In this episode, Cathy & Annette talk about the most unique games they’ve played.
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- Opening: 0:49
- Hot Topic: 14:30
- Closing: 55:05
|Cathy Ford||Annette Villa|
Games We’ve Played Recently
|Annette Villa||Pioneer Days||Matthew Dunstan & Chris Marling||4.5|
|Cathy Ford||Imhotep||Phil Walker-Harding||4|
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: Unique Games
Cathy and Annette talk about the most unique games they have played. For the purpose of this discussion, they are defining “unique games” as, “a game that is one of kind in regard to art, theme, or mechanisms.” Additionally, the game should have been unique at the time it was released. It may have developed clones or sequels in the time since it was released.
|Game||Designer||Unique Attribute||OTP Rating|
|Chimera Station||Mark Major||Upgrade or Alter Your Meeples||4.5|
|Photosynthesis||Hjalmar Hach||3D Trees, Storage for 3D Trees,
Explaining a Scientific Concept
|Wendake||Danilo Sabia||Theme: Life from the
Native American Point of View
Gear Mechanism, Art
|Tokyo Highway||Naotaka Shimamoto & Yoshiaki Tomioka||Mechanics,
Building a Highway
|XCOM||Eric M. Lang||Phone App
Controls the Game
- Time Stories
- Twilight Imperium
- 7 Wonders
- Flash Point: Fire Rescue
- Mystic Vale
- Kodama: Tree Spirits
- Dice Forge
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Music Used in This Episode
- Blessed by Purple Planet Music (BoardGameTables.com Ad)
- Cloud Nine by Purple Planet Music (Closing)
- Rain on Lake Erie by Purple Planet Music (Cathy’s Thank You)
- School Days by Purple Planet Music (Hot Topic)
- Revive by Adrianna Krikl
(Main Theme Song)
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