The Game Pit

The Game Pit



March 19, 2024 38 mins

Ronan takes you through six reviews of slightly oddball games. The games featured are; A Game About Selecting 7 Cards and Speedily Searching for Synergies, The Barracks Emperors, Green Team Wins, Patterns, Rome in a Day and Tesseract.


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Sean and Ronan unite to look back a decade at the very best games of a great year for new games. Before that they take a look at six games they have been playing recently.


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January 22, 2024 28 mins

This time around Ronan brings you six reviews of games which have recently been gracing the darkest holes of the pit. Chewed to the marrow are; 3 Ring Circus, Wild Tiled West, Noobs in Space, Nekojima, River Wild and Phantom Ink.

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December 13, 2023 85 mins

It was a year so stuffed full of great games that it took us twelve months to consider them properly and finally put together a Top 15 each, extended from our usual Top 10s due to the insane amount of gaming goodness bestowed upon the world last year.

Prior to the Top 15s we talk about Freelancers, World Wonders, Race to the Raft, Sea Dragons and Prey Another Day.

To finish up we run down the BGG Top 20 for 2022.

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While Sean is busy in Germany running around the halls and scoffing nacken, Ronan is here to deliver their Top 15 most anticipated games for this year's Spiel. 

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July 25, 2023 42 mins

Ronan is hosting a shorter episode this time around as he gives his, mostly, quicker views on a few games played recently.


00:01:02  Wonderland's War

00:08:30  Clank!: Catacombs

00:14:18  Archeos Society

00:19:09  Sabika

00:30:26  Vagrantsong

00:36:29  1st and Roll


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July 18, 2023 100 mins

Sean and Ronan return to ramble through ten games they have been exploring recently.

On the slate are; Marvel D.A.G.G.E.R., La Famiglia, Darwin's Journey, Heat, Lords of Ragnarok, Revive, Carnegie, TMNT: Shadows of the Past, Tipperary and Vengeance: Roll & Fight.

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June 27, 2023 85 mins

Sean and Ronan bring their pit into your pit to discuss twelve games they have been playing recently. 

On the menu are;

Rolling Heights, Dorfromantik, Marrakesh, Etherfields, Yggdrasil Chronicles, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Magna Roma, Astro Knights, Marvel Damage Control, Mandala, Shake That City and Air, Land & Sea.

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During the compilation of our Top 100 Games we had some glaring holes in our gaming palmares. In this episode we both pick the one game released each year twixt 2002 and 2011 that we most wish we had played. These games could have been contenders, the could have had class.


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June 1, 2023 51 mins

Ronan takes you through reviews of five games and one expansion in this review of what has been hitting the pit in recent weeks.

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Sean and Ronan sit down and chew the fat over the many games they played over a glorious weekend in Eastbourne at LoBsterCon XXIV. Old favourites, new experiences and everything in between.


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Sean and Ronan celebrate The Game Pit's Ten Year Anniversary in style by completing their lists of the greatest games of all time.

Thanks for being with us for the past ten years and much love to all.

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April 20, 2023 72 mins

Sean and Ronan and busy digging through snow as today we launch into a review of Frostpunk followed by nine more quicker reviews and some Sesame Street theme tune.

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Sean and Ronan return to run down twenty of the finest games ever to grace a gamer's table.


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March 23, 2023 75 mins

Ronan is joined by returning guest Adam and between them they mull over the merits of Akropolis, Oath, Ahoy!, Rumble Nation, Star Trek: Ascendancy, Red Cathedral: Contractors, Sea, Salt & Paper and Oriflamme: Ablaze.

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Sean and Ronan rock up and roll out twenty of the greatest games to ever grace the tables of the world. T-Rexs! Dragons! Minotaurs! Vikings! Merchants! Human Shields Gods! Ravens! Cathedrals! Escalators! This episode has it all. Join us.


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March 1, 2023 61 mins

Ronan jumps in to adjudicate on two mini pit fights this episode.

In one ring we have three solo games but first up is the main event, three fantasy mappy adventurey movey aroundy games.

Which Champions are crowned and who will return to the gaming gym to try and improve for next time?


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February 7, 2023 63 mins

Ronan is joined by Lloyd as they go on a time travelling adventure through theme and decision density. Games covered include Ahoy!, San Francisco, Stars of Akarios and a plethora of older titles both shiny and tarnished.

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Close your eyes, start a journey to a strange new world Leave all thoughts of the world you knew before Close your eyes and let music set you free Only then can you belong to me

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Sean and Ronan return to recall the games old and new they feasted on over the holidays. They then turn their gaze down memory lane and recall the top ten games from one of the greatest years for news releases, 2013.


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