Boardgame and Geek Out

Judy & Robert: two geeks who love board games discuss them, recommend them, and sometimes get distracted from them (by other geeky things). Now available on iTunes! Read more at
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Jun 5, 2017

    Episode 15, where we solve the mystery: is Watson & Holmes a good game or a great game?

    We took our eyes away from the cards and dice recently to watching some shows and movies.  Joe's been watching the Geek & Sundry production, Escape: in which various celebrities are placed in an escape room and the audience gets to watch them struggle in their efforts to... escape!  Judy & Robert saw Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 and argue over the reds are really as red as they can be.

     Back at the table, we got to play the original, vanilla Zombicide again, and in doing so learned to appreciate the simplicity of playing with [i]only[/i] the kitchen sink.  Naturally, it's only further drumming up our excitement for the Green Horde kickstarter..

    Speaking of CMON kickstarter, Massive Darkness' delivery is right around the corner and Robert is geeking out with anticipation for it.  Meanwhile, Joe just geeks out over their expo in general.  Are we secretly CMON shills?  Time will tell..

  • 0:00:30 - Escape
  • 0:02:59 - Guardians of the Galaxy 2
  • 0:06:22 - Zombicide
  • 0:07:47 - Zombicide: Green Horde
  • 0:09:58 - Massive Darkness
  • 0:13:56 - CMON Expo
  • 0:16:02 - Watson & Holmes - Rules
  • 0:21:36 - Watson & Holmes - Theme & Components
  • 0:39:58 - Watson & Holmes - Gameplay
  • 0:54:15 - Watson & Holmes - Final Thoughts
  • 0:57:49 - Music With Board Games

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Our BAGO theme music is 'Buddy', by Bensound (;  and is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivatives 4.0 International.

Additional music used this episode:  Myst On The Moor by Kevin MacLeod, licensed under the Attribution 3.0 International License.

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