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Epic Gaming Night Podcast | Board Games Table Top & Card Games

We are a podcast About Board games, Card games, & any other form of tabletop gaming! Join Roy, Matt, And Robert On our amazing podcasting adventure with tons of table top gaming! each week will will tackle another gaming topic and talk about game we are currently streaming and playing! we stream the podcast live on Tuesdays at 9pm EST and we play live board games on fridays 6-10pm EST www.twitch.tv/epicgamingnight check us out on twitter and instagram @epicgamingnight
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Epic Gaming Night is a podcast about Board Games and the Stories & Relationships they create!

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 Check out our stream archive:

Nov 16, 2017

Roy & Rob talk to Jerry about his new game Stuffed Fables!

Nov 9, 2017

Roy & Rob Talk about War Games and Combat!

Nov 2, 2017

News!

  • Countdown: Action Edition
  • Jack Vasel memorial auction
  • Matt will be at PAX Unplugged

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Runewars
  • (Rob) 7th Continent
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Exploration!

  • What are some games you like that involve expiration?
    • Xia
    • Sid Meier’s Civilization
    • Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed
    • Eclipse
    • Betrayal at House on the Hill
  • What are some ways that a game can give you a sense of exploration?
  • What are some themes you would like to see explored more in boardgames?
  • Are there any mechanics you would love for designers to explore more iterations of games in?
  • Do you think exploration in games is better suited for competitive or cooperative play?
  • If you could see one game add more exploration what game would it be?
    • Dead of Winter
  • What game can you may wait to get back to exploring?
    • Pandemic Legacy Season 2
    • Dead of Winter all the games
    • Caverna
    • Star Wars Rebellion

Thanks so much to all of our amazing patrons

  • Patron of the week:
    • Kris Hokanson

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Oct 26, 2017

We talk gaming news, what we have been playing & spooky games and stories!

 

Oct 19, 2017

Topic: Bezier Games

  • How did Bezier get started?
  • Can you tell us about some games in the games in Bezier’s catalog?
    • Werewords
    • One Night Ultimate Werewolf
    • Ultimate Werewolf
    • Castles of Mad King Ludwig
    • Suburbia
    • New York Slice
    • Whistle Stop
  • Can you tell us about some of the upcoming Bezier Games?
    • The next One Night
    • Werebeasts
    • Ultimate Werewolf Legacy
  • Is there any spoiler free info you can give us about Ultimate Werewolf Legacy?
  • What would you say is your philosophy behind designing and publishing games?
  • Bezier makes a lot of social deduction games what’s the craziest story you have about playing one?
  • Do you have any tips for being the werewolf?
  • What inspires you to create games?
  • If you could design a game with any intellectual property even if it’s already owned by someone else or not well known what IP would you make a game for?
    • The Wire
  • What is your all-time favorite tabletop game?
    • Tichu

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Oct 12, 2017

 

News:

  • Near and Far: Amber Mines
  • MTG Explorers of Ixalan
  • Joan of Arc kickstarter
  • Monster Dice

What we have been playing?

  • Talisman with kids

Topic: Top 10 must own games!

  • (Roy)
    • Codenames
    • Century: Spice Road/ Golem Edition
    • Rhino Hero: Super Battle
    • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
    • Tiny Epic Quest
    • Marvel Legendary
    • Shadows over Camelot
    • Champions of Midgard
    • Blood Rage
    • Specter Ops
  • (Rob)
    • Century: Spice Road/ Golem Edition
    • Go Cuckoo/ Rhino Hero: Super Battle
    • Terraforming Mars
    • Wits and Wagers
    • Ethnos
    • Specter Ops
    • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
    • Dead of Winter
    • Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed
    • Blood Rage
  • (Matt)
    • Dixit
    • Codenames
    • Terraforming Mars
    • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
    • Xia: Legends of a Drift System
    • Junk Art
    • Blood Rage
    • Rhino Hero / Super Battle
    • Specter Ops
    • Dead of Winter
  • Honorable Mentions
    • Champions of Midgard
    • The Godfather
    • Telestrations
    • Battlestar Galactica
    • Sheriff of Nottingham
    • Above and Below
    • Near and Far
    • Tales of Arabian nights
    • Game of Thrones 2nd Ed
    • One Night Ultimate Werewolf
    • Risk
    • Zombiecide
    • Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn
    • Star Wars Rebellion
    • Run, Fight or Die
    • Summoner Wars
    • Axis and Allies
    • Ticket to Ride

Thanks so much to all of our amazing patrons!!

  • Patron of the week:
    • Pasquale Cirone

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Oct 5, 2017

Topic: Tasty Minstrel Games

  • What all do you do at TMG?
  • What are a few of the games in the TMG line?
    • Scoville
    • Chimera Station
    • Crusaders
    • Harvest
    • Joraku
    • Exodus Fleet
  • Can you tell us all about Downfall?
    • Launch date October 17th
  • What’s the theme of the game?
  • What mechanics can we look forward to?
  • What exciting things can we look for in the Kickstarter?
  • How important is theme in a game?
  • What are the kind of games Tasty Minstrel looks for when looking to publish board games?
  • TMG has some games that go to Kickstarter and some that are released straight to the public. What factors go into determining how the game is released?
  • What are your thoughts on board game media and the role it plays in the industry?
  • Tell us about the TMG podcast!
  • What is your all time favorite tabletop game?
  • Do you have any other upcoming games or anything else you would like to talk about or promote?
    • TMG has a booth at Essen
    • They will be at PAX Unplugged and BBGCon
    • Downfall October 17th
    • Check out the TMG Podcast

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Sep 28, 2017

Ep. 125: Game Protector!

 

News:

  • Table Toppers
  • Marvel Legendary Homecoming
  • 7th Continent Kickstarter

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Magic the Gathering Commander
  • (Rob) Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn
  • (Matt) No board games but Divinity: Original Sin 2

Topic: Protecting your Games

  • Do you do anything to protect your games?
  • Do you sleeve of your cards?
  • Have you ever used coin cases to protect your tokens?
  • Do you use deck boxes?
  • Have you ever used game organizers?
  • Do you have rules about food around your games?
  • Is there games you are more likely to try to keep in good condition than others?
  • Do you have anything games that would be collectors items that you want to keep In good condition?

Thanks so much to all of our amazing patrons!!

  • Patron of the week:
    • Kyle Gilroy

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Sep 21, 2017

Here is our Crazy of topic patron hang out! thanx so much to all our patrons!

Sep 13, 2017

Roy and Rob talk about our top 10 space games!

 

Sep 7, 2017

News:

  • ReCon went well
  • Numeracy Kickstarter ending
  • Wits and Wagers Vegas

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Dice Forge, Numeracy Legends
  • (Rob) Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed
  • (Matt) Rhino Hero: Super Battle , Ice Cool, Century: Crystal Golem

Topic:  Family Time!

  • Do you play games with your family?
  • How can board games bring the family together?
  • Do you ever do gaming at family gatherings?
  • Have you ever been shocked by a game that your family really enjoyed that you didn't know if they would like?
  • What are some board games that would be easy to introduce to non-gaming family?
    • Century: Spice Road/ Crystal Golem
    • Kingdomino
    • Junk Art
    • Telestrations
    • Happy Salmon
  • Are there any modern games that your family really enjoys?
  • Are there any games you can't wait to play with your little ones when they get older?
  • Is there a game that you have that you can't wait to try with your family?
    • Stuffed Fables
  • Other games mentioned:
    • Massive Darkness
    • Sonar
    • Catchphrase
    • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
    • Telestrations
    • Junk Art

Thanks so much to all of our amazing patrons!!

Patron of the week:

  • Michael Hall

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Aug 31, 2017

News:

  • Watch it Played Indie-Go-Go
  • Recon in Kernersville, NC this Saturday 9/2/17
  • Roy’s new computer!!

Thank you everyone for the support!!

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Rising Sun, Crossfire,
  • (Rob) Unicorn Glitterluck, Mexican Train Dominos, Dancing Eggs
  • (Matt) Was on Vacation

Topic: Totality

  • Do you think that tabletop gaming could ever eclipse video games?
  • Do you think that tabletop games will ever be taken over by VR?
  • Do you think that electronic gaming tables will ever be a real thing?
  • Is there a video game he would love to see a boardgame implementation of?
  • Is there a board game or tabletop game that you think needs to be implemented into video games?
  • What do you think drives people to enjoy gaming as one of their main hobbies?
  • Would you ever play a tabletop game against a machine learning AI?
  • What kind of games would you love to see in the future of tabletop gaming?

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Century won our game of the quarter! We will be doing a review of that game soon. Crystal Golem won out the survey! Surprise surprise!

Patron of the Week!

  • Darth Grader

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Aug 23, 2017

Roy & Mark take a look at the news, what we played, & our stories from Gencon 50!!

Aug 22, 2017

News:

  • Sid Meier's Civilization: A New Dawn
  • Stuffed Fables
  • Twilight Imperium fourth edition
    • Gameplay differences from third edition: Strategy cards
    • Trade
    • Technology tech tree
    • Politics
    • Expansions added it into the base!

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Wits and Wagers: Vegas
  • (Rob) Dancing Eggs
  • (Matt) Computer building and junk...

Topic: Q&A

***I’m doing something new where I leave all of the questions in the show notes but only jot down the games mentioned. If you guys have any feedback please fill free to shoot us an email!***

 

  • What game has been the biggest disappointment compared to the anticipation you had to play it? (Biggest letdown game) And why was it such a letdown? (Submitted by: Ferg0013)

 

  • Seafall
  • Pengu-Pengu
  • Last Friday

 

  • How's your Wiz-War cube coming? ;) haha (Submitted by: Wisdomforwizards)
  • Which version of monopoly is the best? (Submitted by: Awdumusprime)

 

    • Monopoly Gamer
  • Board Game Gluttony. It has been an amazing decade for the board game hobby with games being developed and sold on the market as fast as they can be made....like silicon valley in the 1990's. Have we become too critical of board games? I see posts on a hourly basis on Facebook of people poo-pooing almost every game that comes out....but rewind the clock 20yrs and we would be happy for any new game to be released. Do we have too much of a good thing going right now? PS You Guys Rock!! (Submitted by: Mike)

 

  • Should reviewers be more critical of games, or at least review more games they are (or would be) critical of? Seems like every review I go watch is a positive, and tells you to go get or check the game out. (Submitted by: Jerome Nowak)

 

  • What's a bad movie or TV show that would make a good board game? (Submitted by: Jeff Reed)

 

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  • What age did you get your children to start playing games with you, and what games did you start with? (Submitted by: Craig M Kennedy)
  • What is Roy's go to hair care products? (Submitted by: Daniel Rock)
  • How much goop do you put into your hair to get it to stand up so well? (I put a hell of a lot & mine doesn't stand near that tall) (Submitted by: Brandon @ brawling brothers)
  • What do you think about Euros? Simple question 😜 (Submitted by: Michael Kahrmann)
  • What's one thing you wish you knew when you started the hobby? (Submitted by: Levi Thornton)
  • How soon, if ever, do you think board gaming will become a mainstream hobby? As in, everyone knows about it even if they don't participate. (Submitted by: Crystal)
  • Is Gen Con too big? (Submitted by: Cromusz)

Make sure to hit up Roy at the Dice Tower booth at 2 PM on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! He will have a few EGN dice and buttons to give out to people that listen to the podcast!

 

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Century won our game of the quarter! We will be doing a review of that game soon. There's a current poll going on, on the Patreon for whether we're sending out Spice Road or Crystal Golem!

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Aug 10, 2017

Roy & Rob take a look at the new game coming out at Gencon 2017! Also they talk about the new Fall out game from FFG!

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