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Gumbo Live! Submarine Fun Destroyers

Gumbo Live! Submarine Fun Destroyers

April 13, 2022

BJ and Jay recap more recent plays at Southern Board Game Fest, gab about the top ten (eleven) games checked out of the SoBo library in 2022, and talk with the Chat Krewe about Canvas, what to do with inserts, and what games to bring on a trip to London!

Laissez les bon temps rouler! 

Gumbo Live!  King Cake Superbowl

Gumbo Live! King Cake Superbowl

February 22, 2022

BJ and Jay are back in the Gumbo Pot, this time joined by Dave! 

-- Jay plays Isle of Cats

-- BJ shows off his new insert from Jeremy for CoraQuest

-- Dave talks about Radlands

-- We debate the best king cakes in Lafayette 

-- How did the Bengals lose the big game? 

Laissez les bon temps rouler! 

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Episode 135: Jordan Hopper of The No Cube Zone Podcast

Episode 135: Jordan Hopper of The No Cube Zone Podcast

February 20, 2022

Jordan Hopper from The No Cube Zone Podcast stops by Gumbo Live! BJ and Steve chat with him about the history of the podcast, what are the future plans for the group, Jordan's favorite games, and play an impromptu try at Board Game Gumbo: The Mind. This game could work! But it needs more time in the gumbo pot before serving.

They chat about some of the spicy hot games they have played recently: Steam Park, Rococo, Barrage, The Shores of Tripoli, and even a long chat about Terraforming Mars and Concordia! Then they play the Envie Game with the Chat Krewe!

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Gumbo Live! Way Too Many Boudin Cats

Gumbo Live! Way Too Many Boudin Cats

February 13, 2022

BJ and Jay are back in the Gumbo Pot!

 

-- Jay's new job!

-- How many cats are too many cats?

-- Does boudin belong in king cake or cereal?

-- What is the absolutely best name for a cat from Louisiana

-- How to play WAY TOO MANY CATS coming soon to Kickstarter from Weird Giraffe Games

Laissez les bon temps rouler! 

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Disney Lagniappe #1 with Dean from MeepleTown

Disney Lagniappe #1 with Dean from MeepleTown

February 1, 2021

BJ from Board Game Gumbo and Dean from MeepleTown Podcast team up to chat about all things Disney board game related. In this special episode of Gumbo Live!, BJ and Dean run down all of the Disney themed games released in 2020, and talk about the ones they've played, the ones they liked, and the ones that missed. 

 

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Episode 134: Dennis Chan designer of Beyond the Sun

Episode 134: Dennis Chan designer of Beyond the Sun

January 21, 2021

BJ and Steve welcomed in Dennis K. Chan, designer of Beyond the Sun, the space exploration tech tree game from Rio Grande Games. They find out his hobbies, how he got started in design, and chat about some of the spicy hot games they've played recently:

  • Dune
  • Three Sisters
  • Alma Mater

Then the three do a deep dive into Beyond the Sun, one of the top games of 2020 played by the Gumbo, followed by a rousing game of Envie. (Note: we had some technical difficulties with the server, so the end of the game was unfortunately cut off). 

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Episode 133: Tim Virnig of Thunderworks Games

Episode 133: Tim Virnig of Thunderworks Games

January 14, 2021

BJ welcomes in Tim Virnig, Brand Ambassador for Thunderworks Games, to chat about the spicy hot games they have coming out in 2021-22! But first, they chat about teaching board games and get into some of their recent plays like: 

  • Parks and the new Nightfall Expansion from Keymaster Games
  • Bruce Lee and the new expansions from Unmatched by Restoration Games

Then it is on to those spicy hot games! Tim gives us the latest scoop on games like:

  • Cartographers Heroes
  • Roll Player Adventures
  • Theme Parks
  • Cape May 

Finally, they wrap up with a game of ENVIE, where Tim tries to stump BJ and the Chat Krewe with a game he has a really big jonesing to play, right now!

Next week: Dennis K. Chan of Beyond the Sun fame!

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Episode 132: Jeremy Howard of Man v Meeple Holiday Edition

Episode 132: Jeremy Howard of Man v Meeple Holiday Edition

December 24, 2020

Gumbo favorite and honorary Krewe member, Jeremy Howard of Man v Meeple returned to Gumbo Live! for a special holiday edition! BJ, Verla and Steve got the gumbo scoop on the latest spicy hot games like: Lost Ruins of Arnak, Dune Imperium, Beyond the Sun, Merv, Gods Love Dinosaurs, Nidavellir board game, Furnace, Honey Buzz, Red Cathedral, and Dwellings of Eldervale!

Plus, they played an amazing game of MonsDRAWsity with the Chat Krewe! Laissez les bon temps rouler! Thanks for watching!

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Episode 131: Grant Lyon comedian and game designer of Curmudgeon

Episode 131: Grant Lyon comedian and game designer of Curmudgeon

December 17, 2020

Comedian and Game Designer Grant Lyon joins Gumbo Live! to talk about Curmudgeon, a new party game from 25th Century Games! BJ and Verla chat with Grant about life as a comedian, his influences and favorite shows, and some of the spicy hot games they have played recently:

  • Jurassic Parts
  • Cindr
  • MonsDRAWsity, and 
  • Christmas Lights 

Then they turn to Curmudgeon, and found out the backstory about how the game came to be plus the joy that Grant gets when people play the game.

Finally, it's the return of JUST ONE -- Grant's first time playing! The Chat Krewe competes for a copy of Christmas Lights. Who can mind meld with Grant, Steve, Verla and BJ?

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Episode 130: Dan Thurot of Space-Biff!

Episode 130: Dan Thurot of Space-Biff!

December 10, 2020

BJ and Steve welcome in Dan Thurot, critic extraordinare from Space-Biff!, one of BJ's favorite board game writers. They chat about Dan's blog, his plans for the future, why he loves Salt Con, his role with the brand new www.zenobiaaward.org and some spicy hot games they have played recently:

  • Beyond The Sun
  • Caretos
  • Cosmic Frog

Then, Alex Goldsmith of The Dukes of Dice Podcast is back to see if the three of them can answer the call on the ENVIE game and finish up the SEND DAN TO AN EXOTIC CITY contest (courtesy of Chat Krewe member, Topher Graves).  Dan's got a deep cut and he is a tough cookie --  can he stump them and the Chat Krewe with the name of a game he REALLY REALLY wants to play?? Find out...

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