Twilight Imperium 4 Revisited, Top 5 Games to Take on Vacation - Boards & Swords #126

Twilight Imperium 4 Revisited, Top 5 Games to Take on Vacation - Boards & Swords #126

Not really any reviews this week, but Collin and Chris played Twilight Imperium 4 together, and Collin and Cindy are about to go on vacation, so we take a look at our Top 5 games to take on vacation.

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Koi, Word Slam Family, EXIT: The Sunken Treasure - Boards & Swords #125

Koi, Word Slam Family, EXIT: The Sunken Treasure - Boards & Swords #125

In this episode, Collin and Cindy take the reins and talk about a few games that they have been playing! Plus, you have about 24 hours left to enter our contest to win a set of Easy Roller Dice!

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Ravnica Pt. 0 (D&D5e) "Character Mumblings" - The Dirtbags of Holding #130

Ravnica Pt. 0 (D&D5e) "Character Mumblings" - The Dirtbags of Holding #130

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It’s time to start a new campaign! Going back to D&D 5th Edition, but this time in a new setting: the plane of Ravnica from Magic: The Gathering! We talk about what characters everyone would like to play in this episode.

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Chris' Top 50 Games of All Time (2019 Version): #50-41

Chris' Top 50 Games of All Time (2019 Version): #50-41

Around this time last year, we finished our series of Top 50 games of all time on the podcast as a celebration of hitting 100 episodes. This year, we decided to do an update but instead of doing a long series again, we are only talking about our Top 10 list. Therefore, I figured I'd use the blog to talk about the rest of my favorite games. 

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Can an RPG sourcebook make you enjoy a card game more? (L5R Emerald Empire Review)

Emerald Empire is the first sourcebook from Fantasy Flight Games for its Legend of the Five Rings RPG. In this video, I go over my thoughts on the book and ponder how learning the lore can help enrich the card game experience.

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"How Do I Get My Players to Role Play?" - The Dirtbags of Holding #126

"How Do I Get My Players to Role Play?" - The Dirtbags of Holding #126

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It’s our first topic episode! (Ignore the fact that I said 125 in the intro). We give an update on what games we are interested in, talk about how you could get players to role play characters more, and then finish with some character backstory exercises.

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Seafall: A Spoiler Filled Roller Coaster of Emotions

Seafall: A Spoiler Filled Roller Coaster of Emotions

Oh Seafall. I picked you up on discount, not really expecting a lot. Everyone else had already downplayed this game, but I figured for $20-30, how bad could it be? For those of you who aren't aware, Seafall was a 2016 Age of sail/Nautical themed Legacy game (a type of game where one game can drastically change the next time you play the game) released by Plaid Hat Games. It was highly anticipated at the time as it was the first legacy game that wasn't based on another game like Risk Legacy or Pandemic Legacy, however that anticipation didn't last very long. For me, I did get my money's worth out of this game, but I might need therapy after playing this game. It made me experience just about every emotion out there, to the point where I can't continue this conversation without throwing up a huge SPOILER WARNING! 

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