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Board Game Blitz is a 30 minute bi-weekly podcast about modern board games and card games hosted by Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal.

Board Game Blitz is a 30 minute bi-weekly podcast about modern board games and card games hosted by Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal.
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Board Game Blitz is a 30 minute bi-weekly podcast about modern board games and card games hosted by Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal.

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English


Episodes

Episode 65 - Top 10 Convention Games

11/8/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Cryptid, Hansa Teutonica, and Illusion. We then talk about our top 10 convention board games. Announcements: 0:43 Recent Games: 2:30 Top 10 Convention Games: 12:27 Outro: 32:28 Bloopers: 33:33 Cryptid: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/246784/cryptid Hansa Teutonica: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/43015/hansa-teutonica Illusion: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244995/illusion

Duration:00:34:41

Episode 64 - Gaming For Good

10/25/2018
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Ambie, Crystal, and Cassadi discuss Legacy of Dragonholt, Azul, and Welcome To.... We then talk about board game charities. Recent Games: 1:29 Board Game Charities: 12:28 Outro: 27:00 Bloopers: 28:05 Legacy of Dragonholt: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/234669/legacy-dragonholt Azul: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/230802/azul Welcome To...: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/233867/welcome

Duration:00:28:55

Episode 63 - A Variety of Victories

10/11/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss The Enigma Emporium Presents: Wish You Were Here and the Stockpile app. We then talk about unique victory conditions, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "unique." Recent Games: 0:47 Unique Victory: 13:28 Board Game Etymology - 'Unique': 25:58 Outro: 26:51 Bloopers: 28:04 The Enigma Emporium: https://www.theenigmaemporium.com/ Stockpile: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/161614/stockpile

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 62 - The Learning Curve

9/27/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Gloomhaven and Tiny Epic Zombies. We then talk about teaching board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "teach." Recent Games: 0:47 Teaching Games: 13:38 Board Game Etymology - 'Teach': 28:54 Outro: 31:33 Bloopers: 32:55 Gloomhaven: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/174430/gloomhaven Tiny Epic Zombies: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244536/tiny-epic-zombies

Duration:00:34:12

Episode 61 - Splish Splash

9/13/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Villainous and Sprawlopolis. We then talk about board games involving water, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "flood." Recent Games: 1:00 Watery Games: 13:07 Board Game Etymology - 'Flood': 23:25 Outro: 24:47 No Bloopers: 25:51 Villainous: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/256382/villainous Sprawlopolis: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/251658/sprawlopolis

Duration:00:26:30

Episode 60 - Property of the Intellectual

8/30/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Miraris and Pikoko. We then talk about intellectual property in board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "box." Announcements: 1:13 Recent Games: 1:42 Intellectual Property: 12:36 Board Game Etymology - 'Box': 29:29 Outro: 31:22 Bloopers: 32:26 Miraris: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/245876/miraris Pikoko: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244505/pikoko

Duration:00:34:04

Episode 59 - Our Favorite Exceptions

8/16/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures and King of Tokyo. We then talk about games we love in genres we hate, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "anomaly." Announcements: 0:49 Recent Games: 1:38 Games We Love in Genres We Hate: 10:59 Board Game Etymology - 'Anomaly': 28:29 Outro: 29:25 Bloopers: 30:47 Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures:...

Duration:00:32:35

Episode 58 - Unpopular Opinions

8/2/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1849: The Game of Sicilian Railways and Pandemic Legacy: Season 2. We then talk about games that everyone seems to like except us, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "like." Recent Games: 0:45 Unpopular Opinions: 10:30 Board Game Etymology - 'Like': 29:33 Outro: 30:55 Bloopers: 32:08 1849: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3097/1849-game-sicilian-railways Pandemic Legacy: Season 2: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/221107/pandemic-legacy-season-2

Duration:00:33:08

Episode 57 - Dice Tower Con 2018 Recap

7/19/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss the fun time they had playing games and meeting people at Dice Tower Con 2018! Announcements: 0:44 Dice Tower Con: 4:49 Outro: 30:13 Bloopers: 31:26

Duration:00:32:44

Episode 56 - Kickstarter: Here to Stay?

7/5/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1834, Southern Pacific, Ganz schön clever, and Near and Far: Amber Mines. We then talk about Kickstarter board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "turn." Announcements: 0:55 Recent Games: 3:26 Kickstarter: 16:00 Board Game Etymology - 'Turn': 29:07 Outro: 30:09 Bloopers: 31:13 1834: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/253320/1834 Southern Pacific: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/253319/southern-pacific Ganz schön clever:...

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 55 - The Verts

6/21/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Container and Istanbul: The Dice Game. We then talk about gaming as an introvert or extrovert, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "crowd." Announcements: 0:48 Recent Games: 4:46 Personalities: 14:28 Board Game Etymology - 'Crowd': 28:57 Outro: 30:14 Bloopers: 31:18 Container: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/26990/container Istanbul: The Dice Game: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/235488/istanbul-dice-game

Duration:00:32:27

Episode 54 - It Makes Sense

6/7/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Sidereal Confluence, Unfinished Case of Holmes, and Noch Mal!. We then talk about games with unique sensory mechanisms, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "sense." Announcements: 0:44 Recent Games: 2:53 Unique Sense Mechanisms: 14:44 Board Game Etymology - 'Sense': 27:42 Outro: 28:42 Bloopers: 29:47 Sidereal Confluence: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/202426/sidereal-confluence-trading-and-negotiation-elysia Unfinished Case of Holmes:...

Duration:00:31:24

Episode 53 - List Bliss

5/24/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Tokyo Highway and Legacy of Dragonholt. We then talk about lists and why people like them, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "list." Announcements: 0:47 Recent Games: 2:20 Lists: 11:21 Board Game Etymology - 'List': 25:31 Outro: 26:50 Bloopers: 28:02 Tokyo Highway: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/215463/tokyo-highway Legacy of Dragonholt: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/234669/legacy-dragonholt

Duration:00:29:50

Episode 52 - That's How We Roleplay

5/10/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Dispatch by Breakout and Rising 5: Runes of Asteros. We then talk about role playing in board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "character." Recent Games: 0:48 Role Playing: 11:48 Board Game Etymology - 'Character': 25:32 Outro: 27:09 Bloopers: 28:22 Dispatch: https://dispatch.breakoutgames.com/ Rising 5: Runes of Asteros: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/185196/rising-5-runes-asteros

Duration:00:30:29

Episode 51 - Influence & Responsibility in Board Game Media

4/26/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Anachrony and ...and then we held hands. We then talk about how people are influenced by board game media, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "epic." Recent Games: 1:00 Board Game Media: 10:38 Board Game Etymology - 'Epic': 24:46 Outro: 25:39 Bloopers: 26:43 Anachrony: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/185343/anachrony ...and then we held hands.: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/153999/and-then-we-held-hands

Duration:00:27:20

Episode 50 - The Good, the Bad and the Unplayable

4/12/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 1889 and Sunset Over Water. We then talk about what can make a game objectively bad, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "bad." Announcement: 1:00 Recent Games: 3:09 Objectively Bad Games: 12:09 Board Game Etymology - 'Bad': 26:03 Outro: 27:23 Bloopers: 28:27 1889: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/23540/1889 Sunset Over Water: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/224904/sunset-over-water

Duration:00:29:25

Episode 49 - Global Gaming

3/29/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss The Mind, Dinosaur Island, Arkham Horror: The Card Game, Island Hopper, and High Society. We then talk about games that are from other cultures, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "love." Announcement: 0:40 Recent Games: 1:45 Gaming Around the World: 12:02 Board Game Etymology - 'Foreign': 23:54 Outro: 25:17 Bloopers: 26:21 The Mind: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244992/mind Dinosaur Island: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/221194/dinosaur-island...

Duration:00:27:08

Episode 48 - Rationing Passion

3/15/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Stuffed Fables and Herbaceous. We then talk about our passion for the board gaming hobby, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "love." MeepleCon: 0:46 Recent Games: 1:28 Passion for Gaming: 11:46 Board Game Etymology - 'Love': 27:44 Outro: 28:33 Bloopers: 29:37 Stuffed Fables: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/233312/stuffed-fables Herbaceous: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/195314/herbaceous

Duration:00:32:55

Episode 47 - The Fun & Function of Social Deduction

3/1/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss Dinosaur Island, Castell, and GROWL. We then talk about social deduction games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "deduce." Blitz Con Recap & MeepleCon: 0:48 Recent Games: 2:21 Social Deduction Games: 16:39 Board Game Etymology - 'Deduce': 27:04 Outro: 28:10 Bloopers: 29:14 Dinosaur Island: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/221194/dinosaur-island Castell: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/238638/castell GROWL:...

Duration:00:29:38

Episode 46 - Birds of a Feather Blitz Together

2/15/2018
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Ambie and Crystal discuss 18CLE and Keyper. We then talk all about cooperative games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "cooperation." Blitz Con: 0:48 Recent Games: 2:19 Cooperative Games: 13:44 Board Game Etymology - 'Cooperation': 30:01 Outro: 30:49 Bloopers: 31:54 18CLE: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/202617/18cle Keyper: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/212516/keyper

Duration:00:32:23