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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!

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.