The Flavor Text Podcast Episode Eight - Kickstart My Heart

Bales & Jett give their takes on the gaming phenomenon that is Kicktstarter, and all the ways that it is changing boardgaming. Right in step with that topic are Brandon's initial impressions of Batman: Gotham City Chronicles, Joseph's take on Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game, Brandon's thoughts on Gaia Project, and both gents' takes on Tzolk’in: The Mayan Calendar!

0:00:00 - Intro!

0:05:40 - Gaia Project

0:20:34 - Tzolk’in: The Mayan Calendar

0:34:24 - Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game

0:39:37 - Batman: Gotham City Chronicles

0:48:56 - Main Topic: Our Thoughts on the Behemoth that is Kickstarter!

The Flavor Text Podcast Episode Seven - Go East, Young Man! or How I Learned to Love Eurogames

Brandon and Guest Host Tyler discuss everything they absolutely love about Eurogames - including just how they came to appreciate them so! They also discuss the recently Spiel des Jahres-nominated CARPE DIEM! There’s also plenty of things to say about their recent plays of BRUGES and CONCORDIA!

So much moist content for so many dryyyyy games!

0:00:00 - Intro

0:03:58 - Recent Plays! CARPE DIEM

0:15:43 - CONCORDIA

0:23:27 - BRUGES

0:32:43 - Feature Topic: "Go East, Young Man or How I Learned to Love Eurogames"

The Flavor Text Podcast Episode Six - The Sportsman

Bales, Jett, and special guest whiskey aficionado (and gamer!) Craig Bridger discuss Craig's written article for our site! Naturally, we speak about what we've been playing, too - featuring the new magical tableau-building game RES ARCANA, and the new dexterity stacker MEN AT WORK! Finally, a look at what it takes to be a great sport at the gaming table. To flip or not to flip, people?

0:0:00 - Intro

0:6:19 - Game plays! RES ARCANA

0:15:02 - REX: FINAL DAYS OF AN EMPIRE

0:27:12 - STAR WARS: IMPERIAL ASSAULT

0:40:20 - MEN AT WORK

0:46:59 - Feature Topic: "The Sportsman"

The Flavor Text Podcast Episode Five - A Brass Mind in Twilight Haven

Join Brandon and Joseph as they hash out recent plays, including the fantastic Wingspan, then tackle their favorite games of 2018! If that's not enough, they also remember their favorite 2017 games that they played in 2018! How's that for CONTENT?!?

0:00:00 - Intro

0:5:26 - Recent Plays - including Wingspan and Eastern Wonders!

0:27:40 - Our Best Games of 2018!

0:37:08- Our Favorite 2017 that We Played in 2018!

The Flavor Text Podcast Episode Four - Emerging Immersion

The Holidays are here! In this episode, Bales and Jett discuss the new hotness of Teotihuacan: City of Gods and KeyForge, holiday gaming, and the interplay of emergent and defined storytelling in boardgaming! Happy 2019, y’all!

The Flavor Text Podcast Episode Three - The Legacy of Legacies