Room 51

Room 51

By Melissa Makak
Two siblings talking about all things board gaming! We might agree, disagree, or just go bananas. New episodes air every Tuesday and Friday at 7am EST!

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Roll for Thought- Can Board Games Cause Tilt??
Join Melissa and Justin as they talk about the idea of 'tilt' and if it exists in board games! Things will get hectic and it might cause... tilt? Let's hope not! But if it does, let us know on our Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak !! New episodes every Tuesday and Friday ay 7am EST!
14:37
February 21, 2020
Sibling Rivalry- Let's Hack into the Timeline!
Melissa and Justin duke it out as they debate over whether Timeline is an activity or a game. Things get unnecessarily heated as usual. Let us know whose side you're on! You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak New episodes every Tuesdays and Fridays at 7am EST! 
19:57
February 18, 2020
Roll for Thought- You want a Short Game or a Filler? (Feat. Ryan and Bethany!)
Listen in on Melissa and Justin discussing filler games with special guests Ryan and Bethany from Ryan and Bethany Board Game Reviews! You can join in on the conversation by following us on Instagram and Twitter @MelissaMakak  New episodes every Tuesday and Friday at 7am EST!
27:55
February 14, 2020
Roll for Thought- I Thought this was a Party... Game?
Melissa and Justin discuss what they believe constitutes a party game! Let us know what you think makes a game a party game on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak New schedule announced! New episodes every Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am EST!
25:07
February 8, 2020
Five for 5's- Top 5 Games with the Best Artwork
Join Melissa and Justin as they create and discuss a top 5 list in 5 minutes on which games have their favorite artwork! You can continue the conversation by following us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak. New episodes on Tuesdays and Firdays at 7am EST!
24:12
February 7, 2020
Roll for Thought- IP's all up in my Games (With Jason Perez as a Guest!)
Melissa, Justin, and Jason from Every Night is Game Night talk about IP based board games in this special extended episode! They then end it off with their top 3 IP based board games. You can follow us on Instagram and Twitter @MelissaMakak and join the conversation. New episodes every Tuesdays and Fridays at 7am EST!
47:22
February 4, 2020
Five for 5's- Travel Games
Join Melissa and Justin as they create a top 5 list in 5 minutes on their favorite games to travel with! You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram @Melissa.Makak !!
19:49
January 31, 2020
Roll for Thought- What do you mean 'it's a gateway game'?
Join in on Melissa and Justin's conversation about the issues of calling games 'gateway' and what they think about alternative names for this. You can also follow us on Instagram and Twitter @Melissa.Makak !!
11:04
January 28, 2020
Speak Up!- Game of the Month (January)
Melissa and Justin discuss their picks of the month for games that they feel aren't being spoken about enough! You can follow us on Instagram and Twitter @MelissaMakak  New episodes air Tuesdays and Fridays @ 7 AM EST!
11:07
January 24, 2020
Five for 5's- It's the Hype Police!
Melissa and Justin come up with their top 5 board games they feel is over-hyped in just 5 minutes! You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak where you can join the conversation and let us know which games you feel are over-hyped!  New episodes every Tuesday and Friday @7am EST!
25:21
January 21, 2020
Five for 5's- Epic Finales
Join Melissa and Justin as they share top 5 lists that they made in 5 minutes on games with epic finales! Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @Melissa.Makak!
20:05
January 6, 2020
Sibling Rivalry- Does Villainous Take Too Long?
Listen in while Melissa and Justin duke it out on the question of if Villainous overstays its welcome! Let us know who you think is right over on our Instagram and Twitter @Melissa.Makak!
12:51
January 6, 2020
Five for 5's- Exploration Games
Listen in on Melissa and Justin creating a top 5 exploration games list in 5 minutes! You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak
14:19
December 30, 2019
Roll for Thought- Why We Do the Things We Do (With a Guest!)
Melissa speaks with guest, Matthew Menzies from Friday Knight Games, about how we each came to love board games and what brought us to creating content surrounding board games.  Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak New episodes every Monday at 9am EST! 
18:19
December 30, 2019
Speak Up! -Game of the Month (December)
Melissa and Justin speak about their game pick of the month that they feel do not get spoken about enough! Where is the love for these beautiful games?! Join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak New episodes every Monday at 9am EST!
10:14
December 23, 2019
Five for 5's- I'm so Clever
Melissa and Justin come up with a top 5 list in 5 minutes of games that make us feel clever! Join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak New episodes every Monday at 9am EST!
14:31
December 23, 2019
Special Segment - Pax Unplugged
Justin and Melissa discuss their time at Pax Unplugged and talk about their highlights and what to expect at a convention! Join the conversation on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak New episodes every Monday at 9am EST!
20:34
December 16, 2019
Roll for Thought- Gateway Games for the Money
Melissa and Justin speak their minds on what make a gateway game a good one as they speak about games like 7 Wonders, Ticket to Ride, and more! Join the conversation on our social media! You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak New episodes every Monday at 9am EST!
13:42
December 16, 2019
Speak Up! -Game of the Month (November)
Melissa and Justin talk about their picks of the month of which games they feel are not being spoke about enough! Warning: Some language may not be family friendly You can follow us on Instagram and Twitter @MelissaMakak New episodes every Monday!
10:06
December 2, 2019
Five for 5's - Thematic Games
Join Melissa and Justin as they try to make a top 5 thematic board game list in 5 minutes!
20:44
November 25, 2019
Sibling Rivalry- Is Deception: Murder in Hong Kong a Team-Based Game??
Justin and Melissa duke it out over a truffle during last week's episode Five for 5's. Melissa believes Deception: Murder in Honk Kong can be considered a team-based game, but Justin thinks otherwise. Who will win? Who will lose? Who will cry? Find out in this week's Sibling Rivalry! You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak Warning: Some language may not be family-friendly
17:57
November 25, 2019
Roll for Thought - Board Game Burnout
Justin and Melissa speak about the concept of burnout and if it exists in board games as it does in video games! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @melissamakak
13:30
November 18, 2019
Five for 5's- Team Based Games
Two siblings talking about all things board gaming. In this episode, we create our top 5 list of team based games in just five minutes and then discuss them! Warning: Some language may not be family friendly You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram @MelissaMakak
15:33
November 18, 2019
Sibling Rivalry- Tiny Towns: Overrated?
Come join two siblings as they clash and debate over whether Tiny Towns is a good board game or not! Warning: Some language may not be family friendly Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @melissamakak
10:01
November 11, 2019
Five for 5's- Horror Games
Come join two siblings as they create a top 5 list on Horror games in just 5 minutes! Warning: Some language may not be family friendly Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @melissamakak
13:58
November 11, 2019
Five for 5's- Wacky Games
Melissa and Justin randomly pick a topic to create a top 5 list and we only have 5 minutes to make it! Join us as we unveil our top 5 Wacky Games. Warning: Some language is not family friendly Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @melissamakak
11:57
November 4, 2019
Roll for Thought- Board Games to Video Games
Justin and Melissa speak about whether creating video games based on board games can help the board game hobby grow. Warning: Some language may not be family friendly Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @melissamakak
11:29
November 4, 2019
Room 51- Introductions
Room 51 is a Board Game Podcast where we talk about all things board gaming!  This is an introduction into the shenanigans that two siblings will be coming out with each week. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @melissamakak
02:59
November 4, 2019