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.
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.
Boards Alive talks about all the games they played during the Path of Play Day 2018 event and review Empires of the Void II.
Linsae and Aaron review The Fox in the Forest
We wrap up our first story arc in our Star Trek Adventures series.
Linsae and Aaron talk about Codenames: Duet.
Boards Alive talks about Dinosaur Island, Custom Heroes, The Colonists, and Alien Artifacts before doing a deep dive into the T.I.M.E. Stories series after 7 scenarios. They keep the feature review Spoiler-Free, but then drop lots of Spoilers in the discussion segment.
We continue our journey in the Star Trek universe aboard the Shippy McShipface
Linsae, Quinten, and Aaron celebrate the Holidays by talking about the new Imperial Assault App, Escape Room the Game, Planet of the Apes and the choose your own adventure game Legacy of Dragonholt. We also discuss our favourite party games of the year.