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BGB Podcast #10 – Everyone is Wrong and We are Right

Double digits, yo. First, a bit of housekeeping; you might have noticed that it is not Wednesday. We’re trying a new schedule that will get the episodes out at a consistent time going forward, rather than, “It’s still Wednesday somewhere, right?” So what that means for you is that wherever you are, Thursday morning...

Rising Sun Review

Even though Rising Sun is releasing into retail this week, we’ve had our grubby mitts on it for a while thanks to CMON’s phenomenally successful Kickstarter campaign. But maybe you’re seeing it on store shelves for the first time. So naturally, you came to your favourite source for board game opinions, and opinions ye...

Imperius Preview

It’s not often that I sit stumped wondering how to write a preview for a game. Most modern board games tend to be a combination of mechanisms and one super interesting novel mechanic or a cool blend of many mechanics. Imperius by Kolossal Games can be described superficially as a card drafting game where you...

Mysthea Preview

There’s an island in the sky, and it’s yours if you want it. Just remember where you left it, because it might not be there next time you look. Certainly one of the more unique mechanics we’ve seen in a board game, Mysthea by Tabula Games allows players to alter the board itself, by...

Guardian’s Gambit Preview

Guardian’s Gambit is a tight two-player tug-of-war. Each round, a player will have 6 cards at their disposal: 2 Swordsman, 2 Shieldbearers, and 2 Special Guardians that you get to choose from out of a larger pool of Special Guardians. Each round, you will attack and defend against your opponent’s attacks until only one player has cards left and wins the...

Our Favorite Games of 2017

It’s February! What better time for a list of our favorite games of 2017?! The Board Game Barrage tanks got together, argued for hours, and came up with a selection that’s more or less representative of us as a group. It was a good year for games, so it’s criminal how many greats we...