Boards & Swords

Every other week, Collin & Cindy (the "Boards", fans of more Euro-style games) and Chris & Philip (the "Swords", more thematic gamers) entertain the world of tabletop gaming with news, jokes, and the ongoing quest to find a game that they all will enjoy.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h45m. Bisher sind 146 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche


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Marvel Champions, Ubongo, Batman: Gotham City Chronicles - Boards & Swords #140

What's coming out/came out at Pax Unplugged? Chris gives some insight, then we go into reviews on the Marvel Champions LCG from Fantasy Flight Games, Ubongo the puzzle game from Kosmos, and the minis game Batman: Gotham City Chronicles from Monolith Game



Tools and Tips for Organizing Board Game Table Space - Boards & Swords #139

Along with the usual news and commentary, we talk about some ideas that you can use to keep your board games from taking up so much table space.NewsKing of Tokyo: Dark Edition



Top 5 Board Games to Play With Our Families - Boards & Swords #138

What is our crew planning on playing with their families during the upcoming holidays? Tune in to find out!NewsAsmodee is now king of memes Season One ht


 12 November 2019  n/a

Epoch, Raiders of the North Sea App - Boards & Swords #137

Along with the news and a couple of reviews, Chris gives his first impression of the Batman Gotham City Chronicles, and the gang talks about a couple of ideas for the show going forward.NewsGloomhaven: Subtitle


 30 October 2019  n/a

Tips For Your First Board Game Convention! - Boards & Swords #136

We talk about conventions a lot on this show, but what if you have never been to a con before? We give some tips and suggestions on how to approach various types of board game conventions.NewsMinecraft: Builders & Biomes


 15 October 2019  n/a

Your Town, 5 Minute Marvel, Pantone - Boards & Swords #135

This week, Chris gets mad at a few of the news items, then we launch into a series of reviews: Your Town from Van Rider Games, 5 Minute Marvel from Spinmaster Games, and then Pantone from Cryptozoic Games. Then Chris runs the crew through the classic The


 30 September 2019  n/a

Shobu, Wooly Whammoth, Nova Open 2019 - Boards & Swords #134

Now that our multi-episode list is done, we get back to some news, some reviews, and Chris talking about some minis thing he went to.NewsThe Mind Extreme Azul With A Vengence https:


 17 September 2019  n/a

FunkoVerse, Catacombs, Next Level Game Recommendations, Part 3 - Boards & Swords #133

We finish up our list of games that you should try if you are tired of “gateway games” by looking at Roll & Writes and Dexterity Games. Plus a few other reviews thrown in at the top of the show!Email us your comments and questions at feedback@boardsa


 03 September 2019  n/a

Gen Con 2019 Recap - Boards & Swords #132

Ok so now it’s time for the recap episode for Gen Con. Hopefully you haven’t moved on to thinking about the next big thing, as Chris throws down some missed (?) news jokes, then he and Philip talk about what board games they saw.News Links:Ticket to Ride


 19 August 2019  n/a

Gen7, Gen Con 2019 Preview - Boards & Swords #131

Yes I (Chris) realize that Gen Con was last week, but I suck at planning out when our episodes drop. So in this episode, hear about what we thought were going to be of interest to us at Gen Con, then in the next episode you can hear what actually was pla


 07 August 2019  n/a