Thanks to everyone who came out to BGIcon… It’s was a BGI SUCCESS!

I think it went very well and we learned a lot from running it. We’ll almost certainly be running another one next year so stay tuned for details. Frank recored some content for the podcast so we’ll have that featured in our next episode.

Also recently we surpassed 3000 members on the meet up group. We’ve come a long way since our first meet up in a tea shop 4 years ago.

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Frank and Gavin are back with a humble little podcast for your ear holes.

On this episode we discuss some games we’ve played recently including: Burgle Bros, Swords and Bagpipes and Star Trek Interactive Video Boardgame.

We also talk about the Kickstarter for the game Deadly Premonition. A game based on a video game that was heavily influenced by Twin Peaks. And that led us to look into an official Twin Peaks board game that was released back in the 90s.

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Not one but two guests on our first podcast of Space Year 2017.

We chat with David Roe who is one of the original founders of IGA (Irish Games Association) about the growth of tabletop gaming over the years.

We also have Brandon Felczer from Token on. Token is a new venue in Smithfield that is opening next month that is both a bar and a video game arcade. They’ll also have an event room where we can host board game meetups. (Anything we host there will be separate to our current meetups)

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In the 3rd podcast Gavin and Frank discuss some of the boardgame cafe style options that are now available in Dublin, including an interview with Ciaran from Clockwork Door and new ‘time house’ that has just opened in Dublin.

There is also a live unboxing of Ticket to Ride – Rails and Sails and we discuss ‘Don’t Mess With Cthulhu’

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