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!

February 18th, 2020    

Ep 26: Settling for an Empire

In this episode, the hosts bring Imperial Settlers by Ignacy Trzewiczek from Portal Games.  See who's empire reigns supreme! 

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February 11th, 2020    

Ep 25: Shiver me Timbers!

Arrrrrr hosts square off in Libertalia by Paolo Mori and published by Asmodee.  See who retires in riches and who ends up in Davy Jones' locker.  Post your comments to Twitter/Instragram @FirstTurnCast or email us at firstturntabletop@gmail.com.  Please remember to rate, review, and subscribe!  Until next week, play more games!

February 4th, 2020    

Ep 24: An Island without The Rock

Our trio plays our second game from The Doctor, Reiner Knizia: Blue Lagoon, published by Blue Orange game.  Another disclosure: Dwayne Johnson does not guest star in this episode.  Post your comments to Twitter/Instragram @FirstTurnCast or email us at firstturntabletop@gmail.com.  Please remember to rate, review, and subscribe!  Until next week, play more games!

January 28th, 2020    

Ep 23: It’s a Library Episode!

Full Disclosure ...  we aren't actually in a library.  However, we are trying to convince the mayor that our libraries are best in this week's game: Ex Libris!  Designed by Adam McIver and published by Renegade Game Studio.  Post your comments to Twitter/Instragram @FirstTurnCast or email us at firstturntabletop@gmail.com.  Please remember to rate, review, and subscribe!  Until next week, play more games!

January 21st, 2020    

Ep 22: Not a Scooby Doo game

Like the opening scene from a Scooby Doo episode, a group of boardgamers finds themselves in a creepy theme park run by steam and full of robots. Join us this week as we talk about (and play) Steam Park designed by Aureliano Buonfino, Lorenzo Silva, and Lorenzo Tucci Sorretino.  Post your comments to Twitter/Instragram @FirstTurnCast or email us at firstturntabletop@gmail.com.  Please remember to rate, review, and subscribe!  Until next week, play more games!

January 14th, 2020    

Ep 21: Little Pig! Little Pig!

In this episode we take a trip into the stories collected by the Brothers Grimm.  Find out which of our trio does the best as one of the decedents of the three little pigs in The Grimm Forest by Tim Eisner and published by Druid City Games.

January 7th, 2020    

Ep 20: Honey, I Shrunk the Town

We are changing up our publishing rate this year and we're going to try for a weekly basis, still dropping on Tuesday.  We're going to bring you the same number of games, just in more episodes.  In this new format, our trio brings Tiny Towns from AEG to the table!  Join us!

December 31st, 2019    

Ep 19: The Trail to Redemption

We interrupt our regular show to bring you this redemption episode.  Our trio looks back at a game they (well at least two of them) played almost a year and a half ago to see if their initial thoughts remain the same.  Take a listen as they take their herds up to Kansas City and beyond in Great Western Trail!

December 17th, 2019    

Ep 18: The Year in Review

How did our trio do?  Are they good gamers?  bad gamers?  average gamers?  Do they deserve a raise?  Take a listen and find out what our favorite games were and some of our disappointments as we look back and talk about the games we played on the podcast (and some off the podcast) in our end of year review!

December 3rd, 2019    

Ep 17: Roaming Map Makers

Eric decided to leave the country and left the rest of us to fend for ourselves.  Paxton joins Kiwi and bP for games of Roam from Red Raven Games and Cartographers: A Roll Players Tale from Thunderworks Games.  Join us!

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