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We play board games. We hope you like board games. New podcast episodes every other Thursday.

The Board Boys Podcas‪t‬ The Board Boys

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    • 4.9 • 33 Ratings

We play board games. We hope you like board games. New podcast episodes every other Thursday.

    Season Eight, Episode Five: Fields of Arle

    Season Eight, Episode Five: Fields of Arle

    Country roads, take me home, To the place I belong, East Frisia, bogs and peat , Take me home, country roads.  On this episode, of The Board Boys Podcast we head to East Frisia to drain the swamps and farm the grounds in Fields of Arle. In this episode, Rob and Cam talk about their favorite games from 2020! How are Cam's tink tonks coming?  Did you ever watch Garfield and Friends? After a hiatus, a certain friend is back with a classic segment.  We hope you like boardgames!

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Season Eight, Episode Four: War of the Ring

    Season Eight, Episode Four: War of the Ring

    There is only one Lord of the Ring, only one who can bend it to his will. And he does not share power...and in this episode his name is Ben.  This week on the podcast we dip into the grand opus that is War of the Ring 2nd Edition. Also in this precious 'sode come check out where in the world are Cam and Josh!  We also dip into some serious movie talk, Rob talked about his favorite YouTube channel and Cobra Kai.  Also, Ben lived in New Zealand when he was 16??  We hope you like boardgames!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Season Eight, Episode Three: Trajan

    Season Eight, Episode Three: Trajan

    Look who's back, back again, Trajan's back, tell a friend.  In this episode of the podcast, we dust off another classic from the Top 100 before it falls off the list with Trajan from HUCH! Games.  Also in this episode [-  the will they won't they saga with Cam and Aquatica, Ben tries to read the GoT Catan rules, and Josh digs a crunchy Eurogame?!?!  We also explore the innerworkings of Beau's mind with his new game Monster Crusher and we take a furry look back in our Bump or Dump segment!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Season Eight, Episode Two: Lost Ruins of Arnak

    Season Eight, Episode Two: Lost Ruins of Arnak

    Your favorite boys are back, exploring the depths of an uninhabited island in uncharted seas in the Lost Ruins of Arnak from Czech Games Edition. We don't often review games that just came out so you know this one has to have something special. Also this episode: board gaming resolutions for 2021; Part II of the BoardGameArena Advent Calendar Dab on the Haters Spectacular; Ben gushes about his favorite store in the history of stores; Rob walks back one of his worst, more controversial board game takes.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Season Eight, Episode One - The Isle of Cats

    Season Eight, Episode One - The Isle of Cats

    Gather round all you cool cats and kittens as we kick off a brand new season of The Board Boys Podcast! We rescued as my cats as possible from the evil Lord Vesh in Isles of Cats from publisher, The City of Games. Also this episode: Cam shares his top five polyomino games; Ben brings his experience hosting the podcast full circle; the return of "beef or plug" - Board Game Arena advent calendar edition; and the first annual Board Boys Secret Santa gift exchange. See ya later 2020, hello 2021!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Season Seven, Episode Thirteen: Keyflower

    Season Seven, Episode Thirteen: Keyflower

    Your favorite boys are back to put season seven to rest with a game that is definitely a KEYper, tackling Keyflower from R&D Games. We've had our fair share of heated discussions in the history of the podcast but none more exhausting than our latest discussion on Keyflower's high BGG ranking. Also this episode: Josh recommends his favorite holiday movie; Cam channels his inner professional bowler Peter Weber; Rob vows to bring back a social platform from a different time; and Ben is bumping and dumping.

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

YaBoi Jay ,

It’s good

I’ve listened to literally tens of BoardGameGeek podcasts. This is on of the better ones. Congratulate yourselves.

NibstheMermaid ,

A+

After spending 40+ hours listening to this, I almost feel like I know these guys. Most episodes just feel like the low key hangouts that I live for with friends who are just nerding out and having fun. Super informative and would 100% recommend for anyone to listen to, whether you’re only on board for a specific game, or if you’re planning to power through every session. Check it out

FruitxSalad ,

Buncha Dorks

If you’re into hearing a buncha dorks talk about dorky stuff for an hour, then this is the right place. Board game culture is starting to get more popular, but some of the more elaborate games can seem overwhelming. Whether you’re a n00b who wants to learn more or a board game vet that’s played them all, this show does a good job of breaking down the mechanics of the games they play, and it doesn’t feel like reading from instruction manual.

V entertaining. V fun.

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