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A podcast about the cross-talk between table top games and other pieces of cultural media, viewed in the tradition of comparative analysis. Discuss here: https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3578
Apr 13, 2021
Episode 9 - ¡Tráiganmela!
In episode 9, Mike, Brett and Andy discuss the Nate Hayden/Blast City Games title *After Pablo* in conjunction with Sam Peckinpah's 1974 film *Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia*. Discuss here: https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3578 Or here: https://twitter.com/GameBookClub
1 hr 7 min
Apr 13, 2021
Episode 8 - TBD/2020 Retrospective
In episode 8, Mike, Brett and Andy make their triumphant return to discuss the strangeness that was life in 2020. Ground covered includes games played and future directions for the podcast. Discuss here: https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3578 Or here: https://twitter.com/GameBookClub
1 hr 10 min
Aug 18, 2020
Episode 7 - Podcast on the Borderland
In episode 7, Mike, Brett and Andy discuss the cosmic horror classic *'The House on the Borderland'* by William Hope Hodgson along with the newest Nate Hayden/Emperors of Eternal Evil solo game of the same name! Discuss here: https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3578 Or here: https://twitter.com/GameBookClub
1 hr 50 min
May 30, 2020
Episode 6 - Train of Thought
In episode 6, Mike, Brett and Andy return to discuss Jason Begy's journal article '*Board Games and the Construction of Cultural Memory'*. We reference the train games 1830, Age of Steam and Empire Builder. Read Jason's article here: https://tinyurl.com/ybclg6zc Discuss here: https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3578
1 hr 46 min
Dec 26, 2019
Episode 5 - Homo Ludens MMXIX
In Episode 5, Andy, Brett & Mike reflect on gaming in 2019, analyzed through lens of Johan Huizinga's foundational anthropological game studies text, 'Homo Ludens'.
2 hr 25 min
Dec 4, 2019
Episode 4 - How You Dune?
In Episode 4, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Frank Herbert's SciFi classic *Dune*, as well as the *Dune* board game (designed by Bill Eberle, Jack Kittredge, & Peter Olotka), originally published by Avalon Hill and most recently by Gale Force Nine.
2 hr 1 min
Oct 20, 2019
Episode 3 - Good Evening, Vietnam
In Episode 3, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Mark Herman and Volko Ruhnke's COIN game *'Fire in the Lake'* as well as *'The Vietnam War'*, a 10-part documentary series by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Geoffrey Ward.
1 hr 43 min
Sep 14, 2019
Episode 2 - A Company Man
In Episode 2, Brett, Andy and Mike discuss Cole Wehrle and Sierra Madre Games' title, *John Company*, in the context of reading John Keay's *The Honourable Company*. (Please note, I refer to this as Episode 1 in the intro, but it is in fact Episode 2)
1 hr 57 min
Aug 19, 2019
Episode 1 - An Auspicious Beginning
Welcome to GameBookClub! Episode 1 serves as an introduction to our stakeholders in the primary discussions to be had on our podcast: Mike, Brett & Andy. Here we attempt to define "GameBookClub", lay out our primary goals and motivations for the podcast, contextualize our own backgrounds via personal 'gamer biographies', and discuss possible future directions for the show. Thanks and hope you enjoy!
1 hr 5 min