Episode #38: Two Player Games

Episode #38: Two Player Games

Episode #38: Two Player Games

In this episode, Sarah, Jesse, and Cathy talk about two player games, and Cathy interviews Tanya DePass about diversity in gaming.

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Cathy Ford - Host & Producer



 Cathy Ford  Sarah Reed
Game Reviews: 

Cathy shares what she has been playing lately. See the list of Games Mentioned in This Episode below for links to the BGG, RPGG, or VGG listing and affiliate links to purchase these games and support the show.

 Reviewer  Game Title  Designer  Publisher  Year  OTP Rating
Sarah  Unfair  Joel Finch  CMON Ltd &
Good Games Publishing
 2017  3.5
Cathy  Artifacts, Inc.  Ryan Laukat  Red Raven Games  2015  4
Sarah Quests of Valeria Isaias Vallejo  Daily Magic Games  2017  4
Cathy  Lord of the Rings: Dice Building Game  Mike Elliott,
Eric M. Lang, Brett Myers, Jeph Stahl
 WizKids 2013 1 with the rules in the game or 3.5 with new rules from BGG
Sarah  Hanabi  Antoine Bauza Asmodee  2010  2
Cathy  Onirim (app)  Shadi Torbey Z-Man Games & Asmodee Digital 2010  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!

Hot Topic: Two Player Games

Cathy & Sarah are joined by Jesse Metcalf to talk about their favorite two player games. These can be games that are designed to play ONLY two players OR games that are designed to play more than two players, but also play very nicely at the two player level.

What are your favorite two player games? Share with us in the Guild, on Twitter, or on Facebook.

Tanya Depass
Tanya Depass
The Interview: Tanya DePass

Tanya is the founder and director for I Need Diverse Games, a nonprofit that works to expand diversity in all aspects of gaming. Tanya is also the host of the Fresh Out of Tokens podcast.

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GenCon Fund Raiser

Anthology Project: Submissions close August 15th

Questions for anthology should go to: marginsantho@gmail.com


Games Mentioned
in This Episode

The links below will take you to BoardGameGeek.comRPGGeek.com, or VideoGameGeek.com where you can learn more about the individual games. The Buy It! links will take you to DriveThruRPG.com OR Amazon.com where you can purchase the game. These are affiliate links and using them will help us pay for show expenses like hosting, buying games, and traveling to conventions and events.

 Game Name & Link to BGG/RPGG/VGG  Affiliate Link to Purchase
7 Wonders Duel Buy It!
Age of War Buy It!
Artifacts, Inc. Buy It!
Dead Man’s Draw: Captain Carcass Buy It!
Clank Buy It!
Dresden Files Cooperative Card Game Buy It!
Fallen Buy It!*
Gloomhaven Buy It!
Hanabi Buy It!
Lord of the Rings Dice Building Game

Improved Rules Link

Buy It!
Lost Cities Buy It!
Mansions of Madness (2nd edition) Buy It!
Onirim Card Game/Android*/iOS*
Onitama Buy It!
Pandemic Buy It!
Pandemic: The Cure Buy It!
Quarriors Buy It!
Quests of Valeria Buy It!
Rivals For Catan Buy It!
Roll for the Galaxy Buy It!
Terraforming Mars Buy It!
The Networks Buy It!
Thebes Buy It!
Thunderdelve Mountain Buy It!
Unfair Buy It!

*Not an affiliate link. Please let them know you heard about it on the Our Turn! Women on Gaming Podcast. 


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on the Show

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