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Alien: Fate of the Nostromo

Alien: Fate of the Nostromo

August 5, 2021

Remember Ridley Scott's Alien? A movie with the infamous scene where John Hurt convulses around until a creature bursts out of his chest, spraying the bewildered crew with gore as they look on in horror? Ravensburger has a new family board game based on that movie. Josh and Al talk about why Alien: Fate of the Nostromo works better than it should and what it means to really be a horror game.

The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 and Crash Octopus

The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 and Crash Octopus

July 12, 2021

WE'RE BACK AND FACE TO FACE.

To mark such a wonderful occasion, we're talking about two games that really remind us as to why we play games TOGETHER. We're talking about the excellent hidden traitor game The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31 and the delightful "Super Flicking Game" Crash Octopus.

Dune: Imperium

Dune: Imperium

March 1, 2021

The sleeper has awakened! Josh and Al return to the desert planet of Arrakis, this time to discuss Dune: Imperium.

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Dungeon Crawl Classics

Dungeon Crawl Classics

January 25, 2021

Josh and Al are finally back and are ready to talk about all the fun they had playing Dungeon Crawl Classics. Listen as they chat about this terrific RPG that pays homage to the early Dungeons & Dragons and Appendix N fantasy.

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Kabuto Sumo and Fire In the Library with Tony Miller

Kabuto Sumo and Fire In the Library with Tony Miller

October 19, 2020

This week we're talking shop with designer, wrestling fan and all around great dude, Tony Miller. Tony tells the stories behind his games Fire In the Library and Kabuto Sumo.

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Adventures In Tabletop Simulator and Wingspan

Adventures In Tabletop Simulator and Wingspan

October 11, 2020

So many games in this episode! We're back to playing games together...sort of. We talk about what we've been playing on Tabletop Simulator, which includes our thoughts on Godzilla: Tokyo Clash and an update on our own game, Project: Kaiju. Also, we officially become the last board game podcast to talk about Wingspan!

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Interview With Daniel Newman

Interview With Daniel Newman

September 21, 2020

This week we're talking game design and horror movies with Daniel Newman, designer of Dead Man's Cabal, Rolled West, and The Science and Seance Society.

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Interview With Jim Felli

Interview With Jim Felli

August 17, 2020

This week we're talking to Jim Felli, designer of games such as Shadows of Malice, Zimby Mojo, and the upcoming Cosmic Frog. We chat about the story of Cosmic Frog, his D&D background, how he comes up with his entirely unique games and we still somehow manage to fit Star Trek and scotch in there.

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Unmatched: Cobble and Fog, Railways of the World and Pan Am

Unmatched: Cobble and Fog, Railways of the World and Pan Am

July 22, 2020

In an attempt to bring a quick end to the seemingly endless nightmare that is 2020, Josh declares that his Best Games of Year list is ready with Unmatched: Cobble and Fog and Pan Am. Meanwhile Al has revisted an old favorite with Railways of the World (aka Railroad Tycoon: The Board Game)

Fowers Games Roundup and Back to the Future Double Feature

Fowers Games Roundup and Back to the Future Double Feature

July 7, 2020

Josh and Al catch up on what they've been playing.  Al has been digging into the world of Fowers Games (Fugitive, Sabotage, Burgle Brothers and Getaway Driver) while Josh has been feeling the Power of Love with both of the new Back To the Future games (Back In Time and Dice Through Time).

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