The Innkeeper's Table is series of bite-sized episodes intended to bridge the gap between experienced gamers and newcomers to the hobby. We focus on a single topic each episode, for 20 minutes or less, in order to make board games more approachable to new gamers and spark discussions that gamers of all experience levels can join in on.
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The Innkeeper's Table Episodes
Ah, Chess. This one's been around a long time. But what if you're looking for something similar, but with a different spin on it? In this episode, Dylan and Bill discuss some of the many variants that Chess has inspired, as well as a few games that are completely different but might scratch the same itch.
In this week’s episode we'll cover Zombie Kidz Evolution, our Recommended Game of the Week, discuss Activities or Lessons in The School of Gaming, and wrap it up with the High-Five Spooktacular Games!
So you've got yourself a nice collection of games—but where do you keep them?
How important is the theme of a game? What effect does it have on how much you enjoy playing? Is it absolutely necessary? Is it purely cosmetic? Dylan and Bill discuss these questions and more this week.
In this week’s episode we'll cover Potion Explosion, our Recommended Game of the Week, share the Monster Movie Mayhem Notebook in The School of Gaming, and wrap it up with the High-Five Take That Games!
So we tried something new with this month's Game Spotlight. Alchemists is a game that Dylan loves, but Bill has never played. For this episode, Dylan tries to sell Bill on the concept of the game and make him want to give it a try. Will he succeed?
In this week’s episode we'll cover Colt Express, our Recommended Game of the Week, discuss Uninterested Students in The School of Gaming, and wrap it up with the High-Five Games with Gimmicks!
This episode was supposed to be posted on 10/01/21, but it was delayed a week. Because of that, you get two episodes this week! Here's the first one...
Yahtzee is the granddaddy of the roll-and-write (NOT Roland Wright!) genre. So if you loved this iconic game, what are some other—more modern—games that you might want to try? It's time to roll the dice and find out.
In this week’s episode we'll cover Periodic: A Game of The Elements, our Recommended Game of the Week, discuss Scoring Routes in The School of Gaming, and wrap it up with the High-Five 6 Player Games!
So if A equals B and B equals C, and the square root of -1 is i, then that means the black dog is the biggest, except for on nights with a full moon, when Mr. Johnson turns into a werewolf, and...
Logic and deduction games typically entail putting together bits of information, then interpreting them to come to a conclusion. Of course, this can play out differently depending on which game you're playing. Make sense?
Better listen to the episode. We explain it better there.