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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We’re almost there. BGIcon, our first game convention is almost upon us. It takes place this Saturday the 5th of August and I hope to see lots of you there as it’s sure to be a great day.
So this post is just to go over the details of the convention.
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Eight! It turns out it’s episode 8.
In this, the 8th episode of the podcast, Frank and Gavin discuss the following:
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Gavin was a guest on Near FM to talk about the meet up group and the upcoming BGIcon. You can listen to the podcast here:
Gavin from Board Games Ireland talks about their upcoming convention
In the latest podcast Gavin and Frank discuss barbarians, Evillak, lady dogs (ie. cats), tiresome statistics and our upcoming games convention; BGIcon.
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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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We’re pleased to announce that Board Games Ireland will be hosting our first gaming convention this August.
This will be a con dedicated to just tabletop and board gaming.
It takes place on Saturday August 5th 2017 and will be running from 11am until late.
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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 Xmas Special Podcast Frank and Gavin are joined by Alex and Sera to talk about a large number of boardgames, including:
- Sherlock Holmes Games
- Holmes games
- Beyond Baker Street
- Project Elite
- Nothing Personal
- Vast The Crystal Cavern
- House on Haunted Hill – Widows Walk
- City of Horror
- Trump Boardgame
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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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