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Stephen Buonocore

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Design Notes with Ben Maddox - Stephen Buonocore

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Ben Maddox interviews Stephen Buonocore, a former publisher of games.


26 Jun 2022

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#24 – Gen Con 2021 Recap: Favorite Games, In-Flight Report, Ennie Awards, Jeff Bergren's Removal (w/ Stephen Buonocore)

Roll For Crit

Show Notes Overall Thoughts on Gen Con (2:40), Favorite Games and Experiences (23:51), Fantasy Flight In-Flight Report (33:09), Ennie Award Winners (40:04), Jeff Bergren Removed From the Show (48:04), Outro and Million Dollar Script (57:25) Follow Stephen Buonocore: Board Game Breakfast, Board Games Insider, Podfather of Gaming on Facebook, PodfatherGaming.com, @PodfatherGaming on Twitter and Instagram, The Podfather of Gaming on YouTube E-mail us: meeplegallery@gmail.com, Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/rollforcrit, Theme by John Fio

1hr 4mins

22 Sep 2021

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Ep 73: Board Game Business with Stephen Buonocore

Sporadically Board with Mike and Dan

Join the Sporadically Board Facebook group here Follow Sporadically Board on twitter @sporadicboard Follow Mike over on twitter at @michaeldilisio  Massive thanks to the ever fantastic Gary King for the graphics for the show Also huge thanks to  Singing Sadie for the show's music

2hr 10mins

9 Aug 2021

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#2 – Golden Geek Nominees, Gaming Tables, Monster Hunter World, Pathfinder, Escape Tales (w/ Stephen Buonocore)

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Show Notes News Roundup - Golden Geek Nominees (04:36), Board Game Atlas Review Site (10:45), Matt Leacock’s Daybreak (19:06), 7 Wonders Mystery (27:49) Kickstarter Pickstarter - Bristol Board Game Table and The Origins Table (34:24), Monster Hunter World: The Board Game (42:27), Pletrix (46:05), Canvas Reflections, Marvel United X-Men + Hidden Leaders (50:10) Table Talk - Pathfinder 1E (52:49), Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition (58:58), The Battle of the Five Armies (1:00:58), Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace (1:07:14), Clue (1:12:00), The Red Dragon Inn (1:14:10), Cantaloop: Breaking Into Prison (1:19:22), Escape Tales: Low Memory + Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods (1:22:45) Board Game Game - Name The Game (1:29:48) Meeple Gallery - Ideal Player Count (1:44:37) Follow Stephen Buonocore: Board Game Breakfast, Board Games Insider, Podfather of Gaming on Facebook, PodfatherGaming.com, @PodfatherGaming on Twitter and Instagram, The Podfather of Gaming on YouTube E-mail us: meeplegallery@gmail.comSupport us on Patreon - http:// patreon.com/rollforcrit Theme by John Fio

21 Apr 2021

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Boardgames with Niramas, Podcast! Premiere episode. With Special Guest: Stephen Buonocore

Boardgames with Niramas Podcast

It's here! The Boardgames with Niramas Podcast. First episode ever of this monthly podcast. with Special Guest: Stephen Buonocore. 00:00 Introduction and What's going on 22:33 A chat with Stephen. 1:02:19 QnA 1:05:41 Upcoming fun stuff See more of Stephen Buonocore at:  https://www.facebook.com/podfathergaming http://boardgamesinsider.com/ https://www.youtube.com/thepodfatherofgaming https://www.youtube.com/thedicetower Follow Drako's  Adventure game on Kickstarter!  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bgwniramas/drako-s-adventure?ref=clipboard-prelaunch Boardgames with Niramas on Youtube: https://www.Youtube.com/BoardgameswithNiramas Email your QUESTIONS to: bgwNiramas@gmail.com Buy your games at https://www.gamemaniacs.se Support the channel on Patreon!  https://www.patreon.com/bgwNiramas Like and follow the Facebook page for bgwNiramas ! https://www.facebook.com/bgwNiramas

1hr 17mins

19 Jan 2021

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Episode 49 - Special Guest: Stephen Buonocore, Pandemic Legacy Season 1, The Quacks of Quedlinburg, Imperial Settlers: Rise of the Empire, Architects of the West Kingdom

The Board Game BBQ Podcast

Episode 49 - Special Guest: Stephen Buonocore, Pandemic Legacy Season 1, The Quacks of Quedlinburg, Imperial Settlers: Rise of the Empire, Architects of the West Kingdom In what could possibly be Conor's last episode when Sarah hears it, the team is joined by the recently-retired president of Stronghold Games Stephen Buonocore. It's undeniably one of our best episodes as he shares with us what he's been up to in retirement, the process of publishing games, what he's been playing lately, and his involvement in the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund. In our Sizzling Games segment, Mike is the next team member to wade into Pandemic Legacy Season 1 and is loving the journey so far. Stephen has been stirring the pot in The Quacks of Quedlinburg, Conor has been building his empire in Imperial Settlers: Rise of the Empire, and Steve is continually impressed by Architects of the West Kingdom. In the Board Game Bracket we announce the winner from the recent Gaia Project vs Too Many Bones battle. And then, in a Board Game Bracket first, Conor defends Root against the publisher of Terraforming Mars. The gloves come off on this battle, as they both go for a TKO. Finally in Swear an Oath, Steve got Isle of Cats to the table with his sons, and swears to play Barrage. After playing Rise of Empires, Conor swears to play Paladins of the West Kingdom. Mike failed to fulfill his Big Easy Busking oath, so he dutifully doubles-down with Imaginarium, and stuns everyone with a hidden talent. But, to show us all up, Stephen swears an oath to play the mammoth game - Twilight Imperium 4th Edition. Thanks again to Stephen Buonocore for joining us on this episode. Follow along with Stephen's adventures on his social channels: Twitter Facebook YouTube Website Hear him on his Board Game Insider Podcast, and every Thursday on the BoardGame Breakfast with Tom Vasel and Zee Garcia. For more information on the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund go to Topic of the Week: Stephen Buonocore (04:10) Sizzling Games: Pandemic Legacy Season 1 (38:12), Quacks of Quedlinberg (43:26), Imperial Settlers (46:57), and Architects of the West Kingdom (51:12) Board Game Bracket (57:02) Swear An Oath (01:14:42) SPONSORS Thanks to Advent Games for sponsoring this episode. Advent Games (http://www.adventgames.com.au/) are an Australian online board game store based in Sydney, NSW. Their core values are integrity, customer satisfaction, and providing a wide range of products including those hard-to-find board games. Thanks also to our second sponsor, VR Distribution. VR Distribution is Australia's fastest-growing distributor of board games, toys and collectibles, trading cards, and licensed merchandise and gaming accessories. If you are looking at setting up a business, give them a call to discuss, or visit https://vrdistribution.com.au COMPETITION We have Special thanks to our sponsor Advent Games. If you would like to win a copy of one of Tekhenu, go to http://www.adventgames.com.au/ and browse the game categories! Join The Board Game BBQ Community FB page if you haven't already, and then comment on the competition post with your favourite PRE-ORDER from the Advent Games website and TELL US WHY you're looking forward to it. (Full T&Cs on the Board Game BBQ Community FB page) BOARDGAMEBBQ.COM Board Game BBQ | Board Game Podcastboardgamebbq.com Head on over to the Board Game BBQ website for links to previous episodes, more information on all of the games mentioned, and upcoming events. JOIN OUR DISCORD! The BGBBQ now has a Discord Channel. Want to join the community and chat with the team and other listeners about your favourite hobby? Like to get updates when our podcasts are released, and get exclusive content? Need a place you can chat with other players while you're playing your own online games, overlooking for some like-minded gamers to play online with? Well, here's your invite: https://discord.gg/rzQxJyR FACEBOOK COMMUNITY Facebook Groups Board Game BBQ Community has 665 members. Welcome to The Board Game BBQ Community group, we do things a little differently here. We’re providing a place where gamers, designers, artists and content... www.facebook.com Why not join The Board Game BBQ Community page on Facebook. It's a place where everyone can post about their games, write reviews, engage with the community, and support each other. Regardless of if you are a casual gamer, a designer, an artist, a content creator - everyone is welcome! INSTAGRAM Login • Instagram Welcome back to Instagram. Sign in to check out what your friends, family & interests have been capturing & sharing around the world. www.instagram.com Follow us on Instagram to be notified when a new episode drops, or when our Discord events are happening. And don't forget to use #oathfulfilled when you finally get a game off your shelf of shame. Has this episode left you with a thirst for more? Here are all of the games that we discussed: Terraforming Mars (2016) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/167791/terraforming-mars Root (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/237182/root Vega Showdown (2005) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/15364/vegas-showdown Amun-Re (2003) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/5404/amun-re Detective: Season One (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/293531/detective-modern-crime-board-game-season-one Scooby Doo! Betrayal at Mysery Mansion (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/302809/betrayal-mystery-mansion Half Truth (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/287158/half-truth Diamonds (2014) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/152162/diamonds Second Chance (2019)https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/265683/second-chance Kingdom Rush (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/272533/kingdom-rush-rift-time The Quacks of Quedlinburg (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244521/quacks-quedlinburg Gloomhaven (2017) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/174430/gloomhaven Arkham Horror: The LCG (2016) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/205637/arkham-horror-card-game Frosthaven (2021) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/295770/frosthaven Ganz Schon Clever (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/244522/s-pretty-clever Dizzle (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/269199/dizzle Ripple Rush (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/300725/ripple-rush Divvy Dice (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/297895/divvy-dice Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 (2015) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/161936/pandemic-legacy-season-1 Risk Legacy (2011) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/105134/risk-legacy Imperial Settlers (2014) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/154203/imperial-settlers Imperial Settlers: Empires of the North (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/270844/imperial-settlers-empires-north Imperial Settlers: Rise of the Empire (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/299277/imperial-settlers-rise-empire Architects of the West Kingdom (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/236457/architects-west-kingdom Paladins of the West Kingdom (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/266810/paladins-west-kingdom Viscounts of the West Kingdom (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/296151/viscounts-west-kingdom Raiders of the North Sea (2015) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/170042/raiders-north-sea Gaia Project (2017) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/220308/gaia-project Too Many Bones (2017) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/192135/too-many-bones Isle of Cats (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/219513/barenpark Barenpark (2017) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/219513/barenpark Barrage (2019) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/251247/barrage Big Easy Busking (2020) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/263051/big-easy-busking Imaginarium (2018) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/218804/imaginarium Twilight Imperium 4th Edition (2017) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/233078/twilight-imperium-fourth-edition War of the Ring: Second Edition (2012) https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/115746/war-ring-second-edition Join in the conversation on our Facebook on Instagram pages, or drop us a line at podcast@boardgamebbq.com If you enjoy the podcast please consider leaving a short review on your podcast app of choice. 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1hr 31mins

8 Nov 2020

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Paragons of Change 5. - Stephen Buonocore

Mitä Pelataan?

The year 2020 has been a year coloured by change. Changes in many ways have touched many people's lives. Paragons of Change is a series of interviews with people from boardgaming sphere whom I’ve noticed going through changes in recent times. We talk about change and what they have changed in their lives. By default we do not claim we state facts, we only talk from our own points of view and our opinions. As the discussion might take a negative note, we try finish with a positive – by giving you a Top9 list of games. The topic of the list has been chosen by the guest and we will have a “battle of the lists” after the episode airs in my social media channels – you, dear listener, are encouraged to comment and vote on the lists to see which one of us did better.The fifth Paragon in the series is the former Lord and Ruler of Stronghold Games, now a retiree, Stephen Buonocore. Hear what he's up to and learn the truth if Florida is the retiree heaven it is shown outside to being. We also talk about happy hours and breakfasts as well as about boardgame businesses before we move on into the Top9 lists. Listen to him carefully, he might've slipped something in the episode...Speaking of Top9-list, our topic today is Stronghold Games games. This has to be a definitive edition of the list as I don't think you've ever heard this list anywhere else from Stephen! Or have you? After this, you know which games are the best in the lineup.Comments are welcome, hope you enjoy this bit and will be back for rest of the series. Voting for our Top9's will commence some time after this episode drops.Top9 starts at about 45:45, the topic is Top9 Stronghold Games Games. Thank you for listening!You can find Stephen and all his SoMe links here:https://podfathergaming.com/The music used in this Series is Nightwalker by @Sentientpulse , Thank you!https://soundcloud.com/sentientpulse/nightwalker-sentient-pulse-1Follow Mitä Pelataan? in media!https://linktr.ee/mitapelataan https://mitapelataan.wordpress.com https://twitter.com/MitaPelataan https://www.instagram.com/mitapelataan/ https://www.facebook.com/mitapelata/ https://soundcloud.com/mitapelataan/ https://open.spotify.com/show/5OdHNkrztkRRtvSgf3GXty https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mitä-pelataan/id1390280287 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCA8rysZ3Jkxq7-R7cA7xrjwEmail: mitapelataanATgmail dot com

1hr 48mins

21 Oct 2020

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Board Game Babble 78 - Back the comeback w/ Stephen Buonocore

Burky and Badger's Board Game Babble Show

***Welcome to Stephen Buonocore*** 3:30 What’s up in Babblot 6:40 BGG picks up Table Top Event Lots of virtual conventions Happy hour at the Stronghold Normality!!! Sponsor break 26:58 The latest game from Arcane Wonders What game is behind the door 38:33 Our quiz show section, where we quiz our guest, Stephen Bonocoure  in our dungeon, about games. Can you guess what the answers before us? Sponsor break 1:07:41 Late pledge on a Game Topper The Babble 1:15:36 Lockdown is being lifted. Economy is in the process of being fixed. What is the next steps in this new world of the board game (apart from a number of Covid titles). Stephen Buonocore talks us through how we can help the industry come back from a global slump --------------------------------------- You can find us at Board Game Theater page for all episodes and Board Games Everybody Should... Like us on Facebook, Twitter or our guild on  Board Game Geek 2248 Big Thanks to Arcane Wonders and Game Toppers for their support. Music and effect by The Balance Of Power & Syrinscape And watch the live stream of the show here: https://youtu.be/6JOaww9_bAw Games mentioned: Foundations of Rome, Terraforming Mars: Big Box,  Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion,  War of the Ring, Gloomhaven, The 7th Continent, Armpal,

1hr 41mins

10 Jul 2020

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Interview with Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games

Meeple Overboard!

We were joined this episode by Stephen Buonocore, president of Stronghold Games and de facto spokesperson for Indie Game Studios. We have him on to talk about his involvement as president of a successful game studio, roll and write games, and some great things he's doing to stay connected to the community during the ongoing shutdowns.


28 Mar 2020

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Five Games for Doomsday

This week's guest is the president of Stronghold Games, Stephen Buonocore. We talk about LARPs, the state of the industry and the unbearableness of living in Florida...but which games did he choose? Listen to the show Download the show  Support the show here.     Betrayal at House on the Hill Codenames Flamme Rouge Terraforming Mars War of the Ring

1hr 14mins

20 Jan 2020