Episode 86- Terraforming Mars and Game Therapy

BPPP Terraforming Mars and Game Therapy (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including Great Western Trail, The Oracle of Delphi, Legendary Inventors, and more;

2) Review the hand management game from Stronghold Games, Terraforming Mars; and

3) Talk about the role that board games can (or cannot) play in improving mood and emotional well being.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Episode 85- Mystic Vale and Capstone Games Hot Seat

BPPP Mystic Vale and Capstone Hot Seat (click on the text to the left to listen)

mysticvalecoverDuring this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including Agricola: Family Edition, Pocket Madness, 4 Gods and more;

2) Review the card crafting game from AEG, Mystic Vale; and

3) Put the kind and wonderful married couple from Capstone Games in the Blue Peg, Pink Peg Hot Seat.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

If you want to learn how you can support a great cause, and maybe win a game in the process click here to support Gamers for Cures.

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Episode 84- The Others and Game Design Ideas

BPPP The Others and Design Ideas (click on the text to the left to listen)

theothersDuring this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including The Pursuit of Happiness, London Dread,  Ingenious and more;

2) Review the horror themed one against many adventure game from CMON, The Others; and

3) Discuss their board game design ideas.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

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Click here to learn how you can help build a therapeutic games library for the kids at Jeff’s Place.

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Click here to contribute to the Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Auction. We want every PegHead to contribute. If you do, be sure to put “PegHead Participant” in the item description. We will track the number of contributions and if we exceed 200 items we will celebrate in some way.

If you would like to bid on a Origins/GenCon night of gaming with the Pegs (it is a TON on fun) click here.

Episode 83- Salem and Daedalus Productions Contest

BPPP Salem (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including Guilds of London, Room 25, Fantahzee: Hordes & Heroes, Imothep and more;

2) Announce their current Daedalus Productions Horror Themed contest; and

3) Review the large group deduction game Salem by Passport Game Studios.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

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To enter the Daedalus Productions Contest to win a copy of Dead of Winter: The Long Night, along with a custom insert click here.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Episode 82- Scythe and Board Game Cafes

BPPP Scythe & Board Game Cafes (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including TransAmerica, Flick ‘Em Up, City of Spies, Odin’s Ravens  and more;

2) Review Stonemaier Game’s area control game Scythe; and

3) Explore what they would love to see in a board game cafe.

Click Here for Game Play photos and show notes.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Episode 81- Inis, Renegade Game Studio Contest, and Geek Out Volume 2

BPPP Inis and Geek Out Two (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including Colony, LotusThe Great Dinosaur Rush, Gobbit  and more;

2) Give you a chance to win three great family games courtesy of Renegade Game Studio,

3) Review Asmodee Game’s area control game Inis; and

4) Talk again about some non board gaming things about which they geek out.

To enter the Renegade Game Studio Family Pack Contest click here.

Click Here for Game Play photos and show notes.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Episode 80- Cry Havoc and Our Still Gotta’ Get/Play List

BPPP Cry Havoc & Still Gotta Get (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss recent news and game plays including Potion Explosion, Salvation Road, several trivia games and more;

2) Review Portal Game’s area control/tactical combat game Cry Havoc; and

3) Go over the games they can’t seem to bring themselves to buy or play in spite of themselves.

Click Here for Game Play photos and show notes.

Certain of the aforementioned reviews derive from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.