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Episode 96 - Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger

Did we save another classic episode from the hungry maw of Audacity? #Youbetyoursweetbippy we did! This episode has everything, the worst version of the Wonder Twins, residential advisers shooting airsoft guns, a very forward Mae West, and stuff that only 90's kids will remember! Not to mention the extensive discussion about the Choose Your Own Adventure: House of Danger board game. Strap in and keep track of your page number, because you're not gonna want to miss this episode!


Episode 95 - Orbis

Every once in a while, a podcast comes along that's unafraid to ask the difficult questions. Questions like, what is porridge and why is Clamato juice a thing? Today's episode of Dog and Thimble is that podcast. Also, we're mostly discussing the 2018 offering from designer Tim Armstrong and publisher Space Cowboy Games, Orbis.


Episode 94: Century Spice Road

You're in luck today, traveler. I've got a rare treat in store for you, it's a previously lost episode of the Dog and Thimble Podcast! There's still some issues, but most of the file has been recovered after having been chewed up by Audacity on several occasions! So join us in trading turmeric for cinnamon as we discuss Century Spice Road! Also in this episode: Alana learns to be direct, the worst lyrics to Come On Eileen, and Tom wishes Jason was here.


Episode 93 - Carthago: Merchants & Guilds

Is this the wildest episode of Dog and Thimble to date? Quite possibly! We're talking about relatively heavy Euro game, Carthago: Merchants & Guilds. Not only that, but along the way we're also talking about the elephant king Babar, the platonic ideal of a cool uncle, Aaron Neville, and more dad jokes that it is advisable to consume in one sitting.


Episode 92 - Gizmos by CMON

Dog and Thimble is back! We've walked the world for a spell and come back ready to talk about a brand new crop of games with you! This week, we've got Gizmos by CMON Games on the docket along with Chris' winter drink recommendations, how good at magic was Jafar from Aladdin really, and our real life inventions. For all that and more, check it out!


Episode 91 - Obsession and Favorite Debut Designs

Hold onto your petticoats, because on this episode of the Dog and Thimble Podcast the gang gets properly fancy by playing Obsession: A Game of Pride, Intrigue, and Prejudice in Victorian England. We're also talking about our favorite debut game designs, discussing what we expect from expansions, and pitching the Narnia/Jane Austen crossover we've all been waiting for. You are cordially invited to listen post-haste!


The Worldwide Wrestling RPG - Part Two

The fight to be crowned champion of the Southeast Wild Wrestling League is heating up as the gang returns with Jerry Jean, Walter "The Wall" Wahlberg, and Valencia St. James AKA The Wasp. This week, game designer Nathan Paoletta guides the Dog and Thimble crew through The Worldwide Wrestling RPG! You may want to find a whole seat for this episode, but you're only going to need the edge!


The World Wide Wrestling RPG - Part One

On this week's episode of Dog and Thimble, the usual suspects are joined by the inimitable Nathan D. Paoletta, designer of such incredible games as Carry, A Grandiose Disaster, and the game we're playing this week: The World Wide Wrestling RPG. In this episode, we're walking through character creation to flesh out the roster of the South Western Wild Wrestling League and having a lot of fun doing so. So strap on your headphones and get ready to rumble, it's time to play The World Wide...


DnTMTG: Pre-Release Guilds of Ravnica

As you wake up, having been visited by the ghosts of Magic the Gathering past, present, and future you stumble to the window. "You there, boy! What day is this?" you yell to me. "It's well after pre-release day due to the advancement of linear time, but I can tell you about what you missed if you'd like" I yell back. That's right, it's that time of the year when a new Magic: The Gathering set drops and Tom and Josh go to the midnight pre-release and play it so that they can report on it for...


Episode 90 - Samurai Jack: Back to the Past

In this episode, the Dog and Thimble crew are doing the time warp again as they try to return to the past in one of the newest games from USAopoly, Samurai Jack: Back to the Past. But that's not all, we've also got discussions about high school yearbooks, Nickelback covering Alanis Morisette, and a pitch for a new show about NBA players hiding on each other's shoulders in trenchcoats to get into R-rated films. It's weird, it's wild, it's just another day on the Dog and Thimble podcast.


Episode 89 - Werewolf Legacy

A curse has befallen this once sleepy podcast, and now the hosts fear for their lives as one of them turns into the Ultimate Werewolf...Legacy. In this episode the gang discusses the latest legacy game from designers Rob Daviau and Ted Alspach. Also, Tom decides to get into eating challenges, Alana reveals her mother's e-mail shame, and Chris has had it with his co-hosts! There's almost too much good stuff, in this episode so get it in your ear holes!


Episode 88 - Consentacle

A card game featuring consensual erotic intercourse with a tentacle monster from beyond the stars, "The Adventures of Shaft: Action Chemist", and recollections of some of Hanna-Barbera's strangest cartoons. Episode 88 of the Dog and Thimble features all of these and more as we discuss the card game "Consentacle" from designer Naomi Clark.


Episode 87 - All The Small Things

With Tom finally feeling like a functional human being again, Dog and Thimble returns with a host of small games for your consideration! Mint Delivery, That's Not Lemonade, 5 Minute Chase, InBetween, Unreal Estate, and Lady and the Tiger are all on the agenda. Plus, secrets of the Outback Steakhouse, quantum tunnels, and have y'all seen Ladyhawke? If you haven't seen Ladyhawke, you should really see Ladyhawke.


GenCon 2018 - The Whole Dang Con

In this episode Chris does Indianapolis, by which we of course means he goes to GenCon and interviews some incredible people and companies about the games they had to show off. We're talking Spinmaster Games, Fantasy Flight Interactive, Games Workshop, Asmodee, Greater Than Games, and USAopoly, they're all here! Whether you couldn't make it to GenCon or if you just want to relive the magic, you're gonna want to check this out!


Episode 85 - Ancient Games ft. Good and Basic

In this episode, Tom gets back to board gaming's roots by playing the ancient games of Hnefatafl (aka "The Viking Game" or "King's Table") and Nine Men's Morris with the help of Joseph Bjork and Joseph Fisher from Good and Basic. We get down and dirty with theories about why Hnefatafl pieces move as they do, what ancient graffiti lies in the Hagia Sofia, and question why Tic-Tac-Toe exists at all in the modern age. This episode is chock full of fun, facts, and more people named Joseph than...


DnTMTG Episode 2: Magic 2019 Pre-Release

We're late to the party talking about the return of Magic the Gathering core sets as Josh and Tom finally turn in their report on the M19 prerelease! In this episode, Josh turns cows into knights and Tom reveals that he is a very slow deck builder.


DnDnDnT - Warhammer 40K: Wrath and Glory

Dog and Thimble returns to bring a little light into the grimdark world of Warhammer 40K, this time by playing the new RPG, Wrath and Glory with game designer Ross Watson! Will the gang discover the cure for the abacus plague? The only way to find out, is by listening!


Episode 84 - Renegade Game Studios Special Part Two

It's the return of the Rene-geddon! Another Renegade games special is coming at your face with The Tea Dragon Society Card Game, Atlas: Enchanted Lands, and Junk Orbit. Plus, the gang discusses Murder, She Wrote, tea preferences, Space Force, and receives some amazing news you don't want to miss.


Episode 83 - Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War

The Dog and Thimble crew is taking the fight to Thanos directly by...well mostly by comparing him to Grimace from McDonalds. We're talking about "Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War" the new cooperative game from USAopoly in this episode, but there's no way that's all. There's slaps to the nipple, Sully Sullenberger's dark secrets, the Lindbergh baby, and a whole lot of behind the scenes stuff that normally would get cut but seemed funny enough to Tom to survive edits! It's a rip-roaring...


Origins Game Fair 2018 - Final Day

I don't know how Chris managed to get so many interviews done, because I'm exhausting just having had to edit them. Good news for you guys though, because there's no way you'll get tired listening to them! We've got interviews with the inimitable Bebo from Be Bold Games as well as the good folks at Calliope Games, Queen Games, and Stronghold Games. It's the home stretch, so get your popcorn ready! Bebo - 0:26 Calliope Games - 11:08 Queen Games - 25:13 Stronghold Games - 32:38