This week we have a design discussion with Jamey Stegmaier about narrative in games. We also get a little more info on his new Scythe expansion coming out at GenCon this year. This is part 2 of a conversation that started in Episode 31 where we talk about Time Stories. To get the full conversation start with that episode. Here is a link to a 2-player variant for Time Stories designed by Rhado: https://www.boardgamegeek.com/article/22413568#22413568
This week Peter and Mike are joined by Jamey Stegmaier to talk about Time Stories. This is part 1 of a 2 part series with Jamey. Next week the same group will have a design discussion about storytelling in games.
Today Howard joins me to discuss the stages of a board gamer Stages of a board gamer (Steve) 1. Mainstream 2. Modern Introduction 3. Awareness 4. Purchase a Collection 5. Comprehension of your tastes 6. Culling/trimming of Collection 7. Advocate for the hobby Stages of a board gamer (Howard) 1. Blissfully Oblivious 2. Discovery 3. Newbie 4. Crazed 5. Realization 6. Embracing 7. Guru
This week Peter and Mike talk about Sentinels of the Multiverse and have a design discussion about app based boardgames. For more discussion on this, and other topics check out our BGG Guild at boardgamegeek.com/guild/3004. To contact Peter and Mike email MVPBoardgames@gmail.com or to contact Steve and Colin email OneStopCoOpShop@gmail.com.
In this episode Mike takes a break from the original CoOp Cast podcast to join me in discussing the BoardGameGeek Awards. You can find the list of nominees here: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1947924/12th-annual-golden-geek-awards-nominees-announced And the winners listed here: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1955324/12th-annual-golden-geek-awards-winners-2017
This week Peter and Mike talk with Matt Leacock about designing CoOp games. We get a little peak behind the curtain into some Forbidden Sky content too. More to come on our thoughts (yes we got to play it) as more info is released on the game. For more discussion on this, and other topics check out our BGG Guild at https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3004. To contact Peter and Mike email MVPBoardgames@gmail.com or to contact Steve and Colin email OneStopCoOpShop@gmail.com.
This week Peter and Mike talk Eldritch Horror with Chris Kirkman (Dice Hate Me/ Greater Than Games). Our design discussion focuses on making Cthulhu games. Don't forget we are a weekly podcast now, so look forward to more content next Sunday from Steve and Colin. For more discussion on this, and other topics check out our BGG Guild at https://boardgamegeek.com/guild/3004. To contact Peter and Mike email MVPBoardgames@gmail.com or to contact Steve and Colin email OneStopCoOpShop@gmail.com.
In this episode Steve and Colin talk Aeon's End and Fantasy Defense. They also look at some upcoming games including The Big Score, Aeon's End Legacy and more. The spotlight game this week is Robinson Crusoe. And they discuss their favorite solo games by genre.
This week Peter and Mike discuss the classic CoOp Ghost Stories with Dan from The League of Nonsensical Gamers (http://www.nonsensicalgamers.com/). We also talk Unpub (http://unpub.net/) during our Design Discussion.
This week Peter and Mike discuss the real time cooperative games 5-Minute Dungeon and Escaper: The Curse of the Temple. This is the first of a two part series. The next episode will cover Magic Maze and the design discussion.
This week Peter and Mike discuss Dragonfire with Liz from Beyond Solitaire (http://www.beyondsolitaire.net/index.html and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUbSYmhAlOW1RorV_jXmo2w). The design discussion this week revolves around difficulty in CoOp games.
This week Peter and Mike discuss the best games we reviewed in 2017. What game(s) will make our top game of the year. We also get contributions from our MVPs (fans) and find out what your top CoOp of 2017 is. Here is a link to get the free scenario for Unlock! http://www.spacecowboys.fr/unlock-demo
This week Peter and Mike discuss Pandemic Legacy Season 2 with Jason from Every Night is Game Night podcast (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/every-night-is-game-night/id1150847830?mt=2). The design discussion is about Legacy Games. We even have our initial impressions of the Imperial Assault App. Intro - 0:00 Rules and Theme - 5:22 Top 5 - 10:08 Final Thoughts - 42:33 Design Discussion - 48:07 After Show - Imperial Assault app 1st Impressions - 1:12:52 Outtakes - 1:25:42