Welcome to the home of the Start Space Podcast! This podcast aims to help those new gamers who have just found the hobby while giving a new perspective to those that have been in the tabletop gaming for years.Join co-hosts Eddie, the obsessive gamer who has immersed himself in the hobby, and Tony, the casual gamer who likes what he likes, as they discuss a wide variety of topics related to hobby board gaming from a fresh point-of-view.
Start Space Podcast Episode 7 - Genre Spotlight: Cooperative Games and Flash Point Fire Rescue02/03/2014 Duração: 01h06min
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we take a look at the genre of Co-op games! Doesn't everyone love working together with their buddies? Continuing our theme, we review the co-op game, Flash Point Fire Rescue!
Start Space Podcast Episode 6 - Living With a Gamer and Tokaido02/03/2014 Duração: 01h11min
In this episode, we get Tony's thoughts on living with somebody who's become obsessed with tabletop gaming before reviewing the beautiful game, Tokaido!
Start Space Podcast Episode 5 - Board Games vs Video Games and Summoner Wars02/03/2014 Duração: 01h22min
A lot of new gamers are coming from the world of video games. In this episode, we talk about how tabletop gaming compares to video gaming. Then, we review the two-player tactical card game, Summoner Wars!
Start Space Podcast Episode 4 - Kickstarter and Memoir '4402/03/2014 Duração: 01h10min
Hello everybody! In this episode, we talk about the expectations surrounding Kickstarter. Then, we review the classic gateway war-game, Memoir '44. Enjoy!
Start Space Podcast Episode 3 - Halloween Gaming and Sentinels of the Multiverse02/03/2014 Duração: 01h11min
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we talk about turning Halloween into a gaming holiday and review the cooperative super-hero card game, Sentinels of the Multiverse!
Start Space Podcast Episode 2 - Rules and Lords of Waterdeep27/02/2014 Duração: 01h20min
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we discuss rules. We talk about how we learn best and give some tips to all of the would-be game teachers out there. We end the show with a review of the smash-hit Worker Placement game, Lords of Waterdeep!
Start Space Podcast Episode 10 - Holiday Game-Gifting and Smash-Up27/02/2014 Duração: 01h26s
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we take a look at the holiday season and talk about the dos and don'ts of giving games as gifts. Then, we review the genre-bending card game, Smash-Up!
Start Space Podcast Episode 18 - First Play: Settlers of Catan and Wrath of Ashardalon19/02/2014 Duração: 01h22min
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we introduce "First Play", a segment which looks at teaching a specific game for the first time to new players. What problems might arise and what are the most important parts of the game to understand before you start? We look to answer those questions before moving on to review the D&D Adventure Series game Wrath of Ashardalon. Enjoy!
Start Space Podcast Episode 17 - Perception of the Hobby and First & Goal12/02/2014 Duração: 01h29min
In this first episode of the Start Space Podcast we bring in a friend to be our first guest-host! Together, we discuss the stereotypes and pre-conceived notions that plague the hobby and review the American-football game First & Goal!
Start Space Podcast Episode 16 - Playing With Two and Formula D05/02/2014 Duração: 01h10min
What options are out there if you've only got one good gaming partner? In this episode of the podcast, we talk about playing games with two players before reviewing the car-racing dice-fest, Formula D!
Start Space Podcast Episode 15 - Designers: The Hobby Rockstars and Mage Wars29/01/2014 Duração: 58min
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast we conclude our very first contest! We also talk about the recognition of designers in the hobby and review Mage Wars. We also go off the rails a few times...
Start Space Podcast Episode 14 - House Rules and Power Grid22/01/2014 Duração: 01h18s
Coming to you as a brand new member of the Dice Tower Network! In this episode, we discuss house rules and take a look at the classic Power Grid. Enjoy!
Start Space Podcast Episode 13 - A Contest, Abstract Games Spotlight, and Mage Knight15/01/2014 Duração: 01h19min
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we launch our very first contest! It's a short one, so get going on those entries. Besides that exciting news, we look at the genre of Abstract games and review the super-complicated and super-awesome game, Mage Knight!
Start Space Podcast Episode 12 - Aesthetics of Gaming and Android: Netrunner08/01/2014 Duração: 01h15min
In this episode of the Start Space Podcast, we judge games on their covers when we look at the aesthetics of the games we play. How does artwork and component quality affect our perception of games and how can they bring in (or drive away) new gamers? Then, we review the sizzling-hot LCG from Fantasy Flight, Android: Netrunner!
Start Space Podcast Episode 11 - A New Year and Agricola01/01/2014 Duração: 01h25min
We're back and it's 2014!!! In this big, shiny new episode we take a look forward at the coming year and reminisce about the year we've just left behind before taking on our most divisive review yet, Agricola. Enjoy it folks!
Start Space Podcast - Episode 116/10/2013 Duração: 01h05min
In this premiere episode of the Start Space Podcast, we explain what we're getting at with this crazy endeavor. Your co-hosts, Eddie and Tony, introduce themselves before moving on to the Main Topic of the episode: "How do you get yourself and others into the Board Gaming hobby?" Finally, we review Ticket to Ride!