In this episode the cast and crew of Our Turn answer listener questions about all kinds of topics; Frank does a review of D-Day Dice; and Cathy interviews Game Designer, Angela Dickens.
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|Cathy Ford||Sarah Reed|
Cathy & Sarah talk about what they’ve played lately.
|Cathy||Dungeons & Dragons 5th Ed||Gary Gygax &
|Sarah||Orleans: Invasion Expansion:
The Duel Scenario
& Reiner Stockhausen
|Cathy||Ladder 29|| Ben Pinchback
& Matt Riddle
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!
Contributor Segment – D-Day Dice Review by Frank Vicari
Solo Reviewer, Frank Vicari reviews a new game on Kickstarter now called D-Day Dice.
Hot Topic: Ask Us Anything!
|Cathy Ford||Sarah Reed||Amanda Foster|
|Frank Vicari||Mark Ford|
Cathy, Sarah, Amanda, Frank, and Mark answer the second half of the questions submitted back in Episode #40 for our first Ask Us Anything Episode. The questions answered are listed below:
|Question #||Question||Question Submitted By:|
|Q1||2 games: one you have to play every day, and the other no one will ever be able to play again. Which games are they?||Jeff Lyons|
|Q2||At what point does iconography become more of a hindrance and text should be used. Clear, intuitive iconography is important to me, but sometimes it’s too much to infer without consulting the rulebook endlessly. What are your thoughts?||Kevin Garnica|
|Q3||What is the right number of games for a game collection?||Ron Graves|
|Q4||What is your favourite thing to do when not playing games?||Ron Graves|
|Q5||What is your favourite place to vacation?||Ron Graves|
|Q6||What is your favourite adult beverage?||Ron Graves|
|Q7||If you could live anywhere in the world, where would that be?||Ron Graves|
|Q8||What would be your perfect game convention experience?||Adrienne Dong|
|Q9||Your favorite vacation or travel (if during a work trip) experience?||Adrienne Dong|
|Q10||In an average week, how many board games do you play?||Charlotte Smith|
|Q11||What is, in your opinion, the heaviest game you have played to date? Do you enjoy heavy games, and would you want to play even heavier games in the future?||Charlotte Smith|
|Q12||For Sarah in particular: How long did it take you and Will from starting to think about game design to having your first published game in your hands?||Charlotte Smith|
|Q13||If everyone who contributes regularly to Our Turn came together for game night, which would be the main game(s) you’d play?||Charlotte Smith|
Angela Dickens – Designer of Gobblin’ Goblins
|Cathy Ford||Angela Dickens|
Cathy interviews Angela Dickens about her current Kickstarter project called Gobblin’ Goblins that is live on Kickstarter until November 25, 2017.
Connect with Angela online.
- Gobblin’ Goblins on Kickstarter
- Board Game Geek: Gobblin’ Goblins
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Music Used in This Episode
- A New Beginning by Bensound
- Epic by Bensound
- Happiness by Bensound
- Jazz Frenchy by Bensound
- Little Idea by Bensound
- Revive by Adrianna Krikl
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