Pick Up & Deliver 210: Top 8 and Highlights of 2018 – In this episode, Brendan quickly shares his top 8 games of 2018, then discusses in a bit more detail some commentary about a few other games from 2018.
Episode 163 takes up a question from Douglas in the Pick Up and Deliver guild – what are some good games to give as wedding gifts? Join us as we consider the answers offered by listeners and what insights Brendan
Episode 148: Brendan talks about the challenge of creating a game that’s fun to play but also has a satisfying narrative arc and ending.
Brendan shares some lessons he’s learned as he studied the particularly difficult-to-parse rulebook for A Handful of Stars. Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective – Jack The Ripper and West End Mysteries A Handful of Stars A Few Acres of Snow Mythotopia Dominion Marvel Legendary
Here at the beginning of January 2019, we start season 2 of PICK UP AND DELIVER. Brendan leaps back into it with a bit of “games I’ve been playing” and a discussion of this year’s gaming challenges. Lots of fun
Brendan talks about the idea of building a game around a “verb,” and of how those verbs can be used to expand the possibilities for where a game design can go. Show notes: Shipyard 3G summit Dungeon Petz Pursuit of
Brendan discusses his current top “wants” on his game list. Show notes: My want list for you to review Le Havre Elder Sign Omens of the Deep Elder Sign Omens of the Pharoh Sherlock Holmes Carleton House & Queen’s Park
Brendan shares his thoughts after finishing the first collection from the Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective line of mystery games. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: The Thames Murders and Other Cases Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective: Jack the Ripper & West End Adventures Sherlock
Brendan discusses the state of the podcast, what’s coming up for Pick Up and Deliver, and considers how things will go with the month ahead. Show notes: [toggle gaming] community Facebook page Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Gloomhaven Shear Panic! Where should
Brendan discusses story-focused games, the role of narrative in board game design, and thinks a bit about the intersection of the two. Notes: Sherlock Holmes, Consulting Detective Legacy of Dragonholt Mythos Tales T.I.M.E. Stories Scythe Dead of Winter Where do