One Board Podcast - S4E14

S4E14 – The One About Language with Thorny Games

We start this episode with Ric and Ryan talking about the games they’ve been playing. We’ve got a preview of FAZA, a co-op game coming to Kickstarter soon, and Space Base: The Emergence of Shy Pluto, the first expansion for Space Base. Plus we have a special interview with Kathryn Hymes of Thorny Games. Kathryn is one half of a publisher that is focused on building games around language and cryptography. This interview is full of incredible ideas on how gaming and language can go hand-in-hand. Check out Thorny Games online at

At the end of this episode we take a look back at the first games that we reviewed when launching One Board Family almost 3 years ago.

Timestamps for this episode:
[02:10] What We’ve Been Playing
[09:35] Interview Kathryn Hymes of Thorny Games
[29:15] A Look Back at Our First Reviews

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Ryan Gutowski

I'm a huge fan of strategy games and pretty much anything that involves "city building". My love of board games goes back to my childhood and passion for building relationships with others.

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