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Sep 10, 2017

Shelley and I report back on two fantastic Hisashi Hayashi games we were fortunate enough to play at Meeplefest (thanks Lorna and Joe!).  They made a brief appearance on BGG's store at the beginning of August (maybe you picked up copies), but are worth hunting down (or picking up if you're a publisher!!!).

Emperor's...


Sep 4, 2017

We thought we were done on that first Friday night, but right after pushing STOP on the recorder, Denis decided he needed to delve into other issues and started anther 1/2 hour of discussion and ranting (wine helps!)

I hope you enjoy this bonus episode with the microphones picking up the ambient discussions around the...


Aug 27, 2017

Ric, Joe, Matt, Doug, Chris, Denis, Shelley and others join in for a discussion of the Spiel des Jahres winner and nominee, as well as more on game design, playtesting, and 'The State of the Industry' as we see it.


Aug 20, 2017

The first night of the annual roundtable conversations that many love to hear.  This year's Friday (Part 1) has the group (with Ric, Bob, Denis, Joe H., Doug R, Shelley, Matt Leacock, and Scott Caputo) beginning with some disappointing games from the past few months, then switching gears to delve into the KedJ and SdJ...


Aug 14, 2017

Shelley and I enjoy a nice Italian Rosé while discussing two wine-themed games that have been released in new versions over the past few months.

Viticulture Essential Edition by Jamey Stegmaier, Alan Stone, and Morten Monrad Pedersen from Stonemaier Games

and

Vinhos Deluxe Edition by Vital Lacerda from Eagle-Griffin Games