TGT 049: Board Game Parties

This week we talk about board game parties and the pros and cons, ups and downs, ins and outs, and other opposites on the subject.  But first…

Off Topic

More on the 50/52 debate and our upcoming 50th episode.  Last week to enter our giveaway, send a question for a few bonus entries to  Our GenCon show is 50% sold out and we’ll be giving a ton of stuff away there, so get your tickets now.

Chris then talks about two new Kickstarters he’s backing, Rolling Empires and Renegade.

Finally we get some feedback from Terrence on game burnout.

On Topic

Finally we get on topic and start with an email from Jason.  There’s a lot of input on this topic that we use to drive our discussion and we even come up with some advise by the end.

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TGT 048: Game Burnout

This week we talk about burnout, game burnout that is.  But first…

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We start out talking about our current giveaway and our upcoming episode 50.  Send us your questions for extra entries.  Enter at with subject “July Giveaway”.

Chris then talks about Kickstarters, Action Cats, Founders of Gloomhaven, and Crusaders.

We get some feedback from Kitty and Steven then we go on topic.

On Topic

Lots of input from the listeners, thanks Sam, Christy, Caleb, Michael, Steven, Terrance, and Todd.

We talk a about burnout and it’s opposite that we finally call addiction.  Turns out there are a ton of games we are burned out on, but there are also a bunch we can’t see burning out on.  Hmmm…

TGT 047: Word and Letter Games

This week we talk word games with Gloria.  And Letter games which Chris doesn’t care for at all.  But first…

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Lots of talk about Dice Tower Con and our giveaway.  We’re giving away Plague Inc and Arena For The Gods.  Email us to enter with the subject “July Giveaway”

On Topic

Eventually we get on topic and talk about Scrabble and other spelling games.  We also talk about some word games and how they differ.

TGT 046: Yard and Picnic Games

This week we take the 4th of July into consideration and talk about yard and picnic games.  But first…

Off Topic

Chris is off to DiceTowerCon with Sydnie this week.  If you’re in Orlando, give him a tweet @GameMasterChris.

We’re starting our newest giveaway, but the prize is TBD based on what Chris finds in Orlando.  In the mean time you can email your entry to with the subject “July Giveaway” to enter.

No new Kickstarters for Chris, but we do have feedback form Aaron and Steve on previous episodes.

On Topic

We spend a fare amount of time talk about traditional yard games and a lot of time reminiscing about these games.  Eventually we do get around to a few tabletop games that would transition fairly well to the outdoors though.