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In each episode of the podcast, we will focus our attention on one heavy game to discuss. We’ll share our thoughts and opinions on the game with our listeners. Our intention is not to teach you how to play but to help inform you about the game and hopefully help you decide if a game is one you’d like.

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In each episode of the podcast, we will focus our attention on one heavy game to discuss. We’ll share our thoughts and opinions on the game with our listeners. Our intention is not to teach you how to play but to help inform you about the game and hopefully help you decide if a game is one you’d like.

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Passion and Analysis

By Ivan Warner - Aug 13 2019
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There are many podcasts that talk about board games, and they provide quick reviews so that consumers have an idea of what is good or not. However, few give such a good look at a single game in such an organized manner as Heavy Cardboard. Apart from the many times poker is mentioned there is so much to enjoy, learn about, and discover when listening to this podcast.

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By Landshark4321 - Jul 16 2018
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Interesting and in depth! A great show for heavy gamers. Fantastic hosts. Great sound quality.

iTunes Ratings

256 Ratings
Average Ratings
228
14
5
3
6

Passion and Analysis

By Ivan Warner - Aug 13 2019
Read more
There are many podcasts that talk about board games, and they provide quick reviews so that consumers have an idea of what is good or not. However, few give such a good look at a single game in such an organized manner as Heavy Cardboard. Apart from the many times poker is mentioned there is so much to enjoy, learn about, and discover when listening to this podcast.

Heavy cardboard

By Landshark4321 - Jul 16 2018
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Interesting and in depth! A great show for heavy gamers. Fantastic hosts. Great sound quality.

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In each episode of the podcast, we will focus our attention on one heavy game to discuss. We’ll share our thoughts and opinions on the game with our listeners. Our intention is not to teach you how to play but to help inform you about the game and hopefully help you decide if a game is one you’d like.

Rank #1: Heavy Cardboard Episode 101 - 18XX Primer Redux

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  • 0:07:51:  What we've been playing
  • 0:29:29:  What we're looking forward to playing
  • 0:33:40:  18XX primer
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Mar 02 2018

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Rank #2: Top 6 - Gateway to Heavier Games

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Edward and Amanda count down their individual Top 6 Gateway to Heavier Games.  Let us know what YOU think!

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Feb 07 2018

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Rank #3: Heavy Cardboard Episode 102 - LeiriaCon 2018 Recap

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  • 0:12:38 - Funagain discussion
  • 0:17:00 - Mail on the...boardgametables.com table?
  • 0:24:30 - What we've acquired
  • 0:35:42 - LeiriaCon recap
  • 1:55:32 - Rôla and Costa interview
  • 2:32:08 - Mac Gerdts interview

Available BGG Links:
Alubari:  A Nice Cup of Tea
The Sagas of Noggin the Nog
Reykholt
Tudor
Primus

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Mar 10 2018

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Rank #4: Heavy Cardboard Episode 139 - Brass Birmingham

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Edward & Martin take a deep dive into Brass: Birmingham

0:01:00 - Welcome Martin and background

0:09:00 - What’s been going on

0:19:08 - Poker update

What we’ve been playing?

  • 0:27:40 - Quebec

  • 0:29:30 - Pipeline

  • 0:30:40 - City of the Big Shoulders

  • 0:32:25 - Taj Mahal

  • 0:33:20 - Fast Food Franchise

  • 0:37:03 - Black Angel

  • 0:42:08 - Shobu

  • 0:42:45 - Yedo Deluxe

  • 0:43:42 - Rome: City of Marble

  • 0:44:55 - Pax Emancipation

0:52:45 - What we’ve acquired?

1:02:00 - What we’re anticipating?

1:08:40 - What we’re looking forward to playing?

1:16:35 - Brass: Birmingham Review

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Sep 09 2019

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Rank #5: Heavy Cardboard Episode 128 - Top 50 of All-Time...of Right Now

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Edward gives us his Top 50 of all-time (of right now)

0:01:16 - What’s going on

0:02:42 - Show updates

0:04:57 - Support the show

What I’ve been playing?

●        0:07:23 - Donning the Purple

●        0:07:34 - Ground Floor (second edition)

●        0:08:10 - Cargo Express

●        0:09:00 - Blackout: Hong Kong

●        0:10:20 - Big Shot

●        0:10:50 - DRCongo

●        0:12:30 - Age of Steam: Ireland

●        0:13:34 - Panamax

●        0:15:27 - Dinogenics

0:17:19 - What we’ve acquired?

0:19:20 - What we’re anticipating?

0:21:17 - What we’re looking forward to playing?

0:23:23 - Top 50 Intro

0:26:00 - Top 50-21

1:09:15 - Top 20

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Mar 11 2019

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Rank #6: Heavy Cardboard Episode 100 - 1822: The Railways of Great Britain

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  • 0:18:20:  What we've been playing
  • 0:32:30:  1822 review
  • 1:22:18:  Memories

1822 scenarios on BGG

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Feb 17 2018

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Rank #7: Heavy Cardboard Episode 104 - Keyper

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  • 0:13:24 - What we've acquired
  • 0:15:25 - What we're looking forward to playing
  • 0:16:55 - AuZtralia first look
  • 0:23:54 - Keyper review
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Mar 30 2018

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Rank #8: Heavy Cardboard Episode 126 - Great Western Trail

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Edward & Evan take a deep dive into Great Western Trail


0:00:50 - Welcome Evan! What’s been going on

0:12:45 - Poker

0:17:37 - Game of the Month

What we’ve been playing?

  • 0:20:00 - Wildcatters

  • 0:23:20 - Teotihuacan

  • 0:27:45 - Brass: Birmingham

  • 0:33:20 - Arboretum

  • 0:34:50 - Space Corp

  • 0:36:10 - Aton

  • 0:37:45 - Keyflow

  • 0:40:10 - Outpost

  • 0:41:40 - Obsession

0:44:20 - What we’ve acquired?

0:55:15 - What we’re anticipating?

1:01:15 - What we’re looking forward to playing?

1:08:45 - Great Western Trail Review

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Feb 01 2019

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Rank #9: Heavy Cardboard Episode 116 - Gaia Project

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Edward and Amanda discuss Dice Tower Con, GenCon plans, and review Gaia Project!

0:11:10:  Teotihuacan: City of the Gods
0:13:58:  Dice Settlers
0:11:47:  Dragon Boats of the Four Seas
0:15:13:  Caverna
0:19:01:  Gaia Project

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Jul 14 2018

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Rank #10: Heavy Cardboard Episode 121 - Root

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Edward and guest Dominick discuss Root.

0:04:05 - What's been going on?

What've we been playing?

  • 0:13:45 - Brass

  • 0:15:38 - Dûhr: The Lesser Houses

  • 0:17:49 - Fire in the Lake

  • 0:20:47 - Milestones

  • 0:23:52 - Bios: Megafauna 2

  • 0:23:58 - Root

  • 0:24:02 - Power Grid: The Indian Subcontinent

  • 0:26:10 - High Society

  • 0:27:47 - Neos

  • 0:28:48 - Elkfest

  • 0:31:13 - The Artemis Project

  • 0:32:12 - Meso

  • 0:33:10 - Time's Up

  • 0:33:25 - Teotihuacan: City of Gods

What've we acquired?

  • 0:34:23 - Leaving Earth

  • 0:35:13 - Friedrich

  • 0:36:02 - Asgard's Chosen

  • 0:36:47 - Nemo's War

  • 0:38:21 - Ground Floor 2nd Edition

  • 0:39:05 - Wildlands

  • 0:39:45 - Welcome To...

0:41:00 - What are we anticipating?

0:49:00 - What are we looking forward to playing?

0:53:44 - Root

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Sep 27 2018

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Rank #11: Heavy Cardboard Episode 106 - Madeira Look Back

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  • 0:08:40 - Madeira look back
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Apr 23 2018

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Rank #12: Heavy Cardboard Episode 141 - Essen Preview, Part 2

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Edward & Rahdo do an Essen preview, and this is Part 2

0:01:07 - Top 10 Anticipated Games (cont. from Part 1)

1:50:40 - Top 10 Demo Only Games

2:23:10 - Top 10 Expansions

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Oct 18 2019

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Rank #13: Heavy Cardboard Episode 130 - Conversation with Cole Wehrle

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Edwards sits down to chat with the designer of Root, Pax Pamir, and much more.

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Apr 04 2019

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Rank #14: First Look - Gaia Project

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Edward, Amanda, and Matt have a quick discussion after their first play of Gaia Project.

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Apr 18 2018

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Rank #15: Heavy Cardboard Episode 140 - Essen Preview, Part 1

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Edward & Rahdo do an Essen preview, and this is Part 1

0:01:00 - Welcome Rahdo and background, what’s been going on

0:12:10 - Poker update

0:15:20 - Secret Elephant

What we’ve been playing?

  • 0:17:20 - Quebec

  • 0:21:50 - Pipeline

  • 0:28:00 - City of the Big Shoulders

  • 0:33:05 - Taj Mahal

  • 0:37:30 - Fast Food Franchise

  • 0:46:40 - Black Angel

  • 0:49:25 - Shobu

0:53:30 - What we’ve acquired?

1:00:20 - What we’re looking forward to playing?

1:05:00 - Essen Preview

1:12:50 - Top 11-20 Anticipated Games

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Oct 18 2019

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Rank #16: Heavy Cardboard Episode 124 - Trickerion

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Edward & Greg take a deep dive into Trickerion: Legends of Illusion

0:00:50 Welcome Greg, what’s been going on and highlights of video games and TV shows of late

What we’ve been playing?

  • 0:19:53 - Heaven & Ale

  • 0:20:56 - Pipeline

  • 0:22:01 - Dinosaur Island

  • 0:23:52 - Teotihuacan

  • 0:24:32 - Endeavor - Age of Sail

  • 0:25:42 - Underwater Cities

  • 0:25:58 - German Railways

  • 0:27:29 - East Indiaman

  • 0:28:32 - AIrship City

0:31:42 - What we’ve acquired?

0:34:58 - What we’re anticipating?

0:38:53 - What we’re looking forward to playing?

0:40:43 - Trickerion Review

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Jan 04 2019

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Rank #17: Heavy Cardboard Episode 129 - Teotihuacan

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Edward & Greg take a deep dive into TeoTihuacan

0:00:55 - Welcome back Greg! What’s been going on

0:04:00 - PAX East

0:06:40 - GAMA Trade Show

What we’ve been playing?

  • 0:10:05 - Age of Steam

  • 0:11:24 - Newton

  • 0:13:00 - Wingspan

  • 0:15:00 - Bus

  • 0:15:35 - Tsukuyumi

  • 0:16:50 - Bus (take 2)

  • 0:17:21 - CO2: Second Chance

  • 0:18:15 - Affliction Salem 1692

  • 0:20:55 - Millennium Blades

  • 0:21:35 - Irish Gauge

  • 0:22:00 - Dinogenics

  • 0:22:40 - Railroad Rivals

  • 0:23:20 - Rhino Hero Super Battle

0:23:45 - What we’ve acquired?

0:30:40 - What we’re anticipating?

0:32:45 - What we’re looking forward to playing?

0:37:00 - Teotihuacan Review

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Mar 28 2019

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Rank #18: Heavy Cardboard Episode 103 - GAMA and MEEPLECon Recap

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  • 0:06:54 - GAMA recap
  • 0:38:46 - MeepleCon recap
  • 0:46:05 - Timm Metivier interview
  • 0:59:44 - Clay Ross interview
  • 1:18:45 - Conor McGoey interview
  • 1:31:00 - Kevin Nesbitt interview
  • 1:46:30 - Filip Glowacz interview
  • 2:00:12 - Jess Davis interview
  • 2:08:45 - Tom Vasel interview

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Mar 23 2018

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Rank #19: Heavy Cardboard Episode 107 - 2017 GEA Finalists

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  • Watsky!: 0:03:10
  • Candy bar or candy cup?:  0:18:31
  • What have we acquired?:  0:22:15
  • The announcement!:  0:27:46
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Apr 27 2018

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Rank #20: Heavy Cardboard Episode 138 - Top 20 Thinky Fillers

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Edward reveals his Top 20 Thinky Fillers

0:00:50 - What’s been going on

0:07:56 - Poker update

What I’ve been playing?

  • 0:13:44 - Churchill / Mark Herman

  • 0:19:40 - Grand Con

  • 0:21:35 - Glass Road

  • 0:22:30 - Yedo

  • 0:23:15 - Taj Mahal

  • 0:24:00 - Rome: City of Marble

0:24:42 - What we’ve acquired?

0:25:35 - What we’re anticipating / looking forward to playing?

0:27:00 - Top 20 Thinky Fillers

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Aug 26 2019

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