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Hobbies

Jason and Katie discuss board games, life and nonsense.

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Episode 162 - Favorite Trick Taking Games

Introduction: 

News: 

  • CULTivate - 2 days, $35
  • Carbon Control - 9 days, $72
  • Floriferous - 10 days, $20
  • Eternal Palace - 5 days, $46/$58

Games Played: 

  • Duffers
  • Spy Web
  • Overboss

Favorite Trick Taking Games:

  • Jason - Fox and the Forest
  • Katie - Illimat
  • Jason - Best Candy on the Block/Skull King
  • Katie - Hagakure
  • Jason - The Crew 
  • Katie -Tricky Tides 

Closing:

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Episode 161 - Favorite Love Themed Games

Introduction: 

News: 

  • Everdell: New Leaf and Mistwood expansions - 5 days, $60 
  • Hometown Holidays - 7 days, $10
  • Hojo Pojo - 9 days, $15
  • Pagan: Fate of Roanoke - 10 days, $48

Games Played: 

  • Bristol 1350
  • Quetzal 
  • Lost Ruins of Arnak

Favorite Love Themed Games: 

  • Jason - Tanto Cuore: Winter Romance
  • Katie - Love Letter
  • Jason - Ladies & Gentlemen
  • Katie - Marrying Mr Darcy 
  • Jason - Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy
  • Katie - Obsession

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Episode 160 - Design Our Dream Game Night

Introduction: 

News: 

  • Caper: Europe - 14 days, $39
  • Meeples and Monsters - 7 days, $49
  • Moonshell: A Mermaid Game - 8 days, $39
  • Silverwood Grove - 10 days, $30

Games Played: 

  • Mutuels 
  • The Lord of the Rings
  • Cubitos

Dream Game Night: 

  • Katie - Intersperse light/quick games with more intense games
  • Jason - Start as Early as possible
  • Katie - Know the games you bring - sort of
  • Jason - Know the games that you bring 
  • Katie - A few party games/large group interactions
  • Jason - If five or more people break into two groups
  • Katie - Organized snacking/meals
  • Jason - No stopping to eat or talk...just game
  • Katie - Clear method for deciding what to play
  • Jason - No party games (or very few)

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Episode 159 - We design our dream game

Introduction: 

News: 

  • Finding Anastasia - 9 days, $29/$39
  • Dawn - 10 days, $20
  • Root Marauder expansion - 11 days, $50
  • Tiny Epic Dungeons - 11 days, $25
  • Caper: Europe rant

Games Played: 

  • The Inventors
  • Canvas
  • Praga Caput Regni

We design our dream game: 

  • Katie - Engine building/card synergy 
  • Jason - Tracks, Tracks, Tracks
  • Katie - Beautiful art and tactile components 
  • Jason - Push Your Luck
  • Katie - Multiple, unstructured paths to victory 
  • Jason - Tight decisions and Actions
  • Katie - Mechanics fueled by theme
  • Jason - Mechanisms over Theme
  • Katie - Some player interaction 
  • Jason - Multiplayer Solitaire 

Closing:

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