Board Games Weekly (Games & Hobbies)


Games & Hobbies




January 2021
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Matt and Dave took a look at all of the games they played in 2014 and picked their favorites. They named their top expansions/add-ons, too. 

Direct download: BGW022.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 10:39pm EST

Darren "Dr. Sci-Fi" Moser is our guest today. He and Dave discuss several vintage Star Trek games, including one that requires a VCR. Enjoy this week's look at Star Trek games. 

Direct download: BGW021.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

Aaron and Dave share their methods of storing Magic: The Gathering cards, and talk about boxes and binders. Finally, Aaron shares a bit aobut a triumphant draft. 

Direct download: BGW020.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 2:28pm EST

Matt and Dave wrap up their look at family games

Direct download: BGW019.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 11:28am EST

Aaron and Dave discuss the new Dual Decks Anthology that's gone on sale, and if it's a good value. Tolarian Community College thinks so, for the right player. 

Wizards has given special holiday cards to employees and some partners since 2006. They're pretty cute.

Direct download: BGW018.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 2:34pm EST

Matt and Dave share contemporary equivelants of several classic games, and recommend other family games you're sure to enjoy.

Direct download: BGW017.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 1:02pm EST

Aaron and Dave respond to an article comparing Hearthstone to Magic Online, share a great strategy for drafting Khans of Tarkir and briefly touch on Modern Masters 2015.

Direct download: BGW016.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 2:38pm EST

Dave and Matt discuss how Magic is like Chess, and a great game for kids to play. 

Direct download: BGW015.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 6:22pm EST

What's fun about science fiction? Aside from the aliens and laser guns. The fictional borad games! This week, Dave is joined by Scott McNulty from the Randon Trek podcast to discuss the made-up games played across the various iterations of Star Trek.

Direct download: BGW014.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 9:43am EST

Stuck with family over the holiday? Play some games! This week, Matt and Dave list several games you should buy or play this season. They also answer a question from Twitter.

Direct download: BGW013.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 12:55pm EST

Magic has a reputation as being an expensive game, and it certainly can be. However, you needn't depart with your entire bankroll to play. In this episode, Aaron and Dave explore how to play Magic without spending a lot of money and still have fun. 

Direct download: BGW_012.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 2:37pm EST

Matt and Dave discuss classic and modern family games to buy and play this holiday season

Direct download: BGW011.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 1:41pm EST

This week, Aaron and Dave share everything you've ever wanted to know about Plainswalkers. From your role as a Plainswalker player, to "the spark," the origin of Plainswalker cards and how their use has evolved. If you've ever had a question about Plainswalkers in Magic: The Gathering, Aaron and Dave answer it in this episode.

Direct download: BGW010.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 12:38pm EST

This week Matt and Dave look at Forbidden Desert, the notion of games that "fire" another and how simple games can be a lot of fun.

Direct download: BGW009.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 8:36am EST

Wizards has announced a forthcoming Dual Deck, plus Commander 2014 is released today. Finally, Aaron and Dave discuss their Standard decks for the current season.

Direct download: BGW008.aif
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 12:48pm EST

Matt and Dave look at story telling games, play "If You Like" and discuss what they've been playing

Direct download: BGW007.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 9:26am EST

It’s Friday, which means Aaron and Dave are here to discuss Magic: The Gathering. This week, the guys look at upcoming promo cards, Commander 2014 spoilers and Aaron's experience with drafting.

Direct download: BGW006.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 12:38pm EST

Matt and Dave review Dead of Winter by Plaid Hat Games, Dave shares a fun but unattractive iOS game and finally the guys play a round of "If You Like..."

Direct download: BGW005.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 8:06am EST

It's Friday and that means Aaron and Dave are here to discuss Magic: The Gatheirng. This time, they've got an overview of the new mechanics introduced with Khans of Tarkir. 

Direct download: BGW004.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 8:55am EST

Matt and Dave play the "events action" to discuss Internationale Spieltage SPIEL'14, or "Essen," for the entire episode. They discuss what the show is, who it attracts and then list some of their top picks from among all the games being introduced. 

Direct download: BGW003.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 8:03am EST

Aaron and Dave discuss Magic: The Gathering, including the recent changes to the Standard format, how those changes affect their decks, how to build a sealed deck and what's coming from Wizards of the Coast. 

Direct download: BGW002.m4a
Category:Games & Hobbies -- posted at: 9:15am EST