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Last Will- A 5G4D Review

7/20/2018
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Ben sits in the cabin with a bath tub gin and a dried up, rolled up stinging nettle and discusses the comic delights of Last Will.

Duration:00:05:29

Mark Herman

7/16/2018
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This week I speak to the daddy of war gaming Mark Herman! We discuss what a war game actually is, working at the pentagon and Edward Snowden. But which games did he choose?

Duration:01:13:36

Renegade- A 5G4D Review

7/9/2018
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Do you like opinions? Well have I got opinions for you?On Renegade!

Duration:00:05:22

Fox in the Forest- A 5G4D Review

7/7/2018
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Ben sits in the cabin and reviews the two player trick-taker Fox in the Forest.

Duration:00:06:12

Max Davie

7/2/2018
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In this episode Ben talks to prominent physician Max Davie. They discuss cutting up dead bodies, how much time your children should REALLY spend in front of the T.V. and what a well respected doctor is doing in the murky world of board game media...but which games did he choose?

Duration:00:52:09

Azul- A 5G4D Review

6/25/2018
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Ben sits at the kitchen table and plays with the pretty pieces that make up Azul.

Duration:00:05:28

The Mind- A 5G4D Review

6/22/2018
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Ben sits in the cabin and ruminates over the exercise in telepathy that is The Mind.

Duration:00:06:06

Reiner Knizia

6/18/2018
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This week Ben talks to the legend that is Reiner Knizia. They discuss the the importance of mathematics, how to be prolific and why he doesn't play other people's games, but which games did he choose?

Duration:01:02:05

UKGE- A 5G4D Review

6/11/2018
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After his brief expedition to the post-brexit hellscape of the formerly "just fine" Britain, Ben talks about his experiences at the UK Games Expo.

Duration:00:06:21

Holding On- A 5G4D Review

6/8/2018
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The game up for appraisal this time the, yet to be released, title from Hub Games, Holding On the troubled life of Billy Kerr.

Duration:00:06:36

Nick Mariner

6/4/2018
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In this week's show Ben speaks to blogger, raconteur and all round board game intellectual Nick Mariner of I call Yellow. We discuss his history and gaming and his work promoting the study of history, but which games did he choose?

Duration:01:01:26

Viticulture- A 5G4D Review

5/28/2018
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Another review fresh from the cabin! In this one Ben looks at the oasis of calm that is Viticulture.

Duration:00:05:13

City of Horror- A 5G4D Review

5/25/2018
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Ben sits at the kitchen table and reviews the zombie classic, City of Horror.

Duration:00:05:38

David Turczi

5/21/2018
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This week I invite the designer of Redacted, Anachrony and the upcoming Dice Settlers, David Turczi into the cabin. We discuss the corruption of his home country, moving to a foreign land and working with Vlaada Chvatil, but which games did he choose?

Duration:00:54:44

Wordsy- A 5G4D Review

5/20/2018
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Ben sit's calmly in the cabin and reviews Wordsy form Gil Hova and Formal Ferret Games.

Duration:00:06:19

Tony Boydell

5/7/2018
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This week I invite the designer of one of my favorite games, Guilds of London to the cabin. We discuss his process, the demise of the British rail system and designing a game just for his family. But what games did he choose?

Duration:00:58:06

Dragon Castle- A 5G4D Review

4/30/2018
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This week Ben sits in the cabin over a steaming pot of nettle tea and ruminates on the wonderful Dragon Castle by Horrible Games.

Duration:00:05:56

Liesbeth Bos

4/23/2018
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This week I talk to children's game designer Liesbeth Bos. We discuss the challenges of designing for children, her history in product design and what children can teach us about life.

Duration:00:41:14

Alien Artifacts- A 5G4D Review

4/16/2018
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Do you love electronica and a discussion of the merits of Alien Artifacts? I've got you covered.

Duration:00:07:31

Ignacy Trzewiczek

4/9/2018
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In this week's show I interview the designer of Imperial Settlers and Robinson Crusoe, Ignacy Trzewiczek. We chat about running a publishing house and gaming after the Iron Curtain fell. To donate to the Ugandan Board Game Convention visit:https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/uganda-village-board-game-convention

Duration:01:02:21