Monday, January 15, 2018

Episode 33: The one about trading in Japan and market oversaturation

We're back to our regularly scheduled programming!

Recently Played (00:15) - Transatlantic, Deception: Murder in Hong Kong

News (14:33) - Scythe: Rise of Fenris expansion

It Factor (20:22) - What makes Yokohama an instant favourite?

#culture (35:42) - Is the board game market becoming oversaturated?

We hope you enjoy!

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Episode 32: The one about Bruno Cathala, stained glass windows, and extreme themes

After a lengthy hiatus for the holidays, we're back with our first episode in 2018!

Recently Played (00:15) - Kanagawa, Kanban: Automotive Revolution

News (13:54) - Expansions for Abyss (Leviathan) and Kingdomino (Age of Giants)

Game Changers (23:26) - How we would improve Sagrada

#culture (36:41) - Can games like HATE take themes too far?

We hope you enjoy!

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Episode 31: The one about fighting plagues, woodland creatures, and game collections

Episode 31 is here!

Recently Played (00:15) - La Granja; Pandemic Legacy: Season 2

News (08:21) - Root KS Campaign

"it" Factor (18:38) - Tokaido as a great example elegance and simplicity.

#culture (28:03) - Owning multiple (similar) games

We hope you enjoy!

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Episode 30: The one about Essen Spiel 2017

In Episode 30, we talk about those games coming out of Essen Spiel 2017 that have us most interested.

Nemesis (01:15)

Terraforming Mars: Venus Next (05:20)

Alien Artifacts (08:10)

Nusfjord (12:03)

Charterstone (15:22)

We hope you enjoy!

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Episode 29: The one about deluxe games, card games, and downfalls

Episode 29 is here!

Recently Played (00:15) - Gloomhaven; Lost Cities

News (10:23) - Downfall KS Campaign

"it" Factor (20:02) - First Class as a great example of a card game based on a board game.

#culture (32:52) - Deluxe edition pros and cons

We hope you enjoy!

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

Episode 28: The one about building cities, ponzi schemes, and eating donuts

Episode 28 is here!

Recently Played (00:15) - Between Two Cities (+ Expansion) and Ponzi Scheme

News (10:03) - 7th Continent KS Campaign

"it" Factor (19:39) - Twilight Imperium and giving you direction

Game Changers (29:43) - Go Nuts for Donuts

#culture (38:41) - How many times do you have to play a game to review it?

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Episode 27: The one about buying low, selling high, and getting lucky

Episode 27 is here!

In this one, we finally don't talk about Gen Con, as we go through some news for Stefan Feld's newest game (Merlin) and Cerebia: The Inside World; why we love the bidding in For Sale; how we would fix our criticisms of Dead of Winter: Warring Colonies; and luck vs. randomness in games.

Recently Played (00:15)

News (13:38)

"it" Factor (28:38)

Game Changers (41:57)

#culture (1:01:45)