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Episode 176 — The Preoccupation Ending

Episode 176 — The Preoccupation Ending

Have you really played all the games? Probably not.

And we’ve all probably got a couple on our list that folks might consider classics, or required games. We talk about those glaring oversights here in the latest episode of As the Lockdown Turns.

Many other items covered as well. You know, a typical show. Enjoy.

SCRUTINIES:

00:02:47 — Because We’re Livin’ It!
00:18:47 — Libations
00:23:55 — The Board Gaming Glaring Oversight Committee
01:10:20 — Gugong (in depth), and a side of Ginkgopolis
01:15:51 — New Music (Willie Nile, Jason Isebell)
02:09:07 — Apeirogon, by Colum McCann
02:32:55 — The top Albums of 1976

Episode 133 — Everything, Just 20 Minutes Away

Episode 133 — Everything, Just 20 Minutes Away

We serve up something a little different in this episode. On tap is a play by play, blow by blow, and drink by drink recap of our trip to Denver for Heavy Con and its impromptu satellite cons. Did we have fun? Did we play enough games? You be the judge.

Welcome aboard the Punching Cardboard World Tour 2018.

ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES:

00:09:12 — A John Company Pre-Post-Production Contest
00:20:05 — Day 1: On the Road; Old Men Tempting Altitude; Bison; Comfort Sleep
00:34:10 — Day 2: 1000 to 1 odds in Dynasty League; Imposters; The Tower of Ginkgopolis
00:54:56 — Day 3: Ridin’ the Rails in 1830; Kings Forged in Steel; John Company negotiations
01:21:29 — Day 4: Uber Heat; Pax Renaissance Tournament; Wings & Beer; K is for Killed
01:31:42 — The Whisky Break
01:51:06 — Day 5: 1714 Works No Matter the Rules; A Pax Ren Finale
02:02:22 — Day 6: BBQs and Hail Storms
02:04:10 — Day 7: Denver International Airport Wins Again

Episode 92 — This Endless Whack-a-Mole

Episode 92 — This Endless Whack-a-Mole

Strat_0001How many games is too many? 200? 100? 50? 11? Which games would you eliminate if your significant other decided that the shelves in your house could be put to better use. We look at this question by deciding which ten games we would keep if we had to reduce our collections. Feel free to play along.

ITEMS:

05:32 — Old Pulteney Navigator
11:55 — Viewer Mail, Scheduling, and Other¬†Bits-o-Buisiness
15:41 — Kickstarter Hype, Bookshelf Games and Life Expectancy (Guildhall, Yokohama & others, in brief)
44:17 — Are You Listening?
53:57 — Speaking of Radiohead
64:22 — Nina & Pinta (teaser)
67:50 — Reducing Our Collection to 10 Games

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