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3 guys from the Mile High City of Denver talk about all things boardgames!
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3 guys from the Mile High City of Denver talk about all things boardgames!

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MHGG Ruin - Time Stories: A Prophecy of Dragons

6/15/2018
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The Mile High Game Guys are once again joined by Megan to discuss, pick apart, and ruin the 3rd Scenario of TIME Stories, A Prophecy of Dragons. Spoilers will be rampant. Slack Channel Patreon Guild

Duration:01:43:07

Episode 99 - A Taste of Freedom

6/13/2018
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Free from the shackles of Adrian’s watch as he goes to Origins, Zach and Jeff invite Wes to fill out the show. In recently played games, Jeff finally does good in Black Orchestra, Wes finds a legitimate version of competitive Hanabi in Code 777, Zach watches a wheel move in Hamsterrolle, and everyone gets a chance to talk about Legacy of Dragonholt. Jeff finishes his regular season in the Bloody minute and then gets into something topical. In News, Say hello to Heroes of Terrinoth, goodbye...

Duration:02:13:34

MHGG Review - Pioneer Days

6/8/2018
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MHGG Review - Pioneer Days So Pioneer Days is basically Oregon Trail: The Game but actually a game? This dice drafting game takes place over 4 weeks. During the first 5 days, you are gathering wood, medicine, gold, cattle, and hiring townsfolk to help you. At the end of each week you complete goals for the town, using the resources you gathered to get favors, aka victory points. Hopefully the inevitable calamities don't set you back too much since whoever scores the most points...

Duration:00:56:44

Episode 98 - Endorsed by Congress

6/6/2018
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Endorsed by Congress Our hosts, annoyed with computer problems, start off talking about the Solo and Upgrade movies before getting into some recently played games. With Jeff preoccupied with moving, Zach tried to quench his thirst in Forbidden Desert and Adrian didn’t come in last in Agricola. Jeff is back with another Bloody minute before moving onto News and Kickstarters. In News, Hanamikoji and The Mind get re release dates, Ares game is bringing back City of Chaos and Space Goat...

Duration:01:41:35

MHGG Lookback - Terraforming Mars

6/1/2018
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MHGG Lookback - Terraforming Mars Almost 2 years after they first reviewed it, the Mile High Game Guys take a look back at Terraforming Mars to see if it still lives up to all the hype, then they discuss options for upgrading components, followed by a look at all of the games current expansions. 00:00:52 Our 1st Lookback - Terraforming Mars! 00:45:00 Current Expansions Hellas and ElysiumTFM: Venus Next 01:10:12 TFM: Prelude 01:13:37 Listener Feedback 01:20:50 Episode Wrap-up Slack...

Duration:01:22:26

Episode 97 - Crossing a Stream in Flip-Flops

5/30/2018
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MHGG Ep97 - Crossing a stream in flip-flops As if last weekend wasn't enough excitement, this weekend Zach took off for Moab and Adrian went to HeavyCon to play even more games! After recapping the weekend, Jeff talks about finally tackling Mountains of Madness with the correct rules, Zach moves pieces in Ubongo 3D, and Adrian played a bunch of heavy games at the aptly named HeavyCon. In News, Clank! In! Space! gets a new expansion, Age of Sigmar retaliates against Jeff's disdain from...

Duration:01:08:50

MHGG Recap Geekway 2018

5/25/2018
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Our hosts recap each day of Geekway to the West, including interesting tidbits and impressions of all the games they played. 00:00:27 - Intro to Geekway to the West00:02:27 - What was Jeff Expecting?00:04:12 - Thursday (Beer Trade, Time's Up, Creatures and Cupcakes, Decrypto, Shogunate, Coconuts)00:21:32 - Friday (Southern, The Estates, Rising 5 Runes of Asteros, Aeon's End, Hanabi Deluxe, Fog of Love, Drop it!, Deadpool 2(No Spoilers!), Black Orchestra)00:59:25 - Saturday (Vinhos, This...

Duration:02:21:52

Episode 96 - Like a Lightsaber Through a Skyscraper

5/23/2018
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Drained after getting back from Geekway to the West, our Hosts soldier on through a run down of some recently played games. Zach whacked some canvas in Pirate Billiards and Jeff saved some cattle in Pioneer Days. In News, Agricola ACBAS Big box is announced, Ticket to Ride goes Tiny in TtR: New York, and Jeff rails against Age of Sigmar. In Kickstarter, another computer game goes Board game in Crusader Kings, and On Tour has you roll and right across the US. Some emails, BGG feedback, and...

Duration:01:30:13

MHGG - Put to the Question 02

5/18/2018
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MHGG - Put to the Question 02 This week the hosts subject themselves to another round of questioning by you, our loyal and gracious fans! 00:02:18 Twitter Questions 00:06:19 BGG Questions 1:26:24 Slack Qs 1:34:50 Contact and Episode Wrap up Slack Channel Patreon Guild

Duration:01:51:17

Episode 95 - Foam Rations

5/16/2018
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With a special Intro from Jake from Draft Mechanic, our hosts start off the week talking about some new audio equipment, before digging into some recently played games. Zach switched sides in Star Wars Imperial Assault, Jeff might regret getting Mystic Vale Conclave, and Adrian finally won something in Tales of the Northlands: Noggin the Nog. Jeff plays a short game in The Bloody Minute and then moves on to recent News. Zman gets love letter, CMON announces Narcos and Death May Die, and...

Duration:01:03:33

MHGG Discuss - What Makes a Bad Game

5/11/2018
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MHGG Discuss - What Makes a Game Bad 00:00:35 Intro 00:54:42 Listener Feedback 01:15:35 Episode Wrap-Up Additional Links: https://www.reddit.com/r/boardgames/comments/3eahsh/what_makes_a_bad_board_game/ https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1966650/difference-between-disliking-game-and-calling-it-o/page/1 https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-worst-board-games-ever-invented/ Slack Channel Patreon Guild

Duration:01:18:15

Episode 94 - Veggies Planting Veggies

5/9/2018
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Zach and Jeff start off the episode with a camping trip before moving onto recent played games. Jeff went shopping in Magic Maze, Zach pushed cards together in Unlock, and Adrian gets a finds a new Acronym for DnD. Jeff then recaps his last Blood Bowl match and moves on News and Kickstarters. Pandasaurus Games goes full touch for Nyctophobia, My Little Scythe goes legit, and XWing goes second. In Kickstarters, Empyreal attracts both Adrian and Zach and Adrian gushes over Tales of the...

Duration:01:21:24

MHGG Review - Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia

5/4/2018
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MHGG Review - Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia Euphoria is a worker placement game set in a Utopia. Except it isn't, it is ACTUALLY a distopia, but almost everyone else is too stupid to realize this. Using your workers(dice), you will be visiting the different factions of the surrounding area to get commodities, turning them into resources and artifacts, and eventually turning them into victory points by placing stars onto the board. So did this early game from Jamey Stegmaier leave us...

Duration:01:12:55

Episode 93 - Always the Worst

5/2/2018
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Our hosts start out the episode talking about The Avengers: Infinity War, including Zach’s preweek bingefest, before diving into some recently played (mostly non board) games. Jeff complains about Adrian’s shuffling in The Mind, Adrian got eaten by a Leviathan in Subnautica, and Zach tried out the new Defect in Slay the Spire. After giving a rundown of the Rocky Mountain Rampage in The Bloody Minute, Jeff gives us the latest news. Arboretum gets a new edition, Smash Up gets an even bigger...

Duration:02:15:10

MHGG Review - CoOp Card Placement

4/27/2018
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MHGG Review: Cooperative Card Placement 00:00:51 Hanabi 00:25:32 The Game 00:40:44 The Mind 01:02:21 Final Thoughts 01:19:50 Cost and Availability 01:21:30 Listener Feedback 01:24:35 Close out and Contact Info Slack Channel Patreon Guild

Duration:01:27:02

Episode 92 - Lost, but in Space

4/25/2018
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Our hosts start off talking about their weekend, including a bachelor party and an escape room before looking at some recently played games. Zach threw some dice and flipped some coconuts in Tumblin’ Dice and Coconuts, and Adrian tried to control dumb workers in Euphoria. Jeff gave a play by play of his most recent game in The Bloody Minute. In news, Mansions of Madness comes to the computer, What’s your Game announces some revamped editions, and 538 goes in depth on the stats of...

Duration:01:24:51

MHGG Review - The Flow of History

4/20/2018
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MHGG Review: The Flow of History The flow of history is a civilization game. Well, really it is a game version of the tech tree of civilization. Each turn you can invest in New technologies that build up your tableau with more icons, including industry, harvest, attack, defense, culture, trade, and light bulbs. Investing is nice because you get a nice bonus for completing your investments, but it leaves you open to getting snipped from your opponents. Sniping lets you just take an...

Duration:01:16:19

Episode 91 - A Prepared Statement

4/18/2018
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Our hosts start off the podcast with an announcement before getting into some recently played games. Zach and Jeff get crushed in Mystic Vale, and Adrian and Zach can’t get their act together in The Mind. In News, Asmodee highlights some modern classics, Ares Games Announces a Battlestar Galactica Mini game, and Boarders defrauds gamers for thousands. In Kickstarters, Expansions for Kitchen Rush and Grifters are discussed and CMON puts out yet another new zombicide game. A listener email...

Duration:01:11:18

MHGG List - Top 10 Under 90 Min

4/13/2018
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MHGG List - Top 10 Games Under 90 Minutes It's Episode 90 so, as is tradition, we're bring you another list episode! This one is our top 10 games that have a BGG max playtime of 90 minutes or less, enjoy! 00:00:54 Top 10 under 90min 01:12:25 BGG Responses 01:31:18 Honorable Mentions 01:34:35 Contact and Closing Info Slack Channel Patreon Guild

Duration:01:37:55

Episode 90 - South Detroit, Born and Raised

4/11/2018
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Our hosts start off with Snowboarding at Keystone’s closing weekend before talking about recently played games. Jeff sniped advancements from Adrian in The Flow of History and Zach planted some herbs in Herbaceous. In recent News, Coolstuffinc assures purchasers their product is pure, more info for Race for the Galaxy 2nd edition is announced, and Games Workshop debuts a LOTR mini game. In Kickstarters Godtear and Street Fighter are announced as well as a puzzle book for Tramways and some...

Duration:01:37:27