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On Board Games is about the board game hobby and the supporting industry.

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On Board Games is about the board game hobby and the supporting industry.

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English


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OBG 540: Big Things

6/17/2024
On this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Don are joind by Tony Lawhorne from Lawhorne Design, to talk about games (and other things) they've played including: Federation Savage Worlds Adventure Edition You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (17:56) Next, they talk about creating eye-catching things for your convention booth. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:00:55:39

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OBG 539: R U OK?

6/3/2024
On this episode of On Board Games, Erik is joind by Steve Chivers, from Board Game Chin Wag, to talk about games (and other things) they've played including: Heat: Pedal to the Metal Atlantis Rising You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (27:17) Next, they talk about the mental health, specifically depression and anxiety, and how you can use board games to help. Click here for information on R U OK day and mental health resources. Click here for information from SAMHSA National Health Care. Click here for information from the National Institute of Mental Health. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:06:04

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OBG 538: UnPub Experierences

5/20/2024
On this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Bruce talk about games (and other things) they've played including: Cabanga Penny Black My Fathers Work That's not a Hat You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (39:41) Next, they talk about the UnPub convention and Bruce's experiences there. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:06:25

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OBG 537: Bouba Kiki

4/29/2024
On this episode of On Board Games, Erik talks with Marc Specter from the Grand Gamers Guild about games they've played including: Camel Up Bier Pioniere A brief tangent on budgeting You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (24:40) Next, they talk about the psychology behind Bouba Kiki and Stroop and designing games around these types of concepts. The Kickstarter is active until May 3, 2024, so check it out! ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:00:54:49

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OBG 536: Conflict Resolution

4/22/2024
On this episode of On Board Games, Erik and Don talk about games they've played including: Mystery DicePlanet UnknownHeroQuest Castles of Burgundy GameFound You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (26:08) Next, they talk about conflict resultions in RPGs and how to make that conflict fun and memorable. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:08:13

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OBG 535: Too Big for Kickstarter

4/8/2024
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Don are joined by Bob Wieman, the Scholeologist himself, to talk about games they've played including: Istanbul the dice game Masks RPG Goblin Quest RPG Trophy Gold RPG BohananzaThe Crew You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (27:36) Next, they talk about Kickstarter, are there companies that are too big for it, and what impact does it have on the board game landscape. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:06:48

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OBG 534: New Collection

3/25/2024
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Don talk about games they've played including: Picture Perfect Quacks of Quedlinberg Discworld RPG Outgunned RPG You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (20:53) Next, they talk briefly about ShushCon and Token Con and then about creating a new game collection from scratch. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:00:29

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OBG 533: Innovation vs. Iteration

3/11/2024
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Bill Corey talk about games they've played including: Gloomhaven - http://gloomhaven-storyline.com Sentinels of the Multiverse Furnace Imperial You can get a discount on Zencastr.com with key word ONBOARDGAMES (21:08) Next, they talk about innovation vs. iteration in game design and its impacts. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:06:38

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OBG 532: Engaging Players

2/26/2024
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Don talk about games they've played including: Magical Kitties Save the Day Rising Sun Forest Shuffle Captain Sonar (14:54) Next, they talk about getting your players to be engaged with your RPG campaign. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:00:52:09

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OBG 531: Games From our Youth

2/12/2024
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Bruce are joined by Shawn Hoult from Allies or Enemies to talk about games they've played including: Ice Cool Rhino Hero BinhoCamp GrizzlyMythwindReady Set Bet Allies or Enemies YouTube Channel (23:43) Next, they talk about games from their youth and what it is about them they remember most. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:10:35

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OBG 530: New Year New Games

1/29/2024
On this episode of On Board Games Erik is joined by Don and Bruce to talk about games they've played including: Return to Dark Tower RPG Ghostbusters RPG Draft Duel Imperial The PatriotSushi BoatTiny Epic CthulhuBlood on the Clocktower Next, they talk about what they they will play or what they are interested in 2024. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:07:05

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OBG 529: Choosing Games

1/15/2024
On this episode of On Board Games Erik is joined by Level Up Board Game Podcast host Patrick Hepner to talk about games they've played including: ISS Vanguard Frost Punk Obsession Thunder Road Vendetta (29:06) Next, they talk about how to choose what game to play next at game night. Link to Erik's game menu. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:10:18

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OBG 528: Game Marketing 101

12/18/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik is joined by Grand Gamers Guild folk Marc Specter and Glenn Glaherty to talk about games they've played including: Leaf The Artemis Project Byline Aleph Null FridayDecryptoSandwiches and City of Gangsters (prototypes)Shadow Kingdoms of ValeriaThe Artemis Odyssey (21:07) Next, the three talk about how to market boardgames. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:00:54:43

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OBG 527: BGG Mercury Style

12/4/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Kathleen talk about games they've played including: Parade Run Fugitive Challengers (15:34) Next, the two talk about Kathleen's experiences at BGG Con. http://handgames21.com/ ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:00:58:14

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OBG 526: BGG Con 2023

11/20/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Don talk about games they've played and Erik's experience at BGG.Con 2023. Games talked about include: Sky Team Horrified Greek Monsters Pirate Borg Farflung Blood on the Clocktower War of the Ring War of the Ring the card gameStranger ThingsArtemis OdysseyMerchants of MagickQuartermaster General ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:00:46:14

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OBG 525: Tactile Games

11/6/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Don are joined by Joe Slack from Board Game Design Course to talk about games they've played lately and other things including: Planet Unkown Dark Tower Covenant Silent Death Monster of the Week Mille Fiore Cleopatra and the Society of Architects Mayan Curse Kickstarter (20:23) Then they talk about games with tactile components and its impacts. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:04:34

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OBG 524: Discover Games

10/23/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik is joined by Ace Ellett from Bluefish Games to talk about games they've played lately and other things including: Sky Team Fugitive 2nd edition Lost in the Shuffle Endangered Puzzled Pint Dash (19:09) Then they talk about games that can only be played once and the implications that has. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:00:59:55

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OBG 523: Big Groups

10/9/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Bruce talk about games they've played lately and other things including: Spy Car Escape Head Trip Dice Forge Rattlebones Hoopla (30:45) Then they talk about games with large groups, from 10 - 1000. What works, what are some design thoughts, and how to keep that many people entertained. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:07:56

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OBG 522: Fail Faster

9/25/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Don talk with Jay Cormier about games they've played lately and other things including: Gaslands Silent Death Mr. President Indiana Jones: The Sands of Adventure Monster of the week Fail Faster website Design Destiny Kickstarter Scott Nicholson's Introspective video about Design Destiny (15:08) Then they talk about the "fail faster" concept in game design and the tools Jay has designed to help with that. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:01:59

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OBG 521: The Human Element

9/11/2023
On this episode of On Board Games Erik and Kathleen talk with Bez about games they've played lately and other things including: The Crew Mr. President Connect Four SpinWe Love Katmari Stuff by Bez website Endangered: American Red Wolves and Endangered Rescue Kickstarter (29:40) Then they talk about incorporating the human element in games. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obg Twitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rss Email us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Duration:01:28:57