Which Game First
Exploring the Hilariously Huge World of Board Games
We all know that board games are the cornerstone of every great civilization. Now finally, as never before, there’s a podcast that can help you discover which games to play! Celeste DeAngelis hosts the panel of intrepid game explorers and designers Mike Grenier, Ed Povilaitis, Evan Bernstein and Joe Unfried. Each week they explore the hilariously huge world of board gaming, unearthing the gems and the junk.
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First up, the black flags fly as we outmaneuver the other scurvy dogs to the fat merchantmen in Loot
Next, we assemble our deck from fabled constructs and heroes of old, to gain honor Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer
And lastly, we find out just how random trivia can get in Joe Name It
First up, We Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron BOOM! in The Quacks of Quedlinburg.
Next, we team up to crush Baddies and grab Loot, as we roll our way through the world of Too Many Bones: Undertow . . .
And lastly, we fire up our charburner as we craft our wares medieval style in Oh My Goods!
First: Once more into the dizzying chaos, we recklessly plunge ourselves, AND our bizarre mounts, into the Titan Race!
Next: We reap the Æmber, build our Keys, and defend our houses in Keyforge: Call of the Archons!
And finally: We play a dangerous game at the most dangerous shindig in Dracula’s Feast.
First up: We feign heroism and camaraderie — to grab fame and mad loot in Pixel Glory!
Next: We merchandise the alphabet — itself!!! — in Letter Tycoon!
And, finally: We find out just how qualified we are, in Funemployed!
First up, we tangle with tangrams when we break out Show and Tile — !
Next, we learn that even small, bucolic medieval hamlets had plenty of opportunities for treachery . . . in Kings’ Struggle.
And lastly, who will be first to unearth the hidden words in the classic game of Probe!
First up: Can drinking out-of-date milk lead to a deadly disease? We hope so . . . in Death Wish!
Next, with our precious fairy gold in hand, we bluff, bribe, and bid our way through the enchanted forest to get our Fist of Dragonstones.
And lastly: We dodge and jump our appointments, as we race to the end and back again — in Squadro!
First Annual Which Game First Awards, looking back at best games we played on our show in 2018.
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First, our pirate crews pull out all their low-down, sneaky tricks to grab all the booty, in Scuttle!
Next, we become titans of trade, growing our fortunes in the port city of San Juan.
And lastly we shuffle up our swords and sorcery to deal out the damage in Hero Realms!
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We compete in the lists, slay dragons, and crack a book once in a while at the Medieval Academy
We prowl tropical sea lanes for King and Country — or maybe fortune and glory! — in British vs. Pirates!
We’re stuck in the center of horrifying, deadly danger in Survive: Space Attack!
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First up we’re off on adventure in our wondrous airship but will we crash before we gain outrageous fortune in Celestia
Next as we light up our cities do we go green or blacken the skies with coal Power Grid
And lastly we slog our way through divorce, financial ruin, and meltdowns in Mid-Life Crisis