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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.

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.
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United States

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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.

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English


Episodes

Episode 8: Game Designer Max Jamelli (Part 2)

1/13/2019
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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
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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: PAX Unplugged 2018

12/24/2018
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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
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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: Sea Creatures, Sharks, and Meatballs

10/22/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Episode 0 - Introducing "Board Games Are For Losers"

7/4/2018
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Darin and Daron (The Double D’s) introduce themselves to the podcasting world and discuss the origins of the podcast and where it got its name; what we will be talking about on the podcast and what we hope to accomplish; our individual gaming history and how we got into modern board gaming; and our Top 5 all time favorite games.

Duration:00:45:19