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Welcome to Beyond the Board, a podcast where Mike and Spencer explore the themes and real life inspirations behind their favorite games.

Welcome to Beyond the Board, a podcast where Mike and Spencer explore the themes and real life inspirations behind their favorite games.
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Welcome to Beyond the Board, a podcast where Mike and Spencer explore the themes and real life inspirations behind their favorite games.

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@goingbtb

Language:

English

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5409071615


Episodes

Hive: Mike Is Terrified of Bugs

4/23/2019
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Rieman and Sater share their top most interesting bugs they found (digitally); meanwhile, Mike realizes he is terrified of bugs. Can you guess which Mike?

Duration:00:19:14

Love Letter: Chivalry IS Dead

2/28/2019
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Love is in the air and Beyond the Board! Taking from the theme of the hit game Love Letter, the Mike's recap the history of courting and dating from ancient Troy to modern day Tinder.

Duration:00:28:48

Time Stories: Sittin' on the Paradox of the Bay

2/11/2019
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Rieman and Sater are sent to your podcast feed to discover how killing their grandfathers would work. It's all explained in the episode... OF TIME STORIES!

Duration:00:24:16

Season 3 Trailer - New Host, New YOU!

1/28/2019
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They have so many new games to take apart and live inside! Mike Rieman is back with a new host Michael Sater and they can't wait to get your 'meta-feelings' going with talk of time travel, pirates, medieval courtship, and BEES! So, get your learnin' caps on and tune in every other week!

Duration:00:01:35

EXPANSION - Ticket to Ride - New York: Electric Cars BEFORE Subways

11/26/2018
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Mike is bring you another expansion episode with his very own brother, Jake! (creator of the online comic Battlements) We explore what it was like traveling around NYC before modern day cabs and subways! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:15:28

Dice Throne: A Song of Duels and Dice

11/8/2018
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Mike and Spencer try to sum up duels in 20 min! Parry, thrust, and shoot your way through this one as we explore themes of Dice Throne! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:19:11

Dinosaur Island: Clever Girl (or Boy)

10/22/2018
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Mike and Spencer attempt to explain CRISPR as well as they could while visiting Dinosaur island! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:19:38

Ex Libris: Lose Yourself in a Good Podcast

10/8/2018
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Take a trip with Mike and Spencer to the ancient libraries of the world, and the knowledge they hold. It's like the internet on paper! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:17:13

EXPANSION - Horse and Stagecoach: Hit 'em up, move 'em out!

9/24/2018
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Mike is flying solo and giving you our first expansion episode! We travel again to the wild west and talk from the hip about stagecoach robberies! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:06:35

Cheaty Mages: Are You Not Entertained? ...By Magic!

9/10/2018
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Mike and Spencer travel back to the good old days of people killing other people for fun! We draw swords at the coliseum while exploring gladiatorial combat with Cheaty Mages! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues.

Duration:00:26:30

Root: Nature's Security System

8/27/2018
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Mike and Spencer bare their teeth and scratch up some facts about real animal territories in the theme of Leder Games' new hotness, Root! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues Ad Comic: battlementscomic.com

Duration:00:24:09

Sagrada: No Pane, No Stain

8/13/2018
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Mike and Spencer 'break' into the art of making stained glass with the dice drafting game Sagrada! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:23:51

Carcassonne: It's My Way or the Highway...men

7/30/2018
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Mike and Spencer bring their lanterns to the game Carcassonne, in pursuit of the highwaymen. The sexy princes of theives! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues Break Comic: BattlementsComic.com

Duration:00:18:52

7 Wonders Duel: Pyramids, Gardens, and Mausoleums, oh my!

7/23/2018
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Mike and Spencer travel to not 1, not 2, but 7 ancient wonders of the world! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:34:48

Takenoko: Pandas, the Goofy "Bears"

7/16/2018
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Roll, flop, and grab a bamboo snack, cause Mike and Spencer hug some facts about pandas out with the game Takenoko! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues Battlements Comic: battlementscomic.com Panda Gif: https://i.imgur.com/0B3dbH6.gif

Duration:00:26:22

Rising Sun: Peace and Respect

7/9/2018
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Get cleaned up, cause Mike and Spencer are taking you to a shrine! While discussing the game Rising Sun, they take a look at the Shinto religion of Japan. Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues Battlements Comic: battlementscomic.com

Duration:00:29:43

Happy Salmon: Big Ol' Fish Fry

7/2/2018
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Flop with Mike and Spencer into the long journey of salmon migration, and get 'hooked' on Happy Salmon! Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues. Midshow Break Comic: battlementscomic.com

Duration:00:18:44

Azul: I must be Moorish, 'cause Iberian!

6/25/2018
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The history of Moorish tiles are laid out by Spencer and Mike as they explore the influence for the mosaic building game, Azul. Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues

Duration:00:14:11

Mysterium: Here's mud in your third eye!

6/18/2018
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Mike and Spencer channel the spirits to explain what a medium is and share some 'real life' crime solving psychic stories. (*insert spooky music here*) Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues Break and Story Music: http://www.purple-planet.com

Duration:00:19:26

Terraforming Mars: A Sweater for the Red Planet

6/11/2018
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Mike and Spencer talk about laying the groundwork for making Mars a habitable planet. (It's like Earth 2.0!) Produced by: Mike Rieman & Spencer Campbell, in association with The Nerdologues Break Music: http://www.purple-planet.com

Duration:00:26:00