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Category Archives: Board games

On competition, card games, and Netrunner in particular

I’ve started playing Netrunner¬†again. This time, rather than the CCG that I played with Kurt back in our ancient college days, it’s Android: Netrunner, made by Fantasy Flight Games (who I freakin’ love), and it’s a living card game.¬† Which in essence means that it’s a lot cheaper, and easier to keep up. As per […]

What I’m Playing #1

In which I talk about everything I’m playing, in hopes someone will be interested.

COTB 021 – The one year anniversary episode

Carlos and Ben celebrate their one year anniversary by recalling their epic weekend at ChimeraCon. After that they cover some interesting Kickstarter projects and discuss some recent movies before teasing the next episode regarding Bioshock Infinite.

COTB 018 – A Geek Christmas

After a small break Carlos and B.J. return for a Christmas review of gift ideas for the geek in your family. Along the way they talk Justice League speculation, the new Superman and Star Trek trailers, and engage in various other geeky topics.

Start Kicking….

I thought it might be nice for us to have a place for Basement dwellers to mention stuff they’re kickstarting, or stuff they think others might be interested in Kickstarting. I figure the comments make a reasonable facsimile of a thread….

COTB 011 – The All Star Wars Special

For a topic so massive in scope, Carlos and BJ call in their backup expert JJ to help them analyze all things Star Wars related. All manner of Star wars geekdom is discussed, including the Movies, anime, books, video games, television, and role-playing games.

COTB 008 – League of Legends and board games

For the first time Carlos and Ben have 3 guest hosts on the podcast to discuss board games and League of Legends. It may be a crowded room, but there’s a diverse experience where it comes to the hobby with this group (except for League of Legends, which is apparently the only MOBA game they […]

Dice Tower Awards 2011

Honestly, I almost don’t want to mention this, given that we’re trying to add a board game section to our podcast, and Dice Tower is the king of board game podcasts, but here goes… They have an awards event every year. It’s a bit under promoted for no apparent reason, so here’s a small attempt […]