Get on Board
By Andrew Joyce and Tim Hange
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A website & podcast about board games worth playing.
||Clean#25: Season Wrap-Up, Azul, and Pick5: The Anti-Hotness||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 epis||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24: Why Solo Games? and Black Sonata||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:||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23: Spiel Des Jahres Review-stravaganza!||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 Clev||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22: Geekway to the West, part 2||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||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21: Geekway to the West, part 1||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 o||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20: Pick5: Played-Out Favorites, and Concordia Review||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||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19: On playing great games; Twixt Review||The world is upside down as we start another episode with our recent plays. Before things get too heated, we also review Twixt, a classic abstract that will appeal to particularly few people, but still offers a great game experience. Finally, we dive in||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18: Managing a Collection; and Mysterium||Join us for a discussion about how we manage our game collections, and a review of a spooky Get on Board favorite, Mysterium. Tim laments the difficulties of purging, and Andrew ruthlessly sells games he’s never even played. Show notes after the br||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17: Lancaster Review, and Moralizing in Board Gaming||Everything kicks off with a Lancaster review, one of our favorite games that’s not “just another soulless Euro.” After the review, we tackle the topic of moraliizing — and disagreeing — in board gaming, and wrap things up wi||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16: The Variety Show||We return to our regularly scheduled program after some unfortunate equipment malfunctions! This is a “getting back to speed” episode, with a lot of talk about our recent plays, recent purchases, and upcoming convention we’ll be attendi||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|