Let’s play a game of STRIKE

Jimmy and Jordan play three games of Strike. You’ll love this fast paced game of throwing dice. It’s way more fun than it should be for what is in the box. Watch and let us know what you think in the... read more

Let’s play a game of Gorinto

If you like Abstract Strategy then you need to check out Gorinto. Jordan and Jimmy play a two player game of Gorinto by Grand Gamers Guild. Designed by Richard Yaner with art by Josh Cappel. In this game the wild dragon tokens are used and the seasonal point variant is... read more

How heavy is Kanban EV by Vital Lacerda

How heavy is Kanban EV? Jimmy gives you a high level overview of the new version of Kanban EV. Is this game too heavy for you? Let us know if this review helps you decide on whether you should get the game. Buy It, Just Play It, or will you Hate... read more

Revisiting Dead of Winter

A cooperative game about Zombies from 2014? How does it hold up after all these years? Jimmy and Rod revisit their review of Dead of Winter. Here is our original review:... read more

Marvel United Review

Packed full of miniatures, this coop games put you in shoes of the greatest heroes from the Marvel Universe as they face the toughest villains. How does this cooperative game stand up to our Buy It, Play It, or Hate It... read more

Super Fantasy Brawl Review

Jimmy takes a look at a copy of the game that was sent in for review. Does it get a Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating? Stick around until the end to see a change of heart. Super Fantasy Brawl is a fun, fast-paced competitive miniatures board game. Players select a team of three champions and combine their unique action cards to create a synergistic action... read more

Project L Board Game Review

Rod and Jimmy talk about Project L. This polyomino game comes with dual-layered boards and your arsenal of plastic tiles grows as you play the game. Does it get a Buy It, Play It, or Hate It... read more

Now I Want It

Jimmy talks about 5 games he played recently that are going on the Wish List. Have you played any of these? Let us know in the comments. 0:00 Introduction 0:55 Kemet Blood and Sand 2:03 Project L 3:17 Isle of Cats 5:15 CoLab 6:45... read more

Trinity of Reign Livestream

Kickstarter Link: www.gotorusgames.com/tor Trinity of Reign is a strategy game for 2 to 4 players is aimed at casual to professional players. Easy to learn, it offers countless strategic possibilities and ways of playing. The detailed building miniatures and the possibility of individual expansion of the capital let you create a unique little world in every game. More Content:... read more

Playthrough: Kim Joys Magic Bakery

Kim Joy’s Magic Bakery is on pre-order now! Buy the game directly from Skybound Tabletop here: https://bit.ly/3CHuFcT Kim-Joy’s Magic Bakery is a light cooperative card game for 2 to 5 players that tells an adorable story over 10 unique scenarios. No baking experience required! More Content:... read more

Trinity of Reign Kickstarter

Kickstarter Preview Link: www.gotorusgames.com/tor Trinity of Reign is a strategy game for 2 to 4 players is aimed at casual to professional players. Easy to learn, it offers countless strategic possibilities and ways of playing. The detailed building miniatures and the possibility of individual expansion of the capital let you create a unique little world in every... read more

Rocket Cats Kickstarter Preview

This is a paid preview for a game live on kickstarter now. Link: http://kck.st/3lWoTOu Rocket Cats is a light-hearted, accessible, and exciting board game for 1-13 players. In the main game (Team mode), your family of cats is try to take out your traitorous family member (Romeow if playing as the blue family, or Julicat if playing as the pink family). The first team to take all 9 lives of their traitor wins the game. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Lost Ruins of Arnak 5 Minute Demo & Review

Jimmy and Jordan give you a 5 Minute Demo of Lost Ruins of Arnak followed by a “Buy It, Play It, or Hate It” rating of the game. Jump in the comments and let us know what you think of the... read more

Playthrough: Kim Joys Magic Bakery

Kim Joy’s Magic Bakery is on pre-order now! Buy the game directly from Skybound Tabletop here: https://bit.ly/3CHuFcT Kim-Joy’s Magic Bakery is a light cooperative card game for 2 to 5 players that tells an adorable story over 10 unique scenarios. No baking experience required! More Content:... read more

Kim Joys Magic Bakery

Skybound Tabletop sent us a box of goodness for their upcoming game release. Check out the unboxing and go purchase the game here: https://bit.ly/3CHuFcT If you would like to support our channel you can do that by purchasing some “Board Gamer” stickers, coasters, and buttons here:... read more

Red Rising

If you love the book will you love the game? After reading the book and falling in love Jimmy takes a look at the newest game based on the books. Should you Buy It, Play It, or will you Hate It? Support our channel! Buy a sticker, pin, or coasters!... read more

Chili Mafia Kickstarter

BGG Description: Chili Mafia is a set-collection party card game for 2-8 players. Compete to assemble the most powerful Chili Pepper Gangs (sets of cards) and become the most respected mafia boss. To win, score the most points at the end of the game. Kickstarter campaign link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lemerygames/chili-mafia This is a non-paid kickstarter... read more

Lots Filled In

Sharpen your color pencils and roll those dice. It’s time for the roll and write version of Lots. Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1892251833/lots-filled-in?ref=cc4yb7&token=8996d84e&fbclid=IwAR0G-jV2nVfiT_ZcvMJjSQzoVNvDLizXjBT7v-M3_4qUGrppas95y-uZg2s If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Honey Buzz and 6,000 Subscribers

To enter you must be in the Continental United States and leave a meaningful comment on any of our other videos. Contest ends on July 31, 2021. Here is a link to our review of Honey Buzz:... read more

Five Small Box Games 2021

Jimmy gives us a new list of small box games worth checking out. Which ones should he feature in the next video? Post it in the... read more

Fairy Tale Inn Review

Do you need a “Gamer’s Connect Four” on your shelf? Jimmy takes a look at this new game from CMON and gives you his Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating. If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Horrified Review

Grab your pitchforks and let’s go kill some monsters. Horrified is a cooperative game you can pick up at your local big box store. Should you Buy it, just Play it, or will you Hate it? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Pac-Man Board Game Review

Rod and Jimmy take a loo at a video game turned into a board game. You can pick this one up at your local Target. How does it stand up to our rating system? Will it get a Green, White, or Red Rating? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Mosaic Preview

This is not a paid preview. We just loved playing it so much I wanted to show it off. Mosaic is a Civ Building game by Glenn Drover. Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/954412004/mosaic-a-story-of-civilization Playthrough link: https://www.facebook.com/jimmyhudson/videos/10222365294135821 If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Cloud Control

25th Century Games sent us Cloud Control to check out. In this party game you are trying to get your team to guess your word with cloud covered cards. Does it get a Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Planton Rising

If you have seen this one on the shelf of Target and want to know what this version of the popular rising game has to offer check it out! Full Playthrough Video: https://www.facebook.com/jimmyhudson/videos/10221053054410648 If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

My City Review

Mostly Spoiler Free Review! I warn you before I tell too much. Does this tile laying game of city building get a buy it, play it, or hate it rating? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Game Toppers 3.0

Let’s talk about the game topper I use in my videos and some new accessories! Kickstarter Link:... read more

Five Flops

Jimmy gives you five games that flopped. Brace yourselves for angry jim somewhere near the end of the video 🙂 If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

That’s Not Lemonade

Is this 10 minute press your luck game of lemonade worth it? Tuesday Knight Games has another party game for you to pick up. If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Floriferous

Pencil First is back with their next game and it is gorgeous. If you loved Herbaceous or Sunset Over Water you need to check it out: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ebaraf/floriferous If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Kohaku Board Game

Draft those fish and feature tiles to score points and build the best koi pond. Does this game get a buy it, play it, or hate it rating from Jimmy? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Barenpark vs Patchwork

Bradley breaks down the two games and gives you his thoughts on which game is better! If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Calico Board Game

Place those quilt tiles carefully and attract cats, sew buttons, and score points in this deceptively thinky tile laying game. Does it get a Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here: https://www.patreon.com/boardgamecloset This game was played on a Game Toppers LLC table and using a Game Toppers Play Mat. Find out more here:... read more

Chronicles of Crime

Grab your phone and scan those QR codes to solve the mystery. How does Chronicles of Crime hold up and what about those new expansions? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Men at Work

Can you navigate the construction zone without losing any of your safety certificates? Jimmy and Bradley review a dexterity game with nice wood components! If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

The Few and Cursed

Jump into this western themed post apocalyptic world where water is the most value-able resource and all kinds of creatures are on the Most Wanted list. Jimmy, Bradley, and Rod give you their Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating. If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here: https://www.patreon.com/boardgamecloset This game was sent to us to... read more

Tidal Blades

Look at all this Deluxe goodness. Miniatures, custom Dice, GameTrayz, Dice Tray, gorgeous artwork… but how does it play? Jimmy, Bradley, and Rod give you their Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating. If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here: https://www.patreon.com/boardgamecloset Buy the game here:... read more

Ice Cool 2

Flick your way around the board and collect those fish. Will the catcher get you before you can navigate this dexterity maze of penguin flicking? Does Jimmy recommend this one? What is different from the original version? And do you need both? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Cosmic Frog Board Game Review

Cosmic Frogs are roaming the galaxy swallowing up planets. Use your ever changing special abilities to digest the right resources in the right order and you could win this game. Does Bradley think you should Buy it, Play it, or will you Hate it? If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here:... read more

Smartphone Inc. Board Game Review

Flip your boards and choose what icons will be be visible this round. Those icons will determine what actions you get to complete during each of the 8 phases of the game. This game looks complicated but is a lot more approachable than you might think. Does Smartphone Inc get a Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating? Arcane Wonders did send us a copy of the game to review. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com... read more

Can Bradley play 125 games in 2021?

With a goal of 125 new games in 2021 Bradley talks about the shelf of shame. Or should we call it the shelf of opportunity! More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Masters of Mutanite Kickstarter Preview

This is a paid Kickstarter Preview. Check out the campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/andrewfederspiel/masters-of-mutanite Each player controls a mutant in an ongoing war for the mysterious power of Mutanite. Players gain powers and traits to customize their ultimate mutant. They combine abilities with environmental objects for devastating elemental effects. The last player left standing is the winner. ​Masters of Mutanite​ is for 2 to 4 players ages 13 and up, and plays in 45-75 minutes. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Patreon Update 2021

If you’d like to support us on Patreon you can do that here: https://www.patreon.com/boardgamecloset Thank you to all those who are supporting our content now! More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Jimmy’s Top 10 of 2020

Here is my Top 10 Games of 2020. Tell me which games I missed in the comments! I wish I could have played them all. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Merry Christmas 2020

Today is the big day! What are you playing? We hope you have a great holiday and we are looking forward to 2021. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Above and Below Review

Bradley dives into this story telling game of building a new city above and exploring mysterious caves below. This games gives you everything you need to tell an amazing story. Does this game get a Buy It, Play It, or Hate It rating? More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Honey Buzz Board Game Review

Send out your bees to grab tiles and trigger their abilities in whatever way you choose. This beautiful game has some unique mechanisms that make it a joy to play. New gamers and seasoned players will love the puzzle of Honey Buzz. Check out my review and let us know what you think about the game and production. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Honey Buzz Review

Send out your bees to grab tiles and trigger their abilities in whatever way you choose. This beautiful game has some unique mechanisms that make it a joy to play. New gamers and seasoned players will love the puzzle of Honey Buzz. Check out my review and let us know what you think about the game and production. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Top Five Christmas Gifts for New Gamers

Jimmy, Bradley, and Rod give you five suggestions each for new gamers. There are some cheap and expensive ideas on this list. Some for the young and old. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Kidsplaining 12 Games of Christmas Giveaway Day 6 | Dinosaur island

Thanks for being part of our 12 Games of Christmas giveaway. We want to give a big thanks to Pandasaurus Games for helping with today’s giveaway. Today’s giveaway is for the US only. To enter the giveaway, subscribe to this channel and Youtube.com/Kidsplaining and then leave a comment for the prompt in the video, on this video, and on the video for Today’s giveaway on Kidsplaining’s Channel, which you can find here: https://youtu.be/tG2z7ycj010 Each comment will be considered an entry – so commenting on both videos will give you two entries. Only one entry per video is allowed – multiple comments on one video/channel will not increase your chances of winning. The winner will be randomly chosen from those comments on December 13. A single copy of the game will be given away. This giveaway is valid in the US only. Must be 18 or older to enter. This giveaway is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Youtube. No purchase necessary. You can find the full rules here: https://kid-splaining.com/12-games-rules/ This is a family friendly channel. Any sexually explicit, profane or otherwise inappropriate comments will be removed and not considered for the giveaway – Keep it clean... read more

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: A Board Game of English Magic

In this beautifully illustrated game you’ll take on the role of an aspiring magician who must build up their magical abilities and stop the gentleman with the thistle-down hair. This video is not a review but a reaction and first reactions video. Let us know what you think in the comments. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Board Game Blanket Kickstarter

Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/atherisentertainment/board-game-blankets-stay-warm-my-friend?ref=7j5ny5 More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Cryptid Review

Cryptid is a new twist on deduction games that will keep families and seasoned gamers interested. Does it get the Buy it, Play it, or Hate it rating from Bradley? Check out the review and let us know what you think in the... read more

Lost Ruins of Arnak

Preview Prototype. This is not a final version of the game. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Ro Sham Bo Preview

Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pearly-pigeon/ro-sham-bo?ref=discovery&term=ro%20sham%20bo More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Stop Cutting Corners!

Here are four places we hate that publishers cut! More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Atlantis Rising Review

Should you Buy it, just Play it, or will you Hate it? Let me know your thoughts on the game. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

The River

Look at all those great components and fun art. Does it get a Buy it, Play it, or Hate it Rating? More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Untamed Kickstarter Preview

Thank you to Grumpy Owl Games for sponsoring this preview. Check out the kickstarter for more info about the expansion! Kickstarter Link: More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Rurik: Stone and Blade

Thanks to Piecekeeper games for sponsoring this preview. Kickstarter Link: https://bit.ly/2QCh3cc More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

The Falling Star Unboxing Video

Rod unpacks WizKids D&D Nolzur’s Marvelous Miniatures – The Falling Star. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Planet Board Game

Jimmy reviews Planet sent to us by Blue Orange Games. Does it get a Buy it, Play it, or Hate it rating? More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Nanga Parbat

Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/337407318/biblios-qandp-dr-finns-2021-games This is a paid kickstarter preview for a game seeking funding on kickstarter now! Let us know if you end up backing this game! More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Extra Life: Liberation of Reitburg

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Extra Life: Flick Em Up!

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Extra Life: Let’s talk about DnD!

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Extra Life: Unmatched Cobble & Fog

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Extra Life: Podcast Recording!

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Extra Life: Century Golem

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Extra-Life Tabletop Day!

Donate to Extra-Life here: https://bit.ly/3hlFfLB More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Wavelength Board Game

Jimmy reviews a new party game. Does Wavelength get a Buy it, Play it, or Hate it rating? More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Inuit Board Game

Bradley and Rod give you their Buy it, Play it, or Hate it Rating on Inuit. More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more

Second Studio Announcement

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The Whatnot Cabinet

Kickstarter Link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ebaraf/the-whatnot-cabinet More Content: www.boardgamecloset.com www.twitter.com/boardgamecloset... read more