4. Board Games

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The guys dive into one of Nathan’s favorite geek topics: board games, also called tabletop games. Chris and Dallas ask him how he got started with gaming, talk about the different kinds of tabletop games, and discuss some of their favorites. They share their thoughts on the community-building aspects of gaming, and help listeners with where they can find games.

Tabletop – http://geekandsundry.com/shows/tabletop/

Nerdvana – http://nerdvanafrisco.com/coffee/

Board Game Geek – https://boardgamegeek.com

Cool Stuff Inc – http://www.coolstuffinc.com

Miniature Market – https://www.miniaturemarket.com

Games we talked about:

Fortress America – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/99/fortress-america
updated version – http://www.amazon.com/dp/161661398X/bigfatgeekpod-20
Axis & Allies – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0734BWNV9/bigfatgeekpod-20

The original Kenner Alien board game Nathan has – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/6689/alien

Star Wars: Escape from Death Star – https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/4845/star-wars-escape-death-star-game

Settlers of Catan, now just “Catan” – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0749SBM4K/bigfatgeekpod-20
Ticket to Ride – http://www.amazon.com/dp/0975277324/bigfatgeekpod-20

Talisman: The Magical Quest Game – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1589944623/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars Destiny (Rey Starter Set) – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01L1DUBDA/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars X-Wing (Core Set) – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1616613769/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars: Imperial Assault – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1616619902/bigfatgeekpod-20

Star Wars: Rebellion – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B017MLIGP0/bigfatgeekpod-20

Love Letter (Boxed Edition) – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J1JLT8I/bigfatgeekpod-20

Magic the Gathering – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0742R5488/bigfatgeekpod-20

Legendary Encounters: An Alien Deck Building Game – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MU2DQAW/bigfatgeekpod-20

Fortune and Glory – http://www.amazon.com/dp/0984608028/bigfatgeekpod-20

Bears Dice Game – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B019INASRE/bigfatgeekpod-20

Here Kitty Kitty (Nathan’s “crazy cat lady”) – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01AWPUCB4/bigfatgeekpod-20

Not for kids:

Munchkin – http://www.amazon.com/dp/1556344732/bigfatgeekpod-20

Cards Against Humanity – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004S8F7QM/bigfatgeekpod-20

Exploding Kittens – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B010TQY7A8/bigfatgeekpod-20

Game companies we talked about:

Fantasy Flight – https://www.fantasyflightgames.com

Plaid Hat Games – https://www.plaidhatgames.com

Flying Frog Productions – http://flyingfrog.net

Asmadi Games – http://asmadigames.com

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