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

    Episode 110 - Listener Q&A

    Episode 110 - Listener Q&A

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Break In Alcatraz. We then have a Q&A episode where we answer a bunch of listener questions!

    Announcements: 0:37
    Recent Games: 2:27
    Listener Q&A: 9:21
    Outro: 38:05
    Bloopers: 39:01

    Break In Alcatraz: http://www.breakintoescape.com/

    Check out Crystal's events at GenCant: https://www.gencant.com/have-a-blast-with-crystal-pisano-at-gencant-2020/

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/252/episode-110-listener-q-a

    • 40 min
    Episode 109 - My Game Wants to Party All the Time

    Episode 109 - My Game Wants to Party All the Time

    Ambie and Crystal discuss LEGACY: Quest for a Family Treasure and Bites. We then talk about party games with special guest and patron of the show Pam.

    Announcements: 0:47
    Recent Games: 1:57
    Party Games: 11:55
    Outro: 27:28
    Bloopers: 28:41

    LEGACY: Quest for a Family Treasure: http://www.argyxgames.com/index_legacy?lang=en
    (on Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/argyxgames/legacy-quest-for-a-family-treasure-0)
    Bites: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/277927/bites

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/250/episode-109-my-game-wants-to-party-all-the-time

    • 29 min
    Episode 108 - Virtual Gaming Con Recap

    Episode 108 - Virtual Gaming Con Recap

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Unlock!: Timeless Adventures and Conundrum Escape Rooms - Virtual Hollywood Mystery. We then talk about our time at Virtual Gaming Con, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'virtual.'

    Announcements: 0:49
    Recent Games: 1:29
    Virtual Gaming Con: 12:58
    Board Game Etymology - 'Virtual': 27:19
    Outro: 28:12
    Bloopers: 29:25

    Unlock!: Timeless Adventures: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/279613/unlock-timeless-adventures
    Conundrum Escape Rooms - Virtual Hollywood Mystery: https://www.conundrumescaperooms.com/virtual-hollywood-mystery-play-online/

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/249/episode-108-virtual-gaming-con-recap

    • 29 min
    Episode 107 - Top 5 Game Themes

    Episode 107 - Top 5 Game Themes

    Ambie and Crystal discuss some Ravensburger Escape Puzzles and Slay the Spire. We then talk about our top 5 themes in board games.

    Announcements: 0:43
    Recent Games: 2:17
    Top 5 Game Themes: 13:02
    Outro: 31:52
    Bloopers: 32:56

    Ravensburger Escape Puzzles: https://www.ravensburger.org/uk/discover/escape-puzzles/index.html
    Slay the Spire: https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/slay-the-spire-switch/

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/247/episode-107-top-5-game-themes

    • 33 min
    Episode 106 - From 8-Bit to VR

    Episode 106 - From 8-Bit to VR

    Ambie and Crystal discuss 18Chesapeake (on 18xx.games) and Dragonheart (on boardgamearena.com). We then talk about our history of playing video games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word 'arcade.'

    Recent Games: 1:59
    Video Games: 11:06
    Board Game Etymology - 'Arcade': 31:36
    Outro: 32:46
    Bloopers: 33:50

    Play 18xx games online at https://www.18xx.games/

    We suggest that you learn more about and donate to the following organizations:
    Black Lives Matter: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019
    Color of Change: https://colorofchange.org/
    The Bail Project: https://bailproject.org/
    The National Bail Fund Network: https://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directory
    Justice for Breonna Taylor: https://www.gofundme.com/f/9v4q2-justice-for-breonna-taylor
    George Floyd Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd
    Black Visions Collective: https://www.blackvisionsmn.org/
    The Loveland Foundation: https://www.thelovelandfoundation.org/
    NAACP Legal Defense Fund: https://www.naacpldf.org/
    Black Table Arts: http://www.blacktablearts.com/
    Campaign Zero: https://www.joincampaignzero.org/

    18Chesapeake: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/253608/18chesapeake
    Dragonheart: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/66171/dragonheart

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/246/episode-106-from-8-bit-to-vr

    • 34 min
    Episode 105 - 4 YEARS OF BLITZ

    Episode 105 - 4 YEARS OF BLITZ

    Ambie and Crystal discuss a few games in the Exit: The Game series - The Catacombs of Horror, The House of Riddles, and The Haunted Roller Coaster. We then celebrate our anniversary with a lookback on the last 4 years of the Board Game Blitz podcast.

    Recent Games: 0:44
    4 Year Anniversary: 11:45
    Listener Clips: 29:47
    Outro: 37:28
    Bloopers: 38:14

    Watch our latest music video parody! Play it Believe Me (parody of Take Me or Leave Me): https://youtu.be/YvkZAdv67I4

    Exit: The Game - The Catacombs of Horror: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/255675/exit-game-catacombs-horror
    Exit: The Game - The House of Riddles: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/226519/exit-game-house-riddles
    Exit: The Game - The Haunted Roller Coaster: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/269968/exit-game-haunted-roller-coaster

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/244/episode-105-4-years-of-blitz

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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100 Ratings

100 Ratings

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New to Blitz!

Just started listening, but love the quick yet concise reviews and hijinks!

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A short but fun and informative board game podcast.

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