The Game Pit: Episode 22 - Picking Over the Bones

April 20th, 2014

Welcome to another Picking Over the Bones episode of The Game Pit where Sean and Ronan discuss 4 games they have recently played.

In this episode they chew the fat on Jaipur, Russian Railroads, The Agents and Pathfinder: The Adventure Card Game.

 

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The Game Pit Episode 21 - The Vault

April 12th, 2014

In our 'The Vault' episodes we each nominate two games which we think deserve a place in The Vault, a spot reserved only for the very best in modern gaming.

In this episode Sean nominates Small World and Carcassonne while Ronan nominates 7 Wonders and Power Grid.
Each host takes turns to champion their game while the other person plays Devil's Advocate. We then reveal our true thoughts on each other's nominations and find some way to put only one of them forward into The Vault.
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The Game Pit: Episode 20 - Picking Over the Bones

February 26th, 2014

In this Picking Over the Bones episode, Ronan and Sean discuss another four games that have fallen into the pit.

Tune in to see what the boys think about Castle Dice, Hollywood, Rune Age and Eminent Domain.

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Episode 19 - D&D Board Games Pit Fight

February 11th, 2014

This week Sean and Ronan throw the five recent D&D boardgame releases into The Pit and see which title comes out on top. Will it be the veteran wiles of Dungeon!, the vampires of Castle Ravenloft, the marauding hordes of Nerath, the skirmish troops of Dungeon Command or the regal Lords of Waterdeep?


They also look at what D&D gaming means to them and look at some non-licensed alternatives.

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The Game Pit Episode 18 - Picking Over the Bones

January 28th, 2014

In this episode Sean and Ronan pick over the bones of another batch of games. In the pit this time around are Zombicide, 1960, Glass Road and Dungeon Roll. 


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The Game Pit: Episode 17 - The Bumper End of Year Review

January 11th, 2014

In this episode Ronan and Sean are joined by a group of guests to discuss the best 2013 had to give in gaming.

The subjects discussed are the best releases in 2013, the best new to you game played last year, Sean and Ronan's 12 days of gaming and what everyone would have liked Gaming Santa to leave under the Christmas tree.

The guests are Pouria, Teri, Nathan, Natalie, Lloyd and Bonnie-Kate and we'd like to thank them all for their contributions.

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The Game Pit Episode 16 - Picking Over the Bones

December 19th, 2013

In this episode Sean and Ronan pick over the bones of four games they have played recently. 


Falling into the pit this time around are Bruges, Robinson Crusoe: Adventure on the Cursed Island, London and Francis Drake. 

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The Game Pit: Episode 15.2 - Council Chamber Essen Review

November 27th, 2013

The Essen review concludes as Sean, Ronan and Pouria continue their look back at the 2013 Spiel.

In this half of the episode they discuss Packet Row, Quantum, The Sheep Race, 7 Days of Westerplatte,  Expeditions: Northwest Passage and Invaders.

Thoughts are also shared on most disappointing publisher, the purchase they most regret, the game they wish they had bought, the games they are most looking forward to playing, what 2013 Essen release will be the highest in the BGG rankings in a years time and what they would change about the Spiel.

 

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The Game Pit: Episode 15.1 - Council Chamber Essen Review

November 9th, 2013

In the first half of episode 15, Ronan and Sean are joined by Pouria to take a look back at Essen Spiel 2013.

Steam Park, Space Cadets, Rampage, Carnival Zombie and Archon: Glory and Machination are all discussed with further musings on the games that surprised in both good and bad ways, games we wanted to play but didn't, the best and worst looking games at the fair and the most impressive publisher.

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The Game Pit: Episode 14.4 - Essen Spiel 2013 Special

October 23rd, 2013

In the last of the Essen preview shows, Sean and Ronan take a look at six more games and try to decide if they are traps or treasures.

This week they discuss Canterbury, Countdown Special Ops, Ortus, Caverna: The Cave Farmers, 8 Masters Revenge and Glass Road.

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