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Ep. 27 – The Jankiest Trees in the Forest / Photosynthesis

In this show we finally play Photosynthesis by BlueOrange Games, one of our most anticipated games from last year’s Gencon. A simple game with some surprising depth, we’ll let you know if it lives up to the hype.
We’ll be talking all about our GenCon 2018 impressions

Ep. 26 – The Struggle is Real / The Struggle for Catan and Fluxx

FEATURE  (Card Game Special)
In this episode we play two popular card games – The Struggle for Catan and Fluxx. Can these card games be integrated into a regular game night and how do they compare to the traditional table top games we play?

Ep. 25 – Thanks Obama… / Codenames & Obama Llama

FEATURE  (Party Game Special)
We begin season 3 of the Tabletop Life Podcast with a party game special – we got a group together and played two popular party games – Codenames and Obama Llama.
We’re going from parties to cards – another 2 game special episode of card games featuring Catan : The Card Game and FLUX

Ep. 24 – Sprechen Ze Deutsch! / Imhotep

FEATURE  (Imhotep)
After a few false starts, we finally play and discuss Imhotep by Kosmos Games. After / during that discussion, we spiral out of control talking about gateway games and the perfect length of a tabletop game.
We start season 3 of TTL with our Party Game Spectacular (Codenames and Obama Llama)

Ep. 23 – Instantly Vilified / Fallout: The Board Game

FEATURE  (Fallout: The Board Game)
In this episode, we explore the wasteland of Fallout : The Board Game. It’s another expansive Fantasy Flight Game, so we’ll discuss it’s depth, how it plays and makes lots of comparisons to the video game series and DOOM from Fantasy Flight.
Fallout Learn To Play Guide (Fantasy Flight Games)
Fallout Rules Reference (Fantast Flight Games)
We’re (finally!) playing Imhotep, like we promised a year ago… for real this time.

Ep. 22 – The Official Fantasy Flight Tacklebox / Star Wars Destiny Legacies

FEATURE  (Star Wars Destiny – Legacies & Rivals)
This month we talk about the latest expansion for Star Wars : Destiny – Legacies. There are several new game features to discuss and compare to previous editions. We also look at Destiny Rivals, which is a draft deck starter. We also ask the question – how do you store all these cards and dice?
We’re going to journey into a post apocalyptic wasteland in Fallout : The Board game!

Ep. 21 – Peanut Butter and Chocolate / Pandemic Legacy

FEATURE  Part 2 of 2 (Pandemic Legacy)
We start off 2018 with the pseudo sequel to Z-Man Games award winning co-op survival  game Pandemic. Pandemic Legacy is a new type of tabletop  game – but how does it compare to the original? Let’s find out!
We return to a galaxy far, far away to check in with Fantasy Flight Game’s newest expansion for Star Wars : Destiny – Legacies.

Ep. 20 – The Steph Curry of Epidemics / Pandemic

FEATURE  Part 1 of 2 (Pandemic)
This month we play the co-op classic of disease eradication. Pandemic by Z-Man games is one of the most loved (and hated) tabletop games, due to it’s wealth of available strategies and crushing difficulty. We break down everything that makes Pandemic what it is.
Part 2 of 2 – In January we are going to play the pseudo-sequal Pandemic Legacy : Season 1 and discuss how it differs and changes from classic Pandemic.

Ep. 19 – Changing The Rules As We Play / Carcassonne

FEATURE  Carcassonne (Including Big Box Content)
One of the most well known tabletop games, Carcassonne is a classic tile placement game. We’ll discuss how the game plays, pitfalls and highlights to watch for in your own games and give you a general feel for the game. Finally, and most importantly, we’ll answer your biggest question – should you buy Carcassonne?
Part 1 of 2 – We talk all about Pandemic, followed by Part 2 in January discussing the Pandemic Legacy games

Ep. 18 – Throwing Spaghetti Against The Wall

  • Let’s talk about the show’s format…
  • Now with shorter episodes
  • No more YouTube episodes
  • New original YouTube content
We (finally) play DOOM The Tabletop Game by Fantasy Flight Games. It’s quite the game, and has a lot of content to sink your teeth into. We’ll give you the lowdown on whether FFG gets it right, or if this adaption is worse than DOOM : The Movie.
Carcassonne by Z-Man Games
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