Garrett's Games and Geekiness

Shelley and I check out the new tile-laying family game from Mayfair/Lookout, then check out the latest Ticket to Ride Map Collection.

Isle of Skye by Alexander Pfister and Andreas Pelikan from Mayfair/Lookout


Ticket to Ride Map Collection 5: United Kingdom and Pennsylvania by Alan Moon and from Days of Wonder/Asmodee


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Shelley and I build competing theaters and send missions to the bottom of the world in 

Shakespeare by Hervé Rigal from Ystari


Antarctica by Charles Chevallier from Argentum Verlag


Direct download: GarrettsGames501.mp3
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Shelley and I go through our Top 10 lighter and Top 10 heavier games, hear what many listeners posted as their favorites, resolve our Episode 500 Contest, and listen to a few GREAT audio recordings from listeners!

I will put up Geeklists for our Top Games, but our #1 for each of the lists were the same:

Light Games: Between Two Cities from Stonemaier Games 

Heavier Games: Bretagne from Placentia Games

Direct download: GarrettsGames500.mp3
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Shelley and I try two games that involve that's lighter, the other that's rather heavy.

Bretagne by Marco Pozzi from Placentia Games


Lanterns by Christopher Chung from Foxtrot Games

both of which are solid, interesting games that we MAY be discussing next week during our Top 10 Games of 2015 on EPISODE 500!!!!

Direct download: GarrettsGames499.mp3
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Shelley and I re-play the games discussed on Episode 1 (Elasund and Mesopotamia), then spend some time discussing an older favorite, Kings Progress.

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Shelley and I comment and answer listener queries, then revisit Episode 1 of the podcast.

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Shelley and I check out two games from Taiwan this week, delving into

Dadocheng by Eason Kao and Tsai Huei-Chiang from Soso Games


Burano by Yu-Chen Tseng and Eros Lin from EmperorS4 Games

both members of the Taiwan Boardgame Design group

Direct download: GarrettsGames498.mp3
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Shelley and I get goofy on the mics and enjoy listening and commenting on what you listeners have to say.

Direct download: GarrettsGames100Revised.mp3
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Shelley and I get the 2-player-only extravaganza to the table this week, trying out

Hengist by Uwe Rosenberg from Mayfair/Lookout

Trambahn by Helmut Ohley from Mayfair/Lookout


7 Wonders Duel by Antoine Bauza and Bruno Cathala from Repos/Asmodee

Direct download: GarrettsGames497.mp3
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Shelley and I discuss more games during a snowy winter in 2008.

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