Category: The Boardgames Interview Room

Roleplaying and board games with reviews, podcasts, videos and interviews

Podcast Episode–The Boardgame Interview Room: Fortress Moon Kickstarter

By Paco Garcia Jaen Some of us like the sort of retro Sci-Fi look from the 50s and 60s and also love the movies from that time. As someone who’s first sci-fi experience was Forbidden Planet, the cheesy and wonderful future imagined at the time was, and indeed still is, incredibly attractive. That’s one of…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room: Love Letter

By Paco Garcia Jaen Compact, light, gorgeous, fun, simple, engaging… Those are words are words any game designer would like to  see or hear applied to their game, and indeed a lot of games promise all those things so you, the gamer, will part with your hard-earned cash and buy it. Or get it for…
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Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Interview Room: Thrash Car, a Kickstarter project

By Paco Garcia Jaen Yes friends we have another interview with a Kickstarter project, and this one could very well be of interest! Although it looks like a racing game, it’s not a racing game. Even though it looks like a funny and silly game it’s not…. err… sorry, yes, it is a funny game…
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Podcast episode–The Board Game Interview Room: Ortus Kickstarter with Joost Das

Kickstarter has open the door to countless games companies and games (literally countless… I can’t many) and it’s both very good and very interesting to see how some companies have gone over the hurdle of not having a bank account in either the USA or the UK in order to start their projects and see them succeed.

Fable Smith is one of those companies. Based in The Netherlands, Joost Das is the brain (and I literally mean brain… wait until you hear in the podcast what he used to do before he went into game design) behind Ortus.

Podcast episode – The Board Game Interview Room: Stephen Buonocore from Stronghold Games

It is a well known fact the board game world is full of pretty amazing people. Resilient, creative, clever, friendly… Quite frankly it’s a joy to behold.

Of course sometimes you find the odd weirdo who is not pleasant and who you’ll try to avoid for the rest of your life.

Stephen Buonocore couldn’t be further from that sort of people. He is one of the most approachable, genuine, clever and shrewd people the gaming world has ever seen.