Bringing your office together through board games at lunch.

Episodes

Aug. 11, 2022

Interview with Ole Steiness

I got up at 4:45am local time to interview Ole Steiness who lives 7 hours ahead of me in Denmark. He is the designer of one of my…

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Aug. 4, 2022

Stratego

Stratego is a classic 2-player capture the flag game that is almost 80 years old. It has had little to no changes from Jaques Joh…

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July 28, 2022

Masterpiece (1970)

When I read or hear about a certain game from more than two sources or more, there is usually good reason. Masterpiece kept comin…

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July 21, 2022

The Alpha by Bicylce Games

The Alpha is a surprisingly amazing game from a company typically known for making playing cards. This "Light Strategy Game" (as …

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July 13, 2022

Interview with author Jeffrey Hinebaugh

In this episode, Jeffrey Hinebaugh, a lawyer by day and a board game book author by night, joins me to talk about his book, A Boa…

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July 10, 2022

Interview with FB Page Moderator Krista DiGloria

Krista DiGloria met by chance on Facebook. She is the moderator for a FB group in which I am a member. Turns out, we have a lot i…

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July 6, 2022

Interview with Amigo Games' COO Alex Yager

Alex Yager joins me in this episode. We talk about his history in the gaming community. His first Kickstarter was Steve Jackson's…

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June 19, 2022

Interview with Nick Seal Director of Games for KantCon

Now I know that I have a boardgame problem but I have never tested this space available in my car from buying two many games at o…

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June 4, 2022

Acquire

Sid Sackson's seminal game, Acquire, has made many lists of top games. It has been mentioned in almost every book on board gaming…

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May 27, 2022

Interview with Craig Smith from THE Big Picture People

Craig Smith owns The Big Picture People. He and his team help companies to get their employees better engaged and to communicate …

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May 24, 2022

Interview with Youth Pastor Phill Wamser

In this episode, I talk with Phill Wamser. We met while running a booth together at Geekway to the West, the local board game con…

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May 11, 2022

Interview with The Game Crafter Founder JT Smith

JT Smith joins me on this episode to talk the usual gaming questions. We also chat about all the amazing things that you can find…

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May 7, 2022

Interview with Martin Gonzalvez

I first heard Martin Gonzalvez talk on another board game podcast. He talked about the print and play scene in board gaming. From…

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April 27, 2022

Interview with Board Game Museum Host Norm Hastings

Norm Hastings really loves older games. He found that there was no content for these older games. So, Norm fixed that problem by …

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April 20, 2022

Interview with Catan Studio CEO Pete Fenlon

In this episode, we might actually get a definitive answer on how to pronounce The Settlers of Catan. Pete tells amazing stories …

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April 12, 2022

Interview with John Garcia

In this episode, John Garcia joins me to talk about his board game, Table Golf Association . It is an incredibly huge wooden hex-…

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April 1, 2022

Interview with Arwen Kathke

Arwen Kathke, a fellow board gaming podcaster , stops by the show to answer the usual questions. Along the way, we discuss our ev…

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March 27, 2022

Guillotine

Guillotine came to my attention after reading The 100 Best Family Games . Luckily, our neighbor knew, loved, and had the game. Sh…

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March 22, 2022

No Thanks!

No Thanks! is a quick game that will stretch your brain and test your risk-taking versus aversion. There are only 33 cards in thi…

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March 16, 2022

Interview with Board Game Design Lab host Gabe Barrett

Gabe Barrett joins me in this episode, all the way from Honduras. We talk about how the gaming landscape has changed over the pan…

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March 7, 2022

Simply Suspects: The Game of Suspicion and Betrayal

Another game thought I procured at the suggestion of a guest. Simply Suspects is a definite game to play over a lunch hour. It ta…

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Feb. 21, 2022

Interview with Joan "The Gamesmistress" Moriarity

In this episode, I am joined by Game Sommelier Joan Moriarity. She works at the Toronto game cafe, Snakes & Lattes, where she tri…

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Feb. 13, 2022

Interview with Daniel Jose Ruiz

In this episode, I am joined by Daniel Jose Ruiz. I came across his article " Dragons are for White Kids with Money : On the Fric…

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Feb. 6, 2022

Endless Games: AKA, 60 Second Slam, Everybody Knows, & Horror Trivia

While the party game genre is not my forte, I do like them for their approachability, light ruleset, and quick playtime. In this …

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