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