Episode 66 : Charterstone Review
Best Board Games of 2017

charterstone review

Recorded from War Room Studios in Albuquerque, NM : 1/23/18

This episode brought to you by Tasty Minstrel GamesBoardGameTables.com, Arcane Wonders & Meeple Realty.  After 3 week of back to back to back games of Charterstone (Stonemaier Games), we are finally able to tell you what we think!  Now don’t worry…. While this segment turns into a heated debate, we manage to remain relatively spoiler free during our Charterstone Review.  We are certain you will love the dialog surrounding this hot new legacy game, but in the end you have to take sides – will you support #teamjosh or #teambrandon after our Charterstone Review??  After that we dive headfirst into our “Best Board Games of 2017” segment!  Year in and year out we absolutely love putting this segment together – tune in to find out what honors Gloomhaven (Cephalofair Games), 7th Continent (Serious Poulp), Wasteland Express Delivery Service (Pandasaurus Games) and Sagrada (Floodgate Games) take home!!!  And this is just a peek at what we carved out – Tune in and listen to us run through 12+ categories relating to our favorite board games of 2017.

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Episode Timeline:

00:00:00 – This episode sponsored by Tasty Minstrel GamesBoardGameTables.com, Arcane WondersMeeple Realty

00:00:45 -Intro / Banter

00:22:47 – Renegade Games Giveaway

00:29:20 – TNT: Then

00:30:40 – TNT: Now (Featuring Fallout & Topiary)

00:46:30 – TNT: Tomorrow

00:59:29 – Charterstone Review :: Flavor and Overview

01:13:00 – Charterstone Review :: Presentation

01:20:00 – Charterstone Review :: Theme

01:24:20 – Charterstone Review :: Strategy

01:39:00 – Charterstone Review :: Final Thoughts

01:54:20 – Feature Segment : The Best Board Games of 2017

Game Timestamps:

– 7th Continent – 02:09:00
– Azul – 02:18:55
– Barenpark – 02:19:46
– Chameleon – 01:57:00
– Charterstone – 00:59:29
– Civilization: A New Dawn – 02:16:10
– Clans of Caledonia – 02:03:00
– Codenames: Duet – 02:12:27
– Detective: City of Angels – 02:28:15
– Downforce – 00:35:00
– Edge of Madness – 02:30:00
– Endeavor – 00:55:00
– Fallout – 00:41:27
– Fireball Island – 02:27:50
– Fugitive – 02:12:05
– Gloomhaven – 02:40:15
– Godfather – 02:41:00
– King Domino – 00:37:00
– Lisboa – 02:17:17
– Magic Maze – 02:13:45
– Majesty – 02:26:20
– Mega Civilization – 00:32:00
– Queen Domino = 00:37:00
– Rajas of the Ganges – 02:04:50
– Sagrada – 02:21:40
– Santa Maria – 02:25:20
– Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – 00:38:20
– Summit – 02:22:50
– Tesla vs. Edison: Duel – 02:11:08
– The Quest for El Dorado – 02:34:24
– Topiary – 00:45:40
– Wasteland Express Delivery Service – 02:07:20
– Western Legends – 00:50:00
– Western Legends – 02:29:10
– When I Dream – 02:00:24

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Charterstone Review @ 00:59:29