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Dec 1, 2019

Shelley and I spend some time delving into the mancala mechanisms of R&R Games' new title 

Humboldt's Great Voyage by Remo Conzadori and Nestore Mangone

and then I begin a conversation with W. Eric Martin about Essen, games played, and thoughts on the industry.

Other Games Discussed:

Die Crew


Spring on a...

Nov 24, 2019

Shelley and I have a great time with Snowdonia's brand new cousin

Alubari by Tony Boydell from Studio H

then I sit down for a chat with BGG's own Scott Alden (Aldie) for a discussion of Essen, BGG and the games we love.

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