Start Space Podcast

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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!


Board games are better with a crowd! In this episode of the Start Space Podcast we talk about forming a game group and review the historically-themed deduction game, Letters From Whitechapel.


We're talking about deckbuilding games! That's right, in this episode of the podcast we talk about our first experiences with the everpresent mechanism of deckbuilding and introducing the mechanism to new players. Then, we review the riotous party game, Time's Up: Title Recall!


It's our Jack Vasel Memorial Fund Charity Auction Special! (JVMFCAS for short) In this episode, we talk about the Living Card Game model. What are they? When should you get into one? We then review the pirate-themed game Libertalia! (with a complimentary comparison to Citadels) 

Direct download: Start_Space_Podcast_Episode_9_-_Living_Card_Games_and_Libertalia.mp3
Category:Main Episodes -- posted at: 8:38pm CDT