Yearly Archives: 2018


Episode 79 – Gen Con Fever, Foreign Exchange, and Stephens Sales Pitch

EVENT DECK: Gen Con Fever has Begun, Electronic Board Games, Barnes and Nobel Sales Down, Terraforming Mars: Colonies

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Detective Shipping, Monolith Arena, Lots of Conventions, Gold Fever, Paper Tales, Kitchen Rush, Lots of Terraforming Mars stuff.

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 78: Growth, Insiders, and Paper Tales

EVENT DECK: CMON Reports 80% Growth, Indie Boards and Cards Releases, Unrivaled Tournament, Netrunner, UK Games Expo, Origins Growth, Games Workshop up 40%, Monolith  to Try Kickstarter

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Myster Tales, Monolith Arena, Detecive Pre-Orders, Paper Tales, Paper Tales, Paper Tales, Paper Tales. (I think Stephen likes Paper Tales)

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 76 – Ninja Fail, Asmodee Sale, and Convention Gale

EVENT DECK: Ninja Division KS, Red Raven Target Exclusive, Toys R Us, Asmodee for Sale, AEG Sells Love Letter

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: We Didn’t Start the Fire, Detective Pre-Orders, Terraforming Mars: Prelude, BGG Spring, and Origins.

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 74 – Kickstarter, Conventions, and Gatherings

EVENT DECK: Batman KS, CBS on Games, Toys R Us and Amazon, Ninja Division

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Gathering of Friends, Testing for Robinson Crusoe: Mystery Tales, Moving In

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 73 – Fields of Mars

EVENT DECK: Fields of Mars, Authentic Product, Asmodee Entertainment, Goodbye Toys R Us

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Detective in Print, Robinson Crusoe Expansion, Portal Games Informant, Paper Tales, Fists of Dragonstones, Does Anyone Read This?

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 72 – Fired Again, GAMA, Questions

EVENT DECK: Facebook, AuZtralia, Funagain, GAMA Trade Show, Batman: Gotham Chronicles

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Alien Artifacts: Discovery, Robinson Crusoe: In Store Event Kit, Space Freaks, Terraforming Mars: Prelude.

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


EPISODE 71 – Our Third Anniversary!

EVENT DECK: French Game of the Year, Steve Jackson Games Stakeholders Report, Fake Codenames

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered

FINAL SCORING: Detective Goes English,  Event Kits, Alien Artifacts: Discovery, Stephen lists the 400 new games releasing this spring.

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com