Episode #39: Space-Themed Games

Episode #39: Space-Themed Games

Episode #39: Space-Themed Games

In this episode, Cathy welcomes her husband, Mark Ford, and Jesse Metcalf to the show to talk about our favorite Space Themed Games; Cathy also interviews Eerko & Suzan Vissering about their Board Game Stats app, and Jesse talks about space-themed role-playing games.

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Cathy Ford - Host & Producer

 Cathy Ford
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
Cathy Trickster: Champions of Time  Daniel Solis Action Phase Games 2017  4
Cathy Power Grid Friedemann Friese Rio Grande Games 2004 5
Cathy Lord of the Rings: Dice Building Game Mike Elliott, Eric M. Lang, Brett Myers, Jeph Stahl Wiz Kids 2013  3.5

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!

Contributor Segment  – Jesse Metcalf – Space-Themed RPGs

Jesse tells us about space-themed role playing games that have stood the test of time.

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Connect with Jesse on Twitter and share what your favorite Space-Themed RPGs are.

Hot Topic: 

Cathy, Mark, and Jesse get together to discuss their favorite Space-Themed games.

The Wonders and Beauty of Outer Space
 Reviewer  Game Title  Designer  Publisher  Year  OTP Rating
Mark Starfarers of Catan Klaus Tuber KOSMOS 1999  5
Jesse Eminent Domain Seth Jaffee Tasty Minstrel Games 2011 4+
Cathy Merchant of Venus 2nd Ed Richard Hamblen, Robert A. Kouba Fantasy Flight Games 2012 5
Mark Leaving Earth Joseph Fatula Lumenaris Group 2015 5
Jesse Terraforming Mars Jacob Fryxelius FryxGames / Stronghold Games 2016 5
Cathy Battlestar Galactica
Corey Konieczka
Fantasy Flight Games

What are your favorite space-themed games? Share with us in the Guild, on Twitter, or on Facebook.

Board Game Stats ApplicationThe Interview: Eerko & Suzan Vissering
Board Game Stats App for Android

Erko and Suzan Vissering share information about their application called Board Game Stats. This app has been available on iOS for years and is now available on the Android platform.


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