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March 25, 2020
137 the one about changes on the board games market – how corona virus will change our market? BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
March 18, 2020
136 BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
March 11, 2020
134 – the one with transfers in board games companies BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
March 4, 2020
134 – the one with transfers in board games companies BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
February 26, 2020
133 The one with predictions made by Ignacy and Stephen – who won the contest? BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
February 19, 2020
132 The one with street dates and finally after flu! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
February 12, 2020
131 episode BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
January 29, 2020
130 – Episode #130 – Ignacy is talking about Portalcon and Portal Games’ plans for 2020. Stephen is talking about street dates coming very soon! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
January 22, 2020
129 – Episode #129 – The one for the cyberpunks!In this episode Ignacy tells about the huge charity auction organized by Polish board games publishers, and Stephen says he will publish less games in 2020. Additionally they discuss recent industry news like licence for Lord of the Rings RPG, or new pricing for Ultra Pro […]
January 2, 2020
128 – the first one in 2020! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
December 19, 2019
127 – The one with both host announcing the end of the convention season! Additionally, they discuss boring news from the industry and they discuss exciting news from the industry, and as always, answer your questions! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames […]
December 19, 2019
126 – the one about conventions. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
December 11, 2019
125 – In this episode Ignacy talks about the end of Stronghold Undead Kickstarter, Stephen talks about the end of convention season and they both discuss recent industry news including Ticket to Ride for Alexa! They also answer your questions and they ask you a question! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL […]
November 20, 2019
125 – The one with a very sad news sectionIn this episode Ignacy and Stephen have to discuss very disturbing news. This is a very serious episide and we share some light and fun only a bit, at the end of the episode with Stephen alking about beer. Again! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website […]
November 13, 2019
123 – the one after Essen. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
November 6, 2019
123 – the one after Essen. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
October 23, 2019
121 – the one before last preparations to Essen. Ignacy talks about some secret staff Portal will have for their fans in Essen and Stephen talks about his trip to Poland and KS. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro […]
October 17, 2019
121 – the one before Essen. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
October 9, 2019
120 The one with the new segmentIn this episode Ignacy invites everybody to play free demo of Detective and Stephen is completing his Roll & Write series. As always we answer fan questions, discuss news and this time we have a new segment! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website […]
October 2, 2019
Ignacy and Stephen discuss changes in Barnes and Nobles, success of EXIT series, Rising Sun comic and much more! They also – as always – answer fan questions about the board games industry! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro […]
September 25, 2019
Episode 118 – the one after vacation BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
September 11, 2019
Episode 117 – the one after Dorian BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
September 4, 2019
Episode 116 – In this episode Ignacy announces pre-orders for Essen Spiel, and Stephen gives update about his KS games! Besides that, they discuss changes in Amazon policy for third party sellers and they discuss another step in the growth of tabletop category on Kickstarter! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: […]
August 28, 2019
Episode 115 – The one about tarrifs!In this episode Ignacy and Stephane are looking for Essen volounteers and also discuss high politics and tarrifs!  BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
August 23, 2019
Episode 114 – The one about Spiel des Jahres and GenCon.In this episode Ignacy and Stephan talks about Spiel des Jahres and GenCon. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
July 24, 2019
Episode 113 – The one with Ticket to Ride show!In this episode Ignacy and Stephan talks about preparations to Gen con, discuss The Dice Tower awards and changes in the Dice tower con for upcoming years. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames […]
July 17, 2019
Episode 112 – The one with Ignacy making fun of MonopolyIn this episode Ignacy discusses changes in the industry based on the success of unique themes (Wingspan, Pret-a-Porter) and Stephen funds Die Macher, first game ever entered in the BGG database! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US […]
July 10, 2019
In this episode Stephen meets Luke again and they both record the show at the con. Here is their impression from The DiceTower con 2019! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
July 3, 2019
Episode 110 – The one before Dice Tower conIn this episode Stephen talks about Die Macher KS, and Ignacy talks about Pret-a-Porter Kickstarter! Our famous segment ‘Asmodee buys’ is back and we discuss changes in distribution in US for Asmodee, and of course we answer our fans questions!Episode 110 BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website […]
June 26, 2019
Episode 109 – The one after Origins!In this episode Stephen talks about epic Origins 2019, and Ignacy talks about release of Imperial Settlers: Roll&Write. The event deck is dominated by boring but ‘very important numbers” news and Strategy & Tactics as always brings answers to your awesome questions! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | […]
June 12, 2019
In this episode number 108 Ignacy talks about UKGE adventure with cookies. Stephen talks about KS campaign coming in June. Together they discuss about upcoming conventions and changes on the board games market. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro […]
May 29, 2019
In this episode number 107 Ignacy talks about Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019 and about UKGE in Birmingham. Stephen talks about BGG Spring convention in Dallas. BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
May 23, 2019
In this episode number 106 Ignacy announces date for Pret-a-Porter KS campaign launch, Stephen tease Egizia KS campaign and they both discuss proposed tariffs and how it will influence our hobby! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames | @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy […]
May 15, 2019
In this Episode number 105 Ignacy announces his new show on YouTube and Stephen talks about all games by Wolfgang Warsh he is going to publish. Besides that they talk about changes in Maple Games, Kollosal Games having issues with KS and a ton of other industry news! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | […]
May 8, 2019
In this Episode number 104 Ignacy brags about Detective again, and Stephen brags about Turmoil on Kickstarter! Besides that they talk about Chinese goverment destroying Cthulhu books, Magic the Gathering cards worth 100k usd being stolen and many other important industry news!  BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | […]
April 24, 2019
In this Episode number 103 we are recording LIVE from The Gathering of Friends in lovely Niagara Falls, NY! Today Stephen sat down with a special guest, Luke Otfinowski from Portal Games US, to talk about his role in the company and the Gathering of Friends around them! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | […]
April 17, 2019
Welcome to episode 102! We are announcing the winners of the contest during our Strategy & Tactics section! What’s more we have an update on Stronghold: Undead and more Kickstarters, we answer your questions, and we talk about the winners of the Golden Geek awards! We also talk about Gathering of Friends – say hi […]
April 10, 2019
This episode was recorder after Golden Geek nominees were announced, so you can listen to our commentary on the voting system. We also talk about the previous episode with a very special guest Tom Vasel, and of course we bring you up to date on what is happening in Portal Games, Stronghold Games, and in […]
April 3, 2019
Here it is guys! The EPIC 1-0-0! With a very special guest. Celebrate with us Board Games Insider milestone! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: international website | US website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
March 27, 2019
EVENT DECK: Ignacy talks about Tides of Time app, and shipping of L.A. Crimes, Stephen announces a lot of street dates and updates you on Kickstarters. Meanwhile Games Factory Publishing, major Polish publisher goes out of business, GAMA trade show was a record breaking event, and CMON announces more changes. Tune in to learn more […]
March 6, 2019
EVENT DECK: Welcome to Episode 98, and we continue our countdown to the EPIC #100! We will have a very special episode for Episode #100, so get ready for that! MEANWHILE… Our CONTEST is currently running with two winners to get a game, one from Stronghold Games, one from Portal Games. News from Portal: Game […]
February 27, 2019
EVENT DECK: We continue the countdown to the EPIC #100 special episode! Meanwhile Ignacy went on tournee to 6 cities, finished Imperial Settlers: Roll & Write and is teasing us with L.A. Crimes pre-orders. And Stephen announces Aftershock coming back to Kickstarter soon, Egizia will be live on April 9, and talks about a month […]
February 13, 2019
EVENT DECK: We do not have time for winter break, although it is a beautiful winter in Poland, and even more beautiful winter summer in Florida! The contest is on, w talk about L.A. Crimes, Imperial Settlers Roll&Write, Aftershock, Futuropia, and many more games! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: GUEST OF HONOR […]
February 6, 2019
EVENT DECK: More about the contest, more about Portalcon 11, more about Portal / Stronghold weather banter. And more about Aftershock, Ganz schön Clever and Futuropia . STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: GUEST OF HONOR at GamiCon Nickel (Cedar Rapids, IA), GAMA Trade Show BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB […]
January 30, 2019
EVENT DECK: Portalcon is coming, that means announcements for 2019 from Portal Games! Also games are recognized, and are climbing up the ladder on BGG! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Upcoming Cons — Portalcon, GamiCon Nickel (Cedar Rapids, IA), GAMA Trade Show BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: […]
January 16, 2019
EVENT DECK: Our annual Predictions episode, when Stephen shows the world how much more of a Prognosticator He is than Ignacy! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Follow us! BGI: BGG| FB STRONGHOLD GAMES: website | FB PORTAL GAMES: website | FB TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
January 9, 2019
EVENT DECK: Many news today, we sum up what’s happening in Stronghold Games and Portal Games, we mention Portalcon, special AuZtralia event, 20th birthday of Portal celebration, annual predictions, and much more! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Plans for the near future! TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
January 2, 2019
EVENT DECK: Still counting to 100! Christmas traditions & gift exchanges, Essen summarized STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Christmas / New year retreat TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
December 12, 2018
EVENT DECK: Stronghold releases revealed! Good and bad news for CMON STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Spring Meadow event, couple of release dates, Dice Tower Cruise! TWITTER:  @StrongholdGames @Trzewik Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
November 28, 2018
EVENT DECK: Three more players pushing into toy and game space, Sale of Asmodee Group CLOSES, Asmodee buys ACD Blackfire & more! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered (or we try, at least) FINAL SCORING: PAX-U, Vacations, Dice Tower Cruise! Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
November 23, 2018
EVENT DECK: News from Essen & BGG, more travels, and new releases! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: PAX-U next week! Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
October 24, 2018
EVENT DECK: Ignacy visits Germany and Pegasus Press Day, Greater Than Games buys Cheapass Games?, Devil Pigs in trouble 🙁 STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: We are at Essen! Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
October 18, 2018
EVENT DECK: Essen, Games Workshop, Amazon STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: BGG Con, PAX U, release schedules, and more! Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
October 10, 2018
EVENT DECK: GAMA DRAMA! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Street Dates & future plans, Upcoming Cons – Grand Con and Essen Spiel Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
September 27, 2018
Hear us talk about GrandCon and local conventions in general! Pre-orders for Essen not only new games with promos, but also tickets for 3 special events!  (I AM GUEST Speaker at an event!! – Friday: 2-3:30– “International Game Publishing” – Room: Saal Europa.) Special Promotion for “Forum Trajanum” – Find 3 of 4 Romans, get […]
September 13, 2018
EVENT DECK: Alliance Game Show, industry news, and conventions STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered. FINAL SCORING: Dune Board Game Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
September 6, 2018
EVENT DECK: Merger Answers, GAMA Board Changes, Eight Percent, Top 10’s from icv2, New Target Exclusives STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered. FINAL SCORING: IS Amazons, Monolith Arena, Detective Sold Out, BGtTS3, TM: Prelude, Mars Society International Conference Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
August 15, 2018
EVENT DECK: Azul Wins Spiel des Jahres, Asmodee SOLD, Christian Peterson Leaves FFG STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered. FINAL SCORING: Portal Games Hires, Detective Hits Store Shelves, Indie Game Studios Hiring Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
July 25, 2018
EVENT DECK: Overturn KS, WotC Direct Sales, Pandemic Anniversary, Azul Sales, Warhammer 40k Monopoly, Barnes & Nobel Summer Game Nights STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your questions are answered. FINAL SCORING: Huge news at Gen Con? Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
July 11, 2018
EVENT DECK: Gen Con Fever has Begun, Electronic Board Games, Barnes and Nobel Sales Down, Terraforming Mars: Colonies STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Detective Shipping, Monolith Arena, Lots of Conventions, Gold Fever, Paper Tales, Kitchen Rush, Lots of Terraforming Mars stuff. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
June 27, 2018
EVENT DECK: CMON Reports 80% Growth, Indie Boards and Cards Releases, Unrivaled Tournament, Netrunner, UK Games Expo, Origins Growth, Games Workshop up 40%, Monolith  to Try Kickstarter STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Myster Tales, Monolith Arena, Detecive Pre-Orders, Paper Tales, Paper Tales, Paper Tales, Paper Tales. (I think Stephen likes Paper Tales) Intro Music: […]
June 11, 2018
EVENT DECK: Origins Awards Nominees, Spiel des Jahres Nominees, Hiring News STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Lots of games. Always. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
May 31, 2018
EVENT DECK: Ninja Division KS, Red Raven Target Exclusive, Toys R Us, Asmodee for Sale, AEG Sells Love Letter STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: We Didn’t Start the Fire, Detective Pre-Orders, Terraforming Mars: Prelude, BGG Spring, and Origins. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
April 26, 2018
This special episode was recorded at the Gathering of Friends 2018. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
April 11, 2018
EVENT DECK: Batman KS, CBS on Games, Toys R Us and Amazon, Ninja Division STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Gathering of Friends, Testing for Robinson Crusoe: Mystery Tales, Moving In Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
April 2, 2018
EVENT DECK: Fields of Mars, Authentic Product, Asmodee Entertainment, Goodbye Toys R Us STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Detective in Print, Robinson Crusoe Expansion, Portal Games Informant, Paper Tales, Fists of Dragonstones, Does Anyone Read This? Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
March 14, 2018
EVENT DECK: Facebook, AuZtralia, Funagain, GAMA Trade Show, Batman: Gotham Chronicles STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Alien Artifacts: Discovery, Robinson Crusoe: In Store Event Kit, Space Freaks, Terraforming Mars: Prelude. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
February 28, 2018
EVENT DECK: French Game of the Year, Steve Jackson Games Stakeholders Report, Fake Codenames STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Detective Goes English,  Event Kits, Alien Artifacts: Discovery, Stephen lists the 400 new games releasing this spring. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
February 28, 2018
Let’s not tell Stephen and Ignacy that I forgot to post this last week. Deal? Thanks! You’re the bestest. -Chevee Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
February 1, 2018
EVENT DECK: NEWS! STRATEGY AND TACTICS: NEWS!! FINAL SCORING: IT’S ALL NEWS!!! Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
January 17, 2018
It’s here, the annual predictions special! Ignacy and Stephen go over last year’s predictions and make bold claims for 2018. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
January 10, 2018
EVENT DECK: Dice Tower Kickstarter, Gloomhaven, Games Workshop Growth, Hasbro Wants Mattel STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: First Martians Demo, First Alien Artifacts Expansion, Detective, Cottage Garden, Indian Summer, Lots of Expansions Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
November 10, 2017
EVENT DECK: Oink Games, Games Workshop, Toys R Us STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: New Titles Announced, Essen Informant, Testing Essen prototypes, PAX Unplugged, and BGG.Con Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
October 18, 2017
EVENT DECK: Enigma Days, GAMA Response, Gen Con President, Essen Seminars STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Imperial Settlers Event Kit, Essen Announcements Prepared, Dark Moon: Shadow Corporation, Stephen’s usually long list of other releases and announcements. Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
October 4, 2017
EVENT DECK: Toys ‘R’ Us Files Bankruptcy, Monolith Pulls Out of Distribution, 7th Continent Raises $1M in 5 Hours STRATEGY AND TACTICS: Your Questions are Answered FINAL SCORING: Early Launch for First Martians, Imperial Settlers In-Store Kits, Essen Pre-Orders Intro Music: Happy Rock – Bensound.com
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