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Rahdo Talks Through

Rahdo Talks Through

By Richard Ham

A podcast all about boardgames, hosted by Richard "Rahdo" Ham
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The R&R Show #58 EXTENDED EDITION
The R&R Show #58 EXTENDED EDITION
Once again you can listen to all the behind the scenes that went into recording this episode, plus the full episode itself whic is quite unlike any other R&R!
02:13:32
January 25, 2023
The R&R Show #58
The R&R Show #58
This is an R&R epsisode like no other... a top 15, talking about bad game experiences, and a 3 person show (or maybe 2.5 person) :)
01:11:07
January 25, 2023
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 91
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 91
This episode sponsored by http://honeybuzz.rahdo.com Please submit more ?s to questions@rahdo.com :) ----------------------------------------------- Game questions w/o Jen ----------------------------------------------- 1:50 Design consultancy? 4:30 Isle of Cats expansions? 5:22 Why top 44 for 2022? 6:24 Earthborn Rangers? 8:18 Contributor tastes? 12:15 Marvel Champions plummeted ranking? 14:54 Klingon subs conflict with other subtitles? 20:36 Having to controll multiple players characters in 2p? 24:03 Wingspan nectar variant? 26:26 Contributors on the podcast? 28:48 Big box games? 32:03 Troyes-like games? 34:05 Personal top10 for '22 ignoring Jen 37:54 Best hidden movement games ------------------------------------------------ Game questions with Jen ------------------------------------------------ 44:00 Jen playing Twilight Imperium? 46:04 MvM vs DT 47:42 Rosenberg vs Stemaier vs Suchy? 49:13 Dice vs Cards 49:58 Spiel vs Gen Con 52:32 Deckbuilding vs worker placement? 58:21 Components vs gameplay? 1:01:35 Everdell tree vs Wingspan tower? 1:04:09 Solo vs 3p vs 4p? 1:08:26 Co-op vs competitive? 1:10:03 Western vs space vs farming games? 1:12:44 Expansions vs new games? 1:15:48 Dead turns? 1:20:46 Best deckbuilder mechanisms? 1:24:44 Hit ground running or build up over time in co-ops? 1:34:16 Best randomizer in games? 1:345:01 Breaking into industry without going to conventions? 1:38:30 Worker placement where workers are never recalled? 1:40:00 Why won't boardgames break through into pop culture? ---------------------------------- Personal questions ---------------------------------- 1:48:10 My contribution to The Sims video game? 1:59:58 Things to see on Pacific Northwest holiday? 2:03:16 Everything Everywhere All At Once?  2:04:17 Rahdo depressed? 2:08:06 X-Men animated series?  2:09:58 Alaska Daily? 2:14:51 How i pronouce innovative? 2:17:26 Our fave egg prep methods? 2:23:52 The Boy The Mole the Fox and the Horse 2:25:35 Fusion breakthrough? 2:28:03 Keeping positive about boardgames? 2:34:35 British TV recommendations?  2:38:52 Crafting advice from Jen? 2:45:33 Jen's words of wisdom? 2:46:47 DOGGOS!!!
02:52:43
January 20, 2023
Rahdo Ranks His Collection, episode 2
Rahdo Ranks His Collection, episode 2
The first episode of this proved to be pretty popular, lets see how folks feel about more rapid fire A-B ranking of my collection in episode 2! :)
43:04
January 18, 2023
Grant's Greatest Games of December
Grant's Greatest Games of December
here's the audio version of grant's latest 5 game countdown, including 2 games that you never would have heard about on the channel otherwise :)
17:10
January 06, 2023
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► December 2022 (33 games in 75 minutes)
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► December 2022 (33 games in 75 minutes)
A whole lot of games were played in december so get comfortable, this is a long one but a fun one! :)
01:22:11
January 05, 2023
Rahdo Ranks His Collection, episode 1
Rahdo Ranks His Collection, episode 1
Hey everybody, a new year calls for a new series. Hope you enjoy! :)
44:03
January 05, 2023
Crowd Sorcery #15
Crowd Sorcery #15
Here's the audio version of todays crowd sorcery where i find 5 games of note ending the campaigns very soon! :)
11:13
January 02, 2023
Top 25 Anticipated Games of 2023
Top 25 Anticipated Games of 2023
Hey everybody, here's my yearly anticipated games for the new year, to help you to ring in the new year. I'm joined by all the contributors and hopefully we'll point out a game or two that might catch your ear! :)
01:20:04
January 01, 2023
The R&R Show EXTENDED EDITION
The R&R Show EXTENDED EDITION
It was nice to get back together with Ruel to talk about holiday goings on and lots of games games games! :)
01:58:42
December 28, 2022
The R&R Show #57
The R&R Show #57
It's the last show of the year, and we had a good old time bringing it to you. GOOD AFTERNOON! :)
39:09
December 28, 2022
The 2022 #44-#11 best games, '22 Wishlist, Q&A and more!
The 2022 #44-#11 best games, '22 Wishlist, Q&A and more!
Okay, after you're done with the top10, check this out for the next 34 games of the year ranked, plus a list of the games yet to be played, a big unboxing and lots of Q&A! :)
02:18:21
December 25, 2022
Top 10 of 2022 Preliminary Edition
Top 10 of 2022 Preliminary Edition
Hey everybody, here's my first pass top10 for the year, and I'm joined by everyone else so they can list their faves as well! :)
01:03:55
December 25, 2022
The R&R Show #56 EXTENDED EDITION
The R&R Show #56 EXTENDED EDITION
It was a fun experience hitting some of the favourite segments of the show with someone new, so enjoy the extra hour+ of boardgame chat in this very special R&R episode!) :)
02:14:39
December 21, 2022
The R&R Show #56 - Top 10 Crowdfunding Games of 2022
The R&R Show #56 - Top 10 Crowdfunding Games of 2022
Hey everybody, Ruel couldn't make it for the live stream of this one, so we've got the awesome Chris George of the youtube channel RoomAndBoardReviews to sit in, and we had a great time talking about crowdfunding games! :)
57:00
December 21, 2022
Crowd Sorcery #14
Crowd Sorcery #14
Hey everybody, here's the final Crowd Sorcery for the year, where I talk about some of Jenefer Ham Glass's work in addition to the normal fare, so you won't want to miss this end of the year finale (especially since the show will be going through some changes in the new year!) :)
11:40
December 20, 2022
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 91
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 91
Sponsored by https://www.elfcreekgames.com/discount/RAHDO 🙂 And now... Use promo code RAHDO for 10% off all Elf Creek Games purchases until Dec 31st! Please submit questions for the podcast to questions@rahdo.com :) •••[] Games Q&A►►► 13:07 Contributor impact?  18:31 Trajan vs Praga Caput Regni? 20:46 Res Arcana vs Mottaini? 22:06 Agricoal vs Everdell? 23:28 Isle of Cats vs Cartographers? 25:01 London vs Wingspan? 27:04 Christmas boardgames 30:44 Ultimate gameday game? 32:29 My proudest runthrough? 36:35 When to submit to questions@rahdo.com 37:37 Shake That City vs Tiny Towns? 39:29 First expansion to get for Marvel Champsions? 49:06 Playing MC with a 7 year old MCU fan? 51:30 Cloud Age gameplay? 54:52 Cloud Age vs Maracaibo? 57:48 Finding BGG categories? 1:01:01 Unexpected releases? 1:05:28 Boardgame media oversaturated? 1:08:28 Getting started now in boardgame media? 1:11:41 Too much game narrative? 1:14:17 Future of solo boardgaming? 1:17:35 One long game or fewer short games? 1:18:38 Essen Spiel advice? 1:30:36 Upping complexity in games with non-gamer spouse? •••[] Personal Q&A►►► 1:35:55 Star Wars Andor thoughts? 1:40:17 Top entertainment of the year? 1:52:03 Problematic creators? 1:55:25 Jen’s proudest art piece? 1:56:23 Triathalon preference? 1:58:30 Succession? 1:59:15 Jordan Peele movies? 2:00:42 Point & click adventures? 2:01:33 Jen’s words of wisdom? 2:02:51 Doggo! 2:04:48 Andor Spoilers!!!
02:18:07
December 16, 2022
The R&R Show #55 EXTENDED EDITION
The R&R Show #55 EXTENDED EDITION
Okay folks, we've got a new top 3, a new ruel ranks, some Q&A and MORE in this extended episode of the latest R&R! :)
02:10:04
December 13, 2022
The R&R Show #55 - Top 10 Hidden Gems
The R&R Show #55 - Top 10 Hidden Gems
Ruel and I are back talking about the 10 best "hidden gem" games of 2022, and ruel definitely surprised me a few times, and i had a few tricks up my sleeve as well! :)
39:20
December 13, 2022
Crowd Sorcery #13
Crowd Sorcery #13
OOPS! sorry i meant to upload this on Tuesday but forgot, so sorry to say the first 3 games i mention closed their campaigns on the 9th! (but there's always late pledging options)
21:20
December 10, 2022
Grant's Greatest Games of November
Grant's Greatest Games of November
Man I just love Grant's monthly segment, as he's constantly exposing me to games I wouldn't otherwise know about. I genuinely feel like a more well rounded gamer after watching :)
12:23
December 07, 2022
November Roundup Extras
November Roundup Extras
Hey everybody, here's a podcast episode for all of the non-roundup stuff that was streamed live the other day while I was recording the November roundup :)
01:23:53
December 01, 2022
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► November 2022 (26 games in 69 minutes!)
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► November 2022 (26 games in 69 minutes!)
Hey everybody, this roundup has two firsts, both of which I'm super happy & excited about! (plus a lot of game to talk about and rank as well!)
01:14:37
December 01, 2022
Grant's Greatest Games of October 2022
Grant's Greatest Games of October 2022
OOPS, sorry folks, someone just told me that i've been forgetting to upload audio podcast files for Grants's monthly show, and since the first two episode got basically the same # of listens as the monthly roundup, I guess I should caught up! So here's October's episode! :)
16:06
November 23, 2022
Grant's Greatest Games of September 2022
Grant's Greatest Games of September 2022
OOPS, sorry folks, someone just told me that i've been forgetting to upload audio podcast files for Grants's monthly show, and since the first two episode got basically the same # of listens as the monthly roundup, I guess I should caught up! So here's September's episode! :)
16:34
November 23, 2022
The R&R Show #54 - Top 10 Games We're Thankful For :)
The R&R Show #54 - Top 10 Games We're Thankful For :)
Well, I didn't expect the waterworks to turn on so strong when we set out to do our "top10 games we're most thankful for", but I guess it was inevitable! :)
51:08
November 23, 2022
The R&R Show #54 EXTENDED EDITION
The R&R Show #54 EXTENDED EDITION
In addition to our weepy top10, this extended edition has a bunch of Q&A, a stumped games sommelier and I think the longest Ruel Ranks to date! :)
02:17:52
November 23, 2022
Crowd Sorcery #12
Crowd Sorcery #12
It's not too surprising that so many cool Kickstarter games are ending soon, as publishers are trying to grab eyeballs before the holidays. Here's my top picks of the ones closing down in November! :)
22:40
November 22, 2022
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 90
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 90
This episode sponsored by http://paradox.rahdo.com :) •••[2:35] Games Q&A►►► Orleans vs Altiplano? Marrakesh? Sequel sales? Marvel Snap? Oathsworn? Top 5 mechanisms for one genre? Egizia? Endgame in final thoughts? Crowd Sorcery overlooking games? Bohnanza-style hand management? Podcast ads? Rahdo & Turczi? Post retirement gaming? Gamer glass? Flat game endings?    •••[1:28:25] Personal Q&A►►► Vanlife in USA vs EU? She-Hulk audience? Political compass part II? Eggs? Funniest word? Jen's words of wisdom? Doggos! Spoilers for Rings of Power, Andor & House of the Dragon?    •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:03:33
November 20, 2022
The R&R Show #53
The R&R Show #53
Ruel has good news and we've got some super deals on some on sale games in this month's R&R show :)
34:60
November 16, 2022
The R&R Show #53 EXTENDED GAMEPLAY
The R&R Show #53 EXTENDED GAMEPLAY
Big news for Ruel and me, plus some very fun segments as we play catchup, and of course recording the latest R&R show :)
02:05:33
November 16, 2022
Crowd Sorcery #11
Crowd Sorcery #11
Okay folks, going to quickly talk about 12 games in this episode with a suprising amount of expansions! :)
16:27
November 09, 2022
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► October 2022
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► October 2022
Oh my this was the biggest roundup in awhile, so sit back and get comfortable as we rank over 30 games for you (plus clue you in on a great offer on Jen's gamer glass in the month of November) :)
01:25:30
November 02, 2022
October Round Up EXTRAS
October Round Up EXTRAS
Hey folks, here's an additional hour of content that was recorded live in the pre- and post-show segments that were streamed around this episode. Note, the roundup episode itself is not in this file! :)
01:14:05
November 02, 2022
The R&R Show #52 EXTENDED EDITION
The R&R Show #52 EXTENDED EDITION
Okay folks, in this episode i give a full breakdown of Jen's and my first of hopefully man RV trips in the Bravo, and we do our first game sommelier segment, and some Q&A and another fun top10 list. JAM PACKED! :)
01:59:55
October 26, 2022
The R&R Show #52
The R&R Show #52
Hey everybody, ruel and I are back making another top10 list, but the real action this month is in the extended edition! :)
30:56
October 26, 2022
Crowd Sorcery #10
Crowd Sorcery #10
It's been two weeks, so it's time for more CROWD SORCERY, where I'm running down my favourite 7 game campaigns that are ending their runs soon - plus a bonus 4 more! What a deal! :)
23:02
October 25, 2022
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 89
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 89
•••[2:12] Games Q&A►►► Fedex freightbox overseas? Top 5 if no expansions? Fave expansion of all time? Mediocre games fixed by expansions? New games vs expansions? Games that need expansions? Deckbuilders vs bagbuilders? How to improve least fave mechanisms? Sundry? World series of bardgaming? Star Wars Pandemic? Podcast thumbnails? Mandatory house rules? Jen’s view of Marvel Champions? Why no roll & writes in top 30? Star Trek Super Skill Pinball? Beer & Bread? Village Rails? Most wanted game from Spiel? After Us? Agricola to Caverns vs Brass Lancashire to Birmingham? Jen teaching games? Game teaching tips? •••[1:05:29] Personal Q&A►►► RV trip? Rado watches? Crying common? Fave spooky movies? How’d Jen become a glass artist? RV plans? Sam Neill? Jen’s words of wisdom? Doggos? SPOILER: Spider-Man: No Way Home? •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:34:44
October 19, 2022
Crowd Sorcery #9
Crowd Sorcery #9
Jen and I are on the road again, which means episode 9 of Crowd Sorcery is a little late, but hopefully worth the wait as there's some very cool stuff out there right now! :)
20:08
October 12, 2022
Top 10+10 Games for Essen Spiel :)
Top 10+10 Games for Essen Spiel :)
Hey everybody, here's me talking about 20 games that I think are the most must have of the show! And I'm just getting started... :)
55:58
October 02, 2022
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► September 2022 - 24 Games in 59 minutes!