The Banter Blender with Ben
About This Show
A weekly audio podcast where Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) banters about TV, food, pop culture, Los Angeles, and whatever else is on his mind. It will be the best time you will ever spend listening to a podcast EVER.
Most Recent Episode
#113: Deep Dive into Gaming Madness; Also, Champions of Midgard
Nov 23 15
Just in time for this year's Black Friday spending bonanza, "The Banter Blender" throws down the geeky gauntlet to talk board games for a full hour. Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) is joined by his gaming buddies Brendon and James as they chat about their favorite games as well as a new title recently reviewed on B-Side Blog, "Champions of Midgard." Here's a rundown of what to expect:
00:00 - Intro, obvs.
02:41 - Game recommendations for Thanksgiving get togethers
08:22 - Getting into the board game hobby; the appeal of gaming
19:22 - "Broom Service"
24:00 - "Nations"
26:05 - "Dead of Winter"
32:45 - "Dominion"
37:40 - Online communities, online gaming, apps
42:03 - "Viticulture"
46:55 - Board games for big groups / "Mysterium"
50:55 - "Champions of Midgard"
A review copy of "Champions of Midgard" was provided by Grey Fox Games.
Rated 5 out of
Love their sense of humor
They keep me laughing. Love their clever intelligences and their witty approach to some of these pompous "actors" out there.
Date published: 2013-12-25
Rated 5 out of
I love the Banter Blender
One of my favorite podcasts out there. I love the dynamic between Ben and Lisa. I look forward to the episodes each week.
Date published: 2014-02-26