Sheffield Board Games Club Podcast
Episode 35 - Why come to a club?

Episode 35 - Why come to a club?

September 4, 2022

Rick is joined by Tom C and Tom L to talk about board games.  We talk about the games we have played recently then we ask the question - why would you come to a board game club?

Games discussed - 

Space Base

Akropolis

Viticulture

Saboteur

Royal Visit

Episode 34 - Netrunner

Episode 34 - Netrunner

August 1, 2022

Rick, Lizzy and special guest Pauly G discuss board games we have been playing recently.  Paul and Lizzy then tells us all about Android Netrunner card game.

Other games discussed - 

Cascadia

Ark Nova

The King's Dilemma

Links - 

https://nisei.net/

https://netrunnerdb.com/

https://alwaysberunning.net/tournaments/3309/uk-nationals-2022-main-event

Episode 33 - UK Games Expo 2022!

Episode 33 - UK Games Expo 2022!

July 1, 2022

Rick, Tom and Lizzy chat about board games and Tom and Lizzy talk about their experiences at the UK Games Expo 2022!

Games discussed - 

Voices in my Head

Orchard

So You've Been Eaten

Switch & Signal

Episode 32 - Heavy Games and Co-ops

Episode 32 - Heavy Games and Co-ops

June 3, 2022

Rick, Samuel and Tom discuss some of the games we have played recently, which includes some heavy games and some co-operative games.  We then chat about our game collections and how we decide which games to get rid of (if any!)

Games discussed - 

Food Chain Magnate

Power Grid

Kanban

The Captain Is Dead

Atlantis Rising

Alien - Fate of the Nostromo

Horrified

Podcast Episode 31 - Ticket to Ride

Podcast Episode 31 - Ticket to Ride

May 1, 2022

This month we are doing something a bit different, a 'deep dive' on just one game, Ticket to Ride.  Rick is joined by guests Ollie and Elizabeth.  We talk about the expansions, what we like (what we don't like!), and then we finish with strategies and tips for playing.

Whether you are a super fan or have never played before, this episode is packed with information so we hope you will learn something new about this fantastic game!

https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/9209/ticket-ride

www.sheffieldboardgamers.com

Episode 30 - Playtesting and Game Design

Episode 30 - Playtesting and Game Design

April 2, 2022

This month, Rick and Tom discuss some games we have played recently.  Then Tom tells us about the Playtest sessions which are hosted by the Treehouse Board Games Cafe.

Games discussed - 

Furnace

Terraforming Mars - Ares Expedition

New York Slice

 

Episode 29 - Narrative Games and Kickstarters

Episode 29 - Narrative Games and Kickstarters

March 1, 2022

In this episode, Rick and Lizzy talk about the board games we have been playing recently and Lizzy tells us about some narrative games she's been playing.  We then have a chat about Kickstarter and some upcoming projects.

Games discussed -

Tainted Grail

Sleeping Gods

Fields of Green

Bloody Inn.

Sheffield Board Games Club Episode 28 - Games From 2012

Sheffield Board Games Club Episode 28 - Games From 2012

February 4, 2022

In this episode, Samuel and Rick discuss our recently played board games.  We talk about Space Base, Scythe, Hadrian's Wall and Agricola - All Creatures Big and Small.  We then chat about games which were released in 2012 - 10 years ago!

Sheffield Board Games Club Episode 27 - Christmas Family Games

Sheffield Board Games Club Episode 27 - Christmas Family Games

December 23, 2021

In this episode, Tom Lovewell tells us about his visit to Chance & Counters Cafe in Bristol, Tom Coldron and Rick talk about games we have played at the club and finally we discuss our favourite family games to play at Christmas.

Games discussed - 

  • Clank in Space!
  • 7 Wonders: Architects
  • Tramways
  • Samurai 
  • Keyforge
Sheffield Board Games Club Podcast Episode 26 - City Building

Sheffield Board Games Club Podcast Episode 26 - City Building

December 1, 2021

In this episode, Rick, Tom C and Samuel chat about games we have played recently. 

We talk about Four Gardens, Iki, Dominations: Road to Civilization and Nova Luna.  We then talk about our favourite city-building board games.

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