Ep 028 – Bashfully Breaking the Big Box Boss!

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 *SINGS* “Big Booty Boxes, WHAT! Big, Board Game Booty, OKAY! I like them Big Board Game Boxes!” – Ralph 2023 This week we welcome another Guest to the Board Game Gateway Studio. Friend of the show Damien joins Neeber, Ralph and Matt to have a chat about how his son has gotten into Marvel […]

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Ep 027 – Is Less More, or More, More?

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 “This Kickstarter Campaign contains more plastic than a Kardashian who is about to hit the red carpet.” Chaos returns to the Board Game Gateway Studios in this episode as we welcome back Matt after a break. Neeber and Ralph try to reign him in so we can chat about the grandfather of the modern […]

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Ep 024 – A Unique Sequence of Cards

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Every time you shuffle a deck of cards you are creating a unique sequence of cards that has never been seen before in history, statistically. There are more card combinations than stars in the Universe. Don’t believe us? It was on an episode of QI so it must be real. We welcome a new guest […]

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Ep 021 – The Christmas Special

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Welcome to the Board Game Gateway Christmas Special and our Season 1 Grand Finale. It is the season for joy, the time for giving and we are excited to do our first-ever annual gift exchange where 3 of our hosts buy a game gift for the other host. What games have they decided that the […]

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Ep 020 – The Top 10 Gateway Games

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Welcome to Episode 20 and the Board Game Gateways Top 10 Gateway Games of 2022. This is a list compiled by your hosts but none of them knows what will come out on top. Our special guest Georgee has graphics, envelopes and information that none of the boys has seen before so you will find […]

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Ep 019 – We haven’t prepared anything!

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“Would it make you feel better if I pretended not to be making it up as I go along? In that case, I know exactly what I’m doing, but please don’t ask me about it in any great detail.” – Eddie Robson, Doctor Who Unbound: Masters of War   Description It is officially summer and […]

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Ep 018 – Luck be a Lady Tonight

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“Luck be a lady tonight, just be a lady tonight”– Sky Masterson   Description Luck, Randomness and Variability are spread throughout board gaming as what they bring to the table leads to many interesting board states and challenges we have to overcome. However, these can also bring problems and headaches that gamers just have to […]

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Ep 017 – My Board Games Stuck on Replay!

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“Shawty’s like a memory in my head and I can’t keep up and I’m feeling like.Nah na na na every day like my board games stuck on replay!” – Rodeo, Iyaz   Description Board Games are inherently designed to be played more than once but what is it about games that make us want to […]

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Ep 016 – Theme Me Up Scotty!

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“I would have never picked this off the shelf, nothing about ‘Isle of Cats’ appealed to me and then I played it, what a juxtaposition” – Matt Glynn | BG Gateway   A lot of weight is put into the first impressions and many games have a theme and artwork that to many may not […]

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Ep 015 – Spooky Scary Skeleton!

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“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” – William Shakespeare   Description Spooky Scary Halloween! Welcome to the Halloween special of the Board Game Gateway Podcast with all four hosts here for your listening pleasure. We go through some of the latest games we have been playing over the past week […]

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Ep 014 – If you’re not First, you’re Last!

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“If you’re not first, your last” – Ricky Bobby   Humans have always wanted to get places fast, and first and preferably both of these at the same time. In board games, we have an entire genre of games devoted to all things racing. In this episode, we dive into games that deal with racing […]

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Ep 013.5 – BGGateway Top 10 Pt 2

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“No, I do not have a favourite child. How dare you ask me that!” – The Parent who definitely has a favourite child   Description Welcome to Part II of Episode 13. We continue to work down the list of our favourite games and in this episode, we countdown #5 to #1. Which games have […]

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Ep 013 – BGGateway Top 10 Pt 1

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“When I see the Ten Most Wanted Lists… I always have this thought: If we’d made them feel wanted earlier, they wouldn’t be wanted now.” – Eddie Cantor   People have been asking and now we are delivering in a 2 part special episode where all the hosts disclose their top 10 board games. These […]

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Ep 010 – Showing off your Creativity

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“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while.” – Steve Jobs   Board games are not just thinking puzzles that are designed to give satisfaction to […]

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Ep 009 – Scratching that Sudoku Itch

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“Do you love sitting down to figure out the logic behind a sudoku puzzle? You are going to love these games that we have on offer for you.”   Description: All of the hosts are back and we have a great episode for you. Not to mention that our host for this evening is Blayke […]

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Ep 008 – The Gateway Game Draft!

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“And now. Ladies and Gentlemen. Leettttssss get ready to RUMMMBBBLLLLEEEEEE!” We have a very exciting episode for you as all four of the hosts get together for the time since Episode 002. The hosts have a chat about some of the first milestones that they have passed, some of the best moments over the past […]

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Ep 006 – Board Game Pet Peeves

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Hey! You know what really grinds my gears?! When an audio podcast tries to use graphically terminology and hand gestures when I can’t see you! – Neeber (Chronic Hand Gesturer and graphical describer)   In today’s episode, we welcome the hosts back to the recording table to deliver you an absolute cracker of an episode. […]

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Ep 004 – Storytime

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“I sat down to play and game and stuff was just chucked at me. I didn’t know what I was looking at but I immediately felt intimidated by it.” – Blayke Taylor 2022 (Podcast Host)   We made it to episode four of the Board Game Gateway Podcast and this week we have 75% of […]

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Ep 002 – Rollin’ Wild, Getting Clever

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Look who’s back, back again. Gateways back, tell your friends. *No seriously tell your friends we’d love more people in the community*   Anywho with that silly introduction out of the way we would like to welcome you back to the Board Game Gateway Podcast. In this week’s episode, we tackle the theme ‘What makes […]

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Ep 001 – Welcome to the Gateway

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“Welcome to the Podcast, we got fun and games. We’ve got everything you want, we know all the names.”   Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Board Game Gateway Podcast, if that reference made sense to you then we will get along swimmingly. In this episode, the hosts introduce themselves to you as well […]

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