Arcs 2.0
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7h ago
In Episode 205 we revisit our hot takes on Arcs covering the mechanisms, the production, and our overall feelings of the game. We discuss a poll on travelling with games. We also discuss some games that have been on our table including Captain Flip, Architects of the West Kingdom, and A Gest of Robin Hood. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 00:48 Poll: When you travel on vacation, how many games do you bring with you? 08:24 Arcs Description 10:12 Gameplay and Mechanisms 33:01 Production and Theme 42:50 Final Thoughts 49:58 Captain Flip 53:29 Architects of the West Kingdom 56:25 A Gest of Robin Hoo ..read more
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Top Board Games of All Time 2024 Edition (1-10)
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by Board Game Hot Takes
1w ago
In Episode 204 we conclude the 2024 countdown of our top 40 Board Games of all time with choices 1-10. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 02:29 Chris #10 Apiary 07:13 Adam #10 Battle for Rokugan 11:30 Tim #10 The Castles of Burgundy 13:25 Chris and Tim #9 Agricola 18:08 Adam #9 - Ankh: Gods of Egypt 21:37 Chris #8 - Eclipse: 2nd Dawn for the Galaxy 23:54 Tim #8 - Pulsar 2849 26:20 Adam #8 - Sol: Last Days of a Star 29:31 Chris #7 - A Feast for Odin 33:48 Adam #7 - Shamans 37:32 Tim #7 - Tapestry 40:04 Chris #6 - Voidfall 44:09 Adam #6 - The Expanse Board Game 39:32Tim #6 - Cyclades 52:24 Chris #5 ..read more
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Top Board Games of All Time 2024 Edition (11-20)
Board Game Hot Takes
by Board Game Hot Takes
2w ago
In Episode 203 we continue the 2024 countdown of our top 40 Board Games of all time with choices 11-20. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 01:34 Chris #20 La Granja 03:58 Adam #20 Voidfall 06:32 Tim #20 Sea Salt & Paper 08:08 Chris #19 Darwin's Journey 11:28 Adam #19 - Pax Pamir 2nd Edition / Arcs 15:09 Tim #19 - Tichu 16:01 Chris #18 - Blood Rage 18:28 Adam #18 - Baseball Highlights 2045 22:22 Tim #18 - The Voyages of Marco Polo / Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan 23:44 Chris #17 - Thunder Road: Vendetta 26:29 Adam #17 - Barrage 29:35 Tim #17 - Clank! Catacombs 30:52 Chris #16 - Obses ..read more
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Top Board Games of All Time 2024 Edition (21-30)
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3w ago
In Episode 202 we continue the 2024 countdown of our top 40 Board Games of all time with choices 21-30. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 00:47 Chris #30 Wolves 03:33 Adam #30 Star Wars: Rebellion 05:23 Tim #30 Grand Austria Hotel 08:56 Chris #29 Godspeed 12:24 Adam #29 - Blood Rage 13:55 Tim #29 - Rising Sun 15:21 Chris #28 - Yokohama 18:43 Adam #28 - Beyond the Sun 22:42 Tim #28 - Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar 24:52 Chris #27 - Ark Nova 30:19 Adam #27 - Age of Galaxy 33:05 Tim #27 - Underwater Cities 36:12 Chris #26 - Terracotta Army 38:52 Adam #26 - Revive 40:05 Tim #26 - Boast or Nothing 43:00 ..read more
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Top Board Games of All Time 2024 Edition (31-40)
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by Board Game Hot Takes
1M ago
In Episode 201 we start the 2024 countdown of our top 40 Board Games of all time with choices 31-40. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 01:11 Top Games of All Time - How we made our lists 08:44 Chris #40 Battle for Rokugan 10:57 Adam #40 Brass: Birmingham 12:54 Tim #40 Rajas of the Ganges 14:47 Chris #39 - Castles of Burgundy 16:55 Adam #39 - Star Wars: The Deckbuilding Game 20:22 Tim #39 - Voidfall 21:28 Chris #38 - Nidavellir 26:32 Adam #38 - Apiary 27:30 Tim #38 - Marrakesh 29:11 Chris #37 - Fractal: Beyond the Void 31:22 Adam #37 - Rising Sun 33:55 Tim #37 - Scythe 36:12 Chris #36 - The Quacks ..read more
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D.E.I.: Divide et Impera
Board Game Hot Takes
by Board Game Hot Takes
1M ago
In Episode 200 we provide our hot take review of D.E.I.: Divide et Impera covering the mechanisms, the production, and our overall feelings of the game. We discuss making the podcast after 200 episodes. We also discuss some games that have been on our table including Hallertau and Kanban EV and a Future Take on Founders of Reyvick. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 02:08 Discussion: Episode 200! 05:58 D.E.I.: Divide et Impera Description 07:53 Gameplay and Mechanisms 17:08 Production and Theme 23:51 Final Thoughts 28:43 Hallertau 37:30 Future Take: Founders of Reyvick 42:39 Kanban EV If you enjoy ..read more
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Top 5 Small Footprint Games
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by Board Game Hot Takes
1M ago
In Episode 198 we each discuss our top 5 board games that have a small footprint on the table. We also discuss a poll on whether the footprint of a game influences your purchase. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 00:24 Poll Time: Does the footprint of a board game on the table have an impact on whether you'll purchase a game? 07:26 Top 5 Small Footprint Games 09:14 Skull 12:42 Age of Galaxy 16:08 For Sale 19:15 High Society 22:06 Watergate 25:30 Rajas of the Ganges: The Dice Charmers 28:34 Five Three Five 33:21 Calico 37:48 Sea Salt & Paper 38:53 Patchwork 44:29 Disney Villainous 48:55 Sky Te ..read more
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Top 5 Games We Suck At
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by Board Game Hot Takes
1M ago
In Episode 197 we each discuss our top 5 board games that we really like but can't seem to win. We also discuss a poll on whether you've bought board games because of an award. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 00:24 Poll Time: Have you ever purchased a board game because it won a prominent award? 04:45 Top 5 Games We Suck At 07:46 Tapestry 10:32 Space Base and Nidavellir 14:42 Barrage 18:32: Apiary 20:17 The Castles of Burgundy 22:50 The Voyages of Marco Polo and Marco Polo II: In the Service of the Khan 25:54 Underwater Cities 28:40 Eclipse: Second Dawn for the Galaxy 32:44 Dune 35:35 Ark Nova ..read more
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Biohack
Board Game Hot Takes
by Board Game Hot Takes
1M ago
In Episode 196 we provide our hot take review of Biohack covering the mechanisms, the production, and our overall feelings of the game. We discuss a poll on buying expansions sight unseen. We also discuss some games that have been on our table including Camel Up, Le Havre, and Skyrise. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 00:20 Question: Are there any games you would buy an expansion for without knowing anything about them? 08:33 Wyrmspan Giveaway Winner 09:26 Biohack Description 11:09 Gameplay and Mechanisms 31:41 Production and Theme 41:41 Final Thoughts 44:58 Camel Up 49:38 Le Havre 57:05 Skyrise ..read more
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BGHT Big Bear Con Part 2 Coverage (8 Games Discussed)
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1M ago
In Episode 195 we discuss the second half of our semi-annual BGHT convention. 3 gamers, 5 days, 16 games played. In this episode we discuss 8 of those games including several that were new to us. Timestamps: 00:00 Introduction 00:42 Revive 06:20 Starship Captains 13:31 Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar 16:27 Marvel Remix 19:10 Voidfall 35:10 Galactic Renaissance 45:57 Marrakesh 50:31 Pan Am 55:22 Listener Shoutout If you enjoy the show, please consider supporting us at https://www.patreon.com/boardgamehottakes ..read more
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