Yearly Archives: 2018


Episode 83 – Alliance Game Show, Dune Board Game, and more!   Recently updated !

EVENT DECK: Alliance Game Show, industry news, and conventions

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered.

FINAL SCORING: Dune Board Game

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 82 – GAMA, Time of Year, and Merger

EVENT DECK: Merger Answers, GAMA Board Changes, Eight Percent, Top 10’s from icv2, New Target Exclusives

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered.

FINAL SCORING: IS Amazons, Monolith Arena, Detective Sold Out, BGtTS3, TM: Prelude, Mars Society International Conference

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 81 – HUGE News, Seeking Designers, and Hirings 1

EVENT DECK: Azul Wins Spiel des Jahres, Asmodee SOLD, Christian Peterson Leaves FFG

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered.

FINAL SCORING: Portal Games Hires, Detective Hits Store Shelves, Indie Game Studios Hiring

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com



Episode 80 – Azul, Publisher Printing, and HUGE NEWS

EVENT DECK: Overturn KS, WotC Direct Sales, Pandemic Anniversary, Azul Sales, Warhammer 40k Monopoly, Barnes & Nobel Summer Game Nights

STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered.

FINAL SCORING: Huge news at Gen Con?

Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com


Episode 79 – Gen Con Fever, Foreign Exchange, and Stephens Sales Pitch 1

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