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The worlds most aviary focused board game review show. Indigenous to the eastern shore of the United States, the horned Quackalope can be spotted where board games are played. The ill-suited ornithologists, Jesse Anderson and Jan Bigas, discuss board games on a weekly basis in an effort to catch the elusive bird. Through long winded conversations on mechanics, context, theme and game design, the hosts strive to discover the reason of the Quackalope's fascination with the hobby. Join us at the table and don't forget your binoculars.

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The worlds most aviary focused board game review show. Indigenous to the eastern shore of the United States, the horned Quackalope can be spotted where board games are played. The ill-suited ornithologists, Jesse Anderson and Jan Bigas, discuss board games on a weekly basis in an effort to catch the elusive bird. Through long winded conversations on mechanics, context, theme and game design, the hosts strive to discover the reason of the Quackalope's fascination with the hobby. Join us at the table and don't forget your binoculars.

    PIO #18 - Played It Once - Obsession

    PIO #18 - Played It Once - Obsession

    Today we discuss Obsession by Dan Hallagan with BoardGameCo  and Board Games In A Minute. In the game you are the head of a respected but troubled family estate in mid-19th century Victorian England, in which your goal is to improve your estate. Players...

    • 32 min
    TWQ #17 - The Weekly Quack - The Road to El Dorado

    TWQ #17 - The Weekly Quack - The Road to El Dorado

    National Parks, incorrect movie references and the latest in Japan. Today in Shelf or Sell Jan brings in Chimera Station, Alex decides to settle the debate once and for all around Wingspan and Jesse does his best to hide his intentions with Parks. ...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    PIO #17 - Played It Once - Twilight Imperium (ft. Space Cats Peace Turtles)

    PIO #17 - Played It Once - Twilight Imperium (ft. Space Cats Peace Turtles)

    Today we discuss Twilight Imperium 4th Edition by Fantasy Flight Games with none other than Space Cats Peace Turtles, the authority on everything TI. Twilight Imperium is a war and 3X game of galactic conquest in which three to six players take on the...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    TWQ #16 - The Weekly Quack - Georgia Peach

    TWQ #16 - The Weekly Quack - Georgia Peach

    Gifts, robots and severe insecurity. Today in Shelf or Sell Jesse breaks character and brings a game for more than just it’s theme while Alex tries to tackle the behemoth Cthulhu Wars.  Afterwards on the Medley Minute, Jan brings some levity and warmth...

    • 1 hr 29 min
    PIO #16 - Played It Once - Dreamscape (ft. Sarah Shah)

    PIO #16 - Played It Once - Dreamscape (ft. Sarah Shah)

    Today we discuss Dreamscape by Sylex Games with our featured guest Sarah Shah from Board Games In A Minute. Dreamscape is an action point, pattern building and thematic puzzle game. The players are tasked with building their perfect dream world by...

    • 22 min
    TWQ #15 - The Weekly Quack - Hook, Line & Sinker

    TWQ #15 - The Weekly Quack - Hook, Line & Sinker

    Deck-builders, fly  fishing and Jeremy Howard from Man Vs. Meeple guest stars. Today in Shelf or Sell the hosts get into a heated debate around The Few and the Cursed and Jeremy breaks all the rules by bringing in two games at once.  Afterwards on the...

    • 1 hr 28 min

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2 Ratings

Zach D 15 ,

Fun and Quirky Converstion between Friends

Great conversation between friends with a fowl fact thrown in for obvious reasons. Alex has been a wonderful collaboration partner. Keep spreading the fantastic gaming knowledge.

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