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Brothers- A 5G4D Review

8/20/2018
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Ben goes out into the pastures to feed the animals and while he's there he opines on Brothers by Ankama Games.

Duration:00:04:13

Edge of Humanity- A 5G4D Review

8/17/2018
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Ben sits in the kitchen of the cabin and faces the reality of what's beyond the walls by reviewing Edge of Humanity.

Duration:00:05:14

Cole Wehrle

8/13/2018
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This week Ben speaks to designer of An Infamous Traffic, John Company and Root,Cole Wehrle. We discuss war games, getting a PhD and being a full time game producer, but which games did he choose?

Duration:01:10:13

Brass: BIrmingham- A 5G4D Review

8/6/2018
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Ben wipes off the coal dust from his hands and examines the Victorian joys of Brass: Birmingham.

Duration:00:06:24

The Colonists- A 5G4D Review

8/3/2018
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Ben thinks big when he reviews The Colonists from Lookout Games.

Duration:00:03:47

Bez Sharihari

7/30/2018
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This week Ben interviews designer of Yogi and Wibble, Bez Sharihari. They discuss her youth in Iran, the nature of identity and what games are for. But which games did she choose?

Duration:01:04:17

Founders of Gloomhaven- A 5G4D Review

7/23/2018
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There is no better place than the kitchen of the cabin to ruminate on the building of a new city and Founders of Gloomhaven offers a springboard for such arid examination.

Duration:00:08:15

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