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Boards Alive Podcast

Boards Alive is a podcast where we talk about tabletop games. Our goal is to show that tabletop gaming can be just as exciting and engaging as Hollywood movies or big budget video games. We try to highlight games that have a rich theme that connects with the mechanics of the game. We want to help people escape into tabletop games and enjoy the competition and camaraderie of gaming.

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Dec 31, 2015

In the third episode of our RPG show, we complete the trilogy of episodes for the Beginner Game from the new RPG book Star Wars: Force and Destiny from Fantasy Flight Games. The heroes get tricksy in getting past some guards, encounter some of the local wildlife, and face off against the evil...

Dec 21, 2015

In our forty-first episode, it's our 2nd annual BA Holiday Special so we are joined by Linsae and Graeme. We talk about the games we have been playing lately and announce the winner of our Holiday Wishlist contest. We also review the vinery building worker placement game Viticulture Essential Edition, discuss our...

Dec 6, 2015

In our fortieth episode, we declare the winner of the Canada VS. US Party Game Cast Snack Bracket Championship and we talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also give our Top 3 Holiday Wishlist games and talk about our Holiday Contest. Then we interview Ryan Laukat about how he is able to be a designer,...

Nov 29, 2015

In the third episode of the board game variety show, we get a Convention report about BGG.CON from Marty & Tony of Rolling Dice and Taking Names, the Dukes of Dice pitch us their Big Screen Board Game, Crag from Botch Games teaches us some new gaming phrases, Nick Mariner keeps the halloween spirit going, we hear more...

Nov 24, 2015

In our thirty-ninth episode, we are joined by a very special co-host, Suzanne Sheldon of Board Game Breakfast & Blender. We do a Survival Kit about Crit Hit Cermamic Dice and talk about the games we have been playing lately. We also review the drafting city building game Between Two Cities, and discuss Board Games...