THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 85 - UK GAMES EXPO 2017 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL

May 26th, 2017

In this episode we take a look forward at the up and coming UK Games Expo and in particular 12 games that will either premiere or demo at the Expo.

The 12 games covered are just some of the many available to buy and play at the UKGE.

If you are attending the UKGE, Sean and Ronan will be there all three days and will be taking part in various Dice Tower events including working the Dice Tower Booth and playing a big game of Wits & Wagers. If you see us in our Game Pit t-shirts around the halls, please come and say hello.

UK Games Expo - Home page

One of the games featured in this episode (Ravage: Dungeons of Plunder) is currently seeking funding on KickStarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1746130610/ravage-dungeons-of-plunder-aint-no-heroes-here?ref=nav_search

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THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 84 - BATTLE REPORT FROM LOBSTERCON XIII

May 22nd, 2017

It's once again time for Ronan and Sean to ramp up the excitement levels and head down to Eastbourne for the wonderful gaming weekend that is LoBsterCon.

In the episode we talk about 12 games we played at LoBsterCon XIII in quickfire reviews and have a brief chat in the Outro about things exciting us within the gaming world in the near future.

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THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 83 - TOP 50 COUNTDOWN (30-21)

May 9th, 2017

The countdown continues and after general agreement last time out, the boys are at odds over a few of the choices made here.

Who do you agree with? Let us know at thegamepitpodcast@gmail.com

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THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 82 - PICKING OVER THE BONES

April 13th, 2017

**ATTENTION** This episode was recorded using a tabletop microphone and the sound differs from our usual quality.  We will return to normal next episode.

 

In this show Ronan is away and Sean is joined by Natalie who is back by popular demand to discuss Empires of the Void, OctoDice and Gloomhaven.

 

Reminder: Gloomhaven 2nd Edition is currently on KickStarter and will be so until 2nd May 2017: Gloomhaven KickStarter Link

 

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THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 81 - PICKING OVER THE BONES

March 19th, 2017

In this episode, Sean and Ronan finally chew over some big Essen 2016 names (Railroad Revolution, A Feast for Odin and Fabled Fruit) as well as looking as three more games they have been playing of late (The Grizzled, Jim Henson's: Labyrinth the Board Game and Valeria: Card Kingdoms).

They may have seemed more upbeat in recent shows but in this one they return to have a proper grumble. See what games escaped a good thrashing and what ones tok a beating.

 

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THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 80 - TOP 50 GAMES COUNTDOWN (40-31)

March 4th, 2017

The second of five shows in which Ronan and Sean announce their individual top 50 games of all time.

 

What makes the list and what do the boys think of each others choices?

 

What do you think of the games selected? Let us know at thegamepitpodcast@gmail.com

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The Game Pit: Episode 79 - Top 50 Games Countdown (50-41)

January 10th, 2017

Sean and Ronan begin the countdown on their own Top 50 Games Ever!!! 

Supporting, abusing and questioning each other as we go, here are our top games ever published from 50 - 41.

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The Game Pit: Episode 78 - Battle Report from LobsterCon XII

January 4th, 2017

The holidays have long delayed this episode recorded in early December right after Sean and Ronan had attended LoBsterCon XII on the south coast of England for a long weekend of gaming. In just over an hour they give you their thoughts on twelve games one or both of them played over the weekend. 

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The Game Pit: Episode 77 - Picking Over the Bones

November 30th, 2016

We fire up our first full reviews from Spiel 2016 and the games on the slab this time are Adrenaline, Key to the City - London, Great Western Trail, Flamme Rouge, Cottage Garden and The Last Friday.

We also have a review of current Kickstarter massive hit Mythic Battles: Pantheon from Ronan.

Head to www.dicetower.com for plenty more great gaming content.

Let us know your thoughts on these games and any others via Facebook, Twitter, BGG and email at thegamepitpodcast@gmail.com

 

 

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The Game Pit: Episode 76 - Picking Over the Bones Family Edition

November 22nd, 2016

For our first post-Spiel 2016 episode we pick over the bones of six family games, from Essen past and present. We are joined by Ronan's daughters who share their opinions. At the end everyone takes a turn to list the games they have played in their order of preference. That is not one but four Top 5s for you.

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