Pirates CSG Podcast

Pirates CSG Podcast


Latest Episodes

Pirates CSG Podcast #45: Former Wizkids Product Manager Tiffany O'Brien!
July 21, 2019

Tiffany O'Brien is one of the key figures of Pirates CSG history, having held multiple important positions at Wizkids while the game was still in print!Questions thread:https://pirateswithben.com/forums/topic/submit-your-questions-for-pirates-designer-ti

Pirates CSG Podcast #44: News, Current Market, Favorite Strategy, Customs and More! (with Xerecs)
June 22, 2019

Questions of the DayA7XfanBen: What is your favorite memory of Miniature Trading?Xerecs: To players and collectors of the game, would you ever consider making custom game pieces, and make a model for them, using either pieces of existing ships, or use ot

Pirates CSG Podcast #43: Jason Mical! (former Wizkids Communications Manager)
June 11, 2019

Jason Mical was the Wizkids Communications Manager from 2003-2006.  Questions list on Pirates with Ben:https://pirateswithben.com/forums/topic/submit-your-questions-for-former-wk-communications-manager-jason-mical/Questions of the Day:If you were to name

Pirates CSG Podcast #42: MIKE SELINKER, Pirates CSG Game Designer!!!!
April 09, 2019

Mike Selinker is one of the original game designers of Pirates CSG.His company, Lone Shark Games:http://lonesharkgames.com/http://lonesharkgames.com/staff-member/mike-selinker/https://www.facebook.com/lonesharkgames/Wikipedia page:https://en.wikipedia.or

Pirates CSG Podcast #41: GAME DESIGNER JAMES ERNEST!!!!
February 25, 2019

James Ernestis one of the original game designers for Pirates CSG.  He has his own Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_ErnestWebsite: https://cheapass.com/Bio: https://cheapass.com/about-james-ernest/Check out his free pirate game called

Pirates CSG Podcast #40 - Casual Discussion with Xerecs
February 02, 2019

Question of the Day: Do you have any “oh crap” game moments from Pirates CSG?Rules for Thought #17:https://pirateswithben.com/forums/topic/rules-for-thought-17/Rules for Thought #18:https://pirateswithben.com/forums/topic/rules-for-thought-18/Recent game

Pirates CSG Podcast #39: A7XfanBen and Xerecs Review Custom Game Pieces!
January 26, 2019

Question of the Day: Do you have a favorite custom game piece from this episode?  Do you enjoy the custom review episodes more or less than the other episodes?Custom Ships organized version:http://m.miniaturetrading.com/im/forum/viewtopic/t=8682///Rise o

Pirates CSG Podcast #38: News, Game Essentials, Playing Solo, Pirate Code Page, Try 20 Point Fleets!
January 19, 2019

New Idea: Challenge.Your next game of Pirates CSG should NOT be at 40 points!  (20/60/etc)Question of the Day:Any ideas for new segments we could pursue?News:MT alive into the new year.  Posting entire story of EE game on IG:https://www.instagram.com/pir

Pirates CSG Podcast #37: Optimizing and Using Lesser Ships and Crew | Circle of Blood Review
December 22, 2018

Question of the Day:How do you get lesser ships and crew into action?“thoughts on optimizing less/not utilized ships"-MUST have speed, so helmsmen pretty much always necessary (especially since a lot of lesser ships are slow).  Beyond that, try to find a

Pirates CSG Podcast #36 - News, Recent Rulings, How to Use Synergistic Pieces, and Norvegia
December 15, 2018

Question of the Day:How do you use pieces synergistically? (combos/etc)News-HWG out of DJC SE 4 box lot for $20 (Hill’s Wholesale Gaming:http://www.wholesalegaming.biz/pirates/)-New posts up at Pirates with Ben - comments on posts/pages will help the sit