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TGT 074: Not Buying Games

1/16/2018
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This weeks episode topic was based on the following thread on Board Game Geek: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/234299/public-commitment-not-buying-new-games-2018/ BGG Badge Thread (thanks to Chris Anderson): https://boardgamegeek.com/article/27972162#27972162 Everdell Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gamesalute/everdell-a-beautiful-board-game-of-cards-and-critt Tokyo Series Kickstarter:...

Duration: 00:59:46


TGT 073: Analysis Paralysis

1/9/2018
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This week we sloooooow things down and really take a deep look at analysis paralysis and how we can better understand AP players and make games more enjoyable for both sides. But before we get to that, we get a lot of feedback from our last show and hear about some of our listener’s favorite … Continue reading TGT 073: Analysis Paralysis → The post TGT 073: Analysis Paralysis appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:03:46


TGT 072: 2017 Favorites

1/2/2018
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This week we’re looking back at the year at some of our favorite new games. But first Chris talks about EverCon and CapriCon, two conventions we’ll be at in the near future. He also has two new Kickstarters he’s backed and then we get into some feedback on past episodes. You can follow and/or support … Continue reading TGT 072: 2017 Favorites → The post TGT 072: 2017 Favorites appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:07:56


TGT 071: Dice Games

12/26/2017
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This week we start off talking about a couple upcoming conventions we’ll be at. Chris backs the 2nd least expensive game yet on Kickstarter (Postcard Dungeon) and we then read some feedback from past episodes (including a gummy candy commercial!). Then we start talking about dice games (thanks Christy for the outline) and realize quickly … Continue reading TGT 071: Dice Games → The post TGT 071: Dice Games appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:09:34


TGT 070: Semi Co-Op Games

12/19/2017
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This week we start out by announcing the winner to our current giveaway, talk a bit about our next giveaway, Chris backs a Tank game on Kickstarter, we get some nice feedback, a quick question, and then on to the topic… Semi Co-Op games! We try and define them, grasp for some examples, and even … Continue reading TGT 070: Semi Co-Op Games → The post TGT 070: Semi Co-Op Games appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:01:31


TGT 069: Games Based on Existing IPs

12/12/2017
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This week we start with our thoughts on the new Patreon changes, a recap of Dice Tower Cruise, our current contest to give away Pandemic Legacy Season 2, and a D&D 5e Kickstarter Chris has backed. We then get into some feedback and a message from Kitty on feedback that’s too nice. Finally we go … Continue reading TGT 069: Games Based on Existing IPs → The post TGT 069: Games Based on Existing IPs appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:04:53


TGT 068: Twenty Dollar Games

12/5/2017
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We start out with a couple new Kickstarters, Dawn of Peacemakers and Monster Slaughter. We get some feedback from Dave, Michael, and Myles, and then answer a quick question from Joe. Then we go on topic and talk about a bunch of cheaper games that are good for gifts this season. Including Fantasy Realms, Tides of … Continue reading TGT 068: Twenty Dollar Games → The post TGT 068: Twenty Dollar Games appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:07:03


TGT 067: Calling an Audible

11/28/2017
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This week we start with drawing the first winner for Pandemic Legacy Season 2. Chris then talks about a couple Kickstaters: Core Space: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1621774283/core-space Root: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2074786394/root-a-game-of-woodland-might-and-right We have some feedback and a couple quick questions then get on-topic. This week’s topic is a little loose, but we do come to an interesting conclusion by the … Continue reading TGT 067: Calling an Audible...

Duration: 01:00:34


TGT 066: Getting Non-Gamers to Game

11/21/2017
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This week there are no new Kickstarters to speak of (again) but Chris does talk about a non-game Kickstater he recently received (the click-and-grow, it’s cool). We got a lot of feedback this week and answer a quick question. We then talk about “non-gamers” and ways we can turn them into full fledge gamers. You … Continue reading TGT 066: Getting Non-Gamers to Game → The post TGT 066: Getting Non-Gamers to Game appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:02:23


TGT 065: A Deck of Cards

11/14/2017
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Josh is back and we find out what he was up to for the last two weeks. Chris speaks British (sort of) and we announce the winner(s) of our current contest. Then Chris covers a couple Kickstarters he backed recently and we answer a quick question from Jeremy on expansions. Then we go on topic … Continue reading TGT 065: A Deck of Cards → The post TGT 065: A Deck of Cards appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:09:14


TGT 064: GameHole Con ’17 Recap

11/7/2017
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This weekend we spend teaching and playing games at GameHole Con in Maddison, WI. We had a great time and talk about the games that were played and the things we did at the convention. The bags Chris talks about: http://tabletopgametalk.com/amazon-bags-4×5 http://tabletopgametalk.com/amazon-bags-3×4 http://tabletopgametalk.com/amazon-bags-6×6 The Last Hope LARP Sydnie mentions: http://www.lasthopelarp.com Follow and support us with … Continue reading TGT 064: GameHole Con ’17 Recap → The...

Duration: 01:01:40


TGT 063: Making Time to Game

10/31/2017
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This week we’ll be at GameHole Con and we talk a bit about that. No Kickstarters (although Chris promises to fix this next week), and a couple quick questions from Sam. Then we get on topic and talk about ways to make sure you can get some gaming in from time to time. We even … Continue reading TGT 063: Making Time to Game → The post TGT 063: Making Time to Game appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 00:58:11


TGT 062: Significant Others of Gamers

10/24/2017
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This is Chris’s wedding week, so we did something a little different in this episode. We still start with some announcements, Kickstarters and feedback. But once we get on topic, well, you’ll just have to listen… The post TGT 062: Significant Others of Gamers appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 00:56:33


TGT 061: Filler Games

10/17/2017
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Only one Kickstarter this week, the expansion to Near and Far. We have a lot of feedback from last week and then we go on topic and talk about filler games. Chris seems passionate and conflicted about the term, but we’ll blame that on the fact he’s getting married this week and his mind has … Continue reading TGT 061: Filler Games → The post TGT 061: Filler Games appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:01:21


TGT 060: Ancient Games

10/10/2017
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In this episode we get some feedback around fiddly bits, Chris reminds people about the 7th Continent Kickstarter, and backs a couple others and then we go on topic… Ancient games! It’s like a history class, but for games. Some games have stood the test of time, where did they come from and how did … Continue reading TGT 060: Ancient Games → The post TGT 060: Ancient Games appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:04:43


TGT 059: Fiddly Bits

10/3/2017
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Chris has a “bit” of a rough start on this one owed to a bachelor event the day before – but he does end up remembering to announce the winner of Massive Darkness eventually. A couple promised links, Virtucon17 https://boardgamegeek.com/wiki/page/Virtuacon17# Component Trays http://www.gmtgames.com/p-173-counter-trays-10.aspx Once we make it on topic Chris finds his voice and uses it … Continue reading TGT 059: Fiddly Bits → The post TGT 059: Fiddly Bits appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:02:53


TGT 058: Classic Mainstream Games

9/26/2017
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Last chance to enter the Massive Darkness giveaway! Chris backed three Kickstarter: Wander, The Networks, and he backed a gaming table from Table of Ultimate Gaming. We then get some feedback from Christy about last weeks episodes on hidden traitor games and answer a quick question on kickstarter. Then we start talking about mainstream games … Continue reading TGT 058: Classic Mainstream Games → The post TGT 058: Classic Mainstream Games appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:10:35


TGT 057: Hidden Traitor Games

9/19/2017
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Massive Darkness arrived – and wow, it’s massive. You have until Sep 29th to enter, just email us with the subject “September Giveaway” at tabletopgametalk@gmail.com After we get that out of the way, Chris talk about we backed The Island of El Dorado. We then have a fair amount of feedback, we do a quick … Continue reading TGT 057: Hidden Traitor Games → The post TGT 057: Hidden Traitor Games appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:07:59


TGT 056: Gaming Tables

9/12/2017
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This week we go under the game, to the game table. We talk about several different companies and options and even come up with a few alternatives suggested by our listeners. Chris also backed Unstable Unicorns on Kickstarter, we answer a question on how do you know what to kickstart, and there’s a brief updated … Continue reading TGT 056: Gaming Tables → The post TGT 056: Gaming Tables appeared first on Tabletop Game Talk.

Duration: 01:04:15


TGT 055: Solo and Co-op Games

9/5/2017
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This episode we start by talking a bit about hurricane Harvey. We’re going to be donating our September patreon money to http://www.houstonfoodbank.org. Follow the cause with #GamersVsHarvey Then we get into gaming topics starting with the Chris’s new game he’s Kickstarting, ALEXANDRIA. We then talk about last weeks episode and how we really need several more episodes … Continue reading TGT 055: Solo and Co-op Games → The post TGT 055: Solo and Co-op Games appeared first on Tabletop Game...

Duration: 01:07:52

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