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Welcome to Garrett's Games and Geekiness!  

Aug 20, 2023

This week starts our annual Meeplefest roundtable discussions! After introductions we spent Part 1 talking about 

Games played, including 

  • The Green Fivura
  • In The Year of the Dragon
  • Holly Oak
  • Alea Iacta Est
  • Marrakesh
  • Clank in Space
  • Cascadia
  • Viva Pamplona

Then talk about design and translation frustrations and the ways that they can get in the way of enjoyment and understanding, referencing

  • Railway Boom
  • Magic (Alpha)
  • Puerto Rico
  • Sienna
  • Frostpunk

Finishing this part of the evening with a conversation about rampant deluxification of games with call backs to 

  • Catan
  • Ticket to Ride
  • Marrakesh
  • and others

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