A podcast about euro board games and the people who design them.
Hello! This is a podcast where we chat about board games. We make sure to tailor the podcast to both new and experienced gamers, so don't shy away if you're new to the hobby! We try to start off each mentioned game with a short elevator pitch, followed by some discussion on the game itself. Hope you enjoy the show!
Un gioco in scatola costa mediamente tra i 20 e i 60 euro, a volte anche di più. Decidere di comprare un gioco in scatola è un investimento, ma siete sicuri che il gioco che state per comprare valga veramente la pena di essere comprato. Voi lo sapete Com’è quel gioco? Questa domanda è quella a cui Roberto de Luca e Claudio Serena cercheranno di rispondere ogni puntata, in un podcast più video che audio in cui non solo vi racconteranno il gioco, ma vi faranno vedere come funziona davvero una ...
Join us today for another casual chat with Greg about the games we've been playing.
Join us today as we chat about the game Hardback, and other word games we enjoy.
Join us today as we talk about Twilight Imperium and planning a game night with Scott.
Join us today as we chat about board game conventions with Nadia.
Join us today for a discussion on abstract games with Jamie.
Join us today as we look back at our Dungeons & Dragons campaign with Jordon and Nik.
In this laborious 16th episode of the HEX&CUBE podcast, Luke and I hang out while working; working on this amazing episode, that is! I lie about when this episode would be live and Luke sands a table during part of the episode. It's wonderful how well he can multitask! In between the carpentry and deceit, we chat about worker placement games and my…
Join us today for a casual chat about setup variability in board games.
Join us today as we talk about first impressions in board games.
Join us this week as we chat with Greg about Ginkgopolis and tile laying.
Join us today as we have a casual chat about the Kickstarter happenings.
Join us today as we talk about Trickerion and travel-sized games.
In this workshop episode, Kyle is joined by Jonathan Weaver to talk about narrative in games. Jonathan takes us on an enlightening journey in which Kyle discovers that he has been in love with narrative in games all along....or has he? That's for you to decide, and for me to find out. This episode is half-full of agreeable groans. Enjoy! * Jonathan…
Join us today as Dima tells us about board games in Israel.
Join us today as we talk 2021 goals with Greg.
Merry New Year! In this episode Kyle, Joe, and Luke chat about balancing unicorns and some village people. They also share some of their favs from 2020, which is difficult when you didn't play anything that came out that year, as well as some games that they're looking forward to in 2021, which is the year we are currently in if you were unaware. W…
Join us today as we look back on 2020 with Patrick.
Join us today as we chat about Electropolis and turn order manipulation with Jordon.
Join us today as we chat about Battlestar Galactica and hard to find games. Music by http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today as we chat with Jessica about what it's like to play board games when you don't like board games. Music by http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us this week as we chat with Nik about The King is Dead and games with a good integration of theme and mechanic.
There are four seasons in a Midwestern year, and this is the last episode of our first season. Sorry, that was probably confusing. In this final episode of Season 1, Kyle brings Luke and Michael back on the show to give Descent more credit than it's due, and to also talk about old games. We talk a little about the excellence that is El Grande and h…
Join us today as we talk with Caitlyn about Wingspan, gender diversity among designers, and the intersection of queer culture and board gaming. Music by Louisa: http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
We had a few audio issues this week and I couldn't salvage the sound that went missing. So if you hear a slight audio hiccup please bear with us! Seems only fitting to have ok audio while talking about ok games. Should have everything fixed for next week!
Join us today as we talk about variable player powers, Clans of Caledonia, and "fuzziness" in board games. Music by: http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
In this beautiful 12th episode of the HEX&CUBE podcast, Kyle figuratively and presumably literally sits down with Mark Swanson to talk about his game Feudum. They explore some of Mark's approach to this design, some challenges he faced, and his experience with Kickstarter. If you enjoy the warm, sultry voices of guests matched with the shrill, hesi…
Join us today for a chat about Twilight Imperium and dice-based combat. Music by http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
By golly, we have made it to episode 11! George Lucas would be proud! I am joined for the first time by friend of the podcast, Luke Rensink, a fellow heavy-game lover and game designer. We talk about some okay games and some great games in our game night segment, and then transition into a discussion about some of our favorite designers, like Kenne…
Join us today for a free-flowing episode with Greg. Music by http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today as we discuss trick-taking games with Patrick. Music by: http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today as we talk about owning similar games. Music from: http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today as we discuss Innovation, Tableau Building, and Expansions! Music by Louisa: http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today as we chat with Nick about Blood on the Clocktower, games with a moderator, and party games. Music by Louisa: http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today as we talk about Space Base, simultaneous turns, and chat about deep dives (and many shallow dives!). Music provided by http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Nik joins us again today for a chat about Tokyo Metro, bluffing, and playing games you don't like. Enjoy the show! Music by http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today for a casual conversation about board games.
In this most wonderful and exciting of 10th episodes of the HEX&CUBE podcast, Joe joins Kyle for a discussion about theme in games. We discuss how we should approach controversial or difficult themes, as well as theme's function in gaming. We also announce our very first giveaway! We will be giving away a brand new and heavily used 2014 Chevy Spark…
Join us today as we get a unique perspective on gaming from Jonah's mom! Games Mentioned: Crokinole Bus Silver & Gold Tichu Santorini Azul Wavelength Just One Stratego Zendo Mastermind Scattergories Hardback Scrabble Music by Louisa: http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Patrick joins us today for a great chat about shared infrastructure and themes that draw you in. Enjoy the episode! Jingles by Louisa! http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Join us today as we talk with Gemma about Panic Station and games with traitors. Games mentioned today: Blood Rage Tichu Tokyo Metro Terra Mystica Panic Station Battlestar Galactica Who Goes There? Werewolves Werewords Blood On The Clocktower Mafia 500
In this 9th episode of the HEX&CUBE podcast, Kyle tries to convince himself that the show is actually better without any co-hosts or guests, which is of course....wrong. He also talks a little about AquaSphere and Bus, and shares his thoughts on mechanisms and theme. Mostly mechanisms. Theme is useless. All games should just be abstract games with …
Join us today for a discussion about using dice as workers in board games! Games mentioned: Barrage Dungeons & Dragons Rajas of the Ganges Jaipur Terraforming Mars Ratcatcher Q.E. Marco Polo Troyes Lorenzo Il Magnifico Space Base Teotihuacan Tzolkin
Today we talk with Zeke about Gloomhaven and cooperative board games. Enjoy the show!
Join us this week as we discuss Anachrony and multiple-worker-type worker placement! Games discussed: Tichu Tokyo Metro On Tour Silver & Gold Windward Black Rose Wars Anachrony
Games Played Zooloretto Coloretto Aquaretto Tokyo Metro Tokyo Tsukiji Market Azul Mechanic of the week: Deckbuilding Star Realms Hero Realms Dominion Ascension Shards of Infinity Hardback Paperback Game of the week: Clank! A deckbuilding adventure. Music from Louisa @ http://louisatrewartha.com.au/
Games played Inis Tokyo Metro Smartphone Inc Hanabi Ticket To Ride Mechanic of the week: Drafting! Games mentioned: Sushi Go 7 Wonders: Duel Inis Blood Rage Enjoy the episode!
We are joined by our good friend Jordon this week! Game of the week is Kingdom Death: Monster. Mechanic of the week is campaign/legacy games. Games mentioned this week: Off the Rails Creeps of Keister Island Bus Dungeons & Dragons Archipelago Forbidden Island Pandemic Legacy Seasons 1 and 2 Kingdom Death Monster Grimm Forest Music provided by Louis…
Join us on the podcast today as we talk about some our favorite designers, Splotter Spellen!
Today's game of the week is Castell, a game about the rich Catalan tradition of making human towers. We chat about Dungeons & Dragons, Pax Pamir 2E, and Marco Polo this week. Special thanks to Louisa for the jingle! Hop on over to her website to see everything else she's done. http://louisatrewartha.com.au/…
Games Played: RFTG Hansa Teutonica Lorenzo Il Magnifico 1889 Grimm Forest Game of the week Hansa Teutonica Ben’s Backings Merchants of the Dark Road Pax Pamir 2E Game Mechanism: Multi-use cards —Twilight Struggle — Undaunted Normandy — Race for the galaxy ––Brass Birmingham ––Undaunted Normandy ––Raiders of the North Sea ––Gloomhaven Check out Loui…