Garrett's Games and Geekiness

Waggle Dance by Mike Nudd from Grublin Games Publishing

and

Spike by Stphen Glenn from R&R Games 

are on the docket today for discussion with Shelley.

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On this Board Game Roundtable from 2006, Aldie and Mark join in for a discussion of various game stuff, along with BGG's Golden Geeks

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Rather than the typical "Best Games of 2014" episode where we're limited to titles that debuted last year, Tony, Shelley and I choose our favorite games and gaming experiences from the past year.

TONY'S LIST:

Libertalia

Keyflower

Deus

Historia

Red7

Cubist

Dragster

Patchwork

Colors of Kasane

Shephy

 

DOUG'S LIST:

One Night Ultimate Werewolf

Concordia (w/new expansion)

Colors of Kasane

Nehemiah

La Granja

Kaleido

KanBan

Machi Koro + expansions

Moscow to Paris

Panamax

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Freedom: The Underground Railroad

Puck Sucht Lady

Staufer Dynasty

El Gaucho

Colt Express

 

SHELLEY'S LIST

Rococo

Moscow to Paris

Happy Pigs

Castles of Mad King Ludwig

Splendor

Russian Railroads

HUE & GEM

Nehemiah

Tzolk'in The Mayan Calendar

Freedom: The Underground Railroad

Direct download: GarrettsGames458.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:39 PM

Tony Boydell joins Shelley and me for a discussion of the history of Surprised Stare Games, and the many titles he and his partner in the business have created, including Tony's own Scandaroon, Totemo, Fzzzt!, and Snowdonia.

Direct download: GarrettsGames457.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:18 PM

Three on the mics this time, as Greg Parker joins Shelley and me for a conversation about 4 titles we got to the table over a weekend:

Take Stock

Silk Road

Canal Mania

Konig Salomons Schatzkammer

Direct download: GarrettsGames35Revised.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:08 AM

Canal Mania, Metromania, and Great Wall of China make the table for this revisit to 2006.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:59 AM

Shelley and I talk through Nations The Dice Game, the much shorter dice-based version of Nations, as well and the new Queen/Dirk Henn game Neptun.

Nations The Dice Game by Rustan Hakansson from Lautapelit.fi

and

Neptun by Dirk Henn from Queen Games

Direct download: GarrettsGames456.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:26 AM

Shelley and I sit down with Eric and Mark of Days of Wonder to discuss the history of their company, as well as the (at that time) forthcoming Battlore game!

Direct download: GarrettsGames33Revised.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:13 AM

Two Gregs and Shelley join me for a rapid-fire discussion of a bunch of older titles, many of which have found their way to other collections at this point.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:02 AM

Shelley and I get two much older games to the table - 

Auf Achse and Die Osterinsel

which I still actually have on my shelf and we bring out every once in awhile, and

Knights of Charlemagne

which never got another play...

Direct download: GarrettsGames31Revised.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:54 AM