Tabletop Submarine

Tabletop Submarine

Join Andrew and Josh as they talk, share stories, and dive deeper into why we love tabletop games.


December 7, 2023 94 mins

Josh was able to attend PAX Unplugged in Philadelphia this year and he is bringing you all the stories from your favorite publishers! Hear updates on new releases and learn more about why these publishers love PAXU. This is part 1  so look out for another great episode like this in the future!

Cephalofair Levity Games Dead Alive Games One Day West Games One Board Family Arcane Wonders Grandpa Beck Games Solis Game Studios Nerdberge...

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Designer all star Roberta Taylor joins us on the Submarine! Roberta has designed many great games such as Creature Comforts, Octopus Garden, and Maple Valley. Her most recent project is Hello Kitty: Day at the Park! We hear stories about friends she has made in gaming and how tabletop can be used to form relationships. All this and more on today's episode!

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You have heard his name whispered on the show before, but now he has arrived! Jon Gilmore-Long is on the Submarine and he has some stories to share. Jon is a designer, developer, and guru of the tabletop world. We talk about proposals, marriage, friends, and gatherings all in one jam packed episode. We also talk a bunch of games but most importantly how great people are in this hobby. All this and more on today's episode!

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November 9, 2023 19 mins

Launching Nov 7. 

Carl Robinson talks about his newest game Kelp!

Take the role of the Octopus, skillfully navigating the board with cards and hidden moves, or become the Shark, patrolling your territory, rolling dice, and unleashing unique abilities to track down the elusive Octopus.

Link to campaign here!

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Legendary designer Alan R. Moon Joins us on the podcast! Alan has designed classic games such as Elfenland, Union Pacific, and most famously Ticket to Ride. We get to hear a little bit about the history of his newest game Ticket To Ride: Legends of the West, and he shares the story of his first time winning the Speil de Jarhes. We also talk Old Gods of Appalachia, Dice Miner, and Sea Salt and Paper. All this and more on a story fil...

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Joe Wiggins from Allplay joins us to talk about their latest's Kickstarter!

Through the Desert - One of Reiner Knizia’s most iconic game designs. Lead a caravan of camels to watering holes and oases while avoiding (or blocking!) your opponents. With this new edition comes 4 new expansions!

A Message From the Stars - You and your team are scientists on the edge of human knowledge — the final frontier. An extraterrestrial source has ...

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October 26, 2023 19 mins

Joe Slack from Crazy Like a Box Games joins us to talk about their newest crowdfunding project Mayan Curse!

Explore the secret passage to the ancient temple, collect the most knowledge, and escape before you’re trapped forever!

As you traverse deeper, you’ll discover stelae (Mayan monuments) that increase your knowledge (which is what you need to win). But the greatest secret waits for you at the very top of the temple—that is, if ...

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Game Designer Sean "Fletch" Fletcher join us on the podcast! At the time of this recording Fletch was working for the OP in a design capacity. He is now employed by Ravensburger. 

In this voyage we learn about Fletch's game design journey and talk all things Disney Sorcerers Arena, Josh's favorite game of 2022. We also talk about fantastic gaming destinations, Baseball, and why you should move to Seattle! All this and more on today...

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Professor, Designer, and Podcaster Sen-Foong Lim joins us on the Submarine! Sen is the designer of many board games and RPG's and hosts the Ludology and Meeple Syrup shows. Today we are able to dive into not only board games...but RPG's and Comic Books as well. Sen has a game in development with Off the Page Games and we learn a little bit more about the story behind it. Then, he shares and epic story involving a bottle, and Jenga ...

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On today's Periscope we look at Envy Born Game's newest campaign containing 3 different games! Sirens, Defrag, and 16 Candies. Designer and Head of Envy Born Mathue Ryann talks joins us to talk about these games and why you should back them. If your interested in one, two, or even all three of these games, give this a listen!

Sirens, Defrag & 16 Candies. A Tiny Game Series.  
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September 21, 2023 48 mins

Curt Covert of Smirk and Dagger Games joins us on the podcast! Curt is a designer and publisher who has brought us games like Cutthroat Caverns, Shobu, The Night Cage, and most recently BOOP! Curt shares his most memorable experiences after 20 years of working in the industry and how collaborating with creatives has made his time worth it. We also talk about the future of Smirk and Dagger, Qwirkle, Good Face Bad Face, and (regretta...

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The Hungry Gamer Will Brown joins us for a laughter filled episode of Tabletop Submarine! Here we talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly side of gaming and how a good game will make you wanna replay it over and over again. We also discuss Roll on the Range, Lunar Rush, and Mysterium! All this and more on today's episode.

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August 24, 2023 36 mins

Andrew took a voyage to Gen Con and we have got some stories for you. This was the biggest Gen Con ever with over 71,000 attendees. Although we wish we could get to everyone Andrew was able to catch up with old friends for new stories and new friends for new stories! All this and more about the greatest weekend in gaming on Today's episode!

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August 17, 2023 6 mins

Welcome to the Torpedo! A show where we give brief reviews and tell you whether the game is a hit or a miss! This episode features our thoughts on the classic Canadian game Crokinole.

Crokinole is played on a circular wooden board, with wooden circular disks as playing pieces.

Players take turns shooting disks across the circular wooden board by flicking the disks with their fingers. Players try to land their disks in scoring regio...

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Scott Morris of Lucky Duck Games joins us on the Submarine! Scott has been is an industry veteran who brings many tales of wisdom and yore to the podcast. But the main story he shares details the true beauty and power the board games and play can hold. We talk Destines, Mage Wars, and even a little Cosmoctopus. All this and more on today's voyage!

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We got a Periscope about a convention! We are posting this so that the episode can come out while the campaign is still available! Josh is joined by Ben, Lucky, Mercy, Arnold, and Ronald today to talk about the convention they hold in their village in the country of Uganda. They want it to grow so they can bring the love of board games, and science, to as many kids as they can. Ben helps facilitate the convention and is happy to he...

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August 3, 2023 11 mins

Welcome to the Torpedo! A show where we give brief reviews and tell you whether the game is a hit or a miss! Our first episode features Votes for Women from Fort Circle Games.

Votes for Women is a card-driven game covering the American women's suffrage movement from 1848-1920, culminating with the ratification (or rejection) of the Nineteenth Amendment. The game provides competitive, co-operative and solitaire play, with co-operati...

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July 27, 2023 47 mins

Seppy Yoon is back and we couldn't be happier. Seppy is the owner of Fight in a Box Games which just successfully funded Conquest Princess: Fashion is Power. On this voyage we talk all things demos! How to give a good one, what makes a quality demo person, and how you can get involved demoing as well! All this and more on today's episode.

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We are recapping Origins Game Fair 2023! Josh and Andrew are visiting by a bunch of people! They share their favorite memories of Origins with Andrew and Josh and they talk about how awesome it is to game together. Here a whole bunch of stories today on this voyage!

Weird Giraffe Dolphin Hat Gila RPG's Sophisticated Cerberus Ludamus Kinson Key Grand Gamers Guild Allplay Coo Games 3WS Indie Boards and Cards Oragami Whale


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July 6, 2023 18 mins

In this episode we take a close look at the new Gamefound Campaign Coloma: New Prospect  with designer Jonny Pac! Campaign runs until July 17th, 2023! See what's new in this edition of this game,  then see whether you want to back it and add it to your collection! 

In the game of Coloma, you are a pioneer who has recently traveled out West to strike it rich and make a name for yourself. You will prospect for gold and use your windf...

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