By Andrew Joyce Anybody hungry? Sushi Go party is a remix of the 2013 game Sushi Go!, which made a big splash with its fun, fast-paced card drafting. Sushi Go Party adds more types of cards, support for up to 8 players, and packages it all up in an equally appealing and accessible package as… Continue reading Sushi Go Party: Seaweed-Wrapped Deliciousness
We take our first step into audio reviews! In this episode, Tim and Andrew unpack their thoughts on the light social deduction game, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong. We also spend some time reviewing Hive, a delightfully accessible abstract about bugs! Things wrap up with our usual ‘latest plays’ segment.
By Andrew Joyce You are an aspiring writer…one who will stop at nothing to create the next best-seller! Welcome to Paperback, a light deck-builder cutely mashed up with a word game. Is this truly “A novel approach to deckbuilding” as the box claims? Read on for more.
In this episode, Tim and Andrew talk about negative reviews, if the hobby is over-hyped, and how reviewers should approach bad games. Is calling out mediocre games good for the hobby? Is there even such a thing as objectively bad games? We also chat about some of our latest plays, including Photosynthesis, El Grande, Snooker… Continue reading #6: Negativity in Board Gaming
In this episode, we talk about our reliable performers — the games which will always be a success regardless of the group, but will never hit those same highs as our favorite games do. Still, this class of filler/gateway/reliable games is a useful one to have in your collection! 00:20 – Introduction 02:34: – Pick5:… Continue reading #5: Pick5: High Floor, Low Ceiling Games
Join us as we confirm, once and for all, the list that nobody cares about because we’re just two guys on the internet: our top ten games of all time. Surprise, awe, and excitement will punctuate the next half hour, as we share the games that really do it for us! 00:17 – Introduction 06:33… Continue reading #4: Top Ten Games of All Time
In this episode, we talk about reviewing games well. Every reviewer of anything out there (food, art, board games, movies), struggles to balance the objective and subjective. No matter how much you talk about the objective components of any given object, you are still drawing on your own personal, subjective experience in making conclusions about… Continue reading #3: Questions about Board Game Reviews
Join us as we talk about some games that really wowed us on our first impression…and then just failed to live up to that initial burst of excitement. We’ll also talk about some of the ways we discover and get excited about games, as well as mention a few games that gave us a really… Continue reading #2: You Had me at Hello
In this episode, Tim and Andrew discuss board games that provide memorable experiences, and spin yarns about some unforgettable plays of Shadows over Camelot, Xia: Legends of a Drift System, and Glory to Rome, among others! 00:13 – Introduction 01:16 – Games that you remember specific plays of 12:32 – Games that are favorites because… Continue reading #1: The Board Gaming Experience
Welcome to Get on Board, a new website and podcast for reviewing board and card-games. I’m Andrew Joyce, and together with Tim Hange we are Get on Board. We publish new podcast episodes weekly.