In this episode Cathy, Sarah & Kathleen discuss overcoming Impostor Syndrome in the Gaming Hobby.
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- Opening: 0:53
- The Hot Topic: 57:11
- Closing: 1:40:08
|Cathy Ford||Sarah Reed||Kathleen Mercury|
Games We Played Recently
|Sarah Reed||Tiny Epic Quest||Scott Almes||4|
|Kathleen Mercury||Avalon||Don Eskridge||5|
|Cathy Ford||Tokaido: Crossroads Expansion||Antoine Bauza|| 5 for Tokaido/
4 for the Expansion
|Sarah Reed||Finished!||Friedemann Friese||4.5|
|Kathleen Mercury||Deja Vu||Heinz Meister||5|
|Cathy Ford||Lords of Vegas:
| James Ernest,
|5 for Lords of Vegas/
5 for UP! Expansion
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: The Boss Battle Against Impostor Syndrome in Gaming
Cathy, Sarah, and Kathleen discuss what Impostor Syndrome is, how they have felt it in the gaming hobby, and how to deal with it.
Resources on Impostor Syndrome:
- Feel like a fraud?
- Impostor Syndrome Infographic
- Obama’s Female Staffers Came Up With a Genius Strategy to Make Sure Their Voices Were Heard
- Finished Not Perfect
- Richard St. John 8 Secrets of Success
- Richard St. John book of same
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Music Used in This Episode
- Buddy by Bensound
- Funny Song by Bensound
(Rating Scale Explained)
- Revive by Adrianna Krikl
(Main Theme Song)
- Sweet by Bensound (BoardGameTables.com Ad)
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