516 episodes

We talk about Tabletop, Board Games, Card Games, and Roleplaying. We regularly have Games Designers and Kickstarter creators as guests on the show.
We are many things, but We’re Not Wizards.

We’re Not Wizards Tabletop Podcast Richard Simpson

    • Leisure
    • 4.9 • 27 Ratings

We talk about Tabletop, Board Games, Card Games, and Roleplaying. We regularly have Games Designers and Kickstarter creators as guests on the show.
We are many things, but We’re Not Wizards.

    TeeCeeGees - May The Force Of Disney Compel You

    TeeCeeGees - May The Force Of Disney Compel You

    AKA The Boy who made me livid..
    Not everyone is here to let you down. Unless that person is Luke Prior, who aims to let you down from the moment you start recording. Join us as we plumb the depths of light entertainment and confuse the majority of our audience with a mixture of 80s BBC comedy shows and brand new card games. We're so cutting edge that we're talking Lorcana and Star Wars Unlimited MONTHS after it came out, but we also chat about the following nonsense. 

    2:00 Madonna


    3:45 'ello 'ello https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0086659/ 


    9:15 Les Dawson


    11:30 A&E visits


    14:45 Kids Today


    20:00 I'm old and tired but still good fun


    27:45 Oathsworn https://www.shadowborne-games.com/ 


    36:00 Videogames being tricky


    42:00 Unplayed Mythic Battles


    45:00 Lorcana and Star Wars Unlimited https://www.disneylorcana.com/en-US 


    https://starwarsunlimited.com/ 


    01:02:00 Word from the Sponsor in the Hole


    https://moxinthehole.co.uk/ 


    01:03:00 UnMatched


    https://restorationgames.com/unmatched/ 


    01:13:00 Cat In The Box


    https://beziergames.com/products/cat-in-the-box-deluxe-edition 

     
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Bernie & Brendan - Dead Alive Games - Cyber Pet Quest

    Bernie & Brendan - Dead Alive Games - Cyber Pet Quest

    Joined by Bernie Lin and Brendan Kendrick to chat about the folly that is the English language, why William Brown, and launching a series of games on crowdfunding and advertising on Meta, and continuing to get the word out on your games. There is chaos on this episode from the beginning. It was very fun to record.
     
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/deadalivegames/cyber-pet-quest?ref=224q6o

    https://www.facebook.com/deadalivegameshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/deadalivegames/https://twitter.com/deadalivegameshttps://www.instagram.com/deadalivegameshttps://discord.gg/dGuZ7frhttps://www.tiktok.com/@deadalivegameshttps://www.deadalivegames.com/#newsletterhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCy6b22C8u-hbIz9IWltPWpw
    and last but not least, the most important, THREADS!
    https://www.threads.net/@deadalivegames

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    Our BGG Guild | Board Game Geek Page | Website  | Facebook | Instagram
    Buy Some Merch
    Stay Safe, Roll Sixes, Make Something Awful..

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Yann Hilaire - Bored Game Ink - Fractal: Beyond The Void

    Yann Hilaire - Bored Game Ink - Fractal: Beyond The Void

    Joined by Yann Hilaire from Bored Game Ink, we chat about the creative process involving music and creating corporate videos, before we discuss his highly successful crowdfunding campaigns which have raised close to $700k. Check out the link below for more information. 
    Links of Note 
     www.boredgameink.com 
     
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    OUR LINKS OF NOTES (https://linktr.ee/werenotwizards)
    Apple Podcasts   |  Our Blog, Reviews, Previews and Thoughts | Our YouTube Channel
    Our BGG Guild | Board Game Geek Page | Website  | Facebook | Instagram
    Buy Some Merch
    Stay Safe, Roll Sixes, Make Something Awful..

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Chris Stone - Hissy Fit - Stone Age Distractions

    Chris Stone - Hissy Fit - Stone Age Distractions

    Joined by Chris Stone from Stone Age Distractions to chat about his funded Cat in a Basket game - Hissy Fit. 
    We chat about game designing, create a mushroom themed Deep Impact game, and why the Dog version of Hissy Fit would only need one card.. 
    Links of Notes
    https://gamefound.com/en/projects/stone-age-distractions/hissyfit/products/details/35562 
    https://www.stoneagedistractions.com/
    https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepublisher/52503/stone-age-distractions 
    https://www.facebook.com/stoneagedistractions/ 
    Our Links of Note
    If you would like to support us then please visit and interact with the links below. 
    Please give us a rating or review on your podcast catcher of choice. 
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    Apple Podcasts   |  Our Blog, Reviews, Previews and Thoughts | Our YouTube Channel
    Our BGG Guild | Board Game Geek Page | Website  | Facebook | Instagram
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    Stay Safe, Roll Sixes, Make Something Awful..

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Dan Hughes Mixed Tapes, Airecon & Take That

    Dan Hughes Mixed Tapes, Airecon & Take That

    Luke and Richard chat with the internet Titan Dan Hughes about their new game about Mix Tapes, going to Airecon and playing some great games. 
    We chat about Far Away, Skate Summer, World wonders, Veil of Eternity. 
    We talk about Unfair and the Take That mechanic before discussing the woes of winning raffles, Fantasy Flight, Divinus from Lucky Duck Games and how to keep your digital game alive in the face of the future. 
    All great fun. 
    Links of Note 
    https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/songs-and-rhymes/the-jeely-piece-song 
    https://www.hovis.co.uk/mothers-pride 
    https://www.airecon.co.uk/ 
    https://www.coraquest.com/ 
    https://sporadicallyboard.libsyn.com/episode-104-the-mike-dilisio-airecon-also-with-the-dice-tower 
     
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    Please give us a rating or review on your podcast catcher of choice. 
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    OUR LINKS OF NOTES (https://linktr.ee/werenotwizards)
    Apple Podcasts   |  Our Blog, Reviews, Previews and Thoughts | Our YouTube Channel
    Our BGG Guild | Board Game Geek Page | Website  | Facebook | Instagram
    Buy Some Merch
    Stay Safe, Roll Sixes, Make Something Awful..

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Christen Randall - The No-Girlfriend Rule

    Christen Randall - The No-Girlfriend Rule

    Joined by Christen Randall to chat about her experiences growing up with dyslexia, being a nerd, their process for writing and how in under two years they went from first draft to being a published author in both the US and UK with their first novel - The No-Girlfriend Rule.
    Links of Notes
    Website: https://www.bychristenrandall.com
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/bycrandall
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bycrandall/
    TiKTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@bycrandall
     
     
    Our Links of Note
    If you would like to support us then please visit and interact with the links below. 
    Please give us a rating or review on your podcast catcher of choice. 
    Also, please let someone else know about our show, as recommendations are wonderful things.
    OUR LINKS OF NOTES (https://linktr.ee/werenotwizards)
    Apple Podcasts   |  Our Blog, Reviews, Previews and Thoughts | Our YouTube Channel
    Our BGG Guild | Board Game Geek Page | Website  | Facebook | Instagram
    Buy Some Merch
    Stay Safe, Roll Sixes, Make Something Awful..

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Emmay89 ,

Wizards aren’t allowed to tell you they are wizards...

As I stated in the title, Wizards are not allowed to tell you they are wizards. Richard is not a wizard, he has many flaws... One of which is his dislike of Pogs. For this reason, I can only give this podcast a 5 out of 10. It would be capable of a 10 out of 10 should his position on Pogs change in the future.

Find out more about the Pog episodes from my interviews with the “non” wizard. - Emma May :)

Oliver Kinne ,

A personal chat with a wizard of podcasting

If you want to find out more about the person behind the game designer, publisher or other tabletop game celebrity, then listen to Richard’s We’re Not Wizards podcast. Always a bit tongue in cheek and always informative and generally just so very enjoyable to listen to. Hat off to this conjurer of the tabletop podcasting realm.

siayres ,

Maybe Sorcerers?

Genuine, conversational podcast all about board games and the people that make and write about them. Sometimes stays on topic, but prone to the odd wild tangent.

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