Brendan shares a brief discussion of five different “escape room” tabletop games, comparing the experience and describing what they are like to play.
In episode 130, Brendan asks what makes us enjoy games that are built on pre-established creative worlds (“Intellectual Property” games)? He shares his thoughts on the subject and his experiences with a few games he’s played.
Brendan shares quick responses to three games he played for the first time over the weekend, a “Shootin’ from the Hip Triple Shot.” The games: Reykholt Agricola A Feast for Odin Holding On: The Troubled Life of Billy Kerr Arkham
Brendan shares the overview of his February game experiences. Check out the Top of the Stack 2019 Geeklist. New York 1901 Julchen und die Monster Star Trek Deck Building Game Reykholt Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game Pocket Dragon Eight
Brendan shares his experience at the Board Game Club for which he serves as faculty adviser, and the thoughts it gave him about how we talk about our hobby and our engagement with people outside the hobby. They played: dude
Brendan shares his thinking about bringing games to a game group when he doesn’t know the size of the group, the hobby-level of the group, or the style of play they prefer. Games I brought: Two Rooms and a Boom
Brendan shares some lessons he’s learned as he studied the particularly difficult-to-parse rulebook for A Handful of Stars. Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – Jack The Ripper and West End Mysteries A Handful of Stars A Few Acres of Snow Mythotopia Dominion Marvel Legendary
Brendan ponders a difficult question from the Pick Up and Deliver Guild: if you could have any game group you’d like and choose the games, what would the game day be? Show Text of the original question, from our BGG
Brendan shares some answers to a few brief questions that were posted in the BoardGameGeek guild this weekend. #3269 Games I played this week: Tides of Time, Wingspan, Small World. Forgot My Dice podcast Questions answered today Other games mentioned
Brendan explores the similarities between London and Wingspan, two engine building games that he’s playing a lot this year. Show Notes Forgot My Dice podcast, episode 56 London, 2nd edition Wingspan