Board Games Are For Losers-logo

Board Games Are For Losers

Sports & Recreation Podcasts >

A podcast seeking to dispel the myth that Board Games Are For Losers Board Games Are For Losers is a podcast where two friends with the same name talk about everything board game related and introduce new players to the hobby in an entertaining attempt to dispel the notion that board games are for losers. On each episode the hosts (Darin and Daron) welcome a guest with limited gaming experience and ask them about their opinions of board games. They then pick and play a game with them and see if those opinions change. Other segments on the podcast include reviews of popular games, discussions about board game related accessories, and board game related trivia. Visit our website www.boardgamesareforlosers.com for more information and send us an e-mail at boardgamelosers@gmail.com if you have a question you'd like us to answer on the podcast.

A podcast seeking to dispel the myth that Board Games Are For Losers Board Games Are For Losers is a podcast where two friends with the same name talk about everything board game related and introduce new players to the hobby in an entertaining attempt to dispel the notion that board games are for losers. On each episode the hosts (Darin and Daron) welcome a guest with limited gaming experience and ask them about their opinions of board games. They then pick and play a game with them and see if those opinions change. Other segments on the podcast include reviews of popular games, discussions about board game related accessories, and board game related trivia. Visit our website www.boardgamesareforlosers.com for more information and send us an e-mail at boardgamelosers@gmail.com if you have a question you'd like us to answer on the podcast.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast seeking to dispel the myth that Board Games Are For Losers Board Games Are For Losers is a podcast where two friends with the same name talk about everything board game related and introduce new players to the hobby in an entertaining attempt to dispel the notion that board games are for losers. On each episode the hosts (Darin and Daron) welcome a guest with limited gaming experience and ask them about their opinions of board games. They then pick and play a game with them and see if those opinions change. Other segments on the podcast include reviews of popular games, discussions about board game related accessories, and board game related trivia. Visit our website www.boardgamesareforlosers.com for more information and send us an e-mail at boardgamelosers@gmail.com if you have a question you'd like us to answer on the podcast.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 19: The Losers Pick A Winner - Go Nuts For Donuts

7/21/2019
More
In this episode Danique joins Darin and Daron to discuss the simple card game Go Nuts For Donuts. Spoiler alert: Danique hates it!

Duration:00:25:19

Episode 18: Inebriated Nonsense - Howie and Jill Play "Big Fat Phony"

7/3/2019
More
In this episode, Annette and Lorelei join first time guests Howie and Jill in a game of "Big Fat Phony" in which each contestant has to guess which game description is the phony one that was made up by Daron.

Duration:00:30:53

Episode 17: Look Who's A Loser Now! - Rob Plays with the Double D's

5/15/2019
More
In this episode the Triple D's (Darin, Daron, and Danique) welcome special guest Rob to the show during DDCon. In a twist on the usual Look Who's A Loser Now episode, each of the D's picks a game for Rob in a competition to see which one he likes best. In addition, Annette stops by to review our choices.

Duration:01:28:10

Episode 16: That's Ridiculous! - Resource Tokens

4/28/2019
More
In this episode of That's Ridiculous, Darin informs Daron and Annette about his collection of realistic resource tokens that are made to replace the wooden cubes that represent different resources in a variety of games. Check them out at https://stonemaiergames.com/games/treasure-chests/

Duration:00:27:18

Episode 15: The Losers Pick A Winner - The Mind

4/7/2019
More
In this episode Danique joins Darin and Daron to review the unique and popular game The Mind.

Duration:00:14:38

Episode 14: Inebriated Nonsense - Brody Plays "Big Fat Phony"

3/24/2019
More
In this episode, the Double D's have a few drinks while playing the game "Big Fat Phony" with previous guest Brody. Each contestant is given a description of several different board games and has to figure out which ones are real and which one is the phony.

Duration:00:21:13

Episode 13: Loser Talk - Double D Con 2019

3/10/2019
More
In this episode, special guest Rob joins the Double D's to recap all the shenanigans that took place at the inaugural DDCon, the official convention of the Board Games Are For Losers podcast. The Double D's invited several friends to the Jersey Shore for a long weekend of gaming, drinking, and fist pumping. Find out what games were played and who were the biggest winners and, of course, losers.

Duration:01:10:37

Episode 12: That's Ridiculous! - Dice Coins

2/28/2019
More
The Triple D's (Darin, Daron, and Danique) debate Darin's purchase of Dice Coins that can be spun on the table to generate a number in place of regular dice.

Duration:00:16:37

Episode 11: Look Who's A Loser Now! - Sylvia Plays with the Double D's

2/11/2019
More
In this episode Darin and Daron welcome special guest Sylvia to the show. She enjoys playing games more for the social experience than the competition. The Double D's attempt to convince her that board games aren't just for losers by picking the right game for her. As a bonus, Daron talks about the time that he passed out in Darin's bathroom.

Duration:01:23:25

Episode 10: Loser Talk - The Best and Worst of 2018

1/28/2019
More
In this episode of Loser Talk, Darin and Daron pick their favorite games of those that they played for the first time in 2018. They also discuss which were the most disappointing. In addition they review their gaming statistics as tracked by the app BG Stats.

Duration:00:29:16

Episode 9: The Losers Pick A Winner - Kingdomino

1/20/2019
More
In this installment of The Losers Pick A Winner, the Double D's review the game Kingdomino with help from previous guest Joelle. Joelle admits that after her appearance on the show she has continued to play new games and has even purchased Kingdomino. Success!

Duration:00:19:56

Episode 8: Game Designer Max Jamelli (Part 2)

1/13/2019
More
In part two of this special episode the Double D's continue their discussion with Max Jamelli, designer of the upcoming game Lords of Baseball. In this episode they get into more details about the game and discuss the experience of being a first time game developer.

Duration:00:43:56

Episode 7: Game Designer Max Jamelli (Part 1)

1/8/2019
More
In this special two part episode the Double D's welcome Max Jamelli, designer of the upcoming game Lords of Baseball. In this first part of the interview they discuss Max's gaming history and some of his favorite games. Max then attempts to pass an advanced board game knowledge quiz.

Duration:01:02:10

Episode 6: Loser Talk - PAX Unplugged 2018

12/24/2018
More
In this episode the Double D's welcome a third D (Danique) to the show to discuss their recent visit to the gaming convention PAX Unplugged 2018 in Philadelphia. In addition, Danique surprises Darin and Daron with several new logos that she designed for the show, and they open a present that was sent to them by a show groupie.

Duration:00:47:00

Episode 5: That's Ridiculous! - Metal Gaming Coins

11/10/2018
More
In this segment of That's Ridiculous, Darin discusses his giant sack... of metal gaming coins... with Daron and Lorelei and tries to convince them that it was a good investment.

Duration:00:20:25

Episode 4: Look Who's A Loser Now! - Brody Plays with the Double D's

10/22/2018
More
Brody visits the Double D's, talks about his love of Harry Potter, and plays Survive Escape From Atlantis. Daron describes how he cheats at Scattergories when playing with his family and isn't ashamed of himself.

Duration:00:58:42

Bonus Episode A - World Boardgaming Championships 2018

8/27/2018
More
In this bonus episode the Double D's talk about their experience at the 2018 World Boardgaming Championships and discuss some of the games that they played there.

Duration:00:42:35

Episode 3: Broom Service is a Game About What?!?

8/18/2018
More
Steph destroys all hope of keeping this podcast kid friendly when she explains why the game Broom Service must be about prostitution. The Double D’s then turn their own tricks and pick the perfect game for Steph: Viticulture from Stonemaier Games. Special guest Lorelei joins in for a breakdown of Patchwork by Uwe Rosenberg. Finally, Annette joins us for some Inebriated Nonsense, where players guess the obscure and wacky starting conditions of some popular games.

Duration:01:41:54

Episode 2: Too Many Wizards

7/30/2018
More
No sophomore slump here as Joelle wows us with tales of ballet and petty theft before the Double D’s crack the case on her ideal game: Stop Thief by Restoration Games. Then, all common decency breaks down as the Double D’s and special guest Lorelei breakdown another Restoration Games title: Downforce. Finally, Darin makes his pitch for smelly pirates and Adventure Scents (www.adventurescents.com) to Daron and Annette in another edition of That’s Ridiculous.

Duration:01:37:40

Episode 1: The Settlers of Quigley

7/16/2018
More
The inaugural episode kicks off with the best guest in the history of podcasting. Listen in as Alexis makes up her own version of Settlers of Catan, and then the Double D’s navigate their way through her peculiar tastes to pick the perfect game: Mansions of Madness 2nd Edition from Fantasy Flight Games . We also breakdown (and sometimes tear down) Codenames, Codenames Pictures, and Codenames Duet from CGE with special guest Annette. And finally, in That’s Ridiculous, Darin tries to convince...

Duration:01:36:05