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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

Top 5 Board Games to Play With Our Families - Boards & Swords #138

11/12/2019
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What is our crew planning on playing with their families during the upcoming holidays? Tune in to find out! News Asmodee is now king of memes https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/96124/hachette-livre-buys-blackrock-games-asmodee-picks Detective: Season One http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/Portal-Games-Announces-Detective--Season-One New Dominion expansion incoming https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/95812/more-dominion-more-agricola-more-fluxx-and-more-mo Back to the...

Duration:00:56:57

Epoch, Raiders of the North Sea App - Boards & Swords #137

10/29/2019
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Along with the news and a couple of reviews, Chris gives his first impression of the Batman Gotham City Chronicles, and the gang talks about a couple of ideas for the show going forward. News Gloomhaven: Subtitle https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/95516/gloomhaven-gets-smaller Quacks Expansion now available http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/The-Quacks-of-Quedlinburg--The-Herb-Witches-Expansion-Now-Available-From-North-Star-Games Scott Pilgrim Minis...

Duration:00:46:18

Tips For Your First Board Game Convention! - Boards & Swords #136

10/15/2019
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We talk about conventions a lot on this show, but what if you have never been to a con before? We give some tips and suggestions on how to approach various types of board game conventions. News Minecraft: Builders & Biomes https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/95074/minecraft-builders-biomes-challenges-players-build CMON Time Machine Kickstarter http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/CMON-Launches-Time-Machine-Kickstarter Keyforge is showing you the...

Your Town, 5 Minute Marvel, Pantone - Boards & Swords #135

9/30/2019
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This week, Chris gets mad at a few of the news items, then we launch into a series of reviews: Your Town from Van Rider Games, 5 Minute Marvel from Spinmaster Games, and then Pantone from Cryptozoic Games. Then Chris runs the crew through the classic The Rank is Right! News Zombicide 2nd Edition Promo pics http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/CMON-Posts-History-of-Zombicide--Part-1 American Tabletop Awards...

Duration:00:59:18

Shobu, Wooly Whammoth, Nova Open 2019 - Boards & Swords #134

9/17/2019
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Now that our multi-episode list is done, we get back to some news, some reviews, and Chris talking about some minis thing he went to. News The Mind Extreme https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/93874/make-way-more-mind-extreme A3ul: Azul With A Vengence https://boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/94099/collect-tiles-once-again-time-azul-summer-pavilion Games Workshop Announces Aeronautica...

Duration:00:49:53

FunkoVerse, Catacombs, Next Level Game Recommendations, Part 3 - Boards & Swords #133

9/3/2019
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We finish up our list of games that you should try if you are tired of “gateway games” by looking at Roll & Writes and Dexterity Games. Plus a few other reviews thrown in at the top of the show! Email us your comments and questions at feedback@boardsandswords.com. You can find the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or on facebook at facebook.com/boardsandswords. Personally I'm @ChrisTheProf on Twitter & Instagram Collin is @colcakes196 on Twitter & Instagram. Cindy is @cindypastorius on...

Duration:01:14:33

Gen Con 2019 Recap - Boards & Swords #132

8/18/2019
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Ok so now it’s time for the recap episode for Gen Con. Hopefully you haven’t moved on to thinking about the next big thing, as Chris throws down some missed (?) news jokes, then he and Philip talk about what board games they saw. News Links: Ticket to Ride 15th Anniversary Edition http://www.tabletopgamingnews.com/Days-of-Wonder-Announces-Ticket-to-Ride-15th-Anniversary-Edition Marvel Champions LCG from...

Duration:01:05:20

Gen7, Gen Con 2019 Preview - Boards & Swords #131

8/7/2019
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Yes I (Chris) realize that Gen Con was last week, but I suck at planning out when our episodes drop. So in this episode, hear about what we thought were going to be of interest to us at Gen Con, then in the next episode you can hear what actually was played and looked at. Also, a look at Gen7 from Plaid Hat Games Email us your comments and questions at feedback@boardsandswords.com. You can find the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or on facebook at facebook.com/boardsandswords. Personally...

Duration:00:58:02

Seasons of Rice, Next Level Game Recommendations, Part 2 - Boards & Swords #130

7/22/2019
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A couple of thoughts on Dice Tower Con, a look at Button Shy’s new game Seasons of Rice, and we continue the conversation from the last episode - what games would we recommend in different categories for people who are tired of “entry” games like Ticket to Ride and Catan? Email us your comments and questions at feedback@boardsandswords.com. You can find the show on twitter @Boardsandswords, or on facebook at facebook.com/boardsandswords. Personally I'm @ChrisTheProf on Twitter & Instagram...

Duration:01:15:42

Next Level Game Recommendations, Part 1 - Boards & Swords #129

7/1/2019
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For probably the first time ever, Philip brings us a good topic to discuss - what games would we recommend in different categories for people who are tired of “entry” games like Ticket to Ride and Catan?

Duration:01:27:40

Cartographers, Imhotep, Orleans: Trade and Intrigue - Boards & Swords #128

6/12/2019
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Once again, Collin and Cindy hold up the review section of our show with some content, while Chris tried a few games?

Duration:01:10:05

Gizmos, Newton, Ticket to Ride: France and Old West - Boards & Swords #127

5/28/2019
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Plenty of reviews to fill your ears with this week! Collin and Cindy are back from vacation, and the Origins awards were announced!

Duration:01:19:01

Twilight Imperium 4 Revisited, Top 5 Games to Take on Vacation - Boards & Swords #126

4/29/2019
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Not really any reviews this week, but Collin and Chris played Twilight Imperium 4 together, and Collin and Cindy are about to go on vacation, so we take a look at our Top 5 games to take on vacation.

Duration:01:02:33

Koi, Word Slam Family, EXIT: The Sunken Treasure - Boards & Swords #125

4/16/2019
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In this episode, Collin and Cindy take the reins and talk about a few games that they have been playing! Plus, you have about 24 hours left to enter our contest to win a set of Easy Roller Dice!

Duration:01:19:59

Pikoko, Millennium Blades, our 2019 Top 10 Games! - Boards & Swords #124

4/1/2019
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We talk about our Patreon, a couple of quick games we’ve been playing, then discuss what our current top 10 favorite board games are!

Duration:01:45:57

Founders of Gloomhaven, Thrive, Ghosts of the Moor - Boards & Swords #123

3/18/2019
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What’s hot in board game sales right now? We take a look at the top selling games from Autumn last year, catch up on Chris’ Seafall game, then launch into some reviews!

Duration:01:17:36

Gorus Maximus, Summit, Vault Assault with Conor from InsideUp Games - Boards & Swords #122

3/3/2019
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We have Conor from InsideUp Games on to talk about his 3 released games, along with some tidbits about some of his upcoming projects!

Duration:01:17:56

Backwards Mathing with Jac from Girl's Game Shelf - Boards & Swords #121

2/18/2019
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Jac, who started as a fellow board game friend on instagram and twitter, but is now a player on Girl’s Game Shelf joins us for some good times. We also pitch some games by playing But Wait There’s More!

Duration:00:59:50

Root, Ingenious, Roll for Your Life Candyman! - Boards & Swords #120

2/4/2019
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Hear that bell? It must mean it’s time to go at it - after talking about a few games, we finish off the show playing a couple of rounds of SUPERFIGHT!

Duration:01:17:34

Pyramid of Pengqueen, Looking ahead to 2019 - Boards & Swords #119

1/21/2019
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Enough with this 2018 garbage! We gotta look ahead to 2019! That’s what everyone else is doing right? Plus a review of Brain Games’ new Pyramid of Pengqueen game (set in the Ice Cool universe)!

Duration:01:14:10