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Board Game Blitz is a 30 minute bi-weekly podcast about modern board games and card games hosted by Ambie and Crystal.

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Board Game Blitz is a 30 minute bi-weekly podcast about modern board games and card games hosted by Ambie and Crystal.

    Episode 118 - Games We’ve Never Discussed

    Episode 118 - Games We’ve Never Discussed

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Disciple Detective and The Princess Bride Adventure Book Game. We then talk about some games that we've never (or rarely) talked about before, at least on the podcast!

    Announcements: 0:44
    Recent Games: 3:31
    Games We've Never Discussed: 13:32
    Outro: 30:53
    Bloopers: 31:57

    Disciple Detective: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/297735/disciple-detective
    The Princess Bride Adventure Book Game: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/316750/princess-bride-adventure-book-game

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/262/episode-118-games-we-ve-never-discussed

    • 32 min
    Episode 117 - The Evolution of ‘Euros’

    Episode 117 - The Evolution of ‘Euros’

    Ambie and Crystal discuss King of the Roll and Prisma Arena. Then Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'Eurogame' before we discuss what euro games are and how they have changed over the years.

    Announcements: 0:45
    Recent Games: 2:29
    Thematic Segment & Etymology: 15:14
    Board Game Etymology - 'Eurogame': 15:50
    Euro Games: 17:29
    Outro: 31:15
    Bloopers: 32:10

    King of the Roll: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/286222/king-roll (Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gaardgames/king-of-the-roll-a-brazilian-jiu-jitsu-fighting-game)
    Prisma Arena: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/277692/prisma-arena

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/261/episode-117-the-evolution-of-euros

    • 32 min
    Episode 116 - SpOoky Games

    Episode 116 - SpOoky Games

    Ambie and Crystal discuss The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks and the Blinks game system. We then talk about spooooky games and some ways that games can create tension, dread, or surprise.

    Recent Games: 0:46
    Spooky Games: 14:59
    Outro: 29:23
    Bloopers: 30:27

    The Curious Elevator of Mr. Hincks: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/311017/curious-elevator-mr-hincks
    Hincks Gazette: https://www.teambluefish.com/hincksgazette
    Blinks: https://move38.com/collections/blinks (Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/move38/blinks-smart-board-game-system-epic-adventure-expansion)

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/259/episode-116-spooky-games

    • 30 min
    Episode 115 - One in A Hundred Part 2B

    Episode 115 - One in A Hundred Part 2B

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Project L and Cartographers Heroes. We then finish our part two of our one in a hundred games list with our top game from each set of 100 in the top 1501-2000 ranked games on BoardGameGeek!

    Recent Games: 0:45
    One in a Hundred Part 2B: 9:28
    Outro: 26:08
    Bloopers: 27:04

    Project L: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/260180/project-l
    Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/boardcubator/project-l-finesse

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/258/episode-115-one-in-a-hundred-part-2b

    • 27 min
    Episode 114 - One in A Hundred Part 2A

    Episode 114 - One in A Hundred Part 2A

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Gridopolis and Battlestar Galactica. We then continue our one in a hundred games list with our top game from each set of 100 in the top 1001-1500 ranked games on BoardGameGeek!

    Recent Games: 0:42
    One in a Hundred Part 2A: 15:25
    Outro: 28:45
    Bloopers: 29:40

    Gridopolis: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/267418/gridopolis
    Gridopolis preorder: https://shop.gridopolis.games/
    Battlestar Galactica: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/37111/battlestar-galactica-board-game
    Vassal Engine: http://www.vassalengine.org/

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/257/episode-114-one-in-a-hundred-part-2a

    • 30 min
    Episode 113 - Tips for Teaching

    Episode 113 - Tips for Teaching

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Egyptia and GRBLD. We then talk about some tips for how to teach board games well.

    Announcements: 0:40
    Recent Games: 1:41
    Teaching Games: 8:41
    Outro: 27:04
    Bloopers: 28:08

    Egyptia: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/298431/egyptia
    GRBLD: https://inkwellgames.com/grbld/

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/255/episode-113-tips-for-teaching

    • 28 min

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