Ep 029 – The Shelf of Shame!

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 “SHAME, SHAME, SHAME!!!!” – Game of Thrones, Shame Lady There is a place on every board gamer’s shelves designated for games that have never been played. The ‘shelf of shame’ contains some of our mistakes, our embarrassments and our future plans so in today’s episode, we are going to air out some of our […]

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Ep 025 – Friends don’t let Friends Drink and Game!

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Games have a place at the tables in our homes but what about those tables in local pubs and taverns? In this week’s episode Neeber, Blayke and Ralph chat about why your local pub/tavern is a perfect venue for you and your friends to play some board games. We also talk about some of the […]

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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 023 – The Friendships we made along the way!

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Do you find it hard to make new friends in this day and age? Do you find yourself looking at your game collection and wondering why you have no one to play it with and why your friends don’t have every night free to knock out an epic game? Well maybe you need to expand […]

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Ep 022 – New Season, Same Gateway!

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Welcome to Season 2 of the Board Game Gateway Podcast.    We are rested, recharged and ready to go for a new year of Board Gaming and Tabletop time. This week we have a look at what it is we have been playing over the holidays including The Kings Dilemma, Heat: Pedal to the Medal, Ready […]

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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 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 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 012 – Appealing Big Box Games

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“If a work of art is rich and vital and complete, those who have artistic instincts will see its beauty, and those to whom ethics appeal more strongly than aesthetics will see its moral lesson. It will fill the cowardly with terror, and the unclean will see in it their own shame.” – Oscar Wilde […]

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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 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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