Pick Up & Deliver 261: Cognitive Dissonance – Brendan shares some thoughts about contradictory ideas he holds in gaming. Join us, won’t you?
Pick Up & Deliver 249: My top games for more mechanisms suggested by the guild finale, part 6 – Brendan takes his sixth trip to the “recommend a game from a mechanism” well. But this one’s a bounty — three great mechanisms, so many great games.
Pick Up & Deliver 245: My top games for Nick Shaw’s Top 10 Game Mechanisms (part 2) – Brendan continues his discussion of games centered around Nick Shaw’s top 10 game mechanisms (check out Nick Shaw’s comment on a Boardgamegeek thread).
Pick Up & Deliver 244: My top games for Nick Shaw’s top 10 game mechanisms (part 1)- Inspired by Nick Shaw’s comment on a Boardgamegeek thread, Brendan shares his top game in each of Nick Shaw’s top 10 game mechanisms.
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