First Turn Tabletop

First Turn Tabletop Thoughts: Where three friends play board games for the first time and discuss our immediate reactions. It’s like book club … but for board games!

September 27th, 2022    

Ep 164: Hail and Well Met, Adventurers!

bP and Kiwi's record for losing a cooperative game is 2.5 minutes, it was a game of Pandemic. Listen this week to find out if the pair does any better at Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords. There won't be any spoilers in this game designed by Mike Selinker and published in 2013 by Paizo Publishing.

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September 20th, 2022    

Ep 163: Ground Control to Major Tom

Is the moon landing fake? Will we ever find out if the moon is made a cheese? Will bP win? Some of these answers you might find the answer to in this week's episode. Kait and Eric are off, so bP and Kiwi come together to play Moon Base by Naotaka Shimamoto, published in 2019 by itten Games.

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September 13th, 2022    

Ep 162: But Why a Spoon, Brother?

Because it'll hurt more ... you twit! Some classic Alan Rickman right there! This episode was supposed to be another game, but the audio was lost to the horrors of chaos, so we get a semi-deep dive episode with Kait and Eric playing The Adventures of Robin Hood, published in 2021 by KOSMOS and designed by Michael Menzel.

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September 6th, 2022    

Ep 161: Beep Boop Beep Whirrrrrrr

In a magical land of non-descriptive but emotionally sentient robots, we travel around collecting ideas and electricity as robots are want to do! We're playing Transmissions by Adam West, published in 2022 by CrossCut Games!

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August 30th, 2022    

Ep 160: Diverging in a Maple Wood

The dog days of summer are coming to an end and we are quickly approaching fall. For those living in areas with trees, they should start their turn to reds, yellows, oranges, and browns. It felt like a great time to try out Momiji this week. Designed by Dario Massarenti and Francesco Testini, published in 2021 by Deer Games.

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August 23rd, 2022    

Ep 159: GenCon / CamelCon 2022 Part 2

As the convention closed, and we rested our feet, we sat around the table and talked about our experiences at GenCon 2022 while they were still fresh in our minds. We talk about the games we played, the things we saw, and our general experience at this year's show. In Part 2, we cover the first two days of the convention. Come join us!

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August 16th, 2022    

Ep 158: GenCon / CamelCon 2022 Part 1

As the convention closed, and we rested our feet, we sat around the table and talked about our experiences at GenCon 2022 while they were still fresh in our minds. We talk about the games we played, the things we saw, and our general experience at this year's show. In Part 1, we cover the first two days of the convention. Come join us!

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August 9th, 2022    

Ep 157: Hey BooBoo!

Did you know that Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the National Park Service on August 25, 1916 but that Yellowstone became the first National Park with an act signed by Ulysses S Grant on March 1, 1872. The service employees employees around 20,000 and has about 280,000 volunteers and last year had almost 300 million visitors? This week, we're playing PARKS by Henry Audubon, published in 2019 by Keymaster Games.

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August 2nd, 2022    

Ep 156: Dog Days of Summer

Eric and Kiwi challenge real life dog walker, Kait, to become the most successful and best dog walker in the land! That's right, we're playing Dog Park by Lottie Hazell and Jack Hazell, published in 2022 by Birdwood Games!

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July 26th, 2022    

Ep 155: Booze Cruise

Kait was off and so the other three hosts decided that this we were going to kill off a relative so that we could inherit the family's abandoned distillery and bring it back to it's former glory. This all makes since 2 of them don't do hard spirits and the other is more of a wine person. But you know, sometimes you gotta try out new things. That's right, I'm sure you have guessed it by now, we're playing Distilled from Paverson Games, designed by Dave Beck and published in 2022.

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