Happy New Year everyone! For the first episode of the year, our cohost is our dear friend THE gaming machine, Steph Hodge (@punkin312) of All the Meeples of the Rainbow.
We talk about our favorite game of 2018 and our least favorite game of all time, as well as some other gaming goals and failures.
Matt and Barb are joined by game guru Kay King in a discussion of playing games with family and friends (of the non gaming variety) during the holidays. Listen in to find out what games we’ll be playing, or at least hoping to play, during this most festive time of year.
In this episode, Barb and Matt chat with Kathleen Mercury, gifted student teacher, board game designer and all around awesome person! Listening to this episode will provide you with insights into the board game design process and teaching board games effectively. And you will hear us talk about some other stuff too!
We are joined once again by guest Adrienne Ezell to talk about our time at GenCon 2018! We talk about the games we saw, the games we played, the games we demoed, the games we didn’t play and the games we acquired. We also talk about a few of the non game related things we did and a whole lot more during the “Best Four Days of Gaming!”
Barb and Matt are joined by game designer, graphic designer, and industry insider Adrienne Ezell to talk about GenCon 2018, the largest board gaming convention in the United States. Learn about the convention in general and find out which games make each of our top 5 list of Most Anticipated Games at GenCon!
Origins 2018 was a full five (six, really) fantastic days of board game convention goodness! In this awe-inspiring Origins recap episode, Barb and Matt are joined by Rebecca from To Play Is Human (dot com). Together with Rebecca, they endeavor to recall the occurrences of the 12th through the 15th of June. From spending time in the sky and on the ground with Isaac Vega to buying a wondrous tome in which Mike Selinker scribbled, and learning about the importance of gangs from Paul Grogan, the hosts recount it all. Well, except the bits they forgot.
The Players Wanted Podcast is headed to Origins!
To prepare for this sure to be epic event, we sat down to talk about what we’re most looking forward to at the fair. This will be the inaugural Origins Game Fair voyage for all of us and we couldn’t be more excited! Well, maybe Ella isn’t thrilled about the roughly 25 hours it will take to get her there…
In this bonus episode, we talk about the history of the Origins Game Fair, the events we’re excited for, the games we’re excited to play, the food we’re looking forward to eating and the drinks we’re looking forward to drinking!
Onward to Columbus, OH!