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Board With Video Games #15 – Grab-Bag-A-Palooza!

Welcome back to Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Josh covers Ancestree while Kyle finally jumps into Potion Explosion app so he can be as cool as everyone else. For the BG Topic, the duo cover a bunch of quick hitting news stories and share their thoughts, not necessarily about the story, but about something connected to the story. Does that make sense? No? Just give it a listen! In the video game portion, Kyle has started the new to him Gears of War 4, and Josh covers...

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Board With Video Games #14 – What’s In A Name?

Welcome back to Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Josh covers The Game of Things (also known as Things…) while Kyle talks about the trick-taking game The Fox In The Forest. For the BG Topic, the duo cover their favorite, and least favorite board games, based on name alone. In the video game portion, Kyle is sad that he has not played anything new, but talks a bit more about Overwatch, Cuphead, and AC: Origins and Josh covers Ghost Recon: Wildlands. For the VG Topic, like the BG Topic, the duo subject video game names to the...

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Board With Video Games #13: I Resolve To…

Welcome back to Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Josh covers Gloomhaven while Kyle talks about gaming with his in-laws over the holidays and focuses on Risk 2210 AD. For the BG Topic, the duo makes their Board Game Resolutions for 2018. In the video game portion, Kyle, who now owns an Xbox One S, talks about Sunset Overdrive and Josh covers the Potion Explosion app. For the VG Topic, like the BG Topic, the duo make their Video Game Resolutions for 2018. Send your questions, topics for the show, and feedback to Board...

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Board With Video Games #12 – 2018: A Preview

Welcome back to the twelfth episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Josh covers a multitidue of games while Kyle gives his final thoughts on Pandemic Legacy: Season 2 and Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle Monster Box of Monsters expansion. For the BG Topic, they look forward to 2018 and cover games they are excited about and potential conventions to attend. In the video game portion, Kyle picks up where Josh left off last week and talks about Brawlout and Josh covers all of the multiplayer games he played over the Holiday. For the VG Topic,...

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Board With Video Games #11 – 2017: A Retrospective

Welcome back to the eleventh episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Josh covers DropMix while Kyle talks about the Monster Box of Monsters expansions for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle. For the BG Topic, they reflect on the year 2017 for board games and how they believe it will be remembered. In the video game portion, Kyle cannot stop playing Overwatch and Josh gives his thoughts on Brawlout. For the VG Topic, like the BG Topic, the duo looks back on 2017 and how they will remember the year in video...

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Board With Video Games #10 – Double Digit Delight

Welcome back to the tenth episode (we made it to double digits!) of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Josh covers Dice Throne while Kyle talks about the small card game Okey Dokey. For the BG Topic, they discuss existing board game IPs they would like to see made into a legacy style game. In the video game portion, Kyle drops some knowledge about Floor Kids and Josh gives his thoughts on PUBG on Xbox. For the VG Topic, since Kyle had the chance to share his top 5 favorite games of the year...

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Board With Video Games #9 – Your Most Listened to Podcast

Welcome back to the ninth episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Josh covers Photosynthesis while Kyle fudged a bit and made Elder Scrolls: Legends into a board game. For the BG Topic, they discuss a couple interesting news stories and answer a listener question. In the video game portion, Kyle talks about dipping his toes back into Warframe after a multi-year hiatus and Josh gives his thoughts on jumping back into Gears of War 4 via Xbox Game Pass. For the VG Topic, they discuss a recent article on Gamespot...

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Board With Video Games #8 – Don’t You Forget About Me

Welcome back to the eighth episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! In the board game portion, Kyle talks about his spoiler-free experiences with Pandemic Legacy: Season 2, while Josh gives his insights on all the games he played with his family over the holiday. They then wade into the mailbag to talk about their anticipated games still in shrink as well as what is up with Fireball Island. In the video game portion, Kyle goes in-depth on Assassin’s Creed: Origins while Josh gives quick hits on the plethora of games he has played...

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Board With Video Games #7: PAX Unplugged Recap

Welcome back to the seventh episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! This week is all about PAX Unplugged! Josh recaps his experience at the first PAX board game convention and talks about the things he saw, the games he played, all while Kyle feels sad about the fact he could not go. If you have never been to a board game convention, this will give you a primer about how board game conventions are much different than video game shows, and maybe spark your interest in checking...

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Board With Video Games #6: STOP…Family Time!

Welcome back to the sixth episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! http://traffic.libsyn.com/playsomevideogames/Board_With_Video_Games_236-_STOP...Family_Time21.mp3 In the board game portion, the guys skip the “what they have been playing” section to jump into their Top 5 Family Games just in time for the holiday season. Whether looking for something to play this Thanksgiving or wrap up this winter, their lists will supply you with ideas for folks from 9 to 90! In the video game portion, Josh talks about a few games he is playing (Assault Android Cactus being the most...

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Board With Video Games #5 – But Where Do I Begin?

Welcome back to the fifth episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! http://traffic.libsyn.com/playsomevideogames/Board_With_Video_Games_235_-_But_Where_Do_I_Begin3F.mp3 Josh and Kyle welcome you back to a new episode! In the board game portion, Josh talks about The Big Book of Madness while Kyle shares his thoughts on Lords of Waterdeep. For the BG Topic, they begin their holiday buying guide by talking about some general board game recommendations, places to pick them up, and ideas for Black Friday board game deals. In the video game portion, they discuss the layoff news coming out of Telltale,...

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Board With Video Games 4 – Could PUBG be a board game?

Welcome back to the fourth episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! http://traffic.libsyn.com/playsomevideogames/Board_With_Video_Games_234_-_Could_PUBG_Be_a_Board_Game3F.mp3 Josh and Kyle welcome you back to a new episode! In the board game portion, Josh talks about Betrayal at House on the Hill while Kyle chats about 7 Wonders Duel. For the BG Topic, they each pitch an IP they would love to see a board game made out of along with some basic designs about the game. In the video game portion, Josh talks about his time exploring the sands in Assassin’s Creed: Origins while Kyle gushes about Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus. For the VG Topic, they discuss PUBG getting a release...

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Board With Video Games #3 – Trade Sheep For My Movie

Welcome back to the third episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! Board With Video Games #3 http://traffic.libsyn.com/playsomevideogames/Board_With_Video_Games_3_-_Trade_Sheep_For_My_Movie.mp3 Josh and Kyle welcome you back to a new episode! In the board game portion, Josh briefly recaps Sagrada due to the technical issues in Episode 1 and also talks about the Colt Express app while Kyle chats about Aqua Sphere. For the BG Topic, they discuss Sony negotiating for the rights to make a Catan movie, and they each give their pitch if the film were up to them. In the video game portion, Josh and Kyle form the Nintendo Outhouse (Donnie will...

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Hob (PS4) Review

Occasionally the art direction of a game is so striking, so inspired, and so beautiful one cannot help but be awed while playing. Hob, the newest adventure from Runic Games, embraces this notion and around every corner is a new canvas for the player to marvel. But does the rest of the game live up to the stunning art? Let’s dive in. Hob is an action-adventure game that will feel familiar from the onset. If you have played any game starring a pointy-eared, floppy green cap protagonist, you will be able to grasp the fundamental aspects of navigation and...

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Board With Video Games #2 – A Board Game or a Video Game?

Welcome back to the second episode of Board with Video Games, covering the games we play on the table and on the TV! http://traffic.libsyn.com/playsomevideogames/Board_With_Video_Games_2_-_A_Board_Game_or_a_Video_Game.mp3 Josh and Kyle welcome you back to a new episode with better audio throughout! In the board game portion, Josh attempts to explain Cottage Garden while Kyle is clearing blights from the world in Mystic Vale. For the BG Topic, they discuss if a board game becomes an app…is it now a video game? In the video game portion, Josh talks about how Cuphead really IS as hard as people say and Kyle discuss the highs and lows of Battlefield 1. For...

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Board with Video Games #1 – A New Era

What?! A new podcast from PSVG? Check out the first episode of Board with Video Games, a podcast covering the games we play on the table and the TV. http://traffic.libsyn.com/playsomevideogames/Board_With_Video_Games_1_-_A_New_Era.mp3 Josh and Kyle welcome you to the new podcast and cover the expected format and goals of the show. In the video game portion, Josh talks a bit more about his experiences with Destiny 2 and jumping into Iron Banner while Kyle encourages everyone to play Hob. For the VG Topic, they discuss what is on their Fall playlist. In the board game portion, Josh creates stained glass in...

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PSN Pick(s) of the Week: July 25

The best part about summer is how game releases slow to a trickle giving us plenty of time to catch-up on our backlogs. Unfortunately, it seems someone forgot to tell all of the awesome game developers out there as they just keep pumping out excellent games I am interested in playing. What is going on my backlog? Let’s take a look! Fortnite (PS4) From Epic Games comes an adventure all about looting, building, and surviving. Pick your hero and attempt to weather the storm as you build an epic base, construct ingenious traps, craft fun weapons, and level up...

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GT Sport Crosses the Starting Line on Oct. 17

After the delay of almost an entire year, GT Sport will launch on October 17, 2017, according to the official PlayStation Blog. While the game has been in closed beta for some time, and there was an announcement at E3 of a Fall release date, I was getting worried that we might see this title slip to 2018. But announcing a release date today must mean Sony is pretty confident developer Polyphony hitting the date. In addition to the release date, details about a limited and digital deluxe edition were outlined, and it includes about what you would expect...

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Ni No Kuni II Delayed to Early 2018

Earlier today Bandi Namco released a video from CEO of Level-5 and Director of Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, Akihiro Hino announcing the highly anticipated JRPG is being delayed from its announced November 10, 2017, release to January 19, 2018. Hino also clarified reports coming out of E3 saying the game would contain multiplayer saying these reports are not accurate, there is no multiplayer, and the confusion was the result of misunderstanding a question asked at E3. You can watch the entire video below. My take? Game delays are disappointing, but I was surprised when this game got a release...

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