Tue, 30 December 2014
In Epidsode 7 of the Botch Games Podcast, Dave and Craig discuss the last two games in the Alderac Black Box: Doomtown Seventh Hero and Trains. They also list their personal New Years gaming resolutions and resolutions for the blog and podcast. Finally, they go in depth on some entry level games to teach non-gaming friends and family, equating each game to a traditional game as a way to introduce new players to the hobby.
Have a Happy New Year!
Doomtown Seventh Hero (AEG): 3:00
Trains (AEG): 10:00
Black Box Giveaway Winner: 20:00
New Years Gaming Resolutions: 24:00
Why Don't We Drink?: 48:00
Intro/Entry Level Games: 50:00
Red7 (Asmadi): 53:00
Fluxx (Looney Labs): 55:00
Love Letter (AEG): 56:30
Jungle Speed: 1:10:30
Settlers of Catan (Mayfair): 1:05:15
Zombie Dice/Chupacabra: SUrvive the Night (SJ Games): 1:08:15
Ticket to Ride (Days of Wonder): 1:13:00
Splendor (Space Cowboys): 1:16:30
Direct download: ep7fin.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 4:53pm EDT
Wed, 24 December 2014
In Episode 6, Dave and Craig look at some games they've been playing, such as Castlesof Mad King Ludwig from Bezier Games and Chupacabra Dice from Steve Jackson Games. Also they each discuss an impromptu kickstarter campagn they're dying to back (Pixel Tactics Deluxe and Rum and Bones). Finally they go in depth discussing their history with miniature games and a guide on how to find the best miniature game for you and how to edge your way into the hobby!
Castles of Mad King Ludwig (Bezier): 2:30
Kaosball (CoolMiniOrNot): 9:45
Chupacabra Dice (SJ Games): 13:00
Pixel Tactics Deluxe Edition (Lvl99): 22:00
Rum and Bones (CoolMiniOrNot): 26:30
Grail Games: 27:30
In Depth: Miniature Games: 35:00
Direct download: ep6_fin.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 1:10am EDT
Mon, 15 December 2014
Episode 5 is where you get to hear the crinkling of gift wrap as we open our gifts to each other for the frst annual Botch Christmas-Cast! We discuss the games we been playing like Mars Attacks: The Dice Game fro Steve Jackson Games and Pandemic:The Cure from Z-Man Games. Also we talk in depth about Cooperative board games and why we feel that evey gaming group should have a few in their collection. As a special bonus, you get to hear thoughts from and discussion with our always talked about, but never heard from, sound editor Chuck.
Lastly as a special year end giveaway, spawned from our love of the collection of games and our love for you, our listeners, we're giving away a copy of AEG's Black Friday Black Box! It's double the love giveaway!
AEG Black Box Giveaway!: 2:00
Mars Attacks: The Dice Game (Steve Jackson Games): 5:30
Pandemic: The Cure (Z-Man Games): 13:45
First Annual Botch Christmas-Cast!: 21:00
Doomtown Reloaded (AEG): 22:45
Castles of Mad King Ludwig (Bezier): 25:00
Arcadia Quest Kickstarter Figures (CoolMiniOrNot): 27:15
Warhammer 40k Dark Vengeance (Games Workshop): 31:00
In Depth: Cooperative Games: 38:45
Direct download: ep5_fin.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 7:34pm EDT
Tue, 9 December 2014
Episode 4 of the Botch Games podcast where we dig more in depth into the games in AEG's Black Box, take a look at Mantic's Mars Attacks, and talk at length about Dice Mechanics in a wide scope of games.
AEG Black Box: 1:45
Maximum Throwdown Overload: 4:00
Guildhall: Seven Seas: 11:15
Mars Attacks: 18:00
Star Wars Imperial Assault: 36:00
In Depth: Dice Mechanics: 43:30
Direct download: ep4finished.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT
Wed, 3 December 2014
Episode 3 of the Botch Games podcast where Dave and Craig talk in depth about Board Game expansions. Are they necessary? Are they expected? Listen to our take on why they exist and must exist. We also talk about Red 7, 7 Wonders: Babel, Robotech Tactics, Steampunk Rally, and the upcoming 2015 NOVA Charity Auction and our planned donation. We also unpack the 2014 AEG Black Box!
Direct download: episode3_finished.mp3
Category:Games -- posted at: 8:25pm EDT