In Episode 134, Brendan shares a new segment where he reflects on his own jealousy of other gamers, gives a quick response to a new game, and does a “Shootin’ from the Hip” segment for the 2017 Mac Gerts game Transatlantic.
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 talks a bit about what he’s been playing, particularly older games he’s revisited in the last few weeks. Games discussed: Olympus Mysterium Elder Sign Newton Underwater Cities Transatlantic What games have you revisited lately? Are they holding up, or
Brendan shares a brief discussion of five different “escape room” tabletop games, comparing the experience and describing what they are like to play.
In episode 130, Brendan asks what makes us enjoy games that are built on pre-established creative worlds (“Intellectual Property” games)? He shares his thoughts on the subject and his experiences with a few games he’s played.
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 shares the overview of his February game experiences. Check out the Top of the Stack 2019 Geeklist. New York 1901 Julchen und die Monster Star Trek Deck Building Game Reykholt Detective: A Modern Crime Board Game Pocket Dragon Eight
Brendan shares his experience at the Board Game Club for which he serves as faculty adviser, and the thoughts it gave him about how we talk about our hobby and our engagement with people outside the hobby. They played: dude