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[7 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 38 – The Big Essen 2014 Review

Now that they have all had time to digest the 2014 Essen Spiel, Sean and Ronan are joined by Lloyd and Pouria to take a look back at all the games that crossed their paths during the games fair.
The episode starts with 12 games discussed before announcing each of their top 5 games from this years Essen adventure.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 38 – THE BIG ESSEN 2014 REVIEW

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[3 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 37 – Essen Brief with Natalie

The boys are joined this time round by Sean’s wife Natalie, who gives her choices for the questions and the reasons behind those choices.

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[30 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 36 – Essen Brief with Steve

This time for our report from an Essen attendee we are joined by the gamer who got us both back into gaming, Steve. Steve shares his years of experience in gaming with us and casts a critical eye over the games he played at Spiel 2014. Check out what he thought were the highlights and lowlights of the show.
 
The Game Pit: Episode 36 – Essen Brief with Steve

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[28 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 35 – Essen Brief with Nathan

We are back with the second of our reports from Essen 2014. This time Nathan visits The Pit and tell us about the games which caught his eye this year at the big show.
 
The Game Pit: Episode 35 – Essen Brief with Nathan

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[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 34 – Essen Brief with Teri

This is the first in a series of shorter episodes in which Sean and Ronan have a chat with one of the Game Pit contributors who was at Essen this year. In this episode Teri gives us her thoughts and impressions on the show and which games impressed her or otherwise.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 34 – ESSEN BRIEF WITH TERI

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[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 33 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 3)

For our final Essen 2014 preview episode we give out thoughts on nine more upcoming releases, one went missing somehow.
We cover Hyperborea, Panthalos, Clinic, Waggle Dance, Castle Crush!, Melee, Colt Express, Neptun and Hoyuk. We look at the information available prerelease and rate them each as either a Treasure or a Trap.

THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 33 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL (part 3) 

 
 
 

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[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 32 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 2)

Round two of the Essen previews as another ten games are looked over from afar and judged to be treasure or trap.
Discussed are Doodle City, Deus, Fields or Arle, Isaribi, AquaSphere, Evolution, Lord of the Ice Garden, Kings Pouch, Scheffeln and Royals.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 32 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL (part 2)

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 31 – Essen 2014 Treasure Hunt Special (part 1)

Essen fever has swept into the Game Pit and excitement levels are peaking.
Ronan and Sean use the Treasure Hunt format to look ahead at some of the games coming out in the Essen Spiel that have caught their interest for one reason or another.
The boys decide based on the information they have, if the games will be treasure or trap.
 
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 31 – ESSEN 2014 TREASURE HUNT SPECIAL
 
 
 

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 30 – Picking Over the Bones

Four more games slip into the depths of the pit and are picked over at length by Ronan and Sean. The games talked over are Libertalia, Greed, Gloom and Praetor.
Also in this episode we have a sneak peek at King Down which is currently on Kickstarter – King Down Kickstarter Link.
**We have experienced more technical issues and apologise for any reduction in sound quality. We are working hard to rectify the problems**
THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 30 – PICKING OVER THE BONES

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 29 – The Expanded Expansion Special

 
In this expanded length episode Sean & Ronan discuss the good and bad of board game expansions including their personal Top 5s and a few others which didn’t quite hit the mark.
 
THE GAME PIT: THE EXPANDED EXPANSION SPECIAL