Episode #24: Gaming Related Efforts!

Episode 24: Gaming Related EffortsIn this episode Cathy has some news about the show, interviews Annette Villa about her show Netters Plays on YouTube and Ivy Guajardo of Sacramento, CA about her plans to open a game cafe in California’s capitol city, and Frank continues his second segment on Island Games.

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Annette Villa of Netters Plays on YouTube

Annette Villa of Netters Plays on YouTube

The Interview #1: Annette Villa of NettersPlays

Cathy talks with Annette Villa from the YouTube show, Netters Plays, where she reviews games and talks about her gaming experiences. She is a contributor to the What Did You Play This Week Podcast Thing where she talks about older games on one of their segments. Check out this segment she did on Targi called Targi and the Robber. In this interview she talks about an encounter that she had at a gaming night.

Frank Vicari

Frank Vicari

Solo Games: Island Games Part 2 with Frank Vicari

Frank goes into more detail in this second segment on the island games called Friday and Robinson Crusoe. Frank talks about the mechanics and game play of both games afford to solo players. Friday gets rated a 4/5. Robinson Crusoe gets rated a 3/5.

Ivy used to cosplay...but it was at anime conventions... back before anyone was coming to GenCon in costume, but that did not stop us from going as Final Fantasy XI characters! She loved being the healer (center)!

Ivy used to cosplay at anime conventions back before anyone was coming to GenCon in costume, but that did not stop them from going as Final Fantasy XI characters! She loved being the healer (center)!

The Interview #2: Ivy Guajardo of Pick Up Sticks Gaming Parlor

Cathy interviews Ivy Guarjardo who has a Kickstarter campaign going to fund her efforts to open a board game parlor in the Sacramento area. Ivy shares her plans for the facility and her goals in opening this unique business in the Sacramento, CA area.

Games Mentioned in
This Episode

We have started referring to and rating games by a rating scale. Here is how we are using this scale:
5 = Buy this! Buy this now!
4 = A good solid game!
3 = Decent with some bugs.
2 = Has great potential as kindling!
1 = Give me back the time I spent playing it!

The links below will take you to BoardGameGeek.com, RPGGeek.com, or VideoGameGeek.com where you can learn more about the individual games. The Buy It!links will take you to FunAgainGames.com OR DriveThruRPG.com OR Amazon.com where you can purchase the game. These are affiliate links and using them will help us pay for show expenses like hosting, buying games, and traveling to conventions and events.

Friday Buy It!
Ginkgopolis Buy It!
Macao Buy It!
Race for the Galaxy Buy It!
Robinson Crusoe: Adventures on the Cursed Island Buy It!
Trajan Buy It!
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