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Tuesday Knight Podcast | All About Board Games

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196 Halloween 2019 [featuring Many Monster Guests]
Oct 30 • 27 min
What is your scariest story? It’s the annual Halloween story episode of the podcast. Join the Malthaus Games Podcast crew (@Malthausgames)with Haley (@Squirrellygeek) and Delton Brack (@deltonbrack), Sir Upside Down with his Mothership session report…
195 B Team Storage Wars, Medium, Don’t Get Got
Oct 24 • 40 min
How do you organize your game collection? Join Comrade Will (@washinthesink), B Team Logan (@LoganJenkins), and Dungeon Master Greg (@whitewing)as they discuss the games from Gen Con they played the most, what is it like to move to an entire new state,…
194 Omicron Protocol [featuring creators Brendan Kendrick and Bernie Lin]
Oct 17 • 44 min
What is the best elevator pitch you’ve ever heard? For Alan, it just may be from the duo that designed Omicron Protocol, squad-based miniatures game currently on Kickstarter (http://kck.st/2ITSBiZ). Listen to Bernie Lin and Brendan Kendrick discuss how…
193 SHUX19 Live Show [featuring a Butt Ton of People]
Oct 10 • 55 min
Which gaming convention seems to have the most equal representation of men and women? @SHUXshow 2019 seemed to have a pretty even distribution, which is most excellent. In this LIVE episode, Alan (@alangerding)and Lindsey (@linzy_rd) take to the stage and…
192 Comedians and Cardboard [featuring Grant Lyon]
Oct 3 • 47 min
When is the best time to play games? How do you organize your friends into a regular gaming group? Who is your favorite comedian of all time? The comedian Grant Lyon (@grantlyon1) joins the podcast to discuss his life as a comedian and how it eventually…
191 Pirate Labyrinthos Lindsey [featuring Lindsey Rode]
Sep 19 • 39 min
Who is your best frenemy? Have you ever purposely sabotaged a game? Lindsey Rode joins the podcast, again, and celebrates international talk like a pirate day by talking all thing board games and her plans for SHUX. Mentioned this episode:…
190 Charisma Check-in with Big Poppa Sean
Sep 12 • 28 min
Which is more important in your games, a strong narrative or complete freedom (a sandbox)? Sean and Alan discuss topics, review the podcast, ask for help from listeners, and knight their first multi-headed beast. This and more in this ZERO episode,…
189 Painful Gaming Experiences
Aug 29 • 28 min
What is your most painful gaming experience? It’s a compilation episode with great stories of PAIN! Join Alan Gerding, Logan Jenkins, Greg Leatherman, and a new knight share their own tales of agony. It’s good stuff, especially if you’re a sadist. Music…
188 The Glitter Hearts of B Team
Aug 15 • 30 min
What original RPG concepts do you have? B Team takes over and talks about their own creative projects. B Team Will (@washinthesink), Dungeon Master Greg (@whitewing), and B Team Logan Jenkins (@LoganJenkins) laugh, talk about betrayal, and even…
187 The Gen Con 2019 Live “Thank You” Show [featuring many Tuesday Knights]
Aug 8 • 53 min
Did you make it to Gen Con this year? Every year we get to celebrate Gen Con with a live show in which we get to celebrate with knaves, knights, and komrades alike by giving them an opportunity to share stories and get FREE GAMES! Free stuff donated by:…
186 Plaid Hat Niki
Jul 25 • 42 min
What is the worst thing anyone has ever said about you? Niki Shults (@NikiShults) of Plaid Hat Games (@PlaidHatGames)and Board with Life Adventures (@ImBoardWithLife)re-lives her nightmare, shares stories with Alan, talks about Jerry Hawthorne’s…
185 The Rules of Journalism [featuring Matt Lees]
Jul 18 • 58 min
What does “journalistic integrity” mean in the world of board game reviewers? Is it unfair to criticize a game before it finished? Should reviewers accept money from publishers? Can reviewers be friends with designers? Matt Lees (@Jam_sponge)from Shut Up…
184 Blood Feud Fiasco [featuring Sir Weenie, aka Ben Kanelos]
Jul 4 • 53 min
What does it feel like as a game designer when critics crap all over your game? Should reviewers criticize games that are yet to be published? Or should publishers not give critics the chance to play an unfinished game? Sir Weenie (Ben Kanelos,…
183 Theme vs. Mechanics, Pro vs. Amateur, Saibou [featuring B Team Will & guests]
Jun 27 • 38 min
What is more important in a game, theme or mechanic? Can an amateur game designer compete with professionals? B Team Will Anderson (@washinthesink)discusses with his friends Cole (@cole_mccune) and Andrew (@andrewsensei). Can either of their first games…
182 Origins Game Fair 2019 [featuring many attendees]
Jun 21 • 39 min
What was your favorite part of Origins 2019? Didn’t go? Well then you should listen to this episode. Did go? Well then the chances are good you are in this episode. Join Alan as he does a “man on the street” style interviews with the attendees. Music…
181 Keeping Me Up [featuring Razlo]
Jun 13 • 35 min
Who is your ideal booth salesperson when going to Origins Game Fair? Would you allow adverts on your headstone if it meant money for your family? What would your guests think if you offered free Bluechew at a party? Join the conversation between Razlo (of…
180 The Mind in Therapy
May 30 • 21 min
Do you still enjoy “The Mind” once you know about mental counting? If you’re new to the podcast, this is a perfect episode to start as Alan teaches you how to be the “knaviest knave.” Music Attribution: Bughici - Suite for Vilin, 8 Ardeler by Advent…
179 Gaming Retreat [featuring a whole lot of friends]
May 23 • 54 min
Would you like an entire summer camp dedicated to tabletop games? It is time for the annual gaming retreat episode. Listen to Lindsey Rode, Isaac Vega, Delton and Hayley Twyman Brack, and others describe their weekend at camp. If you enjoy the episode,…
178 Girl Underground, Mothership, and Alternate Reality Game [featuring the B Team]
May 16 • 29 min
Want to play an alternate reality game (an ARG)? Listen to Dungeon Master Greg (@whitewing) and B Team Logan (@loganjenkins)relay secret clues while they review Sean McCoy’s Mothership and other games. Music Attribution: Fairytale Waltz by Kevic MacLeod…
177 Book It! The Prowrestling Promotor Card Game [featuring Paul LaPorte]
May 9 • 35 min
What is your fondest memory of pro-wrestling? Paul LaPorte Jr. joins the podcast to discuss his game Book It!, share wrestling memories, and of course tell some stories. Do you remember when Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage went their separate ways? If you’re…
176 Chronicles of Crime vs Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective
Apr 25 • 31 min
Which is the better game: Chronicles of Crime or Sherlock Holmes: Consulting detective? Join Alan and… just Alan as he answers emails, provides podcasting tips, and describes his mistakes. Music Attribution: Sneaky Snitch by Kevin MacLeod Chrome Muffler…
175 Blood on the Clocktower vs. Werewolf [featuring Steven Medway]
Apr 18 • 32 min
What makes a game so good that it becomes Quintin Smith’s, famed reviewer, favorite game of all time? Steven Medway, designer of Blood on the Clocktower, joins us this episode to talk about his game, his past, and his love for game design. Check out his…
174 Weekend Werewolf at Ravenwood Castle [featuring Ben Kanelos]
Apr 4 • 29 min
Would you be interested a reality TV show game that was nothing but an intense and extended game of Werewolf? Then you might be interested in Weekend Werewolf at Ravenwood Castle. Alan Gerding and Ben Kanelos host the event dressed as alter egos the Mad…
173 Lone Shark Games, Maze of Games Omnibus, Betrayal [featuring Mike Selinker]
Mar 28 • 41 min
What does it take to be a game designer? Let’s ask one of the most prolific game designers of all, Mike Selinker! Mike joins Alan as they reminisce about their time wrestling at SHUX and other times together. Mike is currently stuck in an escape room as…
172 A very B Team Bachelor Party
Mar 21 • 27 min
How important is the name of a game? Is Codenames better than Codenames pictures? To tattoo or not tattoo? B Team is back from SBJ’s funeral, during which many games were played. Will becomes a robot of the revolution, Dungeon Master Greg describes Dice…
171 The Game Crafter, Component Studio, Dead Earth [featuring JT Smith]
Mar 14 • 47 min
What shouldn’t you do when designing a game? How do you make a successful company? JT Smith, the man behind thegamecrafter.com joins the show and discusses the history of making it easy for others to make games. It’s a must listen for game designers and…
170 Just One, Quarriors, Sir Knighty Tidy
Mar 7 • 24 min
What makes a the Tuesday Knight Podcast the Tuesday Knight Podcast? In this “zero episode,” Sean and Alan discuss elevator pitches, Marie Condo, and what it takes to go from being a knave to a knight. Music Attribution: La Taviata Brindisi Verdi by MIT…
169 Keyforge, Tabletop Simulator, DFW Nerd Nights [featuring Ace]
Feb 21 • 42 min
How do you start a movement? How do you make a difference? How much are you a part of your community. Ace talks to Alan about the important work that has been done by the gamers from the group DFW Nerd Night, how to start a movement, Let’s Find a Ghost,…
168 A Very B Team Valentine’s Day [featuring Billy!]
Feb 14 • 31 min
Do couples have an advantage when playing party games together? The B Team (The V Team) describes some of their own stories of romance or lack there of. Music Attribution: Squirrel Commotion by Podington Bear Western Tanager by Chad Crouch Operation A by…
167 A Pound of Flesh
Feb 7 • 26 min
Have you backed our current Kickstarter, “A Pound of Flesh?” Don’t know what it is? It’s an adventure for “Mothership,” the sci-fi horror RPG. Sean describes all the deetz in this episode. Want to be a published RPG author? Well, listen here to learn what…
166 The Lesser Key to the Celestial Legion and Dungeon Crawl Classics [featuring Donn Stroud]
Jan 31 • 39 min
When was the last time your were actually afraid during a role-playing game? Are you an RPG master? Do you think you know all the lingo? Donn Stroud (Captain Driver Rey) joins Alan as they discuss Donn’s contributions to the RPG world. His DCC supplement…
165 Stories from the Boom [AKA Boom Stories]
Jan 24 • 33 min
What is your most memorable experience playing your favorite game? Sean and Alan share their more memorable experiences playing Two Rooms and Boom, they answer emails, listen to a Knight submission by Knave Andrew Menfi, and even describe their…
164 Fist Full of Platinum, The Waterdeep Dragon Heist, Beadle and Grimms [featuring Lindsy Rode]
Jan 17 • 31 min
How high end do you go for your role-playing games? Lindsey Rode joins Alan as they discuss Beadle & Grimm’s high end platinum box of Dungeon and Dragons goods, how they are used in the show Fist Full of Platinum, and the adventure of The Waterdeep Dragon…
163 Brass, 3 Laws of Robotics, Downfall of Pompei
Jan 10 • 40 min
How important is theme in a game? What is the best way to give a gift? Sean and Alan share stories of their New Years and games they’ve played in this very special episode of the Tuesday Knight Podcast you can’t miss! Music Attribution: Thatched Villager…
162 The Ultimate New Year’s Party, Use Your Words, Headbanz
Dec 27, 2018 • 23 min
What is your ideal New Year’s Party? Music Attribution: Tweetstorm Gathering by Podington Bear Sponsor: www.thegamecrafter.com
161 The Christmas Episode, Movies, and Jimmy Stewart
Dec 20, 2018 • 32 min
Happy holidays! In this episode, Sean and Alan talk about clowns, killer snowmen, and play the game “Christmas Movie or Not?” Which movies do you think should and shouldn’t be considered Christmas movies? Music attribution: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies…
160 Two Rooms and a Boom, Dead Planet, Grey Gnome Games
Dec 13, 2018 • 37 min
What is your favorite segment on the Tuesday Knight Podcast? Join Alan and Sean on this “Zero” episode, designed to help new listeners (called “knaves”)get into the podcast as though they are pro. Hear a knave-to-knight submission from Australia, listen…
159 The PAX Unplugged episode, GANTZ: O, Shut Up and Sit Down
Dec 6, 2018 • 30 min
Never been to PAX Unplugged? Well neither have we. Listen to the crew of Tuesday Knight Games bumble their way through their first time going to Philadelphia’s PAX, Alan talks about doing a show with Shut Up and Sit Down, the game of Assassin continues,…
158 Da Share Zone: The Devil’s Level, Betrayal Legacy, Guild of Ravica [featuring the B-Team]
Nov 28, 2018 • 32 min
What is a game that makes you feel like you are on drugs? What elicit substances go well with what games? The B-Team is back to discuss drugs on this very important episode. Will and Logan catch up, tell stories, and Logan professes a strong love for game…
157 Holding On, Cryptid, Wavelength [featuring a bunch of people from BGGcon18]
Nov 21, 2018 • 37 min
What are the newest games out that you want to play? Alan shares some adventures at BGGcon18 (Board Game Geek Convention). He spends time with Sir Delton Brack, Isaac Vega, Sean McCoy, Alex Hague, Justin Vickers, and more! Listen for an update on the…
156 The SHUX18 Episode [featuring a boatload of kewl people]
Nov 13, 2018 • 58 min
What do Paul Dean, No Pun Included’s Efka, Pip Warr, Mike Selinker, Jonathan Ying, Isaac Vega, Alex Hague, Justin Vickers, Lindsey Rode, and Jennifer Abele have in common? They all were guests on this #SHUX18 episode! Music Attribution: Quasi Motion by…
155 Skulk Hollow, Tiny Death Star, Roll Player [featuring Ed Baraf]
Nov 6, 2018 • 36 min
Which are better, video games or board games? Ed Baraf from “Gaming with Edo” and Pencil First Games joins this episode to discuss being an entrepreneur child, working for Disney Games, and his latest Kickstarter, “Skulk Hollow.” Music Attribution: Dr.…
154 The Halloween Episode [featuring Ed Baraf, DM Greg, and B-Team Will]
Oct 30, 2018 • 27 min
154 The Halloween Episode [featuring Ed Baraf, DM Greg, and B-Team Will] by Tuesday Knight
153 New Salem, Total Recall, Good Cop Bad Cop [featuring Brian Henk]
Oct 17, 2018 • 41 min
What movie would you like made into a board game? More importantly, how to you gain the license for that movie? Brian Henk of Overworld Games talks to Alan about obtaining licenses, life after failing a Kickstarter, and Overworld’s latest game currently…
152 National Coming Out Day, Root, Sardines [featuring The B-Team!]
Oct 9, 2018 • 35 min
It’s National Coming Out Day on October 11th. What do you do to make sure that your gaming area is a safe space for others? The B-Team provides advice, insight into their own past, and (of course) they talk about games. Join Will (of the people), Dungeon…
151 All We Love We Leave Behind, World Champ Game Co, La Dispute [featuring Adam Vass]
Oct 3, 2018 • 41 min
How indie can a game company get? Is there such a thing as “underground games?” What would you do with 6 months of free time? Adam Vass of World Champ Game Co. (and bass player for La Dispute) guests on this episode of the podcast, performs an elevator…
150 Pitch Deck, Ultimate Werewolf Legacy, Snake Oil
Sep 26, 2018 • 40 min
What is a game you’ve grown to hate? Join Sean, Alan, and even Chestbeard on this zero episode. New to the podcast? This is a great place to start. Learn all about Table Talk, Interaction Satisfaction, Knighting Knaves, Sponsor Spot, and other regular…
149 Think Like a Game Designer, Ascension, MtG [featuring Justin Gary]
Sep 19, 2018 • 45 min
What game design principles can be applied to real life? Justin Gary of Stone Blade Entertainment joins the show to discuss his new book, “Think Like a Game Designer: The Step-by-Step Guide to Unlocking your Creative Potential.” Justin and Alan also share…
148 Root, Ultimate Werewolf Legacy, XOXO Fest
Sep 13, 2018 • 24 min
To what lengths do you go to keep your players engaged? Sean and Alan discuss their time in Portland, Oregon for XOXO Fest. They also talk games, dogs, and listen to a Werewolf knave-to-knight submission. Music Attribution: Cracked Nut Suite by Podington…
147 Dominion, The Game Designers Movie [featuring Eric Rayl]
Sep 4, 2018 • 36 min
How many female game designers can you name? Eric Rayl, film-maker, joins this episode of the podcast to discuss his documentary entitle “The Game Designers.” Eric and Alan discuss filming and the underrepresentation of women and people of color in the…
146 Lords of Waterdeep, Friday, Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective
Aug 28, 2018 • 16 min
What is the best solo game, or are solo board games just a waste of time? Alan quickly records this emergency episode when he unexpectedly finds himself without an episode to release. Music Attribution: Chipstep by Shane Ivers The Danger of the Challenge…
145 Dwarven Forge, Ravenwood Castle, Soylent
Aug 21, 2018 • 26 min
What would be the perfect sponsor to fit this podcast? When is it appropriate to play games in the classroom? Want us to publish your RPG adventure? Sean and Alan catch up on emails, discuss their busy schedule, and listen to another Knave to Knight…
144 Tavern of Heroes, The Bachelor, Skeleton Creek
Aug 14, 2018 • 45 min
Are you a fan of The Bachelor television shows AND a fan of roleplaying games? Is their a venn diagram overlap? The Stagliano Brothers talk with Alan about “Tavern of Heroes,” their role-playing game they hope gets many more people into tabletop gaming.…
143 Gen Con 2018 Live Show! [featuring people]
Aug 9, 2018 • 54 min
What does a live show sound like when it’s recording using 3 iPhones? Did Lindsey finally assassinate Alan? What is the worsts part of Gen Con? Are there more women in attendance? These questions, a train wreck of an episode, and more!
Mothership Playcast
Aug 1, 2018 • 86 min
Want to hear an entire RPG session of Sean McCoy’s Mothership? Well, here it is. A soldier, scientist, android, and teamster are sent to a planet to re-establish contact with a military outpost and to secure all weapon research. Will the team make it out…
141 Spirit Island, Ursa Miner, Barker’s Row [featuring the B-Team]
Jul 24, 2018 • 32 min
Are cooperative games best for players new to tabletop games? Join the revolution with the B-Team as the comrades discuss the games they’ve been playing. Dungeon Master Greg joins the discussion/revolt to offer his expertise. Music Attribution: Dub Pirate…
140 Toys R’ Us, Kingdom Death, Reaper Miniatures
Jul 18, 2018 • 35 min
What are your memories of Toys R’ Us? Are you a collector? In this zero episode, Sean and Alan educate the listeners (knaves) about the podcast while telling stories about childhood visits to Toys R’ Us. A knave submits to be a knight. There is even an…
139 The Mind, Consentacle, and Overseers
Jul 10, 2018 • 30 min
What is a popular game that you, unlike others, do NOT like? Also, when have you thrown a hissy-fit during a board game? Sean and Alan discuss these topics while answering your emails. Also, Alan chooses some whack music for a knave to knight submission…
138 Quiddler, Schizophrenia, and Alcohol
Jul 4, 2018 • 28 min
What games would your recommend for someone with schizophrenia? Sean and Alan discuss mental health, alcohol use, and other fun topics. They also knight Sir Drankalot. Tune in for this very special episode. Music Attribution: Erik Satie Gymnopedie No 1 by…
137 Rhino Hero Super Battle, Bingo, Ennie Awards
Jun 26, 2018 • 31 min
Would you play games with someone with different values? Alan and Sean respond to emails, address the Larry Correia controversy, and Sean shares inside secrets about being an Ennie judge (the awards for best role-playing games). Music Attribution: All…
136 Origins 2018, Pathfinder 2nd edition, Terraforming Mars
Jun 20, 2018 • 25 min
What is the best part of Origins 2018? Sean, Alan, and a whole lot of knaves and knights join the crew at the Tuesday Knight Games booth at the convention. Also, an important Lindsey Rode Assassin update. Music Attribution: The Dirty by Podington Bear Set…
135 That’s Not Lemonade, Assassin, Betrayal at House on the Hill
Jun 12, 2018 • 22 min
What is the controversy behind Anita Sarkeesian coming to GenCon? That’s Not Lemonade is currently on Kickstarter! Sean and Alan discuss this and their plans for Origins, happening this week! Will Lindsey Rode be able to assassinate Alan this time? There…
134 Dungeon Crawl Classics(DCC), Call of Cthulhu, Mothership [Featuring Donn Stroud]
Jun 5, 2018 • 37 min
What is your all-time favorite RPG? Donn Stroud, lead booth volunteer for Tuesday Knight Games, shares his expertise. Donn also previews a bit of what we can expect from our upcoming session of Sean McCoy’s “Mothership.” Also, Flint Michigan still has bad…
133 Relicblade, Heroscape, Dominion [The KublaCon 2018 Episode]
May 30, 2018 • 24 min
How do you pack your bags for a gaming convention? What is the best gateway game to recruit new gamers? Alan goes to San Francisco to attend KublaCon and returns with answers, an interview, and some knights (Dame Yennifer and Sir Nicholas). Music…
132 Bargain Quest, 7 Wonders, Mothership [Featuring Alan’s Mom]
May 22, 2018 • 24 min
How to you prevent people from sandbagging your game experience? Want to become a playtester for TKG? Sean and Alan answer these questions and other emails, Alan debates his mother, and Sean reveals a whole lot about his upcoming RPG. Music Attribution:…
131 Slay the Spire, Heist, Mothership [Featuring Niki Shults from Board with Life]
May 15, 2018 • 24 min
Are you a mother that plays board games? Do you know one? Join mother Niki Shults (actor, writer, and player from Board with Life and BwL Adventures). She discusses motherhood and games with Alan. Questions tackled this episode: Is your child a dinosaur?…
130 Legend of the Five Rings vs. Game of Thrones LCG [Featuring Lindsey Rode]
May 8, 2018 • 50 min
Have you ever met someone you thought you were supposed to know? It’s a Zero Episode with best Frienemies, Lindsey Rode and Alan Gerding! Pretty Pauly passed the Pied Piper’s pickles to Pretty Patrice’s Puppy! Also, we knight David. Listen for eargasms.…
129 Downforce, Legend of the Five Rings, Hearthstone [Featuring the B-Team!]
May 1, 2018 • 32 min
What are your favorite “rebooted” games? Games that once were, but then come back? Join Logan and Will as they discuss Will’s Revolution, Logan’s emotionally manipulative friend, and the oppression of “The Man” (or Woman). Music Attribution: Spacewolf by…
128 That’s Not Lemonade, Heist, Candy Land
Apr 24, 2018 • 48 min
How do you promote women in the gaming industry? A couple of dudes [Alan Gerding and Sean McCoy] answer this and other hard questions as they respond to listener emails. Also, we knight Gamer Leaf. Music Attribution: Workaday World by EarpJohn Hoba by…
127 Nintendo, Nothing Personal, Minecraft [Featuring Dan Yarrington]
Apr 17, 2018 • 38 min
Do you admit and even embrace your mistakes? Dan Yarrington, Tabletop Tycoon, visits the show and discusses his mistakes and the will to embrace them. It’s an intense “Deadwood-esque” episode. Music Attribution: L’avventura Ha Inizio by Jay Tholen Saria’s…
126 Roll Player, Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, Arena of the Gods
Apr 10, 2018 • 40 min
What is better, a board game convention or an entire cabin weekend of nothing but gaming? Consulting Detective or Mythos Tales? Mysterium or Deception: Murder in Hong Kong? In this episode, Alan Gerding shares his annual journey to the BOGA (Board Gamers…
125 Rising Sun, SHUX18 [Featuring Elaine and Efka from No Pun Included]
Apr 3, 2018 • 45 min
How did Efka and Elaine from No Pun Included fall in love? What is the difference between No Pun Included and Shut Up and Sit Down? What is the worst part of being a board game reviewer? Elaine and Efka join Alan to discuss these dangerous questions as…
124 Escape The Dark Castle [Featuring Crystol and Sister Elizabeth]
Mar 27, 2018 • 39 min
It’s a rare Tuesday Knight PLAYcast. Listen to Crystol and Sister Elizabeth attempt to Escape the Dark Castle. After years of wrongful incarceration, Crystol the Smith and Elizabeth the Taylor break free from their cells. Now they face danger at every…
123 Hardback, Frog Fractions, Burgle Bros [Featuring Tim Fowers]
Mar 20, 2018 • 39 min
Would you attend a TED conference all about board game design? Tim Fowers discusses Tabletop Network, an attempt at just that. Tim Fowers also discusses stories of urine, ice cream, branding horses asses, and even how Amazon’s failed attempt at video…
122 Red Scare, Dome Crushers, Protospiel [Featuring Sir Weenie]
Mar 13, 2018 • 42 min
What is your most terrible gaming experience? Ben Kanelos (AKA Sir Weenie) talks with Alan in the parking lot of Protospiel. What is Protospiel? What is a megagame? What is a game designer’s worst nightmare? These questions and more on this episode! Music…
121 Joking Hazard, Quarriors, Small World [Featuring Chris Whitpan]
Mar 6, 2018 • 34 min
Is it possible to have a late night show about board games? Guest Chris Whitpan attempts to do just that. In this episode, Chris discusses his method, inspiration, the emotional journey of culling games, and even his desire to get murdered in the dumpster…
120 Gloomhaven, Cockroach Poker, Mage Wars [Featuring the First Knight]
Feb 27, 2018 • 39 min
How well would do you know this podcast? Sir Byron Morgan (the First Knight) steps up and takes the challenge in this Zero Episode!!! This episode is a great starting point for new listeners. We also knight a clever knave for sending in a promo for his…
119 Loot N Shoot, Smash City, Metal Dawn [Featuring Steve Avery]
Feb 20, 2018 • 35 min
Is there a place for games with guns in lieu of all the recent acts of violence in America? Can a designer modify a game they sold to sell it to another publisher? The affable and hilarious Steve Avery joins Alan to discuss these important topics within…
118 Monster Seeking Monster, Ascension, Renegade Games [Featuring Stephanie Straw]
Feb 13, 2018 • 46 min
It’s the Valentine’s episode!!! Stephanie Straw joins Alan for the annual episode dedicated to love, dating, and (of course)games. Three knaves send in their Valentine stories in hopes to be knighted. Asmodee acquires Mayfair Games. Expect love, drama,…
117 Get Adler, Guess Who, Barnes and Noble Distribution [featuring Randall Thompson]
Feb 6, 2018 • 39 min
What are some secrets to getting your game into big name stores? Randall Thompson of Caper Games, designer of “Get Adler” reveals his secrets, how he got his game into Barnes and Noble, his struggles with disability, his worldly travels, a mysterious…
116 Patreon, JackBox Party Pack 4, Don’t Wake Daddy
Jan 30, 2018 • 32 min
Should we offer bonus merch and content to subscribers? Sean and Alan discuss whether or not to offer Patreon subscriptions. T-shirts? Custom characters? What else? Also, Captain Chestbeard takes a knave captive, so we knight him. Music Attribution: Chip…
115 Countdown: Action Edition, Mafia de Cuba, Shut the Box [Featuring Lindsey Rode]
Jan 24, 2018 • 39 min
What is it like having your first game hit Kickstarter? Lindsey Rode talks to Alan about her first baby, a game called Countdown: Action Edition. They also discuss Lindsey’s lies, poor dental hygiene, and the originality of the name of her new game.…
114 Girls’ Game Shelf, Black Hole Council, Codenames [Featuring Christina Aimerito]
Jan 17, 2018 • 48 min
Do women deserve their own board game show? Do men? Is there such a thing as journalistic integrity? Christina Aimerito of Girls’ Game Shelf joins the show to discuss her experiences entering the gaming industry with a “Women Only Show.” Mostly, Alan and…
113 Kingdomino, Mastermind, Telepath: Magic Minds
Jan 9, 2018 • 26 min
What games did you play in 2017? Would you like to play Jackbox Tv with us? Sean and Alan discuss their plans for 2018 after a recap of the past year. Mentioned this episode: Matt Fantastic Byron Morgan Nicole Hoye Donald Schults Sam Vega Hunter Shelburne…
112 The Star Wars: Last Jedi Episode [Featuring Jeremiah Isley]
Jan 2, 2018 • 60 min
What did you think of Star Wars: The Last Jedi? Back by popular demand, Jeremiah Isley and Alan present a Star Wars special! These two friends discuss in detail, their pointless thoughts about the latest installment into the Star Wars-verse. Listening to…
111 Kids on Bikes, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Storm Hollow
Dec 19, 2017 • 26 min
What board game would you recommend for kids that aren’t quite ready for Dungeons and Dragons? In this episode, Sean and Alan discuss the latest Star Wars movie, newer RPGs, super powers, and even B-Team Will. Music Attribution: Stranger Things Cover by…
110 Two Rooms and a Boom, Mutant City Blues, Werewolf
Dec 13, 2017 • 28 min
What is the origin story of Two Rooms and a Boom? What kind of role-player are you? In this zero episode, Sean and Alan describe how they came up with and developed Two Rooms and a Boom. Knave Jeremy Wong attempts to get knighted by submitting a story…
109 Dream Quest, Lords of Waterdeep, Burgle Bros
Dec 5, 2017 • 14 min
What is the best tabletop game for your smart phone? What happens when Alan screws up his audio? This is the “Mostly Sean Episode” in which Alan’s audio is missing. Can you figure out what Sean is talking about without Alan’s side of the conversation?…
108 Stuffed Fables, Heroscape, Mice and Mystics [Featuring Jerry Hawthorne]
Nov 28, 2017 • 27 min
What was your favorite stuffed animal as a child? Jerry Hawthorne tells the story of the creation and lore behind his newest game “Stuffed Fables.” Hear how Jerry helped start Plaid Hat Games, his life as a hair stylist, and even his game design genesis.…
107 Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition, Clank! In! Space!, Senators
Nov 21, 2017 • 24 min
What is Twilight Imperium like for first time players? How was BGGcon 2017? Sean and Alan fight the fatigue to record a quick episode from the underdark of Boardgamegeek Con.
106 That’s Not Lemonade, Sherlock, Monopoly
Nov 14, 2017 • 37 min
What games should our small gaming company make next? In this episode, Sean and Alan prepare for Board Game Geek Con (BGGcon) and discuss their business plans for the next year. We knight Dennis Vinett, make an inappropriate penis reference, and Sean…
105 Billionaire Banshee, Red Flag, Cards Against Humanity, Apples to Apples [Featuring Razlo]
Nov 8, 2017 • 34 min
What games are rip-offs of other games? What makes it a rip-off? In this rated R episode, Razlo (creator of Billionaire Banshee) joins Alan to discuss how different a game should be to not be robbing another intellectual property. They play some…
104 Halloween Story Episode [Featuring Pheobe Wild, Ted Alspach, and Razlo]
Oct 31, 2017 • 28 min
Scary true stories meant to celebrate Halloween. Join Chestbeard, Phoebe Wild, Ted Alspach, Razlo, and Alan Gerding as they share tales of terror. Music Attribution: All Hallows by Sam Haynes Carnival Lament by Robert Austin The Dusty Attic by EricMMusic
103 Ultimate Werewolf Legacy, Pandemic Legacy, Werewords [Featuring Ted Alspach]
Oct 24, 2017 • 51 min
Is it ethical to publish a game similar to another one? @TedAlspach defends his choice to release Werewords, and game similar to @oinkgms release of Insider. Ted also gives advice on exhibiting at Essen, gives details on Ultimate Werewolf Legacy,…
102 Werebeasts, Threadbear, One Night Ultimate [Featuring Phoebe Wild]
Oct 17, 2017 • 23 min
What is a “Social Media Manager” and what do they do for the gaming industry? Phoebe Wild (@CardboardVault) joins the podcast from @BezierGames, Australia, @BoardGameGeek, CardboardVault.com, and other stuff. She teaches Alan all about the in’s and out’s…
101 Live at #SHUX2017! [Featuring Pip, Mike Selinker, and many many more guests!]
Oct 10, 2017 • 54 min
The Shut up and Sit Down Expo (#SHUX2017) live episode! So many guests join Alan Gerding, including: Pip Warr @philippawarr Kwanchai Moriya @kwanchaimoriya Mike Selinker @mikeselinker Jonathan Ying @fancymancer Isaac Vega @isaacashes and Fred Wan
100 Magic the Gathering, Terraforming Mars, Settlers of Catan
Oct 4, 2017 • 97 min
New listeners start here! This is the 100 minute gala episode celebrating 100 episodes of the Tuesday Knight Podcast. Alan, Sean, Chestbeard, Lindsey Rode, and even Quintin Smith contribute their voices to this party of an episode. Elevator Pitches,…
099 The Networks, Paranoia, Killer Queen [Featuring Gil Hova]
Sep 19, 2017 • 40 min
Designer Gil Hova joins Captain Chestbeard for this special Talk Like a Pirate Day episode. Gil tells his personal story of struggles, triumphs, and a whole lot of the process of bringing a game from concept to self-publishing. This episode is a must…
098 Netrunner, Dark is the Night, Star Realms
Sep 12, 2017 • 27 min
HELP! How should we celebrate our upcoming 100th episode? Sean and Alan discuss 2 players games suited for bicycle travel, prom pictures, and the “busy season” for the company. In this episode, we ask you to write in with any of the following: -What…
097 Tales of the Arabian Nights, Agents of Smersh [featuring Crystol Gerding]
Sep 6, 2017 • 45 min
A live play session of Tales of the Arabian Nights. Does this story based game still hold up after all this time? Or does Z-man games still have a must own hit? Crystol Gerding joins her husband and reader host, Alan Gerding in this Tuesday Knight Plays…
096 Assassin, Zombicide, Legendary [featuring Lindsey Rode]
Aug 29, 2017 • 22 min
What is the oldest unopened game you own? How do you get rid of games you no longer want? Lindsey Rode joins Alan in this Golden Girls themed episode. Music Attribution: Ninja Kick Skilz by Son of a Robot
095 Century: Spice Road, Insider, Loony Quest [Gen Con Recap]
Aug 22, 2017 • 56 min
Gen Con 50 Recap episode. This was recorded LIVE in front of an audience at Gen Con 50! We ran out of time at the end, so it’s a bit rushed, but for them most part, this is the full audio from the show! SBJ, Alan, and Sean compare Splendor and Century:…
094 Gen Con 50, U Mad Bro, Exit the Game
Aug 16, 2017 • 19 min
What is the hardest part of preparing for Gen Con as a small publisher? Sean and Alan discuss what they are doing to get ready for their long drive from Cleveland to Indianapolis. They discuss volunteers, and even talk about one of the next games they are…
093 Board Game Stats, Werewords, Insider
Aug 9, 2017 • 26 min
Why is the anonymous message app Sarahah trending? Also, is Werewords a simple clone of Insider? How about that last Game of Thrones episode? Sean and Alan tackle these questions and more! Music Attribution: Ghost Dance by Kevin MacLeod
092 Takenoko, Flick ‘em Up, Trickster
Aug 2, 2017 • 30 min
Is the board game industry insensitive to various cultures? Nicole Hoye joins Alan to discuss sexism, racism, cultural appropriation, and other social issues in the tabletop industry. Also, we “knight” Becky Rolfe, but what moniker do we provide a female…
091 Diplomacy, Telestrations, Game of Thrones
Jul 26, 2017 • 20 min
What games are best played during drug rehab? Should you peel the price stickers off of games? Should we reward bad behavior in gaming? Sean and Alan answer listeners requests for advice on these hard-hitting issues. We also knight the knave, Will Bowler!…
090 1960: The Making of a President, World Championship Russian Roulette, Ennie Awards
Jul 19, 2017 • 22 min
Where did SBJ go? On this “Zero” Episode, we knight Delton Brack, Sean tries to become a judge, we ask listeners (knaves) to ask us for advice, and we discuss what the hell happened to SBJ. Music attribution: Royal Entrance by Visager Divider by Chris…
089 Carcassonne, Lord of the Rings, Bausack [Featuring Jeremiah Isley]
Jul 12, 2017 • 26 min
What games would you save first in a house fire? Jeremiah Isley from Theology of Games shares the recent loss of his extensive board game collection due to a house fire. Sean and Alan discuss what games of theirs for which they would risk life and skin.…
088 Hocus, Farmageddon, Scythe [Featuring Grant Rodiek, Hyperbole Games]
Jul 4, 2017 • 33 min
How does a board game company fail? Making a great game is not enough to stay afloat. Grant Rodiek from Hyperbole games intimately and humbly describes his own failures so that all can learn from them. If you are a publisher in the industry, or are even…
087 Minecraft, Two Rooms and a Boom, Divine Right [Featuring some Tuesday Knaves]
Jun 27, 2017 • 28 min
Are card sleeves great or great for losers? Sean and Alan tackle these hard hitting topics, knight a knave, and listen to feedback provided by the Knaves that attended Origins Game Fair. The TKG crew also admit their biggest mark of shame…the documentary…
086 Origins Game Fair, Dinosaur Island, Century: Spice Road, Catan
Jun 20, 2017 • 44 min
What is it like to go to Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio? Join Alan as he interviews several interesting people, including: Isaac Childres (designer of Gloomhaven) Scott Alden (creator of BGG.com) Brian Lewis (designer of Dinosaur Island) Emerson…
085 Exit: The Game, Warhammer, Escape: Curse of the Temple
Jun 13, 2017 • 24 min
What is the best game to play with your father? Alan is joined by a special guest…his father for the FATHER’S DAY EPISODE! Dr. Gerding shares his graphic experiences being a trauma surgeon while describing his personal history of games. Dr. Gerding also…
084 Agricola, The Resistance, Pain Poker
Jun 6, 2017 • 23 min
What’s your favorite house rule? What are your best variants? Is there a “spirit” to a game? What is it like to have schizophrenia? Sean and Alan tackle these questions, read a bunch of listener emails, and knight a knave! Music Attribution: Holy Konni by…
083 Blood Rage, Gloomhaven, & The Broken Token
May 30, 2017 • 29 min
Want to go to KublaCon in San Francisco?!? Alan interviews some great peeps. Greg Spence of The Broken Token, Aldo Ghiozzi of Impressions, Ed Baraf of Pencil First Games, and Rick Loomis (Creator of Grimtooth’s Traps collection). Sean also talks some biz.…
082 Mythos Tales, Ticket to Ride, Plato 3000
May 23, 2017 • 29 min
What’s your worst customer service experience? Sean and Alan discuss shipping #NecroBOOMicon, pitch Mythos Tales and Mothership, and knight their first knave! Byron Morgan, an avid listener, becomes SIR Byron Morgan. Listen to the first ever…
081 Untold: Adventure Awaits, Adventure Time, Batman [Featuring Michael Fox]
May 16, 2017 • 24 min
Accessible RPG? A “gateway” into roleplaying? Michael Fox joins the show again to talk about Untold: Adventure Awaits, a new RPG that uses Rory Story Cubes as its driving mechanic. Mr. Fox also describes his Irish adventure across the world. Music…
080 Mother’s Day Zero Episode, Backgammon, Scrabble
May 9, 2017 • 22 min
It’s a special Zero Episode because Mother’s Day is coming soon! Alan plays a trivia game with his mother. She discusses Scrabble, Sudoku, Crosswords, Backgammon, and her hate for board games. Can Alan change her mind?
Special SHUX Reveal Episode [Featuring Paul Dean from Shut Up & Sit Down]
May 4, 2017 • 33 min
Paul Dean of Shut Up and Sit Down reveals all the behind the scene details of their October Shut Up Convention [SHUX]. Alan grills Paul with hard hitting questions that Knaves would want to know about this con in Vancouver, Canada. Get your tickets whilst…
079 International Tabletop Day Recap!
May 2, 2017 • 22 min
Lindsey Rode joins Alan to recap their adventures with International Tabletop Day. Lindsey discusses April Fool’s day and Gigabytes the game store. Alan describes being hired to make a 500 player game during for the Tribeca Film fest during a Mura Masa…
078 Risk, Risk Legacy
Apr 18, 2017 • 39 min
We share memories about Risk and talk about the improvements on Risk Legacy. Sean talks about issues with fulfillment overseas with Kickstarter and dealing with postal companies.
077 Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure, Werewolf, Skull
Apr 11, 2017 • 32 min
Elevator pitch of Clank!: A Deck-Building Adventure. We talk about causal players getting the upper edge in hidden role playing games. Logan and SBJ also talk about an older game that still gets a lot of play, Skull.
076 Fiasco [Actual Play]
Apr 4, 2017 • 46 min
We play Fiasco! This is a special episode of the Tuesday Knight podcast. We are experimenting with playing games as a form of podcast, so we are going to start with this offshoot of Fiasco. Please let us know your feedback if you want more of this or none…
075 Ta-Da!, Thunder Road, World Championship Russian Roulette
Mar 29, 2017 • 37 min
Alan compares the games Ta-Da! and VOODOO. Sean talks about old games, like Thunder Road. SBJ plays WCRR for the first time in two years.
074 Star Realms, Dragoon, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
Mar 21, 2017 • 38 min
Back from PAX East, SBJ talks about the games he played at the convention. Logan and Sean talk about some games too! Tons of games from
073 World Championship Russian Roulette, Krosmaster: Arena, Going, Going, GONE!
Mar 7, 2017 • 32 min
World Championship Russian Roulette has shipped! We talk about the ups and downs of that Kickstarter and the future of that game. We also talk about game art and Logan talks about his new DnD podcast (link below). Very Random Encounters:…
072 Dungeons & Dragons, Gloomhaven, Coup
Feb 28, 2017 • 31 min
We talk about running multiple Dungeons & Dragons games, rearranging games you don’t play, and more Gloomhaven talk!
071 Assassins, Santorini, Rubber Banditos [Featuring Stephen Avery & Lindsey Rode]
Feb 21, 2017 • 23 min
Steve Avery, Lindsey Rode, and Alan teach the live action game “Assassins.” Alan shares his story of ripping his calf muscle on his was to DeceptaCON, Steve admits to being Patient Zero, and Lindsey complains about losing at Assassins.
070 Gloomhaven
Feb 14, 2017 • 40 min
Logan Jenkins, from the B-Team, thoroughly describes the game Gloomhaven. He also discusses what makes a good RPG podcast with Alan and Sean.
069 And Then We Held Hands, Drinking Jenga, Dead of Winter [Featuring Stephanie Straw]
Feb 7, 2017 • 39 min
The “romantic episode!” Join guest Stephanie Straw of BoardGameGeek, Sean McCoy, and Alan in the most R-rated episode yet as they discuss listeners romantic board gaming experiences.
068 Necroboomicon, Capture, Zombag
Jan 31, 2017 • 33 min
Sean and Alan discuss the launch of their latest Kickstarter, Necroboomicon (the first expansion for Two Rooms and a Boom). This leads to a discussion about the genesis of their appreciation for Lovecraftian horror. Also discussed: avoiding bad rule…
067 Sushi Go, XCOM: The Board Game, Fake Artist Goes to New York
Jan 25, 2017 • 50 min
Sean gets back from an eye opening board game trip. Alan talks about the XCOM board game expansion. Date for the Necroboomicon expansion gets revealed!
066 Magical Athlete, Conan, Camel Up
Jan 17, 2017 • 63 min
We talk about a new game idea that involves betting on warriors fighting in an arena. Alan elevator pitches a game and we are joined by Stephen Avery(Ta-Da!, Nothing Personal)!
065 Solitaire, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective, Cardfight!! Vanguard
Jan 10, 2017 • 36 min
065 Solitaire, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective, Cardfight!! Vanguard by Tuesday Knight
064 Joking Hazard, Deception, Insider
Jan 3, 2017 • 37 min
Are new year resolutions bull crap? Or do they hold true significance? Which is better, Secret Hitler or Deception: Murder in Hong Kong? Will 2017 be better than 2016? What is the #Necroboomicon character of the week?!? Alan and Sean attempt to answer…
063 Exposed, Flamme Rouge, Insider
Dec 27, 2016 • 52 min
Our favorite games of 2016. SBJ and Sean talk about their favorite games that came out in 2016 and a couple we didn’t care for.
062 Necroboomicon, Red7, Happy Salmon
Dec 21, 2016 • 48 min
We discuss your ideas based off the King Maker pitch a couple weeks back. We talk about Jackbox Party Pack 3, Red7, Necroboomicon, Happy Salmon, and Cause of Death Ghost!
061 Fish in a Barrel, Mage Wars, Thingy
Dec 13, 2016 • 37 min
Alan and Sean discuss tips on how to playtest your games. Fancy yourself a designer? Well you’ll want to hear how to playtest that rough beast.
060 Heroquest, Fuji Flush, Captain Carcass
Dec 6, 2016 • 33 min
Alan Gerding hosts this “Zero” episode! He discusses the nature of the podcast, his past as a fat child, and the origin of his love for games. Listen to the first solo episode of the TKP ever, and learn how to play Codenames with 3 teams.
059 Fabled Fruit, Flamme Rouge, Munchking CCG
Nov 23, 2016 • 45 min
It’s the BGGcon and Thanksgiving episode! We have tons of guests, including Colby Dauch (@KodiakColby), Hunter Shelburne (@HunterSkunter), Donald Shults (@DonaldAShults), and even Lindsey Rode (@Linzy_Rd). We talk thanks and BGGcon.
058 Two Rooms & a Boom, Tragedy Looper, Secret Hitler
Nov 15, 2016 • 50 min
Let’s try to make a game on the air. SBJ pitches an idea to Alan and Sean and they try to solve it. We also talk about the new expansion for Two Rooms & a Boom!
057 World Championship Russian Roulette, Thingy, Werewolf
Nov 9, 2016 • 36 min
World Championship Russian Roulette update. Alan talks about his time in the castle and what games he played and taught.
056 Panic Station, Dark Moon, Evil Dead 2 - The Official Board Game
Nov 3, 2016 • 37 min
Alan and Sean’s late Halloween episode! They discuss horror movies that should be board games and Sean tells his true story: The Chamber of Echoes!
055 This House Is Haunted, Jackbox Party Pack 3
Oct 25, 2016 • 38 min
Our spooky episode will try to convince you to look into This House Is Haunted. Alan also breaks down Jackbox Party Pack 3. Sean is back!
054 Cosmic Encounter, Ugg-Tect, Stockpile [Featuring Hunter Shelburne]
Oct 18, 2016 • 57 min
We elevator pitch Ugg-Tect and talk about Stockpile. The big question here is… is Cosmic Encounter just a space themed Munchkin? Featuring Hunter Shelburne!
053 Blood Rage, Dead Last, Skull [Featuring Chris Bryan from Board with Life]
Oct 11, 2016 • 55 min
Featuring Chris Bryan from Board with Life! We talk about the BWL series and Chris elevator pitches Blood Rage. We also talk about Chris’s favorite and least favorite games, as well as, his input on board game media.
052 One Night Ultimate Werewolf, Werewolf, Ultimate Werewolf [Featuring Ted Alspach]
Oct 5, 2016 • 70 min
Featuring Ted Alspach from Bezier Games! We talk about all the One Night games, how Ted has a Wikipedia page, and working and managing a gaming company in CA. We also talk about burnout of games.
051 Monikers, Secret Hitler, Terra Mystica [Featuring Alex Hague]
Sep 27, 2016 • 65 min
Alex Hague, one of the creators of Monikers, sits down and talks board games with us. We go making a game, putting it on Kickstarter, and production of the game. We also talk with Alex about his failed Kickstarter and future games. Alan talks about Secret…
050 Machi Koro, Abyss, Secret Hitler
Sep 20, 2016 • 59 min
We celebrate 50 episodes by bringing you a Zero episode. We talk about different versions of Machi Koro, Abyss is elevator pitched, and we quickly go over if Secret Hitler is worth taking a look at if you like hidden role games.
049 Hypnospace Outlaw, Pit, Dead Man’s Draw
Sep 14, 2016 • 20 min
Special guest host Captain Chestbeard celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day with special guest Jay Tholen. Games: Hypnospace Outlaw, Pit, Hedbanz, Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Dead Man’s Draw.
048 Live at Dragon Con
Sep 7, 2016 • 50 min
Lindsey Rode and Stephen Avery guest host the TKP live at and/or near Dragon Con with Alan! This description might be better updated in the future.
047 Descent: Journeys in the Dark, Codenames, Ascendants of Aetheros
Aug 31, 2016 • 36 min
B-Team returns to talk about the different between Codenames and Codenames: Pictures. We also talk about Descent and Aethroes! Finally we do a last look back on Gen Con 2016.
046 Exposed, Go, Irrational Game
Aug 22, 2016 • 43 min
We play Irrational Game on the show. Recovering from Gen Con, we talk about our favorite experience and what our plans are for next year. We also talk about Exposed, Go, and some other games.
045 Live at Gen Con!
Aug 17, 2016 • 54 min
Our 2016 Live Show at Gen Con! We talk about the convention, what we have played and saw on the show floor!
Gen Con 003 - The Experience, Brewin’ USA, Beyond Baker Street
Aug 6, 2016 • 52 min
Gen Con Special 3! Brian Henk(Exposed), Stephanie Straw (BGG), Adam Kunsmiller (BGG), and Micheal Fox (Little Metal Dog Show), joins SBJ, Will, and Alan to talk about Day 3 of Gen Con. We talk about a game that may or may not exist. We grill Brian on…
Gen Con 002 - Ice Cool, Exposed, Box of Rocks
Aug 6, 2016 • 43 min
Gen Con Special 2! Nolan Nasser (Fate of the Elder Gods), Lindsey Rode, and head TK, Don, joins SBJ, Alan, Logan, and Sean to talk about Day 2 of Gen Con. We talk about Logan’s spending habits, Lindsey does a live elevator pitch, and we talk why Gen Con…
Gen Con 001 - Seafall, Ta-Da!, Captain Sonar
Aug 5, 2016 • 50 min
Gen Con Special! Stephen Avery (Ta-Da!) and Isaac Vega (Dead of Winter) join SBJ, Will, Alan, Logan, and Sean to talk about Day 1 of Gen Con. We talk about Seafall selling out, playing Capitan Sonar with Shut Up & Sit Down, and which Dead of Winter is the…
044 Beyond Baker Street, Kung Foo Zoo, Seafall
Aug 2, 2016 • 39 min
We talk about all these games we are excited for for Gen Con: Beyond Baker Street, Pandemic: Reign of Cthulhu, Rick & Morty: Total Rockall, Lamentations of the Flame Princess, Maze of the Blue Medusa, Seawall, Kung Foo Zoo, Ta-da!, and Exposed!
043 Escape the Room, Null Hack, Gen Con
Jul 27, 2016 • 25 min
Sean and Alan are awkwardly left alone and talk about how much better the show is with SBJ.
042 Go, Happy Pigs, Royals [Featuring Quintin Smith from Shut Up & Sit Down]
Jul 19, 2016 • 85 min
Guest host Quintin Smith from Shut Up and Sit Down attempts to sabotage the show by making the “worst episode ever.” Join us as we discuss the history of the textile industry, the history of pirates, and addiction.
041 Mission: Red Planet, Citadels, Pirate’s Den [Featuring Paul Dean from Shut Up & Sit Down]
Jul 14, 2016 • 72 min
Paul Dean from Shut Up & Sit Down joins us to talk about how Shut Up & Sit Down started, moving to Canada, and what games he’s been playing. We also share our stories of discovering Shut Up & Sit Down.
040 Mysterium, Hit or Miss, Bidiots
Jul 6, 2016 • 58 min
Get to know Alan, Sean, and SBJ better. We talk about how Mysterium is kind of “meh” now and we also talk about board game stereotypes.
039 Duel, Cause of Death Ghost, Sushi Go Party!
Jun 28, 2016 • 44 min
We indulge you stories from Origins Game Fair. Some of us played Sushi Go Party! We do an elevator pitch for Cause of Death Ghost. Alan sells a lot of copies of Duel. Stuff happened.
038 Wink, Mysterium, Sushi Go Party!
Jun 21, 2016 • 42 min
How long have you been going to Gen Con? Do you have a dance story to top Logan’s? We elevator pitch Wink and talk about some other party games too.
037 Origins Game Fair
Jun 15, 2016 • 31 min
We talk about Origins Game Fair and who is going and what to expect. Alan also elevator pitches a kids game and Sean talks about Board Game Geek Con (Spring).
036 Rubber Band-itos, Tada, Coin Age
Jun 7, 2016 • 45 min
Special guest, Stephen Avery, shows up to the show with SBJ and Alan. Stephen talks about his two new games Rubber Band-itos and Tada, as well as, his old game Nothing Personal. We also talk about micro-games like Coin Age and Love Letter.
035 World Championship Russian Roulette, 7 Wonders
Jun 1, 2016 • 50 min
The Kickstarter for World Championship Russian Roulette is now live. We hate on 7 Wonders and we also go over your listener e-mails too!
034 World Championship Russian Roulette, Netrunner, Dancing Eggs [Featuring Anthony Burch]
May 24, 2016 • 44 min
Special guest host, Anthony Burch (designer of World Championship Russian Roulette and from “Hey Ash Watcha Playin”) steps in for SBJ. Sean, Alan, and Anthony basically just talk about a crap ton of games, immersion, and the lack of scary games.
033 Dark Moon, The Lounge, Gossip
May 18, 2016 • 42 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about the Kickstarter launch for World Championship Russian Roulette. We also talk about Kickstarter in general and Alan elevator pitches Gossip.
032 Best Treehouse Ever, Mind Meld, Cards Against Telestrations
May 10, 2016 • 31 min
We talk about moms in our Mother Day show! We play a game of Mind Meld and elevator pitch Best Treehouse Ever. We also talk a bit about Cards Against Telestrations really quick too.
031 WCRR, Dungeons & Dragons, Dark Stories
May 3, 2016 • 39 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about the Kickstarter for World Championship Russian Roulette. We also do a game of Dark Stories and talk more about different Dungeons & Dragons games.
030 Thirty
Apr 26, 2016 • 34 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about the podcast up to this point. We talk a bit about ourselves, as well as, our thoughts recently on life and on the podcast itself.
029 Fibbage, Dice Masters, That’s It
Apr 20, 2016 • 49 min
SBJ, Will, and Alan talk about con experiences. SBJ goes in depth about Midwest Gaming Classic. We talk about kids and board games too. Will elevator pitches Dice Masters.
028 Paperback, Panic Station [Featuring Matt Lees from Shut Up & Sit Down]
Apr 12, 2016 • 61 min
In this episode, Shut Up and Sit Down’s Matt Lees guest hosts. Listen as Matt and Alan discuss gay marriage, video games, how Matt Lees swindled his way into Shut Up and Sit Down, and of course tabletop games! Two Rooms and a Boom, Paperback, Panic…
027 Dinner Of Doom, Cards Against Humanity, Billionaire Banshee
Apr 3, 2016 • 40 min
Alan and Sean talk about their time with Hasbro Games. SBJ talks about the Midwest Gaming Classic and website design. Alan pitches Billionaire Banshee.
026 Pirate’s Den, Love Letter, Intrigue
Mar 28, 2016 • 42 min
SBJ, Alan, and Will talk about our worst gaming experiences. We also go over SBJ talking in front of a live audience and some other nonsense.
025 World Championship Russian Roulette, Seventh Hero
Mar 23, 2016 • 33 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about production and the Kickstarter for World Championship Russian Roulette. Alan also tries to elevator pitch Seventh Hero.
024 Two Rooms & a Boom, Cheaty Mages, Off Your Rocker
Mar 14, 2016 • 42 min
SBJ, Sean, and Alan talk about making an app for Two Rooms & a Boom. We also talk about Cheaty Mages from AEG and Off Your Rocker too.
023 Pokémon TCG, SoulForge, Dungeons & Dragons
Mar 7, 2016 • 48 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about the Pokémon TCG, Dungeons & Dragons, and a bit of Hearthstone and SoulForge. We also talk about SBJ finally playing DnD for the first time.
022 Coup: Reformation, Cause of Death Ghost, Dungeons & Dragons
Mar 1, 2016 • 43 min
SBJ, Sean, and Alan talk about what we’ve been playing. We talk about a game in the works called “Cause of Death Ghost” and we also quiz SBJ on Dungeon & Dragons.
021 JurassAttack!, Dragon Punch, Two Rooms & a Boom
Feb 23, 2016 • 34 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean elevator pitch JurassAttack! and we talk about the guys over at Shut Up & Sit Down. We also talk about if there was an app for Two Rooms & a Boom.
020 Alan, Sean, SBJ
Feb 17, 2016 • 42 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about the last 19 episodes and what the podcast has become and where it is going.
019 Monikers, Cosmic Encounter, Cardfight!! Vanguard
Feb 10, 2016 • 37 min
Your B-Team, featuring Will and Logan, returns with SBJ as we talk about Monikers, Cosmic Encounter, and Cardfight!! Vanguard. We cover what we’ve been playing and talk a bit about the TCG scene.
018 XCOM: The Board Game, MegaCiv, Wreck ‘N Roar Dinosaur
Jan 31, 2016 • 46 min
SBJ, Sean, and Alan talk about XCOM: The Board Game and MegaCiv. We also touch on if Wreck ‘N Roar Dinosaur is worth the hype.
017 Lifeboat, Talisman, Tiny Epic Western
Jan 24, 2016 • 62 min
SBJ, Alan, Sean, and Jeremiah talk about what they have been playing for the week and provide some elevator pitches for Lifeboat, Talisman, and Tiny Epic Western. We also cover some interaction satisfaction! Note, there are some audio issues with this…
016 Dungeons & Dragons, Space Team, Balderdash
Jan 20, 2016 • 81 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition and playing that with kids who’ve never role played. We also talk about Space Team and touch on Balderdash. Finally, we go over journalist integrity with site like Shut Up & Sit Down and the…
015 Deep Sea Adventure, Dungeon, Machi Koro: Millionaires Row
Jan 13, 2016 • 57 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about Deep Sea Adventure, Dungeon, and Machi Koro: Millionaires Row. We also talk about foam guns or no foam gums for World Championship Russian Roulette. We also touch on Asmodee acquiring CATAN.
Holiday SpectaculaRRrrr: Episode H5: Jay Tholen’s Surreal Muscial Journey
Jan 11, 2016 • 45 min
@AlanGerding interviews Jay Tholen (@JayTholen). He’s the guy who create the adventure game Dropsy the Clown, and he’s also the musician behind most of the music found in these Holiday SpectaculaRRrrr episodes. Listen to Jay share his struggles with…
Holiday SpectaculaRRrrr: Episode H4: Michael Fox’s Adventures in Hell
Jan 5, 2016 • 46 min
@AlanGerding interviews Michael J. Fox (@idleMichael), host of the Little Metal Dog Show, relations manager of Game Salute (@GameSalute), and more! Join us as we discuss our starts in the gaming industry, physical ailments, and even death threats. Is Game…
Holiday SpectaculaRRrrr: Episode H3: Cousin Chuck’s Holiday Adventure
Dec 29, 2015 • 35 min
Join @AlanGerding as he listens to his cousin Chuck tell his tragic story of holiday travel. “Cousin Chuck’s Holiday Adventure in Downward Comparison” also features music by the talented @JayTholen.
Holiday SpectaculaRRrrr: Episode H2
Dec 28, 2015 • 63 min
This is the first half of the Star Wars talk between Jeremiah Isley and Alan Gerding.
Holiday SpectaculaRRrrr: Episode H1
Dec 22, 2015 • 25 min
Part 2 – A special Team-Up podcast episode with Alan and the Theology Of Games! Jam packed of Star Wars spoilers! You’ve been warned!
014 Scrimish, Stratego, Duel
Dec 22, 2015 • 43 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about our games that you can gift under $20 this year. We also tell you if Stratego is better than Scrimish or not. Minor Star Wars talk.
013 Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, Onirim, For Sale
Dec 15, 2015 • 60 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about Star Wars for some reason. We go over our $20 – $40 for the holidays. We tell you if Deception: Murder in Hong Kong and Onirim are worth picking up too.
012 Salem, Secret Hitler, Master Fox
Dec 8, 2015 • 63 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about their game choices you should buy your friends and family for Christmas. This week we focus on $40+ games. We also go over Secret Hitler and Card Against Humanity and the creator of those games. Kind of a deeper episode.
011 Codenames, Fiver Wolf, You Mad Bro
Dec 1, 2015 • 67 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about what we played for Thanksgiving. We talk about Codenames again and how it can flop, as well, as Concept in that same situation. Alan and Sean go on and on about BGGcon in Texas.
010 Mysterium, Pandemic Legacy, New York 1901
Nov 24, 2015 • 49 min
SBJ, Will, and Logan talk about what they have been playing. We range from playing games we picked up from Gen Con to what we plan to play this holiday weekend. We talk more about Pandemic Legacy without spoiling it, and we do an elevator pitch for New…
009 Favor Of The Pharaoh, Dinner Of Doom, One Night Vampire
Nov 17, 2015 • 43 min
SBJ, Sean, and Alan talk baout some games from Bezier Games! Specifically, we talk about Favor of the Pharaoh. We also talk about Alan and Sean visiting the Hasbro HQ too. Do you know what the first toy commercial was? Find out in this week’s episode!
008 One Night Revolution, Alchemists, Kittens In A Blender
Nov 11, 2015 • 56 min
SBJ, Justin, and Alan talk about some failed Kickstarters. We also talk about what Alan played in a castle and Justin tries to sell us on Alchemists. Does One Night Revolution hold up to One Night Werewolf? Find out in today’s epsidoe!
007 Dark Moon, Pandemic Legacy, No Thanks!
Nov 3, 2015 • 36 min
SBJ, Sean, and Justin talk about what they plan to play this weekend. They talk about Dark Moon and Betrayal House on the Hill. They also talk about getting Pandemic Legacy to the table. If you like cheap games, we have a great convo about $10 games too.
006 Mysterium, Kingdom Death, Sushi Go
Oct 27, 2015 • 55 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about playing Mysterium and Sushi Go this past week. We also talk about expensive games and the collector’s aspect around Kingdom Death. We also talk about games we play around or remind of us of Halloween. Spoooooooky games.
005 Concept, Evolution, Mage Wars
Oct 20, 2015 • 39 min
SBJ, Alan, Sean, and Justin talk about their experience with Mage Wars and Power Grid. We also talk about recently playing Evolution and Concept. We go over a game called Balloon Cup and we answer your feedback!
004 Operation FAUST, Rubber Band-Itos, King Of Tokyo
Oct 13, 2015 • 38 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about Operation F.A.U.S.T. and Thingy. We also metnion Rubber Band-iots and we somehow compare King of Toyko to Monopoly. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at [email protected]!
003 Diplomacy, Jungle Speed, Woo-Wee!
Oct 8, 2015 • 41 min
SBJ and Alan talk about Woo-Wee! and compare it a bit to Jungle Speed. We also talk about a week long Diplomacy game at the office. We go over listener feedback based off the pilot and the first episode. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at…
002 Moral Dilemma, Catacombs, Sentinels of the Multiverse
Oct 2, 2015 • 40 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about playtesting new games not on the market. We talk about Moral Dilemma and more hidden role games. We spend some time talking about the ups and downs of Kickstarter games and creating projects. If you have any questions,…
001 Spyfall, Codenames, The Resistance
Sep 29, 2015 • 42 min
SBJ, Alan, and Sean talk about Spyfall. We talk about A Fake Artist Goes to New York and Codenames. We compare Spyfall to the Resistance and also to Codenames. We also talk about how we met eachother at GenCon to actually come up with the idea to start…
000 Starting
Sep 1, 2015 • 43 min
SBJ and Alan talk about starting a board gaming podcast. We talk about the structure of our new show and start to set some sort of ground work. We also talk about Coup: Reformation and Codenames.