In this episode, Cathy welcomes Kelly North Adams back to the show and they discuss games from their childhood; Frank tells us about his visit to Kubla Con, Roger and Lizzie tell us about the UK Games Expo, and Cathy interviews Sarah and Will Reed about their new game, Oaxaca.
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|Cathy Ford||Kelly North Adams|
Cathy & Kelly share what they have been playing lately. See the list of Games Mentioned in This Episode below for links to the BGG, RPGG, or VGG listing and affiliate links to purchase these games and support the show. Learn more about Kelly >>>
|Reviewer||Game Title||Designer||Publisher||Year||OTP Rating|
|Kelly||The Voyages of
|Simone Luciani and Daniele Taschini||Hans im Gluck and Z-Man||2015||5|
|Cathy||Big Book of Madness||Maxime Rambourg||Iello||2015||3.5|
|Kelly||Lorenzo il Magnifico||Flminia Brasini, Virginio Gigli, Simone Luciani||CMON||2016||3.5|
|Cathy||Wonder Woman (movie)||Patty Jenkins||Warner Brothers||2017||5|
GAME RATING SCALE:
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!
Sarah & Will Reed
Talk About Oaxaca: Crafts of a Culture
Cathy interviews Sarah & Will Reed about their new game that is coming to Kickstarter on June 12, 2017 called Oaxaca: Crafts of a Culture.
Among the many reasons that Oaxaca (pronounced wah-HA-kah) is well known are its exquisite handicrafts. Drawing upon generations of tradition, as well as Oaxaca’s vast quantities of raw materials, entire families within this state in Southern Mexico dedicate their lives to perfecting their craft. You are a family of skilled Oaxacan handicraftsmen preparing to sell your artisan wares to eager tourists at a bustling tianguis (a large, outdoor market) within Oaxaca City. Can you lead your family to a distinguished position with your exquisite craftsmanship, or are your crafts common for the culture?
Specialize in specific craft types to create more desirable handicrafts. The player who has the most valuable collection of crafts in their Market Stall at the end of the final round is the winner.
Kubla Con by Frank Vicari
Frank tells us about his experiences at Kubla Con. KublaCon is the West Coast’s largest gaming convention, with over 72 hours of non-stop gaming FUN! Running from Friday at 1 pm to Monday at 5 pm, you can experience a huge choice of games from board games, to roleplaying, to special events of all sorts. Connect with Frank on Twitter.
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UK Games Expo 2017
with Roger Bell-West and Lizzie Bell
Fans-of-the-show Roger Bell-West and Lizzie Bell sent in a segment they did when they met up at the UK Games Expo. Hear about their experiences at this huge event.
The UK Games Expo, (UKGE), is the UK’s largest hobby games convention which takes place over three days during the Summer Half term. In 2017 the dates are 2nd to 4th June.
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Hot Topic: Games From Our Childhood
Cathy and Kelly talk about some of the games they grew up playing and why they were important to them. Games discussed include:
- 1313 Dead End Drive
- 221B Baker Street (video game)
- Crack the Case
- Monkey Island
- Pac-Man (Arcade Version)
- Pitfall! (Atari 2600)
- The Ungame
- The Wizard of Oz Game
See the list of Games Mentioned below for links to learn more about these games.
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Games Mentioned in This Episode
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Vendors Mentioned in This Episode
- Flying Buffalo
- Game Kastle
- Game Matz
- Games of Berkley
- Luminaris Group
- The Broken Token
- Zombie Smith
Music Used in This Episode
- Happiness by Bensound
- Funny Song by Bensound
- God Save the Queen
- Música Regional de Oaxaca – “Tehuantepec”
- Revive by Adrianna Krikl
- The Hokey Pokey
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