Season 14

  • Season 14, Episode 9 – Obsession


    Board Boys are back with another Camless episode (minus editor’s notes) to play a game about fancy society, Obsession (Kayenta Games). Who will be the most posh? Stick around and find out.

    0:00 Intro, Obsession – Animotion

    4:00 Camp Refresh recap

    10:00 Glory to Rome

    12:30 Lords of Baseball

    21:30 Cascadero/Cascadito

    25:45 Nucleum: Australia

    29:00 Foundations of Rome: Roads of Fortune

    31:00 Necromolds: Monster Battles

    33:30 Obsession: Overview

    38:00 A New England – Kirsty MacColl

    39:30 Obsession – Review

    58:15 Obession – Verdict

    1:03:15 Board Boys Bump: Earth

    1:12:30 Thank You, Patrons

    1:13:15 A New England – Billy Bragg

     

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  • Season 14, Episode 8 – El Grande


    0:00 Intro, E.V.A. – Jean Jacques Perrey

    13:15 Salton Sea

    16:30 Glass Road

    19:15 Draft & Write Records

    25:15 Matches

    27:30 Slings

    29:00 Skyrise

    35:45 Honeydew Farmer ver 1.6

    38:15 El Grande: Overview

    41:45 Magazine 60 – Don Quichotte

    42:45 El Grande: Review

    1:09:00 El Grande: Verdict

    1:20:15 Board Boys Bump: Atiwa

    1:26:30 Thank You, Patrons

    1:27:30 “Weird Al” Yankovic – Taco Grande

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  • Season 14, Episode 7 – Kutna Hora


    Board Boys are back, baby, to check out Kutna Hora from CGE, a game about collecting cold, hard silver and fiddling around with a cardboard computer. Also in this episode, we reveal our all-time top ten lists (not legally binding) and that takes up a LOT of the episode.

    0:00 – Intro

    4:50 – The Boardboys Official Top 10 List

    1:07:35 – Kutna Hora Intro

    1:11:10 – Silver Dollar by Teresa Brewer

    1:12:05 – Kutna Hora Initial Thoughts

    1:14:30 – Kutna Hora Pros

    1:29:35 – Kutna Hora Cons

    1:42:05 – Kutna Hora Final Thoughts and Ratings

    1:47:30 – Bump or Dump – Beast

    1:50:55 – Outro – Discord – BGA – Patreon – Visit theboardboys.com and leave us iTune Reviews!

    1:51:55 – White Silver Sands – Don Rondo

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  • Season 14, Episode 6 – Trismegistus: The Ultimate Formula


    Board Boys are back for another one, this time playing 2019’s (ancient history) Trismegistus: The Ultimate Formula, technically a T game, from Daniele Tascini and Frederico Pierlorenzi. Who can make straw into gold first? Not Cam, he missed this episode.

    0:00 Intro, E.V.A. – Jean Jacques Perrey

    5:00 Dark Ages: Holy Roman Empire

    9:30 Gloomhaven: Buttons and Bugs

    12:30 Daybreak

    15:45 Fliptown

    19:00 Balatro

    21:30 Trismegistus: Overview

    25:15 You Can Do Magic – America

    26:15 Trismegistus: Review

    50:00 Trismegistus: Verdict

    59:45 Board Boys Bump: Marrakesh

    1:08:00 Thank You, Patrons

    1:09:45 Sister Golden Hair – America

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  • Season 14, Episode 5 – Wyrmspan ft. Camp Refresh preview


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    Board Boys are back to make birds out of dragons in Wyrmspan from Stonemaier Games. Also in this episode, Joe Roth of the Dealt Hand shares his thoughts on the game and talks about upcoming (late April ’24) Camp Refresh, a sleepaway camp/gaming retreat in the Des Moines area- check out his segment for a coupon code!

    0:00 Intro, E.V.A. – Jean Jacques Perrey

    10:30 Trellis

    11:45 Knight

    19:00 Amalfi: Renaissance

    26:30 Dune Imperium (the app)

    35:45 Turing Machine

    40:15 Wyrmspan: Overview

    43:00 The Dragon – Biz Markie

    44:15 Wyrmspan: Review

    1:09:00 Camp Refresh Preview with Joe from the Dealt Hand

    1:31:45 Wyrmspan: Verdict

    1:42:45 Board Boys Bump: Revive

    1:49:30 Thank You, Patrons

    1:50:00 Time out of Mind – Steely Dan

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  • Season 14, Episode 4 – Ticket to Ride Legacy: Legends of the West


    On this episode of the podcast we dig into Ticket To Ride Legacy: Legends of the West from Days of Wonder.  We give a high level overview and then after some warnings dive right into spoiler territory.  Check the timestamps for this episode for specifics.  Also in this episode we talk about Legacy Games in general.  Cam suprises us with a return of Beef Watch (TM).

     

    TimeStamps

    0:00 – Words of apology from Board Boy Rob

    :30 – Intro, E.V.A. – Jean Jacques Perrey

    3:30 – Legacy Game Talk

    11:50 – MLEM Space Agency

    18:15 – Karvi

    22:00 – Neuroriders

    25:30 – 7 Wonders Architects: Medals Expansion

    26:35 – Star Wars – Unlimited CCG

    30:00 – Mercurial

    32:45 – Splendor Duel

    35:15 – Return of the Beef Watch

    40:30 – Ticket to Ride Legacy Intro (Spoiler Free)

    42:26 – Sheena East – Morning Train

    44:05 – Ticket to Ride Legacy Initial Thoughts (Spoiler Free)

    48:00 – Ticket to Ride Legacy Game Conversation (Spoiler Free)

    1:00:00 – Ticket to Ride Legacy Final Thoughts (Spoiler Free)

    1:07:45 – Ticket to Ride Legacy SPOILERS!

    1:33:35 – Bump or Dump – Deal With The Devil

    1:39:08 – Outro, Patreon, Discord, Website Info

    1:40:08 – Roger Miller – King of the Road

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  • Season 14, Episode 3 – Voidfall


    Board Boys blast off into outer space yet again to play the big, bad game of Voidfall from Mindclash Games, but can the TI4 fans at the table cope with a spacefaring 4x that doesn’t involve threat-laced, hour-long trade discussions that end with hurt feelings all around? Maybe.

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  • Season 14, Episode 2 – Djinn


    Board Boys cork the bottle and get on the no no train to no no ville in Djinn, by Benjamin Schwer. Also in this episode, TV talk, more BGA reviews, and Cam beats Rob on a movie quote, chew on that, Rob.

    0:00 Intro, E.V.A. – Jean Jacques Perrey

    3:15: Game Show Review Minute with Rob and Cam

    16:00 Ten More BGA mini reviews

    26:30 20 Strong

    32:00 The Search for the Lost Species

    33:45 Unlock!: Extraordinary Adventures

    36:30 My Island

    42:45 Djinn: Overview

    47:30 We Genie – Shaquille O’Neal and Wade Robson

    48:30 Djinn: Review

    1:12:15 Djinn: Verdict

    1:23:30 Board Boys Bump: Bonfire

    1:29:15 Thank You, Patrons

    1:31:00 I Wish – Skee-Lo

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  • Season 14, Episode 1 – Evacuation


    Board Boys are back to kick of season 14, probably time to stop counting, with Evacuation, the new Suchy joint from Delicious games. Also in this episode: Cam’s BGA advent speed review and Super Board Boys Bump: Season 13 lookback

    0:00 Intro, E.V.A. – Jean Jacques Perrey

    6:00 Cam’s Spectacular BGA Advent Calendar Microreview

    17:45 Pokemon Splendor

    21:30 Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion

    25:30 Evacuation: Overview

    28:30 We Gotta Get out of This Place – The Animals

    29:30 Evacuation: Review

    1:05:00 Evacuation: Verdict

    1:17:30 Board Boys Bump: Season 13 Lookback

    1:33:15 Thank You, Patrons

    1:34:00 Leaving on a Jet Plane – John Denver and Cass Elliot

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