Board Games Are For Losers

Board Games Are For Losers

Board Games Are For Losers is a podcast where two friends with the same name talk about everything board game related and introduce new players to the hobby in an entertaining attempt to dispel the notion that board games are for losers.On the main episodes the hosts (Darin and Daron) welcome a guest with limited gaming experience and ask them about their opinions of board games. They then pick and play a game with them and see if those opinions change.Other segments on the podcast include reviews of popular games, discussions about board game related accessories, and board game related trivia.Visit our website www.boardgamesareforlosers.com for more information and send us an e-mail at boardgamelosers@gmail.com if you have a question you'd like us to answer on the podcast.

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July 10, 2022 69 min

For the first time ever, Darin and Daron list their top 10 games of all time!  In addition, they try to guess each other's list, and their wives try to guess as well.

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   In this episode of the Double D's Drive By, Darin and Daron talk about several games they've played recently that might not otherwise make it onto the show.  This episode includes So Clover, Brew, Azul Summer Pavilion, Mystic Paths, Holly Jolly, and Space Park.  In addition, they answer a listener question about house rules in games.

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 In this episode of the Double D's Drive By, Darin and Daron talk about several games they've played recently that might not otherwise make it onto the show.  This episode includes Under Falling Skies, Genotype: A Mendelian Genetics Game, New York Zoo, Wits and Wagers, Dice Forge, and Jabba's Palace.

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In this episode Darin and Daron pick the best and worst games out of the ones they played for the first time in 2021.  In addition, they review their gaming statistics for the year, and Daron discusses his experience at PAX Unplugged 2021.

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  In this episode of the Double D's Drive By, Darin and Daron talk about several games they've played recently that might not otherwise make it onto the show.  This episode includes Lost Ruins of Arnak, Decrypto, Welcome To, King of Tokyo, Horrified, and The Coldest Night.  Also, the Double D's answer a "listener" question about the longest game they've ever played.

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   In this episode Darin and Daron welcome special guest Jen to the show.  The Double D's attempt to convince her that board games aren't just for losers by picking the perfect game for her.  

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In this Loser Talk episode the Double D's discuss how they organized a DDCon event when the 2021 World Boardgaming Championships were canceled.  They recap their experience and talk about some of the games they played there.  Also, Bill loves bears!

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   In this episode of the Double D's Drive By, special guest Danique joins Darin and Daron to talk about several games they've played recently that might not otherwise make it onto the show.  This episode includes Hallertau, The Taverns of Tiefenthal, The Key: Sabotage at Lucky Llama Land, Fantasy Realms, Shadow Hunters, and Treasure Hunter.

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   After a brief hiatus the Double D's are back with a new segment for the podcast.  During a Double D's Drive By episode, Darin and Daron talk about several games they've played recently that might not otherwise make it onto the show.  This episode includes Lucky Numbers, Pan Am, The Ancient World, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong, Arraial, and of course Bites.  Also, Annette falls into the bushes.

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In this episode, the Double D's welcome super groupie Bill back to the show to discuss their favorite digital board game implementations.

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In this episode Darin and Daron pick the best and worst games out of the ones they played for the first time in 2020.  In addition, they review their gaming statistics for the year and discuss how the pandemic changed the way they played.

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   In this episode of The Double D's Dirty Dozen, special guest Danique joins Darin and Daron in picking several games costing less than $25 that would make good gifts during holiday gift exchanges.

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    In this episode, Darin and Daron welcome previous guest Max Jamelli back to the show to discuss the popular game Space Base.

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   In this episode of The Double D's Dirty Dozen, special guest Howie joins Darin and Daron in picking their favorite games to bling out with mostly unnecessary component upgrades and additions.

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   In this episode Darin and Daron welcome special guest and board gaming newcomer Glenn to the show.  In an extra challenging installment of Looks Who's A Loser Now, the Double D's attempt to convince him that board games aren't just for losers by picking several games for him to play with his family during the ongoing pandemic quarantine.

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   In this episode of That's Ridiculous, Danique shares the notes that she took while listening to the very first episode of Board Games Are For Losers.  In addition, we learn that Daron has since bought an item that was previously discussed on That's Ridiculous, and that Darin is a closet candle hoarder.

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In this episode the Double D's introduce a new segment to the podcast, The Double D's Dirty Dozen, in which they each list six games that fit a particular topic.  The topic for this episode is "Best Games to Play Outside."

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While still under quarantine, the Double D's remotely welcome special guest Bill to the podcast.  They play a game of Biblios using Tabletop Simulator and discuss there feelings on this episode of Losers Pick A Winner.

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In this episode of Losers Pick A Winner the Double D's each pick six games that they recommend for people that are looking for new board games to play while stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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   In this episode Darin and Daron welcome special guest Carly to the show.  The Double D's attempt to convince her that board games aren't just for losers by picking the right game for her.  

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