In this episode Sarah, Jessica, and Cathy talk about games to play during summer vacations; Frank tells us about Race for the Galaxy; and Cathy interviews the authors of a book encouraging girls to stay in STEM courses.
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|Cathy Ford||Sarah Reed||Jessica Wade|
Cathy, Sarah, & Jessica 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.
|Reviewer||Game Title||Designer||Publisher||Year||OTP Rating|
|Sarah||Dream Home||Klemens Kalicki||Asmodee||2016||4|
|Jessica||Patchwork||Uwe Rosenberg||Mayfair Games||2014||4|
|Cathy||Zooloretto||Michael Schacht||Rio Grande Games||2007||4|
|Sarah||Infernal Contraptions||Matt Wilson||Privateer Press||2007||1|
|Jessica||Skull King||Brent Beck & April Stott||Grandpa Beck’s Games||2013||5|
|Cathy||Tides of Madness||Kristian Curla||Portal Games||2016||3|
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!
Hot Topic: Summer Vacation Games
Cathy, Sarah, and Jessica discuss the games they like to play during the summer months.
The Interview: STEAM Team 5
Cathy interviews Pam Metivier and Greg Helmsteder about their new book, now on Kickstarter, called STEAM Team 5: The Beginning. This book is written and designed to keep girls and young women interested and involved in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Check out their book and the story behind it on Kickstarter. When you back this project, click here to let us know on Twitter.
Solo Gaming with Frank Vicari
Frank tells us about playing Race for the Galaxy. He talks about both the board game and the app versions of this popular game.
Games Mentioned in This Episode
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|Game Name & Link to BGG/RPGG/VGG||Affiliate Link to Purchase|
|A Feast for Odin||Buy It!|
|Battlestar Galactica||Buy It!|
|Best Treehouse Ever||Buy It!|
|Can’t Stop!||Buy It!|
|Deep Sea Adventure||Buy It!|
|Dream Home||Buy It!|
|Dresden Files Card Game||Buy It!|
|Infernal Contraption||Buy It!|
|Nuts About Mutts||Buy It!|
|Port Royal||Buy It!|
|Potion Explosion||Buy It!|
|Race for the Galaxy (App)||Android*/iOS*|
|Race for the Galaxy (Board Game)||Buy It!|
|Skull King||Buy It!|
|Terraforming Mars||Buy It!|
|Tides of Madness||Buy It!|
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Music Used in This Episode
- Final Flight by Royalty Free Kings
- Funny Song by Bensound
- Marie Curie by The Crypts!
- Retro Soul by Bensound
- Revive by Adrianna Krikl
- Sunny by Bensound
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