What Did You Play This Week Productions (board games)

Join Chris Wray and Brandon Kempf as they journey through the winners of the prestigious Spiel des Jahres Award. This week they tackle the beginnings, 1979 - 1989.

1979 - Hare & Tortoise

1980 - Rummikub

1981 - Focus

1982 - Enchanted Forest

1983 - Scotland Yard

1984 - Dampfross

1985 - Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective

1986 - Heimlich & Co

1987 - Auf Achse

1988 - Barbarossa

1989 - Cafe International

 

Direct download: SDJ_1979_-_1989.output.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 7:00am CDT

Week 164

Intro

Brandon Babbles 1:01

  • Carcassonne Amazonas
  • The Mind
  • Skull
  • Coloretto
  • Karuba The Card Game
  • Who Did It?
  • Zooloretto
  • Super Secret Game That I Can’t Talk About Yet
  • Medici
  • Keltis Das Kartenspiel
  • Kingdoms
  • Targi
  • Lost Cities To Go
  • Azul
  • Winners Circle
  • Kerala
  • Downforce
  • Tiki Topple
  • Manhattan

The Thing With That Is witch Chad McCallum 15:01

  • Decrypto

The Board Game Challeged with Denman Scofield 19:53

  • Retro Loonacy     
  • Circle the Wagons     
  • Limes     
  • Avignon: A Clash of Popes     
  • Bomb Squad     
  • The Castles of Burgundy     
  • Finished!     
  • Fugitive
  • Heaven & Ale     
  • Herbalism     
  • Pentaquark     
  • At the Gates of Loyang     
  • Bora Bora     
  • Bruxelles 1893     
  • Bus     
  • Byzanz     
  • Century: Spice Road     
  • Council of Verona     
  • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong     
  • Exit: The Game – The Secret Lab     
  • Kamisado     
  • Kingsburg (Second Edition)     
  • Lords of Scotland     
  • PAX     
  • Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island     
  • Russian Railroads     
  • Saint Petersburg (second edition)     
  • Santo Domingo     
  • De Stijl     
  • Tybor der Baumeister   

Patrick Hillier, The Over the Hillier Gamer 39:34

  • Chicken Caesar
  • Startups
  • Medici
  • Downforce
  • Monikers
  • Concordia
  • Hang on Harvey!
  • Meow
  • Qwirkle
  • Rock Me Archimedes
  • The Fox in the Forest
  • High Society
  • BONK
  • Alien Frontiers
  • Glory to Rome - Original
  • Talo
  • Dice City
  • Sagrada
  • Flash Point: Fire Rescue 2nd story and Tragic Events Deck
  • Seikatsu
  • Castles of Mad King Ludwig

Learning From and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 53:36

  • Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
  • The Ladybug's Costume Party
  • Sagrada
  • Potlatch: A Game About Economics
  • Problem Picnic: Attack of the Ants
  • Codenames: Pictures
  • Oh My Goods!
  • Favelas
  • Rhino Hero: Super Battle
  • Game of Thrones: The Iron Throne
  • Pandemic: Rising Tide
  • Ginkgopolis
  • Onirim
  • Rolling America
  • Alex's Mega Man Game: Mega Man 2
  • Snowdonia
  • Kanban: Automotive Revolution
  • Sylvion
  • Nautilion
  • Discoveries
  • John Company
  • Noxford
  • Mega Man: The Board Game



Direct download: Week_164_2.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 7:57pm CDT

Week 163

Spotlight On…. With Eric Buscemi :29

  • Fireball Island talk with JR Honeycutt of Restoration Games

The Board Game Challenge with Denman Scofield 11:29

The Thing With That Is 31:10

  • Burgle Bros

The Over the Hillier Gamer, Patrick Hillier 35:29

  • Paramedics: Clear! - Smirk & Dagger
  • Exit: The Secret Lab
  • Cribbage
  • Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
  • Roll Player: Monsters & Minions
  • Unlock: The Formula
  • Exit: The Pharaoh's Tomb
  • Exit: Secret Lab
  • Escape the Room: Mystery at Stargazer’s Manor

Learning From and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 50:07

  • Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization app
  • *Castell*
  • Spirit Island + promo spirit
  • The Networks
  • Roll for It! Deluxe
  • Ice Cool
  • Kingdom Builder
  • Lisboa
  • Queendomino
  • Transatlantic
  • John Company
  • Alex's Mega Man Card Game
  • *Fireball Island at Snakes and Lattes Midtown*

Kerensa and Brandon Babble 1:06:39

  • Moon City Con Wrap Up

Board Game Breakdown with Joshua Acosta 1:33:23

  • Chess
  • The Great Zimbabwe
  • Card City XL
  • The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game
  • Lisboa
  • Chicago Express (formerly Wabash Cannonball)
  • Tesla vs. Edison: Powering Up!
Direct download: Week_163.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:51pm CDT

This week, Kerensa, Chris, John and Brandon sit back and they discuss board game themes. This was brought about from listening to a couple older shows from Mark Johnson's wonderful Board Games to Go podcast. Episode 104: Board Game Themes and Episode 125: Board Game Themes for Grown Ups 

Direct download: Capital_City_Cardboard_Critics_3_Final.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:00pm CDT

Week 162

Board Game Breakdown with Joshua Acosta :29

  • T.I.M.E Stories (no Spoilers)
  • Sheriff of Nottingham
  • Bohnanza The Duel
  • Lemonade Stand
  • Last Will
  • Viticulture
  • Feudum
  • Captive

 

 

Board Gaming Challenged with Denman Scofield 24:17

  • Hanabi
  • Circle the Wagons
  • Clans of Caledonia
  • Finished!
  • The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire
  • Okey Dokey
  • Santorini
  • Sid Meier's Civilization: A New Dawn
  • Sunset Over Water
  • The Bloody Inn
  • Exit: The Game – The Pharaoh's Tomb
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Jaipur
  • The Lost Expedition
  • Manila
  • Odin's Ravens (second edition)
  • ORC
  • Parade
  • Petrichor
  • Pi mal Pflaumen
  • The Pillars of the Earth
  • Red7
  • The Shipwreck Arcana
  • Spirit Island
  • Ulm
  • Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
  • Coffee Roaster

The Over the Hillier Gamer, Patrick Hillier 47:33

  • Agra
  • Telestrations
  • Say Anything
  • Caylus
  • Qwixx
  • Stone Age
  • Ora et Labora
  • Gloomhaven

Spotlight On…. with Eric Buscemi 1:01:36

  • Culling a Collection G2S Style

Learning From and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 1:12:55

  • Online:
  • Terra Mystica
  • Castles of Burgundy
  • Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization app
  • Offline:
  • Calimala
  • Stuffed Fables
  • Sticky Chameleons
  • Rock, Paper, Wizard
  • Santorini
  • Concordia + Aegyptus
  • Piggyback Brigade
  • Smile
  • For Sale
  • PitchCar
  • Meeple Circus
  • Rising Sun as a family
  • The Palace of Mad King Ludwig
  • Herbaceous
  • BreakoutCon!
  • Gaia Project
  • Scythe + *The Wind Gambit*
  • Taluva + expansion
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • *Sakura*
  • Sidereal Confluence: Trading and Negotiation in the Elysian Quadrant
  • *For-Ex*
  • Kids Table Boardgaming + Boardgame Bento
  • Transatlantic
  • Rising Sun
  • Post:
  • Queendomino
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
  • Pictopia Star Wars Edition
  • *Round House* KS now: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/deepwatergames/mystery-of-the-temples
  • Castell
  • Bounce-Off!
  • The Grimm Forest
  • Ex Libris
  • Celestia
  • Doctor Who: Time of the Daleks (new solo)
  • Navegador
  • Spirit Island + promo spirit

Kerensa and Brandon Babble 1:40:40

  • SDJ Winners played
  • Wonderland
  • Manhattan
  • Swedish Death Cleaning and your board game collection





Direct download: Week_162.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 7:13pm CDT

Please join Patrick and Matthew Franz as they put Shaun and Michelle from the All the Bits Podcast on the hot seat. 

 

 

Direct download: all_the_bits_final.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:00pm CDT

Week 161

 

The Thing With That Is with Chad McCallum :29

 

  • Kingdom Death Monster

 

The Board Game Challenged with Denman Scofield 11:11

 

  • Pentaquark     
  • Azul     
  • Limes     
  • Finished!     
  • Hanabi     
  • Heaven & Ale     
  • Kakerlakenpoker Royal     
  • Kingsburg (Second Edition)     
  • The Lost Expedition     
  • NMBR 9     
  • Seeland     
  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases     
  • Spirit Island     
  • The Bloody Inn     
  • Bora Bora     
  • Bruges     
  • The Castles of Burgundy: The Dice Game     
  • Caverna: Cave vs Cave     
  • Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure     
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Lisboa     
  • The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire     
  • Pi mal Pflaumen
  • Yspahan
  • Unlock! The House on the Hill     
  • Unlock! The Nautilus' Traps    
  • Exit: The Game – The Abandoned Cabin

 

Kerensa and Brandon Babble 30:09

 

  • Voodoo Prince
  • Wizard Extreme
  • Ladder 29
  • 10 Minute Heist
  • Pandemic Legacy Season 2
  • Voltage
  • Schotten Totten
  • Carcassonne
  • Coloretto
  • Moster Match
  • Vinyl

 

Board Gaming Ramblings with Johannes Lindrupsen 1:05:55

 

Spotlight On with Eric Buscemi 1:15:32

 

  • Granite Game Summit - Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Brew Crafters
  • Grand Austria Hotel
  • Clank: The Mummy's Curse
  • Trivia Night Event
  • Cube Quest
  • Artifacts Inc.
  • Smirk and Dagger - Nut So Fast, Before There Were Stars
  • Stuffed Fables
  • Coldwater Crown
  • Paint and Take Event
  • Isle of Trains
  • Welcome To...
  • Star Cartel
  • Fire in the Library
  • Vinyl

 

The Cubist Corner with Bill Corey Jr 1:29:33

 

  • It’s Quiver Time

 






Direct download: Week_161.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:36pm CDT

Join Kerensa, Brandon, Chris and John as they talk about board gaming glut. Both in the sense of sales and in our collections. 

 

Direct download: Capital_City_Cardboard_Critics_2_Final_Glut.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 8:00pm CDT

Week 160

 

The Think With That Is, with Chad McCallum :28

 

  • Terraforming Mars

 

The Board Game Challenged with Denman Scofield 5:37

 

  • Finished!     
  • Pentaquark     
  • Caverna: Cave vs Cave     
  • Hanabi     
  • ORC     
  • The Castles of Burgundy: The Dice Game     
  • Circle the Wagons     
  • Heaven & Ale     
  • The Lost Expedition
  • Trajan     
  • Azul     
  • Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia     
  • Pixie Queen     
  • The Shipwreck Arcana     
  • Agricola     
  • Arboretum     
  • Bärenpark     
  • Blockers!     
  • Bora Bora     
  • Dinosaur Island     
  • FITS     
  • The Manhattan Project: Energy Empire     
  • Rajas of the Ganges
  • Santa Maria
  • Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders & Other Cases
  • Terra Mystica
  • Unlock! The Island of Doctor Goorse     
  • Valletta
  • Witness

 

Learning From and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 27:24

 

  • Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
  • Smile
  • The Grimm Forest
  • Glass Road (solo)
  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle
  • Dinosaur Island (solo)
  • Concordia + Creta
  • Steam Park
  • Circle the Wagons
  • Calimala
  • Keyper
  • Rising Sun
  • Rolling America
  • OctoDice (and solo)
  • Herbaceous (solo)

 

Patrick Hillier, the Over the Hillier Gamer 34:43

 

  • Home

 

  • Welcome To DinoWorld
    Welcome To DinoWorld
    Welcome To DinoWorld
    Fleet: The Dice Game
  • Cardboard Crowns
    Century: Golem Edition
    The Adventurers: The Temple of Chac
    Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
    Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
  • Rubicon
    Mamma Mia!
    To Court the King
    Heaven & Ale
    Heaven & Ale

 

  • Funks

 

  • Import / ExportCustom Heroes
    Sid Meier's Civilization: A New Dawn
    Custom Heroes
    Lords of Waterdeep
    Pandemic Legacy: Season 2
    Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

 

  • Apps

 

7 wonders leaders expansion

 

  • Conversation Thing:

 

All the bits podcast

Kerensa and Brandon Babble 47:14

 

  • Azul
  • Parade
  • Lords of Waterdeep
  • Werebeasts
  • Leaders of Euphoria: Choose a Better Oppressor
  • Ca$h & Gun$
  • Jupiter Rescue
  • Schotten Totten
  • Sakura
  • The Mind
  • Clank! The Mummy’s Curse
  • Decrypto
  • Majesty For the Realm
  • 10 Minute Heist: The Wizards Tower

 

The Other Leg with Marc Gurwitz 1:10:11

 

  • Homeopathy: The Wellness Game

 

Spotlight On with Eric Buscemi 1:12:59

 

  • Lucidity: Six Sided Nightmares
  • The Grimm Forest
  • The Last Garden
  • Sabordage
  • Exit The Game - The Secret Lab
  • Giant Killer Robots Heavy Hitters
  • Dead of Winter - The Long Night
  • Clank - The Mummy's Curse
  • Spotlight On: Unlock - The Nautilus Traps (SPOILERS)

 

Outro




Direct download: Week_160.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:43pm CDT

Week 159

Intro :26

 

 

The Board Game Challenged with Denman Scofield 2:35

 

  • Manhattan Project - Energy Empire
  • Fields of Arle
  • Santorini
  • Circle the Wagons
  • Finished
  • Luna
  • Pixie Queen
  • Valletta
  • Hanabi
  • Mamma Mia
  • The Shipwreck Arcana
  • Ulm
  • Rajas of the Ganges
  • Coloretto
  • Caverna - Cave vs Cave
  • Freakface!!!
  • MORE ON:
  • The Shipwreck Arcana
  • Fields of Arle

 

The Thing With That Is with Chad McCallum 18:07

 

  • Gloomhaven
  • CO2
  • Unfair

 

Learning From and Through Board Games with Jamie Maltman 24:40

 

  • Rajas of the Ganges
  • Stuffed Fables
  • Spirit Island
  • Bruges
  • Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization app
  • Mombasa
  • Carcassonne: South Seas
  • The Castles of Burgundy (online: boiteajeux)
  • The Piggyback Brigade
  • Rising Sun (1st look at the KS version)
  • Get the Cheese!

 

The Over the Hillier Gamer, Patrick Hillier 36:48

German club / Valentines day

 

  • Lotus
  • Fabled Fruit
  • Auf Teufel Komm raus

 

Bills

 

  • Sid Meier’s Civ a New Dawn
  • Downforce
  • Mama mia
  • Can't Stop
  • New York Slice
  • Rajas of the Ganges (Jamie)

 

Designer Inka Brand, Markus Brand

Artist Dennis Lohausen

Publisher R&R

Apps

 

  • Hostage Negotiator - by Peter Kossits
  • Graphics are average
  • Solid port of a good game -  fixes fiddliness of the game
  • Van Ryder Games

 

Kerensa and Brandon Babble 50:02

 

  • Dice Throne
  • Tigris & Euphrates
  • Mexica
  • A Column of Fire
  • El Grande
  • Heaven & Ale
  • Majesty For the Realm
  • Parade
  • New York 1901
  • Azul
  • Topiary
  • Pulsar 2849
  • Downforce

 





Direct download: Week_159.mp3
Category:Board Games -- posted at: 9:32pm CDT