Pick Up & Deliver 289: Christmas Movies Themestorm, part 1 – Brendan shares some ideas about how you might make a movie out of some classic Christmas films. Join us, won’t you?
Pick Up & Deliver 283: Rules Blunders Revisited – Brendan returns to a topic he covered nearly two years ago, “Rules Blunders,” and discusses a few new mistakes he’s made, and how they affect the experience of the games.
Pick Up & Deliver 277: Good Sports and Sore Losers – Apropos of nothing in particular, Brendan talks about how games and players encourage players to be good sports and help discourage players and play that spawns sore losers. Join us, won’t you?
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.
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
Brendan discusses another designer he enjoys who holds a prominent place in his collection. Today, it’s Antoine Bauza. Significant mentions: Tokaido Takenoko Hanabi 7 Wonders Bruce Glassco Ghost Stories Listen below or download the audio file: 025: Antoine Bauza (mp3)
Brendan offers some insights from this weekend of playing the deck-building game Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle. Games mentioned: Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Ghost Stories Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game Listen below or download the audio file: 019: Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
In this episode, Brendan talks about the role of dice in games he enjoys, and how his attitudes toward those games have changed. Games mentioned: Risk HATE Orléans 7 Wonders Pandemic Ghost Stories Betrayal at House on the Hill A
On this episode, Brendan discusses the recent snowfall in Chicagoland and games that make you deal with a deluge of problems or resources. Discussion thread: Board Game Geek: Games that have a deluge Games mentioned: Ghost Stories Forbidden Island Pandemic