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Podcast Orchestra – Episode #38

Rob is joined by Philip duBarry once again to talk about some of the recent projects that Philip has been working on. Also, Rob discusses his thoughts on Dr Eureka and then launches a new show segment called Tips. Enjoy!

Games discussed in this episode include: Black Orchestra, Chief Inspector, Kingdom of Solomon, One Deck Dungeon, This War of Mine: The Board Game and Dr. Eureka.

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By | 2016-05-30T21:29:37+00:00 May 30th, 2016|0 Comments

504 Unboxing

This game was designed by Friedemann Friese and published in the US by Stronghold Games in 2015. It plays 2-4 players of ages 12+.

One of the HOTTEST games of the Spiele 2015 game fair is 504. This is the amazing new game that boasts as having 504 different games within the same box. Here in this video I unbox this “massive” game and check how many components are needed for 504 games.

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By | 2015-12-02T00:33:29+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Bring On The 2015 Gaming – Episode #037

2014 has come to a close and a new year is upon us. Rob shares some quick thoughts on 2014 as a whole and then covers a few Essen 2014 releases that he’s played in the past few weeks. This includes Castles of Mad King Ludwig, La Granja, Orleans, Aquasphere, Doodle City, Hyperborea, Kingsport Festival and others.

Special guest Philip duBarry joins Rob once again and he talks about his latest Kickstarter for Spirits of the Rice Paddy.

This Board Game Life is holding another contest!!! This time the winner will get the game Guildhall from AEG. Listen to the show to find out how to enter. Winner will be announced on Episode 38!

Lastly Rob discusses Doodle City, Camel Up, revisits episode 17 in 20 Shows Ago and has Xcom on Game Lust.

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By | 2015-01-29T15:57:48+00:00 January 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Spiel Deal 2014 – Episode #036

Spiel 2014 is upon us with over 600 games releasing at the show. There’s a ton of games that are vying for our attention and hard earned money. With that in mind, Rob has gone through all of them and has come up with a list of games that he finds interesting and explains why. New for this list is the new This Board Game Life patented “Want Meter” (TM)(R)(U)(K) ranking system that shows us how much of a desire there is for the game. Is it something that MUST be had right away? Or can we wait?

Next up Rob goes through a whole bunch of the listener submissions for the recent Doomtown: Reloaded contest. It was a lot of fun to hear what other people were looking forward to in the coming months. Without further delay, lets announce the winner of the contest! Congratulations to BGG user zenchristo for winning AEG’s Doomtown: Reloaded!!!!!!!!!!!! This was a lot of fun to run this contest and the entries were a blast to read on the show. Will have to do this again soon!

Last up for this show is a quick look at the game Panamax. Panamax was released in line with the 100th anniversary/birthday of the Panama canal. This game has gotten a lot of great attention over the past few month. But, what does Rob think of it? Lets find out!

After that, we wrap the show. Thanks for listening everyone! Catch you next show!

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By | 2014-10-18T14:51:08+00:00 October 18th, 2014|1 Comment

I Got Carded At Gen Con 2014 – Episode #035

In this episode Rob starts off with a talk about his thoughts and experiences at Gen Con 2014. Then Philip DuBarry joins in with a discussion about Kickstarter and his latest game Skyway Robbery. Rob explains how to enter our contest to win your very own copy of AEG’s Doomtown: Reloaded. Lastly Rob finishes up a discussion on three wonderful card games that came out of Gen Con including Red7, Diamonds and Chimera.

Opening
00:00:00 – Intro

Discussions
00:01:48 – Gen Con 2014 Experiences & Thoughts
00:35:34 – Skyway Robbery discussion with Philip DuBarry
– Doomtown: Reloaded contest info

Games
01:01:42 – Red7
01:13:09 – Chimera
01:23:58 – Diamonds

Closing
01:34:22 – Recap & Outro

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By | 2014-09-18T02:07:23+00:00 September 18th, 2014|0 Comments