Start Space Podcast

In this super-fiddly edition of the Start Space Podcast, we're talking solo gaming! Then, a review of the Privateer Press sci-fi dungeon-crawl, Level 7: Omega Protocol.

Direct download: Episode_37_-_Gaming_Solo_and_Level_7_Omega_Protocol.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

What's a party game? Why should you play abstract games? Magic Circle? We answer all of these questions and more in a brand-new episode of the Start Space Podcast!

Stick around to the end of the show when I remember that there is more than one Level 7 game and that I may or may not have mentioned the wrong one at the start.

Direct download: Episode_36_-_The_Magic_Circle_and_Abstractapalooza.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 2:00pm CDT

In this very special episode of the Start Space Podcast we start a contest, discuss the utility of gaming awards (and show them how it's done), and review the goofy fun monster game, Rampage! 

Direct download: Episode_35_-_Gaming_Awards_and_Rampage_Terror_in_Meeple_City.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 8:35pm CDT

In this episode, we talk about the push and pull between the desire to fully explore a single game and the drive to play more and more new games. Gamer Lingo makes an appearance and we review the game Neuroshima Hex!

Direct download: Episode_34_-_Exploring_Games_and_Neuroshima_Hex.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 5:00am CDT

In this episode, we have make an important announcement about the future of the podcast, talk about collecting in the tabletop hobby, and review War of the Ring 2nd Edition! It's a pretty big deal.

Direct download: Episode_33_-_Collectability_and_War_of_the_Ring_2nd_Edition.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 11:07am CDT

In this episode, we talk about the ever-expanding world of Worker Placement games before reviewing the hot new family game, Splendor! 


In this episode, we're back from vacation and talking about travel gaming. We discuss our experience incorporating board games into our travels and look for advice on what we could do better next time. Then, we review the absurd team-combat game, Duel of Ages 2!


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 CDT