Episode #33: Games From Our Childhood

Episode #33: Games From Our Childhood

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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Hosts
 Cathy Ford - Host & Producer  Kelly North Adams
 Cathy Ford Kelly North Adams
Game Reviews: 

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
Marco Polo
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:

Rating scale of 1-5We 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!

Oaxaca: Crafts of a CultureThe Interview:
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?

GOAL
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.

Back Oaxaca: Crafts of a culture on Kickstarter starting June 12, 2017.

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Convention Reports:
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.

Did you go to Kubla Con this year or have you gone in past years? Click here to tell us about your experience.

UK Games ExpoUK 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.

Were you at the UK Games Expo too! Click here to tell us about it on Twitter!

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.

What games do you have fond memories of playing in your childhood? Click here to tell Cathy and Kelly about it on Twitter!

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Games Mentioned in This Episode
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 Game Name & Link to BGG/RPGG/VGG  Affiliate Link to Purchase
 Five Tribes Buy It!
 7 Wonders DuelOrganizer Buy It!
 221B Baker Street (video game) Out of Print
 1313 Dead End Drive Buy It!
 After The Empire Unpublished Game
 Battlestar Galactica Buy It!
 Big Book of Madness Buy It!
 Catan Buy It!
 Chibi Quest Indigogo Campaign Ended
 Crack the Case Buy It!
 Diamonds Buy It!
 Epic Roll Buy It!*
 Farmageddon Buy It!
 FireflyThe Big Damn Crate Buy It!*
FireflyThe Big Damn Crate Expansion Buy It!*
Firefly RPG Buy It!
Golden Wilderness Buy It!*
Hocus Buy It!
Kingdomino Buy It! 
King of Tokyo Buy It!
Leaving Earth Buy It!
Leaving Earth: Outer Planets Buy It!*
Leaving Earth: Stations Buy It!*
Lewis & Clark Buy It!
Lords of Waterdeep Organizer Buy It!
Lorenzo il Magnifico Buy It!
Monkey Island Out of Print
Oaxaca: Crafts of a Culture Kickstarter Starts June 12, 2017!
Outlive Buy It!*
Pac-Man (Arcade Version) Out of Print
Pitfall! (Atari 2600) Out of Print
Project Dreamscape Buy It!
Scythe Buy It!
Shadows Over Camelot Buy It!
Splendor Expansion – Cities of Splendor Unpublished Expansion
Star Wars Arcade Game Out of Print
Swipe Right Unpublished Game
Tak Buy It!
Terraforming Mars Buy It!
Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium  Unpublished Expansion
Terraforming Mars – Organizer  Buy It!
The Ungame Buy It!
The Voyages of Marco Polo Buy It!
The Wizard of Oz Game Out of Print
Veggie Garden  Buy It!
Vikings on the Volga  Buy It!*
War of the Nine Realms Kickstarter Ends on June 18, 2017*
Wonder Woman (movie) (Wikipedia Entry) Buy Tickets!*

*Not an affiliate link. Please let them know you heard about it on the Our Turn! Women on Gaming Podcast. 

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