 3 year anniversary! Listener's favorite episodes08:18 Expeditions Description17:10 Gameplay and Mechanisms34:27 Production and Theme40:00 Final Thoughts47:36 Lancaster53:39 Lords of Ragnarok56:31 Listener Shout-out
In Episode 159 we provide our hot take review of Expeditions covering the mechanisms, the production, and our overall feelings of the game.
We also discuss a poll about whether games set in the same universe as other games you like will get you excited.
Then we discuss some board games on our table including Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy, Pax Pamir: Second Edition, and Castles of Burgundy: Special Edition.
Timestamps:00:00 Introduction00:27 Poll: How do you feel about games set in the same universe as a previous game that you liked by that publisher or designer?08:18 Expeditions Description11:41 Gameplay and Mechanisms32:51 Production and Theme41:45 Final Thoughts50:03 Amun-Re50:29 Pax Pamir (2nd Edition)52:38 Castles of Burgundy Deluxe Edition