This week we talk about what we are playing including a non-spoiler wrap-up of Charterstone, Roll Player, Eldritch Horror, Arkham Horror: TCG, and despite an attempt to move this off 6 months, even more Cthulhu Mythos games.
Pardon some Audio Glitches that caused occasional loss of audio.
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Nathan is now interested in Thanos Rising: Infinity War. We talk about games we are playing (or watching) including Clank! The Mummy’s Curse, The Quest for El Dorado, Welcome To Your Dream Home, Space Cadet: Dice Duel.
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X-Wing is getting a second edition, Robotech is getting two new games from a new publisher (despite the issues with the previous licensee), we banter minis vs standees, then talk Kickstarters, Hellboy, a return of Thunderstone Quest, Homesteaders, and The City of Kings.
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A dozen years ago many of us talked about how to grow the gaming community. Now, the chatter has changed. Now, the question is more about when or if this golden age will end, and many of us wonder when we will get to play the games we already own, or possibly have on order.
What do all these games mean to the industry, to gamers, and to me? Why won’t anybody play my game?
We often hear people ask what makes a game a game. We’ve formed our own opinions and parroted others.
Well after some reflection, and with excited and odd new games entering the market, we have come to a different conclusion.
So what exactly comprises our hobby? Many many different types of games. Listen for more.
We talk about the creative process and puzzle hunts, including those created at BGG.Con and those for SaltCON
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We discuss two new games this episode.
The Mind is a cooperative game of non-communication. What level can you reach?
Thunderstone Quest is the newest iteration of Thunderstone and while it is yet another improvement, how much has it approved?
We are again joined by Matt and Barb while we discuss gaming news including an almost update on Big Trouble in Little China, World War Hulk Legendary, Thanos Rising: Avengers Infinity War
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We also discuss Kickstarters past and present including Fire in the Library, AuZtralia, Dragon Keepers, and many more.
We review the games that won the Golden Geek Awards for 2017 from Boardgamegeek.com and we talk a bit about the Stonemaier Games and Steve Jackson Games Stakeholder Reports.
This week we discuss Gloomhaven, the monstrous game by Isaac Childres. Ryan, Brent, and Nathan are joined by Dennis Holliday for this podcast.
We talk about more games played at SaltCON including Fast Forward: Flee, Fast Forward: Fear, Verflucht!, Dominion: Nocturne. We discuss Con Games feedback, and have a few more interviews from attendees.