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Nov 10, 2019

Shelley and I get MEBO Games' family-style new release

Porto by Orlando Sá

then I sit down at Essen for a quick chat with Ted Alspach of Bezier Games to discuss their current and upcoming releases, as well as something that piqued his interest at the fair.

Games Mentioned:


Silver Bullet

Suburbia Collector's...

Nov 3, 2019

Lincoln Damerst of Game Night, the Boardgamegeek Show and other BGG projects joins me on the microphones while we had a break at Essen last week. Lincoln reflects on our 11 years of working the largest board game convention together for BGG, as well as the shows he produces and games he's looking forward to getting to...

Oct 28, 2019

Shelley and I have fun building our respective record collections in our games of 

Vinyl by Eric Alvarado from Talon Strikes Studios

then compete to dam rivers and generate power for our respective countries in

Barrage by Tommaso Battista and Simone Luciani from Cranio Creations

Oct 20, 2019

Shelley and I spend a few minutes discussing and reviewing 

Bloom Town by Asger Harding Granerud and Daniel Skjold Pedersen from Sidekick Games which is releasing at Essen and (I just found out) will be a WalMart exclusive title here in the US (here's the pre-order link if you're interested in getting it that way: 

Oct 13, 2019

Shelley and I spend a few minutes previewing a game that will be readily available at Spiel 2019, then dive head first into the Essen Preview with a look at publishers A-L.

Sierra West by Jonny Pac Cantin from Board&Dice

Preview Titles in order of discussion:

Category 1: Pre-Ordered

The Magnificent

Santa Maria:...