The Good The Board and The Suggestive: Episode 131 “Evocative Mechanisms”

September 19, 2017

Joe S.- Junk Art

Trent - City of the Big Shoulders

Andy - Mini Rails

 

Episode 131 - Evocative Mechanisms

 

Joe S.- Unlock The Island of Dr. Goorse

Trent - This Guilty Land

Andy- Table Battles

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Episode 130 The Good, the Board, and the Existential Question

September 14, 2017

The Good, the Board, and the Ugly

Episode 130 - Why Are We Here?

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Reviews

Joe S.- Pax Ren
Trent- fantasy football from a boardgamer’s perspective
Andy- A NIght With Your Mom: Trading Card Game

 

Episode 130 - Why Are We Here?

Joe S.- Alpaca (the Orleans reimplementation) I think I’ll change it to This War of Mine
Trent - Altiplano
Andy- A Night With Your Mom TCG: The Herp Expansion

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The Good The Board and The Playstyle?: Episode 129 “Playstyle”

September 6, 2017

Man...when it comes to naming episodes, some days you got it.  Some days you just don't. 

 

Reviews:

Joe S.- Lisboa 

Trent- Mini Rails

TC- Star Trek Ascendancy

 

Episode 129 Playstyle

 

Joe S.- Marco Polo Expansion

Trent - Lorenzo expansion

TC - Plains Indian Wars

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The Good, the Board, and the Gambill at WBC: Episode 128 “The World Boardgaming Championships with Geof Gambill and TC Reid”

September 3, 2017

Joe and Andy are joined by T.C. Reid and Geof Gambill to discuss Geof's experiences at the WBC held earlier this August. As an event with a primarily competitive nature, they'll share how this distinguishes the WBC from other conventions.
Reviews:
Joe S.- Fabled Fruit
Geof- Fields of Green
TC- Washington’s War
Andy- Tony’s benevolence

Episode 127 WBC breakdown
Joe S.- London
Geof- 7th Continent
TC- TI4
Andy - Small City

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The Good The Board and Mr. Hamm Goes to Indianapolis: Episode 127 “Gen Con 2017″

August 29, 2017

Reviews:

Joe S.- Spirit Island

Andy- Initial Thought City of the Big Shoulders stay tuned for more.

 

Episode 128 Gen Con 2017

 

Joe S.- Spirit Island Branch and Claw

Andy - Optimates et Populares

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The Good The Board and The Ethical: Episode 126 “Ethics and Bias in Board Game Reviews”

August 17, 2017

Reviews:

Joe S.- DND

Trent- KingDomino

Andy- 1867

 

Episode 126 Ethics and Bias in Board Game Reviews

Joe S.- Spirit Island

Trent - Gencon hype list (L5R, Whistle Stop, Spirit Island, Mini Rails, Millennium Blades mini XP, maybe others)

Andy - Pacific Typhoon

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The Good The Board and The Light Headed: Episode 125 “Light Games for Heavy Gamers”

August 9, 2017

Reviews:

Joe S.- Watson & Holmes

Trent- Great Zimbabwe

Andy- 18IReland!!!

 

Episode 125 Light Games Recommended for Heavy Gamers

Joe S.- DND!!!

Trent - Power Grid Fabled? This looked friggin awesome!

Andy - Stellar Horizons

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The Good The Board and The Ugly Duckling: Ep 124 “When Bad Mechanisms Turn Good”

August 2, 2017

Reviews:

Joe S.- Word Domination

Trent- Attila

Andy- Comancheria Initial Thoughts

 

Episode 124 When Bad Mechanisms Turn Good

 

Joe S.- AuZtralia

Trent - Wilson

Andy - City of the Big Shoulders

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The Good The Board and The Crying Shame: Episode 123 “Best of BGG Not in Top 500″

July 26, 2017

Reviews:

Joe S.- A Study in Emerald 2ed

Trent- First Martians 

TC- Time of Crisis 

 

Episode 123  Best games out of the BGG top 500

 

 

Joe S.- Near & Far...more of a why did I buy this than a hype

Trent - For-Ex

TC- Conquest of Paradise

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The Good The Board and The Highbrow: Episode 122 “Elitism”

July 19, 2017

Reviews:

Joe S.- Outlive

Andy- Lignum

Trent- Monopoly Gamer

Jon- Dice Forge

David- Inis

 

Episode 122 Elitism

 

Joe S.- Merlin- The new Feld 

Andy- Time of Crisis

Trent - Mars RC

Jon- Arkham Horror: The Path to Carcosa

David- Archmage

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