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Board Game University

A podcast that interviews designers, publishers, and others involved in the tabletop gaming community.

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

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Board Game University Episode # 37 -Bryan Pope

For our thirty-seventh episode, we talk to Bryan Pope, head of Arcane Wonders and designer of Mage Wars!

20mins

19 Dec 2014

Rank #1

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Board Game University Episode # 3 - Zev Shlasinger

For our third episode, we talk with Zev, founder of Z-man Games (Clash of Cultures, Agricola)

22mins

6 Jun 2013

Rank #2

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Board Game University Episode # 38 - Matt Leacock

For Episode Thirty-Eight we interview designer Matt Leacock.

25mins

21 Jul 2016

Rank #3

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Board Game University Episode # 5 - Eric Lang

For our fifth episode, we talk to Eric Lang, designer of Chaos in the Old World and Quarriors

22mins

20 Jun 2013

Rank #4

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Board Game University Episode # 4 - Andrew Parks

For our fourth episode, we talk to Andrew Parks, designer of Core Worlds and Camelot Legends

27mins

10 Jun 2013

Rank #5

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Board Game University Episode # 14 - Christopher Badell

For our fourteenth episode, we talk to Christopher Badell, originator of Sentinels of the Multiverse and head of Greater than Games.

26mins

25 Aug 2013

Rank #6

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Board Game University Episode # 9 - Dice Tower Panel

This is a special "live" episode of Board Game University (which causes some microphone issues, sorry!).  At the Dice Tower Convention 2013, Tom sits down with Robert Burke, Richard Launius, Bryan Pope, and Colby Dauch - to talk about board game designing.  With live questions from the audience.  And a bear!

55mins

12 Jul 2013

Rank #7

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Board Game University Episode # 13 - MIchael Mindes

For our thirteen episode, we talk to Michael, head of Tasty Minstrel Games

25mins

12 Aug 2013

Rank #8

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Board Game University Episode # 8 - Rob Daviau

For our eight episode, Tom talks to Rob Daviau about his experiences working for Hasbro.  They discuss Heroscape, Risk Legacy, and more!

29mins

11 Jul 2013

Rank #9

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Board Game University Episode # 6 - Mark Kaufmann

In this episode we talk to Mark from Days of Wonder about how that company went from small to where they are now - and how they decide to put out their games.

24mins

27 Jun 2013

Rank #10

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Board Game University Episode # 36 -Philip duBarry

For our thirty-sixth episode, we talk to Philip duBarry, author of games such as Revolution!

17mins

28 Nov 2014

Rank #11

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Board Game University Episode # 35 - Jeff Anderson

For our thirty-fifth episode, we talk to Jeff Anderson from www.boardgamegeek.com about running conventions.

39mins

9 Nov 2014

Rank #12

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Board Game University Episode # 10 - Geoff Engelstein

For our tenth episode, we talk to Geoff, who has done much co-designing with his children - including the popular Space Cadets game.

26mins

25 Jul 2013

Rank #13

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Board Game University Episode # 41 - Scott Almes

Today talk with Scott Almes about his path to success.

30mins

1 Sep 2016

Rank #14

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Board Game University Episode # 11 - Brad Talton

For our eleventh episode, we talk to Brad, who is both a designer (Pixel Tactics, BattleCon) and a publisher - Level 99 Games.

18mins

1 Aug 2013

Rank #15

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Board Game University Episode # 12 - David MacKenzie

For our twelth episode, we talk to David, publisher of Clever Mojo Games and developer for Game Salute.

21mins

8 Aug 2013

Rank #16

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Board Game University Episode # 39 - Michael Coe

Today we talk with Michael Coe from Gamelyn Games.

35mins

4 Aug 2016

Rank #17

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Board Game University Episode # 40 - Jay Cormier & Sen-Foong Lim

Today we talk with the Bamboozle Brothers about their success.

39mins

18 Aug 2016

Rank #18

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Board Game University Episode # 7- Stephen Glenn

For our seventh episode, we talk to designer Stephen Glenn, who produced games such as Balloon Cup and !st and Goal.

21mins

29 Jun 2013

Rank #19

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Board Game University Episode # 42 - Randy Hoyt

Randy Hoyt from Foxtrot Games joins us to talk about his journey through the world of board game.

36mins

15 Sep 2016

Rank #20