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Fun And (Board) Games: The Tabletop Renaissance

Board games of all types seem to be enjoying a resurgence of popularity even in the age of video games.
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Board games of all types seem to be enjoying a resurgence of popularity even in the age of video games.

For decades, families and friends would gather over the Game of Life or Monopoly to compete and bond. And then along came Pong and other video games and Sorry got packed away. But now it's time to roll the dice or get into character because Vermont Edition is leaping into the world of tabletop games.
Erik Stumpf, co-owner of The Frozen Ogre in St. Albans, and Doug Schute, lead content creator at Victory Condition Gaming, update us on what board games people are playing today and why they're being played in this digital age.

And we'll hear from Adam Watts, owner of Carpe Omnis Games which has just released the new game, No Honor Among Thieves.

Broadcast live on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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