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Episodes

Jan. 29, 2023

Interview with Chelsea Schwartz from The OP

In this episode, Chelsea Schwartz joins me. She has an incredible job title of Hobby Marketing and Influencer Specialist at The OP. She and I have a lot of fun chatting about IP games. The Good ones. Some bad. We …

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Jan. 12, 2023

King of New York

I have never, and will never, hide my love of King of Tokyo. A short four years later, the sequel game was released. King of New York elevates its predecessor's gameplay. The character packs I talked about in the King …

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Jan. 5, 2023

The Godfather: Last Family Standing

In my house, we are huge fans of The Godfather trilogy. We have watched it twice in two years. When an ad banner came up to announce a new Godfather game, I clicked over to Target.com and bought it. It …

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Dec. 15, 2022

Interview with Doreen DiCreccio from Mom's Choice Award

This will be a more unconventional episode of Eat Lunch and Board Game. I am joined this episode by Doreen DiCreccio from Mom’s Choice Awards. She and I talk about what the award is, how to get it, some past …

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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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Nov. 17, 2022

Ticket to Ride: San Francisco by Days of Wonder

In this episode, I take a look at the latest from Alan R. Moon and Ticket to Ride, San Francisco. I give a brief how-to, you can always catch a more in depth review of T2R on the original episode …

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Nov. 10, 2022

Corpse Cat

In this episode, I take a deeper dive into Corpse Cat. I recently interviewed Colby Lippincott from Lab Rat Games, who published this amazing game. From the start, you are drawn to this game by its wooden coffin box. Then, …

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Nov. 3, 2022

Dualing Dice

In this episode, I talk about my new favorite dice game, Dualing Dice, by Mythica Gaming. Do not be swayed by its lack of rating on Board Game Geek, the game is very new. What should sway you is, I …

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Oct. 27, 2022

Interview with game producer Colby Lippincott

In this episode, Colby Lippincott joins me to talk about making his company's game at his houe. It is the unforgiving game, Corpse Cat, by Labrat Games. You can, and should, pick up a copy from their Etsy store: LabRatGames

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Oct. 13, 2022

Wits & Wagers

I put a call out to you, the listeners, for a game that I should try at lunch. Kev Con answered the call with the suggestion of Wits & Wagers . So, I tracked down a copy, took it to …

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Oct. 6, 2022

Interview with board game entrepreneur Chris Backe

In this episode, I am joined by Chris Backe. Like me, Chris does multiple things for the gaming community. We talk about the usual topics, as well as his two websites that he is working on to benefit the community: …

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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 all time favorite games, Champions of Midgard. I will be doing an …

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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 Johan Mogendorff's orignal game. There have been some newer versions, some of which I have procured...

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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 coming up in my reading about board games, so I felt compelled to track it down. Masterpiece …

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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 it says on the box) revolves around the prisoner's dilemma . This makes for fun playing and some...

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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 Board Game Education ( and its "sequel" ), and how he reads probably as much …

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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 in common. She joins me this episode and we talk the usual stuff. …

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July 6, 2022

Interview with Amigo Games' COO Alex Yeager

Alex Yeager joins me in this episode. We talk about his history in the gaming community. His first Kickstarter was Steve Jackson's OGRE, way back in 2012. Alex talks about board gaming trifectas that he has accomplished that ...

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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 once. Nick seal, well, he has. Twice! Hear this, and more, and this episode. …

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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 that I have read. I finally found the copy I was looking for, and then I finally …

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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 better. Sounds like bridge building to me! His team does this by gamification. He is also the ho...

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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 convention in St. Louis. We decided to do the interview at Geekway one evening to get …

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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 and do on The Game Crafter. He also has a Crowd Sale coming (we talk …

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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 that point on, I have been hooked. Martin and I talked solo gaming, shelves of shame, and …

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