Episode 143 - Playing by the Rules

November 4, 2021

Ambie and Crystal a couple games they've played recently, including Durian Dash, Arachnoir, and Overboss: A Boss Monster Adventure. We then are joined by special guest Matt to talk about how important it is to play games by the correct rules.

Episode 94 - Did You Notice A Theme?

December 5, 2019

Ambie and Crystal discuss a book Tortured Cardboard, and a couple games they've played recently, including Roll Estate and Silver & Gold. We then talk about how theme, specifically light themes and dark themes, can affect a game. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "point."

Episode 91 - Forever Young

October 24, 2019

Crystal and special guest host Moderator Chris discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks and ShipShape. They then talk about games that they've played or would play over a hundred times. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "Monopoly."

Episode 60 - Property of the Intellectual

August 30, 2018

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Miraris and Pikoko. We then talk about intellectual property in board games. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "box."

Episode 50 - The Good, the Bad and the Unplayable

April 12, 2018

Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including 1889: History of Shikoku Railways and Sunset Over Water. We then talk about what can make a game objectively bad. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "bad."

Episode 43 - Ex-Ch-Ch-Changing

December 21, 2017

Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss some games they've played recently (or are looking forward to playing), including Magic Maze, DropMix, and Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition. We then talk about some board games that involve exchanges. In this week's "Board Game Etymology" segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "shuffle."

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