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Cardboard Time

Cardboard Time

By Arwen Kathke
We talk about everything board game related, from games we've played recently to the people behind them. We hope to bring the stories of designers, publishers, artists, and all the people who make the board gaming industry what it is to the listeners of the show...and maybe play some games in between!
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Cardboard Time Episode 48 - The Spill, So Clover, FlameCraft, and Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest with special guest host Tim from the Board Game Hot Takes Podcast!
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and special guest host Tim from the Board Game Hot Takes Podcast discuss: What we've been playing: The Spill, So Clover, FlameCraft, Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest An interview with Tim from the Board Game Hot Takes Podcast! (Twitter, Podcast) Our social media: Website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
01:15:17
September 20, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 47: That Old Wallpaper and an interview with T. Caires
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: That Old Wallpaper An interview with T. Caires (Twitter) The Spiel Foundation Our social media: Website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Jamie's Socials Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, Patreon
01:21:09
September 06, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 46: Nidavellir, Lost Ruins of Arnak: Expedition Leaders, Anno 1800, and an interview with Rob Huber of XYZ Game Labs
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Jamie discuss: What we've been playing: Nidavellir(With Thingvellir), Lost Ruins of Arnak: Expedition Leaders, Anno 1800 An interview with Rob Huber of XYZ Game Labs about the upcoming Bigfoot: Roll and Smash Our social media: Website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Jamie's Socials Twitch, Twitter, Instagram, Patreon
01:07:35
August 23, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 45: Arwen and Jamie's Epic GenCon 2022 Wrap Up
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Jamie discuss their Gen Con 2022 Experience: Games Discussed: Maple Valley, Lunar Rush, Deal with the Devil, Bigfoot: Roll and Smash, Space Lion, Ready Set Bet Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
02:14:17
August 09, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 44: Burncycle, Forgotten Waters, Studies in Sorcery, In the Palm of Your Hand, GenCon Preview, and an interview with Jim Reed of Ravenwood Castle
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Jamie discuss: What we've been playing: Burncycle, Forgotten Waters, Studies in Sorcery, In the Palm of Your Hand A preview of what we're looking forward to most at GenCon An interview with Jim Reed of Ravenwood Castle about the lifetime of the Malted Meeple Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:23:52
July 26, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 43: Catch the Moon, Old London Bridge, and an interview with Forteller Games
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Jamie discuss: What we've been playing: Catch the Moon, Old London Bridge, (Omicron Protocol and Three Sisters briefly mentioned) An interview with Forteller Games (Website, Twitter, Discord)      Join the Forteller Adventure Quests to amplify your GenCon Exhibitor Hall experience with participating vendors for fun, laughs, and raffle tickets!      VISIT BOOTH 3043      WIN FREE GAMES, PRIZES AND MORE!      Adventure awaits!      Immerse yourself in your favorite board games with professional audio narration and epic music by Forteller.      Learn More at Fortellergames.com & Getfabler.com”      https://discord.com/invite/R7U4SZc Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:28:12
July 12, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 42: Shelf of Shame Update, Math Trade, and an Interview with Taylor Shuss
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen updates everyone on her Shelf of Shame, talks about math trades, and has an interview with Taylor Shuss (Twitter), designer of Stonewall Uprising! Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:02:26
June 28, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 41 : Origins Game Fair 2022 Wrapup Live from Arwen's Car!
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Jamie decompress from Origins Game Fair on the way back home.  A note that the audio is not the usual quality just due to the fact that this was recorded in a vehicle. Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:31:47
June 14, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 40 - Lockup: Breakout, Cartographers: Frozen Expanse, an interview with Jeff Sorensen of Tabletop Gaymers, and a preview of Origins Game Fair 2022
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Lockup: Breakout, Cartographers: Frozen Expanse Origins Game Fair 2022 Preview Interview with Jeff Sorensen of Tabletop Gaymers (Web, Twitter) Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
58:52
May 31, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 39 - Roar and Write!, Bandada, & Big Easy Busking
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Roar and Write!, Bandada, Big Easy Busking Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
31:02
May 17, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 38 - Valeria Card Kingdoms: Darksworn and an interview with Adam Collins of Eat Lunch & Board Game and Bearded Board Games
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Valeria Card Kingdoms : Darksworn An interview with Adam Collins of Eat Lunch & Board Game and Bearded Board Games Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:02:13
April 19, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 37: Lorenzo Il Magnifico, Abandon All Artichokes, Vivid Memories, Tenpenny Parks with Matthew Hocker and Justin Peters
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen, Justin, and Matthew (Website, Twitter) discuss: What we've been playing: Lorenzo Il Magnifico, Abandon All Artichokes, Vivid Memories, Tenpenny Parks Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:10:07
April 05, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 36: Eyelet, Dog Lover, Canvas, Chai
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Eyelet, Dog Lover, Canvas, Chai Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
43:30
March 22, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 35: Iberian Gauge, Blinks, and an Interview with Jessica Metheringham of Dissent Games
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Iberian Gauge, Blinks (Kickstarter Page) An interview with Jessica Metheringham of Dissent Games (Twitter, Library Labyrinth Website, Screentop.gg version of Library Labyrinth) Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:06:45
February 22, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 34 - Dollars to Donuts and an Interview with Roberto Lopez of Shear Boardom
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Dollars to Donuts An interview with Roberto Lopez of Shear Boardom (Instagram, Youtube) Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
54:27
February 08, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 33: Cape May, Doomlings, Pocket Paragons, Set a Watch: Swords of the Coin and an Interview with Chris Solis of Solis Game Studio
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Cape May, Doomlings, Pocket Paragons, Set a Watch: Swords of the Coin An interview with Chris Solis of Solis Game Studio (Twitter) Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
47:24
January 25, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 32: Astro Knights, a Discussion on Accessibility and Colorblindness in Gaming With Brian Chandler of Colorblindgames.com, and More!
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Jamie discuss: What we've been playing: Astro Knights, Nexus Infernum, So Clover A discussion on Accessibility and Colorblindness in gaming with Brian Chandler of Colorblindgames.com Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:34:19
January 11, 2022
Cardboard Time Episode 31: Witchstone and the Top 10 "New to Me" Games of 2021
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Witchstone Top 10 "New to Me" Games of 2021 Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
25:08
January 03, 2022
Cardboard Time Bonus Episode - The Journey to Find My True Self
I've been doing some soul searching over the past few months with a decision finally being made at PaxU.  This audio is the culmination of that.  I felt that I needed to be more open about my transition.  I've been part of and have witnessed multiple instances of trans people finally getting to step out in public in gaming related spaces for the first time.  I've been told that being out and open gave some trans people confidence in their own journey.  This is the least I can do to try to be open and visible to those who are just starting on their own journey.  I think those of us who can be visible (And that definitely isn't everyone) should at least try for those who might need the helping hand.  I've struggled with being open about my transition on the podcast.  I've wanted it to be unquestionably about gaming, first and foremost, which I think it is.  But the more I become an ambassador of the hobby to others, the more importance I see in being visible.   This episode is separate from the rest that I've uploaded, hence why it's a bonus.  It doesn't have the flashy jingles, no commercials, just me recounting the steps that got me to where I am now.  If you just want to stick to the board gaming content, this episode isn't for you.  There's some uncomfortable content in this, but so many transitions are filled with discomfort, pain, and struggles.  To get to this point of happiness that I live in, I needed to relive some very painful memories.  My hope for this is that maybe telling my story will help someone avoid that pain for themselves.  Maybe being visible will help someone realize that at the end of the day, trans people are just that...people.  People trying to be their true selves. Above all else, I hope that this brings comfort to someone who is struggling and to see that life doesn't have to end at being trans.  It can truly begin. To find a PFLAG chapter near you: https://pflag.org/find-a-chapter  Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
37:31
December 19, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 30: Pax Unplugged Hangover Chat & Maglev Metro
On this quick episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing: Maglev Metro (Replacement Copper Robots) Quick Chat about Pax Unplugged Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
26:56
December 14, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 29 : Interview With Mike Gnade of Rock Manor Games, Gladius, 7 Summits, and Our Holiday Gift Guide!
On this extended episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Jamie discuss: What we've been playing: Gladius & 7 Summits Holiday Gift Guide Interview with Mike Gnade of Rock Manor Games Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:23:46
November 30, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 28: Meadow, Juicy Fruits, ROVE, Lawyer Up, and Borderlands: Tiny Tina's Robot Tea Party
On this episode of the Cardboard Time Podcast, Arwen and Craig discuss: What we've been playing: Meadow, Juicy Fruits, Borderlands: Tiny Tina's Robot Tea Party, ROVE, Lawyer Up Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
46:37
November 16, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 27 - The 1 Year Anniversary Episode!
On this 1 year anniversary celebration episode, Arwen and Justin discuss:  What we've been playing: The Castles of Burgundy, Castle Panic, 7 Wonders, and 7 Wonders Duel. Language Agnostic Games Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
01:00:11
November 02, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 26 : On The Rocks, Kohaku, and Furnace
On this episode, Arwen discusses On the Rocks, Kohaku, and Furnace Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
24:42
October 19, 2021
Cardboard Time Bonus Episode - Origins 2021 Wrapup
On this special bonus episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Jamie wrap up their experience at Origins 2021! Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
55:50
October 10, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 25 : Interview with Jim Freeman and James Staley - Hamsters vs. Hippos
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen discusses: The Shelf of Shame Rundown Interview with Jim Freeman and James Staley (Tin Robot Games & Board Game Binge) about Hamsters vs. Hippos Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
45:06
October 05, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 24: Fantastic Factories, Point Salad, Heart of Crown, MonsDRAWsity, and an Origins 2021 preview!
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen discusses: What we've been playing?: Fantastic Factories, Point Salad, Heart of Crown, MonsDRAWsity "Be Excellent to Each Other" Origins 2021 Preview! Our social media: Website Instagram Twitter Facebook
40:13
September 21, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 23: Whirling Witchcraft, Last Call: The Bartender Game, Twilight Struggle, Turing Tumble, and Box One
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Craig talk about: What we've been playing?: Whirling Witchcraft, Last Call: The Bartender Game, Twilight Struggle, Turing Tumble, Box One
51:51
September 07, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 22 - Button Shy Solo Spectacular
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen talks about: What we've been playing?: Ragemore, Ugly Gryphon Inn, Food Chain Island Our social media: Instagram Twitter Facebook
23:05
August 24, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 21: Sprawlopolis, Papillon, Special Guest Host Jamie Kraus
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and special guest Jamie Kraus talk about: What we've been playing?: Sprawlopolis, Papillon Interview With Jamie Kraus (jamiedaggers): Twitch Link Our social media: Instagram Twitter Facebook
51:16
August 10, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 20 - The Red Cathedral and 5 Essential Games for Anyone's Collection
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What we've been playing?: The Red Cathedral Listener Mailbag: Our 5 Essential Games for Anyone's Collection Our social media: Instagram Twitter Facebook
25:30
July 27, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 19: Guardian's Call, Pictomania, Listener Mailbag: A Newcomer's Guide to Origins Game Fair
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What we've been playing?: Guardian's Call, Pictomania Listener Mailbag: A Newcomer's Guide to Origins Game Fair Origins Virtual Flea Market 2021 Our social media: Instagram Twitter Facebook
53:16
July 13, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 18: Short Solo Spectacular ft. Destinies, Gorinto, and More!
On this Short Solo Spectacular episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen talks about: What have we been playing?: Gorinto, Tiny Towns, Destinies, Arkham Horror: The Card Game
28:15
June 29, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 17: Die of the Dead and Rapid Fire Reviews
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Die of the Dead Rapid Fire Reviews: Timeline: American History, A Jumping Frog Game, Mafia Casino, Tang Garden
49:37
June 15, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 16: Sheepy Time, Machi Koro: Bright Lights Big City, Our Game Design Experiences
On this episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Sheepy Time, Machi Koro: Bright Lights Big City Our Game Design Experiences and Stories
52:10
June 01, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 15: Beez, Honey Buzz, Interview with Matthew Hocker
On today's totally sweet episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Beez, Honey Buzz Interview with Matthew Hocker, designer of BitterSweet and Composition
01:12:41
May 18, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 14: Super Skill Pinball: 4Cade, Horizons, Listener Mailbag
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Super Skill Pinball: 4Cade, Horizons Listener Mailbag: Best Two Player Games, What games are we looking forward to playing first when we get together?
58:34
May 04, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 13: Smartphone inc, Coffee Roaster, Interview with Eric Gergotz
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen talks about: What have we been playing?: Smartphone inc, Coffee Roaster Interview with Eric Gergotz, owner of Gotz a Lot of Games
54:10
April 20, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 12 (With Lauren Yu): Root, Steam Up, Poetry for Neanderthals
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and special guest Lauren Yu (Art Designer of Tome: The Light Edition) talk about: What have we been playing?: Root, Steam Up, Poetry for Neanderthals Interview with Lauren Yu
01:00:09
April 06, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 11: Spicy, Res Arcana, Interview with the creators of Doomlings
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Escape: Zombie City, Spicy, Res Arcana Interview with the creators of Doomlings
01:17:20
March 23, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 10: Cubitos, Overboss, Meeples & Monsters, Interview with Chase Estep (Designer of Bandada)
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Cubitos, Overboss  Kickstarter Corner (Abridged): Meeples and Monsters Interview with Chase Estep - Designer of Bandada
01:01:55
March 09, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 9: In the Year of the Dragon, Unicorn Fever, Dinosaur Tea Party
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: In The Year of the Dragon, Unicorn Fever, Dinosaur Tea Party Kickstarter Corner: Cubitos, Overboss, Danger Park, Button Shy Games
48:07
February 23, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 8: Praga Caput Regni, Merv: Heart of the Silk Road, Holi: Festival of Colors, Dice Throne Adventures
On today's abridged episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen talks about: What have we been playing?: Praga Caput Regni, Merv: Heart of the Silk Road, Holi: Festival of Colors, Dice Throne Adventures
27:42
February 09, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 7: Downforce, Elfenland, Caylus, Saying Goodbye to Your Old Games
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Downforce, Elfenland, Caylus Kickstarter Corner: Darwin's Journey, Unicorn Fever Saying Goodbye to Your Old Games Instagram Facebook BGG Podcasts
57:17
January 26, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 6: Rococo, Kingdom Builder, Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar, Goals for 2021
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Rococo, Kingdom Builder, Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar Kickstarter Corner: Ludocherry Skirts, Mr. Meeple T-shirts Arwen and Justin discuss their goals for 2021 Instagram Facebook BGG Podcasts
56:52
January 12, 2021
Cardboard Time Episode 5: Dune Imperium, Bonfire, Viscounts of the West Kingdom, Top 12 "New to me" of 2020.
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Phil talk about: What have we been playing?: Dune: Imperium, Bonfire, Viscounts of the West Kingdom Kickstarter Corner & AEG preview: Ugly Gryphon Inn, Cubitos, Sheepy Time Arwen discusses her top 12 "New to me" of 2020 Instagram Facebook BGG Podcasts
57:25
December 29, 2020
Cardboard Time Episode 4: Calico, Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Herb Witches, 6 Nimmt, Holiday Gift Guide
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Calico, Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Herb Witches, 6 Nimmt Kickstarter Corner: Nemo's War, Creature Comforts Holiday Gift Guide *Editor's note* Unfortunately our remote connection was not as robust as we would have liked, so we had some audio glitches and issues.  We are working to improve this for future episodes.  Due to this, not mentioned in our gift guide that we recommend are a few games good for the younger audience, including Stuffed Fables, games by HABA including Karuba and Rhino Hero, and Kingdomino/Queendomino. Instagram Facebook BGG Podcasts
53:04
December 15, 2020
Cardboard Time Episode 3: Mage Knight, Gaia Project, Interview with Keith from USB Escape, Cooperative Games Without Quarterbacking?
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen talks about: What have we been playing?: Mage Knight, Gaia Project Kickstarter Corner: Board Game Blankets, Interview with Keith from USB Escape Cooperative Games Without Quarterbacking? You can purchase USB Escape here Instagram Facebook BGG Podcasts
53:47
December 01, 2020
Cardboard Time Episode 2: Warp's Edge, Welcome to New Las Vegas, Kickstarter Tips and Tricks
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Phil talk about: What have we been playing?: Warp's Edge, Welcome to New Las Vegas Kickstarter Corner: Project L: Finesse, Freedom Five, Tidal Blades, Townsfolk Tussle Kickstarter Tips and Tricks : What you should know before hitting the "Back this project" button.
57:59
November 17, 2020
Cardboard Time Episode 1: Alan's Adventureland, Dinogenics, Cartographers
On today's episode of Cardboard Time, Arwen and Justin talk about: What have we been playing?: Alan's Adventureland, Dinogenics, Cartographers Kickstarter Corner: Cartographers Heroes, Dice Miner, Heroquest, Kabuto Sumo Who are Justin and Arwen?
58:44
November 03, 2020