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.
We have just returned from SaltCON 2018 and we have reports on the events we ran for the convention inlcuding a Game Show, Werewolf, and a Puzzle Hunt.
We also (mainly Nathan) played large group games of Deception Murder In Hong Kong and Salem 1692.
We also talk about other convention events, games, dealers, and other SaltCON stuff.
And is that Brent and Sam on the same episode? This episode might explode in 60 seconds.
Ryan, Brent, Nathan and Matt sit down and discuss current news and Kickstarters.
They start by talking about convention expectations, meander into prototypes, then jump into what is new!