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Today Stephen is joined by Jenn Bartlett the Board Game Librarian to talk about her experience at pax unplugged and how her and her team created a borrow a board game program at her library in Machester Connecticut with over 130 games!!!

Games we talked about this episode

The Scarlet Pimpernail
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/220730/scarlet-pimpernel

Muse
http://amzn.to/2nvqajp

Hanamikoji
http://amzn.to/2jMuO7x

Dixit
http://amzn.to/2iMoIYk

Dead Man's Doubloons
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/201509/dead-mans-doubloons

Bubblee Pop
http://amzn.to/2z7Qkd7

Stuffed Fables
http://amzn.to/2B9ipCo

Pie town
http://amzn.to/2AsKSmy

Champions of Midgard
http://amzn.to/2npigrK

Murder in hong kong
http://amzn.to/2ieUxF3

A study of emerald
http://amzn.to/2nqRUFL

Days of wonder
http://amzn.to/2ifoDZ7

Zooball
http://amzn.to/2AtxWwH

Booze Books and Boards is Jenn Bartletts Podcast

This is the Courant article we mention
http://www.courant.com/community/hartford/hc-news-manchester-library-board-game-group-20171020-story.html

Our Giveaway

http://engagedfamilygaming.com/parent-resources/2017-holiday-gift-basket-giveaway/

 

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In this Ride along Episode Linda joins Stephen once again for her first real Convention,THE PAX UNPLUGGED Board game convention! There is a brief summary of all the games we played in this episode along with Linda's experience.

And as aways a complete list of games we talk about below with Amazon links!

Game Salute - Gimme Gimme Guinea Pigs
http://amzn.to/2z6gBbP

Castles of Caladale
http://amzn.to/2zZErXU

Muse
http://amzn.to/2iD7N75

Bubblee Pop
http://amzn.to/2z7Qkd7

Stuffed Fables
http://amzn.to/2B9ipCo

Eleminis
http://amzn.to/2zWcgLJ

Celestia
http://amzn.to/2zXvBw5

Shiba Inu House
http://amzn.to/2B8wpMN

Doggy Go!
http://amzn.to/2Bb1TBW

Downforce SW
http://amzn.to/2zXwp45

Stop Thief!
http://amzn.to/2B81RdM

Indulgence
http://amzn.to/2iCG0Ud

 

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We have a very special Guest With Infinite Mom Nancy Duetzmann!!! Stephen and Nancy talk about her relationship with gaming and raising kids to game and play co-op and the benifits that shape kids.

Mancala
http://amzn.to/2yFKO5x

Dungeons and Dragons Boxed Adventure
http://amzn.to/2hjKSQO

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This week Stephen talks with Lance Myxter know as the UndeadViking on youtube and twitter and official Viking Pillager of TMG

Downfall
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/michaelmindes/downfall-deluxifiedtm-edition?ref=profile_created

Harbor
http://amzn.to/2yIbNf1

Eminent Domain Escalation Card Game
http://amzn.to/2xYOWwM

Lance Myxter
https://www.youtube.com/user/UndeadVikingVideos
https://twitter.com/undeadviking

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Today we have Anthony John Agnello formally of gamesrader and current Head of Social Media at Venturebeat.com
telling Stephen why he hates Zelda Breath of the wild and their suggestions for the N64 and Wii classic!

Susans website mentioned
geniionline.com

@ajohnagnello
Venturebeat.com
Podcasts for John
@Continuepod       https://www.patreon.com/ContinuePodcast
@vg_grooVes      http://videogamegrooves.com/

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This week Stephen is joined by super fan turned regular contributor Linda Wrobel. They went to the Boston Festival of Independent Games and played some great board games.

 

Many of the games they talk about aren’t available for sale now, but all of them are super cool.

 

Rainbow Octopus

 

Firetower

 

Cake Duel

 

On Their Merry Way

 

Visitor in Blackwood Grove

 

Battlecats: The Compound Deck-Building Game

 

Crinimals

 

Empyrean: Battles of Ra’fien

 

Status Report

 

Go!GO! Gattai!

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This week Jenna and Steve talk about Scream or die and the all new SNES mini and a New Switch game coming this friday and our guest the creator of Cheese Quest Phil Schadt

Jenna's pick Scream or Die
Jenna's Article: http://engagedfamilygaming.com/board-games/kickstarter-review-scream-die/
Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/amberpalacegames/scream-or-die?ref=discovery

Our Guest
Phil Schadt
https://www.facebook.com/cheesequest/
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1479120390/cheese-quest-a-game-of-tactics-and-sabotage?ref=discovery

http://engagedfamilygaming.com/

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This week Stephen and Jenna talk, Boston Festival of Independent Games and learning sportsmanship through board games. and Stephen interviews Jerry Hawthorne, the creator of Stuffed Fables.

After that, Stephen interviews Jerry Hawthorne, the creator of Stuffed Fables.

Spot it Finding Dory edition

Biome Builder
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1851314380/biome-builder

Spy Club
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/foxtrotgames/spy-club?ref=nav_search

Cheese Quest
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1479120390/cheese-quest-a-game-of-tactics-and-sabotage?ref=nav_search

The Legend of Korra:Pro-Bending Arena
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/idwgames/the-legend-of-korra-pro-bending-arena?ref=nav_search

Mice and mystics

Tail Feathers

Our Guest Twitter
Jerry Hawthorne
@mice_guy

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This week Stephen is joined by Regina McMenomy, Ph.D of http://www.thegeekembassy.com/ and the book Mothering: The Game https://www.inkshares.com/books/mothering-the-game

We cover
In around the horn
Seikatsu
http://amzn.to/2wzEfx5

Mouse Trap
http://amzn.to/2x3IMec

Perfection
http://amzn.to/2wA4jIf

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And after the break

Plaidhat games
Mice and mystics
http://amzn.to/2ex4ZWI
https://www.facebook.com/plaidhatgames/?ref=br_rs

Bob Ross the art of chill
http://www.bobrossgame.com/

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This week we're celebrating our 100th episode! We definitely around playing around either. We brought back one of the original co-hosts: Kelly Allard to talk about Adventurebook games from Plaid Hat Games, and revisit some of our original topics.

Jaipur

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle

The Monster Box of Monsters Expansion

Stuffed Fables

Hero Kids

 

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