Board Game Snobs

8
Jul

Episode 114: Pan Am Discussion and What Defines a Classic Board Game

The Snobs discuss, dive into, review, mention in passing and rant about these things in this episode: vodka and prune juice, which Ninja Turtles the Snobs would be, nudist colonies, and Bubba makes it back to the show to discuss the new game Pan Am and our main topic of spirited debate What criteria must a game meet to be considered “classic”?

Bubba comes on (9:25)

Pan Am (12:30)

What criteria must a game meet to be considered “classic”? (35:40)

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1
Jul

Mini Pod Sesh 3: Gaby and Sharde Discuss How They Met and Azul

Gaby and Jerry were unable to get together in time to record but Gaby and Sharde were able to discuss their friendship's beginnings, Sharde talks about being a Nerd and then they discuss Azul.

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24
Jun

Episode 113: Top 5 Games We Want to Play After Quarantine is Over

The Snobs discuss, dive into, review, mention in passing and rant about these things in this episode: Winnie the Pooh, painting minis, Gaby’s eccentricities as he gets older and then our top 5 games we each want to play after released from quarantine!

Enjoy!!

Games mentioned:

(16:45) Welcome to Centerville by GMT Games

(17:57) Fantastic Factories by Metafactory Games

(19:55) Ragusa by Braincrack Games and Capstone Games

(21:50) King’s Dilemma by Horrible Guild

(26:09) Core Space by Battle Systems Ltd

(28:30) Modern Art by CMON

(30:45) Flotilla BY WizKids

(33:07) Game of Thrones by Fantasy Flight

(36:05) Dominant Species by GMT Games

(41:07) Lords of Vegas by Mayfair Games

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17
Jun

Episode 112: Internet Titan Dan Hughes aka Extrava-Dan-Za

In their longest podcast yet the Snobs have the pleasure of having on internet titan Dan Hughes of Dice Tower’s Dan and Cora, Sporadically Board, Order From Chaos and his Spotify podcast Midnight Movie Music Club. They discuss everything from Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood to depression and gaming and “Madness” in gaming, how Jerry forever endeared himself to Gaby, how Gaby's dad wooed Gaby's mom, how Dan met Mike Dilisio, Dan's children, James Bond, Glenmore 2, La Vina published by Devir and much, much more.  Really they bounce around so much it’s too much to put here. Enjoy!! 

P.S. Song at the end sung by Gaby's dad Arturo. 

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10
Jun

Episode 111: Listener Emails

The Snobs catch up on a few of the emails from past couple weeks and also discuss whether or not the mechanisms they prefer in games line up with their personalities.  Enjoy!

 

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3
Jun

Episode 110: Have a Nice Bidet

Bubba returns!  In this one Bubba and Gaby discuss what Bubba’s been up to, watching Gilmore Girls (3:58), Bubba’s favorite tv show (5:17), Poldark (6:10), Downton Abby (10:11), what Bubba has been playing (11:37), bidets (34:26) bathroom habits, Scythe and much more.

 

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31
May

Pod Solo Episode 7: Underwater Cities and Field Commander Alexander

Gaby discusses Underwater Cities solo versus Terraforming Mars and also Field Commander Alexander.  And he misses Jerry. 

27
May

Episode 109: No You Didn’t Miss Any Episodes, It’s Episode 109

The Snobs discuss, dive into, review, mention in passing and rant about these things in this episode: Jerry’s son joins the show for a bit (0:38), mechanisms we enjoy in games (5:06), Enrique doesn’t understand value of money (7:26), the mechanism that brought Gaby into modern board gaming (13:34), Jerry’s favorite thing in games (15:02), Gaby’s favorite mechanisms (23:24), Gaby’s shelf of Shame (26:10), Jack says bye (27:08)
Enjoy!!

Games mentioned:
China Town (10:38)
Cosmic Encounter (12:43)
Catan (13:33)
Monopoly (14:02)
Ticket To Ride (14:52)
Barrage (15:55)
Lorenzo il Magnifico (16:26)

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20
May

Episode 99.9 But Episode Actual Number Is 108: It’s A Wonderful World

The Snobs discuss, dive into, review, mention in passing and rant about these things in this episode: buddy cop movies, It’s A Wonderful World solo, listener emails, time travel movies, how names get shortened, the Mountain breaking deadlift record, and more.  Enjoy!!

Sound clears up at 07:08 mark. 

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13
May

Episode 99.8: C.O.B.R.A.

In this episode the Snob's discuss how Jerry saves a bald eagle, the Golden Geek Award's and Jerry wants to create his own awards. Enjoy!

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