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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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Jun 8, 2017

Roy, Matt, & Rob talk about Kickstarter Games! and what we like and dislike about Kickstarter! We also rant about the Asmodee Alliance Exclusivity.

 

News:

  • D&D remake of Betrayal at House on the Hill
  • Lords of Hellas
  • Deception Murder in Hong Kong
  • Asmodee Alliance exclusivity

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Guns and Steel, Tiny Epic Galaxies: Beyond the Black
  • (Rob) Guns and Steel
  • (Matt) Tiny Epic Galaxies: Beyond the Black

Topic: Kickstarters

  • How many kickstarters have you backed?
    • (Roy) 3
    • (Rob) 9
    • (Matt) 16ish
  • What is your favorite game that has come from kickstarter?
    • (Roy) Xia
    • (Rob) Blood Rage/Rising Sun
    • (Matt) Deception: Murder in Hong Kong

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Patron of the week!
    • Kent Parker

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Jun 1, 2017

This week we talk about games that make us Tense! and the tons of new games we have been playing!

News:

  • Metal Dawn!
  • Green horde!
  • Cmon minimum advertised price policy.....

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Epic Battlelore
  • (Rob) Battlelore, Secret Hitler
  • (Matt) Terraforming Mars, Ethnos, Honshu, Sagrada, Xenoshyft: Dreadmire

Topic: Tense Games!

  • What are a few games that are intense and exciting?
    • Battlestar Galactica
    • Game of Thrones
    • Dead of Winter
    • Spector Ops
    • The Grizzled
    • Xenoshyft
    • Mansions of Madness
    • XCOM
    • Junk Art

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Patron of the week!
    • Mark Kale

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May 25, 2017

This week we talk wit Daryl Andrews about Creating Board games and go in depth with Game IP Licenses!

 

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Mansions of Madness 2nd Ed
  • (Rob) Potion Explosion
  • (Matt) Masmorra, Rob’s Prototype
  • (Daryl) Goonies, Dinosaur Island, Wasteland Express

Topic: Daryl Andrews

  • What are a few of the games you have created or are working on?
    • Fantasy Fantasy Football
    • Fantasy Fantasy Baseball
    • Tower of London
    • Showdown (TMNT)
    • Clone Club (Orphan Black)
    • Outta Time (Back to the Future)
    • Shop in Time
    • Sagrada
    • Tons of others...
  • If you could design a Game with any theme or IP what would it be?
    • Transformers
  • What is your favorite tabletop game of all time?
    • Stop Thief, San Marco
  • Is there anything else you would like to talk about or promote?
    • Meeple Syrup Show
      • http://meeplesyrupshow.com/
  • Other games mentioned during the show
    • Jungle Joust

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Patron of the week!
    • Jason Rolf

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May 18, 2017

We talk about all the New games and stories from the Cmon Expo!

News:

  • Rise of the Empire Expansion for Star Wars: Rebellion
  • Patron Hangout on Thursday 5/18/17

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Ethnos, Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game
  • (Rob) Massive Darkness, Modern Art
  • (Matt) Gekido

Topic: Our Cmon Expo Trip!

*Disclaimer* This is a simple scribble of games mentioned during the show for a full transcription listen to the podcast!

  • What was your favorite game of the expo?
    • (Roy) A Song of Ice and Fire
    • (Rob) The Godfather
    • (Matt) Blood Rage
  • Other games mentioned during the show:
    • Blood Rage
    • Potion Explosion
    • Ta-Da!
    • Xenoshyft: Onslaught

Thanks to our awesome Patrons!

  • Patron of the week!
    • Chris Atwood

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May 11, 2017

We talk to Emerson all about his upcoming games Crossfire & Spice Road!

 

What we have been playing?

  • (Emerson) Orléans, Tobago
  • (Roy) Assault of the Giants
  • (Rob) Strike, 5 Minute Dungeon, Blood Rage, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
  • (Matt) Roll Player

Topic: Emerson!!

 

*Disclaimer* This is a simple scribble of games mentioned during the show for a full transcription listen to the podcast!

 

Thanks to our awesome Patrons!

  • Patron of the week!
    • Andrew Skinner

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May 4, 2017

We talk with Scott Almes & Michael Coe about Game design and Heroes of  Land, Air & Sea!

 

What are some of the games you have designed?

  • Tiny Epic Western
  • Tiny Epic Kingdoms: Heroes' Call
  • Tiny Epic Kingdoms
  • Tiny Epic Defenders
  • Tiny Epic Galaxies
  • Harbor
  • Great Dinosaur Race
  • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea

Is there a newer board game that you've really been enjoying recently?

  • (Scott) Number 9
  • (Michael) Overworld

What is your personal favorite tabletop game?

  • (Scott) Robo Rally/ Powergrid
  • (Michael) Carcassonne

Everyone make sure to check out the Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea kickstarter this Thursday (5/4/17) at 8am EST!

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Apr 27, 2017

This week Roy, Matt and Rob talk all about the stories board games create! we also talk about the Runewars miniatures game and rob playing Deathbot Megafun!

 

News

  • International tabletop day! (April 29th)
  • Fallout wasteland miniatures game?

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy)  DEATH BOT MEGA FUN, RuneWars Miniatures
  • (Rob)  DEATH BOT MEGA FUN, RuneWars Miniatures
  • (Matt) Music!

Let's discuss some memorable moments we've had playing board games!

(Games mentioned)

  • Sheriff of Nottingham
  • Blood Rage
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • War of the Ring
  • Secret Hitler
  • Go Cuckoo
  • Betrayal at House on the Hill
  • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
  • Mansions of Madness 1st edition
  • Cards against Humanity
  • Happy Salmon

Thanks to our awesome Patrons!

  • Patron of the week!
    • Sean Koehn

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Apr 19, 2017

This week Roy, Matt, & Rob take a look at Planning & Strategy in board games!

 

News

  • International Tabletop Day! (April 29th)
  • Crystal clans from plaid hat games
  • Brass Kickstarter
  • Path to Carcosa for Arkham Horror LCG
  • We will be at Cmon Expo!! Play games with us!

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Heroclix Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,
  • (Rob) Heroclix Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,
  • (Matt) Nothing board game related

Topic: Planning & Strategy

  • What game do you love that lets you plan and be strategic?
    • (Roy) Twilight Imperium 3
    • (Rob) Game of Thrones
    • (Matt) Spector Ops, T.I.M.E Stories
  • Other games mentioned during the show:
    • Blood Rage
    • Rising Sun
    • Secret Hitler
    • Twilight Imperium 3
    • Game of Thrones
    • Dominion
    • Marvel Legendary
    • Race for the Galaxy
    • Lords of Waterdeep
    • Dead of Winter
    • One Night Ultimate Werewolf
    • Evolution: The Card Game
    • Spector Ops

Thanks to our awesome Patrons!

  • Patron of the week!
    • Chris Sasaki

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Apr 13, 2017

This week Roy, Matt, & Rob Answer Questions from our listeners! We also talk about what we have been playing!

 

News:

  • Hot Sauce video for our patrons has been shot it's in the process of being edited

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Evolution: The Card Game,
  • (Rob) Scoville
  • (Matt) Scoville

Topic: Questions

 

  • Kyle_the_white: What is a theme in boardgaming that you think is under utilized?

 

  • Hard Science
  • Anime
  • Cyberpunk with less emphasis on corporations
  • Frankenstein’s monster

 

  • three_geek_moon: If you guys could feature on some promo cards, which games would you like to be featured in? What would you like to he doing in those promo cards?

 

  • Dead of Winter
  • Cosmic Encounter
  • Blood Rage
  • Champions of Midgard
  • Lost in Space
  • Ashes: Rise of the Phoenixborn

 

  • Theonesyoulove: What was the game that drew you into the hobby?

 

  • (Rob) Game of Thrones, Risk Legacy, Battlestar Galactica
  • (Roy) Redemption, Battlestar Galactica, Shadows over Camelot, Arkham Horror
  • (Matt) Betrayal at House on the Hill

 

  • Sportsguy3125: How do you feel is the best way you learn a game? Do you have to read the rule book or do you like to jump in and figure it out from there?

 

  • Give it to your buddy to figure out
  • Read the rule book and watch a playthrough
  • Go online and watch “Watch it played” and look at reviews

 

  • Bencobes: How have your gaming tastes changed since you started gaming?

 

  • Stayed the same mostly
  • Moved away from “lifestyle games”

 

  • Tabletopcraig: Do you find doing reviews for a game takes away from enjoying them?

 

  • Nope

 

  • Re_education_through_yams: You guys excited to play Near and Far?

 

  • YES!

 

  • Blackbeardgamer: What person would you most like to interview on the podcast?

 

  • Shut up & Sit Down
  • Corey Konieczka
  • Eric Lang
  • Emerson Matsuuchi
  • Stephen Avery
  • Josh Lebkowicz

 

  • hollyraewolffGames: you like the idea of but want a different theme? I like flick em up's mechanics but hate country western cowboy themes. I'd like it with ninjas :)

 

  • Mansions of Madness
  • IP games like GoT and Star Wars

 

  • Jeromenowak: Dream collaboration between which designers/publishers??

 

  • Emerson Matsuuchi x Space Cowboys
  • Emerson Matsuuchi x Anyone
  • Emerson Matsuuchi x Stephen Avery

 

  • Thechrissteele13: Have you ever had a game to review that at first glance you didn't think you would like but after reviewing it you were surprised that you enjoyed it?

 

    • Not really
  • @restorationgames: what's the most important single that my to making a game night epic?
    • (Roy) People
    • (Rob) People
    • (Matt) Mood (i.e. food, music, lighting, people)
  • @waltkippenhuck: "How does one pick the perfect game for both their wife AND fiancé...and survive?"
    • LOL
  • @pixiebobgames: What makes a game epic?  Can a game be epic to some and meh to others? Why play bad games?
    • Stories, Stories, Stories
  • @spamsicola: How many games are too many?  Or, does it depend on how much room you have to store them?
    • Depends on the person
  • @gamesngainz: While playing games, do you ever lose track of pieces because they camouflage into the elaborate pattern of your table?
    • Not really...but sometimes
  • Timothy Gay: If board games didn't exist, what hobby would you obsess over instead?

    • (Roy) CCG’s, RPG’s, Music
    • (Rob) Video Games
    • (Matt) Movies, Cooking
  • Jerome Nowak: What game do you hate that you love? The most bittersweet game... For any reason, time, backstabbing, etc.

    • Axis of Villains, Killer Bunnies, Magic the Gathering

Other games mentioned:

  • Massive Darkness
  • Champions of Midgard
  • Lost in Space
  • Quartz
  • Rex
  • Bang!
  • D&D

Thanks to our awesome Patrons!

  • Patrons of the week!
    • Rob: EJ Burkhardt
    • Matt: Jerome Nowak
    • Roy: Susan Cannaday

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Apr 6, 2017

 

Epic Gaming Night Ep 100! We have a bunch of Friends and Fans on the podcast to talk about games!

games mentioned:

  • Gloomhaven
  • Mansions of Madness
  • Unlock
  • Clank! Sunken Treasure
  • Champions of Midgard
  • Anachrony
  • Claustrophobia
  • 18cz
  • The Resistance
  • Secret Hitler
  • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
  • Insider
  • Spyfall

Thanks to our awesome Patrons!

  • Patrons of the week!
    • Rob: Adam Sparkes (sparkles)
    • Matt: Sean
    • Roy: Steven

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Mar 30, 2017

This week Roy Rob, & Matt talk about buying, selling, & Trading games! also Unlock and Jump drive!

 

News

  • Stop Thief by restoration games
  • Player color hair!

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Unlock & Legendary & Jump Drive
  • (Rob) Mass Effect Andromeda
  • (Matt) Unlock & Legendary

Topic: Trading & selling games

  • Games discussed during the show:
    • Blood Rage
    • Rhino Hero
    • Dancing Eggs
    • First Martians
    • Terraforming Mars

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Patrons of the Week
    • Rob: Chris Sasaki
    • Matt: Jake Bock
    • Roy: Nate Shrimplin

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Mar 23, 2017

Roy, Matt, & Rob talk about replayabilty in board games! they also take a look at Cthulhu Wars, Time stories Expedition Endurance, & Arkham horror LCG!

 

News

  • Crossfire from Plaid Hat Games
  • GKR: Heavy Hitters
  • Bayou Bash from Wyrd games
  • Patron Hang Out coming soon!
  • Patron Hot Sauce Video coming soon!

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Cthulhu Wars
  • (Rob) T.I.M.E Stories: Expedition Endurance
  • (Matt) Arkham Horror LCG

Topic: Replayability!

  • What are a few games they have a ton of replayability?
    • Mansions of Madness
    • Risk
    • Dead of Winter
    • Ashes
    • Spector Ops
    • Betrayal at House on the Hill
  • Is there a specific mechanic that makes a game replayable that you really enjoy?
    • Randomness
    • Modular Board
    • Variable Player Powers
    • And others
  • What is your favorite game with a ton of replayability?
    • (Rob) Mansions of Madness
    • (Roy) Marvel Legendary
    • (Matt) Junk Art & Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
  • Other games mentioned during the show:
    • Unlock
    • Spice Road

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Patrons of the Week
    • Johan Ahlberg
    • Brandon Pleshek
    • Crystal Pisano

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Mar 16, 2017

We talk about GAMA announcements what we have been playing Gloomhaven & Heroclix! and talk about games flying under the radar!

 

News

  • Gama Trade Show!
  • Eric Lang joins Cmon exclusively and they are working on a Song of Ice and Fire miniatures game.
  • Portal games: Detective
  • Rising Sun Kickstarter
  • D&D Beyond
  • Champions of Midgard Expansions Kickstarter ends

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Gloomhaven, HeroClix
  • (Rob) Gloomhaven, HeroClix
  • (Matt) I played nothing, good day sir (or madam)!

Topic: Under the radar!

  • Do you think there are older games that are worth going back and taking a look at?
    • Shadows Over Camelot
    • Spector Ops
    • Betrayal at House on the Hill
    • Takenoko
    • Axis and Allies
  • What is one lesser known game you think people should give a chance?
    • Spector Ops
    • Axis and Allies
    • Drakon
    • Wiz-War
    • Rhino Hero
    • Junk Art
    • Tales of Arabian Nights
  • Other games mentioned during the show
    • Oh my god the start of every show mentions like 30ish games I always forget to jot down sorry…
    • Blood Rage
    • Dead of Winter: The Long Night
    • Clank!

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

  • Patrons of the week!
    • Joshua Gustin
    • Johan Ahlberg
    • Thomas Wong

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Mar 9, 2017

Roy, Matt, & Rob take a look at what makes a good game room! look at the Rising Sun kickstarter!

 

News

  • Rising Sun kickstarter launch!
  • Golden Geek Awards

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Above and Below, HeroClix
  • (Rob) Zombiecide: Black Plague
  • (Matt) Above and Below

Topic: Game room!

  • Games discussed during the show:
    • Scythe
    • Arkham Horror: The Card Game
    • So many others I forgot to type them...sorry

Thank you so much to our amazing patrons!!

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Mar 2, 2017

Roy & Rob take a look at the news Ashes deluxe boxes, Empires of the Void, and our Patreon launch! Also what we have been playing Sigil and summoner wars! we also look at what people outside of the hobby think of board games.

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