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Where too many consonants meets too many vowels

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Where too many consonants meets too many vowels

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Great news on the industry from the inside

By brehmster1977 - Nov 24 2019
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This is more than just the discussion of games. It is the business and design from two leaders in the industry. If you are curious as to how the business is run and how to be succussful in the industry, then tune in.

My favorite gaming podcast

By Hgfddccccfgujkb - Jan 06 2019
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Informative and entertaining at the same time. Stephen and Ignacy have great chemistry. Thank you!!

iTunes Ratings

70 Ratings
Average Ratings
55
10
1
4
0

Great news on the industry from the inside

By brehmster1977 - Nov 24 2019
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This is more than just the discussion of games. It is the business and design from two leaders in the industry. If you are curious as to how the business is run and how to be succussful in the industry, then tune in.

My favorite gaming podcast

By Hgfddccccfgujkb - Jan 06 2019
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Informative and entertaining at the same time. Stephen and Ignacy have great chemistry. Thank you!!
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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: BGI 124 – The one after Essen again and about New KS campaign – STRONGHOLD UNDEAD

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123 – the one after Essen.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Nov 13 2019

46mins

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Rank #2: BGI 123 – The one after Essen

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123 – the one after Essen.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Nov 06 2019

49mins

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Rank #3: BGI 122 – The one before last preparations for Essen

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121 – the one before last preparations to Essen. Ignacy talks about some secret staff Portal will have for their fans in Essen and Stephen talks about his trip to Poland and KS.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Oct 23 2019

49mins

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Rank #4: Episode 113 – The one with Tick to Ride Show!

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Episode 113 – The one with Ticket to Ride show!
In this episode Ignacy and Stephan talks about preparations to Gen con, discuss The Dice Tower awards and changes in the Dice tower con for upcoming years.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Jul 24 2019

42mins

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Rank #5: Episode 90 – Countdown to 100!

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EVENT DECK: Stronghold releases revealed! Good and bad news for CMON

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Spring Meadow event, couple of release dates, Dice Tower Cruise!

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Dec 12 2018

37mins

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Rank #6: Episode 105 -Wolfgang Warsh is a genius!

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In this Episode number 105 Ignacy announces his new show on YouTube and Stephen talks about all games by Wolfgang Warsh he is going to publish. Besides that they talk about changes in Maple Games, Kollosal Games having issues with KS and a ton of other industry news!

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

May 15 2019

43mins

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Rank #7: Episode 93 – Annual Predictions

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EVENT DECK: Our annual Predictions episode, when Stephen shows the world how much more of a Prognosticator He is than Ignacy!

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Follow us!

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Jan 16 2019

40mins

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Rank #8: Episode 94 – Great news from Stronghold and Portal

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EVENT DECK: Portalcon is coming, that means announcements for 2019 from Portal Games! Also games are recognized, and are climbing up the ladder on BGG!

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Upcoming Cons — Portalcon, GamiCon Nickel (Cedar Rapids, IA), GAMA Trade Show

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Jan 30 2019

43mins

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Rank #9: Episode 112 – The one with Ignacy making fun of Monopoly

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Episode 112 – The one with Ignacy making fun of Monopoly
In this episode Ignacy discusses changes in the industry based on the success of unique themes (Wingspan, Pret-a-Porter) and Stephen funds Die Macher, first game ever entered in the BGG database!

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Jul 17 2019

41mins

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Rank #10: BGI 121 – The one before Essen

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121 – the one before Essen.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Oct 17 2019

48mins

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Rank #11: Episode 96 – Hot Winter

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EVENT DECK: We do not have time for winter break, although it is a beautiful winter in Poland, and even more beautiful winter summer in Florida! The contest is on, w talk about L.A. Crimes, Imperial Settlers Roll&Write, Aftershock, Futuropia, and many more games!

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: GUEST OF HONOR at GamiCon Nickel (Cedar Rapids, IA),
Dice Tower WEST, GAMA Trade Show, North Tournee of Trzewik & Merry

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Feb 13 2019

36mins

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Rank #12: BGI 120 – The one with the new segment

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120 The one with the new segment
In this episode Ignacy invites everybody to play free demo of Detective and Stephen is completing his Roll & Write series. As always we answer fan questions, discuss news and this time we have a new segment!

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Oct 09 2019

51mins

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Rank #13: Episode 111 – The one recorded at Dice Tower Con

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In this episode Stephen meets Luke again and they both record the show at the con. Here is their impression from The DiceTower con 2019!

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Jul 10 2019

32mins

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Rank #14: Episode 98 – Ignacy wins Game of the Year and Stephen is a very special guest of honor!

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EVENT DECK: Welcome to Episode 98, and we continue our countdown to the EPIC #100! We will have a very special episode for Episode #100, so get ready for that! MEANWHILE… Our CONTEST is currently running with two winners to get a game, one from Stronghold Games, one from Portal Games.

News from Portal: Game of the Year for Detective! Pre-Orders for Detective: L.A. Crimes started! Imperial Settlers: Roll&Write goes to print!

News from Stronghold: AFTERSHOCK! Just relaunched! Aftershock: San Francisco & Venice a VERY SHORT, 12 days Kickstarter! EGIZIA: Shifting Sands: release date April 9, 2019

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Dice Tower WEST, GAMA Trade Show, new Portal Games website for US: PortalGamesUS.com

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Mar 06 2019

42mins

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Rank #15: Episode 107 – The one about Spiel Des Jahres!

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In this episode number 107 Ignacy talks about Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019 and about UKGE in Birmingham. Stephen talks about BGG Spring convention in Dallas.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

May 29 2019

43mins

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Rank #16: Episode 95 – Carnival celebrations

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EVENT DECK: More about the contest, more about Portalcon 11, more about Portal / Stronghold weather banter. And more about Aftershock, Ganz schön Clever and Futuropia .

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: GUEST OF HONOR at GamiCon Nickel (Cedar Rapids, IA), GAMA Trade Show

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Feb 06 2019

39mins

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Rank #17: Episode 97 – Hasbro wins the game of life

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EVENT DECK: We continue the countdown to the EPIC #100 special episode! Meanwhile Ignacy went on tournee to 6 cities, finished Imperial Settlers: Roll & Write and is teasing us with L.A. Crimes pre-orders. And Stephen announces Aftershock coming back to Kickstarter soon, Egizia will be live on April 9, and talks about a month long Forum Trajanum Envoy Store Splash! Also, some more news form the industry!

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: GUEST OF HONOR at GamiCon Nickel (Cedar Rapids, IA),
Dice Tower WEST, GAMA Trade Show

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Feb 27 2019

34mins

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Rank #18: Episode 114 – The one about Spiel des Jahres and GenCon

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Episode 114 – The one about Spiel des Jahres and GenCon.
In this episode Ignacy and Stephan talks about Spiel des Jahres and GenCon.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Aug 23 2019

40mins

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Rank #19: Episode 104 -Detective gets an award, Turmoil gets one million!

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In this Episode number 104 Ignacy brags about Detective again, and Stephen brags about Turmoil on Kickstarter! Besides that they talk about Chinese goverment destroying Cthulhu books, Magic the Gathering cards worth 100k usd being stolen and many other important industry news! 

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

May 08 2019

38mins

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Rank #20: Episode 108 – The one about upcoming conventions and KS campaigns.

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In this episode number 108 Ignacy talks about UKGE adventure with cookies. Stephen talks about KS campaign coming in June. Together they discuss about upcoming conventions and changes on the board games market.

BGI: BGG| FB

STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB

PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB

TWITTER:@StrongholdGames | @Trzewik

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com

Jun 12 2019

40mins

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