Spirits of the Wild, DC Spyfall, Reddit Roundtable - Boards & Swords #115

Spirits of the Wild, DC Spyfall, Reddit Roundtable - Boards & Swords #115

No news in this episode because we only recorded it a week after the last one! We fill in a few more reviews that didn’t make the cut in the last extravaganza, then we take some questions we found on Reddit and give our own unique answers to them. Oh and game shows!

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Ice Cool 2, Starship Samurai, Reviews Galore! - Boards & Swords #114

Ice Cool 2, Starship Samurai, Reviews Galore! - Boards & Swords #114

It’s been a month since a proper episode, so we make up for lost time with ALL THE REVIEWS! Ice Cool 2, Starship Samurai, Bloodborne expansion, Carthago, new Downforce maps, Scythe: Rise of Fenris, and I could still go on!!

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Roll Player Expansion, Curt Covert from Smirk & Dagger - Boards & Swords #112

We couldn’t possibly have 2 shows with guests back to back right? Nut so Fast! In fact, Curt Covert from Smirk & Dagger Games joins us to talk about his gaming and some of the neat releases that they have coming out soon.

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Isle of Skye App, Calvin Wong from Crazy Rich Asians - Boards & Swords #111

Isle of Skye App, Calvin Wong from Crazy Rich Asians - Boards & Swords #111

It’s getting Crazy up in here! He was a popular board gamer before he went and got all famous appearing in the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians, but we have Calvin Wong on the show! Plus, all the usual antics.

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Council of 4, Before There Were Stars, Sell it to Phil - Boards & Swords #110

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We've got reviews, we've got your jokey jokes, we've even got some cheating! Plus, we try and convince Philip to try some alternative games to Munchkin!

News

Pokémon Booster Box sells for $56k
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41158/pokemon-1st-edition-booster-box-sells-56-000

CGE to release Trapwords
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41140/czech-games-is-setting-trapwords

Gale Force 9 gets Dune franchise
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41139/exclusive-frank-herberts-dune-comes-tabletop

Second Unique Game coming from FFG
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41136/second-title-ffgs-unique-game-line-revealed

Capstone releasing Pipeline
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41109/perfect-oil-refining-pipeline

Kennerspiel winner coming to US
http://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41085/the-quacks-quedlinburg-gets-u-s-release

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Warsaw: City of Ruins, Kung Fu Zoo, Gen Con 2018 Recap - Boards & Swords #109

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So much stuff in this episode! Put it this way - the Gen Con recap is just a tiny portion of it! Lots of game reviews, a ton of news following Gen Con, and Collin takes some games out for a date!

News

Restoration Games returning to The Dark Tower
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41078/childres-daviau-return-dark-towner

Stronghold and Indie Boards and Cards merge
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41077/stronghold-games-indie-boards-cards-merge

Munchkin Warhammer 40K
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41052/munchkin-invades-grimdark-future-warhammer-40-000

Arkham Horror 3rd Edition
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41046/arkham-horror-third-edition

New “Keyforge” Card game from FFG
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41039/richard-garfields-keyforge-puts-new-spin-unique

Power Rangers Game from Renegade
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41048/power-rangers-heroes-grid

NEW CLANK STUFF!!!
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/41038/clank-innovates-expansion-style

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GameFor App, Fake News, Dice Tower Con 2018 Recap & Gen Con Preview - Boards & Swords #108

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Cons cons and more cons! Collin and Cindy just came back from Dice Tower Con, and Chris is about to head to Gen Con! Plus a LOT of news, some game discussions, and much more!

News

Munchkin Dungeon from CMON
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40962/cmon-reveals-first-licensed-munchkin-game

Hasbro Game Sales Up
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40946/hasbro-game-sales-up-14

Spiel des Jahres winners
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40936/winners-2018-spiel-des-jahres

Asmo-SOLD
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40926/eurazeo-finds-buyer-asmodee

Pandemic 10th anniversary set
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40905/z-man-celebrates-10-years-pandemic

Tales from the Loop TV show
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40886/tales-from-loop-adapted-series

New Azul
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40813/azul-stained-glass-sintra

Most Wanted from North Star Games
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40859/gain-notoriety-most-wanted

Transformers CCG
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40821/intelligence-cybertron-transformers-tcg

Disney villains board game
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40846/being-wicked-has-never-been-more-rewarding

Spell Smashers from Renegade
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40862/fight-monsters-words-spell-smashers

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Sea of Plunder, Masks of Nyarlathotep, Origins 2018 Recap - Boards & Swords #107

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As promised, its (finally) time to talk about Origins Game Fair 2018! But before we get to that, Collin and Cindy talk about an upcoming game, I review some FFG Cthulhu expansions, and we also have a game show! Can the other three recognize a game based on its terrible reviews?

News

Mesozooic coming from Z-Man Games
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40712/build-dino-zoo-real-time-puzzle-game-mesozooic 

No more Android Netrunner
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40610/fantasy-flight-license-android-netrunner-ending 

Gravity Warfare is back? 
(Relaunch) Gravity Warfare™ - Gaming on a Whole New Level. 

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Tuscany: Essential Edition, Easy Breezy Travel Agency - Boards & Swords #106

If you are interested in my Origins experience....you'll have to wait until next episode. This one is a bit shorter as it was recorded not long after 105.  But Collin and Cindy don't fail us with a couple of new reviews, plus we have not 1 but 2 game shows for you in this episode!

News

No more Unrivaled Tournament
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40570/oomba-shuts-down-unrivaled-tournament-series 

Box set announced for new version of Warhammer Age of Sigmar https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40567/gw-jump-starts-warhammer-age-sigmar-edition 

Two new D&D adventures announced! 
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40554/wotc-reveals-two-new-d-d-waterdeep-volumes 

Spring Meadow announced
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40545/creator-agricola-completes-puzzle-game-trilogy 

Upcoming releases from Blue Orange Games
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40537/new-gen-con-releases-bruno-cathala-ludovic-maublanc-reiner-knizia 

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Capital City, Escape Velocity, Mid-year Check Up - Boards & Swords #105

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Moar game show goodness! And I played a TON of Cosmic Encounter.  Plus a review of Capital City, Collin and Cindy went thrift store shopping, and a retrospective on what we've seen/done/played in the year so far.

News

Arcadia Quest Riders! (Is already over?) 
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40454/cmon-mounts-up-new-arcadia-quest-expansion 

Lowlands coming from Z-Man
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40461/tend-farm-keep-back-rising-tide 

Clank in Space Expansion! 
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40477/cataclysm-encompasses-the-expanse 

Warsaw City of Ruins
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40481/warsaw-city-ruins 

New anniversary edition of Cosmic Encounter https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40504/cosmic-encounter-gets-new-standard-edition 

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Betrayal at Baldur's Gate, Oh My Goods, CMON Expo - Boards & Swords #104

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Philip and I went to the CMON Expo!  Collin and Cindy played Oh My Goods, I got in a few other non-CMON games, and then we finish off the episode with an attempt at another game show.

News

Betrayal Upgrade Kits
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40428/wizkids-offers-betrayal-house-hill-upgrade-kit 

New Edition of Warhammer Age of Sigmar (Fantasy Warhammer) 
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40413/new-edition-warhammer-age-sigmar 

Ticket to Ride: New York
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40405/tour-big-apple-ticket-ride-new-york 

Spiel des Jahres nominations
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40393/2018-spiel-des-jahres-nominations 

Asmodee up for sale
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40377/asmodee-group-block 

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Doxie Dash, Sprawlopolis, Board Game Title Fatigue - Boards & Swords #103

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Philip played Rising Sun, Collin and Cindy played a lot of kickstarter previews, oh and its Collin's birthday!  We talk about all the different games coming out and is it too much?  Lastly Collin takes the wheel and runs us through a game show.

Doxie Dash Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/281652031/doxie-dash?ref=discovery&term=Doxie%20Dash


News

My Little Scythe
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40298/stonemaier-games-courts-families-with-first-all-ages-game 

X-wing Second Edition
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40290/star-wars-x-wing-second-edition-will-use-the-force 

Renegade Games to release Wendake
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40284/lead-the-tribe-prosperity-wendake 

L5R Beginners Box to be released at Gen Con
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40281/first-l5r-rpg-title-ffg 

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Clank The Mummy's Curse, Mansions of Madness, Contest Winner! - Boards & Swords #102

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We can't go an episode without talking Clank, so Collin and Cindy talk about the latest expansion, but who cares because I got them to play Mansions of Madness!!!  Also we announce our contest winner and play The Rank is Right!

Awesome Playing Card Kickstarter I mentioned: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1484095571/custom-playing-cards-by-scott-johnson?ref=friends_launched

News

Konami plans Yu-Gi-Oh TCG advent calendar
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40211/konami-plans-yu-gi-oh-tcg-advent-calendar

Red Raven's Megaland to be Target exclusive
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40192/red-ravens-megaland-is-target-exclusive

Fury of Dracula 4th Edition coming from Wizkids
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40178/fury-dracula-resurrected-wizkids

Race to the New Found Land coming from Z-Man Games in Q3
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/40172/race-new-found-land

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Vast: The Crystal Caverns, Clank vs Clank In Space - Boards & Swords #101

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This week we have a bit more fun with the news, talk about our thoughts on the tile laying game Vast: The Crystal Caverns, and do a comparison of the deckbuilding games Clank and Clank In Space.  Finally, Cindy hosts another game show!

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GAMA Trade Show w/ Chaz Marler, Top 10 Games of All Time - Boards & Swords #100

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TRIPLE DIGITS YALL!!!  We got lots of stuff - our Top 10 Games of all time, GAMA trade show coverage with Chaz Marler from Pair of Dice Paradise, terrible jokes and more!

AND A CONTEST!  More details in the episode but you've got until April 17th at 11:59pm ET to enter to win a copy of Alien Artifacts!

News

Renegade nabs Reykholt
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39899/renegade-release-uwe-rosenbergs-latest-game

Munchkin Red Dragon Inn?
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39906/munchkin-besieges-red-dragon-inn

MTG board game
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39873/wizkids-unveils-magic-the-gathering-board-game

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Downforce, Welcome to Centerville, Top 20-11 Games of All Time - Boards & Swords #99

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Philip's not here, we hit all kinds of difficulties getting started, and I've been thinking about Eldritch Horror a lot.  Plus more - including news and our Top 20 through 11 games of all time!

News

Zombicide: Invader
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39826/zombicide-goes-outer-space-invader 

Pathfinder Second Edition?? 
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39821/paizo-kicks-off-pathfinder-2e 

Palladium loses Robotech license
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39752/palladium-loses-robotech-license 

BATMAN MINIS GAME IS OUT ON KICKSTARTER!!! 
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/806316071/batmantm-gotham-city-chronicles 

 

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Dinosaur Island, Topiary, Top 30-21 Games of All Time - Boards & Swords #98

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I went to a fancy gala, Collin and Cindy tended plants and pretended to be Cat Ladies...and Philip got a game???  Oh and we get halfway through our Top 50 games of all time!

News

Gale Force 9 is making a new D&D Game
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39687/new-dungeons-dragons-game-way

Axis and Allies....and Zombies??
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39668/the-undead-invade-axis-allies

Munchkin Cheats
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39640/why-play-rules-heres-munchkin-cheats

Prowler's Passage
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/39555/renegade-sneaks-prowlers-passage

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