The Banter Blender with Ben
The Banter Blender with Ben

#113: Deep Dive into Gaming Madness; Also, Champions of Midgard

November 24, 201567 min
Just in time for this year's Black Friday spending bonanza, "The Banter Blender" throws down the geeky gauntlet to talk board games for a full hour. Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) is joined by his gaming buddies Brendon and James as they chat about their favorite games as well as a new title recently reviewed on B-Side Blog, "Champions of Midgard." Here's a rundown of what to expect: 00:00 - Intro, obvs. 02:41 - Game recommendations for Thanksgiving get togethers 08:22 - Getting into the board game hobby; the appeal of gaming 19:22 - "Broom Service" 24:00 - "Nations" 26:05 - "Dead of Winter" 32:45 - "Dominion" 37:40 - Online communities, online gaming, apps 42:03 - "Viticulture" 46:55 - Board games for big groups / "Mysterium" 50:55 - "Champions of Midgard" A review copy of "Champions of Midgard" was provided by Grey Fox Games.

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