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Four Corners of the Board podcast

Nov 24, 2020

This week Dean and Graeme talk about disappointments. What would cause our disappointment in a game? Hype? Designer Expectations? Recommendations? Have gotten wise in our old age and can avoid disappointments?

We then do our Top 5 Games We Wanted to Like but Were Disappointed


Nov 10, 2020

This week we look at the BGG Top 100 games - and specifically the ones we have not played. How many do you need to play to get your "gamer" badge? Is there a need to play them? What about genres you like - should you try those from the top 100?

We then do our Top 5 Games we have NOT played in the top 100 that we want to.


Oct 27, 2020

It's that time of year! Essen Spiel just finished where publishers show off shiny new games. In our yearly tradition we look back at the 10 games we picked from last year's Essen Spiel to see if we've played them and what we thought of them.

Then we give out Top 10 Games we are looking forward to from Essen Spiel 2020.


Oct 13, 2020

This week we look at large publishers. Do we seek out large publishers? Do we trust the games they put out? Are we more willing to take a chance on an unknown game from them? Are their brands diluted?

We then do our pick from 5 large publishers.


Sep 29, 2020

This week we start with a brief announcement, then we talk about game endings. What are our favourite ways for a game to end? Can the ending of a game feel anticlimactic? Do we have a favourite way for a game to end?

We then do our Top 5 Game Endings