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 234: Tile Placement – Brendan shares a brief discussion of his five favorite tile laying games in his collection. Join us, won’t you?
Pick Up & Deliver 183: Medium Complexity (Depth vs. Complexity, part 2) – Brendan continues his discussion of Depth vs. Complexity, started in episode 182. In this episode, he discusses games of Medium Complexity.
In Episode 180, Brendan talks a bit about the experience of getting “salty”–feeling upset about experiences in gaming in which anger gets the better of us. He explores the aspects of gameplay that give him this feeling most strongly: betrayal, really really bad luck, games where someone can “undo” your work, control or lock decks, and blocking.