Episode 169 – Top 10 Themes in Board Games

Thank you to Christian for joining us on Patreon! Welcome to the BGA-Team!

On this week’s episode, Anthony and Chris are delving into the top 10 themes in board games – where do your favorites rank, and which didn’t make the list at all (you know there are a couple).

For our question of the week, we asked the listeners what their most anticipated game of the summer was – hear some of the big games coming out shortly, as well as a couple of our most anticipated.

For our acquisition disorders, Anthony discusses the newest from Rio Grande releasing at Origins, Epoch: Early Inventors, and Chris discusses Martin Wallace’s Lincoln from ACW on Kickstarter now.

At the table this week, Anthony had a chance to play and review Iki, and Chris gets out a classic in Walnut Grove.

Finally we delve into the top 10 themes in board games with examples of some of our favorites for each.

  • Question of the Week: 5:45
  • Acquisition Disorders: 8:26
  • Iki Review: 13:37​
  • Walnut Grove Review: 20:36
  • Top 10 Themes in Board Games: 25:43

If you haven’t yet, be sure to connect with us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/boardgamersanonymous), Twitter (http://twitter.com/bgapodcast), and on our website (www.boardgamersanonymous.com). You can support the show as well by donating on Patreon (www.patreon.com/bga), or using our Amazon affiliate link.

  • Anthony

    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.

  • Show Comments

You May Also Like

Episode 74 – Listener Feedback Special!

It’s finally here! Our special Listener Feedback episode is upon us and boy is ...

Episode 77 – If You Like Power Grid, Try…

This week, Anthony and Chris get together to talk about some of the games ...

Episode 19 – Favorite Games of 2013 & Holiday Gift Giving Special!

This has been one of the toughest gift giving seasons we’ve had in several ...

Episode 329 – Best Games to Simply Teach Specific Mechanics

This week we’re the best games you can play to teach specific mechanics that ...

Episode 164: If You Like Azul, Try…

This week, Anthony and Chris are looking at six games you might like if ...

Episode 256 – Top Ten Sub-Hobbies of Gaming

To kick things off this week we look at the listeners’ responses to the ...