TDG: The U.S. Civil War

Dec
30

Here's a little known fact: Did you know that in 1861 the United States had a Civil War- over a century before Marvel did? Join Cody as he learns tons of historical goodies like that in this hex and counter wargame from GMT Games. Horrah for the Bonnie Blue game board!

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TDG: Game of Thrones: The Iron Throne

Dec
25

Say kids, do you like that Game of Thrones? Well now you can share all of the warmth, kindness, sharing and compassion that flows through the TV show! Join Cody as he takes a look at this new game of betrayal and intrigue from Fantasy Flight Games!

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TDG: Betrayal at House on the Hill: Widow's Walk

Dec
22

Have you ever explored a haunted house, found an omen card, rolled some dice, then BOOM, you became an evil monster intent on killing all of your friends? If you've played Betrayal at House on the Hill you have, and now there's even more ways for you to brutally betray your loved ones with this new expansion from Avalon Hill. If the haunt triggers just right, you'll be your group's Benedict Arnold, Kim Philby, Alger Hiss, or Wellington Yueh!

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TDG: Spyfall 2

Dec
19

"Where am I?" "Who is the spy?" These are questions that have plagued mankind since the dawn of time. Now the quest has been codified in this sequel to the popular party game. Want to gain some intel on this game? Let's take a look.

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TDG: Ticket to Ride: Rails & Sails

Dec
15

What's this? Ticket to Ride goes global? And... Great Lakesal? In any event, check out Cody's look at this latest edition of the classic game from Days of Wonder. Will he answer the age old question- What is the greatest lake? Let's watch!

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TDG: Escape From Colditz

Dec
12

Do remember that wonderful scene in "The Great Escape" when Steve McQueen jumped the motorcycle over the barbed wire, then the Germans arrived and played the "No Escape By Motorcycle" card? If only he'd rolled doubles, right? Anyway, Cody investigates this game of pulling the wool over Jerry's eyes, from Osprey Games!

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TDG: New Angeles

Dec
08

Milton Friedman lives! Cody takes a look at this capitalism-out-of-control themed game that feature negotiation and a hidden traitor. To quote Oingo Boingo, "There's nothing wrong with capitalism/There's nothing wrong with free enterprise..."

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TDG: Blood Rage

Dec
03

Direct from Valhalla to your tabletop! Cody takes a look (loki?) at this Viking fantasy game from Cool Mini Or Not, and learns a thing or two about Ragnarok in the process.

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TDG: The Godfather: A New Don

Nov
29

"How can I refuse you this blue dice with five pips showing, on this, my daughter's wedding day" -So said Vito Corelene at the beginning of the iconic 1974 film, The Godfather. Now, you can fulfill that request- in board game form. Join Cody as he looks at this dice rolling area control game from IDW Games. What was that other thing he said in the movie, "I'm gonna make you an offer. Refuse, don't refuse. What do I care?"

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TDG: Cody's Top 100 Games 2016 #10-1

Nov
24

As the list reaches its climax, only one warrior remains to end Cody's terror. Join Cody with special guest Trent Howell of the Board Game Family in this, the final episode!

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