The Board Game BBQ Podcast

Episode 196: Bot Factory, Dead Reckoning, Sobek 2 Players

June 28, 2022

Dan, Adrian and Conor return to the show to discuss roll'n'writes, Deck Builders, and drop some knowledge bombs about navigation and canon balls. Meanwhile, when it comes to Sizzling Games Adrian has been boldly building bots, Conor practices plundering pirate playthroughs, and Dan has been grabbing goods for the Gods.

In the Board Game Bracket we settle the last match-up, Gaia Project vs Raiders of the North Sea, before we cue up the next battle: Brass: Birmingham vs Root. To make sure your favourite goes through to the next round make sure you vote on our socials.

Finally, in Swear An Oath, Dan played Unsettled and Silver & Gold, Adrian made up for his previous painting mistakes by redoing his phoenix, and Conor played a Nova in Marvel Champions. New oaths include Welcome to the Moon (Dan), to play a game online (Adrian), and to teach Beyond The Sun (Conor).


Sizzling Games: Bot Factory (41:40), Dead Reckoning (50:05), Sobek 2 Players (1:07:55)

Board Game Bracket: (1:23:43)

Swear An Oath: (1:33:26)


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Has this episode left you with a thirst for more? Here are all of the games that we discussed:

Fleet: The Dice Game (2018) 

Three Sisters (2022) 

Hadrian's Wall (2021) 

Res Arcana (2019) 

Too Many Bones (2017) 

Pipeline (2019) 

On Mars: Alien Invasion (2022) 

Bot Factory (2023) 

Dead Reckoning (2022) 

Sobek 2 Players (2021) 

Gaia Project (2017) 

Raiders of the North Sea (2015) 

Brass: Birmingham (2018) 

Root (2018) 

Unsettled (2021) 

Silver & Gold (2019) 

Welcome to the Moon (2021) 

Marvel Champions: Nova (2022) 

Beyond The Sun (2020) 



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