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BGWS Lampooned on Google Current

But hey, you know, any publicity is good publicity, as they say. These folks poked some serious fun at BGWS and the hobby… http://www.current.tv/google/GC02295 but I still found it funny. (all except for the first entry in the “Here’s some games Scott likes to play” part…that just hurt.) It’s all about raising awareness, and if […]

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Another HourCNY segment

My Veoh Show I was on our local live PBS talk show, HourCNY, last week. This time, my focus was games that could be purchased locally. The sad news I got was that the show is going off the air; HourCNY was the reason I started BGWS, as I saw how useful video-based explorations could […]

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BGWS 035 – BattleLore

Holiday Sale! Use the special code JV8X4F83 at CustomFlix and get 20% off the BGWS DVD. This video has the first 9 episodes of BGWS and a special episode on Aquadukt, all of which were remastered to DVD-quality video so they look good on a television. You could buy this video and a few of […]

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BGWS 034 – Wits & Wagers

Wits & Wagers is a party game that combines trivia, knowledge of other players, and gambling. (10:46) This week on Board Games with Scott, host Scott Nicholson discusses Wits & Wagers. This is a party game with a game show feel. Players attempt to guess the answer to numerical questions without going over, and then […]

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BGWS 033 – Blue Moon City

Blue Moon City is a strategy racing game about making clever card combinations more effectively than opponents. (20:09) This week on Board Games with Scott, host Scott Nicholson explores Blue Moon City. This game is set in the the world of Blue Moon, which is a popular 2-player card game. In this board game, players […]

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BGWS 032 – Carcassonne: The Discovery

Carcassonne is a tile-laying game, highly recommended for families and new players to Eurogames. (14:04) This week on Board Games with Scott, host Scott Nicholson explores Carcassonne: The Discovery. Carcassonne is a series of games; the original one was about building cities and fields, and the resulting board looked like Carcassonne in France. There have […]

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BGWS 031 – Du Balai / Wicked Witches Way

Du Balai is a fantasy-themed puzzle game where players all play at the same time trying to find one of two solutions. (15:29) Note – I’m posting this a week early, as I’m heading to Essen soon. The next episode of BGWS will be posted Nov. 3rd, so if you need to, ration this episode […]

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BGWS 030 – Ad Acta with designer Andrea Meyer

Ad Acta is a game about being a civil servant involving card and queue management and a good dose of humor. (25:20) This week on Board Games with Scott, designer Andrea Meyer joins Scott Nicholson to talk about her game, Ad Acta. This game takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to civil servitude as players attempt to […]

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BGWS 029 – Easter Island

New! There is a PayPal donate button over to the right on the main site, if you’d like to help support the show directly. I’m trying to upgrade some of my equipment. Easter Island is a a two-player strategy game about bouncing light beams around the board in an attempt to destroy your opponent’s pieces. […]

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BGWS 028 – Timbuktu / Tombouctou

New! Order the BGWS DVD, with episodes 1-9 and a special episode on Aquadukt. Timbuktu is a lighter-weight deduction game where players lead herds of camels through the dangerous desert, avoiding traps and delivering goods. (17:15) This week on Board Games with Scott, Scott Nicholson explores Timbuktu. This is a deduction game from Germany where […]

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