TT #18 – Hate Mail, Bananas & Interviewing Cool People

0:08 – We read out hate mail
2:40 – Tiger-grrs
3:30 – Bananas
7:15 – The UK Games Expo review
20:00 – XCOM competition winner!
23:20 – Tinkerbot Spanner of Approval
25:18 – John Robertson of The Dark Room interview
30:35 – Adam Porter and Rob Fisher interview (Playtest UK)
33:50 – Ignacy Trzewiczek of Portal Games interview
38:18 – Henry Jasper of Grublin Games interview
44:04 – Jane Davies interview (XCOM Winner)
46:04 – Patreon, tell us what you think
48:10 – Read our credits for us!
50: 29 – Our sponsors!

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Read our credits for us because Gino can’t spell his own name. Record yourself saying the following and send the file to Feel free to tell us your Jumanji game at the end of the recording (i.e. What game would you Jumanji into and why?)

“You can get in touch with the Tinkerbots in the following ways. The website is or you can contact them directly by email at info@tinkerbotgames. You can get Gino on twitter @ginobrancazio which is G-I-N-O-B-R-A-N-C-A-Z-I-O, or for something easier to spell you can find Bevan on twitter @bluecatgames or you can find Tony representing all the tinkerbots on twitter @tinkerbotgames”

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UK Gaming Media Network –
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Board Games Insider Podcast –
Grublin Games –

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