Episode 479 - No More Expansions!
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
1d ago
Last week we talked about games that need more expansions. This week? Which ones have gone too far? We list off 10 games that have too many expansions and need to stop. Question of the Week: What is the most complex game you know how to play without looking at the rules? Acquisition Disorders: Nucleum: Court of Progress, Star Trek Captain Chair, King of Tokyo Duel At the Table Reviews: Slay the Spire, Star Tycoon, The Vale of Eternity If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boardgamersanonymous), Twitter (http://twitter.com/bgapodcast), and our website ..read more
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Episode 478 - Games that Need an Expansion
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
1w ago
We revisit our original games that need an expansion list from 2018 to see which games eventually got expansions and which we're still waiting on, plus we add 10 more games to the list - so many games that need more content! Acquisition Disorders: Oath New Foundations, Star Trek: Star Realms At the Table Reviews: Cat in the Box Deluxe, Mini Rogue If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boardgamersanonymous), Twitter (http://twitter.com/bgapodcast), and our website (www.www.boardgamersanonymous.com). You can support the show as well by donating on Pa ..read more
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Episode 477 - Top 10 Reiner Knizia Games
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
2w ago
This week we're looking at the best of the best from one of the best: Reiner Knizia. We whittle down our selection of the ten best of his more than 600 game designs from the last 30 years, plus some previews and reviews of what's coming out soon. Question of the Week: What is the most challenging aspect of the board gaming hobby? (e.g. finding players, managing budget, finding space) Acquisition Disorders: Ironwood, Yonder At the Table Reviews: Mage Knight Ultimate Edition, Tesseract, Behext, Skyrise If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boardgamersano ..read more
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Episode 476 - Origins Game Fair Preview
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
3w ago
Summer is almost upon us and that means convention season! This week we're diving in a bit earlier to look at the games we're expecting to see at Origins Game Fair in June. We also talk about the Golden Geek Award winners at the top of the show, plus give our thoughts on X-Men '97 and the newly announced Lord of the Rings movie coming in 2 (!) years. Acquisition Disorders: Vicious Gardens, Black Forest At the Table Reviews: Tolerance If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boardgamersanonymous), Twitter (http://twitter.com/bgapodcast), and our website (w ..read more
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Episode 475 - Best of Splotter Spellen
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
1M ago
This week, we're looking at the best of the best from Splotter; the heavy, crunchy, kind of mean, and not always pretty (but frequently brilliant) euro games from Jeroen Doumen and Joris Wiersinga. Question of the Week: What game makes you saltier than any other game? Do you avoid playing it? Acquisition Disorders: Dune: War for Arrakis - Desert War, Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game - Clone Wars Expansion At the Table Reviews: Nucleum Australia, After the Empire If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boardgamersanonymous), Twitter (http://twitter.com/bg ..read more
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Episode 474 - BGG Award Nominations
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
1M ago
This week, we take a deep dive into the recently announced BBG award nominations to discuss what we like for the awards and which games we want to track down and play before voting. Question of the Week - What's a game for which the retail edition is just as good as the crowdfunded version (or close enough)? Let's talk about games that didn't need to be crowdfunded. Acquisition Disorders - Keyforge Aember vs. Mindbug Battlefruits, Feudum Big Box, Munchkin Big Box, Canvas Big Box At the Table Reviews - Books of Time, Fractured Sky If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (ww ..read more
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Episode 473 - BGG Hotness April 2024
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
1M ago
This week, we're joined by special guest Chris Rodriguez from Board Games for the Better to discuss the hottest games on the April 2024 Board Game Geek hotness list. Acquisition Disorders: Vantage, Slay the Spire: The Board Game, 2025 Board Game Mosaic Calendar, Earth Abundance Expansion At the Table Reviews: Trailblazers, Expeditions: Around the World If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boardgamersanonymous), Twitter (http://twitter.com/bgapodcast), and our website (www.www.boardgamersanonymous.com). You can support the show as well by donating on P ..read more
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Episode 472 - Top Selling Board Games for 2023
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
1M ago
This week we look at data from several sources outlining some of the best selling games from 2023, and what we think of how well they sold. What games hit the most tables last year, which expansions did we all hoard? We take a deep dive to find out. Question of the Week: What's the most complex game you'd comfortable recommend for people new(ish) to gaming? Acquisition Disorders: We All Take from the River, Bloomchasers: Delightful 3D Tree Game of Flowers and Wits At the Table Reviews: Rising Waters, Defenders of the Realm expansions Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Pr ..read more
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Episode 471 - Golden Geek Awards - Nominations Picks
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
2M ago
This week we're revisiting the best of the best games of 2023 to discuss what games we will be nominating for the Golden Geek Awards (and why). Check out all of our picks for the last year's best games, plus previews of DC Heroes United and Bebop. * Acquisition Disorders: DC Heroes United, Bebop === Nominate us for a Golden Geek Award! The nominations are now open here: https://boardgamegeek.com/geekawards/boardgame We’d appreciate your support as we aim to make this podcast a little bit less anonymous in 2024. === If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.c ..read more
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Episode 470 - Epic Tabletop Gaming Odyssey: Star Wars and Star Trek
Board Gamers Anonymous
by Board Gamers Anonymous
2M ago
This week we take you on an epic tabletop odyssey into the worlds of Star Wars and Star Trek board games and RPGs. Find out how to string together some of the best experiences from both IPs at your table. === Nominate us for a Golden Geek Award! The nominations are now open here: https://boardgamegeek.com/geekawards/boardgame We'd appreciate your support as we aim to make this podcast a little bit less anonymous in 2024. === Acquisition Disorders: Rebirth, Millennium Blades...Again! At the Table Reviews: Star Wars Unlimited, Castle Up, Star Trek Away Mission Kirk & Scotty, Terraforming Mar ..read more
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