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On Board Games is about the board game hobby and the supporting industry.

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On Board Games is about the board game hobby and the supporting industry.

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Good show

By Pecktec - May 08 2019
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I had some issues with one particular podcast a while back. But over all the guys do a good job at presenting game information in a fun way.

Fun and relaxing!

By Sambeibei - Mar 31 2016
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The interaction between the hosts and guests are quite fun and very informative!

iTunes Ratings

79 Ratings
Average Ratings
45
16
10
6
2

Good show

By Pecktec - May 08 2019
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I had some issues with one particular podcast a while back. But over all the guys do a good job at presenting game information in a fun way.

Fun and relaxing!

By Sambeibei - Mar 31 2016
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The interaction between the hosts and guests are quite fun and very informative!
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On Board Games

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On Board Games is about the board game hobby and the supporting industry.

Rank #1: OBG 363: GenCon Recap

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In this episode, Adrienne Ezell and Kathleen Mercury talk about their experiences at GenCon 2019       (31:22) After the break, Adrienne and Isaac Shalev talk a little about their GenCon experiences.   (1:11:26) Lastly, Adrienne and Kathleen finish up with more games and merriment from Indianapolis.     Did you know you can pre-order The Artemis Project for deliver to Essen? Head to GrandGamersGuild.com for more information.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Aug 19 2019

1hr 37mins

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Rank #2: OBG 358: Building Blocks

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In this episode, Don talks with Isaac Shalev and Geoff Engelstein about the games they've played lately including:
  • Smartphone Inc.
  • Gentis
  • Escape Plan
  • Escape Room The Game: Murder Mystery
  • Horizons
  • Battle for Paternia
      (22:54) After the break, they talk about categorizing game mechanics and the book they wrote.   Be sure to check out the Pre Order for Endeavor: Age of Expansion.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Jul 15 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #3: OBG 314: Stay Golden, Pony Boy

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In this episode, Isaac talks with Ben Maddox, from the Five Games for Doomsday podcast about games they've played lately, including:
  • Macgyver The Escape Game
  • Coimbra
  • Vacuformed inserts.

Ben Maddox

  (35:35) Next, the duo talk about are we truly in a golden age of board gaming?     Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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Sep 03 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #4: OBG 291: The Perfect Collection

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In this episode, Erik and Isaac talks about games they've played including:
  • Monster Match
  • Morels
  • Gloomhaven
  • Unlock: Island of Dr. Guise
  • Professor Evil and the Citadel of Time
    (30:56) Following that, the duo talk about various collection issues how to cull, and why some games never leave your collection.   (1:13:45) Lastly, Brian Counter takes a look at another Alexa game Shadow Realm.     Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Mar 26 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #5: OBG 321: Dear On Board Games Part II

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In the continuation of episode 319, Don, Bruce, and Kathleen answer more questions from the "Ask On Board Games" mailbag.        Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Oct 22 2018

57mins

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Rank #6: OBG 300: Bare Moan Dogs

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In this celebratory episode, Don, Erik, Isaac, and Bruce talk about 300 episodes and a bit of the history of On Board Games  

Next, the fab four tackle some questions from the "Dear On Board Games" mail bag.

(1:27:06) Lastly, we play some of the congratulatory voicemails we received.

A big THANK YOU to all of our great listeners. We would not be here without you.

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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May 28 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #7: OBG 325d: BGG Con 2018

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It's the final day of the Con and Don and I are beat, but we played a bunch of games   We talk about
  • Aeon's End
  • Grapevine Escape Room
  • Fortune
  • Hail Hydra
  • Witless Wizards
  • Discworld: Ankh-Morpork
  • Western Legends (demo)
  • London Dread
        Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Nov 18 2018

19mins

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Rank #8: OBG 294: At a Crossroads

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In this episode, Don is joined by Nick Mariner and Prof-emeritus Lazer Books himself, Chris Barter, to talk about games they've played lately, including:
  • Flow of History
  • Ascension
  • DC Deck Builder: Teen Titans
  • Can't Stop
  • Sushi Go
  • Noria
  • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
  • Charterstone
    (30:36) Following that, the trio talk about geek intersections in the hobby. How we can nerd out on non-game things.   (1:25:49) Lastly, Brian Counter talks about the Alexa game Wayne Investigation   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Apr 16 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #9: OBG 350: Asymmetry

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In this episode, Isaac takes a look at the Kickstarter project Twisty Little Passages.   Next he talks with Sriraman Subbaraman about games they've played lately, including:
  • Spirit Island
  • Zombie Kidz Evolution
  • Lord of the Rings: Journey to Middle-Earth
    Sriraman Subbaraman     (29:14) After the break, they talk about asymmetrical games.     Be sure to pre-order Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Endangered.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

May 20 2019

1hr 26mins

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Rank #10: OBG 335: Reviews Cubed

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In this episode, Erik, Don, and Adrienne Ezell talk about some games they've played lately including: 

  • Concordia
  • Egizia
  • Lizboa
  • Gloomhaven
  (29:57) Next the trio do a review-a-palooza where they look at:
  • Pacific Victory
  • Carpe Diem
  • Koi
  • Xia
  • Meeple Realty's Xia insert
  • Passing Through Petra
  • Big Dig
  • Cupcake Empire
  • Gaia
  • Escape Room Z
  Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Feb 04 2019

1hr 36mins

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Rank #11: OBG 332: You Don't Know Bruce

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In this episode, Erik and Bruce talk about some games they've played lately (and a con they went to) including: 

  • MAGFest
  • Firefly
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Thanos Rising
  • The Cauldron expansion for SoTM
  • Aeon's End
  • The upcoming Evolution App
  (40:07) Next the duo review the latest Jackbox Party Pack 5 from Jackbox games.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

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Jan 14 2019

1hr 14mins

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Rank #12: OBG 334: Itty Bitty Living Space

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In this episode, Isaac talks to Steven Aramini, designer of Sprawlopolis and others, about some games they've played lately including: 

  • The lastest batch of Exit games
  • Architects of the West Kingdom
  • Untold Adventures Await
  (29:41) Next the duo talk about how to get so much game into so few components.   Animal Kingdom is on Kickstarter until Feb 1. Check it out.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Jan 28 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #13: OBG 333: Hint System and Bottlenecking

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In this episode, Don is joined by Lisa and David Spira, of the Room Escape Artist, to talk about what they've been up to.

Guests: Lisa and David Spira

  (20:01) Next, the trio talk about the wide variety of tabletop escape room experiences.

11 Principles of tabletop escape room design

https://roomescapeartist.com/2018/09/09/11-principles-of-tabletop-escape-game-design/

 

Tale of Ord

https://www.getpostcurious.com/

 

Tabletop Escape Experiences we talked about.

Escape the Room

Escape Room the Game

Exit

Unlock

Deckscape

Stand Alone

Escape the Crate

Cypher House

Mysterious Package Company

Lock Paper Scissors

Subscription Services

Dispatch by Breakout

Hunt a Killer

Finders Seekers

Makerspace

Sparkfun

https://www.sparkfun.com Prototype Harp

Thingiverse Room Escape (TRE) Starthttps://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3095690

Postcards

Cryptogram Puzzle Post

Enigma Emporium

Non Escape Room board games

Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

Tales of the Mythos

Detective the Modern Crime Board Game

Time Stories

Escape Tales     Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

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Jan 21 2019

1hr 40mins

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Rank #14: OBG 325a: BGG Con 2018

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In this first episode of our BGG coverage, Erik and Don talk about what they've been played and seen including:
  • Gaslands
  • 5-Minute Marvel
  • Fallout
  • and more
      Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

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Nov 15 2018

12mins

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Rank #15: OBG 347: It's Epic!

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In this episode, Don and Erik are joined by the Podfather himself, Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold Games to talk about games they've played lately including:
  • Isn't That Clever
  • A whole bunch of upcoming Stronghold games
  • La Granja: No Siesta
  • Terraforming Mars
  • Victory WWII 2nd edition
  • Gloomhaven
  • Midara
  • Merchants of Araby
  • Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr
      (26:25) After the break, they dive deeper into their Triple Play category:Epic games!     Be sure to pre-order Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Endangered.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

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Apr 29 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #16: OBG 338: A Seat at the Table

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In this episode, Isaac and Adrienne talk with Sara Perry about games they've played lately, including:

  • Arkham Horror the card game
  • Gloomhaven
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse
  • Dragonfire
  • 7th Continent
  • Beasts of Balance
  • Catch the Moon
  • Ancient Artifacts
  • Nemesis
  (29:26) Next, they talk about inclusion at the game table and what can be done to promote it.   Be sure to check out the pre-order of Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Shikoku.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

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Feb 25 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #17: OBG 351: Pros on Cons

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In this episode, Don and Erik talk about going to conventions both from a publisher and an attendee perspective.       (34:50) After the break, Erik and Adrienne Ezell talk about their experiences at Geekway to the West 2019.     Be sure to pre-order Grand Gamers Guild's latest offering Endangered.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

May 27 2019

1hr

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Rank #18: OBG 304: Gaming in Israel

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In this episode,Erik talks briefly about his appearance on the Analog Gamer's Podcast.  

Next, Isaac talks with Lior Keinan about Kickstarter and after Kickstarter as well as the gaming scene in Israel.

(54:55) Lastly, Brian Counter tells us about a couple of more Alexa games: End Zone Football and Superhero Builder.

Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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Jun 25 2018

59mins

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Rank #19: OBG 312: Not a White Guy or a Sheep

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In this episode, Donald talks with Adrienne Ezell and Sarah Ovenall about what they've played lately.  

Adrienne Ezell

 Sarah Ovenall (24:28) Next, the trio discuss inclusiveness in gaming.   (1:08:08) Lastly, Erik and Bruce do a review-a-palooza talking about:
  • Sonar
  • Monster Crunch
  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • 5 Minute Marvel
  • Sentinels of the Multiverse: Oblivaeon
  Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

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Aug 20 2018

2hr 10mins

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Rank #20: OBG 370: Schlock or Sherlock

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In this episode, Don talks with Manda and Errol from the Room Escape Divas about games they've played lately, including:
  • Catan
  • Gloomhaven
  • Pandemic Legacy
  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective
  • Tales of Ord
  • Betrayal Legacy
  • Chronicles of Crime
       (28:45) After the break, the three do a Triple-Play about mystery games.     Be sure to check out the pre-order option with Essen pick up at Grand Gamers Guild.   Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/

On Board Games is a proud member of the Punch Board Media Group.

Patreon account: http://www.patreon.com/obgTwitter: @onboardgames RSS Feed: http://onboardgames.libsyn.com/rssEmail us: onboardgamesmailbag@gmail.com On Board Games Guild at Board Game Geek

Oct 07 2019

2hr 6mins

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