Rahdo Talks Through

Rahdo Talks Through

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A podcast all about boardgames, hosted by Richard “Rahdo” Ham


RTT the Meepleville Meets 2nd interview
Sep 17 • 96 min
Timm Metivier (the owner of Meepleville in Las Vegas, as well as showrunner of the Dice Tower West convention) and I sat down for another back and forth discussion, and while the last one did about 30 minutes on Black Lives Matter, this one goes much…
RRT Kickstarter’s Projects We Love
Sep 10 • 19 min
Hey everybody. This is a pilot for a new collaboration between my channel and Kickstarter. We’ll see if KS wants to continue past this test, and if so, they’ll be crossposted to Youtube and the podcast channel! To get notified of project launches, hit the…
RTT Episode 64
Sep 9 • 269 min
Will you still need me? SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:10] Games Q&A►►► Anything positive from Covid in the boardgame industry? What defines a boardgame expert opinion? Best polyominal games? Length and swingyness of Altiplano Traveler? Using…
RRU August 2020
Sep 1 • 69 min
23 new games discussed for the month of August! If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/6JrxBTck3JY :) Intro (0:00) [Shea] Defection (1:05) [Shea] Petrichor: Cows (2:23) [Shea] Philosophia: Floating World (3:47) [Shea]…
C2C Episode 21
Aug 25 • 61 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 21: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehz0UcYHbW8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
C2C Episode 20
Aug 25 • 61 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4pZWDlW0WE •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
3@3 (including Top 10 3k+ Games Part 2)
Aug 23 • 77 min
Hey there, this is a guest appearance I did on Reul Gaviola’s 3@3, wherein (amongst other things) I finished my top10 3k+ games, counting down #s 5-1 Interview starts at 3:53 Game countdown at 27:29 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send…
Top 10 3k+ Games (part 1)
Aug 23 • 20 min
Hey everybody, this month’s top10 is a video listing my top 10 games that didn’t crack the BGG 3000, but only the 1st half! To watch the 2nd half of this episode, head over to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg7aEo_TH2A or check out the next podcast…
Top 10 Heavy Games II
Aug 13 • 145 min
Hey everybody, this month’s top10 is a revisit of my top10 co-ops which I originally filmed back in 2015. And this time, I’m joined by Jess Cassady, and I definitely recommend checking out her content at…
RTT the Meepleville Meets interview
Aug 6 • 76 min
Timm Metivier (the owner of Meepleville in Las Vegas, as well as showrunner of the Dice Tower West convention) definitely ran through me and my life in this VERY deep interview, covering my childhood, my time in the videogame industry, my YouTube success,…
RTT Episode #63
Aug 4 • 217 min
My first bleep! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:10] Games Q&A►►► Aeon’s End memory? Eric Lang on Lovecraft? Inka Brand on games as art? Scythe on RRT? Prioritizing games? Primal the Awakening? Martin Wallace co-designed Runebound? Aeon’s End Legacy vs Clank Legacy?…
RRU July 2020
Aug 1 • 83 min
24 new games discussed for the month of July. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=809N0-hVaP8 :) Intro (0:00) [ryan] Dead Reckoning (0:57) [shea] Turris (2:09) 22. Back to the Future: Back in Time (4:33)…
C2C Episode 19
Jul 28 • 60 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVgcSVK1Jgw •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
RTT the Aldie Interview
Jul 16 • 129 min
Hey everybody, I recently did a 2 hour interview with Scott Alden of Boardgamegeek.com, where we discussed a wide range of topics and basically tried to get to know each other a little better. If you’d prefer this in video form, you can find it at…
C2C Episode 18
Jul 14 • 61 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 18: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNdHawg7eqE •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
RTT Episode 62
Jul 10 • 190 min
Back to normal, including some heavy topics that snuck up on me! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:50] Games Q&A►►► Virtual Cons? Sentinels of the Multiverse? Castles of Tuscany? Tracking new games? Lovecraft in gaming part II? RRT full content list? SU&SD’s take on…
RRU June 2020
Jul 2 • 54 min
17 new games discussed for the month of June. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZAx3NFxQMU :) Intro (0:00) Mini Rogue [Shea] (2:00) Monumental [Ryan] (3:19) 15. Minecraft (5:14) 14. Back to the Future:…
C2C Episode 17
Jun 24 • 60 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 17: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BwR07txbZ4 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
Top 10 Co-op Games II
Jun 22 • 106 min
Hey everybody, this month’s top10 is a revisit of my top10 co-ops which I originally filmed back in 2014. And this time, I’m joined by Ruel Gaviola, and I definitely recommend you check out his Twitch and/or Facebook feeds for great live streamed…
C2C Episode 16
Jun 9 • 59 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 16: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXB3c82iPpo •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
RTT Episode 61
Jun 7 • 217 min
Full episode archive… activate! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:56] Games Q&A►►► Crossfire vs Dragonfire? Boardgame genre nomenclature? Martin Wallace thoughts? Nations vs Through the Ages? Ranking the Pillars of the Earth trilogy? How can we enjoy Institute of…
RRU May 2020
Jun 6 • 58 min
19 new games discussed for the month of May. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPKxGCwzHEg If you can, please consider helping fund organizations on the frontlines of the fight to create a more just…
Top 10 “Must Have” Games (revisited)
Jun 1 • 184 min
Hey everybody, May’s top10 is me updating my list the games I would choose if I was forced to limit my collection to a measly 10. I’m joined by Shea Parker and Ryan Creighton, who have recently become contributors to the Rahdo Runs Through channel as…
C2C Episode 15
May 31 • 61 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 15: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpwsY3b8YDA •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
C2C Episode 14
May 22 • 60 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 14: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvjHQ6pEOTA •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
C2C Episode 13
May 15 • 60 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 13: https://youtube.com/watch?v=aGmFwiqzy6Y •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions…
RRU April 2020
May 6 • 84 min
24 new games discussed for the month of April. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1g00ACXwOw :) (0:00) Intro (3:41) 24. Fallout Shelter (5:46) 23. Yggdrasil Chronicles (9:50) 22. Kanagawa (12:24) 21.…
C2C Episode 12
May 6 • 61 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 12: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BCwPuW5e1g •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
RTT Episode 60
May 3 • 222 min
5 years, and i’m still not preparing properly! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:50] Games Q&A►►► Most innovative mechanism? What game to retheme? Keeping non-2p games? Accepting game deliveries these days? Area control for 2p? Best Marvel Champions characters? Rise…
Top 10 of 2019, revisited
Apr 29 • 50 min
Hey everybody, this month’s top10 was a revisit of my top10 of 2019, and extend the countdown to the top30. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aghbDb_P0bQ :) And now… the spoilers!!! 30. Aerion 29.…
C2C Episode 11
Apr 29 • 60 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episode of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube link if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 11: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgj9a45ZCF8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your…
C2C Episodes 9-10
Apr 27 • 121 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episodes of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube links if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 9: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR_-B-PV4PY Episode 10: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4Uax5Oza_A •••Help…
C2C Episodes 7-8
Apr 19 • 122 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episodes of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube links if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nk9C0knuFXA Episode 8: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9Wh1r0Kn20 •••Help…
RTT Episode 59
Apr 13 • 260 min
Warning: buttons will be pushed! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:28] Games Q&A►►► Making regular games soloable? The future of deckbuilding? Themes Jen doesn’t like? How to help Rahdo Run Through? Rahdo requests? Emotionally touching games? Designing new…
C2C Episodes 5-6
Apr 10 • 120 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episodes of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube links if you’d like to watch instead of listen: Episode 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMbYI3JBQkE Episode 6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wALAtCQXdfs •••Help…
C2C Episodes 3-4
Apr 4 • 118 min
Hey everybody! Here’s this weeks’s episodes of Corner to Corner, and here’s the youtube links if you’d like to watch Episode 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IVGGnDOVKg Episode 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hv_VUJRFlBQ •••Help Rahdo run @…
RRU March 2020
Apr 3 • 63 min
22 new games discussed for the month of March. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZuFczvGjfQ :) Countdown —————————————- 22. Gloomy Graves 21. Franky: Rock’n Vegas 20. Flyin’ Goblin 19. Lawyer Up 18.…
C2C Episodes 1-2
Mar 28 • 123 min
Hey everybody! Welcome to a brand new show that I’m putting on YouTube with Tom Vasel of the Dice Tower: Corner to Corner. This is the first two episodes, and if you’d rather watch them than listen to them, the direct links are: Episode 1:…
Top 10 Influential Games of the Decade
Mar 22 • 97 min
Hey everybody, welcome to the 2nd episode of the audio-only version of my monthly top 10 videos. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2B3Yaj-Ytto :) And now… the spoilers!!! Tom’s List ——————————————— 2010…
RRU January 2020
Mar 12 • 85 min
Hey everybody, welcome to the first episode of the audio-only version of my monthly gaming Rahdo Round Up, where I talk about the games Jen and I have played over the preceding 4 weeks. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to…
Top 10 Games of the Decade
Mar 12 • 47 min
Hey everybody, welcome to the first episode of the audio-only version of my monthly top 10 videos. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiAeWM1Jxuw :) Countdown —————————- 10. Roll for the Galaxy (2014) 09.…
RRU February 2020
Mar 12 • 57 min
24 new games discussed for the month of February. If you’d prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufPoou2T7Cs :) DTC Games —————————————- Cubitos The Crew Mandala Marvel Champions expansions Queen of Hansa Silver and…
RTT Episode 58
Mar 8 • 358 min
Umm, surely 6 hours is too long? SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:46] Games Q&A►►► Carcassonne original rule? Etherfield not anticipated? My fave co-op mechanism? How is new TIME stories 2p? What game would I design? Playing with others? Worth it to seek out older…
RTT Episode 57
Feb 1 • 231 min
Ch-ch-ch-changes! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:04:52] Games Q&A►►► Rahdo top 100? Reviewer impact? LotR LCG preferences? Weight vs Complexity? Boardgame cafes? Why didn’t RRT cover videogames instead of boardgames? 4x recommends? Solo RRT issues? Pandemic Legacy 3…
RTT Episode 56
Jan 11 • 206 min
Happy New Decade, everybody! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:37] 75 Games of Interest in 2020►►► The 7th Citadel, Adventure of D (2nd Edition), Agemonia, Almanac: Crystal Peaks, Alpha Quadrant, Boomerang: Australia, Brasil, Canopy, Castle von Loghan, Chai: Tea for…
RTT Episode 55
Dec 6, 2019 • 311 min
Longest episode evar!!! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:10] Top 10 Revisits►►► Sim City, Tippity Top 10 •••[00:18:05] Game Q&A►►► BGG mechanisms revamp? BGG convention preview games lists? Standard boardgame rules template? Altiplano expansion? When/why do I use…
RTT Episode 54
Nov 7, 2019 • 286 min
Soooo many Q’s, only time to A SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:25] Game Q&A►►► Ads on my channel? Light speed variant for Space Base? Where do prototypes go? Playing the badguy in games? What does my Mom think of RRT? What games does my Mom enjoy playing? Return of…
RTT Episode 53
Oct 21, 2019 • 209 min
Essen Spiel 2019 ahoy! SHOW NOTES: BGG preview list: https://boardgamegeek.com/geekpreview/12/spiel-19-preview HC Crossover 1: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/heavy-cardboard/heavy-cardboard-episode-140-amTEYwOIDhg HC Crossover 2:…
RTT Episode 52
Sep 4, 2019 • 198 min
Rahdo vs the world!!! :) SHOW NOTES: The Rahdo apology tour begins here: https://boardgamegeek.com/article/32578907#32578907 •••[00:00:44] Games of Interest►►► Bloom Town, Deep Blue, Deckscape: Curse of the Sphinx, Rush MD, Sunflower Valley: Card Game,…
RTT Episode 51
Jul 30, 2019 • 131 min
Gencon 2019!!! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:22] Top 10 Must Get Games►►► Machi Koro Legacy, Deckscape (Eldorado, Curtain, Sphinx), On Tour, Pandemic Rapid Response, Sabotage, Space Explorers, Sierra West, Aeon’s End: The New Age, Black Angel, Edge of Darkness…
RTT Episode 50
Jul 2, 2019 • 202 min
A bit long winded… SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:45] Games of Interest►►► Cities: Skylines, Aftermath, Kingdomino Duel, Clank! Expeditions: Temple of the Ape Lords, Copenhagen, Roll & Write, Cosmic Run: Express, Enchanters: Odyssey, Escape Tales: Low Memory,…
RTT Episode 49
Jun 4, 2019 • 97 min
A bit short… SHOW NOTES: •••[00:02:17] Games of Interest►►► Streets, Crystal Palace, Big Book of Madness: The Vth Element, Dice Throne Adventures, Etherfields, Legacies, Lorenzo Il Magnifico: The Card Game, Merlin: Knights of the Round Table, Natsumemo,…
RTT Episode 48
May 8, 2019 • 161 min
Just a normal episode! :) SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:31] Games of Interest►►► Age of Dirt, Xi’an Presitge, A Fistful of Meeples, Coralia, Fast Sloths, Pact, Ecos: First Continent, Endeavor: Age of Expansion, Marquesas, Search for Planet X, Unlock! Timeless…
RTT Episode 47
Apr 4, 2019 • 217 min
Year 8 announcement!!! https://www.patreon.com/posts/time-flies-25705143 SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:44] Games of Interest►►► Altar Quest, Dice Quest, Floor Plan, Key Market, Lanterns Dice: Lights in the Sky, Bruxelles 1897, Hamlet, Dungeon Academy, Dead…
RTT Episode 46
Mar 5, 2019 • 116 min
On the eve of Dice Tower Con West… RTT music thread: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/2162652/podcast-music Last Jedi thread: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/2160803/last-jedi-blather SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:13] Games of Interest►►► Euphoria:…
RTT Episode 45
Feb 4, 2019 • 203 min
More games, more rants! :) SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:10] Games of Interest►►► Gloomhaven: Forgotten Circles, Beyond Humanity: Colonies, Roll for the Galaxy: Rivalry, Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-earth, Copenhagen, Tavern of the Deep Valley,…
RTT Episode 44
Jan 3, 2019 • 153 min
Anticipation, 2019-style! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:45] 45 Games of Interest!!►►► Adventure Games series, Carnival of Monsters, Carnival Zombie, Cartographers: A Roll Player Tale, Chocolate Facotry, Chocolatiers, Circadians: First Light, Coloma, Sierra West,…
RTT Episode 43
Dec 14, 2018 • 109 min
Rahdo Rants Through! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:3:00] Gaming Q&A►►► Kids! King Vlaada! Earlier Essen preview? Teotihuacan inspiration? BGG game description critique? How much dice is too much dice? Street Masters & Solomon Kane? Why isn’t Escape too light? Dream…
RTT Episode 42
Nov 17, 2018 • 194 min
Better late than never! :) SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:25] Recent Top 10 Revisits►►► Fantasy, BGG disagreements and OOPs alternatives •••[00:25:03] Gaming Q&A►►► What do BGG rankings reflect? Attic storage? Would I work for BGG? How should BGG entries be…
RTT Episode 41
Oct 22, 2018 • 108 min
Essen Spiel 2018 is this week! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:02:02] Top 10 Most Anticipated Games►►► Teotihuacan, Underwater Cities, Carpe Diem, Coimbra, Between 2 Castles of Mad King Ludwig, Gugong, Key Flow, Blackout: Hong Kong, Forum Trajanum, Pandemic Fall of…
RTT Episode 40
Sep 22, 2018 • 162 min
Back in the saddle again! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:58] Games of Interest►►► Altiplano: The Traveler, Carcassonne: Safari, Castle Rampage, Chronicles of Crime: Welcome to Redview, City of Rome, Clank!: Gold & Silk, Claustrophobia 1643, Comanauts, Concordia…
RTT Episode 39
Jul 30, 2018 • 75 min
A Gencon Quickie! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:30] Top 10 To Get►►► Chimera Station, Tiny Epic Defenders 2nd Edition, Welcome To, Kashgar: Merchants of the Silk Road, Warsaw: City of Ruins, Carson City: The Card Game, Detective, Coimbra, Merlin, Forbidden Sky…
RTT Episode 38
Jul 7, 2018 • 142 min
So much to talk about… SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:54] Games of Interest►►► A Thief’s Fortune, 5-Minute Marvel, Clank! In! Space! Apocalypse! Roll Player Adventures, Solenia, Shadowrun Crossfire: Prime Runner’s Edition, Dragonfire: Heroes of the Wild, High…
RTT Epsisode 37
May 30, 2018 • 128 min
And thus begins our 4th year of podcasting! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:00] Games of Interest►►► Homesteaders: New Beginnings, Key Flow, 5 Minute Dungeon: Curses! Foiled Again!, Escape Tales: The Awakening, Lost Cities: Rivals, Spring Meadow •••[00:09:22] Top10…
RTT Episode 36
Apr 29, 2018 • 107 min
Is this the final RTT??? (spoiler alert: it isn’t) SHOW NOTES: help Rahdo run @ http://patreon.com/rahdo or http://paypal.rahdo.com https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/uganda-village-board-game-convention/ •••[00:01:03] Games of Interest►►► Barage, Underwater…
RTT Episode 35
Apr 8, 2018 • 101 min
On the road again… SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:10] Games of Interest►►► Agricola: Bubulcus Deck, Carson City: The Card Game, Pandoria, Altiplano: Sunny Days, Mystic Vale: Twilight Garden, Fae, Atlantis Rising 2nd Edition, Plunderous, Way of the Panda,…
RTT Episode 34
Mar 6, 2018 • 142 min
Big mailbag month! •••[00:00:40] Games of Interest►►► Newton, Arraial, Carpe Diem, Embark, Gizmo, Okavango, Fleet: The Dice Game, Humanitas, Isle of Skye: Expansion 2, The Networks: Telly Time, Quest for El Dorado: Heroes and Demons, Dragonfire:…
RTT Episode 33
Jan 31, 2018 • 85 min
Big news!!! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:50] 2018 Games of Interest►►► Race to the New Found Land, Forum Trajanum, Lost Cities: To Go, Forbidden Skye, Posthuman Saga, Deckscape: Heist in Venice, TIME Stories: The Handal Project, The Captain is Dead: Lockdown,…
RTT Episode 32
Jan 5, 2018 • 126 min
Happy New Year! Remember, no matter where you go… there you are :) SHOW NOTES: 2018 Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/234086/rahdo-runs-through-2018-games-interest •••[00:00:45] 2018 Games of Interest►►► (games mentioned in previous podcasts),…
RTT Episode 31
Nov 20, 2017 • 91 min
A slow post Essen month… SHOW NOTES: •••[00:02:25] Games Q&A►►► Lunch time games at my last job? High rank but low play count for Troyes? Mystery K&K game? Randomness in Feast for Odin? Starting Pandemic Legacy 2 with a new group? Tikal vs Explorers of…
RTT Episode 30
Oct 20, 2017 • 210 min
Essen-a-go-go! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:04:13] Essen Games of Interest►►► Guilds, Wibbell++, IUNU, The King’s Abbey, Thrashing Dice: Assassin Edition, Karuba the Card Game, Quests of Valeria, Edge of Humanity, Pit Crew, Villages of Valeria, Rising 5, Origami,…
RTT Episode 29
Oct 4, 2017 • 154 min
Normal, for now! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:29] Games of Interest►►► Dice Settlers, Chronicles of Frost, Merlin, Flick ‘em Up!: Dead of Winter, Azul, The Grizzled: Armistice Edition, Raxxon, AuZtralia, 7 Wonders Anniversary Pack, Fast Foward series,…
RTT Episode 28
Sep 7, 2017 • 185 min
A Q&A BLOWOUT!!! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:22] Game Q&A►►► How do I get rid of games? Ever binned a game? Moving with games? LeiriaCon 2018? Kennerspiel response this time? Fortunate gamer syndrome? Roll and move? Boardgames inspring videogames? Space for…
RTT Episode 27
Aug 14, 2017 • 172 min
Gencon 5-0! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:03:25] Gencon Games of Interest►►► Kettou, Dungeon Hustle, Destination Neptune 2nd Edition, Valerian: Alpha Missions, Paramedics: Clear, Outpost: Siberia, Dicey Peaks, Dragon Island, Bohnanza: The Duel, Rick & Morty…
RTT Episode 26
Jul 9, 2017 • 209 min
3 and a half hours?!? SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:42] Games of Interest►►► Dungeon Roll: Henchmen, Kokoro: Avenue of the Kodama, The Master’ Trials: Wrath of Magmaroth, Valerian: The Alpha Missions, Riverboat, Pulsar 2849, Heaven & Ale, Lorenzo il Magnifico:…
RTT Episode 25
Jun 2, 2017 • 120 min
Origins & Son Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/221946/origins-game-fair-2017-preview Kynseed KS: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/405964313/kynseed-a-whimsical-sandbox-rpg-adventure SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:50] Origins Games of Interest►►►…
RTT Episode 24
May 5, 2017 • 110 min
RTT year 2, it’s a wrap! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:31] Games of Interest►►► Morels Foray, Paperback: Expansion, Peloponnes: Heroes and Colonies, Runebound: Unbreakable Bonds, Reworld, D&D: Dragonfire, Between Two Cities: Capitals •••[00:18:34] Top10…
RTT Episode 23
Apr 3, 2017 • 134 min
Top 10x4 SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:05] Games of Interest►►► Codenames Duet, Flip Ships, Helionox Deluxe Edition, Hardback, Klondike Rush, Kitchen Rush, Pursuit of Happiness: Community, Palace of Mad King Ludwig, Sentient, Catacombs: Wyverns of Wylemuir,…
RTT Episode 22
Mar 13, 2017 • 165 min
Jen’s back!!! SHOW NOTES: Escape room nightmare: https://youtu.be/YQSe19aX9Vw?t=43m10s •••[00:01:35] Games of Interest►►► Empyreal: Spells & Steam, Caverna: Höhle gegen Höhle, Codenames: Disney & Marvel Editions, Mottainai: Wutai Mountain, UBOOT: The…
RTT Episode 21
Feb 12, 2017 • 150 min
Flying solo this month, which is why it’s so late! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:50] Games of Interest►►► Pandemic Legacy Season 2, Notre Dame 10th Anniversary, In the Year of the Dragon 10th Anniversary, The City of Kings, Aeon’s End: Eternal War, Clank! Sunken…
RTT Episode 20
Jan 1, 2017 • 155 min
2017 is upon us!!! SHOW NOTES: 2017 Games of Interest Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/218452/rahdo-runs-through-2017-games-interest Top 25 Most Anticipated Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj5PHRTQJrI TIME Stories “Rahdo 2p” variant:…
RTT Episode 19
Dec 7, 2016 • 128 min
Count downs… SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:56] Top 10 Revisits►►► Disagreements, Regrets, and Pre-2009 •••[00:47:00] BGG Top 50 eval •••[01:29:33] Boardgame Q&A►►► Artistic impact? Crunchy co-ops? Dice supercut? •••[01:46:20] Non-Boardgame Q&A►►► Malta castle?…
RTT Episode 18
Nov 6, 2016 • 169 min
A return to normalcy! SHOW NOTES: (HUGE thanks to Nick Lamb for helping clean up Jen’s audio on this one!) Miwi Copycat video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJU3iakFNj8 Aye Dark Overlord event at Gencon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DWEm54yxcU Essen…
RTT Episode 17
Oct 3, 2016 • 177 min
SPIEL 2016 PREVIEW!!! SHOW NOTES: Eric Martin’s Spiel Preview Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/193588/spiel-2016-preview Louise McCully’s Spiel Promo Geeklist:…
RTT Episode 16
Aug 31, 2016 • 190 min
Q&A-PALOOZA!!!! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:02:26] Game/RTT Questions►►► Rahdo-designed boardgame? More advent calendar/Malta travelogue vids? Kickstarter preferential treatment? Conflict vs game harshness? Voters override me? Revising older games? Top 5 games…
RTT Episode 15
Jul 30, 2016 • 164 min
GENCON!!!! SHOW NOTES: W Eric Martin’s excellent preview geeklist: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/198728/gen-con-2016-preview •••[00:04:30] What to buy?►►► Goons of New York 1901, Lotus, Medici, Grimslingers, America, Welcome Back to the Dungeon,…
RTT Episode 14
Jul 15, 2016 • 162 min
SOOOO many questions! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:25] Games of Interest►►► Hero Realms, Targi Expansion, Angry Ocean, Walking Dead: No Sanctuary, Fabled Fruit, The Bird Told Me To Do It, Mines of Olnak, Legends of Andor: Dark Heroes, Lorenzo the Magnificent…
RTT Episode 13
Jun 11, 2016 • 179 min
2 weeks late, but hopefully worth the wait! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:38] Games of Interest►►► Pandemic: Iberia, Sagrada, Shakespeare: Backstage, Tavern’s Tales, Shadowscape, Pioneer Days, Myth: Dark Frontier, Tiny Epic Galaxies: Beyond the Black, Perfect…
RTT Episode 12
May 1, 2016 • 222 min
Final episode of the first year o’ podcasting! Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:27] Games of Interest►►► La Granja: No Siesta, Virus, Legends of Andor: the Last Hope, Codename: Pictures, Charterstone •••[00:14:28] Top 10…
RTT Episode 11
Apr 12, 2016 • 119 min
A very emotional podcast SHOW NOTES: 2016 Rahdo Runs Through Kickstarter campaign: http://2016.rahdo.com •••[00:02:42] Q&A►►► Lionhead closure? Seating position? Enough playthroughs to review? Certainty of atheist view? •••[00:27:25] Taloula :(…
RTT Episode 10
Mar 8, 2016 • 132 min
SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:03]New Games of Interest►►► Airlines, Dice Stars, Oceanos, The Great Chariot Race,The Golden Sails, Bohemian Villages, COGS, Star Trek Panic, Great Western Trail, Terraforming Mars, Epic Resort Villain’s Vacation, Catacombs and…
RTT Episode 9
Feb 5, 2016 • 191 min
Six Top 10s + Pandemic: Legacy - game or expansion? SHOW NOTES: 2016 Games of Interest Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/201740/rahdo-runs-through-2016-games-interest Boardgame Pricing Utility: http://www.spielboy.com/GeekPrices.php Pandemic…
RTT Episode 8
Jan 5, 2016 • 234 min
2016 Preview + Mega Q&A!!! SHOW NOTES: 2016 Games of Interest Geeklist: https://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/201740/rahdo-runs-through-2016-games-interest 2016 Top 25 Most Anticipated Games: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BACAdkMhNzI •••[00:03:16] 49…
RTT Episode 7
Dec 19, 2015 • 151 min
Post BGG.con Show! SHOW NOTES: My BGG.con Runthrough Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iksdjeA6_fA •••[00:01:37] Travel Stories, part I►►► Dallas via Moscow •••[00:12:13] Games!►►► Roller Derby Final Jams…
RTT Episode 6
Nov 2, 2015 • 102 min
The Post Essen show! SHOW NOTES: •••What Have We Been Playing? (00:00:58)►►► Broom Service, Fog of Love, Steam Ship Company, Nations the Dice Game expansion, Guilds of London, Fest Fur Odin, Hengist, Mysterium, [microfilms], Pandemic Legacy, 504 •••Q&A…
RTT Episode 5
Sep 29, 2015 • 251 min
ESSEN SPIEL 2015!!! SHOW NOTES: [Jen’s website to enter Essen Spiel contest: http://www.jenefer.net] •••Owned and/or Already Ranthrough! (00:04:12) •••Promos (01:02:47) •••Demoable Only (01:10:23) •••To Buy or Not to Buy (01:34:40) •••Help Rahdo run @…
RTT Episode 4
Sep 1, 2015 • 121 min
CATCHUP! SHOW NOTES: •••What Have We Been Playing? (00:00:40)►►► prime time, the networks •••Games of Interest (00:10:13)►►► nations dynasties, galaxy trucker missions, russian railroads german railroads, theseus hunters, automobiles, lunarchitects,…
RTT Episode 3
Jul 27, 2015 • 166 min
GENCON! GENCON! GENCON!!! SHOW NOTES: •••What to buy at Gencon 2015? (00:03:26)►►► apocalypse chaos, ryu, catan traveler edition, meteor, champions of midgard, star trek 5 year mission, medieval academy, flick em up, one deck dungeon, space cadets away…
RTT Episode 2
Jul 4, 2015 • 157 min
Too many new games! Questions (plus) Answers! Engine building games broken down! SHOW NOTES: •••What Have We’ve Been Playing? (00:01:40)►►► Elysium, Voyages of Marco Polo, Specter Ops, Cthulhu Realms, Flip City, Dungeon of Fortune, Bottlecap Vikings…
RTT Episode 1
May 30, 2015 • 90 min
Dominion, a thematic game! How to start a boardgame cafe! Filler Games galore! SHOW NOTES: •••What Have We’ve Been Playing? (00:01:54)►►► Dead Men Tell No Tales, New York 1901, Stockpile, Kraftwagen, Parfum, Queen’s Architect •••Games of Interest…