In the latest podcast Gavin and Frank discuss barbarians, Evillak, lady dogs (ie. cats), tiresome statistics and our upcoming games convention; BGIcon.
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.
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.
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)
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
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’
In this episode Frank and Gavin speak with Victor Gannon about the upcoming Knavecon boardgame convention in Limerick.
This episodes also sees the introduction of two new segments.
Addicts Corner and Controversy Corner.
Only found out about 2nd Chance Con after I’d recorded the recent podcast so didn’t get to mention it.
2nd Chance Con is a Charity Games Convention running in Dublin on 20th and 21st August 2016 in the Teachers Club on Parnell Square West. The Con will give you a second chance to play the games you missed from Ireland’s most talented games writers, as well as trying new and exciting experimental games.
They will have RPGs, Larps and Boardgames as well as a number of special events.
Tickets are €15 for the weekend or €10 for a single day.
For more information visit www.2ndChanceCon.net
In the first of hopefully many Board Games Ireland podcasts Frank and Gavin discuss the following:
- What makes contemporary board games so special.
- The Board Games Ireland meet up and other board game meet ups from around Dublin
- Knavecon – The Limerick based board gaming convention taking place next month.
- We speak to game designer, Robin David who tells us about some upcoming board game design workshops.
- What games we’ve been playing recently. (Including: Tyrants of the Underdark, Dragon Farkle, Fury of Dracula and Spyfall
We currently run meet ups twice a week over at meetup.com: