Yearly Archives: 2019


Episode 112 – The one with Ignacy making fun of Monopoly   Recently updated !

Episode 112 – The one with Ignacy making fun of Monopoly
In this episode Ignacy discusses changes in the industry based on the success of unique themes (Wingspan, Pret-a-Porter) and Stephen funds Die Macher, first game ever entered in the BGG database!

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Episode 111 – The one recorded at Dice Tower Con



In this episode Stephen meets Luke again and they both record the show at the con. Here is their impression from The DiceTower con 2019!

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Episode 110 – The one before Dice Tower Con

Episode 110 – The one before Dice Tower con
In this episode Stephen talks about Die Macher KS, and Ignacy talks about Pret-a-Porter Kickstarter! Our famous segment ‘Asmodee buys’ is back and we discuss changes in distribution in US for Asmodee, and of course we answer our fans questions!Episode 110

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Episode 109 – The one after Origins


Episode 109 – The one after Origins!
In this episode Stephen talks about epic Origins 2019, and Ignacy talks about release of Imperial Settlers: Roll&Write. The event deck is dominated by boring but ‘very important numbers” news and Strategy & Tactics as always brings answers to your awesome questions!

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Episode 108 – The one about upcoming conventions and KS campaigns.


In this episode number 108 Ignacy talks about UKGE adventure with cookies. Stephen talks about KS campaign coming in June. Together they discuss about upcoming conventions and changes on the board games market.

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Episode 107 – The one about Spiel Des Jahres!


In this episode number 107 Ignacy talks about Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019 and about UKGE in Birmingham. Stephen talks about BGG Spring convention in Dallas.

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Episode 106 – Trade war is not our favorite board game!


In this episode number 106 Ignacy announces date for Pret-a-Porter KS campaign launch, Stephen tease Egizia KS campaign and they both discuss proposed tariffs and how it will influence our hobby!

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Episode 105 -Wolfgang Warsh is a genius!

In this Episode number 105 Ignacy announces his new show on YouTube and Stephen talks about all games by Wolfgang Warsh he is going to publish. Besides that they talk about changes in Maple Games, Kollosal Games having issues with KS and a ton of other industry news!

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Episode 104 -Detective gets an award, Turmoil gets one million!

In this Episode number 104 Ignacy brags about Detective again, and Stephen brags about Turmoil on Kickstarter! Besides that they talk about Chinese goverment destroying Cthulhu books, Magic the Gathering cards worth 100k usd being stolen and many other important industry news! 

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Episode 103 – LIVE from the Gathering of Friends!

In this Episode number 103 we are recording LIVE from The Gathering of Friends in lovely Niagara Falls, NY!

Today Stephen sat down with a special guest, Luke Otfinowski from Portal Games US, to talk about his role in the company and the Gathering of Friends around them!

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