The BEST Episodes of Board James
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 1, 2022
A new series from Cinemassacre's James Rolfe, creator of the infamous Angry Video Game Nerd. As Board James he still takes us back to the past, but this time to revisit the classic board games of years gone by.
#1 - Dream Phone
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 1, 2013
Board James loves board games enough to try one exclusively for girls: 1991′s "Electronic Dream Phone" by Milton Bradley. The plastic "phone" plays prerecorded clues about the game's stable of hunky guys. Players then use a process of elimination to determine their randomly assigned "secret admirer." First player to guess which guy likes them is declared the winner. Harmless slumber party fun? Or could James and his pals be in for a longer night than they were expecting?
#2 - Mr. Bucket
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 11, 2010
A special horror themed episode featuring Milton Bradley's Mr. Bucket game.
#3 - Weapons & Warriors
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 3, 2009
James and Mike wage an epic living room battle, aided by some rubber bands and hindered by the cat.
#4 - Lie Detector - False
Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired May 3, 2015
#5 - Dragonstrike
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 11, 2009
Introducing “Board James” and TSR classic Dragonstrike, also features the infamous Dragonstrike VHS tape.
#6 - Donut Disaster
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 17, 2011
James and Mike play this noisy game to bake their donuts - until the aroma of the donuts attracts an unwanted guest. Watch what happens when you mix Bad Luck and Disaster!
#7 - Lie Detector - True
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired May 3, 2015
#8 - Crossfire
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 3, 2009
Can the game live up to the awesome T.V. ad ?. Introducing Mike Matei as "MF Mike".
#9 - TMNT Games
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired May 24, 2011
James and Mike play Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle boardgames!
#10 - Tornado Rex
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 15, 2010
“Tornado Rex” was a game from the early 90s that was REALLY FUN!
#11 - Mouse Trap
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 11, 2009
James first board game review - the timeless classic Mousetrap.
#12 - Hero Quest
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 14, 2010
Games Workshop's classic Hero Quest
#13 - Video Games !!
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 5, 2015
Board James looks at some Video Game themed stuff like Pac Man, Super Mario Bros, Legend of Zelda, Street Fighter 2, Tetris!
#14 - Loopin' Louie
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 9, 2011
Live at PAX2011
#15 - Deadly Danger Dungeon
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 26, 2010
Board James is back!
#16 - Lie Detector
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired May 3, 2015
Are lie detectors accurate? How do lie detectors work? Will Board James survive this crappy game made by Mattel?
#17 - Fireball Island
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 10, 2010
Brave the perils of Fireball Island and Vul-Kar's fearsome smolder-pit's.
#18 - Doggie Doo
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 25, 2012
Yes it’s a real game. We received it as a donation from Germany. The German title is Kackel Dackel. The US title is Doggie Doo. Both versions seem to be exactly the same.
#19 - Monster Madness
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 23, 2011
Board James reviewing the game Monster Madness.
#20 - Battle Masters
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 24, 2011
Sometimes, bigger isn't always better. James Rolfe and Mike Matei look in the board game closet and find one of the largest board games on the market: Battle Masters. Created by Milton Bradley, this strategic war game is one large behemoth. However, is this game simply too much for the two guys to handle? Well, there's only one way to know; by watching the video. Warning: couch moving and confusing rule explaining are all included in the package. Buckle your seatbelts.
#21 - Splat!
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 13, 2011
In this messy episode, James, Mike and Bootsy stomp some bugs.
#22 - Shark Attack!
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 19, 2012
Just when you thought it was safe to get back into board games...
#23 - Full House & Urkel Games
Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 4, 2015
Full House & Urkel board games existed!? Have Mercy!
#24 - Key to the Kingdom
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 10, 2011
James shows us the game Key to the Kingdom.
#25 - Omega Virus
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 1, 2015
Board James is back! This time Board James takes a look at a talking electronic board game from 1992 called Omega Virus!