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Apr 14, 2019

Designer and raconteur Tony Boydell (of Snowdonia & Guilds of London fame) joins me for a conversation about game design, jaded gamers, and his own Top 10 from the past year.

Here's his list:

The Mind



Holding On

Airship City

Gingerbread House

Symphony No. 9

Endeavor: Age of Sail

Tales of the...

Apr 7, 2019

Shelley and I spend some time looking through the games we've played and select our Top 10, as well as Honorable Mentions and games that just aren't for us!

Shelley's Lists:

Not For Her = Reef and Century: Eastern Wonders

Honorable Mentions = Let's Make a Bus Route, Facecards, Illusion, Trapwords, and Teotihuacan: City...

Mar 31, 2019

Shelley and I train our students and gain knowledge by wandering around Europe in

Newton by Simone Luciani and Nestore Mangione from Cool Mini or Not and Cranio Creations

then attempt to thwart the evil intentions of Nogbad, create wondrous Inventions, and show our heroism by completing Sagas in 

Tales of the...

Mar 24, 2019

Shelley and I work hard to gain favor and move up the ranks in Henry VIII's court in 

Tudor by Jan Kirschner from Academy Games

and then get out our binoculars and play amateur ornithologists in 

Wingspan by Elizabeth Hargrave from Stonemaier Games

Mar 17, 2019

Shelley and I build pastel buildings as we wander through the beautiful Venetian island of Burano in

Walking in Burano by Wei-Min Ling from EmperorS4

and then create fantasy islands and try to score the most points in doing so in

Skylands by Shun from Queen Games