stateofgameslogonewIn the past, there have been times on the podcast when we’ve damned the torpedoes and full-speed aheaded into slightly controversial waters. Luckily for all of you, Dear Listeners, we’re going to do it again on this podcast. There have been a few things poking at TC’s brain over the past few months and, since it’s Festivus season, it’s time for the Airing of Grievances. So sit back, listen, and decide if the things we’re talking about have crossed a line – or if we have!

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A festive hello, Dear Readers! It’s time for that great annual tradition where I curate some excellent games to gift those special someones in your life. It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 12 years since I put together the first Holiday Gift Guide and many of you have been here for all 12 years. That’s amazing.

I’m so thankful for those of you who have returned to revel in some holiday cheer – and thankful for those of you who are new to the tradition! Get cozy, put on some Vince Guaraldi, and enjoy. Happy Holidays and Happy Gaming!

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stateofgameslogonewIt’s been awhile since we’ve gotten together, Dear Listeners, and there’s quite a lot that’s happened. We didn’t intend to wait this long for a recording, but life sometimes gets in the way. But, we’re back, and with lots of cool news, reviews, and more than a few personal stories to share. So kick back, relax, and enjoy – you’re with friends.

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stateofgameslogonewWorking in the board game industry isn’t always fun and, well, games. It takes a lot of perseverance, patience, and, most importantly, the ability and willingness to adapt. Everyone on this podcast has had to adapt at least once, whether it was in changing a game design, creating some new art, or just letting go of a project that’s simply not working or selling. We’re kind of all over the place on this one, but everything we talk about has to do with that central theme of change and moving forward positively.

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stateofgameslogonewSometimes you just need a do-over. Dice Hate Me and Greater Than Games have been together since 2015, but that’s changing now. Dice Hate Me is independent once again, and it’s both scary and exciting. We talk honestly about what all of that entails – well, I talk honestly while TC grills me like Mike Wallace. But it’s all good – and good listening for all of you, Dear Listeners. Enjoy, and thanks for coming along for the ride for as long as you have. And if you’re new, welcome! Hope you like your podcasts with a touch of whimsy and randomness.

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stateofgameslogonewSometimes you just need a good escape, whether its to a condo on the beach, to a secret island controlled by a mysterious doctor, to the depths of the sea, or just to the kitchen table with a good board game. We’re not taking a deep dive into the sea, but we are going to take a deep dive into escape rooms and board games that adapt that experience. And, as we are wont to do, we are going to ramble quite a bit while we do it. Honestly, you’d be disappointed if we didn’t.

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stateofgameslogonewIt’s been awhile, Dear Listeners, but we’re back with our annual retrospective on the best and brightest in boardgaming from the past year. Sure, we haven’t played a lot. But we’ve also made up for it by not podcasting very much, either. We’d like to change that in 2022. We’ve missed you! So kick back and enjoy a long and winding ramble about gaming, prime rib, Santa’s Workshop, and more. We even brought along a guest so you’d feel extra special.

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