Game Brain: A Board Game Podcast with Matthew Robinson and his Gaming Group
Summary: A podcast about Board Games and friendship, hosted by Matthew Robinson and his seven other board game members. Join us every week for an in-depth look at the board gaming hobby, including board game news, reviews and much, much more.
Trey the Designer joins Matt for a review of the 2013 euro classic Concordia, as well as a discussion on Deck Building and randomness, which sprang from Trey's recent plays of Gloomhaven
Tom, Ben, and Paul get back to farming the goodness of Fields of Arle, and dig up more hidden gem games for you to seek out!
Alfred, the Rules Lawyer, joins Matt for a review of the sequel-icious Marco Pollo II: In the Service of the Khan, and then we have a rousing discussion of how to host a game night and what makes a good game night guest!
Tom and Dmitry discuss the 2013 classic Francis Drake, and tackle 10 more Questions for Gamers.
Matt and Jennifer review the 2020 18xx sensation 18Chesapeake and then give you our top picks for video games we think Euro gamers would enjoy!
Tom and Elder discuss one of Elder's lesser known faves: New Amsterdam, and forecast the future of systems like Tabletop Simulator and Twitch.
Matt and Jesse review the slightly less gloomy Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion then walk you through their Top 5 Campaign Games!
Tom and Jake take a trip to explore the elegance of Yokohama, and a trip back in time to review older than Old School games!
Matthew returns as your bi-monthly host, joined today by Paul for a review of Fort, a rousing new spin on the deck-building genre, plus a look into the roles table image and player manipulation plays in your gaming group.
Tom and Matty travel back in time to review Anachrony and discuss their very different approaches to setting up and organizing games!
Tom, Trey, and Ben sit down to discuss the little-discussed Dilluvia Project and ask each other, what makes for a great game ending.
Tom and Alfred take a trip to Mallorca to review Spanish farming in La Granja, and then deep dive on going deep, the joys of learning a game after 100 plays.
Tom sits down with Dmitry, Jake, and special guest Moira, to dissect the lasting joys of Tichu, and to figure out what makes games fun when you're doing horribly.
Tom, Ben, and Paul discuss a very different economic game: The Cost, and dissect exactly what keeps them coming back to certain games.
Tom, Jennifer and Trey analyze Tekhenu: Obelisk of the Sun, and dive into Player Vs. Player games and what we love, and don't love, about them!