Boards Alive is a podcast that talks about tabletop games. Their goal is to show that tabletop gaming can be just as exciting and engaging as Hollywood movies or big budget video games. They try to highlight games that have a rich theme that connects with the mechanics of the game. Boards Alive wants to help people escape into tabletop games and enjoy the competition and camaraderie of gaming.
Boards Alive talks about Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig, Guilds of London, Marvel Dice Masters, reflects on their review of Sentinel Tactics from 100 episodes ago, and reviews the Arkham Files adventure game Arkham Horror Third Edition.
In Episode 4, we review the deduction game, Dinosaur Tea Party.
In Episode 16, we review the mystery package game The Tale of Ord by Post Curious.
Boards A-Little, the podcast where an expert gamer with discerning tastes will be sitting down and discussing games…with his dad. We focus on games that are great for both kids and adults to play together.
In Episode 3, we review the programmed action selection game, River Dragons.
In Episode 14, Boards Alive reviews the two-player deduction game, Death Note: Confrontation.
In Episode 2, we review the 2 player battle game, Risk: Star Wars Edition.
Boards Alive talks Explorers of the North Sea, Deadpool Vs The World, Santa Maria, Decrypto, and Escape: The Curse of the Temple. They’re also joined by fellow PBM Members Jake and Danielle of Draft Mechanic to do another CoolBoardGames Inc. segment.
In Episode 1, Aaron and his son review the deck building game Hero Realms, including the Hero Packs, The Ruins of Thandar campaign box, and the Dragon and Lich Boss decks.
It’s DATENIGHT! The hosts review the many forms of Castles of Burgundy.
Boards Alive talks about the games Aaron is using in his classroom. Then they talk The Quest for El Dorado, Knights of Pen & Paper +1 Deluxier Edition, Empyreal: Spells & Steam, and The Mind. They do a feature review of Heaven and Ale and are joined by James D’Amato to talk about Indy RPGs.
Boards Alive talks about some games they’ve been playing recently, such as Trajan, Tomb of Annihilation, and Warhammer Underworld: Shadespire. They also review the fantasy 4X game Heroes of Land, Air & Sea and introduce their new Keep it or Cull it segment.