The Good the Board and the Mid Year Award Ceremony: Episode 172 The State of Gaming in 2018

July 18, 2018

Episode 172 State of Gaming 2018

TC, Trent, Andy and Joe discuss their experiences gaming in the not-so-new year.

Reviews:   

 

Trent- London 2E (maybe)

TC- Table Battles

Joe- Pixie Queen

 

State of Gaming 2018

 

Hype

 

TC- Fort Sumter

Joe- Monopoly Deal & Near and Far Amber Mines

Trent- Eclipse 2E

 

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The Good the Board and More Please! Episode 171 Mechanisms That Left Us Begging For More

July 11, 2018

Episode 171 We Want More of These Mechanisms
Andy, Trent, and Joe proclaim the mechanisms they enjoyed but never heard much about after that one game.
Reviews:

Trent- Nefarious
Joe- Escape the Crate
Andy- Age of Steam Taiwan Cube Factory

Episode 171 We Want More of These Mechanisms

Hype

Joe- Low Lands
Andy- Age of Steam Human Body Map
Trent- Snowdonia Deluxe

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The Good The Board and Collection Comparison Episode 170 How Many Games Do You Need

July 4, 2018

Episode 170 How Many Games Do You Really Need?

TC, David, Andy, and Joe discuss the age-old debate. Does size really matter?

Reviews:   

TC- Arkham Horror The Card Game: Return to the Night of the Zealot

David- The flow of the guns of history and s

Joe- Mystic Vale Conclave

Andy- Dragon Castle

 

Episode 170 How Many Games Do You Really Need?

 

Hype

 

Joe- The Binding of Isaac 4 Souls https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/isaacfoursouls/the-binding-of-isaac-four-souls?ref=discovery

Andy- Deluxe Neanderthal and Greenland

TC- Cataclysm A Second World War

David- Brass (Poker chips!)

 

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The Good the Board and the Filler Literally Mini Episode 169 with Joe

June 27, 2018

Joe: I reflect on the first part of 2018, including reviews of some games played during my recent family trip. 

 

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The Good, the Board, and the Producers Episode 168 Publisher Profiles 1 EXPRESS

June 20, 2018

Episode 168 in its entirety was ruined by a never before encountered error. This is Joe's sad attempt at summing up the contents of Episode 168. The show must go on! What are remarkable publishers in your opinion? Let us know at goodboardugly@gmail.com

 

Episode 168 Publisher Profiles

Reviews:
TC- Sailing Toward Osiris
Trent- RoboRally
Joe- Werewords
Andy- Pixie Queen first thoughts

Episode 168 Publisher Profiles
Andy- Capstone
Joe- CGE
Trent - GMT
TC - What's Your Game

Hype
Trent-
Joe- Villagers 
Andy- Dragon Castle
TC- Munchkin CCG Draft Events

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The Good, the Board, and the Cold-Blooded Episode 167 Ethical Challenges in Gameplay

June 13, 2018

Episode 167 Ethically challenged gameplay

Reviews:
Trent- Tulip Bubble
Joe- Vasco da Gama
Andy- The Trials and Tribulations of John Company
TC- Colonial Twilight

The Good, the Board, and the Cold Blooded

Hype
Trent- 18Chesapeake
Joe- The Tudors
Andy- Pixie Queen
TC- Altiplano

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The Good the Board and the Professionals: Episode 166 Designer Showcase 1

June 6, 2018

Episode 166 Designer Showcase 1

Reviews:

Trent- 3 Kingdoms Redux first thoughts
Joe- Moa
Andy- Wildcatters
TC- Welcome to Centerville

Designer Showcase

Hype
Trent- L5R Scorpion Clan Pack
Joe- WBC 2018
Andy- Penny Rails
TC- Fort Sumter is shipping!

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The Good the Board and the Classified Episode 165 Tabletop Taxonomy

June 1, 2018

Episode 165 Tabletop Taxonomy
The GBU crew argue the semantics of tabletop categories. Are storytelling experiences board games? What’s the line between an RPG and a board game. Does the phrase “board game” mean anything?
Reviews:

Trent- Gloomhatin’
Joe- Wildcatters?
Andy-Reef Encounter
Hype

Trent- The Gaddafi Method: Backstabbing, Buttstabbing & More!
Joe- Mystic Vale Vale of the Wild/Mana Storm
Andy-Race for the Chinese Zodiac

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The Good the Board and the Intensely Indirect Episode 164 Player Interaction

May 23, 2018

Episode 164 Intensely Indirect Interaction
Reviews:
What games have the strongest in-game interaction short of a full-fledged battle? Andy, Trent, TC, and Joe discuss the merits of passive aggressive beating around the bush in the latest from the Good, the Board, and the Ugly.

Trent- Decrypto
Joe- Isle of Skye Journeyman
TC- Clash of Cultures
Andy- Banner Saga

Hype

Trent- Internet Troll The Partypooping Game
Andy- Supply Lines of the American Revolution The Southern Strategy
Joe- Moa
TC- Welcome to Centerville

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The Good the Board and the Hattanooga Choo Choo Episode 163 Train Games

May 12, 2018

Special Guest Luke Heidebrecht, organizer of Hattanooga, a Convention for Train Games held in Medicine Hat, Saskatchewan, joins Andy, TC and Joe to talk about Train Games. What is a train game? Is Ticket to Ride a Train Game? Is Power Grid a Train Game? Is Trains a Train Game?

Reviews:
Luke- Wildcatters
Trent- Decrypto
Joe- Thunderstone Quest
TC- The Flow of History
Andy- 1861

 

Hype
Luke- 18lilliput
Trent- Arkham Horror LCG - The Forgotten Age
Andy- Supply Lines of the American Revolution The Southern Strategy (lol I already bought this - Trent)
Joe- Empyreal Spells and Steam https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/level99games/empyreal-spells-and-steam-a-fantasy-railway-buildi?ref=category_newest&ref=discovery
TC- Clash of Cultures

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