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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 132 - The New Normal

    Episode 132 - The New Normal

    Ambie and Crystal discuss a couple games they've played recently, including Funny Pages, The Search for Planet X, and Jackpot Payout. Since we just celebrated our 5 year podcast anniversary, we then revisit our topic of our first episode, conventions!


    Announcements: 0:41
    Recent Games: 3:06
    Conventions: 13:46
    Outro: 30:09
    Bloopers: 31:13


    Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS


    Funny Pages: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/330837/funny-pages-comical-puzzle-game
    The Search for Planet X: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/279537/search-planet-x
    Jackpot Payout: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/299910/jackpot-payout


    Support us at https://www.patreon.com/boardgameblitz


    This episode was sponsored by Grey Fox Games. Use the code 'BGBLITZ21' for 20% off non-exclusive items from their site: http://www.greyfoxgames.com/


    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/290

    • 31 min
    Episode 131 - Apptastic

    Episode 131 - Apptastic

    Ambie and Crystal talk about Escape Tales: Low Memory, Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods, and Stay Cool. We then talk about board games that use a digital app and what we think about them.


    Announcements: 0:53
    Recent Games: 4:08
    Apps in Games: 17:07
    Outro: 34:53
    Bloopers: 35:46


    Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS


    Escape Tales: Low Memory: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/282291/escape-tales-low-memory
    Escape Tales: Children of Wyrmwoods: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/299800/escape-tales-children-wyrmwoods
    Stay Cool: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/267475/stay-cool


    Support us at https://www.patreon.com/boardgameblitz


    This episode was sponsored by Grey Fox Games. Use the code 'BGBLITZ21' for 20% off non-exclusive items from their site: http://www.greyfoxgames.com/


    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/286

    • 35 min
    Episode 130 - The Theme's The Thing

    Episode 130 - The Theme's The Thing

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Winning Streak (a book), The Meaples (a song album), and Musical Chairs (this one's a board game). We then talk about unique themes in board games.


    Recent Games: 0:43
    Unique Themes: 11:00
    Outro: 26:50
    Bloopers: 27:45


    Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS


    Winning Streak: http://winningstreakbook.com/
    The Meaples album: https://themeaples.bandcamp.com/releases
    Musical Chairs: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/294216/musical-chairs


    Support us at https://www.patreon.com/boardgameblitz


    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/283/episode-129-rock-and-roll-and-write

    • 28 min
    Episode 129 - Rock and Roll and Write

    Episode 129 - Rock and Roll and Write

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Hey Yo and Draftosaurus. We then talk about our top 5 favorite roll & write games.

    Announcements: 0:37
    Recent Games: 2:51
    Top 5 Roll & Write: 11:26
    Outro: 37:36
    Bloopers: 38:31

    Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS

    Vote for the Golden Geek Awards: https://boardgamegeek.com/geekawards/boardgame

    Hey Yo: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/324467/hey-yo
    Draftosaurus: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/264055/draftosaurus

    Support us at https://www.patreon.com/boardgameblitz

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/283/episode-129-rock-and-roll-and-write

    • 38 min
    Episode 128 - Mental Health in Games

    Episode 128 - Mental Health in Games

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Black Sonata and Viscounts of the West Kingdom. We then talk about how mental health and mental illness is depicted in board games.

    Recent Games: 0:39
    Mental Health: 12:11
    Outro: 29:44
    Bloopers: 30:39

    Listen to Meeple Overboard's discussion on mental health: https://www.dicetower.com/game-podcast/meeple-overboard/mental-health-depression-and-board-games-dan-hughes

    Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS

    Black Sonata: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/231218/black-sonata
    Viscounts of the West Kingdom: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/296151/viscounts-west-kingdom

    Support us at https://www.patreon.com/boardgameblitz

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/282/episode-128-mental-health-in-games

    • 30 min
    Episode 127 - Savor the Flavor

    Episode 127 - Savor the Flavor

    Ambie and Crystal discuss Horrified and The Castles of Tuscany. We then talk about flavor text in board games. In the return of the Board Game Etymology segment, Crystal discusses the origins of the word "flavor."

    Announcements: 0:47
    Recent Games: 1:54
    Flavor Text: 13:25
    Board Game Etymology - 'Flavor': 31:32
    Outro: 33:02
    Bloopers: 34:15

    Join our discord: https://discord.gg/WvRVnVeYMS

    Horrified: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/282524/horrified
    The Castles of Tuscany: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/300327/castles-tuscany

    Support us at https://www.patreon.com/boardgameblitz

    For the full show notes visit our site at http://www.boardgameblitz.com/posts/279/episode-127-savor-the-flavor

    • 34 min

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