We wind down Season 1 of Get on Board with our 25th episode: hard to believe we’ve been doing this for six months already. We will be back and better than ever in Season 2 which starts in August, so don’t miss that. In the meantime, this episode is jam-packed with goodness as we review… Continue reading #25: Season Wrap-Up, Azul, and Pick5: The Anti-Hotness
In this episode, we take a look at one of Andrew’s favorite solo games: Black Sonata. Andrew also does his best to convince Tim why solo games are worth his time. Show notes below:
By Andrew Joyce This review is a summary of an audio review by Get on Board. Feel free to click here for the full audio review (from episode #23) › Most people reading this review have probably already heard of the Mind. One of the nominees for the German Spiel Des Jahres award this year,… Continue reading The Mind: Don’t Stop Believin’
The Spiel des Jahres is one of tabletop gaming’s most prestigious awards, and the nominees have just been announced! In this episode, we take a look at two different SdJ-nominated games: The Mind (nominated for Spiel Des Jahres) and Ganz Schön Clever (nominated for the Kennerspiel or heavy-weight game award). We also make our way… Continue reading #23: Spiel Des Jahres Review-stravaganza!
By Andrew Joyce This review is a summary of an audio review by Get on Board. Feel free to click here for the full audio review (from episode #19) › It’s possible, perhaps even probable, that the only place you’ll ever see the game Twixt is in the back corner of a dusty thrift store.… Continue reading Betwixt a Rock and a Hard Place
It’s a recent-play-stravaganza! In our second recap of Geekway, we talk about all the different games we checked out, what was interesting, what grabbed us (and what didn’t!) and what we’re most eager to try out. Buckle up, because this episode tips the scales at an hour and fifteen minutes. A list of all games… Continue reading #22: Geekway to the West, part 2
Let’s talk about poor Batt’l Kha’os. Two things here: 1) This is an abstract with a little bit of artwork on top, don’t fool yourself 2) This is living proof that misbranding by a publisher can absolutely murder a fairly solid game. Batt’l Kha’os? Extraneous Apostrophes? Sold for 2.99 on Tanga for the past two… Continue reading Batt’l Kha’os: quick review
We are joined by special guest, Stephen Hange, as we recap our trip to Geekway! Tim has been to other conventions, but for me and Stephen, it was our first time! We talk about our impressions, our first and worst games of the con, and the overall feel of Geekway. Tune in next week for… Continue reading #21: Geekway to the West, part 1
Join us as we talk through a new Pick5 topic: favorite games that we’ve just played out and need to give a rest. We also review one of our favorite Eurogames, Concordia. Also, Tim and Andrew give their thoughts on the Asmodee news, Spiel des Jahres nominees, Geekway, and new-to-us recent plays.
By Andrew Joyce This review is a summary of an audio review by Get on Board. Click here for the full audio review (from episode #18) › It is time. As one of the premiere paranormal investigators in the world, you have been summoned to the scene of a crime. A victim lies dead, and… Continue reading Mysterium: Paranormal Freelance