Pick Up & Deliver 236: Victory from the Jaws of Defeat – Brendan thinks a bit about how games can have a last-minute turnaround that allow for a shift in leader or a dramatic win.
Pick Up & Deliver 225: Drafting – Brendan talks about the pick-and-pass mechanism usually called “drafting,” its pros and cons, and several games he enjoys that use this mechanism.
Episode 155: Brendan shares some of his experience of playing lots of games with a large group. Buckle in for the ride.
In Episode 144, Brendan shares a discussion of what it means to have to block someone in a game, and his thinking about what it means to have to do so.
In this episode, Brendan offers up his opinions on ten games from his current Top 50 games. Games discussed: 40 – Loop, Inc art by (Kwanchai Moriya) 39 – Shakespeare 38 – Onward to Venus 37 – 7 Wonders 36 –
Brendan discusses his gaming experiences at an academic conference last week. Not a deep episode, but a nice chat with a pal while out on a walk. Also, Brendan’s “secret” to winning 7 Wonders. Games mentioned: Two Rooms and a Boom
Brendan discusses another designer he enjoys who holds a prominent place in his collection. Today, it’s Antoine Bauza. Significant mentions: Tokaido Takenoko Hanabi 7 Wonders Bruce Glassco Ghost Stories Listen below or download the audio file: 025: Antoine Bauza (mp3)
In this episode, Brendan talks about the role of dice in games he enjoys, and how his attitudes toward those games have changed. Games mentioned: Risk HATE Orléans 7 Wonders Pandemic Ghost Stories Betrayal at House on the Hill A