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Rahdo Talks Through

By Richard Ham
A podcast all about boardgames, hosted by Richard "Rahdo" Ham
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Top 25 Most Anticipated Games for 2022 (normal edition)

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The R&R Show #24 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 24 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/v-2i68S7JSM For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola
02:01:53
January 21, 2022
The R&R Show #24 - Top 10 Remote Playable Games
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/1nQQ-qOIJtk For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
47:06
January 21, 2022
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 80
•••[00:02:25] Games Q&A►►► Feld over Pfister? Imperium fall? NFTs in boardgames? Faiyum drop? Final Girl? 7 Wonders or Continents? Land vs Sea? Anunnaki? Stonemaier swingy cards? Aeon’s End the best & storage? Verdant vs other entwined drafting? Corrosion playtime? Future boardgame trends? Guessing Jen’s gaming preferences? The future for print&play? What game have I most influenced? How do I keep rules straight? Boardgames going mainstream? Asmodee sprawl? •••[01:10:01] Personal Q&A►►► How was our holiday season? Best farm dog? Driving differences in Europe? Potato donuts? Single world government? Die vs dice? Meat substitutes? What else do we miss from Europe? Annoyances living in Europe? My involvement in Gamer Glass? Rank these shows! 2.5x speed! Matt Fraction’s Hawkeye? Netflix Daredevil? Jen’s words of wisdom? DOGGOS!!! (spoiler warning) Hawkeye show thoughts? Spiderman No Way Home thoughts? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:41:02
January 15, 2022
Top 10 BG Themes I'd Hope to See - EXTENDED EDITION
Okay, here's the 2+ hour full audio episode, which includes actually coming up with the list helped by the audience! If you'd rather watch than listen, here's the link to the youtube video: https://youtu.be/eh4_M5RsvXc •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:01:18
January 14, 2022
Top 10 BG Themes I'd Hope to See
This is the result of a very interesting (and overall successful I think) experiment in audience collaboration project to come up with a new top10 list.  If you'd rather watch than listen, here's the link to the youtube video: https://youtu.be/hl1vAoKmXMA •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
23:37
January 14, 2022
Top 10 CGE Games
CGE is one of my favourite publishers, and here's my ten favourite games they produce! If you'd rather watch than listen, here's the link to the youtube video: https://youtu.be/B2OwCc4i5zo •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
32:04
January 13, 2022
The R&R Show #23 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 23 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/BezLIuNgUGc For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola
02:04:44
January 13, 2022
The R&R Show #23 - Top 10 Anticipated Expansions of 2022
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/FaD0DBLwauE For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
43:20
January 13, 2022
The R&R Show #22 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 22 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/0Lb85ttXH5c For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola
02:06:37
January 06, 2022
The R&R Show #22 - Top 10 Upcoming Kickstarters (Jan 2021)
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/7M-dXgKTgl8 For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
45:50
January 06, 2022
Top 25 Most Anticipated Games for 2022 (normal edition)
Oops, 2022 has only begun and I'm already making goofs! I uploaded the extended edition of the show last night, but forgot to upload the shorter version that cuts out the first "preshow" jibber jabber! Here it is now. Hope you enjoy! If you'd rather watch than listen, here's the link to the youtube video: https://youtu.be/C9bplzh4u6g or the full show here: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1249959548 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:50:22
January 02, 2022
Top 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2022 (extended edition)
Here we go, time for the yearly anticipation list. I've uploaded the entire show that was streamed live, including the warmup pre-show, and the mid-show break. Hope you enjoy! If you'd rather watch than listen, here's the link to the youtube video: https://youtu.be/C9bplzh4u6g or the full show here: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1249959548 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:29:57
January 02, 2022
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► December 2021
And now... a episode outlining the new games we played in December, plus Q&A from the live stream after! If you'd rather watch this in video form: https://youtu.be/FW50dReT_GU •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:25:16
December 31, 2021
The R&R Show #21 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 21 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/eUDmWMWZwOY For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola
02:09:19
December 29, 2021
The R&R Show #21 - Top 10 Games We'd Buy Right Now! (december 2021)
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/AxYyD-ZOmGI For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
53:17
December 29, 2021
Top 10 AEG Games
AEG is one of my favourite publishers, and here's my ten favourite games they produce! If you'd rather watch than listen, here's the link to the youtube video: https://youtu.be/Ha-mrnjfVAA •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
27:09
December 27, 2021
Top 10 of 2021 (preliminary)
It's Christmas time, so that means it's time for my preliminary top10 of the year, and this year it's joined by a bunch of other stuff that I streamed live on Christmas Eve. If you'd rather watch, the video can be found here: https://youtu.be/B7xgOikdy0w •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:24:50
December 25, 2021
The R&R Show #20 - Top 10 Games for Family Gatherings
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/dcJAF6nLcTE For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
44:11
December 18, 2021
The R&R Show #20 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 20 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/e1spWstoUck For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola 8:26 Pre Show  5:39 Avatar teething / Mod training  24:49 An R&R-gumnet  41:57 Top 3 voting  46:00 Carrara Giveaway  47:32 Top 3 Tile Laying Games  56:24 Secret Word?  1:04:44 Thanks from Jen  1:08:20 The R&R Show  1:52:32 Post Show   1:54:35 T10 Runners Up  2:01:39 Basketball Free For All  2:05:06 Goodbye to The Dice Tower Podcast  2:09:51 Outro
02:12:29
December 18, 2021
The R&R Show #19 - Top 10 Games Accessories
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/LssBfyjVIKE For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
50:43
December 09, 2021
The R&R Show #19 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 19 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/JATCxk9ooGA For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola
02:00:02
December 09, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 79
•••[00:00:58] Games Q&A►►►  Game of BGG.con? Best Machi Koro-inspired game? Imperium rules? Learning Golem? Introvert at a boardgame convention? Saying no to covering games? Taking a chance on covering games? Making choices for Jen? Clinic expansion? Weather Machine? Bag drafting? Die vs dice? Classifying spin-offs? Standing on shoulders? Boardgames in infancy? Thumbnails? Honorable mentions in the R&R show? Nations revisit on Twitch? Inseparable roll & write? Game dates? Freedom from serfdom as theme? How does Orleans Invasion rank as a co-op? Automania? Hegemony? Merv vs Zapotec? Rating Lopiano games for interaction? Music for the podcast? Survivor bias? Burgundy campaign? Red Cathedral a new classic? How best to support the channel? Kokopelli ranking? How did Jen do at BGG.con? Jen enjoying Jen Jogs show? Everquest as a boardgame? Would Jen continue boardgaming without me?    •••[01:33:08] Personal Q&A►►► Uplifting TV shows? Get Back documentary? What would I do with collection if I stopped gaming? Dark Waters? Fave and least fave holiday food? Trypophobia? Fave desserts? Top 5 tv shows? Why interested in psychology? Ready for the apocalypse? Jen's other crafts? Jen's glass world expanding? Parent's staying together for the kids? Divorce's effects on the kids? Silvan Ranger controversy? Celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas, growing up and now? Dealing with stress? New season for Survivor? Empathy on YouTube? Nate in season 2 of Ted Lasso? Eternals? Aging parents? Fictional product sponsor? What would replace boardgames? Ever go back to videogames? Jen's thoughts on my videogames? Jen's and my recall? Follow the videogame industry? Videogame industry turn over? Crunch time? Disasterous experiences? Working from home? Learning new skills? Words of wisdom? Dog pics! •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
03:54:59
December 07, 2021
The R&R Show #18 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 18 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/o457hjJPoSI For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola
02:02:02
December 02, 2021
The R&R Show #18 - Top 10 Upcoming Crowdfunding Games
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/tgiSlgbk_-c For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
48:08
December 02, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► November 2021
And now... a episode outlining the new games we played in November! If you'd rather watch this in video form: https://youtu.be/I1O06SDwAX0 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:21:30
December 02, 2021
The R&R Show #17 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 17 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/lVzEZQOuC1Y For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola
02:01:38
November 24, 2021
The R&R Show #17 - Top 10 Games We'd Give As Gifts
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/O1-w1jcRgwg For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
42:22
November 24, 2021
The R&R Show #16 (Extended Edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 16 of the R&R show, with an additional hour or so of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/JZKfYukaAF8 For more Ruel, check https://www.youtube.com/ruelgaviola 5:00 Ruel Ranks 20:16 Chitchat 24:30 Flash Top 3 32:16 Contest giveway 34:16 Pre-show 41:21 The R&R Show 1:33:22 Post show  1:38:09 There Can Be Only One 1:39:55 Ruel Trivia 1:44:09 Rahdo Trivia 1:49:35 Q&A
02:04:21
November 17, 2021
The R&R Show #16 - Top 10 Games We'll Never Get Rid Of
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/6ZFrOFEUFTY For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola 0:00 Intro  5:04 Contest time 8:47 Top 10 Games Intro 12:20 10. Crokinole  16:22 9. Glory to Rome  19:19 8. Kohaku  22:44 7. Roll for the Galaxy  26:34 6. Samurai  30:24 5. Castles of Burgundy: Anniversary Edition  34:45 4. Paperback  38:04 3. Shadowrun Crossfire  43:42 2. Ticket to Ride  46:50 1. Pandemic 50:30 Outro
51:38
November 17, 2021
The R&R Show #15 (extended edition)
Hey everybody, this is the extra long edition of episode 15 of the R&R show, with an additional 70 minutes of behind the scenes going's on! :) To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/b5QtzuXXnQc For more Shea, check https://youtube.com/rtfmshow or http://shea.rahdo.com 0:00 Pre show 12:11 Mobile Markets & Cascadia giveaway 15:28 More Pre show 33:59 R&R Show, Part I 1:11:17 Mid-show break #1 1:28:25 R&R Show, Part II 1:31:53 Mid-show break #2 (BACON!) 1:37:15 R&R Show, Part III 2:06:08 Post show Q&A
02:14:52
November 10, 2021
The R&R Show #15 - Top 10 Sci Fi Games
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and guest co-host Shea talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/OX7tBpuagqk For more Shea, check https://youtube.com/rtfmshow or http://shea.rahdo.com 0:00 Intro 1:08 What's on Rahdo's Table? 5:12 What's on Shea's Table? 8:10 Contest time! 14:23 Top 10 Sci Fi Game 18:04 10. Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition 22:08 9. Dune Imperium  28:07 8. Cosmic Colonies 31:20 7. Nemesis: Lockdown  37:11 6. CloudAge 40:38 5. Ganymede 45:18 4. Black Angel 50:13 3. Star Realms 54:35 2. Roll for the Galaxy 59:46 1. Twilight Imperium 1:08:11 Outro
01:09:13
November 10, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 78
•••[00:02:07] Games Q&A►►► Wrath of Lich King qualification? Mythwind? Carnegie? London Dread & dice? Roll to resolves I like? Concordia a deckbuilder, part 3? Replaying top 20? Fractal: Beyond the Void? Roll Camera vs Intrepid? Dinosaur World? Cantaloop? Review vs Preview? Marvel Champions: Sinister Motives? Getting Jen to love Marvel Champions? What would happen to RRT without Jen? •••[00:59:46] Personal Q&A►►► Fatman Beyond? Masks in videos? My brother and mushrooms? Drinking while recording? Dynamic ads for podcast? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:15:15
November 08, 2021
The R&R Show #14 (extended edition)
Okay, so this is an experiment... after posting the latest R&R show, and then a "bonus" show pulling out an additional 30 minutes from the recent live stream, I decided to see what would happen if I put the *ENTIRE* 2+ hour stream up, unedited!!!  So if you already listened to the R&R episode and the bonus episode, there's still a lost you haven't heard here, but it might be hard to find. But here's time stamps to jump around! :) 0:00 Extended Edition Introduction 2:56 Countdown to LIVE 7:55 R&R Pre-show Intro 15:30 Ruel Ranks 26:56 Contest Winner! 31:33 More pre-show 33:36 There can be only one! 42:57 Secret word 49:58 The R&R Show Part 1 1:16:50 Mid-show break 1:30:52 The R&R Show Part 2 1:48:36 Post-show Intro 1:52:37 Q&A 1:57:58 Rahdo Trivia! 2:01:58 There can be only one! 2:05:20 Post-show wrapup! 2:14:47 Post streaming pickup!
02:34:40
November 05, 2021
The R&R Bonus Show (Nov 2nd 2021)
And now... the first episode of the R&R Bonus show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/7k5BTKeQpNg For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
32:49
November 03, 2021
The R&R Show #14 - Top 10 Crowdfunding Games for November 2021
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/V0tK7OzpJXY For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
01:05:02
November 03, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► October 2021
And now... a episode outlining the new games we played in October! If you'd rather watch this in video form: https://youtu.be/N7fVuBGK38A 1:34 [Shea] Dresden Gaming Table 2:19 Shea's 3. City of the Great Machine  4:10 Shea's 2. Circadians: Chaos Order 7:13 Shea's 1. Unfathomable 10:51 Introducing Ruel!  11:54 [Ruel] World Auto Racing 13:08 [Ruel] Perpetuity 14:48 15. Tabannusi 18:08 14. Paris: City of Lights 20:11 13. Siege of Runedar 22:32 12. Picture Perfect 24:48 11. Castle Party 28:28 10. 7 Wonders Architects 31:48 9. World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King 34:22 8. Power Plants 37:18 7. Hegemony 42:33 6. Titania Ascending 45:52 5. Goblivion 50:37 4. Bitoku 54:19 3. Bardwood Grove 57:02 2. Messina 1347 1:00:48 1. Federation 1:06:10 Outro •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:07:14
November 01, 2021
The R&R Show #13 - Top 10 Games We'd Buy in October 2021
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/MbBAV5-2NDU For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
01:06:31
October 27, 2021
The R&R Show #12 - Top 10 Horror Games
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/EX-j_dK2lr0 For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
01:11:59
October 20, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 77
•••[00:01:44] Games Q&A►►► Furnace updates? Top 10 guests? Patreon RSS link? Gamefound vs Kickstarter? Pandemic vs Fall of Rome? Player aids? Dice Tower West convention timing? Tik Tok boardgame discovery? Lords of Waterdeep storage? How did RRT break through? Posting Patreon exclusive peeks? Fave mechanism in Eleven? Changing Mombasa? Plunderous update? Delayed Essen games coverage? Patreon exclusive podcast? Co-op difficulty adjustments? Defining deck & deckbuilder? Speeding up long games? Geekgroup insights? Preferred game worlds? Eleven spurred real interest in football? Preferred covid precautions for BGG.con? R&R boost to Jen's sales? Ranking Laukets? Emergent vs implicit narrative in games? Serialized vs episodic narrative in games? Approaching games with no setup variability?  •••[02:08:56] Personal Q&A►►► Home exchange vacations? Developing music tastes? Survivor Australia? Fave Survivor elements? Mountains? Sunrise vs sunset? Birmingham? Why is Ted Lasso the best TV ever? How's Jen's eyes? Chicken protection? Raised by single moms? Who to dine with from videogame industry? Why didn't I like What If? Marvel "who wins in a fight" bracket? Passion for gaming? MMOs? Losing pets? Jen's words of wisdom? Doggo pics! •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
03:26:12
October 17, 2021
The R&R Show #11 - Top 10 MORE MORE MORE Games of Essen Spiel 2021
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/YQBm05Eobco For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
01:00:37
October 13, 2021
The R&R Show #10 - Top 10 Games of Essen Spiel 2021
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/4npkxic2WEE For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
01:03:48
October 06, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► September 2021
And now... a episode outlining the new games we played in September! If you'd rather watch this in video form: https://youtu.be/kUBHWtR1pQQ 1:00 Shea's 4. Terraternity 2:53 Shea's 3. Voidfall  4:30 Shea's 2. Machi Koro 2 5:51 Shea's 1. Tindaya 9:51 Drop Drive 11:27 15. Eleven 14:07 14. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Party 16:26 13. Drawn to Adventure 20:12 12. Mandala Stones 23:14 11. Adventure of D (2nd edition) 26:07 10. Keep the Heroes Out 28:04 9. Murano Light Masters 32:16 8. Birdwatcher 36:03 7. Adventures of Robin Hood 40:48 6. Settlement 44:28 5. Bad Company 47:57 4. Origins: First Builders 51:22 3. Witchstone 55:02 2. The Crew: Mission Deep Sea 58:37 1. Dungeon Decorators •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:04:08
October 01, 2021
The R&R Show #9 - Top 10 Upcoming Kickstarters for October 2021
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZQXaddP82Y For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
01:02:01
September 29, 2021
The R&R Show #8 - Top 10 Games We'd Buy Right Now (September 2020)
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/QlyAGgL5Jgc For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola
01:07:35
September 22, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 76
•••[00:00:45] Games Q&A►►►  Kickstarter as investment? Where's Tim? Different designer takes on my fave games? Murano Light Masters? Speaking out with channel? Objectively good games? Difficulty levels on co-ops? Jen in videos? Gaming with kids? Rank new Fresco modules? Let's Waltz modules? Boardgame TikTok? Kickstarter compilation campaigns? Solar Storm? Kickstarter vs crowdfunding? Essen on R&R? Deck builder vs hand builder? Art vs graphic design?  Box fronts? Setting vs theme? Expansion ratings? Lid drift? Best games with definitive ending? How to stop focusing on winning? Direction vs point salad? Gaming with new gamers?  •••[01:46:10] Personal Q&A►►►  What do we like talking about? Words we hate? Game designer origin story? Concerts? Systemic racism outside of America? West Wing Weekly? Northern Wales? Getting more invovled? Countries we haven't been to yet? Route 66? Sports we could like? Prior relationships? Wandering eyes? Good friends? Fave chicken? Regenerative farming? Jen's words of wisdom? Doggo pics! •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:44:13
September 12, 2021
The R&R Show #7 - Top 10 Gencon 2021 Games!
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/w-zSuuYwyBI For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola To enter the contest, send the "secret word" as the subject line of an email to contest@rahdo.com (Secret word details revealed in the episode) :)
01:07:02
September 08, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► August 2021
And now... a episode outlining the new games we played in August! If you'd rather watch this in video form: https://youtu.be/6tHKdUzgq4o Shea's Games 2:04 6. Super Truffle Pigs 3:51 5. Wild Serengeti 5:44 4. Mythic Mischief 9:30 3. Black Rose Wars: Rebirth 12:37 2. Agemonia 15:51 1. Oath Expansions 20:56 3. Fresco Expansion Box 23:27 2. Galaxy Trucker 2021 edition 28:24 1. Roll Camera: The B Movies Expansion  Full Games 32:24 14. Lost Cities: Roll & Write 35:26 13. Lost Explorers 38:59 12. Gods Love Dinosaurs 42:22 11. Crack the Code  46:41 10. Spy Connection 49:40 9. Whirling Witchcraft 53:01 8. Khora: Rise of an Empire 57:50 7. Flamecraft  1:00:04 6. Islands in the Mist 1:03:35 5. Subastral 1:06:51 4. Verdant 1:09:27 3. Solar Sphere  1:14:39 2. Riverside 1:20:14 1. Let’s Make a Bus Route: Dice Game 1:25:27 Outro •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:26:54
September 04, 2021
The R&R Show #6 - Top 10 Games We Want to Play NOW!
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/NGh88TiSIq0 For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola To enter the contest, send the "secret word" as the subject line of an email to contest@rahdo.com (Secret word details revealed in the episode) :)
01:05:38
September 02, 2021
The R&R Show #5 - Top 10 (25 really) Upcoming Kickstarter Games
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/UvDogBtyONQ For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola To enter the contest, send the "secret word" as the subject line of an email to contest@rahdo.com (Secret word details revealed in the episode) :)
01:07:24
August 26, 2021
The R&R Show #4 - Top 10 Games We'd Buy Right Now (august 2020)
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLYt84hA74k For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola To enter the contest, send the "secret word" as the subject line of an email to contest@rahdo.com (Secret word details revealed in the episode) :)
01:03:58
August 18, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 75
•••[00:03:24] Games Q&A►►► Lamination? Box size? Green in green screen? Playing with others? Playing in restuarants? Audio show for patreon? Clickbait titles? Shea indicator? Colonization theme and alternatives? KS influence? Key to KS success? What game to "legacy"? Best Oniverse expansion? Objectively best game? Fix turns or variable ending? Top 10 multi-use cards? Top 10 language independent games? Shadowrun Crossfire? How to bring people in to boardgaming? Level designer skill? Code of conduct for live shows? Card luck in heavier games? Gloomhaven content? Rating games based on expansions? Timestamps in podcast? Artefacts? Meadow roads & environment cards? Other content creators should podcast? Ideal dog themed game? Undaunted series? Boardgame criticism? Watch Mojo fair use? Top 10 rules tweaks? Preferred co-op difficulty increaser? 6 key words to describe perfect game? Boardgame conventions with Delta?    •••[02:15:38] Personal Q&A►►► Skipping hot topics for a bit? Leaving US? If I went back to videogame industry? Backyard chicken output? Patriot (Amazon prime tv series)? New Masters of Universe? Dog grooming? Awesome? Top10 European & American cities? Dystopian future vs idealized past? Hanging weight? US citizenship? Jen's closing wisdom? Dog pics! •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:58:47
August 14, 2021
The R&R Show #3 - Boardgame Cage Match!
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/arvAEflCaoE or https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1115257847 For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola To enter the contest to win a new copy of Origins: First Builders, send the "secret word" as the subject line of an email to contest@rahdo.com (Secret word details revealed in the episode) :)
01:03:30
August 11, 2021
Top 10 Solo Games w/ Maggie of ThinkerThemer
This month I'm joined by Maggie of Thinker Themer to count down all our fave solo games! If you'd rather watch the video of it, check https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fw8mnA638b4, and you can find more of Thinker Themer at https://www.youtube.com/c/thinkerthemer •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:49:54
August 10, 2021
The R&R Show episode #2
And now... the latest episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games! To watch this in video form, head over to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I96WQcouEqY or https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1108088686 For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola To enter the contest to win a new copy of Origins: First Builders, send the "secret word" as the subject line of an email to contest@rahdo.com (Secret word details revealed in the episode) :)
01:06:47
August 04, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► July 2021
And now... a episode outlining the new games we played in July! If you'd rather watch this in video form: https://youtu.be/bCksX0m2k_o 0:00 Introduction 5:01 4. Lands of Galzyr 6:56 3. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood of Venice 8:28 2. ISS Vanguard 11:00 1. Watergate 15:33 5. Rune Stones expansions 17:55 4. IaWW: Corruption & Ascension 19:25 3. Excavation Earth: It Belongs in a Museum 22:21 2. Marvel Champions: Venom 23:38 1. Rococo Deluxe 25:53 - For Sale 28:13 10. Majesty For the Realm 29:49 9. Nidavellir 32:51 8. Clever Cubed 34:54 7. Tussie Mussie 38:05 6. Indus 2500 BCE 40:13 5. Rajas of the Ganges: Dice Charmers 42:20 4. Oros  44:11 3. Venice 47:38 2. Remember Our Trip 49:30 1. Now or Never  52:34 Outro •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
53:55
August 01, 2021
The R&R Show Episode #1
And now... the premier episode of the R&R show! Rahdo and Ruel talk board games!  To watch this in video form, head over to https://youtu.be/0X6XJZIWniw, https://www.twitch.tv/videos/1100935425, or https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=4118237154878950 For more Ruel, check http://twitch.tv/ruelgaviola  To enter the contest to win a new copy of FORT, send the "secret word" as the subject line of an email to contest@rahdo.com (Secret word details revealed in the episode) :)
59:40
July 30, 2021
Top 10 Card Games w/ Jason Perez of Shelf Stories
This month I'm joined by Jason Perez of Shelf Stories to count down all our fave card games! If you'd rather watch the video of it, check https://youtu.be/aB_DIU8os8M, and you can find more of Shelf Stories at https://youtube.com/shelfstories •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:26:15
July 12, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode 74
•••[00:00:55] Games Q&A►►► Using copyrighted art in homemade games? Marvel Champions rating drop? Hallertau worth it for Agricola fan? Loop > Viscounts of West Kingdom co-op? Digital boardgames implementations? Ranking solo only games? BGG’s Gamenight show? Rahdo talk show? Polling podcast style? Content creators using platforms for social advocacy? Publishers response to said social advocacy? Best Martin Wallace games? https://recommend.games? Revisiting games post kickstarter? Card overlapping? Co-op turn structure? What games do we excel at? How often do I keep games after the runthrough? Boardgame value quiz? Can there be a fair BGG ranking system? Contributor to the channel who matches my tastes? Dismissing the importance of cultural representation? Unique devs? Playing Pandemic during a pandemic? Responding to a game we don’t like? What makes for good co-op? Justifying boardgame hobby? Getting reluctant friends to the table? Tawantinsuyu vs Barbarians: Invasion?  •••[02:22:38] Personal Q&A►►► Why return to the UK? One world government? Evolving shooter videogame design? 3rd person vs 1st person? Hamas conservative? Defunding the police? One Punch Man? Team up with Stegmaier? Time to move on from colonization theme? Luck in games? What did I do on Fable? Jen’s fave of my videogames? Revisit my old games? Kickstarter vs Patreon? Flight advice? Jen’s and my vision status? Who do we think I look/sound like? Gun control in other countries? Investing during 2020? Ireland a pathway to EU? Jen's WOW? So many pet pics!!! •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
03:50:53
July 04, 2021
June 2021 Round Up
UPDATE: a new version of the episode is now uploaded that has Shea's segment no longer playing at 1.4x speed. Sorry for the confusion!!! And now... a episode outlining the new games we played in June! If you'd rather watch this in video form: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MfHJLpkWLg 3:16 4. Far Away (shea) 6:05 3. Too Many Bones (shea) 9:29 2. Distilled (shea) 14:37 1. Wild Assent (shea) 21:15 Dungeon & Kingdom (ryan) 22:32 4. Port Royal Unterwegs! 24:06 3. Welcome To… scenarios 26:33 2. Marvel Champions: Drax 28:36 1. Between 2 Castles: Secrets & Soirees 31:25 13. Die Tore der Welt: Das Kartenspiel 33:54 12. Aqualin 36:28 11. Mercado de Lisboa 40:18 10. Brew 43:37 9. Doodle Dungeon 47:43 8. Devil May Cry: Bloody Palace 53:54 7. Super-Skill Pinball 4-Cade 57:47 6. Soul Raiders 1:02:19 5. Etherfields 1:09:43 4. Imperium: Classics & Legends 1:13:12 3. Sheepy Time 1:16:27 2. Botanik 1:18:58 1. My Farm Shop 1:23:39 Outro •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:24:19
July 03, 2021
Top 10 Kickstarter Games (revisisted)
This month I'm joined by Dan & Ashton of Shelfside to count down all our fave Kickstarter games! If you'd rather watch the video of it, check https://youtu.be/wSSrj2rwzHg, and you can find more of Shelfside at http://youtube.com/shelfside •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:32:21
June 11, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode #73
•••[00:01:15] Games Q&A►►► 6 year milestone? Solo affects ranking? La Granja: No Siesta? Top 10 2p+ games? Youtube engagement impact? Variants best practices? Top 10 business simulators? Rahdo talk show? One hit wonders? Heavy scuba euro? 2p scaling in pirate games? Kittens expansion for Isle of Cats? Too much info about games? Inclusivity in games? Home made versions of games? Dice values in Troyes? Marvel Champions evolving? Best Crossfire mechanisms? Code of conduct too negative? Too many VP games? Tactics vs strategy? Dog themed games? Avoiding sig. other game burnout?  •••[01:51:50] Personal Q&A►►► Key of Geebz? Queen's Gambit? World too slow? Games desensitization? State vs Federal? Wales? Our pups? More best things about PNW? Fitness? RV plans? Violent crime on the rise? Inflation on the rise? Social media discrimination? Studen housing? My new Syphon Filter design? Chicken food? Friendly chicken breeds? Economy effect on RRT? Jen's Words of Wisdom? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
03:03:10
June 08, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► May 2021 + Q&A
24 new games & expansions discussed for the month of May! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/9JP5Dz3cvTI :) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:53:45
June 02, 2021
Top 10 Games of 2020, revisited!!! + Q&A
It's time to finalize my best games of 2020, which I filmed live simultaneously on Youtube, Twitch and Facebook on may 28th. And after the top10 countdown, I stuck around for some questions and answer time! :) If you'd rather watch this top10 than listen, link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Nm2opGFIs •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:20:02
May 29, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode #72
SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:44] Games Q&A►►►  Three Sisters? Lowlands? Capitalism theme in euros? Soloing while filming? Gaming burnout? Gaming post RRT? Different show post RRT? Viticulture? Video for gone games? Plunderous status? Glory to Rome? Gamer vs non-gamer? True gateway? 6 year of RTT? Soloing more these days? La Granja: No Siesta? Top10 2p+? Shea covering oldies? Looking at camera? Tshirt effect on channel? Work placement not a fave mechanism? Century combo = Waterdeep? Carebear practices? Misdirection during multiplayer? Social deduction? Still analyze games post RRT? Fresco Megabox rule change?  Component quality effect? •••[01:40:01] Personal Q&A►►►  Fave modern cartoons? Testing for videogame enthusiasm? Social media bans? Lego animation! (https://youtu.be/edAVbseyD8M) April fools bgg gags? (https://youtu.be/k-XR5Rj7OIE & https://youtu.be/V-2O2068ZkI) Sports appreciation? Natural dog care? Jen's wisdom of the month?  •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:33:50
May 09, 2021
Top 10 Pandemic Mechansims & Expansions/Spinoffs
Hey everybody, this month I'm joined by Liz Taber of Long Distance Gamers to countdown our favourite Pandemic mechanisms and expansions/spinoffs. For more of LIz, you can find her channel (Long Distance Gamers) here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEmiRcZZ_vLiIHC6BKOeWJw If you'd rather watch this top10 than listen, link: https://youtu.be/vN8hSP3iQ2s •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:04:29
May 08, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► April 2021
17 new games discussed for the month of April! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/QU9pygNc9WQ :) (1:17) [Shea] Hidden Leaders Expansions (2:57) 4. Marvel Champions: Galaxy’s Most Wanted   (6:46) 3. Kingdom Builder Big Box  (8:36) 2. Aquatica: Cold Waters (9:30) 1. Concordia: Solitaria  New Games (12:47) 12. Transmissions  (14:48) 11. Dead Man’s Cabal (18:04) 10. Glow (23:41) 9. Solomon Kane (29:33) 8. Pletrix  (31:30) 7. It’s a Wonderful Kingdom  (35:28) 6. Fairy Tale Inn (38:10) 5. Dice Theme Park (41:57) 4. World’s Fair 1893 (44:24) 3. Vivid Memories  (47:21) 2. Rival Networks (50:38) 1. Anno 1800 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:00:31
May 01, 2021
Top 10 Games for an RV Lifestyle
Hey everybody, for this month's top 10 I'm joined by Sarah Shah of Boardgames in a Minute (an excellent channel!) to talk about our 10 games we'd take on the road with us if we found ourselves living in a recreational vehicle! :) p.s. Apologies for the last upload where I grabbed the wrong audio file to upload. Here's the proper top10 with Sarah! :) All the ways to find Sarah: https://www.boardgamesinaminute.com/ https://youtube.com/boardgamesinaminute https://www.instagram.com/board_games_in_a_minute/ https://www.tiktok.com/@puffindor https://twitter.com/Puffindor https://facebook.com/Puffindor https://ko-fi.com/puffindor https://www.etsy.com/shop/Puffindor •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:08:53
April 22, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► March 2021
19 new games discussed for the month of March! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/Hm4UDzJYrj4 :) Contributors 4:00 [Shea #3] Rise of the Gnomes 6:34 [Shea #2] Scythe 10:22 [Shea #1] Mage Noir 16:38 [Ryan] Genotype & Long Shot the Dice Game 18:27 [Tim] Fort Rahdo Expansion Countdown 20:07 #5. Merlin: Morgana 22:44 #4. Valeria Card Kingdoms: Darksworn  24:25 #3. Marvel Champions: Quicksilver 26:20 #2. Auztralia: Tazmania & Revenge of the Old Ones  28:59 #1. Marvel Champions: Scarlet Witch Rahdo Games Countdown 30:39 #11. Coatl 33:00 #10. Alhambra Roll & Write 35:58 #9. Genotype  38:25 #8. Escape Roll & Write 40:30 #7. Space Plague  43:27 #6. After The Empire 47:10 #5. Cryo 50:00 #4. Scrumpy: Card Cider  53:10 #3. Hadrian’s Wall 56:48 #2. Meadow 58:52 #1. Hippocrates •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:03:31
April 01, 2021
Top 10 2p Games (revisited)
Hey everybody, this month's top10 is a revisit of my top 10 2p-only games, and I'm joined by Ella Loves Boardgames and Stella of Meeple University! Stella's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/meepleuniversity  Ella's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/ellalovesboardgames  My original top10 from 5 years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guBmscylSHI For this top10 list in video form: https://youtu.be/rGfISari4iE •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:36:27
March 29, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode #71
SHOW NOTES: •••[00:10:20] Games Q&A►►►  Best RTT platform? Changing game ratings? Filming continuity? R&R with old games? FAQ update? Big boxes? Legacy vs campaign definition? Gloomhaven vs Primal? Depth in dungeon crawls? Spirit Island: Jagged Earth? Vindication rating? Designing within constraints? Golden age of gaming? Tinner's Trail? Top10 GOTY updates unfair? Elder Sign vs X-men? Tricon 2021? Is repetitive bad? Changing camera angles? Game enjoyment post RRT retirement? Rulebooks pronouns? Engine building category on BGG? Campaign vs legacy coverage? Handshakes vs copyright? Grain of salt? KS campaign runners managing audience? 18xx? Shortening Faiyum? Fave designer working on different? Narrative in boardgames?  •••[01:57:33] Personal Q&A►►►  Sacrifices for UBI? Social media bans? New Mulan film? Watching 3x speed video? X-Men comics? Did we imagine RRT would get this big? Other bg review channels when we started? Reading suggestion! Effective persuasion? Changing perspective story. Cryptocurrency? Violence in the MCU? Upcoming MCU lineup? Wandavision? Reckoners novels? Not all republicans! Intensions vs outcomes? How's my mom? Covid effect on her if we hadn't come back? Let's see Jen's knitting! Carebear kids gaming? Foodi tips? Sleeping tips? Income post RRT retirement? Jen's words of wisdom?  •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
04:08:60
March 22, 2021
Top 10 Combat Systems
Hey everybody, this is February's top10, a bit late, but to make up for that, I'm joined by the newest contributor to the channel, Tim Chuon! Tim's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/TimChuon Tim's First Rundown for RRT: https://youtu.be/RJ4RZuByLdo To see this top10 on Youtube: https://youtu.be/uTu_pqalQTE •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:49:57
March 10, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► February 2021
15 new games discussed for the month of February! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/vx9eA3tyRvw :) Shea's Coverage: (0:38) Chamber of Wonders  (1:37) Dwellings of Eldervale  (3:02) Skyline Express  (5:00) Tiny Epic Dungeons  My Coverage: (6:29) 11. Maglev Metro (9:52) 10. So, You’ve Been Eaten  (12:55) 9. X-Men: Mutant Insurrection (17:02) 8. Sleeping Gods (22:40) 7. Red Rising (26:21) 6. Eternal Palace  (28:52) 5. Sagani (31:49) 4. Terraforming Mars: Ares Expedition  (34:47) 3. Stroganov  (37:41) 2. Red Cathedral (39:57) 1. Faiyum •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
44:43
March 02, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► January 2021
Oops, apologies, i just noticed this has been sitting in my 'drafts' folder since i uploaded it on feb 1! So I'm making it live now, the 16 new games discussed for the month of January! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/1Goltm3QOeQ :) Shea's Coverage  (1:04) [Shea] Carnegie  (2:21) [Shea] Under Falling Skies Expansions  Expansions: (3:43) 6. Morels: Foray  (5:19) #5 Wingspan: Oceania  (8:31) #4 Posthuman Saga: Journey Home  (10:39) #3 Smartphone Inc: Update 1.1  (12:21) #2 Marvel Champions: Wasp  (14:25) #1 Aeon's End: Legacy of Gravehold New Games  New games: (16:25) #8 Primal: The Awakening (17:53) #7 The Coldest Night  (20:33) #6 Seven Bridges  (21:49) #5 Meeples & Monsters  (23:39) #4 Funfair  (26:23) #3 Hallertau  (29:25) #2 CloudAge  (32:44) #1 Project Elite (2020)  •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
36:21
February 15, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode #70
This podcast is a follow on to the topics discussed in the last hour of episode 69, which can be found here: https://youtu.be/upvms4K8XhA Note: there won't be Q&A, Jen won't be appearing, it's just me talking through what has happened since then and what I want to do going forward.  If you have any questions or comments, don't hesitate to reach out questions@rahdo.com.  Here's the excellent video I mentions from Jason Perez: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z0wTZkg3a8 Here's the interview I did on Meepleville meets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecc2j5vVhgw Here's the hateful tweet I mentioned (warning: deeply offensive language and hate speech): https://twitter.com/Rahdo/status/1357582038140817410 Jen's "words of wisdom" I mentioned: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EtaC6EHVoAA_IFE?format=jpg&name=900x900
53:11
February 12, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode #69
IMPORTANT NOTICE! The contents of the final portion of this podcast have been edited from what originally aired, because I made a terrible mistake that led to abusive and potentially violent acts against innocent and marginalized people. As such, all names have been removed, though I've left the other content stand so as not to hide my other mistakes. If further edits are to be made (I am consulting with people smarter than me from the affected communities), they will be noted here!   Also, to those who are "defending" me by being demeaning, insulting or harassing to those who are rightfully angry/disappointed by my recent mistakes: STOP! I made real transgressions, I'm working to rectify them. If you disagree, you're NOT on my side! Please extend grace! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out at questions@rahdo.com! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:40] Games Q&A►►► Insert reviews? Seasonal games? One game do-over? Tips for written reviews? My City? 1 game/30 plays? 1st vs 3rd person question reading? Rulebook sins? Boardgame zelda? More 1st vs 3rd person reading? Future of C2C? Stats app? Games with no ratings? Digital discrepancy? How much time on each game? ISS Vanguard if Shea hadn't stepped in? TTS if you own the game? Top 5 legacy games? Ideal Star Trek boardgame? Circadians series? Ranking T&L games? Co-op vs competitive?  •••[01:09:22] Personal Q&A►►► Legion? Thoughts on Jan 6th? Golden vs Platinum rule? Hobbies? Recovering from Trump? Expanse vs Star Trek? Returning to EU? New books or podcasts for Jen? Censorship on BGG? Moving mom to EU? Ranking MCU movies? Value of sports? Other hobbies? Great reset clarification! Shelter vs private seller for getting dogs? How do we decide which dog? Needs of the many vs needs of the few? EU healthcare vs US? Where do i get my t-shirts? Tascini? Funagain? Eklund? Boardgame reviewers & masks? Jen's words of wisdom? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
03:31:37
February 03, 2021
Rahdo Rounds Up►►► December 2020
Sorry for the delay, I didn't realize this was in the "draft" folder, and I only just now noticed! Better late than never for 19 new games discussed for the month of December! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9b3Fje0r74 :) Shea & Ryan (1:40) Shea: ISS Vanguard (4:05) Shea: Masters of Mutanite (5:26) Shea: Pingyao (7:22) Ryan: Era of Tribes (9:24) Ryan: Winter Queen Expansions (11:08) 03. West Kingdom Tomesaga (14:37) 02. The Magnificent: SNØ (16:48) 01. Aeon’s End: Southern Village New Games (18:36) 11. Forgotten Waters  (22:39) 10. Kodama Forest (24:41) 09. The Fox in the Forest (27:43) 08. Florenza 10th Anniversary  (30:33) 07. Century Golem: Endless World (33:48) 06. Marvel United (37:15) 05. Dungeon Academy (39:26) 04. Flourish (41:28) 03. Four Gardens (44:55) 02. Darwin’s Journey (PAID) (48:52) 01. Bonfire •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
53:28
January 08, 2021
Rahdo Talks Through►►► Episode #68
New year, same podcast SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:58] Games Q&A►►► Fave “T” game? Solo runthroughs? Klingon sub notification timing? Game room? How much play before filming? Official boardgame release year? Atlantis Rising? Spiel des Jahres recognizing official boardgame release year? Reviewer perspective different than gamers? Apply narrative device from Maracaibo to Trajan? Roll to resolve in Star Trek Expeditions? Event deck in Shadowrun Crossfire? TTS vs ETSY? 2020 a good or bad year for gaming? Nidavellir? Sports themed boardgames? London too random? Formidable opponents? RRT voting double? Castles of Tuscany rules goof? Castles of Tuscany official rules change? Rulebook structure? Darwin & Vanguard not on to anticipated list? Pandemic 0 vs regular Pandemic? Smile & a Gun a top 2p game? What does Jen remember about games? Fave AE Nemesis? Changing Rahdo audience? Has RRT changed our gaming preferences? Jen interested in role playing games? •••[02:29:22] Personal Q&A►►► Dark? Coping with loss of dogs? More than 2 dogs? Social justice on RRT? Terry Pratchett? How did Gamer Glass do in 2020? World Economic Forum’s global economic reset proposals? Using covid for societal reset? Why so many haters? Why no sports? New Star Wars lineup? Ted Lasso? Character growth in Back to the Future? My work on Sims? Discovery season 3? Mandalorian? •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
04:21:10
January 08, 2021
Top 25 Anticipated Games of 2021
Hey everybody, it's my yearly top25 countdown of the most anticipated games of the upcoming 365, which was filmed live on youtube on Jan 1st. To see this episode in video form: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is0IlqrD6Jg •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:47:45
January 02, 2021
C2C Episode 28
Hey everybody! Here's the final bi-weekly episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the YouTube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 28: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdjG_sXLhUM •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:02:25
December 29, 2020
Top 10 Games of 2020 (preliminary)
Hey everybody, it's my yearly top10 countdown of the games of the year, which was filmed live on youtube on Christmas day, and which will be followed by an updated list in April or May. To see this episode in video form: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tt8bpygM2Y8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:48:12
December 25, 2020
Top10 Designers Revisited
Hey everybody, this month's top10 is a revisit of my 10 designers, as well as the top10 from Jeremy Howard of MvM. To see more of Jeremy's content, check https://www.facebook.com/jeremy.howard.5201254 My original top10 from 5 years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orL9jGApIsY For Rahdo & Jeremy's list in video form: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwBXwWBi-1g •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:43:22
December 23, 2020
RTT Episode 67
Bye 2020! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:09] Games Q&A►►► Tom & I swapping styles? Youtube Ads? Jon Gets Games? How's it going with Shea & Ryan? Plunderous updates? Morality vs Illegality re: TTS? Hiding the math? Skulls of Sedlec? Smile & A Gun? Best nemesis in Aeon's End? Kosmos & Lookout 2p lines? Upcoming top10 revisits? Rahdo Requests thumbs? Blackout Hong Kong appearance? Insanity in games? Tuscany rules? Tuscany final thoughts?  •••[01:31:40] Personal Q&A►►► Did we grunge? BGG pun? Marty McFly character growth? Opposite of empathy? Platinum vs Golden rule? Advice for balanced politics updates? Self care preferences? Time management? Is this really happening? Preferred streaming sites? Yang love? Sparking joy? Best Thanksgiving pie? Drinking glasses up or down? Culinary teas? PacNW influence in Jen's glass? Boardgame wisdom? The Boys? Farscape? Videogame archiving? Emulation? Remakes or remasters? Perishable videogames? Handy? Run Lola Run? Covid negative effects on us? Jen's words of wisdom?  •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo:
03:08:47
December 07, 2020
C2C Episode 27
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the YouTube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 27: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYWdYFWqnAo •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:23
December 01, 2020
RRU November 2020
26 new games discussed for the month of October! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/AQ4UDwt_0m4 :) Expansions (1:33) 8. 7 Wonders: Armada (4:10) 7. Splendor Marvel (6:42) 6. Star Wars: Unlock! (10:01) 5. TIME Stories: A Midsummer Night (13:26) 4. Fields of Green: Grand Fair (15:48) 3. Boomerang: Europe (19:28) 2. On Tour: Europe (21:11) 1. Marvel Champions: Ant-Man New Games (24:21) 18. Dune Imperium (27:28) 17. The Transcontinental (paid) (31:06) 16. Fresco Card & Dice Game (34:36) 15. Monster Expedition (37:45) 14. Azul: Summer Pavilion (41:27) 13. Medici the Dice Game (43:45) 12. 6 Castles (46:58) 11. Paleo (52:07) 10. Rune (54:36) 9. New York Zoo (56:18) 8. Città-Stato (paid) (1:00:45) 7. Levitation (paid) (1:02:58) 6. Twinkle (paid) (1:05:02) 5. Winter Kingdom (1:09:01) 4. Atheneum  (1:11:12) 3. Lost Ruins of Arnak (1:14:49) 2. Cubitos (1:18:34) 1. Merv: Heart of the Silk Road •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:22:41
December 01, 2020
C2C Episode 26
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the YouTube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 26: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5c7EgSwF6Q •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:00
November 17, 2020
C2C episode 25
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the YouTube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 25: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwWGKTi58Y8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:00:45
November 03, 2020
RTT Episode 66
Unleash the doggo pics at http://doggo.rahdo.com :) SHOW NOTES: •••[00:02:49] Games Q&A►►► Immorality of copyright infringement? Why cover long games? Mercado de Lisboa? 2020 Feld game coverage? Roll for the Galaxy tactics? Beer hangup? Plunderous cancellation? Covid's effect on digital boardgaming? Adventure Ink? Rank Marvel Champions expansions? Recent cull? Freedom Five? Alternatives to KDM? Furnace vs Wonderful World? Downtime between runthrough and final thoughts? Orleans Stories? Hadrian's Wall? Glasgow? Lookout vs Kosmos 2p lines? 7 Wonders Duel Agora? Revisiting my top 10? IP conflicts? Wingspan eggs strategy? My rankings ignoring Jen? Ranking Pandemic expansions? Duelosaur Island? Digital conventions? WYG status? Expansions in Yearly top10? Rahdo houserules? •••[01:55:16] Games with Jen Q&A►►► Dungeon Petz revelation? Dummy players? Preferred game themes?  •••[02:19:39] Personal Q&A►►► Lovecraft country? Storytelling rules? Qualities of a wonderful person? 5 year tea plan? Jen's glass business? Jen's fave tea? Gateway teas? What do we do about our carbon footprint? Fireworks? Jen's words of wisdom?  •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo
03:00:54
November 03, 2020
RRU October 2020
36 new games discussed for the month of October! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/R_pbDdmAUt8 :) S&R Coverage [2:45] Arkenshield (Shea) [4:08] Brick & Mortar (Shea) [5:44] Reign Absolute (Shea) [6:57] Shards of Madness (Shea) [7:51] Veiled Fate (Shea & Ryan) Expansions [9:36] 8. Escape the Curse of the Temple: Traps [11:41] 7. 7 Wonders 2nd Edition [14:52] 6. Escape the Curse of the Temple: Quest [16:55] 5. Paperback: Unabridged  [18:26] 4. Marvel Champions: Once and Future Kang [21:24] 3. Russian Railroads: American Railroads [22:28] 2. Grand Austria Hotel: Let’s Waltz!   [24:19] 1. Pandemic Legacy Season 0: 1963 New Games [26:36] 23. Legends of Andor: The Last Hope [30:26] 22. Pan Am [33:07] 21. Curious Cargo [36:19] 20. Kawa [39:31] 19. Beyond the Sun [42:44] 18. Dwergar [45:44] 17. Studies in Sorcery  [47:37] 16. Mysterium Park [50:47] 15. Seastead [53:41] 14. Finishing Time (Feierabend) [58:48] 13. Alice’s Garden [1:00:23] 12. Beez [1:03:30] 11. Raiders of Scythia [1:06:01] 10. Troyes Dice [1:09:33] 9. Whistle Mountain [1:11:57] 8. Shogun No Katana  [1:14:33] 7. Glasgow [1:16:55] 6. Wild Space [1:18:50] 5. Furnace [1:22:44] 4. Pandoria Merchants [1:25:14] 3. Praga Caput Regni [1:28:32] 2. Kokopelli  [1:30:49] 1. Castles of Tuscany •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:36:25
November 01, 2020
Top 25 Anticipated Games of Essen Spiel Digital
Hey everybody, this month's top10 is a top 25... namely the most anticipated games of Essen Spiel. If you'd rather watch the video, you can find it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtrGkaZtos8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
35:12
October 21, 2020
C2C episode 24
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 24: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUnMycIdmO8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:00:45
October 20, 2020
C2C episode 23
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 23: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuihReetWf0 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:00
October 07, 2020
RTT Episode 65
Jen hits her funny bone SHOW NOTES: •••[00:02:12] Games Q&A►►► Table top simulator piracy? Spills on games? Table flipping moment? Biggest game goof? Boardgame rulebook reviews? Gloomhaven or Frosthaven after Jaws? Rurik coverage? Tabletopia more clinking that TTS? Games I don't like even though I should? Inherently bad mechanisms? Apps that allow boardgame worlds to change? What would get me into wargaming? Why are wargames resistant to modernization? Card Play Conflict Resolution & Gloomhaven? Jump Drive a next step to San Juan? Should patrons not post to early release videos? Why no retail for Plunderous? Marco Polo climbing in ranking? Why the hotness for Red Cathedral? Categorizing game feel?  •••[00:59:24] Games with Jen Q&A►►► Our gaming habits if RRT didn't exist? Love of Legacy vs distaste for consumerism?  •••[01:21:33] Personal Q&A►►► Doggo pics? New Dune movie? Geocaching? Rahdo on the road? Jen into space opera? When did we consider Denmark? Everquest's impact on Jen? Still running? Indi tea shops? Doggo pics part II? How frequently do we wash clothes? Top disney live action animated remakes? Fave disney animated film? Star Trek Lower Decks? Assassin's Creed lazy design?  Gun ownership driving gun deaths? How do we vote? Do we sing or play instruments? Fave movies? No Russian accent in The Great? Connie Booth? Celebs in Malta? BLM & "all"? Pitbulls? Jen's on the spot top10 check? Jen's interest in negotiation in games? Working on Plunderous triggering flashbacks? What's the "reference man" book title? Jen's height? My experience with being "the other"? Empathy vs critical thinking? Taxes in Malta? Demonizing tax avoidance? Words of wisdom?  •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo
03:33:24
October 04, 2020
RRU September 2020
27 new games discussed for the month of September! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/VeyCwVexZTQ :) Intro (0:00)  [Shea] Embarcadero (2:22) [Shea] Galaxy Hunters (3:36) [Shea] Inventure Quest (4:50) 24. Draconis Invasion (6:57) 23. 7th Citadel (9:59) 22. Silver & Gold (13:07) 21. Renature (15:53) 20. Sabotage (18:33) 19. Dungeon Drop: Dropped Too Deep (23:48) 18. Mariposas (26:02) 17. Rossio (29:36) 16. Sonora (33:10) 15. Alice's Garden (36:22) 14. School of Sorcery (38:57) 13. Dreamscape Expansions (41:50) 12. Monsters on Board (43:55) 11. Village Green (45:57) 10. Viscounts of the West Kingdom (47:46) 09. Unforgiven (49:28) 08. Endless Winter (52:06) 07. Café (54:42) 06. Marco Polo (57:06) 05. Truffle Shuffle (1:00:08) 04. The City (1:02:46) 03. Plunderous (1:04:33) 02. Tiny Towns: Villagers (1:09:40) Technical difficulties (1:10:50) 01. Marvel Champions: Red Skull (1:12:27) Outro (1:17:04) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:18:10
October 02, 2020
Top 10 Fillers Revisited
Hey everybody, this month's top10 is a revisit of my 10 filler games, as well as the top10 fillers from Monique & Naveen of Before You Play.  To see more of M&N's content, check https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3z8YEKBEjSPRb6L2RJPWUg   My original top10 from 5 years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mo9cg3IwbI Introduction (0:00) Honorable Mentions - Nanga Parbat (4:00) Honorable Mentions - Litle Prince: Make me a Planet (4:57) Honorable Mentions - Fantasy Realms (7:43) Rahdo's #10 - Ankh'or (9:29) M&N's #10 - 6 Nimmt (12:21) Rahdo's #9 - Fugitive (15:27) M&N's #9 - Seikatsu (20:03) Rahdo's #8 - Café (23:55) M&N's #8 - Schotten Totten (27:39) Rahdo's #7 - Ticket to Ride: London (32:40) M&N's #7 - Railroad Ink (36:08) Rahdo's #6 - My City (40:55) M&N's #6 - For Sale (47:22) Rahdo's #5 - On Tour (50:59) M&N's #5 - Yokai Septet (57:23) Rahdo's #4 - FUSE (1:02:25) M&N's #4 - Biblios (1:05:09) Rahdo's #3 - Mandala (1:09:39) M&N's #3 - Hanamikoji (1:13:14) Rahdo's #2 - Circle the Wagons (1:17:09) M&N's #2 - Parade (1:20:52) Rahdo's #1 - Jump Drive / The City (1:26:19) M&N's #1 - Cabo (1:33:43) Outro (1:38:04) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:42:57
September 23, 2020
C2C Episode 22
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 22: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoHyZfNCxrs •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
58:46
September 23, 2020
RTT the Meepleville Meets 2nd interview
Timm Metivier (the owner of Meepleville in Las Vegas, as well as showrunner of the Dice Tower West convention) and I sat down for another back and forth discussion, and while the last one did about 30 minutes on Black Lives Matter, this one goes much deeper on another very non-boardgame subject: gun violence. Fair warning, no boardgaming in this one! If you'd prefer this in video form, you can find it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VoyVLGOrwM •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:36:38
September 18, 2020
RRT Kickstarter's Projects We Love
Hey everybody. This is a pilot for a new collaboration between my channel and Kickstarter. We'll see if KS wants to continue past this test, and if so, they'll be crossposted to Youtube and the podcast channel! To get notified of project launches, hit the links below.   (1:11) EMBARCADERO https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/renegadegamestudios/embarcadero?ref=ksr_partner_rahdo     (4:37) PLUNDEROUS https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/683340922/plunderous?ref=ksr_partner_rahdo    (7:58) CASCADIA https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/flatoutgames/cascadia?ref=ksr_partner_rahdo    (11:28) IN TOO DEEP (Reboot) https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/burntislandgames/in-too-deep-reboot?ref=ksr_partner_rahdo    (15:28) LONESOME VILLAGE https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ogrepixel/lonesome-village?ref=ksr_partner_rahdo   Ryan's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/nightsaroundatable  Shea's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/rtfmshow  Ruel's Channel: https://www.twitch.tv/ruelgaviola  ... https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/23953/outside-scope-bgg
19:60
September 10, 2020
RTT Episode 64
Will you still need me?  SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:10] Games Q&A►►► Anything positive from Covid in the boardgame industry? What defines a boardgame expert opinion? Best polyominal games? Length and swingyness of Altiplano Traveler? Using rankingengine.pubmeeple.com? Replaying old games? 7 Wonders dropping 2p rules? Feld City Collection regular or deluxe? Marvel Champions thoughts? RRT stuff in the gaming section? Any inside Amsterdam game info? Next step after Pandemic? TTS thoughts? Disclaimers in rulebooks? Embargoes vs Kickstarter previews? Amsterdam runthrough? top100 with Shea & Ryan? Rokoko too open? Games of 2020 so far? No Uprising coverage? What’s up with crossover top10s? Standalone roundups? What games get rounded up? Why are people anti-post campaign Pandemic? Reigniting passion for heavy games? Other games for contributors to cover? Why does Jen enjoy Shadowrun Crossfire? How to solo Marvel Champions? Preferred solo scoring style? Move viewed video? Previews with vs without final thoughts? Average length of Dominion for us? 3+ games that work well with 2? What’s Your Game’s rankings?  •••[01:55:50] Games with Jen Q&A►►► Jen’s fave mechanism, and why? Our fave gaming moment? Where will RRT be in 5 years? Could Jen add her game of the month to the roundups? Gaming post breakup?  •••[02:23:03] Personal Q&A►►► What has we learned as a species from the lockdown? Jen’s and my wrestling intro song? What fantastical pet would we want? Decoupling personal value and games? What if I hadn’t done drama in highschool? Swimming? Cats vs dogs in boardgames? Wingspan with dogs? Dark on Netflix? Kamala Harris thoughts? High Score on Netflix? Travel disasters? Jen author suggestions? Reconciling new game drive vs old game comfort? Lead designer monetization dictates? Preferred development scheme? Dictates to return to design? Exec influence on design? Digital boardgame value? Would Jen or I miss the Rahdo persona? Was Rahdo inevitable? Increasing old hen production? Dogs and hens? Overseas tax avoidance? Reference man? Gerald vs Gerard? Animal pic format? How did Jen become so wonderful? Fave cuts? Fatman Beyond BLM episode? What happened with Christopher Nolan? Wisdom of the month?  •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo
04:29:26
September 10, 2020
RRU August 2020
23 new games discussed for the month of August! If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://youtu.be/6JrxBTck3JY :) Intro (0:00)   [Shea] Defection (1:05) [Shea] Petrichor: Cows (2:23) [Shea] Philosophia: Floating World (3:47) [Shea] Riftforce (5:37) 16. Warp’s Edge (7:13) 15. Apollo (9:29) 14. Alma Mater (12:36) 13. Ganesha (15:45) 12. Unstocked (17:50) 11. Fruit Picking (22:01) 10. Fox Matters (23:51) 9. Tekhenu (26:04) 8. Treelings (30:21) 7. Streets (32:52) 6. Dr Finn 2021 Game Collection (35:39) 6.4. Butterfly Garden (36:10) 6.3. Mining Colony (38:51) 6.2. Biblios Quill & Parchment (41:47) 6.1. Nanga Parbat (44:31) 5. Cascadia (47:00) 4. Hamburg (50:07) 3. MC: Wrecking Crew & Hu lk (53:04)   2. Tapestry: Plans and Ploys (56:02) 1. Pandemic Legacy Season 0 (58:14) Outro (1:08:27) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:09:18
September 02, 2020
C2C Episode 21
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 21: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehz0UcYHbW8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:27
August 26, 2020
C2C Episode 20
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4pZWDlW0WE •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:02
August 26, 2020
3@3 (including Top 10 3k+ Games Part 2)
Hey there, this is a guest appearance I did on Reul Gaviola's 3@3, wherein (amongst other things) I finished my top10 3k+ games, counting down #s 5-1  Interview starts at 3:53 Game countdown at 27:29 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:17:03
August 24, 2020
Top 10 3k+ Games (part 1)
Hey everybody, this month's top10 is a video listing my top 10 games that didn't crack the BGG 3000, but only the 1st half! To watch the 2nd half of this episode, head over to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg7aEo_TH2A or check out the next podcast listing, my appearance on Ruel Gaviola's 3@3 show.  If you'd prefer to watch this top10-6 in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZ7XdGwH3H4 :) And now... the spoilers!!! Introduction (0:00) #10 Mercado (2:15)  #9 Xi'an (5:00)  #8 The Boldest (8:56)  #7 Capo Dei Capi (11:31)  #6 Institute for Magical Arts(14:08)   The list continues (17:50) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com Sponsorships: on for this episode
20:10
August 24, 2020
Top 10 Heavy Games II
Hey everybody, this month's top10 is a revisit of my top10 co-ops which I originally filmed back in 2015. And this time, I'm joined by Jess Cassady, and I definitely recommend checking out her content at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLeXdZKJsaETCzmeSordt_6G920OBJlFr3 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBtqikZ-otw If you'd prefer to watch this top10 in video form, head to https://youtu.be/X40YLbEToFM :) And now... the spoilers!!! Introduction (0:00) Rahdo's #10 Black Angel (5:11) Jess's #10 Food Chain Magnate (10:48) Rahdo's #9 Gloomhaven (20:38) Jess's #9 Acquire (26:08) Jess's #8 Chartered (28:35) Rahdo's #8 Feast for Odin (31:36) Jess's #7 Civilization (36:04) Rahdo's #7 Maracaibo (42:47) Jess's #6 Dominant Species (50:53) Rahdo's #6 Spirit Island (58:06) Jess's #5 Brass: Birmingham (1:10:41) Rahdo's #5 Anachrony (1:15:13) Jess's #4 18XX (1:21:25) Rahdo's #4 CO2: Second Chance (1:34:14) Jess's #3 Pax Pamir 2nd Edition (1:40:17) Rahdo's #3 Cooper Island (1:49:05) Jess's #2 Bios: Origin (1:53:04) Rahdo's #2 The Gallerist (1:57:56) Jess's #1 Ginkopolis (2:03:19) Rahdo's #1 Agra (2:13:30) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:25:13
August 14, 2020
RTT the Meepleville Meets interview
Timm Metivier (the owner of Meepleville in Las Vegas, as well as showrunner of the Dice Tower West convention) definitely ran through me and my life in this VERY deep interview, covering my childhood, my time in the videogame industry, my YouTube success, my BLM shirt, and more! If you'd prefer this in video form, you can find it at https://youtu.be/ecc2j5vVhgw •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:16:22
August 06, 2020
RTT Episode #63
My first bleep! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:10] Games Q&A►►► Aeon’s End memory? Eric Lang on Lovecraft? Inka Brand on games as art? Scythe on RRT? Prioritizing games? Primal the Awakening? Martin Wallace co-designed Runebound? Aeon’s End Legacy vs Clank Legacy? Incorrect game classifications? Roll to resolve ruining potential faves? D6 vs all the other D#s? Bad mechanisms justified by theme? How to find the right ramble? Jaws of the Lion if you’re already Gloomhaven experts? Why not mention designers in run-throughs? How to choose what gets runthrough vs rundown vs rounded up? How to rate Pandemic? Dummy players? Themes we want to see more of? Cards better than dice? Legacy always a good thing? Gaming trends? Why are we gaming masochists? •••[01:42:34] Personal Q&A►►► Is “rahdo” to me as Hulk is to Bruce Banner? Empath? Emotional to kill chickens? Roosters? Chicken breeds? Hansa Teutonica? Fostering dogs? Why fantasy over scifi in boardgaming? Keeping players in the dark? Fave Star Trek episodes? Violent videogames leading to real world violence? Trump’s economy? Australian gun control? BLM? Global warming? Michael Moor’s Planet of Humans? Dark on Netflix? Star Trek Continues? Showering schedule? How to buy a half cow? Skiing with Jen? Jen read any good books lately? Worst insult? Theme song of our lives? What to consider regarding retiring in other countries? Overwhelmed by RRT? New Fable? How’s the leg? Fave dystopia fiction? Unity2020? Jen’s fave book genres? Pandemic Legacy Season 1 death? Moving considerations? How to handle self defeating player? Jen’s words of wisdom? •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Download episode directly: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/anchor-audio-bank/staging/2020-08-05/35795195a81efbd4d0edf4c376d8eff6.m4a
03:37:44
August 05, 2020
RRU July 2020
24 new games discussed for the month of July. If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=809N0-hVaP8 :) Intro (0:00)   [ryan] Dead Reckoning (0:57) [shea] Turris (2:09) 22. Back to the Future: Back in Time (4:33) 21. Garum (8:36) 20. Spirits of the Forest: Moonlight (12:50) 19. Nevada City (15:44) 18. Lizard Wizard (19:31) 17. Reavers of Midgard (21:35) 16. Tutankhamun (26:03) 15. Cosmic Encounter Duel (29:56) 14. Tang Garden (35:19) 13. Alubari (39:09) 12. Relics of Rajavihara (42:09) 11. Dice Settlers: Western Sea (43:35) 10. Zen Garden (46:37) 9. With a Smile and a Gun (49:01) 8. Altiplano: Travelers (52:34) 7. Perseverance Chapter 1 & 2 (55:31) 6. Plunderous (59:31) 5. My City (1:07:30) 4. Pendulum (1:11:07) 3. Dominion: Menagerie (1:14:25) 2. Marvel Champions: Dr Strange (1:18:31) 1. Targi: The Expansion (1:20:20) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:23:35
August 02, 2020
C2C Episode 19
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVgcSVK1Jgw •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:00:04
July 28, 2020
RTT the Aldie Interview
Hey everybody, I recently did a 2 hour interview with Scott Alden of Boardgamegeek.com, where we discussed a wide range of topics and basically tried to get to know each other a little better. If you'd prefer this in video form, you can find it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIPhPrPhcH8 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
02:09:42
July 17, 2020
C2C Episode 18
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 18: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNdHawg7eqE •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:22
July 15, 2020
RTT Episode 62
Back to normal, including some heavy topics that snuck up on me! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:00:50] Games Q&A►►► Virtual Cons? Sentinels of the Multiverse? Castles of Tuscany? Tracking new games? Lovecraft in gaming part II? RRT full content list? SU&SD's take on Wingspan? Jaws of the Lion rating? TTR London? Hanamikoji? Jaws of the Lion if Gloomhaven didn't exist? Bad things about Legacy? Secret endgame scoring? Colonialism in boardgaming? My interactions with designers of games I cover? Glen More 2 art? Oath a Legacy game? Pipeline?  •••[01:30:25] Personal Q&A►►► How much work to have chickens? Changes to our worldview? Pillars of the Earth videogame? Savage Dragon & Criminal? Professional wrestling? BLM, the organization? Would we rather be back in Malta to face COVID? New Zealand? What Hogwarts house would we be? Ambivert? Eggs? Puppy advice? More puppy advice? Hat day? Yang not partisan enough? Teatime with Jen Heavy Cardboard crossover? 5 fave things about England? Fave new show? Most recent good film? Revisiting old comfort tv? Guildford landmarks? Jen's words of wisdom?  •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Download episode directly: https://d3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net/staging/2020-6-11/89229828-44100-2-e2a9e4a875631.m4a
03:10:45
July 11, 2020
RRU June 2020
17 new games discussed for the month of June.  If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZAx3NFxQMU :) Intro (0:00)   Mini Rogue [Shea] (2:00)  Monumental [Ryan] (3:19)  15. Minecraft (5:14)  14. Back to the Future: Dice Through Time (8:00)  13. Abandon all Artichokes (12:12)  12. Metro X (14:06)  11. King’s Forge (17:00)   10. Hokkaido (19:47)  9. Roll Player Adventure (22:06)  8. Age of Atlantis (26:00)  7. Wonder Woman: Challenge of the Amazons (32:55)  6. Intrepid (37:52)  5. Overlord (41:11)  4. Roll Camera (44:20)   3. Concordia: Egypt Map (47:08)  2. Marvel Champions: Black Widow (48:55)   1. Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion (50:34) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
54:34
July 02, 2020
C2C Episode 17
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 17: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BwR07txbZ4 •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:00:34
June 24, 2020
Top 10 Co-op Games II
Hey everybody, this month's top10 is a revisit of my top10 co-ops which I originally filmed back in 2014. And this time, I'm joined by Ruel Gaviola, and I definitely recommend you check out his Twitch and/or Facebook feeds for great live streamed boardgame sessions with him and his family! If you'd prefer to watch this top10 in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUFvHz-Mit4 :) And now... the spoilers!!! Introduction (0:00)  Rahdo's #10 Aerion (8:23)  Ruel's #10 Dead of Winter (10:30)   Rahdo's #9 The Crew (13:38)  Ruel's #9 Codenames: Duet (18:59)    Rahdo's #8 Spirit Island (21:20)  Ruel's #8 Kitchen Rush (26:14)   Rahdo's #7 FUSE (30:11)  Ruel's #7 Star Trek Panic (32:56)    Rahdo's #6 Cities Skylines (36:34)  Ruel's #6 Paperback (40:50)    Rahdo's #5 The War of Mine (44:24)  Ruel's #5 Just One (51:16)    Rahdo's #4 Tiny Epic Defenders (54:17)  Ruel's #4 Escape: The Curse of the Temple (58:44)    Some Honorable Mentions (1:01:31)  Rahdo's #3 Aeon's End (1:03:14)   More honorable mentions (1:08:01)  Ruel's #3 Freedom: The Underground Railroad (1:10:49)    Rahdo's #2 Marvel Champions (1:16:15)  Ruel's #2 The Mind (1:22:22)    Rahdo's #1 Gloomhaven (1:26:50)  Ruel's #1 Pandemic Legacy Season 1 (1:34:28)   Even more honorable mentions (1:40:46) •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:46:02
June 22, 2020
C2C Episode 16
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 16: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXB3c82iPpo •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
59:51
June 09, 2020
RTT Episode 61
Full episode archive... activate! SHOW NOTES: •••[00:01:56] Games Q&A►►► Crossfire vs Dragonfire? Boardgame genre nomenclature? Martin Wallace thoughts? Nations vs Through the Ages? Ranking the Pillars of the Earth trilogy? How can we enjoy Institute of Magical Arts? Game characters connects and disconnects? Cannabis party game? Joe Rogan as a boardgamer? Homesteaders expansion coverage? Legacy definition? Boardgame apps for testing? The "Ryan Thing"? The Rahdo reach? FUSE vs Escape? Escape Roll & Write? Merlin Arthur expansion worth the extra length? What now with no Essen/Gencon upcoming games? Stacking the deck?  •••[01:47:12] Personal Q&A►►► Tablet apps we play? Morality choices in games? Jen getting burned while making glass? Why am I like I am? Butterfly effect store clerk? Moving abroad pitfalls? Origin of Jen's glass making? Glass rod annealing? Hot beverage time with Jen? My end as a mailman? Survivor's most recent season thoughts? Are we humanists? Jen's thoughts on Pillars of the Earth books? Food budgeting? Cookie/biscuit milkshake? Star Wars supporting material? MATH shirt? National parks in Washington state? UBI and people's purpose? Childhood traditions in our lives? Returning to the videogame industry? Jen's words of wisdom? •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Download episode directly: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/anchor-audio-bank/staging/2020-06-08/6ec1cb394dabff7529a5d8f2297df0a8.m4a
03:37:51
June 08, 2020
RRU May 2020
19 new games discussed for the month of May. If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPKxGCwzHEg If you can, please consider helping fund organizations on the frontlines of the fight to create a more just society:  https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/money-and-power/g32730417/george-floyd-blm-how-to-donate-help/ Please consider watching Marc Bernardin's excellent piece in the first half hour of Fatman Beyond 5/30/20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BrYDZFKAjM or https://soundcloud.com/fatmanonbatman/284-live-from-the-quarantina-53020 The Ink Lab is good people! https://the-ink-lab.ueniweb.com/ Intro (0:00)  Four Shea Games (3:14) 15. Unlocking Insanity (7:40) 14. Maharaja (11:01) 13. Empires of the North expansions (15:05) 12. Sunflower Valley: The Card Game (18:57) 11. Cupcake Empire (22:17) 10. Pandemic Hot Zone (26:18) 09. Extra! Extra! (28:54) 08. Dollars to Donuts (32:50) 07. The Dead Eye (35:14) 06. Merchants of the Dark Road (37:47) 05. Zoo-ography (42:21) 04. Shadow Kingdoms of Valeria (45:49) 03. The Whatnot Cabinet (47:30) 02. Underwater Cities New Discoveries (51:22) 01. Wingspan: European Expansion (53:52) Shirt Story (56:52)
58:21
June 06, 2020
Top 10 "Must Have" Games (revisited)
Hey everybody, May's top10 is me updating my list the games I would choose if I was forced to limit my collection to a measly 10.  I'm joined by Shea Parker and Ryan Creighton, who have recently become contributors to the Rahdo Runs Through channel as well! My original Must Have list from 5 years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxeDzkm8-7w Shea's channel (RTFM): https://www.youtube.com/rtfmshow Ryan's channel (Nights Around a Table): https://www.youtube.com/nightsaroundatable •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com SPOILERS!!! . . . . . .#10 Rahdo: Roll for the Galaxy Shea: Omen: A Reign of War Ryan: Merchants and Marauders  #9 Shea: Eldritch Horror Ryan: Roll for the Galaxy Rahdo: FUSE  #8 Ryan: 7 Wonders Duel Rahdo: Shadowrun Crossfire Prime Runner Ed. Shea: Crokinole #7 Rahdo: Kokoro Avenue of the Kodama Shea: Star Realms Ryan: Terra Mystica  #6 Shea: Telestrations Ryan:  Alchemists Rahdo: Pandemic Legacy Season 1  #5 Ryan: Keyflower Rahdo: The Isle of Cats Shea: Cosmic Encounter  #4 Rahdo: Troyes Shea: Quacks of Quedlinburg Ryan: Tiny Epic Galaxies #3 Shea: Gloomhaven Rahdo: Gloomhaven Ryan: Trickerion #2 Ryan: Alien Frontiers Rahdo: Castles of Burgundy 20th Anniversary Edition Shea: Spirit Island  #1 Ryan: Everdell Shea: Twilight Empirium 4th Edition Rahdo: Paperback 
03:04:45
June 02, 2020
C2C Episode 15
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 15: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpwsY3b8YDA •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:18
May 31, 2020
C2C Episode 14
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen: Episode 14: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvjHQ6pEOTA •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:00:30
May 22, 2020
C2C Episode 13
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen:  Episode 13: https://youtube.com/watch?v=aGmFwiqzy6Y  •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:00:43
May 15, 2020
RRU April 2020
24 new games discussed for the month of April.  If you'd prefer to watch this in video form, head to  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1g00ACXwOw :)  (0:00) Intro (3:41) 24. Fallout Shelter (5:46) 23. Yggdrasil Chronicles (9:50) 22. Kanagawa (12:24) 21. Bunny Kingdom (15:48) 20. Clank! In! Space! Cyber Station 11 (22:14) 19. Liberation of Rietburg (25:10) 18. Telepathic (28:44) 17. Yinzi (31:49) 16. Manitoba (40:04) 15. Curators (42:45) 14. Traintopia (44:29) 13. Small Islands (47:01) 12. Steamfall: Genesis (50:26) 11. Fairy Trails (54:20) 10. Destination Neptune 2nd ed (57:21) 09. Ankh’or (59:47) 08. Rolled West (1:03:15) 07. Ausonia (1:05:31) 06. Trails of Tucana (1:06:48) 05. The Phantom (1:11:06) 04. Homesteaders: New Beginnings (1:14:41) 03. Barenpark: Bad News Bears (1:17:40) 02. Robin of Locksley (1:20:08) 01. Walking in Provence  •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:24:52
May 07, 2020
C2C Episode 12
Hey everybody! Here's this weeks's episode of Corner to Corner, and here's the youtube link if you'd like to watch instead of listen:  Episode 12: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BCwPuW5e1g  •••Help Rahdo run @ https://patreon.com/rahdo •••Send your questions to questions@rahdo.com
01:01:28
May 06, 2020
RTT Episode 60
5 years, and i'm still not preparing properly!  SHOW NOTES:  •••[00:01:50] Games Q&A►►► Most innovative mechanism? What game to retheme? Keeping non-2p games? Accepting game deliveries these days? Area control for 2p? Best Marvel Champions characters? Rise of the Red Skull? Best heroes vs boss game? Race for the Galaxy vs Roll vs Jump Drive vs New Frontiers? Caper, Yinzi & 1987? Railroad Revolution expansion? Other Azul games? Roundup recordings? Which of my videogames would make the best boardgame? Thoughts about KS's gone wrong? Lazy gameplay mechanis