Episode #45: Ancient Era Themed Games

Episode #45: Ancient Era Themed Games

In this episode, Cathy welcomes Annette Villa back to the show and they discuss Ancient Era Themed Games, Frank shares his experience with Peloponnese: The Card Game and Cathy interviews David Orange about the Doomtown: Reloaded expansion.

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Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Annette Villa of Netters Plays on YouTube

Cathy Ford Annette Villa
Game Reviews: 

Cathy and Annette share what they have been playing lately. The links in the game names go to that game’s listing on BoardGame Geek.com, RPGGeek.com, or VideoGameGeek.com. If the item listed below is not on one of these three sites, it goes to a different site where you can find out more.

 Reviewer  Game Title  Designer  Publisher  Year  OTP Rating
Annette Lisboa  Vital Lacerda  Eagle Gryphon Games  2017  5
Cathy Terraforming Mars: Hellas & Elysium – Hellas Map  Jacob Fryxelius  Stronghold Games  2017  4.5
Annette Avenue  Eilif Svensson & Kristian Amundsen Ostby  Aporta Games  2016  4
Cathy  Victory Through Industry  Joseph Fatula The Lumenaris Group, Inc.  2014  4
Annette  Guilds of London  Tony Boydell  Tasty Minstrel Games  2016  3.5
Cathy Twilight Struggle  Ananda Gupta & Jason Matthews  GMT Games  2005  4.5

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!

Frank Vicari

Frank Vicari

Solo Gaming with Frank Vicari:
Peloponnese – The Card Game

Frank reviews Peloponnese: The Card Game.
Title: Peloponnese: The Card Game
Designer: Bernd Eisenstein
Artist: Matthias Catrein
Publisher: Irongames
Year Published: 2015
OTP Rating: 3

Hot Topic: Ancient Era Themed Games

The Hot Topic for this episode is sponsored by BoardGameTables.com. We thank them for their generous support of Our Turn! Women on Gaming.


Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Annette Villa of Netters Plays on YouTube

Cathy Ford Annette Villa
Tal der Könige

Tal der Könige

Cathy and Annette discuss their favorite Ancient Era Themed Games. For this segment, we have cut off the historical date at 1 CE or any civilizations that were in the Bronze Age locally. Games discussed included:

What are your favorite Ancient Era Themed Games? Share them over in our Guild #2600.

The Interview: David Orange from
Pine Box Entertainment

Doomtown: Reloaded: There Comes a Reckoning


Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


David Orange of Pine Box Entertainment

Cathy Ford David Orange

Cathy welcomes David Orange from Pine Box Entertainment to the show and they discuss the Doomtown: Reloaded: There Comes a Reckoning which is currently live on Kickstarter.


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