All The Bits Board Game Podcast

All The Bits Board Game Podcast

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A podcast about board games, the community, and all the lovely lovely bits
29 - Top 5 boxes with bits that are coming out at the most wonderful time of the year. Essen Spiel baby!
Oct 8 • 83 min
Welcome to Episode 29 of All The Bits, wherein the dynamic duo become a terrific threesome as Marguerite Cottrell aka @Maggibot joins the show to discuss Essen releases, horrific game stories and Potatoes! Not only do Shaun and Michelle rely on Maggi’s…
28 - It’s All The Bits LIVE at FallCon 31! (Featuring way too many games and guests to put in one place!)
Sep 30 • 72 min
Welcome to Episode 28 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle go to FallCon 31! They are joined by a variety of guests as they talk about what they’ve played at FallCon 31, the Canadian Game Design Awards, what GIANT bits they saw, a Next Up with a…
27 - Fairly Blase (Featuring Little Action, Root, Blue Lagoon, GoodCritters, Brass: Birmingham, and seriously way more games, all the games!)
Sep 18 • 99 min
Welcome to Episode 27 of All The Bits, wherein we get kiddy wit it (Little Action), fight for dominance in the wild (Root), marvel at the Doctor (Blue Lagoon), and show just how bad cute animals can be (GoodCritters). But that’s not the only games Shaun…
26 - The 1 year anniversary mega party! (Featuring our top 10 games of all time, our give-away winner, and a huge FallCon 31 announcement)
Sep 3 • 92 min
Welcome to Episode 26 of All The Bits, wherein we celebrate our one year anniversary! We made it! This is a huge episode as Shaun and Michelle go over their top 10 games, look at a BGG thread spotlighting “grail” games, getting excited about bits, and get…
1.Z - What Do 2 Teenagers Think of All The Bits?
Aug 15 • 16 min
Well this is a thing that is actually happening! Tyler and Matthew, Shaun’s two teenage nephews, take over All The Bits and talk over Episode 1 of All The Bits. They know nothing about board games, and really, life in general but here they are. See what…
25 - Fondling All The Bits (Featuring Curio: The Lost Temple, Pioneer Days, Lords of Hellas, Ulm, Cleopatra, Lowlands, Northwind, and all the Gen Con!!!)
Jul 23 • 121 min
Welcome to Episode 25 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle talk about some hotness (Lords of Hellas, Lowlands, Pioneer Days), some oldish (Cleopatra and the society of Architects), and look in depth at Curio: The Lost Temple. The dynmaic duo also…
24 - Semantics Schemantics (Featuring Starship Samurai, Merlin, Glory to Rome, Goa, Cry Havoc, Istanbul: Dice Game, Roll Player, Tokyo Highway and much more!)
Jul 9 • 90 min
Welcome to Episode 24 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle talk about the new (Starship Samurai, Merlin), the recent (Cry Havoc, Istanbul: Dice Game), and the old (Glory to Rome,Goa). The dynmaic duo also fawn over the bits from Roll Player and…
23: The Good Ideas Episode (Featuring Luxor, Reef, Endeavor, Century: Eastern Wonders, Coimbra, Dragon Castle, and more!)
Jun 25 • 84 min
Welcome to Episode 23 of All The Bits wherein Shaun and Michelle go all Cult of the New. It’s all of Origins 2018’s hottest games in one place. They Drive By Luxor, Reef, Endeavor, Century: Eastern Wonders, Coimbra and more! The dynamic duo then run-down…
22b - Top ten games that we can trade for money at Origins 2018….
Jun 12 • 56 min
What’s this?!?! A bonus episode of All The Bits?!?! For realz! It’s our Origins preview wherein we tell you our top picks for games going on sale this Origins! We are also joined by a special guest star: Shaun’s crying daughter. She really wanted to say…
22 - I Would Drop a Deuce for Riverboat! (Thunderstone Quest, Altiplano, Arkham Horror LCG, Bruxelles 1893, Formula D, Riverboat and much more!)
Jun 3 • 81 min
Welcome to Episode 22 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle talk about all the board games! They Drive By the new hotness (Altiplano, Thunderstone Quest, Riverboat) and the cult of the old (Arkham Horror LCG, Bruxelles 1893, Formula D). In an…
21 - Maturity Is Out The Window (Featuring Ganz Schon Clever, Joraku, Citrus, Cat Lady, Transatlantic, Terraforming Mars, Barony, Pixie Queen, Altiplano, Riverboat, and more!)
May 21 • 88 min
Welcome to Episode 21 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle move from casual to hardcore like a leprechaun dancing across a rainbow! They Drive By titles such as SdJ nominee Ganz Schon Clever, Joraku, Citrus, Cat Lady, Transatlantic and Terraforming…
20 - We Play All The GAMES! (Featuring Manhattan, Decrypto, Path of Light and Shadow, Castell, and much more)
May 8 • 90 min
Welcome to Episode 20 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle discuss their many plays together from Path of Play game day. How many times did they hit each other? Listen to find out! Plays discussed include: Manhattan, Decrypto, Path of Light and…
19 - The DL on the DB with the OP (featuring Hardback, Smile, Council of 4, Otys, Dragonfire, Black Orchestra, and more!)
Apr 23 • 89 min
Welcome to Episode 19 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle celebrate a 4-20 recording by taking cold meds (well, Shaun does!). The duo drive by a whole whack of games including Hardback, Smile, Dragonfire, Council of 4, Otys and more!The BGG thread…
18 - Path of Play (Featuring The Mind, Kingsburg, Majesty for the Realm, Clank! In Space! and more!)
Apr 3 • 68 min
Welcome to Episode 18 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle take a moment to get serious about the Path of Play charity. Join team All The Bits to support a great cause! Predictably, from there, things go off the rails. Still, the duo are able to…
17 - #Yolobits (Featuring Grimm Forest, Charterstone, Clank!InSpace!, Joraku, Near&Far, Medina, and more!)
Mar 18 • 77 min
Welcome to Episode 17 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle go all #yolobits on you! Grimm Forest, Joraku, Charterstone, Near & Far, and more are driven by with the furosity of Lightning McQueen! On this week’s episode, there are not one but two…
We Like Big Chunky Wood Bits (Rising Sun, Keeper, Fog Of Love, DiceStars, and more!)
Mar 5 • 104 min
Welcome to Episode 16 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle brave a blizzard for the benefits of your earhole satisfaction! The dynamic duo Drive By CMON’s Rising Sun, Keeper, Fog of Love, and Dice Stars! From there, they spotlight BGG’s Golden Geek…
15 - Our Top 10 Games We Are Looking Forward To in 2018
Feb 11 • 72 min
Welcome to Episode 15 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle go over their Top 10 games they are looking forward to in 2018! What boring Euro will Michelle choose? What large stack of cards will Shaun choose? Who knows! In addition to their top 10,…
14 - Santa Maria, Calimala, Clans of Caledonia, Heaven & Ale, Dinosaur Island and more!
Jan 28 • 96 min
Welcome to Episode 14 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle converse about all the board games! We Drive By Santa Maria, Calimala, Clans of Caledonia, Heaven & Ale and… Xia: :Legend of a Drift System. Which one of those doesn’t belong?!?! We shine a…
13 - We Are Super Hip! (Twilight Imperium IV, Clans of Caledonia, Charterstone, and more!)
Jan 17 • 91 min
Welcome to Episode 13 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle bring the board game discussion fast and furious! We Drive By Twilight Imperium IV, Clans of Caledonia, Montana, Star Wars: Imperial Assault, and more! We also introduce a new bit: The…
12 - An End of Year Recap with Funny Names! (featuring Lorenzo il Magnifico, Pandemic Legacy Season 2, Ex Libris and many more!!!!)
Dec 18, 2017 • 94 min
Welcome to Episode 12 of All The Bits. It’s our 2017 recap, wherein we give funny names to a bunch of the usual year’s end stuff! Yes! What did we like in 2017? What didn’t we like? What are our hopes and dreams for the future? What was our BITSY for…
11 - Shaun Grows Up (featuring Ex Libris, Tulip Bubble, Photosynthesis, Cottage Garden)
Dec 4, 2017 • 86 min
Welcome to Episode 11 of All The Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle bring the board game discussion fast and furious! We Drive By Ex Libris, Tulip Bubble, Roll Player, Signorie and more. Seriously, we have a lot of games to Drive By! But that’s not all! We…
10 - Holy Reiner Knizia, We Made It To Double Digits!
Nov 20, 2017 • 85 min
Episode 10! Double Digits! Wow! Welcome to our Tin anniversary, wherein we ramble on about games involving tin, Michelle’s crushes, a next-to-impossible Guess the Game, and more! Our regular features include Drive Bys of Lisboa, Flip Ships, Cinque Terre,…
9 - Sexual Innuendo: The name of my new Worker Placement Game
Nov 5, 2017 • 82 min
Welcome to Episode 9 of All the Bits, wherein Shaun and Michelle go profess their love for all things games! The Drive Bys are fast and furious with titles such as Sidereal Confluence, Oh My Goods! Longsdale in Revolt, Mini Rails the Lost Expedition and…
8 - Essen Extravaganza!
Oct 15, 2017 • 99 min
Welcome to Episode 8 of All the Bits, our ESSEN EXTRAVAGANZA! In this episode, Shaun and Michelle Drive By titles such as Okey Dokey, Tournament at Camelot, Magic Maze, Timeline Challenge, and more! From there, the spotlight is cranked up on the BGG…
7 - I Wanna Marry Robinson Crusoe!
Oct 2, 2017 • 76 min
Welcome to Episode 7 of All the Bits, wherein we douse you in bits! In this episode, the hosts actually play a bunch of games together!!! We Drive By titles such as Codenames Duet, Unearth, Godfather: Corelone’s Empire, Downforce, and Finca. We then shine…
6 - Who Wants to Sheer Some Sheep?
Sep 18, 2017 • 65 min
Welcome to Episode 6 of All the Bits, wherein we make it rain bits on you! We Drive By recent titles such as Fantasy Realms, The Climbers, Bunny Kingdoms and Wasteland Express Delivery Service. In our BGG Spotlight bit, we tackle a problem serious to all…
5 - The WOOD one!
Sep 4, 2017 • 92 min
Welcome to Episode 5 of All the Bits, wherein we shower you with bits! New bits (the anniversary game, Guess the Game, and audio unboxings), old bits (Drive Bys, BGG spotlight, All the Bits, Hot Topic, and Next Up!), quite literally, ALL. The. Bits! Games…
4 - Basically, some Gen Con Shenanigans!
Aug 10, 2017 • 75 min
Wherein Michelle unleashes her inner Eric Summerer, Shaun attempts to speak “French”, the age old question of “is pizza a snack?” is tackled and the dynamic duo participate in lots of Gen Con Shenanigans! Tweet us @allthebitspod Email us at…
3 - The dirty, stanky episode
Jul 28, 2017 • 92 min
In Episode 3, Shaun and Michelle drive by games such as Century Spice Road, Dice Forge, and Raiders of the North Sea. They discuss the BGG thread “how much do you value fancier components?”, take a look at the bits from Century Spice Road, and tell you…
2- Uwe Threw Up On My Game Mat
Jul 14, 2017 • 71 min
In episode 2, we decide to ask each other some random questions, Drive By games such as Lorenzo il Magnifico, A Feast for Odin, and Kashgar, look at the BGG thread titled “Strangest Reason for Board Game Night to be Canceled”, check out the bits of…
1 - Check Out These Bits!
Jun 30, 2017 • 79 min
In our inaugural episode, we discuss recent plays such as Great Western Trail and Coal Baron the Card Game. Then we shine a spotlight on the BGG thread entitled “you might be a Eurogamer if….”. In our Next Up segment, we tell you what we are looking…