BGA Episode 170 – 2018 Awards Season Preview (Origins Awards, Dice Tower, Spiel des Jahres)

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This week on BGA, we’re looking at the slew of award nominations that were announced the last two weeks, including Origins Games Awards, Dice Tower Awards, and Spiel des Jahres.

For our question of the week this week, we asked people what game people would never get rid of from their collection.

For our acquisition disorders this week, Anthony looked at Jurassic Park: Danger! Adventure Strategy Game and Chris looks at The Forbidden City.

At the Table this week, Anthony reviews Pioneer Days from Tasty Minstrel Games and Chris reviews Vanuatu from Quined.

Finally, we look at all of the games nominated this year for the Spiel des Jahres, the Origins Awards and the Dice Tower Awards.

  • Question of the Week: 3:50
  • Acquisition Disorder Corner: 6:17
  • Pioneer Days Review: 12:48
  • Vanuatu Review: 17:40
  • 2018 Awards Preview: 21:02

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    Anthony lives and plays games in Pittsburgh, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.

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