To celebrate the upcoming season of Bush's Board Game Thing, we are bringing you a special podcast edition of the meet the team series! With two seasons and 26 episodes under our belts, Bush's Board Game Thing is thriving! So far, the team has talked about all sorts of games, from gangster games to games all about cats nothing is off-limits for this dynamic trio. Not to mention the amazing guests that have already featured on the podcast such as Matt Edmondson and great friend of the podcast, Keala Settle.
To kick things off, we have Andy Bush! By day you can find Andy on-air for Absolute Radio, but by night Andy can be found around the table with a good board game! Each week, Andy will be talking about a wide variety of board games with Brian and Eloise. Let's meet the man behind everyone's favourite gaming podcast, the man that puts the Bush in Bush's Board Game Thing.
Name: Andy Bush
Favourite Food: Liver, Bacon and Onion Pie
Favourite Biscuit: Gold Bar
Favourite Movie: Duel
Favourite Character: Han Solo
Hobbies: Board games, drawing, football, hiding
What’s been your Bush’s Board Game Thing highlight?
Finding out that the awesome Keala Settle is a subscriber to the podcast and having her come on as a special guest. A lovely lady!
What's your favourite game and why?
What is the last board game that you played?
What’s your earliest gaming memory?
My dad reading me and my brother the Fighting Fantasy Books – the first proper board game I played was Judge Dredd by Games Workshop
If you had to be a board game, what would you be and why?
I'd be Wingspan because I'd look so damn pretty
Do you have an unpopular board game opinion?
I strongly dislike games with meeples. They wind me up for some reason. Even the word 'meeples' gets me a bit.
And finally, in honour of Brian’s Board Game Fact of the Week, what is your best board game fact?
The player who goes first in Connect Four can win 100% of the time.
Don't forget to listen to the brand new season of Bush's Board Game Thing next week! In the meantime, why not get to know Andy more and catch up on the series? Bush's Board Game Thing is available across streaming services, so get listening today.