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Episode 96 — James K. Polk was a Very Fine Barista

Episode 96 — James K. Polk was a Very Fine Barista

13daysEric’s back, and we’re taking old games, new albums, dead presidents and adjective-less baristas. We also discuss how the world could have ended in 1962 if we were in charge. But hey, we weren’t. So you’re welcome.

More fun than you can fit in your crawl space. Especially when you have at least 14 baristas down there.


03:25 — Three Kingdoms Redux (session report)
34:58 — New Tunes (fea. Ryley Walker, Angel Olsen, Lisa Hannigan, Metallica, The Tragically Hip & more)
49:52 — The Wayback Machine — Our Hot Games of September 2014
63:53 — Baristas in the Crawl Space
66:45 — 13 Days: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 (in-depth)

Episode 47 — Four Coins in a Fountain

Episode 47 — Four Coins in a Fountain

Fire_in_the_Lake_0017You wanted it. We promised it. Then you waited for it. And now it is here! The COIN series comes to the Punching Cardboard Podcast. And this episode is so big that good ol’ T.C. returns to help carry the weight of this series.

We discuss some other games as well, and yeah, well, for the better part of an hour: COIN!!!


3:20 — Our never ending Kill Shakespeare update
8:03 — Our Machi Koro impressions
10:49 — What’s been on our tables
11:30 — Panamax 1st impression
16:32 — Munchkin Deluxe? not really
17:20 — Segue
19:08 — A little Cosmic Encounter
20:05 — How to Concentrate in Vinhos
22:25 — COIN series featuring Fire in the Lake

Episode 44 — What’s 14 Hours Among Friends?

Episode 44 — What’s 14 Hours Among Friends?

DeadofWinter-Welcome to episode 44, the episode in which we were going to discuss GMT’s Fire in the Lake.  Yup, we’re all set to get that one on tape, but circustances continue to prove they are far from within our control as Eric is stranded at work, and even though we’ve recruited our friend T.C. to join the fun, we are unable to get things rolling.

Plan B. Guest host? check. Other games to chat about? check. Electricity? check. Single malt whisky? check. Alrighty then, Fire in the Lake and COIN to be pushed back again. Fire up the chatter about Ars Victor, Dead of Winter and Here I Stand. Enjoy.


07:47 — Kickstarted games update
11:00 — Ars Victor
23:33 — Dead of Winter
42:15 — Here I Stand

Episode 41 — Lightning Table Clearance Round

Episode 41 — Lightning Table Clearance Round

ginkgop_0001This is one action packed episode, chock full of opinions about games old and new. Games of all types. Card games, war games, Euro games. You like laying tiles? Yup, we talk about those too.

It’s a long one, so here’s a menu in case we’re talking about anything you want to skip:

3:39 — The Arran Malt Whisky (cask strength)
4:27 — Doomtown: Reloaded
13:25 — Fire in the Lake
24:00 — Will we be playing Five Tribes?
27:20 — Clearance!
28:15 — The Castles of Burgundy
33:15 — Ginkgopolis
41:50 — Seasons
48:45 — Quantum
59:15 — Istanbul
103:45 — Legacy: The Testament of Duke DeCrecy