The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 4: Belfort

The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 4: Belfort

i have to admit that even after i knew where to find the secrets that Belfort’s artist Josh Cappel hid in the game, i had trouble tracking them all down. Thank goodness for 600 dpi scans and the zoom tool in Photoshop! (click to view transcript)   Hi!...
The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 3: Clank! In! Space!

The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 3: Clank! In! Space!

To put together this Secret Life of Board Games series, i just write to designers out of the blue and hope to hear back from them. The vast majority don’t respond. Those who do are sometimes terse. But every so often, i’ll strike paydirt, like i did with...
The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 2: Dominion

The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 2: Dominion

With a slew of expansions in its cadre, there was bound to be some cross-referencing going on in the Dominion universe, but designer Donald X. told me about a few secrets that bleed out even into other popular game series. (click to view transcript) Hi! It’s...
The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 1: Race for the Galaxy

The Secret Life of Board Games Ep 1: Race for the Galaxy

Most of the secrets designer Tom Lehmann let slip about his Race for the Galaxy series can be found in the most recent expansions. Perhaps any original secrets from the base game go so far back they’re lost to time? Still, i was happy to hear about the culture...
Tiny Towns: Ryan vs. Rahdo

Tiny Towns: Ryan vs. Rahdo

In this Very Special Episode, Ryan and Rahdo square off in a game of Tiny Towns… to the death. Or to the shame, at any rate. Watch closely to see if both gentlemen are following the rules. Spoiler alert: one of them isn’t! Get Your Own Copy of Tiny Towns...