Episode 28: Istanbul and Tier Two Games

BPPP Istanbul and Tier 2 Games (click on the text to the left to listen)

istancoverDuring this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb give the details of their GenCon activities, discuss a few games they are looking to get and/or play at the Con as well as other gaming news.

2) The guys and the girls review Alderac Entertainment Group’s Kennerspiel des Jahres winning worker placement game, Istanbul.

3) The Pegs discuss how to transition away from “gateway” games by playing “tier two” games.

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The Seventh Peg Ep. 5- Snake and Lattes Gaming Cafe

BPPP 7th Peg Snakes and Lattes (click on the text to the left to listen)sandllog

During this episode of Blue Peg, Pink Peg’s 7th Peg we talk with the management and gurus of Toronto, Ontario’s wildly popular board gaming cafe, Snakes and Lattes about the business and craft of running a successful and long standing board gaming business; including discussions of hiring practices, game selection, market interaction and more. If you are interested in hearing about how to convert your love of board gaming into a viable business or just want to hear from the lucky few who get to make a career of doing what they love, this is a must listen. (Note: Because of recording conditions we were unable to meet our typical and exacting standards when it comes to sound quality, we are sorry. We had to make some edits in order to improve the quality of the audio; but we thought the content of this interview was just too good not to share it with you.)

Episode 27: Splendor, Blueprints, Gen Con Preview and Travel Gaming

BPPP Splendor Bluprints and Travel Games (click on the text to the left to listen)

genconsplendorblueprintsDuring this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb preview Gen Con 2014.

2) The guys and the girls provide mini-reviews of Space Cowboy’s Splendor and Z-Man Games’ Blueprints.

3) The Pegs discuss playing games while on vacation.

Click here for show notes and game play photos.