Board Game Blitz is a 30-minute-or-less podcast by three ladies with varied and diverse taste in board games, Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal. In each episode, we talk about games we've been playing, games that relate to that week's chosen theme, and explore the etymology of a word related to board games.
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Board Game Blitz Episodes
Ambie and Crystal discuss Dispatch by Breakout and Rising 5: Runes of Asteros. We then talk about role playing in board games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "character."
Recent Games: 0:48
Role Playing: 11:48
Board Game Etymology - 'Character': 25:32
Ambie and Crystal discuss Anachrony and ...and then we held hands. We then talk about how people are influenced by board game media, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "epic."
Recent Games: 1:00
Board Game Media: 10:38
Board Game Etymology - 'Epic': 24:46
Ambie and Crystal discuss 1889 and Sunset Over Water. We then talk about what can make a game objectively bad, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "bad."
Recent Games: 3:09
Objectively Bad Games: 12:09
Board Game Etymology - 'Bad': 26:03
Ambie and Crystal discuss The Mind, Dinosaur Island, Arkham Horror: The Card Game, Island Hopper, and High Society. We then talk about games that are from other cultures, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "love."
Recent Games: 1:45
Gaming Around the World: 12:02
Board Game Etymology - 'Foreign': 23:54
Ambie and Crystal discuss Stuffed Fables and Herbaceous. We then talk about our passion for the board gaming hobby, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "love."
Recent Games: 1:28
Passion for Gaming: 11:46
Board Game Etymology - 'Love': 27:44
Ambie and Crystal discuss Dinosaur Island, Castell, and GROWL. We then talk about social deduction games, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "deduce."
Blitz Con Recap & MeepleCon: 0:48
Recent Games: 2:21
Social Deduction Games: 16:39
Board Game Etymology - 'Deduce': 27:04
Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss The Ravens of Thri Sahashri, Seikatsu, and Muse. We then talk about culling our collection, and Crystal goes over the origins of the word "cull."
Recent Games: 0:49
Culling the Collection: 12:45
Board Game Etymology - 'Cull': 29:21
A couple weeks ago, Crystal decided to recap her first ever play of Twilight Imperium live on Twitch! This is the podcast version (you can see the video version on YouTube).
Start of Stream: 0:34
Mental Check in: 2:42
Twilight Imperium: 7:17
Crystal's Audio Clips:
#1 - After Round 1: 12:56
#2 - Mid-Game: 23:52
#3 - Interview with Scott: 32:53
Dice Tower Kickstarter Plug: 41:10
Question - non-space 4x?: 45:19
Sneak Peak of 2017 Blitzies episode (Jan. 18): 48:05
Blitz Con Excitement: 1:02:23
Ambie, Cassadi, and Crystal discuss Dungeon Petz, The Downfall of Popmeii, and Majesty: For the Realm. We then talk about 2017 in board gaming with the 2017 Blitzies and our top 10 games of 2017, in this double length episode!
Recent Games: 4:09
2017 Blitzies: 16:07
Top 10 2017 Games: 37:59
Biggest Disappointment: 22:58
Biggest Surprise: 26:50
Looking Forward to in 2018: 30:06
New to Us: 33:26