Pick Up & Deliver 179: The Alpha Gamer Problem – Brendan shares his recent experience and thinking about the problem of “quarterbacking” or “alpha gaming” in cooperative board games.
In Episode 157, Brendan shares his “just played for the first time” thoughts about three games: 20th Century, Everdell, and Hellboy.
In Episode 149: Brendan shares his philosophy and thinking about intentionally playing less than optimally. He ponders three phrases for this idea: “sandbagging,” “handicapping,” and “pulling your punches.”
Brendan shares his quick thoughts after a first play of four different games: New York 1901 League of Six Comanauts A Handful of Stars What new games have you tried lately? Post your initial impressions of them over on our Board Game
Brendan shares some stories of cooperative game rules mistakes he made this weekend, and discusses how to avoid a similar fate. Games discussed: A Touch of Evil Last Night on Earth Gloomhaven Have you ever messed up the rules for
It’s July, and the game is still underway, but slowly. Oh, so slowly. 🙁 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1269488332/cromlech-a-dice-and-card-game-of-magical-battle/posts/1624790