The What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing (board games)

Please join Patrick and Brandon as they sit and chat with one of the Nights at the Game Table and the driving force behind Path of Play, Mike Primeau.

Direct download: 044_mike-path_of_play.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:00pm CDT

Week 154

Announcements :24


  • Cancelling of the Patreon


The Thing With That Is with Chad McCallum 2:35


  • This War of Mine


Patrick Hillier, the Over the Hillier Gamer 8:22


  • This week Patrick talks about the next game by Mac Gerts changing up the Concordia player card method into a shipping themed game of Transalantic.  Along this same theme he also checks out the next Reiner Stockhausen game Altiplano base on the bag building Oreleans - changed to an alpaca theme with other mechanical differences.


Spotlight On…. With Eric Buscemi 15:28


  • Kanban
  • Fugitive
  • Alien Artifacts
  • ***Whistle Stop***


The Eric Booth Reviews 28:28


  • UPDATE on life


Learning From and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 31:20


  • Online:
  • Tash-Kalar
  • Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
  • Kanban: Automotive Revolution
  • Offline:
  • Paris Connection
  • Shipyard
  • Ex Libris
  • FUSE
  • Roll Through the Ages: The Bronze Age
  • Little Devils
  • Betrayal At Baldur's Gate
  • Custom Heroes
  • PitchCar
  • The Expanse Board Game
  • The Dice Tower Cruise
  • Rock Paper Wizard
  • Sticky Chameleons
  • Tumblin' Dice
  • Meeple Circus
  • Dragon Castle
  • Pulsar 2849
  • Animals on Board
  • Dice Forge
  • Scott Nicholson's Game Design Workshop (kids making Galactic Shipyard and Seed Friends)
  • Spirit Island
  • Altiplano
  • Clank! In Space
  • Indian Summer
  • *Christmas Tree
  • Nusfjord
  • Bunny Kingdom
  • Can't Stop
  • Flick Em Up
  • *Otys
  • Lost Expedition
  • *Agra
  • The Gaia Project
  • Photosynthesis
  • Merlin
  • *Speechless
  • Smile
  • Herbaceous
  • Rory's Story Cubes: Doctor Who
  • Onirim
  • Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game
  • **Civilization: A New Dawn**


Brandon & Kerensa Babble 1:01:19


  • My Favorite Murder
  • Coup
  • Power Grid
  • The Bottle Imp
  • Majesty For the Realm
  • Sticky Chameleons
  • Azul
  • Khan of Khans
  • Aquarius
  • Sentient
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn
  • Memoarrrr!
  • ***Pie Town***


Outro 1:39:12

End 1:40:29

Direct download: Week_154.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:09pm CDT

Join Patrick Hillier & Eric Buscemi as they welcome one half of the Dukes, and the new Chief Noisemaker from Grey Fox Games.


Direct download: 43_alex_goldsmith.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 10:26pm CDT

Week 153

Intro :27



Highlights of the Week with Johannes Lindrupsen 2:51



The Thing With That Is….with Chad McCallum 13:43



Aaron Gets Yelled At By the Internet 19:49


  • RPGs are Better than Board Games


The Over the Hillier Gamer, Patrick Hillier 33:30


  • Indian Summer
  • App Sales:


Learning from and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 47:18


  • Online:
  • Concordia
  • Offline:


The Role Playing Segment with Craig Marks 1:04:12


  • Trying a One Shot RPG vs Scheduling a Campaign


Spotlight On…. with Eric Buscemi 1:08:54


  • Pax Unplugged 2017
  • DEMOS!!
  • Kids Day Sunday


The Other Leg with Marc Gurwitz 1:24:42


  • Oligopoly


Kerensa and Brandon Babble 1:26:44



Outro 1:51:10

End 1:52:27

Direct download: Week_153.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 7:06pm CDT

Please join Patrick Hillier and Brandon Kempf as they sit down and chat with Chris Darden, game designer, game player & one of the organizers of Geekway to the West, the best convention in all the land. 

Direct download: 042-darden-final.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:57pm CDT

Week 152


The Thing With That Is with Chad McCallum :24

Patrick Hillier, The Over the Hillier Gamer 4:17


  • He rounds out his segment with discussion of the new Cottage Garden app by Digidiced and prep for Board Game Geek Convention in Dallas Texas.


The Other Leg with Marc Gurwitz 10:53

  • Bojack Horsman the Game

Learning From and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 13:36

  • Online:
  • Targi
  • Carcassonne
  • The Cubist Extra Life Marathon
  • The Voyages of Marco Polo
  • Bruxelles 1893
  • Through the Ages App
  • Offline:
  • Clans of Caledonia
  • 7 Wonders
  • San Francisco Cable Car
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
  • Harry Potter: Magical Beasts Boardgame
  • Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 (no spoilers)
  • Ex Libris
  • Sagrada
  • Sidereal Confluence
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Ice Cool
  • Fields of Arle
  • Trains: Rising Sun
  • Kodama: The Tree Spirits
  • *Meeple Circus (vs Junk Art)
  • Sentient
  • Flipships
  • Connect 4
  • Terraforming Mars + Hellas
  • Running a big charity game night at work
    - America, Santorini, Dokmus, Resistance Avalon, Codenames, Codenames Pictures, Loopin' Chewie, Ice Cool, Junk Art, Catan, Stone Age, Celestia, For Sale, Star Wars Risk

The Cubist Corner with Bill Corey Jr 29:46

  • BGG Con

Systems Mastery with Craig Marks 40:54

  • Tips for running your first session

Essen West III Thoughts 50:16

  • Brad
  • Matt
  • Gerry
  • Randall
  • Louisa

Kerensa and Brandon Babble(this may be long) 1:07:55

  • Azul
  • Majesty: For the Realm
  • Modern Art(GeGe Games Edition)
  • Ex Libris
  • The Fox in the Forest
  • Whistle Stop
  • 7 Wonders
  • Clans of Caledonia
  • Tagiron
  • Ticket to Ride: France
  • Indian Summer
  • NMBR 9

Outtro 4:46:17

End 1:47:33

Direct download: Week_152.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:53pm CDT

WDYPTW Special, ft Johannes of Board Gaming Ramblings




Johannes in the Car


David Chircop Petrichor


Charles Amir Pirre- Super Meeple(Amun Re The Card Game)


Grzegorz Kobiela and Uwe Rosenberg - Nusfjord


Alessandro Pra - Horrible Games (Dragon Castle)


Direct download: Essen_coverage_-_Part_1_Final.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:21pm CDT

Week 151

What doth yonder participation trumpet weekly?




Learning From And Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 4:17

  • Online:
  • The Voyages of Marco Polo
  • Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization app
  • Offline:
  • TIME Stories (Asylum)
  • Imperial Settlers + Why Can't We Be Friends
  • Takenoko
  • Junk Art
  • Santorini
  • San Francisco Cable Car Company
  • Jamaica



  • Finca
  • Loopin Chewie
  • Terra Mystica
  • Lorenzo Il Magnifico
  • Signorie
  • Fabled Fruit
  • Valletta
  • Lunarchitects
  • FUSE
  • Scythe + Invaders from Afar
  • Onirim
  • Mechs vs Minions #5
  • Galaxy Trucker
  • Clans of Caledonia
  • Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
  • Harry Potter Magical Beasts Game




Spotlight On…. with Eric Buscemi 23:07

  • Summit: The Board Game
  • Crossfire
  • Scott Pilgrim’s Precious LIttle Card Game
  • Voyages of Marco Polo
  • Mars Open
  • Legends of Sleepy Hollow
  • Best Treehouse Ever: Forest of Fun




Aaron Gets Yelled At By The Internet 35:49

  • Board Games
  • RPGs
  • Let’s yell at Aaron!!!
  • #AaronIsWrong


The Cubist Corner with Bill Corey Jr 42:17

  • Extra Life 2017
  • Live Stream 10/31/2017
  • Planning an Extra Life Live Stream


Kerensa and Brandon Babble 56:43

  • Manhattan
  • Mississippi Queen
  • Carcassonne
  • The Chameleon x13



  • Topito
  • Flatline
  • Best Treehouse Ever: Forest of Fun
  • Whistle Stop




Patrick Hillier, the Over the Hillier Gamer 1:23:42


Outro 1:32:18

Direct download: Week_151.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:00pm CDT

Join Patrick as he sits and chats with Isaac Shalev, host of On Board Games Crowdfunding Edition & game designer.



Direct download: Isaac_Shalev_Complete.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

Join Patrick Hillier as he sits down with Chris Kirkman of Dice Hate Me Games as they discuss Halloween and Sleepy Hollow, the upcoming Kickstarter from Dice Hate Me Games which launches on 10/17/17 at 11 am Eastern on Kickstarter!

Direct download: Kirkman_Sleepy_Hollow_Final_Mix.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 5:00am CDT