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.

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Episode 79- Junk Art and GenCon 2016, CONTEST!

BPPP Junk Art and GenCon 2016 (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss their experiences from and the games they saw at GenCon 2016; and;

2) All the Pegs review the family style dexterity game from Z-Man/Pretzel Games.

Click Here for Game Play photos and show notes.

CONTEST- Thanks for the “Meme-ories” (click here or here to post your entry)

Want to win a $50 gift card from coolstuffinc? Then post a Blue Peg, Pink Peg related meme in the space below (or Twitter to @bluepegpinkpeg). One entry per person. A winner will be drawn at noon Eastern Time on August 26, 2016, so that gives you two weeks. The winner will also be entered in a DICE TOWER NETWORK drawing to win an additional $1000 gift card.

If you want to make a meme you can head to the following link for help.https://imgflip.com/memegenerator. Here are all the entries from last year.https://bluepegpinkpeg.com/thanks-for-the-meme-ories-2015/

Remember, like last year, each of the Pegs will be picking their favorite. Then we will play a game to determine a winner. Pandering will probably help you. Or humor….or creativity. and again ONE ENTRY PER PERSON!!!!!

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

Episode 73- Two Player Games

BPPP Two Player Games (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss a few of their recent plays including The New Science, Gruff, Five Tribes: The Artisans of Naqala, and Campaign Trail; and

2) All the Pegs review four two player games including: 7 Wonders: Duel, The Rose King, Tides of Time, and Thunder & Lightning.

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 72- The Castles of Burgundy and Aunt Peggy 2

BPPP Castles of Burgundy and Aunt Peggy 2  (click on the text to the left to listen)castofburg

During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss a few of their recent plays including Archon: Glory & Machination, Carson City and a surprising Kickstarter discovery;

2) All the Pegs review Alea’s classic tile laying game, The Castles of Burgundy; and

3) Provide answers to some of your board gaming etiquette dilemmas in their second visit with dear Aunt Peggy.

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 71- The Prodigals Club and Wisdom Check 3

BPPP Prodigals Club and Wisdom Check 3 (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) The Pegs discuss a few of their recent plays including Star Wars: Rebellion, Notre Dame, Winter Tales, and Christina’s most recent kickstarter find;

2) All the Pegs review CGE’s action selection game, The Prodigals Club; and

3) Share some board game trivia about game deaths, GenCon, and more, in their Third Wisdom Check.

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 65- Orleans & Evolution of a Gamer

BPPP Orleans and Gamer Evolution (click on the text to the left to listen)

orleansboxtopDuring this weeks episode:

1) All the Pegs review their recent game plays and gaming news, including discussion of Hunt: The Unknown Quarry, Tumult Royale, Epic, Moongha Invaders and more;

2) All the Pegs review Tasty Minstrel Games’ bag building game, Orleans; and

3) Discuss the evolution of their gamer personalities, taste, and priorities.

Click here 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 63- Imperial Assault & Alternate Holiday Buying Guide

BPPP Imperial Assault and Alternate Holiday Buying

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During this weeks episode:

1) All the Pegs review their recent game plays and gaming news, including discussion of Dohdles!, Pit, No Thanks, Mistfall, and more;

2) All the Pegs review Fantasy Flights Star Wars: Imperial Assault; and

3) Provide some holiday gift suggestions for board gamers.

Click here game play photos and show notes, including a detailed buyers guide.

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

Episode 59- Dark Darker Darkest and Gamer Profiles

BPPP Dark, Darker, Darkest and Player Profiles (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) All the Pegs review their recent game plays and gaming news, including discussion of a Christina’s first kickstarter foray; Discoveries: The Journals of Lewis & Clark; Cthulhu Realms; and Traders of Osaka;

2) Review Queen Games adventure horror co-op Dark Darker Darkst; and

3) Speak with Chip Beauvais about their player psychographic profiles.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

To learn more about Chip’s profiles check out his article on Whose Turn is It Anyway by clicking here.

To check out the kickstarter campaign for the Tabletop Designer Summit 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 58- Dead of Winter and Horror Board Games

BPPP Dead of Winter and Horror Board Games (click on the text to the left to listen)deadofwintercov

During this weeks episode:

1) All the Pegs review their recent game plays and gaming news, including discussion of a huge, long awaited kickstarter campaign; a Pacific-Northwest adventure; a great two player game, Trambahn; a engaging light game, World’s Fair: 1893;

2) Review Plaid Hat Games’ zombie themed co-op, Dead of WInter; and

3) Discuss horror themed board games.

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 51- Terra Mystica and Top 3 Games

BPPP Terra Mystica and Top 3 (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs discuss their recent game plays and gaming news including: Forge War, Elysium and a night of Arkham Horror;

2) Review Z-Man Games’ area control game Terra Mystica, and

3) Declare their three favorite games of all time.

Click here for game plays photos and show notes.

Episode 49- Panamax and Board Game Confessions

BPPP Panamax and Confessions (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs review a wonderful new Rosenberg title, discuss a relationship building game and provide other mini reviews and news;

2) Review Stronghold Games action selection economic engine game Panamax, and

3) Come clean with their board game confessions.

Click here for show notes and game play photos.

Episode 48- Murano and Wisdom Check 2

BPPP Murano and Wisdom Check 2 (click on the text to the left to listen)

muranoDuring this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs discuss board gaming outreach and a few great 2 player games;

2) Review Mayfair Games action selection game Murano, and

3) Bring a little more board gaming knowledge during their second Wisdom Check.

Click here for show notes and game play photos.

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

Episode 47- Pathfinder: ACG and Descent 2nd Edition

BPPP Pathfinder and Descent (click on the text to the left to listen)

PathfinderRRLDescent2ndDuring this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs discuss a recent kickstarter campaign and some issues that some backers have with it, Christina’s teaching of and experience with Patchwork, Jeremy’s campaign plays of Shadows of Brimstone and Patrick’s International Table Top Day adventures;

2) Review Paizo’s popular deck building co-op game Pathfinder: The Adventure Card Game, and

3) Review Fantasy Flight Game’s modular one against many combat based adventure game Descent: Second Edition.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Episode 44: Deus and Diagnostic Gaming

BPPP Deus and Diagnostic Gaming (click on text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs discuss Rococo, Gates of Arkham, Red7, a Northern Virginia game store and gaming disorders;

2) Review Pearl Games and Asmodee Edition’s hand management game, Deus,

3) And discuss what games tell us about ourselves and others.

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

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Episode 42: CO2 and Game Snobbery

BPPP CO2 and Game Snobbery (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this weeks episode:

1) All of the Pegs discuss gaming with extended family, provide a mini review of Mice and Mystics and discuss a perfect four person dinner party game, Witness.

2) Review Stronghold Games action selection game, CO2.

3) And discuss examine the problem (?) of game snobbery.

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

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Episode 36: Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy and Wisdom Check 1

BPPP Legacy and Wisdom Check 1 (click on the text to  the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) The guys discuss some of their recent game plays and game news including discussion of their differing views on kickstarter exclusives.

2) All of the Pegs review Portal Games action selection game Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy.

3) All of the Pegs share their favorite game related trivia in our first Wisdom Check segment.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for show notes and game play photos.

The Seventh Peg Ep. 11- Olle and Anders Tylrand

BPPP 7th Peg Olle and Anders Tylrand (click on the link to the left to listen)

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During this episode of Blue Peg. Pink Peg’s 7th Peg, we speak with brother designers Olle and Anders Tylrand about their 80’s video game homage action selection game by Z-Man GamesThe Battle at Kemble’s Cascade.

 

Episode 35: The Battle at Kemble’s Cascade and Gaming with Kids

BPPP Battle at Kemble’s Cascade and Gaming with Kids (click on the text to  the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) The guys discuss some of there recent game plays and game news including discussion of a game that Robb has been wanting to get to the table for a long time.

2) All of the Pegs review Z-Man Games’ action selection game The Battle at Kemble’s Cascade.

3) All of the Pegs discuss their tips and tactics for playing games with kids.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for show notes and game play photos.

Episode 34: Fiasco and Elder Sign

BPPP Fiasco and Elder Sign (click on the text to  the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) The guys discuss some of there recent game plays and game news including news of  new trend in game themes and give a shout out to some awesome members of the PegHead Nation.

2) All of the Pegs review Bully Pulpit Games’ storytelling game, Fiasco.

3) All of the Pegs review Fantasy Flight Games’ cooperative dice rolling game, Elder Sign.

Click here for show notes and game play photos.

Episode 32: Among the Stars and Replayability

BPPP Among Stars and Replay (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss their differing views on a couple of games and go over their recent game plays and gaming news.

2) The guys and the girls review Stronghold and Artipia Games card drafting game, Among the Stars.

3) The Pegs discuss the factors that contribute to making a game replayable.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for show notes and game play photos.

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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)

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During 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.

 

Episode 26: Blue Moon: Legends and Inside the Podcast Studio

BPPP Blue Moon and 1 Year (click on the text to the left to listen)

bluemoonDuring this week’s one year anniversary episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss recent game plays, news and reviews including Historia and Five Tribes.

2) The guys and the girls provide review Fantasy Flight Games reprint of the classic Knizia card game, Blue Moon: Legends.

3) The Pegs give an inside view to the process of putting together a gaming podcast.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Episode 25: Sentinels of the Multiverse/Gaming Etiquette

BPPP Sentinels and Aunt Peggy (click on the text to left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss a response to one of their recent reviews and discuss their recent game plays, short game reviews and gaming news.

2) The guys and the girls review Greater Than Games hand management cooperative game, Sentinels of the Multiverse.

3) The Pegs visit with Dear Aunt Peggy in order to discuss gaming etiquette.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Episode 24: Core Worlds/Bruxelles 1893

BPPP Core Worlds and Bruxelles 1893. (click on the text on the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss the factors that go into making a Friendly Local Game Store successful; their recent game plays; a brief review of I Say, Holmes and other gaming news.

2) The guys and the girls review Stronghold Games draft building game Core Worlds.

3) The Pegs review Z-Man Games action selection game Bruxelles 1893.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for game play photos and show notes.

Episode 21: Rise of Augustus/Geeking Out

BPPP Augustus and Geeking Out

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb review and discuss Bora Bora and preview some games that will premiere at GenCon 2014.

2) The guys and the girls review the set collection family game, Rise of Augustus.

3) The Pegs talk about the things about which they “geek out”.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for show notes.

We received one or more of the products mentioned in this episode for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, we only recommend products or services we use personally and believe will be good for our listeners.

Episode 17: Amerigo/Explaining Rules

BPPP Amerigo and Explaining Rules (click on the text to the left to listen)

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb reveal the winner of their Voluspa: Order of the God Contest (with a little help), reveal a new Peg Head surprise and discuss recent game plays and board game news.

2) The guys and the girls (or most of them) review Queen Games action selection game Amerigo.

3) The Pegs discuss board game rules explaining tips and tactics.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 12: Lost Legends/Board Game Gifting

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BPPP Lost Legends and Board Game Gifting

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb reveal out factions contest winner, discuss our incredible listeners, review Going, Going Gone and discuss recent gaming news.

2) The guys and the girls review Queen Games’ Lost Legends.

3) All of the Pegs discuss tactics for buying Board Games as gifts.

Click Here for Show Notes

Episode 11: Keyflower/Pink Peg Christina Hot Seat

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BPPP Keyflower and Christina Variable

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss Robb’s incredible Secret Santa haul and the worker placement game Terra Mystica.

2) The guys and the girls review R&D Games and Game Salute’s Keyflower.

3) We learn more about Pink Peg Christina by putting her on the Blue Peg, Pink Peg Hotseat.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 10: Cosmic Encounter/Why We Play

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Episode 10: Cosmic Encounter & Why We Game

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss their recent game plays including plays of some classic games.

2) The guys and the girls review Fantasy Flight Games’s Cosmic Encounter.

3) The guys and the girls talk about why they like to play board games.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 9: Nothing Personal/Negotiation Board Games

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Episode 9- Nothing Personal & Negotiation Games

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss their recent game plays including some epic gaming sessions and game previews.

2) The guys and the girls review Tom Vasel and Stephen Avery’s Nothing Personal.

3) The guys and the girls talk about negotiation board games.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 8: Divinare/Escape: The Curse of the Temple/Board Game Themes

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Episode 8: Divinare, Escape and Theme

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss their recent game plays including reviews of Keyflower and Ghost Stories: White Moon, recent gaming news and Essen 2013.

2) The guys and the girls review Brett J. Gilbert’s Divinaire and Kristian Amundsen Østby’s Escape: The Curse of the Temple.

3) The guys and the girls talk about their favorite board game themes.

Click Here For Show Notes

Episode 7: Galaxy Trucker/Gaming With Non Gamers

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Episode 7: Galaxy Trucker/Gaming With Non Gamers

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss their recent game play including reviews of Hera & Zeus, recent gaming news and discussion of a few new Kickstarter projects for two fun and very different games, Marrying Mister Darcy and 404: Law Not Found.

2) The guys and the girls review Vlaada Chvatil’s chaos management game, Galaxy Trucker.

3) The guys and the girls talk about playing board games with non-gamers.

Click Here For Show Notes

Episode 6: Bruges/Gaming Pet Peeves

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BPPP Bruges

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss their recent game play including reviews of Quicksilver, recent gaming news and discussion of a new Kickstarter project for an abstract strategy game, Codinca.

2) The guys and the girls review Stefan Feld’s enhanced card game, Bruges.

3) The guys and the girls talk about board gaming pet peeves.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 5: Via Appia/Gaming Stereotypes

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BPPP Via Appia

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss their recent game play including reviews of Helvetia Cup and Serpent Stones as well as recent gaming news.

2) The guys and the girls review Michael Feldkötter’s Via Appia, a action selection game with a unique dexterity component.

3) The guys and the girls talk about boardgamer stereotypes.

The aforementioned review derives from a copy of the reviewed game which was provided by the publisher, free of charge.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 4- Gen Con 2013 Review/Dungeon Roll/Libertalia

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Episode 4: Gen Con Review

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss the games played, people seen and things done at GenCon2013.

2) The guys and the girls review Chris Darden’s Dungeon Roll, a light (literally) dice rolling press your luck game.

3) The guys and the girls review Paolo Mori’s Libertalia, a hand management game in which pirate crews compete and conspire to divide up loot.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 3: Ghost Stories/Buying New Games

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Episode 3: Ghost Stories

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss Robb’s Portland game purchases, The Game of Real Life, Fantasy Flight’s Eldritch Horror, Drag Ball: The Game, Rightgames, LLC and more.

2) The guys and the girls review Antoine Bauza’s Ghost Stories, a challenging cooperative where the players try to stave off destruction of a Chinese town by an army of horrific ghosts.

3) The guys and the girls talk about how to avoid family tension when purchasing new games.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 2: Smash Up/Couples Competition

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Episode 2: Smash Up

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss storytelling games, miniatures, kickstarter risk and more.

2) The guys and the girls review Paul Peterson’s Smash Up, a pop culture card game that allows you to play all sorts of crazy faction combos in order take over the world.

3) The guys and the girls talk about how competition can help you learn about and becoming closer to your significant other.

Click here for show notes.

Episode 1: King of Tokyo/Boardgame Weekends

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Episode 1: King of Tokyo/Boardgame Weekends

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During this week’s episode:

1) Patrick and Robb discuss game organization, recent expansions, and their preparations for GenCon 2013.

2) The guys and the girls review Richard Garfield’s King of Tokyo, a whimsical, dice rolling game that lets you play vicious mutated monster’s demolishing Tokyo, Japan.

3) The guys and the girls talk about strategy’s for planning and pulling off a boardgame weekend that doesn’t end in anger or resentment.

Click here for show notes.