Tabletop Game Talk
By Tabletop Game Talk
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Chris, Josh and Kitty talk tabletop games of all sorts. Each week we will focus on a tabletop topic from each of our own perspectives. Join us and then let us know if you agree or disagree with our ideas by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
||CleanTGT 036: Campaign and Legacy Games||This week we talk about the differences in Campaign and Legacy games, both as they relate to each other and as they relate to other games. Off Topic First we start off with announcements as always (Josh is back too).||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 035: Cult of the New||In this episode we’re talking the new vs. the old, games that is. What drives us to wanting to play new games instead of the older ones we already know how to play… Off Topic Thanks to Sam we have a series of questions to answer in our off topic seg||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 034: Board Games vs Video Games||This week we take a closer look at board games vs. video games. What draws us to each and why might we play one over the other. Off Topic In our off topic segment we get some feedback from our last episode on board game geek.||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSC 007 A Game In Depth: Pandemic Legacy||We finished it! It took us 19 games and 6 real months, but we did it. And we had a great time. This episode we talk all about it. And we spoil everything! Don’t listen if you don’t want to have it spoiled.||4/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 033: Board Game Geek||This week we focus on BoardGameGeek.com . But first… Off Topic We’re into the last week of our Fields of Green contest. To enter visit us at http://TabletopGameTalk.com/register. The deadline is midnight (your local time) April 7th, 2017.||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 032: Gateway Games||This week we look at gateway games. What makes a game a gateway game and what are some of favorites. Off Topic First we talk about our Fields of Green giveaway. If you haven’t entered yet, you can go to http://TabletopGameTalk.com/register to do so.||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSC 006 Interview: Ash Maczko about Squarriors||This week I talk with Ash Maczko about his upcoming non-collectable card game Squarriors (http://squarriors.com). This is based off the comic of the same name. I’ve played the demo and I really enjoyed it. The Kickstarter starts in a few days,||3/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 031: Kickstarter||This week we talk about Kickstarter and the pros and cons if it in our industry. But first… Off Topic News/Announcements: We start off talking a bit about our new giveaway for Fields of Green (and second winner gets a Tabletop Game Talk t-shirt).||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSC 005 Interview: John Zinser of AEG about Thunderstone Quest||In this Side Chat episode I talk with John Zinser, CEO of AEG games. We talk briefly about the origins of the company and then segue into the origins of the original Thunderstone. Of course that leads us to Thunderstone Quest and how it is different f..||3/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 030: Drinking Games||This one is a bit silly as today we are talking drinking games, and “needed” to play a few before we started to record. We’ll be back to sobering topics next week when we talk about Kickstarter. Off Topic (runs long) Chris and Kitty welcome Fletch||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSC 004 Interview: Isaac Childres on Gloomhaven||Today I talk with Isaac Childres about Gloomhaven, the reprinting of Gloomhaven, and the Founders of Gloomhaven Kickstarter. It’s a lot of Gloomhaven but we manage to sneak in a few questions from the listeners as well.||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 029: Stronghold Games||This is the last week of our Gloomhaven giveaway. Off Topic We’ve met our Patreon goal of a giveaway each month! We have an interview up, currently a web exclusive you can find at http://www.TabletopGameTalk.||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSC 003 Interview: Wreck Age with Anton and Matt||Today Chris talks to Anton and Matt of Hyacinth Games. We talk about their RPG and tabletop miniatures game Wreck-Age, a post-collapse world set in the not so distant future. We talk game mechanics, the world,||3/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 028: Playing to Win||This week we talk about Playing to Win (vs. playing for fun, because you want to be part of the group, etc.) Off-Topic: We give the details of how to add an entry this week for our Gloomhaven giveaway. Listen to find out how (it’s near the beginning).||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 027: Solo Games||This week we announce a new contest to win Gloomhaven. Listen to find out how to enter. We then talk about a prototype we received call Mageling. We finally go on topic to find that Josh and Kitty didn’t do a lot of homework,||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 026: Codex with David Sirlin||In this, kind of long episode, we talk with David Sirlin on his game Codex. The interview starts around 25 minutes in, before that we discuss future plans for the Tabletop Game Talk “network” as well and talk, accidentally, about a new game we have,||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSC 002 Interview: Dungeon Alliance with Andrew Parks||This is the first in our new interview series. In this episode Chris talks with Andrew Parks about his new Dungeon Alliance Kickstarter. And since it’s Andrew Parks, we also talk a bit about Core Worlds and the upcoming game from WizKids: Assault o||2/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 025: Couples Games||This week we announce the winner of our listeners only valentines day contest! We then go on to talk about lots and lots of games good for couples. There are a few surprises along the way – so listen on!||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 024: Dungeons and Dragons||This week we talk a bit more about Codex as it’s our game of the day. We also get to some feedback about our CCG episodes and answer a question about games with lite rules for super casual gamers. Then we get into our main topic of D&D where Chris sta||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 023: Game Expansions||This week we start out with a lot of announcements and feedback. On of the bigger ones, for us, is that we now have a Patreon page. You can find it by searching for us on Patreon or just go to tabletopgametalk.com/patreon.||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 022: Collectable Card Games||In this episode we talk about Collectable Card Games – Mainly Magic the Gathering and Pokemon, but a splash of Yu-Gi-Oh as well. But before we get to that we have a couple long listener feedback. Oh and an announcement that you can only hear about f||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 021: Your Questions||This episode is all about you. Well sort of. First we announce a secret thing you’ll have to listen to to find out about, then we go off topic and talk about X-Com the board game as well as Labyrinth (a classic from Kitty’s childhood).||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 020: Our Top 5s||In this, start of the year episode, we each list off our top 5 games. Since Spencer joined us, that’s 20 games for our 20th episode. We want to know your top 5 games! Let us know by emailing us at email@example.com.||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 019: The Meta Episode||In this episode we go meta. We start out talking about the podcast in meta ways (you’ll even learn our last names). We’ll then go into a short off topic and talk about our game of the day, “Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu.||12/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 018: Deck Building Games||And we have our first contest winner! Listen to find out who. Send us questions (firstname.lastname@example.org) for our upcoming questions episode! This week we first spend a little extra time off-topic talking about some social deduction games we just p..||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 017: Board Games on Phones and Tablets||It’s the last week to enter our contest. Email us at email@example.com by Dec 18th, 6:00pm central time to enter. Share, like, or leave us a iTunes review to increase the number of entries. What do you win? A box of games worth over $18||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 016: Point Salad Games||We have a holiday contest! Email us to enter (firstname.lastname@example.org). Any subject, comment, feedback, or just to say hi. Once you email us, you’ll also get an extra entry for every like on facebook or twitter and 3 for every share or retwee||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 015: Holiday Gift Ideas||We have a holiday contest! Email us to enter (email@example.com). Any subject, comment, feedback, or just to say hi. Once you email us, you’ll also get an extra entry for every like on facebook or twitter and 3 for every share or retweet||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 014: Game Groups & Player Types||We have a holiday contest! Email us to enter. Any subject, comment, feedback, or just to say hi. Once you email us, you’ll also get an extra entry for every like on facebook or twitter and 3 for every share (past or present).||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 013: Pyramid Arcade||This week we spend nearly the entire episode talking about Pyramid Arcade. A new set of games by Looney Labs. There are 22 games in this box, we cover a little over half of them.||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 012: Conventions||This week we start by talking about a game called Roll Player then a bit about Pandemic Legacy. And Chris fanboys out about all the other podcasters he met this weekend. Then we go on topic talking about conventions of all types (but mostly gaming).||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 011: Hidden Traitor Games||This week we first talk about our “game of today” Oceanos. A fun little game with a lot of fish and personality. We then go into our main topic and spend a fair amount of time talking about Battlestar Gallatica, Dead of Winter,||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 010: Halloween Games||It’s a Halloween episode! First we talk about our first game of Pandemic Legacy (spoiler, we really like it). Then we take a brief look at horror games and ask the question, have we ever really been scared by a game? About half way through,||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 009: CoOp Games||This week we dive into CoOp games. Our primary focus is on Pandemic, but we talk about many different types of CoOps as well as the good and the bad of them. Let us know if you agree or disagree with our thoughts.||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 008: Social Games||This week we talk about social games. But first we talk about the game we played today Tiny Epic Galexy. What do we consider a social game? What about social deduction? We go deeper into a few games such as Are You A Werewolf, Resistance/Avalon,||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 007: Role Playing Games||First we talk a little about “The Duke” and “Risk Legacy” as the game’s we’ve recently played. We then talk about how we all got into role playing games, what we like about them, and how they are different from board games.||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSC 001 News: GameHoleCon 2016||A special “Side Chat” edition of Tabletop Game Talk where Chris talks about his upcoming game at GameHoleCon, a convention in Madison, WI the first weekend of November.||9/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 006: Game Classifications||This week we talk about game classifications, that is, what’s a euro game, american game, mass market vs designer, etc. We also talk about game types and mechanics as well as luck vs skill games. This week’s podcast picture is a picture of my “gam||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 005: Teaching and Learning New Games.||This week our topic is how to learn and teach new games. Since starting this podcast we’ve had to learn and play many more games in a short period of time. We’ll talk about our experiences with teaching games as well as what we look for from a tea||9/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 004: What makes a game fun?||We’ve heard the feedback and we’re adjusting the format of the show to make it more universal. First – We’re adding a host, welcome Kitty! Next – We’re not going to be doing in-depth on a single game anymore.||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 003: Legendary Encounters – Firefly||This week we talk about Legendary Encounters: Firefly. Josh didn’t get as many plays as he would like, so it’s a lot of Chris talking about solo play vs team strategies.||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 002: Blood Rage||In this episode we talk about the ins and outs of Blood Rage by Cool Mini or Not. We cover the expansions and talk about our experiences with different strategies we’ve tried.||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 001: Scythe||In this episode we talk about Scythe and some strategy tips for new players.||8/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTGT 000: Intro to us.||This is our episode 0! Who are we? What will we be talking about? Listen and find out.||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Super Game Filled
It's gets really good around episode 4. Kitty makes a great addition to the podcast, along with the new format.
From a very casual gamer...
Great podcast, fun and informative! Will make you want to get (more) into table top games.
Great listen for tabletop game enthusiasts!
They really find their stride in episode 4!