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The Long View

The Long View

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The Long View
The Long View

The Long View

The Long View

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Latest Episodes

The Long View of The Palaces of Carrara

In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by special guest Chris Whitpan of the Game All Nite podcast as we discuss the hidden euro classic Palaces of Carrara. Why hasn't this game gotten a wider release? Is it worth the trouble to track down a copy? Tune in and find out in this episode!

-1 s3 w ago
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The Long View of The Palaces of Carrara

The Long View of Bruxelles 1893

In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by first time contributor Mark Fredrickson as we discuss the hidden gem Bruxelles 1893. Thanks for listening! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sAUG 25
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The Long View of Bruxelles 1893

The Long View of Automobile

In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by Luke Heidebrect as we discuss the Martin Wallace Classic, Automobile. Is this game more than the sum of your twelve decisions? Does it offer different and unique strategies over time? Does it deserve to be ranked higher than it is in our opinion? Listen and find out! Thanks for listening! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sJUL 27
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The Long View of Automobile

The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Fort Sumter

Join me and Historian Justin Nordstrom as we explore the backstory of Fort Sumter, by Mark Herman. We examine the history behind the game and debate how well the setting informs the game design, and what connections can be found between the actual history surrounding this time period and the gameplay. We hope you enjoy this discussion of Fort Sumter - The Secession Crisis 1860 - 1861. Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sJUN 24
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The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Fort Sumter

The Long View of Mottainai

Dylan the Boardgame Trucker debuts on the Long View to teach TC and Joe about Mottainai, a brainmelting card game from Carl Chudyk, famed designer of Glory to Rome and Innovation! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

63 MINAPR 28
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The Long View of Mottainai

The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Great Western Trail

Geof Gambill is back in the saddle to provide some context to enhance your enjoyment of Great Western Trail! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sAPR 20
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The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Great Western Trail

The Long View: Board Game Backstory of 1960

In this episode of Board Game Backstory, I’m happy to be joined by historian Justin Nordstrom as we examine the historical context of 1960 the Making of the President. Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sMAR 28
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The Long View: Board Game Backstory of 1960

The Long View of The Great Zimbabwe

Alex of Bottom Shelf Board Games joins TC and Joe talks about the great The Great Zimbabwe! Splotter Spellen released The Great Zimbabwe in 2012. Grab a handful of cows and build monuments to the gods in this modern classic! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sMAR 27
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The Long View of The Great Zimbabwe

The Long View of Imperial Settlers

Aaron of Boards Alive joins TC and Joe for an in-depth look at the asymmetrical faction pseudo-civ game, Imperial Settlers. Can you find the hidden ninja? Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sMAR 8
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The Long View of Imperial Settlers

The Long View of Bora Bora Board Game Backstory

From the Desk of Geof Gambill... In the first episode of Board Game Backstory, we examine the game Bora Bora by Stefan Feld. In this, and every episode of Board Game Backstory, I will examine a game, how it plays, and the time and place where the game is set. This historical backdrop will, hopefully, increase your enjoyment of the games we love to play. Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sFEB 20
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The Long View of Bora Bora Board Game Backstory

Latest Episodes

The Long View of The Palaces of Carrara

In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by special guest Chris Whitpan of the Game All Nite podcast as we discuss the hidden euro classic Palaces of Carrara. Why hasn't this game gotten a wider release? Is it worth the trouble to track down a copy? Tune in and find out in this episode!

-1 s3 w ago
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The Long View of The Palaces of Carrara

The Long View of Bruxelles 1893

In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by first time contributor Mark Fredrickson as we discuss the hidden gem Bruxelles 1893. Thanks for listening! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sAUG 25
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The Long View of Bruxelles 1893

The Long View of Automobile

In this episode of The Long View, I'm pleased to be joined by Luke Heidebrect as we discuss the Martin Wallace Classic, Automobile. Is this game more than the sum of your twelve decisions? Does it offer different and unique strategies over time? Does it deserve to be ranked higher than it is in our opinion? Listen and find out! Thanks for listening! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sJUL 27
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The Long View of Automobile

The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Fort Sumter

Join me and Historian Justin Nordstrom as we explore the backstory of Fort Sumter, by Mark Herman. We examine the history behind the game and debate how well the setting informs the game design, and what connections can be found between the actual history surrounding this time period and the gameplay. We hope you enjoy this discussion of Fort Sumter - The Secession Crisis 1860 - 1861. Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sJUN 24
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The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Fort Sumter

The Long View of Mottainai

Dylan the Boardgame Trucker debuts on the Long View to teach TC and Joe about Mottainai, a brainmelting card game from Carl Chudyk, famed designer of Glory to Rome and Innovation! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

63 MINAPR 28
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The Long View of Mottainai

The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Great Western Trail

Geof Gambill is back in the saddle to provide some context to enhance your enjoyment of Great Western Trail! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sAPR 20
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The Long View: Board Game Backstory of Great Western Trail

The Long View: Board Game Backstory of 1960

In this episode of Board Game Backstory, I’m happy to be joined by historian Justin Nordstrom as we examine the historical context of 1960 the Making of the President. Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sMAR 28
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The Long View: Board Game Backstory of 1960

The Long View of The Great Zimbabwe

Alex of Bottom Shelf Board Games joins TC and Joe talks about the great The Great Zimbabwe! Splotter Spellen released The Great Zimbabwe in 2012. Grab a handful of cows and build monuments to the gods in this modern classic! Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sMAR 27
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The Long View of The Great Zimbabwe

The Long View of Imperial Settlers

Aaron of Boards Alive joins TC and Joe for an in-depth look at the asymmetrical faction pseudo-civ game, Imperial Settlers. Can you find the hidden ninja? Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sMAR 8
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The Long View of Imperial Settlers

The Long View of Bora Bora Board Game Backstory

From the Desk of Geof Gambill... In the first episode of Board Game Backstory, we examine the game Bora Bora by Stefan Feld. In this, and every episode of Board Game Backstory, I will examine a game, how it plays, and the time and place where the game is set. This historical backdrop will, hopefully, increase your enjoyment of the games we love to play. Thanks to our sponsor www.gamesurplus.com for their continued support of the show. Go and check out how Elaine and Carmen are bringing the world of board games to you! Thanks as well to Punchboard Media! Check out a wealth of excellent board game media at www.punchboardmedia.com

-1 sFEB 20
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The Long View of Bora Bora Board Game Backstory