The Offline Gamer
By The Offline Gamer
The Offline GamerNov 26, 2023
Episode 86 - I Wanna Be...
Karen and Matt discuss the games they played over the past month, including some they tried out at a recent gaming convention as well as old and new favorites. Oh, and Matt's started collecting Pokemon cards.
- Where Am I? Alive in a Mad Tea Party
- Creature Comforts
- Waters Edge
- Rolling Ranch
- Wok and Roll
- Latte Throwdown
- Pioneer Rails
- Smoke & Mirrors
- Moving Pictures
- Miskatonic University
- Pilfering Pandas
Episode 85 - Resuming Play
In this episode, Matt and Karen resume their regular format with a hearty discussion about the various games they've explored since their time at UKGE.
With a conversation stretching almost 2 hours, they share their experiences and thoughts on the various games they've played.
Tune in to hear about their gaming journey over the past few months in this relaxed and candid catch-up episode.
Link to Adam's YT Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@DieRollin
The games discussed in this episode include (in no particular order):
- Codex Naturalis
- Save Snowball
- Damnation: The Gothic Game
- Waulking in Burano: Roll and Write
- Wok and Roll
- Hero Master: An Epic Game of Epic Fails
- Wonder -Woods
- Beacon Patrol
- Tokaido Duo
- The Fox in the Forest Duet
- Lizard Wizard
- Five Tribes
- Ether Wars
- Tao Long
- Vadoran Gardens
- Wild: Serengeti
Episode 84 - Matty G's GenCon Chronicles
In this latest episode, we're thrilled to welcome our newest roaming reporter, Matty G, fresh from his journey to the US for the iconic GenCon.
Here is the link to the Kickstarter we discussed at the beginning of the show from our friend Matt at Shirts and Merch:
Episode 83 - UKGE 2023 Wrap Up
We wrap up our experiences at UKGE 2023, including the games we played, people we saw, and things we spent our money on.
Also, Rai has a short announcement to make at the end of the episode.
Episode 82 - UKGE 2023 Quiz!
We got together a few friends at UKGE, and threw a little quiz!
Thanks to the following for taking part:
- Scott - Minerva Tabletop
- Chris - Unfringed Things
- Phil & Kirsty - Ludus Vulpes
- Martin - Paper Boat Games
- Oleta - Ocean City Games
Episode 81 - UKGE 2023 Preview
In our annual UKGE preview, we talk about some of the things we're keen to see at the event.
Episode 80 - Airecon 2023
Rai is back this month, and joins Matt and Karen as we chat about our experiences attending our first ever Airecon event.
Matt and Karen share their first-hand experiences from the convention floor, discussing the hottest new board games they got to play, the bustling trade halls, the open gaming areas, and the overall atmosphere that made Airecon 2023 a truly memorable event.
Episode 79 - Ludus Vulpes
Matt is joined by Kirsty and Phil from Ludus Vulpes, for a nice meandering chat about games!
Episode 78 - Mark Cooke
Normal service will resume soon, but this week we're joined by Mark Cooke to discuss Airecon 2023 in March, as well as his other roles in the board gaming industry.
The Offline Gamer Christmas 2022 Update
Where have we been? What's been going on?
In this special Christmas message we let you all know why things have been a bit quite on the TOG front lately.
Bonus Episode - Shiver RPG (The Harvest)
In a break from our usual episodes, we bring you this special bonus! Adam from Die Rollin ran a special one-shot adventure of the Shiver RPG, launching on Kickstarter soon. Join us as we investigate.. The Harvest.
Apologies for any audio issues - I've cleaned it up as best as I can!
Episode 77 - The Rogue Artist
In another mini episode, we're joined by Andrew Prowse of Rogue Artist Creations. We talk about his history of gaming and design, and his latest game SKÅL! which is coming to Kickstarter soon.
Episode 76 - The Civitas Universe
This episode we're joined by James Bradley, creator of The Civitas Universe. Check out Civitas 2230 on Kickstarter now!
Episode 75 - UKGE 2022
Episode 74 - UKGE 2022 Preview
It's almost time for UKGE!
We have a chat about the show, our lovely map, and we use the Tabletop SPIRIT preview magazine to see what some of the exhibitors are bringing along.
Episode 73 - A Quick Catch Up
We have a quick catch-up this month before we start planning for UKGE! Keep your ears open for our preview episode coming in the next couple of weeks.
Unfortunately, there's a small issue with Rai's microphone in this episode so apologies for the audio issues.
Episode 72 - Ticket to Carcassonne
Matt is joined in this episode by author Steve Dee, and there's chat about his latest update to his board game book, Ticket to Carcassonne, as well as other projects, and what Steve has been playing recently!
Episode 71 - Allotment of Awards
After a short real-life delay, we're back and have a good catch up over what's been going on since the new year. As it's our first show of 2022, it's also time for our Kickstarter Awards!
Episode 70 - The Crossover Episode
For our Christmas episode this year we're doing something a little different - Wayne and Jude from the TrekMate podcast join us for a look through lots of Star Trek related games on BoardGameGeek!
You can find out more about TrekMate at www.trekmate.org.uk
Episode 69 – Nice
Episode 68 – A Short Trip to Arkosa
Episode 67 – UKGE 2021
Episode 66 – UKGE 2021 Preview Part 2
We hope to see you there!
Episode 65 – UKGE 2021 Preview Part 1 - Richard Denning
Thanks to Richard for finding an hour in his very busy schedule to have a chat to us!
Episode 64 – A Noble Chat
Episode 63 – An Ascent into Madness
Episode 62 – A Year of Lockdown
Episode 61 – Questing for Zines
Episode 60 – The Tables Have Turned...
Episode 59 – Is 2020 Over Yet?
Episode 58 – From Tranquility to Tessera
- Raise Your Game - We raised £500 for charity!
- Board Game Smackdown - The Offline Gamer Special!
We also welcome back some returning guests, Pete and James from Board Game Hub who talk about (amongst other things) their new game on Kickstarter - Tessera.
Episode 57 – Raise Your Game
Episode 56 – We're 5 Years Old!
Episode 55 – UKGE Virtually Expo 2020 Preview
Virtually Expo Homepage - www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/virtually-expo/
UKGE Awards Shortlist - www.ukgamesexpo.co.uk/whats-on/show/awards-shortlist/
Episode 54 – A Chat with James Cook
Thank you James for taking the time to chat with us, and for more information about James and his various projects visit the following pages:
And to get his Emoji quiz book:
Episode 53 – June/July Meeple Mail
Episode 52 - Itching To Play...
Episode 51 - Marvellous Meeple Mail
Episode 50 - 50th Episode Quiztacular!
Episode 49 - Still Stuck Indoors...
Episode 48 - More Meeple Mail
Episode 47 - Meeple Mail 1
Let us know what you think of this new addition to our podcast!
Episode 46 - Under Lockdown
Episode 45 - 2019 Kickstarter Awards
Episode 44 - Top Games of 2019
We're also joined by a special guest for a few minutes...
Episode 43 - A Chance and Counter
Matt also talks for quite a while about what he's been playing during the rainy evenings after work, and we take a look at one of the less 'slapped together' satire games currently on Kickstarter.