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Bad jokes. Good folks. Games. Every other week, Chris & Philip talk about their experiences playing different games (both board games and video games). If you enjoy hearing people talk about the fun they have playing various games instead of why X game is better than Y game, this is the show for you. Plus, they've got the latest board games news , the worst jokes, and the best guests occasionally.

Bad jokes. Good folks. Games. Every other week, Chris & Philip talk about their experiences playing different games (both board games and video games). If you enjoy hearing people talk about the fun they have playing various games instead of why X game is better than Y game, this is the show for you. Plus, they've got the latest board games news , the worst jokes, and the best guests occasionally.

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United States

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Bad jokes. Good folks. Games. Every other week, Chris & Philip talk about their experiences playing different games (both board games and video games). If you enjoy hearing people talk about the fun they have playing various games instead of why X game is better than Y game, this is the show for you. Plus, they've got the latest board games news , the worst jokes, and the best guests occasionally.

Language:

English


Episodes

Boards & Swords #170: Bonus Bits (A Freebie for ya!)

4/19/2021
Schedules didn’t align for an episode, so here’s a sneak peek at what you could get on the Boards & Swords Patreon feed, the before and after episode chat from episode 170.

Duration:00:38:34

DC Deck Building Game: Rebirth w/ Shaun from All The Bits! - Boards & Swords #170

4/1/2021
Shaun from All the Bits, a podcast talking about board game components joins Chris & Philip to goof around and talk about board games!

Duration:00:45:08

This One is Dedicated to Ann Hester - Boards & Swords #169

3/24/2021
Chris’ Grandmother passed a couple of weeks ago, and she was a big reason why he ended up being the big nerd he am, so this episode is dedicated to her. And what an episode - Chris and Philip have end game content in their respective games (WoW & Destiny 2), Chris has bought a lot of board games, and Asmodee acquired more stuff!

Duration:00:55:11

EXIT: The Enchanted Forest, A Look at Black Board Game Creators - Boards & Swords #168

3/10/2021
Chris talks about one of the new EXIT games, Philip is end gaming in Destiny 2, L5R is over and Chris & Philip both talk about a couple of Black board game creators to celebrate Black History Month! Plus, they finish up the episode rapid fire answering a few questions.

Duration:00:58:54

Chris Apologizes for Being Obsessed with World of Warcraft - Boards & Swords #167

2/2/2021
Sorry for the absence recently - Philip hurt his back and Chris decided that was a good time to start playing World of Warcraft again. But, they’ve also got some listener questions such as: What famous people would you want to play board games with?

Duration:01:00:50

Catan Starfarers, Best Board Gaming-Adjacent Memory - Boards & Swords #166

1/5/2021
Welcome to the future….by listening to this podcast from the past! Our last episode that was recorded in 2020, Chris & Philip talk about post-Christmas gaming, Chris got to try out Catan Starfarers, and someone asked what our favorite board gaming adjacent memory was. All that and much more!

Mobile App reviews, Banishing to the Shadow Realm - Boards & Swords #165

12/22/2020
It’s time to dddddd…..do a podcast! The year is winding down, but Chris & Philip have some actual reviews to finish up the year with. They take a look at the Root app from Leder Games and Roll for the Galaxy from Rio Grande Games. Plus, some news and questions from the community!

This is totally Linkin Park's Meteora with Eric Yurko - Boards & Swords #164

12/16/2020
This is definitely not a podcast where Chris & Philip have Eric Yurko from What’s Eric Playing on to hang out with them and talk about DuckTales, Mario Lopez as the KFC Colonel….oh and some board games as well.

"These are the voyages of....a ship.....and some cats...." - Tangled in the Slipstring #1

11/30/2020
Chris, Collin, Cindy, & Philip, along with Calvin Wong, present the first of their actual play RPG series “Tangled in the Slipstring”, where they play as cats in a custom futuristic setting.

Duration:01:01:15

The Episode That Almost Didn't Happen - Boards & Swords #163

11/28/2020
This one was a chore to get out, as Chris & Philip were having constant internet issues while they were recording. No reviews this week, just some recaps on the little bits of gaming that they’ve done, plus the usual news bits. Plus, they’ve added a new Listener Feedback section, so send in your questions!

Duration:00:58:32

VR Shopping Sprees with Omari Akil from Board Game Brothas - Boards & Swords #162

11/17/2020
Number 1 best seller ideas generated in this episode, as Chris & Philip have Omari Akil from Board Game Brothas here to talk about their newest Kickstarter: Hoop Godz! Plus, Chris is embarrassed to talk about what game he’s been playing the most, plenty of news jokes/groans, and the return of the classic Rank is Right!

Duration:01:26:36

Cthulhu Death May Die, FunkoVerse expansions, Age of Empires Cheat Codes - Boards & Swords #161

10/27/2020
Its spooky time, so we've got a game we are "dying" to tell you about...aka Cthulhu Death May Die from CMON. Plus some FunkoVerse expansion, news stories and more!

Duration:01:17:27

World 1-1 of Geek Craft with Ken Grazier - Boards & Swords #160

10/19/2020
Philip and Chris were already getting lonely talking to themselves, so in this episode, Ken Grazier from Geek Craft joins us to talk about the usual board games, but also things like Super Mario 35 and how bad Chris’ jokes are.

Duration:00:54:43

Cartographers Revisited, Among Us, Can we do this by ourselves? - Boards & Swords #159

9/29/2020
The Team Swords takeover of the podcast is complete: now can we actually still be entertaining? We revisit Cartographers from Thunderworks Games, so there definitely is some board game talk. Also, Chris revisited his youth. And there might be an imposter….

Bermuda Pirates & Tribes: Dawn of Humanity - Boards & Swords #158

9/16/2020
Collin and Cindy are heading out west to live our their western fantasies, so in addition to letting them get in one more review (Tribes: Dawn of Humanity from Kosmos), Philip and Chris talk about their plans moving forward and Chris talks about Bermuda Pirates from Foxmind Games.

Tattoo Stories, Nevada City, Lots of Western Legends Talk - Boards & Swords #157

9/1/2020
Not only is Western Legends on Kickstarter again, but its on Collin & Cindy's table again. So much Western goodness that Chris might pass out from boredom! Also, we've got reviews of Tattoo Stories from Games by Bicycle and Nevada City from Rio Grande Games. And of course, plenty of bad news jokes to go around.

Duration:00:56:58

Gen Con Online, Valley of the Vikings, Root Expansions - Boards & Swords #156

8/18/2020
Gen Con happened....sorta. Online! The group shares a bit about what they did or didn't do during the event and talk about their thoughts on the convention. Also, reviews of Valley of the Vikings by HABA and some of the new Root expansion from Leder Games!

Duration:01:08:01

The Deadlies, Exit, Pathfinder: Lost Omens Gods & Magic - Boards & Swords #155

8/4/2020
We have some news again, although Chris didn't feel like writing jokes for the Spiel des Jahres winners. What did he joke about? You'll have to listen and find out.

Duration:01:23:49

Team3, Star Wars Legion Clone Wars, Who Are These People Again? - Boards & Swords #154

7/21/2020
Getting back to recording a “normal” episode, Cindy & Collin talk about Team3 from Brain Games, while Chris talks about the Star Wars Legion Clone Wars set from Fantasy Flight Games & the Viticulture app from DigiDiced and Stonemaier Games.

Duration:01:25:50

Chris Talks to Bebo from Be Bold Games - Boards & Swords #153

7/8/2020
Chris talks with Bebo from Be Bold Games (https://www.beboldgames.com/) about board gaming, pokemon, kickstarters, and weird crane games from Japan!

Duration:00:54:05