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The Gamecasters: A Board Gaming Podcast About Board Games

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There are SO many podcasts about board games, but so few that feature us! Join Natalie, Jeff and Ryan as we discuss new games we've recently played. Listen to our unique segments like the Board game Beatdown, where we take a super popular game and read all the lowest rated BGG comments it has, or the Instagram Inbox where we ask for participation from our listeners on social media. We also usually play some sort of game that you can play along with, and we always end the show with a Top 5 list!… Continue Reading >>
There are SO many podcasts about board games, but so few that feature us! Join Natalie, Jeff and Ryan as we discuss new games we've recently played. Listen to our unique segments like the Board game Beatdown, where we take a super popular game and read all the lowest rated BGG comments it has, or the Instagram Inbox where we ask for participation from our listeners on social media. We also usually play some sort of game that you can play along with, and we always end the show with a Top 5 list! There is a lot of content, discussion and laughter packed into every episode. Come join in the fun every other Sunday!!! << Show Less
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Episode 95: Carnegie, Maria, G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game, An Empty Throne, Neolithic - Top 5 Games To Check Out At Gencon 2022! Well well well, welcome back, Gamers to episode 95 of The Gamecasters! In what is our lengthiest episode of all time, we've got a lot to discuss. From games we just absolutely LOVE to discussion about Gencon 2022, as well as a new game we've never played before, a would-you-rather Instagram Inbox and then we end the show with our Top 5 Games to check out at Gencon 2022!
We sincerely hope you enjoy!
-The Gamecasters
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Episode 95: Carnegie, Maria, G.I. JOE Deck-Building Game, An Empty Throne, Neolithic - Top 5 Games To Check Out At Gencon 2022! Well well well, welcome back, Gamers to episode 95 of The Gamecasters! In what is our lengthiest episode of all time, we've got a lot to discuss. From games we just absolutely LOVE to discussion about Gencon 2022, as well as a new game we've never played before, a would-you-rather Instagram Inbox and then we end the show with our Top 5 Games to check out at Gencon 2022!
We sincerely hope you enjoy!
-The Gamecasters
Episode 94: First Rat, Haggis, Leviathan Wilds, Sunny Day Sardines, Between Two Castles of MKL - Top 5 Annoyances in Games Hi gamers, and welcome to episode 94! In it we talk all about the mini-nerdfest event that Jeff hosted and all the games we played. We go over the Spiel and Kennerspiel winners, Jeff reads all of your annoyances in the Instagram Inbox, Natalie beats down Galaxy Trucker, we play a game of Gamecasters Monikers, and then end the show with our Top 5 Annoyances in Games!
There's a lot to get to, so get to it!
Thanks so much for listening :)
-The Gamecasters
Episode 93: 7 Wonders Architects, Sobek 2p, Picture Perfect, Prehistories, Merchants of Magick - Top 5 Games That Primarily Use Cards Hey there, Gamers, and welcome to episode 93! In today's episode we talk all about a bunch of games, we get to hear Natalie's "combo" story for Ryan; Jeff talks about his feelings on fireworks; Natalie savagely eviscerates Terra Mystica on the Boardgame Beatdown; we play an Association Station and then end the show with our Top 5 Games that use cards as the primary mechanism.
There's a lot in this one!
Enjoy!
-The Gamecasters
Episode 92: Wonderland’s War, Libertalia, Golem, Eclipse, Foundations of Rome - Top 5 Games With Unique Mechanisms Hey there, Gamers, and welcome back to episode 92 of The Gamecasters!! In tonight's episode we talk all about a bunch of hot new games, Natalie lays out the details of Nerdfest 2023, we play the 3 minutes 30 games game and then we end the show with our Top 5 Games with Unique Mechanisms.
Hope you enjoy!
-The Gamecasters
Gamecasters Adjacent Episode 10 - Seven Augers Attack Hey hey, Gamers, and welcome to episode 10 of The Gamecasters Adjacent! We have another gaming with kids episode tonight, and this time listen in to hear Scarlett talk all about the new game 7 Wonders: Architects!!
Hope you enjoy!
-The Gamecasters
Episode 91: Merchants of the Dark Road, Living Forest, Scout, Roll Camera, Rajas of the Ganges the Dice Charmers, Dog Lover, Blazon - Top 5 Games That Play Well With 5+ Hey hey, Gamers, and welcome back to the 91st episode of The Gamecasters! Loads of content and games to discuss in this hose-dekinking installment. :)
We talk about what Ryan REALLY uses his Arnold Palmer bottles for, hear what gaming related things turn you all on, answer some questions about Kickstarter, play Obama Llama, and then end the show with our top 5 games that play well at 5+
Hope you enjoy the show :)
-The Gamecasters
Gamecasters Adjacent Episode 9 - Anxiety ATTACK!! In today's Gamecasters Adjacent Ryan talks all about Social Anxiety and goes through tips/tricks/techniques from some Gamecasters community members who suffer from this type of anxiety. They also give ways that people who DON'T suffer from this type of anxiety can help people who do, to make their experience better.

Do you have a strong desire to play games with other people but find it too difficult to take that next step? Do you really want to go to a convention but the thought of being around all those people makes it seem not worth it? Please listen as this episode could potentially be what you need to hear to get you to where you want to be :)
 
Thank you so much to everyone who contributed and I really hope you enjoy this episode.
-The Gamecasters
Episode 90: Decorum, Isle of Cats Explore and Draw, Chimera Station, Mystic Vale, Explorers - Top 5 Games To Take With You In A Catastrophe Hey there, gamers, we're back again with another episode! Hear us talk all about anger inducing dreams, new movies, games, incomprehensible sentences with the Board Game Speak Out game Jeff prepared for us, and then we end the show with our top 5 games we would take with us in an emergency situation like a flood, or if the house was on fire.
Enjoy the show!!
-The Gamecasters
Gamecasters Adjacent Episode 8 - Teach Me!! Welcome back, Gamers, to another Gamecasters Adjacent Episode! In this week's episode Ryan talks all about HOW to teach boardgames. What to do and more importantly what NOT to do to provide the best learning experience for the players.
Hope you enjoy! 
-The Gamecasters
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