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Hey everybody! In this very awesome episode, we have guests! Our friends Mary and Mark join us to talk about the gaming hobby and its bumpy relationship with women as well as accessibility in general. Plus all your favorites including a double-dose of Gamer Lingo, an Origin Story, and our review of Blood Rage!

Direct download: Episode_64_-_Women_in_the_Hobby_and_Blood_Rage.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 12:52am CDT

Hello! In this episode, we're talking about rules: good and bad rulebooks, how we teach, and rules overload. We also have a listener Origin Story, some good ol' fashioned Gamer Lingo and a review of Broom Service!

Direct download: Episode_63_-_Rules_Redux_and_Broom_Service.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 1:43am CDT

In this episode, we're looking back at our gaming journey and the kind of gamers we are now. What a wild and crazy ride it's been. Speaking of wild and crazy, we then review the edge-of-your-seat Feld Euro, Castles of Burgundy!


It's our annual Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Episode! This year, our auction winner is Michael and Icarus Tours. At their behest, we talk convention crowds and review the super-hot con game, Codenames!

Direct download: Episode_61_-_Navigating_Conventions_and_Codenames.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 11:36am CDT

In this conciliatory mini-sode, we're talking about our excitement over the imminent BGG.con 2015!

Direct download: Episode_60-5_-_BGGcon_Hype.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 3:07am CDT

Hellllo everyone! In this episode, we're each counting down our Top 13 games of All Time! Why 13? Who knows! We also recap our Extra Life marathon and review Nexus Ops.

Direct download: Episode_60_-_Our_Top_Games_of_All_Time.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 3:05am CDT

In this episode, we talk about the trials and tribulations of game night, review Battlecon: Devastation of Indines, and Tony talks...for quite a while.

Direct download: Episode_59_-_Mission_Accomplished_and_Devastation_of_Indines.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 3:02am CDT

In this episode, we're doing it all: talking about the resurgence of licensed games, previewing an upcoming Kickstarter project, and reviewing Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia!

Direct download: Episode_58_-_Licensed_Games_and_Euphoria.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 7:29pm CDT

In this very short episode, we announce the winner of our Dice Tower Network and Coolstuff Inc contest! Thank you everone for participating!

Direct download: Minisode_-_Our_DTN_Contest_Winner.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 3:21pm CDT

In this episode of the SSP we're looking at another game genre! This time, we look at games which include lying and bluffing as a central mechanism, talk about our favorite ones, and how they work in the game group. Then, we review Carcassonne, the last of the holy trinity of gateway games!

Direct download: Episode_57_-_GS_Bluffing_Traitor_Games_and_Carcassonne.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 11:05am CDT