Tonight, Dan and Chris are joined by Wolfe and Delk for a fun filled show of KS, NEWS, Essen and more! We get into theft of money in more ways then one, and how Wolfe's trip to Germany was. We then talk a good bit about this year's Gamers for Cures Charity event (Thanks to all who donated and attended!) and a ton of games we played while there. And of course what post Halloween show would be complete without a Halloween Candy Draft!! Tell us who won on the guild! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_176_Gamers_for_Cures_Recap_and_Halloween_Candy_Draft.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:29am EST

Tonight Dan Chris and Josh, get together to discus a bunch of KS and news, and a game each we are looking forward to at Essen 18. But the crown jewel of fun comes during our fun 15 min power hour where we get into Geek Bay price is right! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_175_15_Min_Power_Hour_with_Josh_Mills.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris cover a wide range of Kickstarters, some more trailers, a nice rabbit hole of youtube and then get into a nice discussion about playing games in the "Spirit of the game". And all this is followed by a very amazing mailbag and "Ask us anything". Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_174--_Ask_Me_Anything_About_Spirit_of_the_Game.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:50am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by the Fleeples (Matt and Ben) to talk about a ton of news, Kickstarters, movies and also get into what we have been playing especially from Gran Con. And we could not do a Knizia draft without having these guys on who are much more experts on the good doctor then we actually are! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_173_Grand_Con_and_Knizia_Draft.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:14am EST

Tonight is another one of our occasional off the rails potpourri shows. We go from Comics (The upcoming DC Universe Launch) to TV to Movies to GAMA to Games and back again. We cover a bunch of games and manage to get a nice review of Space Base thrown in there as well. And no episode would be complete without some Gloomhaven love thrown in there for good measure! All that and our first ever "I don't Get it" segment where we each talk about a crazy popular game that we just don't get it's popularity. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_172--_Space_Base_and_DC_Universe.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:45am EST

Tonight Dan, Chris and Ben P., take on a TON TON TON of great games from Gen Con. And manage to make fun of Riddle a time or two. There's a bunch of new games from the con like Scarabya, and Pikoko, and a bunch of games just on the horizon we got to demo, including Artemis Project and Scorpius Freighter. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_171--_Gen_Con_2018_in_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16pm EST

Here it is!! Your 2018 Gen Con top 11 to TRY and top 11 to BUY!! Dan, Chris and Wolfe go over the games you cannot purchase this year but you can play (Try/Demo) and also the top games you want to purchase this year (BUY).  It's always a great way to learn about the games we want to pick up and also the games you will be hearing about in the near future as the hotness to be!  Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_170--_Gen_Con_2018_Preview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52am EST

Tonight we are joined (for the first time in a while) by Ryan Laukat from Red Raven games, for an interview and also a 15 min power hour. We have 4 segments (roughly) 15 mins each. We have a segment each from Chris and Ryan and Dan hosts 2 game show segments with the others! I hope everyone enjoys this show as it was a blast to talk to Ryan about his designs and one of my favorite games of the year Empire of the Void II. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_169--_15_min_powe_hour_with_Ryan_Laukat.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:44pm EST

Tonight as we do each year, Dan and Chris are joined by Matt and Ben (The Fleeples) to talk about all the tons of games both published and unpublished, we played at Origins this year. Largely this was a con of a ton of great games we played, with very few let downs. This also marks the 7 year anniversary of our show and listen up how to win one of  two 25$ gift cards to our sponsor! Thanks for listening for 7 great years!

Direct download: Episode_168_Origins_2018_In_Review_with_the_Fleeples.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:01pm EST

Dan and Chris are joined this week by Matt for a nice in depth look at the top to try and buy at this year's Origins. Hope you enjoy and hope to see everyone at Origins and say hey to us if you see us there! Also please feel free to post what games you are interested in trying and buying at the show!

Direct download: Episode_167_Origins_Preview_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are Joined once again by the Geek Law Star Dave "Buckeye Fitzy" for some discussion about the recent SDJ nominations, the recent Origins GoH blowup, and much much more. Dan and Chris get into a spirited discussion about if Charterstone is any good and we wrap up with some great geeky Law happenings in the world. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_166__SDJ_Charterstone_and_the_Law_Star_Rides_Again.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am EST

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS !!Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by new Allstars Smoley and Handler to talk about all our thoughts on the new Avengers Movie Infinity War. It's a nice spoiler filled discussion on all of what we loved and hated about the movie and what we think is on for the next installment of Avengers coming next year! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_165--_Spoiler_Alert_Avengers_Infinity_War.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:51pm EST

On Tonight's show Dan Chris and Wolfe have a few nice long discussions and a bunch of games played and finally some Q and A from the net! Our Discussions include CMON Kickstarter snafus, some current KS's that are out, Alleged Stealing of a design by a publisher, and is Toys R Us saved? We also do some quick reviews on Paper Tales and  Shards of Infinity, while also mentioning Noria, Feudum and Pioneers. And finally we get to some great Q's from the listeners. Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_164_Shards_of_Infinity_and_Paper_Tales.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:38pm EST

As is a yearly tradition on GAS we bring you our yearly March Madness of Board games tourney. And this year is CARD games. We have a full house this year and it was a ton of fun! As always it's a bit long but its in 5 parts so you can easily digest it in parts. Part 2 starts at 43:30, Part 3 at 1:36:30, Part 4 at 2:330:30 and Part 5 starts at 3:40:30. Hope that helps and thanks for listening! Who did you have winning?

Direct download: Episode_163_March_Madness_of_Card_Games.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:18pm EST

Dan and Chris are joined by Edge of Darkness designer John D Clair for a great chat about designing games and kickstarters. Thanks to John for joining us! We are also joined after the interview by our buddy Jerry Reece for a discussion about our first impressions of Edge of Darkness and our overall thoughts on the Kickstarter. Thanks for listening!


Dan and Chris discuss the new Empires of the Void II by Red Raven games, Coal Baron and the new Venus next Expansion for Terraforming Mars. We also settle in for a nice long Q and A, talk about everything and anything this week, including Music, tacos and our favorite board game mechanic. And last but not least we give you our thoughts on Black Panther at the very end of the show! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_161_Empires_of_the_Void_2_and_Coal_Baron.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:26am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by Dan H (Nonsensical Gamers) and Robb R (Blue Peg Pink Ped), for some news some notes, some Trailers some games played and of course A Campaign GAME DRAFT! It's exciting it's wild and it was a ton of fun to record. I hope you like it! Thanks for listening, don't forget o go to go the Guild for the Voting on the winner of this episode's Draft

Direct download: Ep_160--_To_Pander_or_Not_to_Pander_Campaigns_the_question.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:16am EST

Tonight Dan, Chris, Mosley and Delk cover our top 20 of 2017 and also we interview the winner of the Game of The Year! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_159_Game_of_the_Year_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:49pm EST

Tonight Dan, Kirkman, and Wolfe usher in a new era of audio (finally) for Dan's rig, and take a crack at some news. Then for the 2nd half of the show talk about what we have been playing and give an overview of the 3 games in the Fast Forward Series of games by Stronghold games, and also a hipster Euro (thank's Wolfe!) in Round House. That and much much more, thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_158_Round_House_and_The_Fast_Forward_Series.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am EST

Dan Chris and Riddle Tackle the task of reviewing and spoiling the hell out of The Last Jedi! Who liked it, what did we like, and what did we not like and of course what's our ranking of Star Wars movies? Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_157_Spoiler_Alert_The_Last_Jedi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris have a half news and half gaming show. This also includes spirited discussion about Super Hero movies and the formulaic nature of them,  (including the recent Thor Release). Then we touch on a bunch of other Trailers which arrived this week, and upcoming news on TV and other Movies. Then the second half is all about Games Played! These include Flamme Rouge, Alien Artifacts, Merlin, Clank, Quartex, and much much more! Thanks for Listening and Happy Holidays!

Direct download: Episode_156_Games_Titans_and_Thor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris spoil the long awaited DC mega epic Justice League! We had a blast going back and forth on a variety of topics from critics to heroes to future movies. All while battling the ultimate evil... Skype Lag (so sorry bout that and you have been warned). Thanks for listening and come to the guild or the web site and let us know what you thought about the movie!

Direct download: Episode_155_Spoiler_Alert_Justice_League.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:46pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by the founder of Crit Camp, Chris M. to help us talk about Dungeon Crawlers and also to help us with the top 11 Dungeon Crawl games. That and a WHOLE LOT MORE! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_154_Crit_Camp_Helps_us_with_the_top_11_Dungeon_Cralws.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:26pm EST

While Chris is away prepping for a huge KS launch on 10-17 Dan is joined by Matt Wolfe and the Fleeples! Who have the launch of Legend of Sleepy Hollow on 10-17. We talk about a ton of Kickstarters a bunch of games and just have a great  time in general. We also have one heck of a dry soulless euro draft with a twist! Also check out our Coupon and contest for the Unrivaled tournament finals in vegas! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_153_The_Legends_of_Sleepy_Hollow_and_Euro_Draft.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris have quite the cornucopia of discussions. Everywhere ranging from Board Games to Movies to TV to retail to Introverted extroverts and beyond! We also give a bit of an overview of Professor Evil and the Citadel of time, and Caverna Cave Vs Cave. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_152_A_little_of_this_and_a_lot_of_that.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:47pm EST

Dan and Chris are joined this episode by Josh Mills and JVMA winner Jerry Reece for a fun filled episode! We talk about the impact of Board Game Apps on sales and how publishers or designers look at them, and at online implementations. And we let Jerry pick the topic of the latest board game draft as we bring Josh back to defend his title! Thanks for listening! 

Direct download: Episode_151_Game_App_impact_and_Thematic_Game_Draft.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53pm EST

Dan, Chris and Matt are back again, to discuss what they played what they demo'd and what they bought at this year's record breaking Gen Con 50!

Direct download: Episode_150_Gen_Con_2017_Recap.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:43pm EST

Tonight Matt Wolfe Join Chis and Dan for our special yearly Gen Con Preview. we do our Top 11 To try (demo only games) and top 11 to buy! We throw in a couple of solid discussions as well. come find us at Gen Con and say HI and thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_149_Gen_Con_2017_Preview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24pm EST

Comicon was this past weekend so we have to talk about all the AMAZING trailers that came out, from Justice League to Thor to Stranger Things 2, we talk about them all. We also talk about some games played, and playing with very much non gamers. Also we talk about some Viral Marketing of Games which has gone on, and how do react to those campaigns? Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_148_Comicon_Trailers_Gaming_with_Non_Gamers_and_Viral_Marketing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:45am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are all over the map.. talking about summer movies we have seen, the new hotness Monopoly Gamer(?) and also about a ton of games we have played over the last month and a half. Did We like Century Spice road? How about Spider Man? Or What about Captain Sonar? Listen and see! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_147_Movies_Monopoly_and_Tons_of_Games.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56am EST

Tonight Dan is joined by Ben Pinchback, Josh Mills and Matt Wolfe for a quick (ish) Origins look back, and we introduce a new type of show. A BOARD GAME DRAFT! The four of us will do a four round draft of our best Pick up and Deliver games and YOU will determine who wins the draft! So head to the guild or web site and tell us who won the draft! Thanks for Listening!


Thanks to Lance "Undead Viking" for joining us for a great show full of all things geek and all things gaming! We meander around the geek sphere for a bit but also talk a ton about some great games like Yokohama, Ethnos and a bunch of games to be released at this year's Origins that you won't want to miss! Thanks for listening, and be sure to get in on our contest which will end on June 11th!

Direct download: Episode_145_Origins_2017_preview_with_Undead_Viking.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:12pm EST

Our long lost sister, Socially Inept Gamer Tiffany returns to keep us in line and talk about Too Many Bones by Chip Theory Games, and a bunch of other games (and give us a great outtake!), as well as tackle our main topic of buying habits and how they have changed. Thanks a ton to Tiffany for Joining us and thanks to you for listening. Make sure you take part in our MAY CONTEST for a game giveaway as well!

Direct download: Episode_144_Too_Many_Bones_Tabletop_Day_and_Tiffany_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:46pm EST

This episode we are extremely excited to interview Isaac Childres, publisher and creator of Gloomhaven. We have a good time talking about his other games and Gloomhaven as a whole. Check out the 2nd printing on Kickstarter before it ends, you won't be sorry you did! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_143_Interview_with_Isaac_Childres.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:54pm EST

After a stellar March madness of board games episode we wanted to keep this one shorter. So Chris and I review Railroad Revolution and then get nostalgic about the top 11 games from our childhood. Thanks for all who contributed on the guild and thanks for listening!


Today Dan, Chris, Adam S, Matt W. Jassica and Linus go through a ton of great games to see who wins a March Madness tourney of board games. This year we pit 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016 against each other to see who will win! There just might be a huge upset like last year. Who knows! Thanks for listening

Direct download: Ep_141_March_Madness_of_Boardgames.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris discuss some KS, have a few discussions about weird happenings on BGG, and thanks to a listener request we go into the top 11 Marvel and DC Villains (starts about 1:40). Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening! If you have show topics or ideas please mail us or visit our guild!

Direct download: Episode_140_Top_11_DC_and_Marvel_Villains_and_BGG_Rants.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris have a nice discussion about starting a campaign in Gloomhaven with Mosley, and also have a nice sit down with Buonocore to inform him of the Game of the year win for Terraforming Mars. And finally we take some questions from twitter and the guild. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_139_Gloomhaven_is_here_and_so_is_Buonocore.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:34pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by Matt Wolfe and Adam S as they give the top 11 games of 2016 as determined by the panel of Geek Allstars. See what made the list what did not make the list.... And see how many Dan-gents the guys can get on. You just never know! And what do you think won the big Geek Allstars Game of the year 2016??

Direct download: Episode_138_Game_of_the_Year_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by Matt and Ben (The Fleeples) to go through ALL sorts of categories of the best and worst of 2016. From best card game to best family game all the way to the worst games of 2016 we have a ton of categories we get through. We have our usual Dan-Gents of course, including some movie talk but it's all great and a ton of fun. Thanks to Matt and Ben for joining us for a great show and thanks to you for listening!

Direct download: Episode_137_Best_and_Worst_Games_of_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25am EST

Tonight Dave "Buckey Fitzy" returns both as a Law man and as a Trek Geek. We give our first thoughts on the new Gale Force 9 release of Star Trek Ascendancy, and we add some random Dangent topics and we also touch back on a couple of Law Issues permeating into the board game community these days. Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_136_Star_Trek_Ascendancy_and_return_of_the_Law_Star.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52am EST

Tonight we welcome back Dan H from League of Nonsensical Gamers for a chat about what we played during the Gamers For Cures 24 hour Board Game Marathon for Turner Syndrome Society, a chat about Great Western Trail, some Board Game App discussion and much much more! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_135_Great_Western_Trail_and_Gamers_for_Cures_Recap.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59pm EST

Yeah I know every single show has Dangents but this one seemed particularly Dangent-y in nature. B/c all of us got in on the fun of it. Plus we hit Blizzcon, Kickstarter, movies and a nice first impressions overview of Shadowstar Corsairs. And please check out gamersforcures.com!

Direct download: Episode_134_Dangents_and_Shadowstar_Corsairs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Don't be alarmed by the short duration of this show (clocking in at just over 2 hours) it's CHUCK FULL of discussion goodness. Between movies, KS project rants, Q and A and of course Gamers for CURES, you won't believe how much we stuffed in here! And did I mention my AC is out AGAIN and I am not happy about it! Thanks for listening! 

Direct download: Episode_133_Some_rants_some_projects_and_no_AC_at_all.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36pm EST

Tonight we are joined by Dave "Buckeye Fitzy" Fitzgerald for a fun filled info packed episode. We talk about what we have been playing and our main topic is to talk about some very high profile law cases having our Law-Star translate them for our geeky yet non law trained brain. And we are also joined by the Pod-Father Stephen Buonocore as well for our regular sit down with the don! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_132_A_LawStar_is_Born.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:54pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris do a nice extensive look at Terraforming mars, and give some insight into the 2nd edition of Mansions of Madness. How is the App? Does it work well? Is Mars the Euro place we are looking for? You'll have to find out! Also we go over the survey results from out contest. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_131_Terraforming_Mars_and_Mansions_of_Madness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am EST

Dan and Chris are joined by Dan H (League of nonsensical gamers) and Matt Wolfe (Wombat Rescue) for t his packed to the gills episode. We talk about a metric ton of games and have a blast doing it. Some rants, some discussion some impressions. And tons of fun! Dan also gets to talk to the Fleeples (Matt and Ben) mid show for a little bit to talk Quartz Fuji Flush and much much more. We also talk about two games up on kickstarter now in Unfair and Merchants of araby. I think you will like them both. You get your moneys worth for sure in this show! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_130_Gen_Con_2016_Recap.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm EST

W. Eric Martin Joins Dan and Chris For our annual Top 11 To try and top 11 to buy at Gen Con. 2016 is an insane  year for amount of titles to buy and a slew of great games to try as well. I hope you enjoy! And come find us at the Tilted Kilt Wed night at 9 or the Dice Tower Booth Friday at 2pm. Thanks for listening. Come tell us what you want to buy on our BGG Guild!

Direct download: Episode_129--_Top_11_To_Try_and_Buy_at_Gen_Con_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:00am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris talk about a ton of new games played from Origins till now including some prototypes (Merchants of Araby) and some new hotnesses (The Networks and Tyrants of the Underdark). And we do a full fledged review of a new Days of Wonder Game Quadropolis! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_128_New_Games_played_and_Quadropolis_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:20am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris do their annual Origins recap show, and as tradition would have it we are joined by The Fleeples (Matt and Ben). Well mostly Ben, as Riddle had some internet problems. However, we cover the good the bad and the arguing of all the games we got to play at this year's Origins including some prototypes some new releases and some limited releases. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_127_Origins_recap_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:53am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined for yet another convention preview by W.Eric Martin of BGG News. We talk a little about what we've been playing (Automobiles and Escape the Room) and then talk about all the games YOU should be looking forward to at Origins 2016. Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_126_Origins_2016_Preview_with_Eric_Martin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris talk about the SDJ nominations and give our predictions, we also give nice long overviews of both Star Wars: Rebellion and Poseidon's Kingdom and give our thoughts on each. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_125_Star_Wars_Rebellion_Poseidons_Kingdom_and_SDJ_talk.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:42pm EST

Tonight we are excited to bring you an amazing 15 min power hour with two great guests Jason Inman and Ashley V Robinson. We get into Comics, movies, TV and even talk a little about Captain America Civil War. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_124_15_Min_Power_Hour_with_Jason_Inman_and_Ashley_V_Robinson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37pm EST

Dan and Chris sit down for some News, KS chat, and discuss what the role of a reviewer should be in your buying, talk about a recent review of Back to The Future the card game, and we hit the way back machine and do a top 11 for 2011, the first year that we did top lists of games. See how things have changed for us! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode123_Role_of_Reviewers_and_Top_11_of_2011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm EST

This is our 4th annual Board game tourney march madness style. This time we took games from 2000,2005,2010 and 2015 and had them square off in a battle to see which game we feel deserves to be crowned champion! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_122_2016_March_Madness_of_Board_Games.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Tonight Dan, Chris and special guest Darrell Louder discuss and break down the good the bad and the ugly of Dawn of Justice. We Dangent as always a few time but it's a great discussion as always. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_121_DoJ_Spoilerfilled_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:53pm EST

Tonight Chris and Dan interview former MTG pro, creator of Ascension and current head of Stoneblade Ent. Justin Gary. An absolutely fun and interesting interview and special thanks to Justin for being a great guest. We touch on many things about game design both analog and digital, and of course a few Dan-Gents. Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_120_Interview_with_Justin_Gary.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11pm EST

Tonight Dan And Chris talk about some games including Dice City and Grand Austria Hotel, which leads us into a nice discussion of Down time in games. Is it good, how bad is it? We also get a visit from the Don Buonocore and we give a nice preview of this year's Unpub 6! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_119_Down_Time_in_Games.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by Matt and Ben (AKA the Fleeples) as they discuss their upcoming card games based on Back to the Future and The Goonies. They also get into some interesting Kickstarter banter and some other discussions of games in development. Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_118_Backto_the_future_with_the_Goonies_featuring_the_Fleeples.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:53pm EST

This is it, the Games of the year for 2015! We have a nice large cast of all stars for what is always among our favorite shows of the year. We cover the top 20 games we played last year. What will win the Geek Allstars Game of the year for 2015??? Cast includes Dan, Chris, Mosley, Adam S, And Wolfe. Thanks for listening!!

Direct download: Episode_117_Best_Games_of_2015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:28pm EST

Tonight we hit on a trio of Stronghold games overviews and impressions. We also hit on some news and also a few kickstarters to check out. Let us know your thoughts on Porta Nigra, The Golden Ages and/or New Dawn on the guild or on Twitter! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_116_Porta_Nigra_Golden_Ages_and_New_Dawn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:26pm EST

SPOILERS SPOILERS!!! Tonight Dan, Chris, Todd, and Riddle review, pick apart and theorize on the gigantic smash hit Star Wars Episode 7 The force Awakens. And oh boy is it a fun time. Come to the guild and let us know your thoughts on the movie and the show! Thanks for listening.

Direct download: Episode_115--_Star_Wars_The_Force_Awakens_Spoiler_filled_review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28am EST

The title says it all. Tonight Dan and Chris give a preview/overview of the new Gamlyn games and Scott Almes title coming soon to Kickstarter Tiny Epic Western, and also give their thoughts on Champions of midgard. That, along with some thanksgiving gaming talk and a minor rant. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_114--_Tiny_Epic_Western_and_Champions_of_Midgard.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:03am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by our good buddy Jason Kotarski for a recap of the annual Gamers For Cures Charity gaming marathon. We also get into a TON of games we got to play which include some brand new games straight from this year's essen. We also give an overview of some upcoming Green Couch games and also of ManaSurge. Thanks for Listening!


Tonight Dan and Chris do a two man show. And they venture off into very familiar territory of seemingly every topic in the world. Kickstarter? Check. Blizzcon, Check. Star Wars game announcement, Check. Charity Event, Check. DC Dice Masters, Check. and much much more! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_112-Ramblin_men_with_Rusty_nail_and_Kona.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:14am EST

Dan Chris and Marty set out on a course on this back to the future day, a course to record a simple 15 min power hour with our good buddy Matt Riddle, but since it's been a few months since we saw the big lug we just kept talking for a full two hours! You won't be disappointed though as we talk about Star Wars Ep VII, Legacy games, Fantasy Sports and some fall TV. As well as some chat about Isle of Sky, Blood Rage and a whole host of other stuff. Just another great show! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_111--_15_min_power_hour_and_more_with_Matt_Ridde.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:03pm EST

Tonight Dan is joined by Chris, Wolfe and Adam S, as we talk about a whole bunch of games we have been playing at conventions lately. We also do nice previews of two great kickstarters, J Alex Kevern's World's Fair 1893 and The Fleeple's Morocco. We also announce another contest to benefit Gamers for Cures. Thanks for listening


Tonight we get to have a longer sitdown with the King of Stronghold games and co-host of board games insider Stephen Buonocore. We chat some gaming, some upcoming titles and about podcasting. We are also joined by a fine fellow, Jerry Hawthorne, the creator of Mice and Mystics and the upcomming Tail Feathers by Plaid Hat Games. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_109_Interviews_with_Stephen_Buonocore_and_Jerry_Hawthorne.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39pm EST

Tonight Dan, Chris and Marty are joined by Rhiannon Ochs as our 4th chair for the next 15 min power hour. We touch on games to movies, book series to tv/movies, some summer movie love/hate and a Disney HOT TOPIC! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_108_15_Minute_Power_Hour_with_guest_Rhiannon_Ochs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:54pm EST

Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by Adam O, and Adam S, as we talk about a TON of great games from Gen Con 2015 and we get into a nice review of La Granja a great new game from Stronghold games. Also listen up for our 2nd way to enter the cool stuff inc contest as well. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_107--Gen_Con_2015_Wrap_up_and_LaGranja_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am EST

This is our show recorded live at the Crowne hotel on Sat afternoon of Gen Con. We were joined by our Jack Vasal auction winner Alex, Chris, Dan Adam O, Matt and whole host of special guests. It was a great time and we gave out a ton of great prizes. So make sure you join us next year! Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy.

Direct download: Episode_106_Gen_Con_2015_LIVE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:16pm EST

It's the most wonderful time of the year!!! That's right time for Gen Con 2015, and our yearly preview of the top 11 for you to try at the con and top 11 for you to buy at the con. And joining Dan and Chris again this year is our good buddy and BGG newsman W Eric Martin/ Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_105_Gen_Con_2015_Top_11_to_try_and_buy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:23pm EST

Tonight Chris and Dan start off with some news and some what we have been playing chat. Including a discussion about forbidden stars. Then Isaac Vega and Jonathan Gilmour join the cast to talk about Dead of Winter Expansions, Ashes and News at 11. And finally all 4 of us play a game of News at 11. It's an amazingly fun time that we hope everyone will love! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_104_Ashes_and_News_at_11_with_Jon_Gilmour_and_Isaac_Vega.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am EST

Tonight we give you our pilot episode of a periodic format we will start soon called the 15 min power hour. 4 hosts, 4 topics 15 mins per topic. Topics will be varied and not just board gaming each time. This week we have Marty Tiffany Chris and Dan as our hosts. Topics include Movie re-boots, iOS gaming, stand out games and Kickstarter! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_103--_15_min_power_hour.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:01pm EST

Tonight we are excited to be joined by Ben and Matt for our annual Origins recap. What we played what we loved and what we didn't. We touch on a few kickstarters as well as the monsterous new game by the Fleeples themselves Monster Truck Mayhem now up on kickstarter. We hope you enjoy the 20 or so games we mention on the show, and as always thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_102--_Origins_recap_and_Monster_Truck_Mayhem_with_the_Fleeples.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:23pm EST

All of our Rogues are back for this one! Dan, Chris, Badell, Marty, Darrell and of course our resident bar tender Avery! We get into Avengers 2, Finales of Arrow and Flash and some chat about supergirl and Legends of tomorrow. Thanks for listening and hope to see everyone at Origins 2015!


Well we have finally made it! A very special episode 100! Tonight we bring on some of the best of the best to talk about "so you want to make a podcast"! Dan and Chris are joined first by the king of all podcasting Scott Johnson, and our very first All-Star and guests, and all around great guy Josh Augustine. Then after that Dan talks using music in your podcast with Mr. Coverville, Brian Ibbott. Thanks for listening for these years and thanks to all our special guests over the years. We can't wait to record 100 more shows!


The Rogues Gallery of Dan, Chris, Badell, Marty, Louder and Steve Avery all get together in one MEGA CAST to talk about all things super hero. From Arrow, to Daredevil, to Flash, to the Avengers to the MCU to Superman V Batman, we hit it ALL. It's a great show and some great rants to be had! Thanks for listening

Direct download: Episode_99--_The_Rogues_Gallery_Talks_Superhero_TV_and_Movies.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28am EST

Tonight Chris and Dan are joined by Joel Eddy of Drive Thru Review as they discuss a bunch of games played on Tabletop Day, including Deus and Aquasphere and maybe even a hint of Daredevil talk! Then we talk with Brad and JR from Level 99 games about the company and the exciting game coming to kickstarter Millenium Blades! Thanks for listening!


In this super sized episode, we have our Yearly March Madness Tourney. This year we try and find the BEST filler game there is. Who will win? Who will be upset? You will have to listen to find out. This years panel includes Dan, Chris, Matt, Ruth and Adam S. With some write in tie breakers to help us out as well. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_97_March_Madness_Filler_Game_Tournament.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:25pm EST

Tonight once again we have a spectacular "So you want to..." type show. We delve into playing RPGs for a live podcast/youtube production. And for this we have 3 of the best guests the world has ever seen. We have Rodrigo Lopez the DM of the Main Campaign of the podcast Critical Hit (On the Major Spoilers network), Donald Shultz the amazing DM from the Board with Life D&D campaign, and Lance "Undead Viking" Myxter who DM's our Youtube Campaign "BoomQuest". IT's a great show that I know you will love! If you are wanting to create a RPG group to broadcast to the world this is a place to get all the tips from the pros! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_96--_So_You_Want_To_Produce_an_RPG_live_Play_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:54pm EST

Tonight we bring to you an amazing panel Dan was blessed to moderate which included two of our favorite designers. Richard Launius and Mike Fitzgerald were amazing guests and poured out some great advice to the UnPub 5 crowd. Dan is also joined by Marty from Rolling Dice and Taking Names (Chris is out of town this week), and they discuss the Golden Geek Award winners. Thanks for Listening!


Tonight we get a visit from our good buddies Matt and Ben and we initiate Jonathan Gilmour into the ranks of Allstars. We talk about abunch of great games we played at UnPub and what these guys have coming out themselves in the coming years. And then we chat with Stephen Buonocore about some news and releases. Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_94--Unpub_Wrap_up_with_Fleeples_and_Gilmour.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:51pm EST

Tonight Dan, Chris, Matt, AJOB, and Tom G bring you our top 11 of 2014 and also crown our Geek Allstars GAME OF THE YEAR!! Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_93_Top_11_of_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:09pm EST

Tonight Dan, Chris and Wolfe and joined by our good buddy Matt Riddle to chat about games we played during the Holidays, an ethical question of sorts and what role does component Quality have in how good a game is? It's a nice long but even  more enjoyable episode! Thanks for listening. Nex episode is our top 11 of 2014 so stay tuned!

Direct download: Episode_92_Components_importance_in_games_with_guest_Matt_Riddle.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:01pm EST

On tonight's special pre-Christmas episode we decided we would open ye olde mailbag and answer some questions from the guild and the listeners. It's been waaaayyy too long since we have done this so we thought it would be quite a fun time. Dan, Chris, TC and Darrell touch on a bunch of great questions. Also we hit on a ton of Flash and Arrow chat and what we thought of the mid season finales and what we think is ahead! Thanks for listening!
Direct download: Episode_91_Mailbag_and_Flash_mid_season_spectacular.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:02pm EST

Tonight Dan is joined by Chris, Matt, and Tom G, as Dan Reviews Kanban and the others give their thoughts after one play. We also give a nice in depth preview of Tiny Epic Galaxies, the next big game from Gamelyn Games in the Tiny Epic line. We also get into some Thanksgiving gaming with our families, some BGGcon hipster games with Matt, and a couple of new essen Gems Dan got to play recently. We surely cannot forget Q's from the Schmoes and FLASH talk! Thanks for listening!


Tonight Dan and Chris are joined by Nonsensical ones Tiffany and Dan H as well as good buddy Matt Wolfe. We cover last weekends 4th annual Gamers For Cures charity board game marathon and all the games that we got to play. Also covered are some Kickstarters including Dragons Flame, Phoenix Covenant, Lap Dance and New Bedford. And we even touch on the recent Blizzard announcement of Overwatch! Thanks for listening


Due to storage limits tonight we have a real brief show. We decided to do another great top 3 bum one list. This time we cover TV Series Finales. We also touch briefly on the Phoenix Covenant Kickstarter the Sentinels of the Multiverse app and of course the big Marvel Movie Announcements from today. Also please check out Gamersforcures.com to help us raise money for Turner Syndrome Society of the US

Direct download: The_Geek_Allstars_Episode_88.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:32pm EST

Tonight Dan, Chris, Matt and Adam O FINALLY get to the most anticiplated and promised episode, the TOP 11 Stephan Feld Games. We also had the pleasure of playing Feld's new Game La Isla and we do a very detailed preview/review of it. What did we think of it? And which is the Allstars Pick for best Feld? You will have to listen to find out! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: The_Geek_Allstars_Episode_87--_Top_11_Feld_Games_and_La_Isla_Preview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:48pm EST

Tonight we finish up a fine cross-over event with Marty and tony of Rolling Dice and Taking names. We talk recap of summer movies, a review of the first 2 weeks of Gotham, some other fall TV chatter, and of course some Games/lists with them as well. Thanks for Listening!


Tonight we are joined by the dynamic duo from the hugely popular podcast Rolling Dice and Taking Names, Marty and Tony. We are also happy to welcome back to the show Todd/Gyroplay. They all join Dan and Chris for a super size mega epic (aka LONG) episode which is so epic we had to make it two episodes. This episode focuses on board gaming some news, some kick starter and in fine GAS fashion, a Dan Rant or two. Next week in Part two we will have some summer movie chat, some Fall TV chat and some fun games with the gang! Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_85_Rolling_Dice_with_The_Geek_Allstars_Part_1_Gaming_Chat.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18pm EST

In this episode Dan and Chris are joined by Socially inept gamer Tiffany and league of nonsensical Dan H, to talk about a TON of games we bought at gen con and have gotten to play since then. We also talk to philip duBarry about Skyway Robbery, and our monthly SITDOWN WITH THE DON with Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold games. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode84--_Three_guys_a_girl_and_a_ton_of_gen_con_games.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm EST

In this part 2 we talk live on the show floor, at the Dice Tower Booth on Friday. We talk to great guests like AJ Porferio, Chevee Dodd, Richard Launius, Mike Fitzgerald and Tom and Eric from the Dice Tower as well! We also bring you a brief interview with Mitch from Hairbrained Schemes about Golem Arcana. The audio will switch back and forth from the regular to the backup so please bare with us. And as always thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode_83--Gen_Con_Live_2014_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

We had a great time at gen con and the LIVE show at the Westin was no exception. I hope the audio is ok. Remember I didn't have time to edit anything so it might be a bit low. I just wanted to get this up as fast as possible so we can all enjoy some fun from Gen Con. Also Part 2 hopefully will be in a week. Pt. 2 will just have to be edited quite a bit b/c of Tech issues so it should be next week. Enjoy!

Direct download: Episode_82-_Live_From_Gen_Con_2014_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:01pm EST

That's right fellow Schmoes, we are joined tonight by BGG's own Guru of News, W. Eric Martin, as we talk about ALL things games and all things Gen Con. We do our annual Top 11 to Try and Top 11 to Buy at Gen Con, and we cover A LOT of games. I hope my wallet can handle everything I need to buy! Thanks for Listening!

Direct download: Episode_81_Gen_Con_2014_Top_11_to_Try_and_top_11_to_Buy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55am EST

Tonight Dan had the  priviledge to interview two of the better publishers in the biz today, Christopher Bidell of Greater Than Games, who talks about the possibility of Sentinal Tactics being at Gen Con or not, and other assorted scoops/teasers and also Stephen Buonocore of Stronghold games who tells us if we have to RUN to his booth for the release of some copies of Panamax and other assorted goodies. Two great guys two great interviews... as always thanks for listening. Please check out our Full Gen Con preview next week.

Direct download: Episode80_Gen_Con_Previews_of_Greater_Than_Games_and_Stronghold.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:37pm EST

Wow this episode is chuck full of people. Chris and Matt join Dan for some what have we been playing, Chris and Dan talk Marvel Dice Masters. We interview Jason Tagmire, Phillip Dubarry and Darrell Louder! We chat Thor being a Woman, and we finish up with top 3 John Cusack movies and his one BUM movie. Thanks for listening! Find us now on stitcher!

Direct download: Episode_79_Interviews_Galore_and_Cusack_Top_3_Bum_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:22am EST

Tonight there is SIX yes SIX of us here to talk about all things Origins 2014 and a whole lot more. Thanks to Chris as always, The Fleeples (Matt and Ben), Stephanie and TC for joining me (Dan) on yet another amazing show. We cover a bevvy of games, a bunch of great people we talked to, and a few cool stories on what we did at the con. Thanks for listening.

Direct download: Episode_78_Origins_2014_Wrapup.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:31am EST

Tonight Dan and Chris get into a 3 act show. We start with a nice chat with Stronghold games' own Stephen Buonocore who we always love to talk to. Then we do an overview of a few games we know will be at Origins and which we want to play. Next we get into a Marvel Dice Masters Chat segment, and we conclude with some Xmen talk which is full of spoilers. But don't worry we saved them for the very end of the show so you won't have to fast forward for the other content. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: Episode77_Origins_Preview_Buonocore_stops_by_and_Xmen_Spoilers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52pm EST



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