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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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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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?


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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.

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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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The Game Pit: Episode 74 - Spiel ‘16 Treasure Hunt Part 4

October 12th, 2016

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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The Game Pit Podcast: Episode 73 - Spiel ‘16 Treasure Hunt Part 3

October 10th, 2016

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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The Game Pit: Episode 72 - Spiel 2016 Treasure Hunt Part 2

October 5th, 2016

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.