In this episode Cathy and Sarah talk about joining The Dice Tower Network; Cathy and Frank review Mega Civilization; and Cathy does not one, but TWO Interviews.
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Mentioned in This Episode
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!
Games We Played
Cathy and Sarah share the games that they have played.
Time Management: The Time Management Game: Time Management: The Time Management Game is a quick-playing, tile-laying game. Players are workers at the Office of Time Management, managing the space-time continuum. Their goal is to add temporal workers to the work force and arrange them in such a way to ensure the safety of the continuum and to save time — and save time!
Potion Explosion (Phone App): The official adaptation of Potion Explosion, the award-winning puzzle board game. Play this game solo or against players from all over the world with Solo, Online and Local Pass & Play modes!
Trickerion: Legends of Illusions: Trickerion is a competitive Euro-style strategy game set in a fictional world inspired by the late 19th century urban life and culture, spiced with a pinch of supernatural.
Roll Player: In Roll Player, you will compete to create the greatest fantasy adventurer who has ever lived, preparing your character to embark on an epic quest. Roll and draft dice to build up your character’s attributes. Purchase weapons and armor to outfit your hero. Train to gain skills and discover your hero’s traits to prepare them for their journey. Earn Reputation Stars by constructing the perfect character. The player with the greatest Reputation wins the game and will surely triumph over whatever nefarious plot lies ahead!
Ogre: The basic OGRE game gives one player a force of infantry and armor, and a command post he must defend. The other player has only one unit – but it’s an OGRE. It’s an even match. Advanced games allow solitaire or multi-player action, with OGREs on both sides.
The Interview #1
Cathy interviews Heather O’Neill of 9th Level Games and game designer, Todd Walsh, about Bearicades which is on Kickstarter now. Here is some of the card art from the game.
Mega Civ Review
Cathy and Frank discuss their experience playing Mega Civilization with 11 other people. They review both the game and the experience playing the game.
The Interview #2
Cathy talks with RPG game designer, Elsa S. Henry about her newly released game, Dead Scare.
Games Mentioned in This Episode
|Dead Scare||Buy It!|
|Forged in Steel||Buy It!|
|Mega Civilization||Buy It!|
|Potion Explosion (Phone App)||iPhone | Android|
|Roll Player||Currently Out of Print|
|Time Management: The Time Management Game||Buy It!|
|Trickerion: Legends of Illusions||Buy It!|
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