Brawling Brothers Boardgaming Podcast

The Brawling Brothers Boardgaming Podcast is a biweekly podcast that focuses on board games, card games and RPGs. The original Brawlers (Josh and Brandon) are 2 friends who like very different types of games. The show focuses on these differing preferences and (hopeless) attempts to sway each other's opinion. Each show includes light, friendly banter, a game review (in print), a combative segment called "Brawling and Boardgaming", a check in on BGG's "Hotness" and a brief discussion of a topic that has importance to us... Well, one of us, at least. While the "Brawling and Boardgaming" can get a bit heated at times, Josh and Brandon play games for the same reason: SOCIAL INTERACTION. The Brawlers love of meeting new people, playing games with old friends and interact with gamers all around the world is the simple reason that Brawling Brothers was founded. Join us as we attempt to spread our influence throughout the gaming community, encouraging people to form gaming groups, organize events, and evaluate just how great (OR NOT) those old games that Josh loves really are. Let's hope we can agree to disagree before a major fight breaks out!
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Feb 28, 2017

Recorded from War Room Studios in Albuquerque, NM : 2/28/17

This episode brought to you by Tasty Minstrel, Arcane Wonders and Meeple Realty - Brandon takes his new chair back thanks to the damn thing shocking him! We discuss our VERY EXCITED nomination for a 2017 Golden Geek Award for Best Boardgame Podcast - PLEASE take a moment and VOTE FOR US!  Josh explains why Brandon is BFF's with Isaac Childres and follows up with a story about a self driving mail truck. Cat joins us for TNT: Now and tells us what shes been playing, including a very exciting D&D 5e campaign that she is DMing.  Our review of A Feast for Odin is as big as the game itself - Polarizing opinions mean this review should NOT be missed.  We finish up with an interview of the awesome men (and women) of Tantrum House. Make sure to check out their Boardgame Parody News Site, Wutanfallhaus - for a few good laughs!


Episode Timeline:

00:00:00 - This episode sponsored by Tasty Minstrel, Arcane Wonders & Meeple Realty

00:00:51 - Intro and Banter

00:11:24 - - The premiere accessory in boardgaming

00:14:10 - 2017 Golden Geek Nomination?!? VOTE NOW!

00:21:45 - Giveaway (Sponsored by Across the Board Podcast)

00:28:00 - Royals from Arcane Wonders - Available Now

00:29:00 - TNT: Then - Featuring Hotel Tycoon

00:37:10 - TNT: Now - Featuring Cat!

01:12:45 - TNT: Tomorrow - Featuring Dinosaur Island and Food Truck Champion

01:24:08 - A Grail Game Reprint? Colosseum by Tasty Minstrel Games - Available Now!

01:26:38 - A Feast for Odin : Flavor and Description

01:44:20 - A Feast for Odin : Presentation

01:45:21 - Meeple Realty presents an officially licensed insert for A Feast for Odin!

01:50:48 - A Feast for Odin : Strategy

01:58:30 - A Feast for Odin : Theme

02:01:30 - A Feast for Odin : Final Thoughts

02:10:02 - Feature Segment : Tantrum House Kickstarter


Game Timestamps:

1745 - 00:44:15
A Feast for Odin - 01:26:38
Black Orchestra - 01:18:00
Capital Lux - 00:55:25
Codenames - 00:47:05
Colonists - 01:11:08
D&D 5e - 01:05:05
Dinosaur Island - 01:30:30
Drawlab Coins - 00:40:40
Fabled Fruit - 01:05:05
Food Truck Champion - 01:20:00
Hotel Tycoon - 00:29:00
Munchkin - 01:11:08
Ponzi Scheme - 01:00:00
Tak - 00:20:00
Tokaido - 00:58:40

Feb 7, 2017

Recorded from War Room Studios in Albuquerque, NM : 2/7/17

This episode brought to you by Tasty Minstrel, and Meeple Realty - Brandon's new chair shocks the hell out of him - OVER AND OVER!  We want you to tell us about the best pizza ever! We need your love on - Come on... You can spare a single heart! Do you love FREE STUFF?!? Better check out this awesome giveaway from the guys at Across the Board.  We make a bet in regards to itunes reviews - 40 by May 1st means Brandon takes a whiskey drenched whipped cream pie to the grill - 60 by June 1st means Josh dresses up in a tutu and sings the Lollipop Guild song.  Help us embarrass ourselves! We are proud to unleash the first podcast review of Gloomhaven - We hope that our 45+ hours of gaming makes this a comprehensive look that will help you form a solid opinion on this massive thematic experience.  Finally we sit down with Kimberly from Granite Game Summit and discuss the upcoming convention.


Episode Timeline:

00:00:00 - This episode sponsored by Tasty Minstrel & Meeple Realty

00:00:41 - Intro and Banter

00:13:05 - - The premiere accessory in boardgaming

00:25:55 - TNT: Then - A year in review

00:35:55 - TNT: Now

00:42:03 - Meeple Realty presents an officially licensed insert for A Feast for Odin!

00:43:47 - TNT: Now - Acquisitions

00:44:44 - All the hotness from Tasty Minstrel Games

00:48:00 - TNT: Now - What we are playing

00:56:44 - TNT: Tomorrow - Kickstarter Windowshopping

01:06:58 - Gloomhaven Review - Flavor and Overview

01:38:50 - Gloomhaven Review - Strategy Discussion

01:51:32 - Gloomhaven Review - Theme Discussion

01:55:35 - Gloomhaven Review - Presentation Discussion

01:59:30 - Gloomhaven Review - Final Thoughts

02:15:23 - Review us on iTunes - PLEASEEEE!

02:20:30 - Feature Segment - Review with Kimberly from Granite Game Summit


Game Timestamps:

Above & Below - 00:40:00
Artifacts Inc - 00:54:11
Blood Rage - 00:35:55
Camel Up - 00:48:35
Carcassone - 00:51:00
Colonists - 00:44:19
Dust City Outlaws (RPG) - 01:01:15
Gloomhaven - 01:06:58
Import / Export - 01:05:50
Medioevo Universalis - 00:56:44
Ponzi Scheme - 00:44:44
Railways of Nippon - 00:59:12
Rising Sun - 00:35:55
Tide of Iron - 00:52:00