Pick Up & Deliver 195: Thanksgiving (Board Game Sommelier). In this episode, Brendan curates a selection of media, activities, and games to engage with the themes and ideals of American Thanksgiving.
It’s the return of the Board Game Sommelier segment. Brendan explores several themes related to SPRING, suggests films to watch that engage with that theme, and offers board game accompaniments.
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 discusses the experience of traveling, playing games, and visiting game stores in the St. John’s area of Newfoundland, Canada. Show notes: Brendan’s account of the visits to the game shops in St. John’s. Agricola: Farmers of the Moor Kokoro:
In this episode, Brendan offers up his opinions on ten games from his current Top 50 games. Games discussed: 30. Via Nebula 29. Galaxy Trucker 28. Arctic Scavengers 27. Castles of Mad King Ludwig 26. Euphoria: Build a Better Dystopia 25. AquaSphere 24. Vampire: The Eternal Struggle
Brendan talks about the way that games do, or don’t, make it clear to the player what you need to do to win. Games mentioned: Munchkin Star Wars: Rebellion Agricola Tzolk’in, the Mayan Calendar Anachrony Have something to say? Join
Brendan discusses games that are “punishing,” either by setting up mean situations, a tight economy, or a brutal cooperative situation. Join us to discuss the game on BoardGameGeek guild 3269. Games discussed: Pandemic Legacy, Season 1 and Season 2 Munchkin
Listen to this episode on Spreaker! Springing from a conversation on Board Game Geek about how to get your partner to play more games, Brendan talks about gaming with your partner, whether they want to game or not. The thread
Brendan discusses the awesome feeling of not having quite enough resources to do what you want to do. Anachrony Last Will Aquasphere Catan Scythe Euphoria Agricola Dungeon Petz Ticket to Ride Ex Libris Image: “Still Working” by Jeff Edmond, used
Join us for our new podcast, Pick Up and Deliver, in which we share thoughts about board games in brief chunks, the time it takes to walk home from the train after work. Brendan shares his thoughts about the definitions of