Wed, 31 May 2017
MN 0166 SdJ 2017 Nominees in Depth, Part 1 - Ice Cool, EXIT, Captain Silver, Terraforming Mars, Mysterious Forest
This episode we talk more in depth about Ice Cool, Mysterious Forest, and Captain Silver, the three Kinderspiel des Jahres nominees.
We then discuss what we know about Raiders of the North Sea, Terraforming Mars, and EXIT The Game.
Wed, 24 May 2017
We start off this episode by bringing the news of the nine nominees for the three Spiel des Jahres awards and talk about two of the three of those that we played.
We also talk news!
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Direct download: MN_0165_Spiel_des_Jahres_Nominees_and_News_for_May_2017.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 12:13am MST
Wed, 17 May 2017
Ryan Decaria regales us with a discussion of his adventures in gaming without the other hosts. He discusses Vanuatu and Tinners Trail.
Brent talks the GIPF series of abstract games, which leads to a discussion of the misuse of the word Legacy. We update/correct our discussion of Charterstone, a new Legacy game coming from Stonemaier Games.
Brent then talks about Pack O Games 2 from Chris Handy at Perplext.
Direct download: MN_0164_Pushing_Cubes_GIPF_Legacy_and_Pack_O_Games_2.mp3
Category:BoardGame -- posted at: 2:00am MST
Wed, 10 May 2017
This we we discuss Hidden Role Games, Nathan's favorite genre. We discuss what we like about these games, including Don't Mess with Cthulhu, Battlestar Galactica, Shadows over Camelot, Burke's Gambit, Dead of Winter, and many others.
What is your favorite Hidden Role Game?
Wed, 3 May 2017
We recap the NUGG sponsored International Table Top Day event. We discuss 7 Wonders: Duel, Colt Express, Ice Cool, Terraforming Mars, Arkham Horror: the Card Game, and Clank!: Sunken Treasure. We all love Clank!, but we examine a few game-play issues that could be improved through expansions. We also discuss game etiquette when teaching a game to new people.
Good times were had by all!