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Going Analog Podcast

Jan 21, 2021

We're so obsessed with board games, that we enjoy them...even when we're not actually playing them. What are these "play-adjacent" activities that we love so much?

And what are our favorite components? And why on earth are we talking about jigsaw puzzles on a board game podcast?

The board games we discuss on this episode:

Christina’s topic: your favorite game components

  • Everdell
  • Tidal Blades
  • Honey Buzz
  • Wingspan
  • Wavelength
  • Blockbuster
  • Potion Explosion
  • Portal
  • Dragoon
  • Ascension
  • Life Siphon
  • Guts of Glory
  • Mouse Trap
  • Trouble
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • HeroQuest
  • Scrabble
  • Jenga
  • Junk Art
  • Fireball Island
  • Crokinole
  • Pinnacle
  • The Climbers
  • Riff Raff

Shoe’s topic: What do you like doing with board games...outside of playing them?

  • The Castles of Burgundy
  • Viscounts of the West Kingdom
  • Tekhenu: Obelisk of the Sun

Final thoughts: 

  • P for Pizza
  • Scapegoat
  • Air, Land, and Sea
  • Viscounts of the West Kingdom
  • Grifters