It Came From the Tabletop!
Cosmic Enounter and Draftosaurs

Cosmic Enounter and Draftosaurs

August 12, 2019

Cosmic Encounter is one of the greatest games ever published.  That's it, that's the take away of this episode.  But hey, if you want to hear why that is, how was WBC and GenCon, or what Al's favorite dinosaur is, give this episode a listen.

Star Wars: Outer Rim and War Chest

Star Wars: Outer Rim and War Chest

July 22, 2019

A Star Wars pick up and deliver game, an abstract bag building game, the story of how Josh and Al met and the beginning and end of the "relating games to albums era," all in one episode!  Punch it, Chewie!

Hidden Gems Part 1:  Last Friday and Lazer Ryderz

Hidden Gems Part 1: Last Friday and Lazer Ryderz

July 1, 2019

This week is all about the underdogs.  We love finding fun, lesser known or misunderstood games!  Join us in our first "Hidden Gems" episode.  Up first is the underrated, overlooked slasher flick/hidden movement game Last Friday.  Then we coat everything in a holographic sheen with Lazer Ryderz, the 1980s-video-rental-store-fever-dream-made-cardboard.

Betrayal Legacy, Dungeons & Dragons, and Magical Athlete

Betrayal Legacy, Dungeons & Dragons, and Magical Athlete

June 17, 2019

After a brief hiatus, Josh and Al are back and making up for lost time.  First up is some talk about Betrayal Legacy but it's more a setup for our adventures in Dungeons & Dragons.  We finish the night off with Magical Athlete and discuss why it's one of the most important games in our collections.  It's "A Very Special Episode" if there ever was one!

Western Legends and Thunder Road

Western Legends and Thunder Road

May 6, 2019

Go get the rope, boys!  Josh and Al talk about Western Legends and manage to not say the "S-word," but totally fail to not make Bruce Springsteen jokes when they chat about Thunder Road.

Root and the Legendary Series

Root and the Legendary Series

April 15, 2019

All the woodland creatures come out to hear Josh and Al talk about Root, the enormously popular game of cute animals and brutal warfare.   Afterwards they play Legendary: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and run through their favorites from the deckbuilding series.

Twilight Imperium

Twilight Imperium

April 1, 2019

This week we talk about Josh's all-time favorite game.  The one, the only...TWILIGHT IMPERIUM.

Monster Slaughter and The Kaiju Project

Monster Slaughter and The Kaiju Project

March 4, 2019

This episode is all about MONSTERS!  First we talk about Monster Slaughter, a great big box of plastic that completely took us by surprise.  Then we lift the veil on a game we've been designing, currently called "The Kaiju Project."  Shameless self promotion ensues.

Andromeda and Blue Lagoon

Andromeda and Blue Lagoon

February 11, 2019

This week Al and Josh revisit Alan R. Moon's Andromeda and make their first explorations in Reiner Knizia's Blue Lagoon.

The Bloody Inn and Starship Samurai

The Bloody Inn and Starship Samurai

January 28, 2019

Josh and Al check into The Bloody Inn and find themselves in over their heads as the bodies pile up.  They get out when they climb into their giant space mechs and unite the clans in Starship Samurai!