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In the latest episode of The New 100, Craig continues his journey to learn 100 new games in a calendar year. In this episode he recounts a day of learning while on a visit to Columbus, Ohio to play games with other media creators. All in all it was a day of learning games that Craig wants to spend way to much money on. Thanks for listening!

Show Times:

Intro: 0:35

Vast (Leder Games): 2:14

Clank! (Renegade Games): 7:23

Port Royal (Pegasus Spiele): 12:42

Glory to Rome Black Box (Cambridge Games Factory): 17:57

Terraforming Mars (Stronghold Games): 22:10

Ending Bit: 27:35

Direct download: 11-15final.mp3
Category:New -- posted at: 1:43am EDT

In Episode 55, Craig has the special pleasure of reviewing a game that everyone other person with a microphone, camera, or keyboard has already reviewed, Scythe, from Stonemaier Games. We hope you hear something you haven't before, or at least enjoy our special guest reviewer, Matt Halstad from the League/Podcast of Nonsensical Gamers. Craig is also joined by Erin to talk about the games they played whilst in anniversary paradise, and Tyler makes comments about Overwatch but mostly naps in front of the mic.

Show Times:

Intro: 0:35

Erin's Plays: 2:57

(Eight Minute Empire, 7 Wonders Duel, Just Desserts, Oh My Goods)

Scythe Review with Ty and Matt: 21:23

The Ending Bit, Because Outro Isn't A Real Word: 1:14:47

Direct download: 55final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT

In the second installment of The New 100, Craig hits games 6-10 in his journey to play 100 new games in a calendar year. At this rate, he should probably just give up now. 

Show Times:

Intro: 0:35

Mysterium: 2:11

Dead Last: 8:21

Lords of Xidit: 14:30

Saloon Tycoon: 21:32

Klask: 25:40

Wrap-up: 28:18

Direct download: 6-10final.mp3
Category:New -- posted at: 1:09am EDT

In episode 54, Craig steps away briefly from board games to talk about his other love within the hobby, Roleplaying games. During the his breakdown segment, he goes through a list of games to ease hobby board gamers into roleplaying with a group of collaborative storytelling games, aimed at continuing social and amerithrash gamers into cooperative story driven systems. In the main segment, Craig is joined by frequent contributors Chuck and Alex to play an actual play of Millennial Apartment Hunters, written by James D'Amato of the One Shot and Campaign Podcasts. We hope you enjoy this break from board games and that you'll give roleplaying games a try (even with Craig over Skype!). Tune in next episode when we go back to board games in a big way!

Show Times:

Intro: 0:35

Craig's List of Narrative RPG's: 3:08

Everyone is John: 6:43

Goblin Quest: 7:37

Quest/Noirlandia: 10:15

Fiasco: 12:00

Apocalypse World: 14:42

Edge of the Empire: 17:21

Viewscream: 19:05

Actual Play: Millennial Apartment Hunters: 21:31

(http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/187050/Millennial-Apartment-Hunters)

Outtro: 1:18:04

Direct download: 54final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 10:59pm EDT

In the 53rd episode of The Botch Games Podcast, Craig, Erin, and Tyler wrap up all the games they played during CraigCon, an all day gaming celebration of Craig's birth, and Erin takes the reigns on picking a topic which focuses on garnering a welcoming and accepting environment around the game table.

Show Times:

Intro: 0:35

Tyler's Played Games: 10:12

ft: Mysterium, Descent, Dead Last, Red Dragon Inn, and More

Erin's Played games and Show Topic: 28:12

ft: Sushi Go Party, 7 Wonders, Orleans, Agricola

Outro: 59:16

Direct download: 53final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 10:57pm EDT

In the sixth episode of Botched Viewpoints, Craig is joined by Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games and designer of Scythe, and Michael Coe of Gamelyn Games to talk about the community within the hobby, and more specifically the relationship publishers have with the community and the role they serve to the community. It's a fascinating conversation and I hope you enjoy!

Direct download: VP6final.mp3
Category:Viewpoints -- posted at: 3:58am EDT

In the first episode of a new series named The New 100, Craig begins his quest to play 100 new games in 365 calendar days. In this episode he gives five minute first impression review of five games he has never played before. He's got a long way to go to hit 100 new games by the end of next June, so let's see f it can be done!

Show Times: 

Preface: 0:24

Introduction: 1:49

Sushi Go Party (Gamewright): 6:04

Isle of Skye (Lookout Spiele): 11:03

Cyclades (Matagot): 16:28

Descent: 2nd Edition (FFG): 20:52

Scythe (Stonemaier): 25:17

Outtro: 31:03

Direct download: 1-5final.mp3
Category:New -- posted at: 11:40pm EDT

In Episode 52, Craig is joined by the family to discuss a plethora of games played. Seriously, they've been playing so many games together and Craig couldn't be happier! After that, Craig is joined by the Board Game Apprentice himself, Will, to discuss Star Wars Rebellion from FFG! Thanks for tuning in!

 

Show Times:

Intro: 0:35

Interjection: 6:49

Family What We've Played: 7:40

Star Wars Rebellion (FFG): 34:22

Wrap-up: 1:09:41

Direct download: 52final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 9:02pm EDT

In the fifth installment of Botched Viewpoints, Craig is joined by Tiffany Bahnsen and Patrick Hillier to talk about some tip, tricks, and etiquette for convention season. Whether you're an Introvert, Extrovert, or somewhere in between, listen in to hear the pros talk about what to expect at a con and how to survive the experience!

 

Direct download: VP5final.mp3
Category:Viewpoints -- posted at: 5:29pm EDT

In Episode 51, Craig is joined by Erin and Tyler to talk about their Origins 2016 experience, including the games they played, the food they ate, the people they met, the highs, the lows and everything in between!

Show Times:

Intro: 0:34

Family What We've Played: 8:03

Tyler and Craig's Origins Highlights: 41:03

Outro: 1:04:11

Direct download: 51final.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 5:02pm EDT