We start out the episode with Ryan’s report of his play in the Magic prerelease, include more details than Brent cared to listen to. Then Brent talks Arkham Horror The Card Game and his trip to Italy.
Nmbr9 is a quick and accessible game were players stack numbers in order to gain points.
Power Grid The Card Game is a scaled down version of Power Grid, with no map.
We are raising money for Primary Children’s Hospital at https://extra-life.org/team/nugg/
Despite us continually asking that we not receive a Raxxon invite, we did and Nathan now owns a copy. This much hyped game was talked about quite a bit on the web because of the scarcity created through the invite system. Is the game fun? What is it really?
This week we sit down to discuss a few games we have been playing recently, including Thief’s Market, Abandon Planet and First Martians.
Then we move into the main portion of the ‘cast and we talk about Clank! In! Space, the sequel to our much loved, Clank! How is it different? Is it an improvement? Listen and find out.
Nathan has returned and he talks travels with Brent. Ryan is out this week but should return for episode 174.
We talk about Raxxon, a game being shared through viral marketing, Monopoly Gamer and how that suddenly reversed many people’s view of the core game, feedback, upcoming questions, Our Boardgamegeek.com guild (number 1943), and the SdJ 2017 winners.
Brent chats about the games he enjoyed at BGGCon Spring, and Ryan and Nathan interject about the games played at home. We discuss Archipelago, Escape from 100 Million BC, Codenames: Duel, Flamme Rouge, Insider,The Goonies, H.I.D.E. and The Great Dinosaur Rush.
This week we finish the discussion of the Spiel des Jahres 2017 nominees. We start with Kingdomino, talk about Magic Maze, and end with Race to El Dorado.