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February 10, 2020
The podcast has returned and we are back with big Episode #50 Check it out and help support the show on Patreon. Big thanks to Game Toppers for sponsoring this episode. On this episode we give you a chance to win this custom top selling Dungeon Mat! All you have to do is rate our […]
January 29, 2020
We are back baby! Welcome to the new Board Game Closet Podcast. This is Episode #49 We have a new co-host, Bradley Johnson. Check it out and help support the show on Patreon. Big thanks to Game Toppers for sponsoring this episode. On our next episode we will give you a chance to win this […]
August 18, 2018
Episode 48: GenCon 2018! 4 GenCon Games, Kickstarter Interviews, and Podcast Changes! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group On this Episode Narcos 1:57 Gizmos 6:26 Orbis 9:51 The River 14:00 GenCon Tour19:08 Inoka 23:01 Build A Cure 29:53 Popcats Fighter 41:43 Erin Dean 52:25 GenCon Recap 1:03:00 Podcast Changes […]
July 24, 2018
Episode 47: Tell Me More! Jetpack Joyride, Rurik Dawn of Kiev, Eclipse, Tidal Blades and more! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments: Jetpack Joyride 2:43 Druid City Update 16:06 Rurik Dawn of Kiev 46:03 Eclipse Second Dawn for the Galaxy 55:49 Cheese Quest 1:10:45
July 15, 2018
Episode 46: Dice Tower Con Awesomeness Coimbra, Reef, Hansa Teutonica and a TON of interviews! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments: Coimbra 2:50 Reef 7:41 Hansa Teutonica 11:38 Ben Kepner 23:33 Will Meadows 26:24 Mike Young 29:54 Sen Lim 38:22 Stephen Buonocore 44:21 Mike Hinson 47:53 […]
June 28, 2018
Episode 45: All About The Interviews Vital Lacerda, Daniel Zayas, Raccoon Tycoon, Witless Wizards, The King’s Abbey Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments: Raccoon Tycoon 2:19 The Escape Plan 15:31 The Kings Abbey 29:23 When Cutie Met Patootie 40:20 Witless Wizards 53:46
June 25, 2018
Hype Train #10 Tang Garden, Inoka, Raccoon Tycoon, Combo Fighter, Wreck Raiders, Death May Die and more! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group. Skip to Segments: Tang Garden (3:16) Inoka (6:40) Raccoon Tycoon (10:20) Combo Fighter  (14:58) Wreck Raiders (20:05) Cthulhu Death May Die (27:34) Jetpack Joyride (32:26) Rurik Dawn of Kiev (36:16)  […]
May 29, 2018
Hype Train #9 When Cutie Met Patootie, Coldwater Crown At Sea, Nētā-Tanka, Solar City and more! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group. Skip to Segments:
May 24, 2018
Episode 44: Gamer’s Con Feudum, Downforce, Unfair, Brook City, and Castle Von Loghan Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments: Feudum 1:50 Downforce  6:29 Unfair  11:01 Brook City 15:46 Kickstarter Link Castle Von Loghan 27:56 Kickstarter Link
May 1, 2018
Episode 43: Second Editions Dual Powers, Kicking Class, The Forbidden City, X-Wing 2nd Edition, Warhammer Shadespire and more! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments:   Roll Player Monsters and Minions 1:21 Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire 5:17 The Forbidden City 10:56 Kicking Class 16:56 Dual Powers and Roll […]
May 1, 2018
Hype Train #8 Zombicide Invader, Herbaceous Sprouts, Hellboy, Overlight, Court of the Dead and more! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group. Skip to Segments: Zombicide: Invader 0:56 Fire Tower 4:31 Herbaceous Sprouts 7:56 Hellboy: The Board Game 11:55 Overlight 17:44 Court of the Dead 26:07 Brook City 32:42 Growl 37:03 Dual Powers 41:47 […]
April 16, 2018
Episode 42: The box is too big. Rise to Nobility, Kartoffelkrieg, Lords of Waterdeep, Deulosaur Island, Black Rose Wars Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments: Gamers’ Haven Game Store Opening :35 Rise to Nobility 3:44 Kartoffelkrieg 10:49 Lords of Waterdeep 20:14 Duelosaur Island with Ian Moss […]
March 27, 2018
Hype Train #7 Dinosaur Island, Warfighter Pacific, Heroes Welcome, Sweet Mess and more! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group. Skip to Segments: Architects of the West Kingdom: 1:15 Dinosaur Island: Back from Extinction: 6:17 Dragon Keepers: 12:39 Space Princess: 16:07 Warfighter Pacific: 19:40 Vinyl: 25:35 Monumental: 29:57 Heroes Welcome: 40:05 Sweet Mess: 44:25
March 25, 2018
Episode 41: Good and Heavy Games Feudum, Akrotiri, Clank! The Mummy’s Curse, Bezier Games, Plan B Games, and World’s End Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments:   Feudum 1:48 Akrotiri 9:56 Clank! The Mummy’s Curse 14:18 Plan B Games with Mike Young 16:58 Bezier Games with […]
March 6, 2018
Episode 40: Over the Hill Games Architects of the West Kingdom, Pocket Sub, Scott Caputo, and some games that are 40 years old! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip to Segments: Architects of the West Kingdom 3:32 Pocket Sub 12:29 Scott Caputo with Sorcerer City 16:07 Steven M. […]
February 23, 2018
Hype Train #6 2018 is packed full! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group
February 12, 2018
Episode 39: Board Game Fatigue Queendomino, Indian Summer, James Hudson from Druid City and more! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Gamers’ Haven Mobile Game Store– Thanks Jonathan for being my board game dealer 🙂 Skip to Segments:   Tantrum House Kickstarter < Support these awesome people. Queendomino 3:15 Indian Summer […]
January 26, 2018
Episode 38: Back In Full Swing! We got the interviews on this episode. And 2018 is in full swing. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Gamers’ Haven Mobile Game Store– Thanks Jonathan for being my board game dealer 🙂 Skip to Segments: Castell 2:24 Pocket Ops 11:11 Western Legends 14:54 […]
January 12, 2018
Episode 37: Don’t Be THAT Gamer! You know the gamer I’m talking about. Don’t be that gamer. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Gamers’ Haven Mobile Game Store– Thanks Jonathan for being my board game dealer 🙂 Skip To Segments Sagrada 2:36 Rajas of the Ganges 11:27 IKEA Kallax 18:03 […]
January 1, 2018
Episode 36: New New New Year It’s 2018 now and what does the new year hold for us? Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Gamers’ Haven Mobile Game Store– Correction to the podcast. I didn’t get Azul from him but I do order a ton through them. Got that one […]
December 19, 2017
Hype Train #5 2017 is almost over and 2018 is on the way! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Links to games and Time Stamps: 2017 Recap Talk 1:00 Hate 5:23 Fallout 12:51 Western Legends 25:00 Spirits of the Forest 30:07 Civilization: A New Dawn 35:32 Batman Gotham City […]
December 15, 2017
Episode 35: ‘Tis the Season Christmas is here. What games make it to your table this season? Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip To Segments   Fallout 3:35 Raiders of the North Sea Expansions: Hall of Heroes & Fields of Fame 11:40 Star Wars Imperial Assault App 18:00 Martyn Poole […]
December 5, 2017
Episode 34: The tokens are broken. Broken games! Name a game that is broken and tell us why! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here Skip To Segments   Camel Up 4:06 Limes 9:32 Bunny Kingdom 14:04 PreyCare 20:34 Master […]
November 19, 2017
Holiday Hype- Hype Train #4 The Holidays are here and you need some Christmas Ideas: Here are the best of 2017 Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Links to games and Time Stamps: Charterstone 2:59 Clank! In Space! 7:19 Sagrada 10:17 The Godfather: Corleone’s Empire 14:07 Pandemic Legacy Season 2 […]
November 15, 2017
Episode 33: Winter is coming! What do you buy a gamer who has all the games? We talk about Christmas gifts that aren’t games Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here Skip To Segments Clans of Caledonia 3:00 Flamme Rouge […]
November 4, 2017
Hype Train #3 Third times a charm! Kickstarter Games, Kickstarter Update Soapbox, and more! Check it out. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Links to games and Time Stamps: Kapow! 00:49 Root: A Game of Woodland Might and Right 7:00 Mars Open (Nov 7th) 13:08 War Room: A Larry Harris Game  16:07 […]
November 1, 2017
Episode 32: Tell Me What To Buy! Where do you find out about new games? Let’s talk about some fun ways to find your next game. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here Skip To Segments   5-Minute Dungeon […]
October 22, 2017
Hype Train #2 We are back with some more hype! In this episode it’s all about hype and upcoming kickstarter games and games released at Essen 2017. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip To Segments Azul 1:35 Agra 4:05 Altiplano 9:21 Noria 11:08 Merlin 14:08 Meeple Circus 17:53 Queendomino […]
October 17, 2017
Episode 31: Creating Community Creating Community! We talk about ways we are creating community both online and locally. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here Skip To Segments Ex Libris 2:46 Seikatsu 10:11 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shadows of the […]
October 11, 2017
Hype Train #1 Trying something new! In this episode it’s all about hype and upcoming kickstarter games. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Skip To Segments Guardians Call 1:10 Sunset Over Water 3:36 Near and Far: Amber Mines 7:57 The 7th Continent – What goes up, must come down  12:02 […]
October 2, 2017
Episode 30: Content is King Content is King! We got to interview three content creators for board games. Meet some new people! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here Skip To Segments Lovecraft Letter 2:51 Unearth 7:18 Dice Hospital 12:16 […]
September 15, 2017
Episode 29: Board Game Accessories Board Game Accessories! We talk about all the cool stuff you can buy that isn’t a board game. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Board Game Galaxy article: Click Here First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here […]
September 1, 2017
Episode 28: Hype Train & GenCon50 Hype Train! We talk about a TON of games on this episode. If you are looking for new games, this is the episode. Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here Games Mentioned The Little […]
August 15, 2017
Episode 27: Big News! Big News! We talk about some changes on our podcast and some exciting things coming up! Podcast Sponsor: Druid City Games and the Board Game Spotlight facebook group First Player Token Giveaway: Supplies limited and shipping times vary. Click Here Games Discussed  Raiders of the North Sea @2:31 Star Wars Rebellion @11:55 Wasteland […]
August 1, 2017
Episode 26: Countdown to the Con Countdown to the Con: We talk about new games coming out at GenCon 50 and give a few tips to help make your trip amazing. Games Discussed: Ethnos, Islebound, Eminent Domain, The Grimm Forest. Guest Interviews: Tim Eisner Game Designer: March of the Ants, The Grimm Forest Kevin Burkhardsmeier with […]
July 18, 2017
Episode 25: The Secret of Raxxon The Secret of Raxxon: We talk about a change for our podcast and we end the podcast talking about Plaid Hat’s new game called Raxxon. Games Discussed: Dice Forge, Viticulture Auto ma, Barenpark, Wendake, Leaders of Euphoria, and Raxxon. Guest Interviews: Mario with Post Scriptum and Wendake: http://kck.st/2uD79xS Clayton Skancke with […]
July 4, 2017
Episode 24: Playing Games on Holidays Playing Games on Holidays: We talk about the best ways to get people to play games with you at family gatherings or holiday events. Games Discussed: Century Spice Road, Monopoly Gamer, Unlock! The Formula
June 28, 2017
Episode 23: The PERFECT game store. The PERFECT game store: We talk about what our ideal game store would have and include. Games Discussed: 10 Minute Heist, Haspleknecht, and Martians: A story of civilization.
June 20, 2017
Episode 22: Protect my board games. Protect My Board Games: We talk about board game bags, inserts, and shelves. Games Discussed: Viceroy, Scoville, Star Wars Rebellion Links we discussed on the podcast: Late to the Table UC GAMING Clever Crate Game Haul Bag Broken Token Meeple Realty Game Trayz Insert Here IKEA Kallax Better Homes and Garden […]
June 14, 2017
Episode 21: Collect them all. Collect them all: We talk about Set Collection games. The three main games we talk about are all by famed designer Reiner Knizia. Tell us in the comments what your favorite set collection game is. Games Discussed: Medici: The Card Game, Lost Cities, Money! Special Segment: We talk about Reiner Knizia and some of his […]
June 6, 2017
Episode 20: Take me on vacation. Take me on vacation: We talk about great games to take on vacation. Games that don’t take up much space, could be played by the pool, and are still epic. We also talk about Bit Game Storage Solution.  Games Discussed: Kingdomino, Roll Player, Dwa7s Fall, Legendary Creatures. Special Segments: Kickstarter Hype […]
May 30, 2017
Episode 19: Oldie but a goodie. Oldie but a goodie: In this episode we talk about older games that are still great. What makes a new game an instant classic? We will talk about older games in this episode that have stood the test of time. Games Discussed: Survive: Escape from Atlantis, Acquire, Kingsburg Interview: Matt and Robert […]
May 23, 2017
Episode 18: Teach me to play! Teach me to play: Are you turning people off to games before you even get to play? Learn what not to do and what you should be doing when you teach games. Games Discussed: Captain Sonar, Codenames: Pictures, Factory Fun, Ravage, Barker’s Row Interview: Ian Schofield with Ravage and Brian Henk with […]
May 16, 2017
Episode 17: You’re Just Too Picky! You’re Just Too Picky: Do you turn down games based on the type alone. Do you play with anyone and not worry about the style of game. Are you too picky? Games Discussed: Carthage, Yokohama, Andorid Mainframe, Kahuna, Hunt the Ravager Interview: Luke Seinen with Carthage, Clinton Morris with Hunt the Ravager.
May 9, 2017
Episode 16: The game that got me hooked. The game that got me hooked? We talk about the games that got us started, why we love it, and what would happen if the board game bubble popped. Games Discussed: Blood Rage, Hive, Isla Dorada, Roll Player Interview: Keith Matejka with Roll Player
May 2, 2017
Episode 15: Will this game ever end? Will this game ever end? How long is too long to play a game? What’s the perfect game length? And what can ruin a gaming experience for you? Games Discussed: 7 Wonders Duel, Clank! A Deckbuilding Adventure, The Lord of the Rings: Journey to Mordor, Haspelknecht Segments: Digging Into The Rules
April 25, 2017
Episode 14: No More Zombies!!! No More Zombies!!! In episode 14 we talk about themes in board games. How many more zombie games do we need? Games Discussed: Yokohama, The Grizzled, Sheriff of Nottingham, Celestia, and Grimm Forest. Interview: James Hudson with Druid City Games Segments: Kickstarter Delivery
April 18, 2017
Episode 13: Too much luck in board games! Too much luck in board games! In Lucky Episode #13 we talk about the good and bad of using luck in board games. Games Discussed: Incan Gold, Cash N Guns, The Adventurers: The Pyramid of Horus, Brass, Tortuga, Heroe’s of Land, Air and Sea. Interview: Travis Hancock with Facade Games, Michael Coe with […]
April 12, 2017
Episode 12: GenCon 50? GenCon 50? We talk about the experience that is GenCon and some details for first time attenders. Games Discussed: Istanbul, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective, The Voyages of Marco Polo, Mint Works, and The Castles of Mad King Ludwig Interview: Adam Rehberg with Adam’s Apple Games Segments: After Game Day with Rod Kuizin, Wish List and Digging  Into The […]
April 4, 2017
Episode 11: Now that’s a perfect game! Now that’s a perfect game! We talk about the MUST-HAVES in a perfect board game. It’s not what you might think. Games Discussed: Yamatai, Bora Bora, Robinson Crusoe, New York Slice, Hero Realms, Tiny Epic Quest. Interview: Michael Coe with Gamelyn Games and Kier Heyl with NEA Gamers Guild Segments: After Game Day […]
March 28, 2017
Episode 10: Excuse me, I’m new here. Excuse me, I’m new here: We give some advice for new people. What trips up new people and how to avoid mistakes when you are first getting into the hobby. Games Discussed: Terraforming Mars, Boss Monster, Hero Realms, Martians: A Story of Civilization, Clank! Interview: Steve Finn from Doctor Finn’s Games Segments: After […]
March 21, 2017
Episode 9: Do You Kickstarter? Do You Kickstarter: Poll results reveal how many people back games on kickstarter and we share a few horror stories. Games Discussed: Super Motherload, The Castles of Burgundy: The Card Game, Elysium, Captain Sonar, The Grimm Forest Interview: James Hudson from Druid City Games Segments: After Game Day with Rod Kuizin and Digging Into the […]
March 14, 2017
Episode 8: The Size of Your Collection The Size of Your Collection: Poll results reveal how big the average collection is. How big is your collection compared to others? Games Discussed: Quadropolis, Alien Frontiers, Herbaceous, Barkers Row, Unfair and Roll Player. Interview: Game Designer Steven Aramini Segments: After Game Day with Rod Kuizin, Wishlist, and Digging Into the Rules.
March 7, 2017
Episode 7: All About the Art All About the Art: We will talk with three board game artist and their take on artwork. Games Discussed: New York 1901, Champions of Midgard Interview: Joshua Lobkowicz, Aaron J. Riley, David and Lina from Mr. Cuddington Segments: After Game Day with Rod Kuizin, Weekly Game Night with James Hudson
February 28, 2017
Episode 6: The High Cost of Games The High Cost of Games: We will talk about sticker shock, the investment, and the benefits of board games. Games Discussed: Avenue, Subdivision, Favor of the Pharaoh, Blood Rage, TMNT Shadows of the Past Interview: Trent from The Board Game Family Segments: Digging into the Rules, Weekly Game Night with James […]
February 21, 2017
Episode 5: Worker Placement Games Worker Placement Games: What is a worker placement game and what are the most popular ones in this genre? Games Discussed: Caverna, Villages of Valeria, Mission Red Planet, Two Rooms and a Boom, Onitama Interview: Tony Gulloti from Arcane Wonders, Alan Gerding from Tuesday Knight Games
February 14, 2017
Episode 4: Gateway Games Gateway Games: We talk about highly recommended gateway games and the journey of a new gamer. Games Discussed: Santorini, Imhotep, Dream home, Super Motherload, Charterstone. Interview: Jamey Stegmaier with Stonemaier Games, Eric Bitterman with Land of Zion. Special Spots: Wishlist, Recent Board Game Closet Videos, After Game Day with Rod Kuizin
February 7, 2017
First Time Fate: First Time Fate: When you play a game for the first time and you are destined to hate it! Games Discussed: Hoyuk, Chapions of MIdgard, Santorini, Herbaceous, Potion Explosion. Interview: Ed Baraf with Pencil First Games, Brian Henk with Overworld Games Special Spots: Digging in the Rules, Wishlist, and After Game Day […]
January 31, 2017
Cranking Out Episode 2 Things are cooking now as we dive into our second episode. We have some good interviews and cover some great games both new and old. Games Discussed: Viticulture, Star Trek Ascendancy, San Francisco Cable Car Interviews: Brian Henk from Overworld Games and James Colmer from Clockwork Games.
January 16, 2017
Our First Episode We are so excited about our first episode of the podcast! We are trying something new and hope to create something new to add to the board game community. Check it out and let us know what you think! Games Discussed: Adrenaline, Great Western Trail, Stone Age, Barnyard Roundup, Leaders of Euphoria […]
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