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Games & Hobbies

A PODCAST ABOUT BOARD GAMES, CARD GAMES AND TABLETOP GAMING. HOSTED BY SEAN AND RONAN AND COMING OUT OF LONDON, UK.

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Sean and Ronan sit down after three busy days in Essen and give you first impressions on six games they have played. The episode was recorded as live so please forgive any sound or editing issues.

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Ronan reports back from a frantic first day at Spiel 2017 during which travel troubles curtailed The Pit's presence in the halls but he still manages to report on five games he has played. 

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On the eve of Spiel 2017 Sean and Ronan give you twelve more opinions on games releasing at the show. Each game is discussed and then they both let you know whether the game will be a treasure to fill your gaming shelf with delight or a trap to lure in the unwary. 

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Back with the second installment of their Essen Treasure Hunt, Sean and Ronan take a look at twelve more games being released at Spiel 2017 and without playing them try to decide if they are a Treasure or a Trap!

Featured are; Michael Strogoff, Merlin, Santa Maria, The Dutch East Indies, Edge of Humanity, Space Freaks, Parley, Cuckooo!, Dragon Castle, Deadline, Otys and Harvest Dice.

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Back with the first installment of their Essen Treasure Hunt, Sean and Ronan take a look at twelve games set to be released at Spiel 2017 and without having played them give you a brief overview and their best guess at whether each game will turn out to be a Treasure or a Trap!

Featured are; Hunt for the Ring, Coaster Park, Calimala, Clans of Caledonia, Pioneer Days, Keyper, In Between, Justice League, Bronze, Favelas, The Sanctuary and Rajas of the Ganges.

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Contact us at thegamepitpodcast@gmail.com

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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.

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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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On the eve of the big fair we present our final dozen previews of releases expected this week and decide whether we believe that they are Treasures or Traps. 

Covered this time are; Eight Epics, Agamemnon, Barcelona: The Rose of Fire, Black Spy, Far East War 1592, Dream Home, Kepler 3042, Rhodes, Chromosome, The Daedalus Sentence, Meduris and Dragon & Flagon.

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In our penultimate round of Essen previews Sean and Ronan again give their opinions on which of a dozen upcoming releases will be Treasures and which will be Traps. 

This time we analyse; La Granja: No Siesta, The Last Friday, Sola Fide, Codenames: Pictures, 7 Wonders Duel: Pantheon, Railroad Revolution, A Feast for Odin, Captains of the Golden Age, Nautilion, Warquest, Argo and Airlines.

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Back for more predictions on what will be the hits and misses at Essen Spiel 2016 are Sean, Ronan and a dozen games forced through the crystal ball. Some will be deemed Treasures and some will be consigned to the dungeon as Traps.

This time up are; Flamme Rouge, Oceanos, The Colonists, Key to the City - London, Cyclades: Monuments, JORVIK, Inis, The Oracle of Delphi, HOP!, Small World: River World, Junk Art and Emojito.

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