Pick Up & Deliver 285: BGG Weighs In on the 180-degree Rule, part 2 – Brendan continues his follow-up discussion of the 180-degree Rule in Board Games, elaborating on additional ideas introduced by readers on Boardgame Geek. Join us, won’t you?
Pick Up & Deliver 253: The ‘geek Asks 6 – Brendan once again turns to the Boardgame Geek general forums as if they were an advice column.
Pick Up & Deliver 218: BG Sommelier – COViD-19 – Brendan shares his thinking about some thematic pairings relating to the current world pandemic.
Pick Up & Deliver 215: Campaign and Legacy Games – Brendan shares his thinking about legacy games, campaign games, what makes them work or fail, and how to approach playing them.
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 his process for culling his collection and the reasons one might cut a game out of the collection. Join us for the conversation! Games discussed: Warhammer 40k Legends of Andor Twilight Imperium, 3rd Edition Cards Against Humanity Arkham
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 the way that permanent decisions in games like Pandemic: Legacy affect the narrative experience of gameplay. Games discussed: Gloomhaven Pandemic: Legacy Dead of Winter T.I.M.E. Stories Listen below or download the episode: 005: Permanent Decisions (mp3)