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Can you guess popular board games from their worst one-star reviews? It's the Dicebreaker Podcast!


Dicebreaker’s new video producer Liv joins familiar faces Matt, Wheels and Lolies to talk through what we’ve been up to this week and debut our latest silly game on the latest Dicebreaker Podcast. If you missed it live last Friday, you can catch up with the episode now!

We revisit the great Camel Up debate, escape the horrors of Camp Grizzly, check out Quacks of Quedlinburg’s latest expansion and touch on the presence of gambling in card games. (Please gamble responsibly.)

There’s also time to run through our thoughts on this year’s Spiel des Jahres nominees, before we challenge the team to guess popular board games from their worst BoardGameGeek user reviews. Play along and see how you fare.

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If you’d prefer to join in with the hijinks live, head on over to our YouTube channel, where you can follow along with the live chat from the original stream and catch future episodes live at 2pm BST every Friday..

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Games (and other things) discussed:

  • Oath: Chronicles of Empire & Exile
  • The Drifting Classroom
  • Camel Up
  • Bofuri: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense
  • The Quacks of Quedlinburg: The Alchemist
  • Poker
  • Enchanted Forest
  • Labyrinth
  • Gloomhaven Digital
  • Star Realms
  • Camp Grizzly
  • Hearthstone
  • Dungeons & Dragons 5E
  • D&D: Icewind Dale
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • MicroMacro: Crime City
  • Zombie Teenz Evolution
  • Fantasy Realms
  • Lost Ruins of Arnak
  • Paleo
  • Myth & Goal
  • Frosthaven
  • Into the Mother Lands
  • Marvel Heroic Roleplaying
  • Wingspan
  • Betrayal at House on the Hill
  • Catan
  • Ticket to Ride

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Matt Jarvis


After starting his career writing about music, films and video games for various places, Matt spent many years as a technology, PC and video game journalist before writing about tabletop games as the editor of Tabletop Gaming magazine. He joined Dicebreaker as editor-in-chief in 2019, and has been trying to convince the rest of the team to play Diplomacy since.