Month: November 2014

Podblast: BGG CON Day 4 – Edward is loose at BGG CON!

Edward is on the loose at BGG CON! Each night he’ll drop a file of notes and events and sights from the con. I’ll edit that sucker and post it for you all!

The day four report…the con has ended. I cannot wait for next year, both of us will be going, this just sounded like I missed waaaaayyyyy to much fun!

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Podblast: BGG CON Day 3 – Edward is loose at BGG CON!

Edward is on the loose at BGG CON! Each night he’ll drop a file of notes and events and sights from the con. I’ll edit that sucker and post it for you all!

The day three report is coming to you from the Camel Cup champion! Dude had a great day! listen up!

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Podblast: BGG CON Day 2 – Edward is loose at BGG CON!

Edward is on the loose at BGG CON! Each night he’ll drop a file of notes and events and sights from the con. I’ll edit that sucker and post it for you all! This one is about day two! Wow, he’s having a great time and experiencing some great gaming, give him a listen!

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Podblast: BGG CON Day 1 – Edward is loose at BGG CON!

Edward is on the loose at BGG CON! Each night he’ll drop a file of notes and events and sights from the con. I’ll edit that sucker and post it for you all! This one is about day one! I can’t be at the con, but I can live vicariously through his reports!

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Heavy Cardboard Episode 12 – Three Kingdoms Redux

Three Kingdoms Redux, a brand new title coming out from Starting Player is reviewed…with a hint of Chinese wisdom! Listen to what the guys have to say about this game and see if it piques your interest.

We also talk about the Feld classic, Luna and another new title, Uruk II.

Oh, and there is another game giveaway…so listen up for the deets!

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Heavy Cardboard Episode 11 – Brass

Where there’s muck there’s brass…and there’s both muck and brass to be found in Martin Wallace’s classic game Brass. The guys discuss this game, one of the euros rated heaviest (3.9) on BGG. And, we’ve been playing games such as Clinic, Rococco, Thunder Alley, Biblios and Strasbourg.

Speaking of playing, this episode has us doing a little role playing and word association.

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Three Kingdoms Redux – Unboxing Video

Three Kingdoms Redux

Starting player over night shipped us an advance copy directly from Panda of their new game, Three Kingdoms Redux!

We’re big fans of the subject matter – Tony even has 28MM Ancient Chinese miniature armies for period wargames! we’re just reading the rules and learning the game now but it seems to be “Heavy Cardboard”, the box weighs a ton and the game has some intriguing complexity and mechanics. We’re very excited to get this begin to get this title to the table this week and feature it in Episode 12!

Read about Three Kingdoms Redux on the Starting Player website. You can get a primer on the history of the Three Kingdoms period at this link.