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Jason and Katie discuss board games, life and nonsense.

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Introduction:   

  • Zaniest of all banter!
  • Corrections

News: 

  • New Corp Order by 2tomatoes Games. Area control hand management game.  This design team also did Peak Oil and this is set in the same universe.
  • CIA: Collect it All by Mike Masnick
  • Imaginarium The Dream Factory by Bruno Cathala and Florian Sirieix. Resource collection and contract fulfillment.
  • HSRBG
  • Zman thing

Games played: 

  • Jason - Godfather: Corleone’s Empire
  • Joel - Indian summer

Wrench rating: 

  • Joel and Jason - Viticulture

Favorite Game ranked over 1000 on BGG: 

  • Jason - Kingsport Festival 1384
  • Joel -  Kings of Air and Steam 1355
  • Jason - Praetor 1924
  • Joel -  Cinque terre 1307
  • Jason - Spirits of the Rice Paddy 2038
  • Joel - empires 5961
    • I am surprised you didn’t put Happy Pigs on this list.

Closing: 

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Episode 17 - News and our favorite card only games

Introduction

  • Zaniest of all banter!

News

  • The Forbidden Palace formerly known as the forbidden city (hansa, staufer Dynasty)
  • Terra Mystica age of innovation 2019.
  • On Tour Chad DeShon. Rock and Roll and Write.
  • Ticket to Ride New York. Plays in 15 minutes. Taxis instead of trains. If you can connect to tourist destinations you can score points as well as with route cards.

Games played

  • Jason - Path of light and shadow
  • Joel - Fabled Fruit
  • Jason -  Wisdom of Solomon
  • Joel - Barenpark

Wrench Rating discussion

  • Joel and Jason - Dominion

Favorite card only

  • Jason - Bohnanza
  • Joel - Codex
  • Jason - Archaeology: The New Expedition
  • Joel -  Star Realms
  • Jason - Valley of the Kings Last Rites
  • Joel - Race for the Galaxy

Closing and next episode teaser

Wrench ratings:

5:  Play anytime and would suggest it to 80% of gamers to own

4:  Play most any time. 60% of people should own this game.

3:  Play it sometimes in the right mood or if others want to play 40% of gamers suggested

2:  Play if convinced

1:  Will not play. 

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Episode 16 - News, Games and Uncle Vital

Introduction:   

  • Zaniest of all banter!

News:

  • Brook City - Adam and Brady Sadler from Blacklist Games. Coop Cop game like Police Precinct but with minis (of course)
  • Tricky Tides - designed by Steven Arimini by Gold Seal Games. Trick taking pick up and deliver game.
  • Campaign Coins Deluxe Metal Meeples

Discussion of games with 1 to 5 wrench rating:

  • Jason - Cavern Tavern
  • Joel - Artifacts Inc
  • Jason - Blueprints
  • Joel -  Feudum
  • Jason and Joel - Royals

Vital Interview

Closing and next episode teaser:  

 

Wrench ratings:

5:  Play anytime and would suggest it to 80% of gamers to own

4:  Play most any time. 60% of people should own this game.

3:  Play it sometimes in the right mood or if others want to play 40% of gamers suggested

2:  Play if convinced

1:  Will not play. Rather play TI4 (Jason) or Munchkin (Joel)

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Episode 15 - News, Games and a Pokorny

Introduction:  

  • Zaniest of all banter!

News: 

  • Yard of the Month has been received and will be get played and reviewed soon.
  • Pixel Glory Light and Shadow has been played as well. Review will be posted within a few weeks.

Games played this week

Pokorny top 5

Closing and next episode teaser:  

 

  • Next Episode Vital Lacerda

 

 

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