Episode #89: Games in the BGG Top 50

In this episode, Cathy welcomes AnnaMaria Jackson-Phelps to the show and they talk about their favorite games in the Board Game Geek.com Top 50 list and why those games made that list.

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  • Opening: 1:00
  • Hot Topic: 8:10
  • Closing: 57:21
Hosts
Cathy Ford - Host & Producer AnnaMaria Jackson-Phelps
Cathy Ford AnnaMaria Jackson-Phelps
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Games We’ve Played Recently
Reviewer Game Designer OTP Rating
AnnaMaria Heaven & Ale Michael Kiesling &
Andreas Schmidt
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Cathy Azul Michael Kiesling 4

GAME RATING SCALE:

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!

Hot Topic: Our Favorite Games in the BGG Top 50

Cathy and AnnaMaria talk about their favorite games that are ranked in the top 50 on BoardGameGeek.com as of August 2018. Games discussed include:

Honorable Mentions

Cathy & Mark’s Game Table from BoardGameTables.com

For much of the past year, BoardGameTables.com has sponsored this show. We thank them for their patronage. Mark and Cathy had a chance to buy a table from our wonderful sponsors and it has arrived!

This is how a BoardGameTables.com table is delivered

This is how a BoardGameTables.com table is delivered

This package weighed 330 lbs and had to be brought from the truck to the door with a pallet jack.

This package weighed 330 lbs and had to be brought from the truck to the door with a pallet jack.

Cathy removed the wood, cardboard, and strapping and moved the important parts into the living room.

Cathy removed the wood, cardboard, and strapping and moved the important parts into the living room.

Here it is all set up and ready to play!

Here it is all set up and ready to play!

Here we are playing a 3-player game of Terraforming Mars.

Here we are playing a 3-player game of Terraforming Mars.

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