BGB Podcast #70 – Spiel des Jahres! The Games War!

(A Sandy Petersen Game.)

Somewhere in Germany every year, a specialist team assembles to decide on the best board games … that released in Germany that year … that no one has ever heard of. Look, the Spiel des Jahres is a bit weird, and no one ever agrees about the winners, but we’re going to talk about the nominees anyway, okay? Before ze Germans get here, we also talk about Glorantha: The Gods War, and Corinth. We also recap our weekend at Strategicon Gamex 2019.

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02:05 – Glorantha: The Gods War
11:28 – Cthulhu Wars
20:06 – Corinth
27:27 – Strategicon Gamex 2019
28:52 – Now Boarding
32:25 – Spiel des Jahres
33:40 – Just One
34:44 – Werewords
36:05 – LAMA
38:46 – Who wins the Spiel des Jahres?
41:47 – Wingspan
42:35 – Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game
43:42 – Carpe Diem
44:39 – Who wins the Kennerspiel?

Thank you to Heart Society for generously letting us use What’s On Your Mind, Kid? from their album Wake the Queens.

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