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We are a podcast About Board games, Card games, & any other form of tabletop gaming! Join Roy, Matt, And Robert On our amazing podcasting adventure with tons of table top gaming! each week will will tackle another gaming topic and talk about game we are currently streaming and playing! we stream the podcast live on Tuesdays at 9pm EST and we play live board games on fridays 6-10pm EST check us out on twitter and instagram @epicgamingnight
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Jan 10, 2019

Ep. 184: Top 5 of 2018



  • Roy is working with The Dice Tower

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Century: Spice Road, Azul,
  • (Rob) A ton of stuff...Telestrations, Blood Rage, Wits and Wagers, Dead of Winter, etc
  • (Matt) Not Alone, Western Legends

Topic: Top 5 of 2018

  • Roy
    • KeyForge
    • Western Legends
    • Gizmos
    • Starship Samurai
    • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
  • Rob
    • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
    • The Mind
    • Hail Hydra
    • A Song of Ice and Fire Miniatures Game
    • Western Legends
  • Matt
    • Hail Hydra
    • Western Legends
    • Starship Samurai
    • Rising Sun
    • Tokyo Jutaku

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Jan 9, 2019

Rob talks about cabin con and Roy talks about his move to the dice tower!!

Nov 8, 2018

Ep. 178: Events/encounters!


What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Discovery
  • (Rob) Wahoo
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Events/encounters!

  • What are events & encounters in games?
  • What are some games that use events & encounters?
  • How can different events and encounters add to the story of the game?
  • What are some mechanics that can be used in game encounters?
  • Do you normally like games that have events and and counters or story moments in them?
  • How can events in and counters at theme to a game?
  • When can events and encounters be bad in a game?
  • What is your favorite game with events or encounters and how did the mechanics play out?

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Aug 9, 2018

Ep. 166: the best 4 days in gaming!



  • Game of Thrones: Mother of Dragons
  • Keyforge
  • Arkham horror 3rd Edition
  • Christian Peterson stepping down
  • Guardians
  • Gen7
  • Dark tower

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) So many games
  • (Rob) Hand & Foot, Painting Minis
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Gencon previews

Games we talked about:

  • X-Wing
  • A Song of Ice and Fire

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Jul 25, 2018


  • Comanauts
  • Project Elite
  • Roy joins Kid Loves Tiger Games

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) A Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Rob) A Song of Ice and Fire
  • (Matt) Nothing

Topic: Gencon previews

Games we talked about:

  • Brass
  • Too Many Bones
  • Scythe: Rise of Fenris
  • Forbidden Sky
  • Root
  • Detective
  • Century: Eastern Wonders
  • Reef
  • Gizmos
  • Founders of Gloomhaven
  • Rise of Tribes
  • Nyctophobia
  • Ultimate Werewolf Legacy
  • Terraforming Mars: Prelude
  • Adrenaline: Team Play Expansion
  • Tiny Epic Zombies
  • Funky Chicken
  • BattleStar Galactica: Starship Battles
  • Villainous
  • Dude
  • Tower of Madness
  • One Week Ultimate Werewolf
  • Megaland
  • Smiths of Winterforge
  • Guardians
  • Goodcritters
  • Neon Gods
  • Startropolis

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May 1, 2018

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Jan 18, 2018

Ep. 141: Down South!



  • ReCon is Feb 17th
  • Kickstarters:
    • Hate 🤨
    • Countdown: Action Edition
    • Tokyo Jukatu
  • EGN D&D

What we have been playing!

  • (Roy) Dice Throne
  • (Rob) Near and Far
  • (Matt) CaH, Go Cuckoo

Topic: Games In FL

  • How was our trip to FL?
  • What was your favorite game that you played?
  • Who all did we get to play with?
  • What are some crazy stories from the trip?
  • How did the live stream go?
  • Was it hard to play games for that long?
  • Is there anything different about playing games live in front of an audience on Internet?
  • What game do you want EGN to play live?
    • One Night Ultimate Werewolf
    • Werewords
    • Deception
    • Mountain of Madness
    • Strike

Other games mentioned:

  • Blood Rage
  • Heroes of Land, Air, and Sea
  • Near and Far
  • Captain Sonar
  • Rhino Hero Super Battle

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Jan 4, 2018

Ep. 138: Past, Present, & Future!



  • Dice tower Marathon!
  • Rhino hero active kids?

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) Rising 5, Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, Fiery Dragons
  • (Rob) Pick up Sticks, Skyrim PSVR
  • (Matt) Pandemic Legacy Season 2

Topic: Past and Future!

  • Share a few stories of awesome memories from last year!
  • Is there a specific play of a board game that was really memorable 2017?
  • What game are you most sad you missed out on in 2017?
  • It’s a new year!!
  • What game are you most looking forward to playing in 2018?
  • What kind of games do you think will be the trend in 2018?
  • What would you like to do more of that you didn’t get to in 2017?
  • What conventions do you plan on attending this year?
  • Do you have any gaming resolutions for 2018?

Thank you all for an amazing 2017 we’re so excited about things coming up in 2018!

Our listeners are the best!!!!

Thanks so much to all of our amazing patrons

  • Patron of the week:
    • Brett Todd

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Feb 23, 2017

this week Roy & Rob look at there top 10 Fantasy games!

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Sep 2, 2016

We talk Dudes on a map games!



  • D&D Rock paper wizard - Wizkids

What we have been playing?

  • (Roy) London Dread
  • (Rob) Mitten, Quartz
  • (Matt) Cry Havoc

Topic: Dudes on a map

  • What are a few games that you think fit into this genre?
    • Blood Rage
    • Axis and Allies
    • Risk
    • Cry Havoc
    • Rex
    • Twilight Imperium
    • War of the Ring
    • Level 7: Omega Protocol
    • Game of Thrones
  • What is your favorite dudes on a map game?
    • (Roy) Twilight Imperium
    • (Rob) Risk Legacy
    • (Matt) Blood Rage

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Apr 7, 2016

We Celebrate 50 Episodes with a ton of amazing guests! We talk Games we are excited about and play a game of Werewolf to close out the show!

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Brandon @_Analoggamer

Emerson @nazcagames

Isaac @Isaacsashes

Jerry @Mice_guy

Josh @Jlobkowicz

Mark @Boardgamecorner

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Jan 21, 2016

This week we do a Q&A from viewers/listeners!


  • Games we have been playing:
    • (Roy) Cash and guns + expansion
    • (Rob) Welcome to the Dungeon
    • (Matt) Codenames with Dixit cards
    • (All) Naruto Shippuden deck building game
  • Print and plays
    • Lots of tips and we talk about the pain of puting them togeather.
  • Games in 2016
    • Seafall
    • Dead of Winter Expansion
    • Secret Hitler
    • New Star Wars Rebellion
    • Lost in Space
  • Beginner Games?
    • Codenames
    • Rhino Hero
    • Summoner Wars
    • Love Letter
    • Legendary
    • Flash Point Fire Rescue
  • Aesthetics?
    • Need a good balance of both aesthetics and game play to make a game good
  • Simplistic Games with easy rules?
    • Summoner Wars
    • Flash Point Fire Rescue
    • Codenames
    • Pandemic
      • Most co-op games
  • First "speciality games" you played?
    • (Rob) Mansions of madness, BSG, GOT
    • (Roy) Dune, Settlers of Catan/Canaan
    • (Matt) One Night Ultimate Werewolf


  • Which Risk is the best (aside from the original and the legacy versions)?
    • LOTR Risk
    • Walking Dead Risk
    • 2210 Risk
  • Casual Filler Game
    • Quick
    • Easy to teach
    • Silly (gets some laughs)
      • Examples
        • Love Letter
        • Rhino Hero
        • Welcome to the Dungeon
  • Favorite Style of game?
      • Twilight Emperium 3
      • War of the Ring
    • (Rob) Strategy and area control games
      • Game of Thrones
      • Blood Rage
    • (Matt) Social Deduction
      • One Night Ultimate Werewolf
      • Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
  • Making your own games?
    • (Roy)
      • Made a couple of games
      • Enjoy making the concepts
      • Despises the development aspects
    • (Rob)
      • Tried making a few games
      • Enjoys creative side
      • Gets bogged down with time constraints
    • (Matt)
      • Thinks about stuff a lot
  • Other favorite podcasts?
    • (Roy)
      • Board Game University
      • Dice Tower
      • Shut up and Sit Down
      • The Board Dames
    • (Rob)
      • Secret Cabal
      • Plaid Hat Podcasts
      • Freakanomics
      • Nerdist
      • TED Talks
    • (Matt)
      • Welcome to Night Vale
      • Critical Role
      • Harmontown
  • When is a hobby become a problem
    • Skipping work to play
    • Can’t pay your bills
    • Haba puts out quality games with no need for expansions
  • Tabletop Game Tables?
    • Amazing, if you are really into the hobby you should have a good table
    • Can be expensive but you can make your own!
Jan 7, 2016

This Week we talk to Michael Coe all about Gamelyn games and there new kickstarter Tiny Epic West!

What have we been playing? X-Com, Deception: Murder at Hong Kong, Star Wars Carcassonne, & Tiny Epic Western.

Topic: Tiny Epic Gamelyn!
How did Gamelyn get started?

What is the Philosophy behind making tiny epic games?

Tell us about some of the Games that have come out at Gamelyn?

What are some of the struggles of making a Tiny Epic game?

Would Gamelyn ever make a Big Epic game?

Kickstarter is a Core part of your business model can you tell us about how kick starter has worked for Gamelyn?

Tell us more about tiny epic western?

Are there any new and exciting things you were doing for this kick starter?

What is your personal favorite tabletop game?

Are there any other awesome things coming up at Gamelyn that you want to talk about or promote?

New Fantasy Game Coming From Gamelyn Scoop!

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Tiny Epic Western coming to kickstarter 1/11/16!


Dec 24, 2015

This week we talk about false ratings on Pandemic Legacy and Asmodee North America.


What we have been playing

  • 7 Wonders Dual (Fun 2 player Drafting Civ Game)
  • Marvel Legendary Secret Wars - Volume 2 (New Characters & Mechanics. playing full Co-Op)
  • Escape The cures of the Temple (Real time co-op and promo quests)

people Rating Pandemic Legacy a 1 to try and slow its climb up the BGG rankings. (don't rate games you haven't played out of spite)

We talk Asmodee North America

  • Distributor changes
  • Specialty Stores
  • Limiting online sales
  • Ending Deep discounts?

Games are awesome! Be awesome!

Question from Nick

  • Do you change your play style when playing with non-gamers?


Aug 27, 2015

This week we talk game Development with Josh from Grey Fox games!

and we talk what we have been playin (Run Fight or die, Shadows over camalot!)

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