This week we have an intervention of sorts, but who needs intervening, Nathan or Ryan? We discuss how perception, attitude, and enthusiasm affect enjoyment in gaming, for everyone.
What is your attitude towards games? What types of games do you enjoy?
Ryan, Brent and Nathan sit down with Matt and Barb and talk news and Kickstarters.
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Once again Brent is away which somehow means that Sam comes over to play. Sam Aho from Sam Says Game Reviews joins Ryan and Nathan while they discuss Introducing New Games to Players.
What should you do when an experience player teaches a game to a new player? Should there be strategy discussion, commentary on moves, warnings about game timing and more? Tune in to listen to a few differing opinions on the subject.
We discuss games from the past, ones we consider hidden gems including Taj Mahal, Balloon Cup, Cartagena, Pirates Cove, Around the World in 80 Days (Michael Reinick version), and Mutant Chronicles: Siege of the Citadel, among other games from the listeners.
This week, Sam Aho, of Sam Says, joins Ryan and Nathan to talk about two games from Gamelyn Games and Scott Almes, Tiny Epic Zombies and Tiny Epic Galaxies, including the Into the Dark expansion.
Listen to hear their thoughts!
Nathan, Ryan and Sam Aho from Sam Says sit down to discuss their experience with this Scott Almes creation from Gamelyn Games.
Heroes of Land Air and Sea is a 4X game, and definitely not tiny. Listen to hear their thoughts.
In this month's news episode we discuss expansions including The Quest for El Dorado: Heroes and Hexes, Magic Maze: Hidden Roles, remixed games including Between Two Castles of Mad King Ludwig, and many more original games.
This week we talk about Raiders of the North Sea along with the Hall of Heroes and Fields of Fame expansions.
These games are now published in the US and are designed by Shem Phillips with art by Mihajlo Dimitrievski.
This week we talk through five games we've been playing. We start with Majesty: For the Realm, Ryan continues with Terraforming Mars: Prelude, Nathan talks Mountains of Madness, I bring up Fast Forward Fortress and we end with more Decrypto.
When you picnic or camp do you game, or just enjoy the outdoors? Do you beat up your cards, watch over them carefully, or choose tile based or pencil games?
We discuss all manor of games from our past and suggestions from you, Meeple Nation.
It is again time for news. We talk Power Rangers, Unique Games, Keyforge and Discover, the exit of Christian Peterson from Asmodee North America, and the merger of Stronghold Games and Indie Boards and Cards.
We discuss Root, Everdell, Monster Crunch, Flotsam Fight, and many more games.
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This week we are again joined by Matt and Barb of the Players Wanted Podcast. We discuss their recent trip to GenCon including Oink Games, Pikoko, Ice Cool 2, and Matt's GenCon Hat, which is not a game.
We cover all that and over a dozen other titles, including Keyforge, Welcome To..., Reef, and more.
We've been deep in the hobby for 20 years now and we are surprised when some games remain for sale continually, or in other words, become evergreen games, and why some don't.
What makes Ticket to Ride, Catan, Pandemic, and many others stand out and sell thousands of times more copies than the average hobby game.
We have some ideas. Let us know what you think.
This episode Ryan, Brent and Nathan each choose five games from the massive list of 615 titles previewed on boardgamegeek.com.
This list is found at https://www.boardgamegeek.com/geekpreview/7/gen-con-2018-preview
We talk Robotech, Alien, Aliens, Towers, and many more.
We are joined this week by friend of the podcast, Thomas Roybal, a university professor that has used games and gaming concepts for years in his classrooms.
He gives us examples of games he was occasionally able to play with the kids when he taught high school, and his more subtle way of using games at the university.
Brent, Nathan and Ryan are joined again by Barb and Matt for a lot of fun and a little chaos.
We talk Kickstarters, Games ending, games beginning, and for some reason, real news about Big Trouble in Little China
What do you play when you have seven or more players and splitting into two or more groups isn't an option? We discuss games we enjoy plus ideas from you, the listeners. Let us know what we missed by contacting us in the BGG guild or on the Meeple Nation Off Air Facebook group!