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May 21, 2023

This week Shelley and I get our pens out and check out

Joan of Arc - Orleans Draw & Write by Reiner Stockhausen and Ryan Hendrickson from Capstone Games

then wrap our heads around re-populating and revitalizing a future Earth in

Revive by Kristian Ostby, Helge Meissner, Anna Wermlund, and Eilif Svensson from Aporta...

May 14, 2023

Shelley and I return to the savannah in preparation for a trip to a different park this week, first getting 

Savannah Park by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling from Deep Print Games and Capstone Games

to the table. We talked about it first on Episode 811, then again on our Top Tens of 2021 in Episode 816.

Then we get...

May 7, 2023

Shelley and I discuss our last LeiriaCon game 

Wandering Towers by Wolfgang Kramer and Michael Kiesling from Capstone Games and Abacusspiele

then we talk about a gorgeous game we discussed in Episode 807 as we get it and its expansion back to the table:

Meadow plus its brand new Downstream Expansion by Klemens Kalicki...

Apr 30, 2023

This week, we grab Rôla, co-designer with Costa (whom we spoke to last week) and talk more about LeiriaCon, game design, and the games we play. Some of his designs include

Dom Pierre






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Apr 23, 2023

Costa (1/2 of the design team of Rola and Costa) and Nuno Bizarro Sentieiro (1/2 of the Paulo Soledade and Nuno Bizarro Sentieiro design team) join Shelley and me on the mics for a discussion of conventions, game design and philosophy, and this hobby and industry we love.

The Rola & Costa team have designed such games...