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Podcast #122: Euros Special, pt. 2! The hot new games of 2023 (guest: The Game Table)

So many tasty Euros have come out in 2023 -- and we've only got two podcast episodes to cover them! Welcome back to part two of our special, joined by Daniel of The Game Table!

We are back and ready to cover more great Euro games with Daniel Wahlen of The Game Table! This time, we focus on the new hotness that 2023 has generously brought us, but if you're more into modern-day remakes or sequels to legendary classics, make sure to check out Part 1. In this episode, we give our impressions on...


  • 2:30 - Nucleum.
  • 21:41 - Distilled.
  • 30:45 - 3 Ring Circus.
  • 43:18 - Noteworthy: Darwin's Journey, Stefan Feld's City Collection, Marrakesh, The White Castle.

Contest! We're giving away one copy of Nucleum, courtesy of Board&Dice. See below for details.

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Nucleum Giveaway!

You can win a copy of Nucleum! (What's Nucleum? Uh, there's a podcast up there where some wonderful people tell you all about it.) We're going to pick one follower from one of our social media accounts to win. To enter, you must follow AND "like" one or more posts below -- you have up to four chances to win! (And we don't post a ton -- so keep on following us after the contest is done, yeah?)

(We're also on Bluesky! But we're skipping it for contest purposes since it isn't open to everyone yet.)


  • On December 30, 2023, we will pick one social media account at random (between Facebook, Instagram, Twitter/X, and Threads) then pick a random "like" from the corresponding post. If that person is also following Going Analog on that platform, we'll reach out to coordinate delivery of the prize. If we don't hear back wtihin 10 days, we'll pick another winner.
  • This is open only to addresses in the continental U.S.
  • Void where prohibited.