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A podcast about Board Games and friendship, hosted by Matthew Robinson and his seven other board game members. Join us every week for an in-depth look at the board gaming hobby, including board game news, reviews and much, much more.

Game Brain: A Board Game Podcast with Matthew Robinson and his Gaming Group Game Brain

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    • 4.5 • 113 Ratings

A podcast about Board Games and friendship, hosted by Matthew Robinson and his seven other board game members. Join us every week for an in-depth look at the board gaming hobby, including board game news, reviews and much, much more.

    Round 9 EXTRA TURN: "The Transcontinental" with Ben and Trey

    Round 9 EXTRA TURN: "The Transcontinental" with Ben and Trey

    Trey and Ben join Matt for an impromptu Extra Turn where they shine some attention on The Transcontinental, a Kickstarter Game that just might be the best game of 2021

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Round 9, Turn 7: "Lost Ruins of Arnak" with Jake

    Round 9, Turn 7: "Lost Ruins of Arnak" with Jake

    The Casual Gamer, Jake Shapiro, joins Matt for a review of the Worker Placement/Deck Building hybrid "Lost Ruins of Arnak" and a timely discussion on the Etiquette of Losing

    • 1 hr 51 min
    Round 9, Turn 6: "Brick and Mortar" with Paul and Ben

    Round 9, Turn 6: "Brick and Mortar" with Paul and Ben

    Tom, Paul, and Ben re-team to see if Brick and Mortar might earn their business, and they dissect the nuances of game balance.

    • 2 hr 13 min
    Round 9, Turn 5: "Concordia" with Trey

    Round 9, Turn 5: "Concordia" with Trey

    Trey the Designer joins Matt for a review of the 2013 euro classic Concordia, as well as a discussion on Deck Building and randomness, which sprang from Trey's recent plays of Gloomhaven

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Round 9, Turn 4: "Fields of Arle" with Ben and Paul

    Round 9, Turn 4: "Fields of Arle" with Ben and Paul

    Tom, Ben, and Paul get back to farming the goodness of Fields of Arle, and dig up more hidden gem games for you to seek out!

    • 2 hr 30 min
    Round 9, Turn 3: "Marco Pollo II: In the Service of the Khan" with Alfred

    Round 9, Turn 3: "Marco Pollo II: In the Service of the Khan" with Alfred

    Alfred, the Rules Lawyer, joins Matt for a review of the sequel-icious Marco Pollo II: In the Service of the Khan, and then we have a rousing discussion of how to host a game night and what makes a good game night guest!

    • 2 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
113 Ratings

113 Ratings

Media Teacher Mike ,

Best Board Game Podcast

Matthew Robinson, Tom Donnelly and their gaming group produce an AMAZINGLY fun and enjoyable podcast! I’ve listened to EVERY single episode! Each one more entertaining than the last! The podcast is so incredibly thought out with different segments including Game News, Games on the Brain, Game Night, Game Review, and Board Game Sommelier! Each of the podcast members represent such diverse kinds of gamers! The group is so responsive on their Facebook group and Sommelier! I look forward to their podcast every week!

Pompadour74 ,

Grow up

Keep your politics out of the show; or dont and lose subscribers.

Stvpid AppSt0re ,

Thanks for changing that song!

The Games on the Brain song is now listenable. Thanks for changing it.

Solid podcast. I love listening. I skip some, but the majority really are a pleasure.

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