Month: December 2015

Heavy Cardboard Podblast – Top & Bottom 5 new games to us in 2015

A quick Christmas Eve podblast from your friends at Heavy Cardboard! What’s a podblast? A short and sweet conversational topic. A “blast” of fun. In this podblast, we present our lists of the top 5 games that were new to us in 2015. Two caveats: (1) we consider nothing released in 2015 for this list and (2) no filler games in the list.

Also, we have a second list in this podblast. A list of games that were new to us in 2015 but were disappointments. This one can (and does) include games from 2015 (still, no filler games in this list either).

This was fun, hope y’all enjoy it! – Listen up, it’s just under 20 minutes, and tell us your lists!

Also, for next episode, we are doing our Top 50 games of all-time & soliciting input from y’all for a listener Top 10. Go enter your Top 10 here: Listener Top 10 survey!


Heavy Cardboard Episode 38 – Mombasa

Alexander Pfister is on a roll and Heavy Cardboard is reviewing his heaviest work, Mombasa. It’s a game that has some very unique mechanics: an interesting take on stock ownership and hand management. Listen to the episode and our take on the game. Don’t forget to join us in the guild to discuss Mombasa with us & your fellow Elephants!


Heavy Cardboard Episode 37 – All the games!

The main feature of episode 37 is, well, lots & lots of games. We’ve played a lot of games lately what with BGG CON and all. We’ll cover all that and the super awesome Heavy Cardboard gathering at BGG CON. Along the way, Euro Crisis and 18MS are the subjects of our trailers.

Did you go to BGG CON? Were you at the Heavy Cardboard gathering there? Share your heavy gaming experiences with us!

  • 0:45:32 – Euro Crisis
  • 0:54:50 – 18MS
  • 1:03:59 – Featured Game: BGG CON
  • 1:20:19 – Featured Game: Heavy Cardboard Gathering at BGG CON