Start Space Podcast (main episodes)

In this episode, things get a bit rowdy as we talk to our friend (and future review writer) Wes. Following introductions, we review the Fantasy Flight LCG, Game of Thrones: The Card Game!


In this episode, we tackle the hotbutton issue of Online vs. Local retailers. Then, we review the co-op hotness, Robinson Crusoe!


In this short episode, we talk about the labels that are given to so many games. Do we really need categorizations anymore? We give you all the answers to that in about 10 minutes! Then, we review the Knizia game, Lost Cites!

Direct download: Start_Space_Podcast_Episode_28_-_Labelling_Games_and_Lost_Cities.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 5:16am CST

In this episode, we talk about pimping out games. What have we done to take our games to the next level? Then, we review Steam Park and decide the winner of our listener poll! 

Direct download: Start_Space_Podcast_Episode_27_-_Game_Bling_and_Steam_Park.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 12:14pm CST

In this episode, we sound a little better (hopefully)! We're talking about Mainstream games. Monopoly, Sorry, Risk. What do we like and dislike about them? What are some good games to replace these classics for your friends? After answering this question, we move on to a review of Disc Duelers! 


In this episode of the podcast, we take some time to introduce our gaming preferences. What mechanisms do we particularly like or dislike? Why do we play games? All of this, and our review of Seasons by Asmodee!

Direct download: Start_Space_Podcast_Episode_25_-_Our_Preferences_and_Seasons.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 10:11pm CST

A conversation about our experience on Tabletop Day becomes a minor discussion on the role of Tabletop in the hobby. Then, we manage to pull ourselves together long enough to review the card game, For Sale!


Hello everybody! In this episode, we're revealing some the things that annoy us in board games before moving on to a game which is decidedly un-annoying, Dungeon Fighter! Bonus points to anyone who gets the reference in the show's opening tag-line.

Direct download: Start_Space_Podcast_Episode_23_-_Pet_Peeves_and_Dungeon_Fighter.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 2:48am CST

In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we're talking about attracting new gamers to the hobby. But this time, we shift the focus to game stores and production companies. What could they be doing to draw more people into hobby gaming? (In our humble opinion of course) We then review the new hotness, Eldritch Horror!


Hello all! In this episode, we discuss how we compete in games. Can competition be a bad thing? We then take a look at the classic, Cosmic Encounter. Enjoy!