Pick Up & Deliver 271: Lovecraft as Stand-in (Culture and Games) – Brendan shares some of his thinking about Lovecraft’s use as a way to shift how we use themes like the Lovecraft mythos in relation to history.
Pick Up & Deliver 247: My top games for the 10 additional mechanisms Kris Hickman suggested (part 4) – Brendan continues talking about his favorite games for different game mechanisms. In this episode, we explore Hand Management, You Split I Choose, and Tactical Movement.
Pick Up & Deliver 246: My top games for the 10 additional mechanisms Kris Hickman suggested (part 3) – Brendan returns to the well for the third time to talk about more game mechanisms and his favorite example of each.
Pick Up & Deliver 228: The ‘geek Asks 5 – Brendan uses the General Gaming forum as an impromptu advice column to answer. Join us, won’t you?
Brendan responds to a listener question about the “Homer Simpson Car” game he would like to see. Things Brendan would include: Asymmetry Hidden components and bluffing Multiple paths to victory Hidden motives Feeling of not enough Deep Complexity in choices
Brendan shares his early thoughts on the new Martin Wallace game, AuZtralia. AuZtralia A Study in Emerald Have you tried AuZtralia? What do you think of it, or other games like it? Join us over on BoardGameGeek at BGG guild #3269. Listen
Brendan talks about the [toggle] gaming all-day game event, then spends some time talking about hand management games. Show notes: [toggle] gaming Android Netrunner Legendary Marvel Bohnanza A Study in Emerald (1st edition) Something Wakes in the Forest What is
Brendan discusses his history as a Kickstarter backer and the games he’s enjoyed therein. Games mentioned, etc: Brendan’s Kickstarter profile (with a list of all project backed) Miskatonic School for Girls Castle Dice Goonies: The Adventure Card Game A Study
In this episode, Brendan offers up his opinions on ten games from his current Top 50 games. Games discussed: 10. Last Will 9. A Touch of Evil: The Supernatural Game 8. Anachrony 7. Arkham Horror: The Card Game 6. Brass: Lancashire 5. Star Wars: Rebellion 4. Dungeon
Listen on Spreaker! Brendan provides his “hot take” on Sagrada, and then talks a bit about Area Control as a game mechanisms. Games mentioned: Sagrada Axis & Allies Rex: Final Days of an Empire A Study in Emerald Mythotopia Star Wars: