Game Brain: A Board Game Podcast with Matthew Robinson and his Gaming Group

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A podcast about Board Games and friendship, hosted by Matthew Robinson and his seven other board game members. Join us every week for an in-depth look at the board gaming hobby, including board game news, reviews and much, much more.

Episode Date
Round 2, Extra Turn: "Settlers of Catan" with Jesse (and special guest Lumin)
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Jun 10, 2019
Round 2, Turn 3: "Trickerion: Legends of Illusion" with Alfred (and special guest Tom)
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05:35: This Week’s Game Night (and Strategicon!)
23:00: The News
36:16: Games on the Brain
44:08: Trickerion: Legends of Illusion review
1:14:27: Alfred and Tom's Top 10 Roleplaying Games that Aren't D&D
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1:18:48: #10 Tom - Fall of Magic by Ross Cowman
1:26:20: #10 ALFRED - The End of the World 
1:29:07: #9 Tom/ALFRED - Paranoia by by Greg Costikyan, Dan Gelber, and Eric Goldberg
1:35:09: #8 Tom - Microscope by Ben Robbins
1:39:43: #8 ALFRED - MERP (Middle-Earth Roleplaying)
1:46:40: #7 Tom - 7th Sea by John Wick
1:52:32: #7 ALFRED - GURPS/Champions
1:57:24: #6 Tom - Knight's Black Agents by Kenneth Hite, based on the Gumshoe system by Robin Laws
2:03:20: #6 ALFRED - Call of Cthulhu
2:06:00:#5 Tom - FATE CORE/Spirit of the Century by Fred Hicks
2:11:28: #5 ALFRED - Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay
2:15:20: #4 Tom - Apocalypse World by Vincent Baker
2:19:37: #4 ALFRED - Palladium System (Robotech & TMNT)
2:21:30 #3 Tom - Blades in the Dark by John Harper
2:26:25: #3 ALFRED - Shadowrun
2:29:16: #2 Tom - Fiasco/Protocol by Jason Morningstar/ Jim Pinto
2:33:12: #2 ALFRED - Mage the Ascension
2:37:28: #1 Tom - Dogs in the Vineyard by Vincent Baker (again)
2:45:10: #1 ALFRED - Amber Diceless Roleyplaying
2:51:23: Sign Off

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Jun 03, 2019
Round 2, Turn 2: "Teotihuacan: City of Gods" with Dmitry (and special guest Trey)
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03:52: Contest Winners
13:10: This Week’s Game Night
30:09: The News
36:40: Games on the Brain
49:14: Teotihuacan: City of Gods review
1:19:55: Dmitry's Top 10 Big Questions About Games
2:02:24: Matt’s Top 10 Games for Non-Gamers
2:09:40: Sign Off

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May 27, 2019
Round 2, Turn 1: "Escape Plan" with Tom
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00:00: Game Group Check In!
17:15: Round 2 Begins!
19:10: The News
33:46: Games on the Brain
46:07: Escape Plan Review
1:20:50: Top 10 Games That Aren't In Everyone Else's Top 10 Games
2:10:43: Board Game Sommelier 
2:16:54: Sign Off

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May 20, 2019
Round 1, Turn 7: "Quacks of Quedlinburg" with Paul
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05:25: CONTEST DETAILS! 
10:18: This Week's Game Night
17:18: The News
29:57: Games on the Brain
36:51: 8x8 Challenge Update
38:40: Quacks of Quedlinburg Review
59:41: Paul's Segment ”Breaking the Wheel”
1:35:37: Board Game Sommelier 
1:44:07: Sign Off

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May 13, 2019
Round 1, Turn 6: "Terraforming Mars: Colonies" with Dmitry
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11:12: This Week's Game Night
19:08: The News
34:07: Games on the Brain
36:27: 8x8 Challenge Update
36:51: Terraforming Mars: Colonies Review
1:24:33: Dmitry's Segment ”Game Shows”
2:01:40: Board Game Sommelier 
2:09:45: Sign Off

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May 06, 2019
Round 1, Turn 5: "Chronicles of Crime" with Jesse
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15:38: This Week's Game Night
25:27: The News
30:37: Games on the Brain
34:24: 8x8 Challenge Update
34:32: Chronicles of Crime Review
1:00:30: Jesse's Segment ”The Quest for Flow”
1:24:28: Board Game Sommelier 
1:36:27: Other Games We're Playing
1:37:38: Sign Off

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Apr 29, 2019
Round 1, Extra Turn: "The Resistance: Avalon" strategy deep dive and "Underwater Cities" mini-review with Paul, Tom and Trey
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03:40: The News
13:38: Mini-review of "Underwater Cities"
26:12: "The Resistance: Avalon" Strategy Deep Dive
1:50:21: Sign Off

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Apr 22, 2019
Round 1, Turn 4: "Solenia" with Jake plus a "Casual Gamer Primer"
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09:50: This Week's Game Night
22:50: The News
29:30: Games on the Brain
34:11: 8x8 Challenge Update
37:46 Solenia Review
52:25: Jake’s Segment ”A New Parents Guide to Gaming”
1:11:03: Sign Off

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Donate to the 3rd Uganda Village Boardgame Convention: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/uvbgc2019

Apr 15, 2019
Round 1, Turn 3: "Great Western Trail: Rails to the North" with Alfred
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Donate to the 3rd Uganda Village Boardgame Convention: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/uvbgc2019

14:53: This Week's Game Night
24:17: The News
39:21: Games on the Brain
49:46: 8x8 Challenge Update
51:12: Great Western Trail: Rails to the North Review
1:14:34: Alfred’s Segment ”The Rules Lawyer Within (and Without)”
1:27:08: Board Game Sommelier 
1:41:58: Sign Off

Some of the games discussed: Great Western Trail: Rails to the North Review, The Estates, Lorenzo Il Magnifico, Blood on the Clocktower, Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle Earth, On Mars, 18xx, 1879, Age of Steam, Arkham Horror LCG, Rhino Hero, Karuba, Gaia Project, Eclipse, Lords of Hellas, America the Board Game. 

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Apr 08, 2019
Round 1, Turn 2: "Coimbra" with Trey
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02:06: This Week's Game Night
10:47: The News
27:29: Games on the Brain
30:26: 8x8 Challenge Update
34:31: Coimbra Review
1:08:19: Trey’s Segment ”Input Randomness”
1:37:30: Game Sommelier 
1:44:14: Sign Off

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Apr 01, 2019
Round 1, Turn 1: "Wingspan" with Tom and Welcome!
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Mar 22, 2019