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
Brendan discusses the Annie Jacobsen book, Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America. He reflects on how games can simulate the murky morality of this kind of activity, and whether that can be fun in a game.
Brendan discusses the different kinds of reasoning games demand of us, and spends a bit of time thinking about the concept of deductive and inductive reasoning. Games mentioned: Mythos Tales Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Mystery of the Abbey The Resistance
Brendan continues his “Top Designers in My Collection” series, exploring Martin Wallace. Games mentioned: A Study in Emerald Moongha Invaders Mythotopia Onward to Venus The Arrival Via Nebula London Dr. Who: The Card Game Hit Z Road Listen below or
In this episode, “On Being a Carebear,” Brendan explores the nuance and emotions of being a carebear player. Games mentioned: A Study in Emerald Nexus Ops Listen below or download the file: On Being a Carebear (mp3)
It’s been a game-tastic month for me here on the edge of Chicago. My children sure have my number, so they showered me with games for my birthday, and I’m in the wonderful place of having a bunch of games