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Kick The Box April 20th 2015 Edition
It's official! My game Swamped being brought to Kickstarter on May 6th by Bellwether Games!
Kick The Box April 13th 2015 Edition
Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe - Wargaming Recon #133
Three Ring Circus: Knife Fight at the Pick n Mix
Hobby Desk Battle Report - Tomb Kings vs Orcs
Kick The Box April 6th 2015 Edition
Kick The Box March 30th 2015 Edition
5 Tips to Pick the Right Games to Play at a Con - Wargaming Recon #132
The Hobby Desk S1E2
Get your just desserts with the new game that's just about desserts - Just Desserts!
Kick The Box March 23rd 2015 Edition
Building for the Bourgeoisie - A review of Sanssouci
Kick The Box March 16th 2015 Edition
Ancient History Magazine Kickstarted with Jasper Oorthuys and Josho Brouwers – Wargaming Recon #131
Podcasts

Geeks Explicitly

  • GE53: 5 Reasons Star Wars Dark Empire Trilogy is AWESOME
    GE53: 5 Reasons Star Wars Dark Empire Trilogy is AWESOME

    Star Wars Dark Empire is an intriguing graphic novel that expands on the Holy Trilogy.  Discover 5 reasons you need to read this graphic novel […]

Indie Talks Podcast

  • Indie Talks Episode 53 - Calliope Games
    Indie Talks Episode 53 – Calliope Games

    I’m chatting with Ray, Cassidy and Chris about Calliope’s catalog, game design and the industry as a whole! Calliope Games has already earned their industry […]

Monsters of the Shattered World

  • Monsters of the Shattered World Season 3, Final Episode: The Lich's Phylactery
    Monsters of the Shattered World Season 3, Final Episode: The Lich’s Phylactery

    In this final episode of this season of Monsters of the Shattered World, Andreas and his friends finally reach the lich’s phylactery, where a surprise awaits […]

The Hobby Desk

  • The Hobby Desk S1E2
    The Hobby Desk S1E2

    Introduction to Wargaming Host: Joshua Shoobridge Episode Outline Intro: Basic Update, Welcome to the Show and update of the social media sites. Facebook Hobby Desk […]

Wargaming Recon

  • Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe - Wargaming Recon #133
    Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe – Wargaming Recon #133

    Crowdfunding can do many amazing things. Gordon Sampson hopes to crowdfund his new venture the Adler Boardgame Cafe. Support Jonathan through PATREON Related posts: ReCast: […]

Previous Podcasts
It's official! My game Swamped being brought to Kickstarter on May 6th by Bellwether Games!

It’s official! My game Swamped being brought to Kickstarter on May 6th by Bellwether Games!

Swamped – A Semi-Cooperative Game of Adventure, Secrets, & Deadly Peril This is the first sample of in-game artwork we’ve been able to release and I’m incredibly excited to share it! Especially after a year of play testing with cards that don’t look anywhere near as good as those featured here. I’m also really digging the Swamped logo! Swamped is a game for 2-4 players, taking 20-30 minutes to play, ages 8+. I suppose you’d call it a micro game because it will weigh in […]

Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe - Wargaming Recon #133

Crowdfunding Adler Boardgame Cafe – Wargaming Recon #133

Crowdfunding can do many amazing things. Gordon Sampson hopes to crowdfund his new venture the Adler Boardgame Cafe. Support Jonathan through PATREON Related posts: ReCast: 1775 the Boardgame Wargaming Recon #115 1775 the Boardgame – Wargaming Recon #115 Wargaming Recon #111: How Jonathan Became a Wargamer Extra Life 24hr Game-a-thon 2014 – Wargaming Recon #126 5 Tips to Pick the Right Games to Play at a Con – Wargaming Recon #132

5 Tips to Pick the Right Games to Play at a Con - Wargaming Recon #132

5 Tips to Pick the Right Games to Play at a Con – Wargaming Recon #132

Have you ever wanted to go to a gaming convention but didn’t know what to play? This episode shares 5 tips to help you choose the right games for you to play. Support Jonathan through PATREON Related posts: 5 Tips to Turn OFF a Potential Wargamer – Wargaming Recon #114 TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130 Are Small Game Conventions Dying Out? – Wargaming Recon #129 ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34 Wargaming Recon #108 1/2: Jonathan’s TotalCon 2014 Schedule

The Hobby Desk S1E2

The Hobby Desk S1E2

Introduction to Wargaming Host: Joshua Shoobridge Episode Outline Intro: Basic Update, Welcome to the Show and update of the social media sites. Facebook Hobby Desk Update Painting my Necrons up, after a couple of months focusing on Fantasy I felt my 40k models were being neglected. Organizing my hobby space, I will have an external facility to do bigger projects in soon! Stay Tuned for that. Pictures on Facebook Page! Also, we have become proud members of the Troll in the Corner Podcast Network! Clubs […]

Ancient History Magazine Kickstarted with Jasper Oorthuys and Josho Brouwers – Wargaming Recon #131

Ancient History Magazine Kickstarted with Jasper Oorthuys and Josho Brouwers – Wargaming Recon #131

Jasper Oorthuys, managing editor publications, and Dr. Josho Brouwers, editor of Ancient Warfare magazine and co-editor of Ancient History magazine, discuss the Ancient History magazine (AHM) Kickstarter. Learn what Ancient History magazine is and why you should back its Kickstarter project. AHM Kickstarter 411 Starts: March 18, 2015 Ends: 30 days later Goal: 12,500 Euros to fund the publishing of the 1st magazine issue Pledges: Start at 5 Euros How to back: Check out the Ancient History Magazine Kickstarter Social Media: AHM on Facebook, AHM […]

TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau - Wargaming Recon #130

TotalCon 2015 with Steven Parenteau – Wargaming Recon #130

Steven Parenteau is the Event Director for TotalCon. He has also overseen the Roleplaying Game and Miniatures Gaming sections of GenCon. Steven provides a glimpse into TotalCon 2015. If you didn’t get to TotalCon in 2015 this episode will whet your appetite for 2016! Support Jonathan through PATREON Related posts: ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34 Wargaming Recon in 2015 – Wargaming Recon #128 Wargaming Recon #108 1/2: Jonathan’s TotalCon 2014 Schedule Wargaming Recon #109: TotalCon 2014 Wargaming Recon #97: How to Run a […]

Are Small Game Conventions Dying Out?  - Wargaming Recon #129

Are Small Game Conventions Dying Out? – Wargaming Recon #129

With the growing popularity of mega cons are smaller game conventions dying out? Jonathan addresses the question with his thoughts. Be sure to listen to the entire episode to hear an important announcement about the birth of Jonathan’s first child. Support Jonathan through PATREON Related posts: ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34 Wargaming Recon #108: Con Industry Guests Do’s & Don’ts with Jay Libby Wargaming Recon #97: How to Run a Successful Convention Game with Angelia Parenteau Wargaming Recon #109: TotalCon 2014 Wargaming Recon […]

ReCast: TotalCon 2008 - Wargaming Recon #34

ReCast: TotalCon 2008 – Wargaming Recon #34

Due to illness and scheduling conflicts Aaron Bostian couldn’t do the show. So, NO NEW EPISODE right now. To make up for it we’re sharing this episode from the vault. The classic episode comes to you from the dark ages where the show had a different name. Since this is a CLASSIC episode some of the links, content, giveaways, contests etc may be out of date or ended. Don’t worry! Next time we’ll be back with a NEW episode of Wargaming Recon. Host Jonathan J. […]

Jonathan's TotalCon 2014 Schedule

Jonathan’s TotalCon 2014 Schedule

TotalCon begins this Thursday!  If you haven’t pre-registered don’t worry. You can get your ticket on site. There are heaps of games, events, panels, and fun to be had. This year I will be in attendance with Troll in the Corner owner & Indie Talks host Ben Gerber. Ben, as a Guest of Honor, is running a few events and is also sitting on a slew of panels. Be sure to look at Ben’s Schedule to see what he is doing. If you are coming […]