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Board Games Are For Losers

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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 the main episodes 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 the main episodes 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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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 the main episodes 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 32: Look Who's A Loser Now! - Glenn Plays with the Double D's

9/18/2020
In this episode Darin and Daron welcome special guest and board gaming newcomer Glenn to the show. In an extra challenging installment of Looks Who's A Loser Now, the Double D's attempt to convince him that board games aren't just for losers by picking several games for him to play with his family during the ongoing pandemic quarantine.

Duration:02:06:23

Episode 31: That's Ridiculous! - Danique's Notes

8/14/2020
In this episode of That's Ridiculous, Danique shares the notes that she took while listening to the very first episode of Board Games Are For Losers. In addition, we learn that Daron has since bought an item that was previously discussed on That's Ridiculous, and that Darin is a closet candle hoarder.

Duration:00:39:29

Episode 30: Double D's Dirty Dozen - Best Games to Play Outside

6/27/2020
In this episode the Double D's introduce a new segment to the podcast, The Double D's Dirty Dozen, in which they each list six games that fit a particular topic. The topic for this episode is "Best Games to Play Outside."

Duration:00:42:41

Episode 29: The Losers Pick A Winner - Biblios

6/8/2020
While still under quarantine, the Double D's remotely welcome special guest Bill to the podcast. They play a game of Biblios using Tabletop Simulator and discuss there feelings on this episode of Losers Pick A Winner.

Duration:00:54:01

Episode 28: The Losers Pick A Winner - Best Games to Play While Quarantined

3/29/2020
In this episode of Losers Pick A Winner the Double D's each pick six games that they recommend for people that are looking for new board games to play while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Duration:00:44:27

Episode 27: Look Who's A Loser Now! - Carly Plays with the Double D's

2/11/2020
In this episode Darin and Daron welcome special guest Carly to the show. The Double D's attempt to convince her that board games aren't just for losers by picking the right game for her.

Duration:01:17:05

Episode 26: Loser Talk - The Best and Worst of 2019

1/26/2020
In this episode of Loser Talk, Darin and Daron pick their favorite games of those that they played for the first time in 2019. They also discuss which were the most disappointing. In addition they review their gaming statistics as tracked by the app BG Stats, and talk about what they are looking forward to in 2020.

Duration:00:47:06

Episode 25: Loser Talk - Game Designer Steve Finn

1/10/2020
In this episode the Double D's speak with game designer Steve Finn of Dr. Finn's Games during PAX Unplugged 2019. Dr. Finn talks about his history in the board game industry and gives some insight into his process of designing a game. He's designed numerous games including Biblios, Cosmic Run Regeneration, Waters of Nereus, The Little Flower Shop, Let Them Eat Shrimp, and many more. You can find more on his website www.doctorfinns.com, and be sure to check out his latest design, School of...

Duration:00:32:51

Episode 24: Loser Talk - PAX Unplugged 2019

12/22/2019
In this episode Darin and Daron discuss their recent visit to PAX Unplugged 2019, which was held the weekend of December 6 - 8 in Philadelphia, PA. Joining them on the show is first time guest Andrew.

Duration:01:16:02

Episode 23: Loser Talk - Our Wives' Top Fives

11/27/2019
In this episode of Loser Talk, the Double D's invite their wives (Annette and Lorelei) on to discuss how they got introduced to board gaming and list their top five favorite games. Daron is shocked to learn for the first time that he was not the one who introduced Lorelei to gaming!

Duration:00:56:15

Episode 22: Look Who's A Loser Now! - Lin Plays with the Double D's

10/10/2019
In this episode of Look Who's A Loser Now the Triple D's (Darin, Daron, and Danique) welcome special guest Lin to the show. Picking a game for Lin is made even more challenging by the fact that neither Darin or Daron have met her before this recording.

Duration:01:09:05

Episode 21: That's Ridiculous! - Galaxy Trucker Organizer

9/15/2019
In this special episode of That's Ridiculous, the tables are turned and Darin judges Daron's purchase of a wooden organizer crate for his beloved game Galaxy Trucker with the help of special guests Annette, Lorelei, and Howie (who is shirtless for some reason).

Duration:00:25:16

Episode 20: Loser Talk - World Boardgaming Championships 2019

8/11/2019
In this Loser Talk episode the Double D's are joined by special guest Derek to discuss their experience at the 2019 World Boardgaming Championships and talk about some of the games they played there.

Duration:00:45:23

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

7/21/2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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