January 30, 2021
Cardboard Conjecture #65 - The Legacy System : an interview with Rob Daviau
In this episode ... we discuss the games Whistle Mountain, Marvel Champions and Fight Night on our YouTube channel and the classic game Puerto Rico. In the topic segment ... it is our great pleasure to have had the opportunity to talk to Rob Daviau about the Legacy System and the board game design methodology behind this innovative approach to modern board game design.
January 23, 2021
Cardboard Conjecture #64 - Review of Rococo Deluxe Edition / Unmatched : Battle of Legends, Volume1
In this episode Ian, Ryan and Norm discuss the ever growing concern about the physical growth of board game boxes ... they start out so young and small don't they. Also, Norm and Ryan review the games Rococo Deluxe Edition and Unmatched : Battle of Legends, Volume 1
January 16, 2021
Cardboard Conjecture #63 - Awards Night : The Shemies
In this episode ... Ian, Ryan and Norm discuss Darwin's Journey, Architects of the West Kingdom, and Exit : The Catacombs of Horror in our "Thinking, Doing, Playing" board games segment. This is the episode ... the First Annual Shemie Awards for Table top board games ... this award episode was inspired by a tweet sent out by Shem Philips about how games should be categorized for preference and exceptional play and we couldn't agree more with the categories and the explanations to these criteria ... so much so that it is the basis for our awards episode ... Shem Philips, thanks eh!
On this episode joining us are Shea and Dave from Board on the Air : podcast and part of the "Whatcha Been Playing Wednesday" special weekly episodes.
January 9, 2021
Cardboard Conjecture #62 - Our Games of Interest from 2020
In this episode ... Ryan, Norm and Ian discuss Under Falling Skies Dune : Imperium, and Codenames in the segment "Thinking, Doing, Playing" ... and the feature topic for this episode is Our Games of Interest from 2020, where we discuss games that we are so compelling that we have to talk about them ... and potentially trigger someone's acquisition disorder, eh?!?
Take care and be safe
January 6, 2021
Whatcha Been Playing Wednesday? - #1
Whatcha Been Playing Wednesday? is a special weekly podcast ... it's a compilation of the games we've played over the week. The contributors to this premier episode are ... Board on the Air, Dice and Dragons, Friday Knight Games, The Cardboard Kid, Of Dice and Men, and Metal Meeples and Beer.
1:30 Jayson and Julie - Dice and Dragons
8:05 The Cardboard Kid
12:09 Shea and David - Board on the Air
19:13 Chad - Of Dice and Men
26:45 Ryan - Bridge City Boardgamers / Cardboard Conjecture
32:55 Matt and Jon - Friday Knight Games
40:41 Rob and Anna-Marie - Metal Meeples and Beer
47:38 Norm - Bridge City Boardgamers / Cardboard Conjecture
January 2, 2021
Cardboard Conjecture #61 - Board Game Memories of 2020
In this episode ... Ryan, Ian, and Norm discuss the games Wingspan, Marvel Champions, and The Castles of Tuscany in our "Thinking, Doing, Playing" segment. Our title for this episode is very seasonal ... in a way it's reflective of our most unique and our most Salvador Dali'esque surreal type of a year we will hopefully experience in a long time ... It's our look back at our "Board Game Memories of 2020"