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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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Jun 12, 2019

Roy and Rob randomly add Emerson to the podcast and talk all the games!

Jun 10, 2019

Ep. 195: Big games!

 

News

 

Board game geek golden geek winners!

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Mansions of Madness
  • (Rob) Battlefield 5
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Big Games! (Gloomhaven, huge kickstarters with lots of extras and such)

  • What are some games that have massive amounts of content?
    • Zombicide
    • Kingdom Death Monster
    • Rising Sun
    • Batman
    • Joan of Arc
    • Lords of Hellas
  • How do you normally tackle getting a game with a lot of content to the table?
  • Do you get excited when getting a big game? How do you approach getting it ready to play?
  • Do you ever find a game to be too big or intimidating?
  • Are there any games that you have that started small but have grown big with the amount of expansions that you have?
  • Is there a game that you would say is the most massive game in board gaming?
    • Kingdom Death Monster
    • Zombicide
    • Cthulhu Wars
    • Rune Wars
  • Is there big game but you need to play more of?
    • War of the Ring
    • Lord of Hellas
  • What is your favorite “big game”
    • Zombicide
    • Mansions of Madness
    • Twilight Imperium 4

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Jun 10, 2019

Ep. 196: Easy Mode!

 

News:

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy)
  • (Rob)
  • (Matt) Bloodrage

Topic: Easy Mode!

  • Are there any games that you have played that have different difficulties built in?
    • Mansions of Madness
    • Dead of Winter
    • Forbidden Island/Sky/Desert
  • What difficulty do you normally play a game on?
  • Are there any games where a certain team or certain faction feels like you’re playing on easy mode?
  • Are there any cards items or ability that you think make a game to easy?
  • Are there any games that you normally win majority of the time?
  • Are there any games that seem super difficult for you or that you’ve never won?
  • Do you think a win is devalued if it was too easy?
  • How do you feel about a game if your choices in that game are too easy?
  • What is a game that you are proud of winning even though it wasn’t easy?
    • Twilight Imperium 4
    • War of the Ring
    • Tiny Epic Zombies

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Jun 10, 2019

Ep. 197: The Journey goes on and on!

 

News

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle Earth
  • (Rob) Work
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Campaign Gaming

  • How do you feel about campaign games?
  • What are some campaign games you played?
    • Risk Legacy
    • Time Stories
    • Pandemic Legacy
    • Mech Vs. Minions
    • 7th Continent
    • Level 7 Omega Protocol
    • Gloomhaven
    • Descent
    • Imperial Assault
  • Why do you think publishers are coming out with so many different games with campaigns?
  • Is there a game that you would like to see have a campaign added?
    • Dead of Winter
    • An Avengers game
  • Is there a game that is a campaign that you wish I had one shot scenarios?
    • Gloomhaven
  • Are there any campaign games that you never finished?
    • Almost all of them
  • What is one you would like to get back to the table?
    • Star Wars Imperial Assault
  • What is your favorite board game with a campaign?
    • Risk Legacy
    • Arkham Horror LCG
    • Pandemic Legacy

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Jun 10, 2019

Ep. 198: Board Games & Books with Jenn the board game librarian!

 

What we have been playing!

  • (Jen) Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle Earth
  • (Roy) Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle Earth
  • (Rob) Work
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Board Games & Books

  • How did you get in to board games?
  • Tell us a little bit about your work getting board games in to libraries!
  • How have/can publishers get their games in to libraries?
  • What are some of your favorite games based on books?
    • War of the Ring
    • The Reckoners
    • The Godfather
  • What book would you love to see made in to a board game?
    • Wonder Woman
    • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • How can board games encourage reading?
  • Do you like games with heavy narrative?
  • What is your all time favorite tabletop game?
    • War of the Ring
  • What cons will you be hitting up this year?
  • Is there anything more you would like to talk about or promote?
    • //Dungeon Drop coming to kickstarter soon

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Jun 10, 2019

Ep. 199: Kickstarters comin’ in

 

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Disney, Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom
  • (Rob) A Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Kickstarters we got comin’ in

  • Joan of Arc
  • Lords of Hellas
  • Batman

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Jun 10, 2019

Episode 200 Game Day vs Game group vs Meet up!

 

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Blackstone Fortress, Batman: Gotham City Chronicles
  • (Rob) Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Game group versus game day versus meet up!

  • What type of game event do you prefer? Between game days game groups or meet ups?
  • What are some of the pros and cons of each?
  • How would one go about starting a game event?
  • Who should you invite to your gaming events?
  • What is a good number of people for each type of event?
  • How do you decide what game to play at these events?
  • Any tips for people anxious about getting a group together to play games?
  • What’s the best part about gaming events?
  • Do you wish you were able to go to more gaming events?
  • What is the number one barrier for people starting or going to gaming events?
  • What events & Cons can people find us at?
    • Dice Tower Con
    • PAX Unplugged
    • CMON Expo
    • Cool Stuff meetup on Tuesdays at the South Florida location
    • Origins
    • GenCon

Thanks for 200 episodes! All of our listeners are amazing and the reason we keep doing this!

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Jun 10, 2019

Ep. 201: Award Season

 

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Marvel Legendary
  • (Rob) A Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Spiel and Dice Tower Nominations

 

We discuss the different awards and give our thoughts!

 

https://www.boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/89902/spiel-des-jahres-nominations-2019-just-one-lama-an

 

  • Spiel des Jahres Nominees

 

  • Just One
  • LAMA
  • Werewords

 

  • Kennerspiel des Jahres Nominees

 

  • Carpe Diem
  • Detective: A Modern Crime Boardgame
  • Wingspan

 

  • Kinderspiel des Jahres Nominees

 

  • Fabulantica
  • Go Gecko Go!
  • Tal der Wikinger

https://www.dicetower.com/dice-tower-awards/2018

 

  • Game of the Year Nominees

 

  • Root
  • Teotihuacan: City of Gods
  • Chronicles of Crime
  • Underwater Cities
  • Brass: Birmingham
  • Western Legends
  • Architects of the West Kingdom
  • Rising Sun
  • Everdell
  • The Mind

 

  • Best Artwork Nominees

 

  • Everdell
  • Root
  • The Grimm Forest
  • Cerebria: The Inside World
  • Rising Sun

 

  • Best Board Game Production Nominees

 

  • Fireball Island
  • Everdell
  • Rising Sun
  • The Grimm Forest
  • Brass: Birmingham

 

  • Best Co-Op Game Nominees

 

  • Chronicles of Crime
  • The Mind
  • Detective: A Modern Crime Boardgame
  • Stuffed Fables
  • Just One

 

  • Best Expansion Nominees

 

  • Scythe: The Rise of Fenris
  • Terraforming Mars: Prelude
  • Roll Player: Monsters & Minions
  • Great Western Trail: Rails to the North
  • Root: Riverfolk

 

  • Best Family Game Nominees

 

  • Fireball Island
  • Gizmos
  • Reef
  • Space Base
  • My Little Scythe

 

  • Best Game from a New Designer Nominees

 

  • The Quacks of Quedlinburg
  • Chronicles of Crime
  • Nyctophobia
  • Smartphone Inc.
  • The Grimm Forest

 

  • Best Game from a Small Publisher Nominees

 

  • Root
  • Chronicles of Crime
  • Vindication
  • Obsession
  • Underwater Cities

 

  • Best Party Game Nominees

 

  • Just One
  • Decrypto
  • The Mind
  • Drop It
  • Trapwords

 

  • Best Reprint Nominees

 

  • Fireball Island
  • Brass
  • Endeavor: Age of Sail
  • High Society
  • The Estates

 

  • Best Strategy Game Nominees

 

  • Root
  • Teotihuacan: City of Gods
  • Coimbra
  • Underwater Cities
  • Brass: Birmingham

 

  • Best Theming Nominees

 

  • Western Legends
  • Root
  • Detective: A Modern Crime Boardgame
  • Stuffed Fables
  • Chronicles of Crime

 

  • Best Two-Player Game Nominees

 

  • KeyForge
  • War Chest
  • Duelosaur Island
  • Haven
  • Mythic Battles: Pantheon

 

  • Most Innovative Game Nominees

 

  • Chronicles of Crime
  • Nyctophobia
  • KeyForge
  • The Mind
  • Detective: A Modern Crime Boardgame
  • How do you feel about different awards and how does it form your opinion have a game?
  • Are there specific awards you give special creedence to?
  • What game from last year do you think should have been nominated or deserves awards?
    • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
    • A Song of Ice and Fire
    • Thanos Rising
    • Hail Hydra

 

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Jun 10, 2019

Ep. 202: CMON Expo

 

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Twilight Imperium 4
  • (Rob) A Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Matt) Great Western Trail: Northern Rails, Wingspan, Underwater Cities, Crown of Emara

Topic: CMON Expo

Games we talked about:

  • A Song of Ice and Fire
  • 13 Clues
  • Zombicide: Invader
  • Kick Ass
  • Trudvang Legends

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Jan 10, 2019

Ep. 184: Top 5 of 2018

 

News:

  • Roy is working with The Dice Tower

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Century: Spice Road, Azul,
  • (Rob) A ton of stuff...Telestrations, Blood Rage, Wits and Wagers, Dead of Winter, etc
  • (Matt) Not Alone, Western Legends

Topic: Top 5 of 2018

  • Roy
    • KeyForge
    • Western Legends
    • Gizmos
    • Starship Samurai
    • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
  • Rob
    • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
    • The Mind
    • Hail Hydra
    • A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game
    • Western Legends
  • Matt
    • Hail Hydra
    • Western Legends
    • Starship Samurai
    • Rising Sun
    • Tokyo Jutaku

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Jan 9, 2019

Rob talks about cabin con and Roy talks about his move to the dice tower!!

Nov 8, 2018

Ep. 178: Events/encounters!

 

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Discovery
  • (Rob) Wahoo
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Events/encounters!

  • What are events & encounters in games?
  • What are some games that use events & encounters?
  • How can different events and encounters add to the story of the game?
  • What are some mechanics that can be used in game encounters?
  • Do you normally like games that have events and and counters or story moments in them?
  • How can events in and counters at theme to a game?
  • When can events and encounters be bad in a game?
  • What is your favorite game with events or encounters and how did the mechanics play out?

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Aug 9, 2018

Ep. 166: the best 4 days in gaming!

 

News:

  • Game of Thrones: Mother of Dragons
  • Keyforge
  • Arkham horror 3rd Edition
  • Christian Peterson stepping down
  • Guardians
  • Gen7
  • Dark tower

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) So many games
  • (Rob) Hand & Foot, Painting Minis
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Gencon previews

Games we talked about:

  • X-Wing
  • A Song of Ice and Fire

Thanks so much to all of our amazing patrons!

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Jul 25, 2018

News:

  • Comanauts
  • Project Elite
  • Roy joins Kid Loves Tiger Games

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) A Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Rob) A Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Gencon previews
https://boardgamegeek.com/geekpreview/7/gen-con-2018-preview?sort=hot

Games we talked about:

  • Brass
  • Too Many Bones
  • Scythe: Rise of Fenris
  • Forbidden Sky
  • Root
  • Detective
  • Century: Eastern Wonders
  • Reef
  • Gizmos
  • Founders of Gloomhaven
  • Rise of Tribes
  • Nyctophobia
  • Ultimate Werewolf Legacy
  • Terraforming Mars: Prelude
  • Adrenaline: Team Play Expansion
  • Tiny Epic Zombies
  • Funky Chicken
  • BattleStar Galactica: Starship Battles
  • Villainous
  • Dude
  • Tower of Madness
  • One Week Ultimate Werewolf
  • Megaland
  • Smiths of Winterforge
  • Guardians
  • Goodcritters
  • Neon Gods
  • Startropolis

Thanks so much to all of our Episode 165 Gencon preview!amazing patrons!

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May 1, 2018

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