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Every other week, Chris, Collin, Cindy, and Philip talk about all kinds of tabletop gaming: Board games, card games and even RPGs. They review one game in particular and talk about what they like/dislike about the game, and also take questions circulating around the gaming community and give their own answers to the questions.

Every other week, Chris, Collin, Cindy, and Philip talk about all kinds of tabletop gaming: Board games, card games and even RPGs. They review one game in particular and talk about what they like/dislike about the game, and also take questions circulating around the gaming community and give their own answers to the questions.
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Every other week, Chris, Collin, Cindy, and Philip talk about all kinds of tabletop gaming: Board games, card games and even RPGs. They review one game in particular and talk about what they like/dislike about the game, and also take questions circulating around the gaming community and give their own answers to the questions.

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Episodes

The Arrival, Montana, Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica, Our Holiday Wishlists - Boards & Swords #117

12/7/2018
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Not much worth talking about news wise, so we take a look at what was popular in Summer 2018. Plus our usual reviews and then we finish up by talking about what games we want for Christmas!

Duration:01:27:56

Arkham Horror 3E, Dragon Castle, Essen Talk with Calvin Wong - Boards & Swords #116

11/23/2018
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Calvin Wong joins us again in this episode to talk about all the cool stuff that he saw at the Essen Game Fair! Plus the normal reviews, news, and game shows!

Duration:01:32:52

Spirits of the Wild, DC Spyfall, Reddit Roundtable - Boards & Swords #115

11/12/2018
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No news in this episode because we only recorded it a week after the last one! We fill in a few more reviews that didn’t make the cut in the last extravaganza, then we take some questions we found on Reddit and give our own unique answers to them. Oh and game shows!

Duration:01:38:54

Ice Cool 2, Starship Samurai, Reviews Galore! - Boards & Swords #114

10/28/2018
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It’s been a month since a proper episode, so we make up for lost time with ALL THE REVIEWS! Ice Cool 2, Starship Samurai, Bloodborne expansion, Carthago, new Downforce maps, Scythe: Rise of Fenris, and I could still go on!!

Duration:01:40:08

Outtakes, Vol. 1 - Boards & Swords #113

10/18/2018
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We went on travel and vacations, so until next week’s full on episode gets here, enjoy some outtakes from the past year or so!

Duration:00:46:26

Roll Player Expansion, Curt Covert from Smirk & Dagger - Boards & Swords #112

9/27/2018
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We couldn’t possibly have 2 shows with guests back to back right? Nut so Fast! In fact, Curt Covert from Smirk & Dagger Games joins us to talk about his gaming and some of the neat releases that they have coming out soon.

Duration:01:32:39

Isle of Skye App, Calvin Wong from Crazy Rich Asians - Boards & Swords #111

9/17/2018
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It’s getting Crazy up in here! He was a popular board gamer before he went and got all famous appearing in the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians, but we have Calvin Wong on the show! Plus, all the usual antics.

Duration:01:33:47

Council of 4, Before There Were Stars, Sell it to Phil - Boards & Swords #110

8/30/2018
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We've got reviews, we've got your jokey jokes, we've even got some cheating! Plus, we try and convince Philip to try some alternative games to Munchkin! News Pokémon Booster Box sells for $56k https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41158/pokemon-1st-edition-booster-box-sells-56-000 CGE to release Trapwords http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41140/czech-games-is-setting-trapwords Gale Force 9 gets Dune...

Duration:01:42:19

Warsaw: City of Ruins, Kung Fu Zoo, Gen Con 2018 Recap - Boards & Swords #109

8/20/2018
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So much stuff in this episode! Put it this way - the Gen Con recap is just a tiny portion of it! Lots of game reviews, a ton of news following Gen Con, and Collin takes some games out for a date! News Restoration Games returning to The Dark Tower https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41078/childres-daviau-return-dark-towner Stronghold and Indie Boards and Cards merge https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41077/stronghold-games-indie-boards-cards-merge Munchkin Warhammer...

Duration:01:25:51

GameFor App, Fake News, Dice Tower Con 2018 Recap & Gen Con Preview - Boards & Swords #108

8/2/2018
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Cons cons and more cons! Collin and Cindy just came back from Dice Tower Con, and Chris is about to head to Gen Con! Plus a LOT of news, some game discussions, and much more! News Munchkin Dungeon from CMON https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40962/cmon-reveals-first-licensed-munchkin-game Hasbro Game Sales Up https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40946/hasbro-game-sales-up-14 Spiel des Jahres...

Duration:02:21:24

Sea of Plunder, Masks of Nyarlathotep, Origins 2018 Recap - Boards & Swords #107

7/7/2018
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As promised, its (finally) time to talk about Origins Game Fair 2018! But before we get to that, Collin and Cindy talk about an upcoming game, I review some FFG Cthulhu expansions, and we also have a game show! Can the other three recognize a game based on its terrible reviews? News Mesozooic coming from Z-Man Games https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40712/build-dino-zoo-real-time-puzzle-game-mesozooic No more Android...

Duration:01:38:49

Tuscany: Essential Edition, Easy Breezy Travel Agency - Boards & Swords #106

6/24/2018
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If you are interested in my Origins experience....you'll have to wait until next episode. This one is a bit shorter as it was recorded not long after 105. But Collin and Cindy don't fail us with a couple of new reviews, plus we have not 1 but 2 game shows for you in this episode! News No more Unrivaled Tournament https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40570/oomba-shuts-down-unrivaled-tournament-series Box set announced for new version of Warhammer Age of Sigmar...

Duration:01:11:08

Capital City, Escape Velocity, Mid-year Check Up - Boards & Swords #105

6/7/2018
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Moar game show goodness! And I played a TON of Cosmic Encounter. Plus a review of Capital City, Collin and Cindy went thrift store shopping, and a retrospective on what we've seen/done/played in the year so far. News Arcadia Quest Riders! (Is already over?) https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40454/cmon-mounts-up-new-arcadia-quest-expansion Lowlands coming from Z-Man https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40461/tend-farm-keep-back-rising-tide Clank in Space...

Duration:01:30:34

Betrayal at Baldur's Gate, Oh My Goods, CMON Expo - Boards & Swords #104

5/25/2018
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Philip and I went to the CMON Expo! Collin and Cindy played Oh My Goods, I got in a few other non-CMON games, and then we finish off the episode with an attempt at another game show. News Betrayal Upgrade Kits https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40428/wizkids-offers-betrayal-house-hill-upgrade-kit New Edition of Warhammer Age of Sigmar (Fantasy Warhammer) https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40413/new-edition-warhammer-age-sigmar Ticket to Ride: New...

Duration:01:38:52

Doxie Dash, Sprawlopolis, Board Game Title Fatigue - Boards & Swords #103

5/10/2018
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Philip played Rising Sun, Collin and Cindy played a lot of kickstarter previews, oh and its Collin's birthday! We talk about all the different games coming out and is it too much? Lastly Collin takes the wheel and runs us through a game show. Doxie Dash Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/281652031/doxie-dash?ref=discovery&term=Doxie%20Dash News My Little Scythe https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40298/stonemaier-games-courts-families-with-first-all-ages-game X-wing...

Duration:01:13:33

Clank The Mummy's Curse, Mansions of Madness, Contest Winner! - Boards & Swords #102

4/26/2018
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We can't go an episode without talking Clank, so Collin and Cindy talk about the latest expansion, but who cares because I got them to play Mansions of Madness!!! Also we announce our contest winner and play The Rank is Right! Awesome Playing Card Kickstarter I mentioned: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1484095571/custom-playing-cards-by-scott-johnson?ref=friends_launched News Konami plans Yu-Gi-Oh TCG advent...

Duration:01:17:16

Vast: The Crystal Caverns, Clank vs Clank In Space - Boards & Swords #101

4/12/2018
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This week we have a bit more fun with the news, talk about our thoughts on the tile laying game Vast: The Crystal Caverns, and do a comparison of the deckbuilding games Clank and Clank In Space. Finally, Cindy hosts another game show! This podcast is an Obsessive Comics Disorder production - visit ocdcast.com for more great videos and podcasts. Join our BGG Guild! boardsandswords.com/guild Email us your comments and questions at feedback@boardsandswords.com. You can find the show on...

Duration:01:31:35

GAMA Trade Show w/ Chaz Marler, Top 10 Games of All Time - Boards & Swords #100

3/29/2018
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TRIPLE DIGITS YALL!!! We got lots of stuff - our Top 10 Games of all time, GAMA trade show coverage with Chaz Marler from Pair of Dice Paradise, terrible jokes and more! AND A CONTEST! More details in the episode but you've got until April 17th at 11:59pm ET to enter to win a copy of Alien Artifacts! News Renegade nabs Reykholt https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39899/renegade-release-uwe-rosenbergs-latest-game Munchkin Red Dragon...

Duration:02:16:58

Downforce, Welcome to Centerville, Top 20-11 Games of All Time - Boards & Swords #99

3/15/2018
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Philip's not here, we hit all kinds of difficulties getting started, and I've been thinking about Eldritch Horror a lot. Plus more - including news and our Top 20 through 11 games of all time! News Zombicide: Invader https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39826/zombicide-goes-outer-space-invader Pathfinder Second Edition?? https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39821/paizo-kicks-off-pathfinder-2e Palladium loses Robotech...

Duration:01:34:19

Dinosaur Island, Topiary, Top 30-21 Games of All Time - Boards & Swords #98

3/1/2018
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I went to a fancy gala, Collin and Cindy tended plants and pretended to be Cat Ladies...and Philip got a game??? Oh and we get halfway through our Top 50 games of all time! News Gale Force 9 is making a new D&D Game https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39687/new-dungeons-dragons-game-way Axis and Allies....and Zombies?? https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39668/the-undead-invade-axis-allies Munchkin...

Duration:01:42:29