Live Stream: Crystal and Ambie Discuss TI4

January 4, 2018

In lieu of a normal podcast episode this week, Crystal and Ambie had a live stream where Crystal talked about her first ever play of Twilight Imperium!


Episode 21 - Puttin' On the Blitz

March 2, 2017

Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss some games they've played recently, including Witness, Suburbia, and Santorini. We then introduce a new category of board games, blitz games! We also talk about Blitz Con 2017, and announce a contest! In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "grok."

Blitz Con 2017 Recap

February 24, 2017

by Ambie Valdés
Over President's Day this year, we decided to host our own board game convention in the Bay Area! My friends and I had been discussing starting our own convention for a while, since we had some difficult times at KublaCon with finding table space to play games. We decided to brand it with Board Game Blitz, since we could! This year, we were able to get a small conference room at a Holiday Inn in San Mateo, and we capped registration at 50 people. I had a really great time playing games all weekend and meeting a bunch of new friends!

Over the weekend, I had 33 game plays of 26 unique games. I got to play with over 20 different people, a lot of whom I had never played a game with before!

One of the awesome things about Blitz Con was that I was able to play a game with Crystal for the first time in person! Crystal flew in for the weekend, and we got to hang out for the whole convention!
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