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TGT 021: Your Questions

This episode is all about you.  Well sort of.  First we announce a secret thing you’ll have to listen to to find out about, then we go off topic and talk about X-Com the board game as well as Labyrinth (a classic from Kitty’s childhood).  Eventually we get on topic and answer your questions.  Let us know how you think we did!

TGT 020: Our Top 5s

In this, start of the year episode, we each list off our top 5 games.  Since Spencer joined us, that’s 20 games for our 20th episode.  We want to know your top 5 games!  Let us know by emailing us at tabletopgametalk@gmail.com.

But first we start of year off topic with a new years goal from Chris…to lose 55 pounds by October.  Starting weight 215.  What are your new year’s goals?

TGT 019: The Meta Episode

In this episode we go meta.  We start out talking about the podcast in meta ways (you’ll even learn our last names).  We’ll then go into a short off topic and talk about our game of the day, “Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu.”  Then we go on topic and tall about meta gaming in your board games and how that can cross over into cheating.

Our next episode will be a questions from the listeners episode.  Send us your questions and we’ll answer as many as we can.

TGT 018: Deck Building Games

And we have our first contest winner!  Listen to find out who.

Send us questions (tabletopgametalk@gmail.com) for our upcoming questions episode!

This week we first spend a little extra time off-topic talking about some social deduction games we just played (and the wine we played them with).  We then go on-topic to talk about a few of our favorite deck building games.

TGT 017: Board Games on Phones and Tablets

It’s the last week to enter our contest.  Email us at tabletopgametalk@gmail.com by Dec 18th, 6:00pm central time to enter.  Share, like, or leave us a iTunes review to increase the number of entries.  What do you win?  A box of games worth over $180!

This week we talk about board games on phones and tablets.  Are they better or worse?  Overpriced?  Good for learning the game or strategies?  Listen to what we think and email us if you agree or disagree.

TGT 016: Point Salad Games

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We have a holiday contest!  Email us to enter (tabletopgametalk@gmail.com).  Any subject, comment, feedback, or just to say hi.  Once you email us, you’ll also get an extra entry for every like on facebook or twitter and 3 for every share or retweet (past or present).  And 5 extra entries for an iTunes review.  The prize?  New copies of Seafall, The Duke, and Avalon.  And a copy of Pandemic signed by all of us.  And if that’s not enough, you’ll also get a hand made creature made by Kitty.  You have until Dec 18th, 6:00pm central time to enter.  Good Luck!

This week we start out with a rather long off-topic section due a lot of feedback and many games Chris has bought or kickstarted.  We then talk about one of the new games we have Hero Realm – a fun, light, deck building game.

We eventually get to talking about point salad games where we define what we feel makes a game point salad, talk about some of or favorites, and give some general strategy tips when approaching a new point salad game.  Enjoy!

TGT 015: Holiday Gift Ideas

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We have a holiday contest!  Email us to enter (tabletopgametalk@gmail.com).  Any subject, comment, feedback, or just to say hi.  Once you email us, you’ll also get an extra entry for every like on facebook or twitter and 3 for every share or retweet (past or present).  And 5 extra entries for an iTunes review.  The prize?  New copies of Seafall, The Duke, and Avalon.  And a copy of Pandemic signed by all of us.  And if that’s not enough, you’ll also get a hand made creature made by Kitty.  You have until Dec 18th, 6:00pm central time to enter.  Good Luck!

In this episode we first talk about Terraforming Mars and then we talk about some games that would make good gifts for the holidays.  We cover games to give people that don’t play games and those for casual gamers you’re looking to convert to more advanced games.

Enjoy and let us know your thoughts.

TGT 014: Game Groups & Player Types

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We have a holiday contest!  Email us to enter.  Any subject, comment, feedback, or just to say hi.  Once you email us, you’ll also get an extra entry for every like on facebook or twitter and 3 for every share (past or present).  And 5 entries for an iTunes review.  The prize?  At least two unopened games and a hand knitted creature made by Kitty (and maybe more stuff).  You have until Dec 18th to enter.

Now to the podcast, this week we talk about game groups and player types.  We have invited Spencer back as a special guest to help us get full coverage on this topic.  It turns into a bit of a therapy session – but we have a lot of fun with it.

TGT 012: Conventions

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This week we start by talking about a game called Roll Player then a bit about Pandemic Legacy.  And Chris fanboys out about all the other podcasters he met this weekend.  Then we go on topic talking about conventions of all types (but mostly gaming).  Listen to find out why everyone should go to at least one convention at some point.