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Episode 1: Ankh: Gods of Egypt

We discuss what we've been playing lately, do a deep dive on Ankh: Gods of Egypt, talk about our top 5 area control games and what we are looking forward to in our board gaming sphere.

2 hr 29 min / Published

Welcome to the first episode of The Longest Turn Board Gaming Podcast! In this episode Kevin, Tyson and Tyler discuss a ton of great games and other board game related topics. We start off the episode talking about what we’ve been playing including Cockroach Poker, Cryptid, Teotihuacan: City of Gods, Lost Ruins of Arnak, and Dune: Imperium. We then jump into our feature review of Ankh: Gods of Egypt. Following the feature review we give our top 5 area control games. Does Ankh make it into our lists? Listen to find out! We end the episode discussing a few things we’re excited about that are upcoming in the board gaming world.  


Time Stamps:

What we’ve been playing - 00:01:15

Ankh: Gods of Egypt - 00:41:40 (Rules) 00:48:05 (Review)

Top 5 area control games - 01:37:27

What we’re excited about - 02:15:00


What we’ve been playing:

Cockroach Poker - 00:01:19

Cryptid - 00:05:36

Teotihuacan: City of Gods - 00:11:42

Lost Ruins of Arnak - 00:20:40

Dune: Imperium - 00:27:27 (w/ LRoA continued)


Ankh God of Egypt review:

Ankh: Gods of Egypt is an area control game designed by Eric Lang and produced by Cool Mini or Not. It’s the 3rd game in a trilogy of area control games designed by Eric Lang. In Ankh, you control an Egyptian god who is competing for the devotion of your followers. You’ll summon monsters, build caravans and convert followers in your quest to reign supreme! 


Top 5 area control games:


#5 Blood Rage

#4 Hansa Teutonica

#3 Memoir 44

#2 Scythe

#1 Ankh



#5 Scythe

#4 Root

#3 Dwellings of Eldervale

#2 Ankh

#1 Star War Rebellion



#5 Ethnos

#4 Spirit Island

#3 Cry Havoc

#2 Ankh

#1 Blood Rage


What we’re excited about


Tekhenu: Time of Seth

Dune Imperium: Rise of Ix

Lost Ruins of Arnak: Expedition Leaders

Unconscious Mind

November board game weekend and Tyler finally getting his copy of Ankh!

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