Episode #57: Holiday-Themed Games

Episode #57: Holiday Games!

In this episode, Cathy and Sarah Graybill talk about holiday-themed games, and Roger Bell-West tells us about his experience at Essen Spiel 2017.

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Cathy Ford - Host & Producer


Sarah Graybill of Black Straw Games

Cathy Ford Sarah Graybill
Game Reviews: 

Cathy & Sarah talk about what they’ve played lately.

Reviewer  Game  Designer  OTP Rating
Sarah Azul Michael Keisling 5
Cathy Timeline: Historical Events Frédéric Henry 4
Sarah Meeple Circus Cedric Millet 3.5
Cathy Fact or Crap Uncredited 2.5
Sarah Favelas Chris Bryan 4
Cathy Battlestar Galactica Corey Konieczka 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!

Contributor Segment:
Essen Spiel 2017 by Roger Bell-West

Roger Bell-West tells us about his experience at the Internationale Spieltage 2017 in Essen, Germany.
Essen Spiel 2017

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Hot Topic: Holiday-Themed Games


Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

Sarah Graybill of Black Straw Games

Cathy Ford Sarah Graybill

Cathy and Sarah Graybill talk about games that could be related to holidays throughout the year. They come up with a good mix included an unexpected one for the Christmas holiday. Games discussed include:

 Reviewer  Game  Designer  Holiday
Sarah Skull  Harve Marley  Dia de los Muertos
Cathy Ghosts Love Candy Danny Devine Halloween
Sarah Lanterns: The Harvest Festival Christopher Chung Harvest/Thanksgiving
Cathy Zombie Dice 2:
Double Feature
Steve Jackson Christmas
Sarah Hanabi Antoine Bauza  U.S. Independence Day/New Years
Cathy Guillotine Paul Peterson Bastille Day

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