In this episode, Cathy and Sarah talk about their favorite food-themed games; and Cathy interviews Kathleen Mercury, a new host on Inverse Genius’s Games in Schools & Libraries Podcast.
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|Cathy Ford||Sarah Reed|
Cathy & Sarah talk about what they’ve played lately.
|Sarah||Can’t Stop Express||Sid Sackson||3|
|Cathy||Steampunk Rally||Orin Bishop||4|
|Sarah||Dice Stars||Bruno Cathala &
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!
Kathleen Mercury: Teacher Extraordinaire!
|Cathy Ford||Kathleen Mercury|
Cathy has a conversation with middle school teacher and game designer, Kathleen Mercury about her path to becoming a game designer and how she came to teach game design in the classroom. She also tells us how she got involved with the Games in Schools & Libraries Podcast from Inverse Genius.
Connect with Kathleen online.
Hot Topic: Games with Food
|Cathy Ford||Sarah Reed|
Cathy and Sarah talk about their favorite games that feature food-related themes or have strong food-related features in the play of the game. Games discussed include:
|Sarah||Ristorante Italia||Riccardo Guerra, Giulio Guerra,
& Marco Mutta
|Cathy||Rocky Road Ala Mode||Joshua J Mills||5|
|Sarah||Go Nuts for Donuts||Zachary Eagle||4|
- At the Gates of Loyang
- Burger Up
- Competition Kitchen
- Food Chain Magnate
- Food Truck Champion
- Garden Dice
- Happy Pigs
- Just Desserts
- Kitchen Rush
- Potion Explosion
- Sushi Go Party!
- Sushi Go!
- Veggie Garden
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Music Used in This Episode
- Extreme Action by Bensound
- Jazz Comedy by Bensound
- Jazz Frenchy by Bensound
- Revive by Adrianna Krikl
- Sweet by Bensound
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