Episode 96 – Holiday Shopping Guide 2015

It’s that time of year again, which means we’re back with our big annual shopping guide! If you are buying for the gamer in your life and need a creative idea for how to make them happy (especially if they already have a serious case of acquisition disorder), this is the guide for you. Join Chris, Anthony, and Daniel to discuss the games and accessories they recommend you pick up this year.

Shout it from the Tabletop!

This week on Shout it from the Tabletop, Drew shares a bunch of interesting stories to keep us engaged through the long holiday weekend:

Feature Review: Holiday Shopping Guide 2015

This year,  the guys have a list of 27 games and accessories you might be interested in from 9 different categories. Learn what games and other gaming goodies we think would make fantastic gifts this year in our full blown guide for the coming holiday. Categories include:
  • Ghosts of Board Games Past (expanding your favorite games)
  • For the Player Who Wants the Hits (top games across the board)
  • For the Designer in All of Us (making your own game?)
  • It’s a Wonderful Lifestyle Games (games that will devour your social life and wallet)
  • For the Gamer Who Has Everything (not games, but stuff FOR the games!)
  • Die Hard Games (big meaty, long, gruelingly good games)
  • Home Alone Games (hot new solo games for the one player gamers out there)
  • Games for Gamers Who Can’t Sit Still (games that keep every player involved throughout)
  • Games for the Fire (short, engaging two player games for couples who game)

Final Round: Thanksgiving Games

And in our final round, Drew returns to discuss the best games for playing right after a big holiday meal on Thanksgiving. Check out the four games we will be playing with our families Thanksgiving evening.

Listen to Episode 96

  • Intro: New Podcasting Schedule & New Expanded Content from BGA!??
  • Shout it From the Tabletops!
  • Feature Review: Holiday Shopping Guide 2015
  • Final Round: Thanksgiving Games

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  • 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.

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