Vox Republica 048: Video Games For Board Gamers

Episode 048

Length: 33:12

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VR-Logo-postWelcome back to Vox Republica, the Cardboard Republic Podcast!

We’re back at posting new episodes every Thursday, and each episode will be about 20 – 30 minutes long.

We’re back from our Fourth of July break and we’re jumping right back into our board game podcast to talk about…video games.

No, really.

I and my guest Sean McNamara have drummed up lists of five video games every board gamer should try for one reason or another.

Lastly, I talk about the latest Kickstarter controversy. Yep, I talk about Potato Salad.


For reference, here are the video game choices we made

Erin’s List includes:

5. Plague, Inc.

4. The Guild series

3. The Tropico series

2. X-COM: Enemy Unknown

1. FTL


Sean’s List includes:

5. Final Fantasy Tactics

4. Guns of Icarus Online

3. Orcs Must Die

2. Civilization 5

1. Hearthstone


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Audio Credits: Intro music track is “8-Bit Brawl” by DJ Cutman featuring S&CO., used with permission.