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Episode 45: Digital Implementations of Tabletop Games

In Episode 45 of Cards and Cubes, we talk about Anachrony, Exit and Unlock games, Mercado de Lisboa, as well as some area control games we played over a weekend recently including The Expanse: Doors and Corners, A War of Whispers, and Inis. Our topic this week is “Digital Implementations of Tabletop Games” where we […]

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Episode 44: Teaching Board Games

In Episode 44 of Cards and Cubes, we talk about our continuing trend of playing trick-taking games like The Bottle Imp and Indulgence. Then we discuss Ginkgopolis and Suburbia. Our topic today is “Teaching Board Games” where we examine our personal early experiences, learnings, recommendations, and differing teaching styles when explaining board games. Games on […]

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Episode 43: What’s in a Game

In Episode 43 of Cards and Cubes, we talk about some games we’ve played recently, including L.L.A.M.A., Dune: Imperium, Pixie Queen, Bloodborne: The Board Game, and Steampunk Rally Fusion. Our discussion today is what’s in a game – in other words, what we feel qualifies as a game, and we go into a recent case […]

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Episode 42: Keep or Cull

In Episode 42 of Cards and Cubes, we talk about our experience playing the card games Custom Heroes and Trickster: Champions of Time. Then we go into a discussion about Tyrants of the Underdark, Dice Town, and some comments about our first steps into Etherfields. Our topic today is “Keep or Cull” – a discussion […]

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Doom Machine

Join Hristo as he plays Doom Machine – the newest Kickstarter board game by Nathan Meunier!

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Episode 41: What We Look For in a Game Store

In Episode 41 of Cards and Cubes, our games played include Sierra West, Merv: The Heart of the Silk Road, Curious Cargo, and a few solo gaming experiences. Our topic of discussion this week is “What We Look For in a Game Store.” Games on the horizon include Castles of Mad King Ludwig: Collector’s Edition, […]

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Episode 40: Board Game Streamlining

In Episode 40 of Cards and Cubes, we talk about games we’ve recently played including Carnegie, Glasgow, and Treasure Hunter. Then we have a discussion about board game streamlining prompted by Pingyao: First Chinese Banks, mentioning a variety of Vital Lacerda games, CGE games, and others. Highlights include simplicity vs streamlining, thematic integration, flow, smaller […]

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Carnegie

Join Trevor and Hristo as we play Carnegie – the newest Kickstarter board game by Xavier Georges!

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Episode 39: The Evolution of Deck Building in Board Games

In Episode 39 of Cards and Cubes, we talk about some recent experiences in the board game online world, and then go into some games we’ve played like Village Green, My Village, Targi, 7 Wonders Duel: Agora, and Fast Sloths. Then, we have an extensive discussion about the evolution of deck building in board games […]

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Darwin’s Journey

Join Trevor and Hristo as we play Darwin’s Journey – the newest Kickstarter board game by Simone Luciani and Nestore Mangone!