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Author Episodes

Dec. 1, 2022

Interview with author Mary Pilon

In this episode, author Mary Pilon joins me to talk about her amazing book, The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game. It is one of my favorite books about board game history. Ma...

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Jan. 10, 2022

Interview with Author Ben Hoppe

In this episode, author Ben Hoppe joins me. He wrote the book, The Beginner's Board Game Bible . It helps you to understand where to start with gaming, and how some great games to try out. We talk about taking …

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Nov. 1, 2021

Interview with Phil Orbanes

In this episode, I was joined by a legend of the industry, Phil Orbanes. He started in the industry while in college and sold his first company. Then, he worked for Parker Brothers for over 10 years as a Senior …

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Aug. 20, 2021

Interview with Erik Arneson

In this episode, I allow yet ANOTHER Green Bay Packers fan onto the show. Erik Arneson, part owner of the Packers, and I talk about his fantastic book, How to Host a Game Night, the importance of keeping your game …

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Aug. 6, 2021

Another Interview with Joe Slack

Joe Slack, from Crazy Like a Box, returns to the show to talk about Expansions: how to market them differently than base games, the different types of expansions, and finding your niche. Joe has an expansion coming to Kicksta...

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June 28, 2021

Interview with Steven Lentz

Steven Lentz is the father of two board gamers in training. He wrote a book, The Guide to Board Gaming: Getting Past Candyland, in which he talks about how to get your little ones interested in board games. His "unlocking" …

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June 9, 2021

Interview with John-Michael Gariepy

Fellow board game reading nerd John-Michael Gariepy joins me in this episode. We talk about how there needs to be more books about board games that are not chess, his Kickstarter for his book Winning Streak, losing at Splendo...

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March 12, 2021

Interview with Joe Slack

In this episode, Joe Slack of Board Game Design Course (among many other things) drops by to talk lunch time games. Joe is also an author of three great books (two fo which I can vouch for, I need to …

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Feb. 19, 2021

Interview with Erin Dean

In 2018, Erin Dean interviewed over 50 game designers and compiled all the interviews into a smashing success Kickstarter campaign. The result, For the Love of Board Games ! This fantastic book became the bedtime story I read...

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