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Tyrants of the Underdark and High Society

Tyrants of the Underdark and High Society

February 26, 2020

Josh and Al wade through a veritable sea of consonants and apostrophes in the excellent deckbuilding/area control game Tyrants of the Underdark!  After paying their respects to Lolth the Queen of Spiders, they head out to the auction only to find they forgot all their 5 dollar bills in the Reiner Knizia classic High Society.

Sanctum

Sanctum

January 21, 2020

Josh and Al gear up and explore the depths of Sanctum, a Diablo inspired Euro game from Czech Games Edition.

Space Hulk and High Heavens

Space Hulk and High Heavens

December 17, 2019

In this episode Josh and Al brave not only the grim darkness of the 41st millennium but the endless hallways of timeless classic Space Hulk. Then they unwind with an all-out brawl between the Norse and Greek gods with the tremendously fun High Heavens. 

Dune!

Dune!

December 2, 2019

The sleeper has awakened!  It Came From the Tabletop is back after a brief hiatus.  The spice flows freely as Josh and Al talk about the all-time classic DUNE.

Dead of Winter and Escape From the Aliens In Outer Space

Dead of Winter and Escape From the Aliens In Outer Space

October 30, 2019

Josh and Al are back for more Halloween gaming!  This week we're taking a look at two games we may not have given a fair chance when they first came out.  Up first is Dead of Winter, considered by some to be a modern classic and the ultimate zombie board game.  Then we're taking a look at Escape From the Aliens From Outer Space, certainly one of the most unique games we've ever featured on the show.

Lifeform and Tiny Epic Zombies

Lifeform and Tiny Epic Zombies

October 7, 2019

The Halloween season is upon us and Josh and Al are already celebrating with a night of spooky games.  Up first is Lifeform, a great big love letter to Alien and certainly one of the best games of 2019.  Rounding out the night is Tiny Epic Zombies, a very small game that's not only one of the best zombie games we've seen in ages, it packs a ton of gameplay, variety and fun.

Cowboy Bebop and Jaws

Cowboy Bebop and Jaws

September 16, 2019

This week Josh and Al talk about Cowboy Bebop: Board Game Boogie, what makes it unique and how it compares to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the previous Jasco/Lynnvander Studios game.  Then they set out for Amity Island to play Jaws from Ravensburger and Prospero Hall.  You already know what sized boat you're gonna need.

See you space cowboy...

Unmatched and Undaunted: Normandy

Unmatched and Undaunted: Normandy

August 26, 2019

Josh and Al enjoy a day of 2 player gaming with Unmatched and Undaunted: Normandy.  Also, our pick for "Top Prefix in Gaming 2019!"

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!