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Host: Chris  “The Christmas Orc” Walker

Designer: Sean Epperson of Thing 12 Games

Chief Game Player: Josh Utley from The Omega Gamers

It’s holiday time and that means games! We run down a list of some solid family fun for the season, ask our listeners “What is your Game of the Year?”, and BeBo stops by to talk about the Ultimate Board Game Bag from GeekOn!

Games to play with Family on Christmas

1. Just one by Repos Productions

2. Any Codenames

3. Choose your own Adventure House of Danger by Z-Man Games

4. Stuffed Fables by Plaid Hat Games

5. Kingdomino by Blue Orange Games

6. Lanterns by Renegade

7. Azul by Asmodee

8. Qwirkle by 999 games

9. Fluxx by Looney Labs

10. Clue by Hasbro (or Kill Doctor Lucky by Cheapass Games)

BeBo!! About GeekOn Gaming Bags!!!!

https://geekon.nyc

BeBold Games

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjZPQ6KNWcfmkjtxa6zIPVg

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PAX Unplugged report, upcoming conventions, cool stuff!  This episode of BJ Shea’s Board Game Alliance has all of that and more!
We did a ton of interviews while we were in Philadelphia at PAXU, played a ton of games, and had a ton of fun.
Con report:
Heroes & Villains Fan Fest
January 5-6
The Oregon Convention Center Portland
OrcaCon
January 11-13
Bellevue Washington, Bellevue Hilton
Dice Tower West Con
March 6-10
Las Vegas The Westgate Resort
ECCC
March 14-17
Seattle Washington state convention center
Quickstarter:
Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon by Awaken Realms (Lords of Hellas, This War of Mine)
Ends on 12/28
Chai by Deep Aqua Games
Ends on 1/7
Ragusa by Braincrack & Capstone Games
Ends on 12/15

 

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We’re heading to Philadelphia for PAX Unplugged this year and it’s gonna be amazing!  Listen up and we’ll tell you all about it.  We also had a chance to speak with David Gerrard from Junk Spirit Games about “Crows” and their new Kickstarter campaign.

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For our extra-spooky Halloween episode, we asked our listeners, “What is a game that you are scared to play, and why?”, and their answers might just scare the maples out of you!

EXTRALIFE DETAILS:

Matt Zaremba and Kaleb Muse from Zulus Board Game Cafe

http://www.zulusgames.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/330130674458747/?ti=ia

https://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=3…

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We dive deep into the world of Personal Preference as we asked the question “What are some of the games you don’t like that most others do…but are still good games?” And then spend some time chatting with the director of Raven tales about their new game, “Wardens: A Cosmicist Odyssey”

Raven Tales – “Wardens: A Cosmicist Odyssey”

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/928070599/1371210404?ref=akhl4l&tok…

BJ Shea’s Geek Nation Extra Life page on facebook: https://bit.ly/2PCx6on

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As usual, the fellas have been playing around a lot!

New games, old games, ongoing games, all of this and MORE as we run down what we’ve up to since we last sat down to record way back in August!

Nathan from Wooded Realms also stops by to update us on his awesome gaming table project on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/woodedrealms/2nd-breakfast-an-affor…

Speaking of Kickstarter, it’s a short one this time as Sean only has one game project to share, but it’s a REALLY good one: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1625564009/bones-of-the-caribbean

Play Nice!