Rank #1: TDT # 618 - Live from Gen Con 2019!
In this episode, Crystal, Mandi, Suzanne, Zee, and the Brother Murph all join in for our annual live show at Gen Con 2019! We start by talking about some recent games that we've played, then invite several publishers on for some cool game announcements! Buonocore shows up for some mayhem, and the show ends with a contest of champions! Thanks to Stronghold Games for sponsoring our show.
Rank #2: TDT # 617 - Gen Con 2019 Preview
In this episode, all four hosts join together for a supersized episode in which we talk about all the upcoming releases at Gen Con 2019!
We talk about where we'll be at the con (don't miss booth 2023!), and our opinions on various games.
Due to the upcoming convention, we decided to release this one a bit early.
Thanks to www.boardgamegeek.com and Eric Martin for putting together the list we used! See it here:https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geekpreview/13/gen-con-2019-preview
Rank #3: TDT - Episode # 310 - Deckbuilding Games
In this show, we talk about a pile of expansions, Wasabi, Bang, and Antike Duellum. We answer a pile of questions - such as where the modern day boardgaming movement began, what we think about feeding people, and more! Finally, we end the show with our top ten deckbuilding games!
Rank #4: TDT # 470 - Games that Stress us Out!
In this episode, we take a look at Seafall, Mansions of Madness, Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu, and Fantahzee. We hear a tale of Horror, from several of our contributor, and then end the show with our top ten stressful games!
Rank #5: TDT # 586 - Best of 2018
In this show, we take a look back at the year 2018 for board gaming! We discuss the year as a whole, talk about our favorite art in games, our favorite expansion, our favorite reprint, our favorite cooperative game, and more! We end the show with our top ten games of the year!
Also, Merry Christmas!
Rank #6: TDT # 488 - Looking back at 2016
In this show, we talk about Great Western Trail, Deep Sea Adventure, No Siesta, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the Past, Gooseberry, and the Pokemon trading card game. We also here a tale of Horror, a tale of Sadness, and a tale of Amazement! Finally, we completely clear out our question queue!
Rank #7: TDT # 462 - Best Medieval Games
Huzzah! In this pre-Origins 2016 episode, Eric and Tom talk about Guilds of London, Council of Four, IceCool, and Box of Rocks. We hear from a TON of our contributors, from Takenoko to Um Reifenbreite to Imperial Settlers. A harrowing tale of treachery is told, and we talk about our favorite ten medieval themed games. But we don't end there, and finish with a question of the week IN THE SAME EPISODE.
Rank #8: TDT # 523 - Creative People (with Rebecca Thomason)
In this show, we are joined by Rebecca Thomason and talk about Wizards Wanted, Paper Tales, Bob Ross: the Game of Chill, Potion Explosion Fifth Ingredient, Orleans Trade & Intrigue, and Rialto. We also hear a tale of hurricanes, how to learn games from Geoff, and answer a few questions, including how to house rule games. Finally, we talk about our favorite games for creative people.
Rank #9: TDT # 554 - Games that teach History
In this show, we talk about Mistborn, Queensdale, Incorporated, Space Base, Pass the Pandas, and Felicity: The Cat in the Sack. Travis Chance from Kolossal Games comes on and talks about what it's like to start a company from scratch, and we hear another tale of Horror. Finally, we end the show with our top ten games to teach History!
Rank #10: TDT # 497 - Space Games
In this episode, we talk about Gloomhaven, Isle of Monsters, Wind the Film!, Mint Works, answer a few questions, and hear a tale of horror. We end the show with our top ten space games!
Rank #11: TDT - Episode # 335 - The Best and Worst of 2013, part 1
We kick off the first half of our mega show, in which we take a detailed look at the year 2013 - in regards to gaming. Joined by a host of contributors, we talk about the year as a whole, the biggest news stories of the year, our biggest positive suprises, the biggest dissapointments, the games with the best components and those with the best artwork, the best card games, the best party games, the best kids games, and the best family games. Whew - what a year!
Rank #12: TDT # 529 - Best of Essen 2017
In this show, we talk about Richard the Lionheart, Indian Summer, Space Freaks, Wasteland Express Delivery Service, Meeple Circus, and Pyramid of the Sun. We hear a tale of mystery, and end the show with our top ten experiences of the huge Spiel fair at Essen 2017.
Rank #13: TDT # 496 - Not Enough!
In this show, we talk about Bear Valley, Tricky Track, Picassimo, Castles of Calandale, Lady Richmond, and a chess tournament! We hear a tale of horror, a tale of friendship, a biography of a boardgame, competing opinions on Dungeon, and answer questions! Finally, we end the show talking about when components to a game turn us off from playing it!
Rank #14: TDT # 493 - Best of 2002
In this show, we talk about New York Slice, Papa Paolo, Second Tide, Ave Roma, Ghostel, and Ta Yu. We hear a Battlestar Galactica Tale of Betrayal (although not the way you think), talk about snacks and lack of dice in games, and end the show with a fifteen year look back at 2002, and our favorite games from that year.
Rank #15: TDT # 471 - Go To Games
In this episode, we talk about
The Networks, Play Me, (The King’s Men), Exposed, Ticket to Ride: Rails and Sails, Klank, and Tavurua. Mr. Counter takes a look at Emerald, Eric tries to guess favorite games of college students, a tale of Treachery is spun, and we talk about press-your-luck games. Finally, we end the show talking about what our go-to game is when traveling.
Rank #16: TDT # 553 - Stop, Drop, and Scrape
In this show, we talk about Dr. Beaker, Die Horbies, Drop It, Monster Trap, Stop Thief, and Decrypto. We also look at some classic games, like High Society and Indigo; and discuss the effect of hype on us as gaming consumers!
Rank #17: TDT # 443 - Best Games of 2001
In this show, we talk about Dark Age Z, Mangrovia, Star Wars: Rebellion, Skyway Robbery, Healthy Heart Hospital, and the Splendor iOS. We also answer a pile of questions, and finish the show taking a look back 15 years ago at the best games from 2001.
Rank #18: TDT # 459 - Amazing card art
In this episode, we talk about Star Trek: Frontiers, Linkee, Happy Pigs, Legends of Draxia, Tichu, Escape from the Aliens in Outer Space, and Ladies and Gentlemen. We are joined by special guest Jorge Garcia (Lost, Hawaii 5-0) and talk about his gaming past and treacheries. We finally hear from Greg about the Gathering, listen to Geoff stir up a ruckuss, hear a tale of Amazement, and more! Finally, we end this extra-long show with our top ten games with amazing card art.
Rank #19: TDT # 536 - Best of 2013 (Five Years Ago)
In this show, we talk about Stuffed Fables, Gaia Project, Majesty for the Realm, Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea, Yokohama, and Grimm Forest! Tom also introduces our 2018 Kickstarter, starting this Thursday, we listen to a GameTek and a tale of Amazement, and answer several questions. Finally, we follow our annual tradition of going back five years and revisiting our favorite games from 2013!
Rank #20: Secret Cabal Express # 16 - Gen Con 2016 Preview, part 1
Hey now, it's part one of our two part episode in which we preview GenCon 2016! We answer questions about the convention, and go over a huge pile of games releasing at the fair!
You aren't seeing things, we decided to put the Cabal's show on our feed for convenience!