Episode 86 - Gen Con Recap

August 15, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr, Trapper Keeper Game, and Kenny G: Keepin' it Saxy. We then discuss Crystal's first time at Gen Con.

Episode 85 - What's Hype Got To Do With It?

August 1, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Letters from Whitechapel, Trogdor, and Gem Hens. We then discuss hype in board games and whether it's good or bad, or both.

Episode 84 - Dice Tower Con Recap

July 18, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a bunch of the games and fun times they had at Dice Tower Con 2019.

Episode 83 - Why We Play

July 4, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including 1862 and The Castles of Burgundy. We then take some time to discuss why we play board games and why sometimes we might not want to play board games.

Episode 82 - Pride in Gaming

June 20, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Ora et Labora and On Tour. We then celebrate Pride Month by highlighting some of the games and people in gaming that are in the LGBT community.

Episode 81 - Awarded Excellence

June 6, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Fickle, Animal Upon Animal, Battle Dome, and Race for the Galaxy. We then talk about some of the different board gaming awards that are happening this summer. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "prestigious."

Episode 80 - Interview with Josh Starr

May 30, 2019

Ambie interviews Josh Starr, the creator of Grand Trunk Games, a new publishing company dedicated to making 18xx games more available, affordable, and approachable.

Episode 79 - Three Year Aniversary Escape!

May 23, 2019

Ambie makes an escape room podcast for Crystal and Cassadi to celebrate the three year anniversary of Board Game Blitz!

Episode 78 - Does Size Matter?

May 9, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 and T.I.M.E. Stories: Madame. We then talk about the size of game boxes compared to the experience of the game. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "experience."

Episode 77 - Top 100 or Hot 100?

April 25, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played (or haven't played) recently, including 1828. We then talk about the top 100 games on BGG compared to a few years ago when we had our "For Shame!" episode.

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