Author: Orange Tank

BGB Podcast #262: The Sweet Sound of Mailbag

Where would we be without the mailbag? We get such lovely questions from you lot, that we rarely get the chance to answer, so when the opportunity comes, one has to strike. Time to hear what’s on your minds, kids. Before we rustle in the cloth, we talk about Dinosaur Gauge and¬†Starship Captains.

BGB Podcast #261: Resolutions and Ramifications

You know how at the start of the year you make a lot of promises to yourself that you have no chance of holding yourself to? Yeah, this isn’t like that, we absolutely, definitely will not see out 2023 without following through on all of these whims. Before we hold ourselves accountable, we talk about Challengers!, Eleven: Football Manager Board Game, nana, and Zoo Vadis.

BGB Podcast #259: Top 50 Games of All-Time 2022: 20-11

We’ve reached the penultimate part of our five part series, the great series that is sometimes called our top fifty greatest games of all time! We’re barreling close to the end now, but not without a lot of moving and shaking first. Here’s another fine selection of thirty amazing games we love.

BGB Podcast #258: Top 50 Games of All-Time 2022: 30-21

It’s a new year, but the list must go on. The list, that is, of our top fifty greatest games of all time! It’s part three, which everyone knows is the dark middle chapter of every pentalogy, so expect some swoops, some turns, some revelations. Brace yourself for another thirty incredible games that we can’t wait to tell you all about.

BGB Podcast #257: Top 50 Games of All-Time 2022: 40-31

I hope you all had a good holiday break, but it’s time to get back to business. The very serious business that is the top fifty greatest games of all time. We return to our heroes in what the enthusiasts call phase two, and boy are things heating up! Thirty more incredible games that we absolutely love are coming right at you.

BGB Podcast #256: Top 50 Games of All-Time 2022: 50-41

It’s top fifty season! That’s right, it’s the time to reflect on every single game we’ve ever played, and see how we feel about them in the year of our lord, 2022. We sort through the chaff, and from it we weave a beautiful golden strand we call our top fifty greatest games of all time.¬†Grab a glass, and join us.

BGB Podcast #255: Kellen Played a Hop of Games!

Kellen won’t stop rubbing in that he went to PAX Unplugged without us, but at least he came back with a lot of cool games to talk about. Join us as he regales us with the latest from Philadelphia. Before we eat our Philly, we talk about Sea Salt & Paper, and Chicago Express.

BGB Podcast #254: A Celebration of Innovation

One of the greatest things about taking part in this hobby, is seeing new and novel ideas bubble to the surface. We’re looking at some our favourite recent innovations – stuff that makes us think, “Huh, why haven’t we seen that before?” Before we do anything but imitate and iterate, we talk about Paint the Roses, and ISS Vanguard.

BGB Podcast #252: Digital Killed the Tabletop Star

We all saw this coming. The inevitable digital future has come, and suddenly Mark is a book store owner who just discovered Kindles. It’d be sad if it weren’t so inevitable. We discuss the rise of digital gaming, and how it can, at least in some ways, replace parts of the hobby. Before we go down to Electric Avenue, we talk about Wormholes, Mogul, and Orichalcum.